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Release rateRelease rate

Difficulty Taxing
Level # 8
No. of Lemmings 50
To be Saved 100% (50 Lemmings)
Release Rate 10
Time 5 Minutes
Level Chronology
Previous Jump down!
Next Perseverance

Lemmings search for treasure. is the eighth level of Taxing in the Genesis/Megadrive port of Lemmings.


Let the first lemming float down from the pillar to the floor below. Have the second lemming dig toward the right edge of the pillar, but with a thin strip of pillar on the right remaining. Keep the release rate at 10, until you see the third lemming gets trapped in the digger's hole. Raise the release rate to 99, once you see the third lemming is safely trapped. Dig down until you are about half way through the height of the pillar, and build to stop the digger.

Meanwhile, the floater will walk through the narrow line in the pyramid, and upon exiting this passage, become a builder. Build to the tall pillar on your right, and zigzag back to the shorter/high pillar on the left. Then build back to the tall pillar, bash, and then build to the gap to the top of the bottom pillar to the right. The lemmings will safely fall to the exit from there.

Bash the remaining lemmings out of the digger hole. If you are lucky, you can do this with one basher. Otherwise, there is a spare builder and a spare basher, to recover from an unlucky bash to the left.

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FWLPB (America) / lqjcb (Europe)

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