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Uncharted 3 Drake's Deception Guide

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Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? Uncharted 3 guide, walkthrough

On this page of our guide we have provided solutions to all the difficult puzzles in chapter 11 of Uncharted 3 Drake's Deception titled As Above, So Below. This chapter is one of the most demanding when it comes to puzzles. Our walkthrough explains, step by step, how to solve every single puzzle.

The puzzle with pillars

This puzzle is solved shortly after opening the well and going down the ladder [1] - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

This puzzle is solved shortly after opening the well and going down the ladder [1].

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We enter a spacious room with pillars [1] - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

We enter a spacious room with pillars [1]. We need to solve the puzzle to get out of the area. After looking at the map with the drawings of the pillars, we find the wall on which the clue was engraved [2]. We learn from it that the moon symbol is the correct one.

We need to examine the stone slabs lying on the ground - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

We need to examine the stone slabs lying on the ground. On one of them we will find the sign we are looking for (the symbol of the moon) [1].

We stand on it and, holding the map in our hands (or to be more precise the drawing on the back of the map), we look around the room, trying to locate the three pillars drawn from the place where we stand [1] - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

We stand on it and, holding the map in our hands (or to be more precise the drawing on the back of the map), we look around the room, trying to locate the three pillars drawn from the place where we stand [1].

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After finding them with our companions, we approach the pillars and pull the levers inside them [1] - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

After finding them with our companions, we approach the pillars and pull the levers inside them [1]. This will open a hidden passage [2].

The puzzle with the gears

After passing through a long corridor, we enter a room with two statues that guard the middle door [1] - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

After passing through a long corridor, we enter a room with two statues that guard the middle door [1]. To open them, we need to solve two puzzles contained behind the open doors to the left and right of the statues.

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When we enter the room on the left, the door will close behind us and we will stand in front of the mechanism with gears [1] - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

When we enter the room on the left, the door will close behind us and we will stand in front of the mechanism with gears [1]. We need to fill the gaps with the gears scattered around the room (you can find hints about it in the notebook). First we go after the gear lying on the stone shelf [2].

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In order to get to it, we need to go up the stairs located on the opposite side of the room and climb up the pillar [1] - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

In order to get to it, we need to go up the stairs located on the opposite side of the room and climb up the pillar [1]. While heading towards the rack, we will move through a wooden beam [2] - from there we will see symbols hidden on the wall, similar to the ones found on gears, and the direction of their rotation. We conclude from them that we only need gears with a cross and four circles. In addition, they must rotate in the opposite direction, so we must arrange them alternately.

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Go to the end of the beam and descent down to knock down the gear we are looking for [1] - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

Go to the end of the beam and descent down to knock down the gear we are looking for [1]. With the help of tips and the wheels on the ground, we complete the chain of gears - as shown in the above screenshot [2].

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All we need to do now is to turn the treadmill [1] - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

All we need to do now is to turn the treadmill [1]. Once that is done, we will be able to return to the main room and head through the doors on the right side. We will enter a spacious hall with fragments of statues placed on pillars [2].

The puzzle with the shadows of statues

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We go down the stairs and approach the cane placed in the middle of the room [1] - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

We go down the stairs and approach the cane placed in the middle of the room [1]. After lighting it, we look into the notebook. In it we will find a drawing [2] similar to the one found at the end of the room.

Now we have to set up lanterns so that the shadows of the fragments of the statues complement the drawing on the wall so that it looks like the one in the diary (i - Uncharted 3: Puzzles in Chapter 11 - how to solve? - FAQ - Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception Guide

Now we have to set up lanterns so that the shadows of the fragments of the statues complement the drawing on the wall so that it looks like the one in the diary (i.e. so that they form a man with a spear). In order to do this, we go to the right side of the room, simultaneously looking at the picture on the wall. Soon we will find the fragments we are looking for [1]. Now all you have to do is stick the lanterns into the floor and return to the room with the statues guarding the door.

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