Guild Island

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General Information

The Guild Island is one of two types of player-made islands, the other being a Player Island

PvP is not enabled on a Guild Island

A guild may only have one Guild Island

Travel to the Guild Island is free as long as the player is in the same city the island is located in

Guild islands may be purchased from the island merchant in any of the main cities

Players do not need to have Premium to purchase a guild island

Players may own both a Guild Island and a Player Island at the same time

Once an island is purchased, it is retained regardless of Premium status until it is abandoned

Guild Islands have the same layout; the only difference between islands will be the type of buildings a player places on the island

Islands may be upgraded for Silver to Tier 6. Each upgrade takes two minutes to complete

To upgrade an island, players should visit the island merchant located in the main cities

Guild Islands may support up to Tier 8 buildings

Players do not need to clear out trees, rocks, etc on an island in order to build. The plot will clear automatically when the build spot is unlocked

To build structures on your island right click your portrait in the top left side of the screen and click build in the drop-down menu, or press H (default bind)

Unlike Player Islands, Guild Islands do not include any farming plots

Guild islands include a Marketplace and a player storage chest. The player storage chest may only be accessed if the player is in the guild.

The Market Place is localized to the Guild Island alone, meaning it is for Guild members and those who have been granted access onto the island

The Guild Island is the only island where a Guild Hall can be built. This hall functions similarly to a large house, where many chests can be stashed and laborers may be employed

Guild Islands can be moved for free to a new city after updates that significantly change the map. Everything on the island, including loot in chests will transfer to the new island location.

Island Upgrade

The below table shows the cost, not including Global Discount, of purchasing and upgrading the Guild Island. Each upgrade of a Guild Island will bring additional areas to build on the island. The initial purchase provides a Tier 1 island with a storage chest and 1 housing plot. At Tier 2, the Guild Island Market Place will become available on the island. The Guild Stadium will be available with the Tier 6 upgrade.

Tier Building Plot Small Building Plot Silver Cost (West) Silver Cost (East)
1 0 0 112,500 5,000,000
2 +3 +2 225,000 1,500,000
3 +3 +0 675,000 2,500,000
4 +4 +0 2,025,000 4,200,000
5 +3 +0 6,075,000 7,000,000
6 +4 +0 18,225,000 12,000,000

Island Structures

Players will want to decide if they want to place buildings on their island. The benefit of placing a building is the player will not pay the tax to use the structure they would in the city. However, you have to provide the station with food to keep it working and you only get the resource return rate for the city's crafting and refining specialties.

Players may access the build menu by selecting H or by selecting their avatar and selecting "Build". There are three tabs to choose from:

If a building is unfinished and no longer needed, the player needs to complete the build and then demo. You will receive 90% of the materials in return. It is important to remember to use the "Demolish" option in the building's menu and not a Demolition Hammer otherwise materials will not be returned for any structure on the island.

Abandon Island

In some cases, players may want to delete their island in favor of a new location. Players can delete their island by returning to the same Island Merchant used to purchase the island and choose "abandon". There is a pop-up confirmation box that a player must confirm in order to abandon an island - this action cannot be undone once you have selected to abandon the island.

Before abandoning the island, make sure to demolish all buildings. By doing that, you will be able to recover 90% of the materials used to construct. After 1 minute of demolition, the materials will appear in a basket that you can retrieve. It is important to remember to use the "Demolish" option in the building's menu and not a Demolition Hammer otherwise materials will not be returned for any structure on the island.

Guild Islands DO NOT retain their level if you opt to delete the island and move them. The Silver used to upgrade the Island is NOT returned to the player.

Free One-Time Island Move

Sometimes players are allowed to move their Guild Islands for free to new locations. This is a limited time feature that normally follows an update that significantly changes the map. An example of this would be the Call to Arms Update that made big changes to faction warfare and added multiple new red zones to the royal continent. Players are allowed to move their personal islands and guild islands to a new city along with everything on the island, including the items inside of their chests. The Call to Arms update allows players to move their islands between March 17, 2021 and April 17, 2021.


Related Patch Notes

Patch LinkDatePatch NamePatch Notes
14 December 2022Beyond the Veil Patch 2Journey Back - Islands:
  • When traveling to any island, Journey Back will now set its destination to the city that island belongs to
  • Journey Back is now available for use on islands; teleporting to the city the island is attached to is free
    • Journey Back can also be used in this way to leave (or escape) islands belonging to other players
8 June 2022Into the Fray Update
  • Training Dummies are available for Player and Guild Islands, in "Friend" and "Foe" versions:
    • Allow players to practice healing/support and damage abilities respectively
    • Unlocked at Personal Island Level 1 and Guild Island Level 3
    • Islands with dummies unlocked now have additional space to place them (exception: on Level 6 Guild Islands, training arena is extended)
  • 17 March 2021Call to Arms UpdateAs Faction Warfare has received a major rework, player and guild islands are eligible for a single free one-time move between cities. This move is available via the Island Merchant, and must be completed prior to maintenance on April 17, 2021.
    12 March 2018Lancelot Update
    • New "chest log" system allows guild leaders (and others with access rights) to track resources deposited and removed
    • New Guild Vaults allow guilds to deposit and withdraw items in territories and on guild islands
    • Guild Vaults can be upgraded to have more tabs, and guilds can set up access rights for each tab individually
    • Invite to Party/Whisper can now be done via Guild UI