Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows Walkthrough

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Welcome to the Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows Walkthrough

After searching for five years, Princess found her mother – only to have her kidnapped right before her eyes!

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 Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows game walkthrough featuring annotated screenshots from actual gameplay!

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General Tips

  • This is the official guide for Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows.
  • This guide will not mention each time you have to zoom into a location; the screenshots will show each zoom scene.
  • We will use the acronym HOP for Hidden-object puzzles. Interactive items will be color-coded.
  • Use the map to travel to a location.

Chapter 1: The Tower Ruins

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take the MOON AMULET (A) and TORCH (B).
  • Use the TORCH (C).
  • Take the BONE CUP (D).
  • Turn left.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take the BONE KEY (E); place the MOON AMULET (F).
  • Take the BOATHOOK (G).
  • Use the BONE KEY (H); open the shelf.
  • Take the PAINT (I).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the HOP.
  • You receive the DULL DAGGER (J).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take OAR 1/2 (K).
  • Place the PAINT (L).
  • Examine the book (green).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the mini-game.
  • Solution: 1-3.
  • Take the GRINDSTONE HANDLE (M).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the GRINDSTONE HANDLE (N).
  • Hold down the DULL DAGGER (O) to acquire the FIRE DAGGER.
  • Walk down.
  • Use the FIRE DAGGER (P).
  • Open the gate.
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take the PICKAX (Q) and OAR 2/2 (R).
  • Use the BOATHOOK (S); take RUNE 1/3 (T).
  • Use the FIRE DAGGER (U); take RUNE 2/3 (purple).
  • Walk down.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the PICKAX (V); take RUNE 3/3 (W).
  • Move forward.
  • Place the RUNES (X).
  • Talk to the girl (Y).
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the BOATHOOK (Z).
  • Use the FIRE DAGGER (A) and BONE CUP (B).
  • Place the OARS (green).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the HOP.
  • You receive the MEDICINE (C).
  • Walk down.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the MEDICINE (D).
  • Move forward.
  • Talk to the girl (E).
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take the MAGIC GLOVE (F).
  • Use the MAGIC GLOVE (G) to acquire the PHANTOM SHIELD.
  • Walk down.
  • Use the MAGIC GLOVE (H) to collect the PHANTOM CROSSBOW.
  • Walk down.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the MAGIC GLOVE (I) to collect the PHANTOM HELMET.
  • Walk down.
  • Use the MAGIC GLOVE (J) to collect the PHANTOM SWORD.
  • Turn left.
  • Use the MAGIC GLOVE (K) to collect the PHANTOM CUIRASS.
  • Go to the Castle Gates.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the PHANTOM SHIELD, PHANTOM CROSSBOW, PHANTOM HELMET, PHANTOM SWORD, and PHANTOM CUIRASS (L).
  • Take the GEMS (M).
  • Talk to the girl (N); you receive the MAGIC BOOK OF LIFE.
  • Walk down.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the GEMS (purple); use the MAGIC BOOK OF LIFE (O).
  • Move forward twice.

Chapter 2: The Hall of Heroes

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take the URN FOR SOULS (P).
  • Move forward.
  • Take the LADDER (Q) and HARP (R).
  • Walk down twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the LADDER (S).
  • Take the ACID (T) and STATUE’S LEG (U).
  • Move forward.
  • Place the STATUE’S LEG (V); take the DOG AMULET (W).
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the ACID (X); take the RUBY KEY (Y).
  • Walk down twice.
  • Place the DOG AMULET (Z); take the GRAIN (A).
  • Walk down.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the GRAIN (B); take the IRON KEY (C).
  • Walk down.
  • Use the RUBY KEY (D); open the box.
  • Take the SCULPTOR’S KIT (E).
  • Move forward twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the IRON KEY (F); open the box.
  • Take the SWORDSMAN’S HAND (G) and SIGN FRAGMENT (H).
  • Move forward.
  • Place the SWORDSMAN’S HAND (I); take the ICE STONE (J).
  • Walk down twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the ICE STONE (K); place the SIGN FRAGMENT (L).
  • Use the SCULPTOR’S KIT four times (M); use the MAGIC BOOK OF LIFE (N).
  • Take the ICE LADY (O).
  • Move forward twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Examine the opening (green).
  • Use the ICE LADY (P).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the HOP.
  • You receive the GENERAL’S HEAD (Q).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the GENERAL’S HEAD (R); take the TIME AMULET (S).
  • Walk down.
  • Place the TIME AMULET (T); move the pointer (purple).
  • Walk down twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the URN FOR SOULS (U) to collect soul 1/5.
  • Move forward.
  • Use the URN FOR SOULS (V) to collect soul 2/5.
  • Move forward.
  • Use the URN FOR SOULS (W) to collect soul 3/5.
  • Move forward twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the URN FOR SOULS (X) to collect soul 4/5.
  • Walk down.
  • Use the URN FOR SOULS (Y) to collect soul 5/5.
  • Place the URN FOR SOULS (Z).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the mini-game.
  • Solution: 1-15.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the second part of the mini-game.
  • Solution: 1-16.
  • Take the SPEAR (A), SWORD (B), and BOW (C).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the SWORD (D), SPEAR (E), and BOW (F).
  • Use the MAGIC BOOK OF LIFE (purple).
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take the GOLDEN AMULET (G).
  • Place the GOLDEN AMULET (H); open the chest.
  • Take the TUNING FORK (I).
  • Walk down twice.
  • Use the TUNING FORK (J); take the SKULL (orange) and SIGNET RING (green).
  • Move forward.

