RE4 Remake: How To Solve Freezer Power Puzzle

Get your hands on LE 5 SMG by solving the Freezer Power Puzzle in RE4 Remake.

After solving the Dissection Power Puzzle and acquiring the Level 1 Keycard in Chapter 13, the next task on your hand will be to upgrade your Keycard to Level 2 clearance in order to progress further. The Keycard can be upgraded in the Freezer Room, and while the Freezer Power Puzzle isn’t mandatory for the story, it can get you one of the best weapons in RE4 Remake, the LE 5 SMG.

Key Takeaways
  • The Freezer Power Puzzle can be found in Chapter 13 of the Resident Evil 4 Remake.
  • It is the second power puzzle in the game, and the Power terminal of the Freezer Puzzle is found in the Freezer Room.
  • It is the same place where the Keycard can be upgraded to Level 2.
  • The solution for the Freezer Puzzle varies with difficulty, as Assisted/Standard and Hardcore/Professional have different solutions.
  • The Freezer Puzzle on Assisted/Standard difficulty can be solved by twisting the first node two times, the second node two times as well, the third three times, and the fourth node three times too.
  • To solve the Freezer Puzzle on Hardcore/Professional difficulty, twist the first node three times, the second one time, the third node three times, and the fourth node three times as well.
  • After twisting the nodes correctly, select the central flash symbol and press the interact button to unlock the nearby room.
  • Inside the room, players can find the LE 5 SMG.
Important: The Freezer Power Puzzle can be found halfway through Chapter 13 and is used to unlock LE 5 SMG. Additionally, the solution to the puzzle changes with difficulty.

Our draft explains all the steps regarding Freezer Terminal, but if you still need to learn more about it quickly, we recommend watching our following video

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Location Of Freezer Power Terminal

Puzzle location
Resident Evil 4 Freezer Puzzle

The Freezer Power Terminal can be located in the Freezer Room, which can be unlocked after acquiring the Level 1 Key card. After entering the room, you’ll notice a terminal on your right, so before you move on to upgrade your Keycard to Level 2, solve this puzzle first, as the room will be swarming with Regenerators after your Keycard is upgraded to Level 2. 

The solution to the Freezer Power Puzzle varies with difficulty level and has different solutions for Assisted/Standard and Hardcore/Professional difficulty.

Assisted/Standard Solution

  1. The first flash symbol can be lit by twisting the first node twice.
    Assisted/Standard
    First Node on Assisted/Standard difficulty (Image Credits eXputer)
  2. Now twist the second node twice as well.
    Assisted/Standard
    Second Node on Assisted/Standard difficulty (Image Credits eXputer)
  3. Twist the third node three times, in order to light up 3 symbols.
    Assisted/Standard
    Third Node on Assisted/Standard difficulty (Image Credits eXputer)
  4. Lastly, twist the fourth and final node three times as well to light up all the flash symbols.
    Assisted/Standard
    Fourth Node on Assisted/Standard difficulty
  5. Now select the central flash symbol to unlock the room.
    Assisted/Standard
    Freezer Puzzle on Assisted/Standard Difficulty (Image Credits eXputer)

Hardcore/Professional Solution

  1. Twist the first node three to light the first flash symbol.
    Hardcore/Professional
    First node on Hardcore/Professional difficulty (Image Credits eXputer)
  2. Now twist the second node only one time. This will light up the second flash symbol.
    Hardcore/Professional
    Second Node on Hardcore/Professional difficulty (Image Credits eXputer)
  3. Twist the third node three times as well.
    Hardcore/Professional
    Third Node on Hardcore/Professional difficulty (Image Credits eXputer)
  4. Lastly, twist the fourth node three times too to light up all the flash symbols.
    Hardcore/Professional
    Fourth Node on Hardcore/Professional difficulty (Image Credits eXputer)
  5. Now select the central flash symbol to unlock the door.
    Hardcore/Professional
    Freezer Puzzle on Hardcore/Professional difficulty complete (Image Credits eXputer)

Reward For Solving The Puzzle

After solving the Freezer Puzzle on either difficulty, the door beside the terminal will unlock, and inside that room, you will find the LE 5 SMG in Resident Evil 4 Remake. It is recommended to solve this puzzle before approaching the Keycard upgrading terminal up ahead if you don’t want to solve the puzzle under the presence of Regenerators.

Conclusion

Similar to the Freezer Puzzle, Resident Evil 4 Remake is filled with tons of puzzles with varying difficulty and complexity levels. From puzzles like Stone Dais Puzzle, Wall with Four Slots Puzzle, Treasury Sword Puzzle, and Grandfather Clock Time Puzzle, RE4 doesn’t hold back in testing the player’s critical thinking and logical reasoning abilities.

Similar to the puzzles, RE4 Remake is filled with flashy and satisfying weapons as well. From fan favorites like Red9, Riot Gun, and Chicago Sweeper to newcomers like Bolt Thrower, and Skull Shaker, this game is filled with fun weapons that are not only fun to use but are also effective in combat.

This concludes our guide on the Freezer Puzzle in RE4 Remake. While you are at it, why not go through our comparison guide on the Original vs Resident Evil 4 Remake?


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