Shadow Wolf Mysteries: Bane of the Family Walkthrough

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Welcome to the Shadow Wolf Mysteries: Bane of the Family Walkthrough

Return to the De la Fer estate to help the count unravel the curse that has been passed down through his family!

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 Shadow Wolf Mysteries: Bane of the Family game walkthrough featuring annotated screenshots from actual gameplay!

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General Tips

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  • This is the Official Guide for Shadow Wolf Mysteries: Bane of the Family Standard Edition.
  • Click on Play (A) to begin your adventure.
  • The Options (B) Button allows you to adjust the screen size (wide screen and fullscreen), music, cursor, and sound.
  • The Extras (C) Button is only accessible in the Collector’s Edition.
  • The ‘If it’s not you – click here’ button (D) can be used to manage your profiles in the game.
  • This guide will refer to Hidden Object Scenes as ‘HOS’.
  • Items will stay in inventory until they are no longer needed.
  • Some puzzle solutions and HOS are random. Items written in orange in HOS require an action to be performed before the item(s) can be visible.
  • The HINT button is accessible in both HOS and in quest scenes but you must wait for it to recharge in between uses.
  • All mini-games can be skipped once the skip button has recharged. Most puzzles have a RESET button; use it if you want to follow the solutions shown in this guide.

Chapter 1: Louise

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  • Click on the wolf.
  • The Louise will give you the MEDALLION after you scare off the wolf.
  • Take the KNIFE (1).
  • Look at and examine the mailbox.
  • Cut the package with the KNIFE and take the IDOL (2).
  • Open the scroll (3).
  • Go towards the door (4).

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the bottle (5) and take the glass of wine (6).
  • Open the basket; take the crown (7) and the lamp (8).
  • The SCARECROW will be added to inventory.

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  • Take the TORCH (9).
  • Examine the bucket and take the STICK (10).
  • Examine the top of the arch and take the WOLF HEAD (11).
  • Take a closer look at the dead body; open the hand and take the PLIERS (12).
  • Click on the Note (13).
  • Go right.

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  • Click on the wolf.
  • Look at the stepladder; cut the 2 wires with the PLIERS and take the STEPLADDER (14).
  • Look at the door; use the WOLF HEAD in the slot and go through the door (15).

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  • Look at the wolf statue; open its mouth and take the Note (16).
  • Look at the barrel; put the STICK on it (17) and click on the stick to move the barrel.
  • Look at the barrel again and click on it.
  • Use the TORCH on the oil to create the TORCH WITH OIL (18).
  • Zoom into the fire; put the TORCH WITH OIL on the fire to create the BURNING TORCH (19).
  • Walk down 3 times.

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  • Look at the back of the coach and place the STEPLADDER on it.
  • Open the small door to activate a HOS.
  • Remove the cloth; take the items listed in orange inside the cage (@).
  • Click on the rope and take the noose (20).
  • The NOOSE will be added to inventory.
  • Go towards the door and then right.

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  • Zoom into the pumpkin; attach the NOOSE to the branch.
  • Click on the rope and take the PUMPKIN (21).
  • Examine the tombstone; put the SCARECROW in the field (22).
  • Put the PUMPKIN on the scarecrow and take the SYMBOL (23).

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  • Go back into the crypt.
  • Look at and examine the casket; put the SYMBOL in the slot to activate a puzzle.
  • Click on the rings to change the images to form the symbols of two snakes.
  • To solve the puzzle, click on the rings in this order: A and B.
  • Take the SCREWDRIVER (24).

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  • Walk down twice.
  • Play the HOS.
  • Open the purse; take the comb and the clover (25).
  • Crank the handle (@) and take the letter (26).
  • The IDOL will be added to inventory.

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  • Look at the door; remove the 3 screws (green) with the SCREWDRIVER.
  • Open the cover and drag the lock to the counterclockwise as shown in the screenshot (27).
  • Go through the door.

Chapter 2: The Tunnel

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  • Look at the wolf head; put the BURNING TORCH in the bowl to light the tunnel (28).
  • Look at the puzzle on the left wall.
  • Click on the arrows to move the blocks aside.
  • Look at the symbols below each block. Your goal is to click on the buttons to place the correct symbols in the right spots.
  • Please look at the screenshot for the solution (29).
  • Click on the center button to activate a HOS; play it.

