Welcome to the Hidden Expedition: Neptune’s Gift Walkthrough

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  • This is the official guide for Hidden Expedition: Neptune’s Gift.
  • This guide won’t tell you when to zoom into a location; the screenshots show each zoom scene.
  • Hidden-object puzzles are referred to as HOPs. Only the locations of the HOPs will be shown.
  • Use the Map to fast travel to a location.

Chapter 1: Temple

Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Select tablet on scene.
  • Take INCOMPLETE BUCKLE (A).
  • Go (B).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take BUCKLE ORNAMENT (C).
  • Take handle and place it (D); receive WIRE CUTTER.
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • BUCKLE ORNAMENT on INCOMPLETE BUCKLE; solution: W-S-N-E-W-S-E (F); receive BUCKLE.
  • Place BUCKLE and select; take Fact Card (@1).
  • Select map (purple); take LATIN DICTIONARY and TEST TUBE CREST (G).
  • Go to Equipment Tent.
  • Place TEST TUBE CREST and pan right (H).
  • Take BROKEN MASK (I) and Fact Card (@2).
  • Take FILTER CANISTER, Examination Kit, and STOPWATCH (J).
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Remove police tape (K). Play HOP; receive COIN.
  • Go (L).
  • Use STOPWATCH and COIN (M); receive FALL TIME.
  • Go to Equipment Tent.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place FALL TIME and select (N). Select 3x; receive CABLE LENGTH.
  • Place CABLE LENGTH; select reel 3x (O). Use WIRE CUTTER (P); receive CABLE.
  • Go to Temple Entrance.
  • Use CABLE and go (Q).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take flashlight (R).
  • Select flashlight (S).
  • Slide button (T).
  • Take COIN, LENS, TRIDENT EMBLEM 1/3, WOODEN POLE, and CAST CUTTER (U).
  • Go to Pompeii.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use CAST CUTTER and select (V1). Use LATIN DICTIONARY and select again (V2); take TRIDENT EMBLEM 2/3 (V3).
  • Use WOODEN POLE and remove stone (W).
  • Select flashlight (X). Slide button (Y).
  • Take LEAVES 1/4 and CHARIOT PLAQUE (Z).
  • Go (A).

Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift

  • Place CHARIOT PLAQUE (B).
  • Easy solution and Hard Solution (O-P): (18 left)-(M)-(17 right)-(H)-(16, 15, and 14 right)-(J)- (7 right).
  • (J)-(8 and 9 left)-(D)-(8 right)-(K)-(9 and 10 left)-(E)-(9, 8, and 7 right).
  • (J)-(8 and 9 left)-(D)-(8 right)-(Ix3)-(7 right)-(C).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Select note (Q); place LATIN DICTIONARY on it; select note (R). Take LEAVES 2/4 and TRIDENT EMBLEM 3/3 (S).
  • Go (T).
  • Place TRIDENT EMBLEM 3/3 (U).
  • Take TRIDENT (V).
  • Go to Pompeii.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • FILTER CANISTER and LENS on BROKEN MASK; receive GAS MASK.
  • Use TRIDENT (W). Use GAS MASK on scene; receive INCOMPLETE TRIDENT.
  • Go forward.
  • Go (X).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take MUSEUM CREDENTIALS, DIVING GEAR, VISOR PIN, and WIRE SAW (Y).
  • Select cape; take Fact Card (@3).
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use MUSEUM CREDENTIALS (Z).
  • Go (Z1).
  • Take SHIP WHEEL (A).
  • Use VISOR PIN (B); take LEAVES 3/4 and SHARP NEEDLE (C).
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place SHIP WHEEL (D).
  • Play HOP (E); receive SPEARHEAD.
  • Go (F).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use SPEARHEAD; take Fact Card (@4). Look at map; take TWEEZERS (G).
  • Walk down.
  • Use TWEEZERS (H); receive ARTIFACT TAG.
  • Go (I).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Select box (J).
  • Use SHARP NEEDLE (K); receive ROMAN EAGLE.
  • Select glass. Place ARTIFACT TAG; pan down and select CD case (L).
  • Take Fact Card (@5) and CD (M).
  • Go to Roman Exhibit.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place CD and select twice (N).
  • Solution (O).
  • Take TOURIST PHOTO (P).
  • Go to Artifact Storage.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place TOURIST PHOTO and select 6x; take STONE FRAGMENTS 1/3-3/3 (Q).
  • Walk down.
  • Place STONE FRAGMENTS 3/3 and LATIN DICTIONARY (R); receive TRANSLATION.
  • Go (S).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Pan up; place ROMAN EAGLE and use TRANSLATION. Select (T-Ux3) to position wings as shown.
  • Take HIEROGLYPHIC DICTIONARY, LEAVES 4/4 and GOLDEN EMBLEM (V).
  • Place GOLDEN EMBLEM (W). Play HOP; receive BROKEN WREATH.
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • LEAVES 4/4 on BROKEN WREATH; receive GOLDEN WREATH.
  • Place GOLDEN WREATH (X); take SUN EMBLEM and RED ORNAMENT (X1).
  • RED ORNAMENT on INCOMPLETE TRIDENT; receive RED TRIDENT.
  • Take UMBRELLA and DRAWING (Y).
  • Give DRAWING (Y1).
  • Go (Y2).
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  • Use RED TRIDENT (Z).
  • Solution: Ax2-C-B.
  • Take TRIDENT and ANCIENT DEVICE (D).
  • Select scroll (E).
  • Play HOP (F); receive BLUE CROWN.
  • Select note (G) and use HIEROGLYPHIC DICTIONARY. Take ORNAMENT LOCATION (H).
  • Give ORNAMENT LOCATION (I).
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  • Use WIRE SAW (J); receive PALM BARK.
  • COIN on ANCIENT DEVICE; Compass goes into Examination Kit.
  • Select compass (K); slide button (L).
  • Use PALM BARK and BLUE CROWN (M).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Solution (N): (F-E-H-G-D-A-B-E-H-G-D-A-B-E-F-I-H).
  • (G-D-E-F-I-H-G-D-E-H-G-D-E-H-I-F-C-B-E).
  • Press button (O).
  • Select flashlight (P). Slide button (Q).

