In this game, other than galaxies and planets, there are relics to explore and collect. Monoliths are one such type with three knowledge stones. This guide will show the monolith’s riddles and answers.
Monoliths Riddles and Answers
Monoliths can be found using a signal scanner. Interacting with these things will bring up dialogues and a few options of responses. Choosing the correct option is the key as that will recover the player’s health and will give a new word in an alien language.
Gek Monolith Puzzle
I’m inspecting the monolith’s surface when, suddenly, a ragged silicon claw grabs me. Despite being broken and fragmented, it holds me tight while an ancient metallic beak emerges from the living rock. It shouts in an ancient tongue, unaware of who or what I am.
- Response: Give silicate(10 Heridium)
- Reward: Learn New Word and Gain Gek Reputation
Korvax Monolith Puzzle
I feel faint as if my mind is being invaded. Pustules on my skin grow, bubble and pop – and I feel countless tiny stabbing pin-pricks scrabbling from each gaping hole. Suddenly metal spiders, perhaps tiny Sentinels, run up my shoulder and into my visor. Can this be real? This CANNOT be real. I start to scream.
- Response: Wait it out
- Reward: Learn New Word and Gain Korvax Reputation
Tiny floating tetrahedrons emerge from the planet’s surface and surround me. I try to wave them away with my multi-tool, but each time they swam closer to it – as if attracted to it somehow. I raise my multi-tool, and they shimmer blue as they dart this way and that. Closer and closer. They are within touching distance of my multi-tool. They make one final surge.
- Response: Let the tetrahedrons in
- Reward: Multi-tool Blueprint, learn New Word and Gain Korvax Reputation
I begin to feel dizzy. A strange lethargy comes over me, and I feel compelled to lie down in front of the ancient relic. This place feels calming. It feels like home, whatever that might have been. I know that if I truly wanted to fight the impulse to sleep I probably could, but I feel warm and comfortable basking in the glow of the ancient Ruin.
- Response 1: Resit
- Effect: Monolith’s power Fades
- Response 2: Sleep
- Effect: Get Full health
Vy’keen Monolith Puzzle
I am trying to read the glyphs on the ancient monument when I feel a strange chill. A layer of frozen gas suddenly coats the monolith from bottom to top. It’s so cold that I can see my breath inside my helmet. There is one small gap in the crystal ice, and I feel convinced that I could feed some of my mined elements through it, so they can come into contact with the monolith behind.
- Response: Insert isotope element(10 Carbon)
- Reward: Learn Atlas Word, Get Commodity item, and Gain Vy’keen Reputation
I see a strange vision. A small terrified creature emerges from the monolith and runs between my legs. I hear the noises of an ancient hunt: the howls of pack animals in pursuit and the thunder of hooves. Warriors on vast beasts charge through the rock, and amidst the chaos one sees me staring. It raises its facial tendrils in greeting, barks a few words and swings a bladed weapon down towards me.
- Response: Grab Weapon
- Reward: New Multi-tool and Gain Vy’keen Reputation
The body of a warrior emerges from the obelisk, a jagged tear in their midriff suggesting that the dangerous-looking multi-tool that sits in their hand was not enough to save them. The surface of the sculpted rock blurs and shows images of military worship. It’s trying to tell me something.
- Response 1: Take the Multi-tool and leave
- Effect: Get a New Multi-tool, but lose Vy’keen Reputation
- Response 2: Bury the Soldier and Multi-tool
- Effect: learn new Atlas Word, Full health regain and Gain Vy’keen Reputation
I place my palm on the monolith, then stand back when it melts in response to my touch. Molten rock drips down the stone, exposing a hollow interior. Inside, I see riches that are beyond belief. Ancient technologies and cargo that would aid my journey.
Lava continues to drop, and the edifice seems unstable, but equipment that could aid me is within arm’s reach. Suddenly, the voice of an ancient tribe shakes the ground I stand on
- Response 1: Stand Back
- Effect: Gain Vy’keen Reputation and a Commodity item
- Response 2: Reach In
- Effect: Receive a permanent damage to Exosuit and LoseVy’keen Reputation
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