Episode 354
World (Flash) None
World (HTML5) 71
Levels 5286-5300
Characters Nigel
Champion title Sassy Steward
New features Purple order in other level types
Lucky candy Color bomb cannon
Bobber in Three-layered Crystal
Five-layered Waffle in Marmalade on Conveyor (trans)
Liquorice Lock new (Blue) in Two-layered Crystal
Choco Frog in Marmalade
Release date Windows10 - 21 August 2019
WebSmartphone icon - 4 September 2019
Difficulty Extremely Hard
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Sprinkle Stronghold is the 354th episode of 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 thingsEdit

  • Five-layered waffles 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.
  • Licorice 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, mean = 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.

Target score new Jelly new Ingredient drop new Objective new Mixed new
1 3 3 3 5
The easiest :
Level 5290
The hardest :
Level 5299
Orange Green Blue
Orange Green Blue Purple
Red Orange Green Blue Purple
2 11 2
Sugar Drop icon Sugar Drop levels
Ingredient drop new Level 5288 Jelly new Level 5293 Mixed new Level 5299
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 1 0 5 6 3 0 0



  • This episode contains the milestone level 5300.
  • This episode shares its first word with Sprinkle Sea and Sprinkle Spire.
  • 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").
  • This episode contains the 1,200th candy order level, which is level 5298.
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