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    Majesty 2 FAQ
    
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    Table of Contents
    
    *Preface
    
    *Class
    
    *Rogue 
    *Ranger
    *Warrior
    *Cleric
    *Mage 
    *Paladin
    *Blade Master
    *Sister of Krypta
    *Priestess of Agrela
    *Archer of Helia
    *Beast Master 
    *Dwarf
    *Elf 
    
    *Economy
    
    *Parties
    
    *General Tips
    
    
    
    *Preface
    
    At the time I wrote this guide, I’ve beaten the OC, King Maker, 
    Battles of Arcadia, and Monster’s Kingdom. I never used the Hall of 
    Heroes (Except once in Monster’s Kingdom).  I never built more than 
    one type of guild and I only use 3 temples at a time and only 3 that 
    are aligned together (Helians, Paladins, and Priestess together or 
    Sisters, Blades, and Beast Masters together). I also don’t mix elves 
    and dwarves. When I beaten the OC and King Maker, I didn’t know how 
    parties worked so I never used them. A lot of what is in this guide I 
    found after I beat much of everything.
    The reason I say this is to let you know that not only did I not know 
    much, but I “handicapped” myself also and was still able to beat these 
    games. Many people are turned away because of the difficulty of this 
    game. This game is not “skill difficult” like most RTS games are but 
    more like “puzzle difficult.” Just because you lose, doesn’t mean you 
    are bad. Just means you haven’t figured out the “puzzle” of that map. 
    Even If I played a new map, I’ll probably lose a lot until I figure 
    out where everything is and how to beat it.
    
    
    *Classes
    
    
    The stats I have for heroes are an average for heroes level 15 with 
    max blacksmith upgrades. Numbers in parenthesis are stats with self 
    buffs included. The reason for averages is because heroes start out 
    with random stats that effect their attack power and health.
    
    *Rogue – Rogues are the cheapest class, but that doesn’t do them any 
    justice. They do good damage, are fast, and have nice abilities. They 
    also have ok defenses against everything. They love money so will 
    eagerly go for any of your flags. Their main downside is that they are 
    a melee class with little HP. They also have the ability to take a 
    small amount of gold off of dead monster bodies. They are semi 
    aggressive, attacking a few monsters nearby before they return home if 
    they have nothing else to do.
    
    Attack		81.1
    Health		250.4
    Melee Def		40
    Range Def		90
    Magic Def		50
    Speed		4
    
    Abilities:
    
    Poisoning – Does 1x damage. This allows the rogue to put a DoT effect 
    on enemies. Not the greatest at high levels but works VERY well in low 
    levels. Reason being is that rogues will run a lot in low levels. 
    Because of that, a lot of their early damage will be from the poison 
    they left on the target they are running from.
    
    Solar Plexus Kick – Does 1.5x damage and lowers the attack power of 
    the target. Again, this upgrade works better in low levels because the 
    debuff doesn’t increase with levels. This is the same effect as the 
    Ranger’s  and doesn’t stack because of it. This is probably an 
    unintended game flaw.
    
    Insidious Blow – Does 3x damage. Very nice upgrade.
    
    Stun – Does 1.5 damage and prevents the target from attacking or 
    moving for a short time. This is one of the best abilities in the 
    game. It helps your heroes tackle high level monsters like werewolves, 
    werebears, and vampires. It also can sometimes get monsters to stop 
    attacking your buildings and attack your heroes instead.
    
    Low Level Tips – Rogues pretty much take care of themselves by running 
    a lot and since they are fast, nothing can catch up to them. They have 
    some defense for all types of attacks so nothing really stands out 
    that can hurt them. They are one of the few classes that can somewhat 
    handle serpents at low levels.  Because they are cheap, it’s not such 
    a pain to resurrect them.
    
    
    
    *Ranger – Rangers are another cheap class, but this does them justice 
    however. They don’t do much damage and don’t have any abilities that 
    stand out much. They don’t have any defense they excel or suck at. 
    They go for explore flags more so than other classes.
    
