Series 2, Quest 9. Jamie from Leeds navigates the Corridor of the Catacombs as the floor disintegrates.

Series 2 Quest 9

By Keith McDonald

Team 9: Jamie, Joseph, Paul and Saranjit from Leeds.

The ninth quest of Series 2 was for the Crown and lasted 22 minutes.

Knightmare Series 2 Team 9. Jamie, the dungeoneer.

Level 1

From the Wheel of Fortune, Jamie encounters Folly sat on the ridge.

They answer a riddle, and get a clue about the name of the game: 'Black Jack'.

Folly: "Black Jack, they called him, which is, of course, the name of the game. A game which, in your case, is well worth playing."

Knightmare Series 2 Team 9. Jamie finds Folly sat on the ledge.

A long bomb room. Jamie manages to collect food on his way out.

The Card Game emerges, so they follow Folly's hint and unlock the Jack.

Treguard: "It seems as though someone has dealt you a hand, team, though goodness knows what game you're playing..."

Knightmare Series 2 Team 9. Jamie crosses the room as the lion's head breaks up the flooring.

The Level 1 clue room is guarded by Igneous (Score 3). With the bonus, Jamie discovers he is to take a bag of small change and a jar of humbugs. He leaves behind a gauntlet.

Into the beam room, which they hurry through without incident.

The Troll is ready to eat Jamie. They distract it by opening the humbugs, which attracts a swarm of insects.

Knightmare Series 2 Team 9. Jamie exits the catacombs as the floor disappears.

The Corridor of the Catacombs is breaking up. They hurry left, following the Crown symbol.

Mildread is asleep, though she starts peeking at Jamie when he takes some food from her table. She offers a riddle to assist.

Knightmare Series 2 Team 9. Mildread peeks out at the dungeoneer.

Mildread: "You have the means. You have the method. So you don't need Mildread to do any magic for you."

Jamie throws the bag of small change into the cauldron and it converts into a wellway.

Knightmare Series 2 Team 9. Jamie puts a bag of money into Mildread's cauldron to form a well.

Level 2

Cedric asks three riddles. Again, they answer everything correctly.

Knightmare Series 2 Team 9. Jamie meets Cedric at the start of Level 2.

Cedric offers to accompany Jamie. In the next corridor, he attacks the creature so Jamie can escape.

Jamie is chased by the mechanical warrior on the Vale of Worms.

Knightmare Series 2 Team 9. Jamie is chased by the automatum as he attempts to collect pieces of a medal.

In the next chamber, three pieces of a medallion are spread across the room. However, the fast-pursuing automatum closes in quickly before Jamie can collect all the pieces.

In the clue room, Jamie releases a spectre by turning over a talisman. She awards him a spell, FREE.

Knightmare Series 2 Team 9. Jamie is awarded a FREE spell by a ghost.

Ariadne's Lair, where Gretel is trapped in a web. They decide to release her using the FREE spell, instead of saving it for themselves.


Gretel tells Jamie to use the MEDAL spell to escape, but they hadn't collected all the pieces.

Knightmare Series 2 Team 9. Jamie is trapped in the Spider Room.

Ariadne's prize.

MPs and falsehoods

Former MP Jamie Reed once claimed on Twitter to be Jamie Wilkinson, dungeoneer of quest nine.

Though he admitted his falsehood within an hour, it had already been spread by dozens of retweets.

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