FAQ/Walkthrough by DarkVegetto

Version: 1.7 | Updated: 08/08/04 | Printable Version

S I L E N T  H I L L  4  :  T H E  R O O M

Spoiler-Free Walkthrough

By DarkVegetto


I.    Copyright
II.   Introduction
III.  Guide History
IV.   Walkthrough
V.    Miscellaneous
VI.   Secrets
VII.  Planned Additions
VIII. Thanks

I. Copyright

I retain ownership of this guide, and the text that makes it up. However, I do
not own the solutions, as they belong to the game itself. This means that you
can use my explanations of solutions as long as you don't copy the text from
the guide itself. Also, I wouldn't mind a little credit now and then.

As of right now, and probably forever, the only web sites authorized to host
this walkthrough are www.gamefaqs.com and my temporary LiveJournal. The reason
for this is that I like to help the site that's helped me so much. I've played
one or two games a month for a very long time. Whenever I need help, I turn to
GameFAQs. Their guides and message boards are the best. So, I decided I'm
going to keep this guide exclusive to them.

II. Introduction

First and foremost, this is a (mostly) spoiler-free guide. I will only use
spoilers if absolutely necessary, and will warn before any major plot points.

Secondly, I recommend you only use this guide if really, truly stuck. One of
the greatest things about the Silent Hill series is the challenging puzzles.
Of course, I can't control what you do, so enjoy.

Additionally, this guide is for the Japanese PS2 version of the game. I
assume all the variations yet to be released are primarily the same. If
they are not, I will update the guide when they come out.

Finally, I do accept suggestions of things I have missed. E-mail any things
you think belong in the guide to DarkVegetto(at)yahoo.com
I will let you know if anything you suggested is going to make it in.

III. Guide History

06/20/04 - Guide started
06/21/04 - Major work done. About 2/3 done with the walkthrough now.
06/22/04 - Walkthrough complete.
07/11/04 - Hiatus over. Added many small (but important) changes/sections.
08/08/04 - Clarified secrets, rankings, and other small changes.

IV. Walkthrough

A. Beginning

You begin in your bedroom. Take this time to look around. Check out the
objects and scenery. When you're satisfied, move on to the next room. From
here, check out this room and all the things in it. Be sure to check the wall
above the small desk. Keep looking around until a cutscene begins.

You are now back in your bedroom. While trying to leave, a cutscene begins.
Afterwards, you can investigate again. You'll notice that you can now look out
your window. Do so to see a short cutscene, then exit with the cancel button.
Leave the bedroom when you're ready.

Now, you can explore your apartment. First, go to take the note from next to
the bookshelf. On the way, Henry may notice the trunk. If not, check that
next. Also, notice the red notebook under the lamp by the window. This is your
save point. Come back here whenever you need to save.

Check out the bathroom and washing machine room. Then, move to the kitchen to
open the refrigerator. There is a wine bottle and chocolate milk. You will
need the chocolate milk later, but the wine bottle is a weapon which I don't
recommend. For now, you should probably leave them both in the chest.

Move on by checking the door. After the cutscene, pick up the note from under
the door. You should hear something crumbling nearby. This is your cue to move
on. Head to the bathroom.

After the cutscene, take the pipe from the hole. It's a melee weapon, the one
you'll be stuck with for a little while. After that, enter the hole. Once
inside, crawl to the end of the hole.

B. The Subway

After the cutscene, move forward towards the end of the hall. The doors at the
end of the hall to your right are locked, so just go talk to the woman. After
that, continue down the same hall. Continue until you pass the bathrooms. A
cutscene will start. Afterwards, equip the pipe and kill the dogs. I recommend
charging hits, then stepping back while they charge at you, then hitting them
with the charged hit. Remember to step on them. If you don't step on them
while they're knocked down, they will get back up. the same is true of all
enemies in this game.

Check both bathrooms. Notice the hole in the women's bathroom, then leave.
Keep going in the same direction as before. In the next room, kill the dog.
Then, after briefly checking the surroundings, move on, remembering the
turnstiles for later. Kill the two dogs in this hall. The gate to the right is
locked, so move to the end. Check both sides of the split at the end of the
hall. Both are blocked, but the one to the right has pistol ammo.

Having nothing else to do, return to the women's bathroom and go through the
hole there. You will wake up in your room, and any life you lost will slowly
recover. Go into the next room. The table that had the face over it in the
opening scene is now out of place. Check it to straighten it out. Take the
pistol, read the note on the wall, then look at the hole itself. After the
cutscene, press the cancel button to go back to the apartment. You will hear
the phone ringing. Go to your bedroom to answer it.

After the phone call, return to the main room. You'll hear a strange sound.
Check the peephole of your door to see a short cutscene. Notice the 15 bloody
handprints on the wall. Afterwards, head back to the bathroom and back through
the hole.

You will notice that the hole no longer leads to where it used to. Instead, it
leads to where you came back to your room through the hole in the women's
bathroom. This is because the hole in your room will lead to whichever portal
you last used to return to your room. Anyway, moving on, take the token from
the "statue" in the open stall. This is for the Lynch Street line, so your
next goal is naturally the turnstile that leads to Lynch Street. Use the token
on the turnstile to pass through. You still have more to use later. Go down
the stairs to see a cutscene.

The enemies in this portion can not be killed, so it's best not to try. You
can knock them down, but they will get up again very quickly. As fast as you
can, move down the stairs to the right. If the ghosts get too close to you, it
will hurt you, so don't spend any more time here than necessary. Besides,
there's nothing up here of interest anyway.

Notice Cynthia on the train. You have to open the doors to get her out. Notice
the vending machine with something similar to "18" written on it. The doors
here are locked, so don't bother. Move quickly, as the ghosts are still after
you. Enter the top car of the train. There will be a red button to your right.
Push it. Leave that car, and go back down to get Cynthia.

Your next objective is to get to the other side. To do this, you must cross
between the train cars, working your way up or down in between each car. Enter
the car that Cynthia was trapped in. Immediately cross right. Move up and go
left into the same car. Check the toy box. Open the door towards the front of
the train. Exit the first door to your right. Go upwards, then enter the train
to the right. Take the door down. Exit to your left, continue down, then go
right into the same car. Take the door down into the next car. Go down further
and finally exit to your right.

You're now on the opposite platform. The door closest to you is locked. Don't
bother with it. Take the stairs up. Grab the pistol bullets and go back down.
Continue alongside the train to the door at the top. Take the hole if you need
to heal or save, but otherwise, go down the ladder. Don't go down the fork in
the hall. Go straight and up that ladder. Take the pistol bullets and check
the door to unlock it. Go back down the ladder. This time, take the fork in
the path.

