Fix Wiring is a common task in Among Us featured on all three currently available maps, as well as the upcoming map, The Airship.

Overview

Fix Wiring is done by connecting each colored wire from the left-hand side of the screen to the matching color on the right-hand side. The colors on the left side are randomized, while the colors on the right side are always in the same order: red on top, followed by blue, then yellow, and finally magenta. As of v2020.10.22o, the wires have also been fitted with symbols at their bases to add extra clarification and help players that are color-blind.[1]

Wire Symbols 
Color Symbol Description
Red Triangle
Blue Cross
Yellow Circle
Magenta Star

Three wiring panels must be fixed for this task to be completed. In the background behind the four colored wires are eleven wires for aesthetics. If while performing the task, one closes the tab and reopens it, the starting wires will be positioned in different locations.

Possible locations

Room Map(s)
Admin The Skeld
Cafeteria The Skeld
Decontamination Polus
Electrical The Skeld, Polus
Greenhouse MIRA HQ
Hallway MIRA HQ
Laboratory MIRA HQ, Polus
Locker Room MIRA HQ
Lounge The Airship
Navigation The Skeld
O2 Polus
Office Polus
Security The Skeld
Storage The Skeld, MIRA HQ
Viewing Deck The Airship

Task Order

While the three panels are selected randomly, they always appear in a strict order that cannot be violated. This order is determined by the map. It should be noted that the panels are randomized for each player. Thus, two Crewmates likely do not have the same set of panels.

Because of the specific order, there are several key observations which can help Crewmates catch Impostors. Knowing the correct order as An Impostor can help fake the task believably. When faking tasks, they should be faked in this order, and Crewmates should keep a lookout for others breaking the order.

The Skeld

There exist six Fix Wiring locations on The Skeld, and 20 combinations of them are possible permutations.

Order: Electrical > Storage > Admin > Navigation > Cafeteria > Security

Exhaustive Permutation List
  • Electrical > Storage > Admin
  • Electrical > Storage > Navigation
  • Electrical > Admin > Navigation
  • Storage > Admin > Navigation
  • Electrical > Storage > Cafeteria
  • Electrical > Admin > Cafeteria
  • Electrical > Navigation > Cafeteria
  • Storage > Admin > Cafeteria
  • Storage > Navigation > Cafeteria
  • Admin > Navigation > Cafeteria
  • Electrical > Storage > Security
  • Electrical > Admin > Security
  • Electrical > Navigation > Security
  • Electrical > Cafeteria > Security
  • Storage > Admin > Security
  • Storage > Navigation > Security
  • Storage > Cafeteria > Security
  • Admin > Navigation > Security
  • Admin > Cafeteria > Security
  • Navigation > Cafeteria > Security

Key observations:

  1. Fix Wiring never begins in Cafeteria or Security.
  2. Fix Wiring never ends in Electrical or Storage.
  3. If a player is assigned the panel in Electrical, it always comes first.
  4. If a player is assigned the panel in Security, it always comes last.
  5. There exists only a single permutation that begins at Navigation.
  6. There exists only a single permutation that ends at Admin.
First panel Middle panel Final panel
Electrical 50% (10) 0% (0) 0% (0)
Storage 30% (6) 20% (4) 0% (0)
Admin 15% (3) 30% (6) 5% (1)
Navigation 5% (1) 30% (6) 15% (3)
Cafeteria 0% (0) 20% (4) 30% (6)
Security 0% (0) 0% (0) 50% (10)
Each panel has a 50% chance of appearing in the sequence.

MIRA HQ

There exist five Fix Wiring locations on MIRA HQ, and 10 combinations of them are possible permutations.

