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  • Hidden-object puzzles are referred to as HOPs. This guide will not show HOP solutions. It will identify the location of the HOP and the inventory item acquired.
  • This guide will show solutions for non-random puzzles. Please read the in-game instructions for each puzzle.
  • In this game, you will sometimes have to select the new scene to trigger dialog, cut-scenes, or tasks prior to interacting with the scene.

Chapter 1: Greg Duffy

Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Talk to Jackie (A).
  • Walk right (B).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Talk to the Sheriff (C).
  • Play the HOP; earn the CASE NOTES and KILLER’S PHOTO (D).
  • Talk to the Sheriff again (C); earn the CAR KEY.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Select the CASE NOTES to lower them.
  • Take the ROPE and FOLDER (E).
  • Read the FOLDER; take the DECORATIVE SLIDER and DOVE EMBLEM (inventory).
  • Place and select the DECORATIVE SLIDER; take the MAP and METAL DISC (F).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the CAR KEY and place the METAL DISC; take the AXE and EXTINGUISHER (G).
  • Take the COIN PURSE; use the AXE 4x (H).
  • Walk left.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the 1/2 TRIANGLE EMBLEMS (I).
  • Take the 2/2 TRIANGLE EMBLEMS (J).
  • Touch the key; place the 2 TRIANGLE EMBLEMS (K).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Solution (L).
  • Take the HAMMER and FLASHLIGHT (M).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the HAMMER to take 2 PLANKS and 4 NAILS (N).
  • Walk down.
  • Use the HAMMER to take 2 PLANKS and 4 NAILS (O).
  • Walk left.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the 4 PLANKS, 8 NAILS, and HAMMER (P).
  • Use the FLASHLIGHT; collect the 7 NUTS and BICYCLE KEY (Q).
  • Use the BICYCLE KEY; take the BICYCLE (R).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the NUTS to take the GOLDEN NUT (S).
  • Combine the COIN PURSE and GOLDEN NUT; take the THREAD and SCRAP PAPER (inventory).
  • Use the BICYCLE (T).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Select the clip; take the SHARD (A).
  • Go forward (B).
  • Use the EXTINGUISHER (C).
  • Walk down and left.
  • Use the SHARD; take the TONGS (D).
  • Walk down and right.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the TONGS to take the BURNING CHARCOAL (E).
  • Use the BURNING CHARCOAL; take the LOCKPICK (F).
  • Use the LOCKPICK; open the door (G).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the KILLER’S PHOTO (H).
  • Select the 4 items (green).
  • Use the ROPE; select Greg Duffy (I).
  • Take the STOLEN PURSE (J).
  • Combine the STOLEN PURSE and DOVE EMBLEM; read the note, take the 1st WOODEN CAR, and GLOVES (inventory).
  • Walk down and left.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the LOCKPICK (K).
  • Play the HOP; earn the CHAINSAW (L).
  • Walk down and right.
  • Use the CHAINSAW (M).
  • Go right.

Chapter 2: Town Outskirts

Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the BASEBALL BAT (N).
  • Use the BASEBALL BAT and GLOVES; take the AWL and PENCIL (O).
  • Use the SCRAP PAPER and PENCIL; take the OWL SKETCH (P).
  • Take the BOW (Q).
  • Walk down 2x; go left.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the AWL; take the 1/2 COINS and FEATHERS (R).
  • Use the AWL; take the TOGGLE SWITCH and IRON CHUNK (S).
  • Combine the IRON CHUNK and OWL SKETCH (inventory).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the chalk on the iron chunk (A).
  • Change the features to match the sketch (green).
  • Use the AWL; take the OWL EMBLEM (B).
  • Walk down and right.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place and select the TOGGLE SWITCH (C).
  • Take the case and look at the photos (D).
  • Take the ARROW (E).
  • Walk right.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the OWL EMBLEM; take the DUCT TAPE and STICKY CLAY (F).
  • Combine the BOW, ARROW, STICKY CLAY, FEATHERS, and THREAD to make the BOW AND ARROW (inventory).
  • Use the BOW AND ARROW; click when the ball is in the green areas (G). You earn the GARAGE KEY.
  • Use the GARAGE KEY (H).
  • Go forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the 2/2 COINS (I).
  • Take the 2nd WOODEN CAR (J).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the 2 WOODEN CARS; take the ACETONE (K).
  • Go forward.
  • Use the ACETONE (L).
  • Press 3-7-6-*-2-0; slide the switch (M).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Solution (N).
  • Press (O).
  • Take the RUSTY JACK and SCISSORS (P).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the SCISSORS; take the CABINET KEY (Q).
  • Use the CABINET KEY; take the CRANK and BROKEN KEY FOB (R).
  • Go forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the CRANK (A).
  • Take the BOLT CUTTERS (B).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the BOLT CUTTERS (C).
  • Play the HOP; earn the ANTI-RUST SOLUTION (D).
  • Combine the RUSTY JACK and ANTI-RUST SOLUTION to find the CAR JACK and CROSSBONES EMBLEM (inventory).
  • Use the ANTI-RUST SOLUTION, open the drawer, and take the 1/2 BUTTON BATTERIES and SKULL EMBLEM (E).
  • Go forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the SKULL EMBLEM and CROSSBONES EMBLEM; take the LIGHTER, move the newspaper, and take the INSECTICIDE (F).
  • Walk down 3x; go left.
  • Use the INSECTICIDE and open the pack; take the FOOT PUMP and 2/2 BUTTON BATTERY (G).
  • Return to the Repair Shop.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Combine the BROKEN KEY FOB, 2 BUTTON BATTERIES, and DUCT TAPE to make the REMOTE KEY FOB (inventory).
  • Use the REMOTE KEY FOB; take the 1/2 TIRE and SCREWDRIVER (H).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Select the pairs (1-8); select the shelf (I).
  • Restore the items (J).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the SCREWDRIVER; touch the wires (K).
  • Take the TIRE IRON and 2/2 TIRES (L).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the CAR JACK and TIRE IRON (M).
  • Place the 2 TIRES; place the tires on the wheels and use the TIRE IRON (N).
  • Remove the car jack and use the FOOT PUMP (O).

Chapter 3: The Fire

Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Talk to Jackie (A).
  • Play the HOP; earn the CASE NOTES and MAP (B).
  • Touch the paper (C).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Select (D).
  • Take the BROKEN SCREW GUN (E).
  • Open the hood; take the BATTERY (F).
  • Take the SPRAY NOZZLE (G).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the CASE BUTTON and read the book (H).
  • Open the drawer; place and push the CASE BUTTON. Take the SCREW GUN CHUCK and SCREW GUN MANUAL (I).
  • Combine the BROKEN SCREW GUN, SCREW GUN MANUAL, SCREW GUN CHUCK, and BATTERY (inventory).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Restore the 4 items per the arrows; select the 3 locations in white.
  • Take the SCREW GUN (J).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the SCREW GUN and remove the door (K).
  • Move the bookshelf (L).
  • Walk right.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the 1st PENGUIN (M).
  • Place the SPRAY NOZZLE; take the CLEANER (N).
  • Use the CLEANER; take the 2nd PENGUIN (O).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the BUTLER (P).
  • Take the HANKY (Q).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the BUTLER and 2 PENGUINS (R).
  • Play the HOP; earn the DOLL (S).
  • Take the ELECTRICAL BUTTON and 1st JEWELED SNAIL from the DOLL (inventory).
  • Walk right.
  • Place and push the ELECTRICAL BUTTON; take the WIRE (T).
  • Walk down.
  • Use the WIRE (U).
  • Walk forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the PLANE WING (A).
  • Take the FOUNTAIN PEN (B).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the FOUNTAIN PEN; take the PLANE NOSE, PLIERS, 1st MUSIC NOTE, and read the note (D).
  • Walk down.
  • Place the PLANE NOSE and PLANE WING; take the FAMILY RING (E).
  • Walk forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the FAMILY RING; take the SCOOP NET and 2nd JEWELED SNAIL (F).
  • Use the SCOOP NET to take the 1st GLASS FLOWER (G).
  • Walk down and right.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the 2 JEWELED SNAILS; take the 2nd GLASS FLOWER (H).
  • Place the 2 GLASS FLOWERS; restore the petals as shown (I).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the ELECTRICAL TAPE and RUBBER GLOVES (J).
  • Use the ELECTRICAL TAPE; take the ELEPHANT KEY (K).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the ELEPHANT KEY; take the FOLDER and read the book (L).
  • Open the FOLDER; take the RAZOR BLADE and 1/2 DOWEL ROD (inventory).
  • Walk right.
  • Use the RAZOR BLADE; take the FORKED STICK (M).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the FORKED STICK (N).
  • Walk left (O).

Chapter 4: The Yard

Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the 1st BUTTERFLY PART (A).
  • Take the 2nd BUTTERFLY PART (B).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the 3rd BUTTERFLY PART (C).
  • Take the 4th BUTTERFLY PART (D).
  • Combine the 4 BUTTERFLY PARTS to make the BUTTERFLY EMBLEM (inventory).
  • Go up (E).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the BUTTERFLY EMBLEM; take the PEARL BROOCH (F).
  • Go left.
  • Use the PEARL BROOCH; take the TONGS and read the 2 notes (G).
  • Return to the Kitchen.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the TONGS to take the HOT DOG (H).
  • Return to the Yard.
  • Use the HOT DOG (I).
  • Use the 2 COINS (J); take the WRAPPED ITEM and NEWSPAPER (K).
  • Open the WRAPPED ITEM; take the PEAR EMBLEM (inventory).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the PEAR EMBLEM; take the FORK (L).
  • Combine the FORK and PLIERS to make the TWO-PRONGED FORK (inventory).
  • Go up and forward.
  • Use the TWO-PRONGED FORK; take the 2nd DOWEL ROD and read the note (M).
  • Return to the Yard.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the NEWSPAPER and LIGHTER; trace the symbol (N).
  • Trace the 2nd symbol (O).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Open the latch and place the 2 DOWEL RODS (P).
  • Set the rods (1-2).
  • Set the rods (3-6).
  • Walk forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the MUSHROOM MOLD (Q).
  • Take the 1/2 CLOCK HAND (R).
  • Take the PRUNERS (S).
  • Return to the Kitchen.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the PRUNERS; take the 2/2 CLOCK HAND (T).
  • Place the 2 CLOCK HANDS; take the 1/2 BIRD CHARM and PLASTIC SOLDIER (U).
  • Place the MUSHROOM MOLD and PLASTIC SOLDIER (V).
  • Select (W).
  • Take the TOY MUSHROOM.
  • Go to the Yard.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the TOY MUSHROOM (A).
  • Arrange the figures as shown (B).
  • Take the ELECTRICAL KEY and 2nd MUSIC NOTE (C).
  • Go forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the ELECTRICAL KEY; turn the handle (D).
  • Go forward.
  • Take the HAMMER (E).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the HAMMER; take the 1st SAFE VALVE and BUCKET (F).
  • Walk down.
  • Use the BUCKET to take the BUCKET OF SAND (G).
  • Go forward 2x.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the BUCKET OF SAND (H).
  • Take the BURNT BAG (I).
  • Look at the BURNT BAG; take the 2nd SAFE VALVE (inventory).
  • Go to Alexander’s Study.
  • Place the 2 SAFE VALVES (J).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Move the bars as shown; select 1-10.
  • Open the grill; take the 3rd MUSIC NOTE and the FILE (K).
  • Go to the Yard.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the 3 MUSIC NOTES; select; M-N-P, N-O-P-L-M.
  • Take the 1st CUB FIGURINE (Q).
  • Go forward.
  • Use the FILE (R).
  • Play the HOP; earn the OLD CHEST (S).
  • Open the OLD CHEST; take the 2nd CUB FIGURINE and KNIFE (inventory).
  • Use the KNIFE on the BURNT BAG; take the FUSES and ELECTRIC PLUG (inventory).
  • Go to Alexander’s Study.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the 2 CUB FIGURINES; take the CONTROL ROOM DIAGRAM (A).
  • Open the CONTROL ROOM DIAGRAM to find the PLAN (inventory).
  • Go to the Control Room.
  • Open the panel; use the RUBBER GLOVES and ELECTRICAL TAPE (B).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Remove the broken fuse and plug (C).
  • Place the FUSES and ELECTRIC PLUG (D).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Select E-F-F-G-G.
  • Final position (H).

