Riddles Beneath The Inn

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Deed Lore

The runed doors beneath the Forsaken Inn display a random assortment of riddles. Are you clever enough to solve them all?

To complete this deed perform the following objective(s)

  • Solve riddle inscription 01
My home is dark caves where colour lacks,
Distant sounds and slight odours are where I come back.
I am found in the hearts of all cowardly Men.
I will make you fall down and damage your chin.
/faint You glance at Runed Door and faint dead away.
You have solved riddle inscription 01
  • Solve riddle inscription 02
Listening to me will bring visions to mind,
Of dragons and castles and kingdoms declined.
Am I fact or just fancy? It is up for debate.
But one thing is for certain: I am unlikely sedate.
/story You tell a story to Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 02
  • Solve riddle inscription 03
I am the word that all men dread most,
For when said by a woman,
to their friends they shant boast
/No You indicate 'no' to Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 03
  • Solve riddle inscription 04
A meaningless montage of muttering murn,
Close your mouth to sneak, and out I shall come.
/mumble You mumble at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 04
  • Solve riddle inscription 05
On a face, I say much, without even Speaking,
I am useful for searching and watching and seeking.
Use me well, and there is naught you will not find,
Do not use me at all, and alas, you are just blind.
/look You look at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 05
  • Solve riddle inscription 06
I am the black child of a white father,
A wingless bird flying to heaven.
I birth tears of sorrow in pupils that meet me,
And at once on my birth, I vanish like a spark.
/smoke You begin to smoke with Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 06
  • Solve riddle inscription 07
Some do me to be social, still others for fun.
I am not just the action, but the object as well.
I make your feet sore, but still do you stomp me.
Only that which can stop me is the sound of the bell.
/dance You begin dancing with Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 07
  • Solve riddle inscription 08
In people, I am scorned,
In structures,I am feared.
In sounds, I am harsh.
But in strength, I am king.
/Rude You gesture rudely at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 08
  • Solve riddle inscription 09
I make you weak at the worst of all times.
I keep you safe, I keep you fine.
I make your hands sweat and your heart grow cold.
I visit the weak, but seldom the bold.
/cower You cower in fear before Runed Door! or
/mood_fearful You are fearful of Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 09
  • Solve riddle inscription 10
Use me on your belly, then follow by toasting,
Use me on your back, and clearly you are boasting.
/Pat You pat Runed Door on the head.
You have solved riddle inscription 10
  • Solve riddle inscription 11
A biting insult can be defended,
By a simple gesture of indifference.
/shrug You shrug at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 11
  • Solve riddle inscription 12
My colour is white, my hope all but vanished.
Let those that see spare me, or perhaps just banished.
/surrender You surrender to Runed Door!
You have solved riddle inscription 12
  • Solve riddle inscription 13
I am a mirror of the truth.
I am used for ridicule and derisiveness.
I am a fake, a charlatan.
But I can also be constructive.
/mock You mock Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 13
  • Solve riddle inscription 14
Only the penitent man shall pass.
/kneel You kneel before Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 14
  • Solve riddle inscription 15
I come bearing news of impending disaster.
No one is immune to my heart cloaking plaster.
I destroy lives both great and small.
When I overcome you, I fear you may bawl.
/sad You become sad with Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 15
  • Solve riddle inscription 16
I am the ocean during a terrible storm.
I gain strength from fights and heated words.
My greatest enemy is calm.
/angry You are angry with Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 16
  • Solve riddle inscription 17
I say much have no mouth,
Bringing words of hatred or love to those that I meet.
Children are scolded for letting me take hold,
But all shall succumb whether young or old.
/Stare You give Runed Door a good, hard stare.
You have solved riddle inscription 17
  • Solve riddle inscription 18
I am heard in battles of all shapes and sizes.
I emerge from all things who dislike surprises.
Children all over` use me as a tool,
To get what they want, make their parents the fool.
/Cry You begin to cry.
You have solved riddle inscription 18
  • Solve riddle inscription 19
Through tears and through pain, they utter my name,
Whether through anger or sadness or unbearable shame.
/Sorry You apologise to Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 19
