Gold Crowns Purchasable Items

Gold Crowns of the Obsidians (COTOs) are one of the types of rare COTOs that can drop in-game from almost any activity, with higher occurrences on higher level creatures and resource nodes. Gold Crowns can be used to pay for various things including paying taxes (versus in-game gold), buying rare Obsidian Potions that boost things like carry capacity or gathering speed, and they can even be used to repair maximum durability on items. In addition to dropping in-game, Gold Crowns are also available in the Add-On Store.SotA_GoldCOTO_orig

Weapon and Armor Repair:

Combat wears down weapons and armor, represented by an item’s durability ratings. Resurrecting without the benefit of an Ankh or a Resurrection spell also inflicts durability damage on all equipped items. When an item’s current durability is exhausted it confers no benefits. Broken weapons inflict no damage and broken armor does not protect you. The monetary value of equipment also decreases as it wears out.durability

Durability has two discrete ratings: current durability and maximum durability. For example, an item with a durability of 63/78 has 63 points of current durability and 78 points of maximum durability. Current durability may not exceed max durability. The (Max 90) after the durability ratings shows the highest possible rating the item can have for maximum durability. In this case the max durability cannot be increased over 90.

Current durability wears out much more quickly than maximum durability. Current Durability can be restored with Repair Kits either in the field (less effective) or at Crafting Stations (more effective).

Maximum durability drops very slowly, representing long-term systemic wear and stress to an item. Metal can only be beaten back into shape so many times before it starts to degrade. Maximum durability can only be recovered through the use of one of the rare and powerful Gold Crowns of the Obsidians.

Property Taxes:

When you claim a lot you are responsible for paying taxes for that lot (unless you claim the lot with a deed with Tax Free status). You will be informed of the daily taxes for a lot during the process of claiming it. The exception is lots claimed via Tax Free Deeds, which obviously do not owe any taxes.SotA_Row_Lot_Property_Deed_small

Taxes can be paid from the Lot Deeds panel (U hotkey). The Lot Deeds panel displays how much tax is past due for a specific lot, and how many days remain before ownership of that lot expires due to non-payment. You may pre-pay up to 90 days in advance worth of taxes on a Lot. Pre-paid taxes are refunded if you are evicted or unclaim the lot, and can be collected from the bank.

Taxes are owed based off of lot size, not the deed used to claim the lot. (Except for Tax Free Deeds) If you claim a Village Lot with a Castle Deed you will only pay Village Lot taxes for that specific lot. Choice of house or other decorations on a lot do not affect taxes.

Tax Debt is accumulated when you lose ownership of a lot while owing any taxes on it. This can occur if you unclaim a lot, if you are evicted, or if taxes on a lot become past due for too long. Owing any amount of Tax Debt prevents claiming additional lots until you pay off the debt. Tax Debt is account wide, and can be monitored and paid from the Lot Deeds panel.

Gold Crowns of the Obsidians can be used to pay or pre-pay lot deed taxes. Do this via the Deed List UI by spending gold crowns to add credit to your account. You can then use the credit to pay taxes for an individual lot. One Gold Crown covers an equivalent amount of gold in taxes. Note that if you pre-pay taxes with Gold Crowns and are then evicted, you will be refunded your tax credit in normal gold credit, not in Gold Crowns credit. taxes

Caravaggio’s Wolf, the Art Dealer

Oracle Confirmatory

Location: Ardoris <see map>, Coordinates: 74.4, 53.2, -71.9, directly Southwest of the Oracle Confirmatory

Art Dealer: Sells paintings and tapestries based on the concept art done by concept artist Stephen “Caravaggio’s Wolf” Daniele

Sigil Tapestries: 

Combat Sigil Tapestry:

Crafting Sigil Tapestry:

Magic Sigil Tapestry:


Desert Dragons: 1desert-dragons

Dragon Perched on Bones: 1


Cavern: 1


Cavern Amphitheatre: 1


Drawbridge Battle: 1


Ancient Forest: 1


Hooded Figures Gate: 1


Valley of Faces: 1


Shattered Moon: 1


Drake Perched on Colossus: 1


Desert Lion: 1


Dungeon Entrance: 1 


The Curmudgeon: 1William: 2 (Double sized)Rufus: 2 (Double Size)Master of the Mint: 2 (Double Size)Tapestries: 1 Gold Crown Each

Desert Dragons


Dragon Perched on Bones




Cavern Amphitheater


Drawbridge Battle


Ancient Forest


Hooded Figures Gate


Valley of Faces


Shattered Moon


Drake Perched on Colossus


Desert Lion


Dungeon Entrance


Obsidian Crown Merchants:

