Riddler Guide: Botanical Gardens
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Chronicle of Arkham
There’s no way that you missed this. Once you get in, you’ll notice that a huge plant is blocking your way. So, you’ll have to climb in through the hole to your left. This passage will take you to a basement. There’s a Chronicle down here.
“Is the number up for these guards?”
After returning to the surface from the basement described above, immediately turn to Batman’s left. Make your way to the southwest corner here. You should see one guard slouched over on a bench, with a book opened in front of him, as well as a guard positioned next to a tree bark. Scan these guards to solve the riddle. Make sure you don’t get too close, so that you can get both guards into the scan.
Joker Teeth x6
There are two different sets of Joker Teeth scattered around the Glasshouse Entrance here. The first set appears when you enter the Botanical Gardens. The second set will only appear after you’ve met with Poison Ivy.
There’s an Interview Tape sitting on a bench in the northeast corner of the room.
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“What time is tea time in Wonderland?”
As soon you enter the Botanical Glasshouse, head up the stairs to the right. On this level now, head to the northwest corner and keep your eyes out for a tea set placed on a picnic cloth. The tea set is slightly east of the ladder. There’s also some nice lighting on this set. Go directly to the below Riddler Trophy.
From the tea set, head slightly east so you’re right at the northern end of this room (check your map for reference). Look on the floor now and you should see some flooring tiles that create an upside down “T”. Climb in at the vertical portion of the T to grab the trophy inside.
With those secured, it’s time to go for the final challenge in this room. Drop all the way down to the bottom of the Botanical Glasshouse. Head to the northwest corner of this bottom floor (so you’re pretty much below where you found the tea set). Go into Detective Mode and look for a destructible wall. Blow it up and climb through the vents to find the trophy in at the end.
|Leave through the eastern door on the 2nd floor of the glasshouse to the Statue Corridor.|
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Sprint down the hallway and you’ll soon reach a statue. Circle around to the eastern end of the room to find this tape on the bench. Continue onto the next room.
Don’t forget to pick up the three Joker Teeth in the Statue Corridor.
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Once inside this room, grapple up and you should see a ladder. Grapple up one more time and you’ll see Security Gate. Jam it with your ranged sequencer and pick up the map inside this room.
Drop back down to the ground floor of this room and you should see an Interview Tape on a computer in the northwest corner of this room, behind the chair.
|Time to head back to the Botanical Glasshouse and leave through the door in the north to the Flooded Corridor.|
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There should be three Joker Teeth in front of you as soon as you come in, given that you have cleared the game already.
“The Ratcatcher needed more than just his charm to lead his army.”
Once inside the Flooded Corridor, Line Launcher across. Immediately, you should see a vent to your left, so help yourself inside. How this vent goes is the first portion is a ramp that leads downwards. Next, you turn left, and then you turn left again. After that second turn left, look at the bottom of the vent, IE, look down at your feet, and you should see an opened portion of this vent. There are metal bars that you prevent you from falling through, but the point is you can see what’s below. Look down and you should see some gloves, a book, and a black strap. Scan these items to solve this riddle.
There are three Joker Teeth right outside of the vent here, by the dead guard.
With the above riddle secured, continue deeper into the vent and look for a path that opens up to the right. It won’t be long. Go through here and pick up the trophy next to a bunch of leaves. With this one, turn around and head back to the Flooded Corridor.
“Looks like all the king’s horses trampled all the king’s men.”
Once out of the vent, head north down deeper into the Flooded Corridor room. This will take you down a narrow hallway. As you navigate this hallway, keep an eye out to Batman’s right (the northeast) for a bench. This bench has a bunch of tiny dolls on it. Scan the dolls to solve this riddle. Continue down the hallway and into the other regions of the Flooded Corridor room.
Riddler Trophy You probably got this one already. There’s a huge ravine in the west, that will require your Line Launcher to cross. Once you do so, there’s a Riddler Trophy on the ground here.
