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Reus

Strategy Guide

Author: Andrew Mills
First Published: 30-06-2013 / 00:00 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 19-08-2018 / 13:51 GMT

Reus Strategy Guide

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Forest Resources

Forest Resources

Forest Minerals

Minerals are created by the Rock Giant using his Precious and Advanced Mineral skills. Precious minerals are good for generating Wealth, Advanced are more suited to creating Tech.

To upgrade Minerals you must use the Rock Giant’s Seismic and Noble Aspects alongside the Ocean Giant’s Crystal Aspect, and the Swamp Giant’s Reaction Aspect.

Unlike Plants and Animals Minerals must be 'activated' before their Symbiosis can come into effect. The symbiosis must still be fulfilled once it’s unlocked, but this extra step is an important footnote to read when you’re employing Minerals in your gameplan.

Level 1 Forest Minerals

**Name** **Source** **Activates** **Yield** **Symbiosis** **Transmutation**
**Agate** **Precious Minerals** (Rock Giant) 10 Wealth in Use 8 Wealth +10 Wealth if next to an Animal. **Salt** with Lesser Seismic (Rock Giant). **Topaz** with Lesser Noble (Rock Giant).
**Topaz** **Agate** with Lesser Noble (Rock Giant) 10 Food in Use 10 Wealth +12 Wealth and +5 Awe if next to a Plant. **Onyx** with Potent Noble (Rock Giant).
**Salt** **Agate** with Lesser Seismic (Rock Giant) **Stone** with Lesser Crystal (Ocean Giant). 10 Food in Use and 10 Tech in Use 5 Food, 5 Wealth, 5 Tech. +5 Wealth and +5 Tech for each non-Salt Mineral next to it. +5 Awe for each Animal Next to it. **Onyx** with Potent Crystal (Ocean Giant). **Iron** with Potent Seismic (Rock Giant).
**Onyx** **Topaz** with Potent Noble (Rock Giant). **Salt** with Potent Crystal (Ocean Giant). 25 Wealth in Use. 14 Wealth. +1.5 Wealth for each 1 Natura on this Tile. **Gold** with Greater Noble (Rock Giant). **Silver** with Greater Seismic (Rock Giant).
**Stone** **Advanced Mineral** (Rock Giant) 5 Tech in Use 9 Tech +10 Tech if next to a Plant. **Salt** with Lesser Crystal (Ocean Giant). **Copper** with Lesser Reaction (Swamp Giant).
**Copper** **Stone** with Lesser Reaction (Swamp Giant). 15 Wealth in Use. 10 Tech +10 Tech if next to an Animal. +10 Tech if on a Mountain. **Iron** with Potent Reaction (Swamp Giant).
**Iron** **Copper** with Potent Reaction (Swamp Giant). **Salt** with Potent Seismic (Rock Giant). 20 Tech in Use. 14 Tech. +5 Tech for each 1 Danger on this patch. **Silver** with Greater Crystal (Ocean Giant). **Aluminium** with Greater Reaction (Swamp Giant).

Level 2 Forest Minerals

**Name** **Source** **Activates** **Yield** **Symbiosis** **Transmutation**
**Gold** **Onyx** with Greater Noble (Rock Giant). 100 Wealth in Use. 25 Wealth +60 Wealth but -15 Wealth for each other Gold on the planet. +15 Wealth for each Mineral next to it. **Diamond** with Sublime Noble (Rock Giant) or Crystal (Ocean Giant).
**Silver** **Iron** with Greater Crystal (Ocean Giant). **Onyx** with Greater Seismic (Rock Giant). 40 Wealth in Use and 40 Tech in Use. 15 Wealth, 15 Tech. Gains 60% of the Wealth from Neighbouring Topaz, Onyx, Gold and Platinum. Gains 60% of the Tech fro Neighbouring Copper, Iron and Aluminium. **Diamond** with Sublime Noble (Rock Giant) or Crystal (Ocean Giant). **Coal** with Sublime Crystal (Ocean Giant).
**Aluminium** **Iron** with Greater Reaction (Swamp Giant). 100 Tech in Use. 20 Tech. +10 Tech for each Iron or Copper on the planet. Stacks up to 5 times. +15 Tech for each Plant next to this Aluminium. N/A

Level 3 Forest Minerals

**Name** **Source** **Activates** **Yield** **Symbiosis** **Transmutation**
**Diamond** **Silver** with Noble (Rock giant) or Crystal (Ocean Giant). **Gold** with Noble (Rock Giant) or Crystal (Ocean Giant). 500 Wealth in Use and 250 Food in use. 25 Wealth +100 Wealth if next to 2 Plants, and +100 Wealth if there are 2 Minerals within 2 range. +2.5 Wealth for each 1 Wealth from neighboring Animals. N/A
**Coal** **Silver** with Sublime Crystal (Ocean Giant). 100 Wealth in use and 100 Tech in use. 20 Wealth. 20 Tech. Copper and Iron on the planet gain +10 Wealth and +10 Tech. +50 Wealth for each Copper or Iron next to this Coal. +2 Wealth and +2 Tech but -1 Awe for each 1 Awe within 2 range from this Coal, excluding the Coal tile itself. N/A