Order: Storage > Hallway > Locker Room > Greenhouse > Laboratory

Exhaustive Permutation List
  • Storage > Hallway > Locker Room
  • Storage > Hallway > Greenhouse
  • Storage > Locker Room > Greenhouse
  • Hallway > Locker Room > Greenhouse
  • Storage > Hallway > Laboratory
  • Storage > Locker Room > Laboratory
  • Storage > Greenhouse > Laboratory
  • Hallway > Locker Room > Laboratory
  • Hallway > Greenhouse > Laboratory
  • Locker Room > Greenhouse > Laboratory

Key observations:

  1. Fix Wiring never begins in Greenhouse or Laboratory.
  2. Fix Wiring never ends in Storage or Hallway
  3. If a player is assigned the panel in Storage, it always comes first.
  4. If a player is assigned the panel in Laboratory, it always comes last.
  5. There exists only a single permutation that begins in Locker Room.
  6. There exists only a single permutation that ends in Locker Room.
First panel Middle panel Final panel
Storage 60% (6) 0% (0) 0% (0)
Hallway 30% (3) 30% (3) 0% (0)
Locker Room 10% (1) 40% (4) 10% (1)
Greenhouse 0% (0) 30% (3) 30% (3)
Laboratory 0% (0) 0% (0) 60% (6)
Each panel has a 60% chance of appearing in the sequence.

Polus

There exist six Fix Wiring locations on Polus, and 20 combinations of them are possible permutations.

Order: Electrical > O2 > Office > Decontamination > Laboratory (right) > Laboratory (left)

Exhaustive Permutation List

Note: In the following list, the left panel in Laboratory is labeled as "Bathroom" to help distinguish it from the right panel.

  • Electrical > O2 > Office
  • Electrical > O2 > Decontamination
  • Electrical > Office > Decontamination
  • O2 > Office > Decontamination
  • Electrical > O2 > Laboratory
  • Electrical > Office > Laboratory
  • Electrical > Decontamination > Laboratory
  • O2 > Office > Laboratory
  • O2 > Decontamination > Laboratory
  • Office > Decontamination > Laboratory
  • Electrical > O2 > Bathroom
  • Electrical > Office > Bathroom
  • Electrical > Decontamination > Bathroom
  • Electrical > Laboratory > Bathroom
  • O2 > Office > Bathroom
  • O2 > Decontamination > Bathroom
  • O2 > Laboratory > Bathroom
  • Office > Decontamination > Bathroom
  • Office > Laboratory > Bathroom
  • Decontamination > Laboratory > Bathroom

Key observations:

  1. Fix Wiring never begins with either of the panels in Laboratory.
  2. Fix Wiring never ends in Electrical or O2.
  3. If a player is assigned the panel in Electrical, it always comes first.
  4. If a player is assigned the left panel in Laboratory, it always comes last.
  5. There exists only a single permutation that begins in Decontamination.
  6. There exists only a single permutation that ends in Office.
First panel Middle panel Final panel
Electrical 50% (10) 0% (0) 0% (0)
O2 30% (6) 20% (4) 0% (0)
Office 15% (3) 30% (6) 5% (1)
Decontamination 5% (1) 30% (6) 15% (3)
Laboratory (right) 0% (0) 20% (4) 30% (6)
Laboratory (left) 0% (0) 0% (0) 50% (10)
Each panel has a 50% chance of appearing in the sequence.

The Airship

The only two currently known locations on The Airship are Viewing Deck and Lounge, either of which can appear as the first panel in a player's task list.

Trivia

  • Fix Wiring is the only common task available on all four maps, including The Airship.
  • Originally, Fix Wiring had no symbols on the wires. However, in September 2020, Innersloth added symbols to improve the wires to work better for color-blind players.[2] The change was originally in beta, but was taken out of beta in November 2020.
  • In an early version of Among Us, the Fix Wiring task used to have four stages.
  • Wires are able to connect to the incorrect wire, but they must be connected to the correct wire to complete the task.
    • Additionally, multiple wires can be connected to the same wire.
  • For players with the task, it used to be possible to complete the stages of Fix Wiring via the panels located in O2 and Office on Polus through the wall. In Office, players could avoid the vent located inside - but this bug has been fixed.

Audio

Description Audio
The sounds played when the wires are connected.
The sound that plays when the task window is opened.
The sound that plays when the task window is closed.

Gallery

References

  1. "The Future of Among Us". itch.io, Innersloth. September 23, 2020. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
  2. "Small Patch and Small Roadmap". itch.io, Innersloth. November 3, 2020. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
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