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Avi
19 Mar 2009, 07:36 PM
MEDALS ON TRAVIAN

What are they?
With the implementation of T3.1, Travian introduced player and alliance medals onto the servers. These are awarded each week to players who manage to appear and stay in the Top10 from Monday-Sunday. The Top10s are reset each 7 days on Monday @ 0:00am.

How do you get a medal?
Currently there are 4 different categories of medal available. These are Highest Climbers, Attackers, Defenders & Raiders. This allows players to excel in different areas and be recognized for individual achievements. To earn a medal, you must be the best in one section that week. The medals/ribbons that come with each Top10 and how to acquire them can be seen below.

Medals for Highest Climbers
These medals are awarded for players who climb the most ranks in population. For the majority of the server, these are awarded to newly registered players who can jump from 21000 to 3000 in a matter of days, giving them a lead of 18000 climbed positions. However once registration is closed for a server (during and after Artefact release), the medals are easier to claim by existing players increasing ranks by conquers and smaller population gain. Often referred to as the 'Simmer Medal', it isn't held in very high regard.

http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=426&pictureid=2722

Medals for Raiding/Robbing Resources
These medals are awarded to players based on the cumulative resource total they are able to raid in 7 days. If the player is raided themselves and loses resources to another player, this is deducted from the cumulative total of resources gained. Players who view Top10 can see a negative number next to their name if they have failed to earn back the resources stolen from them. This plays a large part in the Alliance Raiders Medal; also calculated cumulatively between all members of that alliance, if a member is repeatedly farmed, it is deducted from the alliance total.

http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=426&pictureid=2725

Medals for Attacking
These medals are awarded to players who have killed the most troops; it is calculated per wheat consumption, not per unit total. So a player who kills 200 druidriders, will have a total of 400 kills, as the 200 druids ate a total of 400 wheat. The kills can be accumulated through raids, attacks, conquer attempts, oasis captures and even attacking yourself. Your hero does not need to be present for the kills to count. If you look below, there is a possible Hero's Medal to be introduced in a later version of Travian that will encourage players to use the accompanying unit more often and earn medals purely for doing so.

http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=426&pictureid=2719

Medals for Defending
These medals are awarded to players who have killed the most enemy troops by defending their empire. It is calculated based on how many troops have died at your own villages and oases, not how many troops your own defence has killed elsewhere. Kills are calculated the same way as the Attackers Medal; by wheat consumption of the unit rather than unit number. Your hero does not need to be present for the kills to count. Troops which die at the hand of your Wall or Residence are included. But troops caught in your traps are prisoners, not dead, and will not have any effect on the total.

http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=426&pictureid=2721

Bonus Medals
These medals are awarded for combination bonuses, when a player manages to be a top attacker and defender in the same week. They are not awarded to a player who owns an attacker and defender medal from different weeks.

http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=426&pictureid=2720

Limited Edition Medals
These medals were issued to players who turned up to the Travian Meet in Hammelburg, Germany in 2009. The meet-up was arranged by the staff at .COM and publicized on their forum as an open invite event. There is a photo album documenting this meet which can be found here: [link] (http://travian.geisterritter.de/). The medals cannot be earned or awarded to anyone who did not attend this event.

http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=426&pictureid=2717

Medals for Alliances
Here are the images used for alliance medals, exactly the same as player medals but with the added olive branches. Olive crowns symbolize a token of victory and are most commonly seen used in the Olympics. Only positions 1st - 10th are available to alliances, it is not possible for alliances to earn medals for being in the Top10 multiple times or achieving attack and defence in the same week.

http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=426&pictureid=2718

Collecting your medals
If you are successful in winning a medal, you will not be notified by Travian in-game. To find out if you have earned any, you must go to ģEdit Profile. Below, there will be a table which lists the name of your medal, the position you came, the week it happened, and a code to write into your profile. Travian introduced "Quest 13: Dove of Peace" to help players understand where to find codes and how to make them appear, so from now on any new medals and codes will be displayed under [#0]. Each code is specific to you and your account; you cannot display a medal twice, and you cannot display another person's medal.

