Angry Birds: Evolution Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Angry Birds: Evolution RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network The Best Birds in Angry Birds: Evolution https://www.gameskinny.com/p7pz4/the-best-birds-in-angry-birds-evolution https://www.gameskinny.com/p7pz4/the-best-birds-in-angry-birds-evolution Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:38:40 -0400 Adreon Patterson

As the Angry Birds franchise continues to grow, the adult-friendly Angry Birds: Evolution has stepped up the range and appearance of the Angry Birds gang.

As explained in a previous Angry Birds: Evolution guide, the higher rating a bird has, the better their health and attacks are -- and they provide more bonuses for the player. Along with star-ratings, colors play a major role in bird capabilities and attacks (which comes in handy when building a team in Angry Birds: Evolution). 

4- and 5-star birds are the most prized birds, while lower-ranked birds are more common yet less effective in battle and collecting points. With all that said, here are some of the best birds in the Evolution.

Bette

This innocent 4-star sweetheart can unleash a direct attack on the pigs no one expected. As she evolves, Bette's innocence gives way to either a punk fem-anarchist or Street Fighter-like martial artist ready for action.

Billie

This 4-star butt-kicking lady is always ready to take down any pigs with one of her moves. With her wrestling skills, Billie can evolve into a stealth ninja warrior or punk-rock brawler.


Byron

An ultra-rare 5-star bird, Byron has a pension for operatic leads and battle cries that blow pigs away. He can evolve into a brash punk or god-like operatic superhero.


Carson

This 4-star rocker deals with pigs through his guitar riffs as he jumps in the air and demolishes them. His evolution can lead to turns as either a rocking robot or a debaucherous marital arts rock star.

Claude

As a 5-star military man, Claude thrives on direct strikes against pigs with muscle and mayhem. All that military machismo comes in handy when he either evolves into a tech-savvy ranger or a battle-ready commando.

Darlene

Darlene is a 4-star egg-laying machine who can counter any pig attack with her direct strike. As with any mother, Darlene's empty nest leads to a transformation into either a strong military mama or a Deadpool-like super heroine.

Dutch

As a brainless Rambo-wanna-bird, Dutch is sculpted and ready for combat with the pigs (no matter how many times he forgets). His 5-star training can lead down the path of a hardened military bird or a stoic guerilla martial artist.

Geraldine

As a tough-as-nails grand dame, this bird doesn't let her age stop her from taking care of any pigs in her way. Geraldine's 5-star feisty attitude and hard-earned wisdom shape her evolution into either a tattooed steampunk queen or a fierce super heroine.

Kowalski

This 4-star mental case is a silent killer waiting to be tested as she observes the situation. With her evolution, Kowalski can become queen of the military or Angry Birds' answer to the Scarecrow.

Zain

As a 4-star cannibal, Zain can unleash his madness from a distance. His evolution splits into either a Dracula-like superhero or a mad steampunk scientist.

 

These are just a select few of the best of the best. Hopefully, this will be helpful when you pick and choose your teams.

Now go build an amazing team and have fun! For more Angry Birds: Evolution guides, stay at GameSkinny and delve into more information and news on Angry Birds.

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Angry Birds: Evolution -- All Birds List! https://www.gameskinny.com/cucim/angry-birds-evolution-all-birds-list https://www.gameskinny.com/cucim/angry-birds-evolution-all-birds-list Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:42:30 -0400 Tobbpitt

There are a ton of birds to add to your flock in Angry Birds: Evolution. Some are large and some are small, but all 100 of them are ready to fight!

Here we're going to list out all of the birds currently in the game along with each bird's star rating. That doesn't sound like much for now and it isn't, but later, I'll be adding in their leader bonuses when I've got them all on hand. For now, this is a simple unit list and not much more!

Differences Between Birds in Angry Birds: Evolution

Just like many other mobile games, Angry Birds: Evolution has jumped on the gotcha' bandwagon and has a ton of birds for you to collect -- if you get lucky.