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  • Open the helmet; take the skull (30).
  • Click on the ink pot (31) and take the spot (32).
  • The EMPTY FLASK will be added to inventory.

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  • Examine the right niche; move the debris aside and take the COGWHEEL (33).
  • Go forward.

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  • Look at the back wall; click on the 3 red stones in this order: A, C, A, B, and A.
  • Take the CASKET (34).
  • Look at the left door; move the buttons in the positions shown in the screenshot (35).
  • Go through the door.

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  • Give the MEDALLION to the count (36).
  • Examine the dresser; put the 2 IDOLS in the slots.
  • Click on the idols to move the positions of the hands. From left to right: over the eyes, over the ears, and over the mouth (37).
  • Take the PIN (38) and the DRAGON PART (39).
  • Take the second DRAGON PART on the left barrel (40).
  • Look at the armor (41); put the CASKET on the table.
  • Click on the armor’s arm and take the HOOK (42).
  • Walk down.

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  • Zoom into the wheelbarrow; use the PIN on the stick and take the WHEEL (43).
  • Walk down.
  • Examine the niche to the far left; put the 2 DRAGON PARTS into the slots (44).
  • Take the ROPE COIL and the Note (45).
  • Go forward.

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  • Look at the crane; use the ROPE COIL on the crane (46).
  • Put the HOOK on the rope.
  • Click on the handle and take the YOKE (47).
  • Walk down.

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  • Play the HOS on the left side of the tunnel.
  • Open the safe; take the items listed in orange (48).
  • Open the book; take the letter P (49) and the kite (50).
  • The HAMMER will be added to inventory.
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Play the carriage HOS.
  • Open the lid; take the heart, ring, and pin (51).
  • The REINS will be added to inventory.

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  • Head left towards the horse.
  • Put the WHEEL on the carriage (52).
  • Put the REINS and the YOKE on the horse.
  • Click on the pin (53) on the ground.
  • Click on the inside of the carriage to talk to the Louise.
  • Open the coach door and go outside.

Chapter 3: The Ship

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  • Click on the wolf.
  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the fishing rod (A); take the lure (B).
  • Click on the paper; take the ship (C).
  • The GAFF will be added to inventory.

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  • Go towards the lighthouse.
  • Look at and take the BOARDS (D).
  • Look at the box; use the GAFF on it and take the SABER (E).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the gangway; cut the ropes with the SABER (F).
  • Board the ship.

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  • Click on the wolf.
  • Look at the ship’s wheel; take the RIBBON (G).
  • Open the trapdoor and go through it (H).

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  • Click on the captain and take the CAPTAIN’S KEY from his hand (I).
  • Click down.
  • Zoom into the left door; use the CAPTAIN’S KEY in the lock (J).
  • Click on the key and go through the door.

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  • Zoom into the left side of the desk to activate a puzzle.
  • Slide the pieces out of the way so you can remove the red pieces from the 4 latches.
  • You can only move the pieces with the arrows above them.
  • Please look at the screenshot for the solution (K).
  • Take the LEVER (L).

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  • Examine the chair and take the MATCHES (M).
  • Examine the case (N); use the RIBBON to remove the clamps and to automatically receive the HARPOON.

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  • Walk down.
  • Look at the ballista; put the HARPOON in it (O).
  • Put the LEVER on the side (P).
  • Adjust the lever and the gear (Q) to point the harpoon towards the boat.
  • Click on the harpoon to launch it.
  • Take the CANNONBALL from inside the boat (R).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Open the clam; take the pearl (S).
  • Click on the machete (T) and take the salt (U).
  • The ANCHOR PART will be added to inventory.

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  • Go towards the lighthouse.
  • Zoom into the cannon (V) and insert the CANNONBALL in it.
  • Click on the cannon and light the fuse with the MATCHES (W).
  • Go into the lighthouse.

Chapter 4: The Lighthouse

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the dice (1) and take the rolled dice (2).
  • Click on the lamp (3) and take the wing (4).
  • The BOARDS will be added to inventory.

