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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.
  • Some of the longer puzzle solutions may be posted on different pages.

Chapter 1: What Happened?

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  • Enter 3-7-5-8 on the SUITCASE and open the case; play the HOP to earn the BADGE (inventory).
  • Take the PLANK (A); brush the snow twice and take the first BATTERY (B).
  • Walk forward.
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  • Place the PLANK (C).
  • Read the notice (D).
  • Walk left.
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  • Talk to the Hunter; give him the BADGE (E).
  • Take the first BANSHEE-STATUE PART (F).
  • Walk forward.
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  • Select the Hunter (G).
  • Walk right.
  • Talk to the Samuel thoroughly to receive the RIFLE (H). Take the RIFLE CARTRIDGE (I). Combine the RIFLE and RIFLE CARTRIDGE to make the LOADED GUN (inventory).
  • Walk forward.
  • Take and read SAMUEL’S DIARY (J).
  • Walk left.
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  • Take the BUTTON (K).
  • Remove the ice and place the BUTTON (L).
  • Press both buttons, open the chest, select the DICTAPHONE MESSAGE, and push the play button (M).
  • Take the BROKEN DRILL and WIRE CUTTERS (N).
  • Walk down.
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  • Use the WIRE CUTTERS twice; take the SPADE and read the note (O).
  • Take the DRILL PART (P).
  • Walk down 4 times.
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  • Use the SPADE on the snow 3X (Q).
  • Take the CORKSCREW (R).
  • Walk left and forward.
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  • Use the LOADED GUN (S).
  • Use the CORKSCREW on the cork; take the second BANSHEE-STATUE PART and BROKEN FLASHLIGHT (T). Read the notice (@).
  • Walk left.
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  • Look at the wolves, and then the man in the snow (U).
  • Take the 1/2 SKI (V).
  • Take the third BANSHEE-STATUE PART and WOLF FIGURINE (W).
  • Walk down.
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  • Wiggle twice and take the second BATTERY (X).
  • Remove the ice and touch the thermometer (Y).
  • Place the 3 BANSHEE-STATUE PARTS (Z).
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  • Flip the fisherman (A), place the rune in the holder, and duplicate the symbol (B). Turn all the prints to bear (red).
  • Use the fisherman’s hook on the third compartment; take the rune and place it in the holder (C). Place the wheel (D) in the device (E).
  • Flip the farmer (F) and duplicate the symbol (G). Select the flowers (1-10).
  • Place the green fuse (H) in the holder (I).
  • Move the connections as shown and press the green power, and then the red power (J).
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  • Move the rune to the holder (K). Move the hook to the fourth compartment (L). Flip the hunter (M) and duplicate the symbol (N).
  • Place the green fuse, move the connections as shown, and press the green power (O). Press the pump handle, select the balloon once (P).
  • Press the angle and strength each once; select the hunter (Q). Place the rune in the holder (R).
  • Flip the blacksmith and duplicate the symbol (S). Place the red fuse and press the red power twice (T).
  • Turn the wheels (U) so the number of spokes matches the numbers 4-0-2-1 (green).
  • Place the chest (V) on the anvil (W) and select the blacksmith (X).
  • Turn the wheels as shown (Z) and use the key (Y) in the wheels.
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  • Open the door; take the TEN PENCE, third BATTERY, and read the note (A).
  • Place the TEN PENCE in the slot, pull the lever, and take the NUTS (B).
  • Combine the BROKEN FLASHLIGHT and 3 BATTERIES to make the FLASHLIGHT (inventory).
  • Walk down twice.
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  • Place the FLASHLIGHT and turn it on (C).
  • Give the NUTS (D).
  • Take the MAIL HANDLE (E).
  • Walk forward twice.
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  • Use the MAIL HANDLE (F); take the KEY CARD and CLIMATE RESEARCH (G).
  • Press the power; play all the recordings (H).
  • Read the paper; take the ZIPPER SLIDER (I).
  • Walk down twice.
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  • Brush off the snow twice; place the ZIPPER SLIDER (J).
  • Take the MEDICAL KIT, DRILL BIT, and DRUID AMULET (K).
  • Combine the BROKEN DRILL, DRILL PART, and DRILL BIT to make the DRILL (inventory).
  • Walk to the Yard.
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  • Use the DRILL on the screws (L).
