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Tribes

Summary Tribes are friendly groups of non-player characters that help you in your quest against the Blackguard. There are six tribes across the Archipelago. Starting from the top-left corner of the map and going clockwise, they are: Spiritdancer Tribe, a tribe specialising in resource production and rewards. Its zone is highlighted in yellow. Iceguard Tribe, a tribe specialising in defense. ...

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Resource Base

“An additional base which ships a particular resource to your home base. If another player destroys the Outpost in your Resource Base, you will lose it to them. The buildings on a Resource Base will be upgraded when it changes owners.” Resource Bases are additional bases that are independent of your home base and are scattered throughout theArchipelago. Once you uncover one ...

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Blackguard Base

Blackguard bases are bases designed by Supercell that appear regularly in the Archipelago. Like Mercenary bases, Blackguard Bases appear in random locations around your Archipelago. The fewer Blackguard bases you have on your Archipelago, the more likely it is that more will appear. Read more about Invasions. These bases give decent amounts of life, magma, and ice Power Stones (depending ...

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Mercenary Base

These bases are other players’ home base, so unlike Blackguard Bases, they have restrictions on what kind and how many Defensive Buildings they can have. The Loot available varies by how many Resources the player’s Vault did not protect at the time you discovered their base. Once a village has been scouted, you can see the Resource rewards without having ...

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Attacking

In attacks, players use their forces to attempt to destroy an enemy base. Attacks are started from the Archipelago map and cost Gold to start. Troops and Gunboat Weapons are used to destroy the enemy base. The overall objective in an attack is to destroy the enemy Headquarters (or Outpost in the case of Resource Bases). Winning an attack can award Resources, Victory Points, Power ...

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Rank

“Winning Victory Points will earn you promotions to higher rank!” Ranks are Victory Point thresholds that are earned after reaching a specific number of Victory Points. They determine how much you can get in both Daily Rewards and Supply Chests. Supply Chest Supply Chests are rewards earned after collecting 5 Victory Points. They offer any three of the following rewards: ...

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Defending

Defending is when you attempt to stop invading enemy Troops using your Defensive Buildings. Defenses happen when your base is attacked by another player. To successfully defend your base, you must prevent the attacker from destroying your base’s Headquarters. This can be accomplished in two ways: Destroying all the enemy’s Troops or leaving few enough that the attacker fails to ...

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High Scores

The High Scores display how players rank against each other. There are two types of High Scores in Boom Beach. The first, the single-player High Scores, are based on Victory Points. The single-player High Scores include the global leaderboard and the leaderboard for your country. Your Friends List is also ranked by Victory Points, so you can see how you ...

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Loot System

When a new opponent first appears on your Archipelago, you can choose to scout it or attack it right away. (Figure 1) After you first scout a base, the amount of available loot is determined. This amount will never change after your first scout of the base. It remains the same for as long as that base is on your ...

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Achievements

Achievements are special objectives that you can complete for sums of Diamonds. These tasks can vary from upgrading certain Buildings, destroying bases, and accumulating Resources. You can see your progress on them and claim any Diamond rewards that you have earned by pressing the button with three stars on it (pictured right) in the top left of the screen while viewing your base. Each Achievement ...

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