You are in an island looking for a chest and finally you have found it. Unfortunately there is a embedded lock on the chest which has a note on it:

Wolfs are Curly
Oafs are Ugly
Wiles are Corky
Muffs are Sally

Wombs are ?

This lock is a letter lock showing "AAAAA". So how can I open it?


1 Answer 1


It seems to be

Rot 6, yielding the answer "cushy".
The various "rot" ciphers "rotate" the alphabet by the given number of letters. This is described fully here. For solvers, just google "rot n".

  • $\begingroup$ Could you expand on what "Rot 6" means to us uninitiated? $\endgroup$ Apr 10, 2016 at 17:43
  • $\begingroup$ @user1717828 rotational alphabet cipher. Look up rot13. Every letter is replaced by the one six letters ahead. $\endgroup$
    – mowwwalker
    Apr 10, 2016 at 18:43
  • $\begingroup$ @user1717828 Expanded with an explanation. It's a good thing to know about. $\endgroup$ Apr 10, 2016 at 18:48

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