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Batman: Arkham OriginsEdit

Extortion DataEdit

CoventryEdit

BurnleyEdit

GCPDEdit

Diamond DistrictEdit

Gotham Pioneers BridgeEdit

Park RowEdit

Amusement MileEdit

Final OfferEdit

Industrial DistrictEdit

Steel MillEdit

The BoweryEdit

Sheldon ParkEdit

Batman: Arkham AsylumEdit

TrophiesEdit

Arkham Island, WestEdit

Arkham Island, EastEdit

  1. On the end of the cement dock located to the left of the entrance to the Mansion.

Arkham Island, NorthEdit

Intensive TreatmentEdit

Arkham MansionEdit

PenitentiaryEdit

The SewersEdit

Medical CenterEdit

Botanical GardensEdit

RiddlesEdit

Arkham Island, WestEdit

  • Riddle 1: "Does Scarecrow's gas break down barriers as it drives you insane?"

Using the Ultra Batclaw at weak wall, there two of Scarecrow's canisters to scan as a riddle. 

  • Riddle 2  "Zsasz is counting on you finding his work."

Above the Penitentiary, there is a room and scan three dead Arkham guards Zsasz killed on a card game to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 3: "Do you see what I can see? No? Then maybe I am in a stronger position."

Align two parts of the question mark, one dot on the top of the balcony pole and one part of the question mark below the balcony.

Arkham Island, EastEdit

  • Riddle 1: "The legacy of this island has been well and truly buried."

Go to the cemetary to the right of the entrance to the Botanical Gardens. There, search for the grave of Amadeus Arkham, which looks like it's been dug up. Scan the headstone.

  • Riddle 2: "Gotham's greatest family towers over the city."

Go to the shoreline by the graveyard in the upper right corner of the map, then look out at the city. Scan Wayne Enterprises.

  • Riddle 3: "My challenges appear to those with the correct position in life."

To solve the riddle, align the dot on the top of the clock tower to the top of the question mark below the roof of the Arkham Mansion.

Arkham Island, NorthEdit

  • Riddle 1: "Now I see it, now you don't!"

Solve the riddle to align the top piece of the question above the door entrance and a dot on the ceiling.

  • Riddle 2: "Let's face it, there are two Dents on the wall."

Inside the room, scan the posters that says "Vote for Dent" on the table

  • Riddle 3: "Tweedledum and Tweedledee SAW it, can you SEE it?"

Scan the seesaws with hats near the gate.

Intensive TreatmentEdit

  • Riddle 1: "Don't cut yourself on this Sharply observed portrait."

Scan the portrait of Quincy Sharp located on the left side of the hall leading to the lobby. 

  • Riddle 2: "You don't know Jack about Arkham. Tune in to find out."

In the Utility Hallway, you will hear the sound of a radio. Find that radio near the exit of the building and scan it.

  • Riddle 3: "A top hat and tails is the only dress code for this party in the North."

In William North's office, scan Penguin's poster of the Iceberg Lounge.

  • Riddle 4: "Where would you find my home sweet home?"

Scan Riddler's cell with painted question marks in it.

  • Riddle 5: "Dr. Jonathan Crane plans on elevating fear to new depths."

Go in the vent above the elevator and you can find Scarecrow's room with pictures of Batman and surveillance showing Batman going with Joker in custody.

  • Riddle 6: "Hook up with the relatives before you're transferred out of here."

Scan Aaron Cash's family photo.

  • Riddle 7: "Even I was shocked when I saw how Maxie Zeus was treated!"

Use Explosive Gel on a weak wall and scan Maxie Zeus' cell with symbols and a Greek book in it.

  • Riddle 8: "A puzzle has many sides, but only some are visible."

Get into the glass-windowed office in the middle of the lobby. Turn on Detective Vision and look for the question mark on one of the windows. The dot is on the wall behind. 

