Posts Tagged ‘guide’

Evony Valleys

Friday, May 29th, 2009

This is a very basic article with information about Evony “valleys”.

A valley is the generic term that consists of Flats, Forests, Lakes, Swamps, Hills, Deserts, and Grasslands. So yes, a flat is a valley.

A flat is an area of land that you may attack and if successful, take for your own. The purpose of a flat is to build more cities. When somebody constructs a city, and abandons it, the barbarian city level is that of the flat when he/she conquered it.

A forest is an area of land which has many trees and shrubbery. You may attack and if successful, takes for your own. Forests are extremely useful, because they increase lumber production. The higher level the forest is, the higher percent increase you will receive upon conquering.

A lake is an area of land that you may attack and if successful, take for your own. Lakes are used to increase food production, and are a higher percent increase than grasslands. A higher level of the lake means a higher increase in food production.

A swamp is an area of land that you may attack and if successful, take for your own. Swamps are also used to increase food production. A higher level swamp results in a higher increase in food production.

A hill is an area of land that you may attack and if successful, take for your own. Hills are the only valley that is used to increase iron production. A higher level hill means a higher increase in iron production.

A desert is an area of land that you may attack and if successful, take for your own. Deserts are also the only valley used to increase stone production. A higher level desert means a higher increase in stone production.

A grassland is an area of land that you may attack and if successful, take for your own. Grasslands are used to increase food production. A higher level grassland results in a higher increase in food production.

Remember, your valleys can be re-conquered by other players, so be sure to defend them well.

Resource Research Technology

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

This is the third of four detailed guides to maximizing your resource production so that your Evony experience is that much more fun. The first guide on resource buildings and fields can be found HERE. The second guide on the Castellan / Mayor can be found HERE.

Technology:

To begin with your resources technology researching, you need an academy. The Routine Quest gives a reward for building and upgrading the Academy, so be sure to collect that. Once the academy is built, research Agriculture, Lumbering, Masonry, and Mining. This will cost gold. You will get some gold from the Routine Quest, for completing the first level of each of these. After that, it will slowly but steadily drain a large amount of your gold.

As each upgrade for Agriculture, Lumbering, Masonry, and Mining describes, you need to have the level resource building in order to research that level resource.

For example: In order to research level 6 Lumbering, I would need to have at least a level 6 sawmill.

The Construction technology is very important as the levels of your buildings increase. You need to research this technology as soon as possible. Unfortunately, the requirements to research this technology are:

Level 2 Forge
Level 2 Workshop
Level 5 Lumbering
Level 2 Metal Casting
Level 5 Academy

The more cities you have, the faster Academy research will occur. This is because the research carries over for to new cities, so you can be researching more than 1 thing in the academy at a time.