Chapter 3: The Burial Mound

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the SIGNET RING (K); take ELF MASK 1/2 (L).
  • Move forward twice.
  • Take the SPADE HANDLE (M).
  • Walk down three times.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the SPADE HANDLE (N); take the SPADE (O).
  • Move forward three times.
  • Take the VIAL (P).
  • Walk down five times.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Collect wisp 1/7 with the VIAL (Q).
  • Move forward three times.
  • Collect wisp 2/7 with the VIAL (R).
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Collect wisp 3/7 with the VIAL (S).
  • Collect wisp 4/7 with the VIAL (T).
  • Move forward.
  • Use the SPADE (U); collect wisp 5/7 with the VIAL (green).
  • Take ELF MASK 2/2 (blue).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the ELF MASK (V).
  • Take the SKULL (W); collect wisp 6/7 with the VIAL (X).
  • Place 2 SKULLS (Y); collect wisp 7/7 with the VIAL (purple).
  • Place the VIAL (Z).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the mini-game.
  • Solution: 1-5.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the ICE LADY (A).
  • Talk to the woman (B).
  • Give the FIRE DAGGER to the woman (C); you receive the FIRE SWORD.
  • Use the FIRE SWORD (D).
  • Turn right.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Activate symbols: 1-4.
  • Talk to the woman (E); you receive the BIG IRON KEY.
  • Take the GLASS EYE (purple).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the HOP.
  • You receive the PICKAXE (F).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Remove the cobwebs three times (G).
  • Take the MAGIC CANDLE (H).
  • Use the MAGIC BOOK OF LIFE (I).
  • Place the GLASS EYE (J), PICKAXE (K), and MAGIC CANDLE (L).
  • Remove the sign (purple).
  • Take the GOBLIN.
  • Walk down.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the GOBLIN (M).
  • Read the note (N).
  • Walk down three times.
  • Use the GOBLIN (O).
  • Walk down twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the GOBLIN (P).
  • Walk down, turn left.
  • Place the BIG IRON KEY (Q).
  • Take the TONGS (R), FINGER RING 1/3 (green), PARTRIDGE (1), and GUNPOWDER KEG (S).
  • Go to the Sacred Tree.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the TONGS (purple); take the BLUE BUTTON (T).
  • Walk down four times.
  • Place the BLUE BUTTON (U); push the buttons (1-3).
  • Take the FLINT (V) and BAT PRINT (W).
  • Walk down twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the GUNPOWDER KEG (X); use the FLINT (green).
  • Take the GLASS CUTTER (Y); use the GLASS CUTTER (Z).
  • Take the DIAMOND ROSE (orange).
  • Move forward twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the GLASS CUTTER (A); take the GOLD ROSE (blue).
  • Move forward three times.
  • Use the GLASS CUTTER (B); take the RUBY ROSE (purple).
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the GOLD ROSE (C), RUBY ROSE (D), and DIAMOND ROSE (E).
  • Choose the correctly colored gems (F).