The game's most powerful 5-star birds, and even 4-star birds, are hard to come by. 4- and 5-star birds are where it's at as they have higher health and do more damage than birds at lower tiers, but the game's pull rates on them aren't great. 

Most of the ones you'll receive are 1- to 3-star birds, which sort of do the job but aren't strong enough to deal with how quickly enemy strength scales. A flock full of 2- and 3-stars will have more trouble than you might expect. But if you don't get anything higher, you'll just have to do your best.

All of the birds you'll come across have some sort of leader bonus, with most being damage increases for their colors. Some birds have special leader bonuses that make them better suited to leader roles, but unfortunately, they're not listed here until I can grant a more complete list.

Each color of bird has its own Super Shot type. Super Shots are available after a few turns, depending on an individual bird's turn timer. Let's briefly go over them:

  • Black -- Birds of this color jump in the air and attack from a distance. Their Super Shot is the only ability that can actually do damage over obstacles, making it valuable in certain situations.
  • Blue -- Birds of this color split into three separate birds to attack. Each one does less damage but this Super Shot is great for dealing with several enemies at once.
  • Red -- Birds of this color attack a single target for high damage. It's straightforward, but effective!

  • White -- Birds of this color get a wider attack range, with the downside that their attack doesn't bounce off obstacles.

  • Yellow -- Birds of this color are granted a piercing shot that goes through any enemies it hits. This is great for clearing out mass enemies, but does not pierce obstacles.

With that out of the way, we're moving onto the character list! The birds below are sorted by rarity and color. Each one can evolve into one of a number of variations, but it takes a lot of work. These are: Basic, Army, Martial Arts, Punk, Science, and Superhero.

