Assassin’s Creed Origin: A detailed guide to solve the Sundial Puzzle

AC Origins Sundial Puzzle Guide

This action-adventure stealth game now has a new side quest called ‘A Gift from the Gods’. One can see this quest only if the game is updated to version 1.10.

As a part of this new mission, the players have to solve a sundial puzzle that is found in the middle of the desert. The player gets some terrific rewards after solving this puzzle. This detailed guide will provide you with all the required information about the sundial puzzle and give tips to solve the sundial puzzle.

Assassin’s Creed Origin is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Ubisoft. It was released in 2017 as a successor to 2015’s Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. It is the tenth major installment in the Assassin’s Creed series. The game is played in the third-person perspective, where players complete a series of challenges. The game is set back in ancient Egypt near the Ptolemaic Period (49-43BC).

The background story is centered around the century-long conflict between two major groups having a completely different ideology. The story follows the Medjay called Bayek and his wife Aya, who has been responsible for protecting the people of Egypt.

As of now, Assassin’s Creed Origin is available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Stadia.

In Which Quest One Finds The Sundial Puzzle?

Sundial puzzle is found in the ‘A gift from the Gods‘ side quest. One requires to reach level 23 in order to unlock this side quest. A Gift From the Gods is a virtual representation of one of Bayek’s genetic memories that Layla Hassan recalls through the portable Animus HR-8. The Animus is a virtual reality machine that allows the player to read the genetic memory of a subject and project the output onto an external screen in three dimensions.

Bayek (the player) witnesses a vast rock tumbling out of the sky and crashing in front of the Medium Pyramid. Bayek is now interested in the unusual rock and decides to investigate the crash site. The location of the site was in Giza, in the Ptolemaic Kingdom.

What Is Sundial Puzzle in Assassins Creed Origins?

Sundial puzzle look

After heading over to the landing site of the meteorite, Bayek notices a tomb. The walls in the tomb have interesting markings. And so here begins the Sundial Puzzle.

A picture of a sundial with roman number XV is visible on the wall. Come outside again and head on to the next marker on the left. This giant sundial is made up of a tall single pillar with several small pillars around it, in a semi-circle. In order to solve this puzzle, the player needs the Dawn and Dusk skill to skip forward to the time.

How To Solve The Sundial Puzzle in Assassins Creed Origins?

Solve Sundial Puzzle

Follow the steps listed below to solve the sun dial puzzle.

  • Use the Dawn and Dusk skill to forward through the time
  • As soon as it hits dawn, the sundial and the three pillars will reveal glowing blue crystals.
  • Locate the crystal directly opposite to the sundial (the one in the center)
  • Equip the bow and arrow
  • After Firing three arrows at the crystal, all three pillars will light up, shooting blue beams in the sky
  • If the shot is incorrect, the pannels will close up.
  • Use the Dawn and Dusk skill again to skip through time and try again.
  • After the sundial is activated, enter the tomb. A deeper chamber is revealed
  • Wall right inside the deep chamber and interact with the strange glowing object at the top
  • After a short talk, the player will be rewarded with some legendary valuable.

Rewards After Solving The Sundial Puzzle in Assassins Creed Origins?

Rewards from Sun Dial Puzzle

The player earns three rewards and 1500XP. A remarkable short film will appear where the player will see references from Final Fantasy XV.

The three rewards are:

Kweh Mount

A Chocobo camel is named Kweh. It is a weird-looking Chocobo fitted in a camel’s body. Chocobo is a friendly bird from Final Fantasy XV, which is used for traveling.

Ziedrich Shield

This shield has

  • A 903 Hp
  • Level 40
  • Quality 93 shield with range resistance
  • Damage absorption rate
  • Bleeding on rock

Ultimate Blade Regular Sword

This sword has:

  • Damage 404 per seconds
  • Level 40
  • Quality 94 sword with a critical hit rate
  • Adrenaline regeneration
  • Health for critical hits.

The players will see the rewards in the inventory.

Final Fantasy XV And Assassin’s Creed Origin Collaborating?

Square Enix and Ubisoft announced their crossovers in August. This means that the Quests in Assassin’s Creed Origin will have reference to the Japanese game ( for example, The character Ardyn Lyunia appears in the mission as the imprisoned man in Assassin’s Creed Origin.) A gift from god’s quest is a part of Assassin’s Creed’s collaboration with Final Fantasy XV. In Fantasy Final XV, the players will be gifted with assassins outfit for Noctis after snatching the Moogle Egg from the Chocobo Carnival.

That’s all you need to know about the ‘A gift from the Gods” quests. We hope you solve the quest in one go and load up your inventory with some valuable items.

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