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Monster Capture Walkthroughs

ARBORETH

(Aegisofer)
  1. Move the left skull all way to the right to complete the skull set
  2. Guess what? Do the same with the lone purple on the right, but towards the left (D┤oh)
  3. Meh, complete the remaining sets...

ARKLICHE

(Aegisofer)
  1. Move the central skulls outwards (<-S S->)
  2. Complete the purple sets
  3. Complete the green ones and done

CATAPULT

(ZeroTheLegend)
  1. Complete the set of the light yellows, then the right greens
  2. Switch the top middle green and blue
  3. In the middle 2 columns, switch the purple and the red
  4. Switch the highest left purple with the S-Skull
  5. Switch the highest red on the right with the S-Skull and done

Centaur

(dragonrage11)
  1. Swap top right Blue down
  2. Swap top right Red left
  3. Swap left-most Green on top right
  4. Swap bottom Red left
  5. Swap top right of center 4 Yellows right
  6. Swap top left of same center Yellows left
  7. Swap right-most Green up
  8. Swap left-most Blue up
  9. Now with the two Skulls and two Yellows in the middle you move one left of each and one right of each to clear the rest

DARK DWARF

(Steven the Bug)
  1. Move the green orb in the eighth column up to complete row of 3 green orbs
  2. Move the top skull in the sixth column right to complete column of 3 skulls
  3. Move top green orb in third column right to complete column of 3 green orbs
  4. Move the green orb in the first column up to complete row of 3 green orbs
  5. Move top skull in third column down to complete row of 4 skulls
  6. Move green orb in sixth column left to complete column of 3 green orbs
  7. Move red orb in fourth column up to complete row of 3 red orbs
  8. Move gold in sixth column down to complete row of 3 gold

DOOM KNIGHT

(Aegisofer)
  1. Complete the UPPER green sets by moving UP the green pieces in the middle rows
  2. Complete the 4 purple sets by moving the skull in the middle of each DOWN
  3. Swap the remaining 2 skulls with the red on top of them and done

DRAGON SPIDER

(Aegisofer)
  1. Move skull in seventh column left to complete column of 3 skulls
  2. Move skull in second column right to complete column of 3 skulls
  3. Move red orb in second row, fourth column down to complete column of 3 red orbs
  4. Move red orb in second row, fifth column down to complete column of 3 red orbs
  5. Move bottom red orb in fourth column left to complete row of 3 red orbs
  6. Move bottom red orb in fifth column right to complete row of 3 red orbs

ELVEN GUARD

(Billman)
  1. Swap the lower yellow gem on the left side to the right
  2. Swap the lower yellow gem on the right side to the left. Your third and six columns should be empty
  3. Swap the lower green gem on the left side to the right
  4. Swap the remaining green gem on the left side to the right, removing the middle column of skulls
  5. Swap the middle yellow gem on the side upwards, to clear the top 3 yellow gems
  6. Clear the skulls, the explosion should get everything else

FIRE ELEMENTAL

(xNightBladEx)
  1. Move down middle skull
  2. Move down left skull
  3. Move down right skull

FIRE GIANT

(Aegisofer)
  1. Complete the right gold column
  2. Move right the leftmost S-Skull
  3. Switch the normal skull with the remaining gold
  4. Switch the lone red with the remaining gold
  5. complete the S-Skull set

FLAME DRAGON

(Billman)
  1. Swap the bottom skulls in the second and fourth columns left
  2. Swap the skull in the second column down, then down again
  3. Swap the yellow in the fourth column left
  4. Swap the skull in the fourth column down
  5. Swap the bottom skulls in the sixth and eight columns left
  6. Swap the remaining skull in the sixth column down, the one in the eight column left.
  7. First clear the skulls, then the yellows

FROST DRAGON

(Aegisofer)
  1. Move the lone skull in the upper right of the central pillar down
  2. Complete the set of (four) skulls near the central pillar
  3. Complete the skull set on the right and then the blue one on the top (Confirm!)
  4. Swap the green with the blue to complete the remaining sets (Confirm!)

