Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest Walkthrough

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Welcome to the Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest Walkthrough

The lighthouse fails and darkness invades Willow Ridge. Your husband runs into the forest for answers, unaware of the shadow hunting him.

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Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • This is the official guide for Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest.
  • Hints are unlimited, but you must wait for the lighthouse to refill (A).
  • Your inventory (B) is located in the lower panel; select an item to use it.
  • The panel auto-hides; move your mouse down to bring it up.
  • You can lock the inventory panel in place with this lock (C).
  • Select the parchment to view the map (D).
  • Once you restore the AMULET, you can use it to dispel the darkness (E).
  • Look in your diary to read the adventure’s events and clues (F).
  • Hidden-object puzzles are referred to as HOPs in this walkthrough.
  • Mini-games and HOPs are sometimes randomized; your solution may vary. Items listed in red or yellow are hidden, or they require addition actions to locate.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Use the arrows to view the different maps (G).
  • Your current location is indicated by red rings (H).
  • A white ‘X’ indicates the location has been complete (I).
  • A red ‘X’ indicates more to do at a location (J).
  • Select the compass to view your objectives (K).
  • Choose the pen to open the journal (L).
  • The scroll will return you to the map from the journal and objectives (M).

Chapter 1: Willow Ridge

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • You will have the option of an interactive tutorial.
  • Note the warning sign (A).
  • Walk to the right (B).

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  • Look at the roots; move the plants aside 3 times and take the AMULET (C).
  • Use the AMULET on the Dark Tree (D).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Look at the ground and try to take the AMULET (E).
  • Take the LANTERN from the gypsy wagon (F).

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  • Look at the base of the tree and knock over the old lantern (G).
  • Place the LANTERN on the stand (H).
  • Take the COAT HANGER (I).

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  • Look at the COAT HANGER in your inventory and bend it 3 times to make the WIRE (J).
  • Look under the gypsy wagon and use the WIRE to pull the lighter closer, and then take the LIGHTER (K).

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  • Look at the LIGHTER in your inventory, open the cap, and spark the wheel 3 times to get the LIT LIGHTER (L).
  • Use the LIT LIGHTER to light the 4 lanterns (M).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Take the LADDER (N).
  • Look at the newspaper machine and take the ROPE (O).
  • Exit the close-up and walk down to Oak Street.

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  • Place the LADDER against the awning (P).
  • Look at the balcony, open the watch, and take the CLUB (Q).
  • Take the PICKAXE HEAD and the 1/4 MAP PIECE (R).
  • Look in the window and place the PICKAXE HEAD on the handle, then use the ROPE to hold it in place (S).
  • Take the PICKAXE.

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  • Look at the base of the tree and use the PICKAXE on the rocks 3 times (T).
  • Take the SHARP STONE (U).
  • Look at the base of the tree for a HOP (V).

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  • Locate all the items shown in the panel (W).
  • You will earn the AMULET PIECES.
  • Look at the AMULET PIECES in your inventory for a mini-game.

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  • Restore the small pieces to the AMULET (A).
  • Note that some pieces are damaged (B).
  • The AMULET will sit in your menu bar (C).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Use the SHARP STONE to cut the rope (D).
  • Take the 2/4 MAP PIECE (E).
  • Zoom into the statue’s hand and take the BLUNT PENCIL (F).
  • Read the poster (G).
  • Walk forward.

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  • Look at the lamp, turn it so the club outline is showing, and place the CLUB on the outline (H).
  • Open the lamp and take the BULB (I).
  • Look at the grate and take the COIN (J).

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  • Take the 3/4 MAP PIECE (K).
  • Look at the area with the cat; move the 5 pieces to the wheel, and then take the HAMSTER WHEEL (L).
  • Read the poster (M).
  • Look at the opening under the poster for a mini-game.

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Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Select the lighthouse to light up the area (O).
  • There are 3 levels.
  • For the first level, select the anchor (P), and use it to guide the ship token along the white lines to the finish (Q).
  • For the second level (R), use the anchor to guide the ship token to the finish, while avoiding the wind, clouds, and lightning.
  • For the third level (S), use the anchor to drag the token to the finish, while avoiding the rocks and the octopi (T).
  • Lure the octopus away from the path you want to travel, and then sneak past.
  • Pull the switch to lower the drawbridge (U).
  • Walk forward across the bridge.

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  • Take the 4/4 MAP PIECE (A).
  • Look at the table and place the 4 MAP PIECES into the frame to make the map (B).
  • The MAP will now be on your menu bar (C).
  • Take the CAN OPENER (D).

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  • Talk to the man in the vest and take the FIRE EXTINGUISHER (E).
  • Read the poster (F).
  • Look at the mailbox; open it and take the ENVELOPE (G).
  • Look at the envelope in your inventory, open it, and take the SOUVENIR MASK (H).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Look at the newspaper machine and place the COIN in the slot (I).
  • Push the green button to open the door (J).
  • Read the paper and take the DOLL ARM (K).
  • Look at the crates and use the FIRE EXTINGUISHER on the hornet’s nest (L).
  • Take the PLIERS (M).

