Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I change civilizations? Does it cost resources?
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Click your avatar to open the Governor Profile page, then click the double arrow button next to your civilization's name. Changing, civilization will cost you 10k gems or you can buy an item for changing civilization in alliance shop with individual credits.
How do I earn alliance individual credits?
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You can earn alliance individual credits by helping your allies, participating in alliance building construction, and donating to alliance technology upgrades. Individual credits can be used to purchase items from the alliance shop.
When will the alliance shop be available?
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The alliance shop is available. The alliance leader and officers can restock items on the Alliance Inventory page by using alliance credits. These items will be available for purchase by alliance members using individual credits.
Can scouts discover gems while exploring?
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Scouts will not discover gems directly, but they will discover treasure chests that might contain gems.
What needs to happen before a Light and Darkness event officially starts?
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The process for a Light and Darkness event is
  1. The event is announced on the Event Calendar page
  2. The registration phase begins
  3. The system provides camp matchmaking info
  4. The Eve of the Crusade event begins
  5. Light and Darkness event officially.
Why do Territorial Teleports automatically change into Targeted Teleports when they are used?
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Territorial Teleports transport your city to a designated location in alliance territory on the map. When your target location is not within alliance territory, the Territorial Teleport will automatically change into a Targeted Teleport.
Are croplands, stone deposits, and logging camps refreshed regularly?
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Resource points are refreshed at random intervals. Governors can use the "Search" feature to locate the closest resource point to their city.
How do I use my Beginner's Teleport?
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  1. Use it to teleport to any of the six outermost provinces in a target Kingdom. Find by tapping the City Management button (an arrow pointing upwards) at the top left corner.
  2. Use it as an alternative to a Territorial Teleport or Targeted Teleport. Find it by tapping the City Management button an arrow pointing upwards) at the top left corner.
  3. Use it to teleport to another kingdom that had opened for less than 10 days. Tap on the Globe button at the bottom right corner to enter the usage panel. Note: Beginner Teleports only have a valid period of 10 days, and will be reclaimed by the system once your City Hall reaches level 8.
How do I use my Targeted Teleport?
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Targeted Teleports can be used to transport your city to any open, explored, unoccupied location in your kingdom that is not obstructed by a Pass. However, Targeted Teleports can only be used when all Of your troops are within your city.
How do I use my Master's Blueprint?
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Master's Blueprints are required when city buildings are upgraded from Level 24 to Level 25. Each building upgrade will require one Master's Blueprint. Master's Blueprints cost 2k gems.
What is the highest city hall level?
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Currently, city halls can be upgraded to Level 25
After participating in a barbarian rally, the amount of action points refunded to me was not equal to the amount expended. Is that normal?
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Yes. The total amount of action points may not exceed 1000, so action points will only be refunded up to this amount. As a result, action points expended may sometimes be less than action points refunded.
How are Expedition mode troops calculated?
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Each governor is given a set number of starting troops in Expedition mode, and additional units are added whenever new troops are trained. Note that troops killed in battle will not be subtracted from the expedition mode total.
How do I get Books of Covenant?
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You can get Books of Covenant by purchasing them with gems, from barbarians forts, alliance gifts and with from certain VIP bundles.
Where can I find the Event Calendar?
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Tap on Events at the top right corner of the screen, the Event Calendar is at the very top of the menu by the left side. Tap on any event within for a general summary Of that event and its rewards. The Event Calendar is for reference only and event times are subject to change. Not all events will be displayed there.
Do events have the same starting times in different kingdoms?
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The starting times of events depend on the kingdom. Within that kingdom, however, the starting times of events are the same for all Governors.
What is the maximum number of players allowed in a group chat?
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A chat group created by a Governor has a maximum limit of 500 players.
How do I take part in cross-kingdom battles?
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Under normal circumstances, you cannot take part in cross-kingdom battles, however, you can participate in special cross-kingdom play modes which do allow you to battle Governors from other kingdoms and the best example is KVK Event.
How do I recover deleted mail?
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You cannot, so please be very careful when deleting mail.
How do I create a group chat?
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Tap the button at the upper left corner of the chat system to expand it. You should see an option to create a group chat.
Can I block mail from other Governors?
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Just click on an avatar of Governor in the chat that you want to block and you will see an option to block.
Can VIP Points be cleared or lost in any way?
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No. The VIP Points you earn are permanently yours to keep.
What should I do if I can't find high- level Barbarians or Resource Points?
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If you can not find high-level Barbarians or Resource Points try looking again a bit later because they are spawning at random intervals.
Do buffs from equipment or VIP levels also take effect in Sunset Canyon and Lost Canyon?
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Only buffs from commander levels, talents, equipment, and the VIP troop capacity boost will take effect in Sunset Canyon and Lost Canyon challenges. NO Other buffs will take effect.
What is the point of the Soluna Coins I get in the Light and Darkness event?
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You can use Soluna Coins to make technology donations on the Grace of Soluna (Camp Technology) screen, which will also net you, Individual Honor Points. Please note that Soluna Coins can only be used in the Lost Kingdom.
How long does a typical Kingdom vs Kingdom event last?
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Typically 1-2 months.
When does the Ark of Osiris event begin?
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A new Ark of Osiris event starts every two weeks. Registrations are opened UTC on that Friday for the event proper to on the weekend.
How do I combine blueprints & materials, and forge equipment?
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Your City Hall will unlock the "Blacksmith" upon reaching level 16. In the Blacksmith, you can forge equipment and combine blueprints and materials.
How to send coordinates in Rise of Kingdoms?
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Click on city, flag, objective, etc that you want to share and you will share icon. After you press the share icon you will be able to choose which chat you want to share coordinates.
How to cheat in Rise of Kingdoms?
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You can not cheat in Rise of Kingdoms. Even if you manage to cheat you will be banned very soon. They are serious about cheaters and booting.
Can you play Rise of Kingdoms on Mac?
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Yes you can play Rise Of Kingdoms on Mac. Here you can check how to play Rise Of Kingdoms on Mac.
How to add friends in Rise of Kingdoms?
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  1. Enter chat
  2. Press icon in on the top left side of your screen
  3. Press option Add Friends
  4. Enter your friend id
When do the Kingdom vs Kingdom events normally begin?
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There is currently no hard-and-fast rule for when Kingdom vs Kingdom events must begin. Be sure to check the Event page for the latest info.
How long are Battle Reports saved?
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The current cap is 100 Battle Reports. The system will automatically delete Battle Reports, starting with the oldest, to remain under this limit.

