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Topic: Realm Grinder / Mercenary Build/Concept Thread

Originally posted by TheLowerLight:

I didn’t see specific builds for getting the merc trophies here. I’m having a rough time trying to get them, can anyone recommend a build for lucifer, harlequin and assistant army? I’m on 3rd reinc.

Best thing you can do for yourself is get to the point you’re about ready to reincarnate, and then invent your own zany build in order to get these trophies. Your production by then should be high enough to carry your build even if it’s poorly-formed on a practical level.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Stupid question...

That’s a pretty legitimate question, but yes, the answer is that total time spent playing faceless is the only stat that’s preserved. It’s mentioned in some tooltip somewhere too, I think.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Mercenary Build/Concept Thread

Originally posted by Leux:
Originally posted by Hotshot2k4:
Originally posted by Leux:

This is probably the only build able to go past Qad gems… On t1 you may want to use the fortress based upgrade instead (1.5% each) of one of the 1% ones, but i did the exact same thing. I tried mixing greed and combo strike but i’m not sure it works well.. I’ll have to export to check which one gets the best gems.

Are you sure about this being the only build that can reasonably get past quad? A build I came up with just by following the %s gets me to Quid quickly and easily, though it gets about stuck there. Should I share it here?

Well, my build got me to Qid too, but what at Sxd? doubt there’s any other choice but a slowly growing one…

Sounds like an interesting puzzle, but I’m going with my grower for now. Around 15 hours since I started my own take on it and it’s still doubling itself every hour.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Mercenary Build/Concept Thread

Originally posted by Leux:

This is probably the only build able to go past Qad gems… On t1 you may want to use the fortress based upgrade instead (1.5% each) of one of the 1% ones, but i did the exact same thing. I tried mixing greed and combo strike but i’m not sure it works well.. I’ll have to export to check which one gets the best gems.

Are you sure about this being the only build that can reasonably get past quad? A build I came up with just by following the %s gets me to Quid quickly and easily, though it gets about stuck there. Should I share it here?

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Priority autocasting

What you’re asking for is an upgrade called Contingency Autocasting. Use more mana (20mil total across all games) and you’ll get it.

And yes, tax collection does take other effects such as spells into account. You should be able to tell by the difference in tax collection gains with/without those spells being active.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Passage to Underworld Unlock

In general, for issues like this or any other “Am I about to do something stupid?” decisions, exporting the save file is usually a good idea, and then importing it if things go wrong.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Passage to Underworld Unlock

Once you unlock any of those quest-related purchases, they will reappear on every reset until you buy them.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Mercenary Build/Concept Thread

Haha, looks like battlerat came up with the same basic build I did. Mine’s only at 100k buildings currently, so I guess he tried it sooner. I’m not sure if I’m sold on Angelic Wisdom or Angel Feathers over another building multiplier, and in tier 3 Goblin Central Bank seems like it would be much weaker than Dead Fields, which is basically a weaker version of Cyclopean Strength that multiplies two different factors together.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Premium Upgrades/Rubies missing.

Are you logged into the account on which you purchased them? They are tied to your Kongregate account. Making sure you’re logged into the correct account, reloading the game would probably fix the issue.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Gem Grinder Question

Seems pretty normal. All it means is there’s quite a bit of variety in how many FCs your assistants will get you, and that Gem Grinder does not affect faction coin gain – if it did, it would almost certainly say something about that in the tooltip.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / dwarf or drow concrete answer please

I’m guessing you haven’t reached the third tier of Dwarf upgrades – that’s about the point that things start to get crazy. Until you’re able to afford going that high, titans (or something) might actually be a better option.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / [HELP] Mathematician "secret" trophy

Originally posted by RavenMM:
Originally posted by Hotshot2k4:

Hall of Legends: 1 building, 2 of the building right above it, next one 4, and keep doubling. You should end up with 512 inns and 1024 farms (which is going to be tricky unless you have a whole mess of gems and are at drow/dwarves)

edit: Apparently I posted a minute late, heh.

gems + Fairies works well, too. Or fairies/Dwarfs for more reductions.

