Whale Pod


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:

You hear a woeful cry, telling you that something large is about to emerge.

Puzzle Files

The following files are required to solve this puzzle:


  • Click to reveal Hint #1

    What's the original song called, and who's it by? And what has changed?

  • Click to reveal Hint #2

    Does the artist's name make you think of anything else, in the context of the puzzle?

  • Click to reveal Hint #3

    The final word in each verse is also the final word of a chapter title.

  • Click to reveal Hint #4

    The chapters are from Moby Dick. Convert them to letters using 1=A, etc.


  • Click to reveal the solution to this puzzle



  • Ian Tullis