Angry Birds Rio Smugglers’ Den Walkthrough Level 8 (1-8)

If you’re having trouble getting 3 stars on Angry Birds Rio Level 1-8 check out the video below. It yields a score of 118,510. If you have a different method that is easier or yields a better score feel free to leave a comment below.

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Rank: Deputized with 155 points
By phat59 (@phat59)Score: 122,540

Anyone have a tip on how to get over 121K? I’m sure it’s w/ 1 bird, but can barely crack 120K. I’ve probably played it 300 times, and just can’t get a break, hehe…

By linda

omg. got it on the first shot. well it is payback for playing about 500 times on 4-11 on Beach Volley. that level drove me insane.

By mills

Anyone know how to get the pineapple package behind the rocks on the top of the crates? I bet I have tried this a million times and I either hit the corner of the crate just above it or over shoot it entirely. It is driving me bonkers!

Rank: Sling God with 32110 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)Score: 118,570

We have a video walkthrough if that will help.

Rank: Sling God with 21285 points
By AngryAdvisor (@lesleyg)Score: 120,320

This a one birder, you have to aim the first bird high, like the video but a little more debris, for a reference if you aim it to go over where the fan is in the background, try to go through the bottom right of fan and split sooner than video, for a reference, split when your bb lines up with the staight line in the backgound that runs thru the fan , the top split of bb needs to hit like video but i found that by the slightly lower shot and sooner split it cause the first horizontal stone block to fall back too to get that extra ice debris on very front of structure…gl

Rank: Sling God with 45060 points
By Kathy (@kathy)Score: 120,780

120600 thank you AngryA …think that beats my old score…not sure gonna go enter it:)

Rank: Sling God with 21285 points
By AngryAdvisor (@lesleyg)Score: 120,320

yeah!!! Glad I could help:) You go girl:)

Rank: Sling God with 20000 points
By Bird Tester (@bird-tester)Score: 121,540

Definitely 1B with some patient. Violet single cage bird is very lively.

Rank: Gold Flinger with 8400 points
By patamoose (@patamoose)Score: 119,900

Thanks AA. playing over an hour, finally got 199k on pc. Not sure how to get close to the 126k, but will keep trying.

Rank: Sling God with 26055 points
By sal9 (@sal9)Score: 120,300

@patamoose please don’t use all caps when posting a comment. thanks

Rank: Hardened with 595 points
By creamyspy69 (@creamyspy69)Score: 120,140

Had gotten a one bird knockout before but the score was around 113000. I tried hitting the ice block underneath the upright stone block at a different angle with the top bb and BOOM, pure chaos and my score went up to 120140. What a difference! I’m realizing how important taking out all the extra boxes and blocks really is.

Rank: Well Traveled with 1545 points
By chuckd.78 (@chuckd-78)Score: 121,260

I was able to get 128410 on my droid. Somehow I broke the solid blocks on the far right. I tried for hours to repeat on the iPad but no luck.

Rank: Fling King with 4890 points
By ccman (@ccman)Score: 121,910

Hi – just trying to improve some scores and think the hi score looks a little high (about 14k above 2nd place).
Just like to add that the individual leaderboards are great and make it easy to focus on levels to improve, so thank you all at ABN.

Rank: Sling God with 32110 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)Score: 118,570

Could be a typo. I have removed it and notified the user.

Rank: Fling King with 4890 points
By ccman (@ccman)Score: 121,910

Cheers – I’ve made a few typo’s myself in the past.
on a seperate issue (and i know it should probably be posted elsewhere) but do you know if/when Rovio will make AB space might available for a 2nd generation ipod touch?
Thanks and have a Happy Easter

Rank: Sling God with 32110 points
By AMslimfordy (@amslimfordy)Score: 118,570

Sorry, I don’t think we will see any compatibility changes for AB:Space.

Rank: Fling King with 4890 points
By ccman (@ccman)Score: 121,910

Ok thanks – I’ll just have to wait for my son’s next hand-me-down lol

Rank: Fling King with 4210 points
By Shamrockettes (@shamrockettes)Score: 122,870

Guarantee 1 bird shot! There are 2 stacks of crates on the left.The one the sling shot rests on and the one behind it. Pull blue down so that he lines up between the stacks ( the gap between the stacks) immediately upon release split blue and he will break the ice on the very top stack on the right and your one birder will happen every time !!

Rank: Pig Leader with 12035 points
By DrT (@drt)

Thanks so much for this strategy. I was never able to go above 119k. But using your method, I hit 123+ and got into the top 50 for the Challenge.

Rank: Pig Leader with 12035 points
By DrT (@drt)

Additional Note:

Don’t automatically restart if miss a one birder with this method. I scored 122+ using a 2nd shot for cleanup.

