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2013 MouseHunt Lunar New Year and Valentines’ Day Event Guide

February 11, 2013 52 comments

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This event is still fresh, the guide will be updated frequently. Keep tuning in to get updated on new information!

Last Updated on 12/02/2013

– Updated on end goal
– Added Various Stops for the cruise
– Updated on charms and potions
– Added Trap Setup Recommendation
– Some tips on trapsmith store
– Added Charm conversion process

It’s time for sharing loves and getting lucks again!

MouseHunt is celebrating Lunar New Year and Valentines’ Day together this year!

New Area had appeared!

– Calamity Carl’s Cozy Cruise

Map

Calamity Carl's Cozy Cruise

From the look of it we will be hunting in this area for Valentine’s day.

New HUD

HUD

On the right there is a box showing all the information about this event. One of them is showing a “distance” that we need to travel 1200 km along the shore. 

You goal is travel 1200 km in total and collect 99a8eb242b28cb8aeba0c81f44cc24daCaptain’s Hat!
(The Captain’s Hat is required to purchase some of the traps/bases/collectibles in the stores)

Cruising Stops:

  • Start – Harbour ( 150 km)
  • Harbour – Gnawnian Shoreline (150 – 300 km)
  • Digby lab
  • Iceberg
  • Acolyte Realm
  • S.S. Huntington III
  • Tribal Isles
  • Zugzwang Island

(More will be listed as we go)

If you are curious here is the full route image for the cruise!
CLICK HERE

You will be cruising and visiting a few more places after  harbour (to be

Different Charms’ effectiveness on distances traveled per catch

  • Without using any charms you will travel 1 km per catch
  • Using a Firecracker Charm, you will travel 3 km per catch
  • Using a Nitropop Charm, you will travel 9 km per catch
  • Using a Dragon Breath/Snakebite Charms, you will travel 25 km per catch

EVENT STRATEGY

What drops in the new area?

By hunting in the event area (Calamity Carl’s Cozy Cruise) with any general cheese (e.g Brie)  (recommended Gouda) you will obtain some of the charms and potions. Things you can obtain from event mice are listed below with their usage:

  • Firecracker Charm
    • Use to travel 3 km per catch
  • Nitropop Potions
    • Turn 3 Firecracker Charm to 3 Nitropop Charm (168 gold per piece)
  • Snakebite Potion
    • Turn 1 Nitropop Charm to 1 Snakebite Charm (768 gold per piece)
  • Cruise Bux
    • You will collect them as you travel
    • As you past a location, you will get a bonus amount of Cruise Bux

Cruise Bux Reward

    • These are used in the Stores to purchase items/traps/collectibles

Charm Conversion Process

  • Hunt in event area to obtain -> Firecracker Charms
  • Collect Nitropop potions and Snakebike potions while using Firecracker Charms (or without is fine)
  • Go to Inventory -> Potions and brew 3 Firecracker Charms to 3 Nitropop Charms with 1 Nitropop potion + 168 gold per piece
  • Again go to Inventory -> Potions and brew 1 Nitropop Charm to 1 Snakebike Charm with 1 Snakebike potion + 768 gold per piece

Special Mice in Area

  • Arm Valentine Charms to attract/catch the Totally Not Bitter Mouse
  • Arm Firecracker Charms to attract/catch the Costumed Rabbit and Costumed Tiger Mouse
  • Arm Nitropop Charms to attract/catch the Costumed Dragon Mouse
  • Arm Snake Bite Charms to attract/catch the Costumed Snake Mouse
  • Calligraphy Mice are only attracted by SuperBrie+ only!

Trap Setup

You have 2 options depends on what cheese you are going to use:

  1. Using SB+
    Use your luckiest trap setup
  2. Using General Cheese (recommends Gouda)
    Use your luckiest + attraction rate trap setup
    Recommends using 2012 Big Boom Trap/Sphynx Wrath + Cheesecake Base

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If you hover over the firework charm information it will show the above information. From there we know that cruise is in trouble and we need to clear it to start the cruise and rewards!

Event Stores

First we should check out the trapsmith

TrapSmith Store

S.A.M. F.E.D. DN-5  (2,750 Tactical Power)
Power type: Tactical
Power Bonus: 5%
Attraction Bonus: 20%
Luck: 15
Cheese Effect: Fresh
Cost: 375,000 gold, 750 Cruise Bux, 1 Captain’s Hat

Hunter’s Comment:

Great substitution for Mutated Venus Mouse Trap

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Jade Base  (300 Power)
Power Bonus: 10%
Attraction Bonus: none
Luck: 4
Cheese Effect: Extremely Fresh
Cost: 80,000 gold, 90,000 points

Hunter’s Comment:

This is required to purchase the Snake Jade Base, highly recommend buying it for that purpose!

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Snake Jade Base  (300 Power)
Power Bonus: 10%
Attraction Bonus: 10%
Luck: 10
Cheese Effect: No Effect
Cost: 525,000 gold, 1 Jade Base, 1000 Cruise Bux

Hunter’s Comment

This base is HAX/Overpowered/AWESOME! It is again making a legend, this base will be your best base you will ever dream of! Note, this base is even STRONGER then last year’s Dragon Jade Base!! Highly recommended!!

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Chocolate Covered Reaper’s Perch Skin
‘Slathered in chocolate.’ These were the words given to the chocolateer tasked with decorating the Reaper’s Perch. And it looks like a little romance was worked into the new design, as well. How lovely!
Cost: 375 Cruise Bux, 1 Captain’s Hat

General Store

You should also go check out the General Store, a lot of worth buying collectibles for LE items collectors!

Charm Shoppe

The most worth checking/purchasing is the Valentine’s Charm

Valentine Charm  (0 Power)
Power Bonus: none
Attraction Bonus: 25%
Luck: none
Cheese Effect: Fresh
Consumed Upon: Encountering a Mouse

So what are you waiting for? Get started and share this to your friends to help them as well!
I will update this guide frequently to help all hunters to get the best out of this event! Keep tuning in for updates!
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