  • Rotate the pipes as shown and press the buttons (1-5).
  • Walk forward.
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  • Take the COLD IRON and 2/2 SKI (M).
  • Walk to the Old Bridge.
  • Use the 2 SKIS (N).
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  • Remove the log (O).
  • Bandage the arm; give the man a painkiller (P).
  • Read the TORN PAGES; take the COIN (Q).
  • Walk down and forward.
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  • Place the COIN and pull the lever; take the LIGHTER (R).
  • Go to the Garage.
  • Use the LIGHTER to earn the GASOLINE (S).
  • Touch and take the FUELED LIGHTER (T).
  • Place the COLD IRON; take the HOT IRON (U).
  • Walk down.
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  • Use the HOT IRON; take the 1/6 FIGURINE (A).
  • Walk to the Hotel Entrance.
  • Use the HOT IRON; take the 2/6 FIGURINE (B).
  • Walk left twice.
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  • Use the GASOLINE and FUELED LIGHTER (C).
  • Walk left.
  • Use the HOT IRON; take the 3/6 FIGURINE and first DRUID AMULET PIECE (D).
  • Take the LATCH VALVE (E).
  • Go to the Garage.
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  • Use the LATCH VALVE; take the FORK (F).
  • Remove the middle tine on the FORK to make the BROKEN FORK (inventory).
  • Go to the Crossroads.
  • Use the BROKEN FORK (G).
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  • Connect the wires (H).
  • Play the HOP (I); use the pin on the lock and restore the page to earn A HISTORY OF THE MISTWALKERS.
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  • Select the button (J).
  • Press deduction (K).
  • Walk to the Old Tree.

Chapter 2: Mistwalkers Attack

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  • Talk to Samuel; earn the WOLF SYMBOL (L).
  • Select the slats (M).
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  • Press the button (N).
  • Restore the picture and push the button (O).
  • Take the MISTWALKER’S OATH (P).
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  • Take the 4/6 FIGURINE (Q).
  • Walk down 4 times.
  • Select the mini-game (R).
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  • Place the WOLF SYMBOL.
  • Select the pairs (color-coded).
  • Take the DEER FIGURINE (S).
  • Return to the Druid Shrine.
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  • Place the WOLF FIGURINE and DEER FIGURINE (T).
  • Select the green pieces shown; press the green arrow (U).
  • Select the red pieces shown; press the red arrow (V).
  • Select the excess pieces (W).
  • Take the 5/6 FIGURINE and SICKLE (X).
  • Walk to the Hotel Side Yard.
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  • Use the SICKLE; take the 6/6 FIGURINE (Y).
  • Return to the Druid Shrine.
  • Select the tree; place the 6 FIGURINES (Z).
  • Select the tree again.
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  • Play the bells (1-5).
  • Move the birds to the branch (red). Remove the blindfold (A).
  • Select C-G-C-G-B-F-E-F-E-D-C-D-G-C-D-G-E-B-C-B-C-G-B-B-F-D-F-E.
  • Move the stone (H) to the eye (I). Move the head (J) to the bag (K); turn the upper right disc once (L).
  • Select each hand 4 times (M). Place the eye (N) in the right socket (O). Press each half twice, press the eye twice to make the wolf (P).
  • Pull the cords (6-9).
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  • Place the horn (Q) on the face (R).
  • Configure the runes as shown (S).
  • Press the bellows (T). Place the coal (U) in the mouth and press the right hand (V).
  • Place the crystal (W) in the mouth and press the right hand.
  • Place the leaf (X) in the mouth and press the right hand.
  • Place the berries (Y) in the mouth.
  • Press V-Z-V-Z-Vx3-Z-Vx3.
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  • Place the eye (AA) in the socket (BB); press each half twice, press the left eye to make the bear (CC).
  • Move the cork (DD) to (EE), select the squirrel at (FF). Move the cork from (EE) to (FF); select the squirrel at (DD) and then at (EE).
  • Move the cork to (EE) and select the squirrel at (GG). Move the cork to (GG) and select the squirrel at (HH).
  • Change the picture back to the wolf; select each half once, and then the left eye twice (II). Place the stone (JJ) in the skull (KK).
  • Take the REVIVING POTION (LL). Restore and take the MISTWALKER’S PROPHECY (MM).
  • Return to the Old Tree.
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  • Use the REVIVING POTION (A).
