Battle outcome. Core points & insights

Discover more information about the most important factors, which affect the battle outcome and damage output.


General information & core factors that influence combat outcome
The overall Defense/Offense strength of both sides define the outcome of each battle. In addition to the number of Units, the strength of the army is also determined by numerous factors:

  • Each unit's individual statistics
  • The Player's relative Haven Defense bonuses
  • Allied Reinforcements
  • Bonuses from the Knowledge on the Brotherhood Bastion
  • Buffs that directly affect unit's strength
  • Permanent unit bonuses
  • Bonuses of Potions and Prestige Status
  • Bonuses of Relics
  • Bonuses of Brotherhood Achievements


Peculiarities of some combat types
Haven. When your own land makes you stronger

Experienced defenders know that besides bonuses from upgrades and items, they have a great advantage when they fight together on their own havens.

Haven Defense Bonus empowers units of the account holder as well as all allied forces stationed in his/her haven. Don’t wonder if you suffer massive losses facing a wall of defensive troops in the haven with fully upgraded defensive structures and multiple decorative buildings.

Presidios. Know your contestant

Each Presidio grants an additional defence bonus to the whole garrison. Its value depends on the Presidio’s upgrade level. Attack of a 5 level Presidio will hardly seem a piece of cake unless you manage to recon which troops are defending it.

Brotherhood Bastion and its great bonuses

Many Brotherhoods invest much time and resources into the development of Knowledge of their Bastions. This grants them a big advantage in the form of great bonuses to defensive and offensive stats of troops.

Bonuses you receive from Knowledge are limited by the level of your Bastion. The higher level Bastion you attack, the higher is the chance to face the heavily-armed forces, which besides all other buffs, are also empowered by bonuses from Knowledge.


Tips and hints
43.jpgLosses of your contestant in the battle report

If you lose a battle, you can see only those units which you managed to destroy. You cannot see all forces that were fighting against your army that time. If you press on the icon of some hostile unit, you will see its basic combat statistics.

Defense bonus and its impact on the warrior ethos

Every 100 points of the Defense Bonus grant 1% to the stats of the defensive troops stationed in the haven. For instance, if the battle takes place in the haven with 20.000 Defense Bonus, the strength of the defending side will be increased by 200%.

Сorrelation of forces on the battlefield

The battle outcome also depends on the composition of both armies. If Player 1 attacks with Juggernauts and Player 2 defends with Submarines, which are strong against Armada units, Player's 1 losses will be significantly higher.

Recon hostile havens before raids to get the tactical advantage. Forewarned is forearmed!


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