Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart Walkthrough

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Welcome to the Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart Walkthrough!

Stop the evil Vansig family before they point their vengeful wrath at your friend Christine in Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart!

Whether you use this document as a reference when things get difficult or as a road map to get you from beginning to end, we’re pretty sure you’ll find what you’re looking for here.

This document contains a complete Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart game walkthrough featuring annotated screenshots from actual gameplay!

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General Tips

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • This is the official guide for Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart Standard Edition.
  • You will not need to follow the exact path of this guide; however, some actions are required before you can complete another scene.
  • Zoom into the sparkling areas to trigger a Hidden Object Scene. Throughout the guide, we will use the acronym ‘HOS’ for Hidden Object Scenes.
  • Some items require an action before they are available in the HOS.
  • You can review game information in your journal (A).
  • Use your map (B) to track your location and to see locations with available tasks.

Chapter 1: Cable Car

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  • After the dialog with Christine is over, zoom into the side of the booth (A).
  • Tear the poster two times to reveal the RED HEART HALF (B) and the BLACK HEART HALF (C).
  • Zoom into the statue (D). Pick up the PORTRAIT OF VIGGO (E).
  • Inlay the RED HEART HALF and the BLACK HEART HALF into the statue (F).
  • Pick up the two fused HEART HALFS to receive the hint button.
  • Try to follow Christina across the bridge (G). After the bridge has blown up, pick up the METAL BAR (H).
  • Zoom into the sign (I). Pick up the AXE (J) and the letter (K).
  • Chop the boards (L) on the booth with the AXE.

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the food container (M) to reveal the shrimp.
  • Place the dart (N) on the dartboard (O) for the bullseye.
  • Place the golf ball (P) in the cup (Q) for the hole in one.
  • Place the fish (R) in the bowl (S).
  • Collect the remaining items and receive the BUG SPRAY.

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  • Zoom into the gate (T).
  • Pick up the COUNTESS INSIGNIA (U).
  • Open the gate using the METAL BAR.
  • Walk through the gate to the Abandon Playground.
  • Touch the yellow duck (V).
  • Zoom into the horse (W).
  • Try to pick up the WOOD CARVING (Y).
  • Spray the spider (X) with the BUG SPRAY.
  • Pick up the WOOD CARVING and the CHISEL (Z).

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Tickle the squirrel (A) to reveal the acorn.
  • Open the egg (B) to find the hawk talon.
  • Move the ivy (C) to reveal the doubloons and asparagus.
  • Open the flower (D) to reveal the bee.
  • Receive the HAWK TALON.

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  • Move forward onto the Workshop Porch.
  • Open the panel doors (E).
  • Pick up the HANDLE (F).
  • Pick up the TAPE PLAYER (G).
  • Zoom into the trunk (H).
  • Cut the ROPE (I) with the HAWK TALON..
  • Pick up the ROPE and open the chest.
  • Pick up the SCOOP (J).

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  • Return to Black Hill Bridge (the first scene).
  • Zoom back into the sign (L).
  • Use the SCOOP to free the PIECE OF CHAIN (M) and pick it up.
  • Zoom into the ledge (N).
  • Tie the ROPE on the post (O).
  • Pick up the WOOD CARVING (P).

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  • Return to the Abandoned Playground.
  • Fix the swing (Q) with the PIECE OF CHAIN.
  • Push the swing to scare the bird.
  • Zoom into the package (R).
  • Open the package and pick up the TAPE (S) then the WOOD CARVING (T).

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  • Move to the Workshop Porch.
  • Place the WOOD CARVINGS in the door (U).
  • Swap the puzzle pieces to make the picture shown in the screenshot.

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  • Enter the Workshop.
  • Pick up the WOOD PLANK (V).
  • Open the curtain (W).
  • Remove the BONE HORN (X) FROM THE CARVING (F) with the CHISEL.
  • Zoom into the window (Y).
  • Pick up the GEAR (Z).
  • Zoom into the workbench (A).
  • Place the HANDLE on the vice (B) and crank it open.
  • Pick up the SANDBOX KEY (C) and the SCREWDRIVER (D).

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  • Return to the Porch.
  • Zoom back into the chest.
  • Remove the robot’s glass (E) with the SCREWDRIVER.
  • Pick up the GEAR (green).
  • Move back to the Playground.
  • Place the BONE HORN on the horse’s head (G).
  • Remove the saddle (H).
  • Pick up the CONTROL CHIP (I).
  • Unlock the sandbox (J) with the SANDBOX KEY.

