Angry Birds Star Wars Path of the Jedi Level J-40 Walkthrough

Our strategy for Angry Birds Star Wars Path of the Jedi level J-40 is to send Obi-Wan into the left pile of stones. Once he reaches the center, send blocks straight up. The goal here is to hit one of the lasers with debris, causing it to traverse the level. Use another Obi-Wan in the other pile of stones if necessary, with the same goal in mind.

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: Star Wars Jedi Chapter
Category: Angry Birds Star Wars, Path of the Jedi, Walkthroughs

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Rank: Shooter with 850 points
By mwryum (@mwryum)Score: 95,860

Upon completion Luke’s lightsaber gets an improvement, not only it emits green beam it has a bigger attack radius.

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By Bluedragon54 (@bluedragon54)Score: 96,400

Wow! This was tough. One birded the level three times but nowhere near the 3 star score. Finally got there – with a bit (lots) of luck!

Rank: Shooter with 820 points
By AngryMiko (@angrymiko)Score: 100,610

Yeah with luck…finally…

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By DG47 (@dg47)

With luck you can get the top right hand lazer cannon to descend pointing the right way to take out the remaining hanging stuff and the 3 storm troopers in the woodpile.

Rank: Shooter with 820 points
By AngryMiko (@angrymiko)Score: 100,610

It is very difficult to get total score addict of 3250000 in Path of Jedi…even though using green light saber….:)..

Rank: Explosive with 2100 points
By maeflower81 (@maeflower81)Score: 92,070

got it with one bird!

Rank: Avian Overlord with 17990 points
By MVNLA2 (@mvnla2)Score: 97,530

@SKiney — Anyone else with a high score — This level is driving me nuts; I can’t even get to average, and my one-birders don’t even make 3*. Are there any more suggestions that would help? I’ve already beat the score in the video. I’m sure I have to do much better on this level to make score addict. Help! Please!

Rank: Avian Overlord with 17990 points
By MVNLA2 (@mvnla2)Score: 97,530

Whoot! Finally got above average, with one bird no less. Just viewed @Yuriyigolkins YouTube video (not for the first time). Played fully zoomed out; may help with targeting Obi Wan.

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By WereWolf69 (@werewolf69)Score: 97,520

This is one very freaky episode, it’s driving me beyond nuts.

By Burt

After many tries I completed it with Luke hitting one laser-beam with his lightsaber and sending it (with luck)against the TNT

By Kelsey

This level drove me, like all of you, to almost the point of insanity. I was finally able to pull off 96220. What did it for me was that the first laser hit Obi Wan and pushed him down further under the pile of stones, breaking a couple less stones in the process. Then, when I aimed the force upward, I had more stones to work with. Takes a bit of luck, but it may be useful.

Rank: Master Slinger with 7320 points
By trishohara (@trishohara)Score: 108,360

Hunderts of times I sent Obi-Wan into the first pile of stones and aimed at the right laser. Suddenly both got hit, turned and shoot down every pig and structure.

Rank: DaBomb with 450 points
By CreeJedi (@creez)Score: 105,600

May the force be with me as I attempt this.
Big ups to u b congrats!

By tsb

After ten or so tries, this method worked for me. Thanks!

Rank: Champion with 3895 points
By marc987 (@marc987)Score: 109,530

SW J-40 – 109530 w/1 Bird and 2 lasers..

Angry Birds Nest Team and fellow “shooters”, I can’t begin to thank you all enough for the videos, comments and giggles during the last 120 levels of AB SW. Its been a trip to say the very least!!

Thanks again guys and gals, Marc..

By Liam

Bummer! 99010 with one bird and two lasers. How did I get that unlucky when others got 105K PLUS with the same.

