Defiled Temple Puzzle Solution: How to Solve the Moon Puzzle | Baldur's Gate 3 (BG3)|Game8 (2024)

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This is a guide for solving the Defiled Temple Puzzle in Baldur's Gate 3 (BG3). Read on to know how to solve the Moon Door puzzle involving the stone discs, the location of the Defiled Temple, and how to get to it!

List of Contents

  • Side Quest Details
  • How to Solve
  • Location
  • Related Guides

Side Quest Details

Journal Entry
No Journal Entry
Rewards-
Related QuestTravel to Moonrise Towers
Location
Shattered Sanctum (Inside Goblin Camp)

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How to Solve Defiled Temple Puzzle

A Moon Door Puzzle Solution
B Use a Lockpick on the Lever (Alternative Solution)

Moon Door Puzzle Solution (Stone Discs)

Solve the Moon Puzzle via Stone Discs

The Moon Puzzle is solved by rotating the stone discs in a way in which all white orbs are positioned away from the illuminated stone disc at the bottom. Follow the steps below to solve the puzzle that unlocks the door that leads to the Underdark:

  • Rotate the top stone disc once.
  • Next, rotate the left stone disc once.
  • Rotate the right stone disc twice.
  • Rotate the bottom stone disc three times.
  • Finally, rotate the left stone disc twice to solve the puzzle

Use Lockpick on the Lever (Alternative)

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Alternatively, you can skip the Moon Puzzle entirely by using the Lockpick option on a Lever near the locked door. You'll first have to roll a successful Perception check in order to gain access to the lever.

If your party members failed the check, you can reload a previous save and try again.

How to Get to the Defiled Temple

How to Get to Defiled Temple
1 Go Inside the Sanctum at Goblin Camp
2 Use Lockpick on the Southwest Door
3 Unlock Another Door Using Lockpick
4 Proceed Through the Defiled Temple

Go Inside the Sanctum at Goblin Camp

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Head inside the Shattered Sanctum which is at the northern section of the Goblin Camp. This is where the three goblin leaders are also located.

Use Lockpick on the Southwest Door

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Use a Thieves' Tool to unlock the door at the southwest corner of the sanctum. The door will be beside a brazier and a headless statue.

How to Get Thieves' Tool

Unlock Second Door Using Lockpick

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Inside the room there will be another locked door. Use your Thieves' Tool again to unlock it.

Proceed Through the Defiled Temple

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Enter the Defiled Temple and look for an entrance that leads down to the crypt. Keep venturing through the temple until you come across the Moon Puzzle.

Baldur's Gate 3 Related Guides

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List of All Side Quests

Prologue Side Quests

All Prologue Side Quests
How to Free the Intellect Devourer How to Free Shadowheart

Act 1 Side Quests

Druid's Grove Quests

Druid Grove Quests
How to Steal the Sacred Idol Should You Save The Goblin Sazza? How to Avoid Tiefling Pickpockets
Save the Refugees How to Save Nadira How to Save Mirkon
How to Save the First Druid Halsin How to Open the Stone Slab Request Help from Nettie
How to Investigate and Expose Kagha Save Arabella -

The Risen Road Quests

The Risen Road Quests
Find the Missing Shipment How to Rescue the Grand Duke
Rescue the Trapped Man How to Free Oskar Fevras

Blighted Village Quests

Blighted Village Quests
How to Beat the Goblins: Blighted Village How to Open the Necromancy of Thay How to Recruit the Ogres
How to Finish the Masterwork Weapon That Barn: Avoid Killing Buthir Rescue the Gnome and Stop the Windmill

Goblin Camp Quests

Goblin Camp Quests
How to Get Volo's Ersatz Eye Defiled Temple Puzzle
Find the Nightsong Ask the Goblin Priestess for Help

Nautiloid Crash Region Quests

Nautiloid Crash Region Quests
Dank Crypt Guide The Dying Mind Flayer Auntie Ethel Quest Guide
How to Get Owlbear Cub Spiderling Nest Guide- How to Open the Selunite Chest
How to Get Scratch Should You Heal Pandirna Underground Passage Guide

Underdark Quests

Underdark Quests
Arcane Tower Guide Defeat the Duergar Intruders Save the Grymforge Gnomes
Find the Adamantine Forge Deliver Nere's Head How to Find the Mushroom Picker
How to Cure the Poisoned Gnome Help the Cursed Monk Omeluum Location

Mountain Pass Quests

Mountain Pass Quests
Steal a Githyanki Egg How to Beat Gremishkas How to Access Guardian of Faith Room
Dawnmaster Puzzle Guide Where to Find the Githyanki Creche -

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Act 2 Side Quests

Last Light Inn Quests

Last Light Inn Quests
Seek Protection from the Shadow Curse Rescue the Tieflings Rescue Wulbren
How to Lift the Shadow Curse: Where to Find Thaniel Find Zevlor Help He Who Was
Investigate the Selûnite Resistance - -

Gauntlet of Shar Quests

Gauntlet of Shar Quests
Gauntlet of Shar: All Trials and Umbral Gems Kill Raphael's Old Enemy

Mind Flayer Colony Quests

Mind Flayer Colony Quests
How to Solve the Necrotic Laboratory

Act 3 Side Quests

Rivington Quests

Rivington Quests
Investigate the Suspicious Toys Solve the Open Hand Temple Murders Find the Missing Letters
How to Get to Wyrm's Rock Fortress How to Find Dribbles the Clown -

Lower City Quests

Lower City Quests
How to Get to the House of Hope How to Get to Cazador's Palace Rescue Orin's Victim
Aid the Underduke How to Get to the House of Grief Investigate the Murders

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