|Favorite toys||Pickaxe and Dynamite, Golden Jackhammer |
|Play action||Drills with its Golden Jackhammer|
|Dance||Bobs head from side to side, and twirls in the air, showering the ground below in golden dust|
|Special features||Solid Gold body, sparkles, and digs up rare items|
|Elite Puffle Items||Unknown|
|Favorite Games||Puffle Chase (party game)|
- Attitude: Energetic, Lucky
- Favorite toys: Pickaxe and Dynamite, Golden Jackhammer
- Elite Puffle Items: None (currently)
- Special facts: Sparkles, digs up super rare golden items
- Favorite game: Puffle Chase (only during Operation: Puffle)
- Play: Drills with Jackhammer
- Bath: Jumps in a tub of Golden Powder and rolls around in it
- Food: Pizza
- Favorite Food: Chocolate coins covered in gold foil
- Gum: Chews the gum. Then it blows a bubble and gets trapped in it, then the bubble pops causing the Gold Puffle to come down.
- Dance: Bobs itself from side to side and twirls in the air emitting gold dust
- Postcard: None
- Brush: The fur turns into a curly style on the top of the head the fur then flops down in the back.
- Sleep: Snores twice then sneezes, causing it to launch into the air.
- Tickle: Laughs while specks of gold fly off the puffle
Puffle Handbook Description
The legendary gold puffles live near gold deposits in the earth’s crust. They are known to dig up rare golden items.
Famous Gold Puffles
There is only one famous Gold Puffle:
Back in medieval times, Gold Puffles were studied by the medieval witch Garianna, who owned one of these elusive beasts during her life, and wrote in the aforementioned sheets of paper instructions about how to find and take care of one. Because of her writings, Puffle Handler discovered that the seeds of the Golden O' Berries could be related to the puffles in some way.
During medieval Club Penguin, Gold Puffles were studied by the witch Garianna who owned one of these elusive creatures. She wrote in her journal how to care for such creatures. In the present day, Puffle Handler managed to recover some Golden O'Berries; deducing these mythical O'Berries had a connection to the legendary puffle.
After the November 2013 tremors and the renovation of the Gold Mine, penguins set to work to find the golden puffles after first discovering some of Garriana's pages deep underground.
Shortly after the definitive revelation of the Gold Puffles, Operation: Puffle was launched and the they could use their treasure-attracting powers to help penguins during Puffle Chase and help them recover unusual golden items.
Appearances of the Golden Puffles
Legend of the Gold Puffle
Quest for the Golden Puffle
In the Stage play Quest for the Golden Puffle, the Golden Puffle is a rare, ancient treasure. Explorers Alaska and Yukon were trying to find it, but they were hunted by Boris and King Ra-Ra. In the end, they discover the Golden Puffle is just a chocolate puffle with a gold wrapper. After discovering the truth, Alaska carried on her adventure for rare puffles.
A fake gold puffle statue is an important piece of the PSA Mission Waddle Squad. The plan was to use the gold puffle as bait for a trap on Dance Club. Herbert tries to steal the fake gold puffle and the PSA, as planned, capture him. Unfortunately, Rookie accidentally gives his spy phone to Herbert, letting him escape. As revealed by Gary in Waddle Squad, this statue was in fact buried in the Mine, were it was discovered by workers working there. This may have to do with the real Gold Puffle discovery in the same place years later.
Medieval Party 2013
Garianna was the only penguin to have owned a Gold Puffle. It appears on the last page of her Potion book. She might have owned it, which means they might have lived during those times. Also, the secret potion ingredient was a Golden O-Berry. A Gold Puffle statue was seen in the Wizard Library.
Poking at the Gold Puffle mystery, in the Coffee Shop during the 8th Anniversary Party a slab of gold with a puffle etched into it could be seen on display, as the Coffee Shop was temporarily changed into a museum of Club Penguin History.
On October 30, 2013, Polo Field made a post on the What's New Blog, featuring a mysterious puffle picture with a question mark. It could be this puffle or something related to the upcoming Operation: Puffle.
On November 1, the membership page was updated with a picture of the Gold Puffle, saying that they could dig for super rare treasures via Puffle Digging. The Gold Puffle quest began on November 14, 2013.
Pre-Discovery Cameo Appearances
- In The Legend of the Gold Puffle, a story in the first Penguin Style featured a Gold Puffle, which was actually a Blue Puffle covered in golden paint.
- In Quest For The Golden Puffle, where it plays a key role, but turns out to be chocolate.
- In the Gadget Locker in HQ during some of the PSA Secret Missions.
- In PSA Mission 10: Waddle Squad, as a decoy.
- At the Lighthouse during the Medieval Party 2012.
- On the Studio Lot background.
- On PH's Hat as a key to the Puffle Training Room.
- On Issue #404 of the Club Penguin Times.
- In the Magic Potion book on the last page.
- Spike Hike said on his Twitter account that there were many rumors about the legend of "El puffle dorado", translating to 'The Gold Puffle'. Also he said that only time would tell.
- If you walk the Gold Puffle, you can earn super rare items (via Puffle Digging).
- They can also dig up the golden-colored versions of items.
- This is the second puffle to be released in 2013, with the first one being the Rainbow Puffle.
- They live in the Gold Mine, and you can only adopt them there, much like the Cloud Forest is the only place to get a Rainbow Puffle.
- It is the second rumored mythical puffle for many years to actually be released with the first being the Rainbow Puffle.
- Alongside the Rainbow Puffle, it was rumored for many years, though their existence was never confirmed nor disproved, but in 2013, both rumors of existence of these puffles were confirmed.
- The Gold Puffle has golden-colored eyes, making it the only puffle with non-white eyes and black pupils (if the statue does not count) besides the Ghost Puffle.
- The Gold Puffle is the first puffle since 2007 to be released in November. Ironically, that puffle was the Yellow Puffle.
- Unlike the Rainbow Puffle it does not have a quest section when you press "Pets" on the map.
- They apparently have odd behaviors compared to other puffles, as PH says.
- The Puffle Handbook states that they are Hide-and-Seek champions.
- Along with the Rainbow Puffle, when you adopt a Gold Puffle it will not show the puffle on the adopt a puffle postcard.
- In the wild, they are observed being distracted by golden objects.
- Their favorite food are chocolate coins, which is ironic in two ways.
- The first reason is that Gold Puffles are experts at Puffle Digging and the most commonly obtainable thing there is, is coins.
- The second reason is that the script in the Quest for the Golden Puffle play states that the Gold Puffle Alaska and Yukon found was really a chocolate puffle covered in golden foil.
- It's also possible that it was that due to the puffle being released close to the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, which has chocolate coins covered in foil as one of its more known foods.
- Gold Puffles can play Puffle Launch, however, they seem to be red puffles while playing. They also become White Puffles while playing Pufflescape.
- The option of allowing the Golden Puffle to play during Puffle Chase makes it the first game that the puffle is allowed to play (even if it's only a party game).
- They can not be unlocked like most of the puffles can. It shares this trait with the Rainbow Puffle.
- This puffle is the only puffle that does not have a puffle costume, unless you count Dinosaur Puffles.
- The Legend of the Gold Puffle may have inspired Club Penguin to add the play (Quest for the Gold Puffle) and the puffle itself.
- They appear in Sled Racer, floating around your head when you crash.
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