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Region: Gnawnia
Minimum Rank: Apprentice
Travel Requirement: None
Number of Mice: 18
Shops: Cheese Shoppe
Lose Gold: No
Lose Points: No
Lose Cheese: No
Release Date: 30 June 2010
This windmill, and the farm beside it, used to belong to one of Gnawnia's most prosperous farmers before the mice took it over. Windmill mice enjoy the simple life down on the farm, but don't be fooled by their relaxed attitude-- they're laid-back about everything but cheese.


The Windmill is a location in the Gnawnia region requiring a minimum rank of Apprentice to enter.
Mice in the Windmill cannot steal gold, points, or extra cheese.
Hunters accessing the Windmill for the first time will only have access to Physical weapons, but the mice here have a weakness to all Power Types.

Repairing the Windmill

When Hunters first enter the Windmill it is not operating properly. The Heads-Up Display (HUD) shows a speed gauge which initially reads 0 RPM. As Hunters catch mice, the power of the Windmill increases. Mice will drop Packets of Flour which can be used to purchase Grilled Cheese in the Windmill Cheese Shoppe. Arming Grilled Cheese allows Hunters to attract and catch the Captain Croissant Mouse, which boosts the Windmill to its top speed of 60 RPM. Once the top speed is reached, the Windmill is fully repaired and will not lose speed over time.

The HUD shows the following items:

  • The current speed of the Windmill and the status of the repair effort.
  • When repairs are complete, the HUD shows this message:
The Windmill has been repaired and will remain at top speed!
Packet of Flour
Hunt mice to loot this item, then trade it in batches of 12 to buy Grilled Cheese.
Grilled Cheese
Arm this gooey delight to lure out the elusive Captain Croissant Mouse!

While arming Grilled Cheese to catch the Captain Croissant Mouse is completely optional, doing so will complete Repair the Windmill from the Adventure Book.


All mice in this area are from the Indigenous Mice group and are weak to all Power Types.

Cheese Preference and Loot

Standard Cheese attracts most mice in the Windmill.
White Cheddar Cheese will reduce the mouse population by repelling the Brown, Grey, and White mice.
Grilled Cheese will attract only the Captain Croissant Mouse.
SUPER|brie+ will attract all mice in the Windmill except the Captain Croissant Mouse.




Brown 115 150 X X Packet of Flour
Captain Croissant 1,000 1,000 X Ancient Relic
Packet of Flour
Diamond 1,200 600 X X X Packet of Flour
Simple Orb
Dwarf 225 450 X X X Packet of Flour
Farmhand 1,000 1,400 X Flawed Orb
Packet of Flour
Field 200 200 X X X Packet of Flour
Flying 450 450 X X Packet of Flour
Gold 600 1,200 X X X Packet of Flour
Simple Orb
Grey 90 125 X X Packet of Flour
Longtail 1,000 900 X X X Ancient Relic
Packet of Flour
Mole 550 500 X X X Ancient Relic
Marble Cheese
Packet of Flour
Pugilist 700 600 X X X Packet of Flour
Scruffy 250 400 X X X Flawed Orb
Packet of Flour
Silvertail 1,200 1,200 X Packet of Flour
Simple Orb
Speedy 950 900 X X Packet of Flour
Spud 300 500 X X X Flawed Orb
Packet of Flour
Tiny 200 450 X Packet of Flour
White 70 100 X X Packet of Flour

Mice with Special Requirements

Hunting Strategy

Mice in the Windmill are attracted to all Standard Cheeses, except Captain Croissant which is only attracted to Grilled Cheese.
Grilled Cheese can be purchased in the Windmill Cheese Shoppe in exchange for 12 Packets of Flour.
Mice in the Windmill have a weakness to all Power Types.
Hunters who reach the Rank of Initiate will be able to travel to the Harbour.

Adventure Book

Hunters can Repair the Windmill by capturing the troublesome Captain Croissant Mouse.

Library Assignments


Windmill mice are worth points during some Tournaments.

Treasure Maps

Many mice in the Windmill are often found on Gnawnia Treasure Maps and Relic Hunter Treasure Maps.

Hunting Tips by Larry

Congratulations, MouseHunter! You've reached the Windmill, a rustic locale where Apprentice MouseHunters go to prove their worth. A group of rowdy country mice overran this farm a while back, and ever since, they've been throwing a hoedown with the farmer's crops!

Recently, a gigantic bread-like mouse has taken up residence inside of the Windmill. This has caused production problems that only a MouseHunter can solve!

• Catch mice in the Windmill
• Every catch helps the Windmill operate more efficiently
• The more you catch, the more the Windmill can produce!
• Collect Packets of Flour and create Grilled Cheese
• Capture the Captain Croissant Mouse!

Once you have captured Captain Croissant the Windmill will be restored to its fully operational status, making loot drops of flour much easier to find!

So set your trap, MouseHunter, and discover all the wacky and wonderful mouse breeds at the Windmill! Fight hard, and trap often, and you'll be an Initiate in no time!


These are the shops that can be found in the Windmill:

Cheese Shoppe

Per Piece
Per Piece
Grilled Cheese 12
Packets of Flour
Marble 50 50
Swiss 100 100
Brie 200 200

History and Trivia

Links and Images

Banner Image

(quick reference)
Gnawnia:  • Meadow   • Town of Gnawnia   • Windmill   • Harbour
 • Mountain
Valour:  • King's Arms   • Tournament Hall   • King's Gauntlet
Whisker Woods:  • Calm Clearing   • Great Gnarled Tree   • Lagoon
Burroughs:  • Laboratory   • Toxic Spill   • Town of Digby   • Mousoleum   • Bazaar
Furoma:  • Training Grounds   • Dojo   • Meditation Room   • Pinnacle Chamber
Bristle Woods:  • Catacombs   • Forbidden Grove   • Acolyte Realm
Tribal Isles:  • Cape Clawed   • Elub Shore   • Nerg Plains   • Derr Dunes
 • Jungle of Dread   • Dracano   • Balack's Cove
Varmint Valley:  • Claw Shot City   • Gnawnian Express Station   • Fort Rox
Queso Canyon:  • Queso River   • Prickly Plains   • Cantera Quarry   • Queso Geyser
Rodentia:  • S.S. Huntington IV   • Slushy Shoreline   • Seasonal Garden   • Zugzwang's Tower
 • Crystal Library   • Iceberg   • Sunken City
Sandtail Desert:  • Fiery Warpath   • Muridae Market   • Living Garden
 • Lost City   • Sand Dunes   • Twisted Garden   • Cursed City   • Sand Crypts
Hollow Heights:  • Fungal Cavern   • Labyrinth   • Zokor   • Moussu Picchu   • Floating Islands
Rift Plane:  • Gnawnia Rift   • Burroughs Rift   • Whisker Woods Rift   • Furoma Rift
 • Bristle Woods Rift • Valour Rift
King's Party Zone:  • Great Gnawnian Games
 • Great Winter Hunt
 • Halloween
 • Lunar New Year
 • MouseHunt Birthday
 • Spring Egg Hunt
 • Valentine's Day
 • Ronza: Ronza's Traveling Shoppe
 • Historic uses: Events
Others:  • King's Stockade   • Vacant Lot