Papyrus Puzzles

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Papyrus Puzzles are a side Activity in Assassin's Creed: Origins.

Overview[edit | edit source]

In Assassin's Creed: Origins, players can find 25 different papyri that will lead them to different treasures. Simply finding the papyri will reward players with 20 XP for each, but they also contain clues towards a bigger treasure.

Finding the treasure described in each papyrus awards 500 XP, 300 Drachmas, and a random piece of gear from the loot pool below.

Players should keep in mind that the treasure will not spawn in the world if its corresponding papyrus isn't found first.

List of Possible Treasure[edit | edit source]

Gear Rarity Type
Aldebaran Rare Warrior Bow
Amenhotep's Bow Legendary Predator Bow
Antigonus Shield Rare Shield
Bitter Bow Rare Light Bow
Ceremonial Staff Legendary Scepter
Composite Bow Legendary Light Bow
Copper Mace Legendary Heavy Blunt
Copper Sword Rare Regular Sword
Cutting Axe Rare Heavy Blade
Deathstorm Legendary Hunter Bow
Djoser's Pride Legendary Shield
Fan Axe Rare Heavy Blade
Hades Rare Predator Bow
Headache Remedy Legendary Heavy Blunt
Headsplitter Legendary Heavy Blade
Hippopotamus Charge Rare Warrior Bow
Mirror Blades Rare Dual Sword
Neith Legendary Light Bow
Phalangite Shield Legendary Shield
Raneb's Hammer Legendary Scepter
Reinforced Shield Legendary Shield
Skull-Breaker Rare Heavy Blunt
Smoke and Mirrors Legendary Predator Bow
The Fourth Plague Legendary Warrior Bow
Viper's Tooth Legendary Sickle Sword
Wolfsbane Rare Hunter Bow

List of Papyrus Puzzles[edit | edit source]

