It’s time for your daily dose of Quordle tricks. And you might need it – because this popular online game takes the Wordle format and quadruples the difficulty. So if you find yourself looking for Wordle hints already, you’ll probably need them for Quordle too.
I am a Quordle and Wordle fanatic who has been playing since December 2021, so I can definitely help you solve Quordle today and improve your game for tomorrow. Read on for my Quordle tips on game #437 and bookmark this page so you can easily come back.
SPOILER WARNING: Today’s Quordle information is below, so don’t read on if you don’t want to know the answers.
Marc is the UK editor of TechRadar and has been playing Wordle and Quordle for over a year. He’s authored dozens of gaming articles for TechRadar and its sister site Tom’s Guide, including a detailed analysis of the most common letters in each position. His Wordle streak recently hit the 450 mark and he will be inconsolable if he loses it. Yes, he takes it all too seriously.
Quordle today (game #437) – clue #1 – Vowels
How many different vowels are there in Quordle today?
• The number of different vowels in Quordle today is 3*.
*Note that by vowel we mean the five standard vowels (A, E, I, O, U), not Y (which is sometimes also counted as a vowel).
Quordle today (game #437) – clue #2 – total vowels
What is the total number of vowels in Quordle today?
• The total number of vowels in today’s Quordle answers is 7.
Quordle today (game #437) – clue #3 – repeated letters
Do any of today’s Quordle answers contain repeated letters?
• The number of Quordle answers containing a repeated letter today is 1.
Quordle today (game #437) – clue #4 – total number of letters
How many different letters are used in Quordle today?
• The total number of different letters used in Quordle today is 14.
Quordle today (game #437) – clue #5 – rare letters
Do the letters Q, Z, X or J appear in Quordle today?
• No. None of the Qs, Zs, Xs, or Js appear among today’s Quordle answers.
Quordle today (game #437) – clue #6 – starting letters (1)
Do any of today’s Quordle puzzles start with the same letter?
• Number of today’s Quordle answers starting with the same letter are 0.
If you just want to know the answers at this point, just scroll down. If you’re not ready yet, here’s another hint to make it easier for you:
Quordle today (game #437) – clue #7 – starting letters (2)
What letters start today’s Quordle answers?
Alright, the answers are below, so DON’T SCROLL FURTHER IF YOU DON’T WANT TO SEE THEM.
Quordle today (game #437) – the answers
The answers to today’s Quordle, game #437, are…
Today’s Quordle answers are… tough! Or rather, we’re tough enough and we’re Really difficult. At least the other two aren’t too bad.
Let’s start with the simplest. BREAK and STALK are fairly standard Quordle fare, with no repeating letters or really obscure letters. Both include a K, which isn’t that common, but it’s at the end of the word (where it is).
AWASH is harder: it has a repeated A, which isn’t particularly common among five-letter words. For some reason I always decided to play the much less likely ABASH, which meant I lost a guess on this.
And then there is COVEY. According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, owner of Quordle, COVEY means “a mature bird or a pair of birds with a brood of young”. LAW. Well, this was new to me, and I only found it because a) I already have four of the five letters in place and b) it was one of only two words Quordle would accept, count given my remaining letters. It was COVEY or COZEY on the final guess, and luckily I guessed correct and escaped – pretty much – with my streak intact.
How did you do today? Email me and let me know.
Quordle Answers: Last 20
- Quordle #436, Wednesday April 5: SKULL, POLAR, SPREE, THOSE
- Quordle #435, Tuesday April 4: ONCE, moan, dress, POSIT
- Quordle #434, Monday April 3: TURBO, FULL, LIGHT, SPRIG
- Quordle #433, Sunday April 2: DONT, SUPER, SHARK, FABLE
- Quordle #432, Saturday April 1: GOD, ENGINE, EPOXY, HEART
- Quordle #431, Friday March 31: CHORUS, TUBAL, SCOUR, PARRY
- Quordle #430, Thursday March 30: ALIBI, REACH, ACRID, QUARK
- Quordle #429, Wednesday March 29: MOIST, BRAND, FAITH, ADMIN
- Quordle #428, Tuesday March 28: SUGAR, FIBER, DITTY, TRIAD
- Quordle #427, Monday March 27: READY, REVIEW, BELOW, HASTE
- Quordle #426, Sunday March 26: WAIT, DRIVE, MORAL, REEDY
- Quordle #425, Saturday March 25: AWAKE, CES, BAIL, ditto
- Quordle #424, Friday March 24: SOFA, APRON, BROTH, TITHE
- Quordle #423, Thursday March 23: CROSS, SAUCE, DO, USUAL
- Quordle #422, Wednesday March 22: DEFECT, ADAGE, APPEALING, HABIT
- Quordle #421, Tuesday March 21: WRING, HARDWARE, THIRD, NOBLE
- Quordle #420, Monday March 20: BISON, BOTCH, ABHOR, GLINT
- Quordle #419, Sunday March 19: KNEE, COBRA, LINER, DEBUG
- Quordle #418, Saturday March 18: INDICATED, STAVE, CRANE, EMPTY
- Quordle #417, Friday March 17: STUFF, BEGINNING, STRENGTH, RUPEE
Quordle FAQ: Everything you need to know
What is Quordle?