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  • Look at and click on the loose floorboard; take the COGWHEEL (4).
  • Look at and open the hand; take the BUTTON (5).
  • Zoom into the gears and take the LEVER (6).

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  • Look at the lift; put the LEVER in the slot, click on the lever to go upstairs (7).
  • Zoom into the handle (8) and click on the it.
  • Look at and open the container (9); take the Note (10) to view the code (11).
  • Take the BOARD (12).
  • Click on the lever (13) to go back down.

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  • Look at the puzzle on the right wall; put the BUTTON in it to activate it.
  • You must solve 3 rounds of this puzzle.
  • In the first round, click on the buttons until they all light up.
  • To solve the first round, click on the buttons in the order shown in the screenshot (A).

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  • In the second round, click on the buttons until they all light up.
  • To solve the second round, click on the buttons in this order: I, D, E, B, A, G, H, F, and C.

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  • In the third round, you must light up all the buttons as well, but in this round, you must rotate some of the buttons before others can be lit.
  • To solve the third round, click on the buttons in this order: M, K, K, Q, and N.
  • Take the LIGHTHOUSE KEY (@).

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  • Walk down.
  • Examine the side of the building; put the LIGHTHOUSE KEY in the lock (X).
  • Turn the key to open the gate.
  • Change the numbers on the chest to 856.
  • Take the SPYGLASS (Y).

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  • Go back into the lighthouse.
  • Play the HOS.
  • Open the drawers and click on the shelf; take all the items listed in orange (Z).
  • The FISH NET will be added to inventory.

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  • Take the lift back up.
  • Put the SPYGLASS on the tripod.
  • Look at the spyglass; you will see the image of the countess (A).
  • Click on the spyglass again to view the combination (B).
  • Zoom into the keypad on the left; click on the symbols as shown in the screenshot (C).
  • Turn the wheel to open the safe; take the second ANCHOR PART (D).
  • Click on the lever to go back down and walk down twice.

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  • Look at the winch and add the FISH NET to it (E).
  • Click on the handle and take the NAILS (F).

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  • Return to the captain’s cabin.
  • Zoom into the left cabinet; put both ANCHOR PARTS into it (G).
  • Take the third COGWHEEL (H).

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  • Go back into the cargo hold.
  • Zoom into the steering mechanism; put the 3 COGWHEELS on it (I).
  • Zoom into the gushing water; put the 2 BOARDS and the BOARDS on the scene.
  • Arrange the boards as shown in the screenshot (J).
  • Attach the NAILS to the boards.
  • Use the HAMMER on the nails and watch a cut scene.

Chapter 5: The Port

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  • Click on the wolf.
  • Play the HOS.
  • Move the cloth; take the bag (1).
  • Open the scroll; take the map (2).
  • The DISK will be added to inventory.

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  • Go left.
  • Take the DISK (3).
  • Open the crate; look into it and take the PART OF TONGS (4).
  • Walk down and go forward.

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  • Click on the wolf.
  • Open the left door to activate a HOS; play it.
  • Click on the bread; take the awl (5).
  • Click on the cup and take the teeth (6).
  • The SCREWDRIVER will be added to inventory.

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  • Remove the cloth; look at the cart and take the BRICK (7).
  • Look at the note; click on it and take the PUZZLE PIECE (8).
  • Examine the tree and take the DISK (9).
  • Zoom into the right window; break it with the BRICK 3 times and take the FISHING ROD (10).
  • Walk down and go left.

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  • Remove the cloth; open the box and zoom into it.
  • Place the 3 DISKS in the empty slots to activate a puzzle.
  • Match the image in the center by clicking on the correct image on the side.
  • The solution is shown on the screenshot (11).
  • Take the LEVER (12).
  • Walk down.

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  • Zoom into the water.
  • Use the FISHING ROD on the basket; take the BASKET (13).
  • Look at the crane and put the BASKET on it (14).
  • Put the LEVER in the slot and click on it (15).

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  • Play the HOS in the lower right.
  • Click on the net and take the boot (16).
  • Click on the ladle (17); take the bottle and the shell (18).
  • The KNIFE will be added to inventory.