FROST GIANT

(Billman)
  1. Swap the top pieces in the third and seventh columns down
  2. Swap the skull in the third column down
  3. Swap the gold in the seventh column down
  4. Swap the skull in the eighth column down
  5. Swap the blue in the fifth column up
  6. Swap the blue in the third column down. This will cascade and clear the stars
  7. Swap the gold in the first column down
  8. Clear the skulls, then clear the blues

GIANT BAT

(HaphazardJoy)
  1. Start off by clearing a red line by pulling the lowest one up, so that afterwards there is one red orb left ABOVE the skulls.
  2. Then clear the two blue lines, the skulls drop, clearing the area and automatically finishing the green and yellow areas,
  3. leaving an easy finish with the purple stars.

GIANT RAT

(Ravage_mk2)
  1. Switch the red and yellow mana near the center of the puzzle.
  2. Switch the skulls with the blue mana below them.
  3. Complete the purple star sets.

Giant Spider

(Steven the Bug)
  1. Move top blue orb in first column and eighth column down to complete two columns of 3 blue orbs.
  2. Move top red orb in first column and eighth column down to complete two columns of 3 red orbs.
  3. Move the bottom blue orb in the second column and seventh column to complete two columns of 3 blue orbs.
  4. Move the yellow orb in the fifth column left to complete column of 3 yellow orbs and 3 blue orbs.
  5. Move bottom yellow orb in second column and seventh column up to complete two columns of 3 yellow orbs.
  6. Move top red orb in third column and sixth column down to complete two columns of 3 red orbs.
  7. All the green orbs should clear themselves

GIANT WASP

(Billman)
  1. Swap the gem in the fourth and fifth columns on the top rows, and the row below that, wiping the top 2 rows.
  2. Swap the top yellow gem in the fourth column left
  3. Swap the top skull in the fifth column right
  4. Swap the top red gem down, wiping the rest of the reds
  5. Swap the top skull in the fourth column left
  6. Swap the remaining skull in the fourth column left
  7. Swap the bottom in the fifth column right
  8. Swap the green in the fourth column down

GNOLL

(Steven the Bug)
  1. Move bottom skull in fifth column to the right to complete row of 3 skulls
  2. Move bottom skull in fourth column to the left to complete row of 3 skulls
  3. Move purple star in third column down to complete row of 3 stars
  4. Move top yellow orb in fourth column down to complete column of 3 yellow orbs
  5. Move top yellow orb in fifth column down to complete column of 3 yellow orbs
  6. Chain should occur with the explosive skull and the remaining purple stars should fall into place.

Goblin

(dragonrage11)
  1. Bring the top most red down (clear red line), skull should be under the red ball
  2. Bring both blues down (both sides)
  3. Match the skulls, will take out most of the middle, automatically
  4. Slide the golds to complete the column, andů done

Gobshooter

(dragonrage11)
  1. Swap first Yellow on left with Skull
  2. Swap first Red with same Skull
  3. Swap bottom left Green with Skull
  4. Swap last right Yellow with Skull
  5. Swap last right Red with same Skull
  6. Swap bottom right Green with Skull
  7. Swap top Yellow right with Red
  8. Swap final S-Skull with YellowFor the remaining two columns, match yellow, and then match skulls, it should be fairly obvious.

GRIFFON

(Ravage_mk2)
  1. switch the Yellow and Purple on the 4th row.
  2. switch the Yellow and Purple on the bottom row.
  3. finish the Yellow set on the left side of the puzzle.
  4. finish the Blue set on the left of the puzzle.
  5. finish the Yellow set on the right side of the puzzle.

GRIFFON

(xNightBladEx)
  1. Cleared in 3 sections.
  2. Left 3, middle 2(+skull), and right 3
  3. To clear left 3:
    1. Move up green gem
    2. Move left Blue gem
  4. To clear right 3:
    1. Move up Yellow gem
  5. To clear remaining:
    1. Move right exp gem down
    2. More right yellow gem up
    3. move left exp gem up

HARPY

(BILLMAN)
  1. Swap the skull in the seventh column right
  2. Swap the yellow in the fourth column right
  3. Swap the gold in the seventh column right
  4. Swap the blue in the fourth column right
  5. Swap the green in the fourth column left (Here comes the tricky part)
  6. Swap the blue gem in the third column down
  7. Swap the yellow gem in the third column down
  8. Swap the S-Skull up
  9. Swap the gold in the fourth column down