Follow this hall until the door at the end. Kill the 5, count 'em, 5 dogs, or
just run from them. Take the 9-Iron from the train, and check the engineer's
station at the top to notice the lever is missing. Take the health drink from
the bottom of the escalator, but don't go up yet. There is a hole back to the
apartment at the end of this hall. I suggest you take it if you are missing
any life, as the next part can be very life-consuming.

As you should always do, check your apartment for any changes. Check out the
window, check your peephole, check Eileen's room. Any of these might have
interesting scenes going on. See if you have any new notes to read. In
general, check for anything new. Once healed and ready, go back through the
hole and up the escalator.

This part has a few strategies. You can try to run by hugging the outer rail,
trying to avoid the enemies. This works a lot of the time, but if your timing
isn't good enough, you may get killed. You can also approach slowly, wait for
them to attack, then run by. This method will always work if you're good
enough at it, but it's also the most difficult. Finally, you can shoot each
one as it approaches. It will take two handgun bullets to bring each one down.
However, this is risky because auto-aim sometimes aims for one that's already
dead instead of the one about to kill you. Use any combination of these
methods you want, and hopefully you'll make it through okay. Use the health
drink if you must, but I don't recommend it.

Once done with the escalator, take the fork to the left for some pistol ammo.
Then go up the stairs, check out the scene, and take the plate off the door.
Enter the door for a cutscene. Remember the number you see.

You wake up in your room yet again. After the cutscene, check the window for
yet another cutscene. Go to the main room. Check the standard apartment
stuff. When you go to the peephole, you may notice there are now 16 bloody
handprints. When you're done exploring, grab the chocolate milk from the box,
put the plate you got off the door in the box, go back to the bathroom and go
through the hole.

C. Forest

When you wake up in the forest, the first thing you should notice is the well
to your right. You can't see in it, so just go down the path. There is a lot
of writing around this area, but you can't read it, so don't concern yourself
with it. Go through the gate. The next area is empty. Remember there's a hole
there and go through the door at the end. In this area, you will meet the
wasp enemies. Although they are annoying, there is not an infinite amount of
them, so you can kill them to give yourself an easier time. Again, don't
forget to step on them to finish them off. Take the pistol bullets and move
on to the next room. More wasps, kill them or just run. Your choice. Go on to
the next room. Check the extremely ugly car for two notes, then go to the
next room.

Talk to the guy here, then continue in the same direction to the next room.
Three dogs here. Kill them or just run to the next room. Same in this room.
Three dogs. Again, kill or run. Check the notice on the door, then go in it.
Check out the surroundings here. Interesting. You can't go in the house, as it
is locked right now. So, you have to choose one of the three doors going out.
The next three paths can be done in any order, but you have to do them all to
get everything. I recommend going clockwise, although it doesn't matter. So,
since we started from the north-east path, the south-east path is next.

The south-east path starts with 4 dogs and a wasp. Very annoying. Move on. The
next room is empty. Keep going. The next room is empty except for some trees.
The roots resemble hands. Keep this room in mind and move to the next room.
Here we have a 6-Iron and a hole to the apartment, but that's about it. So,
make your way back to the house to take the south-west path.

The south-west path starts with an empty room. Keep going. Here, a new ghost
will appear. Run from him, notice the hole, and get out of there. In the next
room, you'll immediately see a kid. Approach him to see a cutscene. Now,
explore the room, especially the dug-up grave. Notice the number on it. You'll
notice a door straight ahead from your entrance. It's locked. After exploring,
head back to the house to take the final, north-west path.

The north-west path begins with 3 dogs and a couple wasps. Again, very
annoying. Next room. A few wasps. Not too big of a deal. Keep going. You can
find a medical kit on the floor here, as well as a hole on the wall. But,
other than looking at Toluca Lake, that's all this place is good for. Head
back to the house.

You'll notice the guy from the rock is here now. Talk to him. He tells you
he's got something important, but he's really thirsty. That's why we brought
along the chocolate milk. Give it to him. He gives you a spade. It has writing
on it, so read it. It talks about a hand holding onto the ground, opposite of
where the lake and house meet. Well, we just saw the lake. It was north-west.
That means the place you're looking for should be south-east. And, indeed it
is. Remember that the third room of the south-east path had tree roots that
looked like hands. So, head on over there.

Go behind the trees so that the camera changes to show the "hands". Use the
spade right on the hands. You'll get a key. However, this key says that
whoever holds it wanders for eternity. What does this mean to you? Well, try
to go back to the house. Didn't work out so well, did it? So, next you must
figure out how to get the key to the house. Stumped? I guess that's why you're
here. Take it back to where you found it, then keep going in that direction,
so you reach the room with the hole. Go up the stairs and in the hole,
watching out for the ghost.

Head to the main room and put the key in the box, along with whatever else you
don't need at the time. Then, check your apartment if you want, and head back
through the hole. Since you don't have the key, you won't loop on the way back
to the house. Once at the house, use the hole there to go back to your room.
Retrieve the key from the box and head back through the hole. Use the key to
open the house and stroll on in.

Finally, in the house itself. Look around, but don't go to the left side just
yet. Check around the right side. Check the note at the bottom of the
bookshelf. Check the broken lock upstairs. When you're ready, move to the left
side of the house. Check the diary on the floor with the candle holders. After
reading that, you'll notice the door there has opened. Take the plate on it
and go in. You'll see a cutscene. Again, notice the number.

You'll wake up in your apartment to a radio broadcast. Your doorbell will be
ringing. Go to the peephole for a cutscene. You may notice there are 17 bloody
handprints now. After the cutscene, do all your normal apartment stuff. Check
whatever you want. After you're done checking, put away the plate and whatever
else you want to in the box. Now is probably a good time to save if you
haven't in a while. Once you're all ready, go trough the hole in the bathroom.

D. Prison

We begin on the first floor of the circular prison. The first thing to do is
check these rooms. I will number them like a clock, with numbers increasing
as we progress clockwise. So, facing east, the first room is number 1. Broken.
Room 2: Pistol ammo and a note on the wall. Room 3: Broken, but there's a note
on the floor in front of it. Room 4: Locked. But, this is obviously your goal.
Room 5: Just some slugs. Room 6: Broken. Room 7: Note on the bed. Room 8: Ew,
mushrooms. Kill them or just leave again. So, move on to the only door leading
outside. There's a hole and two doors. From facing the hole, the door to your
left is locked. Go right.

You're now headed downward. Ugh. Wall monsters. But, they're easier to avoid
because you have a wider hall this time. Directly below the first ladder is a
double door. It's locked from the inside, so keep moving. About another half
circle down you'll see a saint medallion. Hang onto it, these are valuable.
Finally, go through the door at the end of the hall.

Once inside, circle down until you see a door. Go through. Inside is the
broken generator and an unusual door. You can't go through it, so head back
out. There are now wasps. I suggest you kill them. The only other things here
are the hole and the sign near the base of the stairs you came down. Check the
sign to take a key. This is for the locked room we saw when we first left the
circular portion of the prison. Go there.

