Faraway 3 Arctic Escape: Walkthrough Guide With All Notes / Letters

Faraway 3: Arctic Escape
By: Snapbreak Games

Faraway 3 is the conclusion of Pine Studio’s iOS and Android adventure game trilogy. This will be a complete walkthrough guide with hints, tips, tricks, answers and solutions to get you through the game. I’ll also be including all notes or letters. Feel free to ask for extra help in the comments section.

See my Faraway 1 guide.
See my Faraway 2 guide.


Level 1 | Level 2 | Level 3 | Level 4 | Level 5 | Level 6 | Level 7 | Level 8 | Level 9 | Level 10 | Level 11 | Level 12 | Level 13 | Level 14 | Level 15 | Level 16 | Level 17 | Level 18

Level 1:

You can watch my video walkthrough for Level 1 or continue below for my step-by-step guide:

1. Swipe down to open the door and go through.

2. Pull the two levers and then cross the rocks.

3. Turn to the left and take a photo of the pattern. It’s a clue. Also, pick up the note.

4. Turn to the right and copy the pattern you saw on the left into the buttons. Go up the stairs and through the open door.

5. Break one of the jars to the right to get another letter.

6. Turn to the left and zoom in on the crank. Rotate it and then take the portal tile.

7. Before completing the level, let’s go find the third note. This is how you do it. Go back to the buttons. Look at the pattern on the tile and copy one only the yellow lines into the buttons. The structure will rotate and you can then punch in the other half of the pattern and get the third letter.

8. Go up to the portal and place the tile in the slot at the top. Go through to complete Level 1.

And here’s all the letters from Level 1:

Click on the little numbers below to continue to Level 2 or click here.

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Nini xD

Has anyone found the 3rd note on level 6?
I don’t know what I’m doing anymore.

I’m still looking for the one on level 4.

Cliff B

Connect all the lines on the first panel

I had already tried that. Unless you mean one of the other panels?

I tried making a square with an X through it on each and nothing happened.

Nini xD

Oh I did it. Connect all lines on the 2nd pannel

Cliff B

Yes 2nd panel! Sorry


Yup, the 3rd letter is revealed when you connect all of the dots on the 2nd Laser Puzzle. Each dot needs to connect to every other dot on the board. It’s a cluster of lasers, but it does the trick!

Nini xD

Level 4 3rd letter: Take out the ring to make the staircase stop between the portal and the triangle. Climb up the stairs and check the spot suspicious spot on the wall. Place 2 rings like shown in the portal tile.

I’m still looking for lvl 6 note and also level 9.

Nini xD

Hmm not sure about level 9 but when I held a picture of the portal title in front of the marked pillar, I triggered the 3rd note’s appearance.

Cliff B

3rd letter on level 8 has me stumped

Nini xD

Level 8: On the bottom left of the 3×3 yellow/brown grid there’s a movable circle different from the others (it has a square shape inside it). Keep flipping it to make it horizontal and then the 3rd letter should pop out (it may take some tries, don’t give up!).

Cliff B

Thanks! Safe to say I would never have gotten that


What about the 3rd note on lvl.12? That’s the only one I’m missing so far. No way to move any bell to the left to reproduce the pattern… any tips?

Cliff B

For the 3rd note on 12, you need to find a way to replicate the movement of the bell over the exit…3 straight times.

To do so you actually don’t need to use the arrow keys. Instead, insert the same tile3 straight times in the slot on the right.


Use The Tile On The Sign on the pillar on level 9 to revel an Underground level, in which the letter is kept. The Train Carraige must be stopped perfectly between the cracks on the floor, if you see clearly.


Completed the game to 100% and noticied that the tile in the main screen is now different: anyone found how to use it? I guess it represent a pilar or something…

Also, I completed the draw with the different 3rd notes, but impossible to decrypt it…

Anyone got some hint about this?

Abu Bakar

Where can i find the 2nd letter in level 9?

That’s in my walkthrough.

Abu Bakar

your walkthrough has letter number 1 and 3, 2nd letter is still missing.


Nope. That’s the 3rd letter…..


Letter 2 can be found at the first train track rotation table. Turn the table to the right so that the track immediately dead ends. Ride the cart to the dead end, and then swipe to the right to reveal letter 2 leaning against the wall. Tricky location!

Nini xD

The put together image from the notes is very cryptic. It seems like the arms are pointing to something that could represent a clock but there are only 10 squares on each semi circle and not 12. Also, I noticed that the hands have certain fingers pointing out maybe trying to tell the order? Like: the “1 square” guy has hands with 4 and 5 fingers out and the “6 squares” girl has 1 and 2 fingers out.
And there’s obliviously the 1-6 sets of squares around the image. Idk.. maybe it’s just an easter egg.

Luke Frohling

It’s a very clever set of steps on how to pilot a certain craft


I think we’ve moved on from here now, mate.

Pete Cop

Here’s the combined images from the notes:
comment image


Did you go through both the endings in level 0?


