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Sugar Lumps are an in-game secondary currency which is unlocked whenever you've baked at least one billion cookies. The current quantity of sugar lumps and the building upgrades purchased with it are retained across ascensions.

Sugar Lumps will grow below the Stats button. Sugar Lumps will mature after 20 hours, ripen after 23 hours, and fall after 24 hours, harvesting themselves. They can mature, ripen and fall while the game is closed. As the Sugar Lump matures, its size and appearance will change over time. Harvesting a Sugar Lump when it is mature but not ripe will result in a 50% chance to not get anything (reloading without saving, however, will return the unripe Sugar Lump for another attempt). Once a Sugar Lump is harvested, another one will begin growing immediately. The time required for Sugar Lumps to mature and ripen can be reduced with some Heavenly upgrades and the Rigidel spirit. You can also get a single Sugar Lump from a Golden Cookie from the "Sweet" effect and harvesting Juicy Queenbeets. Sacrificing a full seed log gives you 10 Sugar Lumps.

Sugar Lumps are primarily used to level up buildings. Each time a building is leveled up (which can be done on the default screen showing all the buildings), it receives a permanent 1% boost in cookie production, and the price increases by one Sugar Lump. Leveling up Wizard Towers, Farms and Temples will unlock the GrimoireGarden, and Pantheon minigames, respectively. Within the minigames, you can also use a single Sugar Lump to refill all 3 of your worship swaps, instantly trigger one growth tick, or refill 100 units of your magic meter.

Sugar Lump growth is affected by the system clock, similar to offline production. Turning the clock ahead will give you Sugar Lumps, and turning the clock back will increase the time before the next Sugar Lump is available.

Lump TypesEdit

There are four different types of Sugar Lumps, each with varying effects. The most common Sugar Lump is a normal Sugar Lump, which has no special effects. There is a small chance to grow either a Bifurcated or Golden Sugar Lump. A Bifurcated Sugar Lump has a 50% chance to give you 2 sugar lumps instead of one. During the Grandmapocalypse, Meaty Sugar Lumps may grow instead, which grant between 0 and 2 Sugar Lumps.

Golden Sugar Lumps are much more powerful and extremely rare. When harvested, several things will happen: You will gain anywhere between two and seven Sugar Lumps, your current cookie amount will be doubled, and Golden Cookies will appear 10% more often for the next 24 hours.

The type is determined when the Sugar Lump is generated right after harvesting previous Sugar Lump. All offline-grown lumps after the first one yield 1 sugar lump each.

Icon Name Number of lumps
when harvested
Secondary effects ID
Sugar lump Normal 1 None 0
Bifurcated sugar lump Bifurcated 50/50 chance of 1 or 2

With Sucralosia Inutilis:
47.5% chance of 1
52.5% chance of 2

None 1
Golden sugar lump Golden Equal chance of 2-7 Current cookies in bank is doubled, and a
buff called "Sugar blessing" is activated,
which increases the spawn rate of golden
cookies by 10% for 24 hours
2
Meaty sugar lump Meaty 40% chance of 0
20% chance of 1
40% chance of 2
None 3

Selection of type of sugar lump follows Random list mechanism. The full procedure is:

  • Add Normal to a pool.
  • If you have upgrades Sucralosia Inutilis, 15% chance to add Bifurcated to the pool, otherwise 10% chance to add Bifurcated to the pool.
  • 0.3% chance to add Golden to the pool.
  • 0%, 10%, 20% and 30% to add Meaty to the pool if the game is in Appeased, Awoken, Displeased and Angered phase of Grandmapocalypse respectively.
  • Pick a random effect from the pool.
Phase of

Grandmapocalypse

Probability without Sucralosia Inutilis Average number

of lumps

Normal Bifurcated Golden Meaty
Appeased 0.9495 0.0495 0.001 0 1.02825
Awoken 0.933083 0.033083 0.00075 0.033083 1.01916
Displeased 0.883083 0.033083 0.00075 0.083083 1.01916
Angered 0.833083 0.033083 0.00075 0.133083 1.01916
Phase of

Grandmapocalypse

Probability with Sucralosia Inutilis Average number

of lumps

Normal Bifurcated Golden Meaty
Appeased 0.9245 0.0745 0.001 0 1.0426125
Awoken 0.908083 0.058083 0.00075 0.033083 1.03311875
Displeased 0.87475 0.04975 0.00075 0.07475 1.02874375
Angered 0.82475 0.04975 0.00075 0.12475 1.02874375

Growth StagesEdit

In the early stages of growth, the sugar lump types appear identical. Starting at stage 5, meaty and golden will appear different, while bifurcated is indistinguishable from normal until stage 7. When hovering over a stage 5-6 bifurcated sugar lump, the tooltip will still inform the player that the lump grew to be bifurcated, even if it does not appear to be different.