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  • Select the crates N, O, and P to make a stack.
  • Take the DRIVE BELT (Q).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look in the window and place the DOLL ARM on the doll (A).
  • Press the button on the box and take the SOUVENIR DRAGON (B).
  • Walk forward 3 times.

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  • Look at the mailbox and use the PLIERS on the 2 clasps (C).
  • Move the panel and take the WOODEN PLAQUE (D).
  • Look at the flowerbox for a mini-game (E).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the flowerbox and place the WOODEN PLAQUE into the indentation (F).
  • Select the flowers that match the plaque (color-coded).
  • Take the HOUSE KEY (G).
  • Look at the door and use the HOUSE KEY on the lock (H).
  • Turn the key, and then turn the handle.
  • Open the door and enter the home.

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  • Turn on the 2 lamps (I).
  • Look at the table; look at the photo and take the POUCH (J).
  • Open the book, turn the page, and take the SOUVENIR BOOMERANG (K).

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  • Look at the typewriter and take the letter (L).
  • Use the CAN OPENER to open the can and take the SEEDS (M).
  • Remove the cloth from the desk (N).
  • Select the desk for a HOP.

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Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Move the umbrella and open the jewelry box (O).
  • Move the poster and open the safe (P).
  • Move the scarf, take the bow, and use it on the violin (Q).
  • Move the shoe, take the knife, and cut the apple (R).
  • Select the 12 pieces of the torn notes (red).
  • Take the TORN NOTES (S).

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  • Look at the POUCH in your inventory, open it, and read the note (T).
  • Take the 1st AMULET SPARE PIECE (U).
  • Look at the TORN NOTES for a mini-game (V).

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  • Restore the 2 pieces of paper by placing the scraps into the outlines (W).
  • Take the papers; the clue (X) will go to your journal, and the CODE will go in your inventory.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Note the mini-game on the shelf (A).
  • Look at the chaise and take ALAN’S DREAMCATCHER and the PENCIL SHARPENER (B).
  • Look at the BLUNT PENCIL in your inventory; use the PENCIL SHARPENER on the pencil to make the PENCIL (C).

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  • Look at the clock and set the time to 6:15 (D).
  • Look at the panel and take the CRYSTAL LENS (E).
  • Use the map to travel to Oak Street.

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  • Look in the shop balcony and place the SEEDS in the bowl (F).
  • Open the cage door and try to capture the hamster (G).
  • Look at the window and use the PENCIL on the grid (H).
  • Play tic-tac-toe with the mouse until you win, and then take the 1/5 WINDOW (I).
  • Select the rubble for a HOP (J).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest
Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Move the yarn and open the box to find the jack-in-the-box (K).
  • Move the card, take the photo and place it in the frame for the framed photo (L).
  • Move the sock, take the scissors, and cut open the pillow (M).
  • Remove the domino and open the drawer on the grinder (N).
  • Collect the 12 pieces of the box decorations (red).
  • Press the 4 decorations (O).
  • Take the HAMSTER WITH AMULET PIECE (P).

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  • Look at the HAMSTER WITH AMULET PIECE in your inventory and give him SEEDS (Q), and then take the 2nd AMULET SPARE PIECE (R).
  • Look at the HAMSTER again and give him a name (S).
  • The name you choose will appear when you hover the mouse over the hamster, but this guide will refer to it as HAMSTER.
  • Walk forward 3 times and enter the house.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the mini-lighthouse on the shelf.
  • Place the HAMSTER WHEEL and the DRIVE BELT on the front (A).
  • Open the cover, place the LIGHT BULB inside, and close the cover (B).
  • Place the CRYSTAL LENS in the holder (C).
  • Place the HAMSTER in the hamster wheel.
  • Take the CHARGED CRYSTAL LENS and the HAMSTER (D).
  • Look at the panel for the mini-game (E).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Place the CHARGED CRYSTAL LENS in the holder (F).
  • Select the 4 crystals in order G, H, J, and I.
  • This will light the lower section of the lighthouse (K).
  • Select the crystals I, H, G, and, J.
  • H, I, J, and G is the third sequence.
  • Select J, I, H, and G for the final sequence.
  • Press the lighthouse to open the panel and walk forward.

Chapter 2: the Lighthouse

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the bulletin board, read all the notes, and take the SOUVENIR TRIBAL MASK (A).
  • Look at the machine, open the grate, and take the SPARE BULB (B).
  • Use the FIRE EXTINGUISHER on the flames (C).
  • Note the map mini-game (D).
  • Walk up the stairs.

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  • Use the FIRE EXTINGUISHER on the 3 fires (E).
  • Turn on the 7 lights (green).
  • Take the RECORD (F).

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  • Note the HOP in the opening (G).
  • Look at the desk, open the curtain, and take the 2/5 WINDOW (H).
  • Move the sandwich bread and take the FISH (I).
  • Look in the magnifier for a mini-game (J).