  • Solve riddle inscription 20
No matter how much you feel me, do not show me,
Because when someone else sees me,
Their slowness will not accept me.
/Impatient You look at Runed Door impatiently.
You have solved riddle inscription 20
  • Solve riddle inscription 21
Once you say my name,
You will not see me
Until we meet again.
/bye You wave goodbye to Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 21
  • Solve riddle inscription 22
Four brothers live peacefully together as one,
Two of them swinging, while two of them run,
If their roles were to switch, what chaos ensues,
For those on the ground now have no shoes
/Handstand You perform a handstand for Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 22
  • Solve riddle inscription 23
I am spoken of often, but never directly.
Simply speaking my name shows your gratitude correctly
/thank You thank Runed Door heartily for his help!
You have solved riddle inscription 23
  • Solve riddle inscription 24
I am the sound of happy birds.
If you wish to hear me,
Simply put your lips together...
And blow
/whistle You whistle at Runed Door. Hey there.
You have solved riddle inscription 24
  • Solve riddle inscription 25
Two milky-white fields on either side of a mountain
Suddenly turn red as if fueled by a fountain.
/Blush You blush when you glance at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 25
  • Solve riddle inscription 26
I am a casual word with the purpose of play,
Men use me, abuse me, then throw me away,
A woman may blush at the feel of my touch,
But I am just words. Do not think of me much.
/Flirt You flirt with Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 26
  • Solve riddle inscription 27
Hotter than dragon's fire am I,
Yet colder than the winds of the north.
The poor man has much of me
The rich man wants for me,
And those who dine on me must die.
/Nothing You don't do anything to Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 27
  • Solve riddle inscription 28
I am the place that all refer to, but none may head,
For when you have passed inside me, you are already dead.
/Away You go AFK.
You have solved riddle inscription 28
  • Solve riddle inscription 29
I am the tool of poor and the hungry alike,
But those that are asked are sure to dislike.
/Beg You beg Runed Door for help.
You have solved riddle inscription 29
  • Solve riddle inscription 30
A terrible mass of pain you must swallow.
When diplomacy fails, tis I who will follow
/Fight You are ready to fight Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 30
  • Solve riddle inscription 31
An affectionate feeling I always do bring,
For when you feel me, to me you will cling.
/Hug You give Runed Door a big hug.
You have solved riddle inscription 31
  • Solve riddle inscription 32
When I take hold, men may dream or stamp their feet,
Women may laugh or sometimes weep.
/Sing You sing to Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 32
  • Solve riddle inscription 33
I overcome you like a terrible drought,
A shroud that covers you inside and out.
You show me to friends as they come to be fed,
But the one I am meant for is already dead.
/mourn You mourn the fate of Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 33
  • Solve riddle inscription 34
Always a helping hand am I,
Use me and aid your greatest ally.
/assist You decide to assist Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 34
  • Solve riddle inscription 35
I corrupt your thoughts, your manners and actions.
When I take hold of people, they are assured a reaction.
You may think me anxious or odd or insane,
And in fact I am all and cannot explain.
/Crazy You indicate that Runed Door may be crazy.
You have solved riddle inscription 35
  • Solve riddle inscription 36 * What Did he forget?
Forgetful Francis Foresby was tired as can be,
But alas he had forgotten what to do next,
He marched off to bed and began counting sheep,
But what must he do before he can Sleep?
/Liedown You lie down next to Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 36
  • Solve riddle inscription 37
I am an expression of mirth and of merriment and pleasure,
I can be shared with others, or alone at your leisure.
Should you use me with others, I have only one plea:
Please use me with them, not at them you see.
/laugh You laugh at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 37
  • Solve riddle inscription 38
I am in the middle
Of every great riddle
When the one being riddled
Would rather be fiddled.
/bored You yawn at Runed Door in boredom.
You have solved riddle inscription 38
  • Solve riddle inscription 39
I hatch eggs, look after of children,
Never moving, Always still.
/Sit You sit with Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 39
  • Solve riddle inscription 40
I weaken all men for hours each day.
I show you strange visions while you are away.
I take you by night, by day take you back,
None suffer to have me, but do from my lack.
/mood_sleepy Runed Door has made you sleepy.
You have solved riddle inscription 40
