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Note: This guide may not be complete as we have 103 points listed. There is a chance that there are a few more, but it is not guaranteed. If you find any points not listed here, please tell us.

Book Smart
Book Smart
Maxed out the Knowledge attribute
Unlocks once Knowledge reaches 100

The 'Book Smart' achievement is gotten from maxing out the Knowledge stat.

Capers That Raise Knowledge and What to Do to Get It Edit

You need to follow these main adventures so their capers activate:

Follow along with all of the guy's main adventures. You could get away with not following Roland's.

  • In the beginning of the game, Sadie will have dialogue choices that give +10 points to some base stats.
    • Choose:
      1. I'm good at sitting in a quiet room and reading German-language monographs on the Hittites.
        • Skill: +10 Knowledge
    • Choose:
      1. Book-learning it is. That's certainly what I spent my time on, anyway.
        • Skill: +10 Knowledge
  • After the tutorial, Sadie will automatically get 10 points in Athletics, Charm, Knowledge, and Wits.
    • Skill: +10 Knowledge

Knowledge point tally after tutorial: 30

New York Edit

  • [August 15, morning]
    • Pass the 1st Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • 1931 Egypt: The Main Adventure
    • Knowledge gained in Egypt
  • 1931 Australia: The Main Adventure
    • Pass the 1st Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • The Adventure Upstate
    • Choose 'Actually, if you look carefully at the markings you can see the alternating bands of white and black, which indicate-'
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Skill: +1 Knowledge happens naturally during the caper
    • To eliminate confusion, you should get +2 Knowledge total by the end of this caper
  • The Albino Alligator Adventure
  • The Anna Adventure
    • Pass the 1st Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Pass the 5th Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • The Bigglesworth Adventure
    • Pass the 3rd Obstacle
      • Skill: +2 Knowledge
    • Pass the 5th Obstacle using Perception
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • The Big Movie Star Adventure
    • Pass the 3rd Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Choose 'Set up a trap in the prop room' and pass the 4th obstacle using Perception
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • The Book from the Low Countries Adventure
    • Pass the 1st Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Skill: +1 Knowledge happens naturally during the caper
    • To eliminate confusion, you should get +2 Knowledge total by the end of this caper
  • The Ebbets Field Frame-Up Adventure
    • Pass the 1st Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Pass the 2nd Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • The Evelyn Adventure
    • Pass the 5th Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • The Golden Scarab Adventure
    • Pass the 1st Obstacle using Deduction
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Skill: +1 Knowledge happens naturally during the caper
    • To eliminate confusion, you should get +2 Knowledge total by the end of this caper
  • The Library Adventure
    • Pass the 1st Obstacle using Perception
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • The Platypus Adventure
    • Knowledge is gotten in Australia, but it must be activated in New York
  • The Royal Family Adventure
    • Knowledge is not gained until Egypt, but the caper but be activated in New York
  • The Serpent Empire Adventure (part 1)
    • Recommended that you beat this caper before Egypt
    • Pass the 1st Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Pass the 3rd Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • The Serpent Empire Adventure (part 2)
    • Pass the 3rd Obstacle using Patience
      • Skill: +2 Knowledge
    • Pass the 4th Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • The Third Eye Gang Adventure
    • Skill: +1 Knowledge happens naturally during the caper
    • Skill: +1 Knowledge happens naturally during the caper
    • To eliminate confusion, you should get +2 Knowledge total by the end of this caper
  • Two Adventures Together
    • Pass the 1st Obstacle using Problem Solving
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • More Knowledge can be gained once you reach Turkey

Knowledge point for New York (not including tutorial): 27

Egypt Edit

Knowledge point tally for Egypt: 6

Australia Edit

Knowledge point tally for Australia: 9

India Edit

  • The Film Studies Adventure
    • Choose 'Bet on the hawk' and pass the 2nd Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • The Great Game Adventure
    • Requires you to be following Roland's Main Adventure through India.
    • Pass the 2nd Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • Sterling: The Indian Adventure
    • Choose 'Use Sterling's Matches' and pass the 2nd Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Pass the 3rd Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • Nigel: The Indian Adventure
    • Skill: +1 Knowledge happens naturally during the caper
    • Skill: +1 Knowledge happens naturally during the caper
    • Pass the 5th Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • To eliminate confusion, you should get +3 Knowledge total by the end of this caper
  • Ahmose: The Indian Adventure
    • Skill: +1 Knowledge happens naturally during the caper

Knowledge point tally for India: 8

Peru Edit

Knowledge point tally for Peru: 9

New Orleans Edit

Knowledge point tally for New Orleans: 4

Turkey Edit

  • [May 23, afternoon]
    • Choose 'Take a look at the engine' and pass the 1st Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • Two Adventures Together
    • Pass the 4th Obstacle with Empathy
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Choose 'What's this mean?' and pass the 6th Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Choose 'Who, exactly, gave you this letter, Anna?' and pass the 8th Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Choose 'Stay here; they'll hide if they see me coming with you' and pass the 12th Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
  • Roland: The Turkish Adventure
    • Pass the 2nd Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Skill: +1 Knowledge happens naturally during the caper
    • To eliminate confusion, you should get +2 Knowledge total by the end of this caper
  • Ahmose: The Turkish Adventure
    • Pass the 2nd Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge
    • Pass the 3rd Obstacle
      • Skill: +1 Knowledge

Knowledge point tally for Turkey: 10

Knowledge Point Tallys Edit

Tutorial: 30

New York: 27

Egypt: 6

Australia: 9

India: 8

Peru: 9

New Orleans: 4

Turkey: 10

Total Knowledge Points Available=103

What Can You Skip? Edit

There are at least 103 Knowledge points available, which means you can skip a few capers.

  • Sterling's capers are always long and confusing. Avoid as many of them as possible, especially his India caper.
  • Most of Ahmose's capers only give +1 Knowledge
  • Capers in Turkey as they have high passing values

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