Return to Monkey Island: Half 1 – Exhausting Mode Walkthrough


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Chapter 1 “A Pleasant Place” in Return to Monkey Island places Guybrush Threepwood again within the arms of the participant as he begins to inform a narrative to his son about when he realized the key of Monkey Island. It begins with tasking you to place collectively a crew for a brand new expedition to the island, however, as you’ll come to search out out, issues aren’t so simple as simply speaking to folks and getting it carried out.

Return to Monkey Island is a throwback to traditional Lucasarts journey video games so its puzzles is usually a little obtuse and difficult, particularly when on Exhausting Mode. Issues definitely ramp up in issue as the sport goes on, however the puzzles aren’t a complete cakewalk to start with both. In case you’re struggling, use the information under to get by a few of the sport’s extra obtuse moments.


Extra Return to Monkey Island guides:

| Informal Mode or Exhausting Mode? | Prelude – Exhausting Mode Walkthrough |


Speak to pirate leaders to get cash

After speaking with the person by the fireplace and exhausting all the dialog matters, stroll to the underside proper nook of the display after which load into the following space. Right here, stroll previous the docks and go into the constructing simply previous them. Inside, seize the trivia e book sitting on a desk with a gaggle of pirates then stroll as far proper as attainable and speak with the pirate leaders.

It doesn’t matter what you say, the pirate leaders gained’t assist you to out, so Guybrush vows to get a ship, even when meaning utilizing doubtful strategies, as he exits the constructing.

NOTE: The trivia e book you picked up inside isn’t one thing essential for fixing puzzles, however you could find loads of questions concerning the world the sport takes place in inside it which might be enjoyable to analysis and reply as you go.

Get or discover a ship

When you’ve exited the constructing, head to the left and stroll in the direction of LeChuck’s ship.

After getting shut sufficient to see that LeChuck has named his vessel LeShip (very unique,) you’ll see a job opening’s board. Work together with it and also you’ll begin talking with the ghostly girl close by. She’ll give you a job on the ship as a swabbie. Settle for the job and he or she’ll let you know that it is advisable to convey your personal mop. When she asks your identify, give no matter reply you please. Even for those who lie, she’ll see proper by you and reveal that you just’ve been blacklisted by LeChuck.

The Quartermaster gained’t allow you to in, so that you’ll simply need to discover a solution to be part of LeChuck’s crew with out being acknowledged.

Be part of LeChuck’s crew

The 2 subtasks within the ToDo listing will be tackled in any order and accomplished concurrently, however for the sake of readability, use the sections under to see which steps needs to be adopted for every job. To proceed ahead with the story, nevertheless, you’ll want to finish each duties.

Resolve drawback: Quartermaster acknowledges me and gained’t rent me

As quickly as you allow the docks, head to Low Road by strolling to the precise of the Scumm bar. If that is your first time right here, you’ll be reunited with Elaine. After catching up together with her, you’ll be capable of discover the island in full. Head into Wally’s Maps-N-Extra on the left aspect of the road. Once you enter, you’ll have a fast chat with Wally, however as soon as the 2 of you might be carried out speaking, you’ll be able to take the monocle that’s on the desk subsequent to him.

When you’ve received the monocle, you’re free to go away the store and head as much as Excessive Road. Stroll as far left as you’ll be able to, beneath the archway, to the mansion on the far left aspect of the world. To the precise of the mansion, you’ll discover a street that offers you entry to the inside of the island. Stroll to it and also you’ll end up on a map of the island, in a position to rapidly journey between areas. Head to the forest which is to the precise of the mansion on the map.

Once you make it to the forest, stroll to the precise of the display and enter the Museum of Pirate Lore. Inside, you’ll meet Conrad, the curator of the museum. After speaking with them, study the attention patch to your quick left. Conrad will let you know that it’s an historical merchandise used for a pirate who specialised in disguises. Good. You’ll must nab it.

Check out the lock on the case. Once you work together with it, you’ll discover that it’s locked and has some tiny writing on it. Fortunately, you have got a monocle to enlarge it. Use the monocle on the lock and…the numbers are nonetheless too small. Depart the museum and return to Wally’s map store. Once you get there, you’ll discover {that a} second monocle has been positioned on his desk. Seize it after which return to the museum.

