Reality Dreamworld

Cupcake Circus Map

Cupcake Circus HTML5


Episode 13
World (Flash) 3
World (HTML5) 3
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 Easy
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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 for this episode 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 an easy episode. It has only one hard level: 182. Overall, this episode is slightly harder than the previous episode, Pastille Pyramid.

Target score new Jelly new Ingredient drop new Objective new
2 5 4 4
The easiest :
Level 171
The hardest :
Level 182
The most fun :
Level 185
Orange Green Blue Purple
Red Orange Green Blue Purple
6 9
Sugar Drop icon Sugar Drop levels
Jelly new Level 174 Jelly new Level 183 Ingredient drop new Level 185
Lockedhard Hexagon levels

 Difficulty code summary (details here)

NoneVery EasyEasySomewhat EasyMediumSomewhat HardHardVery HardExtremely HardNearly ImpossibleVariable

 Note that goals include target score.

0 4 3 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0



  • In Android and iOS, the silhouettes of Chocolate Barn and Minty Meadow can be seen in the background.
  • This episode had the same pattern of timed levels as Lemonade Lake's (level 27 and level 32 compared with level 177 and level 182), prior to their removal.
  • 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.
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