If you want to get a platinum trophy or 1000 gamer score points in Silent Hill Downpour, you will have to complete most of its side-quests.
These side-quests are also a breath of fresh air if you want to just explore the Silent World of Downpour, or if you want to complete all the Mysteries.
In any case, if you are stuck at any side-quest in Silent Hill Downpour, read our detailed walkthrough of these side-quests. For more help on Silent Hill Downpour, read our Endings, Mysteries Locations and Puzzle Solutions Guide.
Silent Hill Downpour Side Quests
All Points Bulletin
Hillside – You need to call the four patron cars to complete this side-quest. You can start this side-quest west of the underground entrance of the Police Station.
You should find one of the police cars that are patrolling around. Stop it to take the side-quest.
First you need to find a dispatcher radio. You should find it in the dispatchers office in the police station.
If you can’t find it, approach the police station from McCammon Street, through the broken wall, across the beam and you should see it.
Find the radio inside the room and activate it to input following codes:
Entering these codes will call the four police cars and side-quest will end.
This side-quest involves freeing five birds from their cage. You can find these bird cages in Hillside, Pearl Creek, Chastain Heights, Pleasant River and Port District.
You can start the side-quest by in the Hillside. After exiting the police station using the hole in the wall, head straight but keep to the right and you should come across a small opening to a yard.
Go through the yard and up to find a bird cage in the center of the porch. Finding this bird cage will trigger a cut-scene and start a side-quest. Follow the directions below to find the rest of the bird cages:
Look for it in the south of the bank, at the center of the Brite St. and Lansdale Ave.
Before the transition to Pleasant River, in the northern side of Brite St.
Before the barricade, in the southern side of Rice St.
Search the docks, in the corner of the town.
Pearl Creek – This side-quest takes place in the apartment building you use to enter Pearl Creek.
To reach the apartment with the stolen goods, exit the first apartment, turn left and follow the hallway to the buildings staircase.
Take the stairs to reach the third floor. Take the hallway at the top of the stairs and walk up to the first door on your right.
Read the ‘Threatening Letter’ which is also a mystery collectible. Open the door to enter the stolen goods apartment.
To trigger the side-quest, pull the bed away from the wall to uncover a stash of stolen items. Grab them to start the side-quest. Return the items to the rightful owners!
The Locket and Gold watch were stolen from the third floor, across the hall from the apartment with the stolen goods. Find the table near the kitchen and place the locket in the case. Look for a desk in the bedroom and place the Gold watch on the display hand.
The Money Box was stolen from the second floor, from the apartment across the hall from the Hillside transition. Place the box in the child’s bedroom next to the scattered coins on the nightstand.
The War Medal was stolen from the ground floor apartment, from the case on the bedroom nightstand.
After you have placed these stolen goods from where they were stolen, side-quest will end. After that you can go back to the stolen goods apartment to find more swag.
Pearl Creek – It starts with a missing child poster near the arc of Cook Street and Lansdale Ave.
To find this poster, search the near the west side of Lansdale Ave, north of Cook Street, in front of the building. Read the poster to trigger the side-quest.
Find Mother’s Note
To find Mother’s, follow Lansdale Ave and in the northern section for a yellow ribbon tied to a lamp post. Look for a lunch box lying on the ground. Open it to read Mother’s Notes.
Find The Key!
Find Pleasant Rive and take the east route on Rice street, leading to the docks in the northern edge. When you reach the edge of the marked route, look for this key at end of the pier.