1-Star Birds

Bird Color

Anthony
Black
 
Dolores
 Black

Monday
 Black
 
Pam
 Black
 
Leland
Blue
 
Shirley
 Blue
 
Sidney
 Blue
 
Toby
 Blue
 
Hugh
 Red 
 
Meryl
 Red 
 
Sam
 Red 
 
Tony
 Red 
 
Chip
White
 
Kid YOLO
 White
 
Mireille
 White
 
Sadie
White 
 
Bob
Yellow
 
Eugene
Yellow  
 
Kumiko
Yellow  
 
Patrick
Yellow  

2-Star Birds

Bird Color
 
Lianne
 Black
 
Max
 Black
 
Mia
 Black
 
Richard
 Black
 
Tonya
 Black

Amy
 Blue
 
Andrew
Blue 
 
Greg
Blue 
 
Myles
Blue 
 
Tyler
 Blue
 
Frank
Red  
 
Noah
 Red 
 
Timothy
 Red 
 
Walter
 Red 
 
Winnie
 Red 
 
Capt'n Thrust
 White
 
Hank
 White
 
Mikhail
 White
 
Millie
 White
 
Tiffany
 White
 
Charlotte
 Yellow 
 
Connie
Yellow  
 
Flavio
Yellow  
 
Lucy
Yellow  
 
Mortimer
 Yellow 

3-Star Birds

Bird Color

Duane
 Black
 
Earl
 Black
 
Eddie
 Black
 
Ember
 Black
 
Keira
 Black
 
Shrapnel
 Black
 
Clint
 Blue
 
Eggbert
 Blue
 
Helmut
 Blue
 
Kim Fli Hy
 Blue
 
Sinbad
 Blue
 
Wade
 Blue

Carter
Red  
 
Jasmine
 Red 
 
Lady Plume
 Red 
 
Margaret
 Red 
 
Melody
 Red 
 
Tommy
 Red 
 
Clive
 White
 
Harold
 White
 
Oliver
White 
 
Otis
 White
 
Tara
 White
 
Thelonious
 White
 
Cletus
 Yellow 
 
Dalton
 Yellow 
 
Derek
 Yellow 
 
Gloria
 Yellow 
 
Pauline
 Yellow 
 
Rod
 Yellow 

4-Star Birds

Bird Color
 
Carson
Black
 
Kowalski
 Black
 
Zain
 Black
 
Paige
 Blue
 
Ron
 Blue
 
Trey
 Blue

Bette
Red  
 
Billie
Red  
 
Darlene
 Red 
 
Jacquie
 White
 
Jimmy
 White
 
Owlpheus
 White
 
Brenda
Yellow  
 
Doris
 Yellow 
 
El Gigante
Yellow  

5-Star Birds

Bird Color
 
Byron
Black
 
Dutch
Black 
 
Murphy
Blue 
 
Thrash
 Blue
 
Claude
Red

Geraldine
Red
 
Annie
 White
 
Steve
 White
 
Billy the Blitz
 Yellow 
 
Cyril
 Yellow 

 

If you're looking for more informational Angry Birds: Evolution guides, check out some of our other ones, such as our beginner's guide, team building guide, and egg farming guide.

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Angry Birds Evolution Team Building Guide https://www.gameskinny.com/197hw/angry-birds-evolution-team-building-guide https://www.gameskinny.com/197hw/angry-birds-evolution-team-building-guide Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:29:56 -0400 Joseph Rowe

Whether you can't get past a boss or are simply not doing well in PvP, we can help you build the best team possible for Angry Birds Evolution. There's more to having an effective team than just leveling your birds (though that helps!) and if you don't strategize your team building process, you will lose out on gold, evolution material, and, most importantly, time.

While the game may seem simple on the surface, team building is surprisingly complex. Resources are hard to come by and you will have to plan your teams in advance if you want to truly succeed.

 

Eggs and Stars

Where do angry birds even come from? Eggs, of course! You will earn eggs in Angry Birds Evolution through battle, and you can also purchase them in the hatchery with gems or by using tickets.  Farming for eggs is a crucial part of team building, as the birds themselves can be used as resources. You consume other birds when leveling a character, and you can also sell any extras you have left over for gold and evolution material that corresponds to its level and star rank.

After hatching your birds, you'll notice they have a star ranking. The star ranking is both an indicator of rarity and of bird power. One-star birds are the most common, and five-star birds are the rarest in Angry Birds Evolution.

Bird power is the value that determines how strong your bird is. The higher the number is, the better your bird will do in battle. To have an effective team, you must get your team's bird power level as high as possible.

Leveling Birds

Leveling up is a crucial part of any game with RPG elements, and Angry Birds Evolution is no different.. Leveling up will increase your bird power. You can level up by editing your team and going to the level up tab. There you can consume other birds to enhance the character you've chosen. Leveling up costs gold, and gold is rarer than you think. You'll be broke if you waste gold on leveling up the wrong way.

If you want to level your characters effectively, you will want to focus on three-star and up birds. Leveling birds with only one or two stars will help you at the very start of the game, but it will put you behind in the long run as you won't have the gold necessary to level up your more powerful team members.

Not only that, but matching colors is essential for effective leveling. If you do not match colors in Angry Birds Evolution, you will miss out on a 2x exp boost (see picture above). By leveling characters of the same color, you cut your leveling time in half.

There are two other methods for boosting your experience gained when leveling up: shiny birds and events. Shiny birds grant 2x exp boosts as well. These birds can only be unlocked in two ways: naturally getting them as rare drops from eggs, or using a shiny totem on an existing bird. (Check out our How to Get Shiny Birds guide for more information on this aspect of the game.)

Events change frequently, so you have to check them often. But sometimes there are experience boost events where you will get 2x experience boosts every time you level a character. If you time it right, you can use shiny birds of the same color during experience boost events for 6x exp when leveling your birds to save as much gold as possible.

Evolving Birds

Evolving the birds on your team in Angry Birds Evolution requires a considerable amount of evolution material. Evolution material can be obtained from battles or from selling birds. In battle, you will get the evolution material of the color of whatever area you're fighting in -- so if you're in the yellow pyramid area, for example, you'll get yellow evolution material. When selling birds, you get the evolution material to match whatever that bird's color is.

