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User Info: ace1977

8 years ago#1
[other than my wicked copy/paste skillz]



Riddle ME This Guide! (May Contain Spoilers)

You must be in DETECTIVE MODE to find the answer, looking at it and hold LB to scan it.

Some will require specific gadgets, and others are only accessible towards the end of the game, You can also find The Riddler's Maps which will mark all the secrets in a specific area on your map. They appear as floating question marks, so the position they give is not specific but in the general area. As well as the Riddler Trophies.

You can go back after completing the story and explore all the areas again {None of the Riddles are affected by later play through events}.



Don't cut yourself on this Sharply observed portrait.
The portrait of Warden Sharp on the wall. This is the first riddle you get, - the portrait is closeby when The Riddler contacts you.

A puzzle has many sides, but only some are visible.
Riddles phrased like this mean you need to switch to Detective Mode and look for a question mark painted in the Area. You'll 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 Office 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, where the dot is. Line them up.

Utility Corridor

"You don't know Jack about Gotham tune in to find out!"
Zoom in on the Radio in the locker room to see the dial tuned to "JACK" Ryder Scan the name!

Cell Block Transfer

Hook up with the relatives before you're transferred out of here.
You won't be able to get it when you first enter this room as you need the CRYPTOGRAPHIC SEQUENCER disable the barrier at the stairs near the far door, take the right hand corridor, and enter Aaron Cash's office. Zoom in on the family photo on the desk.

Secure Transit

Dr Jonathan Crane plans on elevating fear to new depths.
When you can get past the elevator that Harley crashes, Drop into the elevator pit at the bottom. Enter the vent of the elevator shaft and follow it to Scarecrow's lair.

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.

Patient Pacification Chamber

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 in your first encounter. You won't be able to get it when you first enter this room, as you need the EXPLOSlVE. GEL!

Holding Cells

Where would you find my home sweet home?
There's a cell covered in question marks right at the start of the game. Not sure if you can scan it then, since it's before The Riddler actually sets you any challenges. If not, come back later when you have the Cryptographic Sequencer to shut off the barrier.
"GFAQS .... The place where any opinion is a wrong opinion."
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User Info: ace1977

8 years ago#2

The legacy of this island has been well and truly buried.
Enter the cemetery southeast of the Botanical Gardens entrance Arkham's grave in the cemetery.

Gotham's greatest family towers over the city.
Has "NOTHING" to do with the towers on the Arkham Mansion. Look to the horizon and zoom in on the large "W" logo atop Wayne Enterprises Building.

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.

An item of such importance, you'd be a fool of not to try and seek it out. Are you a fool?
The Secrets map is in the small security house next to the Batmobile. Use the EXPLOSIVE GEL to blow open the


Even I cannot fathom who left them you have no chance!
*sorry won' t list locations here til later!


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

Now I see it, now you don't!
Another question mark. This one is on the underside of the top of the archway {door frame} of the ruined building in the far corner. Stand just outside, looking in, to line up the dot painted on the ceiling.

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


Do you see what I see? No? Then maybe I am in a stronger position.
From the location of the previous riddle, switch to Detective Mode, stand on the balcony and look across at the elevator on the opposite side. The top of the question mark in on the elevator wall, the dot is on the railing in front of you.

Zsasz is counting on you to find his work.
This can be found in a room on the upper balcony of the Penitentiary. You'll need the upgraded Cryptographic Sequencer to disable the barrier from a distance. Once inside, Scan the dead guards arranged as if they're playing poker.

Does Scarecrow's gas break down barriers as it drives you insane?
Located behind a breakable wall, high up on your left near the Eastern exit from the area. You'll need to upgraded Bat-Claw to pull the wall down, then grapple up and find Scarecrow's gas tanks.
"GFAQS .... The place where any opinion is a wrong opinion."
XBL: King Foom

User Info: ace1977

8 years ago#3


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

A question can only be answered from a new perspective. Don't you agree?
As you enter the room, there's a breakable floor on the west side of the room. Demolish it with gel, then step back on the south side. The question mark is on the side of the hole, the dot is on the floor below.

Medical Foyer

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

Patient Observation

Was this fire fly too hot off the press?
After you've removed all the gas, Enter the room the inmate smashed through look for newspaper clippings stuck to a locker in one of the small rooms. Zoom in on the "Firefly Escapes" headline.

Surgery Room

SHHHHSSHHS! 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


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

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. You can't miss it, since you have to go past it.

Secure Access

Are you going to take your hat off to Harley, Bats?
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.


