Surface: The Soaring City: Chapter Four: Riding the Elevator

Allow our Surface: The Soaring City Walkthrough to be your companion as you race to save your kidnapped brother. It’s been years since you and your little brother, Jeremy, have been able to see each other, so when he invites you to attend an airshow where he’ll be unveiling his self-proclaimed greatest invention it’s the perfect excuse for a reunion. Instead of a happy meeting, though, you find tragedy when you discover Jeremy has been kidnapped. Use our insider tips, step-by-step instructions, and custom screenshots to help you uncover who has kidnapped Jeremy and why.

Iced Panel

  • Examine the iced panel; collect the ice.
  • Examine the floor; collect the elevator button.
  • Examine the column; collect the eye dropper and the nut.
  • Look at the poster.
  • Move down two times.



  • Examine the propeller.
  • Use the nut to fix the net; collect the net.
  • Move down once.



  • Examine the hamster.
  • Use the net to capture the hamster.
  • Examine the grate; place down the hamster and the bag of nuts.
  • A mini-game will trigger.


Hamster Puzzle

  • Move the hamster through the labyrinth to collect the 3 spark plugs.
  • Guide him using the nuts.
  • To solve this puzzle use the following sequence:
  • Up twice – right – up – left – down – up – left 3 times – up – right – up – left – right – down – right twice – up – right – left – down – left – down – left twice – down – right – down.
  • Collect the 3 spark plugs.
  • Move down one time and go forward.



  • Examine the vehicle.
  • Insert the 4 spark plugs.
  • Move the spark plugs around to start the vehicle.
  • Click the lever.
  • Play the hidden objects area.


Hidden Object Area 1

  • Collect the glove from the inventory.
  • Remove the fish using the glove and collect the pearl shell.
  • Collect the bobber from the inventory.
  • Place the bobber into the box and collect the full set of floats.
  • Collect the pliers.



  • Examine the portrait.
  • Straighten the rapier using the pliers.
  • Collect the rapier.
  • Go forward.


  • Examine the elevator.
  • Pull the kettle using the rapier.
  • Collect the kettle.
  • Move down once.



  • Examine the oven; place the kettle down.
  • Place a piece of ice into the kettle; collect the kettle of boiling water.
  • Go forward.



  • Examine the mechanism.
  • Pour the kettle of boiling water onto the mechanism.
  • Examine the panel; place the elevator button into the slot and click it.
  • Examine the elevator boy to trigger a mini-game.


Boy Game

  • To solve the first portion of the puzzle arrange the figures as shown by the colored lines.
  • To solve the second portion of the puzzle arrange the balls as shown.
  • To solve the third portion of the puzzle arrange the balls as shown.
  • Rotate the green man to the areas shown.
  • Go forward.



  • Examine the newspaper stand.
  • Collect the rail and read the article.
  • Go forward.



  • Examine the crossbow; collect the lever.
  • Move down four times.



  • Examine the wagon.
  • Place the lever into the slot; place down the rail.
  • Click the lever and collect the arrow and the rope with hook.
  • Go forward four times.



  • Examine the crossbow; place down the arrow.
  • Move down once.


Rope Hook

  • Attach the rope with hook to the ladder.
  • Go up the ladder.



  • Examine the suitcase; collect the chisel handle.
  • Examine the roots; spread the piece of soap over the ring.
  • Collect the ring and the heart pendant.
  • Move down three times.



  • Examine the portrait.
  • Insert the heart pendant into the slot; collect the cuticle scissors and the nail file.
  • Go forward two times.



  • Examine the barrels.
  • Place the eye dropper into the oil.
  • Collect the dropper of machine oil.
  • Move up the ladder.
  • Play the hidden objects area.


Hidden Object Area 2

  • Collect the ring from your inventory.
  • Place the ring into the box and collect the ring in a box.
  • Collect the nail file from your inventory.
  • Use the nail file to cut the metal bars of the cage; collect the bird.
  • Collect the jester figurine.
  • Move down once and go forward.



  • Examine the plate; place down the jester figurine.
  • Move the jester’s limbs to re-create the poses.
  • Collect the torch.
  • Move down three times.



  • Examine the oven.
  • Place the torch into the flames; collect the burning torch.
  • Go forward two times and go up the ladder.



  • Examine the suitcase.
  • Pour the dropper of machine oil onto the rust.
  • Move down once.


Chisel Handle

  • Examine the newspaper stand.
  • Attach the chisel handle and the chisel head; collect the chisel.
  • Examine the fire hydrant.
  • Use the chisel to remove the badge.
  • Collect the fireman’s badge.
  • Go up the ladder.




  • Examine the suitcase.
  • Insert the fireman’s badge into the slot.
  • Click the suitcase open and collect the firecracker.
  • Move down one time and go forward.


Cuticle Scissors

  • Examine the board.
  • Use the cuticle scissors to cut the glue; collect the glue.
  • Examine the crossbow.
  • Attach the firecracker and the arrow.
  • Fix the firecracker using the glue and use the burning torch to light it.