You need a lot of evolution material, because the cost will depend on how many times a character has already been evolved, as well as star rank. Since evolution material is even harder to come by than gold, only evolve three-star+ characters! Otherwise, you'll get stuck further into the game with your one-star evolutions and zero material!

When selling and using birds for leveling, there is a trade off. Birds with higher stars sell for more, but also give more experience. When selling a two-star+ bird, you have to consider whether more gold and evolution material are worth losing out on the bonus experience. If the bird you're leveling is a higher rank, it'll have a higher gold cost for leveling. It might be more cost-effective to use two-star+ birds, but you might need the extra gold you get from selling higher ranking birds to level up your team members. This is why planning and budgeting resources is important in Angry Birds Evolution! 

Super Shots and Leader Bonuses

If you've played Angry Birds Evolution for more than a few minutes, you'll know that every bird has a super shot based on their color. But did you know that super shots vary by bird?

In the picture above, Gloria, a yellow bird, tags hit enemies with a 40% damage boost for the following turn. Fellow yellow bird Cletus's super shot doesn't give a damage boost, but instead leaves a fart trail that stays for two turns and does 25 damage to whoever enters or stays in it. There are a ton of different types of super shot abilities, and each one has its own merits -- so you will want to build your team around your battles. If you have a team that has mostly yellow birds, Gloria's super shot will be valuable. But if your team only has one or two, it'd be better to stick with Cletus.

Leader bonuses are an unlocked once you reach the white mountains in the storyline. These bonuses vary, but most of them are +30% attack power for birds of the same color. If your team has two or three birds of the same color, make sure to set one of them as the leader -- otherwise you will miss out on this crucial bonus. 

What team are you using right now? Who's your favorite member? Let me know in the comments! And be sure to check out the rest of our Angry Birds Evolution guides to stay ahead in this pig-smashing game!

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Angry Birds Evolution Collectibles Guide https://www.gameskinny.com/ngzt4/angry-birds-evolution-collectibles-guide https://www.gameskinny.com/ngzt4/angry-birds-evolution-collectibles-guide Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:36:30 -0400 ESpalding

From the moment you start to play Angry Birds Evolution, you will notice that there are many things going on. From normal battles through PvP matches to Scouting Missions, there are so many ways to win items.

If you've read our Beginners Guide for Evolution, you might be familiar with some of the in-game items, but it can get a little confusing because there are quite a few of them! So in this guide, we're going to break down the full scope of every item you can collect in game, what its purpose is, and how to get it. 

Eggs

Let's start with one of the most important items in-game -- Eggs. These are everywhere, and with good reason! The only way to get new birds for your collection in Angry Birds Evolution is to acquire them from these eggs. They can be obtained in one of two ways -- eggs that drop during a battle or eggs that are hatched in your Hatchery.

Battle Eggs

As stated above, eggs are rewarded for engaging in battles. The eggs that drop as battle rewards correspond with the area in which you are playing. For example, if you are playing in the desert area, the eggs dropped during battles will all be yellow. Likewise, when battling in the blue area, all eggs dropped will be blue, etc. Any level bird can hatch out of these eggs.

For more information on eggs and egg farming, check out our Angry Birds Evolution egg farming guide.

Hatchery Eggs

There are two different kinds of hatchery eggs:

  • Regular Eggs are your most common, and you'll be hatching these most frequently after acquiring a ticket to do so. The birds that hatch from these most of the time won't be very useful and are pretty common, but sometimes you can strike it lucky and find an egg that contains a 4-star bird.
  • Premium Eggs are the ones where strongest birds hide. The birds hatching from these eggs will be 2-5-star birds -- but again, you'll be very lucky to find a 5-star in there. You can only buy these eggs with gems. But every two days, you are granted a free rare egg to hatch.

