The Special Amulet is an item given to Alyssa Hale When she was a in the middle school. by her adopted father, Allen Hale he purchased it from a shrine. Alyssa didn't like that it had a dragon on it and she wanted to get giid of it. She didn't get rid of it because it has the ability to keep Bates under her control.
In the game she can be set down in certain places such as drawers, lockers, vases, and tables 'In Tate house. Living room' if the player wants Bates to take over Alyssa's body.