  • Talk to Ulf; receive the MAP and RUNE SKULL (B).
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  • Select and open the MAP (inventory).
  • Select the arrows (C).
  • Open the briefcase; select the Mistwalker Camp (D).
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  • Take the STONE, BROKEN CROWBAR, and note (E).
  • Take the HANDLE (F).
  • Brush the snow; take the INSULATING TAPE (G).
  • Combine the BROKEN CROWBAR and INSULATING TAPE to make the CROWBAR (inventory).
  • Select the ice (H).
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  • Restore the runes to find the ICE MESSAGE (I).
  • Travel to Outside Dire Grove.
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  • Use the CROWBAR to take the 1/4 and 2/4 NAILS (J).
  • Take the first SUN HALF (K).
  • Go to the Hotel Entrance.
  • Use the CROWBAR to take the 3/4 and 4/4 NAILS (L).
  • Return to the Mistwalker Camp.
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  • Place the 4 BENT NAILS; use the STONE to make the 4 NAILS (M).
  • Place the HANDLE and NAILS; use the STONE (N).
  • Open and select the door; play the HOP to earn the SACRIFICE WHISTLE SCROLL (O).
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  • Go to the investigation board and select deduction (P).
  • Travel to the Old Tree.
  • Talk to the Mistwalker (Q).

Chapter 3: Samuel Crawford

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  • Talk to Samuel; earn the HOTEL KEY (A).
  • Go to the Hotel Entrance.
  • Use the HOTEL KEY, turn the handle, and enter the Hotel Hall (B).
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  • Clean off and take the POSTER (C).
  • Brush the cobwebs and take the GRINDSTONE (D).
  • Note the Staircase (E).
  • Go to the Sitting Room (F).
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  • Take the HANKY (G).
  • Take the SULFUR (H).
  • Take the BLUNT WEDGE and SCOOP (I).
  • Use the GRINDSTONE 3X on the BLUNT WEDGE to make the WEDGE (inventory).
  • Go to the Path.
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  • Use the WEDGE and STONE to take the AXE (K).
  • Take the WHISTLE (L).
  • Walk to the Snowdrifted Street.
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  • Use the AXE 3 times to take the STICK (M).
  • Go to the Yard.
  • Remove the broken handle and add the STICK; take the HUFF (N).
  • Go to the Old Bridge.
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  • Use the WHISTLE (O).
  • Take the LATCH (P).
  • Use the AXE on the ice, and then the HUFF on the net (Q).
  • Take the WALLET (R).
  • Open the WALLET; take the MAGNET KEY and COIN (inventory).
  • Walk down.
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  • Place the COIN, pull the lever, and take the first CELTIC CROSS (S).
  • Go to the Garage.
  • Place the LATCH; open the chest (T).
  • Take the SCREWDRIVER and WRENCH (U).
  • Go to the Sitting Room.
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  • Use the WRENCH (A).
  • Take the CODE (B).
  • Restore the BURNED NOTE (C).
  • Walk down.
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  • Place the KEY CARD, CODE, and MAGNET KEY (D).
  • Enter the code 5-7-8-2-4 and pull the handle (E).
  • Walk right.
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  • Take the VIDEO TAPE (F).
  • Take and read the TELEGRAPH TAPE (G).
  • Take the GENERATOR-DOOR REMOTE (H) and LEMON (I).
  • Go to the Path.
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  • Use the SCREWDRIVER (J).
  • Remove the cover; take the first SAFETY LOCK (K).
  • Go to the Staircase.
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  • Use the SCREWDRIVER (L).
  • Take the second SAFETY LOCK (M).
  • Go to the Hotel Side Yard.
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  • Use the GENERATOR-DOOR REMOTE (N).
  • Flip the switch (O); remove the burnt fuses (P).
  • Place the 2 SAFETY LOCKS; flip the switch (Q).
  • Go to the Sitting Room.
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  • Place the VIDEOTAPE; turn the knob 3X (R).
  • Take the CAMERA RECORDING (S) and OWNER’S DRAWER KEY (T).
  • Walk down.
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  • Use the OWNER’S DRAWER KEY (A).
  • Move the papers; take the CAR KEY (B).
  • Travel to the Yard.
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  • Use the CAR KEY; open the door (C).
  • Play the HOP to earn the RECORD (D).