Friendship

In this game, friendship is used as a currency and can be gifted to you from people on your friends list -- so it pays to add as many people you can. You have the opportunity to add people as friends when joining a clan. You can also get friendship from undertaking team scout missions.

Friendship is used to open regular eggs in your Hatchery. 

Chests

While the chests you get from battles aren't collectibles themselves, what's inside them definitely is! The most common item found in chests is Gold. You need to gather as much gold as possible, as that is what you need to level up your birds. But there are some other really handy items to be found in chests as well.

Totems

Totems are really useful, as they can be used to help power up birds. They don't give XP, but they will give your birds other bonuses. Here's the rundown of every type of totem you can pick up:

  • Shiny Totems are used to turn an ordinary bird into a Shiny bird, which will increase that bird's XP value greatly. (Check out our Shiny bird guide for more information about this totem!)
  • Prestige Totems can be used when a 4 or 5 star bird has reached its maximum level. Prestige points allow the bird to further increase its power. 
  • Super Shot Totems gives more power to a bird super shot ability.

Tickets

There are two types of tickets that can be found in chests, and these ticket types can be used in two different parts of the game.

  • Brown tickets are the ones you need to hatch regular eggs in the hatchery. If you get a ticket in a chest, this is mostly what you will get.
  • Pink tickets allow you to use the PvP arena. You can have a maximum of 2 free PvP battles before they hit a timer and have to refill. The Arena tickets allow you to play a match whenever you want.
Energy Berry

What is an Energy Berry? It's for your scouts. As you have probably noticed by now, you only get a certain number of scouts at one time. While they do refill fairly quickly, sometimes you need another one as soon as possible. These berries can be used to restore one scout for instant use.

Blue Gems

These blue gems can be found a couple of ways. They can be found inside chests -- but you also collect them for gaining achievements, collecting different birds, and defeating different enemies.

In your base, there is a building labeled "Your Collection". Head in there and you will see a chart made up of three tabs called Achievements, Birds, and Enemies. If there are gems to be had, there will be a little blue question mark in the corner of the tab titles. Take a look in all of them and look for squares covered by gift-wrap. This means that you have discovered something new and will get a couple of gems for it.

Just like any good freemium game, though, you can also buy gems for real money.

Gems can also be used to purchase things. Once you have enough, you are able to buy items such as energy drinks to restore all scouts, more gold or an extra inventory slot. You can also use them to hatch premium eggs and create clans.

Evolution Materials

Once your birds have reached their max levels, you then need to evolve them. To do this, you need to collect evolution materials. These drop during battles and dungeons, but you also get them when you sell unwanted birds in your inventory. Just like eggs, they are color specific depending on which zone you are battling in.

Depending on how many stars your bird is, that determines on how many evolution materials you are going to need.

When its time to evolve your 4- and 5-star birds to their final evolution, you are going to need some evolution essence, which can only be found in dungeons.

Dungeon Keys

To get the evolution essence mentioned above, you are going to have to be able to access dungeons. You'll need to do some PVP battles to get the dungeon keys though, as this is the only way to get the keys. Dungeons are well worth doing though because they really do reward you greatly. But they aren't easy, and your dungeon teams do have to satisfy certain criteria in order to complete them. These criteria change from dungeon to dungeon.

As you can see, Angry Birds Evolution is a pretty busy game when it comes to the kind of things you need to find. You will find that there are even more items in-game. Occasionally there are quests which need to be completed to progress, and they all need you to collect items relevant to the part of the storyline you are on. These are usually included in battle rewards.

We hope that you have found this guide to everything you can collect in Angry Birds Evolution. Make sure you check out our other Angry Birds Evolution guides for extra help that'll have you dominating this new mobile game in no time!