    Attack		60.6
    Health		286
    Melee Def		45
    Range Def		55
    Magic Def		40
    Speed		4
    
    Abilities:
    
    Hunter’s Shot – Does 4x damage against beast. This gives the ranger a 
    lot of burst damage against beast. Great for killing wolves and rats 
    in one blow and can take a lot off of bears HP. Good for taking down 
    werewolves and werebears too.
    
    Accurate Shot – Does 3x damage. Good basic damage upgrade.
    
    Weakening shot - Does 1.5x damage and lowers the attack power of the 
    target. This upgrade works better in low levels because the debuff 
    doesn’t increase with levels. This is the same effect as the rogue’s 
    and doesn’t stack because of it. This is probably an unintended game 
    flaw.
    
    Pain Of Spirit – Does 3x damage and drains mana from the target. This 
    ability is practically useless. It’s only used against targets with 
    mana and no monster uses mana. Only enemy heroes use mana and they 
    mostly die before they run out. The only use for the mana drain is if 
    you are having a hard time killing enemy healers. Despite that the 
    mana drain part is being almost useless, 3x damage is very nice.
    
    Low Level Tips – Since they have great burst damage against beast, you 
    can put their guild next to wolf dens, sewer pipes, and even bear dens 
    if you want to risk it. They will kill the level 5 threats in 1 or 2 
    attacks. The level 10 threats go down in a few attacks also. With a 
    tower to protect and distract for them, they can even kill dire bears 
    early on.
    
    
    
    *Warrior – Warriors are your tanks. They have a lot of HP with high 
    melee and good range defense. They don’t have a lot of magic defense, 
    but their high HP and self buff makes up for it.  Warriors like attack 
    and defend flags. The only bad thing about them is they don’t do much 
    damage and are slow.
    
    Attack		46.2	
    Health		517.6	
    Melee Def		75	100
    Range Def		50	75
    Magic Def		25	50
    Speed		3	
    
    
    Abilities:
    
    Taunt – Does 1.5x damage and makes the target attack the warrior. This 
    is a great ability but doesn’t work all the time. I’ve never seen the 
    warrior taunt a monster off of a tower either. But when it does work, 
    it’s nice to know that the warrior is getting attacked instead of the 
    mage standing next to him.
    
    Crushing Blow – Does 3x damage. Great damage upgrade and you can get 
    it early too.
    
    Maiming Blow – Does 5x damage and slows the target. This is one of the 
    best abilities in the game. Not only does it do a lot of damage, it 
    also is able to slow even targets that are resistant to any other type 
    of special attacks (like stuns). This ability shines when targets are 
    slowed trying to chase one of your heroes other than the warrior at 
    the same time. They waste tremendous amounts of time just walking 
    while letting your heroes do damage on them unthreatened.
    
    Resistance To Pain – This gives your warrior 25+ all round extra 
    defense. It just makes your warrior that harder to kill.
    
    Low Level Tips – Skeletons are the perfect monsters to fight with 
    warriors. All skeletons have little to no melee defense. The melee 
    skeletons are usually the ones that spawn early and warriors have 
    great melee defense. Even when the archer skeletons start to spawn, 
    warriors have ok range defense too. It’s a no brainer to put the 
    warrior’s guild next to graveyards and let them get easy XP and gold. 
    They are slow, so watch out for them when they are fleeing home with 
    monsters chasing them.
    
    
    
    *Cleric – Clerics are your basic healers. They will heal over doing 
    damage most of the time, even healing NPCs. They have low melee and 
    range defense but good magic defense. Despite defenses though, they 
    are hard to kill by anything cause they will spam heal themselves over 
    and over again. They love protect flags more than most other heroes. 
    They are somewhat expensive too. Their damage if pretty much pathetic 
    though.
    
    Attack		43.7
    Health		363.8
    Melee Def		35
    Range Def		35
    Magic Def		70
    Speed		3.5
    
    Abilities:
    
    Heal – Heals a portion of HP on target. This is their core ability and 
    they get it from level 1. This is one of the best abilities in the 
    game. The only down side is they love to use it on anything near them, 
    even when they have a mission to attend. While going to protect that 
    trading post you put a flag on, they will probably stop and heal the 5 
    heroes on their way back home, the tax collector running from rats, 
    and the warrior who already has a backpack full of health potions 
    fighting something he could fight with one hand behind his back.
    