Papyrus PuzzlesPapyrus LocationHintRewardTreasure Location
Apollonion of Cyrene: Dead or AliveKyrenaikaIn the southwest section of the Green Mountains lives a monstrous beast with sharp tusks and tough gray skin. In his deadly arena you can find me, between the edge of the arena and where the beast sates his thirst.450XPGreen Mountains
Asklepieion: Forsaken CityGreen MountainsAt the bottom border of Paraitonion is a village of ghosts. I’m in the house of the blasphemous man, who built his house farthest from Ra’s, the sun god, dawning grace.450XPParaitonion
Eastern Cemetery Mastaba: Stone FungusGizaIn Giza, three pyramids stand tall. From the top of the smaller one you can see quite a lot, even two mushroom rocks, the smaller of which I lay atop of.300XPGiza
Galenos's House: Royal FloraHerakleion NomeIn southern Herakleion Nome you can find me beneath the tree who fancies himself king.450XPHerakleion Nome
Great Library: Divided ValleyAlexandriaIn the center of Sap-Meh Nome you can find me hidden in a canyon near Anthylla, in the center of the Western Nile Delta. I’m under a tree that thinks it’s unique, but only because the nearby rock bridge is blocking it from seeing the others of its breed.150XPSap-Meh Nome
Great Synagogue: Nature's WayAlexandriaIn the east section of the Kanopos Nome is a ravaged land, where many trees fell and lost their home. I’m by the orphan tree whose parents fell down nearby, pointing toward their lonely daughter.150XPKanopos Nome
House of Iwn: Just LawsFaiyum OasisIn Atef-Pehu Nome there is a law that states that you can only make pottery on the east side of the road. I’m hidden atop the one illegal clay smoker in the region.450XPAtef-Pehu Nome
House of Life: A Long DrinkSiwaIn Siwa, come find me at the bottom of the only bowl big enough for a god.150XPSiwa
Hypostyle Hall: Fertile LandsLake MareotisA few hundred meters north west of the Temple of Sekhmet, which resides by Lake Mareotis, there is a great place to go for a date. Full of palm trees and surrounded by desert, one rock fence was built and closed off with no exit. Find me there150XPLake Mareotis
Iseion: Deafening SilenceAlexandriaAlexandria is large and noisy, but one part is quiet, lonely, and surrounded by water. The fallen palm tree points to where I lay, where land meets water.150XPAlexandria
Oracle of Apollo: Wet WorkGreen MountainsIn the Green Mountains where they’re building a great aqueduct, go find its source high up in the mountains. Inside, you can find me sitting at the bottom of the lowest pool, tucked away beside two large jars.450XPGreen Mountains
Palace of Apries: In Plain SightMemphisOn an island southeast of Krokodilopolis, there is a river with unnatural color. Nearby you’ll see the cause, and I’ll be inside the only one that’s unique.300XPFaiyum Oasis
Sarapeion of Karanis: The Leaning TowerFaiyumIn Faiyum, north of Dionysias Caravanserai, there is a tower with a hole by its feet. It’s in need of support, so I sit behind it, but the wooden beams seem more helpful.300XPFaiyum
Sarapeion: The Stone GazeAlexandriaIn the south section of Mareotis Lake there is an island full of ruins. A man stares at me all day; it’s quite a bother, so I’m hiding behind a column that blocks his sight.150XPLake Mareotis
Temple of Horus: Sea of SandSapi-Res NomeIn the southeast of Iment Nome lies a broken ship. If you meditate till morning, an X will mark my hiding spot.300XPIment Nome
Temple of Khonsou: Twin DespairHerakleion NomeIn Herakleion Nome, east of the Temple of Khonsou, is a village that is more water than land. Behind two houses with different problems, one whose feet are always wet and the other who can’t cover his head, you can find me sitting under a tree.450XPHerakleion Nome
Temple of Ptah: Fallen FriendMemphisTwo men stand guard on the Memphis eastern canal. The south one looks solemnly at his sunken friend. If you follow his gaze, you can find him and me on the river floor.300XPMemphis
Temple of Sobek: Sobek's RageFaiyum OasisEast of Krokodilopolis, south of the shattered pyramid, a large beast of a god stares angrily at a pharaoh who shows him no respect. I’m hidden behind the blasphemer’s head.450XPHaueris Nome
Temple of Thoth: Thoth's SecretHaueris NomeSoutheast of the city Hermopolis is a leopard’s den in Uab Nome. At the top of their territory lies a place where birds should live but do not. If you take a leap of faith, you can find me.450XPUab Nome
Temple of Zeus: Undue HasteKyrenaikaNorth of Apollonia, I’m next to a lifesaver. It guides in darkness and fog, and I sit beside it under something that did not heed its warning.450XPKyrenaika
Tomb of Alexander the Great: Ray of HopeAlexandriaIn the Qattara Depression there is only one place that isn’t dry and sad. At dawn’s first light there is one tree near the valley’s entrance whose roots are halfway between Ra’s glory and Apophi’s shadow. Find me there but make haste, for Ra moves quickly.150XPQattara Depression
Tomb of Battos: Underground CurrentsKyrenaikaSouth of Cyrene, in the Green Mountains, there is a lake whose water comes from a magical stream. I’ll be at the source of that magic, where water flows from nothing.450XPGreen Mountains
Valley Market: The BlasphemerFaiyumThere is a place of remembrance for the unfortunate masses in northwest Haueris Nome. While I rest here, immobile, I cannot escape Ra’s grace, but at least every dawn I avoid him longer than the others.450XPHaueris Nome
Wabet: Burning BushMemphisIf you head to the other side of the Nile in Ineb-Hedjet Nome, you can find a peak with a great view of the Nile. Take a look around, then come find me, hiding under the only tree nearby.300XPMemphis
Zephyros Stables: Dead EndKanopos NomeIn Sapi-Res Nome, north of Letopolis Temple, you can find me in the farmland. I lay where man’s creation brings the Nile’s water to desert sand.300XPSapi-Res Nome