GAME: Batman Arkham Asylum
By: Kenneth Stubbs (OmegaMustard)
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Contents
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I. Introduction
II. The Riddler's Riddles
 A. Intensive Treatment
 B. Medical Facility
 C. Caves
 D. Arkham Mansion
 E. Penitentiary
 F. Botanical Gardens
 G. Arkham Island West
 H. Arkham Island East
 I. Arkham Island North
III. Closing Statements/Contact





I. Introduction
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The Riddler gives you a bunch of riddles.  They are just collectable
type errands that you can find in each room of the game.  Once you have
found a riddle, you must hold down the Left Bumper to scan the area.  It
will say you have solved the riddle if you have found it correctly. There 
are also trophies, and Chattering teeth to find as well.  This guide is
just has the riddles for now.  You will have no trouble finding the 
trophies and teeth once you find the Riddler's top secret map in 
each location.  Beside the riddles that need a gadget before you can
obtain them.  I have added in ** what gadget is needed first.




II. The Riddler's Riddles
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A. Intensive Treatment
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 - Lobby
Don't cut yourself on this Sharply observed portrait.
The portrait of Warden Sharp on the wall. The portrait is near you when 
The Riddler contacts you.


 - Utility Corridor
You don't know Jack about Gotham. Tune in to find out.
You will be in a shower like locker room.  In the middle of the room.
You will see a radio, zoom in and scan the name on it.


 - Transfer Loop
A top hat and tails is the only dress code for this party in the North
Looking at the map, find the corridor that runs left to right. About 
halfway down this corridor is a partially open door. Duck under it 
and look at the Penguin poster on the wall.


 - Holding Cells
Where would you find my home sweet home? *Cryptographic Sequencer*
There's a cell covered in question marks right at the start of the game. 


 - Secure Transit
Dr Jonathan Crane plans on elevating fear to new depths.
The elevator that Harley crashes near the start. 
Enter the vent at the bottom of the elevator shaft and follow 
it to Scarecrow's lair.


 - Cell Block Transer
Hook up with the relatives before you're transferred out of here.
Right near the end, after the Scarecrow sequence, take the 
right hand corridor, disable the barrier at the stairs near the far 
door and enter Aaron Cash's office. Zoom in on the family photo on 
the desk.


 - Patient Pacification Chamber *Explosive Gel*
Even I was shocked when I saw how Maxie Zeus was treated.
Maxie's cell is behind a breakable wall in the far corner, opposite the 
grate you use to escape after defeating Zsasz at the start of the game.


 - Intensive Treatment Lobby
A puzzle has many sides, but only some are visible.
You will have to use detective mode and look for a question mark. You 
will need to stand in the right position to make it line up correctly.
Don't forget the dot underneath. This one can be seen from inside the 
structure in the middle of the room. Looking at the map, you want to 
be in the glass-roofed section on the left hand side. You'll see the 
top of the question mark on the window facing the south wall.



B. Medical Facility
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 - Secure Access
Are you going to take your hat off to Harley, Bats? *Bat Claw*
Next to the elevator in the Sanatorium there's a grate on the wall. 
You need the Bat-Claw to pull it down. Climb in, drop down the shaft 
to the Morgue level. There's another vent at the bottom of the elevator 
shaft, climb in there and keep following the vent until you drop down 
into Harley's room. Zoom in on the harlequin hat on the desk.


 - Surgery Room
Shhhhsshh! Rumors persist that Tommy Elliot operates in Arkham. 
Can it be true?
On the upstairs balcony, where the henchmen jump down from, there's a 
board on the wall with the surgeon's roster. Zoom in on Elliot's name.


 - Experimental Chamber
Is this bear the Bane of his life?
Bane's teddy bear is on the left hand side as you make your way through 
this area. It is right near the Riddler's secret map.


 - Patient Observation
Was this fire fly too hot off the press?
After you've removed all the gas, look for press cuttings stuck to a locker 
in one of the small rooms. Zoom in on the Firefly headline.


 - Sanatorium
A question can only be answered from a new perspective. Don't you agree?
*Explosive Gel*
As you enter the room, there's a breakable floor on the left hand side. 
Demolish it with gel, then stand on the side and switch on Detective Mode. 
The main bit of the question mark is on the side of the hole, the dot is 
on the floor below.


TICK! TOCK! News flash! Someone is not getting out of here alive.
In the large room where you free Dr Young from Joker's thugs, look for 
the cell decorated with skulls on the lower level.


 - Morgue
What silent killer of the oceans can be found in a tiny jar?
There's a jar at the end of a table, containing fingers and body parts 
from Great White Shark. Zoom in on the jar, make sure the label is displayed.


- Medical Foyer
Is the generosity of our benefactors on the Wayne?
Directly opposite the front doors. It's the gold plaque saying the medical 
unit was funded by the Bruce Wayne Foundation for the Criminally Insane.



C. Caves
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 - Main Sewer Junction
A puzzle has many sides, but only some are visible.
Before you jump the final jump to get to the door that leads you out.
The pillar behind you, you can climb and shimmy around you will find 
the dot to the question mark.



D Arkham Mansion
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 - South Corridor
This fiendish puzzle literally appears out of thin air.
One of Riddler's hidden question marks. It's over a display case. 
You'll need to grapple up to the duct opposite and look down to find 
the dot.


What does a bird need in the rain?
Look for an unbrella inside of a display case.


 - Warden's Office
Isn't the Warden too old for a puppet show?
Look for the puppet Scarface to the right of the Warden's desk.


 - Main Hall
Who is the main man in the main hall?
When you get into the room.  Head down the right corridor and you will
see a picture of Gordon on the wall.