    Holy Attack – Does 8x damage to undead. This attack just destroys 
    undead like they were nothing. Clerics can kill most undead with one 
    hit and take 2-3 hits to kill veteran and sniper skeletons. Vampires 
    are the only undead that might last a few against clerics.
    
    Faith Restoration – Slowly regenerates mana on the target. They can 
    cast this on themselves and other heroes. This ability is great in 
    rare moments but is almost worthless anytime else. The only way 
    clerics die most of the time is that they ran out of mana fighting too 
    many monsters or a high level monster that would have killed anyone. 
    When clerics fight alone, they slowly whittle away their targets HP 
    while they constantly heal themselves. This can take a long time and 
    the cleric can run out of mana. Against one or sometimes two easy 
    targets, this is ok because clerics will regain enough mana slowly to 
    keep healing themselves. Against more targets or something that does 
    more damage, they will die or run away. This ability allows them to 
    regain more mana so they won’t have as much issues  in the rare cases 
    they do run out of mana. The biggest issue though is by time you can 
    get and afford this ability, your cleric will never run out of mana. 
    Mages are the only class that will run out of mana regularly. This 
    ability is mostly worth it for mages that pass by the cleric and 
    receive this buff.
    
    Hammer Of Faith – Does 3x damage and knocks back target. The extra 
    damage is nice but knockback is aggravating. It does, however, give 
    you more peace of mind knowing your cleric has more tools to keep 
    themselves alive
    
    Low Level Tips – Clerics are the easiest to level early on because of 
    their healing ability. A cleric dying in the low levels is just bad 
    luck. Clerics are the best class to tackle serpents too. Clerics have 
    good magic defense against their attacks. Put their guild next to the 
    serpent lairs will level them up and bring in some income. They can 
    get overwhelmed sometimes (because they rarely run away and take 
    forever to kill something) and run out of mana. Help them out before 
    that happens. Researching mana potions prevents this from happening 
    much.
    
    
    
    *Mage – Mages are the premiere damage dealers. They have lots of 
    attack power and plenty of spells to rotate with. They pretty much lay 
    waste to anything that doesn’t have high magic defense, and even those 
    things are not safe. The biggest issues with them though are that they 
    are expensive as hell, slow, have low HP, and are fragile in the low 
    levels. They are also very aggressive too which doesn’t help much when 
    you want to keep them safe. They are mainly interested in attack 
    flags.
    
    Attack		156	
    Health		252.9	
    Melee Def		30	(80)
    Range Def		30	(80)
    Magic Def		60	(110)
    Speed		3	
    
    Abilities:
    
    Magic Shield – Gives +50 all around defense to the mage. Mages get 
    this at level 5 and you can breathe easily when they do get this. 
    Without this and no armor upgrades, mages have absolutely zero 
    defenses against everything! With this, they can have more defense 
    than other classes. Be prepared to scream though when you see your 
    mage forget to buff himself and die right afterwards.
    
    Fireball -  Does 2x AoE damage and places a DoT effect on targets. Not 
    only does it do a good amount of damage, it hits multiple targets too 
    plus has the DoT to do even more damage. What makes this ability even 
    better is that is can be researched right away
    
    Ice Arrow – Does 3x damage and prevents the target from moving or 
    attacking. This is one of the best abilities in the game. It helps 
    your heroes tackle high level monsters like werewolves, werebears, and 
    vampires. It also can sometimes get monsters to stop attacking your 
    buildings and attack your heroes instead.
    
    Windstorm – Does 1.5 damage and knocks back all enemies in range. 
    Rarely see this ability used. The monster has to get close before the 
    wizard uses it and it doesn’t knock monsters back that he’s already 
    froze with Ice Arrow. Not only that, but not much can survive long 
    enough to get close to the mage, and a lot of the monsters that are 
    strong enough to do that are immune to knockback.
    
    Firestorm – Does 5x damage on all enemies in range. This is one of the 
    best and coolest looking abilities in the game. It does very good 
    damage even on just one target but does crazy damage when it hits a 
    bunch of monsters packed up together. The only drawback is that it 
    takes an extra second to cast.
    
