A Dark Secret achievement in Echoes of the Fey: The Fox's Trail

A Dark Secret

Uncover the role played by one of your sources in the Tiatha ir-Adech case.

A Dark Secret0
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How to unlock the A Dark Secret achievement

  • SashamorningSashamorning1,898,328
    05 Sep 2017 05 Sep 2017 02 May 2018
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    I translated the guide on Steam to an Xbox One walkthrough. Credit to Ceaseless Duality for the underlying guide. Thanks also to IDarK VorteXX for correcting the final part. toast


    For whatever reason, when I copy/pasted the code for cn_RT toward the end, it didn't work. The idea is that you can skip a LOT of dialogue by holding down cn_RT. Saves hours.

    This is for talking to Simion at the end. I don't know if it has to be the lying playthrough or not, but I did it on that one.

    cn_RT through introduction.
    =>Purr - cn_RT
    =>Wait - cn_RT

    >>>Save Game #1<<<

    cn_RT
    =>I saw you as you left - cn_RT
    =Ask about everything - cn_RT
    =>No - cn_RT
    =>Definitely don't take the case - cn_RT
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    >>>Reload Save #1<<<

    =>Left - Rykov P.I.
    cn_RT
    =>Let's go! - cn_RT

    =>Right, press cn_A on all herbs
    =>Go to Heremon - cn_RT
    =>Do it - cn_RT

    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Left - Luka next to Imperial Inspector
    cn_RT
    =>I'm here to do you a favor - cn_RT
    =>Deliver the writ - cn_RT

    =>Left - Gray church
    cn_RT
    =>I think she's hiding something - cn_RT
    =>Ask about everything - cn_RT

    =>Right - Skybound Books
    =>Ask about Ivan Afonin - cn_RT
    =>Ask for gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Vodotsk Central - Odds & Ends Shop
    =>Ask about Ivan Afonin - cn_RT
    =>Ask for gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Right - Yellow City Hall
    cn_RT

    =>Go back inside
    =>Ask for gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Left - Eduard outside Galkin
    cn_RT
    =>Ask about everything - cn_RT
    =>That's good to hear

    =>Left - Purple building
    cn_RT

    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Imperial Inspector
    cn_RT

    >>>Save Game #2<<<

    =>Left - Vodotsk Center - Odds & Ends Shop
    =>Browse for items
    =>Buy an item that will dye an outfit or change hairstyle
    =>Outside - cn_back - cn_RB to Inventory
    =>Select potion you just bought
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    >>>Reload Save #2<<<

    =>Right - City Limits - Left - Rykov P.I
    cn_RT
    =>It's beyond our control - cn_RT
    cn_Y - cn_RT

    =>Right - Vootsk South - Left - Church
    cn_RT
    =>Money is money - cn_RT
    =>Change to cat
    =>Go back in - cn_RT
    =>Yes - cn_RT

    =>Change to human
    =>Right - Vodotsk Central - Left - Galkin
    =>Change to cat
    =>Go inside - cn_RT
    =>Transform now to read the letters here - cn_RT
    =>Take the letter - cn_RT

    =>Change to human
    =>Go to Galkin
    =>Pleasure - cn_RT
    =>Go to the tavern with Eduard - cn_RT
    =>Answer truthfully every time - cn_RT

    =>Left - Skybound Books
    =>Ask about star maps - cn_RT
    =>Ask about gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Vodotsk Central - Odds & Ends Shop
    =>Ask about star maps - cn_RT
    =>Ask about gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Left - Church
    =>Partake in the Crimson Initiation - cn_RT
    =>Take the Drug - cn_RT

    =>Right - Vodotsk Central - Odds & Ends Shop
    =>Browse for items
    =>Buy Kadani root - Leave
    =>Never mind

    =>City Hall
    =>Ask about star maps - cn_RT
    =>Change to cat
    =>Go inside - cn_RT

    =>Left - Purple building
    =>Change to cat - go inside
    =>Sneak into the mage's house
    cn_RT
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    =>Change to human
    =>Go to Purple building - Enter
    cn_RT
    Choose everything.
    =>Go back into Purple building

    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Right - City Limits - Left - Rykov P.I.
    cn_RT

    =>Back into Rykov P.I.
    =>I'll keep helping you - cn_RT
    =>Buy orange book (monsters of Oraz)
    cn_RT
    =>Give him the book by Kavanagh - cn_RT

    =>Left - Vodotsk South - Right - Outskirts - Right - Forest's Edge Brokerage
    cn_RT
    =>Ask about both - cn_RT

    =>Go back inside
    =>Ask about both - cn_RT

    =>Left - Gate (up) - Church
    cn_RT
    =>I am a little curious... - cn_RT
    =>Admit you saw something strange - cn_RT
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    =>Right - Imperial Inspector
    cn_RT
    =>Do the interview now - cn_RT
    =>They weren't the ones who caused the Immolation - cn_RT
    =>Don't tell him about Heremon - cn_RT
    =>Tell him I don't remember - cn_RT

