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"On the plus side, I got a new character I think people are going to love."
- Henry Stein
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"I'll make this simple. Look for the valve panels. Turn the little wheels. Then bring me their power cores."
Twisted Alice commanding Henry to collect the power cores, Bendy and the Ink Machine: Chapter 3

The valve core, also known as the power core by Twisted Alice, is a collectible item for one of the fetch quests in Chapter 3, and as unobtainable environmental items in Chapter 4 and Chapter 5 of Bendy and the Ink Machine.

Description

These cores can be found inside valve panels upon completing their puzzles.

Gameplay

Bendy and the Ink Machine

Chapter 3: Rise and Fall

Equipping the plunger, Henry must head for Level P and collect all three valve cores after solving each puzzle to unlock the lids, then complete this task for Twisted Alice. Before obtaining each valve cores, Henry can turn three small wheels to fill or drain ink from all three tubes until the measurement reaches the black circles for each tube.

During this task, Striker is seen carrying the valve core with his extender bar. Henry needs to kill Striker before obtaining his valve core.

Chapter 4: Colossal Wonders

There appear as decorations on the table in the ballroom. It is impossible to interact with them.

Chapter 5: The Last Reel

There appear as inaccessible items in a prison on one of the shelves near the place where Henry was locked.

Trivia

  • Solving all valve panel puzzles while obtaining valve cores unlocks the "Feeling the Pressure" achievement.
  • All known valve panels are installed by the company Gent as its name was shown from above each panel.
  • There are a lot of early differences for the valve core's mechanics before the release of Chapter 4:
    • On update patch 1.3.0:
      • The valve core's location is found in every random location besides just Level P.
      • Henry has to collect at least four valve cores.
      • Striker does not carry the valve core during this task.
    • On update patch 1.3.1:
      • There are over five valve cores to collect.

Audio

Description Audio
The sound produced when picking up the valve core.
The sound produced when the valve door is opening.
The sound produced when all the valves are aligned.
The sound produced when the ink is rising in the pipes.
The sounds produced when turning the valve.


Gallery

Gameplay

Screenshots

Miscellaneous 

Bendy and the Ink Machine items
Objective items Bendy DollBookDoor LeverDry CellEnd ReelExtra-Thick InkGearInk HeartInkwellWally's KeysPipeRecordSpecial GearTurnwheelValve CoreWrench
Non-objective items Bacon SoupBoneDiscThick Ink
Weapons & Tools AxeEmpty Bacon Soup CanFlashlightGent PipePipe WrenchPlungerScytheSeeing ToolSoup BowlSyringeTommy Gun
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