Baron's Airship, Mini Quests

Treasures laid for the Baron’s Crusade πŸ—Ίβ˜ οΈ

Ahoy, Poptropicans! The Baron’s side quest is here as promised, and it’s available to all players. Read on for a spoiler-full walkthrough!

To get started, meet the Baron in her quarters, a new room you’ll find aboard her big airship. Head inside the Cabin of Curiosities and open the hatch below the Baron’s throne. Under the shop, you’ll find the Baron poring over maps. She’ll ask you to join her in digging up treasure on a secret island that’s not on your map. Accept, and off we go!

You’ll land on the shore of a quiet island that feels kinda like the final scene of Skullduggery Island, where OG Poptropicans would have beaten Captain Crawfish to a hidden treasure. Curiously, the Baron later mentions that the treasure we’re now looking for belonged to the captain! (Is he still alive…?) Anyway, head up the hill and enter the cave.

(Sighting secrets: In the water, there’s a purple alien orb reminiscent of Mission Atlantis, while in the distance, we can see the skull-shaped rock of the Pirate Outpost from Skullduggery. Thanks to Ammonite for the tips!)

Inside the cave, the Baron follows you. Head right, skipping over all the gaps until you reach some greenish stone. From here, head downwards, watching out for the poison darts that will knock you back. When you touch water, swim left until you come across a lever. Click on it to lower the water level, which allows you to swim right to the next lever by the barred hole. Click that and the water level goes down some more, allowing you to swim all the way left, where you’ll find the next puzzle.

You’ll come face-to-face with a giant stone wheel with mysterious markings on it (is that a % sign?). But don’t worry about that β€” the Baron’s got it under control. While she’s the brains of this operation, you’re the brawn. With the Baron’s trusty wrench, you’re all set to whack any “guards” of the treasure… and here they come now!

A mini-game will start, and it’s basically whack-a-mole with skeletons popping up from any of the nine large holes under the treasure wheel. You’ll have to move your view back and forth as you can’t see all the holes at once. The skeletons don’t go away easily either: they have to climb out quite a bit first before smacking them has the desired effect, but you can’t wait too long, or you’ll have to start the mini-game over.

Once you successfully hold off the skeletons long enough, the Baron will unlock the wheel, revealing a treasure vault full of gold, gemstones, and Captain Crawfish’s hat and sword. For your part, she’ll share 500 credits with you. Congrats on completing the Baron’s Crusade!

Back at the Baron’s, you can learn more about this daredevil sky pirate through conversation as well as exploring her home, just like in Amelia’s side quest. Speaking of Amelia, there’s tea to be uncovered…

Over in the top right corner of the Baron’s quarters, there’s an abandoned little box with a unicorn plushie and frame jutting out. Click on it and you’ll see an old news clipping behind smashed glass, with a photo of Amelia and the Baron together like best buds. The headline from the Poptropica Times reads, “Local Adventurers Save the Island.”

What fractured their friendship? For now, the Baron reveals only that she had a crew once, and that “trust is hard to come by.”

There’s more to discover around the Baron’s quarters. What surprises have you found? Read on for more trivia and theories!

Baby Ack plushie, golden Rumpelstiltskin, and more treasures await…

To the left of the Baron, you’ll find her fearsome portrait with first mate Ack the monkey, and a familiar green skull that activates the whack-a-mole mini-game from earlier (just for practice!). Playing the Baron’s Bucket of Bones earns you 50 credits per completion, much like “Clear the Skies,” the plane mini-game on the airship deck.

Head down to the lower floor and you’ll see a map on the wall that shows the Baron’s been looking for a “golden city.” Could this be a hint for the upcoming Secret of the Jade Scarab Island, which involves archeological digs for treasure? At any rate, the map bears some interesting port names (potential relations in parentheses): Yoller or Holler (a loud shout), Mustang (sports car), Rhe or Rye (grain), Sanders (Bernie or Colonel?), Omamora (close to omamori, Japanese luck amulets), Lagos (Nigeria’s largest city).

You can also scan through titles of books on her shelf: Lost Cities of Poptropica, Grappling with Grapple-Pap, Into the Maw of Glowbhax: In Search of the Island Devourer (perhaps a reference to Haxe, which did kind of devour many islands). The Baron sure likes her myths legends.

Also in this corner nook, you’ll find a framed photo of the Baron and Ack inside a bank, throwing money down to people on the street. Robbery with a Robin Hood twist? Anyway, there’s another pic of this adventuresome duo beside where Ack sleeps, and it’s adorbs.

Thanks for joining us in exploring the Baron’s Crusade and cabin! What did you think of this side quest of skullduggery? Do you have theories about the Baron’s history with Amelia, or any other aspects of her life? Share with us in the comments. Happy sailing!