http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=426&pictureid=2724





MEDALS COMING SOON

Medals for Trading
These medals are yet to be released in any available version of Travian, so we don't know how they are achieved yet. This set is aimed Traders, possibly awarded for overall trades on the marketplace or cumulative profit per trade. For example, if you trade 500 wheat and receive 1000 iron, you are awarded 500 points.

http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=426&pictureid=2726

Medals for Heroes
These medals are yet to be released in any available version of Travian, so we don't know how they are achieved yet. This set is aimed at Heroes, possibly awarded to the amount of hit points gained in a week through defence and attacking combined (similar to Attacker/Defender medals), or the amount of levels increased (similar to Highest Climber medals). T3.1 saw the beginning of publicized Hero Ranks which can be accessed and viewed via the Statistics tab in-game.

http://archive.forum.travian.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=426&pictureid=2723

hamsta
21 Nov 2010, 11:39 AM
Nice guide, very useful for beginners. Looking forward to the new ones :p

Mouse-Keyboard
21 Nov 2010, 11:41 AM
Nice guide, very useful for beginners. Looking forward to the new ones :p

I doubt they'll be coming soon, they're not in the beta ;)

hamsta
21 Nov 2010, 11:53 AM
I doubt they'll be coming soon, they're not in the beta ;)

Ah well, I'm still loing forward to them!

Jack
21 Nov 2010, 02:01 PM
has anyone EVER had the top 10 consecutive climers of the week before? [for an account]

Mouse-Keyboard
21 Nov 2010, 02:03 PM
has anyone EVER had the top 10 consecutive climers of the week before? [for an account]

*CoughShauncough*

ElementalGoDz
30 Nov 2010, 08:28 PM
*CoughShauncough*

So true, nice guide Avi, I learnt one thing I was confused on for this

Hope to see more good Guides from you

Joe -

goyface
03 Jan 2011, 04:03 PM
photobucket bandwidth exceeded??

Samantha78
03 Jan 2011, 04:44 PM
avi :D your guides are too popular ;)

Cryos
03 Jan 2011, 06:57 PM
oooh Pretty medals :D

I hope they don't change in game to "bandwidth Exceeded"

Put them in a facebook album perhaps instead?

Jack
03 Jan 2011, 11:42 PM
Think avi needs a new photobucket account ;)

Avi
04 Jan 2011, 12:15 PM
Graarghrgh :p photobucket will reset the account on January 18th, so got another 2 weeks of this whilst I re-host and edit all the posts where my images appear. If only I could remember where they all are...

Cryos
04 Jan 2011, 12:21 PM
Good Luck with that :S

Should let us help you^^

Jack
04 Jan 2011, 01:12 PM
\o/ working \o/

Dillon
28 Jan 2011, 03:52 PM
cant wait for the new medals to come out :uk:

ElementalGoDz
17 Jul 2011, 10:56 PM
What if you got someone to cata your buildings (except Main Building, Warehouse, Granary) etc. and got a friend to push you like crazy to rebuild.

You might get the Simmers medal ten times in a row then.

And if you do there should be a reward, eh?

:P

Purplejelly86
17 Jul 2011, 10:58 PM
What if you got someone to cata your buildings (except Main Building, Warehouse, Granary) etc. and got a friend to push you like crazy to rebuild.

You might get the Simmers medal ten times in a row then.

And if you do there should be a reward, eh?

:P

You would lose rank when getting cata'd, so being pushed would just get you back to where you are, wouldn't be able to get 10 in a row. Maybe every other week though..

ElementalGoDz
17 Jul 2011, 11:12 PM
You would lose rank when getting cata'd, so being pushed would just get you back to where you are, wouldn't be able to get 10 in a row. Maybe every other week though..

Let me explain in detail.

You sim about 12 villages in one week:- you wait till a new week

they cata it bit by bit (leaving the main important buildings):- warehouse, granary, etc - wait for next week

from the next 10 weeks
they push you for the res to get Rank 1-3 every week.

;).

You stop simming when you reach 3.

And you train troops instead.

That could work, if registration was closed?