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Angry Birds Evolution Beginner's Guide https://www.gameskinny.com/ugn90/angry-birds-evolution-beginners-guide https://www.gameskinny.com/ugn90/angry-birds-evolution-beginners-guide Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:32:42 -0400 Joseph Rowe

In a refreshing take on a classic series, Angry Birds Evolution pits birds against pigs in a new way that incorporates many interesting RPG elements with simple and addicting gameplay. From an overhead angle, you must shoot your birds at pigs to protect your eggs (again!), as well as earn lots of experience and cool loot.

In this guide, I'm going to go over a number of tips and tricks that will help you get started in this new iteration of Angry Birds. There's more to learn in this game than any that came before, so strap in!

The Basics

Each battle features different kinds of destructible obstacles that stand in the way of your perfect shot. Some are only hindrances -- but others are switches or levers that set off explosives which you can take advantage of to add a bit of flare to your pig slaughter. Some obstacles can even be used to make complex shots that will hit pigs in their weak spots. For example, if you shoot a pig in the back, it'll do much more damage.

During your battles in Angry Birds Evolution, you'll meet a variety of pigs. Most are straightforward and just exist to deal damage to you -- but others will call in reinforcements, heal, or do something else to be a big pain in your feathery butt. These will be higher priority targets for you, as some can even disrupt your super shots. So you'll want to focus on taking them out before moving on to regular ol' pigs.

Types of Birds and What They Do

There are five different colors of Angry Birds: red, blue, black, white, and yellow. Each bird gets a super shot that is based on its color. Here's what each one does:

  • Red Bird Super Shot: Best for taking out large enemies, as it causes the first pig hit to take lots of damage and bounce around like a bird, hurting its own teammates.
  • Blue Bird Super Shot: Best for dealing with lots of small enemies, especially with their backs exposed, as it splits the bird into three for even more damage.
  • Black Bird Super Shot: Explosive and can hop over terrain and other enemies to hit in a large AoE circle.
  • White Bird Super Shot: A wide and long line that hits every enemy in its path for a decent amount of damage. It is best used when dealing with enemies that are bunched together. 
  • Yellow Bird Super Shot: Pierces through its target, and is great for trying to hit the same enemies multiple times.

Collecting and Using Eggs

Eggs are where you will be getting your birds from. Each egg has a chance to be a different bird that belongs to its color. The birds that come out of the eggs can have anywhere from one to five stars, with more stars meaning more powerful birds -- and there's a slight chance that an egg will hatch a shiny bird with some bonus stats.

Each bird has a level, and can be evolved to become more powerful. However, a level 20 one star yellow bird is weaker than a level 1 two star yellow bird. In other words, stars are more important than level in determining a bird's power. To level up a bird, you will need to consume other birds and spend gold, so farming eggs is essential for having a powerful team. (Check out our egg farming guide for Angry Birds Evolution to get more info on how to do that.)

There are two kinds of eggs in Angry Birds Evolution: regular and premium eggs.

  • Regular Eggs can be bought with tickets or the friendship currency that is gained by sending each other gifts -- and you can also acquire them for free at least once a day. These eggs hatch into birds with 1-4 stars.
  • Premium Eggs can be bought only with gems, and they yield birds with 2-5 stars. You can also receive one for free every two days.

Eggs can be accessed through the hatchery in the little town area with other buildings.  You have no control over color in the hatchery, so if you are farming for a specific kind of egg, you will want to stick to battles in that color's area.

How to Utilize Scouts

Your first three levels in Angry Birds Evolution are spent collecting your scouts. You can use them to go on a mission, with one recharge taking about an hour. They can be refilled with 150 gems for all three or 1 energy berry for one scout. Occasionally, you can watch an advertisement for a single scout refill, too.

Scout missions provide you with battles to fight to gather materials in order to progress the storyline. Not only that, but they will occasionally give you PvP matches and gold. It is best to save your scouts for collecting materials to further the story, as this is the only way to get them. If you use your scouts before needing to harvest materials, you will have more down time and less play time. 

