Episode 279
World (Flash) None
World (HTML5) 56
Levels 4161-4175
Characters Allen
Champion title Super Scooper
New features Horizontal striped candy Waffle cannon  Striped candy cannon new
Release date Windows10 - 19 December 2018
WebSmartphone icon - 2 January 2019
Difficulty Very Hard - Extremely Hard
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Gelato Glacier is the 279th episode of Candy Crush Saga and the fourth episode of World 56 (HTML5). This episode was released on 19 December 2018. The champion title for this episode is Super Scooper.


Allen and Tiffi arrive in the glacier via the blue spaceship previously seen in Cacao Cliff. They both enjoy eating the ice cream the glacier has to offer.

New thingsEdit

  • Horizontal striped candy + waffle cannon is introduced in level 4161.
  • Horizontal striped candy + vertical striped candy cannon is officially introduced in level 4173. This cannon differs from a regular striped candy cannon. Regular striped candy cannons dispense striped candies in general, with their direction being random. Horizontal striped candy + vertical striped candy cannons dispense both types of striped candies, but each type has a specific spawn rate.


This episode contains levels 4161-4175.

Gelato Glacier is a very hard - extremely hard episode, mean = 5.93. It contains two hard levels: 4165 and 4172, six very hard levels: 4162, 4168, 4170, 4173, 4174 and 4175, and one extremely hard level: 4171. Overall, it is much easier than the previous episode, Glittery Gala.

Target score new Jelly new Ingredient drop new Objective new Mixed new
1 2 3 4 5
The easiest :
Level 4161
The hardest :
Level 4171
Orange Green Blue
Orange Green Blue Purple
Red Orange Green Blue Purple
3 10 2
Sugar Drop icon Sugar Drop levels
Objective new Level 4163 Mixed new Level 4168 Objective new Level 4175
Lockedhard Hexagon levels

 Difficulty code summary (details here)

NoneVery EasyEasySomewhat EasyMediumSomewhat HardHardVery HardExtremely HardNearly ImpossibleVariable

 Note that goals include target score.

0 0 0 0 3 3 2 6 1 0 0



  • This episode is the first cold-themed episode with Allen.
  • This is the first episode that was released in 2019 for Facebook and mobile.
  • This is the 18th episode to have at least one HTML5-exclusive element in every level.
  • On Windows 10, this episode was released exactly 5 years after Ice Cream Caves, another episode that takes place in a cold location.
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