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This page lists the Mysteries from Professor Layton and the Unwound Future
Major spoilers are present regarding the game's plot. You should only read this page after finishing the game.

1. A Letter from the Future (US)/The Letter from the Future (UK)Edit

US Version

Professor Layton has received a letter from the unlikeliest of places: the future. The author claims to be Luke, writing from 10 years in the future. But, how is that possible?

UK Version

Professor Layton has received a mysterious letter. The sender claims to be Luke from 10 years in the future, but how can this be possible?

Mystery solved
US Version

A grown-up Luke used a time machine to send the letter back 10 years in time. In the letter, this Luke requests the professor's help in rescuing future London from chaos.

UK Version

A grown-up Luke used a time machine to send the letter back to the present, requesting the help of his former teacher, Professor Layton, in rescuing the chaotic future city of London.

2. The Missing Prime MinisterEdit

US Version

Prime Minister Bill Hawks mysteriously disappeared during the time-machine demonstration. No trace of him was found, so where could he possibly be now?

UK Version

Prime Minister Bill Hawks mysteriously disappeared in the accident at the time machine presentation. What could have happened to him?

Mystery solved
US Version

Prime Minister Bill Hawks, who was unaccounted for after the time-machine accident, is discovered by Professor Layton in future London. Abducted by Dimitri, the prime minister is being held prisoner. Will the heroes be able to rescue him?

UK Version

Prime Minister Bill Hawks, who was unaccounted for after the accident at the time machine presentation, was discovered by Professor Layton in the future London. He was abducted by Dimitri and is now being held prisoner. Will the heroes be able to rescue him?

3. London Transformed (US)/Warped London (UK)Edit

US Version

When Professor Layton and Luke emerge from the clock shop, the streets of London suddenly look quite different. What could explain this baffling turn of events?

UK Version

When Professor Layton and Luke emerged from the clock shop, the streets of London suddenly looked quite different. What could have happened?

Mystery solved
US Version

The strange and unfamiliar streets are revealed to belong to a future London existing 10 years after Professor Layton and Luke's time.

UK Version

The strange, unfamiliar streets belong to a future London from 10 years after Professor Layton and Luke's time.

The full story
US Version

Future London turns out to be a fake city built in an underground cavern beneath the real London. Dimitri led his team of scientists to believe they were trapped in the future so that they would put every effort into completing a functioning time machine.

UK Version

Future London turned out to be a fake city built in an underground cavern beneath the real London. Dimitri led his team of scientists to believe that they were trapped in the future so that they would put every effort into completing a functioning time machine.

4. Frightened Bystanders (US)/Frightened Londoners (UK)Edit

US Version

Many people in town seem to fear Professor Layton. But what reason could they possibly have to fear the mild and gentlemanly professor?

Does it have something to do with his hat?

UK Version

Many people in this part of London seem to be afraid of Professor Layton. Why would ordinary people who've never met him fear the mild and gentlemanly Layton?

It seems to be something to do with his hat...

Mystery solved
US Version

The city of future London is under the control of an evil Layton, who is using the Family to enforce his authority. The sight of the professor, who looks the same as his future self, is enough to spark fear in the townspeople.

UK Version

In the future, the city of London is in the thrall of an evil Layton. The sight of the professor, who looks just the same as his future self, is enough to spark fear among the local people.

5. Future Luke (US)/The Future Luke (UK)Edit

US Version

This young man sent Professor Layton a letter claiming to be Luke from the future. But is that who he really is?

UK Version

This young man sent Professor Layton a letter, claiming to be Luke from the future. But how is that even possible?

Mystery solved
US Version

The young man calling himself Luke Triton turns out to be an older Luke from 10 years in the future. He wrote to his mentor and friend to request help.

UK Version

The young man signing himself "Luke Triton" turned out to be an older Luke from 10 years in the future. He wrote to his old trusted teacher to request his aid.