Clans and Rewards

Clans are a great way to make friends in Angry Birds Evolution. Joining one will also get you some gold in your daily tasks section when you're still in the tutorial part of the story. There are also some amazing perks that can be unlocked for members by spending gold to level your clan. These perks include:

  • A fourth scout
  • A smart bomb that drops once every battle
  • An extra egg after specific battles
  • A first aid kit that drops once every battle

How to Play PvP

Players fight each other in the Oinktagon by playing Oinkball in Angry Birds Evolution. In this game, players have an arena that is similar to a tennis court. There are five pigs at the start of battle, with more being thrown in as the battle continues. Your goal is to place as many of those pigs as possible on the enemy's side of the Oinktagon. After each shot, the pigs will attack whoever owns the side they're on. Whoever dies first is the loser.

Winners receive PvP trophies that determine their ranking on a ladder. They also receive dungeon keys that can be used to access dungeons on the world map.

What Currency Does and How to Earn It

As is the case with any free-to-play game, there's a catch to this otherwise fun spin on a classic series: there's a ton of different currencies -- including gems, gold, tickets, friendship, and evolution material. 

  • Gems are purchased with real money and can be used in place of other currencies if you do not have enough for a specific purchase. You can also get a few of these bad boys here and there by heading into your collections section and checking achievements. 
  • Gold is earned from completing missions, or given as a little reward for completing other tasks, doing well in battle, and going on scouting missions. It is mainly used for leveling up birds. 
  • Tickets are earned in battle and used for PvP and regular eggs. 
  • Friendship is used for regular eggs and is earned by sending/receiving gifts with friends. 
  • Evolution material is earned in battle and is color specific. It is necessary for evolving a max level bird.

Extra Tips and Tricks

Here are some more tips for making sure you get the most out of Angry Birds Evolution:

  • Kill the tanky pigs that summon reinforcements as soon as possible
  • Kill the smaller pigs with trumpets that disrupt your super shots
  •  Frequently check the collection building to see if you've earned gems
  • After you've passed the pyramid, you can claim a registration gift that gives you a good amount of different currencies
  • After earning the ability to play with golden pigs, kill them before their timer runs out or you'll lose out on tons of gold
  • Egg drops from battle are the color of the area they dropped in

That wraps up our beginner's guide! Any tips you want to add in for your fellow Angry Birds Evolution players? Feel free to add some in the comments! And check out the rest of our Angry Birds Evolution guides if you want even more insider secrets for this new mobile game.

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Angry Birds Evolution Guide to Egg Farming https://www.gameskinny.com/35yw1/angry-birds-evolution-guide-to-egg-farming https://www.gameskinny.com/35yw1/angry-birds-evolution-guide-to-egg-farming Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:14:17 -0400 Ty Arthur

While the focus is still on aiming and bouncing different types of birds, Angry Birds Evolution sees big changes to the usual formula -- including a new viewpoint, fresh level schemes, and various RPG elements like leveling your birds.

Like many freemium RPG style games, each character has a star rating, and you will always be on the hunt for higher star birds to add to your lineup. 1 and 2 star birds are dime a dozen, with 3, 4, and 5 star birds being the coveted characters you want to have in your roster.

To get those rarer birds (without laying down the cash anyway), you'll have to hatch a whole bunch of eggs... and that means egg farming!

Other than dropping a bunch of money on a time-wasting game full of enraged avians, there are really only two things you need to do to effectively farm eggs, which I'll explain in detail below.

 Earning Egg Rewards

How to Farm Eggs in Angry Birds Evolution

Step 1: Change Your Difficulty

First and foremost, when getting ready to farm for eggs, make sure you set the difficulty for the current level to normal. On higher difficulties like hard (unlocked at level 8) and insane (unlocked at level 12), the chance of getting chests instead of eggs increases.

While chest loot is nice, you really want eggs -- so let's avoid that higher chance of other loot by keeping the difficulty on normal. However, you should note that you are slightly less likely to get rare eggs on normal, so there's a trade-off there. But it can be offset by in-game events (see below for more info).