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  • Find the matching pairs of screws that turn the same degree (color-coded).
  • Select a screw and note the direction and distance it turns. Locate the matching screw on the frame.
  • Remove the glass and take the 3rd AMULET SPARE PIECE (K).
  • Select the opening for a HOP.

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Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the sponge and pull the lever (L).
  • Move the shell and open the lid (M).
  • Move the walnut, take the key, and use it on the padlock (N).
  • Move the speaker, take the clock hands, and place them on the clock (O).
  • Find the 12 gears (pink).
  • Press the green button (P).
  • Take the BROKEN LARGE BULB (Q).

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  • Look at the BROKEN LARGE BULB in your inventory and remove the glass from the BULB BASE (R).
  • Place the SPARE BULB on the BLUB BASE to make the LARGE BULB (S).
  • Look in the opening and place the LARGE BLUB in the socket (T).
  • Open the gate and walk forward to the balcony (U).

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  • Look at the TV and take the ORIGAMI SWAN (A).
  • Look at the table and take ALAN’S JOURNAL (B).
  • Open the bag and take the SOUVENIR HELMET (C).
  • Place the RECORD on the gramophone and turn the crank to get a code (D).
  • The code will go into your journal.
  • Walk down twice and look at the map for a mini-game.

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  • Move the headband and feather to the United States (E).
  • Place the SOUVENIR BOOMERANG on Australia (F).
  • Place the SOUVENIR DRAGON on Asia (G).
  • Place the SOUVENIR MASK on South America (H).
  • Place the SOUVENIR TRIBAL MASK on Africa (I).
  • Place the SOUVENIR HELMET on Europe (J).
  • Take the 3/5 WINDOW (K).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the chaise and place the ORIGAMI SWAN on the book cover (L).
  • Open the book and pull out the piece of paper (M).
  • Use the PENCIL on the paper then take the WINGS DIAGRAM (N).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Look at the cat and give him the FISH (O).
  • Use the HAMSTER on the mouse hole (P).
  • Take the GLIMMERTREE SYMBOL from the hamster (Q).
  • Walk down.
  • Look at the base of the statue and place the GLIMMERTREE SYMBOL in the center (R).
  • Press the symbol for a mini-game.

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  • Return the misplaced items to their places.
  • Place the hat on the man’s head (A).
  • Place the shutter on the window (B).
  • Place the paddle on the windmill (C).
  • Place the sword on the banner (D).
  • Press anywhere on the scene to continue.

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  • Return the misplaced items to their places.
  • Place the star on the tree (E).
  • Place the name Sonia on the scarf (F).
  • Place the scrap on the scarf (G).
  • Place the slingshot in the boy’s pocket (H).
  • Press anywhere on the scene to continue.

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  • Return the misplaced items to their places.
  • Place the branch on the tree (I).
  • Place the light beam on the lighthouse (J).
  • Place the slat on the fence (K).
  • Place the window on the house (L).
  • Press anywhere on the scene to continue.
  • Take the 4th AMULET SPARE PIECE (M).
  • Use the map to travel to the lighthouse mechanism.

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  • Look at the AMULET and replace the 4 AMULET SPARE PIECES (O).
  • Use the AMULET in the light to charge it (P).
  • Use the map to travel to Oak Street.

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  • Use the AMULET on the tree (Q).
  • Walk right to the Dark Woods (R).

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  • Look at the figure (A).
  • Move the items aside, zoom in and take the MEAT (B).
  • Use the AMULET on the 3 dark areas (pink).
  • Select the right tree for a HOP (C).

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  • Locate all the items similar to the silhouettes (D).
  • Take the STONE (E).

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  • Look at ALAN’S JOURNAL in your inventory and take the 4/5 WINDOW (F).
  • Use the STONE to break the lock (G).
  • Remove the lock, read the page, and take the MAGNIFYING GLASS (H).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the WINGS DIAGRAM in your inventory (I).
  • Fold the paper 3 times to make the PAPER WINGS (J).
  • Give the MAGNIFYING GLASS to the man (K).
  • Enter the gypsy wagon (L).

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  • Look at the maze, use the HAMSTER on the opening, and take the BAG WITH RAZOR (M).
  • Look at the shelf and place the PAPER WINGS on the dragon (N).
  • Move the dragon, and take the NAILS (O).

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  • Look at the shelf and feed the MEAT to the piranhas (P).
  • Take the LYRE (Q).
  • Look at the BAG WITH RAZOR in your inventory; tear it open and take the RAZOR BLADE (R).
  • Walk down and right to Darkwoods.

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  • Look at the statue, remove the foliage 4 times, and place the LYRE in the statue’s hands (S).
  • Look at the lyre for a mini-game.
  • Look in the journal for the code (T).
  • Play the strings in the order of the code (1-5).
  • Take the 5/5 WINDOW (U).
  • Use the map to travel to Lighthouse alley.

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  • Look at the door and place the 5 WINDOWS into the frames (A).
  • Open the door and enter the Townhouse (B).