Chapter 4: Back at the Tower Ruins

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Examine the gate; you receive the TOWER KEY.
  • Place the TOWER KEY (G); turn it.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the PARTRIDGE (I); take the FAN (J).
  • Turn left.
  • Use the FAN (K).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the HOP.
  • You receive the MAGIC DUST (L).
  • Walk down.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the MAGIC DUST (M).
  • Play the mini-game.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Solution: 1-6.
  • Take TABLET 1/5 (N).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Talk to the woman (O); you receive the PURPLE FLEECE.
  • Place the PURPLE FLEECE (P).
  • Move forward.
  • Take the STONE CUP (Q) and TABLET 2/5 (R).
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the STONE CUP (S) to acquire the FIRE OIL.
  • Walk down.
  • Open the lantern; use the FIRE OIL and FLINT (purple).
  • Close the lantern; take the LANTERN (T).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the LANTERN (U); take the HALF HORN (V).
  • Walk down, turn left.
  • Place the HALF HORN (W); take the HUNTING HORN.
  • Go to the Lake of Tears.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the HUNTING HORN (X).
  • Turn right.
  • Talk to the pirate (Y); you receive TABLET 3/5.
  • Go to the Castle Gates.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take TABLET 4/5 (Z).
  • Move forward.
  • Take TABLET 5/5 (A).
  • Go to the Ghost Ship.
  • Place the TABLET (B).
  • Talk to the pirate (C); take the BAT PRINT (D).
  • Walk down, move forward twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take the FUR MITTEN (1).
  • Place 2 BAT PRINTS (E); open the chest.
  • Take the ENCHANTED ARROW (F) and PRECIOUS PIN (G).
  • Collect FINGER RING 2/3 with the TONGS (H).
  • Go to the Tower.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the PRECIOUS PIN (I); take the COIN (J) and BRUSH (K).
  • Walk down, move forward.
  • Use the MAGIC BOOK OF LIFE (L); place the COIN (purple).
  • Take the EMERALD EYE (M).
  • Move forward twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the EMERALD EYE (N); take the BONE WHEEL (O).
  • Go to the Tower.
  • Replace the broken wheel with the BONE WHEEL (orange).
  • Take the SPINNING WHEEL (P).
  • Walk down, move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the SPINNING WHEEL (Q) to acquire the BOWSTRING.
  • Walk down.
  • Place the BOWSTRING and ENCHANTED ARROW (green); take the ELF’S BOW (R).
  • Move forward four times.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Examine the doorway (S).
  • Shoot the ELF’S BOW (purple).
  • Move forward.
  • Use the FUR MITTEN (U) to collect the ICE SWORD CHIP.
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the TONGS to collect the FIRE SWORD CHIP (V).
  • Move forward to the Bastille.
  • Use the GOBLIN (W).
  • Take MASK 1/3 (X) and EARTH SWORD CHIP (Y); read the note (Z).
  • Walk down three times.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the ICE SWORD CHIP, FIRE SWORD CHIP, and EARTH SWORD CHIP (A).
  • Play the mini-game.
  • Use the red and blue chip (purple) on lines of the same color to move the corresponding balls.
  • Use the green chip (orange) on lines of the same color to move the board.
  • Solution: (B).
  • You receive FINGER RING 3/3.
  • Move forward twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the FINGER RINGS (purple); take the DEAD HAND (C).
  • Take the WHISTLE (D); place the BRUSH (green).
  • Take the GOLD PAINT (E).
  • Walk down twice.
  • Collect the GHOST FLAG 1/3 (F) with the DEAD HAND.
  • Walk down three times.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Collect GHOST FLAG 2/3 (G) with the DEAD HAND.
  • Move forward four times.
  • Collect GHOST FLAG 3/3 (H) with the DEAD HAND.
  • Walk down.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the WHISTLE (I); you receive MASK 2/3.
  • Go to the Ghost Ship.
  • Give the GHOST FLAG to the pirate (J).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the HOP.
  • You receive the PHOENIX AMULET (K).
  • Walk down, move forward twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the PHOENIX AMULET (L).
  • Use the GOLD PAINT and MAGIC BOOK OF LIFE (M).
  • Take the LIVING PHOENIX.
  • Go to the Bastille.
  • Use the LIVING PHOENIX (N).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take MASK 3/3 (O) and PHOENIX EGG (P).
  • Place the MASKS (Q).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the mini-game.
  • Solution: 6, 9, 4, R, 15, S, 4, Sx2, 11, Sx2, R, S, R, 10, S, Rx3, 11, 12, S, R, 13.
  • Move forward twice to the Secret Passage.

