11 Most Amazing Yet Difficult Types of Rubik’s Cubes

Rubik cube has surely been tried by every one of us, but not everyone can solve them. All the geniuses in the world are addicted to this. Over the years, several variations of Rubik’s cube have been introduced. To date, there are more than 60 types of Rubik cubes, so for all the geniuses out there, here are the 11 most difficult types of Rubik’s cubes to test your brain.

1. Pot Shaped Cube Puzzle

Pot Shaped Cube Puzzle
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Get ready to give your brain a dose of extra stress by solving this pot-shaped cube puzzle. It is a big mess that you will have to put in place because the size of every block is different from the other, and the number of blocks is much more than the normal Rubik’s cube. It is the toughest cube puzzle to solve since it requires a great degree of patience and solving.

2. 3D Gear Mechanical Cube

3D Gear Mechanical Cube
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Take your nerdiness to a whole new level by solving this mind-boggling inside-out 3D puzzle. Oskar van Deventer created this one based on an idea by Bram Cohen. Also known as caution cube because of the likeliness of getting fingers stuck between the gears while speedcubing. The cube functions completely, on gear mechanism, it might look simple at first, but it will surely crack up your brain.

3. Pyramid Shaped Rubik’s Cube

Pyramid Shaped Rubik's Cube
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Fed up of the same square-shaped Rubik’s cube? Here a triangular version for you. It’s time to bring in some triangles to your life. The puzzle might look like tasty, colourful baked chips. But trust me, when you are gonna solve the puzzle, it won’t seem tasty at all. This tetrahedron-shaped 3-layered twisty puzzle is surely going to give you your worst nightmares.

4. Eco Dark Rubik’s Cube

Eco Dark Rubik's Cube
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For all the DC Universe fans out there, this is surely one of the most interesting ones. For people who don’t like colours, this one is an eco-friendly cube made specially to unleash the darker side of your brain. The blocks here are of different sizes and shapes, and your goal is to put all of them in place. One of the hardest Rubik’s cubes to solve, so sharpen up your mind before attempting this.

5. Shengshou Mirror Cube Puzzle

 Shengshou Mirror Cube Puzzle
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Probably one of the most elegant Rubik’s cubes available, well you can call it a beautiful mess. This stylish and cool looking puzzle is made up of different sizes of blocks that can be rotated in any direction you want. Its smooth rotation feature makes the puzzle very fun to solve too.

6. Monster 13×13 Magic Cube Puzzle

Monster 13x13 Magic Cube Puzzle
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The monster cube comprises the monstrous 13 layers, which also features a robust mechanism that delivers smooth turning on all layers. Most of the companies will provide you with a full set of extra factory stickers with application tape if you need to replace any stickers. Currently, the monster cube is the largest in production.

7. The Void Cube

The Void Cube
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The void cube or the void puzzle is a 3-D mechanical puzzle that resembles the Rubik’s cube. But there is one difference between the two, the centrepieces are missing, which causes the puzzle to resemble a level 1 Menger sponge. It is basically a Rubik’s cube, with the middle portion being absent from clearing out your confusion.

8. USES3 Quadruple 2×2 Cube

USES3 Quadruple 2x2 Cube
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Here is a marvellous piece of plastic engineering, the USES3 quadruple or stairwell’s Rubik’s cube. It is a huge mess that you have to put in place and is one of the toughest puzzles to solve. The puzzle consists of 3 cubes, each of which is 2×2, and you have to set them in the shape of the stairs. Don’t let its tiny structure fool you; it too has the potential to make your brain go crazy.

9. Brainteaser Circular Rubik’s Cube

Brainteaser Circular Rubik's Cube
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Here is a circular Rubik’s cube for all the puzzle enthusiasts out there for you all, well, an exception to the cubing community since it has more of a circular shape. It is very colourful; it can even be an aesthetic addition to your work desk. It consists of many blocks of various sizes and shapes; all you have to do is put all the colours in their respective place.

10. X-Cube

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The x cube is an x shaped cuboid, which is shapeshifting. It definitely takes things to the next level, as it will completely change your perception of the Rubik’s cube. It is advertised to have over 125 decillion different permutations, so definitely worth solving.

11. Black Square Rubik’s Cube

Black Square Rubik's Cube
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Black square Rubik’s cube is here to quench your excitement. It is also known by the name square 1, back to Square One or Cube 21. It consists of 3 layers; the upper and lower layers contain the kite and triangular pieces. The middle layer has two trapezoid pieces, the level of brains used to design this one is crazy!

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