You're now outside. You can either take a ladder or the spiral ramp. I suggest
you take the ramps, although it really doesn't matter. When you come to the
door, go in. Another circular set of rooms. This time, we start at the bottom,
so the first room to check is number 5 (to the left).  Broken. Room 6 is
blocked by mushrooms. Kill them to go in. Also, it's a good idea to knock down
and step on any slugs in the area, as they can hurt you by dropping onto you
from the ceiling. Unfortunately, we find room 6 to be broken. Room 7: Broken.
Room 8: Diary on the table. Room 1: Bottles full of black powder? Well, you
can't do anything with them, so move on. Room 2: Broken. Room 3: Broken. Room
4: Note on the wall. Head back outside.

Continue upwards until the next door. Go in here. Yet another circular set of
rooms. You start at the bottom, so same pattern as last time. Room 5: Books.
None checkable, though. Room 6: Hole in the floor. Odd. Don't jump in, though.
It may just lead back to the second floor. Keep going. Before you get to room
7, you may notice the new enemy. For reference, I'll call it a "twin". Kill or
dodge it, then go to room 7. Another hole, but this one has a bloody bed. Room
8: Note and clothes. Move on. Room 1: Wall monsters and pistol ammo. Hmmmm.
Killing the one above the ammo isn't too hard, so go for it. Room 2: Another
hole? Room 3: Mushrooms. Kill them and grab the notes. Room 4: Clothes on the
floor. Go back outside.

Keep going up until the next door. Go through to see a door with a symbol on
it. It's locked. Go to the opposite side, then turn the handle there. The
power is now on in the third floor. This means there are two new notes to read
in rooms 4 and 5 there. Now, with that all taken care of, it's time to jump
down one of the holes. Check the map on the third floor. Compare it to the map
of the second and first floor. All of the holes on the third floor lead to
broken doors on the second floor, so that doesn't help. However, on the first
floor, only room 6 is locked, so that's the answer. Enter room 6 on the third
floor, then jump down all the way to the basement.

You're now in the shower room. Immediately kill the twins and unlock the door
there. Go through it, turn right, and unlock the door there. The door straight
ahead is locked. Go up the ladder. First check the memo. Now you need to align
the bloody beds. Check each of the rooms. Find the one with the bloody bed.
Remember its location relative to the ladder. Go up the ladder to the second
floor. Check the memo here. Check the rooms again for the bloody bed. Use the
crank to align the bloody bed on this floor with the ground floor. Go to the
third floor, get the memo there, remember the number. Do the same thing with
the crank to align this bed to the other two. You'll notice a cutscene after
you turn the crank once. However, this does NOT mean you're properly aligned.
You still have to turn more before you're ready to leave.

Return to the basement for yet another cutscene. Take the spirals or the
ladders to return to the third floor from the outside. Remembering the clock
number system we've been using, go to room 1. Jump all the way down to the
basement. You're now in the kitchen. Kill the mushrooms, then enter the
double-door to go to the south. Unlock the door there, then return to the
kitchen. If the mushrooms have returned, kill them. Go through the door to the
west. Remove the plate and enter the door, using the combination from the memo
on the third floor. If it says that it's too dark to read, the lights aren't
on in the basement. This means one of two things. First, you didn't open the
water gates from the top floor, or, much more commonly, you haven't aligned
the second and third floor bloody beds with the first floor bloody bed. If
this is the case, go back and do it. Watch the cutscene. You should notice the
pattern of the numbers you've seen so far.

You're back in the apartment. Check the bathroom first. After that, do all the
normal apartment stuff. Check for notes, manage your inventory, save. Whatever
you need to do. I suggest you drop off the plate you've gotten. If you want,
check the peephole to see a new handprint on the wall. When you're all ready,
go through the hole in the bathroom yet again.

E. Store Complex

You begin in a hall. Run all the way through until you're at the car. The door
is broken. Continue down the stairs. You'll see a new, monkey-like enemy type.
I suggest you kill them, as they're quite annoying. The door there is broken
as well. Continue down the stairs. Headed for the door, you'll see a cutscene.
Afterwards, kill the monkeys and go through the door. Inside, you'll see a
ghost, impaled with a sword. First, take the key from his hand. Then, take the
sword out of his pathetic corpse. Use the new key on the door to leave. The
other doors in that room are broken. Don't bother.

Continue down the next room, taking the stairs and watching out for the ghost.
Go to the next room, and take the handgun bullets from there. Continue to the
next room, where you'll find a 5-Iron and a baseball bat. I suggest you take
the bat, as it's better than the pipe, but the golf club is up to you. I
probably wouldn't bother if you still have a working golf club. Notice the
hole here, then take the exit straight ahead of where you came in, as the
exit is locked.

Continue down these stairs until the next room. This is the pet store, and
there are three dogs. Kill them, as it's hard to avoid them here. Take the key
from the shelf on the left of the "Food and Accessory" aisle. There are a few
wasps on the wall near the empty cage, so kill them. Leave through the door
here, go down the stairs, avoiding the ghost. The next room is empty, but
check it out anyway.

Return all the way to the sports store where you found the baseball bat. The
key from the pet store is for that door. Use the key, and go on in. In here,
there are five monkeys, two of which drop down from above when you reach the
bottom of the stairs. Try not to let them corner you. The door is broken. Keep
going down the hall. The door here is broken. Go into the elevator. After a
cutscene, you will be on the bottom floor. Ignore this. Go up to the top
floor. Exit the door opposite the one you came in. Go all the way down this
hall, avoiding the ghosts, to get a spade weapon and another Sword of

Return to the bottom floor, get the pistol bullets from the opposite hall,
then enter the elevator again to go down a ladder on the opposite side. The
ladder across from your entrance leads to a platform that doesn't go anywhere,
so return to the basement. There is a health drink near the broken pillar in
the middle of the room. Continue down the hall here, killing the mushrooms,
until you reach the ladder at the opposite side. Go up it.

The door to your right is broken, and the one ahead of you is locked. Move on
down the U-shaped hall. There are three dogs and two monkeys, so be very
careful. All the doors here are locked, so keep going all the way through. The
next hall has an unbelievable five monkeys, one of which has a golf club. You
can take it if you want, but you may not want to waste inventory space. Head
through the door when you're ready.

Go down the stairs and to the door at the corner. The next sets of stairs have
leeches, so kill them and proceed through the door. There are leeches here,
too, so if you're low on health, watch out. Take the axe on the table, and
read the memo on the bar. To find out this answer, you must go back to your
apartment. There is conveniently a hole right here. Once back inside, check
your peephole for an odd message. Look out your window at the sign, remember
the last four numbers, and go back through the bathroom hole to the bar. Use
the numbers from the sign to open the door and go through.

