For a puzzle in Virtual Villagers: A New Home, see The Butterflies.

The Butterflies is the fifth puzzle in Virtual Villagers 4: The Tree of Life.



  • Look for a dry plant at the bottom of the stream, below the blackberry bush.
  • After solving The Stream puzzle, the dry plant will begin to recover.
  • Once the plant is green drag a villager to it and they will cut the leaves.
  • The villager will get covered in plant sap and butterflies will show up.
  • To make sure you don’t lose the butterflies, drag your villager to the Tree of Life very slowly.
  • Once the villager is done wiping the sap on the tree, the butterflies will stay on the tree.[1]


  • It takes a while after completing The Stream puzzle to make the dry plant to become green. In the meantime, you should do other puzzles.
  • The sap will eventually dry up if you leave the villager too long.


  1. Virtual Villagers: The Tree of Life Walkthrough, Guide, & Tips | Big Fish

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