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Episode 354
World (Flash) None
World (HTML5) 71
Levels 5286-5300
Characters Nigel
Champion title Sassy Steward
New features Purple.png order in other level types
Lucky candy cannon new.png + Colour bomb cannon new.png
Bobber.png in Three-layered Crystal.png
Marmalade.png (Five-layered Toffee Swirl.png) on Conveyor (trans).png
Liquorice Lock new.png (Blue.png) in Two-layered Crystal.png
Marmalade.png (New Chocolate.png)
Release date Windows 10 version - 21 August 2019
Web versionMobile version - 4 September 2019
Difficulty Extremely Hard
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Sprinkle Stronghold is the 354th episode in Candy Crush Saga and the fourth episode of World 71 (HTML5). This episode was released on 21 August 2019. The champion title for this episode is Sassy Steward.


Tiffi picks the sprinkles from the castle and uses them to decorate Nigel's hat.

New things[]

  • Five-layered toffee swirls in marmalade appear on conveyor belts for the first time in level 5286.
  • Bobbers appear in three-layered crystal candy for the first time in level 5287.
  • Purple candies are required in mixed levels for the first time in level 5289.
  • Lucky candy + colour bomb cannon is introduced in level 5295.
  • Liquorice locks holding regular candies appear in two-layered crystals for the first time in level 5289.
  • After being removed from a previous level, chocolate candy frog now appears in marmalade for the first time in level 5293.


This episode contains levels 5286-5300.

Sprinkle Stronghold is an extremely hard episode, with a mean of 6.67. It contains five hard levels: 5289, 5293, 5295, 5298 and 5300, six very hard levels: 5287, 5288, 5292, 5294, 5296 and 5297, and three extremely hard levels: 5286, 5291 and 5299. Overall, it is much harder than the previous episode, Soda Swamp.

Jelly new.png Ingredient drop new.png Objective new.png Mixed new.png
4 3 3 5
The easiest :
Level 5290
The hardest :
Level 5299
Orange.png Green.png Blue.png
Orange.png Green.png Blue.png Purple.png
Red.png Orange.png Green.png Blue.png Purple.png
2 11 2
Sugar Drop icon.png Sugar Drop levels
Ingredient drop new.png Level 5288 Jelly new.png Level 5293 Mixed new.png Level 5299
Lockedhard.png Hexagon levels
Level 5289 Level 5291 Level 5295 Level 5298 Level 5299 Level 5300

 Difficulty code summary (details here)

NoneVery EasyEasySomewhat EasyMediumSomewhat HardHardVery HardExtremely HardNearly ImpossibleVariable

0 0 0 0 1 0 5 6 3 0 0



  • This episode contains the milestone level 5300.
  • This episode shares its first word with Sprinkle Sea, Sprinkle Spire and Sprinkle Steppes.
  • This episode's name has relation to food and/or drink. "Sprinkle" in this case refers to tiny pieces of confectionery used as dessert decorations (sprinkles are also known as "hundreds and thousands").
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