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  • Monues
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Posted at 2014-09-11 08:54:35 — Link


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Island Exploration Guide

This guide's purpose is to serve as a reference to what can be found on the various island biomes and how often it can be found. Whether looking for a specific item and wanting to know which island to go to or wanting to know where to find the most fights for leveling up, this guide can help you. 

Hundreds of islands have been explored for the purpose of this guide. Every silver, item, building, and monster encountered and gathered was recorded during each and every visit on each biome. 

BK Island Very Rare by RavensMournBK Island Rare by RavensMournBK Island Uncommon by RavensMournBK Island Common by RavensMournBK Island Very Common by RavensMourn

Each item, monster, and building has a tag of rarity based off its chance of appearing on any one island. Exact percentages can be found by hovering over the icon next to the item, monster, etc.

The names of some buildings have links to show how that building is encountered and what happens when you use it.

All data was collected with a level 45+ pet. 




Each island biome has been seperated into its own page for the sake of organization. Click on any of the biome tags below that you want to discover more about. Each page has a link back to this main page for when you wish to return.

 Grassland Icon by RavensMournDesert Icon by RavensMournSavannah Icon by RavensMournJungle Icon by RavensMournTundra Icon by RavensMourn

Best Island For

If the best island has two listed it means both were close percentage wise. The slighter higher being listed first and the lowest being listed last. The percent difference can be anywhere from 0%-10%.

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(New!) Apparel Material

 Bones 
Assorted bones brought back from glorious hunts. Some of them are just trophies, but others are a valuable as a crafting material.

All biomes, all monsters, normal and guardian. 
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 Crocotta Fur 
A high quality piece of pelt.

Drops from the savannah's Crocotta, normal and guardian. 
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 Cryptomorph Chitin 
Featherlight and durable material. Its only disadvantage is that it usually comes together with clicking serrated mandibulae and flailing venomous tails of an oversized aggressive centipede.

Drops from the desert's Cryptomorph, normal and guardian. 
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 Elegant Feather
An exquisite feather from a tropical Quezal.

Drops from the jungle's tropical Quezal, normal and guardian. 
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 Fire-Forged Scale
Salamander scales are fireproof, which makes them valuable crafting material.

Drops from the grassland's and volcano's Salamanders. 
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 Leather
Strong and flexible leather made from the hide of plain hoppers.

Drops from the grassland's Hopper.
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 Living Wood
It Moves.

Drops from the savannah's and volcano's Umdhlebi, normal and guardian.
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 Plain Feather
A sturdy big feather from the Volcano islands.

Drops from the volcano's Cinnamonologus, normal and guardian. 
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 Wing Membrane
It's a rare luck to collect an undamaged membrane.

Drops from the jungle's Ahool, normal and guardian. 
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Emerald
Green precious stone. Such stones are slowly formed by a local plant called illustria that produces a specific resin. It crystallizes in a correct geometric shape when comes in contact with atmosphere oxygen. The color of the stone depends on the minerals contained in the soil where the plant grows.

Volcano
Guardian Chests
Travelling Market

 Sapphire
Blue precious stone. Such stones are slowly formed by a local plant called illustria that produces a specific resin. It crystallizes in a correct geometric shape when comes in contact with atmosphere oxygen. The color of the stone depends on the minerals contained in the soil where the plant grows.

Desert
Volcano 
Guardian Chests
Travelling Market
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Items And Pets That Alter Island Exploration

 
Travelling Magician Invite
When you have a travelling magician at your inn the fog of war ( black boxes) will be completely uncovered. This allows you to see the entire island at once without having to take a step. This effect works with any level pet and all types of islands.


 Astrologist (lvl 4)
Astrologist
This building increases the chance of finding an item of your choice. The higher the building's level the more noticable the change will be, with a top level astrologist causing a large increase of the selected item on the islands. This building also works on chests and building such as the exchange market. It can be found in your Buildings, under your Manor tab.

Carpo

Carpo
Carpo is the kami of autumn. When any pet gathers food her presence in the stables increases the number of units they collect. This works with any pet your bring to the island and stacks with the throdama ability ( mentioned below). 