After a brief cutscene, begin the long journey up the stairs. Ghosts will
chase you, so keep your speed or they may hurt you. When you finally reach the
top, take the plate from the door, and enter the door. Watch a cutscene and
notice the number, as though you couldn't have guessed it by this point.

You're back in your apartment. Go into the main room to hear a radio
transmission. Then, check out the window for an interesting observation. Check
for any new notes, check the peephole, use the box, the usual stuff. You
should probably save here. When you're ready, go through the hole in the

F. The Apartments

You start this world in a hallway. Room 301 is open, so go inside. There are a
diary and a red paper among the large quantity of pornography. Next, go inside
the photo room. Check the red pictures to get two keys. Then check the journal
there. Notice the hole in towards the back of the main room. Leave back into
the hall. Put the red piece of paper under your door (Room 302). Rooms 303 and
304 are locked, so leave this hall. On the stairs is a man. You can talk to
him if you want, but don't take the doll he offers you. Continue downstairs to
the bottom floor. Use the mailbox key to open the mailbox at the bottom of the
stairs. Then go to the west hallway.

From here, you can open room 105 with the Superintendentís Key. Once inside,
pick up the apartment keys, as well as the two red pieces of paper. Read the
memo that was next to the red papers. Then go read the diary in the bedroom at
the end of the hall. Now, with the apartment keys, it's time to explore
people's rooms. You may be chased by ghosts during this part, so either avoid
them, or use the Sword of Obedience on them when you've knocked them down to
pin them. Equipping a Saint Medallion will also make fighting them easier, but
it's entirely voluntary.

Start with Room 106. Go all the way down the hall to the left. You'll see a
medical kit, and a phone. Dial the number on the phone. After that, leave. In
Room 107, you will find nothing. Move on to the east wing of the bottom floor.

There are two dogs in this hall. Relatively easy to kill with the axe. So,
continue exploring rooms. In Room 104, there are some wasps. Kill them for
convenience's sake. There's nothing else here, so leave. In Room 103, there
are nothing but broken doors. Continue on. In Room 102, there are leeches in
the kitchen. Open the refrigerator and examine the bloody mess to get the
other half of the torn red paper from the super's room. Leave this room after
exploring. If you want, you can return to the front of Room 302 to drop off
the remaining red papers. Anyway, in Room 101, there are many tempting guns,
but you can't actually take any of them. Tragic. There are, however, pistol
bullets you can pick up. There is also a note in the bookcase at the back of
the hall. That being the last room, move on to the second floor.

Start on the west wing of the second floor. There are three dogs here. Kill
them now or wait until they see you. Your choice. In Room 205, there is a
cassette on the table with the weights on it. The rest of the room is empty.
Move on. Room 206 has two dogs, but nothing else. Room 207 has a revolver on
the chair, and a bloody wastebasket to look at. There is also a putter in the
room at the end of the hall, but that's it. Move on to the east wing.

Start with Room 204. Completely empty. In Room 203, there is a bloody shirt in
the room at the end of the hall. Check it for another red paper. In Room 202,
you finally get to answer the phone that's been ringing. You can also check
the paintings for insight into your neighbors. There is nothing in Room 201
except a few wasps. Move up to the third floor, remembering NOT to pick up the
doll on the stairs. It will only cause you hassle later, and you can't use it
for anything. Just leave it.

There is only one room to check on the third floor. Room 304 has some pistol
bullets in the bedroom, but that's it. Room 303's key is missing from the
ring, and your room is still stuck. Put any remaining red papers under your
door and proceed through the hole in the hall back to your room. In your room,
feel free to put away the apartment keys, as they're all unlocked. Then, read
all the red pieces of paper from under your door. You will realize that the
key to Room 303 is now magically next to your bed, between the bed and the
window. Now, hurry back through the hole, and back up to Room 303. Use the key
and head on in. You'll see a cutscene with yet another number.

You wake up in your apartment. Check the new note under your door and pick up
the talisman from next to it. Do all your standard apartment stuff yet again.
Check Eileen's room for an odd surprise. Then, look out your window for a
cutscene. Save, and when your ready, head to the bathroom.

Surprise. No more hole. So, keep exploring. You should notice there is a mark
on the laundry room wall. Examine it to see it looks like a demon. Use the
talisman you just got on this spot in the wall. There are now four
indentations on that wall, and you just happen to have four plates in your
box. Coincidence? No. Get the plates from the box, and use them one the
indentations in the wall. The top indentation is the orange plate. The bottom
indentation is the purple plate. The left indentation is the pink plate. The
right indentation is the yellow plate. Once all these are placed, you have
yourself a brand new hole to use. It works the same way as the old one, so
head on through.

G. The Hospital

You will wake up in a hospital room during a cutscene. You begin in the first
floor main hall. There are a lot of wasps here. Kill them. Then, go back into
the room you woke up in (the emergency room). Nothing to pick up, but a new
enemy type. I'll call them nurses, although that's not ever established. Go
back to the main hall. The room all the way north is broken, but on the way
there, you will see a cutscene and get a purse. Hang onto it for now. The room
across from the emergency room is the office. There is a paper-cutting knife
(melee weapon) on the desk. Take the other door to enter the reception room.
Check the lit-up board for a cutscene. Then read the memo on the desk opposite
the screen. Leave through the other door.

The double-door opposite where you came out is broken. The room south of the
broken door leads to a second emergency room. There is a health drink on the
small shelf. That's it for here. The room opposite that exit (the washroom)
has a hole, but nothing else. The room south of the washroom, the doctor's
lounge, has a medical kit on the table, and that's all. Across from that room
is the supply room. There are two nurses here, as well as an ampoule. Take it.
Back in the hall, go south to the elevator. It doesn't work, so take the door
next to it. These are stairs. Go up to the next floor.

On the second floor, call the elevator with the button next to it. You will
notice wheelchairs are running around. They can hurt you, so try to avoid them
As for the next part, the rooms here are RANDOM. Makes writing this portion
rather difficult. So, instead of explaining all the possible combinations, I
will simply say what it was for me. Using a kind of unusual numbering system,
on the map, it will look like this:

L11   R11
L10   R10
L09   R09
L08   R08
L07   R07
L06   R06
L05   R05
L04   R04
L03   R03
L02   R02
L01   R01
   [X] <---Elevator

Start on the left side, then cross over each time. L01 has two nurses, but
nothing else. R01 has the 4-Iron. Take it if you want. L02 has scenery, but
that's it. R02 has nothing in it, but check it out anyway. L03 has wasps, but
they can't hurt you. But, that's it. R03 has a key for you to take. You then
use that key to get out.

L04 has a Saint Medallion on the table. R04 has a holy candle behind the vase.
L05 has a health drink on the bed. R05 has a health drink on the floor. L06
has some mushrooms. R06 has some great scenery. L07 has some revolver bullets.
Definitely want to take those. R07 has a sticky floor and some pistol bullets.

