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Spear of the Holy Mother
Spear of holy mother
The Spear of the Holy Mother
Description
"Spear with 'Holy Mother' carved into it. The 'Crimson Tome' says I have to stick eight of these spears into Walter's body."
Purpose
Weakens Walter Sullivan
Location
Final sacraments area, stabbed into eight statues.
Variants
None
Appearances
Silent Hill 4: The Room

The Spear of the Holy Mother is an important item obtained in Silent Hill 4: The Room. Only held during the final battle, the spears are essential in defeating Walter Sullivan and putting an end to the 21 Sacraments. The spears are two-pronged and have the words "Holy Mother" carved into them, referring to the "Descent of the Holy Mother" ritual.

Henry Townshend first learns of the spears from the Crimson Tome found in Room 302 of the Past. In it is written:

"Thou must also pierce the Conjurer's flesh with the 8 spears of Void, Darkness, Gloom, Despair, Temptation, Source, Watchfulness, and Chaos."
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Henry impaling the spear into the Conjurer.

In the final battle against Walter Sullivan, Henry must retrieve the eight spears spoken of from eight statues surrounding the areas, which can only be done after giving the umbilical cord to the Conjurer, Walter's newly-created body. The impaled statues represent Walter's final eight murders. After retrieving the spears, Henry must plunge them into the Conjurer. Doing so with all eight spears makes Walter's spirit vulnerable to physical attacks.

Trivia

  • The spears bear a resemblance to the Spear of Longinus from Neon Genesis Evangelion.
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Characters
Major Characters
Henry Townshend - Eileen Galvin - Walter Sullivan - Cynthia Velasquez - Jasper Gein - Andrew DeSalvo - Richard Braintree - Joseph Schreiber
Other Characters
Frank Sunderland - Billy Locane - Bobby Randolph - Eric Walsh - George Rosten - Jimmy Stone - Mike - Miriam Locane - Peter Walls - Rachel - Rick Albert - Robbie the Rabbit - Sein Martin - Sharon Blake - Steve Garland - Toby Archbolt - William Gregory - James Sunderland - Mary Shepherd-Sunderland
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Terms
21 Sacraments - Death Machine - Haunting - Holy Candle - Manifestation - Map - Monster - Real World - Ritual of the Holy Assumption - Saint Medallion - Sword of Obedience - The Order - Walter's Otherworlds - Great Knife - Sexuality - Halo of the Sun - Red Square
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