Braid, Anniversary Edition – All Puzzle Solutions (Complete the Game)

Here is a manual for gathering every puzzle piece needed to finish the game. Pieces of the puzzle that are easy to gather are not included in this guide.

How to Solve All Puzzles

World 2 – Time and Forgiveness

Three easy pieces

You can get the second puzzle piece by bouncing it off the hedgehog.

You can get the third puzzle piece by bouncing off two hedgehogs.

The cloud bridge

The first 2 pieces of the puzzle are easy to collect, you can only pick up the other 2 pieces after collecting the others pieces in this world. Make a platform on the picture and build it so that the hedgehog continues his way on it. Once he is on the platform, move it away and the hedgehog will fall down. You can pick up a puzzle piece by jumping away from the hedgehog.

Make a platform on the picture and build it so that you can jump on it for a puzzle piece.

Leap of faith

Use the platform to move the hedgehog to the land. And get the puzzle piece by bouncing away from the hedgehog.

You must jump at the same time as the cannon spawns the hedgehog. In the air, bounce off the hedgehog and jump onto the ledge on the right.

World 3 – Time and Mystery

Phase

Jump and stop time in mid-air. The cloud from the lower cannon is not time dependent.

The ground beneath her feet

Turn the lever and rewind the time. The hedgehog will get the key.

Turn the lever and climb the ladder. Jump down and turn the lever again. Then rewind time to get to the top.

Tight channels

Gradually rewind back time to move the hedgehog through the fireballs. Use the hedgehog to get the puzzle piece.

Rewind time so that the cannon firing diagonally destroys every second projectile of the cannon firing horizontally. In this case you will have time to climb the ladder to the top.

Irreversible

You must get the first piece of the puzzle without using the rewind time once.

First open the first door with the glowing key from the pit, then use the key on the stairs to open the second and third doors.

A tingling

Go to the key, then go back to the lever. Turn the lever and rewind time until you reach the key. From there, you can use the moving platform to get to the puzzle piece.

Pick up the glowing platform and rewind time to the very beginning when a puzzle piece is not blocked.

World 4 – Time and Place

Jumpman

First take the key and the third piece of the puzzle. Then go back to the start. Jump up to the top with the Hedgehog and take the 2 puzzle pieces.

Just out of reach

Use the hedgehog to jump to the platform on the right. Climb the ladder to the top and jump to the left to return the hedgehog. Get the key, jump down, kill the hedgehog and take the key from him.

Hunt!

The order in which you need to kill the hedgehogs is marked on the screenshot.

Movement by degrees

Wait a couple seconds at the top when the first cactus is hidden, then jump down and lead the hedgehog through the second and third cactus. Rewind the time to get to the top when the first cactus is hidden. Use the hedgehog to jump up to the top.

Movement, amplified

Use the hedgehog to take the key, then open the left lock.

Jump down, you will be carried by a cloud with the help of which you can get to the platform.

Fickle companion

Pick up the key and jump over the spikes. Climb the ladder and turn the lever. Kill the hedgehog at the bottom and lead the new hedgehog through the platform. The hedgehog will pick up the key and carry it through. Kill the hedgehog only when you are on the ladder (you can’t go to the left because the key will be lost).

Use the key to open the lock and go forward. Go back to recover the key. Kill the hedgehog to make it spawn again. Finally the hedgehog should pick up the key from the top and bring it to you through the bottom.

World 5 – Time and Decision

So distant

Get close to the barricade, wait a couple of seconds and then turn the lever. Rewind time until you are at the barricade. Doppelganger must turn the lever.

Jump with the hedgehog to the lever and turn it, then rewind time and use the hedgehog to jump to the platform on the left. Doppelganger must jump to the right platform and turn the lever.

Pick up the key and jump into the spikes. Rewind the time for Doppelganger to pick up the key and jump into the spikes. You must wait on the other side and catch the key from Doppelganger.

Lure the rabbit out with Doppelganger, and pick up the puzzle piece on the other side yourself.

