How to solve the birthday cake puzzle (video tape) - Resident Evil 7



  • 1 Get the candle

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    Pick up the candle from the hands of the dummy statue.

  • 2 Take the winding key

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    Take the winding key from the room that has the birthday cake. You will find it on the wooden barrel. Note that at any point you can light the candle again using the stove.

  • 3 Get the dirty telescope

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    Get the dirty telescope from inside the toilet.

  • 4 Clean the telescope

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    Clean the dirty telescope by going to the narrow corridor leading to the birthday cake where water falls from the ceiling. Use the telescope under water and it will become clean.

  • 5 Read the password on the monitors

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    Go to the wall where several monitors are aligned and use the telescope to read the symbols written on them.

  • 6 Put the password to get the straw doll

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    Go back to the room with the birthday cake and enter the symbols to get the straw doll. You need to choose the dancer lady, the bird standing on an object and the fetus.

  • 7 Burn the straw doll on the stove

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    Go back to the stove and burn the straw doll to get the dummy finger. Light the candle as well.

  • 8 Burn the rope blocking the door

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    Go back to the wall with the monitors. You will find a door nearby locked by some kind of rope. Burn the rope to proceed.

  • 9 Get the green balloon

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    Inside that room you will so many balloons that you can make explode with the candle. There is a green balloon lying on the floor next to the only piece of furniture in the room. 

  • 10 Place the balloon on the leaking pipe

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    Go to the wall where there is a leaking pipe. You will know it by the sound of the leaking gas which sounds like a monster breathing. You will get the quill pin as a result.

  • 11 Give the quill pin to the dummy statue

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    Go back to the dummy statue where you first took the candle. Put the dummy finger and the quill pin in its hands then use the winding key to operate it. The word loser will be written on your hand.

  • 12 Unlock the door with a password

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    Go back to the door with password in the balloon room. Enter the password 'Loser' and get inside to get the valve handle.

  • 13 Place the valve handle

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    Go back to the room with the birthday cake. Place the valve handle on the pipe facing the birthday cake. This will stop water from coming from the ceiling as you try to pass through.

  • 14 Light the candle

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    Go back to the stove and light the candle one final time.

  • 15 Light the birthday cake

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    Put the lit candle on the birthday cake then watch what happens.