    =>Right - The Winter Palace
    cn_RT
    =>No - cn_RT

    =>Right - Outskirts - Tent
    cn_RT
    =>Ask about everything - cn_RT

    =>Right - Banquet Hall
    cn_RT

    =>Right - Gate (up) - Right - Skybound Books
    =>Ask for gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Right - Imperial Inspector
    cn_RT
    =>Yes - cn_RT

    =>Left - Outskirts - Right - Tent
    =>Give Viola the report - cn_RT

    =>Left - Gate - Right - Vodotsk Central - Odds & Ends Shop
    =>Ask for gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Right - City Hall
    =>Ask for gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Left - Vodotsk South - Right
    =>Change to cat
    =>Imperial Inspector - cn_RT
    =>Turn back to human

    =>Left - Outskirts - Left - Banquet Hall
    cn_RT

    =>Left - Tent
    cn_RT

    =>Right - Banquet Hall
    cn_RT
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    Left - Gate - Right - City Limits - Left - Rykov P.I.
    cn_RT
    =>Ask about everything - cn_RT
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    =>City Limits - Left - Rykov P.I.
    cn_RT
    =>Tell him about the fight - cn_RT
    =>Back inside Rykov P.I.
    cn_RT
    =>Drink the potion - cn_RT
    =>Forgive him
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    =>Right - Vodotsk South - The Winter Palace
    =>Ask about everything - cn_RT
    =>Yes - cn_RT

    =>Right - Outskirts - Right - Tent
    cn_RT
    =>Flirt - cn_RT

    =>Right - Forest's Edge Brokerage
    cn_RT
    =>Ask about everything - cn_RT

    =>Right - Banquet Hall
    cn_RT

    =>Right - Gate - Right - Skybound Books
    =>Ask for gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Vodotsk Central
    =>Odds & Ends Shop
    =>Ask for gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Right - City Hall
    =>Ask for gossip - cn_RT
    =>Never mind

    =>Right - Purple building
    cn_RT

    =>Right - Galkin
    =>Yes -
    =>Do thirty push-ups -
    =>Dare -
    =>Why are you hiding in Vodotsk -
    =>Dare -

    =>Back into Galkin
    =>Yes - (Or watch.)
    =>Ask Eduard to stay -
    =>This could be something more -
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    =>Left - Vodotsk South - Left - Church
    =>Emilia -
    =>Confront her with the letter -

    =>Left - City Limits - Left - Rykov P.I.

    =>Yes -

    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Left - Outskirts - Right - Tent

    =>It doesn't bother me -

    =>Left - Gate - Right - Church
    =>Change to cat - Go in

    =>Follow them deeper into the catacombs -
    =>Change to human

    =>Right - The Winter Palace

    =>Sounds miserable -

    =>Change to cat - Go back in
    =>Yes -
    =>No -
    =>Change to human

    =>Left - Imperial Inspector

    =>Tell Luka about Dyeun's Shadow -
    =>Yes -

    =>Right - City Limits - Left - Rykov P.I
    =>Wait for Heremon -

    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Left - Vodotsk Central - Left - Galkin


    The correct deductions are in the spoiler tag.
    *** Spoiler - click to reveal ***

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    =>Promise not to tell -

    >>>Save Game #3<<<

    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Right - City Limits - Left - Rykov P.I.

    =>Choose everything -
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    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Left - Imperial Inspector

    =>Tell him the truth about Folren -
    =>They both wanted peace -
    =>Agree that Eduard should be reported -

    =>Left - Church

    =>Tell the truth about Folren -
    =>Agree that Emilia should be punished -

    =>Left - Outskirts - Right - Tent

    =>Tell the truth about Folren -
    =>You're right, we need to inform the Empire -

    =>Right - Forest's Edge Brokerage
    =>Yes

    =>Right - Banquet Hall


    =>Right - Gate - Right - Skybound Books
    =>Ask for gossip -
    =>Never mind

    =>Right - Vodotsk Center - Odds & Ends Shop
    =>Ask for gossip -
    =>Never mind

    =>Right - City Hall
    =>Ask for gossip -
    =>Never mind

    =>Left - Vodotsk South - Right - The Winter Palace
    =>Anya -
    =>Tell the truth about Folren and Eduard -
    =>Yes -

    =>Go back in
    =>Tiatha -
    =>Tell the truth about Folren and Eduard -
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    =>City Limits - Left - Rykov P.I.

    =>No -

    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Left - Vodotsk Central - Left - Galkin

    =>Change to cat - go inside


    =>Vodotsk South - Imperial Inspector
    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Left - Vodotsk Central - Left - Galkin

    =>Ready everyone at the door -

    =>Left - Vodotsk Central - Left - Purple building


    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Left - Outskirts - Right - Tent

    =>I'd like your help -

    =>Left - Gate - Change to cat - Church
    =>Enter the church -
    =>I should talk to Tiatha -
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    Correct choices in the spoiler.
    *** Spoiler - click to reveal ***



    =>Right - Vodotsk Central - Left - Galkin


    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Right - City Limits - Left - Rykov P.I.