L08 has some interesting scenery. R08 is locked, but you got the key in R03.
You'll get a new companion who will tag along with you. Take good care of her.
You'll regret it if you let her get hurt to much. Moving on. You'll notice the
wheelchairs in the hall have been replaced by two nurses. L09 has some pistol
bullets on the floor. R09 is one of the funniest parts of the game. Don't miss
it. L10 has nothing but scenery. R10 has a nurse, but nothing else. L11 has
another lit-up board for you to check. R11... Wow. Just wow. Do not pass this
room up under any circumstances.

I want to reiterate that the rooms above were RANDOM, so your results may
vary. It's best to just check them all.

Moving on. Go back to the first floor. You've got to take your guest back to
the real world. However, the main hall has two nurses now, so you must kill
them. Go to the washroom and take the hole back to your apartment. Heading
into the main area, you will notice four things. First, your guest didn't
follow you. Second, your fan has fallen. Third, there are three notes by your
bookcase. Fourth, there is a note under your door. It contains a key. After
noting all of the above, as well as doing all the normal apartment stuff,
head back through the hole.

After the cutscene, you must head to where the elevator should be. Calling it
to the second floor left an exposed shaft here. The gate at the end needs the
key you just got in the apartment. Use it, and go through. This staircase has
three nurses. Not much of a challenge since they all come in a row. Read the
note next to the door and go through it.

This path has some very interesting scenery. However, there are no items or
enemies. So, just take in the beautiful sights and leave through the door at
the bottom. There is also a split in the stairs which leads to a hole back to
your apartment. Never mind that, just leave through the door at the bottom.

H. The Subway Revisited

You're now back in the subway. Continue down this hall until you see two
doors. There is a Holy Candle near the left door. The left door is broken, but
the right door is locked from this side, so unlock it and go through. This
hall will look familiar once you reach the main path. However, it now has
three brand new monkeys. Wonderful. Remembering you will need subway tokens to
advance, take the hole in the women's bathroom to go get them from the box.

You may notice your windows are banging. You may also notice your life no
longer recovers in your room. Read the note under the door to understand the
situation. Also, check the other envelope to get a toy key. You will take
damage from the invading spirits if you get too close to the affected areas.
You can avoid this by equipping a Saint Medallion, but it will break
eventually. You can also use Holy Candles at the affected areas. If placed
properly, it will stop you from being hurt in that area. However, you will
never recover life in your apartment again. Anyway, with the toy key and
subway tokens in hand, return to the subway.

Go to the line entrances to see a cutscene. You now have two options. You can
go forward, avoiding the ghost, through the Lynch St. line. Or, and I would
recommend this, you can continue down this hall past the line entrances, to
the area with the dead end staircases. You will now find in this hall new
enemies and a silver bullet. Silver bullets are very powerful. They can take
down any ghost with one hit. If you don't want this ghost (one of the most
annoying, I might add) following you all around the rest of the game, you
should use the silver bullet in conjunction with a Sword of Obedience to bring
it down and force it to stay down for good.

Whether or not you take down the ghost, you must head down the Lynch St. line.
Take the stairs down. On this level there are now two dogs and a new health
drink at the end of the hall. Also not to be missed is the riding crop, found 
on top of the chair in the center. Then, continue down the stairs. Cross
through the train until you see the toy box. Use the toy key to open the box
and take the filthy coin. You need to go back to your apartment to wash it off.
I suggest you go to the room at the north end of the station, where the ladder
leads down. Take the Holy Candle, then take the ladder down. Your guest can't
follow you down the ladder. It's okay. She's safe here. In fact, it's probably
best you leave her here until it's time to leave.

Back in the apartment, wash off the filthy coin by using it in the kitchen
sink. Go back to the subways. If you exit to the trains on this side, there is
a medical kit up the stairs. However, this area is now guarded by two dogs.
You decide if you want to go for it. Anyway, Use the coin you washed in the
vending machine to get the murder scene key. This is for the door you found
the plate on when you first came through the subway, at the top of the
escalator. So, go to the room your guest is in, and take the ladder down
again. Take the fork in the path to the door at the end of the hall.

From this room, take the escalator up. There are fewer wall monsters than last
time, but you still need to watch out. At the top of the escalator, take the
left fork to see a dog and a health drink, then go up the stairs. You then
take the train pass from the floor here. This will aid you in getting your
guest to the destination, as well as providing a nice shortcut. Then, use the
murder scene key to open the door here. Inside, take the train handle.

You can then leave that room, and, instead of taking the stairs back down, you
can use the train pass on the turnstile there. Take the Lynch Street line as
usual to go pick up your guest. Take her back to where you got the train pass,
and then all the way down the escalator. This part is a little tough. You may
want to shoot them so they can't hurt her, or you can try to just run by.

Finally, at the bottom of the escalator, you need to board the subway train
and go all the way to the front car. Use the handle where needed, the train
will move, revealing your exit. Go through it. You will see a cutscene. Avoid
this new enemy and go through the door at the end. You will be at a familiar
spiral staircase. The scenery's a little different, but the premise is the
same. Use the hole at the end of the staircase to go back to your apartment
and save if you want. When you're ready, go through the door at the bottom.

I. The Forest Revisited

You start in the cemetery. If you approach the exposed coffin, a lot of wasps
will come out. You then need to grab the unlit torch from the lit torch in the
corner. You will need this to see dark places. I suggest you go back to your
apartment top soak it in oil in your laundry room. This will help the fire
stay on longer, making your job easier. Anyway, moving on.

Back in the forest, there may be someone chasing you. If this is the case, you
can either knock him out or run from him. Knocking him out is hard, but it
will keep you safe for a while. This is especially important in rooms where
there are other enemies. If you do want to knock him out, it's best to use the
dodge motion while he's aiming the gun at you, then let him continue to chase
you. The dodge will prevent him from actually shooting you, and you can charge
a hit to knock him out. Also, when you change rooms, he may be back. Don't
worry, it's only for a few rooms.

Another interesting note. All the writing in red that you couldn't read for
whatever reason is apparently perfectly legible to your lady-friend. If you
want some insight into this area, bring her along to help you read them.
However, you will probably sacrifice a good amount of damage to her (and maybe
you) to do so.

You must light the torch by equipping it, then checking the already lit torch
in the corner of the cemetery. Then, head for the house. On the way, you will
see a well. If you investigate it with a lit torch in hand, you will get a
doll's head. Also, underneath a lamp is a nutrition drink. There are also two
dogs in this room. In the next room, there is another dog.

The main point of this section is found at the house. There is a doll there
that requires parts. There is a note on the ground and a candle on the wood.
The doll's head, like all the doll parts, can be used on the doll. Each path
here has a doll part in a well, except the north-east section, which has two.
Before we head to the first area, take the chain from the monkey bars with the
blue barrels underneath them. It's an improved weapon for your companion.
Since we've already gotten the head from the south-west section, let's move to
the north-west section.

