Hermitage: Strange Case Files Walkthrough

Hermitage: Strange Case Files Chapter 2: For Love and Family

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A series of seemingly connected murders have been popping up all around the city. Justin feels pulled to Hermitage, where an impossible amount of answers await his patronage…

Note: Always check the bookshelf and read every book for new intel!

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Clues from the Family Portrait

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Clues from the family portrait

There are two pieces of intel that can be gained from the family portrait; here are the steps to obtain them:

  • Marks on the family portrait: On October 25, you’ll get the first piece of intel during your investigation of the mysterious building.
  • Marks on the family portrait (updated): After the group discussion on October 26, read the book ‘Mysterious Symbols’ from the bookshelf to update the intel.

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How should Justin respond?

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How should Justin respond?

When confronted by Lorraine asking about Hilde’s plumbing situation, two of the choices presented are correct:

  • [Answer truthfully] “It seems you already know……”
  • [Keep pretending to be a professional] “Here’s the problem……”

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How should Justin attack?

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How should Justin attack?

When confronted by the Garghoul, only one of the choices presented are correct:

  • [Aim for the lower belly] “Somewhere in that area, there must be -“

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Strange happenings in the neighbourhood

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Strange happenings in the neighbourhood

A group of people was smuggling something out of the area while pretending to be “sanitation workers”. The evidence inside the building suggests that the transported objects were the remains of victims.

  • Empty garbage cans
  • The whereabouts of suspicious people
  • Drag marks in the hallway

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Hidden danger

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Hidden danger

A monster known as “Garghoul” may be lurking in the neighborhood. There may be more going on here than a simple murder.

  • The legend of the Kangning District
  • The whistling in the night
  • “Shrines, Gods, and Messengers I”

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The purpose of the “Visionary Society”

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The purpose of the “Visionary Society”

This group of people who apparently possess a lot of occult knowledge are plotting a summoning ritual. The “Garhoul” seems to play an important part in this ceremony.

  • The Halberd
  • Marks on the family portrait
  • “We need to get out of here.”

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Reasons for Hilde’s involvement

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Reasons for Hilde’s involvement

The “rituals” were performed to escape a painful reality. In the end, Hilde chose to help the person that created this nightmare.

  • Conclusion: “Garghoul”
  • Hilde’s secret
  • Conclusion: Rituals by the “Visionary Society”

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