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How to “Drain the water to move on” in Sonic Frontiers

Sonic is lost on an ancient island filled with strange creatures.

Fight multiple enemies and explore a world of action, adventure, and mystery.

There are five gigantic islands with forests, waterfalls, and desert landscapes.

Complete side quests, solve puzzles and scale enormous structures.

There are portals all around the island and you can go into Cyber Space levels.

Defeat colossal enemies by combining moves like dodges, parries, counters, and combos.

Discover the secrets of the remains of an ancient civilization taken over by robotic hordes.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to drain the water to move on in Sonic Frontiers.

How to “Drain the water to move on” in Sonic Frontiers

To drain the water in Sonic Frontiers, you need to use Cyloop and circle around the cannon.

After that, load the cannon and shoot the center of the stopper stone before the timer runs out.

Here are the hints, “The pond in front of Sonic has some kind of plug”.

“Above it, a chain is connected to a huge stopper stone”.

“Maybe it’ll move if something hits it with enough force”.

Here is the full process (expand the screenshots above):

  1. Use Cyloop and circle around the cannon.
  2. Carry the cannon, go to the marker, and load it.
  3. Shoot the center of the stopper stone.

After you’ve shot the center of the stopper stone with the cannon, a cutscene will play.

The cutscene will show that the stopper stone is released and the water is drained.

Further reading

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