Samantha78
17 Jul 2011, 11:15 PM
Let me explain in detail.You sim about 12 villages in one week:- you wait till a new weekthey cata it bit by bit (leaving the main important buildings):- warehouse, granary, etc - wait for next weekfrom the next 10 weeksthey push you for the res to get Rank 1-3 every week.;).You stop simming when you reach 3.And you train troops instead.That could work, if registration was closed? They? :D It all sounds a bit pointless just to get climbing medals...it would be more effective to raid lots and maximise your account for culture points, chief two villages a week and get whatever other buildings up you need.... the problem is that if you have a good rank - it is very difficult to climb many places at all. Even more so on servers with small player numbers.

Purplejelly86
17 Jul 2011, 11:17 PM
You still won't manage it. Especially as the amount of players after arte's is so low its even more difficult.

ElementalGoDz
17 Jul 2011, 11:18 PM
They? :D It all sounds a bit pointless just to get climbing medals...it would be more effective to raid lots and maximise your account for culture points, chief two villages a week and get whatever other buildings up you need.... the problem is that if you have a good rank - it is very difficult to climb many places at all. Even more so on servers with small player numbers. Yeh, I started comx 15 weeks later, and have a poor account.I don't care, it was just for fun, so I might as well try it out thenI am rank 1500, so no I can't :(. I'll have to decrease first.I'll be the 1st player for the 10 times in a row bonus medal (sun)
You still won't manage it. Especially as the amount of players after arte's is so low its even more difficult. I might aswell have a try, you never know ;).
You still won't manage it. Especially as the amount of players after arte's is so low its even more difficult. 10000+ on comx (sorry for double post)

pure
29 Jul 2011, 01:38 PM
two years and no new medals? They looked pointless anyway

Simmers medal grates on me, its basically a reward for idiotic people who start late after a month or those earning gold who care very little for it. Population increase would be more relevant. (note my account on s1 for both lol)

Attacks on oases or self should also not count towards weekly points

Rolaand
27 Nov 2011, 11:24 AM
I want some medals I can win!
BRING ON THE TRADER MEDALS!

Humaiz
27 Nov 2011, 02:18 PM
Well nice guide Avi, Have they announced when the new medals will be started? Looking forward to the trade medals.
Hey many players can cheat. Sending resources to their own villages. The reports will be a big problem then.

Tinkerballa
27 Nov 2011, 02:42 PM
That should be easy to filter out :)

Samantha78
27 Nov 2011, 02:54 PM
Well nice guide Avi, Have they announced when the new medals will be started? Looking forward to the trade medals.
Hey many players can cheat. Sending resources to their own villages. The reports will be a big problem then.

I'd assume players sending to themselves won't count :) It should be based on the (gross/net) into the account.

Humaiz
27 Nov 2011, 03:00 PM
then they might be trading within the alliance. There is an option to tick only alliance right?

Samantha78
27 Nov 2011, 03:05 PM
Yup there is; and they can trade within the alliance...if the alliance is happy to give up their resources just for one player to get a shiny medal. Stranger things have happened :)

Humaiz
27 Nov 2011, 03:10 PM
yeah, like attacking each other being in the same alliance for a medal :)

wgn
27 Nov 2011, 03:45 PM
I'm not to sure about the traders medal. I regularly sell 6500 wood, clay or iron for a return of 13000 wheat and I rely on this to feed my troops. If this medal were released it might make people less inclined to take offers like this meaning it is all the more harder for me to feed troops.

Luak
05 Feb 2012, 11:05 PM
i agree, I dont see how a traders medal would add to the game in any way, it would be interesting to know...but I don't think it deserves a medal....I'm afraid i don't see how this could be an accolade and would only promote the use of multi accounts for people who are too sad and bad to play the game properly

te4t0n
06 Apr 2012, 06:49 PM
Still not in game.

Avi, how did you learn about these medals?

Do we know if they are still on the road map and so we have any idea when they will be released?

CM Chrisvc
11 Apr 2012, 05:24 PM
There is something currently being developed in that direction. This will link an account's email address with game achievements which can then be displayed on player's profiles. We don't yet have a global launch date, but it's currently being tested on the teamserver.

Moog
17 May 2012, 12:23 PM
Can't wait for the traders medals to come out, may as well hang a big 'FARM' sign on your profile. Last time I looked this was still a wargame, we have one simming medal, do we really need another? As for the hero medal, Meh, meh, and double meh. Just a reward for goldwhores with buckets, ointments and scrolls. May as well introduce a medal for spending the most gold/silver, it would amount to the same thing.