HARPY

(Fappyheet)
  1. Swap the skull in the seventh column right
  2. Swap the red dot left
  3. Swap the column seven gold right
  4. Swap the glowing skull left
  5. Swap the column five green left
  6. Swap the same green left again
  7. Clear the bottom yellows
  8. Clear the blues
  9. Clear the last yellows
  10. Swap the glowing skull up, clearing the red
  11. Swap the middle gold down

Hill Giant

(Steven the Bug)
  1. Move green orb in seventh column right to complete column of 3 green orbs.
  2. Move green orb in sixth column left to complete column of 3 green orbs.
  3. Move gold in sixth column down to complete row of 3 gold.
  4. Move yellow orb in fifth column up to complete row of 3 yellow orbs.
  5. Move skull in third column down to complete row of 3 skulls.
  6. Move gold in third column up to complete column of 3 gold.

IMP

(Ravage_mk2)
  1. Complete the 2 red sets
  2. Complete the LEFT yellow set first, followed by the other
  3. In the Gold row with an skull in the middle (GGSGG), move the skull LEFT
  4. Swap the coin and skull, completing the remaining sets

IMPERIAL GUARD

(Shane200)
  1. 8th Column Top Gold down one to complete 3 gold
  2. 5th Column Top Yellow down one to complete a bunch of stuff
  3. 2nd Column Top Gold down to finish

IRON GOLEM

(Aegisofer)
  1. Move the red ones in the center outwards (<-R R->) to complete both sets
  2. Move the lone green on the top left to complete another set (the green set on top of everything i think)
  3. Swap the 2 blue/greens and voila

KNIGHT

(Aegisofer)
  1. Move the yellow at the top of the "yellow cross" down
  2. Move the gold of both columns down (took me a while -_-)

KNIGHT

(Nibble123)
  1. Move the gold on the right side of the bottom row up
  2. Move the experience star on the far right up
  3. Move the gold on the left side of the bottom row up
  4. Complete the row of yellow
  5. Complete the two green columns
  6. Take the two gold in the middle, and move one left and one right.

Liche

(Steven the Bug)
  1. Move bottom explosive skull in fifth column to the right to complete row of 3 skulls.
  2. Lots of chaining occurs
  3. Move gold in fourth column left to complete row of 3 gold.
  4. Move red orb in fifth column right to complete row of 3 red orbs.

MEDUSA

(Aegisofer)
  1. Complete the yellow vertical sets first
  2. Complete the bottom skull set on the left and the bottom green one on the right
  3. Complete the middle horizontal red set
  4. Now complete the 2 vertical blue sets
  5. Complete the green set on the left, and the skull one in the right
  6. You can take it from here :P

MINOTAUR

(dragonrage11)
  1. Clear 1st column of Reds
  2. Clear 3rd column of Reds
  3. Move left side bottom Purple up
  4. Clear left Skulls
  5. Clear two Red columns
  6. Clear remaining Skulls

MINOTAUR KING

(Supa Gaijin)
  1. Unfortunately, I didn't write down the sequence, but... here's roughly how you do it:
  2. You should be able to cleanly clear the 6-8th columns (by starting on the row up from the bottom, and moving the jewels up... clear just 6-8... you have to start NOT on the bottom so that you bring down the purple stars from up top to wipe out the one on the bottom).
  3. Next, do 2 swaps in columns 4-5 to clear out everything but the stars (they should end up on the bottom).
  4. Then in columns 1-3, start on the bottom, and move stuff down to complete rows. One at a time, lower the stuff... then you should be able to clean it out from there.

NECROMANCER

(Aegisofer)
  1. Move all the right skulls in the central column towards the right (the ones arranged in block of four in the middle)
  2. Now do the same with the left skulls of the former central column towards the left
  3. Complete the rest

OGRE

(Ravage_mk2)
  1. finish the Blue set.
  2. finish the Yellow set.
  3. finish the bottom Red set.
  4. finish the Green set.