When you make it again to the museum, mix the 2 monocles. Then, use them on the lock to enlarge the tiny numbers. After you do this, you’ll write down the serial variety of the lock. Earlier than you allow the museum, head to the shop room within the again proper part of the display and seize the cracker combine on the shelf. When you’ve received it, head out and go to the locksmith on Excessive Road throughout from the jail.

Give paper with the serial quantity on it to the locksmith and so they’ll make you a key. After they hand it over to you, give them the cracker combine and so they’ll let you know to take the crackers on their counter. Now that you’ve some crackers, you’ll be capable of distract the parrot within the museum and steal the eyepatch.

Return to the museum once more and use them on the parrot. It’ll be distracted and gained’t squawk at you for opening the case now. With it distracted, use the important thing on the lock after which steal the attention patch.

In case you return to LeChuck’s ship, put the eyepatch on, and speak to the Quartermaster, they’ll see proper by your disguise. Whereas the eyepatch is magic, one thing appears to be mistaken with it. Head to the Voodoo store on Low Road to have it examined. If that is your first time within the store, the shopkeeper will speak to you and provide the Trace E book. As soon as they’re carried out speaking, present them the eyepatch.

The Voodoo store proprietor will let you know that the eyepatch has misplaced its magic, however that it may be restored with one thing that has “the chew of a thousand needles.” Seize the knife in the direction of the underside of the display within the store by telling the store proprietor that you just really need it after which depart the store. Go to the forest.

Get the Chunk of a Thousand Needles for the Voodoo Woman

Once you get to the forest, stroll upwards into the deep darkish forest. You’ll be again right here to get the mop deal with, however for now, enter the primary space and discover a carnivorous plant. Use your knife on it and also you’ll reduce a pattern off it.

Return to the Voodoo store and provides the pattern to the shopkeeper. She’ll convey the magic again to the attention patch and also you’ll have your disguise good and able to go.

Get a mop

Return to the dockside bar the place you spoke with the brand new pirate leaders. Stroll all the best way to the precise, previous the leaders’ desk, and into the kitchen. Inside, you’ll meet up with the cook dinner. Within the left nook of the room, a mop is leaning towards the wall. Attempt to borrow it and the cook dinner will cease you, explaining that mops are extremely private and that you just can not merely use the mop of one other. He’ll clarify that it is advisable to construct your personal mop if you wish to get one. As quickly as he’s carried out speaking, stroll out the door to the precise and onto the small dock exterior the kitchen. Decide up the string that’s on the bottom. This gained’t be helpful but, however you’ll want it for later.

Make a mop

Exit the bar and head to Low Road by heading to the precise. If that is your first time right here, you’ll be reunited with Elaine. Once you’re on Low Road, stroll inside Wally’s Maps-n-Extra, the store on the far left.

Inside, you’ll be reunited with Wally. He’ll let you know that he holds no grudges towards Guybrush, and after a quick scene the place the 2 catch up, you’ll be able to ask him if he has a map to the mop-handle tree. He’ll let you know that he could make a map to the tree for those who can convey him a sliver of the wooden from a mop. Earlier than you allow, seize the monocle from the field on the desk for those who haven’t already for the disguise quest.

the place to discover a mop, however getting a sliver off of it to convey to Wally will take one thing sharp. Depart Wally’s store and go into the Worldwide Home of Mojo (the Voodoo store) throughout the road. If that is your first time inside, you’ll converse with the proprietor of the store and he or she’ll provide the Trace E book earlier than having the ability to discover the within of the shop.

After the girl offers you the Trace E book, choose the knife that’s on the underside of the display and ask about it. After you do, you’ll be capable of take it for your self by saying “I really need this.”

Now that you just’ve received the knife, run again to the kitchen of the bar by LeChuck’s ship and head over to the kitchen. Sadly, you gained’t be capable of take the sliver simply but as any time you work together with the mop, the cook dinner will let you know to remain away. As a substitute, converse with him and he’ll let you know a couple of new buyer, Marlon Marlin, that’s sitting at a desk in the principle bar space.

