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Silent Hill: Downpour Puzzle Guide; Solving All The Puzzles On Easy, Normal, & Hard

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Posted March 27, 2012 - By Donell Tucker



Silent Hill: Downpour Puzzle Guide; Solving All The Puzzles On Easy, Normal, & Hard

Welcome to our Silent Hill: Downpour puzzle guide, where you will learn how to solve all the puzzles on easy, normal, and hard difficulties. No need to be scared of those challenging puzzles anymore, because once you read our Silent Hill: Downpour puzzle guide, the only thing you need to be afraid are the inner demons inside of you. So venture onward and discover the solutions for each puzzle with ease.

Puzzle #1 - How To Open The Diner Safe

To open the diner safe you must reposition the dials that reflect the code in the game. Wehnall five dials are in position, the safe will open to reveal a loaded Colt.

Easy: The easy puzzle difficulty contains two trick dials. It's best to focus on dail 2 and dial 4 before you address the rest of the code:

  • Turn dial 2 left one click
  • Turn dial 4 left two clicks
  • Turn dial 2 left three clicks
  • Turn dial 1 right two clicks
  • Turn dial 3 right one click
  • Turn dial 5 left three clicks

Normal: The Normal puzzle difficulty contains three trick dials.

  • Turn dial 2 right one click
  • Turn dial 3 left two clicks
  • Turn dial 4 left two clicks
  • Turn dial 2 right three clicks
  • Turn dial 1 right two clicks
  • Turn dial 5 left three clicks

Hard: The Hard puzzle difficulty contains four trick dials.

  • Turn dial 2 right two clicks
  • Turn dial 3 left three clicks
  • Turn dial 2 right two clicks
  • Turn dial 4 right one click
  • Turn dial 5 right five clicks
  • Turn dial 1 left three clicks

Puzzle #2 - How To Beat The Ticket Machine Game

To defeat the Jail Break game, you must place three colored balls into the corresponding holes at the top of the machine. Each time you release a ball, the chamber fills with water. As it does, steer the floating ball around the obstacles and into the matching hole. If a ball falls into a trap, it returns to its starting position. Simply release the ball to make another attempt.

The number of traps varies between puzzle difficulties, but the objective is always the same.

Silent Hill: Downpour Puzzle Guide; Solving All The Puzzles On Easy, Normal, & Hard

Puzzle #3 - Fixing The Water Wheels

Easy: 

  • Use the valve on the left to move the first trough forward (turn the valve left three times).
  • Use the valve in the center to lower the second trough into position (turn the valve left two times)
  • Use the valve on the right to move the third trough just far enough to catch the water (turn the valve once to the left)
  • While the pumps are active, retrieve the First Aid Kit and Pistol Bullets from the flooded cave.

Return to the water wheels. Use the valve on the right to divert the water onto the wheel directly in front of you (turn the valve once more to the left). The lift is now active.

Normal:

The solution for the normal difficulty is the same as the easy difficulty. The only difference is when you shift the water away from the first wheel, a large door above the lift slams down and blocks your path to the stairs. Find the large crate on the platform above the lift and push it into the position under the door. This will prevent the door from closing and blocking you from the valves.

Hard:

  • Move to the top of the stairs and drag the crate into position under the large door.
  • Use the valve in the center to lower the second trough into position (turn the valve left two times)
  • Use the valve on the left to move the first trough forward (turn the valve left three times)
  • Use the valve on the right to move the third trough just far enough to catch the water (turn the valve once to the left)
  • While the pumps are active, retrieve the First Aid Kit and Pistol Bullets from the flooded cave.
  • Return to the water wheels. use the valve on the right to divert the water onto the wheel directly in front of you (turn the valve once more to the left). The lift is now active

Puzzle #4 - How To Activate the Devil's Pit Train Station

In order to power the train, you must press the correct buttons in a particular order. You must use the poem you found on the dead body to find out the proper order.