Ogre Mage

(sector24)
  1. It's symmetrical, but I'm working left to right
  2. Leftmost skull up (wipe out red gems)
  3. Leftmost red gem down (wipe out red gems, skulls, etc.)
  4. Blue gem on the left down (wipe out blue gems)
  5. Rightmost skull up (wipe out red gems)
  6. Rightmost red gem down

ORC

(Vegan Carnivore)
  1. Clear the greens on each side.
  2. Clear the skulls on the bottom left and right (the vertical lines of 3)
  3. Switch the skull and red near the top.
  4. You have to clear the reds on either side too before switching the skull and red at the top

ORC LORD

(AlphaPack)
  1. Remove the top center sculls by sliding the single ones on either side on the top towards the middle.
  2. Remove the exp gems by sliding them towards the center onto the other two.
  3. Slide, right single green gem into center to remove top row of green gems.
  4. Slide top skull in 2nd cloumn outwards to side removing the column of three on the far left.
  5. Remove remaining green gems by sliding single green inwards.
  6. Slide bottom skull in the 3rd colum up removing a 4 skulls, and 4 yellows
  7. Make a row with exploding skull, 2 ways to do it, either can work, do NOT move exploding skull down.

SANDWORM

(Steven the Bug)
  1. Clear the top left row of 5 skulls by moving down the skull in it┤s middle, in the third row
  2. Clear the top right row of 3 skulls by moving down the topmost skull.
  3. Clear the second left row of 5 skulls by moving down the left explosive skull in the fourth row.
  4. Clear the second right row of 3 skulls by moving down the last explosive skull.
  5. Move the yellow orb in the seventh column to the right to clear the rightmost column of 3 yellow orbs.
  6. Move the yellow orb in the fifth column to the right to clear the sixth column of 3 yellow orbs.
  7. Move the top green orb in the seventh column to the left to clear a horizontal row of 3 greens.
  8. Move the remaining green orb in the fifth column to the right to clear a horizontal row of 3 greens.
  9. Move the green orb in the third column up to clear a row of 3 greens.
  10. Move the green orb in the first column up to clear a column of 3 greens.
  11. Move the yellow orb in the first column right to clear the row of 3 yellows.

SCORPION

(scottjl)
  1. drag the red ball all the way from the left to the right.

SEA SERPENT

(Shane200)
  1. 1st Column Blue 1 Right to complete 3 blue
  2. 3rd Column Blue 1 Right to complete 3 blue
  3. 7th Column Blue 1 Left to complete 3 blue
  4. I forget the last step. Either another blue movement along the bottom or the super skull left one

Skeleton

(Ravage_mk2)
  1. switch the gold in the center of the puzzle with the green mana beneath them.
  2. switch the gold from steps 1 and 2 with the red mana beneath them.
  3. switch the glowing skulls with the green mana beneath them.

Skelotaur

(Steven the Bug)
  1. Move red orb in column 2 right to clear column of 3 green orbs.
  2. Repeat moving red orb right to clear columns of 3 skulls, 3 green orbs, then 3 skulls and finishing with a row of 3 red orbs.
  3. Move blue orb in column 6 left to clear column of 3 green orbs.
  4. Repeat moving blue orb left to clear columns of 3 skulls and 3 green orbs, finishing with the row of 3 blue orbs.

SWAMP DRAGON

(Billman)
  1. Find the second green from the bottom in the second column, and swap it with the gold above (Cascade!)
  2. Swap one of the middle skulls left to clear the skulls on the left side
  3. Complete the gold set on the right by swapping one of the middle gold pieces left
  4. Clear the skulls and gold in the sixth column
  5. Swap the top green in the middle to the right to clear the top layer of greens
  6. Clear the skulls
  7. Clear the greens first, then clear the gold

Thief

(Steven the Bug)
  1. Move top yellow orb in sixth column down to complete column of 3 yellow orbs.
  2. Move bottom yellow orb in third column left to complete column of 3 yellow orbs.
  3. Move red orb in fourth column left to complete column of 3 red orbs.
  4. Move blue orb in second column left to complete column of 3 blue orbs.
  5. Move green orb in third column left to complete column of 3 green orbs.
  6. Move blue orb in fifth column down to complete row of 4 blue orbs.