Main Sewer Junction

A puzzle has many sides, but only some are visible.
Just before you jump to reach the door leading back outside, turn to the pillar behind you, and shimmy around. You'll find a trophy. Turn on Detective Mode and STARE THROUGH THE MISSING BRICKS you'll see the he question mark, and line up the dot paint on the nearby wall.
Rumor has it the ATHENIANS already turned you down
and if those Philosophers and Boy lovers have that kinda nerve......
"GFAQS .... The place where any opinion is a wrong opinion."
XBL: King Foom

User Info: ace1977

8 years ago#4

Main Hall

Who is the main man in the main hall?
Not the statue! Look for the plaque honoring Commisioner Gordon on the right hand side staircase.

South Corridor

What does a bird need in the rain?
Penguin's umbrellas. Easily found in a display case.

This fiendish puzzle literally appears out of thin air.
One of Riddler's hidden question marks. You'll see most of it , it's over a display case. You'll need to grapple up to the ventilation duct on the other side of the room and look down to find the dot.

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. Zoom in on Amadeus Arkham's circular writings

Dr Young's Office

It'll be a cold day in Hell when this Ghul rises again.
In one of the rooms outside Young's office, there's a wall of body freezers. Zoom in on Ra's Al Ghul's toe tag.
*Easter Egg {If you return after completing the story, he's gone.}

How do you mask your feelings without losing control?
The big tribal mask on the wall of Young's office. Impossible to miss.
\Warden's Office

East Wing Corridor

A game of Cat and mouse can be painful.
Catwoman's mask and gloves. look in a display case

Dr Young's Office

Isn't the Warden too old for a puppet show?
Scarface. He's in a display case. Can't miss it.

Arkham Records Room

Our records show that a Strange transfer request was made in this room.
Hidden behind an electronic barrier. You'll need the Cryptographic Sequencer, the LINE LAUNCHER and the Power Amplifier upgrade. Disable the barrier, zipline over the electric floor and you'll find Hugo Strange's files.


Cells Access

How do you reflect on your successes and failures, Batman?
There's a large mirror in the ladies restroom. Scan Batman's reflection

Controlled Access
What has four walls, two sides and one ex-DA?
Two Face's cell.

Extreme Incarceration

All alone in your cell? Why don't you break the ice with the most dangerous prisoners?
Mr Freeze's cell, it's the one in a block of ice! Wait until you've defeated Harley and her henchmen before scanning it.

Guard Room

When is something right in front of you but still hidden from view?
You can't get these when you first enter this room. You have to save the guards from Harley's bomb. Come back after you've got the upgraded Bat-Claw and Line Launcher, then you can 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 zip-line across and turn around and, scan in Detective Mode, look back to where you just came from. The question mark will be visible.

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

Main Cell Block

This room is the end of days for even the most celebrated killer.
The clue reads like it's referring to an execution chamber, but it actually refers to Calendar Man's cell. It's the one papered with calendar pages.

Two people, one voice, no gun?
After fighting Harley's goons on top of the cells, you're looking for Scarface's tommy gun, in a case on the wall between the two control rooms.
"GFAQS .... The place where any opinion is a wrong opinion."
XBL: King Foom

User Info: ace1977

8 years ago#5
Security Control Room

A case of mistaken identity?
It's the cell at the far end, where Aaron Cash asks for you to let him out. Check the handprints on the glass, then look at him in Detective Mode. No skeleton? Say hello to Clayface. If you come back later, he'll be impersonating other characters. There doesn't seem to be any way to see him in his natural state, sadly.
Posted 8/25/2009 10:00:11 AM
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Is the number up for these guards?
Easy to find. Look for the two dead guards on the bench. Looks like Zsasz got them.

What time is tea time in Wonderland?
In the room with the big fountain. Look on the rocky ledge along the back wall on the northwestern corner. You're looking for Mad Hatter's teaset, laid out for a tea party {it's green so it will be hard to spot out of Detective Mode}

Statue Corridor

Remember the Waynes? How could anyone forget?
Zoom in on the park bench to find a dedication plaque to Bruce's parents.

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.

Abandoned Chamber

This challenge can only be seen by those with a different view on life.
Leap across the waterfall to the central ledge go around the corner on to the catwalk go halfway across, then climb down shimmy around the side and climb up go to the edge use Detective Mode and line up the question mark with the hook part on the walk way.

Flooded Corridor

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

Is this a tribute to what a mad dog left behind?
Find the headless statue (you'll have to meet Ivy first!) and zoom in on the nameplate


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.
"GFAQS .... The place where any opinion is a wrong opinion."
XBL: King Foom

User Info: alexshanemiller

8 years ago#6
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User Info: alexshanemiller

8 years ago#7
Alex is my name, XBLGT = evilhomer12345

User Info: ace1977

8 years ago#8
Thanks, but again I must stress, all I did was copy/paste.
Thank THIS guy/gal [?], lol.

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User Info: NeoSephiroth87X

8 years ago#9
Sweet man, I requested a sticky for this.

User Info: Arsenal0602

8 years ago#10
Tag Sticky etc
Waiting for : Batman Arkham Asylum, Mass Effect & BioShock 2
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