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These are the Secrets and Unlockables in Silent Hill: Downpour.


  • The loading hint text sometimes displays disturbing messages. Some of them include:
    • Everyone knows what you did.
    • They're in the room. You just can't see them.
    • Stop lying.
    • They never loved you.
    • Are you sure you're alone?
    • She's lying to you.
    • I know you're lying.
    • It knows you're alone.
    • We are all slowly dying.
    • Why are you lying?
    • You can't ignore it forever.
  • One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest is a novel by Ken Kesey set in a mental asylum. The protagonist's last name is McMurphy and the institution is in Pendleton, Oregon.
  • George Sewell bears a resemblance to Detective Elliot Stabler, a fictional character on the television show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Additionally, a newspaper article regarding Murphy’s son mentions a "Detective Elliot Benson". The two main detectives on SVU are named Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson.
  • At the gas station at the very beginning of the game, the radio by the pumps is playing the first couple seconds from "Magdalene".
  • In Devil's Pitstop, the player can hear Silent Hill's opening theme if they put money in the jukebox.
  • On the rooftop of the gas station, there is a wheelchair. One could speculate that this is a reference to the Wheelman.
  • Grooves of what appear to be the Wheelman's tire tracks can be found in several locations, the first of which leading from the sky tram station to the Devil's Pitstop.
Downpour Secret Devil's Pitstop "Ghost" 04:35

Downpour Secret Devil's Pitstop "Ghost"

The ghost at Devil's Pitstop.

  • A ghostly apparition can be seen in-between rooms B and D by the cabins. While Murphy is still in his prison outfit, it will only linger around the corner, but if approached after Murphy has changed clothes, it will shift away out of sight and will not reappear. It is immune to any attacks.
  • Right after exiting the Sky Tram, there will be a TV that Murphy can't turn off. However, if he continues switching it, the TV will explode and Frank's voice will be heard.
  • After meeting JP for the first time, using the binoculars can reveal some disturbing details. If the player zooms at the stranded tram wagon, a hand will briefly appear and fall down leaving a trail of blood. Zooming at the overlook where JP later commits suicide, a prisoner hanging from a noose can be seen. The next binocular available allows the player to zoom again at the overlook, this time revealing the Wheelman, who briefly stares at the player before disappearing. After witnessing the Wheelman, advance towards the direction of the bridge leading to the Devil's Pit. There is a small gathering of items nearby. These items include a collection of candles, jars, and wilted flowers. This could be a reference to the children killed in the Devil's Pit.
  • Various paintings of the monsters can be found around town.

"Welcome to Shepherd's Glen"


"Demon Samael" painting

  • An Incubus-like picture, labelled "Demon Samael," can be found in the Centennial Building.
  • Also in the Centennial Building, a portrait of the Shepherd House can be seen in Room 209. [1]
  • Before going in to speak to DJ Ricks, the first part of "Love Psalm" is playing in the studio. DJ Ricks puts Silent Hill's theme to play while he is talking to Murphy on the Radio Station. Shortly after, DJ Ricks also plays Please Love Me... Once More while talking to Murphy.
  • After finishing the "Stolen Goods" sidequest, return to the room with the hanged thief to obtain new clothes. The outfit consists of a dark blue hoodie with a red undershirt and dark jeans.
  • There is a truck that resembles Travis Grady's in the Port area, near the "Freedom" boat.
  • Next to the "Freedom" boat lies a smaller boat which bears the name "Angela's fire". This might be a reference to Angela Orosco from Silent Hill 2.
  • Several plaques in the Devil's Pit Mine make reference to the "Gillespie Coal & Iron Company".
  • A tire swing may turn to a corpse when the player looks away.[2]
  • In the newspaper article about the children that died, a man from Chicago named Phillip Menton is quoted about how JP Sater was acting. This references Menton, the artist for the Past Life comics.

