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I created this walk through to show everyone how to get through the missions with tombs. I didn't make this for people to ask me how to fix their technical difficulties. My game has NO glitches which means all the missions have worked fine for me, and everything was where and how it was supposed to be. PLEASE stop asking me how to fix these issues with your game.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Chateau du Landgraab (Dragon Temple keystone mission)

This was probably the hardest mission I have done so far. The prima guide didn't help at all, and it seemed like everyone was stuck on this as well when I looked on the forums. I wandered through this house for probably close to two hours before I realized what I had to do, and it was so simple I facepalmed. I have decided I will only show the direct route you will use to complete this mission, and not show you every room of the house I wandered through. This is because a majority of the rooms have nothing in them, I only got into those rooms with zenporting (which you do not need in this mission after all), and they have nothing to do with this mission.

Mission: Locate the keystone in Chateau du Landgraab in France needed to explore the rest of the Dragon Temple in China.

Examine the hole in the ground.

It disarms the traps.

Go through the door on the left.

Watch out for these traps here. Go through the double doors.

Go up the stairs to the 3rd floor.

Put the keystone in the slot.


Don't take the statue off the display!! The electric traps will be activated. You can take the treasure off the left display though.


If you did take the statue, put it back by clicking the display and then finding the statue in your inventory. This will deactivate the traps.
*I have been informed via comment, that you can place anything from your inventory onto the display to deactivate the traps*

Collect the treasure off the bedside table.

Continue through the bathroom...

Walking into this room will activate the hidden door to appear.

Go down the stairs to the basement.

Watch out for the fire trap on the wall to the right.

Go through the door to the left.

You can explore the other rooms if you want to.

You can harvest some of the grape vines.

Grab the keystone from the glowing chest, and the keystone off the table.

Go through the door at the end of the hall, and the hidden door will activate.

Another hidden door here.

Collect the treasure. You can now travel back to China to complete the mission.

49 comments:

  1. Great walkthru's!

    You can take the treasures off the podiums - yes this does activate the electric traps, but, you can put a book or something else from your inventory back onto the lefthand podium; it doesn't have to be the statue :)

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  2. For some reason my keystone does not work D:<
    I have the key shaped one, and i got it from the guy who gave me the adventure.
    Or is there another keystone i should have?

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  3. that;s my problem as well @ last comment

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  4. Are you sure you are on the 3rd floor? Sure this is even the same mission? This is the one that starts in china. There are probably 4 or 5 missions that actually take place in this house.

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  5. Thank you for posting this. I was going nuts! I figured out the traps on the 3rd floor with help from others but I guess I *somehow* missed those stairs to the basement! >< This post helped me a lot!

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  6. hey i'm the one that asked:

    'For some reason my keystone does not work D:<
    I have the key shaped one, and i got it from the guy who gave me the adventure.
    Or is there another keystone i should have?'


    Um oh okay we are on a different mission! Sorry!
    But maybe you can still help me ... where's the library that i am supposed to find?
    I can't find it.

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  7. I believe the library is on the first floor at the front of the house.

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  8. it is at the front of the house but there's a whole bunch of traps in the way.

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  9. if you have at least level 5 in martial arts though you can zeneport over the traps

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  10. what keystone should i have on the third floor and here do i get it

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  11. one thing it did not matter wich podiom i took from it activated the trapes anyway

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  12. You Are A Life Saver Thanx So Much!! :D

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  13. They ask you to search the cellar, there's an entrance to this without going thru the house, it's next to the outdoor gate/fence RIGHT next to the house. It's kind of hidden by bushes, but there is definately a fence thing there.

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  14. hey, I've go to 3rd floor, but the traps was already activated. I can't go to basement.

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  15. A Thousand Thanks You's It works and you made it so easy. Thanks again for the walk through.

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  16. Thank you very much! if it wasn't for your waltrough i would be stuck in that house for ever! Tank you :D

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  17. Where do i get the keystone that i am supposed to incert in the 3rd floor's door?

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  18. wont let me do anything :( dont have the key :S

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  19. is this the james vaughan keystone mission?

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  20. ive gone through basically all of this house on the french missions, but the mission that starts in china leaves me stuck outside that door on the 3rd floor because i can't find the james vaughan keystone. how do you get it??

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  21. Wow, thanks so much! This place is so tricky, everything is secured with traps.

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  22. HELP!! I took evrything from the box but when i did it wasnt glowing i cheated extremley n idk but im in the basement with the stuff unless i hav ethe wrong stuff idk

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  23. Has anyone else had this error: when I finally am downstairs, my sim opens the treasure chest and receives the correct key. But then the whole room freezes, my sims can't click on ANYTHING, it won't even let my sim do "Go Here" in any other part of France. My sim is frozen in place and can't move an inch and then the rest of the game starts glitching and I can't even click into any other tombs. =[ I'm playing on a Mac, I don't know if that makes a difference but I need help! Does anyone have any advice? I tried to re-do the mission 3 times on other versions I saved of the game.

