Beat Candy Crush Level 165: Tips from Player, Esther Lai

Level 165 is one of the more difficult levels in the Candy Crush Saga game and players have trouble beating it.

But Esther Lai, 48, is one of those who persevered and passed Level 165. This teacher, who is from Taichung, Taiwan, gives some handy tips on Level 165 – in an interview I did with her. This is what Esther said.

Candy Crush Level 165.

Candy Crush Level 165

What is a good starting board to begin the game with?

If the board has a chance to form a colour bomb, it will be the best. But I will accept one where you can easily eliminate the first bomb or where there are candies along the chocolate that you can match together, to get rid of the latter. This is because the chocolate is as annoying as the bomb

What are some tips that you can give readers for Level 165?

Just form as many special candies as you can and use them or even better, combine them together. Using wrapped + striped and colour bombs is the best way to get more blue candies eliminated.

What is the most important thing to do, to pass this level?

Focus on the blue candies only, because collecting the other two colours (yellow and green) won’t be a problem. You need to use special candies to create enough blue candies to eliminate.

Why is Level 165 so difficult to many players?

There are not enough blue candies coming down to your game board to work with. Besides, the bomb can cause trouble too – if you don’t pay attention to them.

What do you think is the biggest challenge of Level 165?

To create enough blue candies to work with

What are some of the most common mistakes at this level?

Wasting moves to combine the other two colour candies to fulfill the order is a common mistake. But if you just combine blue candies, the others will take care of themselves. You need to create special candies and combine them to get more.

BONUS Tips on Level 165!

Here are some more BONUS tips on Level 165, from Jasmine Jay, who successfully beat this level. Click here.

Need more help with Level 165?

If you are still stuck on this level, check out these tips by another player, Steve Hall. Click here.

You can also check out my tips for Level 165. Click here.

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  • Nancy says:

    2 weeks in this level. !!! It does not matter how many special candies you create . There are not enough blue to even get close to completing the 99.
    What’s the point of playing a game when you aren’t given a chance.
    I think it’s just comes down to them letting you win when they feel like it. Or their programming does. Ready to delete this game and move on to something enjoyable.

  • rachel says:

    How can you concentrate on getring rid of blue ones when there are only 3 or 4 and they re nowhere near each other to explode. This is a ridiculously hard level. Has made the game no fun any more!!!

    • Priscilla says:

      Keep trying, as Esther had, and you will eventually be able to match enough blue candies to pass this level. Good luck!

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