How to Solve Megaminx Last Layer Easy

Introduction: How to Solve Megaminx Last Layer Easy

Overview

We will learn to solve the Megaminx Last Layer in 4 steps with only 3 Algorithms.

Step 1) [EO] Orient the Edges forming the Gray Star

Step 2) [CO] Orient the Corners to get all the Grays facing up

Step 3) [EP] Permute the Edges by positioning them in the correct location

Step 4) [CP] Permute the Corners by placing them in the correct location

Step by Step Video Instructions Megaminx Last Layer Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1FNwfFdrTM

Supplies

Magaminx

Step 1: [EO] Orient the Edges Forming the Gray Star

First we must for the Gray Star on Top by Orienting the Edges with one easy Algorithm

EO Edge Orientation – F R U R’ U’ F’

Time stamps for Step by Step Video Instructions Megaminx Last Layer Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1FNwfFdrTM

3:42 Step 1 EO Overview 3 Cases
6:02 Step 1: EO - Case 1: Arrow
7:30 Step 1: EO - Case 1: Arrow Troubleshoot & Practice
7:54 Step 1: EO - Case 2: 12/0/9
9:08 Step 1: EO - Case 2: 12/0/9 Troubleshoot & Practice
9:27 Step 1: EO - Case 3: Zero (0)
10:32 Step 1: EO - Case 3: Zero (0) Troubleshoot & Practice

Step 2: [CO] Orient the Corners to Get All the Grays Facing Up

We not need to Orient of flip all the Corners so the Gray is facing up with one easy Algorithm.

CO Corner Orientation – R’ D’ R D

Time stamps for Step by Step Video Instructions Megaminx Last Layer Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1FNwfFdrTM

12:28 Step 2: CO Overview BM
14:13 Step 2: CO Beginner Method
15:28 Step 2: CO Beginner Method Practice Strategy
16:11 Step 2: CO Beginner Method Troubleshoot
16:37 Step 2: CO Intro to Intermediate Method
17:56 Step 2: CO IM Examples - Little Fish & Big Fish

Step 3: [EP] Permute the Edges by Positioning Them in the Correct Location

Now we Permute or place the Edges in the correct position relative to the Center Colors with one easy Algorithm.

EP Edge Permutation – R2 U2 R2’ U R2 U2 R2’

Time stamps of Step by Step Video Instructions Megaminx Last Layer Tutorial

19:32 Step 3: EP Overview 3 Cases
20:12 Step 3: EP - Case 1: 12/6 Overview & Explanation
21:21 Step 3: EP - Case 1: 12/6 Solve
21:48 Step 3: EP - Case 1: 12/6 Learn & Understand (3 Piece & a Soda)
24:05 Step 3: EP - Case 1b: 12/6 CW
25:25 Step 3: EP - Case 1b: 12/6 CW Alternatives 2x or IM
25:55 Step 3: EP - Case 2: 2AE (2 Adjacent Edges)
28:18 Step 3: EP - Case 3: 1E (1 Edge)

Step 4: [CP] Permute the Corners

LAST STEP

Next with Permute or fix all the Corners by placing the in the correct location relative to the Edge pieces with no Algorithms. Just learning how to position them with logic.

CP Corner Permutation - No Algorithm needed

Step by Step Video Instructions Megaminx Last Layer Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1FNwfFdrTM

30:00 Step 4: CP
33:41 Step 4: CP Troubleshoot
34:05 Step 4: CP 4 Corners
36:08 Step 4: CP Mistakes & Troubleshoot
36:35 Step 4: CP Example Solves
37:33 Step 4: CP 4 Corners Troublshoot
39:04 Credits:
39:23 Step 2: CO Intermediate Method Examples

Step 5: Reference Diagrams

Reference Diagrams used in Step by Step Video Instructions Megaminx Last Layer Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1FNwfFdrTM

Nomenclature / Terms:
EO: Edge Orientation

CO: Corner Orientation

EP: Edge Permutation

CP: Corner Permutation

Arrow: EO Case 1

12/0/9: EO Case 2

0: Zero - EO Case 3

12/6: 2 Edges at 12 o’clock & 6 o’clock (EP Case 1)

2AE: 2 Adjacent Edges (EP Case 2)

1E: 1 Edge (EP Case 3)

S#: Step # (example S1 = Step 1)

C#: Case # (example C1 = Case 1)

BM: Beginner Method

IM: Intermediate Method

LL: Last Layer

CW: Clockwise

CCW: Counter Clockwise (Anti Clockwise)

TS: Troubleshoot

PSA: Public Service Announcement

Solve Megaminx Last Layer in 4 Steps

4 Look LL (Four Look Last Layer)

2 Look OLL (Two Look Orient Last Layer)

2 Look PLL (Two Look Permute Last Layer)

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