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Flip over the bucket (K) to reveal the castle.
  • Knock over the truck (L) to uncover the gloves.
  • Using the shovel (M), dig on the ‘X’ (N) to uncover the coins.
  • Receive the GEAR.

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  • Return to the Workshop.
  • Zoom into to the control panel (O).
  • Drop the GEARS over the panel.
  • Follow the pathways as marked in the screenshot.

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  • Exit the Workshop.
  • Zoom into the Cable Car (P).
  • Lay the WOOD PLANK (Q) at the entrance of the Cable Car.
  • Pick up the WORK GLOVES (R).
  • Zoom into the poster (S).
  • Pick up the paper (T).
  • Pick up the DOOR RELEASE HANDLE (U) with the WORK GLOVES.
  • Place the DOOR RELEASE HANDLE on the panel (V).

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  • Flip the DOOR RELEASE HANDLE and enter the Cable Car.
  • Pick up the PAINT THINNER (W) and the paper (X).
  • Return to the Workshop.
  • Zoom back into the window.
  • Pour the PAINT THINNER over the dried paint (Y) and pick up the CORKSCREW (green).
  • Remove the cork (Z) from the carving (A) with the CORKSCREW.
  • Pick up the KEY (green).

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  • Return to the Cable Car.
  • Zoom into the controls (B).
  • Pick up the NIGHT LIGHT (C).
  • Insert the CONTROL CHIP in the slot (D).
  • Insert the KEY (E).
  • Pull the lever (F).

Chapter 2: The Courtyard

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  • Pick up the paper (G).
  • Pick up the LOCK PICK (H).

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Spread the flamingo’s feathers (I) to reveal the glasses, tennis ball, and ladybug.
  • Move the leaves (J) to find the black rose.
  • Receive the BLACK ROSE.

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  • Take a left to the Fountains.
  • Open the sewer gate (K) with the LOCK PICK.
  • Pick up the CLEAN WATER TABLET (L).
  • Zoom into the fountain (M).
  • Pick up the MASONRY TROWEL (N).

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  • Climb the stairs to the Front Door.
  • Pick up the WATERING CAN (O).
  • Zoom into the relief (P).
  • Pick up the tape (Q) and the PORTRAIT OF VLADD (R).
  • Zoom into the small plaque (S).
  • Using the MASONRY TROWEL, remove and collect the BRICK (T).
  • Pick up the VALVE WHEEL (U).

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  • Move back one scene.
  • Place the BLACK ROSE in the Statue’s (V) hand (W).
  • Collect the POISONOUS SUBSTANCE (X) with the WATERING CAN.
  • Pick up the QUILL (Y).
  • Zoom back into the fountain.
  • Place and turn the VALVE WHEEL (Z).
  • Pour the CLEAN WATER TABLET into the fountain.
  • Pick up the ICE GARGOYLE HEAD (A).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Courtyard.
  • Zoom into the bench (B) and smash the urn (C) with the BRICK.
  • Pick up the COPPER COIN (D).
  • Zoom into the planter (E).
  • Pour the POISONOUS SUBSTANCE over the vines (F).
  • Pick up the FIRE GARGOYLE HEAD (G).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Front Door.
  • Zoom into the door lock (H).
  • Drop the FIRE and ICE GARGOYLE HEADS over the lock.
  • Slide the tile in position (12) to position (6), (3) to position (12), (2) to position (8), (1) to position (9), and (4) to position (1).

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  • The tiles should be arranged as shown in the screenshot.
  • Slide the tile in position (6) to position (4), (9) to position (2), (12) to position (3), (13) to position (5), (11) to position (13), and (10) to position (6).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • The tiles should be arranged as shown in the screenshot.
  • Slide the tile in position (8) to position (10), (5) to (11), (3) to (12) and finish with (6) to (3).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Grand Stairs.
  • Zoom into the table (L).
  • Pick up the paper (M) and the GRIFFIN FIGURINE (N).
  • Dip the QUILL in the ink (O) to receive the INKED QUILL.
  • Zoom into the upstairs door (P).
  • Pick up the note and the HEDGE CLIPPERS (Q).