Chapter 2: Oasis

Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Select cover; take Fact Card (@6).
  • Switch bases (R).
  • Use DIVING GEAR (S).
  • Go (T).
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  • Select gear on scene and exit vignette; receive BROKEN GEAR.
  • Take FEATHER (U).
  • Select leaves (V). Play HOP; receive HOE.
  • Go (W).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take Fact Card (@7) and TRIANGLE PINS 1/2 (X).
  • Use UMBRELLA (Y); receive ELONGATED UMBRELLA and JEWEL.
  • Select leaves and then use HOE (Z); receive HOE TOP.
  • Take GUARD BLADE (Z1).
  • Walk down.
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  • Use GUARD BLADE (A); receive VINES.
  • Go (B).
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  • Try to go forward.
  • Take MARBLE PIECE and COINS 1/2 (C).
  • HOE TOP on ELONGATED UMBRELLA; receive IMPROVISED HOE.
  • Use IMPROVISED HOE (D); receive BROKEN UMBRELLA. Take TRIANGLE PINS 2/2.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place JEWEL (E).
  • Place TRIANGLE PINS 2/2. Solution: G-I-Hx2-G.
  • Take SCOOP (J).
  • Go to Oasis.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use SCOOP (K); receive GRAPE.
  • Place GRAPE (L). Play HOP (M); receive CROOKED SCEPTER.
  • Walk down.
  • Use CROOKED SCEPTER (N); receive GOLDEN FIGURINE and BROKEN SCEPTER.
  • Go (O).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place GOLDEN FIGURINE (P). Select note (P1) and use HIEROGLYPHIC DICTIONARY (Q); select note.
  • Take KAWALA FLUTE (R).
  • Go to Tomb Entrance.
  • Use KAWALA FLUTE; take COINS 2/2 (S).
  • Place COINS 2/2 (T).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Solution (U): (F-H)-(J-F)-(H-J)-(I-H)-(K-I)-(M-K) -(C-M)-(A-C)-(H-A).
  • (G-H)-(F-G)-(H-F)-(I-H)-(J-I)-(F-J)-(H-F)-(O-H)-(N-O)-(L-N).
  • (J-L)-(N-J)-(L-N)-(M-L)-(C-M)-(D-C)-(F-D)-(B-F)-(D-B)-(E-D).
  • (G-E)-(H-G)-(O-H)-(M-O)-(C-M)-(H-C)-(J-H)-(F-J)-(D-F)-(C-D).
  • (H-C)-(M-H)-(K-M)-(L-K)-(J-L)-(H-J)-(M-H)-(L-M)-(J-L)-(F-J)-(H-F).
  • Enter (V).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Select compass (W). Slide button (W1).
  • Use VINES (X).
  • Pull vines (X1).
  • Take PRUNING HOOK (Y).
  • Go (Z).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Remove cobwebs on scene 3x.
  • Take Fact Card (@8).
  • Select tablet; use HIEROGLYPHIC DICTIONARY and select (A). Select scroll (B).
  • Place SUN EMBLEM (C); take METAL ORNAMENTS 1/4 (D).
  • Use PRUNING HOOK (E). Play HOP (F); receive RED EYE.
  • Walk down.
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  • Place RED EYE (G).
  • Go (H).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take Fact Card (@9).
  • Take FLINT and METAL ORNAMENTS 2/4 (I).
  • Place MARBLE PIECE; solution (J).
  • Take COBRA HEADS 1/2 (K).
  • Use FEATHER; take STYLUS (L).
  • Go (M).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take PARCHMENT PIECE (N).
  • Use BROKEN SCEPTER; look at note (O).
  • Use HIEROGLYPHIC DICTIONARY (P); select it and take METAL ORNAMENTS 3/4 (Q).
  • Go to Scroll Storage.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place PARCHMENT PIECE (R). Select magnifier (S). Slide button (T).
  • Select flashlight (U). Slide button (V).
  • Use STYLUS (W).
  • Take TABLET INSCRIPTION (X).
  • Go to Tomb.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use TABLET INSCRIPTION; move stylus through pattern (Y). Take EYE AMULET (Y1).
  • Place EYE AMULET (Z) and use STYLUS (Z1); receive BLUE ORNAMENT.
  • BLUE ORNAMENT on TRIDENT; receive BLUE TRIDENT.
  • Use BLUE TRIDENT (Z2). Solution Ax2-C-B. Take TRIDENT.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take COBRA HEADS 2/2 (E).
  • Take Fact Card (@10).
  • Select scroll (F).
  • Play HOP (G); receive ROMAN COINS 1/2.
  • Select note (H). Use LATIN DIRECTORY and select (I). Take GUARDIAN’S MOSAIC (J).
  • Go (K).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place COBRA HEADS 2/2; take HOUND STICK (L).
  • Walk down.
  • Place HOUND STICK (M); take METAL ORNAMENTS 4/4 (N).
  • Go to Treasury.
  • Place GUARDIAN’S MOSAIC and METAL ORNAMENTS 4/4 (O).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Swap pieces first and then select the pins to put them in position. Solution (P).
  • Take STONE RELIC and KEY.
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  • Use KEY (Q); take EMPTY SLINGSHOT and GLASS FRAGMENTS (Q1).
  • Go to Scroll Storage.
  • Place GLASS FRAGMENTS and arrange (1-5).
  • Take SMALL NECKLACE (R).
  • Walk down twice.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place SMALL NECKLACE (S); take SMALL PIPE (T).
  • SMALL PIPE on BROKEN GEAR; receive FIXED GEAR.
  • Use FIXED GEAR (U).
  • Go (V).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • STONE RELIC on EMPTY SLINGSHOT; receive SLINGSHOT.
  • Use SLINGSHOT on scene (W).
  • Use BROKEN UMBRELLA (X).
  • Solution (Y).
  • Select token (Z).
  • Look at note; take STARTER HANDLE (Z1).
  • Place STARTER HANDLE (Z2).

