2019 Puzzle Hunt Puzzles > 6. The Ranger

6. The Ranger

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The Solution: Find the solution to this puzzle here.

Aiko, the Ranger, was easy to find as her distinct hair colour and outfit made her stand out from the relatively drab clothes worn by the other Rangers present at the Archery Range. That and you’ve seen her likeness everywhere as she is also the Grand Marshall of the Festival of Emina, after all. Spotting you from seemingly leagues away as quickly as you caught a glimpse of her pink hair, she waves at you and smiles brightly, urging you to come to her as quickly as you are able.

“Oh, you want me to help you! I might be able to do that, but let’s have a little fun first before we talk about me helping you in the war!” Aiko doesn’t seem to understand the urgency of the situation, but you have no choice but to follow along. “I’m going to go up high and shoot a lot of Elven Arrows into the marketplace (without hurting anyone, of course, because I’m a good Ranger). Pretend you’re my owl and fly to each arrow in my instructions in the right order. From what you learn, figure out the name of my owl!

You try to fight the instinct to audibly sigh and upset the cheerful Aiko. She always was this frivolous as a child. Still, you comply, as you probably need her brightness and marksmanship for a battle that is sure to be challenging to both the body and the spirit.

Read Aiko’s instructions, then find and follow Aiko’s arrows, as the crow owl flies, in the marketplace. Put the owl’s name in the answer sheet.

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Huntmaster’s Note: This puzzle required Heroes find something specific on-site. In the Marketplace, 24 arrows were taped to the floor, each one marked with a coded word. Here are all 24 of the arrows and their coded words in a Marketplace map. The arrows were NOT numbered during the convention: these numbers were included for your convenience, and does not form part of the solution.