    Low Level Tips – Mages are the most fragile class in the low levels 
    and are weak against everything! Even the sewer rats will kill them. 
    Skeletons are weak against magic attacks, but still be weary of 
    putting the mage guild right on top of them. Putting a tower next to a 
    sewer drain with the mage guild behind it can help. The tower 
    distracts allowing the mages to get some free hits in. Killing monster 
    dens before monsters spawn is another way to get mages to level 5 
    quick. Another trick is to research all the mage attacks (or at least 
    fire ball and ice arrow) before you even recruit any mages. This will 
    allow them to kill most things before they get in danger. The biggest 
    advice though is to NOT research mana potions. Mages will buy these 
    before buying health potions. Wait until the mages get to level 5 at 
    least before researching mana potions. This will hurt your clerics 
    though, but mages cost way more than clerics so it’s worth it.
    
    
    
    
    *Paladin – Paladins are powerful warriors with even more defense and 
    HP. They are very hard nuts to crack. They are wrecking balls where 
    ever they go. They have the same aggressiveness too and eagerness for 
    attack and defend classes. They rarely run away also.
    
    Attack		104.9	
    Health		2149	
    Melee Def		95	(120)
    Range Def		60	(85)
    Magic Def		35	(60)
    Speed		3	
    
    Abilities:
    
    Taunt – Does 1.5x damage and makes the target attack the Paladin.  
    Same as warrior version.
    Crushing Blow – Does 3x damage. Same as warrior version.
    
    Holy Patronage – Gives 25+ all around defense. Same as warrior version 
    except the paladin can cast this on friendly heroes too!
    
    Holy Strike – Does 5x damage and prevent target from moving and 
    attacking. Great ability, great damage. It is one of the few stuns. A 
    downgrade IMO because the warrior’s slow attack is so unique.
    
    Aura Of Holiness – Does 5x on all undead in range. This pretty much 
    makes the paladin a wrecking ball to undead.
    
    
    
    *Blade Master – Blade Masters are warriors who tossed aside their 
    defenses instead for a crap load of more damage and more speed. They 
    hit hard and have good AoE damage. They are perfect for maps like 
    Kingmaker's sending hordes of goblins at you. They have the same 
    aggressiveness too and eagerness for attack and defend classes. They 
    rarely run away also.
    
    Attack		155.1
    Health		1222.5
    Melee Def		55
    Range Def		80
    Magic Def		35
    Speed		3.5
    
    Abilities:
    
    Taunt – Does 1.5x damage and makes the target attack the Blade Master.  
    Same as warrior version.
    
    Crushing Blow – Does 3x damage. Same as warrior version.
    
    Maiming Blow – Does 5x damage and slows the target. Same as warrior’s 
    version.
    
    Whirlwind – Does 2x damage to all targets in range. Ok damage but also 
    attacks everything around him.
    
    Whirlwind Of Blades – Does 3x damage and knocks back all targets in 
    range. Even better damage but does the aggravating knockback.
    
    
    
    
    *Sister of Krypta – Krypta priest are like clerics who can only heal 
    themselves and can do good damage. They also summon skeleton minions 
    that either follow or roam around the map. These minions make good 
    distractions for high level monsters roaming around. They also may 
    even explore the map for you. They have the same eagerness for protect 
    flags like clerics.
    
    Attack		104.7
    Health		696.1
    Melee Def		40
    Range Def		70
    Magic Def		50
    Speed		3
    
    Abilities:
    
    Summon Skeletons – Does exactly what it says. They are like little low 
    level warriors with poor armor. The Priest can summon quite a few.
    
    Summon Lich – Does exactly what it says. They do good damage, but 
    their biggest thing is that they can AoE stun! The priest can only 
    summon one of these.
    
    Drain Life – Does 3x damage and restores some of the Priest’s health. 
    This is a heal like the cleric’s except it heals for a little bit more 
    but cannot be spammed. With this, the priest can tank a lot of tough 
    monsters.
    
    Plague – Does damage and places a DoT on all targets in range. Ok 
    attack but nothing special about this ability.
    
    
    
    *Priestess of Agrela – These are just clerics on healing steroids. 
    They can AoE heal which is great for boss fights that have a lot of 
    AoE damage. They have the same eagerness for protect flags like 
    clerics.
    