Rank: Fling King with 4210 points
By Shamrockettes (@shamrockettes)Score: 122,870

Your welcome and I’m glad it helped! Thank you for the additional tip ! Have a great day!!

Rank: Master Slinger with 5680 points
By fenikus (@fenikus)Score: 122,230

Nice! I also wasn’t able to get much over 120K but after a few tries with this method hit 122K…thanks!

Rank: Sling God with 34375 points
By PeeJayDee27 (@peejaydee27)Score: 123,540

I wonder if there has been a change to this level in recent updates? Successfully made the shot as described, but it doesn’t result in a one birder “every time”. In fact in 5 successive flings it only gave me a one birder twice. Still the best strat though, and I’ll keep going to try and improve my score.

Rank: Fling King with 4210 points
By Shamrockettes (@shamrockettes)Score: 122,870

If your using an iPhone, pull blue back just past the gap so he rests on right corner of first stack on the left. Bingo!! 1 bird every time!

ps: split blue immediately upon release!

Rank: Explosive with 2445 points
By kdog (@kevinhershberge)Score: 124,480

2 bird shot to get 124+ when I tried first time- aim for the left blocks, clearing the ones that usually don’t get broken with the one bird shot. Then, do the normal one bird shot hitting the blocks up top and below to clear the rest. I tried the one bird method but barely broke 120, 2 bird is much easier and could yield beyond top score I believe if done properly

Rank: Sling God with 43295 points
By karen68 (@karen68)Score: 124,230

I did manage to score over 120k this way, but got my highest couple of scores reversing the 2 shots.
1st shot to the top glass to start everything falling down. What worked for me then was to fire the 2nd bird almost immediately into the front bottom left. Wait til you see the cascade start , then aim the 2nd bird horizontally & split a bit more than halfway, just as it reaches the pile of black crates in the background (zoomed out). This undercuts the structure so the blocks & crates tend to fall straight down. I didn’t manage a screen shot but there were only 4 or 5 pieces of debris left.
It still took a whole lot of tries, but I scored over 121k a few times. Happy flinging :)

Rank: Boss Hog with 14935 points
By swellD (@swelld)Score: 124,120

@karen68 I played this the same way for my score as well!

Rank: Sling God with 65510 points
By wrw01 (@wrw01)Score: 122,780

Thanks @karen68 for the details in your strategy especially with the second bird. The two bird approach did provide 1k+ more in points. The one bird solution provided a score of 121k. This was a fun level to play. Nice watching the destruction sequence of the falling structure.

Rank: Boss Hog with 14970 points
By bonneypattycat (@bonneypattycat)Score: 123,020

Wow kdog, you must have really cleaned up to get 124k with two birds!

Tried forever the one bird approach, but I too could not crack 121k, so I started trying with two birds, exactly as you described, Right away, I began getting scores 121 – 122k, then finally 123k. I tried reversing the shots as karen68 describes, but I must have lousy timing.

Rank: Master Slinger with 5675 points
By WandaK (@alicerice)Score: 125,360

I used the one-bird strategy when I first made over 126,000 points using an android years ago. Subsequently, I lost the scores on the Android machine and switched to an iPad mini, but I could never replicate 126,000 points on this level again. Today. Using the information about shooting high and splitting early, I did achieve 125,360. This is a fun level, but frustrating because it was always hard to tell exactly how high to shoot and when to split. I agree with splitting early somewhere between the fan and well before the last line of bricks to the right side of the ice below.

Rank: Sling God with 43055 points
By comex666 (@comex666)Score: 125,030

thx to @kevinhershberge for the strat.
i reversed the 2 birds
thx to @karen68 for the details.
here my video:

Rank: Sling God with 43055 points
By comex666 (@comex666)Score: 125,030

i used one bird, middle arc, split late
here my video:

Rank: Sling God with 53725 points
By Terribletom (@terribletom)

one birds, hifg arc, splt just after release, so one gets theglass on upper right tower, dropping left, destroying cages, and left side collapsing. 122k

Rank: Sling God with 43055 points
By comex666 (@comex666)Score: 125,030

many thx to @terribletom for the tip
first i used first bird in front, then like terribletom
here my video:

Rank: Sling God with 30835 points
By asher (@asher)Score: 125,410

125410 with two birds.

Same strategy as in @comex666 video. Once again, thanks a lot ;-)

Here is the final result.

And this is the highscore screenshot.

All the screenshots are also available in high res here in one set.


Rank: Sling God with 30835 points
By asher (@asher)Score: 125,410

@vik77ing : I have flagged your top score agin.
Sorry about it, but 127k seems impossible or at least needs a big explanation along with screenshots with the same rules as the Daily Challenge.



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