A liquorice link occupies one square and is stuck until cleared. A chain of liquorice links are linked together by the bubble gum string.
You can destroy the links by making a match next to it in an adjacent square or by hitting it with a special candy. If one link in a chain of links is destroyed, the whole chain is destroyed with it.
Color bomb + color bomb combination can take off one layer of all liquorice links, but they can be destroyed immediately if in a chain has one-layered liquorice link. Color bomb + coloring candy can strip all types of liquorice links.
A one-layered liquorice link looks like a black button with 4 holes, the 2nd layer connects the bottom left hole and upper right hole with pink strawberry liquorice, the 3rd layer connects the remaining 2 holes, the 4th layer adds a knot tied on the crossed liquorice strips.
The 1 Layer Liquorice Link represents the Number 4 on a dice.
The 2 Layer Liquorice Link represents a Percentage Sign. (%)
The 3 Layer Liquorice Link represents a Cross or a Multiply sign.(X)
The 4 layer Liquorice Link represents an asterisk. (*)