Halloween 2018 Act 2 is Live!

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It’s 10am here on the east coast and that means it’s time for Halloween Act 2…so have at it, assuming you can get into the game of course!

Remember…this is an automatic change in your game.  Nothing to download, it should just start up in your game..

Questline should start right up for you and you’ll have to do a 8hr task with Springfielders

Act 2 runs until October 31st (when Act 3 will start)

Just what does Act 3 have in store for us?  Let’s take a look…

Here’s the storyline from EA for Act 2…

Werewolf decides to show the vampires how it’s done, but no-one is scared. She-Wolf steps up and begins converting Springfielders to monster minions. Homer and Ned start fighting the werewolves and decide to draw them in with a butcher shop. She-Wolf decides to step up her attacks and starts feasting on Springfielders. She-Wolf feels terrible and unhealthy after eating Springfielders. She questions whether it was a good idea.  Countess Dracula teases her for failing as well.

New Currency for Act 2

Werewolf fur!

So the ability to earn  is now gone.  Your counter prize track for Act 2 has reset to zero because you have zero .  So get cracking on those

You’ll earn  very similar to how you earned  during Act 1….

-Clearing Minions (earns 40 /tap, up from 35/tap during Act 1)
– Clearing Visitors in your Neighbor’s towns (earns 40 /tap)
-Daily Challenges (4000/each)
-Sending Characters to earn Pickaxes at the Holy Forge ( earning varies)

-Dig Site ( varies)

Act 2 Personal Prizes

Haunted Crossroads- 31,000 
Land Token- 73,000 

Screaming Stitch & Hem- 136,000 
Barking Good Butchery-179,000 
1000 Incantations (crafting)- 222,000 
She-Wolf- 287,000 

Act 2 Prizes…

If you didn’t collect them all… you can still access them by tapping on the “ACT  2” tab in the Personal Prizes area. As you can no longer collect items for them, your only option now is to pay donuts to outright buy each one left at the point you left off at. (Just like every other event recently.)

Relic/Dig Prize Items

Remember this is Relics () found at the Dig Site.  Yes, the track reset from Act 1 and no they didn’t carry over/store.  

Big Bone-

Bone Pile- 10 

Rickety Bridge- 25 

Offering Stone- 50 

Were-Milhouse (costume)- 90 

THOH Epsiode Tie-In Stuff

Pod Patch- Free (triggers from Homer questline)

This is a THOH Episode Tie-In.  I’ll cover it in another post.

There’s also a new character related to the tie-in for 100 donuts. Again I’ll cover this in another post.

Crafting Items Unlocked for Act 2…

Remember for Act 2 Craftables you’ll need to be on crafting Level 4 and upgrade to Level 6.  (you’ll need to be on Level 7 for Act 3 crafting)

Huge Tree- 300 Level 4

Haunted Crossroads- 900  Level 4 AND unlocking from Prize Track

Big Bone- 600  Level 4 AND Unlocking from Relic Prizes

Bone Pile- 450  Level 4 AND Unlocking from Relic Prizes

Rickety Bridge- 900  Level 5 AND Unlocking from Relic Prizes

Mob Crowd- 1,200  Level 5

Offering Stone- 1,500  Level 6 AND Unlocking from Relic Prizes

New Items in the Store…

New Premium Items available…

Howl Hill & Werewolf– 145 donuts (leaves 10/31)


Ghost Zapper- 60 Donuts (leaves 10/24)

Premium items still to come during Act 3…
(these are coming off a list sent to us by EA, so don’t shoot the messenger if they don’t hit the game or something is off with them)

Springfield Curse Forest and Beatric- (arrives 10/25-Leaves when event ends) Should be 150 Donuts

Jack-O-Lantern Mystery Box (arrives 10/26, Leaves when event ends) Should be 50 Donuts.  Should have: Nightmare Willie, Nightmare Pile (kids trick or treat), Radioactive Milhouse, Sepulchre of Evil, Squirrel Luann, Acorn Kirk, Witch Marge and Cauldron, Donut Torture Device, Grand Pumpkin, Devil Flanders and Meteor Egg and Space Marshmallow.

Tentacle Tree (10/19-10/26)

Helter Skeleter (10/22-10/29)

Ancient Ruins (10/25-11/1)

Cemetery Plot and Gravedigger Billy (10/28-11/4)

And before you ask…

Here’s a list of posts we’re working on that should be up soon…

-Act 2 Calendar
-Act 2 walkthrough
-SIB for New Content
-And more!

So be patient, the info you need will be up soon. 🙂

And that my friends concludes the quick rundown of Act 2!

Remember this is just a quick rundown…as we have time to play through the Act ourselves we’ll break everything down in more detail.

Thoughts on Act 2?  Just like you pictured it?  Excited about these prizes?  How’d you do with your Act 1 prizes?  Will you be buying any of the new premium items? Sound off in the comments below.  You know we love hearing from you!

72 responses to “Halloween 2018 Act 2 is Live!

  1. Has there already been discussion about how disappointing it is for there to be no fog over Springfield this year?

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  2. At the dig site, is there a maximum? I just increased my combined % by about 5% within the last little while (combination of crafting + items earned), and the # of event currency (now werewolf fur) didn’t change, and has been 540 per successful dig for a while. I’ve been trying to reverse engineer the math to see what the baseline should be?

