The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Walkthrough

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  1. Approach the front door of the mill with your pistol and open it to activate the next cut scene, then approach the table in front of you to find the newspaper and turn around to pull back the cloth beside the fireplace.
  2. Examine the contents of the box beneath the cloth to pick up the paintbrush and approach the table on the other side of the fireplace to collect the cog, then walk over to the front door again and turn left to insert the gear into the axle.
  3. Return to the table the other men are gathered around and try to examine the chest, then speak with the three brothers to learn of their intentions and open your character select menu to switch control over to Sherlock Holmes in the mill’s attic.
  4. Achievement / Trophy Unlocked: Anarchy in the UK (Bronze): There are always some lunatics about. It would be a dull world without them.
  5. After taking control of Holmes, examine the lamps atop the crates in front of you on the right and turn around to inspect the two indicated points on the crumbling section of wall.
  6. Turn around to walk forward across the cracked boards and examine them up close to discover the shoddy repair job, but do not use the knife or it will break, then approach the spinning gear in the corner to your left and inspect the mechanism beside it to find the blood traces on the rod.
  7. Move left to check the millstone and continue around the room to find the hatch in the floor, then turn around to examine the untouched flour bags stacked around the pole and cut them open with your knife.
  8. Pick up the information card and the conduct passes, then collect the cog from beneath the sacks and turn to face the wall where you found the floor hatch earlier.
  9. Approach the chest beside the wardrobe to open it and pull out the magicians costume, then search the pockets and sleeves to find the coin, the scarves, the playing cards, the handcuffs and the bird skeleton.
  10. Search the slits in the back of the costume to find the diary and master key, then move left of the magician’s jacket to examine the gas canister and collect the rope from off the wall.
  11. Achievement / Trophy Unlocked: Attention to Detail (Silver): You have a turn for both observation and deduction!
  12. Exit the attic to approach the outside steps and check the indicated section of wall above to see the repair job, then continue down the stairs and look through the window near the bottom.
  13. Use the master keys to enter the shed across from the mill’s front door and inspect the spade on the shelf to your left, then examine the tool box on the shelf behind you to take the screwdriver and exit the building to approach the cart beside the previous staircase.
  14. Search the wall behind the cart to find the broom and use the screwdriver to detach the wooden handle, then enter the shed again to attach the broom handle to the spade and use the screwdriver to secure the two pieces as a new tool for your inventory.
  15. Make your way back up into the attic and use the shovel to break open the fragile wall on the right, then tie the rope you found earlier around the iron bar within and turn around to approach the cracked floor boards again.
  16. Use your shovel to break apart the cracked floorboard and discover the secret arsenal underneath, then examine the weapons and take the chain off the two crates on the left.
  17. Approach the millstone again to wrap the chain around it and attach the last link to the rope laying across the floor, then place the cog on the left side of the mechanism beside you and make your way over to the floor hatch to call down to Watson.
  18. Take control of Watson again to collect the bottle of vodka off the kitchen table and inspect the locked chest with your paintbrush, then dab it in the clumps of flour on the left and move it over the keypad to reveal the numbers that have been used previously.
  19. Enter the code 2-3-6 to unlock the chest and activate the next cut scene, then approach the cupboard on the right to grab the medical supplies from within and open your inventory menu to combine them into one item with the bottle of vodka.
  20. Use the bandages with disinfectant on the injured Russian brother to activate another cut scene, then approach the woodpile beside the fireplace and push the logs away to pick up the cog underneath.
  21. Approach the open hatch in the ceiling above to toss the cog up to Holmes and switch your characters again, then walk over to the mechanism beside the millstone and insert the gear into the other side of the rod.
  22. Make your way over to the wall that has just been ripped open and examine the corpse that was hidden inside, then inspect the body’s left hand to discover the piece of paper and pick up the gas canister in the corner beside you on the right to 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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