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Candy Counter (Sweetie Shapes in the UK version) is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Last Specter. The puzzle must be solved in order to progress the story.

Puzzle

US Version

You ordered candies in the shape of hearts, clubs, diamond, and spades. But when the candies arrived, you noticed you received the wrong amounts.

The seller claims she sent the correct number of each type, and looking again, you realize she's actually right.

How many of each candy did you originally order?

UK Version

You ordered sweets shaped like hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades, but when the sweets arrived, you noticed that the quantities were incorrect.

The seller claimed she sent the correct amount of each type. After checking, you realised she was actually right.

How many of each sweet did you originally order?

Hints




Click a Tab to reveal the Hint.

US Version

Take a closer look at the shape of each heart, spade, club, and diamond.

UK Version

Have a close look at the shape of each heart, spade, club and diamond.

US Version

Have you notice the top parts of the spades looks similar to the hearts?

UK Version

The spades have parts that look very similar to the hearts.

US Version

It looks like something broke during shipping and then got stuck to some of the other candy.

UK Version

Something seems to have broken during shipment.

And then those broken parts got stuck to other sweets.

US Version

The candy that broke was a diamond.

The broken pieces of the diamond then got attached to the heart candies, which, in turn, made them look like spades.

UK Version

The sweet that broke was a diamond.

The broken pieces of the diamond then got attached to heart sweets, making them look a bit like spades.


Solution

Incorrect

US Version

Too bad!

The candies were arranged neatly in the box, but it seems like they were jostled around during shipping.

Maybe this caused something to break?

UK Version

Too bad.

The sweets were arranged neatly in the box, but it seems they were jostled around during shipping.

Correct

Correct!

US Version

One diamond broke in half and stuck to two hearts, forming what looked like two extra spades.

UK Version

One of the diamonds broke in half and stuck to two of the hearts, forming what looked like new spades.

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