Chapter 3: Crossroads

Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take Fact Card (@11).
  • Take BINOCULARS, PAWNS 1/2, and CAN OPENER (A).
  • Open door; play HOP (B); receive FIREWORKS.
  • Use CAN OPENER; take SIGN HOLDER (C).
  • Use FIREWORKS and FLINT (D).
  • Use SIGN HOLDER; open gate and go (E).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take SHOVEL (F).
  • Take Fact Card (@12 and @13).
  • Take LOGS 1/2, PAWNS 2/2, and SHOP KEY (G).
  • Use SHOP KEY (H).
  • Enter (I).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take NEEDLE and LIGHTER (J).
  • Open; place PAWNS 2/2 (K).
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  • Solution is random. Screenshot shows one possible outcome (L).
  • Look at note; take SAFETY PIN and SUCTION CUP.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use SUCTION CUP; take LOGS 2/2 (M).
  • Walk down.
  • Place LOGS 2/2 (N); take ROOSTER EMBLEM and CANDLES 1/4 (O).
  • Go (P).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place ROOSTER EMBLEM (Q). Play HOP (Q1); receive SMALL HOOK.
  • Walk down.
  • Use SMALL HOOK (R).
  • Enter (S).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take CROWN PIECE (T).
  • Look at note (U).
  • Use SAFETY PIN; take CAR JACK HANDLE and BOOK CREST (V).
  • Place BOOK CREST; take MARBLE GEARS 1/3 and WOODEN TOKEN (W).
  • Place WOODEN TOKEN (X).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Solution (Y).
  • Go (Z).

Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift

  • Take ROMAN SHIELD, METAL POT, and MINIATURE SWORD (A).
  • Take Fact Card (@14).
  • Take STONE PHOTOGRAPH and CUSTODIAN’S LOG (B).
  • Place MINIATURE SWORD (C). Use NEEDLE (D); receive NEEDLE AND THREAD.
  • Use NEEDLE AND THREAD (E). Play HOP (F); receive BROKEN CAR JACK.
  • CAR JACK HANDLE on BROKEN CAR JACK; receive CAR JACK.
  • Use CAR JACK (G); receive SHARPENING STONE. Select mechanism (H) and go (I).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place STONE PHOTOGRAPH (J); open book (K) and take ARCHEOLOGY PAPER (L).
  • Walk down.
  • Open vignette and select magnifier (M). Slide button (N).
  • Place ARCHEOLOGY PAPER and play HOP; receive DRUID INSCRIPTION. Take CELTIC KNOT (O).
  • Go to House.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place CELTIC KNOT; take CANDLES 2/4 and SITES MAP (P).
  • Place SITES MAP, DRUID INSCRIPTION, and CUSTODIAN’S LOG; take SITE LOCATION (Q).
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place SITE LOCATION (R) and use BINOCULARS (S).
  • Use ROMAN SHIELD (T).
  • Go (U).
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  • Select compass (V). Slide button (W).
  • Select twice (X); take ROMAN COINS 2/2 (Y).
  • Use SHOVEL (Z).

Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift

  • Use ROMAN COINS 2/2; take Fact Card (@15).
  • Take GREEN BALL and GREEN ORNAMENT (A).
  • Place CROWN PIECE and select (B). Take CANDLES 3/4 (C).
  • GREEN ORNAMENT on TRIDENT; receive GREEN TRIDENT.
  • Place GREEN TRIDENT (D). Solution: E-Gx2-F. Take COMPLETE TRIDENT (H).
  • Play HOP (I); receive MARBLE GEARS 2/3.
  • Select note (J); use LATIN DICTIONARY and select (K). Take CANDLES 4/4 (L).
  • CANDLES 4/4 and LIGHTER in METAL POT; receive WAX.
  • Use WAX; take SMALL MACE and ORNATE BUTTON (M).
  • Place ORNATE BUTTON (N).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Solution (O): (D-B)-(B-A)-(B-C)-(B-E)-(G-D)-(G-F)-(E-G).
  • Take BLUNT BLADE.
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • SHARPENING STONE on BLUNT BLADE; receive RITUAL BLADE.
  • Use RITUAL BLADE; take ROPE (P).
  • Use CAR JACK; take OLD AX (Q).
  • Go (R).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use OLD AX (S); receive COFFIN COVER.
  • Walk down.
  • Use COFFIN COVER (T).
  • Go (U).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Open vignette and select flashlight (V); Slide button (W).
  • Use SMALL MACE (X); receive BLOWTORCH.
  • Use BLOWTORCH and go (Y).