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  • Return to the Courtyard.
  • Talk with Viggo (R) in the window.
  • Zoom into the gate (S).
  • Remove all of the plants with the HEDGE CLIPPERS.
  • Arrange the gears as shown in the screenshot and press the button (T). (Hint: the gears will light up yellow if you are only off by one space).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Hedge Maze.
  • After the crash, zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the box (V) to locate the police light.
  • Receive the MATCHBOOK.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Zoom into the lion hedge (X).
  • Remove the leaves (Y) to reveal and pick up the SANGUINE KEY (blue).
  • Throw the COPPER COIN into the well (Z).
  • Pick up the COUNT INSIGNIA (A).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Grand Stairs.
  • Zoom back into the upstairs door.
  • Place the COUNT INSIGNIA and COUNTESS INSIGNIA in the lock (B).
  • Enter the Great Hallway.
  • Zoom into the painting (C).
  • Pick up the SNAKE EYE (D).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Countess’ Bedroom.
  • Zoom into the desk (G).
  • Open the book (H) and write in it with the INKED QUILL.
  • Pick up the page from the book.
  • Open the case (I) and pick up the tape (blue).
  • Pick up the CLEANING SPRAY (J).
  • Open the door to the Countess’ Bathroom with the SANGUINE KEY.
  • Enter the Bathroom and light the candles (K) with the MATCHBOOK.
  • Zoom into the machine (L).
  • Pick up the MANNEQUIN ARM (M).
  • Zoom into the sink (N).
  • Pick up the HARPY FIGURINE (O).

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the box (P) to get the hairpin.
  • Place the sail (Q) on the boat (R).
  • Receive the HAIRPIN.

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  • Move back to the bedroom and zoom back into the desk.
  • Open the box (S) with the HAIRPIN.
  • Pick up the SPIDER PIN (green) and the NURSERY KEY (green).
  • Move back into the Great Hallway.
  • Zoom into the Nursery door (V).
  • Place the NURSERY KEY in the locks’ mouth (W).
  • Turn the NURSERY KEY.

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  • Enter the Nursery.
  • Zoom into the outlet (X).
  • Remove the BROKEN POWER CORD (Y) and plug in the NIGHTLIGHT.
  • Zoom into the dresser (Z).
  • Pick up the PORTRAIT OF VICTOR (A) and the LION EYE (B).
  • Zoom into the crib (C).
  • Pick up the HOURGLASS GEM (D).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the shark’s (F) mouth to reveal the submarine and fishing hook.
  • Open the eyelid (G) for the pink eye.
  • Receive the DRAWER HANDLE.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Countess’ Bedroom.
  • Place the HOURGLASS GEM into the Walk-in Closet’s lock (H).
  • Tap each spider leg (green) once to open the door.
  • Enter the Walk-in Closet.
  • Place the MANNEQUIN ARM on the mannequin (I).
  • Pick up the MEDICAL GLOVE (J).
  • Open the mannequin’s blouse and pick up the SEAM RIPPER (K).
  • Zoom into the dresser (L).
  • Place the DRAWER HANDLE on the drawer (M).
  • Open the drawer and pick up the SPIDER PIN (N) and the HEART TIP (O).
  • Open the beak (P) and pick up the tape (blue).

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  • Return to the Bathroom.
  • Zoom back into the sink (S).
  • Pull the drain plug using the MEDICAL GLOVE.
  • Pick up the MAGNET (T).
  • Back up one scene to the Bedroom.
  • Zoom into the table (U). Pick up the PORTRAIT OF VIOLETTA (V).
  • Place the MAGNET on the outside of the bowl (W) to get the SPIDER PIN.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Grand Staircase.
  • Zoom into the cupid statue (X). Pick up the GOLD LEAF (Y).
  • Place the HEART TIP on the arrow (Z).
  • Zoom back into the table (A).
  • Pick up the FUSE (B).
  • Return to the Hedge Maze.
  • Zoom back into the lion hedge (C). Place the LION EYE (D) and the SNAKE EYE (E).
  • Pick up the SPIDER PIN (F).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Nursery.
  • Zoom back into the crib (G).
  • Open the doll (H) with the SEAM RIPPER.
  • Remove the stuffing and pick up the GOLDEN APPLE PIN (green).
  • Move to the Walk-in Closet.
  • Place the GOLDEN APPLE PIN on the lock (I) and pull the tongue (J) to open the chest (K).