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  • Look at the wall, move the painting, and flip the switch (C).
  • Zoom into the statue and take the HOURGLASS (D).
  • Note the mini-games in the bookcase and the hole in the ship’s hull (E).
  • Select the ship for a HOP (F).

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Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Move the pouch, take the skull and crossbones, and place it on the flag (G).
  • Move the wrench to find the razor blade, and then use the razor blade on the painting (H).
  • Locate the 12 octopus parts (green).
  • Zoom in and open the hatch (I).
  • Move items aside to find the HOOK (J).

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  • Look at the hole in the ship for a mini-game.
  • Open the crates to find matching pairs (color-coded).
  • Take the ROPE (K).
  • Look at the HOOK in your inventory and attach the ROPE to make the GRAPPLING HOOK (L).

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  • Look at the bookcase for a mini-game.
  • Match symbols on the panels (M) by selecting the symbols on the books (N) (color-coded).

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  • Look at the next bookcase to the right (O).
  • Select matching pairs of symbols (P).

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  • Look at the next bookcase to the right (Q).
  • Arrange the books in ascending order (R).
  • Select 2 books to swap positions.
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the grate and use the GRAPPLING HOOK to retrieve the COMPASS (S).
  • Enter the Townhouse.
  • Move the LADDER to the globe (T).
  • Look at the globe for a mini-game (U).

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  • Place the compass into the indentation (A).
  • Select the directions of the compass (B) to plot a course for the boat (C) to travel.
  • As you select the directions, they will appear in the list (D).
  • Press the red button (E).
  • Take the SHELL (F).

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  • Look at the fireplace; place the SHELL in the indentation and press it in (G).
  • Look in the fireplace and open the door for a mini-game (H).

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  • Return the misplaced items to the proper places.
  • Move the flag to the line (I).
  • Place the shutter on the window (J).
  • Move the sign to the hanging pole (K).
  • Move the lantern to the hangar (L).
  • Press anywhere on the scene to continue.

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  • Return the misplaced items to the proper places.
  • Place the apple on the tree (M).
  • Place the shovel on the hole (N).
  • Move the pipe to the chimney (O).
  • Place the sign on the post (P).
  • Press anywhere on the scene to continue.

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  • Return the misplaced items to the proper places.
  • Place the bark on the tree (Q).
  • Place the leaf on the plant (R).
  • Place the vine piece on the vine (S).
  • Place the root piece on the root (T).
  • Take the MOON (U).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the HOURGLASS in your inventory and turn it on its side (A).
  • Place the MOON in the bottom of the HOURGLASS (B).
  • Look at the statue and place the HOURGLASS in his hands (C).
  • Look at the bookstand for a mini-game (D).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Place the CODE on the right (E).
  • Place the DREAMCATCHER on the left (F).
  • Select a glowing red bead on the dreamcatcher, and then find the symbol on the right (G).
  • Continue this process to deactivate all the beads.
  • Take the MAP.
  • Return to Darkwoods.

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  • Note the path on the left (H).
  • Go forward on the right path (I).

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  • Use the MAP anywhere on the screen (J).
  • Look at the symbol on the tree (K).
  • Find the symbol on the map (L), and walk forward (M), as indicated.
  • Continue this process, moving right, forward, left, right, and forward.

Chapter 3: The Swamp

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  • Look at the door and use the AMULET on the darkness (A).
  • Look at the door and try to open it (B).
  • Talk to the woman (C).

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  • Look at the barrel and take the code (D).
  • Look at the gate and move the pearls to the correct code (E).
  • Look at the code in your journal (F) and count the number of times each symbol appears.
  • Move each pearl to that number, and then pull the latch (G).
  • Go through the gate to the swamp.

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  • Use the AMULET on the dark area (H).
  • Look at the boat; take the CROWBAR and the BRANCH (I).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the barrel and use the CROWBAR on the lid, and take the BARREL COVER (J).
  • Look at the BARREL COVER in your inventory and place the BRANCH on it (K).
  • Place the NAILS on the branch, use the STONE to pound in the nails, and make the OAR (L).
  • Walk left to the swamp.

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  • Zoom in and place the OAR in the boat (M).
  • Look at the column and use the CROWBAR to loosen the winch, and then take the WINCH (N).
  • Use the HAMSTER on the opening (O).
  • Take the HAMSTER and the 1/2 CRYSTAL EYE (P).
  • Walk down.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the well, place the winch on the arm, and turn it 3 times to bring up the bucket (Q).
  • Select the well for a HOP (R).

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  • Locate all the items based on their shape (S).
  • You will earn the DRAGONFLY MEDALLION PARTS.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the DRAGONFLY MEDALLION PARTS in your inventory (T).
  • Place the parts into the medallion in numerical order (1-11) to make the DRAGONFLY MEDALLION.
  • Walk to the left.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the left column and place the DRAGONFLY MEDALLION in the corner (A).
  • Move the dragonfly tiles to the matching bases (F).
  • Select the tiles in this order: A, E, D, B, A, and C.
  • Take the 2/2 CRYSTAL EYE (G).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the head and place the 2 CRYSTAL EYES in the sockets (H).
  • Go forward to the ship graveyard (I).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the left boat and take the PLUNGER (J).
  • Note the HOP on the right ship (K).
  • Look at the center ship (L).

