Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance Walkthrough

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Welcome to the Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance Walkthrough

Travel around the world with Father Bagatti to get back the fragments of the Holy Lance of Longin in Secrets of the Vatican!

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This document contains a complete Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance game walkthrough featuring annotated screenshots from actual gameplay!

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General Tips

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • There is no time limit to this game, you may select to play in timed mode.
  • Too many missed clicks will result in ‘red fog’ on the play area.
  • The tool box contains items you have collected and will open automatically when you need to use an item (A).
  • Press the Lance emblem to see how many pieces of the lance you have collected (B).
  • The note book contains the Templar Code (C).
  • The Target icon shows your current objective (D).
  • The Zoom icon allows you to take a closer look in most scenes. Click and drag the screen to move around. (E).
  • The Pause Icon will take to the the options menu (F).
  • Hints are unlimited in this game. Click on the square to use a hint. You must wait for the coin to refill before another hint is available (G).
  • Stars will randomly appear throughout the game- click on them for additional hints (up to 6) for the standard game and additional time for the timed game.
  • The movement icon indicates how to move the pieces; some mini-games have more than one option (H).
  • Press the refresh button to restart a mini-game (I).
  • The puzzle icon will show the solution if available (J).
  • Press the Fast Forward icon to skip a mini-game once it fills (K).

Chapter 1: Rome, Part 1

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • After the dialog is complete, select the push pin at Rome on the map.
  • Read the dialog – note that this walkthrough will assume you have progressed through any dialog.
  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Select the tree to remove it from the screen so you can find the scythe (A).
  • You will earn the GLASSES.
  • Select the flowerbed area for a HOS (B).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate the insects and reptiles on the list.
  • Remove the large leaf to find several insects (C).
  • Click on the mound of dirt to dig, then take the SEAL FRAGMENT (D).
  • Select the down arrow to return to the previous scene.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Click on the right arrow to enter the kitchen.
  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the barrel to find the 2 apples (E).
  • You will earn the PIECE of COAL.
  • Take the letter from the table (F).
  • After reading the letter you will be in the courtyard; select the arrow to enter the offices.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the chair (G) and the crate (H).
  • You will earn the TWEEZERS.
  • After the dialog, select the newspaper on the desk (I).
  • Your inventory will open; select the glasses to trigger a mini-game (J).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Restore the newspaper by placing the pieces in the correct position.
  • Select 2 pieces to swap positions.
  • Select the upper right button if you wish to slide the strips; press the button below it to return to swapping pieces.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will not earn an inventory item.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Left-click, hold and drag the mouse left or right to see the entire scene.
  • This screenshot shows the scene from the left.
  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the sheet from the podium (K).
  • You will earn the LEVER.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • For this match 3 game, select 2 adjacent tiles to swap position and make a chain of 3 or more like tiles (L).
  • Make 100 matches to progress; your matches are tracked in the upper left counter (M).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Remove the ladder (N).
  • Take the PIECE of FRESCO (O).
  • Select the magnifying button for a mini-game (P).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Slide the elements to remove the book with the cross through the right exit.
  • Drag pieces to empty positions; pieces can move both vertically and horizontally.
  • The first 7 moves are shown here (1-7).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Drag pieces to empty positions; pieces can move both vertically and horizontally.
  • Moves 8-13 are shown here.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Drag pieces to empty positions; pieces can move both vertically and horizontally.
  • Moves 14-22 are shown here.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Drag pieces to empty positions; pieces can move both vertically and horizontally.
  • Moves 23-25 are shown here.
  • Select the down arrow to exit the Archives.

Chapter 2: Antioch and Return to Rome

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Select the push pin at Antioch on the map.
  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the bush (A).
  • Select the arrow to enter the building (B).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the tarp (C).
  • Select the left arrow (D).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Select the wall (E), then select the LEVER (F).
  • Select the arrow (G).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will earn the COINS.
  • Select the wall fresco (H), then the PIECE of FRESCO (I).
  • Select the magnifying button for a mini-game (J).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Click on the spiders as they appear to earn points.
  • Earn 10 points for each spider you get, lose 5 points for each spider you miss.
  • Reach 100 points to win the mini-game (K).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Select the large stone blocking the passage (L).
  • Enter the passage.
  • Select the push pin at Rome.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Take the MAGNIFYING GLASS (M).
  • Look at the manuscript (N), then select the TWEEZERS (O) for a mini-game.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Restore the newspaper by placing the pieces in the correct position.
  • Select 2 pieces to swap positions.
  • Select the upper right button if you wish to slide the strips; press the button below it to return to swapping pieces.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remember to pan left or right if needed.
  • Select the down arrow to exit the room.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Select the magnifying button (P).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Click to remove each of the stone fragments covering the square (Q).
  • Once the grid is uncovered, press the center (R).
  • You learn you are missing a seal fragment.
  • Press the down arrow (S).
  • Press the left arrow to return to the archives.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Select the sheet of paper on the desk (T), then the PIECE of COAL (U).
  • Click on the paper 10 times to reveal the rubbing (V).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate the 10 differences.
  • Press the down button twice.