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Advertisements, Social Media, Store

Little pastel pets and a big red dog πŸΆπŸΎ

Hey Poptropicans, we’ve got a store update, TikTok throwback, and β€” a whole ad island for an iconic big red dog? Let’s pop in for a look!

A new week brings a new rotation of outfits at Adventure Outfitters, with both grim and whimsical contenders for Halloween costuming.

For all players, we see the return of the Ice Cream, Tie-Dye Hoodie, and Fairytale costumes, while pets get new cuddly creature capes β€” the Lemon Shark, Bubble Gum Unicorn, and Fuzzy Monster (for members) β€” to go with their Poptropican counterparts still available in-store. Check out the Creators’ Blog for the full stock Β»


Continuing the “Spookiest Moments in Poptropica” short video series, Poptropica recently posted a part 3 on TikTok, highlighting the haunting moment from Ghost Story Island (this month’s PHB Island Flash-back!) when you’re peeking through the telescope and Fiona’s quiet voice pops out for real from the computer. (Also, hey, it’s Thinknoodles!)

@poptropicacreator

There’s 2 kinds of people: those that were terrified by Ghost Story and LIARS. πŸ”ŠπŸ†™ to relive the fright of your life as a kid 😰😫 #nostalgia #scary

♬ original sound – hi

On the subject of frightening yet fleeting clips, Poptropica’s earlier TikTok of Squid Game in Poptropica is also now available as a YouTube short. So if you’re only on one of these platforms, you’ll still get to see it!


There’s a new spot on the map β€” and while it’s not Mission Atlantis, there’s still ad-venture to be had! In anticipation of the upcoming movie Clifford the Big Red Dog, Clifford Island is here for a limited time only with games and prizes. Upon landing, a big gift awaits: a Clifford Emoji!

Clifford’s owner Emily will also challenge you to a race to the movie theater. Make it to the top of the hill before she does, and you’ll win Clifford Paw Prints! You can hold the paw prints in your hand and also leave a print by pressing the spacebar.

As you explore the “island,” you’ll find a weightlifter by the small pool who hints that there’s another surprise to be discovered if you follow Clifford’s red paw prints. Sure enough, they’ll lead you to a third prize: Clifford’s Grow Power, which makes your character bigger, like the godly powers from Mythology Island! You can even try it out in common rooms for other players to see you tower above them.

That’s a wrap for this update! Enjoy the store items, visit the Big Red Dog on Clifford Island, and stay spooky, Poptropicans. 🐾🩸

~🐠

Baron's Airship, Fan Art Features, Sneak Peeks, Social Media

Baron witness to firing squid stories πŸ¦‘πŸ”₯

Hey Poptropicans! We’ve got news of a side quest, a Squid Game takeover, Cinder’s punk rock glory, and fan art stories. Let’s fire away!

It seems the Halloween surprise we’ve been waiting for may not be the return of Zomberry Hero, but something completely new and involving the Baron! According to the Pop Creators’ Blog, “The Baron’s headed on an adventure and rumor has it, you’re the prime candidate to come along.” They even shared this stunning Pop portrait of the Baron with Ack, the monkey and first mate! Nice touch with the monkey wrench.

With the Baron here only until the end of Red October, and the mention of the Halloween surprise, it seems likely we’ll get to play this upcoming side quest sometime this month. Plus, unlike Rumpel’s Challenge, the adventure will be available to all players!

Stay tuned for more news of the Baron’s latest tricks and treats. For now, enjoy the Red October skies and all the fun stuff aboard the big airship!


Turns out there are bloodier shenanigans than the Baron on Poptropica, and they involve a much-hyped Netflix show! The Pop Creators have advanced from simple Squid Game memes to recreating its deadly world in the game itself, as seen in their latest TikTok clip:

@poptropicacreator

Squid Game but make it ✨Poptropica style✨ Y’ALL GOTTA BE SQUIDDING ME IF YOU SAY YOU’RE NOT DOWN πŸ¦‘πŸ‘€ #foryou #gamertiktok #poptropica #fyp

♬ original sound – poptropicacreator

While Squid Game with its firing squads is not made for children, Poptropicans of all ages can still appreciate this kid-friendly tribute that takes the Gamer Clubhouse to a whole new level with its stacked beds and coffins. As for the prize: how about 45.6 little glowing bunnies?


Speaking of fiery tales, remember Cinder’s iconic transformation from Fairytale Island? Poptropica shared a clip of the punk rock princess on TikTok a couple months ago, and now, it’s available as a YouTube short:


Wrapping up this post is a series of posts shared on Poptropica’s Instagram stories, including an answer box to share about your Halloween ‘fit, as well as tons of fan art. Enjoy!