Arkham MansionEdit

PenitentiaryEdit

The SewersEdit

Medical CenterEdit

Botanical GardensEdit

Joker TeethEdit

Arkham Island, WestEdit

Total: 10

Arkham Island, EastEdit

Total: 10

Intensive TreatmentEdit

Total: 20

Arkham MansionEdit

PenitentiaryEdit

The SewersEdit

Medical CenterEdit

Botanical GardensEdit

Riddler MapsEdit

Arkham Island, WestEdit

Arkham Island, EastEdit

Arkham Island, NorthEdit

Intensive TreatmentEdit

Arkham MansionEdit

PenitentiaryEdit

The SewersEdit

Medical CenterEdit

Botanical GardensEdit

Chronicles of ArkhamEdit

Arkham Island, WestEdit

Arkham Island, EastEdit

Arkham Island, NorthEdit

Intensive TreatmentEdit

Arkham MansionEdit

PenitentiaryEdit

The SewersEdit

Medical CenterEdit

Botanical GardensEdit

Patient Interview TapesEdit

Arkham Island, WestEdit

Arkham Island, EastEdit

  1. Inside the guard tower opposide of the Botanical Gardens.

Arkham Island, NorthEdit

Intensive TreatmentEdit

Arkham MansionEdit

PenitentiaryEdit

The SewersEdit

Medical CenterEdit

Botanical GardensEdit

Batman: Arkham CityEdit

TrophiesEdit

Park Row Edit

  • Trophy 1: Located in an alcove along the wall with DANGER written along the floor. The Disruptor is needed to deactivate the sentry gun. Then, you'll be able to collect the trophy.
  • Trophy 2: Located in the door below. The gargoyle covered in question marks may activate the door, then dive down to collect the trophy.

Amusement MileEdit

Industrial DistrictEdit

SubwayEdit

The BoweryEdit

Steel MillEdit

MuseumEdit

Wonder CityEdit

RiddlesEdit

Trophy

Park RowEdit

  • Riddle 1:Its far from PURRFECT, but she calls it home.

This riddle can be solved by finding and scanning Catwoman's apartment.

  • Riddle 2:You’ve been warned. People aren’t the only unstable part of this city.

To solve this riddle, scan a collapsed part of Arkham City's streets including signs warning of "Catastrophic Subsidence".

  • Riddle 3:DA campaign special: Get two votes, for the price of one.

Near the Solomon Wayne Courthouse, there is Harvey Dent's old campaign office. Scan this for the solution to this riddle.

  • Riddle 4:I wonder how you can land an appointment with this milliner? Perhaps it would be best to book?

After Batman's encounter with the Mad Hatter, scan the copy of Alice in Wonderland in his hideout on the table next to him and this riddle is solved.

  • Riddle 5:Has this flower turned over a new leaf?

Scanning the shop front of "Baudelaire", which mentions that the proprietor is Pamela Isley, will answer this riddle.

  • Riddle 6:This den is where the vicious animals take your treasure. Is it theft, if it’s already stolen?

Find the door that is the entrance of TYGER Confiscated Goods and scan it to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 7:This question can only be answered from an unusual perspective. Can you get yourself there?

Solved by aligning and scanning the question mark whilst using Detective Mode from the Solomon Wayne Courthouse flagpole.

  • Riddle 8:Do you have strange thoughts? Maybe you should seek help?

Scan the "Strange Winds" sign, near the Solomon Wayne Courthouse, to solve this riddle.

  • Riddle 9:I am an actor who can transform a film with the final cut. Who am I?

Outside the Monarch Theatre, there is a poster for Basil Karlo's film "The Terror". Scan this and the riddle will be solved.

  • Riddle 10:Six legs went in and only two came out. Where am I?

Behind the Monarch Theatre, find and scan the signpost with "Crime Alley" written on it.

  • Riddle 11:Acing this chemistry test will illuminate you.

Scan the "Ace Chemicals" sign at the top of the Ace Chemicals building to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 12:BANG! BANG! Order in the court.

Inside Solomon Wayne Courthouse, scan Two-Face's twin pistols and the gavel on the judge's desk and the riddle will be solved.

  • Riddle 13:Who’s crazy enough to date this guy?

To solve the riddle, go down into the basement of Solomon Wayne's Courthouse and scan Calendar Man's cell. You could also scan the calendar outside his cell.

  • Riddle 14:If you find the name, does the Cash come hand in hand?

Inside the Church/Medical Center, find the photograph of Aaron Cash and his family, scan it to solve the riddle.

Amusement MileEdit

  • Riddle 1:This questions can only be answered from an unusual perspective. Can you get yourself there?

To solve this riddle, you need to align and scan a question mark on the back of a billboard whilst using Detective Mode. To reveal the dot, you need to open a door using a remote electric charge.

  • Riddle 2: "Which acrobat family gambled with their lives, and has now been left to fly solo?"

Find and scan a poster of the Flying Graysons to solve the riddle. This poster can be found by scanning the wall on the left of the broken down bridge, where Vicky Vale was saved. Scan the wall to the left of the giant dice.

  • Riddle 3: "Would an invitation to party like the gods be a bolt out of the blue?"

