# Treasure Trails/Guide/Challenge scrolls

*This article is about the challenge scrolls found in treasure trails. For the rare scrolls dropped by various monsters, see Champion scroll.*

## Challenge scrolls

*Challenge* scrolls are logical problems posed to the player by an NPC. They appear in Medium and Hard clues in Treasure Trails and have two steps to it: first the player has to find the right NPC to speak to (when they get a cryptic or anagram clue), and then they have to solve the riddle, to advance along their trail. Thus, challenge scrolls don't count as a regular clue.
To complete the scroll, view the question on the scroll, then speak to the NPC which gave it to provide the answer. When the correct answer is provided the challenge is complete, and the player will receive either the next clue, or the reward. It is also possible able to obtain more than one challenge scroll by asking the NPC players got it from with a full inventory. Every time players talk to the NPC, another appears on the ground that they can pick up. However, if they already have one in their inventory or bank, they cannot pick another one up.

### List of solutions

The following is a list of all known challenge scrolls and their solutions. The riddles are usually fairly simple, but sometimes call on trivial facts such as 'How many animals are in the Ardougne Zoo?' This list will allow players to bypass counting animals.

Asked by | Question | Answer |
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Zoo keeper | How many animals are in the Ardougne Zoo? | 40, +1 if Eagles' Peak is completed, +1 if Hunt for Red Raktuber is completed |

Cap'n Izzy No-Beard's parrot | How many banana trees are there in the plantation? | 33 |

King Roald | How many bookcases are there in the Varrock palace library? | 24 |

Gabooty | How many buildings in the village? | 11 |

Cook | How many cannons does Lumbridge castle have? | 7 |

Caroline | How many fishermen on the fishing platform? | 11, 0 after Salt in the Wound |

Bolkoy | How many flowers are there in the clearing below this platform? | 13 |

Gnome Coach | How many gnomes on the gnome ball field have red patches on their uniforms? | 6 |

Recruiter | How many houses have a cross on the door? | 20 |

Brundt | How many people are waiting for the next bard to perform? | 4 |

Edmond | How many pigeon cages are there around the back of Jerico's house? | 3 |

Oracle | If x is 15 and y is 3, what is 3x + y? | 48 |

Karim | I have 16 kebabs, I eat one myself and share the rest equally between 3 friends. How many do they have each? | 5 |

Hazelmere / Brimstail | What is 19 to the power of 3? | 6859 |

Gnome ball referee | What is 57x89+23? | 5096 |

Valerio | How many windows in the Abbey courtyard? | 17 |

Moldark, Emissary of Zamorak | How many bottles are there on the stall to the east of Mr Ex? |
7 |

Ysondria | How many ore rocks are there in the nearby copper and tin mine? | 8 |

Nails Newton | How many tables are there in the Pick and Lute Inn? | 10 |

Rommik | How many rocks in the Rimmington mine cannot be used to make bronze? | 7 |

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