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  • Use the AMULET on the dark area (M).
  • Take the CANNONBALL (N).
  • Open the chest and take the SMALL SAIL (O).
  • Walk down and select the right ship for a HOP.

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  • Locate items similar to the shapes (P).
  • Take the FLINT (Q).
  • Walk down.

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  • Place the SMALL SAIL on the masts, and then take the MODEL SHIP (R).
  • Look at the MODEL SHIP in your inventory and turn the wheel (S).
  • Take the ANCHOR (T).
  • Walk right to the ship graveyard.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the left ship and place the ANCHOR in the lock (U).
  • Open the lid; take the CARDBOARD CANNON and the GUNPOWDER (V).
  • Open the crate and look inside for a mini-game (W).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Place the CARDBOARD CANNON on the base (X).
  • Move the 2 sliders to aim the cannon (Y).
  • The top slider is distance, and the bottom slider is angle.
  • Press the button to fire (Z).
  • There are 3 targets to hit (1.2.3).
  • Note the archer and ship move as the 2nd and 3rd targets.
  • 3 misses will reset the game; the settings we used are shown.
  • Go up the ladder to the Victoria.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the cabinet press the buttons A, B, B, A, B, and B.
  • Read the note and take the WICK (C).
  • Look at the WICK in your inventory (D) and use the RAZOR BLADE to cut a WICK PIECE (E).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the cannon; place the GUNPOWDER and CANNONBALL inside (F).
  • Use the PLUNGER on the cannon (G).
  • Place the WICK PIECE on the cannon, and use the FLINT on the wick (H).
  • Walk right to the Dragonwinds.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Use the AMULET on the dark area (I).
  • Look at the chest and take the PIPE (J).
  • Look at the PIPE in your inventory and add the GUNPOWDER and the WICK to make EXPLOSIVES (K).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the skeleton; take the SABER and the CAPTAIN’S DIARY (L).
  • Walk down twice and look at the center ship.
  • Place the EXPLOSIVES in the opening (M).
  • Walk down.
  • Use the FLINT on the wick (N).
  • Walk forward to the Sea Maiden (O).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the dinghy and take the DECIPHER PLATE (P).
  • Use the SABER to cut the 2 ropes (Q).
  • Note the mini-game on the cabin door (R).
  • Select the dinghy for a HOP (@).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest
Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Move the hat to find the scroll (S).
  • Move the shirt to find the broken crate (T).
  • Move the hanky to find the weight; place the weight in the bowl to tip the scales (U).
  • Move the spatula to find the rock; use the rock to break the mirror for bad luck (V).
  • Locate the 12 keys (pink).
  • Take the BUNCH OF KEYS (W).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the BUNCH OF KEYS in your inventory.
  • Place the keys in the ship’s compartment with the matching silhouette (A).
  • Take the CHEST KEY (B).
  • Return to the Dragonwinds.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the chest and use the CHEST KEY in the lock (C).
  • Take the GOLDEN HELM (D).
  • Look at the CAPTAIN’S DIARY in your inventory and place the DECIPHER PLATE on the page (E).
  • Take the code for your journal.
  • Use the map to travel to the Sea Maiden and look at the cabin door for a mini-game.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Place the GOLDEN HELM in the center of the device to activate the mini-game.
  • Turn the wheel the number of spaces and directions indicated by the clue.
  • First, move the wheel 2 spaces clockwise to the purple gem (F).
  • Turn the wheel counterclockwise 5 spaces to the yellow gem (G).
  • Turn the wheel clockwise 4 spaces to the white gem (H).
  • Last, turn the wheel counterclockwise 3 spaces to the red gem (I).
  • Use the handle to open the door (J).
  • Walk forward.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the crate and take the SCREWDRIVER (K).
  • Look at the barrel for a HOP (L).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Open the drawer to find the scissors (M).
  • Remove the cloth to find the paper boat (N).
  • Use the can opener on the can to find the peas (O).
  • Place the egg in the pan to get the fried egg (P).
  • Take the GOLDEN ACORN (Q).
  • Use the map to travel to the Summit.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the door, place the GOLDEN ACORN in the lock, and push (R).
  • Enter the White Cottage.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the clock and read the article (S).
  • Use the SCREWDRIVER on the screw for a mini-game (T).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Return the objects to the correct places.
  • Move the single bug to the other bugs (A).
  • Place the eyes in the tree hollow (B).
  • Return the trees to the tree line (C).
  • Place the mushroom on the tree (D).
  • Press anywhere on the scene to continue.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Return the objects to the correct places.
  • Place the sun in the sky (E).
  • Move the pillar to the gate (F).
  • Place the tree on the stump (G).
  • Return the statue to the rocks (H).
  • Take the 1/2 BRASS STARS (I).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the table and read the text (J).
  • Take the 2/2 BRASS STAR and look at the 4 photos (K).
  • Look at the chest and place the 2 BRASS STARS in the lid (L).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Read the diary and take the ANCIENT SCRIPT (L).
  • Look at the ANCIENT SCRIPT in your inventory; untie the string and take the ANCIENT SCRIPT (M).
  • Use the map to return to the gypsy wagon.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Give the ANCIENT SCRIPT to the man (N).
  • Take the OLD CITY MAP (O).
  • Travel to Darkwoods and walk forward on the left path to the Forest (P).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Use the OLD CITY MAP anywhere on the scene.
  • Locate the 3 mushrooms (pink).
  • Walk to the right as indicated by the map (Q).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate the 3 pinecones (green).
  • Walk to the left as indicated by the map (R).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate the 3 birds (white).
  • Walk forward as indicated by the map (S).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate the 3 lizards (blue).
  • Walk to the right as indicated by the map (T).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Using the clue from the map (U), light the lamps in numerical order (1-4).
  • Walk forward (V).