Chapter 4: Docks

Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Talk (A).
  • Take SHELL and BUOYS 1/2 (B).
  • Go (C).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Remove sheet and play HOP (D); receive METAL HANDLE.
  • Look at note; take WATERPROOF TABLET (E).
  • Remove cover; take Fact Card (@16).
  • Select flashlight (F). Slide button (G).
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use METAL HANDLE (H).
  • Use SHELL; take BUOYS 2/2 and WRENCH (I).
  • Go (J).
  • Use WRENCH and place ROPE; take LIFE PRESERVER (K).
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use LIFE PRESERVER (L); take Fact Card (@17).
  • Take SAILS EMBLEM and WIRE CUTTERS (M).
  • Place SAILS EMBLEM; take HANDLE (N).
  • Go (O).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use WIRE CUTTERS; take CHIP and WIRES (P).
  • Walk down.
  • Place WIRES (Q).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Solution (R).
  • Go (S).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take Fact Card (@18).
  • Take DISPLAY (T). Place HANDLE (U) and select tanks; take EMPTY HARPOON GUN (V).
  • Use BUOYS 2/2; play HOP; receive TANK HOLDER (W).
  • Remove cover; place CHIP (X) and DISPLAY (Y).
  • Place TANK HOLDER (Z).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Examine (A).
  • Select (B).
  • Solution is random (C).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take BROKEN OAR (D).
  • Open vignette and select flashlight (E). Slide button (F). Take SENATOR (G).
  • Use BROKEN OAR (H); receive CALCIFIED POLE.
  • Take MARBLE GEARS 3/3 (I).
  • Place MARBLE GEARS 3/3 (J).
  • Enter (K).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take Fact Card (@19) and CREATURES 1/2 (L).
  • Select scroll (M); use LATIN DICTIONARY and select.
  • Place GREEN BALL; take HORSE HEAD (N).
  • Place SENATOR (O); take FORCEPS (P).
  • Go (Q).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Take INCOMPLETE HORSE (R).
  • Play HOP (S): receive PARADE SWORD.
  • Use PARADE SWORD (T); receive BROKEN BLADE.
  • Open shell; take CLOTH (U).
  • Select note; use LATIN DICTIONARY and select (V).
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use BROKEN BLADE; take WHEEL SET (W).
  • Go (X).
  • HORSE HEAD and WHEEL SET on INCOMPLETE HORSE; receive WHEEL HORSE.
  • Place WHEEL HORSE; take SHIP (Y).
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place SHIP (Z); take CREATURES 2/2 (A).
  • Go (B).
  • Place CREATURES 2/2 (C); take STONE DECORATION (D).
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Place STONE DECORATION. Solution (E).
  • Place COMPLETE TRIDENT (F).
  • Try to go and then enter (G).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Answer tablet on scene (H).
  • Use FORCEPS (I); receive a BRICK.
  • Go (J).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Select flashlight (K); slide button (L).
  • Use WATERPROOF TABLET on scene. Answer tablet (M).
  • Use BRICK (N). Take RUSTY SHACKLES (O).
  • Take ROMAN BATON (P).
  • Use CLOTH and CALCIFIED POLE; select. Take Fact Card (@20) and SEAL RING (Q).
  • Use SEAL RING (R). Play HOP (R1); receive SPEAR.
  • Walk down.
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • SPEAR on EMPTY HARPOON GUN; receive HARPOON GUN.
  • Use HARPOON GUN and select (S).
  • Go (T).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Use ROMAN BATON and select (U).
  • Place RUSTY SHACKLES (V). Take ORNATE KNOB (W).
  • Place ORNATE BUTTON (X).
Hidden Expedition: Neptune's Gift
  • Solution (Bx3-A-Bx3-A-B-A-B-A-B-A-Bx3).
  • Use ROMAN BATON (C).
  • Congratulations, you’ve completed Hidden Expedition: Neptune’s Gift!

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