Here's a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding the Epic game and their answers.
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Q: How do I get help? Customer Care?
A: If you're having problems in-game, you can access Help from Tools -> Options -> Help. If you don't find your answer, the Gameloft Customer Care link can be accessed via Tools -> Options -> Customer Care.
Q: How can I influence the results of a battle?
A: There are three primary methods of increasing your chances of victory in battle. The first way is to choose troops that are strong against the elements of the enemy. They will do greater damage when striking elements they are strong against, and suffer less damage in return. Second is the rhythm action: Periodically, when striking an enemy, a pair of crosshairs will appear over the target. If you tap the enemy as the crosshairs superimpose over the target, you will gain a damage bonus. The exact bonus depends on how close you are to a perfect hit. Stay alert during battle for chances to hit the crosshairs and gain the advantage over your foe. The final way you can give your troops the edge is to use Potions & Spells. Potions & Spells can be crafted with the Mystic Spring plant, or purchased with Aura from the "Quiver of Arrows" icon at the bottom of the battle screen. Potions & Spells can inflict damage on the enemy, give your troops a strike boost, shield them from strikes, or heal them instantly.
Q: What are Workers?
A: Workers are the Jinn responsible for tending your forest domain. Building or upgrading plants, expanding your Kingdom, harvesting crafting ingredients, and some other actions, all require a Worker. When all your Workers are busy, you can perform more actions in the Kingdom by building more Worker's Huts, or spending Aura to free one up.
Q: How do I upgrade plants?
A: Production plants can be upgraded, increasing the rate at which they create resources and the maximum resources they can harvest. Storage plants can similarly be upgraded, increasing your maximum resource storage cap. To upgrade, tap the desired plant, select "Upgrade", and then pay the required resource cost. Upgrading takes a period of time and a Worker, but in the long run it is well worth it, as you'll need every resource to gain higher-level plants, units, and upgrades.
Q: What is the Stock section?
A: Stock, found in the Tools menu, acts as storage for all game items not presently in use. As you level up, you will unlock certain Kingdom plants that can be found in Stock. If you gain more resources from a mission reward or Daily Reward than your current storage can hold, the excess is held in Stock. Stock also shows an inventory of your crafting ingredients, units, spells and potions.
Q: How do achievements work?
A: Achievements are a way of measuring your progress in the game, beyond the normal cycle of completing missions and raising your level. Completed achievements grant you a reward of precious Aura. You can check your completed achievements and see your progress towards unlocking new ones in the Rings of Knowledge plant.
Q: How do I play the Forest Run mini-game?
A: The Forest Run mini-game allows you to lead Nod and M.K. on an exciting hummingbird ride through the forest. The objective is to grab as many Seeds as possible while avoiding blighted leaves or Boggan bat-riders. Tapping and holding anywhere on the screen will cause the hummingbird to increase its altitude. Releasing the tap causes the hummingbird to descend. Try to choose the path that allows you to gain the greatest number of Seeds while avoiding striking the obstacles.
Q: How does crafting and unit upgrading work? How can I get ingredients?
A: You can craft powerful healing potions, defensive spells, and special strikes in the Mystic Spring plant, found in the Kingdom plants tab of the Shop. Battle units can be upgraded at the Training Grounds plant. Both plants require crafting ingredients to function. Indicated by a blue glow, these can be harvested by a Worker from the Great Hall, and are occasionally produced by Decoration plants as well. Collect the required ingredients, select the crafting recipe or unit upgrade you want, and then pay the Seeds/Nectar cost, and crafting will begin.
Q: How do I expand my Kingdom?
A: Tap on an area outside your Kingdom. You can expand your available space gradually by using a Worker and spending Nectar, or you can expand it instantly with Aura.
Q: What are resources used for?
A: There are three basic resources in Epic: Seeds, Nectar, and Aura. Seeds and Nectar are used to build plants, train troops, expand your kingdom, and carry out most other actions in the game. Aura is a magical all-purpose resource that can be used for anything that requires Seeds or Nectar. It can also speed up construction of any plant, unit, or upgrade, buy premium Aura-only game items, and a myriad of other tasks.
Q: How can I get more Aura?
A: Aura is awarded for leveling up, earning achievements, and completing certain Tasks. You can also gain Aura by collecting the Daily Reward for several days in a row, or by using the Aura Trove and Racing Meadow plants. Sometimes when you visit a friend and harvest their resources, Aura will be awarded. You can earn Aura rewards by watching videos and performing other online actions via the "Free Aura" icon present in the Aura purchase screen. There are other secret ways to gain Aura hidden throughout the game, so explore and try to find them! Of course, at any time, you can top up your Aura supply by purchasing some with the "+" icon found beside your Aura amount in the top bar.