Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe's The Gold Bug: Chapter Six: The Armory

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  • Zoom into the door.
  • Use the cane to unlock the latch on the door lock.
  • Move into the doorway.



  • Zoom into the torch; click it to light it.
  • Collect the lit torch.
  • Zoom into the guard.
  • Put the pirate ring onto the sword; collect the sword.
  • Move through the doors.



  • Zoom into the cannon; collect the weight 1/ 3.
  • Click the winch.
  • Move forward into the armory.


Cannon Ball

  • Zoom into the cannon; click the cannon.
  • Collect the cannonball.
  • Zoom into the swords.
  • Put the sword into the hands and collect the mace.
  • Zoom into the table to access a hidden objects area.


Hidden Object Area 1

  • Find the pictured items.
  • Click the book; collect the lion.
  • Insert the lion into the crest; collect the gargoyle.
  • Put the gargoyle onto the mantle.
  • Collect the horn.
  • Place the horn onto the bison; collect the snake.
  • Put the snake onto the chest; collect the dynamite.
  • Insert the dynamite onto the crack.
  • Zoom into the belt; collect the bullet.
  • Zoom into the gun; insert the bullet into it and collect the revolver.
  • Shoot the lock using the revolver.
  • Collect the matches.
  • Light the dynamite using the matches; collect the chain.
  • Move back one time.



  • Zoom into the cannon; place the chain onto the roller.
  • Collect the rail and the moon amulet.
  • Move into the armory.



  • Zoom into the buffalo; insert the moon amulet into the slot.
  • Collect the sun amulet.
  • Zoom into the hidden objects area.


Hidden Object Area 2

  • Find the pictured items.
  • Collect the knife.
  • Cut the belt with the knife to collect the eagle.
  • Collect the bellows.
  • Click the cloth; collect the torch.
  • Put the eagle on the drawer; collect the arrow.
  • Insert the arrow onto the crossbow; collect the arbalest.
  • Collect the coal shovel.
  • Use the coal shovel, bellows and the torch into the fireplace; collect the torch fire.
  • Use the arbalest on the apple; collect the whip.
  • Zoom into the hole; put the torch fire into the holder.
  • Use the whip to collect the gunpowder.
  • Move back two times.



  • Zoom into the left guard; insert the sun amulet into the shield.
  • Collect the toy mouse.
  • Zoom into the snake; give it the toy mouse.
  • Collect the half ladybug.
  • Move forward two times into the armory.



  • Zoom into the chest; insert the ladybug into the lock.
  • Collect the fuse.
  • Move back once and go forward between the two steps.


Gun Carriage

  • Zoom into the gun carriage; collect the weight 2/ 3.
  • Zoom into the cannon; put the rail onto the stones.
  • Open and collect the broken cannonball.
  • Move back once.


Broken Cannonball

  • Give Arthur the broken cannonball.
  • Use the empty gunpowder horn on the gunpowder; collect the gun powder.
  • Collect the weight 3 /3.
  • Zoom into the hurdy-gurdy and place the 3 weights onto the scale.
  • Collect the handle.
  • Move forward to the cannons.



  • Zoom into the broken gun carriage.
  • Use the handle on the jack; collect the wheel.
  • Zoom into the cannon.
  • Insert the fuse, cannonball, gunpowder and the wheel onto the cannon.
  • Light the fuse with the torch.
  • Move to the rowboat; go forward to the cave entrance.