Wordle hint today: 6 handy tips and tricks to help you find Wordle 286 answer easily

Wordle hint today: Do you often lose out in Wordle or get the right answer in the 6th guess? These unique tips and tricks will make sure you get Wordle 286 answer within 3 attempts.

| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 11:08 IST
Wordle hint today: Want to get to the Wordle 286 answer easily? Check out these awesome strategies to make you a pro at the game. (Pixabay)
Wordle hint today: Want to get to the Wordle 286 answer easily? Check out these awesome strategies to make you a pro at the game. (Pixabay)

Wordle hint today: Did you play the game and get the Wordle 286 answer? The popular word puzzle game created by Josh Wardle continues to soar in popularity even 280 days after its release. The landscape really changed for Wordle after the New York Times entered the picture and acquired the game. Since then, the game that started for a small group of friends for some laughs has today become a global sensation that keeps millions of people guessing a 5-letter word everyday, almost like a ritual. If you play the game religiously every single day, but often face the sadness of losing out or getting the win at the last attempt, then you're doing something wrong. But do not worry. We have put together a few Wordle tips and tricks that will definitely boost your Wordle skills. Read on to find out.

On the surface, Wordle has a very basic gameplay. You guess a five-letter word in six attempts. Everytime you guess a word, you get feedback in the form of highlights in green, yellow and gray. Green shows that the letter is in the right position as the word of the day, yellow shows that the letter is in the word but at a different position and gray tells you that the letter is not a part of the word at all. But while it looks simple, there is a certain strategy that goes into getting to the word as quickly as possible. And it is the strategy of elimination.

Wordle tips and tricks to get to Wordle 286 answer quickly

The strategy of elimination involves using as many popular letters as quickly as possible to ensure within two attempts you have all the necessary information to get to the word. Sounds tricky? It really is not. There is a systematic approach to this madness. Below, we have given you all the tips you will ever need to become a master at the game of Wordle.

1. Always remember that finding out vowels is important as there are very few words without a vowel. Use words that have 4 vowels to start the game. ADIEU, AUDIO, OUIJA are some of the good Wordle starting words.

2.But vowels are not good enough. You need to know the ‘Wheel of Fortune' letters as well. These are the letters that are frequently used in words, inspired from the game show by the same name. These letters are R,S,T, N,L. Some good words that can help you eliminate these letters are STERN, RENTS or SLANT. Combine this with the first tip and you will automatically be very close to the word of the day.

3. After this, the general approach ends. By this point, you would have gathered enough information to either guess the word in itself or be headed in the right direction. Now, use the process of elimination.

4. In the process of elimination, you look at the letters you have not used so far and try to make a word using as many letters as possible. This should definitely be the last step before you can guess the answer in your fourth attempt.

5. Make sure you consider double letter words. Oftentime what really takes players by a surprise are words with double letters. Players are so fixated at finding unique letters for all slots, they do not consider the possibility for a double letter. So if you have gotten S,T,A and L, the word can be either STALE or STALL.

6. Finally, practice is the key. There are many Wordle spinoffs available. You can try Quordle, Octordle, Absurdle and others to hone your skills and become a master of the game.

We are sure these Wordle tips and tricks will turn you into a professional Wordle player and have you guess the word of the day with ease. Go on, try to find the Wordle 286 answer. We are sure you will get it.

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First Published Date: 01 Apr, 12:19 IST