The first room of the north-west section has two twins and a well. There is
also a health drink by the door. In the next room, there is a health drink
near the door, and the pickaxe on the ground. In the next room, you'll see a
cutscene, and take the crested medallion of the grave. There are also revolver
bullets to the right of the door. There is a lit torch here, so light your own
torch and return back to the well.

On the way back through the cave, ghosts will probably be after you. Watch out
for them and return to the house area to use the doll's right leg from the
well here. Then it's time to move on to the north-east area, which, as you'll
remember, has two wells.

The first room has one twin, but nothing else. The second room has no enemies,
but it does have a well. There's a lit torch in the next room, but there's
also a new ghost to contend with. It's best either to impale him with a sword
of obedience, or light your torch and run back to the previous room. Take the
doll's left arm and keep going. In the fourth room, there are a couple wasps,
and you will be chased by ghosts this whole time. In the fifth room, there is
a health drink on the ledge near the bottom. There is nothing new in the sixth
room. The seventh has a lit torch, but you may not want to light it yet. The
eight and final room has a monkey, a well, a holy candle, and a nutrition
drink. Once that's all clear, go back a room, light your torch, and grab the
doll's right arm from the well.

On the return trip, the seventh room has four monkeys to contend with. The
sixth room still has ghosts, but no new stuff. Same goes for the fifth, and
the fourth room. The third room has a new Saint Medallion if you want it. The
second room is the same as before, as is the first. Go place your two new doll
items, and move on to the south-east wing.

The first room has a couple wasps and a health drink in the back-left corner.
The second room has a wasp and a familiar stalker, complete with a new toy.
In the third room, there is a silver bullet by the hand roots. But, don't
waste it here. Save it for a really hard ghost. I have my suggestion later.
Anyway, the fourth room has a health drink as well as both the well and a lit
torch. How convenient. Anyway, take the doll's left leg from the well, and
head back to the house. You may be pursued on the way back, but there's
nothing else new, so you can probably just run back.

Put the final part on the doll and watch the cutscene. Go down the stairs here
to read the book on the alter. Then, use the crested medallion (from the lake
area) on the door here and go through. The familiar spiral staircase returns,
with new scenery. You can take the hole back to the apartment if you so
desire, and then proceed through the door at the bottom.

J. The Prison Revisited

You start at the top of an elevator. Go down in the cylinder in the center,
then exit through the door. You should recognize this area, but the man
chasing you is now more annoying than ever. Run down to the third floor. There
are three twins in this hall. Still using the same clock numbering system,
start with room 1.

Room 1 has a bloody bed and hole. Room 2 has a holy candle. Room 3 has wall
monsters, but nothing new. Room 4 has a hole, but no bloody bed. Room 5 has
mushrooms and a nutrition drink on the bed. Room 6 has pistol bullets on the
table. Room 7 has nothing but books. Room 8 has nothing.

At this point, you may want to jump into the basement from room 1. This will
prevent your companion from following you, leaving her safely in an empty cell
while you explore. You can then use the ladders instead of the spiral in order
to avoid a certain dual-pistol wielder.

Anyway, while in the basement, you may as well get your next objective. It's
in the room with the final cutscene from last time. So, starting from the
kitchen, go west, killing the mushrooms, to grab the prisoner's shirt. Moving
on, in the cafeteria, there is a saint medallion on one of the benches, and a
health drink on the table. Go into the hall, but don't skip the shower room
across the hall, as it has pistol bullets, guarded only by mushrooms. Also,
take the observation room ladder up to the third floor to grab Eileen's
leather sap, an excellent weapon.

In order to move on, you will need to soak the shirt you got in blood, so the
writing in wax will appear. To do this, you must go back to the bathtub in
your apartment. The quickest way is through the hole at the top of the
basement stairs, which now has a nutrition drink next to it. After soaking the
shirt in blood and reading it, head back to the prison.

From the note, you should know to go to the second floor. In this hall, there
are four twins and a lot of leeches. Once you're done with them, enter the
rooms. Room 1 is locked. Room 2 is locked. Room 3 is locked. Room 4 has a twin
and an old diary, as well as some new pistol bullets. Room 5 is your
destination. It has a Sword of Obedience under the bed. Room 6 is locked. Room
7 is locked. Room 8 has a holy candle and a baby in it. Back to the first

The first floor hall has two twins and a lot of wasps. After killing them,
begin checking rooms. Room 1 is locked. Room 2 is empty. Room 3 is locked.
Room 4 has some pistol bullets. Room 5 has a nutrition drink. Room 6 is
locked. Room 7 has a holy candle. Room 8 has mushrooms, but nothing else.

Heading down to the basement will activate a cutscene. This ghost is your next
target, as he has the key. To retrieve it, you must knock him down and impale
him with a sword. I suggest you use your silver bullet for this, as he won't
go down easily without it. Once you do, impale him and take his key. Then,
it's time to reclaim your companion from room 1 on the third floor. Equip her
with her new weapon and begin the trip back to the basement. Sadly, no more
ladders can be used, so you may want to knock out your stalker. There are also
some wasps, but no big deal.

Once safely back in the basement, take the medical kit from under the lamp
near the hole. Then, take the sword out of the ghost and head through the
locked door. There are six, yes, indeed, six twins in this hall. Kill them and
go through the door at the end.

Wow, the familiarity is overwhelming. Go back to your apartment and handle the
normal stuff. I really shouldn't need to mention what to do here by this
point. Probably a good idea to save. When you feel ready, go back through the
hole and through the door.

K. The Store Complex Revisited.

After the cutscene, pick up the diary for your objectives. Seems silly, but
you have to do it. Noticing the new ghost, enter the elevator. Take it to the
top floor. Exiting into the long hall, you will notice three monkeys, in
exchange for a box of revolver bullets. Exiting the other way, you will be at
the top of the building complex.

In the next area, there will be two dogs, as well as a health drink by the
broken door. Continue up the flights of stairs into the sports store. There is
a 3-Wood on the floor in here, as well as a bin of volleyballs that seems to
be missing one. Remember that for later. There are also birthday candles on
the counter. Definitely take those.

Exit the door next to the hole. Take the holy candle near the broken shelves,
then leave the room via the other door. Here, go through the empty hall to the
only other door. From here, just continue going upwards until you reach the
door at the top. Go through. In here is the birthday cake. Place the candles
on the cake and take the stuffed cat. Exit the door at the end of the hall.
Kill the two dogs, go up the stairs, and kill the other two dogs. Take the
health drink from the corridor between the stairs and the fans. Go up another
flight of stairs. The door's broken, but there's a holy candle on the floor,
and revolver bullets on the hood of the car, next to the fence. The next hall
has two dogs, a driver (golf club), and a hole at the end.