  • Go to the Office.
  • Place the RECORD; select the spindle twice (E).
  • Take the SIGNET (F).
  • Go to the Staircase.
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  • Use the SIGNET (G).
  • Move the items; take the HINT and second DRUID AMULET PIECE (H).
  • Tip the wolf figurine (I).
  • Walk down and left.
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  • Tip the bear figurine (J).
  • Tip the fox figurine (K).
  • Walk to the Office.
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  • Refer to the HINT (L).
  • Press 3-4-6-9-6-4-7-6-5 (M).
  • Move the letters; take the PUNCHCARD (N).
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  • Place the PUNCHCARD (O).
  • Select the safe (P).
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  • Select matching pairs between the two wheels; use the red buttons to turn the blades (A).
  • Match all the pairs; locations are random. Press Bx4-Cx2. Press Dx2, place the left arrow (E), press Dx2-E.
  • Place the 2 batteries (red) into the holders (F). Press G.
  • Press yellow (H). Duplicate the yellow pattern (I). Press J-Kx2.
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  • First, change all the green to blue (L), and then duplicate the green pattern (M). Press N-O.
  • Change all the pink to blue (P). Add the pink pattern (Q). Press R.
  • Press the button (S). Press Tx2. Move the fox head (U); Change so all heads are the same (V).
  • Move the button (W) and the ‘R’ (X). Move the toggle to the left (Y).
  • Slide the letters as shown (Z). Press the button; slide the ‘W’ up and right.
  • Press the button, slide the ‘S’ right; press the button and slide the ‘S’ up.
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  • Point the toggle down (AA).
  • Combine the shapes and symbols (BB); change the tiles to match (CC).
  • Select the locations 6-7-8-4-3-7-6-2-1-5. Select DDx6-EEx2-FF-GG-HH-II-EE-JJ-EE-KK-JJ-LL.
  • Change the numbers (red) to match the display (MM).
  • Select the green arrows NNx4-OOx4-NNx6-OO-NNx3.
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  • Take and open the ledger (A).
  • Locate the HOTEL OWNER’S NOTE (B).
  • Go to the investigation board (C).
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  • Select deduction (D).
  • Go to the Old Tree.
  • Talk to the Ulf; earn the third DRUID AMULET PIECE (E).
  • Restore the DRUID AMULET (inventory).
  • Go to the Mistwalker Camp.

Chapter 4: An Old Grudge

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  • Place the DRUID AMULET (A).
  • Take the WOLF HORN and select the scraps (B).
  • Restore and take the TORN PICTURE (C).
  • Go to the Snowdrifted Street.
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  • Use the WOLF HORN (D).
  • Walk forward (E).
  • Take the KNIFE (F); use the FUELED LIGHTER (G).
  • Cut the LEMON with the KNIFE; squeeze the LEMON onto the HANKY to make the HANKY WITH JUICE (inventory).
  • Go to the Garage.
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  • Use the HANKY WITH JUICE (H); open the case and take the LINE WITH HOOK (I).
  • Go to the Staircase.
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  • Use the CROWBAR (J); use the LINE WITH HOOK to take the SAW HANDLE (K).
  • Go to the Druid Shrine.
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  • Use the SAW HANDLE; take the SAW (L).
  • Go to Outside Pharmacy.
  • Use the SAW (M), open the door, and walk forward.
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  • Take the BOX KNOB (N).
  • Take the CHEMIST’S RECORDER (O).
  • Take the first REGISTER BUTTON (P).
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  • Remove the old handle and place the BOX KNOB; open the drawer and take the REGISTER LEVER (Q).
  • Take the second REGISTER BUTTON (R).
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  • Place the 2 REGISTER BUTTONS and REGISTER LEVER (S).
  • Press 8-4-6, pull the lever, and take the CADUCEUS (T).
  • Place the CADUCEUS (U); open the doors.
  • Play the HOP to earn the MEDICINE BOX (V).
  • Go to the Old Tree.
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  • Use the MEDICINE BOX (W).
  • Talk to Bjorn to earn the BEAR EAR (X).
  • Go to the Druid Shrine.
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  • Place the BEAR EAR; take the second SUN HALF (A).
  • Go to the Hotel Side Yard.
  • Place the 2 SUN HALVES (B); take the second CELTIC CROSS (C).
  • Go to the Mistwalker Camp.
