How to Solve the Crystal Marble Puzzle in Resident Evil 4 Remake

Where to find the crystal marble and how to use it to unlock a door in Resident Evil 4 Remake

Resident Evil 4 Remake Crystal Marble cover

The Crystal Marble is an item that is part of a puzzle in Resident Evil 4 Remake. Finding this crystal alone requires some decoding, not to mention using the marble itself requires precise manipulation in order to use it as a key.

Read ahead as we go through the steps on how to solve the Crystal Marble puzzle in Resident Evil 4 Remake.

How to get the Crystal Marble

The crystal marble is locked behind a cabinet in the ground floor of the Village Chief’s Manor. The combination to open this lock is, from left to right: two leafy branches, four-legged animal, infant.

How to solve the Crystal Marble puzzle

Take the crystal marble up to the second floor and go to the locked door with a hole in the middle where you can place the marble. There are air bubble in this marble and to solve the puzzle, you have to align the bubbles such that the image they form matches the image that you can see at the back side of the hole. Remember that you can turn the marble on its three axes.

It’s easier to turn the marble 180 degrees sideways where you’ll see that the bubbles at the edges look like they get closer to the middle. You will know that you’re close to the solution once all the bubbles stick together to form the insignia.

There have been reports that some players could not solve this puzzle despite getting all the bubbles to line up. In case this bug happens, you can save and reload your game then try again and you should be able to open the door.

Check out this video by WoW Quests showing how to complete the Crystal Marble puzzle in Resident Evil 4 Remake: