Portal 2 Energy Balls

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Energy Ball

The Energy Ball is puzzle element from Portal and hasn't been present in Portal 2. Luckily it was ported over by Skotty, even though it doesn't have the same appearance.

Download Features

The pack includes:

  • materials, models and sounds for the normal energy_ball.
  • materials and models for the clean energy ball launcher and catcher
  • Instances for dirty and clean launchers and catchers
  • a VPK file for adding it to your map release

Skotty's homepage: Portal 2 instances


1. Put the materials, sounds and models folder to Steam\steamapps\common\portal 2\portal2\

2. Put the Instances folder to Steam\steamapps\common\portal 2\sdk_content\maps\instances\

3. Put the VPK file to Steam\steamapps\common\portal 2\portal2\addons\

Note.png Note: The VPK file must be included in any map release that contains this port. Otherwise, the energy ball will not work.


1. Create a new func_instance

2. For the Vmf Filename' select your downloaded instance vmf's

3. Give it a Fix Up Name

4. Important: Change the variables of your launcher, especially the Speed and lifetime, or it won't work.