Explore and get used to the castle layout, including the second floor.
At the beginning of the game, the most important areas are the chapel
and the library. Read the books, take notes and copy the pictures;
they contain explicit hints for puzzles. Grab the pages from the back
of the book, and take them each (one by one) to the witch in the
chapel for some general hints.
o Don't worry about the courtyard well and the door behind it;
the well's use will become apparent later.
o Inside the castle, you will pass between two doors you can't
open. Leave them alone for now.
o Find the fireplace on the ground floor and set fire to it
with the Eternal Light (candle).
o In the upstairs dining hall, talk to Valkuria (the general in
Getting the Ring and Freeing Valkuria
In a book in the library is a picture of the ring Valkuria needs. The
picture is surrounded by a knife and fork...
The cutlery indicates food...
Food is found in a kitchen...
Have you found anything out-of-the ordinary in the kitchen?
Returning from the second floor, if you turn to the kitchen table you
will see a scroll materialize. Click on the scroll and you'll activate
a trap. You have to click on the pots and pans that fly towards you.
If you miss too many you die; if you hit enough you'll uncover the
Once you have the ring, give it to Valkuria and follow her
Getting the Light of Strength (Copper skull)
Read the book with on its cover - have you seen something similar to
these shields in your exploration?
\>From the second floor stairwell, turn right and enter the room with
three shields. To move a sword to a new position, click and drag it
over another sword, then hold it there until it clicks into place.
The swords hanging on the shield consist of three pairs: two long-
swords (straight blade), rapiers (thin blade) and sabers (curved blade)
You need to move each pair of swords to the appropriate shield. The
book in the library comes in helpful here.
Move both longswords to the shield with this insignia:
Move both rapiers to the shield with this insignia:
Move both sabers to the shield with this insignia:
Getting the Mars key
Look through the book with on its cover. You'll see a chandelier -
have you seen something similar in your exploration?
Take the page of this book to the witch to get it translated.
On the second floor, go through the dining hall to a smaller room.
Turn left and take a step forward. Turn right and you'll see a three-
pronged candle holder float across the room.
Set fire to the candle holder with your candle.
Exploring the Bell Tower
\>From the castle entrance, unlock the left door with the Mars key.