Bleake Island Riddles | Batman: Arkham Knight

Riddles are puzzles in verse in Batman: Arkham Knight. In order to solve them, you need to go to a specific location and use your detective skills. Solving them unlocks Gotham City stories – bits and pieces of lore. In this guide, we’re going to show you solutions to Bleake Island Riddles and what they unlock.

We have a second video with the rest of the solutions. When trying to solve a riddle, press the button you use for entering detective mode and hold it. If you’re at the right spot, the unlock will pop up. If you’ve missed some riddles in the other areas, take a look at one of our detailed guides:

Cauldron Riddle

batman arkham knight riddles bleake islandOvergrown, adandoned, the inmates set free, madness could never be held in me.
Solving this riddle will unlock the Fixation story. In order to get it, you’ll have to go to the eastern part of Bleake Island, a bit south of the Sionis crane. Look into the distance and zoom in on the four pillars with red lights on top.

ACE Chemicals Riddle

bleake island riddlesBones stripped bare beneath a warning light,pay heed, seafarers, not to feel his bite.
When you solve this puzzle, you’ll unlock the Cargo story. Go to the ruined ACE Chemicals tower on the small island up north. Stand in front of the entrance and investigate.

Chinatown Riddle

bak riddles bleake islandAn open house for bed and dinner, is this sanctuary run by saint or sinner?
This riddle will give you access to a story called The Mission. You’ll have to find a sign above a door that says “Deacon’s Mission”. It is located on the ground level of a street in Chinatown, east of Langstrom’s lab.

GCPD Riddle

bak riddles collectibleHope shines brightly in a city this dark, find the source of that signal and you’ll soon hit the your mark.
The fourth riddle unlocks the Fallout story. To solve it, you’ll have to climb on top of the GCPD building, stand next to the Bat signal and investigate. You might have to try a few times, since you mustn’t stand too close.

Whiteboard Riddle

Business is best when Bats need killing, a mercenary’s file should receive top billing.
Solving it unlocks the Contingency story. Go to the GCPD precinct on Bleake Island, through the holding area and into maximum security. Enter the communications room behind the reception desk. There’s a whiteboard on the left – approach it and investigate.
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  1. P

    So with two of the riddles it says they are already complete but it’s not giving me the check box in that specific riddle. The one where you have to scan the bar symbol but the bat symbol isn’t there. Any suggestions? That’s one of the riddles that’s saying it’s already done

  2. A

    where is the change of heart story?

    1. J

      You have to scan the batmobile

  3. C

    I don’t understand any of this. Is there supposed to be some kind of prompt when you get them? This is very frustrating.

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