 Changing Level Difficulty

Step 2: Use Quick Battle

After changing the difficulty, you need to tackle the most important task for egg farming: unlocking the Quick Battle ability. This nifty feature becomes available after reaching level 10, and is a massive time saver.

With Quick Battle, you don't have to actually play every level -- and in most cases, you will automatically win and collect your earnings. (Just remember that you can't skip story segment battles with the Quick Battle feature.)

Of course, there is a catch. Quick Battle is only useful if your team power exceeds the team power of the opponents in the level. Just a quick eyeballing of the power levels will tell you whether you are going to win or not. In most cases, having a team power any amount higher than the enemy -- even a single point -- will result in a win. So you can grind tons of levels and collect eggs without having to sink a whole lot of time into doing so.

Team power is another important reason to stay on normal mode. Enemy team power goes up drastically in hard and insane modes, meaning you will have to put a lot more work into beefing up your existing roster to grind away for eggs on harder difficulties.

What To Do With All Those Eggs

There's an important element you can't forget when egg farming: you have a maximum bird inventory. It can be upgraded, but eventually you will hit an upper limit anyway. Any eggs you hatch when the inventory is full go into the mailbox -- where they only stay for a short amount of time before being deleted. 

Always make sure to sell excess birds you don't need for extra gold and make more room in your inventory for higher star birds hatched down the line. You can also convert extra birds to experience points (which also costs gold) for leveling up your existing birds and creating a more powerful team.

Finally, you may want to wait to hatch all your farmed eggs until the right global game event is in place. These rotate out and aren't always in effect, but if you are patient you can get significantly better rewards than normal. For instance, the Get Powerful Birds event increases the chances that you will get one of those ultra rare (and ultra awesome) 4 or 5 star birds that can drastically change how the game plays going forward. 

     Waiting For The Right Event

Have fun grinding away for eggs with Quick Battle! Need help with anything else still in the game? Check out the rest of our Angry Birds Evolution guides to learn all the insider secrets for the game, from getting shiny birds with bonus abilities to quickly earning gold coins.

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How to Get Shiny Birds in Angry Birds Evolution https://www.gameskinny.com/hczul/how-to-get-shiny-birds-in-angry-birds-evolution https://www.gameskinny.com/hczul/how-to-get-shiny-birds-in-angry-birds-evolution Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:05:00 -0400 ESpalding

The latest game to arrive from Rovio, Angry Birds: Evolution, is like no Angry Birds game we've seen before. There are so many new mechanics and collectibles to get a hold of that you won't get bored when playing it! One such mechanic is the introduction of Shiny Birds, which you can acquire to help level up your game. 

Shiny Birds can be distinguished by the fact that their avatar glints and gleams at you in your menu -- and the fact that they have a special "shiny" stat written on their character sheet. As you can see from the image below, this particular black bird has a "shiny" blue glow about him, and there is a stat that says XP Shiny. Other kinds of shiny bonuses include a gold bonus, which makes them sell for a lot more gold and the ability to level up quicker than a standard bird. It is totally random as to which bonus you will get.

How Do You Get Shiny Birds in Angry Birds: Evolution?

You can find these glimmering birdies the same way you would find any others in the game. Each time you discover a bird, hatch them in the hatchery, or find them in eggs after battles, there is always a chance that they could be shiny. There isn't a very high drop rate on these -- but obviously the more you hatch, etc., the more chances you have of getting a special bird.

Even rarer than finding a shiny bird in an egg is finding a Shiny Totem. Totems are special drops that can be used to power up a bird. There are three different totems in-game, but this particular one increases a birds’ XP when you fuse it to another bird you are trying to level up.

As you can see, there are perks to finding as many shiny birds as you can -- but it's going to be a long trek to find them all. In the meantime, hatch as many eggs as you can and partake in as many battles as time allows. They will drop for you eventually!

Make sure you check back to GameSkinny for more Angry Birds Evolution guides to get ahead of the game!

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