Pod of Lightning Seeds


This was another pod puzzle.


U.S. Capitol, Southwest Entrance Ramp
Washington, DC

Teams were directed to this location with the following in-app flavor text:

Along with your fellow Resistance members, you cautiously march towards the Capitol, readily aware that at any moment, another pod many spring up and take out your squad.

Flavor Text

This puzzle was presented with the following in-app flavor text:

Another pod spews forth a hail of small, hard seeds, which bury themselves in the ground around your feet and, to your amazement, begin sprouting instantly. A tangle of thorny vines spring up, threatening to entangle you and slice you to ribbons.

Puzzle Files

The following files are required to solve this puzzle:


  • Click to reveal Hint #1

    Think about the clues in terms of what would actually then be inside of each bag.

  • Click to reveal Hint #2

    Think of a three letter term describing an NFL or NBA player. Then think about what would grow into that.

  • Click to reveal Hint #3

    The NFL bag contains a PRO SEED or PROCEED. This can be matched up with the flavor text to one of the capitalized words. Some of the pronunciations are a little loose.

  • Click to reveal Hint #4

    The number of seeds in a bag tells you what letter to take of the word in ALL CAPS that it's matched with.


  • Click to reveal the solution to this puzzle



  • Todd Etter