  • Solve riddle inscription 41
Thirty white horses on a red hill,
First they champ,
Then they stamp,
Then they stand still.
/Eat You have a little bite to eat.
You have solved riddle inscription 41
  • Solve riddle inscription 42
I measure in time, but also in tension,
I am the last bit of track before your ascension.
/Stretch You make sure Runed Door notices you're stretching. You are ready for some adventure.
You have solved riddle inscription 42
  • Solve riddle inscription 43
I am a tool of deadly precision,
As well of a ribbon of looping division,
I am part of a ship, but that is not all
Bend over to spy me, but please do not fall.
/Bow You bow deeply before Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 43
  • Solve riddle inscription 44
I am an opinion that spreads across boundaries,
An undulating current,
An army marching towards its aim.
I am hot or sometimes cold,
A signal delivered by hand.
/wave You wave to Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 44
  • Solve riddle inscription 45
I travel inside of a bitter wind,
Make my way down your spine
and demand that you bend.
/shiver You look at Runed Door and shiver.
You have solved riddle inscription 45
  • Solve riddle inscription 46
I betray the thoughts of women and men,
Their yearning and sorrow sounding time and again.
/Sigh You sigh at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 46
  • Solve riddle inscription 47
Two workers live separately,
But sometimes do meet.
When they meet quickly,
A great sound they excrete.
/clap You clap for Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 47
  • Solve riddle inscription 48
I am required for every good painting,
But I may only be a wolf in sheep's clothing.
/pose You pose before Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 48
  • Solve riddle inscription 49
Do it to my belly and watch me chuckle,
Do it to my eye and taste my knuckle.
/poke You poke Runed Door. Hey!
You have solved riddle inscription 49
  • Solve riddle inscription 50
An unwelcome guest, from your mouth I will be seeping,
I may sneak out at night while you are happily sleeping.
/Drool You drool a little at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 50
  • Solve riddle inscription 51
When one makes preparations, I am always what they seek,
If one does not have me, they will surely be weak.
/Ready You indicate to Runed Door that you are ready.
You have solved riddle inscription 51
  • Solve riddle inscription 52
When found in the ocean, I am a sailor's best friend.
When found in a man, he be one to befriend.
You may think me grand no matter my wallow,
But be I in sky, a storm might then follow.
/calm You try to calm Runed Door down.
You have solved riddle inscription 52
  • Solve riddle inscription 53
Total submission is what I require,
Say my name and you shall have your peace.
/Agree You agree with Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 53
  • Solve riddle inscription 54
I am a respectful act in certain situations,
Formally executed before important operations.
A soldier's greatest honour am I,
With no greater use than the day that he dies.
/salute You give Runed Door a quick salute.
You have solved riddle inscription 54
  • Solve riddle inscription 55
I bring great joy to all whom I meet,
And the happier they are,
The more I will repeat.
/Cheer You cheer at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 55
  • Solve riddle inscription 56
Use me on yourself and you are acting rudely,
Use me on others, and you are being choosy.
/Pick You pick at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 56
  • Solve riddle inscription 57
I am a duty entrusted,
Or a currency demanded,
An accusation of guilt,
Or a rushing blow landed.
/Charge You start to charge Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 57
  • Solve riddle inscription 58
The only thing that can match my piercing sound,
Is the feeling of my terrible blow.
/Slap You slap Runed Door on the cheek.
You have solved riddle inscription 58
  • Solve riddle inscription 59
A terrible of force of nature am I,
Flowing and soaking all I pass by,
If I get cool, I may start to waver,
But even in death I leave you my flavour.
/sweat Runed Door causes you to sweat a bit.
You have solved riddle inscription 59
  • Solve riddle inscription 60
I kill men every day in their homes,
But all Men require me to live,
I am small enough to fit in a glass,
Yet large enough to drown you.
/drink You drink to Runed Door's health.
You have solved riddle inscription 60
  • Solve riddle inscription 61
Two brothers live in two houses
On opposite sides of the hill.
One brother shuts then opens his blinds,
While the other brother stays still.
/wink You wink at Runed Door. Let him wonder...
You have solved riddle inscription 61
  • Solve riddle inscription 62
I am the sound that many are releasing,
Ever loud, never ceasing.
Made by Man and nature alike,
My sound warns all of an impending strike.
/Roar You ROAR at Runed Door!
You have solved riddle inscription 62
