The Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Chapter 8 contains a Crimson Lantern Puzzle that must be solved to continue in the game. To solve the Crimson Lantern Puzzle in Resident Evil 4 Remake you have to obtain the Crimson Lantern from the Cultist Leader. You can follow the instructions in this page to find the Crimson Lantern and how to complete the Crimson Lantern Puzzle.
Where to Find the Crimson Lantern
Leon can obtain the Crimson Lantern in the Castle’s Wine Cellar area after he defeats the Cultist Leader. Cultist Leader is in the adjacent chamber and easily recognize by its red-colored robe.
Place the Crimson Lantern on the Cultist Statue
After defeating the Cultist Leader, return to the previous room and place the Crimson Lantern on the Cultist Statue next to the entrance. By doing so, you will be able to solve the puzzle and unlock a door in Chapter 8 that will allow you to proceed.
Crimson Lantern Puzzle Reward
There is no special reward for this puzzle. This will simply opens up a gate that will allow you to progress further in Chapter 8.
How to eliminate a Cultist Leader
To quickly take down a Cultist Leader, one should aim for either the head or legs and always target the Exposed Plaga. Shotguns or rifles can be used to hit the shield, and it’s important to eliminate the Zealot Staff as soon as possible to reduce the overall threat in the area. Also it’s important to eliminate the Cultist Leader’s Staff in the area as soon as possible to reduce the overall threat.