Chapter 4: The Ancient Forest

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the roots and push the 5 seeds into the hole (A).
  • Note the path to the Waterfall (B).
  • Walk to the City Gates (C).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Move the foliage and take the BROKEN SPEAR (D).
  • Look at the gate and use the AMULET on the lock (E).
  • Walk down and go to the Waterfall.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the machine and take the SHARP GLASS (F).
  • Note the carvings (G).
  • Walk down to the Tree of a Thousand Names.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the hole and use the SHARP GLASS to cut a VINE (H).
  • Look at the BROKEN SPEAR in your inventory and attach the SHARP GLASS, then add the VINE to make the SPEAR (I).
  • Use the SPEAR to cut down the bag (J).
  • Look at the fallen contents for a HOP (K).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Open the can to find the spring coil (L).
  • Fire the tank to find the flag (M).
  • Place the lens in the frame to make the magnifier (N).
  • Use the pencil on the paper to make the drawing (O).
  • Take the VALVE (P).
  • Walk to the Waterfall.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the machine and place the VALVE on the stem (Q).
  • Turn the valve once.
  • Walk forward to go Behind the Waterfall (R).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Place the HAMSTER on the steps (S).
  • Select the chests for a HOP (T).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Put the tobacco in the pipe to make the filled pipe (A).
  • Place the face on the sun to make the smiling sun (B).
  • Move the turtle to find the turtle egg (C).
  • Open the lid to find the gem (D).
  • Take the STONE TOKEN (E).
  • Walk down.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the carvings, place the STONE TOKEN in the opening, and push (F).
  • Take the STONE FISH (G).
  • Walk forward.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the pedestal and place the STONE FISH in the water; push both fish down (H).
  • Take the SNAKE KEY (I).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the chest and use the SNAKE KEY on the lock (J).
  • Open the lid; take the SHIELD and the GARDEN SCISSORS (K).
  • Look at the vines for a mini-game (L).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Use the GARDEN SCISSORS to cut the vines in numerical order (1-6).
  • Go up the rope to the Tree of Fears (M).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Try to use the AMULET on the dark areas and you will fall down the hole.
  • Climb back up the rope.
  • Use the SHIELD (N) on the tree to trigger a mini-game.
  • Note the 4 symbols on the tree (O).
  • Select the symbol that does not match the others (P).
  • Do this 4 times as the tree attacks.
  • Use the AMULET on the dark area once your shield drops.
  • Repeat this process twice more to defeat the tree.
  • Enter the Roots (Q).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Use the AMULET on the dark area (R).
  • Take the TORCH (S).
  • Use the TORCH on the tar to make the TORCH WITH TAR (T).
  • Look at the TORCH WITH TAR in your inventory and use the FLINT to make the LIT TORCH (U).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the spider web and shoo the 3 flies to the left (A).
  • Use the LIT TORCH on the web (B).
  • Select the chest for a HOP (C).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate the items that are similar to the shapes (D).
  • Take ETHAN’S RIBBON (E).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Take the STAR-SHAPED LEVER (F).
  • Go to the City Gates.
  • Look at the gate, use the STAR-SHAPED LEVER in the lock, and turn it (G).
  • Walk forward to the Nexus of the Elders.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Note the mini-game on the wall (H).
  • Zoom into the statue and take the CHALICE (I).
  • Zoom into the fountain and use the CHALICE on the water to get the FILLED CHALICE (J).
  • Walk down twice.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the base of the tree and use the FILLED CHALICE on the hole (K).
  • Take the LEATHER POUCH (L).
  • Look at the LEATHER POUCH in your inventory, open it, and take the CERAMIC PIECES (M).
  • Return to the Nexus of the Elders and look at the mini-game on the wall.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Place the CERAMIC PIECES on the device to trigger the mini-game.
  • Place the pieces around the star in the center (N).
  • Use the clues on the wall to determine what number each symbol equals (orange).
  • Turn the inner and outer wheels so that the 2 symbols in the frame equal 9 (O).
  • Press the button (P).
  • Watch where the diamonds move to and select those 2 tiles (Q).
  • There are 3 additional sets of symbols (R).
  • Once you have found the 4 sets of diamonds, press the blue button (S).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the boat and remove the vines 3 times (A).
  • Enter the Library (B).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Use the AMULET on the dark area (C).
  • Note the desk (D).
  • Select the table for a HOP (E).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate the items that are similar to the shapes (F).
  • Take the SPHINX HORN (G).
  • Walk down.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the statue and place the SPHINX HORN on his head (H).
  • Take the QUILL (I).
  • Walk left to the Library and look at the desk.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Place the ANCIENT SCRIPT on the desk (J).
  • Use the QUILL on the book (K).
  • Open the book and select the symbols on the page that match the first three symbols on the scroll (L).
  • Turn the page and repeat the process (M).
  • Turn the page again and repeat the process (N).
  • Turn the page and take the WOODEN LEAF (O).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the tree and read the note (P).
  • Place the WOODEN LEAF in the center of the door and push for a mini-game (Q).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Return the pieces to where they belong.
  • Place the ribbon on the tree (A).
  • Return the moon piece to the moon (B).
  • Move the disc to the statue (C).
  • Return the brick to the wall (D).
  • Select anywhere in the scene to progress.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Return the pieces to where they belong.
  • Move the hand to the rock painting (E).
  • Place the brick in the wall (F).
  • Return the bark to the tree (G).
  • Place the vine piece on the vine (H).
  • Select anywhere in the scene to progress.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Return the pieces to where they belong.
  • Move the single mushroom to the 2 mushrooms (I).
  • Return the board to the walkway (J).
  • Place the goat on the wall painting (K).
  • Move the support to the walkway (L).
  • Take the CORK (M).
  • Return to the Nexus of the Elders.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the boat, place the CORK in the hole, and push it in (N).
  • Enter the boat to go to Glimmertree (O).