Yes Baz, and I believe we are missing something there.
Both endings finish the game, but we don’t opened the Faraway access yet…

Basically, when you complete the game to 100%, you unlock a new “tile” in the main screen with 1 more enigma to solve.
And if you take a closer look at the Appstore screenshots, there is 1 level that appears but that is not part of the 18 available ones…

My though is that we need to do something, as a proof to open the Faraway gate without detructing all the world.
Still so much mystery to discover 🙂


What do we have to do with the new tile on the main screen? I’ve done everything else but I’m stuck there?!!


Vic, I noticed the change in tile on title screen @ 100% and the image used in the AppStore (2nd one) that does not appear in the game.

Have the developers ever explained the secrets behind the first 2 games?

I even wandered around level 0 taking loads of photos to see if they showed something additional (like at ending of 2)… nothing?!?


Yeah, I got a try same way and didn’t noticied ant change on the pics. The notes talk about a way who will open the gate for pure players, but seems that the 100% is not enough this time. Looking at tile, it looks like a pillar with 8 squares to me, but I played all the Faraway 1/2/3 levels and didn’t found any pillar like that… I believe that the secret picture need to be decoded if we want to full translate all the notes from Faraway 2. And following the notes in Faraway 3, I think we will… Read more »


How did you put the image notes together?


I used Photoshop for that. Looks like each tile on this picture is linked to a small icon, that need to be decoded.

Then, I guess we will have 6 rules to apply to translate each Faraway words

Pete Cop

Both Faraway 1 and 2 got updated 3 weeks ago, I wonder if anything’s been added or changed to create a bigger puzzle across all three games?


Any clues for level 10 third note? I found the pickaxe but don’t know what to do with it

Pete Cop

freeze the left waterfall at the start of the level and then use the pickaxe on it to climb it


Thank you. But I figure it out about 1hr after I post this comment. Btw any ideas for the final level? I don’t understand what the portal tittle saying.


Just thought I’d let you know, I did have a hard time looking for the third letter for level 9, there is a post just before the first building with the logo same as the tile. If you wait in that section for a little bit in front of that post you’ll fall in and there’s the third clue. Not many people (I mean like literally no one) have found the third letter (well on YouTube that is)


Does anyone have a hint as to how to get the 3rd letter on level 13?? Thanks.

Pete Cop

It’s in the sand at the centre of the room. I’m not sure if there’s something that you have to do first before you can brush it away (I had spent ages realigning them to try to trigger something)

Burton Ernie

You have to have the final tile. Select it and the snow will disappear.


have the tile to open the portal in your inventory. stand in the center of the main room (aka starting position), select the tile, and click on the snow you’re standing in. took me forever!


Finally figured it out. After you complete everything and get the square plate to open the portal, go into portal room and install the plate. Don’t enter portal yet. After you put plate in the square space and activate portal, you’ll see the symbol on the plate pulsing, like it’s got power now. Tap on the plate and take it back into inventory, portal will shut down. Back up to center area where the beams cross and there’s snow on ground. Tap the plate w/ symbol on it and then tap the snow. The charged plate melts the snow and… Read more »


Anyone know how to get the 3rd note on level 18?
I just can’t work that one out and it’s all I have left!

Pete Cop

On the articulating arm that activates the laser the top circle is actually a button, tapping it will open a hidden panel immediately to the right.


How do you get the 3rd letter on level 13?


I used Photoshop for that 🙂


Hey guys,
we just opened the official Pine Studio Discord so if you want to talk more about Faraway or maybe ask us a question you can go there. Here’s the invite: https://discord.gg/nf5nnqM


Where is the pickaxe on level 10


it’s in the tile to open the portal. put it in the portal (to open the portal), then click on the tile. use it to climb up the leftmost frozen drain all the way in the back.


So has anyone figured out how to open the portal to Faraway yet? Still can’t figure it out


Hold down (long press) on the “play” arrow until you enter.


Yes veeeery long press. Then you see an egyptian level.

In the pyramid theres a rocket(?). If you go inside it you need to use the pictures collected to solve. See link above to png file of assembled image (good work!). There are six steps indicated by the number of squares in each bit of image.

First step is pressing 2 buttons around door frame in order indicated by statues fingers. Second down on right side of door and bottom button on left.

Then I’m stuck!!


After you press the buttons move the sliders. The one to the left of the door on 2nd up and the one on the right on the 2nd down. Then some buttons appear under the window. The first, fifth and the arrow need to be on and the rest off. Then the rocket takes off. I think the next bit must be with the spinners but no luck so far. I got the door to open again by pressing the two top corners but I think that should have been last. I’m stuck now.


The “dials” are Circle top right, Square bottom right. You have to press all the buttons on the revealed panel minus the arrow then something happens at the top of the ship. Then press 1-5-arrow and it takes off. Press top corner buttons of door to open and walk out into a planet with a storm and some structures in the distance. I think the next part has something to do with tapping the screen in the right rhythm that matches the swirls in the storm. I’ve played around with it and have fluked it once and there is a… Read more »


You didn’t add what all the level 14 notes say. Anyone know what they are?