The Eyes of Ara: 100% Complete Walkthrough Guide

The Eyes of Ara
By: 100 Stones Interactive

100 Stones Interactive recently brought their PC and console adventure game, The Eyes of Ara, to iOS and Android devices. If you like The Room series, you’ll feel right at home here, though it does involve more searching for hidden items. There are some tricky puzzles and points that can be confusing, so I’m going to try and help you out with this walkthrough guide. It’s a work in progress, so please bear with me. And feel free to ask for extra help in the comments section.

Tips and Tricks:

– If you don’t like pixel hunting, you can turn on the hot spot locator in the settings. There’s one for puzzles and another for hidden items.

– Pause the game to see a list of hidden items you’ve found, like coins and photos.

– Once you’ve done everything you can in an area, it gets closed off to you. You can only zoom in on things if there’s something available there. This keeps you a bit more focused.

– Make sure you look everywhere, even up and down. Some puzzles can be on the floor!

– Just have fun!

Walkthrough:

Tutorial | Chapter 1 Part 1 | Chapter 1 Part 2 | Chapter 1 Part 3 | Chapter 1 Part 4 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Epilogue | All Letters | Review

Tutorial, The Signal:

You can watch my video for the tutorial and Chapter 1 here or continue on for my step-by-step guide.

Collectibles Found: 5 coins, 1 photo

Also: 1 Book Excerpt, 3 Letters

1. You’re on a boat. Once it stops moving, open the briefcase and grab the keys and photo. Also, read the letter.

2. Get off the boat and head towards the locked gate. Use the key to unlock it and go through.

3. Look around and find the two gear halves and two letters. Combine the gear halves and put them on the sign by the door. Now you can go inside.

4. Open the drawer to get three coins. Then read through the MIA Generator Operator’s Manual on the desk to get a clue.

5. There’s a yellow fuse box above the desk. Open it and pull the correct switches down to match the drawing in the book. It goes: Down, Down, Up, Up, Down, Up. Do the same for the one on the wall and the one on the generator. Now the gate will open.

6. Go through and pick up the two coins from the table. Pull the lever to open the box and take the cylindrical key/battery.

7. Go back to the generator. Look at the space for the cylinder. It says I, II, III on the left, and II, III, I on the right. It’s telling you how to set up the the pieces of the cylinder. The lines that start on the left side have to end up in a different position on the right. If you need help, you can just copy my pattern below. Then just press the big red button to turn on the generator and unlock the next door. Go through.

Click on the little numbers below to continue to the next page of the walkthrough or click here.

Tutorial | Chapter 1 Part 1 | Chapter 1 Part 2 | Chapter 1 Part 3 | Chapter 1 Part 4 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Epilogue

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Linda
3 years ago

Thank you for pointing this game out to us.

Editor
Reply to  Linda
3 years ago

🙂

Kan
3 years ago

Although you wrote “100 Stones Interactive recently brought their PC and console adventure game, The Eyes of Ara, to iOS and Android devices”, I don’t see it on Google Play, and I don’t see any mention of it even forthcoming for Android on the developer’s public web site. I wish it were available for Android, because I think I would really like this game, but I am an Android user, not IOS.

Terri Beckman
3 years ago

Please oh please write a step by step guide for the picture rotation puzzles. I am never going to finish the game and it’s a shame that I already paid for this and cannot enjoy the rest. Thank you! I know your the best at these as I totally am not.

Editor
Reply to  Terri Beckman
3 years ago

There are cheat codes for that! Assuming you’re talking about the puzzles I think you are.

Terri Beckman
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
3 years ago

Thank you for the book detail. I missed that. Your the Best!

richard
3 years ago

I cannot get the knife to work with the clock. iPhone X

Sherri
Reply to  richard
1 year ago

Neither can I.

Sherri
Reply to  richard
1 year ago

Actually, have figured it out. The knife has to be put back in inventory after being rotated, then DRAGGED to the clock face. I know it’s an old thread, but those who are just now starting the game, like me, may find this useful.

Bill
3 years ago

Even after this complete walkthrough, I am still missing 2 coins in chapter 1.

Editor
Reply to  Bill
3 years ago

3 Chapter 1 coins can only be found in Chapter 2.

Bill
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
3 years ago

Before I found the ones accessible in chapter 2, I had 25/30. I have been reading the guide over and over but I can’t find the 2 more I need. I currently have 28/30.