Harvester Throdama
Harvester throdama morphs of grade one or higher recieve a 30% resource amount increase when they gather materials on the island. This counts for everything from wood to food and everything inbetween. 

 

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Recipe Rarity
Based on personal observations. Blueprints that do not drop from insland encounters are not included.

Common

Astrologist (lvl 2)
Astrologist (lvl 3)
Cartographers Guild
Military Academy (lvl 2)
Riding Hall (lvl 1)
Riding Hall (lvl 4)
Townhall (lvl 2)
Townhall (lvl 3)
Townhall (lvl 4)

Bandage
Banner
Bugle
Carpet
Mantle
Pendant
Scepter
Statue
Sundial
Telescope
Test Tubes

Amethyst Golem
Honey Golem
Ink Golem
Laminaria Golem
Lazulite Golem
Magnetite Golem
Shell Golem
Sunflower Golem


Uncommon

Astrologist (lvl 1)
Embassy
Inn
Riding Hall (lvl 2)
Riding Hall (lvl 3)
Stable (lvl 2)
Stable (lvl 3)
Stable (lvl 4)
Warehouse (lvl 2)
Warehouse (lvl 3)
Warehouse (lvl 4)
Warehouse (lvl 5)

Astrolabe
Compass
Hourglass
Microscope

Adamantine Golem
Rabbit Meat Golem
Ruby Golem
Stone Golem
Vermillion Golem
Wheat Golem


Rare

Sanctuary
Laboratry (lvl 2)
Military Academy (lvl 1)
Reserve
State Portal Service Branch

Boat
Ruby Ring

Clay Golem
Cotton Golem
Hops Golem
Ore Golem
Wood Golem

 

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  • Zaltys
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Posted at 2014-09-11 17:42:02 — Link

Good guide. Here's some additions:

 = Plant Proteins
= Also found in jungle.

And amethysts  (amethyst.png (40×40)), can definitely be found somewhere on the islands, but I haven't noticed if it's the grasslands -- or if those got moved elsewhere after other island types got added.


  • Monues
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Posted at 2014-09-11 21:06:58 — Link

Thanks, Zaltys. I will add them. Amethysts I have vague memory of it coming from jungle but I will make sure I see it there first.

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  • Monues
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Posted at 2014-12-05 10:47:09 — Link

Updated with rarity of items and beast, and amount of silver to be expected from each visit.

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  • Monues
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Posted at 2014-12-26 01:40:25 — Link

Being slowly updated with tundra's stats

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  • Caraboo
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Posted at 2014-12-27 16:11:39 — Link

I found a green portal in the tundra map and i beat everything on the island including the statue that says like its a hero of however many generations and im confused because i cant get through it?


  • Monues
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Posted at 2015-01-02 02:27:12 — Link

Updated and organized.

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  • Monues
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Posted at 2015-02-21 00:42:57 — Link

Confused about where to find the type monster you are looking for? Each island's guide page shows the name and picture/s of each monster that can be encountered there.

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  • SilverBeast
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Posted at 2015-03-05 22:37:20 — Link

I have run into chancellry in the grasslands and had no idea what it was (being new).  This is the first guide I checked and it didn't have it.  The guide for "Buildings in Explore" had it listed. =)  Just thought you'd want to know.


  • Monues
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Posted at 2016-05-09 20:14:14 — Link

5/9/2016

Fixed and updated! All shiny now. Replaced all the broken/missing images and whatnots and just made things look a little more organized.

If there is an item/building/ect missing or wrong lemme know.

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  • moonshadows
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Posted at 2016-06-17 20:25:38 — Link

I have never heard of the tundra before


  • arete
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Posted at 2016-06-19 18:39:46 — Link

The tundra is only open during (the northern hemisphere) winter. It's where you can find hybernating lykos eggs, and recently etelia.

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. 

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  • moonshadows
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Posted at 2016-06-27 20:47:22 — Link

cool, thanks


  • ArienDorzana
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Posted at 2017-02-09 20:04:39 — Link

Where do you find hops?


  • Vixsstorm
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Posted at 2018-04-02 05:57:33 — Link

Thanks m8 this is very useful 



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