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  • Board the ship and go up the left steps.
  • Look at the crate; cut the rope with the KNIFE 3 times (19).
  • Look at the hole in the floor; put the PART OF TONGS on the other piece and take the PLIERS (20).
  • Zoom into the safe; look at the dial and put the PLIERS on it followed by the SCREWDRIVER (21).
  • Click on the handle and zoom into the puzzle in the chest (22).

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  • Put the pawns into the right slots.
  • Click on the arrows next to each piece to move the matching symbol on the board.
  • To solve the puzzle, click on the arrows in this order: F x 3, A, E, A, E, B x 3, F, E x 3, F x 2, B x 2, A x 6, F x 3,C x 5, H, and G x 6.
  • Take the HANDLE (I).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the logs; put the HANDLE on the saw blade and take the SAW (23).
  • Walk down and go forward.

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the cloth; take the spring (24).
  • Click on the knife (25); take the incision (26).
  • The GAVEL will be added to inventory.

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  • Look at the tree; use the SAW on the tree (27).
  • Go forward.

Chapter 6: The Hotel (First Floor)

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  • Click on the wolf.
  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the lettuce; take the toy rabbit (A).
  • Select the knife (B); take the pyramid (C).
  • The AXE will be added to inventory.

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  • Examine the left fence; cut it with the AXE 3 times (D).
  • Go through the fence.
  • Click on the wolf.
  • Look at and open the purse; take the HOTEL KEY (E).

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Select the hat and take the gloves (F).
  • Click on the coat and take the medal (G).
  • The CORD WITH HOOK will be added to inventory.
  • Walk down.

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  • Zoom into the front door; use the HOTEL KEY in the lock (H).
  • Turn the key; click on the handle and enter the hotel.
  • Take the GLUE (I).

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Select the cup and take the nut (J).
  • Select the picture and take the rose (K).
  • The SCISSORS will be added to inventory.

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  • Go left.
  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the towel (L) and take the turban (M).
  • Remove the cloth and take the belt (N).
  • The PART OF BELL will be added to inventory.

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  • Go left to reach the restaurant.
  • Look at the right table; click on the puzzle pieces several times to obtain the PUZZLE PIECE (O).
  • Look at the other table; take the SNUFFER (P).
  • Examine the ground; take the HANDLE (Q).
  • Zoom into the bar and take the ALCOHOL (R).
  • Take the Note on the stool (S).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the wallpaper; take the letter (T).
  • Open the case; take the cigar (U).
  • The MASTER KEY will be added to inventory.

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  • Zoom into the doll; put the GAVEL in its hand (V).
  • Put the PART OF BELL on the stand (W) for the concierge to appear.
  • Examine the tea set; put the GLUE on the teapot.
  • Put the HANDLE on the teapot.
  • Click on the teapot and take the 1ST PORTRAIT (X).
  • Go up the left side of the steps.

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  • Take the PARQUET (Y).
  • Look at the suitcase; take the PUZZLE PIECE (Z).
  • Examine the vase; click on the flowers and take the VASE WITH WATER (A).

Chapter 7: The Study

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  • Return to the hallway by the restaurant.
  • Examine the picture; put the 3 PUZZLE PIECES on the picture to activate a puzzle.
  • Click on the buttons to change the panels.
  • To solve the puzzle, click on the buttons in the order shown in the screenshot (B).
  • Take the PICTURE.

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  • Examine the back door; put the MASTER KEY in the keyhole to activate a puzzle.
  • Click on the 4 key parts until they match the shape of the lock. Once the key has the right shape it will automatically enter through the keyhole.
  • Please look at the screenshot for the solution (C).
  • Go through the door.

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  • Look at the right side of the desk; put the SNUFFER over the lit candles and note the number 437 (D).
  • Examine the top of the bookcase; open the drawer and enter the 437 code on the dials.
  • Take the PERMANGANATE ACID (E).

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  • Exit the hotel and go through the left fence.
  • Zoom into the baby carriage; click on the bear and cut it with the SCISSORS.
  • Take the 2ND PORTRAIT (F).
  • Walk down.

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  • Zoom into the right fence; use the CORD WITH HOOK on the wooden beam (G).
  • Click on the rope and examine the broken fence.
  • Click on the area 2 times and take the PAINTING (H).

