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Nose to Nose is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy. The puzzle must be solved in order to progress the story.


It's another full house down at the sea lion show, but something's gone wrong and the sea lions are all juggling the wrong balls.

The sea lion's bows show which ball they should have, and it's up to you to get each ball to its rightful nose. However, bear in mind that the sea lions can't pass the balls very far. Looking at the Touch Screen, you can only move a ball to an adjacent sea lion or the next one along from that. As you may have guessed, the sea lion without a shape on its bow doesn't require a ball.


Click a Tab to reveal the Hint.

Making good use of the sea lion who's not balancing a ball is the key to solving this puzzle, and it can be done in as few as ten moves.

Start by moving the ♦ ball.

Continuing from Hint 1, the next balls you need to move are marked ▲, ★, ♦, then ▲.

After following the instructions listed in Hint 2, the next balls you'll need to move are ■, ★, then ♦.

Once you've moved all those balls, the solution to this puzzle is close at hand...

This is your final hint!

If you've followed the instructions given in the previous hints correctly, your line-up of balls should be, from left to right, ★, ♦, ■, empty, ▲.

Now, move the ball marked ■ to the sea lion on the right...



Sealed it!

Phew! That was bound to be confusing! Still, at least the crowd are satisfied!