Resemblance of Alessa

  • A portrait that shows up in various locations (motel, Centennial Building, and apartments) in the game resembles Alessa Gillespie.
  • Most of the cigarette packs scattered through the game are Hemingways, which were introduced in Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories.


Main article: Sidequest

There are 14 sidequests featured in the game in order to make the game less linear and to encourage players to explore the town of Silent Hill. None of them are mandatory, but most of them adds to the background story of the game.



There are a total of 6 unlockable weapons in the game. Originally, the only way of obtaining them was by using codes supplied by and Gamestop. However, the codes were leaked and they are universal so anybody can use them without having pre-ordered Downpour. They have to be entered into the digital keypads of the green lockers around Silent Hill. There are a total of three lockers. The first is located in a house after exiting Devil's Pit. The player can only use one code in a game. After entering a code, other lockers encountered will be opened and have the weapons in them again, including on a second or subsequent playthrough.


This is a guide on how to obtaining the game's six different endings. The "score" system referred to works like this: Sparing incapacitated monsters increases your score, finishing them decreases it. Making good moral decisions raises the score, and making cruel decisions lowers it. There is no way to tell the score during gameplay, so try focusing on a single approach to obtain the desired ending.

  1. Forgiveness: Spare Anne with a positive score.
  2. Truth and Justice: Spare Anne with a negative score.
  3. Full Circle: Kill Anne with a positive score.
  4. Execution: Kill Anne with a negative score.
  5. Reversal: Allow Anne to kill Murphy in the finale.
  6. Surprise!: Finish the game once and, on the second play-through, finish the Digging Up the Past side-quest.


Achievements (Xbox 360) and Trophies (PlayStation 3) are rewards given to the players for completing a certain goal. The game has a total of 41 achievements, 28 being regular achievements and 13 being secret achievements, awarding a total of 1000 Gamerscore on Xbox. On the PS3, the game has 42 Trophies.

Picture Name Description Points Type
Rain Maker Rain Maker (PS3 only) Collect all trophies. N/A Platinum
Now You're Cooking Now You're Cooking Survived the Diner Otherworld. 20 points Bronze
Going off the Rails Going off the Rails Escaped from Devil's Pit. 20 points Bronze
Found a Friend Found a Friend! Met DJ Ricks in the Radio Station. 20 points Bronze
Whatever Doesn't Kill You Whatever Doesn't Kill You... Escaped the Radio Station Otherworld. 20 points Bronze
Ashes Ashes Ashes, Ashes Collected 3 pages of the rhyme book 20 points Bronze
Out of the Frying Pan Out of the Frying Pan Rode the Sky Tram to Devil's Pit. 20 points Bronze
Broken Cycle Broken Cycle Defeated The Bogeyman. 20 points Bronze
No Turning Back No Turning Back Reached Overlook Penitentiary. 20 points Bronze
Capital Punishment Capital Punishment Complete the game on Hard Difficulty, Any Ending. 100 points Gold
Good Behavior Good Behavior Complete the game on any difficulty without killing any monsters. 50 points Gold
Silent Hill Tour Guide Silent Hill Tour Guide Complete all sidequests. 100 points Gold
Useless Trinkets Useless Trinkets Complete the "Digging up the Past " side quest. 5 points Bronze
Birdman Birdman Complete the "Bird Cage" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Calling All Cars Calling All Cars Complete the "All Points Bulletin" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Neighborhood Watch Neighborhood Watch Complete the "Stolen Goods" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Art Appreciation Art Appreciation Complete "The Art Collector" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Silent Alarm Silent Alarm Complete "The Bank" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Will Work For Food Will Work For Food Complete the "Homeless" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Cutting Room Floor Cutting Room Floor Complete the "Cinéma Vérité" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Turn Back Time Turn Back Time Complete "The Gramophone" side quest. 5 points Bronze
What's Your Sign What's your Sign? Complete the "Shadow Play" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Telltale Heart Telltale Heart Complete the "Dead Man's Hand" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Dust to Dust Dust to Dust Complete the "Ashes to Ashes" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Long Walk Short Pier Long Walk, Short Pier Complete the "Ribbons" side quest 5 points Bronze
Spot the Difference Spot the Difference Complete the "Mirror, Mirror" side quest. 5 points Bronze
Silence is Golden Silence is Golden Kill or Incapacitate 10 Screamers. 20 points Silver
Shadow Boxer Shadow Boxer Kill or Incapacitate 10 Dolls. 20 points Silver
Pinata Party Piñata Party Kill or Incapacitate 10 Weeping Bats. 20 points Silver
Lockdown Lockdown Kill or Incapacitate 10 Prisoner Minions. 20 points Silver
The Bigger They Are The Bigger They Are... Kill or Incapacitate 10 Prisoner Juggernauts. 20 points Silver
Fight or Flight Fight or Flight? Escape 20 monsters. 20 points Silver
Silent Hill Historic Society Silent Hill Historic Society Complete Murphy's journal with all Mysteries. 50 points Silver
Stay of Execution Stay of Execution Incapacitate 20 monsters without killing them. 25 points Silver
Gun Control Gun Control Kill 25 monster using the Pistol or Shotgun. 25 points Bronze
Hypochondriac Hypochondriac Use 20 First Aid Kits. 10 points Bronze
Puzzle Master Puzzle Master Complete the game on hard puzzle difficulty setting, any ending. 100 points Gold
Ending A Ending A Achieved "Forgiveness" ending. 50 points Silver
Ending B Ending B Achieved "Truth & Justice" ending. 50 points Silver
Ending C Ending C Achieved "Full Circle" ending. 50 points Silver
Ending D Ending D Achieved "Execution" ending. 50 points Silver
Ending E Ending E Achieved "Surprise!" ending. 70 points Silver