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  • Go back to the second floor in the hotel.
  • Zoom into the briefcase; enter the code 437 on the lock.
  • Open the belt and take the PAINTING (I).
  • Look at the right side of the wall; put the 3 PAINTINGS on the wall to activate a puzzle.
  • Click on the 3 paintings you just added to the wall.
  • Take the IODINE (J).

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  • Return to the study.
  • Look at the left side of the table; add the PERMANGANATE ACID, ALCOHOL, and IODINE into the beaker (K).
  • Take the REVEALING REAGENT.
  • Walk down.

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Open the box and take the hat (L).
  • Open the purse and take the magnifier glass (M).
  • The 3RD PORTRAIT will be added to inventory.
  • Walk down.

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  • Zoom into the reception desk; put the REVEALING REAGENT on the book (N).
  • The concierge gives you a KEY.
  • Go back to the second floor.
  • Examine the back door; use the KEY in the keyhole (0).
  • Turn the key; click on the handle and go through the door.

Chapter 8: The Hotel (Second Floor)

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  • Examine the painting (P); put the 3 PORTRAITS on it to activate a puzzle.
  • Slide the pieces onto the bar to switch the pieces around until you form the correct images.
  • Please look at the screenshot for the solution.
  • Take the SCREWDRIVER (Q).

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  • Look at the left door and take the TOWEL (R).
  • Look at the desk and take the COOKIE (S).
  • Examine the last door; use the SCREWDRIVER on the 4 screws (yellow).
  • Remove the handle and click on the mechanism (T); go through the door.

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Open the box; take the jester (U).
  • Click on the pillow; take the fluff (V).
  • The TWEEZERS will be added to inventory.

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  • Look at the painting; take the blue ALLEN KEY (W).
  • Use the TOWEL on the painting; note the equation on the painting (X).
  • Walk down.

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  • Look at the middle door; remove the lampshade and pour the VASE WITH WATER in the glass.
  • Use the TWEEZERS to retrieve the CLOSET KEY from inside the glass (Y).
  • Insert the CLOSET KEY in the lock to activate a HOS; play it (Z).

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  • Open the drawer; take the helmet (A).
  • Open the trapdoor and take the ladder (B).
  • The CHISEL will be added to inventory.

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  • Go back into the bedroom.
  • Zoom into the back window.
  • Use the CHISEL on the latch and go out the window (C).

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  • Take the UMBRELLA (D).
  • Zoom into the key; take the red ALLEN KEY (E).
  • Walk down to go back into the bedroom.

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  • Click on the edge of the carpet 3 times and take a closer look at the floorboard.
  • Put the PARQUET in the gap; click on the 3 wooden slats in this order: 1, 2, 3, 2, and 1.This action opens the wardrobe.
  • Look in the wardrobe; take the WRENCH (4).
  • Click on the puzzle inside the wardrobe (5).

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  • Put the keyholes into the right locks. Click on the gold diamonds to shift the keyholes around.
  • To solve the puzzle, click on the golden diamonds in this order: A x 2, C x 2, and B x 2, This solves the left side of the puzzle.
  • To solve the right side of the puzzle, click on the golden diamonds in this order: F, D, F x 2, E x 3, F x 3, and E x 3.
  • Put the red ALLEN KEY (G) and the blue ALLEN KEY in the keyholes (H).
  • Take the WEIGHTS (I).

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  • Examine the clock; put the WEIGHTS in it ().
  • Using the code found on the painting set the clock to the right time.
  • The code on the painting states: 123 – X (5) = 118, 1 + Y (15) = 16, and that X (5) equals 5:15.
  • Set the clock to 5: 15.
  • Take the KNIGHT (K).

Chapter 9: The Secret Room

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  • Go back to the hallway.
  • Zoom into the ceiling.
  • Use the UMBRELLA to retrieve the MAGNET (L).
  • Go back into the bedroom and go out the window.

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  • Examine the pipe; use the WRENCH on the 4 bolts (yellow).
  • Look at the broken pipe; put the MAGNET on the outside of the pipe and take the DIRTY STAMP (M).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Zoom into the desk and put the DIRTY STAMP on it (N).
  • Click on the brush (O) and take the CLEAN STAMP.
  • Go back into the bedroom and go out the window.
  • Zoom into the left window; put the CLEAN STAMP on it and go through the window (P).