    Attack		80.6
    Health		828.7
    Melee Def		50
    Range Def		35
    Magic Def		85
    Speed		3.5
    
    Abilities:
    
    Heal – Heals a portion of HP on target.  Same as the cleric’s.
    
    Mass  Heal – Heals a portion of HP on all targets in range.
    
    Holy Attack – Does 8x damage to undead. Same as the cleric’s
    
    Holy Might – Raises the melee offense of friendly target. It does this by
     a nice chunk too.
    
    
    
    *Archer of Helia – These are rangers that hit hard like mages. They do 
    nothing but straight high damage. They have the same eagerness to go 
    for explore flags like rangers.
    
    Attack		155.4
    Health		1124.8
    Melee Def		35
    Range Def		55
    Magic Def		80
    Speed		4
    
    Abilities:
    
    Hunter’s Shot – Does 4x damage against beast. Same as the ranger’s
    
    Accurate Shot – Does 3x damage. Same as the ranger’s
    
    Staggering Shot - Does 1.5x damage and lowers the attack power of the 
    target. Same as the ranger’s
    
    Fatal Shot – Does 5x damage. Nothing but a crap load of damage
    
    Sun Arrow – Does 2x damage on all targets in range. Great on targets 
    that like to group together.
    
    
    
    *Beast Master – Beast Masters are rangers with pets and tricks. They 
    are nothing spectacular alone, but their pets have the stats rivaling 
    high level monsters! They have the same eagerness to go for explore 
    flags like rangers. The main con about beastmasters is that they have 
    so many buffs that they spend a lot of time conjuring.
    
    Attack		123.4
    Health		792.1
    Melee Def		65
    Range Def		55
    Magic Def		40
    Speed		3.5
    
    Abilities:
    
    Hunter’s Shot – Does 4x damage against beast. Same as the ranger’s
    
    Accurate Shot – Does 3x damage. Same as the ranger’s
    
    Summon Wolf – Does exactly what is says. The wolf works like a mid 
    level warrior with no armor. With the Master’s buffs, it can handle 
    many wandering monsters that your heroes ignore.
    
    Summon Bear – Does exactly what is says. The bear has more tanking 
    capabilities than most of the heroes. He has a lot of HP, can be 
    healed, he’s immune to stuns and knockbacks, and has a ton of melee 
    defense. He’s pretty much capable of distracting wearbears while your 
    heroes take it down with ease. He has no range defense but there’s 
    nothing really much threating that does range damage except enemy 
    heroes.
    
    Feral Wraith – Gives a damage buff to his beast
    
    Heal Beast – Puts a HoT on his beast. This is better than a straight 
    heal because the beast like to wander around a lot.
    
    Stone Head – This prevents the hero from being stunned. Works wonders 
    against enemies that like to spam stuns.
    
    
    
    *Dwarf – Dwarfs are sturdy tanks, especially against monsters that do 
    magic damage or range damage. They have good melee defense and great 
    magic and range defense. They are great against dragons and other 
    monsters that mix magic and physical damage.
    
    Attack		84	
    Health		1433.4	
    Melee Def		50	
    Range Def		75	
    Magic Def		75	(125)
    Speed		3	
    
    Abilities:
    
    Stun:  Does 1.5x damage and stuns target. Not much damage but stuns 
    are nice.
    
    Destruction:  Does 5x damage against buildings. This makes dwarves 
    deadly against enemy towns. They can tear them down pretty fast and 
    works on lairs too. A lot of  other hero abilities are not even used 
    against buildings.
    
    Smashing Blow: Does 3x damage. A good damage upgrade.
    
    Stone Blood: Boosts magic defense. This just skyrockets that dwarf’s 
    magic defense.
    
    
    
    *Elf – Elves are like commandos. They move fast and hit hard. And when 
    they strike, the do so in a way where their targets can’t do much back 
    because they are either stunned or can’t move. Then if the elf gets in 
    trouble, they can out run anything chasing them. They are the fastest 
    of heroes and go for any reward flags.
    
    Attack		131.8	
    Health		518.7	
    Melee Def		20	
    Range Def		60	
    Magic Def		90	
    Speed		4	(6)
    
    Abilities:
    
    Roots:  This prevents enemy target from moving
    
    Magic Arrow: Does 5x damage. This is a lot of damage.
    