  • Locations:Ardoris SequannaSotA_Brittany_u167_1
    • Ardoris <see map>, Coordinates: 32.6, 53.2, -119.8, Near Sequanna Square in the Reagent & Potions Shop.
    • Central Brittany <see map>, Coordinates: 429.3, 26.1, 256.6, inside the Alchemist Shop near the Town Crier and Bank along the South Dock.
    • Aerie <see map>, Coordinates: 124.4, 28.6, 9.8, Inside the Elixerium North of the Merchant Plaza.
    • Resolute <see map>, Coordinates: 34.3, 77.6, -208.6, Inside the Alchemist Shop NE of Courage Plaza.
  • Potion Dealers: These Alchemists specialize in powerful potions that give bonuses that last a full week.
  • Potions for Sale: 1 Obsidian Crown Each
    • Potion of Capacity: +25% carrying capacity for 7 Earth days.
    • Potion of Conservation: -25% Reagent use for 7 Earth days.
    • Potion of Preservation: -25% armor, weapon, shield damage for 7 Earth days.
    • Potion of Stamina: -50% Focus drain on double tap sprinting for 7 Earth days.
    • Potion of Precision: +15% Meticulous Collection to all gathering skills for 7 Earth days.SotA_Fireworks_48Assort4_thumb
    • Potion of Expedience: +40% Swift Gathering to all gathering skills for 7 Earth days.
    • Potion of Reclamation: +25 Salvage and Repair to all Production skills for 7 Earth days.
  • Fireworks
    • 45-Piece Assortment 1
    • 45-Piece Assortment 2
    • 45-Piece Assortment 3
    • 48-Piece Assortment 4SotA_Dye_Black_Pure_thumb
  • Dyes
    • Pure Black
    • Pure White
    • Color Cycling Dye
    • Sparkling Dye (8 Colors)
    • Glowing Dye (8 Colors)
    • Pulsing Glowing Dye (8 Colors)
    • Dye Remover

Norgrast, the Elven Obsidian Merchant

Location: Vertas <see map>, Coordinates: -128.0, 47.7, 2.0, Up the hill, West of the Heart of Vertas

Home Merchant: Sells all the Elven homes and all the Add-On Store items that appear in the Elven Bundles (except Bundle exclusives like the Elven Wardrobes and the pets) as well as a few exclusive items including the Elven Globe Home, Medium Elven Tent, and the recipe for the Small Elven Tent (this is for gold).

Elven 2 Story Row: 50


Elven 3 Story Row: 75


Elven 4 Story Row: 100


Elven Globe Village Home: 50


Elven Village Homes: 25 (includes Elven Peaked Roof Village Home and Elven Village Home)



Elven Keep: 100


Druid Town Home: 150


Elven Town Home: 200


Elven 4-Story City Home: 300 (coming soon)


Medium Elven Tent: 10


Round Elven Greenhouse: 25


Telescope: 20


Ornate Wooden Hot Tub 10


Tall Ivy Covered Stone Fence 14


Ornate Wooden Streetlamp 15


Juniper Topiary Tree 6-Pack 5



Isabelline Stone 2-Tier Outdoor Fountain 10


Aether Vibration Amplifier Console 30


Potted Juniper Topiary Tree 3-Pack 5


Elf Mask 8


Fairy Wings 10


Aldoric, Scholar of Norgard (Viking Crown Merchant)

Location: Harvest <see map>, Coordinates: 130.4, 38.1, 155.4, Inside the Bank, North of the central Town Crier, and SW of Torden Bridge.

Home Merchant:  Sells all the Viking homes and all the Add-On Store items that appear in the Viking Bundles (except Bundle exclusives like the Viking Chests and the pets).

Viking 2 Story Row: 50


Viking 3 Story Row: 75


Viking 4 Story Row: 100


Viking 1 Story Village: 35


Viking Village: 100


Viking 2 Story Stronghold: 100


Viking 2 Story Village with Balconies: 50


Viking 3 Story Stronghold: 200


Viking Great Hall: 300


Small Longboat: 5


Ornate Wooden Hot Tub: 10


Stone Bear Statue: 20


Viking Wooden Fence: 14


Ornate Wooden Streetlamp: 15


Ornate Wooden Four Poster Canopy Bed: 5


Vintage Cordovan 5 Drawer Curved Dresser: 5


Aether Vibration Amplifier Console: 30


3 Pack Potted Blue Spruce Trees: 5


Ornate Skull Candle: 5


Ornate Metal Phonograph: 15


6 pack Blue Spruce Trees: 5


Viking Wearable Bundle: 30


Wolf Pipe: 10


Kobold Crown Merchant:SotA_Skrekk_u164_1

Location: Skrekk <see map>, Coordinates: 27,65,138

Home Merchant: Sells all the Kobold homes and all the Add-On Store items that appear in the Kobold Bundles (except Bundle exclusives like the Kobold Masks and Blackened Metal Pets).

