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The Diabolical Box (Ultimate Escape in the UK version) is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box.

Puzzle

US Version

This last puzzle is an escape game where you need to move the pink gem to the circle outline at the bottom. Beware, though, because this diabolical box won't let you escape so easily!

UK Version

This last puzzle is an escape game where you need to move the pink gem to the circle outline at the bottom.

This one is especially devious, as it features some very unusually-shaped blocks.

Give it a go!

Hints




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US Version

The difficulty of this puzzle is truly diabolical! You just have to find ways to fit the blocks together to open up a little bit of space at a time.

UK Version

There's no easy-to-find solution for this puzzle. You just have to find ways to fit the blocks together and open up a little bit of space at a time.

US Version

You can't move the gem at all first. You should focus initially on making room for the gem to move. Here's one small hint: move the yellow vertical bar to the top half of the puzzle.

UK Version

You can't move the gem out of its alcove at first. You should focus initially on making room so that the gem can come out. Here's one small hint: move the yellow vertical bar to the top half of the puzzle.

US Version

Here's your last hint. You never have to move the cross-shaped piece any farther right than the center of the puzzle. In other words, the gem has to move clockwise through the puzzle.

Stick with it!

UK Version

Here's your last hint. You never have to move the cross-shaped piece any farther right than the centre of the puzzle. In other words, the gem has to move clockwise through the puzzle.

Stick with it!


Solution

Correct

Wonderful!

US Version

One well-known solution to this puzzle uses 78 moves. How many did it take you?

UK Version

If you completed this puzzle in 78 moves, you can consider yourself a true escape master!

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A big thanks to http://professorlayton2walkthrough.blogspot.com

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