Cryptogram Puzzle #1


cp pl cq gv ud fl qz nt da bq kl ql ha uv dv ht od qt hd

"np bf qk wa ud lw fd lx cr dl pe bq rm fl

np bf qk wa ud lw fd lx cr dl pe bq mg dV"

Hint 1:

Why did Odin hang on a tree for three days?

Hint 2

(related to the answer you get from the first one): It is the oldest of its kind

Hint 3:

Ciper type: What do adults always tell children when they are playing with other kids in a game?


I'm bad at ciphers, but the clues are probably

Odin hang on a tree to find knowledge, or the runes.


This is most likely the playfair cipher.


Thanks to guest for the rest. Hint 2 refers to

Elder Futhark

and using that as the key gives

good job, here's your hint for the next upload. Some say the world will end in fire. Some say the world will end in ice.

  • $\begingroup$ Your on the right track, actually. Just piece them together.... $\endgroup$ – Prince North Læraðr Feb 8 '18 at 23:42
  • $\begingroup$ I updated hint two, I shouldve mentioned its related to the first hint $\endgroup$ – Prince North Læraðr Feb 8 '18 at 23:43
  • $\begingroup$ thecoder16, you can edit my answer into yours if you want and I'll delete mine, I probably wouldn't have bothered looking into those hints $\endgroup$ – Guest Feb 9 '18 at 0:09
  • $\begingroup$ Well done. Part two has just been uploaded $\endgroup$ – Prince North Læraðr Feb 9 '18 at 0:18

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