Head all the way back down to the sports store. From there, take the north
door. There are stairs to go down here, which leads to the pet store. Watch
yourself, as there are three ghosts here. Very bad. Anyway, put the stuffed
cat into the cage and go through the other door. There are pistol bullets and
a health drink in the far corner if you want to risk it. Anyway, continue out
the door and down the stairs, into the door here.

You're now in the upside-down office. There are four wasps and some pistol
bullets. When you're done here, head all the way back to the elevators at the
beginning of the area. Take the elevator to the bottom floor. Out the door
there is yet another holy candle. Go back in the elevator and take the ladder
down. The ladder opposite you goes into the other elevator, so don't bother.
Just kill the mushrooms and go to the end of the hall. There is a cue ball at
the base of the ladder. Take it and go up.

You're now in the U-shaped hall. The doors are still broken. Kill the wasps
and go down the hall to see a cutscene. Afterwards, there's a medical kit
against the fence. Continue down the hall. In the next area, there is a
volleyball among the boxes. Pick it up, as well as a Saint Medallion in the
corner. In the next room, go down the stairs, and, avoiding the wheelchairs,
go through the door at the end. Go down this next set of stairs. The two doors
next to each other are broken. Head through the remaining door.

You're now in the bar. Take the memo off the bar and place the cue ball on the
pool table. You could open the door now, but you need your friend to be with
you anyway, so you have to finish your job of placing objects. So, take the
volleyball back to the sports store, grabbing your companion on the way. When
you put the volleyball in the bin, you'll immediately notice a bell chiming.
This is the clock in the upside-down office. Head back down through the pet
store, down the flights of stairs, all the way to the office.

The screen is no longer flipped, and neither are your controls, so head
through the clock-door-thing. Just keep going down this part, as none of the
doors work except the very bottom one. Through there, there are four monkeys
and one dog. Very tough. If you kill them all, you gain four golf clubs. There
is also a health drink where the fence meets the wall. Continue through the
door and down the next flights of stairs. Go through the door here. It leads
you back to the U-shaped hall. Continue all the way through to the bar. On the 
way, there is a new monkey and a wasp on the flight of stairs directly before
the bar. Also, there is now a monkey in the bar.

To get the new combo for the door, you must get the bar's new phone number.
However, the sign you can see from your apartment has not changed yet. So, the
logical solution is to call the old phone number from your apartment. The
voice on the phone will tell you the number has been changed, and give you the
new number. Remember the last four digits and head back to the bar. Put in the
code and head through.

Contrary to the last time, you must go down these stairs instead of up. There
are wasps. You can kill them if you want. When you finally reach the bottom,
take the portable medical kit and go through the door. After the cutscene, you
must go to the door on the other side. The note on the door implies that there
is only one real wall monster, and you must kill it to proceed. This is purely
random, according to all the information I have. Just hit each one until you
notice that one of them, when it, injures all the others. You must then kill
this one. When you kill the true monster, the door unlocks. Go through it to
once again be going down the familiar spiral stairs. Go through the hole if
you want, and proceed down. Notice the "vibro-baby" towards the bottom? 
Hilarious. Anyway, pick up the diary and go through the door at the bottom.

L. The Apartments Revisited

You'll immediately notice you're in an unusual version of your apartment, and
you're not it first person view. Check the table for two books to read. There
are things on the wall in between your bedroom and bathroom. Remember the
broken spot on the wall. Go into your room to check the four red notes there.
When you're done reading, exit back into the main room. Walk under the
dripping area to see a cutscene. This will tell you your new objective.

Take the Pickaxe of Hope from the wall as you were shown, then go through the
hole in the bathroom. Back in your semi-normal room, use the Pickaxe of Hope
on the same spot in your room as you found it in the weird room. Go through
the hole. Interesting development. Check the body and take the keys. Go back
through the hole to your apartment. It's finally time to leave. Use the keys
you just got on your front door.

After the cutscene, you will be rejoined by your friend. Immediately start 
checking rooms. In Room 301, there is a Saint Medallion in one of the back 
rooms, as well as three twins. Go down the stairs to find a health drink in
the same spot. This leads you to the second floor, specifically Room 201. In
the second floor hall, you will again be chased by your stalker. Head to Room 
202. There is the final Sword of Obedience in the room at the end of the hall.
Cross through the break into Room 203. There is bug spray on the floor among 
all the crap. It freezes ghosts shortly, but you may not find it useful. In 
Room 204, there is a health drink on the kitchen counter. Head out into the 

In the second floor hall, you will find five nurses. Kill as many as you
safely can, then move into the west wing. Room 205 has a health drink in the 
bedroom at the end of the hall. Room 206 has a candle in between the bunk beds
in the kids' room. Go through the hole in the wall to Room 207, where you will
find pistol bullets in the room at the end of the hall. Leave through the 207 
door. Kill the twin and go down the stairs.

You're now in the first floor east wing. There's a health drink in the room in
the back of the hall of Room 107. Room 106 is a healing gold mine. There is a 
medical kit in the bedroom and an ampoule on the bathroom sink, both at the
end of the hall. Room 105 is the super's room. It's chained shut with six
chains. This means there are six objectives. Go into the main hall of the
first floor. Check the sketchbook on the floor, then move to the east wing.

In the east wing, there is a hanging corpse to check. You will hear a piece of
dialogue. Go to Room 104, where you will find two wall monsters, a medical
kit, and another corpse to check in the room at the end of the hall. Moving
further down the east wing, we find two twins, as well as some pistol bullets
behind some boxes halfway down the hall. In Room 103, there are two twins, a
health drink at the end of the hall, and a third corpse hanging in the main
room. In Room 102, there is a nutrition drink on the kitchen counter, and the
fourth corpse hanging in the middle of the room. In Room 101, there are pistol
bullets in the room at the end of the hall, and the fifth corpse in the cage
at the middle of the hall. The sixth and final corpse is at the end of the
east wing hall.

Time to visit the super's room. In the main hall, you'll see a cutscene. Head
to Room 105. There you will find a health drink in his bedroom, as well as a
red box that is your objective on his bookshelf. After the cutscene, leave the
room to see another cutscene. Then, look at the drawing on the floor. Head all
the way back to the third floor. When you exit Room 206, there will four twins
blocking your path. Use the stairs to go to the third floor instead of Room
201. This lets you access rooms 303 and 304. Don't forget the pistol bullets
across from the door to the third floor hall.

Room 304 has a wall monster, a twin, and a health drink in the bedroom in the
middle of the hall. Room 303 has a nurse and some revolver bullets. After
clearing this part of the floor out, you're completely done with the
apartments, so head back to your room via the Room 201 stairs. The hall
leading from Room 301 to your room now has three twins, so watch out.

