Paper.io 2 is the sequel to the highly popular territory-grabbing original, this time with a smoother experience and many more colors for you. Strangely enough, the game doesn’t come with a lot of other changes, but we’re still here to help you become a master by sharing some Paper.io 2 cheats and tips in a complete strategy guide.

So simply changing from a square to a circle makes a difference in the game, giving you more options – but also the same can be said for your opponents. But if you follow our Paper.io 2 tips and tricks listed below, you’ll always be the one wearing the crown!

Slow and steady wins the race
I know that you’ll eventually feel safe or strong or invincible or just say “let’s do this” and you’ll want to go out there and grab a huge slice of land, but this is what usually gets you killed.

Instead, go for small land grabs, using quick movements and risking as little as possible. Doing this will ensure that it will be impossible for opponents to cut you off, while you will still have the option to cut those who are a long way away from their territory and quickly get back to safety.

Do a bit of planning & landscaping
The easiest way to score a huge territorial gain without risking too much is by creating two longer shapes that are close enough to guarantee an easy skip from one side to the other. Something like this:

This takes a bit of work, but always brings amazing results. Of course, you can go for larger amounts (easier when you have more territory), but for the purpose of this guide I created this smaller one. Still works great!

You have the advantage in your own territory
In your own territory, you are the king even if you don’t wear the crown. What does this mean? It means that you can go head in first into your opponents and destroy them instantly.

Make sure to take advantage of this because there are, strangely, a ton of players who enter your territory trying to get a piece of the pie but without being too close to their own to escape when they’re under threat.

Also make sure that you don’t make this mistake and go head first into another player’s territory unless you have a really quick way out!

Don’t cut your own line!
I have to admit that I’ve done this way too many times before I started to be very careful. Since your shape is round in Paper.io 2, it’s easier to circle around and cut your own line.

This results in an instant game over, so make sure that you don’t do it. And once you start mastering this strangely difficult art, you can laugh at those who do and start building up your own territory where they once stood.

Take advantage of the edges
My strategy is to always go towards the edges of the playing field, as that’s where you should be in order to really grow large and protect your territory easier.

Work around those limits to build up your territory slowly and this will make it very difficult for opponents to cut in – they will have to risk a lot and they will rarely have a way out since at least one direction of movement is blocked.

But do try this and go for the edges first – I’ve had my best games with massive percentages by adopting this strategy!

This would be everything that we have for you in terms of Paper.io 2 tips and tricks. Did you manage to find something else that works well in your game and helps you get as much of the board as possible? Let us know by commenting below!

15 COMMENTS

  1. Build a giant donut around the edges of the map, little by little. Nobody notices you and eventually you get back to starting point and suddenly achieve 100%.

  2. I’ve found out that when your territory is around 40% it becomes more difficult to gain %% – the speed of your losing catches up with the speed of your gaining. What shall I do?

    And how does one can manage to grab all the territory? To bild a territory in a shape of a half-moon and connect it’s edges?

  3. I have some extra maps appear in different shapes – not sure how they unlocked as not worked across devices. Easier and quicker to complete and not linked to unlocking any new characters. Does anyone else have this? It has appeared above the best score tab on main screen.

    • Cut their line. (And here a trick I learned: when they cut into your space and take up a big chunk, once they get in and try to take more chunks, make sure they are inside their space and your space, then reconnect your space. That kills them instantly leaving them confused

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