10 Things Boom Beach Newbies Need to Notice and Some Tips
1. Diamond cost schedule
Diamond cost to speed up (1 min): 1
Diamond cost to speed up (1 hour): 20
Diamond cost to speed up (24 hours): 200
Diamond cost to speed up (1 week): 60
2. Artifact drop chance
Artifact drop chance (town hall): 250
Artifact drop chance (per building): 20
Shard drop chance: 85
Crystal drop chance: 12
Essence drop chance: 3
Tips: The drop chance of each level artifact could be the rate of 85: 12: 3 after wiping out an enemy
3. Map treasures spawn time: 121 mins
Tips: At most, there are only two treasures exist in the map at the same time. So, if you don't timely pick them, even after 121 mins, the map couldn't appear new treasures.
4. % of XP needed to upgrade HQ: 60%
5. Invasion time: 37 mins
Tips: It is the shortest refresh interval of opponents. So, you might not encounter opponents for a long time.
6. Town Hall damage from destroying other buildings: 70% of that building's HP (up to a max of 20% of town hall HP)
Tips: When you attack a enemy, you can destroy his additional building first. After all, the HQ has a highest HP.
7. Gold income from liberated villages: big chart starting at (1 village, 40 gold/hour, 500 boat capacity) all the way to (300 villages, 13400 gold/hour, 167 500 boat capacity)
Tips: The gold ship could be filled up after around 10 hours
8. Resource base related
Resource base resource collect interval: 5 mins
Resource base defense upgrade: 5%
Tips: The power of Resource base defense will upgrade by 5% after invading.
9. Gems earned on successful defense are related to how many housing space worth of units are destroyed:
10 - 1
25 - 2
45 - 3
70 - 4
100 - 5
135 - 6
175 - 7
eg. 9 tanks destroyed by your defense would be 4 gems earned.
10. Stuff about matchmaking:
Initial matchmaking score (base): 96
Initial matchmaking score (resource): 36
Taking over resource base: +36
Base attack fail: +4
Destroying player base: +16
Resource base attack fail: +4
Matchmaking score decay PERMILLE : 10
Tips: Matchmaking score influence the opponents you encounter. It is important. If you want to know the details, you can read here.
Source: Boom Beach Forum