The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Walkthrough

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WESTGATE PRISON – Hans Schielman

  1. After the cut scene, move into the corridor past the guard at the front desk and examine each of the doors you pass along the way.
  2. Enter the last door on the right at the end of the corridor and climb the steps to activate a cut scene in which you speak with the secretary, then examine her desk to inspect the letter rack and name plate.
  3. Ask about “a pass” and “family ties” during the next cut scenes, then inspect the hot tea on the table beside you and exit the room to return to the previous corridor.
  4. Head back to the area behind the guard at the front desk and use the pass to move through the nearby open doorway, then approach the two wardens within to activate the next cut scene.
  5. Ask about the great detective and the inmates, then examine the alarm beside the barred door, the guest book on the nearby desk and the rifles on the wall rack.
  6. Examine the book, board and potassium nitrate located in the corner by the open doorway, then speak with the warden again to ask about “Information” and “Guard Index Cars”.
  7. Open the barred door in the room to make your way down the basement steps and enter the next area below to activate a cut scene, then move between the rows of cells around the corner to approach the last one on the left and speak with Hans to activate the next cut scene.
  8. Choose “Information” and “Pen” from the dialogue options to continue the cut scene, then exit the basement and return to the secretary’s room to speak with the director again.
  9. Select “Investigation”, “Locker” and “Keys’ to continue through the next cut scene, then exit the secretary’s area and unlock the first door on the right to enter the locker room.
  10. Open the indicated locker on your right to find Han’s personal items, then examine the paper knife, the blotting paper and the code-encrypted box with included poem.
  11. Use the magnifying glass to inspect the blotting paper and discover the four holes in it, then examine them and pick up the poem again.
  12. Pick up the blotting paper to place it over the poem and use the knife to punch out the four holes you found earlier, then select the coded box again to click on “S”, “Br”, “H” and “Ca”.
  13. Take the note and pen from inside the box, then exit the room and make a right down the hall to speak with the guard behind the front desk again.
  14. Following the next cut scene, approach the door behind the corner ahead to enter the cloak room and make your way over to the indicated locker on the left.
  15. Use the key you just received to open the locker and inspect the soda on the top shelf, then search the book to find another key and place the uniform on the hanger below.
  16. Approach the other indicated locker on the opposite side of the room and open it with Miss Patterson’s key, then check the box on the top shelf and examine the complex lock combination on the lid.
  17. To open the box: shift the hexagonal plates around the lighter-colored spaces so that the green jewels embedded within them are all directly touching the other green jewels and the red jewels embedded within them are all touching the other red jewels.
  18. Achievement / Trophy Unlocked: A Fine Romance (Silver): The most winning woman I ever knew was hanged for poisoning. But I digress. You found the letter!
  19. Check the open box to take the guard duty list, the locket and the letter from Brighton, then exit the cloak room and return to the gate that leads into the basement.
  20. Select “index cards” and “the guest book” from the dialogue menu to continue the cut scenes, then make your way down into the basement again and give Hans his pen from your inventory to activate a cut scene.
  21. Exit the basement to return to the secretary’s office and activate another cut scene in which you take control of Watson, then press the alarm beside the barred door to discover it doesn’t work and speak with the trapped wardens again.
  22. Approach the table with the telephone on it to collect the keys and exit the security room , then move down the hallway to the left of the front desk and try opening the barred door at the end unsuccessfully.
  23. Select the voice speaking from the smoke below to toss the keys down and activate a cut scene in which you return to the security room, then examine the alarm to open it up and push the triangular cursor through the rings to reach the center slot without touching the rotating gold bars.
  24. Following the next cut scene, approach Hans’ cell to discover that the grate has been opened and enter it to reveal that the prisoner has escaped.
  25. Exit the cell to make your way back upstairs and speak with Holmes by the front entrance to travel outside behind the prison, then move forward up the street to activate a cut scene and choose Kensington as the next destination.
  26. Achievement / Trophy Unlocked: Prison Break (Bronze): A trusty comrade is always of use. Well done. And yet one got away…
  27. Pull up the map and choose Kensington 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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