Artifact merchants

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Building cost: 10000 Gold.
Buildings required: Marketplace.

Artifact merchants is a building that can be constructed in Dungeon, Tower, and Conflux. It enables visiting heroes to buy or sell artifacts. The set of artifacts available for sale are the same in every merchant, regardless of the town, the town type or the player. The available artifacts contain three treasure artifacts, three minor artifacts, and one major artifact. Once an artifact is purchased, it is gone from all artifact merchants. At the beginning of each month, the set of artifacts available for sale is renewed.

Price of artifacts[edit]

Every artifact has a so called basic cost, from where the sell price and the buy price is determined. The price depends on how many marketplaces the player owns. The rule of thumb is, that the more marketplaces, the cheaper are the buy prices and the higher are the sell prices.

PRICE (buy) = 5 x B / (1 + (M - 1) x 0,25)

  where   B = basic cost of an artifact
          M = number of marketplaces

PRICE (sell) = B x (1 + (M - 1) x 0,25) / 5

  where   B = basic cost of an artifact
          M = number of marketplaces