Our strategy for Mighty Hoax level 5-12 is to use the first two Red bird to take out the two vertical wooden blocks and the tiny stone block, which prevents the first cart from rolling. As the cart rolls leftward, your window of opportunity should open: Arc a Yellow bird and speed it into the TNT of the second cart. Ka-blamo! The score in the video below is 75,970.
I found it better to high arch the first bird into the gap between both waggons making the TNT explode. Then, with luck, it should be possible to finish with two birds left.
Second that! Got 87690.
Here’s the video that explains this strat.
The second shot in your video helped me get 89k! Thank you!
Thanks, E-Star, worked just fine.
that strategy is cool!
the level was so hard.
@e-star I’m revisiting some old levels & it’s such a treat to see all your wonderful videos from so long ago, especially on this level which I remember tortured me in years past. I know you haven’t opened ABO in a long time but I appreciate all the effort you put in at the time.
I used the aiming tip from @wrw01 (thank you!) although I play zoomed out, it’s not hard to aim. I lined up the left edge of the basket just in front of the 2nd bird’s head feathers, they’re pretty small zoomed out but you can get the hang of it.
@karen68 thank you for this combination of strats. Not that good score, added 8k anyway. Also thanks to @wrw01 and @e-star
Good video E-Star. I wasn’t able to do it exactly like you but I reversed the shots and that did the trick!
@E-Star ~ Your videos are always so helpful ~ Thank You!
@emider Thank you for the Alternate Strategy. Thanks to e-star for the video. It took a while but it does work. Zooms in to line up the bottom of the basket with the top feathers of the waiting RB for the first RB launch. Consistant launch pattern can be established to hit the gap between the truck trailers. The challenge with the second RB launch was that the helmeted pig always did not roll to the left and sometimes when it did, it did not alway break. Over 12k was added to the score.
Some may prefer to stay zoomed out if aiming over distance is not a concern.
And I would have had it, we’re it not for a last second case of bobble fingers. Oh, we’ll, I’ll get it.
Yes wrw, exactly the way I’ve been doing it. This level requires two perfect shots to score in the top 100. It helps to have a reference spot to aim from. I was using the reverse strat of firing at the front 2 pigs 1st but I like to use the 2nd red birds top feathers as the reference spot with the seat/basket of the sling. This gives you a very repeatable shot into the gap which is only way to get the 5 to 10% chance of exploding the TNT. The 2nd bird is indeed a challenge to get both pigs. But I put this shot at more of a 15 to 20% success rate.
This worked perfectly for me as I came back to try and improve my score a bit. The two shots are not easy, but they do the job when you can hit them.
@emider. Nice solution, thanks.
@e-star excellent video, as always, much appreciated.
@emider thanks for the strat thanks E* for matching video..The second shot it’s giving me FItS…so i figure a post and Whine may help…:( i hit it perfect that snug Little pig in helmet rolls then rolls back and sneers..:(
Finally got it!! Thanks also @wrw01 for the aiming point:)
Thanks e-star….91,190 same as your video.
ez 2 birder,,, figured the same as E Bird only 1rst shot at front, 2nd one the lob. EZ mid 80’s but did it 10 times until 90+ K. [When there is only sky, no foliage or rocks, I made a grid on a sticky note and put it on the side of my monitor. That way, the cursor has marking points] the LOB shot is between the 2 pebbles below the last red bird, on my [grid] the straight shot was 2.25 cm]
all the strawberries have to go for 90K
For the feather: I sent the can on a fairly flat trajectory, through the thin piece of wood, knocking it over, and having the can land on it, by the cab of the vehicle, next to the helmet pig.
Seems to be best strategy – scored 94,400. First bird hits wooden plank which then breaks glass of cab, and kills first 2 pigs. Second bird lobbed between the 2 carriages explodes the TNT.
Thank you emider,e-star and eggomaniac! Improved my score by 8k to 86090 with your assistance :)
2 birds, 1 red bird high arc, aiming for the middle of the 2 rail cars….blow TNT, and most of the back of the train. 2ND Bird, take out pig in cab, debris should fall out, and take pig on ground. No Power Ups used, on Facebook!! 90k!
I used wingman and guess what, the bird SMASHES the semi-trailer. and got 117,780 points!!!!
Probably the most frustrating level for me then…and now!
But I’m going to try to break my score anyway. #gluttonforpunishment!
I agree @olddog – very frustrating and basically lots of repeats in the hope of getting lucky. First played a couple of years ago and found it a pretty awful level then, but got one lucky shot and called it a day. Not going to bother much this time round – too exasperating lol!
I got my 94K just like @e-star ‘s video. It’s kind of an odd level in that it doesn’t seem to make much difference in which order you take the shots. Also, I really haven’t figured out why the shot to the front of the train works sometimes, (but at least for me) most of the time doesn’t.
If you go for the tnt first and immediately fire the second bird the cabin will almost always topple over.