In Downtown Watery of Alan Wake 2, there is a Cult Stash on the dock in the southeast corner that features an intriguing math puzzle. If you’re looking for the solution to the puzzle without all the details on how it’s figured out, I’ve got you covered!
The code you need is 496. Enter that combination into the lock, with 4 at the top, 9 in the middle, and 6 at the bottom. Voila! The Downtown Watery Cult Stash in Alan Wake 2 will open up, and you’ll have access to all the awesome supplies inside.
How To Solve the Downtown Watery Cult Stash Amps Puzzle
So, we’ve got three batteries – B1, B2, and B3 – with a total charge of 1600 Amps. Mathematically, we can express this as B1+B2+B3 = 1600. Now, our task is to figure out the value of B2.
The puzzle gives us clues about the relationship between the amperages of B1, B2, and B3. According to the note, B1 is twice the value of B3, and B2 is 128 more than B3. We can represent this mathematically as:
- B1 = 2x
- B2 = x+128
- B3 = x
Now, armed with these statements, we can transform our initial equation of B1+B2+B3 = 1600 into 2x+(x+128)+x = 1600. Simplifying further, we get 4x+128=1600. To find the value of x, we subtract 128 from both sides, giving us 4x = 1,472. We are almost there!
Now, for the final step, we divide both sides by 4 to find that x equals 368. But wait, we’re not done yet! To determine the value of B2, we add 128 to x, giving us 496.
And there you have it! The value of B2 is 496. I hope this explanation was helpful and has shed some light on how we managed to reach the lock code. Don’t forget to solve the Downtown Nursery Rhyme in the FBC trailer up north before you leave Watery. You’ll get the Coffee Mug Charm as a reward.