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    Items List by DLagasse

    Version: 1.1 | Updated: 01/01/70 | Printable Version | Search This Guide

    Welcome to the Item Guide for 
    
    SHADOW MAN
    
    For your N64!
    
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    Verson 1.1, by Dane Lagasse
    
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    Note from Author:  OK, this is the game I've been waiting for. It has
    everything: cool storyline, awesome weapons, and a LOT of gameplay
    time. Kicking ass and taking souls.
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    TABLE OF CONTENTS
       1. How to contact me
       2. Guns
       3. Teddy bear
       4. Asson
       5. Baton
       6. Flambeau
       7. Marteau
       8. Flashlight
       9. Cadeaux
     10. Skulls (Voodoo)
     11. Dark Souls
     12. Retractors
     13. l'Eclipser
     14. Files
     15. Gads (tattoes)
     16. Accumulators
     17. Violator
     18. Calabash
     19. Engineer's Key
     20. Jail Key Card
     21. Enseigne
     22. Poigne
    
    Note: I HAVE BEATEN SHADOW MAN! Yes, it's true. After 20 days
    of hard work, I defeated Legion. I have collected all of the items,
    so soon this item guide will be chock full of items and full
    descriptions of where to find them and how to use them. And I
    also plan to write a COMPLETE WALKTHROUGH, so be patient.
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    1. HOW TO CONTACT ME
    
       ** E-mail
                 I've changed my e-mail address so I can be closer to games and
                 for a shorter e-mail address. It is now dlagasse@ignmail.com.
    
       ** ICQ
                 Visit wwp.icq.com/33842490 and use the pager to send me a
                 message. Please do NOT request ICQ authorization from me,
                 as I usually don't add people to my list. Sorry.
    
       ** Website
                 I'm thinking of making my own website to have my FAQs up
                 there. It's easier because I can update my FAQs whenever I
                 choose. I'll let the word out here if I make it.
    
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    2. GUNS
    
       ** Mike's Pistol
                 This weapon can only be used on Liveside. Meet Nettie at the
                 church on top of the hill in Louisiana to get it.
    
       ** Shadow Man's ShadowGun
                 This is Shadow Man's version of Mike's pistol. Instead of shooting
                 bullets, it fires soul-taking projectiles. The only way to destroy
                 the immortals in Deadside, and the Five in Liveside. Hold down the
                 corresponding hand's button to charge your Shadow power into the
                 gun, and let go when it reaches the level of your choice. 
    
       ** Machine Guns
                 These are usable only on Liveside. You can find them in the prison.
                 Rapid fire easily brings the Five to their knees, but won't kill them.
    
       ** Shotguns
                 The first shotgun is located in Louisiana. Head to the building
                 behind the church and shoot the lock. Swim through the right
                 tunnel until you reach the part with the two houses. Inside one
                 of them is the first shotgun. Try using this beast on the hounds!
    
                 The second shotgun is in the prison. Go through the schism that
                 leads to the Lizard King, and after a bit of exploring you'll find
                 the second shotgun. There is no difference between the two, but
                 its purpose is to have double the power when fighting in Liveside.
    
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    3. TEDDY BEAR
    
       ** Story
                 This bear belonged to Mike's brother Luke, who was killed in
                 a drive-by shooting along with his mother and father. It connects
                 Mike with the dead, and therefore can warp him around Deadside 
                 and Liveside.
    
       ** Acquiring
                 In the Louisiana Bayou, get it at the top of the hill in the church, 
                 from Nettie.
    
       ** Memories
                 As you visit more places, you will be able to warp back to those
                 places using the teddy bear.
    
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    4. ASSON
    
       ** Acquiring
                 Find the Asson in the Wasteland. If you received the map when 
                 you bought the game, it has a guide to reaching the part where
                 the Asson is. Walk up to the pedestal on the wooden platform to
                 acquire the Asson.
    
       ** Using
                 Place the Asson in the opposite hand of your Shadowgun, to wear
                 down enemies quickly. Remember, only the Shadowgun can destroy
                 them!
    
