Bioshock Infinite: Where to Find All Ciphers and Code Books

Bioshock Infinite: Where to Find All Ciphers and Code Books

We go over how to crack all the Vox Ciphers in Columbia here.

As you search the worlds of Bioshock Infinite, you'll find various coded messages left behind by the Vox Populi rebels, often leading you to secret items and areas if Elizabeth can decipher them. We'll show you where to find all the Vox Ciphers and Code Books here.

How to Find All the Ciphers and Code Books

There are three separate Cipher puzzles in Bioshock Infinite, in Soldier's Field, Finkton Proper and Downtown Emporia respectively. In each one, you can find a strange Cipher painted on the walls that Elizabeth can translate if you find her a Code Book in the nearby area. She'll translate it, usually into a riddle or cryptic message that you can then use to find a hidden area nearby. Sometimes there'll be a clue or prompt leading you to the Code Book's rough location, or Elizabeth will suggest a place to look.

Codes, passwords and ciphers are a running theme in all Bioshock games. Infinite is no exception. | Joel Franey/USgamer, Irrational Games/2K

All Vox Cipher and Code Book Locations

The following shows a list of all the Ciphers, Code Books and Puzzle Solutions for you to make use of as you encounter them. These areas usually have valuable resources behind them, including money, collectibles, infusions and lockpicks for you to use, making them very worth finding.

Vox Cipher LocationCode Book LocationRiddleRiddle Solution
Soldier's Field; The Fellow Traveller's restroomsAt the Patriot's Pride building across the square, in the mouth of the cannon"Tip your hat to the Vox."Interact with the hat rack in the Fellow Traveller's restroom.
Finkton Proper; Plaza of Zeal clock shopIn the basement of the Good Time Club, in the disposal area"The broken clock tolls at midnight."Interact with the largest wall clock in the clock shop.
Downtown Emporia; Bank of the Prophet vaults, the near corpse with "Hoarder" written above it.In Hudson's Fine Clothing, next to a sink in the basement."Type three letters to solve the voice."Go back to the Cipher and interact with the desk typewriter.

Hopefully that cleared things up for you. If you want more help cracking the Bioshock games, we've got the door codes for both the first game and the second game listed here.

Joel Franey

Guides Writer

Joel loves books, games, comics and drinks that make a person feel like they just got kicked in the head by a mule. He has a Masters in writing from Sussex, which he somehow got by writing about Superman. He is absolutely NOT three children in a long coat, so please stop asking.

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