Kobold Two-Story w/ Alcove: 50sota_kobold_rowhouse_2story

Kobold Three-Story w/ Alcove: 75Kobold_3Story__LeftAlcove_Row_House

Kobold Four-Story w/ Alcove: 100sota_kobold_rowhouse_4story

Kobold Dwelling Village Home: 25 Kobold_Dwelling_Village_HomeKobold Dual Spire Village Home: 30 Kobold_Duel_Spire_Village_HomeKobold 3-Story Tower Village Home: 35 Kobold_3Story_Tower_Village_HomeKobold 2-Story Village Home w/ Rooftop Deck: 50


Kobold 3-Story with Open Deck Town Home: 200SotA_Kobold_3Story_OpenDeck_Town_Home

Kobold 4-Story Great Hall City Home: 350SotA_Kobold_4Story_GreatHall_City_Home_2

Kobold Clockwork Wings: 10SotA_Kobold_Clockwork_Wings

Ornate Metal Dragon Pipe: 10 SotA_Pipe_OrnateMetalDragon

Aether Vibration Amplifier Console: 30SotA_AetherVibrationAmplifierConsoleKobold Ornate Steam Radiator: 3SotA_KoboldOrnateSteamRadiator_smallKobold Red Leather w/ Nailheads Bench: 3SotA_KoboldRedVelvetNailheadsBench_smallKobold Tiled Square Dining Table: 2SotA_KoboldTiledSquareDiningTable_smallOrnate Iron Wall Light 3-Pack: 7SotA_OrnateIronWallLight_smallOrnate Rusted Iron Fence: 15  SotA_Fence_Ornate_RustedIron_smallKobold Wind Power Generator: 10 SotA_Kobold_Wind_GeneratorKobold Spiked Streetlamp 6-Pack: 15  SotA_Kobold_Spiked_Streetlamp_6pack_smallKobold Statue: 20  SotA_Stone_Kobold_Statue_smallKobold Ornate Four Poster Twin Bed: 5  SotA_KoboldOrnate4PosterTwinBed_smallKobold Corkscrew Wind Power Generator: 10 Kobold_Corkscrew_Wind_Generator

Obsidian Home Merchants:Spite5

Locations: Spite and Desolis<see map>, Coordinates: 122,38,101 (Spite Tavern) and -340, 118, -100 (Desolis)

Home Merchant: Sells all the Obsidian homes and all the Add-On Store items that appear in the Obsidian Bundles (except Bundle exclusives like the Obsidian Weapons, Obsidian Cloak, Zombie Pets, and the Obsidian Sarcophagi).

Obsidian 2-Story Rowhouse: 50 sota_obsidian_2story_rowObsidian 3-Story Rowhouse: 75 sota_obsidian_3story_rowObsidian 4-Story Rowhouse: 100sota_obsidian_4story_rowObsidian Village Home: 35sota_obsidian_villageObsidian Tower Village Home: 250SotA_ObsidianTower_VillageHome_1Obsidian Tower Town Home: 300 SotA_ObsidianTower_TownHome_1Obsidian City Keep: 350sota_obsidian_keep_city_1

Brown Plague Doctor Mask: 10 SotA_Brown_Plague_Doctor_smallOrnate Wooden Skull Pipe: 10 


Aether Vibration Amplifier Console: 30SotA_AetherVibrationAmplifierConsole_smallSkeleton 6-Pack: 10  SotA_Skeleton_6PackObsidian Wall Lights 3-Pack: 7 sota_obsidian_wall_lightsStone Crypt: 15  SotA_Crypt_deco_smallWizard’s Inlaid Leather Buffet: 7  SotA_Wizards_Inlaid_Leather_Buffet_Hutch_smallSpider Web 6-Pack: 8 SotA_SpiderWeb_6PackSpider Still 3-Pack: 5  SotA_Spider_Calm_3PackSpider Aggressive 3-Pack: 5  SotA_Spider_Aggressive_3PackSpider Attack 3-Pack: 5  SotA_Spider_Attack_3PackWheel of Pain: 10 SotA_Wheel_of_Pain4_smallWizard’s Inlaid Leather Round Dining Table: 5  SotA_Wizards_Inlaid_Leather_Round_Dining_Table_smallObsidian Stone Fence: 60  SotA_ObsidianStoneFence_1Obsidian Street Lights 6-Pack: 15sota_obsidian_street_lamp_view1Ghost Dog: 8 sota_npc_pet_ghost_dogGhost Cat: 8 sota_npc_pet_ghost_catGhost Raven: 8sota_npc_pet_ghost_bird

Caretakers (Spooky Crown Merchants):Spite8

Location: Aerie, Brittany Graveyard, Owlshead, & Spite  <see map>, Coordinates: 109, 30, 143 (Aerie in the Cemetary), -87, 36, 92 (Brittany Graveyard), 47, 77, 102 (Owlshead in the Graveyard), 95, 38, 122 (Spite at the Mortuarium)

Home Merchant: Sells an assortment of spooky and graveyard themed items including some exclusive gravestones.