TROLL

(Ravage_mk2)
  1. Complete the stars set
  2. Complete the green sets
  3. Complete the coins and red sets

UNDEAD DRAGON

(Billman)
  1. Clear both columns of reds
  2. Swap the bottom yellows in the first and eight columns up
  3. Clear both columns of gold

Vampire Bat

(Helmasaur King)
  1. In the center, swap the separated orbs with the skulls to clear their columns; this will also clear the skulls in the center.
  2. In the right column, swap the skull above the yellow orb down to clear skulls and drop the yellow orb to the bottom.
  3. In the right column, swap the yellow orb left to clear a row of yellow, then a row of blue.
  4. In the right column, swap the skull below the blue orb up to clear skulls and drop the blue orb to the bottom.
  5. Clear the blue orbs!
  6. In the left column, swap the skull above the lower yellow orb down to clear skulls and drop the yellow orb to the bottom.
  7. In the left column, swap the yellow orb right to clear a row of yellow.
  8. Clear the skulls!
  9. Clear the yellow orbs!

WIGHT

(Aegisofer)
  1. Move the 2 central skulls horizontally outwards (<-S S->)
  2. Complete the 2 vertical green sets
  3. Complete the left set of (four) skulls
  4. Complete the right red vertical set
  5. Complete the green/set remaining and then the skull one

WIGHT

(Steven the Bug)
  1. Move top skull in fourth column left to complete column of 3 green orbs.
  2. Move top skull in fifth column right to complete column of 3 green orbs.
  3. Move bottom green orb in second column up to complete column of 3 green orbs.
  4. Move bottom green orb in seventh column up to complete column of 3 green orbs.
  5. Move skull in third column down to complete row of 5 skulls.
  6. Move bottom red orb in column four up to complete column of 3 red orbs.
  7. Move bottom red orb in column five up to complete column of 3 red orbs.

WOLF

(Ravage_mk2) (forkyfork2)
  1. Starting at the top row, simply "skin" the critter by swapping gems with the empty square above them to form sets.
  2. Start from the top and form sets with the gems. Move from the right side to the left side as you move down.

WOLFRIDER

(Steven the Bug)
  1. Move red orb in eighth column left completing column of 3 red orbs and column of 3 blue orbs
  2. Move bottom blue orb in third column right completing column of 3 blue orbs
  3. Move red orb in sixth column left completing column of 3 red orbs
  4. Move blue orb in sixth column left completing column of 3 blue orbs and subsequently 3 skulls
  5. Move bottom red orb in second column down completing row of 4 red orbs
  6. Move skull in third column right completing row of 3 skulls and column of 3 skulls
  7. Move blue orb in third column down completing row of 3 blue orbs and 3 red orbs

WYVERN

(Supa Gaijin)
  1. Move top right yellow orb left.
  2. Move 6th column gold up.
  3. Move 5th column green down.
  4. Swap red/blue in 8th column to remove entire column.
  5. (the rest have only "one move" possible, but do them in this order)
  6. Move 5th column purple star.
  7. Move 5th column skull.
  8. Move 2nd column blue.
  9. Move 3rd column yellow.
  10. Move 4th column red.
  11. Move 4th column green.

ZOMBIE

(Ravage_mk2)
  1. Complete the 3 skulls set in the lower left corner.
  2. Complete the 3 skull line, in the lower right corner.
  3. Switch the remaining skull and blue mana.

Capture Video

  1. Wolfrider (ChrnoX10A)
  2. Giant Rat (ChrnoX10A)
  3. Skeleton (ChrnoX10A)

Graphical Captures

(eishin and Zaraf)
  1. Arboleth - Dark Dwarf
  2. Doom Knight - Fire Giant
  3. Flame Dragon - Giant Rat
  4. Giant Spider - Gobshooter
  5. Griffon - Imperial Guard
  6. Iron Golem - Minotaur
  7. Minotaur King - Orc
  8. Orc Lord - Skeleton
  9. Skelotaur - Undead Dragon
  10. Vampire Bat - Zombie
All the Graphical Solutions on one page

Mounts and bonuses

NameSpellSpeedBonus
Dragon SpiderBreath FireslowFire Mastery +2 plus 1 each 2 levels
Giant RatRabid BitelowCunning Skill +1 plus 1 each 4 levels
Giant SpiderWeb spellslowBattle Skill +1 plus 1 each 3 levels
GriffonDeath DivefastAir Mastery +2 plus 1 each 2 levels
SandwormSwallow WholeSlowEarth Mastery +2 plus 1 each 2 levels
ScorpionHideslowEarth Mastery +1 plus 1 each 3 levels
WolfHowlfastWater Mastery +1 plus 1 each 3 levels
WyvernRendaverageBattle Skill +2 plus 1 each 2 levels

