How To Solve A Rubik's Cube: Pyraminx

Are you looking at the pyraminx and feeling lost?

Though the pyraminx gets less love than its 3×3 Rubik’s cube cousin, it’s still a fun and clever puzzle to solve. Most people struggle to figure this one out, too, so you may need a little help, and you’ve come to the right place! We love to help people, and our successful YouTube tutorials on the pyraminx puzzle have received plenty of attention.

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How To Solve A Pyraminx: Layer By Layer

In this section, we’ll go over the steps to solving this tricky puzzle. By the end, you’ll find that becoming a Pyraminx solver is not nearly as difficult as you thought. You don’t need to learn complicated pyraminx algorithms.

Speed Solving A Pyraminx with the 5 Best Pyraminx Algorithms

If you’re wondering how to get fast at pyraminx, you’ll need to learn the 5 different cases of what it looks like after the first side is solved, and then you need to memorize the steps to solve each of those 5 cases.

To get to these 5 cases, you still need to solve the tips and first layer, which in this example I’ve used yellow as the first solved layer.

This is from the overhead view, with the solved yellow side down, and you can easily identify the pyraminx patterns.

Final Thoughts

Memorizing these steps and the ideas behind them will help you with how to solve the pyraminx.

Whether you do it the safe and easy way or want to master pyraminx algorithms to speedsolve it, these instructions will make the pyraminx fun to solve.

There’s something soothing about taking a seemingly chaotic scramble and completing it.

There’s also a great community to join around speed solving colored puzzles like this one.

Happy solving!

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