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the drawer (L) to reveal the dentures, pistol, and the gold medallion.
  • Open the lid (M) to reveal the ring.
  • Receive the OVEN MITT.

Chapter 3: The Family Parlor

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  • Back out to the Great Hallway.
  • Zoom into the Family Parlor door (N).
  • Drop the four SPIDER PINS on the lock.
  • Follow the paths marked in the screenshot to move all of the SPIDER PINS into position.

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  • Enter the Family Parlor.
  • Zoom into the record player (O).
  • Pick up the MICROPHONE (P).
  • Zoom into the fireplace (Q).
  • Pick up the SHEPARD’S CROOK (R).
  • Zoom into the couch (S).
  • Open the book (T).
  • Pick up the family tree paper (U), the tape (V), and the SOLVENT (W).

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  • Walk through the open doorway on the right to enter the Conservatory.
  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the case (L) to reveal the trumpet and spade.
  • Receive the TRUMPET.

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  • Zoom into the organ (Y).
  • Pick up the TUNING FORK (Z).
  • Zoom into the curtain control (A).
  • Pick up the DRILL (B).

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  • Return to the Great Hallway.
  • Zoom into the portrait (C).
  • Remove the screws (blue) with the DRILL.

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  • Take the hidden stairs down to Victor’s Secret Room.
  • Zoom into the shelf (D).
  • Pick up the ACID (E).
  • Lay the GOLDEN LEAF on the mold (F).
  • Zoom into the video screen (G). Clean the glass (H) with the CLEANING SPRAY.
  • Press the button (I) and then pull out the DATA DISK (J).
  • Zoom into the desk (K).
  • Pick up the CONTROL LEVER (L).

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  • Return to the Conservatory.
  • Place, and pull, the CONTROL LEVER in the curtain control (M).
  • Zoom into the musicians (N). Pick up the SANDBAG (O).
  • Place the MICROPHONE and TRUMPET as shown in the screenshot.
  • Back up one scene to the Family Parlor.
  • Zoom in to the fireplace and use the SANDBAG to put out the fire.
  • Open the hatch (P) and pick up the PORTRAIT OF VILHELM (Q).
  • Zoom into the root structure (R).

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  • Place the PORTRAIT OF VILHELM, PORTRAIT OF VIGGO, PORTRAIT OF VLADD, PORTRAIT OF VICTOR, and PORTRAIT OF VIOLLETA on the tree.
  • See the screenshot for the correct arrangement of the PORTRAITS.
  • Pick up the BLACK HEART KEY (S).
  • Return to the Grand Staircase.
  • Zoom into the Basement Door (T).
  • Place the BLACK HEART KEY in the lock (U) to open the door.

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  • Enter the Basement Hallway.
  • Zoom into the record player (V). Place the BROKEN POWER CORD in the plug (W).
  • Pick up the ANTENNA (X).
  • Go right to enter the Breaker Room.
  • Place the FUSE in the fuse panel (Y).
  • See the screenshot for the solution.

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  • Zoom into the radiator (Z). Pick up the ELECTRICAL TAPE (A).
  • Using the OVEN MITT, collect the CLOWN HEAD (B).
  • Pick up the BIRD SEEDS (D).
  • Back up one scene.
  • Zoom back into the record player (E). Fix the cord (F) with the ELECTRICAL TAPE.
  • Pick up the tape (G) and the RECORD (S).

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  • Enter the Wine Cellar.
  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Carve the pumpkin (H) with the knife (I) to make a jack-o-lantern.
  • Receive the DOOR KNOB.

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  • Move back to the Grand Staircase.
  • Place the DOOR KNOB on the Dining Room door (J).
  • Enter the Dining Room.
  • Zoom into the dry sink (K). Break the glass (L) with the TUNING FORK.
  • Pick up the PURE CRYSTAL (M) and the MINOTAUR FIGURINE (N).
  • Use the SOLVENT on the box lock (O).
  • Open the box lid and pick up the WINE BOTTLE (P).

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Crack the lobster claw (R) with the cracker (S).
  • Receive the SALT SHAKER.

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  • Enter the Kitchen.
  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Drain the sink (T) to uncover the hand print, rolling pin, sink plug, and star.
  • Receive the FORCEPS.