Chapter 5: The Shore

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the tree and attach ETHAN’S RIBBON to the branch (A).
  • Look at the tree again and take the GLIMMERTREE BRANCH (B).
  • Look at the GLIMMERTREE BRANCH in your inventory and pull off the ACORN (C).
  • The GLOWING BRANCH will return to your inventory.
  • Look at the door (D).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Use the AMULET on the lock.
  • Use the GLOWING BRANCH on the lock.
  • Use the branch to view the patterns on the rings; turn the rings so light can enter the top and bottom and travel to the center (E).
  • Press the handprint to activate the light (F).
  • Walk left to the Bay.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Move the foliage 3 times and take the FISHING ROD (G).
  • Look at the foot, read the paper, and take the 1/4 BELL (H).
  • Walk forward to the Port (I).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Take the AWNING (J).
  • Look at the base of the lighthouse and take the 2/4 BELL (K).
  • Move the rag and take the SPATULA (L).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the clock and read the notice (M).
  • Use the SPATULA to take the 1/2 STONE HEAD (N).
  • Return to Glimmertree.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the wall and use the SPATULA to take the 2/2 STONE HEAD (O).
  • Walk left to the bay.
  • Look at the foot; place the 2 STONE HEADS in the indentations and push them in (P).
  • Select the foot for a HOP (Q).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate items similar to the shapes (R).
  • Open the basket and take the FISHING HOOK (S).
  • Walk forward.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the FISHING ROD in your inventory and attach the FISHING HOOK to make the FISHING ROD WITH HOOK (T).
  • Look at the clock, pan up to the top and use the FISHING ROD WITH HOOK to take the FLAG (U).
  • Walk down.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the FLAG in your inventory and remove the cloth to make the POLE (V).
  • Use the POLE on the rake head and take the RAKE (W).
  • Walk forward.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the base of the lighthouse and use the RAKE to pull the ramp down (A).
  • Walk forward to the Ancient Lighthouse (B).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the table; take the SPOON and the 3/4 BELL (C).
  • Remove the cloth (D).
  • Look at the chest and take the 4/4 BELL (E).
  • Select the chest lid for a mini-game.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Find a path to the padlock (F) that equals 37.
  • Select a lighted square to move; you will see your current total in the upper box (G).
  • Follow the path: 10, 3, minus 4, 2, x2, 8, 5, minus 9, 7, 4, and go down to the 37.
  • Open the token and take the CROWN TOKEN (H).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the chest, open it, and take the photo (I).
  • Move items aside to find the STATUE (J).
  • Select the area under the table for a HOP (K).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate all the items by their pictures (L).
  • You will earn the BROKEN LANTERN.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the BROKEN LANTERN in your inventory for a mini-game (M).
  • Place the pieces in numerical order on the base (1-11).
  • You will earn the OLD LANTERN.
  • Walk down.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the clock and place the 4 BELLS on the hooks (N).
  • Arrange the bells according to their color.
  • Ring each bell the number of times shown for each color (O).
  • Take the GIANT LENS (P).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the chest and place the CROWN TOKEN in the indentation (Q).
  • Press the token for a mini-game.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Return misplaced objects to their proper place.
  • Place the candle on the wall (A).
  • Place the pipe piece on the pipes (B).
  • Return the metal piece to the support (C).
  • Move the handle to the device (D).
  • Press anywhere on the scene to continue.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Return misplaced objects to their proper place.
  • Move the single bug to the other bugs (E).
  • Return the soil to the ground (F).
  • Place the bark on the tree (G).
  • Return the stone to the rocks (H).
  • Press anywhere on the scene to continue.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Return misplaced objects to their proper place.
  • Move the red light to the device (I).
  • Move the stone to the wall (J).
  • Place the band on the support (K).
  • Move the piece to the hanging basket (L).
  • Press anywhere on the scene to continue.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Return misplaced objects to their proper place.
  • Move the fruit to the tree (M).
  • Return the single mushroom to the 2 mushrooms (N).
