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Cupcake Circus

Cupcake Circus

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Episode 13
World World Three
Levels 171-185
Characters Giggles
Champion title Cupcake Showman
New features Four-layered Icing
Release date Web - 30 August 2012
Smartphone icon - 7 January 2013
Difficulty Medium
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Cupcake Circus is the 13th episode of Candy Crush Saga and the first episode of World Three. This episode was released on 30 August 2012. The champion title is Cupcake Showman.


Before episode:
The player encounters an acrobat dressed as a clown named Giggles, who is desperate to find cotton candy for the children.
After episode:
Tiffi notices that the pink clouds are made of cotton candy. She borrows a balancing stick to reach it.

New thingsEdit

  • Four-layered icing (Four-layered Icing) is introduced. (Brief Description: A blocker which requires four matches or hits to clear.)


Reality 13 Background

This episode contains levels 171-185.

Cupcake Circus is a medium episode. It has three somewhat hard-hard levels: 180, 181, and 184, and one very hard level: 182. Overall, this episode is considered easier than the previous episode, Pastille Pyramid.

Target score Jelly Ingredient drop Timed Objective Mixed
0 5 4 2 4 -
The easiest :
Level 185
The hardest :
Level 182
The most fun :
Level 185
Green Blue
Orange Green Blue
Orange Green Blue Purple
Red Orange Green Blue Purple
Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Purple
- 0 3 10 2
Sugar Drop icon Sugar Drop Levels
Jelly Level 174 Jelly Level 183 Ingredient drop Level 185
Lockedhard Hexagon levels
Objective Level 173 Ingredient drop Level 180 Ingredient drop Level 181 Timed Level 182

 Difficulty code summary (details here)

NoneVery EasyEasySomewhat EasyMediumSomewhat HardHardVery HardExtremely HardNearly ImpossibleVariable

 Note that goals include target score.

0 1 2 4 3 3 1 1 0 0 0



  • In Android and iOS, the silhouettes of Chocolate Barn and Minty Meadow can be seen in the background.
  • This episode has the same pattern of timed levels as Lemonade Lake's (level 27 and level 32 compared with level 177 and level 182).
  • Level 183 was difficult before it got nerfed. Hence, this episode used to have a Hell's Cluster from levels 180-184.
    • As of now, levels 180 to 182 remain a triplet of hexagon levels.
  • This was formerly the hardest episode in the game.
  • The release date of this episode coincides with "International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances".

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