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  • Place the 2 CELTIC CROSSES (D).
  • Select the shield (E).
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  • Remove the fur (A) and snow (B). Select the 4 yellow arrows; select the 4 yellow arrows again (C).
  • Do the same for the 4 red arrows, and then the 4 green arrows. Place the FEATHER (D) on the owl (E).
  • Place the FEATHER (F) on the owl. Untangle the ropes (G). Place the FEATHER (H) on the owl.
  • Remove the snow twice (I).
  • Select the positions 3-5-7-6-4-2-3-5-4.
  • Push both wings down 3x (J).
  • Move the button (K) to the box (L). Press the buttons center-left-right.
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  • Use the matches (M) on the wood (N).
  • Select the valve (O).
  • Select the 3 levers until each flask is full (P).
  • Turn the knob; select the icicles (Q).
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  • Select R-S; place the shield piece (T).
  • Restore the shield (U). Select the owl claws until you see the light beam (V).
  • Give the apple (W) to the hedgehog (X). Move the tooth to the bear (Y).
  • Select the hedgehog (AA). Turn to page 3 (BB); recreate the dipper (CC).
  • Place the 2 teeth (red) in the bear. Select DDx3; turn the reels to red. Select EEx3; turn the reels to green.
  • Select DDx3; turn the reels to white. Select EEx3; turn the reels to pink. Select DDx3; turn the reels to yellow. Select EEx3; turn the reels to blue.
  • Take BJORN’S DIARY (FF); open it and take the HUNTER’S BADGE.
  • Go to the Old Tree.
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  • Use the HUNTER’S BADGE (A); talk to Samuel and earn SAMUEL’S AMULET.
  • Go to the Old Bridge.
  • Talk to the hunter (B).
  • Walk forward.
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  • Stand up the snow bike (C).
  • Take the EMPTY OILCAN; open the compartment (D).
  • Take the WICK (E).
  • Walk right.
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  • Take the BROKEN LANTERN (F).
  • Note the path to the Shop (G).
  • Go to Outside Museum (H).
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  • Place the EMPTY OILCAN; take the OILCAN (I).
  • Use the WRENCH to take the SPARK PLUG (J).
  • Go to the Shop.
  • Take the SCISSORS (K).
  • Walk down.
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  • Use the SCISSORS to take the BELT (L).
  • Use the OILCAN (M).
  • Open the bag; take the PAPER and RULER (N).
  • Walk down.
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  • Remove the old belt and use the OILCAN (O).
  • Remove the old sparkplug and place the SPARKPLUG (P).
  • Place the BELT (Q); turn the crank (R).
  • Select the snow bike (S).
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  • Show SAMUEL’S AMULET (T).
  • Talk to Derek to earn the envelope; open it to find TED’S LETTER and FISH AMULET.
  • Take the WOOD; remove the snow and take the BOARD (U).
  • Use the OILCAN; pull the lever (V).
  • Take the BRUSH and NIPPERS (W).
  • Go to the Sitting Room.
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  • Place the FISH AMULET; take the HOTEL-DRAWER KEY (B).
  • Walk down.
  • Use the HOTEL-DRAWER KEY; take the JACK PART (C).
  • Travel to Outside Museum.
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  • Place the JACK PART to earn the JACK (D).
  • Use the JACK (E).
  • Take the LADDER (F).
  • Go to the Shop.
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  • Place the LADDER, use the OILCAN, and select the ladder (G).
  • Take the MAGNET; use the RULER (H).
  • Take the LENS (I).
  • Use the MAGNET to drag the POUND COIN up (J).
  • Travel to the Hotel Entrance.
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  • Place the POUND COIN, pull the lever, and take the MASK (K).
  • Walk forward.
  • Place the MASK; take the ALCOHOL (L).
  • Combine the BROKEN LANTERN, LENS, ALCOHOL, WICK, and FUELED LIGHTER to make the LANTERN (inventory).
  • Walk left.
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  • Use the WOOD, PAPER, and FUELED LIGHTER (M).
  • Use the SCOOP to take the COAL; take the REGISTER BUTTON (N).
  • Return to the Shop.
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  • Use the LANTERN (O); play the HOP to earn TED’S NOTES (P).
  • Go to the investigation board and select deduction (Q).
  • Return to the Old Tree.