The full story
Future Luke is really a young man named Clive who lost his parents in the time machine accident 10 years ago. He has been planning his revenge on those responsible ever since. He called upon Layton hoping that the professor could save him from his own madness.

6. The Family (US)/Suspicious Individuals (UK)Edit

US Version

Similarly dressed shady characters lurk on every street corner in future London. What are they up to?

UK Version

A selection of shady characters, all dressed identically in grey, seem to lurk on every street corner in the future London. What are they up to?

Mystery solved
US Version

These shady characters are members of a gang called the Family that's led by the future Professor Layton.

UK Version

The shady characters dressed in grey are members of a gang under the control of the future Layton, the boss of the London underworld.

7. Future Professor Layton (US)/The Evil Layton (UK)Edit

US Version

The future Hershel Layton is a crime lord who terrorizes London with his gang of thugs. Known and feared by Londoners as the "devil in the top hat," how could this model English gentleman have turned into such a monster?

UK Version

The future Hershel Layton is a crime lord who terrorises London with his gang of thugs. Known and feared by Londoners as "the devil in the top hat", how could this model English gentleman have turned into such a monster?

Mystery solved
US Version

The future Layton turns out to be Dimitri Allen, the famous scientist renowned for his reasarch into time-travel technology.

UK Version

The future Layton turned out to be Dimitri Allen, the famous scientist renowned for his research into time travel. But what was Dimitri's reason for posing as a future Professor Layton?

8. Who is Dr. Stahngun? (US)/Dr Stahngun (UK)Edit

US Version

Dr. Stahngun is the scientist who unveiled the time machine, but no records exist of a scientist by that name. He must be using an alias to hide his real identity. So, who is he?

UK Version

Dr Staghngun is the scientist who unveiled the time machine at the presentation, but no records exist of a scientist with that name. He must be somebody else, using an alias to cover up his true identity. Who is he really?

Mystery solved
US Version

Dr. Staghngun is really Dimitri Allen, one of the scientists involved in the time-machine explosion 10 years ago.

UK Version

Dr Staghngun is really Dimitri Allen, one of the scientists involved in the time machine accident 10 years ago.

9. Mystery Woman (US)/The Mysterious Woman (UK)Edit

US Version

A woman who looks uncannily like Professor Layton's old sweetheart Claire is wandering around town. Who could she be?

UK Version

A woman who looks uncannily like Professor Layton's old sweetheart, Claire, is wandering around town. Who could she be?

Mystery solved
US Version

The enigmatic woman is none other than Claire's younger sister, Celeste. She has come to future London to learn the circumstances of her sister's death and is following Professor Layton with the belief that he will uncover the truth.

UK Version

The enigmatic woman is none other than Claire's younger sister, Celeste. She came to the future London in search of clues as to the circumstances of her sister's death, and is following Professor Layton in the belief that he will uncover the truth.

The full story
Celeste turns out to be Claire herself, sent into the present from the day of her accident 10 years ago. Accepting her fate, she bids farewell to Professor Layton and travels back to her own time, to the day of her tragic accident.

10. Suspicious Individuals (US)/The Men in Lab Coats (UK)Edit

US Version

Men in white laboratory coats seem to be all over this part of town, but the odd thing is that their trousers and shoes are always soaking wet. Why on earth would they be walking around London with wet feet?

UK Version

Men in white laboratory coats seem to be all over this part of town, but the odd thing is that their trouser bottom and shoes are always soaking wet. What reason could they have for walking around London with wet feet?

Mystery solved
US Version

The men with wet trousers and shoes are in fact scientists working in Dimitri's research lab. They walk along a partially flooded tunnel under the river Thames to get into town when they want a bit of a break from work.

UK Version

The white-clad men walking around with wet feet are in fact scientists put to work by Dimitri in his research laboratory. They walk through a partially flooded tunnel under the River Thames to get into town when they want a bit of a break from the labs.

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