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By spurs01 (@spurs01)Score: 97,630

I think I’m missing a badge? Must be Turkey Hangover. ;-)

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By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)Score: 98,880

A badge, good sir? @spurs01

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By spurs01 (@spurs01)Score: 97,630

Oh, I thought I’d earned enough posts for the Jedi Addict badge. If I am mistaken, please sign me “Blushing Lady.” :-)

Rank: Sling God with 28205 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)Score: 98,880

If you did, we’d need to see a screenshot for proof. Then we will very gladly place Yoda on your shoulders, young Jedi.

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By spurs01 (@spurs01)Score: 97,630

Thanks! Hopefully I read it right, but here’s a screen shot.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/23661641@N08/8221658314/in/photostream

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By spurs01 (@spurs01)Score: 97,630

I’m not really good at starting up new discussions, but I had an idea for one if one doesn’t already exist. It’s “How did you come up with your posting name”…or something like that. Do you have a discussion like that already. I’m having a hard time navigating/responding to discussion posts. Probably my age. ;-)

Rank: Sling God with 28205 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)Score: 98,880

Doesn’t exist at this time.

Awarding your badge now. Sorry, been a hectic day.

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By spurs01 (@spurs01)Score: 97,630

Thanks, Slim. No worries, and certainly no need to apologize! You probably have a “regular job” like many of us. Thanks for the new badge. :-)

Rank: Champion with 3640 points
By CmdrBond (@cmdrbond)Score: 101,890

The path to Jedi Master is a long one, but finally I am there.

I got 100k on my 3rd attempt at this level :)

I am now above average (for the time being) in all 131 levels and I still have one top score (for now).

BIG THANKS TO THE NEST – Without whom I would not have completed AB:SW in time for Winter Wonderham :D

Rank: Master Slinger with 5205 points
By JTB (@jtb)Score: 98,330

Two birds and still slightly below the average score with 96,280. Room to improve there is.

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By RedXM (@redxm)Score: 95,000

What is your strategy? I’ve been having difficulty 3-starring this one myself.

Rank: Master Slinger with 7190 points
By bird addict (@bird-addict)Score: 98,060

Hi @redxm wish I had some good tips for you but my experience with this level is as everyone has posted. Unfortunately I haven’t been as lucky as some – yet. The only tip I can give you is to watch the video; Where they aim OW and where they tap for The Force. It’s really difficult repeating yourself with any consistency even when you try. This level is so dependent on luck. One time the laser took out all the hanging pigs, the silver disks and decimated the structure and all the pigs in it, EXCEPT ONE. Would have been a great score but after using my second bird it was only good enough for the reset button. So here’s wishing you best of luck.

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By RedXM (@redxm)Score: 95,000

@bird-addict Thanks! I managed to three-star this one yesterday, but I’m always trying to improve my highscore so all tips are welcome. Like you said, stick to the video and hope that you have good luck.

By jamie

hi, i purchased absw from the apple app store and i don’t have path of the jedi,does anyone know why. ps thanks for everyone’s immensely helpful strats

Rank: Sling God with 28205 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)Score: 98,880

It is an additional purchase for iOS devices.

Rank: Champion with 3300 points
By ohforfive (@ohforfive)Score: 97,510

There is a very good reason I hate levels that require you to have one object interact with another object in a particular way to do all the damage. It’s because I suck at them. This level has 2 of these awful requirements. Getting Obi into the spheres to force them up and out. And having 1 or more spheres move the laser so it shoots to the right and moves around so it kills everything.

As bad as this level is, it still isn’t as evil as J-39.

Rank: Fling King with 4790 points
By 78RPM (@78rpm)Score: 98,260

Actually I thought this one was fun. But I have a feeling that’s mainly because of surviving, and I do mean surviving, J-39.
Once I got the shot down to hit the very 1st lowest disc and then take a 1/2 breath before letting Obi use the force it was fun to watch. Lasers shooting everywhere, TNT blowing up, the laser blaster’s going to make it to that last piggie no it’s not yes it is oh no it stopped.

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By wrw01 (@wrw01)Score: 99,050

I too found this level fun to play. My goal was to get the stone balls/discs to hit one of the guns. If that occurred then it was a success. After that it was fun to watch the movement of the laser guns and their paths of destruction.

