The Golden Court

The Golden Court
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Chapter 4
Defendant Maya Fey
Inquisitor Zacharias Barnham
Location Witches' Court
Picarats Given 400-600 Picarats

The Golden Court is the fourth chapter that appears in Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. It is the third trial set in the game, where Phoenix Wright must defend for Maya Fey, on accusations for transmuting Professor Layton into a golden statue using magic. This trial also delves into the death of a well-known alchemist, Newton Belduke, who was murdered three months prior to the trial. Upon completion of the trial, the player is awarded 350 Picarats, in addition to an extra 50 for the amount of credibility remaining, meaning a total of 600 Picarats can be received.

Contents

[edit] Key Characters

Defendant:
Maya Fey - accused of using magic to turn the victim into a golden statue.

Victims:
Professor Layton - transmuted into a golden statue from the use of magic, presumed to be used by the defendant.
Newton Belduke - a well-known alchemist who was murdered in a locked room three months prior.

Witnesses:
Emeer Punchenbaug - a strange man now covered in jewels, witnessed both incidents.
Ms Primstone - teacher at the Labyrinthia Primary School, witnessed the victim being turned to gold.
Birdly - a local bard in Labyrinthia, also witnessed the victim being turned to gold.
Luke Triton - the professor's apprentice, and was the first to witness the incident.
Lettie Mailer - Labyrinthia's courier, became a witness to Sir Belduke's death.
Jean Greyerl - Sir Belduke's butler, who was present during both incidents.

Other:
Phoenix Wright - Maya's defense attorney, attempting to prove her innocence.
Espella Cantabella - Phoenix Wright's assistant in the trial.
Zacharias Barnham - the Inquisitor in the trial, attempting to prove Maya's guilt.
The Judge - the judge in the trial.

[edit] Evidence

  • Case Outline - Accused: Maya Fey, Charges: Witchcraft, turning Professor Layton into gold
  • Behind the Painting - The wall behind the painting at the crime scene had been painted green.
  • Floor Plan - Crime scene floor plan drawn by the Court Illustrator.
  • Talea Magica - A magic sceptre necessary for casting spells. Contains a golden and a purple magic gem.
  • Golden Layton - Professor Layton, turned into gold through the spell Goldor. The right arm is missing.
  • Blank Letter - Letter from Belduke to the Storyteller. Contains only blank sheets of parchment.
  • Crime Scene Sketches - Three sketches of the crime scene after Belduke's murder.
  • Tomato Juice Bottle - Brought to Belduke before his death. Emeer drank some of the juice the following day.

[edit] Plot

[edit] Walkthrough

  • First testimony: Press Ms Primstone's testimony.
  • Question Luke when deep in thought.
  • Select the option "Ask Espella to speak out".
  • Present "Floor Plan" at Luke's testimony.
  • Second testimony: Press Ms Primstone's testimony.
  • Press Ms Primstone's testimony.
  • Question Luke when deep in thought.
  • Question Emeer when deep in thought.
  • Select the option "Where was it lying?"
  • Select the option "Actually, there is a problem".
  • Place the magnifying glass over the Talea Magica.
  • Third testimony: Press Birdly's testimony.
  • Question Luke when deep in thought, ignoring Emeer.
  • Select the option "Let's hear Cracker's testimony!"
  • Select the option "Cross-examine Cracker".
  • Fourth testimony: Present the spell "Goldor" at Cracker's fifth testimony.
  • Select the option "Naturally, I have proof".
  • Present "Behind the Painting" as evidence.
  • Select the option "Something else".
  • Present "Talea Magica" as evidence.
  • Place the magnifying glass over the purple gem.
  • Present "Jean Greyerl".
  • Select the option "In Greyerl's possession".
  • Place the magnifying glass over Greyerl's collar.
  • Select the option "Ask about another case".
  • Fifth testimony: Press Greyerl's third testimony.
  • Present "Talea Magica" at Emeer's testimony.
  • Present "Crime Scene Sketches" as evidence.
  • Sixth testimony: Press Emeer's third testimony.
  • Question Greyerl when deep in thought.
  • Present "Blank Letter" at Mailer's testimony.
  • Seventh testimony: Press Mailer's third testimony.
  • Question Greyerl when deep in thought.
  • Press Greyerl's testimony.
  • Question Emeer when deep in thought.
  • Present "Tomato Juice Bottle" at Mailer's fourth testimony.
  • Eighth testimony: Present "Blank Letter" at Greyerl's second testimony.
  • Press Greyerl's second testimony.
  • Select the option "There's a contradiction".
  • Select the option "I can't present evidence".
  • Present Mailer's second testimony as the contradiction.
  • Select the option "Investigate the contradiction".
  • Present "Crime Scene Sketches" as evidence.
  • Select the option "Emeer".
  • Place the magnifying glass on the bottle.
  • Select the option "Himself".
  • Present "Blank Letter" as evidence.
Last edited by Squiggle on 18 December 2014 at 18:38
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