Pod of Deadly Metal Darts


This was another pod puzzle.


U.S. Capitol, West Lawn
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:

A long tube emerges from the ground, and begins shooting dozens of metal darts straight at you!

Puzzle Files

The following files are required to solve this puzzle:


  • Click to reveal Hint #1

    Ignore the pointy parts of each dart and just focus on the curved tail section.

  • Click to reveal Hint #2

    This pod can often be found inside the occasional Capitol pub.

  • Click to reveal Hint #3

    Have you seen these shapes before in the context of darts?

  • Click to reveal Hint #4

    Each tail section is a scoring region of a standard dartboard (either single, double, or triple value).


  • Click to reveal the solution to this puzzle



  • Todd Etter