    Eleven Inspiration:  Boosts the speed of friendly target. For some 
    reason it seems it gives less speed to slower heroes and more speed to 
    faster heroes. It’s good none the less.
    
    Clever Shot – Does 3x damage and stuns target. Not only does it do 
    good damage, it stuns too!
    
    
    
    *Economy
    
    Daily Income – Some of the buildings generate money once per day. You 
    can see how much this is by clicking it and looking at the number that 
    is in green. You only get this money after the tax collector collects it 
    and brings it back to the castle or guard tower.
    
    Store Taxes – You collect 100% taxes on all store purchases (Socialism 
    at its best lol). This means when your hero spends 100 gold at the 
    blacksmith, you get 100 gold. Again, your tax collector has to get this 
    money first.
    
    Hero Taxes – You collect 50% taxes on all money your hero gets, even 
    money from reward flags for them (talk about more socialism lol). Your 
    hero deposits this money every time he rests at home. Your tax 
    collector still has to get this money for you. If an inn is closer to 
    the hero than it's guild and it has enough money, it will go rest at 
    the inn instead. Heroes DON'T pay taxes at the inn!!! See *Party on 
    how parties may negate taxes too. The gold amount that you see when
     you click on a hero only shows how much they are carrying. You have
     to look at their stats sheet to see how much is theirs and how much they
     have to pay the guild in dues.
    
    Trading Post – Trading Post send a caravan every 3 days to your market 
    place. If it makes it, the money is deposited in the market place and 
    your tax collector has to collect it. The further the trading post is 
    away from your castle, the more money they generate.
    
    Magic Store – The magic store generates 200 gold every day that your 
    tax collector must get.
    
    Castle and Market Place Upgrades – Upgrading these buildings allows 
    them to generate more gold every day. 
    
    Here is the list of all the purchases your heroes can make and how 
    much it will cost them. Note: Your heroes don’t have to buy lower 
    armor upgrades before buying the higher ones if they are avalible, I.E.
     only spend 100 gold to get tier 3 and not 30+70+100.
    
    Abilities
    All abilities cost 5 gold to learn.
    
    Market Place		
    Health Potion		20
    Mana Potion		20
    Amulet of Regeneration	300
    Ring of Protection		100
    Expert Amulet of Protection	300
    
    Black Smith		
    First Upgrade		30
    Second Upgrade		70
    Third Upgrade		100
    
    Rogue Guild		
    Poison Oil			100
    
    Wizard Guild		
    Enchantment		100
    
    Magic Bazar		
    All Potions		50
    
    Inn		
    Satiety			25
    
    
    
    *Parties
    
    What they do?! – Really what a party is, it is 1-3 heroes acting like 
    they are responding to a protect flag placed on the leader. They 
    constantly follow the leader and join in attacking buildings whenever 
    the leader does. The leader will also sometimes respond to attacks on 
    fellow party members. The personality of the party is based on the 
    party leader, I.E. If the leader is a mage, the party will love to go 
    for attack flags. If the mage dies, the 2nd party member takes charge 
    and the party changes to his personality until the mage is resurrected 
    and so on. The party still buys supplies and upgrades. The leader will 
    take the party from store to store when needs arise.
    
    Pros:
    
    Teamwork - Illustration: 4 heroes can attack an ogres den that you put 
    a reward flag on. During this time, an ogre can come out and start 
    beating up the cleric. The other 3 heroes ignore the fight because 
    they are concerned about getting that gold! The cleric tries her best 
    but dies. The ogre then goes for the rogue but he then runs away. The 
    ogre then goes for the warrior. While the warrior is holding his own, 
    the mage destroys the den causing another ogre to pop out. The mage 
    then goes home to buy something leaving the warrior behind. The 2nd 
    ogre double teams the warrior killing him. 
    If you hate this like many other people do, parties fix this. If those 
    4 were in a party, they all would have started to attack the 1st ogre 
    when it went for the cleric and the 2nd one after the den was 
    destroyed. 
    
    Rarely Die - Heroes in parties don’t die often as heroes not in 
    parties.
    