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    5. BATON
    
       ** Acquiring
                 This is a smidge harder to get than the Asson, but there is really
                 no trick involved. In the Wasteland, when you get to the part with 
                 the walkway leading up to the tent with the four pots under it, 
                 continue until you find the rope. Look across to where the rope goes,
                 and you'll see another path next to it. Go back to the walkway 
                 and enter that tunnel. Drop to the bottom level and go through the 
                 tunnel down there. Hit the switch, then head back and go up the 
                 walkway until you get to to the part with the rope that leads to
                 the Govi. Get the Dark Soul and continue into the Temple of Life.
                 There is only a one-way path in this temple, so just keep going
                 and you'll eventually reach the Baton.
    
       ** Using
                 I can tell you that I've NEVER used the Baton as a weapon. Stick
                 it into the little pedestals with a small flame on it. They act as
                 warps.
    
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    6. FLAMBEAU
    
       ** Acquiring
                 OK, this is way to hard to describe how to get it. When you go 
                 through the Coffin Gate that's close to the Temple of Fire,
                 turn right instead of going straight, and you'll see another gate.
                 Go through it and brave the obstacles until you find the Flambeau.
    
       ** Using
                 You'll use this to burn through the little walls will fire on them.
                 In the Undercity, you'll use it to light your way. For some reason,
                 I think the Flambeau is unbelievably cool. You can also use it 
                 underwater, since it's not fire, it's pure energy.
    
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    7. MARTEAU
    
       ** Acquiring
                 It's right behind a Coffin Gate, with no maze involved. Check the
                 map at the GameFAQs Shadow Man page to see about where it is.
    
       ** Using
                 OK, I think you can use this as a weapon, but I survived the game
                 without ever doing so. Use it to bang on the drums to open the doors.
    
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    8. FLASHLIGHT
    
       ** Acquiring
                 Find the flashlight in Mordant St., New York. It's not really that
                 hard to find. Look around for about 5 minutes and you'll probably
                 find it. 
    
       ** Using
                 It does just what it does in real life, lights your way. You'll need
                 it in the level where you find it and it's helpful in the subway 
                 station.
    
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    9. CADEAUX
    
    Just some unimportant info: Cadeaux is French for present, or gift.
    
       ** Acquiring
                 These things are everywhere: in pots, barrels, or just lying around
                 in the open. You'll have no trouble finding these.
    
       ** Using
                 Warp to the Temple of Life, then jam the Baton in the pedestal.
                 You'll warp to an area with altars. Go up to them and press the 
                 action button if you have at least 100 Cadeaux.
    
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    10. SKULLS (VOODOO)
    
       ** Acquiring and Using
                 Skulls can be found in pots and barrels, and they refill your voodoo
                 meter. You need voodoo to power such items as the Flambeau, Asson,
                 Baton, etc.
    
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    11. DARK SOULS
    
       ** Acquiring
                 Dark Souls are usually found in Govi. Occasionally you'll see a couple
                 "loose" souls, and they also appear when you destroy Trueforms or
                 members of the Five.
    
       ** Using
                 You use these to better your shadow level, which will allow you
                 to open more Coffin Gates. You shadow level can reach no more
                 than ten, and to get level ten you'll need 120 dark souls!
    
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    12. RETRACTORS
    
       ** Acquiring
                 You'll find them in places that don't look like they fit the setting.
                 Would you expect to find an altar in the Undercity? No. When you
                 reach the altars, you'll know it. Altar locations are:
    
                 1. Cageways
                 2. Playrooms
                 3. Undercity
    
       ** Using
                 In the Cathedral of Pain, there are 5 corpses hanging from the
                 ceiling. Jam the retractors into them to make them schisms.
                 Now press the action button when you're next to them and you'll
                 warp to a location in Liveside.
    
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    13. l'ECLIPSER
    
       ** Acquiring
                 There are 3 pieces of l'Eclipser spread throughout the game. None
                 of them are in a temple or "level", you just find them in the
                 Paths of Shadow.
    
       ** Using
                 When you have all 3 pieces, return to Nettie and she'll bring the
                 night... and your Shadow powers.
    
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    14. FILES
    
       ** Acquiring
                 You'll get a file right from the start that shows the profiles of
                 five serial killers. Yes, those are the Five. You'll get others
                 throughout the game.
    
