Take to the high seas in the latest swashbuckling video slot from Thunderkick, Shifting Seas.
Shifting Seas is a 6-reel slot with shifting rows ranging from two to five squares, which has 117,649-payways and a maximum win of up to x15,000 the player’s stake.
96.15 per cent
Low value symbols in the game come in the form of the high end of a deck of cards with 9 through to A. These symbols can offer between x0.1 and x0.8 the player’s stake, depending on the amount of winning combinations that land on a single spin.
Medium value symbols are represented by a parrot and three different coloured pirates of pink, green and purple. If the right amount of paying combinations land on a single spin, then these symbols can offer between x0.4 and x1.8 the player’s stake.
A treasure chest depicts the high value symbol in Shifting Seas, offering between x1 and x5 the player’s stake depending on the amount of matching combinations that land on a single turn.
Four bonus symbols are also included in the game, with one being a golden shark that triggers the symbol rush feature. When appearing on the reels, this shark will turn between four and six random symbols into an identical symbol, increasing the win potential of that spin.
A golden octopus can land on the board, activating the wild surge feature. When the octopus lands on the reels it will turn between one and three random symbols into wilds.
The wild symbol is depicted as a golden W, and it substitutes for all symbols other than the ship scatter. All three of these golden symbols can offer a payout of x5 the player’s stake, if six of the same bonus symbol land on a paying combination.
The pirate ship scatter will trigger a free spins mode if it lands on the reels and consecutive payouts shift it all the way to the right side of the reels.
Shifting Seas works as its name suggests, with symbols shifting one reel to the right with each consecutive win. This occurs due to winning symbols on a payline disappearing to make way for new symbols.
With each consecutive win, the reel furthest to the right gets shifted out of play and a new five-row reel enters play on the left side of the board. If a player can land five consecutive wins then the entire board will have 5×5 reels. The symbols on the new furthest-left reel will be duplicates of the reel to its right.
With the free spins bonus mode, eight free spins are awarded to the player. If another scatter is pushed out of the furthest-right reel during this feature then an additional four spins will be awarded to the player.
During the free spins feature, the wild reel bonus can be activated randomly. This causes the left-most reel to be filled out by wilds. This reel starts with a multiplier of x1 that applies to any wins gained while it is on the reel. With each consecutive win it will shift one reel further to the right while increasing its multiplier by one.
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