Remember: Two more weeks until the PHB’s Halloween Costume Contest closes on Friday, October 29! Get your grim grooves and whimsical whooshes going strong, and see you in the next one! πŸ‘»πŸŽƒ

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Fairy Tale Island, Social Media, Zomberry Island

Rumpel’s rhymes and pineapple slime πŸ‘‘πŸ

Boo, Poptropicans! πŸ‘» Coming at you with a little Rumpel, another Halloween store update, and hints of something to come. Let’s pop in!

Poptropica just dropped a video walkthrough for Rumpel’s Challenge, the members-only sequel to Fairytale Island released last month. In the vid, Pop Creator Silent Frog mentions “other Halloween surprises coming later this month” β€” what could they be? Read on for a guess…

And if you’re interested in an even quicker way to solve Rumpel’s riddle in the treasury, check out our Rumpel’s Challenge Side Quest Guide!


Red October still reigns on Home Island and Amelia-the-unicorn’s got some creepy stuff in store to rival the Baron! Head on over and find new Headless Man and Egyptian Mummy costumes β€” it’s their first appearance on Haxe, though they were born from the Flash days, like the repurposed clubhouse dΓ©cor here to haunt your house.


Back to the question of upcoming Halloween treats β€” Poptropica’s latest Instagram story may offer a clue for what might be brewing. Pop posted a pop quiz asking, “What antidote cures the Zomberries?” and if you know your stuff, the answer is pineapple slime. 🍍

The IG story is referring to Zomberry Hero, a special event from last year’s Halloween, based on the classic Zomberry Island. This mini-game involved sneaking around town to turn Zomberries back into people and previously promised more to come. Could we be coming face-to-face with zombie alligators in a sequel? Only slime will tell!


That’s a wrap for this update. Have you decked out your clubhouse (or your costume) for spooky times? What are your guesses for Poptropica’s Halloween surprises? Trick or treat yo’self, Poptropicans! πŸŽƒβœ¨

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Creators' Blog Guest Posts, Fan Art Features, Social Media

Popping with Perils and Personality πŸ˜±πŸ˜Ž

What’s popping, Poptropicans? Pop a little closer for a little dive into spooky TikToks, Popsona stories, and character personalities!

First up, we’ve got TikToks for the spooky season. Last week, Poptropica threw it back with a clip from an old classic: Virus Hunter Island, released in 2013. The warning of how disease spreads really hits different in our pandemic age! The clip was also released as a YouTube short.

@poptropicacreator

Virus Hunter Island did NOT age well 😷🦠 What other creepy moments from #Poptropica have stuck with you? #gamertiktok #spooky #halloween #foryou

♬ Virus Hunter theme – poptropicacreator

This was followed up a few days ago with a part two in “Spookiest Moments in Poptropica”: that moment when all the carnies turned into monsters on Monster Carnival Island. It’s also a YouTube short.

@poptropicacreator

part 2: MONSTER CARNIVAL! 🎑πŸŽͺ Share your popular/unpopular opinions about Ringmaster Raven and the island below! ⬇️πŸ₯² #foryou #Poptropica #spooky

♬ original sound – poptropicacreator

Adding to the Halloween feels, they also dropped a vid exploring the current blood red Home Island, colored by the Baron’s month-long visit.

(Speaking of Halloween, our costume contest here on the PHB runs all throughout this month of “Red October.” Enter if you dare, and you might even win a membership!)

@poptropicacreator

The Baron’s manifesting the #Halloween spirit thru Red October! Explore Mainstreet’s makeover & treat yo self to exclusive costumesπŸŽƒ #fyp#gamertiktok

♬ original sound – poptropicacreator

Over on Instagram, the Pop Creators highlighted tons of spooky fan art on their stories, including several Popsona personalities. Enjoy!


The buzz about Poptropican psyche continues in a new post on the Pop Creators’ Blog from guest writer Golden Wolf, who takes a crack at explaining and predicting the MBTI personalities of various Fairytale Island characters β€” specifically Rumpelstiltskin as ENFP, Cinder as ENTP, Red as ISTP, and the prince as INFP. (Learn more about MBTI personalities and take the quiz to find out yours here!)

In addition to the headcanons, Wolf also shared a couple of “creepy” anime-inspired Poptropica looks, with a Pop-style drawing of one character and a Pop costume of another. We’re feeling the spooky vibes!


That wraps up this poppin’ post of personalities. How did you enjoy all the TikToks and IG stories? Have you partaken in our Halloween contest yet?

What MBTI or other personality labels would you use to describe Poptropica’s characters, or your own Popsona and self? Tell us what’s popping with you, and don’t forget to be awesome!

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