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Light Sensitive Text appears throughout Alan Wake and is only visible when in light.


Cast your beam across rocks and walls to find helpful markings left by a fellow traveller. Some markings indicate the best directions to travel, while others point you to weapons and supply caches or clues to the mystery you are facing.

Known Messages

Sometimes there are messages written on walls of tips, hints or things written to others. Below are some known.

  • The Taken are filled with darkness.
  • Trust no one in the dark.
  • Rule #1: Never go out at night.
  • Rule #2: Keep the lights on.
  • I curse you Thomas Zane.
  • The darkness control the Taken.
  • Don't trust Emil.