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A close relative of Smunkins, the Punkleton lays low for most of the year, with only its head poking above the soil. It is rumored to be the offspring of two three-element monsters.

For a limited time, it will wrench itself out of the ground, and attempt to spook other monsters with its boisterous song! It apparently works, since it is impossible to breed it with any other monster.

Description

The Punkleton is a skeletal monster. It has red, orange, and yellow leaves where its joints are, and a jack-o-lantern for a head.

The egg of the Punkleton resembles an actual pumpkin, or if looking at the Monster World, a Smunkin.

Song

Audio sample:
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Voice actor: David Kerr

The Punkleton Monster's contribution to an island's song is an electronically-garbled vocal component that helps to set the tempo. It frantically chants "Hooga, booga, hooga-booga!" with a slight echo that goes to the beat as the Punkleton chants. The echo cannot be heard on Gold Island.

Breeding

The Punkleton Monster can only be bred for a limited time during the Spooktacle season. Any Punkletons on Plant Island that are obtained during that time will stay unless they are sold. The combination is:


Availability

For a list of when this monster has been available, see: Breeding Availability

Punkleton, like all Seasonals are only available during their own season, a weekend Out-of-Season event (6 months apart) and the Anniversary Month Celebration.


The Punkleton has been available on the following dates:

  • In 2012, breeding began on October 24th and ended on October 31st.
  • For 2013, breeding began on October 9th and ended on November 4th.
  • For 2014, breeding started on October 15th and ended on November 4th for app players; for PC players, breeding started on Oct. 22, 2014 and ended on November 4th.
  • For 2015, breeding started on October 15th and ended on November 3rd.
  • For 2016, breeding started on October 14th and ended on November 1st.
  • In 2017, breeding started on October 20th and ended on November 6th.
  • In 2018, breeding started on October 17th and ended on November 5th.
  • In 2019, breeding started on October 16th and ended on November 4th.

And some out-of-season special dates:

  • From April 1st to April 4th, 2013.
  • From September 12th to September 19th 2014.
  • From April 15th to April 18th 2016.
  • From April 21st to April 24th 2017 (alongside Rare Punkleton).
  • From April 13th to April 16th 2018.
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  • From November 29th to December 2nd 2019 as a Black Friday promotion which applied to all Seasonals (excluding Rare and Epic variants).
  • From April 17th to April 20th 2020 (alongside Rare and Epic Punkleton).

NOTE: Punkleton can only be bred or purchased during the dates listed above or during one of the "Out Of Season Events".

Earning Rate and Maximum Income

Earning rate is in coins per hour and depends on Happiness % (Likes increase Happiness), also each monster has a limit to how much income it can hold at a time. Increasing the monster's level increases the limit.

Level Per Minute Coins 2.0 Maximum Coins 2.0
0% Happiness 25% Happiness 50% Happiness 75% Happiness 100% Happiness
1 8 10 12 14 16 1,872
2 13 16 19 22 26 2,995
3 19 23 28 33 38 4,493
4 26 32 39 45 52 6,990
5 32 40 48 56 64 7,488
6 38 47 57 66 76 8,986
7 45 56 67 78 90 10,483
8 51 63 76 89 102 11,981
9 58 72 87 101 116 13,478
10 64 80 96 112 128 14,976
11 70 87 105 122 140 16,474
12 77 96 115 134 154 17,971
13 83 103 124 145 166 19,469
14 90 112 135 157 180 20,966
15 96 120 144 168 192 22,464
16 100 125 150 175 200 23,587
17 104 130 156 182 208 24,530
18 107 133 160 187 214 25,266
19 110 137 165 192 220 25,771
20 111 138 166 194 222 26,029

Feeding Monsters

Each monster needs to be fed four times before it reaches the next level. Increasing the monster's level increases the coins earned per minute, as well as the maximum coins earned.

The food per level table:
Level Food Per Feeding x4 Food to Level Up Total food to reach this Level
1 10 40 -
2 20 80 40
3 40 160 120
4 80 320 280
5 160 640 600
6 320 1,280 1,240
7 640 2,560 2,520
8 1,280 5,120 5,080
9 2,560 10,240 10,200
10 5,120 20,480 20,440
11 10,240 40,960 40,920
12 20,480 81,920 81,880
13 40,960 163,840 163,800
14 81,920 327,680 327,640
15 122,880 491,520 655,320
16 184,320 737,280 1,146,840
17 276,480 1,105,920 1,884,120
18 414,720 1,658,880 2,990,040
19 622,080 2,488,320 4,648,920
20 - - 7,137,240

More info can be found in this article.

Likes

  • ShrubbGo to Shrubb
  • Tree Forte TowerGo to Tree Forte Tower
  • Smunkin PatchGo to Smunkin Patch
  • Beeyoot TreeGo to Beeyoot Tree

Every monster has different things that they like. For every unique object that they like that's placed near the monster, the monster's happiness will increase by 25%. Placing more than one of the same liked item near a monster will still only increase its happiness by 25%. If there's a Unity Tree on the island, items don't need to be near the monsters. Below are the things liked by Punkleton:

See the Likes page to view a complete list of all monsters' likes.

Strategy

To see how efficient Punkleton is at generating resources compared to other monsters check:

Name Origin

The name is a portmanteau of "punkin" (which is a colloquialism for "pumpkin") and "skeleton", so the correct pronunciation of "Punkleton" is probably intended to be Punk-leh-ton, rather than Punk-ul-ton.

Possible Monster Names

To see all possible names for Punkleton, see Monster Names.

Notes

Punkleton is Back 2014

Punkleton Returned in 2014

  • The Punkleton monster is the first Seasonal monster introduced to the game and appeared in the Market on October 23, 2012, and stayed until October 31, 2012.
    • It was also the first Seasonal monster to fully return for a few days out of season, either by breeding or purchase with diamonds (at an inflated price of 225), from April 1, 2013 until April 4, 2013 at noon ET. From September 12th 2014 to September 19th 2014, the Punkleton was again available to breed and purchase, like the other Seasonal monsters, as part of the game's anniversary celebration. In 2016, the Punkleton returned on April 15th and lasted for 72 hours. In 2017, an out of season breeding occurred April 21-24. In 2018, it was available along with the Rare Punkleton and Rare Furcorn on Friday April the 13th for 72 hours.
    • Ironically, the Epic Punkleton was the most recent Epic Seasonal to be released in the game.
  • Its sound on Gold Island sounds very similar to its Plant Island sound. The only difference is that its song on Gold Island lacks an echo.
  • The tagline commonly associated with Punkleton’s release (like in 2017) reads "On Plant Island we call home, everyone hail to the Punkleton song!" in the Mailbox. This is a reference to The Nightmare Before Christmas.
  • Punkleton's egg is perhaps one of the most "normal"-looking eggs in the game; it's a pumpkin.
  • Despite being centred around fall, Punkleton dislikes cold air.
  • In older versions of MSM (before Seasonal Elements existed), Punkleton simply had no element.
  • So far, Punkleton has the lowest breeding time of any Seasonal monster.
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