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Bipper (Bill Cipher possessing Dipper Pines): By the by, Mabel, where’d you put my journal again?

Mabel:  I used it as a prop for the big wedding scene! I still need a reverend, though.

Bipper:  Hey, what if I play the reverend? I mean, someone’s gotta hold that journal, right?

-”Gravity Falls”

#CIPHERHUNT Day 14 Summary (STATUE FOUND!)

DAY 1 | DAY 2 | DAY 3 | DAY 4 | DAY 5 | DAY 6 | DAY 7 | DAY 8 | DAY 9~13 | DAY 14 (FINAL) | DAY 15 (P.S.)

THE BILL CIPHER STATUE HAS BEEN FOUND!

(First on the scene was @shadow_wolfwind.)

As promised Alex released a new clue this morning.  

An urban legend arcade game
Gives the methods correct name 

Mathematically the letters hide

In branches & knots, no matter the side

The riddle is about using the Polybius square cryptography. (The first part is a reference to the Polybius arcade cabinet urban legend.) 

With these clues redditor, RunningIsFunny, figured out a name! (Which Alex later clarified after the statue was found.)

The answer leads to Reedsport, OR! Then using the edge of the rip as a map the location was further narrowed:

Watch Hunters find and dig up the treasure chest buried in front of Bill on periscope here. And here.

The treasure chest was filled with a number of goodies along with a ton of fake jewels and coins. Inside was:

  • A fake gold crown.
  • A red silk sash for “Mayor of Gravity Falls.”
  • A music box that plays the theme song

CONGRATULATIONS ON FINDING THE BILL CIPHER STATUE, BILL’S FINAL RESTING PLACE! WHOSOEVER FINDS THIS TREASURE IS HEREBY THE NEW “MAYOR OF GRAVITY FALLS,” SO USE YOUR TITLE WELL! CHANCES ARE YOU DIDN’T DO THIS ALONE, SO SHARE THE WEALTH! YOU ARE AN AMAZING FAN! 

YOUR PAL, ALEX HIRSCH.

♪ We’ll meet again, don’t know where don’t know when, I know we’ll meet again s-some sunny day… ♫ *hacking coughs* Ugh, my esophagus. 

Hey, guys. Congratulations on finding my– mysterious treasure of the– the statue in the forest! Um, this is it. You’ve reached the end. You really did it! You really… You looked for it and you found it. And um, now it’s yours. Uh… if you were hoping for some kinda like, cash prize… I can’t blame ya. But the real– the real treasure is the journey and the friends ya made along the way. ‘Case ya don’t have any friends, which y’know… least you got some exercise. 

Um, anyway, take a good picture with the statue. Yeah- Shake his hand. That’s kind of like a prize. And, uh, tell everybody how you did it first. And that makes you the best. Also, y’know if other people helped you, give them some of the gold plastic coins. Share the wealth! Anyway, congratulations! I’m Grunkle Stan, and as I always say… NO REFUNDS!

  • Loose bills of Japanese yen and Russian rubles. One of which had a note. And an addendum by the aforementioned Hi.txt guy.

Signed by Bill. Found July 12, 2016 -Bradley Picthal.

  • A framed “photograph” of Dipper, Mabel, Stan, and Soos around the Bill statue. A blacklight message on it saying “Trust No One.”

The statue has been left in place. However, the material it’s made of isn’t that permanent! So if you plan on seeing it for yourself, better sooner than later!

Thanks for this one last great epic journey, Alex!

(*This post will update as we get photos of the treasures, and any clarification.)

Finally uploading this ol’ watercolour i did last summer. Mabels doing what I usually do every Monday night- and gawking at hot, greased-up centaur men.
Gravity falls has been one of my fave shows to come out in a really long time. And It really couldn’t have ended in a better way.  Ill miss it…but Im thankful its so good I can revisit it and its still as fantastic as when i first saw it.

*a cackle is heard in the distance*