Once you're in your apartment, you need to eliminate any spirits still here
with any remaining candles, if you can. Once your apartment is spirit-free,
save. When you're ready, go to the break in your wall, and check the black
puddle under the cross.

I strongly suggest you do the next part on your own. I will help you if you
truly need it, but I know the experience will be better if you do it without
help. Of course, if you've failed a number of times, read on. The next section
will contain some spoilers, unfortunately.


M. The Final Battle

*Again, this section contains some spoilers. There was no realistic way around
them, unfortunately. They, however, are not major plot spoilers.*

Yes, it's true. Once you bring the contents of the red box back to your room,
the game is almost over. By entering the puddle under the corpse, you are
triggering the final boss fight. You should bring two or three healing items,
a gun (preferably the revolver), and two or three spare cases of ammo for it.
Of course, you will also need a melee weapon (in case you run out of ammo) and
the contents of the red box from the super's room.

Make sure you save before you attempt this. You may die or take too long and
not like the results. Enter the puddle under the cross after saving. You will
be in an all-red room. You can check out the surroundings if you want, but
there's nothing to see. Jump down the hole in the middle of the room.

First of all, neither enemy can be hurt here, nor can you stop your companion
from walking. You have to beat it to stop her. The first thing to do is use
the contents of the super's box on the giant monster. This weakens it for the
spears. You then must grab each spear from the statues around the room and use
them on the giant monster. If you have the inventory space, you can hold more
than one at a time. This makes it go by much faster, helping you save your
companion. Each time you use a spear, the shadow man will become temporarily
hurt. Use this time wisely and grab more spears.

Once all the spears are in it, the shadow man turns normal again. It's now
time to kill him. Equip your gun and unload as much ammo into him as fast as
you can. Your companion is still in danger. When he finally goes down, it's
all over.

Your ending here is dependant on your performance. Here is the breakdown:

Woman lives, room clean of spirits: Escape (Good+)
Woman lives, room full of spirits : Mother (Good)
Woman dies, room clean of spirits : [Companion's Name]'s Death (Bad+)
Woman dies, room full of spirits  : 21 Sacraments (Bad)

I have personally tested all of these, and as far as I can tell, those are the
only ending conditions. Also, a note. The more you let your companion get hurt
during the normal game, the faster she will walk during the boss fight. If you
let her get hurt too much, it becomes impossible to save her.


V. Miscellaneous

A. Spirit Cleaning Guide

This has been a source of confusion for many people. I have to admit, I still
don't fully understand what qualifies as cleaned or not cleaned. So, here's a
few tips.

First, always watch the candle burn out completely. The infection may be gone
long before the candle burns out, however, if you leave the room, and, more
importantly, the apartment before the candle burns out, the infection may come
back in that very same spot rather quickly. It is always, always safest to
watch the candle burn out with your own eyes.

Secondly, many people, including myself have seen endings that require the
apartment to be spirit-free when we knew of a few minor infections left over.
It seems that there is some sort of invisible meter of how infected your
apartment is that you can't cross a certain line of. Again, it's always safest
to check that your apartment is 100% clean, but, even if it's not, try for the
best ending.

Remember, none of the above is definite, and there's no guarantee of results.

B. Ranking System

If you're reading this part, it's probably because you beat the game, and
don't fully understand the post-credits ranking system. Well, allow me to
enlighten you a little. The ranking system works by breaking your game up into
categories, assigning each one a maximum value, then checking how close you
came to that value. Here are the categories and their values, based on a 100%

Difficulty:     Hard
Time:           Under 2:00:00
Saves:          0
Continues:      0
Enemies Killed: At least 120
Memos:          52/52

These are the "green" requirements for each category, so called because if you
meet any of these, the score for that category will be shown tinted green. If
you get even slightly below the requirement for each category, you'll lose

The total score is based on the number of stars shown below your ending. Each
big star is 10%, and each small star is 1%. Hence, 7 big stars and 2 small
stars is 72%. Obviously, the highest possible score is 10 big stars, 100%. If
you do manage to get 100%, your star count will be tinted green as well. It
should be noted that there are actually 102 points possible, so not getting
quite green on one or two categories could still result in a 100% rank.

VI. Secrets

A. Alternate Eileen Costume

This is a really odd requirement, but I will try to explain. First you must
beat the game with a specific ending (believed to be [Companion's Name]'s
Death or Escape). Then, start a new game from your clear file. When you get
to the apartments revisited, go to Eileen's room (Room 303). You will see an
item called Nurse's Outfit. Once you have that, continue playing the game as

When it comes time to beat the game, take the outfit item with you to the last
boss. Again you must get a certain ending (I believe one where your companion
lives is what you need). If you got that right, your next new game from that
clear file should have an option of Eileen's costume, right after difficulty

B. Alternate Cynthia Costume

If you've gotten the Eileen costume listed above, and have all four endings on
one clear file, there will be a second alternate costume listed at the costume
selection menu. This one affects both Eileen and Cynthia.

C. Chainsaw

After beating the game once with any ending, a chainsaw will appear in one of
the first rooms of the forest. It's a surprisingly ineffective melee weapon.

D. Companion's Submachine Gun

If you have a 90% or better completion rating, your ending text from the save
file will be in a different color. This means you can get a submachine gun for
your companion in Room 102 of the apartments the first time through. It's
quite powerful, but it's really not worth it, as it injures her spontaneously.

E. One Weapon Mode

If you get a 100% ranking, your save file will change colors yet again. This
allows you, when choosing a difficulty mode, to press right, which changes the
selector to red. Selecting a difficulty in red puts you in One Weapon mode. In
this mode, you will find that at the beginning of the subway the first time
through, every weapon (except the handgun) will be laid out on the ground.
When you take one, the rest will disappear. This means you must beat the game
using only the weapon you chose and the handgun, which you will find in the
normal spot.

F. Apartment Replenish Mode

If you beat One Weapon mode with 100%, you can select difficulty to the left
as well, in green. This has the same weapon lineup as One Weapon mode, but you
can take as many as you want. Also, there are now ten health drinks in your
refridgerator and six cases of handgun ammo in the laundry room every single
time you come back to your room.

VII. Planned Additions

1. New sections. Maybe a plot guide, a review, etc.
2. Reader submissions. I'm sure I've missed something. Let me know.
3. Proper formatting. I don't care for the guide's looks right now.

VIII. Thanks

CJayC - Running the best gaming site on the net.
Konami - Releasing great games.
Team Silent - Developing some amazing games.
My friend Evan - For playing through with me. Especially while I was writing
 the guide. Really speeds up the process.
The GameFAQs SH4 forum users- Their input motivated me to begin and keep
 writing this guide, as well as working out ending conditions.
maskrider - Helping me with the costume conditions.
mrcaliche - His full-length Silent Hill fanfictions are fantastic. Check them
 out at www.shfanfics.tk

Expect more thanks to appear when I receive more reader submissions.