    Please help!

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  24. I've found that being able to "Zeniport" really helps in this misson and others!

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  25. how can i place the item again?

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  26. i always zenaport here n there no choice
    and for that statue under security, u can take it. just put something in replace of that. i put cheap seeds hehehehehhee

    jen

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  27. um...It;s telling me to explore a vault :/ I'm not really sure what to do...

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  28. Thank you so much! I am very grateful that you have put up these walk throughs. It really helped me out of a bind a couple times.

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  29. Thank you so much!
    While I spent a long time trying to figure out where I missed, this guide saved me!
    Good work! Mr. Adventurson =)

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  30. Thanks for the walkthrough! I wouldn't have been able to figure it out on my own... lol! It's hard! Nice work :)

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  31. I activated the traps, but it won't let me place anything else on the podiums, no matter how much I click. And it wouldn't let me zeneport past them either. Am I totally screwer or what?

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  32. dont try to drag/drop stuff onto the podium, instead click on it and select 'Place Object'

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  33. Hello,
    6th screenshot, where you say put the key into the slot- where do you get this key from?

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  34. you can use the cheat code to look at all of the rooms in a tomb it is
    hold down "CLR+Shift+C" then type in "testingcheatsenabled true" without quotes then hold down "CLR+Shift+C" and then type "buydebug on" without quotes. After you did this then click on the floor and hold down shift and click buy on this lot and you will see every room in the tomb! this really helped me alot!

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  35. I have looked in that treasure chest like 7 times and I have already explored the rest of the house. The keystone isn't in that treasure chest....Wtf? Help please?

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  36. I never got a key for this quest ... any help?

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  37. HOW DO I DISARM THE FIRE TRAPS BLOCKING AN ENTRENCE INTO THE HOUSE?? Help Please!

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  38. Thank you so much for this, I was so lost on this quest! Brilliant walk through!

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  39. Go through the back of the house. That's what I did. And btw, you can take off the 2 items on the hallway.

    The electricity traps will be activated. HOWEVER, if you put the item on the left back, analyse it, then pick it up again, the value will be higher. And the traps will no longer activate again. So that's one way you can get both items.

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  40. I've tried to get through this trap for days. Thanks so much for your help

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  41. This way is too copmplicated, I did it in 2mins

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  42. So..has anyone figured out how to get the keystone in the first place? I am among those people who started mission without the keystone. I see a lot of same questions but no answers. There is nothing for me to do in the chateau without that keystone, even with cheats, all the other doors are locked.

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  44. Hey guy's I'm having a majore issue. I found they keystone with the help of this page but when I went back to China to complete the mission I got a message that said I cant complete the mission b/c my target is missing. Basically he died. So I went back home and then back to china to see if that would work. It didnt. I went back to France, then home then back to china, it still didnt work. Then I deleted the mission and waited for it to come back up again and it finally did and I still cant complete the mission b/c when it comes back up it tells me to go to china to comeplete the mission but I'm already in china. I've deleted the mission and the keystone and it still gives me the same responses when I get the mission again. the keystone appears on its own and it keeps telling me to go to china to complete when I am in china alrady. Anyone know of anything else I can do to fix this problem? Short of uninstalling and reinstalling.

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  45. For those with the problem with two statues and the two electricity traps..

    Click on one of the podiums where the statues were and then WAIT.
    The game is loading everything that you currently have in your inventory/ backpack into a list.
    So if you have a lot of stuff in there, give it a few seconds to load it all up and it should show the list with all your items there.

    you can replace it with any item, I put an apple there answer the traps stopped. hope this helps!

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  46. So i was on the third floor, past the keystone door, and I took the statue off the display and I thought I had done something wrong and I thought the only way to complete it was to go home and start again so now I cant even get to where the traps are. Is there any way I can complete the mission without starting with another sim?

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  47. Just thought that I'd share this: I already completed the adventure with another sim in the same household and have unlocked everything in the house, so there is no glowing chest nor any keystone for me to collect.

    However, the weird thing is that after I collected a vase (or whatever treasure) next to a blue bed (ctrl + F for "Collect the treasure off the bedside table." in this page), there was some music played in the background (the kind when you completed something) and the chest in the basement started glowing again then tada!, the Dragon cave keystone was there and I was able to return to China to continue with the quest.

    Hope this helps!

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  48. Were do I find the mission? Every time I go to France it disappears

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  49. Thanks for the instructions. I could see the basement stairs through the kitchen wall and it was driving me bonkos!!!

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