New Player Help Center

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This list of resources should help you get started right on your adventure in The Alchemist Code.

First Steps[edit | edit source]

  • Beginner's Guide - some useful basic starting guidance - every player should at least read the tips section!
  • Reroll Guide - if you are trying for an optimal start, this guide will explain the process of rerolling and give some idea of which units to look for
  • New Player Starting Bonuses - a list of all the initial benefits you get as a new player
  • Tutorial Unit Overview - an overview of some of the better units you can pick from your new player selector (it is recommended you wait a week before selecting one)
  • Level Requirements - what the minimum level is for various game features

Unit Mechanics[edit | edit source]

  • Basic Unit Mechanics - this will explain some of the basics of how units work
    • Character Shards - guidance on how to get character shards (and elemental shards) to raise your units to higher max level and access additional jobs - this also includes a list of where you can find permanent quests which reward elemental shards
    • Equipment - some basic guidance on how to get equipment and what it's used for
    • Gear - some basic guidance on how to get gear and what it's used for
    • List of Units - lists all units currently released in the game
    • Free Units - lists all units acquired for free, from temporary or permanent quests
    • Ability Leveling - some guidance on how to judge which abilities to level
    • Memento - some basic information on what mementos are
    • Master Ability - some units receive upgraded stats or skills from special quests (usually at level 80)
    • Babel War Art - some units receive new or upgraded skills from special quests unlocked at level 85
    • Enlightenment - this is an advanced feature for upgrading units once they reach level 85
    • Truth Seals - this is an advanced feature for adding stats to units once you have reached player level 150
  • Jobs - this will explain some of the basics of how jobs work
    • List of Jobs - this lists all the jobs available to units currently released in the game with short summaries of what they do
    • Job Upgrades - this explains what job upgrades have been released and how they are acquired

Combat Mechanics[edit | edit source]

What to Do[edit | edit source]

  • Milestones - milestones are one of the main reward systems in the game, this explains the various types
    • Daily Milestones - these are generally recommended to do every day and are your primary source of AP
  • Story Quests - these quests will give you many rewards through milestones and challenges, as well as provide access to good equipment farming quests and hard quests for farming character shards
    • Challenges - these are an additional reward system you can progress through when doing story quests (the 6th challenge board gives a 5 star unit selector)
    • Farmable Character Shards - lists which character shards currently can be farmed through hard quests and where to find their quests
      • Shard Farm Priority - lists units to farm according of importance of their relative power in the Game
  • Event Quests - these quests are a mixture of limited time events and some permanent quests that are separate from the main story
    • Multiplay - many event quests have a multiplayer version (new players get 25 gems from the first 10 players they meet in multiplayer quests)
    • Babel Chronicles - this is a special permanent story event where you play units provided for you (except for the EX quests) and learn more about the history of some of the units
    • Event Archives - these allow you to replay some previous limited time events
  • Trials
    • Mystic Tower Veda - this is a special event available periodically (usually once a month for 2 weeks) that you can slowly progress through to receive significant rewards
    • Mystic World Mobius - this is a special 2 player event available periodically (usually once a month for 2 weeks) that you can progress through to receive significant rewards
  • Battle
    • Arena - this is an additional source of daily gems (for new players it's recommended to deliberately climb the arena ranks slowly to maximize gems)
    • PvP (Ranked Match) - this is a live player vs player combat which is available periodically (usually once every month or two for a week) which provides rewards for both participation and wins
    • Draft Match - this is a live player vs player combat where you use prebuilt units picked from a draft. It runs for a week whenever available and provides coins for a shop from wins and kills
  • Raids - these are high end events to fight challenging bosses

Summoning[edit | edit source]

  • Acquiring Gems - reference on the various ways in the game to collect gems for summoning
  • Spending Guide - reference on how to best optimize spending of real world money in the game, including tips on ways to purchase gems without spending money
  • Unit Transmute Guide - guidance on how to determine when it is appropriate to transmute a unit instead of summoning for them

Unit Prioritization[edit | edit source]

Other[edit | edit source]

  • Team Building - some advice on what to think about when building teams for quests
  • Leader Skills - some advice on what to think about when choosing a leader skill
  • Friends - explains how the friends system works (a key source of mercenaries and friend coins)
  • Current and Upcoming News and Events - overview of what new limited time and permanent changes are expected soon
  • Alchemist Code DB - helpful database of units, items, gear, quests and milestones, as well as a unit planner
  • Alchemist Code DB Unit Planner - test out various configurations on units to see how their stats are affected
  • Zeni Management - how to manage/acquire in-game money
  • Shops - some information on the various shops available and what you can get from them (for new players the beginner shop is a high priority and monitoring other shops for equipment can also be useful)
  • Guides and Rankings - additional sources of useful information
  • Auto Repeat - explains how the auto repeat feature works
  • Glossary of Terms - clarifies common terms used in reference to the game
  • Login Bonuses
  • Alchemia Port - these are essentially guilds, primarily used for rewards from Raids and Port Battle. They also provide daily rewards for participation, so all players should join one.
  • Also feel free to ask questions in the Discord channel in #ac_questions