Type Growth Stages
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Normal Sugar lump s1 Sugar lump s2 Sugar lump s3 Sugar lump s4 Sugar lump s5 Sugar lump s6 Sugar lump
Bifurcated Bifurcated sugar lump
Golden Golden sugar lump s5 Golden sugar lump s6 Golden sugar lump
Meaty Meaty sugar lump s5 Meaty sugar lump s6 Meaty sugar lump

StrategyEdit

Currently, Sugar Lumps are the most precious element of the game, as they are very rare. It is recommended to spend the first 3 Sugar Lumps on unlocking the 3 minigames, then spending Sugar Lumps to enlarge the garden, and finally saving them for the Sugar baking boost.

To get the level 10 achievements, one needs 55 Sugar Lumps, which makes 15*55. Using all upgrades and Golden Cookies and Force the Hand of Fate spell can help you to get 55 Sugar Lumps in about 40 days. This leaves 40*15=600 days for all level 10 achievements, which amounts to almost two years. Sacrificing garden may reduce the time to 50% or more, which depends on how active you play. Harvesting Juicy Queenbeets also helps, but it requires save scumming to be efficient.

If you want to harvest a Golden Sugar Lump and get the All-natural cane sugar shadow achievement, you need to pop 1000 Sugar Lumps on average. The "Sweet" Golden Cookies, sacrificing garden and harvesting Juicy Queenbeets will not help since these methods only produce normal Sugar Lumps. That means you are up to 2 years on average, where you have to switch on your computer once a day.

AchievementsEdit

Icon Name Description ID
Sugar lump s2 Dude, sweet Harvest 7 coalescing sugar lumps. 266
Sugar lump s4 Sugar rush Harvest 30 coalescing sugar lumps. 267
Sugar lump Year's worth of cavities Harvest 365 coalescing lumps.
"My lumps my lumps my lumps."
268
Sugar lump s6 Hand-picked Successfully harvest a coalescing sugar lump before it's ripe. 269
Bifurcated sugar lump Sugar sugar Harvest a bifurcated sugar lump. 270
Meaty sugar lump Sweetmeats Harvest a meaty sugar lump. 272

Shadow achievementEdit

Icon Name Description ID 
Golden sugar lump All-natural cane sugar Harvest a golden sugar lump. 271

Heavenly Sugar Lump UpgradesEdit

Icon Name Unlocked after purchasing Price (heavenly chips) Description ID
Stevia Caelestis Stevia Caelestis Wrinkly Cookies 100 million Sugar lumps ripen an hour sooner.
"A plant of supernatural sweetness grown by angels in heavenly gardens."
408
Sugar baking Sugar baking Stevia Caelestis 200 million Each unspent sugar lump (up to 100) gives +1% CpS.
"To bake with the sugary essence of eons themselves, you must first learn to take your sweet time"
449
Diabetica Daemonicus Diabetica Daemonicus Stevia Caelestis, Lucifer 300 million Sugar lumps mature an hour sooner.
"A malevolent, if delicious herb that is said to grow on the cliffs of the darkest abyss of the underworld."
409
Sugar craving Sugar craving Sugar baking 400 million Once an ascension, you may use the "Sugar frenzy" switch to double your CpS for 1 hour, at the cost of 1 sugar lump.
"Just a little kick to sweeten the deal."
450
Sugar aging process Sugar aging process Sugar craving, Diabetica Daemonicus 600 million Each grandma (up to 600) makes sugar lumps ripen 6 seconds sooner.
"Aren't they just the sweetest?"
451
Sucralosia Inutilis Sucralosia Inutilis Diabetica Daemonicus 1 billion Bifurcated sugar lumps appear 5% more often and are 5% more likely to drop 2 lumps.
"A rare berry of uninteresting flavor that is as elusive as its uses are limited; only sought-after by the most avid collectors with too much wealth on their hands."
410
Total 2.6 billion

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