Angry Birds Mighty Hoax 3 Star Walkthrough Level 5-17

The general strategy for Mighty Hoax level 5-17 is to lob Yellow birds downward into the trough. Our order goes as follows. Speed the first Yellow bird through the first small pig. Lob the next Yellow bird into the small pig in the middle level. With the next few Yellow birds, take out the feet of the structure at the bottom. The score in the video below is 103,630.

Tags: Chapter 5
Category: 02. Mighty Hoax, Angry Birds, Walkthroughs
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Rank: Master Slinger with 6640 points
By E-Star (@e-star)Score: 116,950

Same strat as the video, but with a little bit more luck and one extra bird left. Got 116950!

Here’s the video

Rank: Well Traveled with 1960 points
By z0z0 (@z0z0)Score: 120,590

80k + 4 spare birds ;-) just a bit more to the left on all birds used. Luck on last bird made all roofs collapse above the lower pigs.

Rank: Sling God with 52905 points
By wrw01 (@wrw01)Score: 115,250

@e-star Thank you the the alternate strategy and video. Found that lining up the bird launches with the distance from the base of the sling enables one to obtain a consistant pattern on where the birds land, whether to the left or more to the center of the structure. It appears the key to the higher score is the more destruction of wooden boards along with the remaining birds. Had three birds remaining for this score but was very close to 4 spare birds as z0z0 mentioned below.

Rank: Pig Leader with 11040 points
By thetoddman23 (@thetoddman23)Score: 129,020

120k+ strategy: Fire first YB and accelerate at the last second so it passes through the first diagonal bird on the top left, without touching the small vertical board on it’s left or the slightly longer diagonal board that is just above the first pig. YB will pass through and come to rest on the horizontal board, wait until he disappears and then shoot the second YB on the EXACT same path. With luck, it will pass all the way through to the bottom left pig. Wait until the structure settles to the left and then shoot the third yellow bird at a flatter angle than the first two YBs, so it passes through the least amount of wood to get to the pig on the bottom right.

Rank: Fling King with 4275 points
By BetLib (@betlib)Score: 119,290

Excellent stategy, thetoddman23! Thanks so much for sharing! I was able to inprove my score by more than 13k using your stategy.

Rank: Avian Overlord with 15210 points
By jrsquonk (@jrsquonk)Score: 128,470

Thanks thetoddman23. Your strat, after a LOT of repetitions, worked wonders!

Rank: Avian Overlord with 15315 points
By windwalker (@windwalker)Score: 127,310

followed strat from @thetoddman23 (ty) and after many attempts finally got the fall

Rank: Sling God with 20655 points
By Angrychicken (@angrychicken)Score: 137,780

@bonneypattycat I got one, I got one! :)

I used the @thetoddman23‘s strategy. The first shot now has a bigger margin because you can aim a little more to the left, breaking through the small wooden plank at the top left. Then another shot at the same trajectory, hugging the left wall. I had several high-ranking scores in quick succession when suddenly the board above the bottom right pig got smashed by falling debris, giving me a 2-birder:

Judging by the leaderboard, I’d say this was not within the realm of possibility before.

Rank: Boss Hog with 14930 points
By bonneypattycat (@bonneypattycat)Score: 134,300

Thank you for the report @angrychicken and congrats on top score! It took me about 20 minutes to get a 2-birder, which I could never do before. This level will be added to

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Rank: Avian Overlord with 15955 points
By jlz-666 (@jlz-666)Score: 130,080

@angrychicken Fantastic score and great find. Congrats and thank you! It’s certainly easier. 3 birds will easily get you in the mid 120’s. I can’t quite break into the 130’s with 2 yet but I’m more than happy with a 14k improvement!

By Cathy

I dunno what this is but it’s not the facebook game I have. Are you going to put up the real facebook mighty hoax walkthroughs?

Rank: Sling God with 32110 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)Score: 109,000

This shouldnt differ much from the Facebook version, but in any case, no, we do not intend to record these sorts of levels again. The proof of concept works fine as-is.

Rank: Fling King with 4000 points
By Bill (@dollarbill2208)Score: 113,650

The levels are the same, but the play is much different. It is much easier to score big points in the Facebook version. I achieved nearly total destruction in this level in FB, but I cannot get anywhere near this in the classic app.

Rank: Well Traveled with 1855 points
By DocTonyNYC (@doctonynyc)Score: 115,400

I used the strategy offered by @thetoddman23, but haven’t been able to complete the level in two birds (yet). Nevertheless, even with three birds, I improved my score by over 5000 points. One of the things that I noticed is that on the first shot, you need the bird to damage the horizontal board on which it comes to stop. If it isn’t damaged, the second bird won’t make it all the way to the bottom.

Rank: Pig Leader with 11040 points
By thetoddman23 (@thetoddman23)Score: 129,020

@DocTonyNYC you are right on needing the horizontal board to be damaged by the first bird. Also, I used 3 birds to get my score and not 2 (2 birds high trajectory to the left side and the 3rd bird to the bottom right).

Rank: Well Traveled with 1855 points
By DocTonyNYC (@doctonynyc)Score: 115,400

You’re absolutely right, and I just someone missed the sentence where you mentioned the third bird, @thetoddman23. I actually wonder if it’s possible with two, though. I came pretty close to it a couple of times.

Rank: Pig Leader with 11040 points
By thetoddman23 (@thetoddman23)Score: 129,020

It very well could be possible, all that would need to happen is have some of the falling wood destroy the horizontal pieces of the pig chambers (easier said then done of course).

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