Chapter 3: Paris, Istanbul, and Rome

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Select the Paris pushpin on the map.
  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remember to pan left or right if necessary.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • For this match 3 game, select 2 adjacent tiles to swap position and make a chain of 3 or more like tiles (A).
  • Make 100 matches to progress; your matches are tracked in the upper left counter (B).
  • Press the left arrow button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the helmet (C).
  • You will earn the TEAR GAS CANISTER.
  • Look at the bible (D), then use the MAGNIFYING GLASS (E).
  • Select the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will earn a SEAL FRAGMENT.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Select the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Click to remove all the stone debris from the bas relief (F).
  • Select the down arrow twice.
  • Select the Istanbul pushpin on the map.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Select the painting (G), then the COINS (H).
  • Press the forward button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the pieces of foliage.
  • You will not earn any items.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will earn the STICK.
  • Select the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Note – you will need to click on the L and U twice.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Press the cross in the center (I).
  • Take the SEAL FRAGMENT (J).
  • Press the down arrow.
  • Select the Paris pushpin.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Press the left arrow.
  • Press the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Press the square where each letter/symbol combination meet (K).
  • Press the center (L), then the STAMP with the SEAL of PARIS (M).
  • Press the down arrow, then the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will earn the LANCE PIECE.
  • Press the down arrow then the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will earn a SEAL FRAGMENT.
  • Press the down arrow twice.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Select the Rome pushpin.
  • Press the right arrow.
  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will earn the SEAL FRAGMENT to complete the ISTANBUL SEAL.
  • Press the left arrow, then the down arrow.

Chapter 4: Istanbul and Rome again

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Select the Istanbul pushpin on the map.
  • Press the forward arrow.
  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will earn the ROPE.
  • Select the rock (N), then the LEVER (O).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Slide the elements to remove the book with the cross through the lower right exit.
  • Drag pieces to empty positions; pieces can move both vertically and horizontally.
  • The first 11 moves are shown here (1-11).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Drag pieces to empty positions; pieces can move both vertically and horizontally.
  • Moves 12-17 are shown here.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Drag pieces to empty positions; pieces can move both vertically and horizontally.
  • Moves 18-19 are shown here.
  • Press the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Remove all the stone debris from the bas-relief.
  • Click on the stone wreath to reveal the grid.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Press the square where each letter/symbol combination meet (P).
  • Press the center (Q), then the CONSTANTINOPLE SEAL (R).
  • Press the down arrow.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Step on the raised paving stone (S).
  • Click on the weapons as they appear to earn points.
  • Earn 10 points for each weapon you get, lose 5 points for each weapon you miss.
  • Reach 100 points to win the mini-game (T).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will earn the 2nd PIECE of the LANCE.
  • Press the down arrow.
  • Press the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Remove all the stone pieces.
  • This will reveal a HOS.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Take the SEAL FRAGMENT that was hidden by the helmet (U).
  • Press the down arrow.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Press the down arrow.
  • Select the Rome pushpin.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Press the magnifying button.
  • Press the square where each letter/symbol combination meet (V).
  • Press the center (W), then the ROME SEAL (X).
  • Press the down arrow.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Select the beam over the well (Y).
  • Select the ROPE (Z).
  • Press the down arrow to enter the well.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will not be able to take the lance piece.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Refer to the Templar Code (A) – find the symbol on the code (B), then press the letter on the walls (C).
  • Open the gate and take the SPEAR PIECE.
  • Press the up arrow.
  • After the dialog, press the down arrow.

Chapter 5: Berlin

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Select the Berlin pushpin.
  • Click anywhere in the scene 10 times to get rid of the blurriness.
  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Press the up arrow.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the box (A).
  • Press the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Use the Templar code to decipher the cryptogram.
  • Find the letter from the bottom (B), in the Templar code, then click on that symbol in the scroll (C).
  • Press the down arrow.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Select the soldier (D), then the TEAR GAS CANISTER (E).
  • Click on the smoke 10 times (F).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • You will earn the LANCE FRAGMENTS.
  • Press the right arrow.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the foliage (G).
  • Make sure you do not click on the motorcycle tire; this will cause the scene to reset.
  • Once you have found all the tires, select the motorcycle to escape (H).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Click on the city and a pushpin will appear.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Press the arrow to enter the church.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the pillar (I).
  • Press the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Press the down arrow.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Select the Templar coat of arms (J).
  • This will trigger a mini-game.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Restore the coat of arms by sliding the tiles into place.
  • Click on a tile to slide it into an adjacent empty spot.
  • This mini-game is random – your solution may differ.
  • Click on these locations to solve: 2-4-3-1-2-4-3-5.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Remove the coat of arms (K).
  • Take the SEAL FRAGMENT from the niche behind the coat of arms.
  • Press the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Take the SEAL FRAGMENT from under XIII to complete the BERLIN SEAL.
  • Press the down arrow.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Press the magnifying button.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Remove the debris from the top of the grid.
  • Press the square where each letter/symbol combination meet (L).
  • Press the center (M), then the ROME SEAL (N).
  • Press the down arrow, then the left arrow.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Press the Templar Seal behind the dove (O).
  • Open the chest for a mini-game (P).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • For this match 3 game, select 2 adjacent tiles to swap position and make a chain of 3 or more like tiles (Q).
  • Make 100 matches to progress; your matches are tracked in the upper left counter (R).
  • Take the FINAL SPEAR PIECE from the chest.
  • Press the down arrow.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Note one soldier head in the lower right corner.

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Remove the pillar (S).
  • Try to take the lance 5 times (T).

Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance

  • Locate all the items on the list.
  • Congratulations! You have just completed Secrets of the Vatican: The Holy Lance Extended Edition!

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