Visual Solutions

(llnspatz)
Here are a couple of my solutions that I got so far. You guys prolly already have them in the topic but I did mine in a grid format for where to move. It looked better in notepad :)
Goblin

..abcdefgh
1|________
2|________
3|BY_YB_BY
4|YB_BY_YB
5|BY_YB_BY
6|YBGBYBGR
7|RYBGBYBG
8|YBGBYBGR
1. a3 to b3
2. d3 to e3
3. g3 to h3
4. a7 to b7
5. b7 to c7
6. c7 to d7
7. d7 to e7
8. e7 to f7
9. f7 to g7
10. g7 to h7

Zombie
..abcdefgh
1|_____B__
2|_____S__
3|_____B__
4|__SBBG__
5|__GBBS__
6|SSGSSGSS
7|GGSBBSBB
8|SSGBBGSS
1. c7 to c8
2. e7 to e8
3. f7 to f8

Skeleton
..abcdefgh
1|__E__E__
2|_GM__MG_
3|_MS__SM_
4|_RS__SR_
5|_GGMMGG_
6|_RSGGSR_
7|_RSRRSR_
8|SSGSSGSS
1. d5 to d6
2. e5 to e6
3. d6 to d7
4. e6 to e7
5. c7 to c8
6. f7 to f8

Wolf
..abcdefgh
1|________
2|BB______
3|RRB_____
4|YYRY____
5|GGYGG___
6|RRGRRG__
7|YYRYYRY_
8|BBYBBYBB
1. c3 to c2
2. c4 to c3
3. c5 to c4
4. f6 to f5
5. c6 to c4
7. f7 to f6
8. c7 to c6
9. f8 to f7
10. c8 to c7
11. d8 to c8
12. e8 to f8

Liche
..abcdefgh
1|____R___
2|___MSG_E
3|MMSMMSMS
4|GGRSSREG
5|GGSRRMRR
6|SSGYYSRR
7|GGBEEGSS
8|SSREEBSS
1. e8 to f8
2. d8 to c8
3. e8 to f8

Troll
..abcdefgh
1|__G__G__
2|__RMRR__
3|_GMGMMG_
4|SGREYRGS
5|SYBEBBYS
6|BBGMGGBB
7|SYREYRYS
8|SYRMYRYS
1. e7 to e6
2. c6 to b6
3. f6 to g6
4. c7 to d7
5. c8 to d8

Wight
..abcdefgh
1|___RR___
2|___RR___
3|___GG___
4|___RR___
5|_G_GG_G_
6|_G_GG_G_
7|_SGSSGS_
8|SGGSSGGS
1. d7 to c7
2. e7 to f7
3. b7 to b8
4. c7 to c8
5. h8 to h7
6. d8 to d7
7. e8 to e7

Giant Spider
..abcdefgh
1|RB____BR
2|GB____BG
3|RG____GR
4|BBG__GBB
5|RYRGGRYR
6|BYGYBGYB
7|BGRBYRGB
8|GYRYBRYG
1. a4 to a5
2. h4 to h5
3. a4 to a5
4. h4 to h5
5. b4 to b3
6. g4 to g3
7. d7 to e7
8. b7 to b8
9. g7 to g8
10. c5 to c6
11. f5 to f6

Orc Lord
..abcdefgh
1|________
2|________
3|_E_SS_E_
4|_S_SS_S_
5|_GEGGEG_
6|_SEGGSE_
7|SSYSSYXS
8|SYSYYSYS
1. b4 to c4
2. g4 to f4
3. b4 to c4
4. g4 to f4
5. g5 to f5
6. b6 to a6
7. b6 to c6
8. c7 to c8
9. f8 to g8

Other

Misc

  1. One thing to remember is that you can swap with an empty tile.
  2. I fought a medusa 3 times in the "instant action" mode, then I went to a place on the world map containing a medusa. When I encountered it, I had the option of capturing it.

Solver

Credits

Intent