Scan the front of the building called Gotham City Olympus to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 4: "If you're afraid, don't be scared to crow about it."

There is a pile of hay above a collapsed piece of road. Among the hay is Scarecrow's mask. Scan it to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 5: "This place has taken a TURN for the worse. Is it a little BEAR for your tastes?"

Scan Krank Co. Toys, the building that Bane is using as his hideout, to solve the riddle. (Note: You must be outside of the toy store to do this, not inside, and you must scan the bear on the roof to properly solve the riddle.)

  • Riddle 6: "Always a shining example of Justice? Not if you ask me."

Scan the Bat-Signal on the roof of the GCPD Building to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 7:If she is the ROOT of evil, how could anyone be expected to CONTAIN her?

To solve this riddle, find the building over grown with plants - Poison Ivy's apartment. Look towards the base of the building and scan the container in the water there.

  • Riddle 8: "Look out! Can you see where the madness began?"

Look out toward the ocean. You'll see Arkham Island. Scan that island to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 9: "Park in his spot and you may just get a ticket."

Find the car park beneath the GCPD Building and scan the parking spot labelled James Gordon to solve the riddle. The car park can only be reached once the line launcher is unlocked.

Industrial DistrictEdit

  • Riddle 1: "Which notorious family keeps talking trash?"

To solve the riddle, scan the sign for Falcone Shipping on the side of the boat in North Gotham Dock.

  • Riddle 2:Can you find this cool couple before the romance thaws?

After telling Mr. Freeze where Nora is, return to Storage Warehouse 5B and scan Mr. Freeze and his wife to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 3: "This riddle can be answered from an unusual perspective. Can you get yourself there?"

Align both parts of the question mark, the dot is on a tower and quite a distance from the top of the question mark which is on one of the walls surrounding Wonder Tower. Scan it where it is complete, this will solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 4: "Breaking news! Get out while you still can."

Find and scan the newspaper stand to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 5:If you’re planning on making a mark in Arkham City, you’ll need a special kind of realtor.

Once inside Zsasz's Hideout, look on his desk in the center of the room and scan the business cards for the Broker. This will solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 6:Was this parasite ratted out, or does he continue to plague Gotham?

Find the advertisement for "Otis Flannegan Pest Control" and scan it to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 7: "Air, sea or land. It would be criminal not to use these guys, wouldn't it?"

Scan the sign for Falcone Warehousing and Storage to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 8:Does Zsasz still pose a threat? This guy called to find out.

There is an inmate positioned as though leaning against a pay phone, he has been murdered by Zsasz. Scan the inmate to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 9:Did you hear the HOLE story of how Black Mask escaped?

There is a sealed off hole near the bottom of the map, nearby are posters stating that Black Mask has been recaptured and on the wall next to the sealed hole is graffiti of Black Mask's face. Scan this and the riddle will be solved.

SubwayEdit

  • Riddle 1: "BOARD at drive-time? I'm not going to broadcast any more clues!"

Scan a sign that is advertising The Vicky Vale Show to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 2: "This question can only be answered from an unusual perspective. Can you get yourself there?"

Use the reflection of a reversed question mark part and make it join up with its respective dot. Scan the end result to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 3: "Coming back from the dead is cheating in any day of the week."

Scan a picture of Solomon Grundy to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 4:It’s vacation time. Where shall I go? Somewhere venomous?

Scan a picture advertising Santa Prisca, Bane's native country, to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 5: "This Killer was collared, but is he now on the loose?"

Use Explosive Gel on some breakable floor near the Killer Croc Easter Egg to solve the riddle.

The BoweryEdit

  • Riddle 1: "You don't have to be crazy to shop here, do you?"

Scan the sign for the Jezebel Center to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 2: "Arkham City is not the place to be rich or famous. Bruce Wayne has never felt quite so wanted."

On the wall of Cyrus Pinkney's Institute for Natural History, there are numerous wanted posters of Bruce Wayne. Scan them to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 3: "Cowboy, trilby or bowler? Hats off to anyone brave to try one on."

Opposite Cyrus Pinkney's Institute for Natural History, there is a hat shop. Scan the sign to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 4: "The feuding families always sit down to a good meal. Will there be a massacre?"

Scan the sign that says Sal Maroni's Italian Restaurant to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 5: "You're a dummy if you don't try and buy one."

Scan the Magic and Props shop sign to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 6: "Do you need to look SHARP to campaign for change?"

Find and scan the billboard advertising Quincy Sharp's mayoral campaign for Gotham City to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 7: "Studies have shown that if you're not on your best behavior, you'll come out crazy. How Strange?"

