Whoever thought a game about defusing exploding kitty cats (or throwing them at your friends to save yourself) would become such a powerhouse in the tabletop world?
Just as the base tabletop card game has expansions, so too does the Android/iOS version of Exploding Kittens feature a variety of additional decks and avatar packs available … for a little extra money.
But this is the Internet age, and paying money for things is so 2000. As it turns out, there are, in fact, Exploding Kittens cheat codes that will unlock expansion passes for the much more preferable price of $0.
Working Exploding Kittens Codes
After a lot of searching sketchy sites (with more than a few pings from my antivirus software) and a couple of hours of typing in random codes to see what worked, it turns out there’s only one Exploding Kittens cheat code currently active.
Activating Exploding Kittens Codes
To get the code working, tap the Settings button in the lower-right corner of the screen after you first load the app (and before you start an online match with a friend or random player).
From there, tap the black kitten with the “Have A Code?” text bubble, then tap the text box at the center of the screen to bring up your keyboard. Enter the code JACKANOPE! (yes, it is in all caps and includes the exclamation point at the end) to unlock some free Exploding Kittens content!
The JACKANOPE! code unlocks the Fierce Avatar Pack for free, offering up three new avatars of a sword-wielding purple octopus, a crazy bat/bear thing that’s gone feral, and a soldier cat screaming about something very unpleasant and best left unsaid.
While this Exploding Kittens free avatar pack code is working now, there’s no guarantee it will stay active forever, so jump on it while you still can before the developers deactivate it from the database.
Non-Working Exploding Kittens Codes
While JACKANOPE! is confirmed to work, there are plenty of older codes that have since been culled.
You’ll see these cheat codes floating around the web at sites insisting they’ve been updated just a handful of days ago, but after extensive testing, we can verify that none of these work now (if they ever did work at all).
It is possible they may circle back into rotation, but more likely you are just wasting your time by trying to input these non-functioning codes:
|Expansion Pass||Cheat Code 1||Cheat Code 2|
|Party Expansion Pack||SbcBW6lN_bz||nof67JmcQW|
|Animals Avatar Pack||uKVg1qZf_SC||mgNrVaO6U0|
|Food Avatar Pack||c6YE7QUa_DJ||09uA2BKXix|
|Betrayal Expansion Deck||uUFbX9-K_y-||3FCmFIELfU|
|Avatar Pack: Science Vs. Religion||oVyLMQRn_qx||ex2MP26Ks0|
Have you found any other Exploding Kittens cheat codes that are actually functioning? Let us know what codes worked for you in the comments below, and we’ll get them added to the list!
For those of you looking to make the jump from the mobile app to physical tabletop card games you can play with your friends, be sure to take a gander at our roundup of the best adult board and card games of 2017 right here.
The fun can continue at your kitchen table with the Exploding Kittens follow-up title Bears Vs. Babies and a host of other ludicrously silly games!