Changed the “blue” aiming spot for Obi to up near the right gun: to its left, right on it, or to its right. Did not hit it all the time with the balls but increased the chances of hitting at least one of the two guns.

Also found that if I would land Obi into the middle of the lowest ball of the left stack it seemed to move more balls into flight.

For this score used two birds, one for the left pile of balls and the other for the right pile of balls. Had one pig remaining in the wood structure.

Rank: Boss Hog with 12785 points
By AngryAdvisor (@lesleyg)Score: 97,340

Finally got an above average score with one bird similar to the video.

I got enough points for Jedi Addict a few levels back. I ended up with 3,294,020 and ranked at #36 ;-) All though I’m sure that will soon change.

This was quite an Episode. Thanks to All of you for some great tips and strats! I now have the green saber ;-) Perhaps I will go back and improve on some levels now…but that will likely have to wait until I get caught up on ALL the new updates Rovio has blessed us with this year!

Here’s a screenshot for the JA Badge @amslimfordy:

http://angrybir.de/VLp1Jf

By Trueplayer

Score 101320

Really enjoyed this final level (until further updates) 1 birder, like the video, but aimed more up and right, both lazers got hit and took everything else out (like others suggested). I just wanted to say a massive thank you to the Angry Birds Nest team as I’ve never commented before. I have finally completed every Angry Birds game, 3 star every level, found every secret and all eggs etc, inc all the 5 free games. Although i only needed you a handful of times throughout, completing it would not have been possible without you, particularly some of the eggs in the original. Great work guys, keep it up.

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By Odie (@odie)Score: 109,120

1-Birder / Both Lasers Moving

In the video, after shooting the first Obi, a single sphere flies off to the left of the screen. You want to control this sphere.

Aim the first Obi similar as in the video.

Initiate the force almost immediately at impact and before the sphere rotates to far to the left.

Aim Obi’s force to the far upper left.

The goal is for the sphere to drop on the left laser. The right laser is usually hit, and thus begins to move, by the other spears launched by Obi’s force. The timing to initiate the force is more significant than Obi’s impact location. Once you find an impact spot for Obi, concentrate on the timing.

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By HallieGinSB (@hallieginsb)Score: 105,320

@odie came back to this level several months after my first attempts and found your wonderful, well-explained tips. Improved my score by 5k. Thanks so much! Managed the one-birder with both lasers moving just as you described.

Rank: Avian Overlord with 15585 points
By Kathy (@kathy)Score: 106,080

@odie what do you mean by ‘both lasers moving’? Not sure both my orbs are in steady position..I’ve tried diving Obi wan into the rock pile and forcing left..i guess I’m misunderstanding something help please:(

Rank: Avian Overlord with 15585 points
By Kathy (@kathy)Score: 106,080

No clue how it happened @Kimmiecv lol..but I’m done here!! Gotta check a couple be over it..tomorrow start something new!!!

Rank: Gold Flinger with 9850 points
By kimmiecv (@kimmiecv)Score: 101,090

Wow! Been working this one for 2 days and not a point more! :/ Nice score @Kathy!! :D Take your time, still have the droids to get through!! Awesome job Pahtna!!! :D

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By goofyfoot (@goofyfoot)Score: 104,730

Thanks @odie. I was trying to aim to for the left laser. Just didn’t have the right approach till i read your comments. Worked right away.

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By Bird Tester (@bird-tester)Score: 103,190

To score much more then 91K / 3* border you can make this by 2B or 1B. DON’T simple try to push stones to the right site. 3 mounts ago I spend there so much time fighting wrong like this. Change a way of thinking about this level. You MUST push stones up!

Now I passed it so MANY times with another entry points for first pile of stones:
1. Central entry: Between the first pair of stones. Note so those barrels has an central hollow point.
2. Top side entry: Top stone from first pair. Aiming line: 1/2 of lower half – between center and circuit.
3. Low side entry: low stone from first pair. Aiming line: 1/2 of top half – between center and circuit.

