How to solve the monument puzzle in Star Ocean Divine Force

Here's how to solve the monument puzzle in Nihlbeth Ancient Coil in Star Ocean: The Divine Force.

Puzzles are nothing new to RPGs, and Star Ocean: The Divine Force is no different. When you reach the Nihlbeth Ancient Coil, you have to solve block-moving puzzles. Here's a guide on how to solve the monument puzzle in Nihlbeth Ancient Coil in Star Ocean: The Divine Force.

How to solve the monument puzzle in Nihlbeth Ancient Coil in Star Ocean Divine Force

To solve the monument puzzle in Nihlbeth Ancient Coil in Star Ocean: The Divine Force, you must ensure the room is entirely empty of blocks. Then press the left button once, then the right button, to get the correct block alignment. Step on the switch on the floor to fire a fireball to burn the vines.

Related: Where to find Gluttonous Worms in Star Ocean Divine Force

Monument Puzzle solution for the Nihlbeth Ancient Coil in Star Ocean Divine Force

When you get into this block puzzle room, the room is full of blocks. Make your way to the three buttons in front of the vines blocking the doorway. Once there, hit each one once to remove all the blocks from the room.

Screenshot by Pro Game Guides

After it's empty, all you need to do is hit the left button and then the right. Do not press anything else. Once done, step on the floor switch to shoot a fireball at the vines to incinerate, allowing you to progress further into Nihlbeth Ancient Coil.

How to get the Hidden Chest in Nihlbeth Ancient Coil in Star Ocean Divine Force

Image by Pro Game Guides

You can get this hidden chest in Nihlbeth Ancient Coil, which is in the corridor, before entering this monument room. However, the pathway is blocked by a block. It's easier to do it after you have incinerated the vines covering the door.

To remove the block, after burning the vines, go into the monument room, and make the room empty again by pressing the right button, then the left. Once empty, press only the right button. This will elevate the central pillar, allowing access to the hidden chest.

For more Star Ocean: The Divine Force games, check out Can you respec in Star Ocean Divine Force? and Where to find Tattered Robes in Star Ocean Divine force at Pro Game Guides.

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get updates on your favorite games!

About the Author

My name is Mark Carpenter, Assigning Editor of Pro Game Guides. I've been covering games media for over three years, and my work has been published in Metro UK, Game Rant, and other smaller publications. I love playing D&D, guitar, and reading when I'm not gaming, which I've been gaming since the Amiga days. I love RPGs, Final Fantasy, and The Legend of Zelda series. Plus, dogs are pretty awesome.
Find Mark Carpenter On: Twitter

Write A Comment

How to solve the monument puzzle in Star Ocean Divine Force

Comments are on moderation and will be approved in a timely manner. Please read the following rules before commenting:

  • All comments must be on topic and add something of substance to the post
  • No swearing or inappropriate words
  • No asking or begging for anything free
  • Do not attempt to start a poll in the comments
  • Comments in all CAPS will be removed
  • We reserve the right to remove a comment for any reason
  • Do not impersonate a staff member or influencer

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.