Undercover Code (A Cracking Read in the UK version) is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask.


A famous writer has written an adventure novel with no page numbers. Apparently, the foldout island map contains a code that allows readers to work out how many pages are in the book.

Can you crack the code?


Click a Tab to reveal the Hint.

Those symbols on the map must somehow tell you the number of pages.

It's a three-digit number, by the way.

How would the foldout island map look if you folded it along the folds?

If you fold up the map, you'll see something that looks more like numbers at some point. Maybe you should try rotating the book?

You need to look at more than just the map. Numbers will become apparent when you put the folded map together with the cover of the book.

From the left, it should read 7, 3, and...



Too bad.

You're looking for a number. What looks like a number on that map?



There are 735 pages in the novel. The key is to fold the map along the fold lines and combine it with the front cover. How novel!

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