  • Place the root piece on the root (O).
  • Move the leaf to the plant (P).
  • Press anywhere on the scene to continue.
  • Take the SCISSORS (Q).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the AWNING in your inventory and use the SCISSORS to cut holes to make the SAIL (R).
  • Place the SAIL on the mast (S).
  • Look at the FISHING ROD WITH HOOK in your inventory, turn the reel, and use the SCISSORS to take the FISHING LINE (T).
  • Walk down.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the strange plant and use the STATUE to hold open the mouth (A).
  • Take the GEAR (B).
  • Return to the ancient lighthouse.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Place the GIANT LENS in the frame (C).
  • Use the AMULET on the lens.
  • Look at the table and place the GEAR in the machinery (D).
  • Pull the chain 3 times to move the lens to the left (E).
  • Use the AMULET on the lens.
  • After the cut-scene, pull the chain twice, and then use the AMULET on the lens.
  • Walk down and enter the boat to travel to the Plains of Darkness.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Hang the OLD LANTERN on the hook (F).
  • Use the AMULET on the lantern, and then on the dark area (G).
  • Note the mini-game on the dome (H).
  • Note the mini-game on the rocks (I).
  • Select the base of the tree for a HOP (J).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest
Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Move the scarf to find the heart of the monster (K).
  • Move the lantern to find the lighter; use the lighter to melt the candles (L).
  • Move the fan to find the axe; use the axe to break the bark (M).
  • Locate the 12 pieces of the lid inlay (blue).
  • Open the lid and take the STONE EYES (N).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the mini-game on the dome.
  • Place the STONE EYES in the sockets to trigger the mini-game (O).
  • Listen/read the riddle and choose the answer (P).
  • The possible answers are snake, spear, fish, eye, hand, and sun (green).
  • Walk forward to Shadowfalls.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the column and turn the pieces so the carvings are complete (A).
  • Take the MAGNET (B).
  • Look at the MAGNET in your inventory and attach the FISHING LINE to make the LINE WITH MAGNET (C).
  • Walk down.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the rocks for a mini-game.
  • Slide the tiles to free the lever.
  • Move the tiles in numerical order in the direction indicated (1-6).
  • Use the LINE WITH MAGNET to take the LEVER (D).
  • Walk forward.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the controls and take the VIAL (E).
  • Place the LEVER in the controls (F).
  • Pull the levers to restore the walkway (G).
  • Pull the levers in this order: Jx3, Ix2, and H.
  • Walk forward.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest
Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the bottom half of the shadow monsters to see which symbol represents each one (K).
  • Look at the Roman numerals on the rocks (L), and then attack the shadow monsters in that order.
  • Watch the order the crystals light up, then select them in that order (M).
  • For the second wave, note the shadow monster’s shoulders and how they compare to the symbols (N).
  • Shoot the monsters in order (O).
  • Watch the order pairs of crystals light up, and then select the pairs in order (P). This mini-game is randomly generated; your solution may vary.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Use the AMULET on Clarice (A).
  • Look at Clarice and use the VIAL on her tear to get the LOVE OF LOST SOUL’S KIN (B).
  • Look at the roots and use SPOON to dig a hole (C).
  • Place the ACORN and the LOVE OF LOST SOUL’S KIN in the hole.

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the symbol in the center of the monster’s head (D).
  • Find the 4 pieces that form the symbol (green).
  • Use the AMULET on the dark area (E).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Note the symbol in the center of the forehead (F).
  • Remove all the rocks (G).
  • Find the 4 pieces that make up the symbol (pink).
  • Use the AMULET on the dark area (H).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Hover your mouse over the black smoke to see the symbols and find the matching pairs (color-coded).
  • Use the AMULET on his mouth (I).

Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest

  • Look at the crack and use the HAMSTER to get the GLOWING ACORN (J).
  • Look at the GLOWING ACORN in your inventory and use the LOVE OF LOST SOUL’S KIN on it to make the GLIMMERTREE SAPLING (K).
  • Use the GLIMMERTREE SAPLING on the crevice (L).
  • Congratulations! You have completed Rite of Passage: Child of the Forest.

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