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                    O N I M U S H A  :  W A R L O R D S 

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                    the WATER TRAP solution in pictures

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Platform    -  PlayStation2
Format      -  PAL (SLES-50247)
Author      -  RONNIE BADGER (a pseudonym of Paul Wilson)
Email       -  ronniebadger@yahoo.co.uk
Version     -  1.2
Last update -  13th August 2002
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C O N T E N T S
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1 - Contact Details
2 - Important Notice About This Guide
3 - Legal Notice
4 - The WATER TRAP
    a - Instructions
    b - The Solution in Pictures
5 - Credits
6 - Version History


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1 - C O N T A C T   D E T A I L S
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Although I have published my email address at the top of this guide, I 
will not respond to any emails regarding ONIMUSHA: Warlords. There are 
plenty of complete guides for this title available at GameFAQs. Please 
refer to those for any assistance you may need in completing the game


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2  -  I M P O R T A N T   N O T I C E   A B O U T   T H I S   G U I D E 
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ONIMUSHA: Warlords was unleashed by CAPCOM in 2001. This guide is being 
written in 2002 because I have only recently acquired the game, and I 
was well and truly stuck on one puzzle.

This guide was inspired by the solution written by Oreo and published at 
GameFAQs.com - his FAQ contained the only solution to the WATER TRAP I 
could find. It was a little difficult to follow whilst playing the game, 
so I decided to translate those words in pictures.

You will find Oreo's excellent FAQ here: 

http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/ps2/game/27618.html

If you want to see Oreo's other contributions to GameFAQs.com, 
then visit:

http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/12134.html


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3  -  L E G A L   N O T I C E 
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This guide is subject to copyright and any infringement will be acted 
upon.

Original Guide Content (c) 2002 Paul Wilson - aka RONNIE BADGER

This guide is intended for PERSONAL use only. You may download and keep 
a SINGLE COPY of any version of this guide. This guide should NOT be 
posted anywhere except GameFAQs unless I have given you permission to do 
so. Remember, international copyright laws are on the side of the 
author.

All other rights are reserved.

For entertainment purposes only. NOT to be taken internally.


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4  -  T H E   W A T E R   T R A P
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After working with Kaede to negotiate the walkway containing the levers 
and portcullis-like partitions (where you will find the HOLY ARMOUR) and 
making it safely across the trapdoor puzzle, Samanosuke is locked into 
an enclosed space that is rapidly filling with water. On the other side 
of a heavy doorway, it is up to Kaede to rescue Samanosuke.

She has a limited time to solve a nightmare of a puzzle - to rearrange a 
set of tiles set into the wall and join the two halves of the family 
crest. As the puzzle progresses, a meter to the left of the tiles shows 
the current water level in the trap. If the bar reaches the top before 
the puzzle is solved, Samanosuke will die.

Follow the steps below to free Samanosuke from his watery grave.


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a  -  I N S T R U C T I O N S
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The pieces marked C in the diagrams that follow indicate each half of 
the family crest that must be joined together. The four shaded areas are 
small wooden tiles (half the size of the larger tiles). Initially, these 
show a ghost image of the crest, indicating where the two halves of the 
real crest should finally sit. When a wooden tile is moved, the ghost 
image disappears. Sitting above the wooden tiles, at the beginning of 
the puzzle,  are two small metallic tiles. The horizontal and vertical 
metallic tiles and the smaller metallic tiles are numbered 1 to 8.

ONLY the metallic tiles can be selected in order to be moved. It is only 
possible for a metallic tile to be exchanged with a wooden one

To move a Tile, use the DIRECTION buttons to locate and highlight the 
desired Tile. Press and hold the X button. Using the DIRECTION buttons, 
it is now possible to move the Tile to a new location.

Time is of the essence. If a mistake is made, the only way to undo it is 
to move the piece back to where you found it. If things go horribly 
wrong, you can reset the entire board by pressing the TRIANGLE button. 

Follow each move very carefully. If the available time runs out, 
Samanosuke will die and you will be forced to re-load the game from the 
last Magic Mirror (save point) where you saved.


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b  -  T H E   S O L U T I O N   I N   P I C T U R E S 
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This is how the tiles are laid out at the start of the puzzle. 

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|           |           |           |
|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|     |     |     |     |     |     |
|     |     |  5  |  6  |     |     |  C     = one half of the CREST 
|     |     |     |     |     |     |          (LEFT or RIGHT)
|  C  |  4  |-----|-----|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |  #####
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |  ##### = wooden tile
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |  #####
|-----------|-----|-----|-----------|
|           |#####|#####|           |
|     8     |#####|#####|     9     |
|           |#####|#####|           |
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                              S T E P   O N E
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The first step is to move Tile 8 from the bottom left-hand corner to the 
centre. Highlight it, hold X and press RIGHT twice. Tile 8 and two 
shaded tiles will swap places.