    Also, thanks always for the wonderful posts! This has been my go-to site for a long time, and I always pick up great tips. 🙂


  3. Hey I just noticed I can send still send Countess Vampire on a quest that earns event currency. Her quest to “Introduce Herself” earns 120 fur every 4 hours. You just have to find her in your Springfield to start her quest.

    Should help collecting a little extra fur for everyone. 👍

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  4. 4 hours in and already have werewolf Millhouse and the free land token due to saving over 600 pick axes. Wont have to tap so maddly now, might even have the inclination to do some kem farming to get a few more boxes.

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  5. if you buy tween lit & don’t send slick on part 2 of his questline, the kids can be repeatedly sent on an 8 hour task that earns event currency


    • So that is still working even though Act 2 has started? I thought I might get it if that was the case. I know it could change at any time.


  6. is the werewolf voiced?


  7. Should the plant related quest be put off till later? Want Lisa earning pick-axes instead of doing the quest.


  8. Am i the only one to get this bug?

    There is no dialogues appearing in text bubbles… and mission names… weird!


  9. Yay! Just wish they would offer the Satan’s Anvil to buy for donuts. Missed that the first go’round and have been waiting forever for that to be reintroduced! C’mom EA!!!


  10. So when do you start the ” should I spend the doughnuts on…”?


  11. do the kids at tween lit earn fur now? repeatedly?


  12. Can someone name the new premiums available that will help earn event currency? Much appreciated


  13. Worst event ever! I really play frequently, 3-4 times a day. But this event is impossible to manage without throwing money at EA. The pick axe / shovel mini game is based on pure luck. I was not even close to count grandpa because I always needed up to 30 pick axes to find a tressure. And of course I didn’t got countess dracula. Seriously – I have a job. Screw this event. And worst of it: the storyline without showing any text. The entire event is an impossible to manage and unfinished product!!

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  14. Got a good headstart too. With a little luck on the digsite i will be heading for werewolf Milhouse within an hour. Made the mistake tho to accidently clear the youngsters from their novel task just 1.5 hours before act 2. Also my strategy on the dig site bonus wasn’t the best. But anyway, it won’t be a terrible grinding act 2
    The act 2 grinding prices are kinda meh either, i will save the currency for act 3. Probably it will give much more opportunities for designing. Who needs all those bones anyway. I don’t even have a dog

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  15. With saved axes and daily I’ve at 65000 and got Millhouse. 👍 Saving axes for 13 days now…

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  16. Just keep digging
    Digging digging
    Just keep digging 🤩

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  17. My act 2 is weird, blank spaces in dialogues and tasks! Very confusing. Does it work for you all???


  18. Saving up all my pickaxes has helped me get ahead. I am 40 furs from Milhouse and already have the haunted crossroads. I purchased the werewolf and may get that tree fellow as he reminds me of the ents from lord of the rings. So far I am enjoying this Halloween event

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  19. Thanks for everything Alissa ❤


  20. Anyone else experience, that all quest line are empty? I can‘t read, what Homer, Bart and Lisa said 😳

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  21. Thank heavens they got rid of Lisa’s Tyrannosaurus reference at the dig site, (which is especially appreciated after all that digging with saved-up shovels)!


  22. I am having a little issue. It has to do with the tappable turkey.. When this event auto-downloaded on my device the day prior to the event, I tapped my turkey once, followed it behind a row of condos, and it never emerged! I made my town “invisible”, except characters, and have been searching for my turkey for over 2 weeks!! I’ve been through my entire inventory so many times, it’s pathetic. I miss my tappable, squawking, phamaceutical-generating-for-SH fowl. Any thoughts? So strange!! Thanks and Happy Halloween! 🎃


    • JC – Store the plot of land thing it came with & that should make it reappear……💜X


      • Thanks everyone, I’ll try…only thing is, what plot of land?? Lol, it’s been so.long, I have no idea, the plot of land of which you speak!! Miss my turkey…😥


    • I love that silly turkey. I tell myself I really don’t care about the gifts he produces. So my love for him isn’t about what he give me. He is just so fun! He reminds me that this is a game. Which I play for fun. Thanks for bringing him up.

      P.S. Like a lost TV remote, he may simply show up. 🤞


    • If you mean Bigclaw, then Homer has a 3-hour task with it. You then can find Homer fighting it and the Bigclaw will reappear (the bird had disappeared on me at least once). If you mean some other “turkey”, then I have no idea. Good luck!


  23. arent tenticle trees really good bonus percentage per donut ratio?


  24. The rickety bridge goes over water, which is nice.


  25. I can’t wait to howl thru Act 2 (but I’m still at work and probably won’t be able to until after 9 am PST) …. wow! Lots of new / returning Premiums and this looks like it’s going to be fun!👍😀


  26. Stockpiling is fantastic – day 1 and already at 65,000 event currency progress….

    BTW, the Xylem character shows as 90 donuts in my game, not 100.

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    • Stockpiling pickaxes, character quests and daily quests currently has me with Were-Millhouse, 80k plus furs, working on tome upgrade 16, and 31.8% curse bonus. I am very glad that I read the hints on this website!

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  27. Looks like I didn’t get the 4% bonus on the Howl Hill Werewolf, but not entirely sure


  28. I’m already on 38.000 after 20 minutes. saving picks and Daily task. love the game!

    Liked by 1 person

  29. Rickety bridge can be placed over water (-:

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  30. for the Springfielders, my game shows a cash reward instead of event currency for the 8 hr task…. is this correct or am i glitched?


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