Easy:

  • Press the red button (E)
  • Press the blue button (A)
  • Press the orange button (C)

Normal:

  • Press the blue button (A)
  • Press the green button (B)
  • Press the gray button (D)
  • Press the orange button (C)

Hard:

  • Press the gray button (D)
  • Press the red button (E)
  • Press the green button (B)
  • Press the blue button (A)

Puzzle #5 - How To Recall The Cars Using The Dispatcher's Radio

This puzzle is part of the side quest where you need to callback the four police cars patrolling the town. Select a letter, input the three numbers, then press the Recall button to send out the order.

The call signs are the same for all puzzle difficulties:

  • D375
  • C466
  • B557
  • A648

Puzzle #6 - Find The Stolen Goods

In the 'Stolen Goods' side quest, you will come across a box under a bed frame in the thief's apartment. In that box are four stashed items, the Money Box, Locket, War Medal, and Gold Watch which need to be return in the appropriate location. The steps required to do so are the same for all puzzle difficulties.

The Locket and Gold Watch both belong on the third floor, across the hall from the thief's apartment. Put the Locket in the case on the table near the kitchen appliances. Place the Gold Watch on the display hand on the desk in the bedroom.

  • Place the Money Box next to the scattered coins on the nightstand near the child's bed, which is located on the second-floor
  • Place the War Medal in the case on the bedroom nightstand located on the 1st floor
  • Once you placed all the items back in the proper place, then you will unlock new clothes located in the thief's bedroom

Puzzle #7 - How To Unlock The Storage Unit Keypad

The storage unit is located North of Pearl Creek near a narrow alley. The keypad's code is the same for all puzzle difficulties. In order to figure out the code you must collect the nearby Mystery item, then you will all the information to solve the puzzle.

Keypad's Code is 827

Puzzle #8 - How To Complete The Art Gallery Table

The grid on the table indicates nine spaces, and you must determine which Painting belongs in each one. The red marks on each Painting are fragments of one or more pictographs. Complete each pictograph to ensure the Paintings are properly arranged.

The Painting in the grid's upper-left corner is already in the correct position. Simply identify the three Paintings needed to complete the first pictograph and move them into place. After you've done this, use the remaining Paintings to complete the three newly established pictographs.

Once the Paintings are properly arranged, you've no longer able to move them. Use the UV light from a Forensic Flashlight to reveal a map of the town.

Silent Hill: Downpour Puzzle Guide; Solving All The Puzzles On Easy, Normal, & Hard

Puzzle #9 - How To Open The Crypt Gate

Depending on the puzzle difficulty you choose, the tiles contain more clues. This information apply to all puzzle difficulties.

  • The tile in the grid's upper-left corner must be activated
  • The tile in the center of the grid must be activated
  • The tile in the grid's lower-left corner must be activated
  • The tile in the grid's lower-right corner must be activated

The gate will open up when these conditions have been satisfied.

Puzzle #10 - Putting Together The Office Envelopes

There are six envelopes on the desk. Each one contains a fragment of one or more numbers. The numbers were written while the envelopes were gathered into pile, but they've since been scattered across the desk. You must arrange the envelopes to recreate the original pile.

To make it easy on you, when the envelopes are in place for any of the puzzle difficulties, the six-digit code is revealed as 851136.

Puzzle #11 - How To Open The Vault Door

There are three numbered dials on the vault door, and each one must be set to indicate one digit of the vault's combination. It doesn't matter what difficulty you set your level because the combination is same.

The vault's combination is IX-VI-I, then turn the wheel until the door opens.

Puzzle #12 - How To Open The Projection Room Keypad

The projection room is in Chastain Heights and in that room is a Keypad where you need the code. To obtain the code you will have to collect the notes attached to the film reels and view them in order. However, since the code is the same no matter what difficulty level you are on, we've decided to just give you the code.

The Projection Room keypad's code is 924.

Puzzle #13 - Clue Lights

It's time to perform a theater play in St. Maria's Monastery. Using the light device in the control room will turn on a certain cue light onto the stage. In order to complete this puzzle you must determine the order in which you must activate each light by using the Technician's Notes. The action for each cue light is the same for all three puzzle difficulties.

