Skip to main content

Resident Evil Village blood pool statue puzzle solution

resident evil village statue puzzle
(Image credit: Capcom)

The Resident Evil Village blood pool puzzle involves arranging statues in the Hall of Ablution using a poem on the wall. It's classic Resident Evil - a mix of improbable engineering and literature - but if you just want to solve it we have the solution right here. Follow the details below and you'll be able to arrange the statues around the Resident Evil Village blood pool and move on with the story. This is one of the story critical puzzles, so you won't be able to carry on until you've solved it and move through the way ahead that opens up when you complete it.

So read on to find out how to solve the Resident Evil Village blood pool puzzle and find out how to rotate the statues in the right direction. 

Resident Evil Village statue puzzle solution

resident evil village statue puzzle

(Image credit: Capcom)

The solution to this puzzle is on the wall at the back on a plaque that reads: 

"Women are blind to male advances, but the poor shall take their chances to give their lord their bounty sown, so soon the wine may flow." 

If you look at the back of the statues you'll get a prompt you can use to turn them either left of right. The poem is basically a coded message as to how you should face each one to continue.  Assuming you haven't turned all the statues all over the place, you only need to turn three of the four statues to complete this challenge. 

"Women are blind to male advances..."

resident evil village statue puzzle

(Image credit: Capcom)

There are two female statues on the left hand side of the room if you're facing away from the plaque. When you first enter they will be facing the men on the other side of the room. Simply turn them to face each other.

"...but the poor shall take their chances to give their lord their bounty sown"

resident evil village statue puzzle

(Image credit: Capcom)

There are three men on the right hand side of the room (facing away from the plaque) offering up a plate of food. Simply turn them to face the 'lord' rearing up on the horse.

"...so soon the wine may flow." 

resident evil village statue puzzle

(Image credit: Capcom)

And that's the puzzle done. You don't have to touch the guy on the horse at all. As soon as the two ladies are facing each other, and the three men are facing the statue on horseback, the pool will drain and you'll be able to carry on down the stairs that are revealed.

Resident Evil village tips | Resident Evil Village guns | Resident Evil Village labyrinths | Resident Evil Village masks | Resident Evil Village wells | Resident Evil Village lockpicks | Resident Evil Village Goats | Resident Evil Village crystal fragments, treasure and money | Resident Evil Village bell puzzle | Resident Evil Village animal locations | How long is Resident Evil Village? | Can you get back into Castle Dimitrescu? | How big is the Resident Evil Village map? | Resident Evil Village survive the attack | Resident Evil Village piano puzzle | Resident Evil Village music box puzzle 

In former lives Leon's been a scientist, a musician and teacher, stints that included a shoe full of liquid nitrogen, a small tour of Germany and oh GOD so much marking.