The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Walkthrough

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FARLEY’S OFFICE – The Informant

  1. Read the newspaper and speak to Toby at Baker Street, then use your map to travel to the reception area at Farley’s Office.
  2. Examine the locked office door and the coffee on the table, then check the coat hanging beside the door to find cigarettes and the press card inside the pockets.
  3. Following the next cut scene, inspect the door to hatch a scheme with Watson and approach the electrical panel beside the exit.
  4. Take the hanger from the coat rack and use it to open the fuse box, then rotate the circuits to connect the two top outlets with the single bottom outlet and flip the switch on the right to activate a cut scene.
  5. Enter the office to inspect the key in the knob on the other side of the door and pick up the telegraph from beside the window, then grab the typewriter ribbon from the waste basket below and examine the secretary’s desk for additional information.
  6. Achievement / Trophy Unlocked: Freedom of the Press (Bronze): The Press is a most valuable institution – if you only know how to use it!
  7. Inspect the typewriter and examine the notebook with the page ripped out of it, then pick up the brush from the box on the desk and enter Farley’s office to the left of Watson.
  8. Inspect the floor beneath the bookcase directly on your left to find the Sherlock Holmes novel, then examine the fire place to pull out and read the burnt page.
  9. Continue around the walls of the room to check the curtains and file cabinet in the corner, then examine the note on the telephone table beside you and dial the number to call Scotland Yard.
  10. Approach the desk behind you to examine the sandwich by the typewriter and the blue armchair that’s out of place on the other side, then move right to inspect the cigar in the ash tray and activate the next cut scene.
  11. Examine the bulletin board behind the desk to acquire the photo of Prince Woodville, the newspaper article and the note from Farley, then return to the secretary’s office and inspect her notebook again.
  12. Use the ashes from the cigar you found earlier and the brush to reveal the message on the notepad, then return to Farley’s office and approach the filing cabinet in the back left corner.
  13. Select the DEF drawer and use the bundle of keys in your inventory to open it, then sift through the files until you find the one with the blue ink smudge on the upper right corner and take it from the cabinet.
  14. Open the investigation blueprint of Farley’s office from your inventory and click on the filing cabinet in the corner that’s been circled, then choose deduction #1 and return to the previous picture to now select the armchair.
  15. Choose deduction #2 and select the secretary’s door on the blueprint of Farley’s office next, then pick deduction #3 and click on the ashtray to choose deduction #4.
  16. Select the Sherlock Holmes novel laying on the floor to select deduction #5 and choose the fireplace last to pick deduction #6, then return to the blueprint of Farley’s office and choose the encircled book again.
  17. Achievement / Trophy Unlocked: Master of Deduction (Silver): Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains. Bravo!
  18. Approach the bookcase in front of you again and examine the upper shelves to find the control box inside, then enter the code: 4-D-10-J-16-P and pull the lever on the right to reveal the secret door.
  19. Approach the entrance to the secret passageway and collect the top hat from the floor to activate a cut scene, then open your map to choose Baker Street and leave this location.

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11 Comments on The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Walkthrough

Taryn Wilson

On November 10, 2012 at 5:37 am

Hey I have played the first three chapters of The Testament of Sherlock Holmes and I am stuck on chapter 4 The Bishops Murder. I have followed the walk through but I cannot get the reverend to leave the room. I havethe first few deductions but when it comes to having the last two deductions I only have one and that’s flask. I am very confused and stuck as I have followed all the instructions. Please help or send me suggestions.

Kevin Thielenhaus

On November 12, 2012 at 11:33 am


Sometimes the order of events is important, and completing every step can be unclean. If you’ve missed something, try asking for hints and you’ll be pointed in the right direction. Press [LT] or [Space] to ask for help in-game, and you’ll earn an achievement for doing so!


On January 10, 2013 at 6:13 pm

It won’t let me get the letter from the filing, in Farley’s office. Help?

Kevin Thielenhaus

On January 11, 2013 at 10:08 am


Hmm. To get the letter from the filing, make sure you have read the note from Farley’s Desk. To open the filing cabinet, you’ll need keys from a small table in the same room. To find the correct note in the filing cabinet, look for a card with blue ink and some grease on it.

It sounds like a very tricky puzzle, is this what you’re having trouble with? If not, I’ll keep looking for a solution to your problem.


On July 21, 2013 at 11:43 am

I see that you can open the safe by inputting J-16-P, but how is one supposed to have figured that out?


On July 23, 2013 at 1:12 pm

I dont understand the finishing! whose command was moriarty obeying? nd who was that girl? please explain the last story!


On December 5, 2013 at 2:24 pm

Yes who was Moriarty taking orders from at the end ??

theresa williamson

On February 8, 2014 at 1:55 pm

Hi can anyone help me please im stuck on the opium den I have got everything but the spoon to put on the burner can anyone tell me where the spoon is please as I cant go any further thank you

Kevin Thielenhaus

On February 10, 2014 at 1:54 pm

@theresa williamson,

The spoon is located on the floor, in the center of the back room. There’s a green rug with bowls scattered around the floor. Try looking straight down and wandering near the bowls to spot the investigation icon.

Sherlock Holmes

On May 13, 2014 at 7:41 am

How come they can’t film 3 episodes in 2 years!!


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