There are also three Joker Teeth with the above Riddler Trophy here.
“Is this a tribute to what a mad dog left behind?”
Time to head east towards the Aviary. Once you reach the reach the Aviary entrance, there’s a statue here without a head. The statue is placed in a large vase with some shrubs. Look for a plaque on the vase (it’s right next to the head), scan this plaque to solve. Go directly to the Interview Tape.
Grab the Interview Tape on the surrounding benches as well. That’s the last of the stuff in the Flooded Corridor, head on through to the Aviary now.
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In the eastern corner and lowest portion of the Aviary are two large cages. As you recall, Joker used these to hold the poor doctors under hostage. There’s also a bench here. Pick up the Interview Tape from the bench.
There are some Joker Teeth in the cage operator’s room. You can reach it by climbing up various platforms and ladders along the western portion of the room.
“There’s no closet in the Gardens, so someone is using the roof instead.”
Time to make our way to the door leading to the Titan Production Facility in the western portion of the room. Instead of going through though, take a couple of steps back so you can see the Aviary walls. Look to the southwest wall and look at it very carefully. You should notice a skeleton sticking out of a crack surrounded by webs. Scan this in first person mode to solve. Then, head into the Titan Production Facility.
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Chronicle of Arkham & Riddler Trophy
Once inside, Line Launcher across to the area where you fought the Titan. Look east back at the door you came in from now, and do it in Detective Mode. You should see a destructible wall to the left of the door. You should also see a Riddler Trophy to the right of the door. Pull down the wall with your Ultra Batclaw and Line Launcher across to get it. Then, get the Riddler Trophy.
We still need to pay a visit to the Abandoned Chamber. Sprint all the way back to the Flooded Corridor and make your way to the Abandoned Chamber. There are two vents you can use. One is right beside the large ravine and the other is where you solved the Ratcatcher riddle and found the Riddler Trophy.
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Once inside, drop down to the lowest floor and make your way to the northeast corner of the room. You should notice a sewage stream running eastern wall here. Drop in the stream and follow it under the arch south. There’s a Riddler Trophy at the end here.
Still in the northeast corner here, look for some square tiles on the ground. These tiles are actually right at the north end of the room, but still not too far from the northeast. Three of the tiles aren’t openable, but the one of them are. Open up that one and follow the tunnel to an enclosed part in the centre of the room.
The last few challenges will take us to the upper regions of the Abandoned Chamber. These are probably the most difficult ones of the gardens, so pay close attention. First, head up the stairs in the centre of the room, and make your way towards the northeast door. Don’t go through the door however. Instead, stand on the edge of this platform, and look to the west. Line Launcher across to the northwest corner of the room. You should be standing on a platform now. There is a grip long the western wall, so get on and shimmy to your left. Climb up once you reach the water. Now, face the east and Line Launcher to the central platform.
Proceed to the south now until you reach a huge gap. Big enough gap for a catwalk, no? Look up now and you should see a line that glows. Throw your Baterang at it to knock down the catwalk. Sprint across now and jump across the final few platforms to the Riddler Trophy. Go directly to the one below.
“This challenge can only be seen by those with a different view of life.”
Time to backtrack now, and head back onto the catwalk you cut down from the line. Stop once you reach the centre, such that if you looked to the south, you are parallel with the door leading back to the Flooded Corridor. Well, look to the north now and you should be able to climb up. Shimmy to the left. Climb up once you are able to. Now, proceed along this platform to the north and go into Detective Mode. Once you reach the edge of this platform, you should notice part of a question mark inscribed on the platform you are standing on, and the rest of it is on the platform below. Position Batman so he’s facing the north, and adjust the camera to line things up. Scan this up to solve this one. The game is very picky about the positioning, so it might take you a few tries. Go directly to the Riddler Trophy below.
Back track south on the platform you are now and stop when you are at about the middle. Look to the eastern wall and you should see a destructible wall. Pull it down and Line Launcher across to pick this up.