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  • Talk to Ted to earn the FURNITURE WRENCH (R).
  • Return to the Square.

Chapter 5: Derek and the Mistwalkers

Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the FURNITURE WRENCH; remove the cover (A).
  • Take the WIRE and the first GLASS-CUTTER PART (B).
  • Combine the WIRE and NIPPERS; bend the wire several times to make the LOCKPICK (inventory).
  • Go to the Pharmacy.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the REGISTER BUTTON, press 9-6-2, pull the handle, and take the RING (C).
  • Go to Derek’s House.
  • Use the LOCKPICK; turn the handle (@).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Select E-D-Ex2-D-Ex3-D-Ex3-D-Ex4-D.
  • Walk forward.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Take the GLASS-CUTTER BASE (F).
  • Remove the glass; take the FAMILY PICTURE (G).
  • Place the RING and pull (H).
  • Take the LIBRARY ENTRY, BOX and VALVE (I).
  • Look at the box; take the TWEEZERS (inventory).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Take the CLOCK HANDS (J).
  • Use the BRUSH (K).
  • Return to the Sitting Room.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the CLOCK HANDS and select the face; take the SKULL (L).
  • Go to the Staircase.
  • Place the SKULL; take the second GLASS-CUTTER PART (M).
  • Combine the GLASS-CUTTER BASE and the 2 GLASS-CUTTER PARTS to make the GLASS CUTTER (inventory).
  • Go to the Shop.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the GLASS CUTTER; take the DOG FOOD (N).
  • Walk down and forward.
  • Give the DOG FOOD (O).
  • Place the BOARD; take THUNDER (P).
  • Go to the Old Tree.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Give THUNDER to Ted; you receive the HANDSAW (Q).
  • Travel to the Square.
  • Use the TWEEZERS to take the 3 BRASS CIRCLES (R).
  • Return to Derek’s House.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the HANDSAW; take the CABLE (S).
  • Walk forward.
  • Use the CABLE, pull the cable, and open the doors (T).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Open the box (A); take the LEAD TOY and SAMUEL’S NOTES (B).
  • Take the SALTPETER and UNLOADED GUN (C).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the COAL, SULFUR, and SALTPETER; select the mortar (D).
  • Place the BRASS CIRCLES; select each, one at a time (E). Place the LEAD TOY (F).
  • Select the mortar, lead cap, and case to make a bullet (1-3). Do this 3x.
  • Take the AMMO (G). Combine the UNLOADED GUN and AMMO to make the LOADED GUN (inventory).
  • Travel to the Street.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the LOADED GUN (H).
  • Play the HOP to earn the TORCH BASE (I).
  • Brush the snow and select the skeleton (@); take the MESSAGE TO MISTWALKERS and HOTEL-DRAWER KEY (J).
  • Go to the Hotel Hall.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the HOTEL-DRAWER KEY (K).
  • Take the TORCH HOSE (L).
  • Combine the TORCH BASE, TORCH HOSE, VALVE, and FUELED LIGHTER to make the TORCH (inventory).
  • Travel to the Shop.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the TORCH; remove the door (M).
  • Take the HINT (N).
  • Combine the BOX and HINT; select the runes per the hint and take the DEREK FIGURE (inventory).
  • Go to Inside House.
  • Place the DEREK FIGURE (O).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the gold ball (A) in the holder (B).
  • Move the starfish, fish, and bumpers as shown; press start (C).
  • Press the green shield 5x (D), press the blue shield twice (E), and press the purple shield 3x (F).
  • Move the fox and press him twice (G); press the crow (H).
  • Move the colored pieces of the bear to the columns indicated: red-1, blue-2, red-3, blue-1, red-1, green-2, red-3, blue-2, red-1, blue-3, red-3, green-1, red-1, blue-2, red-3, blue-1, red-1, yellow-2, red-3, blue-2, red-1, blue-3, red-3, green-2, red-1, blue-2, red-3, blue-1, red-1, green-3, red-3, blue-2, red-1, blue-3, red-3, yellow-1, red-1, blue-2, red-3, blue-1, red-1, green-2, red-3, blue-2, red-1, blue-3, red-3, green-1, red-1, blue-2, red-3, blue-1, and red-1.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the flashlight (I) by the reflectors; adjust the reflectors as shown ( J).
  • Take the key (K) and use it on the mouse (L).