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  • Zoom into the dumbwaiter (U).
  • Open the door and pick up the RUBBER HOSE (V).
  • Zoom into the stove (W).
  • Pick up the DISH SOAP (X).
  • Zoom into the breadbox (Y). Remove the canister’s lid (Z) and pick up the tape (blue).
  • Zoom into the back door (B) and use the ACID on the chain (A).

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  • Step outside onto the Back Patio.
  • Pour the BIRD SEEDS into the bird feeder (C).
  • Pick up the CLOCK SPRING (D).
  • Pick up the STOOL (E).
  • Zoom into the base of the tree (G).
  • Pour the DISH SOAP over the sap (H) and pick up the BARBEQUE LIGHTER (green).
  • Knock the GREEN BOOK (I) out of the tree with the SHEPARD’S CROOK and pick it up after if falls.
  • Return to the Nursery.
  • Zoom into the dresser (J). Place the CLOWN HEAD on the doll (K).
  • Pick up the DRUM STICKS (L).

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the mouth (M) to find the tooth.
  • Open the umbrella (N) to get the tambourine and the shovel.
  • Receive the TOOTH.

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  • Return to the Walk-in Closet.
  • Place the STOOL next to the dresser (O).
  • Look in the box (P).
  • Pick up the ORGAN KEY (Q) and YELLOW BOOK (R).
  • Move to the Countess’ Bathroom.
  • Zoom in to the machine (S). Melt the ice (T) with the SALT SHAKER.
  • Open the door and pick up the BLOOD VIAL (U).

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the clam shell (V) to reveal the blood crystal.
  • Receive the BLOOD CRYSTAL.

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  • Return to the Family Parlor.
  • Place the RECORD on the player (K).
  • Lower the needle (W) and pick up the ORGAN KEY (X).
  • Move to Victor’s Secret Room.
  • Zoom into the shelf (Y). Place the RUBBER HOSE on the burner (Z).
  • Turn the valve (A) and light the burner with the BARBEQUE LIGHTER. (Hint: make sure you have placed the GOLDEN LEAF on the mold).
  • Pick up the GOLDEN V (B).

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  • Return to the Front Door.
  • Zoom into the relief (C). Place the GOLDEN V on the statue’s chest (D).
  • Pick up the VANSIG SEAL (E).
  • Move to the Wine Cellar.
  • Place the WINE BOTTLE in the rack (F).

Chapter 4: The Catacombs

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  • Use the secret entrance and enter the Catacomb Halls.
  • Zoom into the cubby hole (H). Light the torch (I) with the BARBEQUE LIGHTER.
  • Pick up the BONE (J).
  • Pull the TOOTH (K) with the FORCEPS.
  • Move the paper (L) and pick up the tape (M).
  • Zoom into the Cell Door (N).
  • Slide open the hatch (O) to receive the VIOLIN.

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  • Return to the Conservatory.
  • Zoom back into the stage.
  • Place the VIOLIN and DRUM STICKS in the musicians’ hands.
  • Zoom into the rubble (P). Pick up the MANNEQUIN HEAD (Q) and the ORGAN KEY (R).
  • Open the box (S) and pick up the tape (T).

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the case (U) to find the chewing gum and the harmonica.
  • Receive the BLUE BOOK.

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  • Drop the group of ORGAN KEYS over the organ (V) and push the button (blue).
  • Zoom into the chandelier rubble (W).
  • Pick up the NIGHT CRYSTAL (X).
  • Back up one scene.
  • Zoom into the Great Library door (Y).
  • Place the NIGHT CRYSTAL, BLOOD CRYSTAL, and PURE CRYSTAL on the lock (Z).

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  • Enter the Great Library.
  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the box (A) to reveal the red book.
  • Receive the RED BOOK.

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  • Place the collection of BOOKS on the shelf (B).
  • There are many possible routes you can take with this puzzle.
  • First clear the path to move the blue book (blue) and the yellow book (orange) into place (D).
  • Slide the books in the direction marked in figure (C) to get to figure (D).
  • After the path is clear move the blue book into place before moving the yellow book.

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  • Now clear the path to swap the red book (red) and the green book (green).
  • Slide the books in the direction marked in figure (E) to get to figure (F).
  • After the path is clear move the red book into the position shown in figure (F).
  • Next move the green book into place and finish with the red book.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Pick up the CLOCK SPRING (G).
  • Zoom into the desk (H).
  • Pick up the tape (blue) and the SUN HALF (I).
  • Return to the Walk-in Closet.
  • Place the MANNEQUIN HEAD on the mannequin (J) and remove the LENS (K).