Marlon desires a thriller dish that he had final week, which might be sufficient to distract the cook dinner with making as a way to reduce a sliver off the mop. The tough factor is that the cook dinner doesn’t know what it’s or learn how to make it. He’ll divulge to you, nevertheless, that if he had the recipe, he’d get engaged on it straight away. He mentions that Marlon had the dish on the governor’s mansion on the opposite aspect of city. End speaking with the cook dinner after which exit the bar.

Head over to the governor’s mansion by heading down Low Road, going beneath the archway between Wally’s store and the Voodoo store, then by Excessive Road to the left aspect of the display.

Once you enter the mansion, you’ll be met by a swordfight with Carla. After going backwards and forwards for just a few blows, you’ll be able to ask concerning the recipe. Sadly, she’ll let you know that she doesn’t know what you’re speaking about.

After the combat, stroll to the e book case immediately above you. Study the recipe e book “Components” by Barbie LeFlay and ask to borrow it. Carla will let you know that she gained’t allow you to borrow the e book since Guybrush forgot to convey her final e book again to her. You’ll must discover a solution to make it as much as her.

Depart the mansion and head to the Worldwide Home of Mojo again on Low Road. Contained in the store, you’ll see a useless frog on the desk subsequent to the place you bought your knife from. Ask about it and the store keeper will let you know it’s a Forgiveness Frog. Say “I feel I’ll purchase this” and also you’ll put it in your stock.

In case you head again to Carla with the frog now, she gained’t settle for it because you haven’t written something on it, so that you’ll must spice it up a bit bit. In your stock, one of many gadgets you began the sport with is Guybrush’s cutting-edge pen. Mix the 2 and also you’ll begin to write an apology. You’ll be given a number of choices on what to put in writing, however the particular particulars of what it is advisable to write for the apology to be accepted modifications on every playthrough. To be taught what to put in writing, first head again to the statue of Carla on Low Road.

The statue of Carla is situated on the aspect of the Voodoo store. Study the plaque on the statue and it’ll let you know a few of the particulars it is advisable to know for the Forgiveness Frog. When you’ve memorized the situation of her nice deeds, head to the the world exterior of the Scumm bar. To its left, you’ll discover a reelection poster for Carla. On it, you’ll be taught one other element about her that you just’ll want for the frog.

With all that data write the next:

-Expensive Carla,

-Sorry for shedding the e book I borrowed.

-Select the choice that displays what was on the reelection poster.

-Select the choice that displays what the plaque says.

-I promise to do higher sooner or later.

After you have got all of it written down, give Carla the frog after which seize the recipe e book.

With the e book in hand, head again to the kitchen behind the bar and provides it to the cook dinner. Whereas he’s distracted cooking up the recipe, use your knife on the mop to get a sliver of its wooden.

Return to Wally’s map store and provides him the sliver of wooden. He’ll provide the map which is able to then be in your stock. Open it up and get a great have a look at it. The start line for the treasure map is a home subsequent to a bridge. Head to the mansion after which go to the aspect path that results in the island’s inside. From right here, go to the forest.

As quickly as you load into the world, you’ll be subsequent to an indication. In case you learn it, it’ll say that it’s best to use a map for those who’re going to enter the darkish a part of the forest. By exploring to the precise barely, you’ll discover that you just’re subsequent to the bridge and home in your map. Because it seems, the map you simply received from Wally is the one it is advisable to traverse the deep darkish forest. Enter it.

Much like the apology letter, the trail ahead from right here varies sport to sport. The thought is that you just’ll must open the map on every display to determine which path to take based mostly on which plant is close to the trail ahead as marked in your map. For instance, on my map (seen above) I ought to take the trail close to the carnivorous plant within the first space because it’s written on my map and so forth. Your map will differ, however the precept stays the identical. Use the map to get to the tree.

When you make it by the forest, use your knife on the tree and also you’ll reduce your self a mop deal with off of it.

Now that you just’ve received a deal with, you’ll want the precise mop a part of the mop. Fortunately, the cook dinner stated that almost something will do on that entrance. Bear in mind the string you picked up again whenever you first met the cook dinner? Mix it with the mop deal with and your mop will probably be prepared.

Becoming a member of LeChuck’s Crew

Together with your disguise on the prepared and your mop in hand, head again to the docks. Put your disguise on proper simply out of sight of the quartermaster after which present them your mop. You’ll hop on board and the chapter will probably be over after a brief cutscene.



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