Puzzle Quest 3: Match-3 RPG 12+

Epic Fantasy Adventure Battles

505 Games (US), Inc.

Designed for iPad

    • 4.3 • 701 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



The original Match-3 RPG returns with an all-new adventure, bringing the classic combination of strategic puzzle battles with epic monsters, unique hero classes, and rich fantasy stories.

Start your quest today and embark on a journey filled with humor and action in a beautiful 3D world.

Featured Game of the Day by Apple!
"Hope your puzzle chops are up to snuff, hero!"
"You'll feel like a true champion."

Puzzle Quest 3 is the next entry in the globally renowned puzzle-RPG franchise. The original series that introduced the combination of puzzle games and deep RPG mechanics is back with new characters, game modes, and more. Pick a hero and start your quest today!

Begin your adventure to:

Match to Attack - Combine multiple gems and skulls in one turn to unleash devastating combos on your foes!

Discover Your Legend - Choose from seven different hero classes; no lootbox required!

Unlock Epic Gear – Earn loot from your travels and deck your hero with legendary weapons and armor!

Fight Epic Battles - Combat dragons, orcs, and more in amazing 3D battles!

Build Your Hero – Level up your gear and followers to unlock all new upgrades, features, and more!

Play with Friends - Work together with other heroes to complete dungeons, or form your own kingdom alliance!

Defeat Foes - Rise up the ranks in PVP battles against other heroes!

The reviews have spoken!

"Great graphics, gameplay, and replay value"

"This game has a good story, and I like the gem mechanics as well."

"I expect to play this one A LOT."

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What’s New

Version 3.0.1

We’re celebrating our long-awaited 2nd Anniversary with our biggest update yet! Discover our overhauled gear system, a month of in-game events and rewards, and so much more!

Anniversary Celebration!
Log in today for your anniversary rewards of in-game portraits inspired by the original Puzzle Quest! We’re also unlocking one season from the archive each week for all players to earn 2x ancient coins while active, along with limited-time adventures based on the unlocked season!

All-New Gear Rework
We’re introducing a massive change to the game by completely reworking the gear system to make all equipment unique! Heroes will acquire gear with unique stats and attributes, hone their attributes, and improve their effectiveness by leveling up Battle Scrolls. The possibilities are endless!

World Map Visual Upgrade
The world map has a brand-new 3D look that you can see on all of your adventures in Etheria!

New Season: A Broken Dream
Explore a new season of dreams and nightmares as we return to the Dreamhold! Unlock the latest seasonal rewards like special new skins for the Shaman heroes!

There are many more changes like Versus updates, Follower changes, and other quality-of-life changes to the game. Learn more about our biggest update yet on our official website!

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
701 Ratings

701 Ratings

Unknownfear ,

Adapted to a mobile format, but keeps spirit of predecessor

Today’s gaming market is all about micro transactions and short play sessions. The Team behind Puzzle Quest understands this and has created this game with the current market in mind. It has been moving in this direction ever since marvel puzzle quest. I do wish this was a true successor to puzzle quest: challenge of the Warlords and Puzzle Quest 2, though it seems that it’s more like marvel puzzle quest but with the theme of the original. That being said a lot of the gameplay elements that made the original so great are still here. It’s just presented in a short play session/micro transaction type of way. There’s a lot to like here. However, there are obviously many ways to improve it as well

MerilTheRose ,

It’s just not the same.

I rarely ever write reviews, but for this terrible followup to one of my most beloved puzzle games, I felt compelled to. PQ started out with a lovely rpg feel - that is, it felt like a proper game (and it was, for that matter). This feels more like a feckless cash grab with pretty, if generic, graphics intended to milk the last drop of what goodwill the original PQ earned. PQ2 failed to meet the original mark as well, but it too was a proper game, if notably lesser. This third entry lacks any semblance of the original soul of the series. If you have any measure of love for the original, make a hard pass on this one. There’s no character customization, it varies much too wildly from the original formula, and strives with sickening desperation to sell $8 limited time item packs using gross levels of fomo, without making even the basest of attempts to imply these goods are able to be freely earned at great effort, primarily via sinking time into the game. It’s honestly so far from what I would consider acceptable that I struggle to come up with constructive criticism. If anything, I implore the devs to take a long, hard look at the original and rethink this whole line of development. You can make a ton of money and still make an amazing game, devs - please don’t forget that.

Developer Response ,

We appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback as a player of the existing series.
If you have the time, we would appreciate any further detailed feedback you would like to share.: https://puzzlequest3.zendesk.com

We will have some updates coming in the near future where you will be able to make some changes appearance of your Hero!

MaxRPGer ,

Game failed after three days and expensive to play

After playing the game for three days, it fails. It will stuck on ‘Loading assets’ and won’t move any forward when I try to battle in story, skirmish or dungeon mode.

This game limits you with three chest slots. I have to earn different rarity keys to open each rarity chest or you use minions to open them but this can take a long time depending on the chest’s rarity. When all of your three chest slots are full, sorry, you can only salvage your chest for approximately 5% of its real value if you don’t have any more key. Now after the minion opens the chest, you will reap the reward. However, minion will need to rest because opening a chest is really hard work. I had a minion the need to rest for 36 hours after opening a chest! You want more keys? Pay premium. You want the minion to open the chest right away? Pay premium. You want your minion to recover immediately after opening a chest? Pay premium. The monthly subscription is $10 while most other games charge $5! I won’t mind pay $5 a month but not $10, not worth that much.

Developer Response ,

Please feel free to send through a ticket to our Support team, so we can investigate this issue further: https://puzzlequest3.zendesk.com

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