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Level 409
Level 409 Reality 2nd
Episode Polkapalooza
Level type Ingredient drop
Ingredients Hazelnut: 1   Cherry: 1
Moves Moves-55
Target score 1star (trans): 20,000 pts
Blockers Marmalade  Cake bombs
Other features Striped2 (trans)  Ingredients Dispenser  Teleporter3  Sugardrop-trans
Number of
candy colours
Red Orange Green Blue Purple
Number of spaces 66
Difficulty Undetermined: start a discussion relating to difficulty in the comments section below!
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Objective Jelly
Level 408 Level 410

Level 409 is the fourteenth level in Polkapalooza and the 99th ingredients level. To pass this level, you must collect 1 hazelnut, 1 cherry and score at least 20,000 points in 55 moves or fewer. When you complete the level, Sugar Crush is activated and will score you additional points.


  • This level can be incredibly difficult and confusing, as the ingredients are placed in the middle of the board, with the exits on the far sides, meaning each ingredient has to be moved at least 2 rows to be above their closest exits. To make the level more difficult, teleporters are placed at the top and bottom of two columns of either side of the central column (the ingredients just start from the bottom to the top again).
  • There is a stuck zone in the middle.
  • The teleporters will bring down the same candies over and over in the column, which can be frustrating when trying to move the ingredients across. A cake bomb sits above each exit (one on each side of the board) which must be destroyed in order to bring down the ingredients. 
  • Two isolated horizontal striped candies locked in marmalade are in the middle of the board at the bottom. These can only be reached by a vertical striped candy down the center or by a colour bomb.
  • Moving the ingredients from the middle to left or right can be tough, but it is the only way to pass this level and to get rid of the cake bombs. 
  • Cascades may frequently occur at the columns with teleporters, ruining your plans of moving the ingredients.
  • The ingredients are worth 20,000 points,[1] which is equal to the one star target score.


Two Stars
Score 20,000 80,000 95,000
Difficulty Undetermined Undetermined Undetermined



Ways to move the ingredient(s) (Credit to Zizanie)

  • Move the ingredients across the board until they are placed above one of their exits. This is definitely the hardest part of the level, as the middle columns are not very tall and the teleporters add to the confusion. There will be a few opportunities to move the ingredients across. Always be on the lookout for any possible switches.
  • When the ingredients are above their exits, concentrate on destroying the cake bombs. The cake bombs should only be destroyed when the ingredient is in the same column as that cake bomb. If only one ingredient has been placed above an exit so far, then concentrate on eliminating that cake bomb only, as it will bring down the ingredient immediately.
  • The two striped candies at the bottom of the board should be used to help with the cake bombs, although it is not vital.
  • Try moving both ingredients to the same side. This way, only one of the cake bombs has to be destroyed.


  • There is an occasional glitch that causes one of the ingredients to disappear. When this happens there is no way to beat the level.
  • This level spawns sugar drops, when that feature is active.


Board Info

Level 409 Reality Notes
  • Orange line(s) show where the candies spawn.
  • Teal square(s) show where ingredients stay in the same location without spawning in random places.
  • Red square(s) show where the ingredients' stuck zones are located.
  • The regular teleporters having identical numbers indicate where the entry and exit is.

Elements Info

Element Spawn Notes
Elements Notes
  • If there are fewer than 2 ingredients on the screen, then the board spawns up to 2 ingredients when possible.

Miscellaneous InfoEdit

  1. 2 ingredients × 10,000 points per ingredient = 20,000 points


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