Angry Birds Danger Above 3 Star Walkthrough Level 8-1

Our strategy for Danger Above level 8-1 is to lob the first Black bird into the second column of pigs. With a little luck, you can pop all pigs in the first three columns. Loft the next Black bird toward the last column of pigs. Use another Black bird as needed. The score in the video below is 103,740.

If you have a different strategy feel free to leave a comment below; however, don't just post your score via the comments, as that's what the leaderboards are for.

Tags: Chapter 8
Category: 03. Danger Above, Angry Birds, Walkthroughs

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Profile photo of blahalb09Rank: Master Slinger with 6555 points
By blahalb09 (@blahalb09)

The Danger Above Chapter 8 backgrounds remind me of Jack and the Beanstalk. Maybe the hen laid a GE in 8-15? :)

Rank: Champion with 3780 points
By emider (@emider)Score: 111,350

I found it easier to go via 3-birder, since concrete counts a lot in this level.
First shot head on straight into first vertical triple stone structure. This breaks upper stone, bomb kills three pigs by falling into columb. Via explosion 3 more pigs in the middle die. Then fire into concrete left next to third columb, causing damage and again killing 3 pigs. Same with last bomb. W/b gives extra 10.000.

Rank: Gold Flinger with 9175 points
By sunshine (@sunshine)Score: 107,320

I agree with Emider, block count, and help kill pigs. I found it’s better to let the bricks do the job, instead of direct kill of the pigs. I lobed the first bird into the middle empty column, let it rest on the ground, and explode. Next bird far right pile, next, closes pile. hit bricks, not pigs. One bonus bird. G.L.! :)

Rank: Master Slinger with 5071 points
By E-Star (@e-star)Score: 109,340

I used the same strat as emider and got 109,340.

Here is my video for everybody to enjoy!

Profile photo of wrw01Rank: Sling God with 22160 points
By wrw01 (@wrw01)Score: 110,670

Used the AMslimfordy video technique on the first shot. Lined up bomb bird with the curved tip of the green plant behind the sling. Then used Emider’s first shot for the left side. Flung the 3rd bomb bird to the right to take out the remaining pigs.

Second option. Fling the 1st bb high and down the center gap that does not have any pigs. Takes out center blocks and 6 pigs. Line up the aim of the launch a little behind the curved tip of the green plant. Fling 2nd bb down into the first right column of pigs with a slight arc. Fly the bb over to the far right sent of pigs.

Rank: Gold Flinger with 9075 points
By bonneypattycat (@bonneypattycat)Score: 111,490

I took a center, left, right, approach, the center being the wide gap covered by a brick. When possible, although counterintuitive to me, let bomb bird land in the snow. I like to go for the center gap first because a good blast from the left will block the gap.

Profile photo of to mock a mockingbirdRank: Champion with 3925 points
By to mock a mockingbird (@vuelva)Score: 117,080

used that to get 117k/3. the 1st i first let damage (not break) the top right two stones, then bounce back to the left, and bounce forward into the right corner, before exploding. this is not only to take maximal advantage of damage-points by impact with the bird, but letting it explode there causes every few attempts that stones pile up on the left against the two-stone wide tower, and that’s the goal. i reset if that doesn’t happen (e.g. if this pile collapses to the right) or if the score is below 45k (with six pigs, in two stacks of three, still alive; around 50k is an excellent/infrequent score then; 47k+ quite frequent). 2nd then in a high arc, onto the piled up stones, just right of the original tower, hoping it breaks through two of them (and the others caving in around the bird) before exploding and sending debris flying everywhere. i reset if the score is below 75k (with the three pigs in the stack on the right still alive; around 80k is an excellent/infrequent score then; 76k+ quite frequent). 3rd in a medium arc such that it ends up low in the snow, after breaking through the left stone of the base of the tower (shot often not available due to there being more than one stone in front; then improvise :-).

got my current best after 77k after the 2nd, so i think 119k should be possible with this strategy as i have had 79k after the 2nd with a similar situation. not sure whether the 118k+ scores have been obtained with it or whether there are other better strategies, but do know that it gave a 110k+ score almost every time after a successful 1st, wheras i was struggling to get such scores with the usual methods, and that i’ve had more than twenty 114k+ scores with it.

Profile photo of to mock a mockingbirdRank: Champion with 3925 points
By to mock a mockingbird (@vuelva)Score: 117,080

here’s a link to the first of the three screenshots taken after each bird in that 117k run:

http://www.angrybirdsnest.com/members/vuelva/album/picture/11045/

(screenshots and score both by accident; had already decided to move on, and settle for my then best score of 116k, but wanted to post the strategy anyway so did a run to get the accompanying screenshots; an excellent run it was.)

Profile photo of SamsonKJRank: Master Slinger with 5910 points
By SamsonKJ (@samsonkj)Score: 118,570

I went back to this level, improved from 110k to 115k. Three birds is definitely better than two on this level. My approach was like @bonneypattycat — first bomb lobbed into the gap between 2nd & 3rd bird columns. The resulting empty space in the middle allows more flying debris on second and third bombs.

Profile photo of asherRank: Champion with 3835 points
By asher (@asher)Score: 119,920

I got a hard time trying to find a good 3rd bird strategy to maximize the damages.

So, the first bird is in the middle. You should get around 45-52k after the first bird and, this is important, the stone pillar on the right of the first tower must be destroyed.

The second bird is on the far right to take care of the right part.
At this point you should be around 78-80k to hope for a really high scores.

Now, the third bird trajectory is like this: http://oi57.tinypic.com/35i91tj.jpg
And the black bird must explode here: http://oi61.tinypic.com/23gxvf9.jpg

If everything is going well, the remaining tower should be pushed to the right.

This is the resulting damages after my third bird: http://oi59.tinypic.com/2eycg10.jpg

And here is the highscore screenshot: http://oi61.tinypic.com/219xenk.jpg

Hope it helps.

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