You can start Conquest by talking to either Captain Ethar or Knight Dorian, who can be found in the house north of the General Shop. Speak to Captain Ethar if you want to be given the Conquest tutorial or just to Knight Dorian to select your squad.
The troops available are divided into 7 categories. You can choose up to 10 troops of any type, but every player is limited to 1000 Squad Resources and you must 'buy' these.
|Name and Cost (Squad Resources)||Movement (number of squares)||Range (distance they can attack from)||Damage||Health|
|Scout - 25||6||1||100||100|
|Foot soldier - 50||4||1||100||300|
|Halberdier - 75||4||2||200||200|
|Archer - 100||3||6||100||100|
|Mage - 100||4||4||200||100|
|Knight - 100||4||1||300||300|
|Champion - 200||4||1||400||500|
After you have selected your troops, talk to Knight Dorian again to choose your formation. When choosing the formation of your troops, be aware that no troop can move through another one, so it is advised not to put one troop behind the other.
By talking to Knight Dorian, you can also select up to 4 of the 9 different commands. Commands are special abilities which can be used to support your squad or hinder your opponent's. They also use up Squad Resources. However, these commands are very useful, and arguably necessary.
Note: When picking, be advised that 'Battle Cry' and 'Charge' are often popular choices.
|Command||Effect||Cooldown||Cost (Squad Resources)|
|Battle cry||A target troop you control gains +200 damage and +200 health until the start of your next turn.||5 turns||75|
|Stoicism||A target troop you control gains +400 health until the start of your next turn.||5 turns||75|
|Regenerate||A target troop you control has its health completely restored.||4 turns||150|
|Bombard||A target enemy troop's health is reduced by 100.||2 turns||200|
|Winds of Fate||A command, at random, reaches the end of its cool-down period and is ready to use.||2 turns||150|
|Charge||A target troop you control has its movement attribute doubled for this turn.||5 turns||75|
|Chastise||A target enemy troop cannot move or attack during your opponent's next turn. Cannot be used on an opponent's last remaining troop.||3 turns||50|
|Vigilance||A target troop you control strikes first when defending until the start of your next turn.||3 turns||50|
|Shield Wall||All damage dealt to target troop you control is reduced to 100 until the start of your next turn.||5 turns||50|
When you are ready with your troops and commands, climb down the stairs next to Captain Ethar. Here, you will see 2 barriers:
Green barrier: This is the auto-matching chamber. This will automatically pair you with someone else in the chamber.
Red barrier: This is the challenge chamber. Here, you can challenge another player and choose between a 'regular' and a 'staked' match.
When you have an opponent, you must set a time limit for each turn. This can be set from anywhere between 30 seconds and 3 minutes.
Playing the Game
In order to win, you must defeat your opponent's squad with yours. However, if your opponent logs out, you can also win if you wish to accept the victory.
There are two squads, the Light Squad (north of the board) and the Dark Squad (south of the board). A coin flip will decide who goes first. Towards the top of the screen, you can see whose turn it is and how much time is left for that turn.
Each turn has 4 phases: selection, movement, combat and rally.
Selection phase: You must select which troop you want to use for this turn.
Movement phase: You must choose which of the highlighted blue squares (available moves) you want to move to.
Combat phase: You will now attack any of your opponent's troops in range. Be warned that your opponent can retaliate too.
Rally phase: This phase serves as preparation for your next turn.
Commands can be activated at any time during your turn, althought it is recommended to use them during the Movement phase if the cooldown has passed and you have enough command points. You get 25 command points per turn and you can earn them by killing your opponent's troops.
Tips and Tricks
- You can scroll your view by moving your mouse to the edges of the screen. If you click the minimap, you will see the targeted area. You can also rotate the camera with the arrow keys.
- You can view detailed information about a troop by right-clicking on it.
The winner will be awarded with Void Knight Commendations and an increased Conquest Ranking. Conquest has the same rewards as Pest Control:
|Void knight mace||250 Void Knight points||Acts as a wand with 668 accuracy. This item is not required for the Void set effect.|
|Void knight top||250 Void Knight points||Required for the Void set effect.|
|Void knight robe||250 Void Knight points||Required for the Void set effect.|
|Void knight gloves||150 Void Knight points||Required for the Void set effect.|
|Void mage helm||200 Void Knight points||You will get 5% Magic accuracy and +5% Magic damage bonus if you wear this helmet with the full Void outfit.|
|Void melee helm||200 Void Knight points||You will get 5% Melee accuracy and +5% Melee damage bonus if you wear this helmet with the full Void outfit.|
|Void ranger helm||200 Void Knight points||You will get 5% Ranged accuracy and +5% Ranged damage bonus if you wear this helmet with the full Void outfit.|
|Void seal||10 Void Knight points||Deals 100 damage to surrounding void pests when activated. Has 8 charges.|
|Void knight deflector||150 Void Knight points and 1250 Conquest rank||Can be used to replace any piece of the Void armor, besides the headgear.|
|Elite void knight top||100 Void Knight points + Void knight top||Upgraded version of the Void knight top. You must have complete The Void Stares Back quest to unlock this armor.|
|Elite void knight robe||100 Void Knight points + Void knight robe||Upgraded version of the Void knight robe. You must have complete The Void Stares Back quest to unlock this armor.|
This Minigame Guide was written by Bryndiss and Greg. Thanks to Tuckson3 and McSwindler for corrections.
This Minigame Guide was entered into the database on Sun, Jul 29, 2012, at 01:55:25 PM by Greg, and it was last updated on Wed, Oct 02, 2013, at 07:45:04 PM by Alfawarlord.
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