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Candy Crush level 488

Level 488 is the third level in the Meringue Moor episode and is a jelly buster level type. The mission of the last level was to bring down 3 hazelnuts and 3 cherries and score 60,000 points, now get ready to clear 45 jelly squares and score 90,000 points. Keep a close eye on the multilayered meringue and marmalade it could get nasty. Know how to beat candy crush level 488 with the strategy below.


Level 488 profile

The objective of level is to clear 45 jelly squares and score 90,000 points.
Episode Name Meringue Moor (34 of 34 episodes)
Level Type Jelly
Moves/Time (Score) 50
Difficulty Hard
Candies Available Jelly Bean, Lozenge, Lemon Drop, Square, Lollipop Head, Cluster.


How to Beat Candy Crush Level 488 Help & Tips

Easy ways to pass level 488 are mentioned here. You must put in effort to use two wrapped candies at a time on either side. This may not always be possible. Sometimes they explode due to cascade and this possibility is eliminated. The candy production can be stopped by wrapped candy in the marmalade. You must thus try and get rid of the marmalade otherwise; you may even lose a life. Then it will be difficult to beat level 488. In this level, candies of all six colours are present. This makes it difficult to get jellies under the meringues. You may have to invest several moves to clear meringues and get enough room to play.You must play at the centre row of the block. You may use wrapped candies for this purpose. You may use a combination of two wrapped candies to deal with the heavy blocks. Other combos that may prove helpful are colour bomb and striped candy and striped candy and wrapped candy.

Level 488 video walkthrough strategy


Try to save your power candies for super combos, some of the effects are deadly. Also remember this killer strategy, combining 2 color bombs will clear ALL the candies on the board!

Some faqs

What do I need to do to pass this level?
To pass this level you have to clear 45 jelly squares and score 90,000 points.

How many points are required to get the stars?
To get all three stars you need more than 280000, for 2 stars you need a score above 250000 and for one star you need to get at least 90000 points.

Should I use my boosters for level 488?
You will definitly need to use all the boosters that you have in your arsenal. To know more about the various types of boosters like Coconut Wheel, Sweet Teeth, Lollipop Hammer etc.

What are the main challenges of this level?
The main challenges of this level are the multilayered meringue and marmalade.
Level / Episode Objective / Level Type Passing Score / Difficulty Tips / Help
489 (Episode: Meringue Moor)Collect 88 blue candies and 88 purple candies and score 40,000 points. (Candy Order)40000 (Easy To Medium)How to beat level 489
490 (Episode: Meringue Moor)Clear 16 double jelly squares and score 30,000 points. (Jelly)30000 (Hard)How to beat level 490
491 (Episode: Meringue Moor)Bring down 1 hazelnut and 1 cherry and score 20,000 points. (Ingredients)20000 (Hard)How to beat level 491
492 (Episode: Meringue Moor)Clear all the jellies and score 40,000 points. (Jelly)40000 (Hard)How to beat level 492
493 (Episode: Meringue Moor)Collect 25 striped candies and score 25,000 points. (Candy Order)25000 (Easy To Medium)How to beat level 493
494 (Episode: Meringue Moor)Clear 52 jelly squares and score 85,000 points. (Jelly)85000 (Considerably Hard)How to beat level 494
495 (Episode: Meringue Moor)Bring down 3 hazelnuts and 3 cherries and score 60,000 points. (Ingredients)60000 (Medium)How to beat level 495
496 (Episode: Meringue Moor)Clear 66 jellies and score 65,000 points. (Jelly)65000 (Medium)How to beat level 496
497 (Episode: Meringue Moor)Use 8 wrapped candies and score 10,000 points. (Candy Order)10000 (Easy To Medium)How to beat level 497
498 (Episode: Meringue Moor)Bring down 2 hazelnuts and 2 cherries and score 40,000 points. (Ingredients)40000 (Easy To Medium)How to beat level 498