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Welcome to the MouseHunt Wiki, where users contribute their knowledge of the MouseHunt world for the benefit of the community.

MouseHunt is a popular game in which players, referred to as hunters, catch mice with a variety of traps and cheeses in order to earn experience points and virtual gold through passive gameplay. From time to time the developers add new locations and mice as well as sponsor thousands of dollars for periodic giveaways and tournaments. MouseHunt was developed by HitGrab Inc. as a Facebook application and released to a small group for beta testing in early 2008. On 7 March 2008, MouseHunt was officially released to the general public. Just nine months later, MouseHunt earned its creators a $250,000 development grant from Facebook and the game continues to grow in popularity.

This wiki exists to inform and to educate the community of MouseHunters and those who have an interest in the MouseHunt world and its intricacies.

If you have suggestions for improvements to the wiki, spot an error, or can fill in missing information, please post a note in either the Official Wiki Suggestion Thread or Discord Wiki Suggestion Channel.

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Blueprint Sunset Happens Tomorrow!

16 May 2022

Last chance to buy soon-to-be vintaged crafting materials!

Tomorrow, on May 17, store-bought blueprints will be refunded, and General Stores will no longer stock these vintage crafting materials.

Store-bought Blueprints Sunset

With the recent Shops Infrastructure Overhaul, Trapsmiths have become adept at constructing traps which once needed to be hand-crafted by MouseHunters!

As a result of this mass production of traps, the associated blueprints will soon vanish from hunters' inventories as the knowledge is passed on to Trapsmiths. Hunters looking to acquire one of these previously-crafted traps moving forward should seek out the appropriate Trapsmith to construct it.

Tomorrow (Tuesday, May 17) at 3:00 PM (UTC) blueprint refunds will begin to be processed.

The following blueprints will be removed from hunters' inventories and refunds given:

  • Ancient Box Trap Blueprints (Refund: 158,175 gold)
  • Ancient Spear Gun Blueprints (Refund: 160,000 gold)
  • Ancient Torn Blueprint Piece (Refund: 158,175 gold)
  • Blackstone Pass Trap Blueprints (Refund: 1,100,000 gold)
  • Clockwork Portal Blueprints (Refund: Fel Essence, Icuri Essence)
  • Dehydration Base Blueprints (Refund: 22,330 gold)
  • Endless Labyrinth Blueprints (Refund: 6,980,000 gold)
  • Event Horizon Blueprints (Refund: 2,300,000 gold)
  • Grand Arcanum Blueprints (Refund: Gur Essence, Icuri Essence)
  • Hearthstone Base Blueprints (Refund: 147,500 gold)
  • Magnet Base Blueprints (Refund: 48,500 gold)
  • Minotaur Base Blueprints (Refund: 7,900,000 gold)
  • Mysterious Blueprints (Refund: 632,700 gold)
  • Oasis Water Node Blueprints (Refund: 800,000 gold)
  • Obelisk of Incineration Blueprints (Refund: 45,079 gold)
  • Obvious Ambush Trap Blueprints (Refund: 1,100,000 gold)
  • Phantasmic Oasis Blueprints (Refund: Est Essence, Fel Essence, Icuri Essence)
  • Refined Pollutinum Base Blueprints (Refund: 766,000 gold)
  • Remote Detonator Base Blueprints (Refund: 48,500 gold)
  • RhinoBot Blueprints (Refund: 940,000 gold)
  • Rift Base Blueprints (Refund: 7,500,000 gold)
  • Sandstorm MonstroBot Blueprints (Refund: 999,000 gold)
  • Soiled Base Blueprints (Refund: Fel Essence, Gur Essence, Hix Essence)
  • Spellbook Base Blueprints (Refund: 936,000 gold)
  • Sphynx Wrath Blueprints (Refund: 900,000 gold)
  • Spiked Base Blueprints (Refund: 97,500 gold)
  • Temporal Turbine Blueprints (Refund: 2,500,000 gold)
  • Thorned Venus Mouse Trap Blueprints (Refund: 550,000 gold)
  • Zugzwang's First Move Blueprints (Refund: 615,000 gold)

Please note that the refund process will take some time to complete for all hunters; blueprints will be removed and refunded over a short span of time at 3:00 PM (UTC) on May 17.

LAST CHANCE to Collect These Vintaged Crafting Materials!

With Trapsmiths streamlining the trap making process, many materials sold in General Stores have become obsolete. These items will be removed from General Store shelves on May 17. Any such materials left in hunters' inventories will be tagged as Vintage. Those who don't want to keep these items as keepsakes may smash them with their Hunter's Hammer for a full refund at any time.

As of tomorrow (May 17) at 3:00 PM (UTC) the following crafting materials will no longer be sold in General Stores. However, they will NOT disappear from hunters' inventories. They can be smashed for a full gold refund as desired using the Hunter's Hammer:
  • Arcane Crystal (Removed from Lost City, Sand Dunes, Living Garden, Labyrinth, and Zokor General Stores)
  • Bead of Slumber (Removed from Catacombs, Forbidden Grove, and Acolyte Realm General Stores)
  • Droid Parts (Removed from Bazaar and Furoma General Stores)
  • Metamorphic Rock (Removed from Seasonal Garden, Zugzwang's Tower, and Crystal Library General Stores)
  • Phantasmic Essence (Removed from Lost City, Sand Dunes, and Living Garden General Stores)
  • Rice Paper (Removed from Furoma General Stores)
  • Umbral Capacitor (Removed from Lost City, Sand Dunes, Living Garden, Labyrinth, and Zokor General Stores)

-- Dave Vanderburg

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