  • Move the paths as shown; press the button (M).
  • Move the paths as shown; press the button (N).
  • Move the paths as shown; press the button (O).
  • Swap the tiles as shown (P).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the scissors (Q) on the ship (R); Use the ropes on the curtain (S).
  • Place the tile; swap the tiles to restore the carving (T).
  • Move the stag to the stage (U).
  • Press the circled arrows once (red).
  • Move the candles to the positions shown (V).
  • Select the shields: 3-6-1-4-5-7-2, 7-5-1-3-2-4-6, 2-3-1-4-7-5-6, and 6-2-1-5-3-7-4.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Play the HOP to earn DEREK’S SIGN (W).
  • Go to the investigation board and select deduction (X).
  • Go to the Old Tree.
  • Talk to Samuel (Y).
  • Go to Derek’s House.

Chapter 6: Where Is Derek?

Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Talk to Samuel; you earn the 0/6 FOLDER (A). Take the 1/6 FOLDER (B).
  • Walk forward.
  • Take the 2/6 FOLDER (C).
  • Travel to Outside Museum.
  • Take the 3/6 FOLDER (D).
  • Go to the Shop.
  • Take the 4/6 FOLDER (E).
  • Walk down.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Take the 5/6 FOLDER (F).
  • Walk down.
  • Take the 6/6 FOLDER (G).
  • Walk left.
  • Talk to Samuel to earn the MAP (H).
  • Go to the Square.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Talk to Ulf; you earn the ACORN (I).
  • Go to the Shop.
  • Place the ACORN (J).
  • Take the ACORNS and CHAIN (K).
  • Travel to Derek’s House.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the SAW’S CHAIN (L).
  • Select the saw (M).
  • Walk left.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Take the HATCHET HANDLE (N).
  • Take the CELLAR KEY; open the curtains (O).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the HATCHET HANDLE; take the HATCHET (P).
  • Use the HATCHET twice; take the SLINGSHOT BASE (Q).
  • Walk forward.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Take the first FIGURINE (R).
  • Use the HATCHET to take the LEATHER BAND (S).
  • Take the HEAD (T).
  • Return to Outside Pharmacy.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the CELLAR KEY to take the KEY LOCK (A).
  • Play the HOP to earn the PICK AXE (B).
  • Return to Banshee Hall.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the PICK AXE; take the first FIRE RUNE and STONES (C).
  • Combine the SLINGSHOT BASE, LEATHER BAND, and STONES to make the SLINGSHOT (inventory).
  • Walk down.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the SLINGSHOT on the crow 3x (D).
  • Place the ACORNS; take the SQUIRREL (E).
  • Return to the Square.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Talk to Ulf (F).
  • Select the map to take ULF’S INFORMATION (G).
  • Walk forward.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Talk to Bjorn to earn BJORN’S BOX (H).
  • Combine BJORN’S BOX and the HEAD; Select the heads 1-5.
  • Take the second FIRE RUNE (I).
  • Return to Banshee Hall.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the 2 FIRE RUNES (red); take the second and third FIGURINES (J).
  • Walk down; select the puppet stage (K).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the 3 FIGURINES (L).
  • Select the trees and citizens (M).
  • Select the town and citizens (N).
  • Select the cave, citizens, and young woman (O).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Select the cave, banshee, and detective (P).
  • Select the Sacred Grove, citizens, and Mistwalker (Q).
  • Select the cave, Mistwalker, and Banshee (R).
  • Take the DATE OF FOUNDING (S).
  • Travel to Outside Museum.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the DATE OF FOUNDING (T).
  • Enter the date (U).
  • Walk forward.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Take the OBELISK TOP (A).
  • Go to Banshee Hall.
  • Place the OBELISK TOP; take the GLOVE (B).
  • Return to Inside Museum.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the GLOVE on the glass; take the DOOR KNOB (C).
  • Use the DOOR KNOB (D).
  • Take the TONGS and SWITCH (E).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the SWITCH (F).
  • Swap the wires as shown; lift the switch (G).
  • Play the HOP to earn the BEAR TOTEM (H).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Walk down.
  • Talk to Bjorn (I).
  • Select the map to take BJORN’S INFORMATION (J).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Talk to Camryn; earn the 0/7 MEMORY HOLDER and MEMORY LENS (K). Use the MEMORY LENS to collect the 1/7 MEMORY HOLDER (L).
