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Cupcake Circus

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Reality Dreamworld
IMG 4437
Episode 13
World World Three
Levels 171 - 185
Characters Clown
Champion title Cupcake Showman
New features Four-layered meringue
Released August 30, 2012
Difficulty Medium
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Cupcake Circus is the thirteenth episode of Candy Crush Saga. This is the first episode of World Three. This episode was released August 30, 2012. The champion title for this episode is Cupcake Showman.

Due to the number of levels which are hard to earn three stars, it is available to be voted as the hardest episode in the game to earn three stars for all or most of the levels.


Before episode:
The player encounters an acrobat dressed as a clown, 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 things


Episode 13

Cupcake Circus contains levels 171 to 185. This episode starts off easy, with all of the levels in the 170s being easy, but the end of this episode brings a cluster of some very hard levels. Levels 180, 181, 182, and 184 can all be considered hard, with level 181 being extremely hard and considered one of the hardest ingredients levels. In addition, level 183 was difficult before it got nerfed. These five levels were known as Hell's Cluster. The average difficulty of this episode is medium. This episode is considered easier than the last episode, Pastille Pyramid.

There are 5 jelly levels Jelly, 4 ingredients levels Ingredient drop, 4 candy order levels Objective, and 2 timed levels Timed.

 Difficulty coding

Very easyEasyConsiderably easyMediumConsiderably hardHardVery hardInsanely hardVariable

 Note that goals include target score.



  • This episode does not have alliteration despite having the first letter of both words being the same because it is pronounced "Kupkaik Serkus".
  • In Android and iOS, the silhouettes of Chocolate Barn and Minty Meadow can be seen in the background.
  • This episode has the same pattern of timed levels as Lemonade Lake's (level 27 & level 32 compared with level 177 & level 182).
  • This was formerly the hardest episode in the game.

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