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Coin is the most basic unit of value in the game. It can be acquired by almost every way possible and used for almost everything possible.

Acquisitions

Coin can be acquired by:

  • Solving nonograms.
    • The exact drop rate is unknown - although the bigger and more difficult the puzzle, the more you are likely to receive it and in greater amount.
  • Completing ship expeditions.
    • Trading: 4-10 x Coin (depends on the level of Trading).
    • Compensation reward: 1 x Coin (if all segments fail).
  • Completing quests.
    • Puzzle of the day: 2-14 x Coin (depends on Guild level, Onsen lvl. 1 and Oil lamp artifact - each increases it by 2 x Coin).
    • WANTED: 3-21 x Coin (depends on Guild level, Onsen lvl. 1 and Oil lamp artifact - each increases it by 3 x Coin).
    • Mosaic quests: 300-1000 x Coin (depends on the number of mosaic).
  • Completing expeditions (requires Turquoise skull artifact).
    • Treasure: 20 x Coin.
    • Gold ingot: 10 x Coin.
  • Selling items in Shop.
    • Ruby: 50 x Coin.
    • Kimono: 39 x Coin.
    • Ninja suit: 42 x Coin.
    • Samurai armor: 46 x Coin.
    • Gold ingot: 25 x Coin.
    • Treasure: 50 x Coin.
    • Pearl: 10 x Coin.
    • Coffee beans: 3 x Coin.
    • Spices: 8 x Coin.
    • Salmon: 3 x Coin.
    • Tuna: 10 x Coin.
    • Ramen: 30 x Coin.
    • Curry: 40 x Coin.
    • Date cake: 68 x Coin.
    • Treasure map lvl. 1: 10 x Coin.
    • Treasure map lvl. 2: 15 x Coin.
    • Treasure map lvl. 3: 20 x Coin.
    • Treasure map lvl. 4: 40 x Coin.
    • Artifact lvl. 1: 50 x Coin.
    • Artifact lvl. 2: 60 x Coin.
    • Artifact lvl. 3: 70 x Coin.
    • Artifact lvl. 4: 80 x Coin.
    • The amount of items sold in each cycle depends on:*
      • Shop lvl. 1: 150 Coin limit.
      • Shop lvl. 2: 150 Coin limit.
      • Shop lvl. 3: 600 Coin limit.
  • Selling items in Bourse.
    • 10 x Dinar = 9 x Coin (Bedouin section).
      • Maximum 72 x Coin (8 trades) per cycle.
  • Levelling.
    • Every level gives (level*2) x Coin. This caps at character lvl. 100 (200 x Coin).

Uses

Coin can be used for:

  • Upgrading (all) buildings:
  • Crafting items.
  • Unlocking cities in Caravan.
    • Xian: 100 x Coin.
    • Baghdad: 120 x Coin.
    • Cairo: 140 x Coin.
    • Athens: 160 x Coin.
    • Rome: 180 x Coin.
    • Moscow: 200 x Coin.
  • Going on ship expeditions.
    • 6 hour expeditions: 2 x Coin.
    • 12 hour expeditions: 4 x Coin.
    • 24 hour expeditions: 8 x Coin.
    • 48 hour expeditions: 16 x Coin.
  • Learning ship expeditions types.
    • Exploring: 200 x Coin.
    • Fishing: 200 x Coin.
    • Prospecting: 200 x Coin.
    • Patrolling: 200 x Coin.
  • Crafting craftifacts.
    • Hotei statuette: 200 x Coin.
  • Crafting Treasure maps (see Expedition).
    • Treasure map lvl. 1: 2 x Coin.
    • Treasure map lvl. 2: 4 x Coin.
    • Treasure map lvl. 3: 8 x Coin.
    • Treasure map lvl. 4: 16 x Coin.
  • Mounting for (all) expeditions.
    • Treasure map lvl. 1: 25 x Coin (20 x Coin with Economist).
    • Treasure map lvl. 2: 60 x Coin (48 x Coin with Economist).
    • Treasure map lvl. 3: 100 x Coin (80 x Coin with Economist).
    • Treasure map lvl. 4: 200 x Coin (160 x Coin with Economist).
    • Smuggler's maps Chapter III, IV, V: 200 x Coin (160 x Coin with Economist).
  • Buying items in Shop.
    • Elixir of insight: 6 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 10 x Elixir of insight per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 20 x Elixir of insight per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 20 x Elixir of insight per cycle.
    • Fan: 4 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 10 x Fan per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 20 x Fan per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 20 x Fan per cycle.
    • Arrows: 6 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 10 x Arrows per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 20 x Arrows per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 20 x Arrows per cycle.
    • Katana: 14 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 5 x Katana per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 10 x Katana per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 10 x Katana per cycle.
    • Shuriken: 3 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 15 x Fan per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 30 x Fan per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 30 x Fan per cycle.
    • Spikes: 7 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 10 x Spikes per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 20 x Spikes per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 20 x Spikes per cycle.
    • Boomerang: 6 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 10 x Boomerang per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 20 x Boomerang per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 20 x Boomerang per cycle.
    • Petard: 8 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 5 x Petard per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 10 x Petard per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 10 x Petard per cycle.
    • Bomb: 14 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 5 x Bomb per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 10 x Bomb per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 10 x Bomb per cycle.
    • Wood: 6 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 5 x Wood per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 10 x Wood per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 10 x Wood per cycle.
    • Stone: 8 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 5 x Stone per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 10 x Stone per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 10 x Stone per cycle.
    • Iron sand: 2 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 20 x Iron sand per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 40 x Iron sand per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 40 x Iron sand per cycle.
    • Chemicals: 2 x Coin.
      • Shop lvl. 1: maximum 10 x Chemicals per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 2: maximum 20 x Chemicals per cycle.
      • Shop lvl. 3: maximum 20 x Chemicals per cycle.
  • Buying items in Bourse.
    • 1 x Gold ingot = 29 x Coin (Smuggler section).
      • Maximum 145 x Coin (5 trades) per cycle.
    • 1 x Dates = 45 x Coin (Bedouin section).
      • Maximum 45 x Coin (1 trade) per cycle.
  • Learning (all) character - skills.
    • Logistician lvl. 1-5: 200, 400, 600, 800 and 1000 x Coin.
    • Weapon Collector lvl. 1-3: 200, 400 and 600 x Coin.
    • Treasure Hunter lvl. 1-3: 300, 600 and 800 x Coin.
    • Athlete lvl. 1-6: 200, 400, 600, 800 and 1000 x Coin.
    • Antiquarian lvl. 1-2: 300 and 600 x Coin.
    • Intellectual lvl. 1-3: 400, 800 and 2400 x Coin.
    • Gardener lvl. 1-2: 700 and 1000 x Coin.
    • Rock Garden Contemplator lvl. 1-2: 700 and 1000 x Coin.
    • Carpenter lvl. 1-3: 800, 1100 and 1400 x Coin.
    • Metallurgist lvl. 1-3: 800, 1100 and 1400 x Coin.
    • Mechanic lvl. 1-3: 900, 1200 and 1500 x Coin.
    • Blacksmith lvl. 1-3: 900, 1200 and 1500 x Coin.
    • Alchemist lvl. 1-3: 900, 1200 and 1500 x Coin.
    • Boatswain lvl. 1-2: 1000 and 2000 x Coin.
    • Cameleer lvl. 1-2: 2000 and 2400 x Coin.

Coin can not be sold in Shop.
Coin can not be thrown into the Cauldron.

Notes

*This is only true, if you don't buy anything in that cycle.

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