The Old Ruins is a limited-time decoration that was released on October 3, 2018, as part of the Treehouse of Horror XXIX Event. It was the Town landing point.

System[edit | edit source]

Old Ruin Relic Prizes Indicator.png

During the event, the player can earn Pickaxes from sending characters on tasks at the Holy Forge to dig up Relics while earning Fangs, Fur, Wraps and Incantations.

The Old Ruins digging site has two levels, each of 6x6 sections. The first, upper level is covered with coblestones. Upon finding a Relic, the level get cleaned out and the player can dig up the second level. It is covered with dirt. Upon finding a second Relic, the digging site restarts to its first level.

The Relic's section is surrounded by 4 sections with visible stones, helping the player to find it.

Old Ruins Relic Prizes[edit | edit source]

Post Event

Name Chance of Winning
Bone Pile 1%
Dead Tree 20%
Flaming Torch 10%
Flying Bats 1%
Gargoyle Wall 10%
Hanging Streetlamp 11%
Iron Wall 20%
Ruined Wall 20%
Skeleton Pile 5%
Vampire Casket 2%

Act One

Name Relics to Collect
Spooky Shrub Bundle Relics Icon.png2
Stone Arch Relics Icon.png10
Ornate Ruin Wall Relics Icon.png25
Summoning Circle Relics Icon.png50
Count Grampa Relics Icon.png90

Act Two

Name Relics to Collect
Big Bone Relics Icon.png2
Bone Pile Relics Icon.png10
Rickety Bridge Relics Icon.png25
Offering Stone Relics Icon.png50
Were-Milhouse Relics Icon.png90

Act Three

Name Relics to Collect
Pottery Relics Icon.png2
Little Dune Relics Icon.png10
Sandstone Statue Relics Icon.png25
Ancient Dig Relics Icon.png50
Mummy Wiggum Relics Icon.png90

Curse Bonus[edit | edit source]

During the event, it is the hub for the Curse Bonus that increases the Fangs / Fur / Wraps rewards from digging up Relics. Basic reward without bonus is 100 event currency per section. A maximum total Curse Bonus is 50%. It can be reached by placing craftable items (buildings and decorations) in the Curse Bonus area around the Old Ruins.*

Item Cost / How to obtain Curse Bonus Bonus / 100 Incantations Bonus / 1 Size Square Available
Vulture Tree Incantation Icon.png300 0.40% 0.13% 0.10% Act 1
Spooky Shrub 1 Spooky Shrub Bundle (1st)
Incantation Icon.png150 (2nd+)
0.20% 0.13% 0.20%
Spooky Shrub 2 Spooky Shrub Bundle (1st)
Incantation Icon.png150 (2nd+)
0.20% 0.13% 0.20%
Transylvania Cottage Incantation Icon.png750 1.80% 0.24% 0.10%
Stone Arch Relics Icon.png10 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png450 (2nd+)
0.50% 0.11% 0.08%
Transylvania Chalet Incantation Icon.png1050 3.20% 0.30% 0.10%
Ornate Ruin Wall Relics Icon.png25 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png600 (2nd+)
0.70% 0.12% 0.09%
Summoning Circle Relics Icon.png50 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png600 (2nd+)
1.60% 0.27% 0.10%
Huge Tree Incantation Icon.png300 0.40% 0.13% 0.10% Act 2
Haunted Crossroads Fur Icon.png31000 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png900 (2nd+)
2.80% 0.31% 0.08%
Big Bone Relics Icon.png2 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png600 (2nd+)
0.60% 0.10% 0.10%
Bone Pile Relics Icon.png10 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png450 (2nd+)
0.40% 0.09% 0.10%
Rickety Bridge Relics Icon.png25 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png900 (2nd+)
1.20% 0.13% 0.09%
Mob Crowd Incantation Icon.png1200 0.80% 0.07% 0.10%
Offering Stone Relics Icon.png50 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png1500 (2nd+)
3.60% 0.24% 0.10%
Pottery Relics Icon.png2 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png300 (2nd+)
0.40% 0.13% 0.10% Act 3
Stone Gate Wraps Icon.png34000 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png750 (2nd+)
1.20% 0.16% 0.10%
Little Dune Relics Icon.png10 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png750 (2nd+)
1.20% 0.16% 0.10%
Large Dune Incantation Icon.png1200 3.00% 0.25% 0.13%
Sandstone Statue Relics Icon.png25 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png450 (2nd+)
0.40% 0.09% 0.10%
Ancient Dig Relics Icon.png50 (1st)
Incantation Icon.png1650 (2nd+)
4.00% 0.24% 0.08%
Mudbrick Hovel Incantation Icon.png1200 1.80% 0.15% 0.10%

*At least one square of the item should be placed for the Attraction Bonus to increase.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Only one can be obtained.
  • It can be placed on grass, pavement, dirt, boardwalk, pier, edge of boardwalk, or edge of pier.
    • It can also be placed on Krustyland path.
  • Generates 1 Pickaxe per hour. Holds up to 50 Pickaxes.
  • The best strategy is to mine the holes that are 1 diagonal away form the corners, and then pick one of the middle ones.
  • After the event, it rewards 15 cash per tap. The same relics are still available.
  • When you hit rocks, you are close to the relic

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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