To solve this riddle, scan the TYGER Inmate Behavioural Analysis Unit door.

  • Riddle 8: "Was the writing on the wall from the moment you entered?"

There is a plaque dedicated to the opening of Arkham City with Quincy Sharp's name on it. Scan the plaque to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 9: "This question can only be answered from an unusual perspective. Can you get yourself there?"

Use the Cryptographic Sequencer in the Processing Center to get into a room where you can align the question mark that is partially on the window in Detective Mode. Scanning the question mark will solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 10: "You don't want to be caught off-guard in this place, do you?"

Scan the deceased TYGER guard that is strapped upright in the Processing Center to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 11: "My intellect towers over yours, Batman. I wonder if you'll ever solve this riddle?"

Simply, scan Wonder Tower to solve the riddle.

Steel MillEdit

  • Riddle 1:What can BOYLE and Freeze at the same time?

Find the poster in the Steel Mill for Boyle Cryogenics and scan it to solve this riddle.

  • Riddle 2:This question can only be answered from an unusual perspective. Can you get yourself there?

Use Detective Mode to find the question mark and align it. Scan it to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 3:Do you really need to hammer it home? Everyone knows Harley is stupid.

To solve the riddle, find and scan Harley's hammer which is propped up against a wall near a Harley Head.

  • Riddle 4:Surely someone was clowning around when they qualified this person?

Dr. Harleen Quinzel's doctorate is on display in one of the rooms in the Steel Mill. Scan it to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 5:Once assembled, do these two become one again?

In the Steel Mill, the Abramovici Twins have reconciled and are talking to each other. Scan the brothers and the riddle will be solved.

  • Riddle 6:The more things change the more they stay the same. What dummy said that?

In Harley Quinn's office, her outfit from the first game is on display. Scan it to answer the riddle.

  • Riddle 7:What’s a funnyman without his box of tricks?

In the basement of the Steel Mill, there is a box of items including a fish. Scan this to solve the riddle.

MuseumEdit

  • Riddle 1: "Who's in control here? The puppet or the puppeteer?"

Scarface, the Ventriloquist's dummy, is on display. Scan him to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 2: "Was he framed? Or does it just run in the family?"

Scan the Cobblepot family portrait to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 3: "Have Joker's pets laughed themselves to death or just eaten too much?"

Bud and Lou, the Joker's two pet hyenas, were shot by the Penguin and stuffed. They are on display within Cyrus Pinkney's Institute for Natural History. Scan them to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 4: "Brothers in arms, Brothers at war. Who is right? Who's... Left?"

Behind the display case that Penguin was keeping Mr. Freeze in, there is a poster advertising the circus act Hammer and Sickle. Scan it to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 5: "This question can only be answered from an unusual perspective. Can you get yourself there?"

Use the Freeze Blast to create an ice platform on the water. Then grapple toward land until you align both parts of the question mark. Scan that question mark to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 6: "How do you protect yourself when it's raining bullets?"

In the Iceberg Lounge, scan Officer Strickland, who is holding one of the Penguin's umbrellas, to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 7: "Can anyone TOP the Penguin when it comes to the full VIP treatment?"

Scan the top hat-wearing mannequin that is on display in the Iceberg Lounge to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 8: "See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil, or there will be explosive consequences."

Three skeletons posed like the Three Wise Monkeys are on display. Scan them to solve the riddle.

Wonder CityEdit

  • Riddle 1: "Crime is a global issue, Batman. You'll never stop it."

Scan the globe in the middle of Wonder Tower Foundations to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 2: "Read all about it! Is this the end of the Times?"

Scan the Gotham City Times sandwich board in Wonder Avenue to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 3: "Wanted: Dead...and alive?!"

Find the wanted poster of Solomon Grundy in Wonder City and scan it to solve the riddle.

  • Riddle 4: "Do these demonic twins pose a threat?"

Scan the two statues of Ra's al Ghul in the Chamber of the Demon to solve the riddle. To do this right, you must scan both statues at the same time.

  • Riddle 5:Where can you get a wonderful view of the past?

Whilst ascending Wonder Tower, there will be an old drawing of Gotham City. Scan this and the riddle will be solved.

  • Riddle 6: "This question can only be answered from an unusual perspective. Can you get yourself there?"

Whilst climbing Wonder Tower, glide off into the distance until Batman turns himself around. As soon as he does this, turn on Detective Mode and scan the question mark that you see. This will solve the riddle.

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