  • Flip the switch near the ladder to turn off the house lights
  • Turn the gramophone's crank to play the opening music
  • Activate the spotlight and aim the beam at the center of the stage
  • Activate the winch left of the spotlight to drop the first set into place
  • Activate the winch right of the spotlight to srop the second set into place
  • Spin the wooden cylinder to produce a rain effect
  • Strike the hanging sheet metal to produce a thunder effect

When all actions are performed correctly in the right order, the theater transforms into the play's setting.

Silent Hill: Downpour Puzzle Guide; Solving All The Puzzles On Easy, Normal, & Hard

Puzzle #14 - Cottage Chest

In St. Maria's Monastery, there is a cottage in which you can enter, and in that cottage is a chest with a abnormal lock on it. This lock is a puzzle where you have to rearrange the blocks so it can create a single picture of a girl sitting on the beach. Your choice of the puzzle difficulty level determines the number of blocks you must arrange.

To solve the puzzle quickly, rotate the blocks in the upper-left corner of the image until they display a sandcastle, then rotate the surrounding blocks to continue the image. As more of the final image is revealed, it becomes fairly simple to align the remaining blocks.

Puzzle #15 - Theater Bells

In St. Maria's Monastery, as you climb the stairs up to the stage, three bells that you must ring into order to open the nearby door. The sequence is the same in any puzzle difficulty level.

  • Ring the bell on the left
  • Ring the bell on the left
  • Ring the bell in the center
  • Ring the bell on the right
  • Ring the bell on the left

Puzzle # 16 - How To Unlock The Pleasant River Safe

The Pleasant River safe is located in the two-story house on Rice Street in the second bedroom. This is how to unlock the safe.

Easy:

  • Turn dial 1 right three clicks
  • Turn dial 2 left four clicks
  • Turn dial 3 left four clicks
  • Turn dial 4 left two clicks
  • Turn dial 5 right two clicks

Normal:

  • Turn dial 1 right three clicks
  • Turn dial 2 left four clicks
  • Turn dial 4 left two clicks
  • Turn dial 5 right two clicks

Hard:

  • Turn dial 2 left four clicks
  • Turn dial 5 right two clicks
  • Turn dial 3 right one click
  • Turn dial 1 right one click

When all five dials are in position, the safe will open up to reveal a Colt.

Silent Hill: Downpour Puzzle Guide; Solving All The Puzzles On Easy, Normal, & Hard

Puzzle #17 - Mirror

This puzzle is located in a building towards the left at the end of the drawbridge in Port District. In this puzzle one of the objects does not match its reflection in the mirror. To fix this mistake you must interact with all five objects in the room to reveal a hidden item.

  • Turn on the lamp.
  • Open the dresser drawer
  • Turn on the television
  • Rotate the portrait
  • Light the candle

Puzzle #18 - How To Unlock The Guard Tower Safe

After you use the fire axe to remove the boards away in the Overlook Penitentiary, you will see a nearby safe that has some hidden item you will use further along in the game. Here is how you unlock the Guard Tower safe.

Easy:

  • Turn dial 1 right three clicks
  • Turn dial 2 right one click
  • Turn dial 3 left three clicks
  • Turn dial 4 left two clicks
  • Turn dial 5 left four clicks

Normal:

  • Turn dial 3 right two clicks
  • Turn dial 2 right one click
  • Turn dial 4 left two clicks
  • Turn dial 5 left four clicks
  • Turn dial 1 right three clicks

Hard:

  • Turn dial 3 right two clicks
  • Turn dial 2 right one click
  • Turn dial 4 right one click
  • Turn dial 5 right four clicks
  • Turn dial 1 left one click

When all five dials are in position, the safe will open up to reveal a Small Key and a Quarter Dollar.

Puzzle #19 - How To Open The Workshop Keypad

On your way to the workshops in the Overlook Penitentiary, you will find a keypad on the hallway.

Easy:

The Workshop keypad code is 2345

Normal & Hard:

The Workshop keypad code is 22345

Once you enter the code, return to the keypad and unlock the door. From there you will find shotgun shells on the shelves and a vent in which you can use the Quarter Dollar item to open the vent cover and climb in.

Now that you know how to solve all the puzzle, were there any puzzles that made you get frustrated because it was too difficulty to solve? Leave your response in the comment box and release your inner demons.

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