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Created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the extraordinary character Sherlock Holmes became a synonym for intellect and justice. Holmes and the Stolen Stones online slot is a casino game based on fictional investigations of Sherlock Holmes, and the first one to come with a progressive jackpot. The sleuth-themed slot machine features incredibly polished graphics and dramatic sounds. Set in a Victorian mansion, the game has the protagonist smoking his pipe and brainstorming the solution to the mystery of the stolen gemstones. He always has Watson by his side, but will not refuse the help of a sharp Indian slot player. Holmes and the Stolen Stones RTP is 96.8% and the largest payout is 50,000 coins, if we set aside the progressive jackpot prizes.
The famous detective is about to solve another crime, but only if you play a few spins and unveil more clues. Know that the game offers 5 reels and 3 rows. There are 20 paying lines, all active by default. You can place bets from as little as 1 rupee to 4,000 rupees. Max Bet sets the highest stakes in one click and if you want to take a break from hitting the Spin button you can enable Autoplay. This feature allows from 10 to infinity automatic spins.
Holmes and the Stolen Stones slot has four high-value symbols: Sherlock, Watson, a magnifying glass and a notebook. There are just as many low-value symbols, borrowed from the playing cards deck. The Bonus icon is a keyhole, and another one of those is a Free Spins symbol. Wild substitutions are disabled.
Players can relish in several engaging and lucrative special features in Holmes and the Stolen Stones. During base game, diamond shards are collected, and as soon as you collect 5 of the same colour you can expect a prize of 10 freebies. The small triangular boxes above each reel give away how many shards are collected and how many are missing to complete the set. Collecting shards is very important as each of the diamonds represents one of the available jackpots.
A minimum of 3 Bonus symbols is needed to activate the pick-me bonus round. In it, the player is taken to an alternative room, a warehouse, where he or she is expected to pick among a large stack of clocks so as to reveal more diamond shards or cash prizes. Finding the smoke bomb ends the feature. Land three or more of the Free Spins symbols anywhere in view and you will receive 10 freebies in a regular Free Spins bonus round.
The world’s most famous consulting detective saves the day once again. Holmes and the Stolen Stones slot by Yggdrasil is a brilliant casino game with free spins, jackpots, a bonus pick-me feature and a healthy dose of tension. Bring back the stolen shards of diamonds and you will receive a corresponding jackpot, which still amounts to a decent payout despite being far from the likes of Mega Fortune, for instance.