Total War: WARHAMMER II

### Total War: WARHAMMER II

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Treasure Hunt Puzzle Solutions
By Wallets
Solutions for the treasure hunt puzzles introduced with Curse of the Vampire Coast.

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Cypher of the Old Ones

These puzzles require you to determine the number and color of dots that belong in the tile with the question mark on it by reducing the possible answers one tile at a time. In each row and in each column no two tiles can have the same number of dots. Similarly, in each row and in each column no two tiles can have dots of the same color. Each tile has between one and four dots that are either blue, purple, red, or yellow.

For this puzzle, we can start with the tile in the top-right corner. Because the row that tile is in already has a tile with a single dot on it, and because the column has tiles with both two and three dots on them, we know that the tile in the top right corner must have four dots; we also know that the dots on this tile must be either blue or red, as it shares a column with tiles that have purple and yellow dots on them.

This gives us sufficient information to solve the puzzle: Because the row that the question mark tile is in has a tile with one dot and a tile with four dots and its column has a tile with two dots, the question mark tile has to have three dots on it. As its column has tiles with blue and red dots and its row has a tile with a yellow dot, the question mark tile has to have purple dots on it.

Note that some of the Cypher puzzles in the game have multiple apparently correct solutions but only give rewards for one of them.
Dial of the Old Ones

These puzzles require you to imagine what symbols the lines on the inner disc and the middle ring would point towards if you were to spin them into the correct orientation.

Note that you can't actually rotate the disc or the ring inside of the game—I have done so here to illustrate how these puzzles are solved.

The inner disc is always correctly oriented when the face on it is right side up.

The middle ring is correctly oriented when the lines of a single color on the middle ring line up with the lines of the same color on the inner disc. The solution is the set of symbols that the now complete lines connect to the center.
Rubric of the Old Ones

These puzzles simply require you to identify the symbol that is not repeated.

Find all of the symbols that are repeated.

Then identify the remaining symbol.
Cuboid of the Old Ones

These puzzles require you to identify the symbol that should appear on the face of one of the cubes that is marked with a question mark.

First, looking at the cube with the question mark on one of its faces, identify the position of one of the faces with a visible symbol relative to the face with the question mark.

Then find another cube on which the symbol on the face that would have the question mark on it is visible.
Cypher of the Old Ones Solutions
Dial of the Old Ones Solutions
Rubric of the Old Ones Solutions
Cuboid of the Old Ones Solutions
nightbanekaizer Nov 26 @ 2:14pm
Normally I would solve these myself and make my own notes once solved but often I do not have time especially in online matches. I don't have the time like I would every Resident Evil puzzle. Some may say this is cheating but I say thank you for your guide saves my skin and I can focus more on the war at hand. For the Emperor!
Boba Fett Jul 31 @ 3:31pm
I keep getting the rubric of the old ones and I am never sure how to do them so this really helps me for solving them and any of the other ones I final see. Thank you very much for making this.
turkey enthusiast May 7 @ 6:36pm
I enjoy all of these puzzles except for the dial. Thank you for this guide
Fox George Apr 8 @ 1:30pm
I think all the tww2 community is in debt to you for making this
Climbin Simon Dec 1, 2022 @ 8:06am
It's painful how incorrect their puzzles are. After enjoying difficult variant sudoku as shown on cracking the cryptic youtube channel I assumed it would be a breeze. Quickly noticed that the dots were constrained and reduced it to one option. Only to fail and then find out their answer was wrong... May as well just mod this out of the game if they can't even be bothered to make sure their logic puzzles actually follow logic.

This guide is the next best thing. Bless you for making it.
kaher44 [UN] Sep 27, 2022 @ 3:06am
Thank you for making this.
Sifer2 Aug 26, 2022 @ 9:03pm
Thank god this is gone in WH3 lol.
Samuro Aug 25, 2022 @ 6:21pm
And i thought i just didn't understand the Cypher but its actually just trash. I never have more than 6 fields filled and every given solution is possibly correct
Mehsaur Jul 16, 2022 @ 12:10pm
I still don't really understand the dial. How do you know which color lines you're supposed to "follow"? Why was it the blue ones in the pictures and not red or yellow?
Economic Terrorist Apr 9, 2022 @ 9:25am
You mean it isn't totally random?