       ** Using
                 In your inventory screen, press a hand button when selecting a
                 file or book, and you'll open it up. Now just use the control 
                 stick to turn pages.
    
       Note: Be sure to read all files you receive, especially Jack's Journal!
    
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    15. GADS (TATTOES)
    
       ** Acquiring
                 The gads are located in the 3 temples: Fire, Prophecy, and 
                 Blood. Temple of Life does NOT count. Often you'll have to hit
                 switches to connect the two pieces of a circular object that
                 you have to go into to get the tattoo. 
    
       ** Using
                 Each gad will give you a special power:
    
                 * Toucher: Grab on to burning ledges
                 * Marcher: Walk on burning coals
                 * Nager: Be consumed by fire, and no health lost
    
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    16. ACCUMULATORS
    
       ** Acquiring
                 There are 5 accumulators to be found somewhere in Liveside.
                 
                 1 to 3: Gardelle Jail
                        4: Mordant St., NY
                        5: Down St. Station
    
       ** Using
                 In the Playrooms, you will find 3 large containers that hold
                 the Violator in one of them and the other 2 hold ammo. Insert
                 the accumulators into the slots to open the containers. 
                 Collect the Violator first.
    
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    17. VIOLATOR
    
       ** Acquiring
                 Just as described above, find the 3 containers in the Playrooms
                 and insert the accumulators into the slots.
    
       ** Using
                 This is the weapon to use against Legion. I can tell you that
                 I didn't use it at all during the game other than with Legion.
                 It probably is helpful, but not necessary except with
                 The One Who is Many.
    
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    18. CALABASH
    
       ** Acquiring
                 In the Temple of Blood, go to the right and edge along the wall.
                 You'll come to a room. Get on the platform that goes up and
                 down, and jump to the right. You'll see a tunnel on right wall.
                 Go through it and through the first blue tunnel. Open the 
                 Coffin Gate and there is your prize.
    
       ** Using
                 Drop it on those squares with markings on them, but be sure
                 to clear the area because the explosion can harm you too!
    
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    19. ENGINEER'S KEY
    
       ** Acquiring
                 You'll find the Engineer's key early in the game in the 
                 Asylum.
    
       ** Using
                 Stick it into the machines that have a hole in the middle.
                 For reference, there are a couple in the Asylum: Gateway.
                 One of them is right in front of you when you warp there.
    
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    20. JAIL KEY CARD
    
       ** Acquiring
                 You'll find this if you warp to Gardelle Jail using the 
                 schism in the middle from the Cathedral of Pain. Keep
                 going and you'll eventually find it. What's cool about
                 this item is that it still has a hand on it.
    
       ** Using
                 In Gardelle Jail, you'll see consoles with red lights on
                 them. Use the key card on these to make them turn green.
                 This opens the doors that make Shadow Man say something
                 about opening them.
    
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    21. ENSEIGNE
    
       ** Acquiring
                 You'll find it behind a Coffin Gate that requires a Shadow
                 Level of 6, before the Wasteland.
    
       ** Using
                 Set the Enseigne to one of your hands, then hold that button
                 to activate the shield. This will stop bullets and other 
                 projectiles from bringing you harm, but be warned: it uses
                 up voodoo.
    
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    22. POIGNE
    
       ** Acquiring
                 Find it before the Temple of Fire behind a gate that requires
                 a Shadow Level of 4.
    
       ** Using
                 These are automatically equipped. Walk up to the bloodfalls
                 and hold the control stick forward to climb up. I recommend
                 destroying all projectile-shooting enemies before attempting
                 this feat, as Shadow Man moves relatively slow.
    
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    Well, that's a rap. I know I must be forgetting an item or two here, so
    drop me a line at dlagasse@ignmail.com to remind me. I AM planning on
    a complete walkthrough, but it will take time. This game is HUGE after
    all. If you're having any troubles or you'd like to use my FAQ on your site,
    e-mail me. Thanks for reading my FAQ, and remember, the most up to
    date version of this guide can be found at GameFAQs: www.gamefaqs.com.
    
    Til next time,
    
       - Dane Lagasse
                 dlagasse@ignmail.com