Servers and Migration

How often are new servers opened?
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New servers are not opened at set intervals. Instead, ROK is opening a new server whenever a large number of new governors join the game. That way they can ensure that resources in each kingdom are balanced.
How do I change servers?
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Players below level 8 can use the Beginner's Teleport to transport their city to a different server, The system will automatically send players a message when their city is about to reach Level 9 indicating that this item will be reclaimed. In addition, Beginner's Teleports will expire after 1 0 days.
If you do not have Beginner's Teleport you can always migrate to a new server with passports but you can not migrate to Nascent Kingdoms. So if you want to go on a server that is the Nascent Kingdom you will have to create an account.
How do I calculate the number of Passport Pages I need to migrate?
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The number of Passport Pages you need to migrate is based on your current Power. The higher your Power, then the more Passport Pages you need. Tap on a specific Kingdom to migrate to for an exact number or click a link above.
How do I get Passport Pages?
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Get Passport Pages from the Alliance Shop or by purchasing the 'New World' bundle or purchasing Passport Pages with individual alliance credits.

Troops

Where can I view the attack and defense of dispatched troops?
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Overall attack and defense of dispatched troops cannot be viewed, as this is calculated separately for each unit type and tier. However, governors can view the attributes of different unit types on the Training page.
How do different unit types counter one another?
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Infantry counters cavalry, cavalry counters archers, and archers counter infantry. Detailed information about unit attributes and abilities can be viewed on the Training page.
Where can I view troop buffs?
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Technologies, buildings, and the VIP system all provide troop buffs. You can view a summary of these buffs in your city hall. Combat buffs can be viewed on the troop dispatch 'New Troops' page. Buffs Of a specific formation can be viewed once a battle is finished by clicking the "Troop Buffs" button at the bottom of the battle report.
Can I command multiple troops at the same time ?
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Double tap any of your armies on the map to select all friendly armies on the screen. Drag and release to move them simultaneously.
What does a "Neutral Unit" refer to?
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A "Neutral Unit' refers to a troop on the map that does not belong to any player, for example, a troop that belongs to Barbarians, Barbarian Forts, Holy Sites, or passes, etc..
Does defense reduce damage from both normal attacks and skills?
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It does.
What does 'Counterattack Damage' mean?
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The damage your troops automatically return to attacking enemy troops when attacked.
Where can I view the total battle power of a rallied army?
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Total battle power cannot be determined and therefore is not displayed, because even after a rally is ready, alliance members can still send reinforcements.