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Cut the skirt (L) with the scissors (M) to make it a mini skirt.
  • Open the drawer (N) to locate the joker card and shuttlecock.
  • Receive the ANTIQUE BRACELET.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Back Patio.
  • Give the dog (O) the BONE.

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  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the statue’s mouth (P) to get the tennis ball.
  • Open the dog door (Q) to reveal the dog treat.
  • Receive the SIEVE.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Move forward to the Cliffside Path.
  • Zoom into the telescope (R).
  • Turn the telescope and pick up the MOON HALF (S).
  • Return to the Kitchen.
  • Fish the TOOTH out of the pot (U) with the SIEVE.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Move to the Dining Room.
  • Place the SUN HALF and MOON HALF in the door’s (V) lock (W).
  • Enter the Study.
  • Zoom into the computer (X). Press the power button (Y) and insert the DATA DISK into the slot (Z).
  • Open the speaker (A) and pick up the tape (blue).
  • Pick up the BASILISK FIGURINE (C).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Grand Staircase.
  • Place the two CLOCK SPRINGS on the clock (D).
  • Use the right arrow (E) to turn the numbers clockwise and the left arrow (F) to turn counterclockwise.
  • Use the right clock spring (RS) to swap on the right and the left clock spring (LS) to swap the left side.
  • Use the following sequence: E, E, LS, E x 4, RS, LS, F x 5, RS, F, LS (at this point the 11, 6, 12, and 2 should be in sequential order with the 12 in the top center position) (G).
  • Continue to sequence with: F x 3, RS, E x 3, RS, E x3, LS, E x 2, LS, E x 3, RS, F x 4, LS (the 11, 6, 12, 2, 10, 7, 9, and 3 should be in order with the 5 in the top center position).
  • Finish arranging the numbers in the right order with: F x 3, LS, F x 5, RS, E x 6, LS.
  • E x 3 will complete the puzzle by moving the numbers into the correct position, with the 8 in the top center.
  • Receive the SHADOW DIAL.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Catacomb Halls.
  • Zoom into the Demon Reliquary door (J). Drop all the TEETH over the skull (K).
  • Push the buttons in order of (1-3).
  • Spin the ring (L).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Demon Reliquary.
  • Zoom into the tapestry (M) and pick up the DAGGER (N).
  • Zoom into the snake stand (O). Place the SHADOW DIAL on the door (P).
  • Open the small cabinet doors (Q).
  • Pick up the CELL KEY (R), DRAGON FIGURINE (S), and the tape (blue).
  • Zoom into the statue (T). Pick up the paper (U).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Exit the Demon Reliquary.
  • Unlock the cell door (V) with the CELL KEY.
  • Enter Viggo’s Cell.
  • Remove the lid from the toilet tank (W).
  • Pick up the WRENCH (X).
  • Zoom into the drain (Y). Pick up the WOODEN KNOB (Z).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Tear the patch (A) to find the tweezers.
  • Place the eyes (B) on the sock (C) to create the sock puppet.
  • Receive the LIGHT SWITCH.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Wine Cellar.
  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Remove the cork from the bottle (D) to get the bottled message.
  • Receive the PICKAXE.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Back up one scene.
  • Remove all four bolts (blue) to the vent cover (E) with the WRENCH.
  • Return to the Dining Room.
  • Zoom into buffet table (F).
  • Drop the GRIFFIN FIGURINE, HARPY FIGURINE, MINOTAUR FIGURINE, BASILISK FIGURINE, and the DRAGON FIGUREIN on the stand (G).
  • Pick up the VANSIG SEAL (H).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Kitchen.
  • Zoom into the breadbox (I).
  • Place the WOODEN KNOB on the lid (J).
  • Lift the lid and pick up the GLASS CUTTER (K).
  • Move back to the Study.
  • Use the GLASS CUTTER on the cabinet (L) and receive a LENS.
  • Pick up the KEYCARD (M).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Exit the house on to the Back Patio.
  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the mailbox (N) for the envelope.
  • Receive the SAW.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Move forward to the Cliffside Path.
  • Break the pillar (P) with the PICKAXE.
  • Zoom into the Radio Tower door (Q).
  • Insert the KEYCARD into the lock (R).

