CastleVille Halloween Tricks Quests: Everything you need to know
CastleVille's Halloween event has expanded far beyond simply growing spirits in your Kingdom, as you can now build a Haunted House, grow pumpkin crops and much more to celebrate the holiday. While we've already brought you a complete guide to completing the game's Halloween Treats quests, the second you plant your first Pumpkin in your Kingdom (which is required for said quests), you'll spawn an entirely separate set of quests called Halloween Tricks. This particular series seals with the new Halloween Party system, and we're here with a complete guide to finishing this series off, thanks to Zynga. Let's get started!
- Craft 1 Halloween Party Starter
- Visit 3 Neighbors
- Have 8 Ogre's Belches
Ogre's Belches are earned by tending plants like grasses in your Kingdom. As for the Halloween Party Starter, this is crafted in the Party Pavilion using five Fangs, three Wood Planks and three Milk Bottles. The Party itself only takes five seconds to craft, and will then start a timer in your Kingdom. The party expires after two days, but will also give you the chance of earning prizes if your friends visit during that time frame. You'll receive 1,750 coins and 35 XP for completing this first quest.
A Trolling Stone
- Craft 1 Tombstone Party Reward
- Craft 2 Hammers
- Tend 10 Flowers
The Tombstone is the first reward associated with the Halloween Party, and while it only takes five seconds to craft, you'll also need to earn quite a few Party Favors before you can actually complete the job. You'll need three Stone Blocks and two Skulls for this project, and will also need five Cobwebs and eight Makeup Kits for a single Tombstone. The latter two ingredients are earned either by asking friends to send them to you, or by attending Halloween Parties being thrown by your friends. For every friend's party you visit, you'll have a chance to earn these two items simply by completing tasks as you normally would. It's all random, of course, but at least you can technically earn these items without pestering your friends even more than already necessary. When you finally manage to finish this quest, you'll receive 1,750 coins and 35 XP. You'll also receive two pieces to a Pumpkin Halloween Costume: a male and female version of the Pumpkin Mask.
- Have 6 Oozes
- Craft 1 Spooky Skeleton
- Collect 4 Ice Chunks
The Oozes are earned by simply posting a message to your wall asking for help. For the ice Chunks task, you'll need to either hammer into some Ice covered trees or rocks that remain in your Kingdom, or purchase such items from the store and hammer into those. Finally, you'll need to collect more Party Favors for the Spooky Skeleton item, as you'll need 20 Cobwebs, four Animal Bones, four Ogre's Belches and four Cloaks to craft a single one. If you're trying to gather some of these items before crafting the Tombstone, you're unfortunately on your own, as each recipe is locked until you craft the one above it. In this case, the Spooky Skeleton is locked until your craft the Tombstone, and so on. Completing this quest gives you 1,750 coins and 35 XP.
Now Push Your Hands Up
- Craft 3 Wooden Clubs
- Craft 1 Zombie Hand Party Reward
- Have an Active Halloween Party
As we said before, these Halloween Parties will only remain active for two days, so this quest accounts for the fact that you might have spent more than two days from the beginning of this event until actually reaching this quest. You're free to craft additional Parties so long as this event is currently active, so just collect the necessary Party ingredients all over again and craft another to finish this task (if you actually need to, that is). For the Zombie Hand, you'll need 12 Cobwebs, 16 Makeup Kits, two Wigs and five Grubs to actually craft a single one. Again, you'll need to visit Halloween Parties (or have really generous friends) to finish off a single Party Reward, so make sure to visit your neighbors once per day to take advantage of their parties. Note: you can tell where parties are active based on the colorful band around a person's picture in your friends bar. Finishing this quest gives you 1,750 coins and 35 XP.
Grab-A-Zombie and Stitch
- Craft 2 Glue
- Craft 1 Zombie Mask Party Reward
- Change Your Avatar's Clothing
Technically, you're being asked to put on the new Zombie Mask that you craft through this quest, but you can just as easily put on a new avatar clothing item to get it out of the way early. The Glue, meanwhile, is crafted in your Studio using Honey, Beeswax, Animal Bones and Water. A single Glue takes two hours to prepare, so make sure you start crafting them early to save time in the long run. Finally, the Zombie Mask is created using 22 Makeup Kits, one Cloak, two Wigs and three Knives. You'll only be able to earn the Makeup Kits from your friends, as the other items must be earned on your own (through either crafting or otherwise). The Zombie Mask takes just five seconds to complete, so this is definitely another situation where earning the ingredients takes more time than anything else. Finishing this second to last quest gives you 1,750 coins and 35 XP.
Transform This Decayed Form...
- Craft 1 Mummy Tomb Party Reward
- Craft 2 Cloth Bandages
- Craft 1 More Halloween Party
Regardless of how quickly you finished these quests, you're going to need to craft yet another Party to actually finish off this final quest. That is, even if you paid Crowns to reach this final quest without two days having passed in the real world, you'll still need to craft another Party or pay more Crowns to skip this step. Since it's the final one, it also comes with plenty of work, as both crafting projects require over a dozen items each. The Mummy Tomb, for one, requires 24 Cobwebs, four Cloaks, four Wigs and six Stone Blocks, while a single Cloth Bandage requires eight Ogre's Belches, four Cotton Threads, one Button, three Ice Chunks and 30 minutes to prepare. Both the Cotton Thread and Buttons are crafting projects in and of themselves, with the Cotton Thread requiring five basic Cotton and five minutes to prepare and a button requiring six Animal Bones and three hours to craft.
Needless to say, these aren't easy quests, as they're incredibly time consuming and collectible dependent. You'll need to constantly ask your friends for help, but if you can manage to finish the entirety of these six quests within the six week time limit being given to us, you'll receive 1,750 coins, 35 XP and an exclusive Skeleton Horse that isn't available to purchase in the basic Halloween limited edition item theme in the store. We wish you the best of luck in completing these Halloween Tricks quests.
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