Commanders

What is a Commander's Rage Skill?
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The meter dots next to a Commander's avatar is their Rage value. Once the meter is filled to full with dots, the Commander will be able to expand their Rage to cast their Rage Skill. With a talent tree, you can increase rage generation so your commander can use skills faster.
What is the highest commander level?
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Currently, commanders can be upgraded to Level 60.
How do I pick a specific skill when leveling up Commander skills?
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When you try to level up a Commander's skills, a random unlocked skill will be leveled up. You cannot actively choose one.

Temple

How many troops are there in the Temple?
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The Temple is garrisoned by 2,000,000 Tier 5 troops led by a single commander, the High Priest. Once the protection period has expired, you can obtain information about this commander's abilities by scouting.
Can an alliance attack the Temple if their territory does not border it?
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No. Alliances can only attack passes and holy sites on the border of their territory, so the Lost Temple can also only be attacked once your territory has expanded to border the Temple.
How are Temple battle casualties calculated?
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Temple battle casualties are calculated using the same method as casualties for a barbarian fort, pass, and holy site battles. When attacking the Lost Temple, a few of your troops will be severely wounded and will be sent to your hospital. Once the Lost Temple has been captured, all troops injured on both sides in PVP battles for control of the Temple will die. Neither side's casualties will be sent to the hospital.
When can alliances start attacking the Temple?
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Click on your city's monument to view Kingdom History and check your kingdom's progress on the Lost Temple unlocking event. Once the temple has been unlocked, alliances can begin attacking the Temple.
How do I become King in Rise Of Kingdoms?
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The alliance leader of whichever alliance captures the Lost Temple will become King.

Alliance

When building an alliance center fortress, if I withdraw my troops will building progress reset?
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No. Building progress will pause all troops are withdrawn, but will not reset.
Can you benefit from other governors' technologies when joining a rally?
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Yes. All troops in the rally will enjoy the technology buffs of the Rally Captain, which means that it is more effective to fight together!
How do I earn a First Occupation Reward?
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You will receive a First Occupation Award if you are in the alliance that is first to capture a pass/holy site.
Can I teleport within Alliance territory to skip over a Pass?
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You can teleport within Alliance territory to skip over a Pass.
When can we change the Alliance Leader?
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Alliance members cannot dethrone the alliance leader unless they had not been online for 7 days or more, in which case the leadership will automatically pass on to a Rank 4 Officer.
How do I kick an alliance member?
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The Alliance Leader and Rank 4 Officers can kick an alliance member via the Alliance panel.
How to create an Alliance in Rise Of Kingdoms?
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Every player in Rise Of Kingdoms Can start an alliance. It will cost 500 gems to create and you can choose colors, name, name tag, etc. But if you are on the old server it is better to join an existing alliance. It takes a lot of time to develop a good alliance.
How do team up with other Governors in my alliance, and attack enemies together?
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  1. You may launch a rally attack if the target can be rallied against, and also if you have already built a Castle structure. Alliance members can attack the same enemy together by joining the rallied army via the alliance panel.
  2. If the target cannot be rallied against but can be attacked by other Alliance members, then alliance members should simply dispatch their troops individually and coordinate a joint attack.

City

Will a city become temporarily Protected after being attacked?
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A city will not receive any temporary protection after being attacked.
When is a city forced to teleport?
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  1. If a city is attacked and its Wall Durability is burned to 0, it will be forced to teleport.
  2. Your city will become hidden if you do not log in for a long time, and you will be teleported to a random location upon login.
How do I plunder resources from another Governor's city?
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Attack an enemy city and win. If your attacking troops have enough Troop Load, they can plunder excess resources that are not protected by the Storehouse Protection Capacity.
How do I activate a Peace Shield for my city?
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You can use an 8-Hour Peace Shield or a 24-Hour Peace Shield from the inventory. You can buy a peace shield from a vip store with gems or in an alliance shop with individual alliance credits.