  • Walk forward.
  • Use the MEMORY LENS to collect the 2/7 MEMORY HOLDER (M).
  • Return to Derek’s House.
  • Use the MEMORY LENS to collect the 3/7 MEMORY HOLDER (N).
  • Walk forward.
  • Use the MEMORY LENS to collect the 4/7 MEMORY HOLDER (O).
  • Go to The Shop.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the MEMORY LENS to collect the 5/7 MEMORY HOLDER (P).
  • Walk to Banshee Road.
  • Use the MEMORY LENS to collect the 6/7 MEMORY HOLDER (Q).
  • Walk forward.
  • Use the MEMORY LENS to collect the 7/7 MEMORY HOLDER (R).
  • Return to Outside Museum.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Talk to Camryn (S).
  • Select the map to take CAMRYN’S INFORMATION (T).
  • Walk down.
  • Talk to the Masked Druid; earn the THICKET AMULET (U).
  • Go to Banshee Road.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the THICKET AMULET (A).
  • Walk to the Grove (B).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Take the BROKEN WINDOW and EMPTY VIAL (C).
  • Restore the BROKEN WINDOW to make the MIRROR (inventory).
  • Use the TONGS to take the DIAMOND (D).
  • Use the EMPTY VIAL to make the ICE VIAL (E).
  • Return to Inside Museum.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the ICE VIAL; crack the ice several times (F).
  • The EMPTY VIAL returns to inventory.
  • Take the MAGNIFIER and OBELISK TOP (G).
  • Return to Banshee Hall.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the OBELISK TOP; take the SUMMONING DISK (H).
  • Place the MAGNIFIER; touch the magnifier (I).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the MIRROR; touch the mirror (J).
  • Place the DIAMOND (K).
  • Play the HOP to earn the BANSHEE’S FLOWER (L).
  • Return to the Grove.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the SUMMONING DISK (M).
  • Talk to the Ancient Spirit; you earn the TEAR VIAL (N).
  • Go to the Square.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Talk to the Masked Druid (O).
  • Select the map to receive the MASKED DRUID’S INFORMATION (P).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Go to the investigation board and select deduction (Q).
  • Go to the Hideout (R).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Take the ROPE (S).
  • Close the door and use the KEY LOCK (T).
  • Take the HOOK (U).
  • Combine the HOOK and ROPE to make the ROPE KEY (inventory).
  • Go to Banshee Road.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Use the ROPE KEY (V).
  • Open the bag; take the CARVED LEVER (W).
  • Return to the Hideout.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the CARVED LEVER (X).
  • Select the cage (Y).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Pull the lever (A).
  • Make a snowball (B); throw one at each target (red).
  • Move the rod to the squirrel cage (C); press the rods 1-4.
  • Remove the 3 clamps (D); move the target to the frame (E).
  • Throw a snowball at the target.
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the coin (F) in the slot; pull the lever (G). Use snowballs to change the colored targets to match the bars (H).
  • Move the arms as shown; press the button (I). Use the shard (J) on the rope (K).
  • Select each of the 3 whistles (L). Place the coin (M) in the slot and pull the lever.
  • Use snowballs to change the colored target to match the bars (N).
  • Move the arms as shown; press the button (O).
  • Turn the pipes (P).
  • Give an acorn (Q) to the squirrel (R).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place an acorn (S). Slide the bucket all the way right; place the acorn in it (T). Slide the bucket all the way left (U). Place the acorn from the right pipe and turn the cog twice (V).
  • Place the acorn (W). Press the left arrow 3x (X). Press the branch 4x (Y).
  • Press the left arrow twice, the right once, and the left twice more (X).
  • Select the left leaves to move the drop to the bar; Select the left and right sides of the bar until the drop disappears (Z).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Place the COIN in the machine; pull the lever (AA).
  • Use snowballs to change the colored targets to match the bars (BB).
  • Move the arms as shown (CC).
  • Place the 4 corks (red) on the spikes (DD).
  • Move the button to the machine (EE).
  • Place the buttons in the panel (FF).
  • Use the key on the lock (GG).
Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove
  • Slide the knobs as shown (A).
  • Change the tiles as shown (B).
  • Select C-Dx3-Ex3.
  • The final solution (F).
  • Congratulations! You have completed Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, Sacred Grove!

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