  • Solve riddle inscription 63
To the ears, I sound like a constant grating.
To the eyes, I appear as a simple scrawl.
Your skin desires me,
All things start from me.
/scratch You scratch uncomfortably.
You have solved riddle inscription 63
  • Solve riddle inscription 64
A sparkling gem falls forth from the watchtower,
When it reaches the ground, for an instant it is a flower.
/tear You shed a single tear for Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 64
  • Solve riddle inscription 65
An unappreciative gesture am I,
With my yelling and pointing, you are liable to cry.
/scold You scold Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 65
  • Solve riddle inscription 66
Sleep is the thing to which I must succumb,
Open your mouth, and out I come.
/yawn You yawn at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 66
  • Solve riddle inscription 67
I am shared by many.
Sometimes I am up.
Sometimes I am down.
Sometimes I am over.
Sometimes I am out.
Sometimes I am at you,
Or behind your back.
And often I am cheap.
/talk You talk with Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 67
  • Solve riddle inscription 68
Once I am uttered, I demand you an answer.
Be it 'yes', may you lose, and your soul be devoured,
Be it 'no', best you run! You are surely a coward.
/Challenge You challenge Runed Door to personal battle!
You have solved riddle inscription 68
  • Solve riddle inscription 69
If you do me to others, you are being a pain.
If done to yourself, you should not complain.
/bother You try to bother Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 69
  • Solve riddle inscription 70
Up and down, I carry my host.
My number of times shall be what he boasts.
/pushups You drop and start pushing.
You have solved riddle inscription 70
  • Solve riddle inscription 71
A girl is taught to use me from youth,
When meeting a man, to refuse is uncouth.
/curtsey You give Runed Door a polite curtsey.
You have solved riddle inscription 71
  • Solve riddle inscription 72
Where I go, often illness will follow me,
Simply open your mouth and try not to swallow me.
/cough You give Runed Door a polite cough.
You have solved riddle inscription 72
  • Solve riddle inscription 73
I show the way when directions prove confusing,
keep track of the winner and who is losing.
I am the business end of a sharpened knife.
Men seek my existence in their daily life.
/point You point at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 73
  • Solve riddle inscription 74
I am an action of luck if used on a coin.
I am sudden and jerky and seldom adjoin.
A man may perform me if he be athletic,
But if he were to fall, I shall not be sympathetic.
/flip You perform a flip!
You have solved riddle inscription 74
  • Solve riddle inscription 75
I am the moment that never comes,
Idle time wasted.
When my time has elapsed, I cease to exist.
/Wait You ask Runed Door to wait.
You have solved riddle inscription 75
  • Solve riddle inscription 76
I am that gesture which
Can silently summon you
To my master's side.
/beckon You beckon to Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 76
  • Solve riddle inscription 77
A simple word to say am I,
Without me, kiss yourself good-bye.
/yes I confirmed.
You have solved riddle inscription 77
  • Solve riddle inscription 78
A rumbling growl if ever I was,
I don't want to be here, and that is my cause.
If you were to hear me, though my sound be not quaint, You have nothing to fear, 'tis my master's complaint.
/grumble You grumble at Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 78
  • Solve riddle inscription 79
I am just two and two. I am hot. I am cold.
I am the parent of numbers that cannot be told.
I am a gift beyond measure, a matter of course,
And I am yielded with pleasure— then taken by force.
/Kiss You kiss Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 79
  • Solve riddle inscription 80
You are using me always day in and day out.
Sometimes for better.
Sometimes for fitness.
Sometimes twice.
Or even for nothing.
/Think You think about Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 80
  • Solve riddle inscription 81
A cheerful salute or an icy shower be I,
If you shout my name out, thy friends shall not say bye.
/Hail You hail Runed Door.
You have solved riddle inscription 81
  • Solve riddle inscription 82
I am a child and a simpleton at once.
All Men are born with me,
But few possess me at their death.
/innocent You let Runed Door know you are innocent.
You have solved riddle inscription 82
  • Solve riddle inscription 83
Five pointers make I,
Of all different sizes,
When they all come together,
A weapon it comprises.
/shakefist You shake your fist angrily at Runed Door!
You have solved riddle inscription 83

Rewards

  LOTRO Point-icon.png 5 LOTRO Points
  20Medallion-icon.png Medallion
  Reputation-title-icon.png <name>, Riddle-master
  Reputation-icon.png Increased Reputation with The Eglain ( 1,200 )

Additional Information

Below each riddle the answer is given.