Where Wordle challenges you to guess a new five-letter word every day, Quordle presents you with four puzzles to solve. And rather than completing them in turn, you do it simultaneously. You get nine guesses, instead of Wordle’s six, but the rules are otherwise very similar.
It is played online via the Quordle website (opens in a new tab) and you can also access it through the Merriam-Webster site (opens in a new tab)after the dictionary bought Quordle last year.
As with Wordle, the answers are the same for every player every day, meaning you’re competing against the rest of the world. And also like with Wordle, the puzzle resets at midnight so you have a new challenge every day.
The website also includes a practice mode – which I highly recommend using before trying the actual game! – and there are daily stats, including a streak count. You also get Quordle Achievements – specific badges for winning a game within a certain number of rounds, playing multiple times, or guessing particularly difficult words.
Oh, and it’s hard. Really difficult.
What are the rules of Quordle?
The rules of Quordle are almost identical to those of Wordle.
1. The letters that are in the answer and in the correct place turn green.
2. Letters that are in the answer but in the wrong place turn yellow.
3. Letters that are not in the answer turn grey…
4. …BUT the word you guess appears in all quadrants of the puzzle at the same time, so an A can turn green in one square, yellow in another, and gray in the last two.
5. The answers are never plural.
6. Letters may appear multiple times. So if your guess includes two letters of the same letter, they can both turn yellow, both turn green, or one can turn yellow and the other green.
7. Each guess must be a valid word in Quordle’s dictionary. You can’t guess ABCDE, for example.
8. You are not required to include the correct letters in the following guesses and there is no equivalent of Wordle’s Hard mode.
9. You have nine guesses to find the Quordle answers.
ten. You must complete the daily Quordle before midnight in your time zone.
What is a Good Quordle Strategy?
Quordle should be approached differently from Wordle. With four puzzles to solve in nine guesses, you can’t blindly throw letters at them and expect to win – you’ll have a much better chance if you think strategically.
This is also the case in Wordle, of course, but it is even more important in Quordle.
There are two key things to remember.
1. Use multiple seed words
First off, you won’t want a single seed word, but almost certainly two or three starting words.
The first of these should probably be one of Wordle’s best seed words, because the same things that make them work well will apply here too. But after that, you need to select another word or maybe two that uses a lot more of the most common consonants and includes all of the remaining vowels.
For example, I currently use STARE > DOILY > PUNCH. Between them, these three words use 15 of the 26 letters of the alphabet, including the five vowels, Y, and nine of the most common consonants (S, T, R, D, L, P, N, C and H) . There are plenty of other options – you might want to put an M, B, F or G instead of the H, maybe – but something like this should do the trick.
If all goes well, this will give you a good idea of what one or sometimes two of the answers might be. Otherwise, good luck!
2. Limit things
Second, if you’re faced with a word where the answer could easily be one of many options – for example -ATCH, where it could be MATCH, BATCH, LATCH, CATCH, WATCH, HATCH or PATCH – you’ll want definitely guess a word that would narrow down these options.
In Wordle, you can instead try several of them in succession and hope that one of them is right, assuming you have enough guesses left. It’s risky, but it will work sometimes. Also, it’s the only option in Hard Mode. But in Quordle this will almost certainly result in failure – you just don’t have enough guesses.
In the scenario above, CLAMP would be a good guess, as it could point the way to four of the seven words in one go.