Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Sphinx Riddle Guide

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Sphinx Riddle Guide
Want the answers to the Sphinx riddles in AC Odyssey? This Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Sphinx Riddle Guide will tell you the answer to each of the riddles the Sphinx gives you so you can answer her questions to retrieve the artifact.

The Sphinx riddles become available after you complete a side quest to meet your real father. There are a number of other quests involved but in the interest of avoiding any unnecessary spoilers, we’re just covering the Sphinx riddles in AC Odyssey.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Sphinx Riddle Guide

There might be even more riddles, both our editors got different ones.

Riddle: What can run, but never walks; has a mouth, but never talks; has a head, but never weeps; has a bed, but never sleeps
Answer: A River

Riddle: This thing all things devour: birds, beasts, trees, flowers; gnaws iron, bites steel; grind hard stones to meal; slays kings, ruins towns; and beats high mountains down.
Answer: Time

Riddle: At night they come without being fetched, and by day they are lost without being stolen
Answer: The stars

Riddle: What is large, yet never grows; has roots that cannot be seen; and is taller than trees?
Answer: A Mountain

Riddle: I create my lair with earthen string, and dispatch my prey with a biting sting.
Answer: Spider

Riddle: Some try to hide, some try to cheat; but time will show, we always will meet. Try as you might to guess my name; I promise.
Answer: Death

Riddle: Never resting, never still; moving slowly from hill to hill; it does not walk, run or trot; all is cool where it is not.
Answer: Sun

Riddle: As small as your thumb, I am light in the air. You may hear me before you see me, but trust that I’m there.
Answer: A Humming Bird

Riddle: What is always old and sometimes new; never sad, sometimes blue; never empty, but sometimes full; never pushes, always pulls?
Answer: The Moon

Riddle: I’m alive, but without breath; I’m as cold in life as in death; I’m never thirsty, though I always drink
Answer: A Fish

Riddle: What can bring back the dead; make you cry, make you laugh, make you you; is born in an instant, yet lasts a lifetime?
Answer: A Memory

Riddle: In spring I am gay in handsome array; in summer more clothing I wear; when colder it grows, I fling off my clothes; and in winter quite naked appear.
Answer: A Tree

Then you must select the symbols that reflect the choices you made in the questions.

River

River

Time

Time

The Stars

The Stars

That’s the answer to all the Sphinx’s Riddles and what symbols you have to touch. Need any more help with our Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Sphinx Riddle Guide? Post a comment below.

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