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|           |           |           |
|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|     |     |     |     |     |     |
|     |     |  5  |  6  |     |     |
|     |     |     |     |     |     |
|  C  |  4  |-----|-----|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|-----|-----|-----------|-----------|
|#####|#####|           |           |
|#####|#####|     8     |     9     |
|#####|#####|           |           |
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                              S T E P   T W O 
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Next, the LEFT CREST and Tile 4 each need to be moved down. 

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|           |           |           |
|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
|#####|#####|  5  |  6  |     |     |
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
|-----------|-----|-----|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|  C  |  4  |-----------|-----------|
|     |     |           |           |
|     |     |     8     |     9     |
|     |     |           |           |
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Now the two small metallic tiles need to be moved to the left-hand side. 
Move Tile 5 first; then move Tile 6.

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|           |           |           |
|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|  5  |  6  |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|-----------|-----|-----|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|  C  |  4  |-----------|-----------|
|     |     |           |           |
|     |     |     8     |     9     |
|     |     |           |           |
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                              S T E P   F O U R
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Tile 8 now needs to be moved upwards as far as it will go. Tile 8 will 
now sit beneath Tile 2.

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|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|     |     |           |     |     |
|  5  |  6  |     8     |     |     |
|     |     |           |     |     |
|-----------|-----------|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|  C  |  4  |-----|-----|-----------|
|     |     |#####|#####|           |
|     |     |#####|#####|     9     |
|     |     |#####|#####|           |
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                              S T E P   F I V E
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Highlight Tile 9, and move it to the left so it sits in the centre. The 
two wooden tiles will be positioned in the bottom right-hand corner.

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|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|     |     |           |     |     |
|  5  |  6  |     8     |     |     |
|     |     |           |     |     |
|-----------|-----------|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|  C  |  4  |-----------|-----------|
|     |     |           |#####|#####|
|     |     |     9     |#####|#####|
|     |     |           |#####|#####|
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                               S T E P   S I X
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Tile 7 and the RIGHT CREST can now be moved down to the bottom. 

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|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|     |     |           |#####|#####|
|  5  |  6  |     8     |#####|#####|
|     |     |           |#####|#####|
|-----------|-----------------------|
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|  C  |  4  |-----------|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |           |     |     |
|     |     |     9     |     |     |
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Now move Tile 8 over to the right-hand side. The two wooden tiles should 
now be in the centre. 

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|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|     |     |#####|#####|           |
|  5  |  6  |#####|#####|     8     |
|     |     |#####|#####|           |
|-----------|-----------------------|
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|  C  |  4  |-----------|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |           |     |     |
|     |     |     9     |     |     |
|     |     |           |     |     |
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                            S T E P   E I G H T
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Move Tile 9 upwards and position it beneath Tile 2.

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|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|     |     |           |           |
|  5  |  6  |     9     |     8     |
|     |     |           |           |
|-----------|-----------------------|
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|  C  |  4  |-----|-----|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
|     |     |#####|#####|     |     |
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                             S T E P   N I N E
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Move Tile 4 and the LEFT CREST to the right. The four wooden tiles will 
now be positioned in the bottom left-hand corner.

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|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|     |     |           |           |
|  5  |  6  |     9     |     8     |
|     |     |           |           |
|-----------|-----------------------|
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
|-----|-----|  C  |  4  |  7  |  C  |
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
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Move Tile 5 and Tile 6 down to the bottom left corner.

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|     1     |     2     |     3     |
|           |           |           |
|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|#####|#####|           |           |
|#####|#####|     9     |     8     |
|#####|#####|           |           |
|-----|-----|-----------------------|
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
|#####|#####|     |     |     |     |
|-----------|  C  |  4  |  7  |  C  |
|     |     |     |     |     |     |
|  5  |  6  |     |     |     |     |
|     |     |     |     |     |     |
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Move Tile 1 down so it sits above Tile 5 and Tile 6

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|#####|#####|           |           |
|#####|#####|     2     |     3     |
|#####|#####|           |           |
|-----|-----|-----------|-----------|
|#####|#####|           |           |
|#####|#####|     9     |     8     |
|#####|#####|           |           |
|-----------|-----------------------|
|           |     |     |     |     |
|     1     |     |     |     |     |
|           |     |     |     |     |
|-----------|  C  |  4  |  7  |  C  |
|     |     |     |     |     |     |
|  5  |  6  |     |     |     |     |
|     |     |     |     |     |     |
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Move Tile 2 and Tile 9 all the way to the left. The wooden tiles now sit 
in the upper half of the centre.