Chapter 5: The Radio Tower

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Radio Tower.
  • Zoom into the radio (S). Place the ANTENNA (T).
  • Open the side panel (U). Push the on button (V).
  • Knock the UP BUTTON (W) off the radio and pick it up after it falls.
  • Open the tape player (blue) and collect the tape.
  • Zoom into the bust (X).
  • Lower the bars until the CANDLE SNUFFER (Y) falls out.
  • Pick up the CANDLE SNUFFER and the OIL CAN (Z).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Exit the Radio Tower.
  • Zoom back into the telescope (A). Pour the OIL CAN over the LENS (B).
  • Collect the LENS.
  • Return to the Kitchen.
  • Zoom into the dumbwaiter (C).
  • Place the UP BUTTON (D).
  • Push the UP BUTTON and pick up the FAN BLADE (E).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the pocket watch (P) to find the yin yang and clock hands.
  • Receive the LID LIFTER.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Move to the Grand Library.
  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Take the chisel (G) to the statue (H) to make a bust.
  • Receive the GOLD WINGS.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Zoom into the desk (J).
  • Place the LIGHT SWITCH (K).
  • Turn the light off and pick up the LIGHT BULB (L).
  • Back up two scenes and enter Victor’s Secret Room.
  • Zoom into the desk (M). Place the LIGHT BULB in the lamp (N).
  • Open the folder (O). Pick up the tape (P) and the BOOT DISK (Q).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Move to the Basement Hallway.
  • Place the FAN BLADE in the vent (R).
  • Pick up the radio tower blueprints (S).
  • Enter the Wine Cellar.
  • SAW open the wine barrel (T).
  • Pick up the EMPTY JUG (U).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Move to Viggos’ Cell.
  • Remove the drain grate (V) with the LID LIFTER.
  • Pick up the BLACK LIGHT (W).
  • Move to the Demon Reliquary.
  • Zoom into the statue (X).
  • Use the CANDLE SNUFFER on the candles (Y).
  • Hold the EMPTY JUG under the statue’s mouth (Z) to receive JUG OF LIQUID NITROGEN.
  • Drag the BLACK LIGHT over the tapestry (A).
  • Zoom into the door (B).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Place the BLOOD VIAL in the center (C).
  • Open all of the valves (green and blue) except for the drain valves (purple and yellow).
  • Close all the valves marked (blue).
  • Open the two lower drain valves (yellow).
  • Close the two drain valves. The mini-game should look like the screenshot (L).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Close the valves marked (blue).
  • Open and close the three valves marked (green).
  • Close the four valves marked (pink).
  • Open and close the two drain valves (yellow).
  • The mini-game should now look like the second screenshot (M).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Close the three valves marked (blue).
  • Open the two valves marked (green).
  • See the screenshot (N) for the completed mini-game.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Catacomb Crypt.
  • Zoom into the mummy (D).
  • Pick up the VANSIG SHIELD (E).
  • Place the ANTIQUE BRACELET on the wrist (F).
  • Pick up the GOLD STAFF (G).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the stone book (I) to reveal the urn.
  • Dip the rose (J) in the ink (K) to turn it black.
  • Open the box (A) to reveal the scorpion.
  • Receive the GAS VALVE.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return the Dining Room.
  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the butter dish (L) to find the butter.
  • Receive the WATER BOTTLE.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Move to the Breaker Room.
  • Place the GAS VALVE on the furnace (M).
  • Turn the GAS VALVE (C).
  • Open the cover and pick up the GAUNTLET (N).
  • Walk to the Study.
  • Place the GAUNTLET, DAGGER, and VANSIG SHIELD on the suit of armor (O).
  • Pick up the GOLD WIRE (B).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Exit the house and move to the Radio Tower.
  • Pick up the note (P) and zoom into the circuit board (blue).
  • Drop the GOLD WIRE over the circuit board and insert the BOOT DISK into the slot (Q).
  • Rotate the tiles as shown in the screenshot.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • After the dialogue is over, zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Place the man (R) on the horse (S) for the horseman.
  • Open the cabinet (red) to locate the bellows.
  • Receive the HOUSE JACK.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Pick up the paper (T).
  • Zoom into the ground (U).
  • Pick up the RED MARBLE (V).
  • Zoom into the stretcher (W).
  • Pick up the PLUNGER (X).
  • Place the RED MARBLE on the doors lock (Y).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • You will want to arrange all of the black marbles along the border first.
  • Start with the bottom middle and complete the left side using the following sequence: 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 9, 9, 9, 8, A, A, 9, 9, 8 and 8.
  • Next complete the right side using the following sequence: B, C, C, C, D, D, E, F, F, F, E, E, G, G, G, H, J, K, K, K, and J.
  • Place the last black marble on the point: A, A, L, and L.
  • Next complete the yellow marbles: 9, 9, A, M, M, G, K, K, H, H, 9, A, A, N, N, and N.
  • Finish the puzzle by placing the last yellow marble with: 9 and 9.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Old Sewer.
  • Zoom into the wall (P). Place the HOUSE JACK under the rock and pick up the STICK (Q).
  • Use the PLUNGER on the pipe (R).
  • Pick up the WOOD CRANK (S).
  • Pick up the FLUSH CHAIN (T) from the blocked exit (U).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Back up one scene.
  • Zoom back into the stretcher (V). Place the WOOD CRANK (W) and pick up the TWINE (X).
  • Zoom back into the ground (Y).
  • Tie the STICK to the rock with the TWINE.
  • Pick up the SLEDGEHAMMER (Z).
  • Exit the dungeon.
  • Smash the blocked exit (A) with the SLEDGEHAMMER and escape through the pipe.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Move to the Courtyard.
  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Flip the gnome’s hat (B) off to see the Mohawk.
  • Receive the FISHING LINE.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Hedge Maze.
  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Open the case (C) to locate the golden snakes.
  • Receive the GOLDEN SNAKES.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Drop the FISHING LINE down the well (D).
  • Pick up the CATACOMBS KEY (E).
  • Return to the Viggo’s Cell.
  • Place the FLUSH CHAIN on the toilet (F).
  • Flush the toilet and pick up the THROW SWITCH (G).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Lift the paper (H) to find the flask.
  • Move the sheet (I) to find the ice pick.
  • Receive the ICE PICK.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Catacomb Crypt.
  • Unlock the door Vladd’s Tomb (K) with the CATACOMBS KEY.
  • Place the GOLD WINGS, GOLD STAFF, and GOLDEN SNAKES on the door (L) to the Medical Room.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Zoom into the sparkles to play a HOS.
  • Chisel (M) the stone (N) to create the engraved $.
  • Open the vase (O) to see the ghost.
  • Receive the SNIPS.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Medical Room.
  • Pick up the MEDICAL TUBING (Q).
  • Open the casket’s (R) glass.
  • Use the SNIPS to cut the chain (S). Pick up the RED CRYSTAL HEART.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Move to Vladd’s Tomb.
  • Pick up the BLACK CRYSTAL HEART (Q) from the skeleton’s (R) chest.
  • Place the BLACK CRYSTAL HEART and the RED CRYSTAL HEART on the lock (S) to the Blood Sanctum.

