a free-to-play browser-based, massively multiplayer online persistent strategy game by Illyriad Games Ltd. In a persistent fantasy world of Humans, Orcs, Dwarves and Elves, players construct and upgrade their civilization, and expand their influence by conquering cities, colonizing new lands or ...

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How many doomed units does each square take to corrupt?

The Heart of Corruption, aka Audrey, expands her field of corruption when units are sent to their doom at her tentacles. How many doomed units does each square take to corrupt?
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Calculating attack rating of an army with craft weapons

What is the formula that determines how craft weapons affect the total attack of an army when commanders or troops are equipped with them? Why do none of the online battle calculators take craft ...
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How is it possible to issue invitations to an alliance that remain after you have left?

Normally, alliance invitations issued by a player expire when that player leaves the alliance, but this does not always happen. Under what circumstances do invitations survive the departure of a ...
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Is it possible to see all the players who have won a particular medal?

Does Illyriad offer (or is it possible to find out from another site) a way to see all the players who have won a particular medal? For example, any of the thousands of players who won the 5th ...
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What affects the drop rate of elemental salts?

When Escaped Elementals are killed they drop salts, but the number of salts they drop seems to vary wildly. Are there any factors that influence the numbers of salts dropped?
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Chance of success with diplomatic missions

The 2009 guide, Diplomatic Missions in Illyriad, lists a number of factors that influence the chance of success with diplomatic missions, including strength and number of the units carrying out ...
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Is it better to level up one production building or all in Illyriad

In Illyriad you are faced early on with the choice of repeatedly leveling up one production building, or keeping them all at the same level. Which one provides a higher production rate faster? Ex: I ...
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When do the seasons and moon phase change in Illyriad?

When do the seasons and moon phase change in Illyriad? If it's tied to a physical location, where would that be?
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What influences population in Illyriad?

Several things in Illyriad are based off of population (when you can start your next city for instance), and my population is definitely growing, but I don't know what influences it. Does population ...
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What is a faction in Illyriad?

I've noticed factions on the strategic map in Illyriad, and found the Faction Info page under options, but I don't know what factions are? Are they player or GM created and controlled? Can I ...
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How often does Illyriad tick?

In Illyriad all the basic resources have an hourly rate, and food consumption is also on an hourly scale. How often and when does this tick actually occur?
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Does race choice really matter in Illyriad?

Does race choice really matter in Illyriad? It seems like all the races have more or less the same unit types, and they all have the same buildings. Is there a race bonus that I'm missing somewhere?
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How to maximize research in Illyriad

How can I maximize my research in Illyriad? I've noticed that I can't build but one library (presumably per city), and upgrading it is slow. Is there anything else that effects research produced?
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How can I produce livestock in Illyriad?

I've begun playing Illyriad, and I'd like to produce some livestock for leather. The obvious place to produce this would be the Common Ground. The Common Ground is an ancestral right for your ...