CatReader
Reply to  AppUnwrapper
1 year ago

I agree with Bill; the walkthrough lists only 25 coins within the Chapter 1 section. My problem is even worse; I restarted the game before finishing because of a long break in playing, and through some glitch, this time the count reached only 23 coins for Chapter 1, even though I accessed all the coin areas listed in the written walkthrough. I will be starting the game a 3rd time, after checking the videos to look for the finding of the 26th and 27th coins.

CatReader
Reply to  Bill
1 year ago

For Bill, and possibly others (including me), if you collect only 25 of 30 coins in Chapter 1 instead of 27, you might have missed some in the upper gallery that contains one knight statue,. There are 2 boxes, each containing 2 coins. In AppUnwrapper’s written walkthrough, look carefully at Step 35. [AppUnwrapper, if you see an earlier post from me on 1/9/2020 about this same subject, please delete it. ]

Lilpip
Reply to  CatReader
9 months ago

Sorry but this is not helpful. I’ve gone through the walkthrough in detail and it does truly only add up to 25 coins in the first part of chpt 1 (28 in total). Here is what I’ve documented for the 25 by step:

Step 1 – 2 coins
Step 3 – 2 coins
Step 6 – 3 coins
Step 10 – 3 coins
Step 23 – 2 coins
Step 24 – 2 coins
Step 28 – 2 coins
Step 33 – 3 coins
Step 35 – 2 + 2 coins (4 total)
Step 43 – 2 coins

Total = 25 coins

I would gladly welcome what I’m missing but have been through this several times. I suspect they are there but that they’re just missing from the walkthrough. I’ll repost I’d ]f I find them but again happy for anyone to point out if there is a step count I’ve missed,

Lasse Ronnenberg
Reply to  Lilpip
8 months ago

There are 3 coins inside the secret door with the 6 gargoyle heads around it. Just light up their eyes.

Lasse Ronnenberg
Reply to  Lilpip
8 months ago

I think I found 2 coins on a bookshelf in one of the rooms, that I am not sure the guide mentions. I found them by random clicking (or looking for the mouse cursor to change) because the coins were 100% concealed until you click that shelf.

Lasse Ronnenberg
Reply to  Lilpip
8 months ago

I now have all 30 coins.

FictioN
Reply to  Lilpip
4 months ago

The two missing ones are, i believe, on a shelf in the kitchen area.

Steve
3 years ago

It’s also available on Mac via Steam. Finally a decent search game on Mac!

Doug
3 years ago

I rotated the map and there is a bar illuminating the “subway token”. I can’t pick it up?

Maraea
2 years ago

For some reason I cannot shift the level that is hidden behind the planks. The game will not let me access the lever. Not sure if its a bug or if the iphone version requires an action to move the planks. Can anyone please help?

Laura
2 years ago

I can’t find the third yellow orb in chapter one! I’ve gone through the walkthrough twice! Help!

Justin
Reply to  Laura
2 years ago

My wife and I had the same problem. Look behind the two rolled-up rugs in the storeroom.

Eden sleuth
1 year ago

The large color puzzle wheel on the right that isn’t controlled by the painting discs is supposed to rotate “directly” but mine doesn’t 🙁 can’t make the colored shapes chain because it can’t be put into correct position.

Gina
1 year ago

I need a picture picture to all the gargoyles lol. Still missing one.

Jaye
1 year ago

I cannot get the 3 levers in the cellar to work. Have tried and followed the code on the barrel every way and still nothing. What am I not seeing.

Lasse Ronnenberg
Reply to  Jaye
8 months ago

Make sure you start with all 3 levers in their top position. Exit the puzzle once you have done the combination.

William Wichman
1 year ago

The Shield won’t connect to the armor

Lasse Ronnenberg
Reply to  William Wichman
8 months ago

The symbols need to match AFTER the shield turns to face the other shield. Don’t just copy the positions, try rotating the shield enough so you can see the other shield’s symbol. When the shield is fully turned, the symbols must match. Making them match from the front will not make them match when the shield is turned 180 degrees.

chantal baron
6 months ago

il me manque un portrait jai pourtant fait la solution mais dans l’inventaire jai 3 portraits.