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  • Talk to the countess.
  • Zoom into the box; pull the box out and take the ACID (Q).
  • Look at the dresser; open the left drawer and take the FISH FOOD (R).
  • Examine the window; take the first ANGEL (S).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Zoom into the fish tank; Give the FISH FOOD to the large fish (T).
  • Take the RED EARRING (U) and the ARCHER (V).
  • Go out the window and go into the left window.
  • Zoom into the mechanism on the wall (W); place the ARCHER and the KNIGHT on the board to activate a puzzle.

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  • Position the pieces on the left so they can defeat the pieces on the right.
  • Click on any 2 left pieces to swap their positions. Once all the pieces are in place, click on the Start button (X) in the upper center.
  • The flags marked in green on the left, and the flags in red on the right, symbolize that a piece is in the right spot.
  • Please look at the screenshot for the solution and click on the Start button (X).
  • Put the EMPTY FLASK below the ELIXIR; click on the handle and take it once the bottle has been filled (Y).
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the needle (1); take the cross (2).
  • Click on the cloth; take the button (3).
  • The second ANGEL will be added to inventory.
  • Walk down.

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Open the drawer; take the skull (4).
  • Click on the stick; take the rag (5).
  • The third ANGEL will be added to inventory.
  • Walk down twice and go into the left door.

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  • Remove the cage cover (6) and zoom into the birdcage.
  • Give the COOKIE to the bird (7); open the latch in the cage and take the BLUE EARRING (8).
  • Go forward and look into the bedroom on the left.

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  • Place the 3 ANGELS on the bedposts (@).
  • Open the trapdoor below the bed; look at the puzzle. Note that you need 2 skulls (8).
  • Open the secret compartment and take the KEY (9).

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  • Return to the bedroom in the second floor; go out the back window and into the left window.
  • Zoom into the small dresser; put the RED EARRING and the BLUE EARRING into the snake’s eye sockets (10).
  • Take the TEARS (12) and the SKULL (11).

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  • Exit the hotel.
  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the knife (13); take the penguin (14).
  • Click on the abacus; take the abacus bead set (15).
  • The KNIGHT will be added to inventory.
  • Go through the left fence.

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the brush (16); take the mirror (17).
  • Click on the stamp (18); take the stamp print (19).
  • The MEAT will be added to inventory.
  • Walk down.

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  • Zoom into the right door; use the ACID on the lab sign (20).
  • Put the KEY in the lock and enter the lab.

Chapter 10: The Lab

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  • Talk to the professor (21); give him the ELIXIR.
  • Examine the cabinet; open the latch and take the SNAKE CATCHER (22).
  • Look at the device in the lower right to activate a puzzle (23).

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  • Use the green arrows to move the red square around the board.
  • You must fill the board completely. Sections marked in blue must be passed over twice.
  • To solve the first round (1), click on the arrows in this order: C x 2, A, B x 2, A x 2, C x 2, A, B x 4, A, B, D x 2, C x 2, D, B x 2, D x 2, C, A, C, D, and C.

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  • To solve the second round (2), click on the arrows in this order: B, D, C, D x 2, C, A x 2, C, A, C x 2, A, B x 2, A, B x 5, D x 2, C, A, C x 3, D, and B.

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  • To solve the third round (3), click on the arrows in this order: C, D, C x 3, D, B, A, D, B, A, D, B x 2, A, B x 2, C, B x 2, A, C x 2, A, C, A, B, D, B x 2, A, C x 2, A, C, and D x 3.
  • Take the TIGER SKULL (@).

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  • Go back into the hotel; go left, forward, and look into the left door.
  • Zoom into the trapdoor; put the SKULL and the TIGER SKULL into the empty slots to activate a puzzle.
  • Move the skulls and the symbols into the correct spots so they match the animals above them and the marks at the bottom.
  • Click on any 2 skulls or any 2 symbols to swap their positions.
  • Please look at the screenshot for the solution (E).
  • Use the SNAKE CATCHER to grab a SNAKE (F).

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  • Return to the lab. As soon as you go through the door, the professor will tell you that you have to get the venom yourself.
  • Zoom into the desk; put the SNAKE and TEARS on the board to activate a puzzle.
  • Click on the pipes to rotate them until both liquid vessels are connected.
  • Please look at the screenshot for the solution (G).
  • The GREEN ELIXIR will be added to inventory.

