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How To Solve BG3 Riddle Of The Night?

bg3 riddle of the night
Riddle Of The Night in BG3.

The Riddle of the Night in BG3 is a puzzle found in the Gauntlet of Shar dungeon, situated inside the Thorm Mausoleum.

To solve the BG3 Riddle of the Night puzzle in the Gauntlet of Shar, you must find the “Teachings of Loss: The Nightsinger” book in the Silent Library. Then, take it to the plinth room, and answer the riddle to enter the secret chamber for rewards.

Continue reading to discover Riddle of the Night in Baldur’s Gate 3 game.

What Is BG3 Riddle Of The Night?

The BG3 Riddle of the Night is a puzzle that you can encounter in the Gauntlet of Shar dungeon.

In this Shar dungeon, the followers of Shar, the goddess of darkness and loss, undergo trials and tests to prove their faith.

The riddle of the night is tied to ‘Teachings of Loss: The Nightsinger‘ book, located in the Silent Library.

The Silent Library is a room with a Silence effect cast over it. Further, it is an ominous chamber with many traps and enemies.

Furthermore, the book tells the story of the Nightsinger, a powerful being created by Shar to spread her influence and curse.

bg3 riddle of the night
Riddle of the Night in the Baldur’s Gate 3.

The riddle is asked by a plinth in a locked room that can be accessed by solving the mural puzzle in the Silent Library.

The plinth says: “What can kill the Nightsong?” and expects you to place an item on it as an answer.

Steps To Solve Riddle Of The Night

The answer to the riddle of the night is the same book that you found in the Silent Library, Teachings of Loss: The Nightsinger.

To solve the riddle of the night, you need to do the following steps:

1. Find The Book

Go to the Silent Library and find the bookshelf with the Teachings of Loss: The Nightsinger book.

silent library
The silent library in Baldur’s Gate 3.

Further, you can use your Perception or Investigation skills to spot it among other books.

However, you must be careful of the traps and enemies in this room.

2. Take The Book To Plinth Room

Take the book and go back to the plinth room. Place the book on the plinth as an answer to the riddle.

iron portcullis in bg3 riddle of the night
You need to go back to the plinth room to answer the riddle.

Here, the door will open, revealing a secret chamber containing rewards.

3. Enter The Secret Chamber

Enter the secret chamber and loot the Dark Justiciar Helmet and Spear of Night rewards.

Similarly, these rewards are inspired by Sebille’s character from Divinity: Original Sin 2.

entering secret chamber
You will enter the secret chamber to loot rewards.

The helmet provides bonuses to saving throws against spells and constitution. In contrast, the spear deals extra damage.

Also, read about Baldur’s Gate 3: Pixie Dust and Smokepowder Reserve.

Rewards For Solving The Riddle Of The Night

Players will get two rewards after solving the Riddle of the Night.

The rewards for solving the riddle of the night are as follows:

1. Dark Justiciar Helmet

The dark Justiciar Helmet will grant a +1 bonus to saving throws against spells and constitution.

Dark Justiciar Helmet
You can get Dark Justiciar Helmet after completing the riddle.

Similarly, it also reduces the critical hit threshold by 1 when obscured.

Dark Justiciar Helmet
Dark Justiciar Helmet in Baldur’s Gate 3.

2. Spear Of Night

This spear inflicts 3-10 damage and possesses a +1 weapon enchantment, making it capable of slaying Nightsong.

Moreover, the Nightsong is a key figure in Shadowheart’s story arc.

spear of night
Spear of Night in Baldur’s Gate 3.

After completing the riddle, players can find Spear of Night in the treasure room.

3. Dark Justiciar Half-Plate

Players can find Dark Justiciar Half-Plate in front of the altar of Shar.

This armor has Shar’s Umbrae and Shar’s Aegis.

Shar’s Umbrae provides advantages on Stealth Checks whereas Shar’s Aegis is a level 1 abjuration spell.

The Bottom Line

Overall, the riddle of the night is a challenging but rewarding puzzle that you can encounter in BG3.

Beyond being an enjoyable and captivating puzzle, it helps to learn more about the lore and history of BG3 and its characters.

Continue reading to learn about Baldur’s Gate 3: Dark Urge First Playthrough and Dream Visitor.
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