Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep: Ice Cream Beat Minigame Guide

Ice Cream Beat is a rhythm-style minigame in Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep where you must press the X button in time with a song’s beat, or in this case, the duckling triplet’s claps.

You can get a variety of rewards by reaching certain grades in Ice Cream Beat, including Command Skills such as Blizzaga  and Freeze Raid

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  1. How To Access Ice Cream Beat
  2. How To Play Ice Cream Beat (Basic Mechanics & Controls)
  3. All Ice Cream Beat Songs & Obtainable Rewards

How To Access Ice Cream Beat

To be able to play Ice Cream Beat, you must first get access to Disney Town by obtaining the Disney Town Pass, which you can get after clearing the Radiant Garden storyline.

Once you get access to Disney Town, you must then select the Main Plaza as your destination in the World Map:

World Map (Disney Town > Main Plaza)

Next, find Dewey—one of the duckling triplets who’s dressed in blue—and talk to him:

Dewey (Highlighted)

And there you go—you’ll now be able to play Ice Cream Beat whenever you want!

Ice Cream Beat (Prompt)

Keep in mind that, unlike other minigames such as the Command Board  minigame and Rumble RacingKingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep: Rumble Racing Guide  minigame, you will not be able to access the Ice Cream Beat minigame in the Mirage Arena .

How To Play Ice Cream Beat (Basic Mechanics & Controls)

Ice Cream Beat (Intro Cutscene)

Hence the name “Ice Cream Beat”, your main objective in this minigame is to time your button taps with the duck triplet’s claps as accurately as you can.

The better you time your taps, the higher the score you can achieve, which means you’ll be able to access more milestone rewards at the end of each game.

Ice Cream Beat (Tap X)

Here are the controls you’ll need to take note of in the Ice Cream Beat minigame:

Control Mapping (Buttons)Description
XFire a ball of ice cream to your selected duckling.
Arrow Buttons (← or →)Choose/switch which duckling you’ll throw the ice cream to.
STARTPause the game.

As shown in the table above, all you need to do is press X whenever you hear a clap or a beat, then navigate using the arrow buttons depending on which duckling is clapping.

Ice Cream Beat (Press X)

As shown in the image above, you’ll sometimes be promoted to press X multiple times to complete a combo, so watch out for those!

Ice Cream Beat (Score Summary)

At the end of each game, you’ll receive a grade depending on how high your score is:

  • Bad (Lowest)
  • Good
  • Cool
  • Fantastic (Highest)

Ice Cream Beat also has two difficulties which are the Beginner difficulty and the  Master difficulty.

The duckling triplet’s claps are faster in Master difficulty. You also have to maintain longer combos and make fewer mistakes to attain higher grades there, so stay alert!

All Ice Cream Beat Songs & Obtainable Rewards

Listed below are all the songs you can unlock in Ice Cream Beat, how to unlock them, and what rewards you can get from them.

Note that all rewards listed below can only be obtained by attaining a Fantastic grade for each song.

Song #1: It’s A Small World

Ice Cream Beat Song Selection (It’s A Small World)

Unlock Requirement (Beginner): None

Unlock Requirement (Master): Clear this song at Beginner difficulty with a Cool or Fantastic grade.

Obtainable Rewards (Beginner): None

Obtainable Rewards (Master): Elixir (one-time only) & Ether

Song #2: Blast Away! -Gummi Ship II-

Ice Cream Beat Song Selection (Blast Away! –Gummi Ship II–)

Unlock Requirement (Beginner): None

Unlock Requirement (Master): Clear this song at Beginner difficulty with a Cool or Fantastic grade.

Obtainable Rewards (Beginner): None

Obtainable Rewards (Master): Blizzara (one-time only) & Ether

Song #3: Dessert Paradise

Ice Cream Beat Song Selection (Dessert Paradise)

Unlock Requirement (Beginner): Clear Song #1 and Song #2 at Beginner difficulty with a Cool or Fantastic grade.

Unlock Requirement (Master): Clear this song at Beginner difficulty with a Cool or Fantastic grade.

Obtainable Rewards (Beginner): None

Obtainable Rewards (Master): Frozen Fortune Command Style (one-time only) & Hi-Potion

Song #4: Destiny Islands

Ice Cream Beat Song Selection (Destiny Islands)

Unlock Requirement (Beginner): Clear Song #1 and Song #2 at Beginner difficulty with a Cool or Fantastic grade.

Unlock Requirement (Master): Clear this song at Beginner difficulty with a Cool or Fantastic grade.

Obtainable Rewards (Beginner): None

Obtainable Rewards (Master): Chaos Crystal (one-time only) & Hi-Potion

Song #5: Hand In Hand

Ice Cream Beat Song Selection (Hand In Hand)

Unlock Requirement (Beginner): Clear Song #1, Song #2, Song #3, and Song #4 at Master difficulty with a Cool or Fantastic grade.

Unlock Requirement (Master): Clear this song at Beginner difficulty with a Cool or Fantastic grade.

Obtainable Rewards (Beginner): Freeze Raid (one-time only) & Mega Ether

Obtainable Rewards (Master): Blizzaga (one-time only) & Mega Potion

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