    =>Your choice

    =>Right - Vodotsk South - Left - The Winter Palace

    =>Your choice

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    >>>RELOAD SAVE #3<<<
    Do the following:
    =>Go talk to Heremon at the PI office.
    => Pick all options.

    => Go to Vodotsk South.
    =>Go to Imperial Inspector - Tell Luka the truth, ask him to lie
    =>Go to Church - Tell Arkady the truth, ask him to lie
    =>Go to Tent - Tell Viola the truth, ask her to lie
    =>Go to The Winter Palace - Lie to Anya, Lie to Tiatha
    =>Do not visit Simion at the Forest's Edge Brokerage
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    => Go talk to Heremon at the PI office.
    => 'No'

    => Vodotsk South > Vodotsk Central > Galkin
    =>Visit Eduard as a human
    =>Visit Eduard as a cat
    =>Visit Luka at Imperial Inspector
    => Select 'set up permineter around the church'

    => Go to Church
    => Enter as cat.
    => Select 'Enter the church'
    => Select 'I should talk to Tiatha'
    => Select 'I trust my investigation'
    => Select 'It's what Folren wanted'
    => Select 'Folren helped human for years'
    => Select 'Youshould flee the church and never come back'

    => Vodotsk Central = Galkin
    => Enter as Human

    => Vodotsk South > Outskirts > Forest's Edge Brokerage
    =>Change to cat, go inside
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    IDarK VorteXXWhat I did was:

    >>>RELOAD SAVE #3<<<
    Do the following:
    =>Go talk to Heremon at the PI office.
    => Pick all options.

    => Go to Vodotsk South.
    =>Go to Imperial Inspector - Tell Luka the truth, ask him to lie
    =>Go to Church - Tell Arkady the truth, ask him to lie
    =>Go to Tent - Tell Viola the truth, ask her to lie
    =>Go to The Winter Palace - Lie to Anya, Lie to Tiatha
    =>Do not visit Simion at the Forest's Edge Brokerage

    => Go talk to Heremon at the PI office.
    => 'No'

    => Vodotsk South > Vodotsk Central > Galkin
    =>Visit Eduard as a human
    =>Visit Eduard as a cat
    =>Visit Luka at Imperial Inspector
    => Select 'set up permineter around the church'

    => Go to Church
    => Enter as cat.
    => Select 'Enter the church'
    => Select 'I should talk to Tiatha'
    => Select 'I trust my investigation'
    => Select 'It's what Folren wanted'
    => Select 'Folren helped human for years'
    => Select 'Youshould flee the church and never come back'

    => Vodotsk Central = Galkin
    => Enter as Human

    => Vodotsk South > Outskirts > Forest's Edge Brokerage
    =>Change to cat, go inside
    Posted by IDarK VorteXX on 08 Sep 17 at 21:57
    SashamorningIf it's cool with you, I'm gonna amend the solution and give you credit.

    Thanks for the update.
    Posted by Sashamorning on 08 Sep 17 at 21:59
    IDarK VorteXXGo for it.
    Posted by IDarK VorteXX on 09 Sep 17 at 16:04
    LORDOFDOOKIE69That worked perfectly! Thank you both for the time put into this!
    Posted by LORDOFDOOKIE69 on 10 Sep 17 at 00:17
    THEpaynexkillerYou should submit this as a Walk-through.
    Posted by THEpaynexkiller on 10 Sep 17 at 19:13
    Sera Di SiahSame as the others, I was using a solution on another Achievement and everything worked perfectly until this one, then what Dark Vortex said worked like a charm. Thanks both of you for the guide and help! +1
    Posted by Sera Di Siah on 12 Sep 17 at 19:23
    Maka91Hey! Noticed this updated version, you should definitely copy/paste it and update all the other achievements with this new walkthrough. Some of the others are still outdated, and I followed one that caused me a lot of issues, ended up having to improvise and got lucky, but lost about 40 minutes because of it. Might help others who are using the other solutions you posted, if you could update those, that'd be great!
    Posted by Maka91 on 10 Dec 17 at 04:56
    FoogaThanks for this. I usually don’t like to skip dialogue and story in games, but once I saw that the art style was “DeviantArt furries”, I immediately skipped everything.
    Posted by Fooga on 22 Jan 18 at 00:15
    BuckswanaHad the same issue with the solution on another achievement, the updated one here worked fine. Thanks.
    Posted by Buckswana on 23 Feb 18 at 02:10
    X Coxy xXWorked great. Thanks
    Posted by X Coxy xX on 31 Mar 18 at 23:49
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