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Blood Sanctum.
  • Pick up the THROW SWITCH (U) from the fountain (V).
  • Place the MEDICAL TUBE (W). Pick up the SEAL STAMPER (X).
  • Break the ice (Y) with the ICE PICK.
  • Pick up the HOURGLASS (Z).
  • Shut the molds (A) lid as shown in the screenshot.
  • Pick up the tape (B).
  • Fill the mold with the WATER BOTTLE, followed by the JUG OF LIQUID NITROGEN.
  • Open the lid and pick up the LENS (C).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to the Medical room.
  • Place the two THROW SWITCHS on the incubator (D).
  • Flip the THROW SWITCHS and pick up the DEMONIC HEART (E).
  • Zoom into the table; use the SEAL STAMP on the wax (G) and pick up the VANSIG SEAL (blue).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Return to Vladd’s Tomb.
  • Place the HOURGLASS in the skeleton’s (H) hand (I) and the DEMONIC HEART in the chest (J).
  • Pick up the VANSIG SEAL (K).
  • Place the collection of VANSIG SEALS on the casket (L).
  • Pick up the LENS (M).
  • Zoom into the door (N) to the Inner Sanctum.
  • Place the collection of LENS on the board and arrange as shown in the screenshot (P).

Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart

  • Enter the Inner Sanctum.
  • Zoom into the book (R). Pick up the ENERGY GEM (S).
  • Zoom into the life support system (T). Place the ENERGY GEM (U) as shown in the screenshot.
  • Congratulations, you have completed Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart.

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