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Shell Game
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Information
Splash text Solve Shellbeard's riddles to discover what he hid on the island!
Released November 18, 2016
Rewards Blueprint for The Squawk, 100 coins, 60 Rockhopper XP

Shell Game is an adventure in Club Penguin Island. It is received from Rockhopper, and is the fourth episode in Chapter 1: Fair Share. During this adventure, the player must scour the island in search of riddles left behind by Shellbeard in order to try and find clues.

In order to play this adventure, the player must complete Ep. 3 - Gongs Away and be at least Rockhopper rank 2.

Plot

The adventure starts with the player talking to Rockhopper, who has found a riddle in the journal pages found at the end of the previous adventure. The riddle is:

"ON THE ICE THERE IS A SPOT
T'IS A POOL THAT REMAINS HOT
NEAR THE PLACE WHERE WATER SPOUTS
LIES A TREASURE, WITHOUT DOUBTS
"

The riddle refers to the hot spring on the icebergs at the Beacon Boardwalk. Between two of the chairs by the hot spring is a red X, which the player must use a jackhammer on to uncover a treasure chest containing old papers, some of which are map pieces, the other is another riddle, which is:

"I VENTURED EAST TO A COVE
AND THERE I HID ME FANCY TROVE
FIND PAINTINGS BY A FIREPIT
NEAR THE LOGS WHERE YOU CAN SIT
"

This riddle refers to the campfire on the northern edge of the Coconut Cove. Between the logs, fire, and rock wall with carvings, there is another red X. The player must a jackhammer again, which uncovers another treasure chest, containing more map pieces and another riddle. The riddle is:

"ME LAST SECRET BE GUARDED
BY A STONY SQUID
BELOW ITS ARMS
ME TREASURE IS HID
"

This time, the riddle refers to the Wish Squid statue by the water slide at the Boardwalk. There is yet another red X by the statue, which again requires to be dug with a jackhammer and reveals a treasure chest, which contains more map pieces. Rockhopper then calls the player to come back to the Migrator to assemble the map.

Upon doing so and piecing the map together, a map showing the Sea Caves, with a dotted line leading from the entrance to the Party Sub. The player must head to the caves and swim down to the sub. There is a treasure chest below the sub, which the player must pick up and bring back to Rockhopper. Once brought to the Migrator, Rockhopper opens it, and a necklace appears out of it. Rockhopper is impressed with this treasure, and tells the player to come back later to find out what it can do. The adventure is then complete, and the player receives the blueprint for The Squawk, 100 coins, and 60 Rockhopper XP.

Adventure items

Image Name Location/use
Quest item Riddle icon
Shellbeard's Riddle Received from Rockhopper at the start of the adventure, and were taken from the journal pages from the previous adventure. Contains a riddle about the Boardwalk's hot springs.
Quest item Riddle icon
Old Papers Taken out of a treasure chest dug up by the hot springs. The papers are a riddle that's about the campfire at the Coconut Cove, and some map pieces which are used later.
Quest item Map Pieces icon
Quest item Riddle icon
Old Papers Taken out of a treasure chest dug up by the campfire. The papers are a riddle that's about the Wish Squid fountain at the Boardwalk, and some map pieces which are used later.
Quest item Map Pieces icon
Quest item Map Pieces icon
Map Pieces Taken out of a treasure chest dug up by the Wish Squid. These pieces and the previous ones then must be brought over to Rockhopper, who has the player assemble them to form a map.
Quest item Sea Caves Map icon
Sea Caves Map Pieced together from the map pieces collected from treasure chests. It displays a map of part of the Sea Caves, and has a dotted line that starts at the entrance, goes down through the caves, to the Party Submarine.
Quest item Treasure Chest icon
Treasure Chest Under the Party Sub after the player follows the map. Must be brought back to Rockhopper, who opens it. It contains an amulet, which plays a central role in the following adventure.

Trivia

  • On November 1, 2017, the XP rewarded for completing this adventure was changed from 90 to 60.
  • In the 1.9.0 update, the coin reward was changed from 50 to 100.

Names in other languages

Language Adventure name Splash text
PortugueseJogo de conchaSolucione os enigmas do Barbaconcha para descobrir o que ele escondeu na ilha!
FrenchJeu de coquillageRésous les énigmes de Barbaclam pour découvrir ce qu'il a caché sur l'île !
SpanishJuego de ostras¡Resuelve los acertijos de Shellbeard para descubrir lo que escondió en la isla!

Adventure items