Crossing the gap

Use the Doppelganger to kill the hedgehog from below. A new hedgehog will appear at the top, bounce off it to get to the puzzle.

Kill the hedgehog from below and turn the lever. Then rewind time to kill the hedgehog and turn the lever by Doppelganger. Turn the lever again, but without Doppelganger, to lead the hedgehog through. The hedgehog must move through your platform and the platform created by Doppelganger.

Lead the hedgehog to the second part of the level. Stand under the ledge to be killed by the hedgehog. Rewind the time so that the hedgehog kills Doppelganger. After killing Doppelganger, the hedgehog will jump up, at which moment you must bounce off of him and jump to the platform with the puzzle.

Windows of opportunity

Take the key and wait a few seconds, then open the lower lock. Rewind the time and open the upper lock. Jump on the second lock and get to the lever. The Doppelganger must open the second lock and let you out.

Wait a couple seconds at the upper lever, then go down and go to the lower lever (underneath it) and press [W]. Rewind the time so that Doppelganger goes down and turns the lever, and you have to turn the upper lever and lift Doppelganger.

Lair

With the Doppelganger, open the lock and pull the lever a couple times. Run to the other side to get the puzzle piece. The barricade is on a timer, so Doppelganger must pull the lever a couple times.

Fragile companion

Pick up the key and jump off the platform, while jumping rewind the time. You don’t must open the first lock. The first lock must be opened by Doppelganger.

World 6 – Hesitance

There and back again

Put the ring near the barricade and run for the key.

Phase?

Put the ring at the bottom to slow down the clouds.

Put a ring near the flower to slow the jump until a new cloud appears.

Cascade

To get the key first use the hedgehog to jump onto the platform with the cannon, and with it bounce off the new hedgehog to the platform with the key.

From the previous piece of the puzzle, lead one hedgehog down and pick up the ring. Use the hedgehog to jump on the second cannon and put the ring on it.

Pick up the third puzzle piece and go out the door to restart the level and get the ring back. You need to place the ring so that it slows you down, but not the cannon. You must keep in the air until a new hedgehog spawn from the cannon. You need to jump to the top with the help of two hedgehogs.

Impassable foliage

From the start of the level, put the ring under the lower platform to make the upper platform move faster. Take the ring and place it under the cactus. To slow down the cactus, but not you.

Use the ring to slow down each of the cactus so that all 3 hide at the same time. Then stop time until all 3 cactuses are hidden, lead 2 hedgehogs and jump on top.

Elevator action

Put the ring on the edge of the platform, then lower it to return with the key.

Put the ring near the cannon, stand on the edge of the platform and rewind time so that you are at the top and the ring is at the cannon.

Lower the lever near the cannon again and jump onto the platform with the ladder. Put the ring and rewind the time so that the platform just starts to move down (if the lever at the cannon returns to its starting position, you have rewinded too much time). As a result, the horizontal platform must move faster than the vertical one you are on.

Turn the lever at the top to lower the ladder, climb the ladder to the platform and rewind the time until the ladder starts to fall. Place the ring and climb the ladder. The ring will slow down the ladder falling in the air and you will be able to reach the puzzle piece.

In another castle

Put the ring on the platform with the key and wait a couple of seconds. Pick up the ring and place it near the cannon. The ring will slow down the cannon allowing you to climb the ladder. At the top, stand in the glowing area and rewind time until the ring appears near the key. Turn the lever and go down to catch the key and ring. You must catch the key and ring in the air.

World 1

To get to the attic (World 1) you need to complete all puzzles:

  • World 2 – Time and Forgiveness
  • World 3 – Time and Mystery
  • World 4 – Time and Place
  • World 5 – Time and Decision
  • World 6 – Hesitance

Stand under the spawn spot of the hedgehogs so they don’t fly into the cannon.

Egor Opleuha
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Egor Opleuha, also known as Juzzzie, is the Editor-in-Chief of Gameplay Tips. He is a writer with more than 12 years of experience in writing and editing online content. His favorite game was and still is the third part of the legendary Heroes of Might and Magic saga. He prefers to spend all his free time playing retro games and new indie games.

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