Deathloop Yervha Questions & Answers: Queen of Riddles Guide

Wondering what the Yerhva questions and answers are? Here's how to solve the Queen of Riddles quest.

One of the most bizarre side quests in Deathloop is the one involving Yervha questions and answers. The Queen of Riddles is in a strange building with a computer terminal in Karl's Bay that tasks you with answering 10 questions about Blackreef.

Here's everything you need to know about the puzzle, including all of the Yerhva Queen of Riddles questions and answers in Deathloop.

Walk up to the screen to read the question, then press the button with the number corresponding to the correct answer. Keep in mind that while the answers are fixed, the order may change, so be ready to scroll up and down the list below as needed.

THe player character holding a shotgun looking at the Yervha terminal button.

Q. AEON graces this island as kaleidoscopic jewels upon the neck of the world’s greatest beauty. What seeks the Program?

A. (3) The advancement of human potentiality and enlightenment 

Q. Before AEON’s arrival, Blackreef slept in frozen utero, awaiting new purpose. Who then made landfall, reawakening her from slumber?  

A. (2) Colt Vahn and Egor Serling, on a voyage of discovery 

Q. Blackreef boasts a bountiful feast for the senses. Which transcendent work towers above the island’s myriad other artistic pursuits? 

A. (7) The nose, chin, and eyes of Charlie Montague 

Q. Decades ago, warmongers toyed with the temporal tides eddying about Blackreef. Their sigil-marked temples stand still. What named their doomed enterprise? 

 A. (3) Operation Horizon 

Q. Sink your toes into the dark earth and let the vibrations of her voice course through your bones. From whence did this island derive her name?

A. (8) Coastal coral formations 

Q. From what seed did AEON spring?

A. (6) The shared ambitions of Harriet Morse, Egor Serling, and Dr. Wenjie Evans 

Q. Harriet Morse is the gatekeeper, Blackreef the gate. A Veil hangs across the threshold. What do we discover when it parts?  

A. (4) The Great Beyond 

Q. Karl’s Bay has worn many faces, most as lost to time as the mysterious Karl himself. What was its most recent incarnation prior to AEON’s arrival?

A. (3) A military airbase 

Q. The Bay, the Rock, and labyrinthine Updaam wear AEON colors proudly, but that décor belies their history. From Whence came the peculiar names that grace them? 

A. (5) They date back to a lost fishing colony 

Q. The Wriggling, writhing energies of the Loop have been harnessed to gift us with abilities beyond our biological potential. What birthed our trinkets and slabs? 

A. (7) Dr. Wenjie Evans personally engineered each one 

Once you complete the quiz you are awarded... Nothing! There is a bit of exposition, with Yervha Queen of Riddles explaining some of the history of Blackreef. It’s an oddly appropriate prize for this strange quest of questions and answers. If you want a more tangible reward, you could try and track down a great shotgun or check out our other tips and tricks 


Justin is a married father of two, has too many pets, and is a life-long gamer. When he's not in the virtual world he specializes in live event production, designing events for corporate clients such as Microsoft and Nintendo.

Published Sep. 18th 2021

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