The presence of six colours makes it hard to create special candies during regular moves.
The jellies are worth 9,000 points. Hence, Hence, an additional 31,000 points for two stars and an additional 71,000 points for three stars have to be earned through matching of candies.
The two star score requirement is decreased by 33.33% compared to its Reality counterpart.
Even though the three star score requirement is the same as its Reality counterpart, a reduction of 14 moves and the relatively unstable moon scale can make it hard to reach.
The chocolate will spread, may reduce available board space and are hard to clear with six colours.
Even after all the chocolates are cleared, the liquorice locks are also hard to clear.
The board is open with 81 spaces which may help with creating cascades. However, the moon scale is relatively unstable, making the activation of special candy combinations and the use of huge cascades slightly risky during regular moves.
Given the somewhat limited prospects of earning plenty of points outside sugar crush because of the position of the jellies limiting huge point cascades, it is essential that the player completes this level in as few moves as possible
Moon struck removes candies matching the colours on the moon scale and lasts for 1 move. This makes it much easier to create special candies. With the second point in consideration, this is essential.
Overall, the moon struck may not be enough due to its short duration.
Once the moon struck ends, it can become harder to create special candies.