Chapter 5: The Secret Passage

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Take the SPLINTER (T); read the note (U).
  • Place the SPLINTER (blue); take the BURNING SPLINTER (V).
  • Use the BURNING SPLINTER (W).
  • Take the DAGGER HANDLE (X) and note (green).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the DAGGER HANDLE (Y); take the OLD DAGGER.
  • Use the OLD DAGGER (Z).
  • Turn left.
  • Take the HORSE AMULET (A); use the GOBLIN (B).
  • Walk down.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the HORSE AMULET (C).
  • Take the RENEWAL FLUID (D) and PALETTE KNIFE (E).
  • Turn left.
  • Read the note (purple).
  • Use the RENEWAL FLUID, PALETTE KNIFE, and MAGIC BOOK OF LIFE (F); take the STATUES.
  • Walk down twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the STATUES (G); you receive CRYSTAL KEY.
  • Move forward.
  • Use the CRYSTAL KEY (H); take the STONE STAR (I).
  • Turn left.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the STONE STAR (J).
  • Examine the secret stash (K).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the mini-game.
  • Solution: L, M, L, O, Mx2, P, Mx3, P, M, P, O, P, N, P, O, N.
  • Take the SLEDGEHAMMER (Q).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the SLEDGEHAMMER (R); take the FRAGMENT OF STAFF (S).
  • Move forward.
  • Take the FIREPLACE SHOVEL (T) and note (U).
  • Walk down twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the FRAGMENT OF STAFF and FIREPLACE SHOVEL (blue).
  • Take the SUN AMULET (green) and SHOVEL WITH MAGIC EMBERS (V).
  • Turn left.
  • Take the PART OF MAGIC LANTERN (W).
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the PART OF MAGIC LANTERN (X); take the LANTERN and TREE AMULET (Y).
  • Walk down.
  • Place the SUN AMULET (Z) and LANTERN (A); pour the SHOVEL WITH MAGIC EMBERS into the lantern.
  • Take the MAGIC LANTERN (B) and note (C).
  • Turn right.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the MAGIC LANTERN (D).
  • Take 3 BOARDS (E); place the TREE AMULET (F).
  • Take the CLAW HAMMER (G).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the HARP (H); take the SCREWDRIVER (I).
  • Walk down, move forward.
  • Use the CLAW HAMMER (J); take the NAILS (K).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the BOARDS and NAILS (L); fix them with the CLAW HAMMER.
  • Play the HOP.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • You receive the MERMAID FIGURINE (M).
  • Walk down, turn right.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the MERMAID FIGURINE (N); take the DOOR HANDLE (O).
  • Walk down.
  • Place the DOOR HANDLE (P).
  • Turn left.

Chapter 6: The Elvish Weaponry

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the SCREWDRIVER (purple); take the LION NECKLACE (Q).
  • Walk down, move forward.
  • Place the LION NECKLACE (R); take the HELMET (S).
  • Walk down, turn left.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the HELMET (T); take the GOLDEN FLOWER (U).
  • Walk down, move forward.
  • Place the GOLDEN FLOWER (V); take the KNOB (W).
  • Walk down, turn left.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the KNOB (X); take the RED BUTTON (Y) and note (Z).
  • Place the RED BUTTON (A).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the mini-game.
  • To solve this puzzle, align blocks of the same color in one row (B) or column (C) until all are removed.
  • Take the LION’S CLAW (D) and STAFF HEAD (E).
  • Walk down, move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the LION’S CLAW (F); take the SAPPHIRE DECORATION (G).
  • Walk down, turn left.
  • Place the SAPPHIRE DECORATION (purple).
  • Take the CROWN FROM SCULPTURE (H).
  • Walk down twice.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the CROWN FROM SCULPTURE (I).
  • Play the HOP.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • You receive the FLUTE (J).
  • Turn left, turn right.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the FLUTE (orange); use the MAGIC BOOK OF LIFE (K).
  • Move forward.
  • Use the GOBLIN (L).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the MAGIC LANTERN (M); take the VISOR (N).
  • Give the PHOENIX EGG to the phoenix (O); take the MECHANICAL BIRD (P).
  • Walk down twice, turn left.
  • Place the VISOR (Q); take the DRAGON’S HORN (R).
  • Walk down.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the DRAGON’S HORN (S); take the BRUSH HANDLE (T).
  • Turn right.
  • Place the BRUSH HANDLE (U); take the DUST BRUSH.
  • Move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the DUST BRUSH (V); take the CAT AMULET (green).
  • Place the CAT AMULET (W).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the HOP.
  • You receive the MAGICIAN STATUE (X).
  • Walk down three times.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Place the MAGICIAN STATUE (Y).
  • Take the MAGIC SPHERE (Z) and STEEL PRUNING SHEARS (A).
  • Use the STEEL PRUNING SHEARS (B); take the STAFF HANDLE (C).
  • Go to the Melting Island.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the MAGIC LANTERN (D).
  • Walk down.
  • Place the MECHANICAL BIRD (E); take the DIAMOND (F).
  • Walk down, turn left.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Use the DIAMOND (G); take the RUNE GLOVE (purple).
  • Go to the Melting Island.
  • Collect the STONE OF STRENGTH with the RUNE GLOVE (H).
  • Place the STONE OF STRENGTH (I).
  • Place the STAFF HANDLE, MAGIC SPHERE, and STAFF HEAD (J).
  • Examine the stone (K).

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Play the mini-game.
  • Solution: L, O, S, M, N, Q, P, R, T.
  • Take the MAGIC STAFF (U).
  • Walk down twice, move forward.

Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows

  • Give the MAGIC STAFF to the man (V).
  • Congratulations, you have completed Royal Detective: Queen of Shadows.

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After graduating in German and English literature, David is now working as a freelance editor in Berlin. In his spare time he enjoys all genres of literature, attending concerts and going to the movies. He also appreciates good old tycoon games!