Leprechaun Mouse

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The Leprechaun Mouse is a breed of prize mouse found in all locations except the Meadow. They are known to drop Mystery Pot of Gold as loot. The Mystery Pot of Gold may carry cash prizes worth $25 to $50, which can be claimed via PayPal or redeemed for SUPER|brie+ cheese via the Prize Claim page.

Leprechaun Mouse
Mouse Group: Event Mice (Prize)
Mouse Statistics
Points: 10 Gold: 10
Location & Attraction Info
Required Power Types: All types except Parental Other Requirements: ??
Cheese: N/A Charm: ??
Locations: All except Meadow Loot: Mystery Pot of Gold
Mystery Satchel of Gold
Larry's Loot Lexicon: MouseHunt Info Page Image: Image Link
This mischievous mouse loves to stir up trouble and play pranks. Although the Leprechaun mouse is certainly hard to find any hunter who is able to capture one will surely be bribed by the mouse to let them go. Every Leprechaun is sure to have something valuable in their pot of gold including cash! Catch this mouse and win a real prize!
Mouse ID#: 113

Preferred Cheese

As of 18 November 2015, the Leprechaun Mouse does not consume cheese or charms when attracted or caught.

Hunting Strategy

The Leprechaun mouse is a typical member of the Event Mice group. All power types are of normal effectiveness against it with exception of Parental which is ineffective. After catching a Leprechaun Mouse, it is not possible to catch another one for 90 days. During special events such as the King's Giveaway, the cooldown period may be lowered.

History and Trivia

  • Leprechaun mice were first released on 13 March 2008. Despite being the first prize mouse to be introduced, they are still the rarest mouse in terms of global catches per breed.
  • During the King's Giveaway 2010, failure to catch a Leprechaun Mouse resulted in an increase of one Prize Power during the giveaway Event.
  • 18 November 2015: Prize Mice no longer consume cheese or charms when attracted or caught.
  • 18 November 2015: The Leprechaun Mouse begins dropping the Mystery Satchel of Gold.