Skipping Moneybags in Spyro: Year of the Dragon!

Mar 10, 2024 | Guides & Tips

Spyro 3 Moneybags Skipping

In Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon it is possible to skip paying for almost every instance of Moneybags. Moneybags, the bear who takes plenty of Spyro’s gems, may not be as intimidating as previously thought! The following article will list each way to skip paying for Moneybags in Spyro 3, accompanied by a video showing how to do so.

Sunrise Spring Skips

Here are the skips you can do in Sunrise Spring. All instances can be skipped.

Sunrise Spring: Release Sheila – 300 Gems. Use the swimming in the air glitch.

Cloud Spires: Activate Bellows – 200 Gems. Enter the sublevel by jumping/gliding onto a wall, then gliding to the sublevel.

Molten Crater: Open Door to Thieves Den – 300 Gems. Use boar proxy to propel into the air and enter the sublevel.

Midday Gardens Skips

Here are the skips you can do in Midday Gardens. All instances can be skipped.

Midday Gardens: Release Sgt Byrd – 700 Gems. Use the swimming in the air glitch.

Icy Peak: Open Door to Ice Dancing Show – 500 Gems. A tricky bit of maneuvering on the ice and a bunch of glides to enter the sublevel through the side.

Spooky Swamp: Open Door – 500 Gems. Jump onto the trees and glide to the end of the level.

Evening Lake Skips

Here are the skips you can do in Evening Lake. All instances can be skipped.

Evening Lake: Release Bentley – 1000 Gems. Glide out of bounds and glide to the portal under the purple room.

Frozen Altars: Open Door to Cat Hockey Match – 800 Gems. Jump out of bounds and glide behind the sublevel.

Charmed Ridge: Persuade Cat Wizards to use moving stairs – 600 Gems. Jump through the wall and climb up the stairs.

Midnight Mountain Skips

Here are the skips you can do in Midnight Mountain. Two instances can be skipped, but Agent 9 cannot.

Crystal Islands: Bridge Crossing – 1000 Gems. Do the swimming in the air glitch to skip the whole section.

Desert Ruins: Open Door – 800 Gems. At the start of the level, jump on the idol and charge jump and then hover to get to the end of the level.

Dodging Moneybags in Spyro 3

About Spyro: Year of the Dragon:

Spyro: Year of the Dragon marks the third installment in the Spyro the Dragon series and franchise. Notably, it served as the final Spyro game launched for the PlayStation and the last one crafted by Insomniac Games. In Spyro 3, you can play as not only Spyro, but also Sparx, Sheila, Sgt. Byrd, Bentley & Agent 9. 

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