How to obtain the Black Gems:
- gain control over a Salt Lake or a Grail. The Main Buildings in Salt Lakes produce the Black Gems;
- steal the Black Gems from Monsters who live in Ruins;
- buy the Black Gems for in-game Gold at the Auction that is located in the Market building.
The Black Gems can't be stolen from players.
The BG account is bound to a player's character on server and isn't bound to a certain domain.
You can present other players with BG by using the service "Present BG".
For the Black Gems you can purchase:
Advantages of the Premium:
* Automatic Exploration. How to launch Automatic Exploration
* Easy view of explored squares from the Kingdom Map
* Population don't abandon buildings due to long absence of a ruler
* Population don't riot due to long absence of a ruler
* A character isn't deleted due to long absence of a ruler
* Queue of sciences. How to queue sciences
* Queue of construction and upgrade. How to queue buildings
* More mail smileys
* 100 archived messages
* 100 players on the contact list
Global Services affect all your domains. The Global Services are :
- Calculations for the battle calculator (100/1000/5000)
- Studying by laboratories of alchemists in all possessions (Ancient magic +25%)
- Duration of research missions (-50%)
- Duration of missions of merchants (-50%)
- Duration of missions of the hero’s squad (-10%)
- Chance to find a magic item in ruins (+100%)
- Experience gained by the hero in battle (+50%)
- Salary of all troops -67%
- Extraction of lumberjack huts in all possessions (Ancient magic +25%)
- Quarry mining in all possessions (Ancient magic +25%)
- Mining in all possessions (Ancient Magic +25%)
- Extraction of mills in all possessions (Ancient magic +25%)
- Extraction of shops in all possessions (Ancient magic +25%)
- Mining in all possessions (Ancient magic +25%)
- Instantly receive 300 graces of the gods (no more than once every two days)
- Instantly stop being an apostate
- Go to vacation
Local Services affect only one chosen domain. The Local Services are:
- Faster Gate closing
- Population Growth acceleration in each Cottage (+10 per hour or +25 per hour)
- Instant completion of all the constructions and upgrades (impossible under siege)
- Maximum Defence value of troops in the Garrison (assistance slots don't belong to Garrison)
- Chance of damaging every building in a domain (Example 1: the service for -75% is activated in the domain, the player used a level 5 fortification scroll -60%. The attacker used the reward "Chance of damaging buildings +100%" and put on an artefact +60%. The final chance of destruction is -75-60 + 100 + 60 = +25%. Example 2: the service is -200% in the domain, the attacker has put on and artefact +60%. The total chance is -200 + 60 = -140, but since the maximum value (limit) is -90%, the final chance is -90%. This means there is a 90% chance that the building will NOT be damaged.)
- Instant completion of Settler training (impossible under siege)
- Instant completion of Counter-Spies training (impossible under siege)
- Instant completion of Mirrors training (impossible under siege)
- Ruler's palace architecture change
- Buildings arrangement
Also, you can present other players with animated gifts. Good or bad – at your choice. Click a player's City (from the Kingdom Map) and choose the "Send Gifts" option in the menu.
How to purchase Premium: Click the Treasure Chest button at the bottom left and "Purchase" in the "Premium" tab. The Premium will be active for a certain period that is shown in the same window. It can be prolonged any time.
"Month" means 30 days.
How to purchase Global Services: Click the Treasure Chest button in the bottom left. Choose a service you wish to get in the "Global Services" tab and click "Purchase". Some services work for a certain period of time shown in the window. A service can be prolonged any time.
Also, some of the listed services can be bought directly in the dialogue box of a corresponding building. For example, the service "Production in Windmills of all domains +25%" can be bought in a Windmill's window.
How to purchase Local Services: Click the Treasure Chest button in the bottom left. Choose a domain you wish to get a service for in the "Local Services" tab. Choose a service you wish to get and click "Purchase". Some Local Services work for a certain period of time shown in the window. They can be prolonged any time. Some services may have several values, which are selected in the corresponding combo box. You cannot renew a service for a lower value if a higher one is active at the moment.
If you order a service with a higher value, when a lower value is active, the current service will be canceled.
Also, some of the services listed above can be bought directly in the dialogue box of an appropriate building. For example, the service "Close Gate faster" can be bought in the window of Gate closing.