The Defining Mystery of Layton's Career
An Adventure Unearthed
When a so-called "living mummy" is discovered in snowy Froenborg, Layton and his team are dispatched to investigate. But before they can unravel the mummy's secrets, she is kidnapped, and Layton must pursue the truth—and evade his enemies—in a race across the globe.
Professor Desmond Sycamore
A famed archaeologist who enlists Layton's help after he discovers Aurora frozen in the ice.
Professor Hershel Layton
Cerebral and mild mannered, Professor Layton can also hold his own when the adventure turns perilous.
Despite his young age, the professor's apprentice is determined to follow this mystery to its conclusion.
Layton's trusted assistant once again brings her gimlet eye and sharp wit to the team.
Is this mysterious "living mummy" actually a messenger from the ancient Azran civilization?
Follow the Twisted Path To the Truth
Many small puzzles, one big mystery
For Professor Layton, solving a big mystery involves untangling many smaller mysteries, and each has its own set of brain-teasing puzzles.
People are puzzles that you can solve through conversation. Who has something to hide? You won’t know until you start asking questions.
Clues are hiding in plain sight. As you move from locale to locale, stop to examine anything of interest with your magnifying glass.
Discoveries big and small often lead to puzzles, and that's where the Professor and his team shine as investigators.
Want a Hint? It'll Cost You
There are no shortcuts to good detective work, but that doesn't mean hints are out of the question. Unearth hint coins as you explore the game's locales, then use these coins when you're stuck on a puzzle to help guide you to the proper solution.
It's All About
Picarats are the reward for solving puzzles. The harder the puzzle, the more Picarats you earn. Do your best with each puzzle you face, and your diligence will surely be rewarded.
Test Your Skills With These Three Starter Puzzles
Connect To New Challenges
The main adventure delivers hours of puzzle-solving fun, but it's only the beginning of the experience. Activate the StreetPass™ feature and/or connect to the Internet to take on new challenges and to issue some challenges of your own.
After you find items in the game, you can pick three to create a Treasure Hunt challenge for other people playing the game. When you tag them using StreetPass, you'll pass along your challenge.
Learn more about StreetPass.
Over 150 in-game puzzles are woven into the storyline. Through the game's SpotPass™ feature "Bonuses," you can download 365 more puzzles that will be released one at a time for an entire year!*
Scenes from the voyage of the Bostonius
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