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|           |#####|#####|           |
|     2     |#####|#####|     3     |
|           |#####|#####|           |
|-----------|-----|-----|-----------|
|           |#####|#####|           |
|     9     |#####|#####|     8     |
|           |#####|#####|           |
|-----------|-----------------------|
|           |     |     |     |     |
|     1     |     |     |     |     |
|           |     |     |     |     |
|-----------|  C  |  4  |  7  |  C  |
|     |     |     |     |     |     |
|  5  |  6  |     |     |     |     |
|     |     |     |     |     |     |
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Move Tile 4 to the top of the grid.

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|           |#####|     |           |
|     2     |#####|     |     3     |
|           |#####|     |           |
|-----------|-----|  4  |-----------|
|           |#####|     |           |
|     9     |#####|     |     8     |
|           |#####|     |           |
|-----------|-----------------------|
|           |     |#####|     |     |
|     1     |     |#####|     |     |
|           |     |#####|     |     |
|-----------|  C  |-----|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |     |#####|     |     |
|  5  |  6  |     |#####|     |     |
|     |     |     |#####|     |     |
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Move Tile 4 across to the left.

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|           |     |#####|           |
|     2     |     |#####|     3     |
|           |     |#####|           |
|-----------|  4  |-----|-----------|
|           |     |#####|           |
|     9     |     |#####|     8     |
|           |     |#####|           |
|-----------|-----------------------|
|           |     |#####|     |     |
|     1     |     |#####|     |     |
|           |     |#####|     |     |
|-----------|  C  |-----|  7  |  C  |
|     |     |     |#####|     |     |
|  5  |  6  |     |#####|     |     |
|     |     |     |#####|     |     |
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Move Tile 7 and the RIGHT CREST over to the left. The only thing keeping 
the two halves of the CREST apart is Tile 7.

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|           |     |#####|           |
|     2     |     |#####|     3     |
|           |     |#####|           |
|-----------|  4  |-----|-----------|
|           |     |#####|           |
|     9     |     |#####|     8     |
|           |     |#####|           |
|-----------|-----------------------|
|           |     |     |     |#####|
|     1     |     |     |     |#####|
|           |     |     |     |#####|
|-----------|  C  |  7  |  C  |-----|
|     |     |     |     |     |#####|
|  5  |  6  |     |     |     |#####|
|     |     |     |     |     |#####|
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Move Tile 7 up as far as it will go so it sits next to Tile 4.

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|           |     |     |           |
|     2     |     |     |     3     |
|           |     |     |           |
|-----------|  4  |  7  |-----------|
|           |     |     |           |
|     9     |     |     |     8     |
|           |     |     |           |
|-----------|-----------------------|
|           |     |#####|     |#####|
|     1     |     |#####|     |#####|
|           |     |#####|     |#####|
|-----------|  C  |-----|  C  |-----|
|     |     |     |#####|     |#####|
|  5  |  6  |     |#####|     |#####|
|     |     |     |#####|     |#####|
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                        S T E P   S E V E N T E E N
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Finally, move the RIGHT CREST one step to the left. That's it: the 
puzzle has been solved, and the water trap has been disarmed allowing 
Samanosuke to escape and the game to continue.


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|     2     |     |     |     3     |
|           |     |     |           |
|-----------|  4  |  7  |-----------|
|           |     |     |           |
|     9     |     |     |     8     |
|           |     |     |           |
|-----------|-----------------------|
|           |     |     |#####|#####|
|     1     |     |     |#####|#####|
|           |     |     |#####|#####|
|-----------|  C  |  C  |-----|-----|
|     |     |     |     |#####|#####|
|  5  |  6  |     |     |#####|#####|
|     |     |     |     |#####|#####|
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5  -  C R E D I T S
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Thanks to CAPCOM for an enjoyable slice of action-packed survival horror

Thanks to OREO for providing the inspiration for this guide

Thanks to GameFAQs for giving and receiving

Thanks to TYLER, my cat, for keeping out of the way, for a change

Thanks to ELECTRIC ORANGE, whose CD "Cyberdelic" helped me through the 
time spent drawing diagrams and designing this guide

Thanks to YOU, wherever you are, for showing an interest


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6  -  V E R S I O N   H I S T O R Y
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1.0   - Drew a whole bunch of diagrams on paper before translating them
        into an understandable form of ASCII art. Wrote the entire guide
        in one single sitting. I really should go to bed soon - it's
        getting VERY late, and I have to be at work in less time than 
        you might imagine!
        (12th August 2002)

1.1   - Made a few changes to the formatting: nothing major, but 
        noticeable.
        (13th August 2002)

1.2   - Minor changes plus a typo fix. Why are these things always 
        noticed when it has JUST been submitted ?
        (13th August 2002)

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Original Guide Content (c) 2002 Paul Wilson - aka RONNIE BADGER
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