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Major Characters
Murphy Pendleton - Charlie Pendleton - Carol Pendleton - Anne Marie Cunningham - Howard Blackwood - John Sater - Patrick Napier - Frank Coleridge - George Sewell - Bobby Ricks - Nun
Other Characters
Sanchez - Homer - M. Koons - Bryan Handley - Ariadne Johnson - Melissa Matlan - Glen Milton - Ricky - Daniel Stephens - Chloe Zane - Mary Shepherd-Sunderland - James Sunderland
Baseball Bat - Bottle - Brick - Chair - Colt - Crowbar - Demon Statue - Double Headed Axe - Fire Axe - Fire Extinguisher - Fork - Frying Pan - Golden Gun - Golf Club - Hammer - Handle - Hand-to-Hand - Hatchet - Ladder Hook - Knife - Lamp - Meat Cleaver - Nailgun - Pickaxe - Pitchfork - Plank - Rake - Rifle - Rock - Shotgun - Shovel - Steel Pipe - Vase - Wrench - Tomahawk - Great Hammer
Bogeyman - Doll (Shadow) - Monocle Man - Nurse - Prisoner Juggernaut - Prisoner Minion - Pyramid Head - Screamer - Tormented Soul - Void - Wall Corpse - Weeping Bat - Wheelman
Aerial Tram Station - Centennial Building - Chastain Heights - Chastain Heights Cinema - Devil's Pit - Devil's Pitstop - Interstate Gas Station - Hardware Store - Hillside - Logan's Park - Monroe Cemetery - Overlook Penitentiary - Pearl Creek - Pleasant River - Port District - Ryall State Prison - St. Maria's Monastery - Underground Subway - Toluca Lake - S&W Bank
Trinkets - Flashlight - Fog World - Map - Monster - Otherworld - Real World - Sidequest - Siren - Walkie-talkie - Manifestation - Seal of Metatron - Welcome Sign - Halo of the Sun
Puzzles - Soundtrack - Secrets and Unlockables - Memos

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