Episode 261
World (Flash) None
World (HTML5) 53
Levels 3891-3905
Characters Casey
Champion title Soaring Seafarer
New features Lucky Candy Red in other level types
Lucky candy cannon new in other level types
Horizontal striped candy Wrapped candy cannon new
Colour Bomb new order in other level types
Wrapped2 (trans) order in other level types
Two-layered Dark Chocolate in Three-layered Sugar Chest
Two-layered Dark Chocolate in Four-layered Sugar Chest
Release date Windows10 - 16 October 2018
WebSmartphone icon - 31 October 2018
Difficulty Very Hard - Extremely Hard
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Pastille Pass is the 261st episode of Candy Crush Saga and the first episode of World 53 (HTML5). This episode was released on 16 October 2018. The champion title for this episode is Soaring Seafarer.


The submarine Casey was travelling has cracked, so Tiffi gets some balloons for Casey to float to shore on.

New thingsEdit

  • Lucky candies and their cannons appear in jelly-order mixed levels for the first time in level 3892.
    • It's also the first time when colour bombs are required in mixed levels.
  • Wrapped candy order is required in mixed levels for the first time in level 3898.
  • Horizontal striped candy + wrapped candy cannon is introduced in level 3901.
  • Two-layered dark chocolate appears in sugar chests (specifically, three-layered and four-layered) for the first time in level 3905.


This episode contains levels 3891-3905.

Pastille Pass is a very hard - extremely hard episode, with a mean of 5.93. It contains two hard levels: 3900 and 3905, five very hard levels: 3894, 3897, 3899, 3903 and 3904, and two extremely hard levels: 3893 and 3898. Overall, it is slightly harder than the previous episode, Licorice Lair.

Target score new Jelly new Ingredient drop new Objective new Mixed new
3 2 4 2 4
The easiest :
Level 3892
The hardest :
Level 3898
Orange Green Blue Purple
Red Orange Green Blue Purple
11 4
Sugar Drop icon Sugar Drop levels
Ingredient drop new Level 3894 Mixed new Level 3898 Mixed new Level 3900
Lockedhard Hexagon levels

 Difficulty code summary (details here)

NoneVery EasyEasySomewhat EasyMediumSomewhat HardHardVery HardExtremely HardNearly ImpossibleVariable

0 0 0 0 4 2 2 5 2 0 0



  • As of this episode, the number of worlds on HTML5 version and Flash version are equal.
  • This episode was released six days later than usual on Win10 app.
    • This episode was supposed to be released on October 10, 2018, but because the version is too low on Win10, it was pushed back until the new update is released.
  • On Facebook and mobile this is the last episode to be the only episode released in a particular week. Two episodes were released the week after this one (7 November 2018), three episodes were released on 14 November 2018 to celebrate level 4000 and two episodes have been released each week from 21 November 2018 onwards.
  • This episode shares its first word with Pastille Pyramid and its second word with Peanut Pass.
  • This is the 8th episode to have at least one feature that is exclusive to HTML5 version in every level.
  • This episode contains the milestone level 3900.
  • Despite the fact that the previous episode celebrates Halloween, this episode was released on the day of Halloween on Facebook and mobile.
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