    Speed Boost – Heroes who get too far from the leader move faster so 
    they can catch up.
    
    No Fear! – Heroes in parties don’t run away at all. Great for boss 
    fights.
    
    Cons:
    
    Cost - $500 gold just to make one
    
    Party Needs – It can be time consuming for the party to buy stuff for 
    everyone. When one person needs an upgrade, the whole party goes with 
    them. This also takes away more heroes from out there fighting 
    monsters just because one person wanted a potion.
    
    No Fear? – Because they don’t run away, they will die to the very last 
    man while solo heroes are chilling in the inn after getting the heck 
    out of that fight.
    
    Taxes – Possibly a bug, but party members don’t pay taxes when they 
    stay at the guild of their leader unless they are from that guild 
    also… I.E. A party of 3 rogues from the same guild will pay taxes; 
    With A party of 1 rogue leader and 2 warrior members, the warriors 
    won’t pay taxes. Member will pay taxes, however, when the party visits 
    their guild to buy something… I.E. wizards will pay their taxes if 
    they go buy fireball or enchant their weapons at the wizard’s guild.
    
    Explore Flags - Party leadres don't share money from reward flags!!! 
    >.<
    
    How to Create Parties? – Make an inn and upgrade it to level two then 
    research parties. Click on the inn and then the party icon to summon 
    all solo heroes. Heroes will then start making their way to the inn. 
    If you have reward flags up, they may ignore your summons so don’t do 
    it while flags are up. Some heroes like clerics take their sweet time 
    getting there because they got to heal everything on the way. 
    Sometimes heroes will be busy fighting everything on the way. Sometimes 
    a hero will ignore the flag to buy something or go home.  They will 
    eventually come.
    
    How Parties are disbanded?  - Click on someone in the party where you 
    see all of their icons on the bottom of the screen. There’s an X to 
    the top right of them. Clicking on it disbands the group. Parties are 
    also disbanded if everyone dies or all their guilds are destroyed at 
    the same time.
    
    Example of parties? – Me personally, I never build more than one type 
    of guild and don’t use the halls of heroes. I only use 3 temples at a 
    time and only 3 that are aligned together (Helian, Paladins, and 
    Priestess together or Sisters, Blades, and Beast Masters together). I 
    also don’t mix elves and dwarves. Of course the rules are bended on 
    maps that force you to use different classes. I also plan to convert 
    all my tier 2 classes instead of training them at level one. So I 
    already know how many heroes I’ll have, and with that, I try to spread 
    them around and have my parties planned before I even start.
    
    The hero placement is in no particular order.
    
    Outsider = Dwarf or Elf
    X = this hero will be upgraded into a tier 2 class
    
    1cleric/x	warrior/x	ranger/x
    2cleric/x	warrior/x	ranger/x
    3cleric	wizard	rogue	outsider
    4warrior	wizard	rogue	outsider
    5ranger	wizard	rogue	outsider
    
    Sometimes I’ll take all of one class and put them in the same party so 
    I’ll get all the taxes from them when I want to be greedy. This wastes 
    their abilities though.
    
    
    
    *General Tips
    
    - Upgrading your marketplace doesn’t make trading post give you more 
    gold. If you played Majesty 1, you may think this.
    
    - If you are using parties and somehow find yourself desperate for 
    gold, check to see how much taxable gold your heroes are carrying. 
    Sometimes they can be carrying 1000’s of gold. You can disband the 
    group and give them time to go home to deposit the cash before you 
    regroup them again.
    
    - Don’t put inns in the middle of your city, especially if you are not 
    using parties. Your heroes will rest at the inn instead of at their 
    guild. This only makes them waste 25 gold and stops them from paying 
    taxes.
    
    - ”Don’t trust the Magic Shop! It’s all a lie!!!” LOL. Elixirs at the 
    magic shop cost a whopping 50 gold for your heroes. It also doesn’t 
    help that your heroes  pop elixirs like candy wasting them. 
    Researching exiles at the shop early can sometimes make your heroes 
    waste gold preventing them from buying permanent upgrades. Only 
    research after your heroes get armor upgrades or you have a lot of
     income to make high amount reward flags for them.
    
