Candy Crush: Tips and Tricks to become the Best Player
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Candy Crush: Tips and Tricks to become the Best Player

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Candy Crush is a very popular Match 3 puzzle game developed by King Company which based out of Italy. This game was first launched for Facebook in 2012, followed by other versions for Android, iOS, windows phone, etc. Players complete levels by swapping colored pieces of candy to make a match of three or more of the same color. Also, eliminating those candies and replacing them with new ones, which could potentially create further matches. Once matched, the candies will crush and so is the name “Candy Crush”. After the matched candies get crushed, the rest of the candies will shift, allowing you to accomplish a series of different goals. It is a very clear game, you will get a set number of moves to win each level by completing its goal. Here you will know about all the important Candy Crush tips required to level up your game.

Candy Crush Tips

Candy Crush Saga is considered to be one of the first and most successful uses of a freemium model. While the game can be played completely without spending money. Players can buy special actions to help clear more difficult boards, from which the developer makes its revenues. At its peak, the company was reportedly earning almost $1 million per day.

1. What is score points?

You will score points by crushing candies which is to say, lining up at least three candies in a row of the same type of candies. It goes beyond saying that the more candies you crush, the higher your score will go up.

2. How to level up in Candy Crush?

You can play a series of games, each with your score points and with your different goals, which will help you across the levels. Completing a level will result in the next level being unlocked and that’s where the game starts. Play as long as you can because it is a very addictive puzzler.

3. What are the Objectives in Candy Crush?

Usually, your goal in Candy Crush Saga is to clear as many rows and columns as possible in as few moves as possible. You can clear Candy pieces from the board by lining up three or more candies in a row. It is accomplished by swapping the pieces of candy in order to create three or more of its kind.

4. What are Gold Bars?

Gold is also known as Gold Bars in Candy Crush, is the premium currency in Candy Crush Saga. Although there is no proper lower-order currency in the game. You can buy gold for real money from the in-app store. It can be used to buy moves, boosters (explained later in the article), and tickets to unlock episodes. If you decide not to use the in-app purchase, you can turn off the payment feature by disabling in-app purchases in your device’s settings.

The Gold Bars should be smartly used as almost all the levels and every episode can be completed without the use of purchased tickets and boosters. There are a number of episodes and each episode has 15 levels of gameplay.

5. What does the Pink Bow mean?

What does the Pink Bow mean?

If you witness a level with a pink bow, it means that a friend has gifted you 3 extra moves that can be applied to that level. If you want to use the extra moves on your mobile device, just start the level and it will be automatically added. In case you are using the web then you need to activate it by clicking on the +3 moves on the starting screen.

6. Match more than 3 Candies to create combos

While matching 3 candies in a row will clear them from the board, matching more than 3 candies will both clear the candies from the board as well as create a special candy. This special candy can be used to clear additional candies. it all depends upon how much candy you are able to match in a row.

7. How to Make a Striped Candy

Match up 4 candies to make a striped candy. The striped candies can burst an entire row or column when matched up with at least two candies of the same type.

If you vertically move a candy to make a 4 match, the striped candy will have vertical stripes and will clear a column when matched. If you moved a piece horizontally, the candy will have horizontal stripes and it will clear a row. So be careful of this because whatever you create will explode in that direction when you use the striped candy.

8. How to Make a Wrapped Candy

If you match 5 or more candies in a “T”, “+” or “L” shape, you will create a wrapped candy, when it is matched up with 2 candies of the same type. When matched, these wrapped candies explode the square of candies surrounding the tile. They explode the subsequent 3*3 block, wherever they settle.

This can be the crucial Candy Crush tips, When you proceed with the game, there are levels that require collecting a particular number of points. In those levels, you have to be pretty clear in making as many wrapped candies as you can.

9. How to Make a Candy Bomb

If you are able to match 5 candies in a single row, you will get a color bomb that usually resembles chocolate with sprinkles. When swapped with any regular candy, the color bombs removes all instances of the swapped candy from the board.

10. Use your boosters board

In this Candy Crush tips, it is important to know about the Boosters board. You can earn some of them at the beginning of the game. Boosters are special power-ups that can be bought or won as you proceed in the game. They can provide a helping hand on the trickier levels later in the game.

You can buy boosters using Gold Bars, this is the currency in Candy Crush Saga. Boosters can also be arranged for free in a number of ways. Such as Challenges, Events, and even from various random moments in the game. All of which will add to your booster totals and help you tackle any tricky task. You can also purchase boosters from in-app purchases available in the app using actual money. These boosters can help you win a level when you are too frustrated or unable to continue the level.

Pre-game boosters

These boosters can be activated before the start of a level. They’ll provide a few extra moves, or make special Candies appear on the board. When you add a pre-game booster, it will remain active each time you play the level.  Make sure to check your selection before beginning the level. As you might want to adjust which pre-game boosters are in-play each time you try.

Some pre-game boosters cannot be used on some levels.  If the booster you want to use isn’t visible, this means you can’t use that booster on this level.  Save them for later in the journey!

They include:

  • Swedish Fish: This will shimmy it’s way over to candy or blocker which may need to be removed from the board. It might even hit special candy if there are any waiting to be triggered.
  • Color Bomb: In case of a match with another candy, the color bomb will zap out all of the same types of candies you match it.

11. How to clear other obstacles

Jelly and other obstacles are just like candy and now after going through this Candy Crush Tips, you know how to crush candies. There can be some obstacles later in the game which will take more than one crush to remove. Don’t be disheartened and continue hustling.

12. What are Blockers?

blocker is a type of element that prevents a player from accessing or using candies. It prevents special candy from performing their normal function and can also Prevent a level from being completed.

Final words

In order to excel in Candy Crush Saga, you surely need a strategy that how you want to proceed with the game. But yes, as this is a match 3 puzzle, you also need a bit of luck in your way. There can be a moment where you will have only one possible move and then you have to start again. That’s why, the use of Gold Bars and boosters plays a crucial role, so use it when you are doubly sure. If you find any difficult level then you can reshuffle the candies on your board or judiciously use the striped candies. These candies can help you in clearing the level and therefore be a great help.

You can also try to go for the jellies on the outer edge when trying to destroy the jellies. It is because the jellies on the outer edge mostly have the least number of combinations that can eliminate them. It will result in making them the most difficult to destroy.


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Shaquib

Shaquib holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Xavier University Bhubaneswar. Prior to this, he completed Bachelors in Technology in Electrical domain from Integral University. He is a writing enthusiast specifically in Mobile gaming and follows Gaming news religiously
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