Rest unchanged: “Send Obi-Wan into the left pile of stones. Once he reaches the center, send blocks straight up” like AMS wrote. Little changes in tap point or moment how deep OW land inside makes an difference.

Left Fire Ball could be hit from a top side too by stone going higher over and return. It’s happens outside of my screen by I’m certain of it.

I made 103K twice with difference of 100 points. For me after some effort it’s 1B only level. Keep trying!

Rank: Avian Overlord with 15585 points
By Kathy (@kathy)Score: 106,080

I did it!!! Just like video got above average and enough for Jedi badge @Kimmiecv:) I’ll wait we can do it together:)

Rank: Gold Flinger with 9850 points
By kimmiecv (@kimmiecv)Score: 101,090

Whoo Hooo!! @Kathy your a whattayacallit now!! BIG BAD Looong green saber for you!! :D Yeehaaaa!!!! Big congrats!! Awww I’m so proud of you KitKat and you kicked bacon bit too in these levels! I’m heading to I think level 32! Geez some of these levels are really tough!! I’ll buy you a celebratory drink in BP in a wee bit!! On a break now but should be done soon!! :D

Rank: Avian Overlord with 15585 points
By Kathy (@kathy)Score: 106,080

Lol @Kimmiecv heehee i haven’t tried the POWAH yet!! I’m dying to..but I’ll wait for you sweetie:)
Your almost there:) i thought it was gonna be harder 39 was hard..but I’ll help..if you need:)

Rank: Gold Flinger with 9850 points
By kimmiecv (@kimmiecv)Score: 101,090

Awww @Kathy your awesome!! What a team we are! One gets behind and the other hangs on!! Just love it!!! :) It’s too exciting and I’ll more than understand if you want to play with your new Powah!! One more hour and I’ll see you in BP for that drink!!! :)

Rank: Avian Overlord with 15585 points
By Kathy (@kathy)Score: 106,080

O.k I’ll be up for a while;) nope not touching the POWAH!!! Well maybe a little try….hmm noo nope..hmm..hee hee very tempting:)

Rank: Avian Overlord with 15585 points
By Kathy (@kathy)Score: 106,080

@Kimmiecv obi wan is tricky here..my video isn’t working right now..but i kinda remember ..aim him toward the ( ,i think Bush) kinda at three upper corner between bush and rock..but put the force up to the right a little above.obi should hit pig on ledge on the right..force should send rocks flying to destroy everything..
Go to you tube and search for £angrybirds path of the Jedi yuriyogolkin”
Or if you want i can copy it in pm for ya:)

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By Fleshyskeleton (@fleshyskeleton)Score: 108,690

One bird,once inside the pile align crosshair with blaster,stones flying upward hitting both blasters and in my attempt,one mopped out the main structure
while the other came to a halt firing at 2nd pile of stones.Closed out too quickly or even 110K’d be possible.

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By Sglouk (@sglouk)Score: 93,710

I definitely hated that one. A little bit too random to my taste, even though it was pretty clear that impact point and force direction and timing were crucial. Three starred the thing (barely: 91100) after maybe two hours. Now it is time to read how more skilled people did to have an extra 19k as compared to me.

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By Kelani (@kelani)Score: 101,070

Now I see why this was such a popular episode. It has a good mix of luck & difficulty, lots of alternate strategy possibilities, and little bit of everything. It doesn’t get old, either. I just spent a week on this path, and I’m ready to walk it again.

@AMslimfordy Here is my JA badge screenshot. Thanks again, man.

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By Jkhab69 (@jkhab69)

I have consistent results aiming between the first and second stones and directing the force mostly forward and slightly up. I’m targeting the second laser droid and I hit it probably 40% of the time! also usually take out the top pigs.

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By Sonic36321 (@sonic36321)

@amslimfordy, how do you get the green lightsaber?

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By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)Score: 98,880

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