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  • Zoom into the crossbow; pour the GREEN ELIXIR into it (H).
  • Take the CROSSBOW.
  • The professor will give you the ROOK KEY.
  • Exit the lab and go through the left gate.
  • Zoom into the gate in the back; add the ROOK KEY and the KNIGHT to the gate (I).

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  • Click on any of the 4 sides of the square for an arrow to appear.
  • Move the large squares over to their matching smaller squares.
  • Click on the edge of the square to move it in that direction.
  • To solve the left puzzle, please make the following moves: Move green right. Move yellow left. Move green down, and left. Move yellow down. Move Green, right, up, left, down and right. Lastly, move yellow left.

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  • To solve the right puzzle, please follow the steps in the screenshots (1 through 7). Move the arrows in this order: Red, Yellow, and Green.
  • Go through the gate.

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Open the sack; take the moth (A).
  • Remove the branch; take the inflatable toy (B).
  • The BRUSHWOOD will be added to inventory.

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  • Zoom into the hole; add the BRUSHWOOD and the MEAT to it (C). The wolf will fall into the hole.
  • Look in the hole again and take the WOLF WOOL (D).
  • Go towards the cabin on the left.
  • Use the CROSSBOW on the wolf (E).
  • Look at the tree stump and take the KNIFE (F).
  • Zoom into the puzzle in the tree hollow (G).

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  • Click on the pieces to change their positions.
  • Place the matching circles in the same column as the color wheel in the middle.
  • Please look at the screenshot for the solution.
  • Take the MEDALLION (H).
  • Go right.

Chapter 11: The Sawmill

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  • Look in the lower right corner; take the MACE (I).
  • Take a closer look at the hook; cut the rope around it with the KNIFE 3 times (J).

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Open the window (K); take the wig (L).
  • Click on the paintbrush (M); take the raccoon (N).
  • The NAIL PULLER will be added to inventory.
  • Walk down twice.

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Click on the brush (O); take the polished shoe (P).
  • Click on the wings (Q); take the bee (R).
  • The BURNER PART will be added to inventory.

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  • Look at the chest; break it with the MACE.
  • Take the MEDALLION from inside the chest (S).
  • Go into the cabin.
  • Zoom into the right window; pull the nails on the 3 boards with the NAIL PULLER (T).

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Open the drawer; take the items listed in orange (U).
  • The BURNER PART will be added to inventory.
  • Go through the left door.

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  • Take the SCOOP-NET (V).
  • Look at the book the professor is reading. Click on the lower right corner of the right page to flip it. Note the instructions on the page (W).
  • Walk down twice and head right.
  • Examine the window; take the SPIDER with the SCOOP-NET (X).

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  • Play the HOS.
  • Open the breadbox; take the pretzel (1).
  • Click on the saw (2); take the fish (3).
  • The BURNER PART will be added to inventory.

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  • Go back into the cabin.
  • Play the HOS.
  • Select the magnifying glass; take Australia (4).
  • Click on the pole; take the Jolly Roger (5).
  • The MEDALLION will be added to inventory.

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  • Examine the box above the fireplace; add the 3 MEDALLIONS to the box.
  • Rotate the 3 medallions so the ears match the head of the wolves (6).
  • Take the TUBE WITH BLOOD (7).
  • Go through the left door (8).

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  • Examine the right side of the desk; put the SPIDER, TUBE WITH BLOOD, and the WOLF WOOL into the board to activate a puzzle.
  • Please read the instructions in the game for this puzzle.
  • Please look at the screenshot for the solution (A).
  • Take the ELIXIR (B).

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  • Examine the table on the left; put the 3 BURNER PARTS on it to assemble the burner (C).
  • Put the ELIXIR over the burner (D).
  • Congratulations! You have completed Shadow Wolf Mysteries: Bane of the Family Standard Edition!

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Margie B is the Senior Strategy Guide Editor for Big Fish Games, working on the East Coast. She has been creating guides for the past 7 years and has several hundred guides under her belt. In her spare time she enjoys playing games on her iPad, going to the movies, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.