    - The Magic Shop does act as a good way to siphon money from your 
    heroes into your own pocket. Researching just the attack elixirs or speed
     ones drains money from your rich heroes without hurting your poor ones
     too much.
    
    - Sometimes it’s better to build the Magic Shop instead of a trading 
    post. Yes it cost 1500 gold, but you start to build it instantly and 
    it brings in as much income as most trading post. Plus it regenerates 
    itself and you can build it in the middle of your town for protection. 
    It could take days before your peasants build a trading post, plus you 
    have to defend them and clear the area.
    
    - Economy is God in this game. If you don’t get some of the trading 
    post on some maps early enough, you won’t be able to win.
    
    - Building a black smith early and researching the first tier armor 
    upgrades can prevent a lot of low level deaths. The same is said with 
    potions at the market place.
    
    - If you use parties, you have to pay more attention to what’s going 
    on, on the map. Reason being is because your heroes won’t be as 
    scattered allowing monsters to walk right up to your town without you 
    even knowing.
    
    - It’s not always best to kill all the lairs the moment you see them. 
    Lairs provide monsters and monsters provide money and experience for 
    your heroes. It's actually good to put guilds right on top of them to feed
    your heroes. Use classes that counter those monsters, I.E. Warriors or
    Clerics on top of nearby graveyards.
    
    - Spreading out your guilds from the castle will make peasant houses 
    spawn between them and the castle giving them more protection. This 
    gives you more gold because they are not being destroyed as much but 
    does put your guilds in more danger.
    
    - The King’s statue makes heroes go for flags cheaper as they start to 
    ignore flags with little gold as they get more levels. Waiting long to 
    build it is just wasting gold on reward flags.
    
    - If you are using parties and they are fighting something deadly that 
    you don’t want them to or they are hurting and you want them to leave, 
    disband them and put a fear flag on top of them. They will all run 
    away and you can regroup them later. It’s more than likely cheaper 
    than constantly healing and resurrecting them.
    
    - Upgrading your Castle and Market Place is good if you have the money 
    and time to do it. All that extra income adds up every day even if it 
    does cost a lot to do.
    
    - Know the map and where all the trading post are at.
    
    - Sometimes events are started by triggers that are started by you 
    doing something. Some Examples: Exploring an area where a certain type 
    of enemy is may trigger that enemy and/or lair to start producing 
    monsters/heroes to attack you. Sometimes destroying something will 
    cause monsters to start to spawn elsewhere. Doing things like this too early 
    could get you overwhelmed by monsters. If a map seems  impossible, try 
    to see if you are not triggering something too early.
    
    - Monsters don’t typically spawn right away out of lairs, especially 
    high level monsters. If you don’t see a monster icon on the lair or 
    buildings, then it’s not active. If you destroy it before that 
    happens, you’ll never see those monsters ever. This is good if you 
    hate dragons, werewolves and other stuff that people cry about.
    
    -  You can change how the tax collector collects taxes. If you are 
    constantly under attack, keep his max gold low and have him go for 
    only buildings with 50 or more gold (or whatever you think is worth 
    going for). If all is peaceful, you can set him to only come back home 
    until he has a lot of gold to maximize his movement.
    
    - Keep an eye out for high damaging, high level monsters. It’s better 
    to attack them early before they start tearing up your buildings. 
    Don’t bet on towers to defeat them.
    
    - If you train new heroes and have plenty of gold, give some to them. 
    Flag monsters they are near or fighting so they can get the gold. Try 
    to do so when other heroes are not around so they don't get any too.
    
    - Before boss fights, if you are rich, give all your gold to your 
    heroes. You can use the protect flag too for this by putting it on 
    your castle for example and putting tons of gold in it. Research the 
    magic shop techs too so your heroes will stock up on supplies before 
    the boss fight with the money you just gave them.
    
    - Fear flags prevent heroes from dying and you crying about it. It 
    also prevents your heroes from exploring an area you don't want them 
    to (perhaps it will trigger an event). Of course, this doesn't work on
    parties.
    
    - Even if you don't use parties, using the summons at the inn is a way
     to force your heroes to come defend around that location.
    
    - Have fun
    
    
    
    
    
    03/31/2011