I mentioned drow/dwarves in terms of gem progression, but yes, should definitely be playing faries to have a chance at this trophy.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / [HELP] Mathematician "secret" trophy

Hall of Legends: 1 building, 2 of the building right above it, next one 4, and keep doubling. You should end up with 512 inns and 1024 farms (which is going to be tricky unless you have a whole mess of gems and are at drow/dwarves)

edit: Apparently I posted a minute late, heh.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / New update caused reset for me.

First time I’m hearing about this on the forums so far. Nothing to be done about it aside from copying someone else’s file or loading up the last export you have.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Full Hidden Trophy List

Originally posted by Sargothe:

Can anyone provide me pointers on getting Hell Rush? I just can’t seem to get it, and not using any of the store upgrades.

Unlike the Speed Run trophy, you can use your gems for this. The solution is basically have a huge stockpile of gems and just rush buying demons and casting the spells. You’ll have to click a lot for those 60 seconds to try and get those 20 faction coins together fast enough. Being able to instantly buy 100 of each building and buying the corresponding clicking assistants should help a lot too.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Mercenary Build/Concept Thread

Although there seems to be a lot of room for interesting builds, the problem is that these builds can result in giving up 3000%ish bonuses (each one being production 30x), so those various bonuses would need to each provide more than 30x to their targets – probably a lot more than 30x – and I doubt they do that.

 
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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / SHADOWHOPEFUL

If he was super active on Tyrant/Kong and seemed to have nothing else going on in his life, and there hasn’t been word from him in a year, he could be dead irl. Imjustsayin.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / 'Abdicate' the new name for 'Soft Reset'

“New Realm” sounds best to me as well. Abdicate works well in terms of meaning, but is probably going to send a lot of people to dictionary.com

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Best faction after several reincarnations

Originally posted by Coffeepancake:

Mercenaries

I want to hurt you. That’s not a threat, just an expression of a desire.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / [Minor Feature Requests]

(reposting from suggestions because I forgot this thread existed – removed the original ‘suggestions’ post)

Not sure if this has been brought up before, but it seems like a pretty obscure but also worthwhile little quality-of-life improvement for the game.

Could the tooltip for gems include the actual % increase to faction coin chance? I ask because before resetting, the future gem bonus appears on the ‘save’ screen and the tooltip shows how much it will increase production. Without running the formula, figuring out what your faction coin drop chance before resetting is almost random guessing.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Best faction after several reincarnations

The only people who should have “several reincarnations” (I’m assuming this means 4+) right now would be the ones using an autoclicker and/or premium boosts – probably both. As such, there probably aren’t too many good opinions on this yet.

Since the +mana regen bonus is additive rather than multiplicative, reincarnations right now seem to benefit the factions with the slowest mana regen most currently. Titans are much more powerful and playable than they were at reinc 0, but obviously they don’t mean anything in the endgame trudge to the next reinc level. Conversely, the factions that have the highest mana regen gain the least from reincarnations – namely angels. I don’t remember elves’ normal mana regen due to not running an AC, but I’m guessing elves→dwarfs would look pretty good in the long run.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Which faction is the easiest to get Dwarves/Drow with?

Buying 650 temples costs around 9 Quad (ish), completing the Drow quest costs 10 Quad. As such, whoever you can get to make you the most money will get you there soonest. Demons are good for this, but on reincarnation attempts, Undead have been getting me there just fine. I would imagine demons are a better choice, but can’t say with certainty.

 
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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / ATLAS + SPELLS

Originally posted by Provokes:

do you guys remember Mind Controller with 4 counter?

That was a bit before I started playing. Devs didn’t tend to touch cards back then, but apparently they nerfed that one pretty quick.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / Lightning Strike Probability

Good luck with your test and all, but from your limited data so far, it’s quite reasonable to think the chance of any one building being chosen is equal (which is what everyone assumed from the start). I think it would take at least 1,000 strikes to start thinking about forming any conclusions.

 
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Topic: Realm Grinder / dont run ccleaner

Originally posted by havoc777:
Originally posted by Rellian:

Oh lay off the poor guy. It’s not like it’s obvious to non-computer experts that “temporary files” means “my game’s save files”. Probably hurts more than enough to have wiped all his progress, now he’s got everyone mocking him for it. It’s not cool.

I guess… Still it’s basic knowledge that everyone should know.

It would be nice if everyone did have this knowledge, but I wouldn’t exactly call it basic knowledge. It has to be at least intermediate knowledge.