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Identifier: East 2-8
Area: Wooded Plateau
Puzzle Type: Main
Previous Puzzle: Eye of the Needle
Next Puzzle: Keeping Connection

Seesaw is the eighth main puzzle in the Wooded Plateau area of The Talos Principle 2.

Puzzle elements


When you enter the area, you see two emitters, a red one and a blue one, each at an angle, and each behind a wide copper wall. In the area, you find a driller and a connector. Further along, there is a blue wall leading to an area that has a connector, several windows and a blue wall further inside. That blue wall can be deactivated by a blue receiver, and gives access to the progress list.


A basic hint:

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Since the name of the puzzle is Seesaw, you will have to go from a state where one of the elements is active to another state where the other element is active.

If you're having trouble getting started:

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The first task is to bring out the second connector into the main area.

If you're having trouble with intersecting beams:

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Focus on the red laser first. Can you set it up in such a way that you can remote deactivate it?

If you're stuck outside:

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To make progress, you have to get the driller and a connector inside.


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Alternative solution

There is an alternative solution to this puzzle that uses only one Connector. Solving the puzzle this way unlocks the "Single Rod" achievement.

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