 - Dr Young's Office
It'll be a cold day in Hell when this Ghul rises again.
Before going into the vent leading to Dr. Young's office.  Check the body
freezers on the right of the vent and scan the toe tag of the body sticking
out.

How do you mask your feelings without losing control?
Scan the big skeleton mask on the wall inside of Dr. Young's office.


 - Arkham Records Room
Our records show that a Strange transfer request was made in this room.
*Cryptographic Sequencer Upgraded* *Zipline*
Disable the barrier, zipline over the electric floor and you'll find 
Hugo Strange's files.


 - North Corridor
Did Amadeus go mad, or was he just dizzy?
You'll need to crawl through the vents and drop down into a small cell. 
There's another cell nearby with circular writing all over the walls. 
Scan the cell.


 - East Wing Corridor
A game of Cat and mouse can be painful.
Catwoman's mask and gloves inside a display case.


E. Penitentiary
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 - Main Cell Block
This room is the end of days for even the most celebrated killer.
Calendar Man's cell. It's the cell covered in calendar pages.


 - Two people, one voice, no gun?
After fighting Harley's goons on top of the cells, you are looking for 
Scarface's tommy gun, in a case on the wall between the two control rooms.


 - Cells Access
How do you reflect on your successes and failures, Batman?
Stand in front of the mirror in the ladies restroom and scan it.


 - Guard Room
When is something right in front of you but still hidden from view?
*Bat Claw Upgrade* *Zipline*
Clear the gas. To do this, climb onto the vents above the guards. Break 
through the wall, then use the Bat-Claw to pull down the wall on the other 
side. Batarang the circuit breaker to turn on the fans. Now zipline across 
and turn around and, with Detective Mode activated, look back to where you
just came from.

Prometheus, Arkham guards' most wanted and most hated.
After clearing the gas, drop down and find the notice board in the room. 
Zoom in on the Prometheus poster.


 - Extreme Incarceration
All alone in your cell? Why don't you break the ice with the most dangerous 
prisoners?
After locking up Harley, look for the cell covered in ice.


 - Security Control Room
A case of mistaken identity?
Scan the prisoner in the cell that has no skeleton when you are in detective 
mode. Clayface.


 - Controlled Access
What has four walls, two sides and one ex-DA?
You are looking for Two-Face's cell.  It has Harvey Dent posters on the walls

.

F. Botanical Gardens
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 - Glasshouse Entrance
Is the number up for these guards?
Scan the dead guards on the left when you enter.


 - Botanical Glasshouse
What time is tea time in Wonderland?
On the left side of the fountain, along the planter, look for a tray of 
tea and tea cups.


 - Statue Corridor
Remember the Waynes? How could anyone forget?
Zoom in on the bench to find name plate with the Wayne's names on it.


 - Flooded Corridor
The Ratcatcher needed more than just charm to lead his army.
While crawling through the vent after Joker blocks the way, look down 
through a grate to see Ratcatcher's costume.

Looks like all the king's horses trampled all the king's men.
Zoom in on the broken wooden soldiers on the bench.

Is this a tribute to what a mad dog left behind?
Find the headless statue and zoom in on the vandalised plaque.


 - Aviary
There's no closet in the gardens, so someone is using the roof instead.
You can get this while sneaking past Joker's henchmen. You need to climb up 
behind the left wall, and you'll emerge on an outcrop, almost directly opposite 
the control room you're headed for. Look left and down and there's a skeleton 
hanging out of a crevice. Zoom in.


 - Abandoned Chamber
This challenge can only be seen by those with a different view on life.
Once you get to the door at the top of the chamber leading to the next room. 
Head left and shimmy across the wall.  Make your way to the middle of the 
room and look down towards the platform to the left of the door.  Same 
platform you used to getto the shimmy piece of wall.  Half of the question 
mark is on the platform you are standing on and the other half is on the 
lower platform.



G. Arkham Island West
---------------------
Does Scarecrow's gas break down barriers as it drives you insane? 
* Bat Claw Upgrade*
Located behind a breakable wall, high up on your left near the Eastern exit 
from the area. Use upgraded Bat Claw to pull the wall down, then grapple 
up and find Scarecrow's gas cannisters.


Zsasz is counting on you to find his work. *Cryptographic Sequencer Upgrade*
Looking at the map, this can be found in a room at the top of the large 
building on the left.  Destroy the barrier. Once inside, you'll find dead 
guards arranged as if they're playing poker.


Do you see what I see? No? Then maybe I am in a stronger position.
On the platform right in front of the barrier of the above riddle.  Go into
detective mode and look straight down at the edge of the platform.  The dot
is on the platform you are standing on.



H. Arkham East
--------------
The legacy of this island has been well and truly buried.
Arkham's grave in the cemetery. It is dug up with a latern next to it.


Gotham's greatest family towers over the city.
Look to the horizon and zoom in on the WayneTech skyscraper.


My challenge appears to those with the correct position in life.
Climb up the left hand side of Arkham Mansion. Grapple up to the 
first platform on the large tower at the back, then follow it around 
and grapple up to the next. Look down at the rooftops in Detective 
Mode and find the giant question mark. The dot is on the 
platform you're standing on.



I. Arkham North
---------------
Now I see it, now you don't!
Question mark. This one is on the underside of the top of the doorframe 
of the ruined building in the far corner. Stand just outside, looking 
in, to line it up.


Let's face it, there are two Dents on the wall. *Cryptographic Sequencer*
Inside one of the small huts, you'll find a Harvey Dent poster.


Tweedledum and Tweedledee SAW it, can you SEE it?
Look for the see-saw at the edge of the map, near the gates. 





III.   Closing Statements
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