Assassin's Creed Odyssey - Showboat, Strange Disease riddle solutions and where to find the Ruins of Helike, Temple of Apollo tablets

How to find and solve the Ainigmata Ostraka.

Showboat and Strange Disease are the names of the Ainigmata Ostraka puzzles found in the Ruins of Helike and Temple of Apollo areas respectively.

Here on this page then we'll run you through both where to find the Ruins of Helike and Temple of Apollo tablets, as well as the Showboat and Strange Disease riddle solutions.

If you're looking for more like these, meanwhile, you can of course cycle back to our main Assassin's Creed Odyssey Ainigmata Ostraka locations and puzzles hub, or browse our big list of all Assassin's Creed Odyssey tomb solutions and locations, too.

Ruins of Helike tablet location and Showboat riddle solution

To the east of Poseidon's Wrath you'll find a ruined temple known as the Ruins of Helike. To the rear, next to a table, you'll find the stone tablet.

Ruins of Helike tablet location


Riddle clue: The theater in Patrai brings the seas to the people, showcasing one of the region's most prized boats. Find me taking a “bow”!

Showboat riddle solution


This one is easy to solve. Head to Patrai and look for a theatre with a boat as its stage (located north of the Temple of Zeus Synchronization Point). Climb the bow and collect your reward: boosted Crit Damage while Low Health.

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Temple of Apollo tablet location and Strange Disease riddle solution

This ostraka can be found in the Temple of Apollo, to the north of the Forest of Soron. The tablet is just inside the temple, next to a chest.

Temple of Apollo tablet location


Riddle clue: It sounds too good to be true… a spring that heals all? Travel east along the border of Psophis Foothills to find a cave that once housed the lonides sisterhood of nymphs. I will be waiting near its entrance on a submerged basin of offerings.

Strange Disease riddle solution


Head to the Cave of Ioneds, which is located near the southeastern border of the Psophis Foothills. It's on a table near some water inside the cave. Claim your reward: boosted Damage with Swords and Daggers.

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