Gothic Mansion: 200 gothic-mansionZombie One-Eyed Mask: 10 SotA_Zombie_OneEyed_MaskZombie Mask: 10 SotA_Zombie_MaskBrown Plague Doctor Mask: 10  SotA_Brown_Plague_Doctor_smallZombie Wings: 10 SotA_Zombie_WingsDemon Wings: 10  SotA_Demon_WingsDay of the Dead Mask 6 Pack: 45 

SotA_DoD_Mask_6Pack1Ornate Skull Candle: 5  SotA_SkullCandle_OrnateSkeleton 6-Pack: 10  SotA_Skeleton_6PackSpider Web 6 Pack: 8 SotA_SpiderWeb_6PackSpider 9-Pack: 12  SotA_Spider_9PackTabletop Skeleton 6-Pack: 5  SotA_Tabletop_Skeleton_6PackTabletop Grim Reaper: 5  SotA_Tabletop_GrimReaper_StatueWheel of Pain: 10  SotA_Wheel_of_Pain4_smallStone Crypt: 15  SotA_Crypt_deco_smallZombie Statue: 20  SotA_Stone_Zombie_Statue_smallOrnate Rusted Iron Fence: 15  SotA_Fence_Ornate_RustedIron_smallGallows: 8  sota_gallowsGallows with Skeleton: 8  sota_gallows_wskeletonMedium Stone Ruins: 15  sota_stonecrypt_mediumLarge Stone Ruins: 20sota_stonecrypt_largeDead Tree with Spider Webs 6-Pack: 4  sota_dead_trees_spiderwebs_v3Dead Tree 6-Pack: 4  sota_dead_trees_v3Dungeon Cage with Skeleton: 4  sota_dungeon_iron_cage_skeletonDungeon Cage: 4 sota_dungeon_iron_cageGhost Dog: 8 sota_npc_pet_ghost_dogGhost Cat: 8 sota_npc_pet_ghost_catGhost Raven: 8 sota_npc_pet_ghost_birdBlack Cat: 5 SotA_Black_Cat_Pet

Rectangular Tombstone (Crown Exclusive): 2rectangular-tombstone-1Triangle Topped Tombstone (Crown Exclusive): 2triangle-topped-tombstone-1

Shogun Crown Merchant:

Location: Ardoris <see map>, on the second floor of the bank, Coordinates: 27.0, 57.1,-108.4

Home Merchant: Sells all the Shogun homes and all the Add-On Store items that appear in the Shogun Bundles (except Bundle exclusives like the Tansu Chests and the Ornate Katana).

Shogun City Home: 300Shogun Town Home: 200 Shogun Village Keep: 100 Shogun Village 1 Room: 35 Shogun Row 4 Story: 50Shogun Row 3 Story: 40 Shogun Row 2 Story: 30

Ardoris Guard Armor: 20 Ardoris Shogun Armor: 20 Ardoris Priestess Outfit: 20 Ornate Kimono: 20
Ornate Floral Kimono: 20Ornate Shogun Room Divider 3-pack: 5

Aether Vibration Amplifier Console: 30 3 Pack Shogun Wall Lamps: 7 2 Pack of Porcelain Vases: 4 Tabletop Chess Set: 10 Ornate Carmine Wooden Fence: 15 Cinereous Stone 2-Tier Fountain: 5 6-Pack Bamboo Trees: 5 

Potted Bamboo Tree: 56 Pack Shogun Street Lamps: 15 Guardian Lion Statue: 10

Large Guardian Lion Statue: 15

Giant Foo Dog Statue: 20
Ornate Stone & Wood Fireplace 9-Pack: 20 Wizard’s Leather Covered Wall Shelf 3-Pack: 5

Water Home Crown Merchant:

Location: Brittany Wharfs <see map>, in the Real Estate shop, Coordinates: 351, 31, 108

Home Merchant: Sells all the water based and water themed homes and decorations.

Shogun Lighthouse Village Water Home: 100 Viking Village Water Home: 75 Elven 3-Story with Dual Cabanas Town Water Home: 200  Rustic 3-Story Village Water Home: 45  Obsidian Tower Village Water Home: 250 Obsidian Tower Town Water Home: 300 Pirate Galleon: 300 Dry Docked Pirate Galleon City Home: 300

Pristine Gothic Mansion Town Water Home: 100

Small Longboat Decoration: 5

Gondola Decoration: 5

Longboat Decoration: 10