This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #2: IQ Puzzle Parody

$$ \begin{array}{|c|c|c|} \hline \text{Cr} & \text{Br} & \text{Rl} \\ \hline \text{Je} & \text{Ud} & \text{Ft} \\ \hline \text{Dr} & \text{Mr} & \text{?} \\ \hline \end{array} \\ \\ \\\text{A. Lr } \\ \text{B. Ml} \\ \text{C. Dr} $$

What does this IQ test represent, and what's the correct answer?


The brave and lucky, this is as simple as it may seem

The letters correspond to head and tail

The words hidden are for characters, where would one see a 3x3 grid related to fighters?


1 Answer 1


Unfortunately, it took me until the third hint to get somewhere but this IQ test represents:

The Alignment Chart from Dungeons & Dragons!

D&D Alignment Chart

Using this we can find

The named archetypes associated with the alignments in the table line up with the head and tail letters from the question.

- Lawful Good, Crusader
- Neutral Good, Benefactor
- Chaotic Good, Rebel
- Lawful Neutral, Judge
- True Neutral, Undecided
- Chaotic Neutral, Free Spirit
- Lawful Evil, Dominator
- Neutral Evil, Malefactor

and finally,

- Chaotic Evil, Destroyer => Dr => Answer C!.

  • 3
    $\begingroup$ Who else has never played d&d? $\endgroup$
    – JLee
    Aug 22, 2022 at 20:27
  • $\begingroup$ Good job! Although simple, I'm surprised it took so long to solve $\endgroup$
    – Auribouros
    Aug 23, 2022 at 7:20
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    $\begingroup$ @Auribouros -- I was actually really close at one point but rot13(V unq arire urneq bs gur nepurglcrf) and instead I was trying to use things like rot13(svtugre, jvmneq, ebthr, be oneq). This fits very nicely into the IQ quiz format. Good puzzle! :D $\endgroup$
    – user61820
    Aug 23, 2022 at 15:31

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