Chapter 5: The Plane Crash

Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Talk to Jackie (A).
  • Play the HOP; earn the CASE NOTES and MAP (B).
  • Talk to Jackie again (A).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the SECURITY BADGE (C).
  • Take the 1/3 DOLLARS (D).
  • Take the 2/3 DOLLARS and SCREWDRIVER (E).
  • Go forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the BOLT (F).
  • Open the flap; take the 3/3 DOLLARS (G).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the 3 DOLLARS; open the sandwich and take the BEEF PATTY (H).
  • Use the BEEF PATTY; take the TRUCK WHEEL (I).
  • Use the TRUCK WHEEL, BOLT, and SCREWDRIVER; move the cart (J).
  • Walk right.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the SECURITY BADGE; press 4-2-5-5-lock symbol (K).
  • Take the EMPTY GUN and KNOB (L).
  • Walk down and forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the KNOB; select M-N.
  • Take the 2/2 BIRD CHARM, 1/3 STAMP EMBLEM, and the 3 BUTTON (O).
  • Place the 2 BIRD CHARMS; take the PENCIL (P).
  • Walk down and right.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the PENCIL to take the 2 BUTTON (Q).
  • Walk down.
  • Place the 2 BUTTON and the 3 BUTTON (R).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Solution (S).
  • Press (T).
  • Take the CRANK (U).
  • Go forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the CRANK; take the BULLET and OIL (A).
  • Combine the EMPTY GUN, OIL, and BULLET to make the LOADED GUN (inventory).
  • Walk down and right.
  • Use the LOADED GUN (B).
  • Walk forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the SHARP SHARD and BOW (C).
  • Take the 2/3 STAMP EMBLEMS (D).
  • Walk down 2x.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the SHARP SHARD; open the bag and take the 3/3 STAMP EMBLEMS (E).
  • Place the 3 STAMP EMBLEMS; take the KNITTING NEEDLE and EXTINGUISHED LANTERN (F).
  • Walk right and forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the KNITTING NEEDLE; take the BULB (G).
  • Combine the EXTINGUISHED LANTERN and BULB to make the LANTERN (inventory).
  • Walk down.
  • Place the LANTERN; select the switch (H).
  • Play the HOP; earn the TRIANGULAR KEY (I).
  • Walk forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the TRIANGULAR KEY (J).
  • Walk right.
  • Take the HANDBAG (K).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Take the STAR (L).
  • Place the BOW; take the HANDLE and 1/4 LOCK SHIELDS (M).
  • Walk down 3x.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the STAR; take the 2/4 LOCK SHIELDS (N).
  • Use the HANDLE to take the SHOVEL (O).
  • Walk right and forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the SHOVEL; take the 3/4 LOCK SHIELDS and 7 EMBLEM (P).
  • Combine the HANDBAG and 7 EMBLEM; take the 1/2 TOY GEARS and 4/4 LOCK SHIELDS (inventory).
  • Walk right.
  • Place the 4 LOCK SHIELDS (Q).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Solution: DA-DA-AD-DA-DA-CB-AD-BC-BC
  • Take the PLANE KEY and CLEANER (E).
  • Walk down.

Chapter 6: The Control Tower

Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the CLEANER and HANKY (F).
  • Use the PLANE KEY (G).
  • Set the code (H).
  • Go forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Remove the old keyboard; take the RULER (I).
  • Take the 1/3 WIRE (J).
  • Walk down and right.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the RULER; take the GLUE, SNOWFLAKE, and 1/2 PROPELLER EMBLEM (K).
  • Place the SNOWFLAKE; change the snowflakes as shown (L).
  • Take the CHILD’S SCISSORS and BROKEN FRAME (M).
  • Walk down.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the CHILD’S SCISSORS; take the PHOTO (N).
  • Combine the BROKEN FRAME, GLUE, and PHOTO to make the FRAMED PHOTO (inventory).
  • Go forward.
  • Place the FRAMED PHOTO; take the STEWARDESS FIGURINE and 2/2 PROPELLER EMBLEM (O).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the 2 PROPELLER EMBLEMS; take the ACCESS CARD (P).
  • Use the ACCESS CARD (Q).
  • Play the HOP; earn the POUCH (R).
  • Open the POUCH; take the PILOT FIGURINE, WRENCH, and 2/3 WIRE (inventory).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the WRENCH and take the PLANE EMBLEM (S).
  • Walk down.
  • Place the PLANE EMBLEM; take the MECHANIC FIGURINE and the WARNING BUTTON (T).
  • Go forward.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the STEWARDESS FIGURINE, PILOT FIGURINE, and MECHANIC FIGURINE; take the 2/2 TOY GEARS and 3/3 WIRE (A).
  • Place the 3 WIRES; take the NIPPERS (B).
  • Walk down and right.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the 2 TOY GEARS; take the WEATHER BUTTON (C).
  • Go to the Waiting Area.
  • Use the NIPPERS; take the RED DIAMOND (D).
  • Walk down and right.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Use the RED DIAMOND; take the TWEEZERS and KEYBOARD (E).
  • Go to the Control Tower.
  • Use the TWEEZERS to take the IMP EMBLEM (F).
  • Walk down 2x.
  • Place the IMP EMBLEM (G).
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Select O-N-M-I-L-M-J-K-H.
  • Take the LEVER (P).
  • Go forward 2x.
Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny
  • Place the WARNING BUTTON, WEATHER BUTTON, KEYBOARD, and LEVER (A).
  • Select (B); select (C).
  • Select D-G-E-D-F-D-G-F-E.
  • Congratulations! You have completed Grim Tales: Threads of Destiny!

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