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

Old Ruin Relic Prizes Indicator

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

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 Icon2
Stone Arch Relics Icon10
Ornate Ruin Wall Relics Icon25
Summoning Circle Relics Icon50
Count Grampa Relics Icon90

Act Two

Name Relics to Collect
Big Bone Relics Icon2
Bone Pile Relics Icon10
Rickety Bridge Relics Icon25
Offering Stone Relics Icon50
Were-Milhouse Relics Icon90

Act Three

Name Relics to Collect
Pottery Relics Icon2
Little Dune Relics Icon10
Sandstone Statue Relics Icon25
Ancient Dig Relics Icon50
Mummy Wiggum Relics Icon90

Curse Bonus Edit

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 Icon300 0.40% 0.13% 0.10% Act 1
Spooky Shrub 1 Spooky Shrub Bundle (1st)
Incantation Icon150 (2nd+)
0.20% 0.13% 0.20%
Spooky Shrub 2 Spooky Shrub Bundle (1st)
Incantation Icon150 (2nd+)
0.20% 0.13% 0.20%
Transylvania Cottage Incantation Icon750 1.80% 0.24% 0.10%
Stone Arch Relics Icon10 (1st)
Incantation Icon450 (2nd+)
0.50% 0.11% 0.08%
Transylvania Chalet Incantation Icon1050 3.20% 0.30% 0.10%
Ornate Ruin Wall Relics Icon25 (1st)
Incantation Icon600 (2nd+)
0.70% 0.12% 0.09%
Summoning Circle Relics Icon50 (1st)
Incantation Icon600 (2nd+)
1.60% 0.27% 0.10%
Huge Tree Incantation Icon300 0.40% 0.13% 0.10% Act 2
Haunted Crossroads Fur Icon31000 (1st)
Incantation Icon900 (2nd+)
2.80% 0.31% 0.08%
Big Bone Relics Icon2 (1st)
Incantation Icon600 (2nd+)
0.60% 0.10% 0.10%
Bone Pile Relics Icon10 (1st)
Incantation Icon450 (2nd+)
0.40% 0.09% 0.10%
Rickety Bridge Relics Icon25 (1st)
Incantation Icon900 (2nd+)
1.20% 0.13% 0.09%
Mob Crowd Incantation Icon1200 0.80% 0.07% 0.10%
Offering Stone Relics Icon50 (1st)
Incantation Icon1500 (2nd+)
3.60% 0.24% 0.10%
Pottery Relics Icon2 (1st)
Incantation Icon300 (2nd+)
0.40% 0.13% 0.10% Act 3
Stone Gate Wraps Icon34000 (1st)
Incantation Icon750 (2nd+)
1.20% 0.16% 0.10%
Little Dune Relics Icon10 (1st)
Incantation Icon750 (2nd+)
1.20% 0.16% 0.10%
Large Dune Incantation Icon1200 3.00% 0.25% 0.13%
Sandstone Statue Relics Icon25 (1st)
Incantation Icon450 (2nd+)
0.40% 0.09% 0.10%
Ancient Dig Relics Icon50 (1st)
Incantation Icon1650 (2nd+)
4.00% 0.24% 0.08%
Mudbrick Hovel Incantation Icon1200 1.80% 0.15% 0.10%

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

Trivia Edit

  • 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

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