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Old 10-21-2017, 04:21 AM   #1
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Default How much money does it take to play Lineage2?

Hello there friends,

So many people seem to think that playing Lineage2 takes a lot of real life money, so I just thought I talk about this subject this time.

O.K. It's time to tell you the truth and not the sugar coated version.

To tell you the truth, it doesn't take a lot of money to play until LvL 100, and you can do quite a lot until LvL 100, too. So if you are not sure whether you want to spend money on this game or not, I suggest you just play the game until LvL 100 and see if you like it or not. Go ahead and explore! why not play different classes and races and see which you like? The game is free and you are free to do whatever you want, so why not just play?

After LvL100, this is the Adena you will need to be a respectable party member

Tank, Iss, Healer = +8 Bloody set = 40B = $400 USD

DD = +8 Bloody set + 12 Bloody weapon = 40B + 35B = 75B = $750 USD

If you do Zero farming in game, this is how much it will cost.

Personally, this is not so bad when considering the game is Free to play and when games like WOW charges $35 USD monthly subscription. For lineage2, it's like you just gotta pay once then you can just enjoy the game.
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Old 11-08-2017, 05:05 AM   #2
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Well said.

Game definitely gets expensive at every single level beyond 100, exponentially to compete.
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:51 AM   #3
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Default Re: How much money does it take to play Lineage2?

Just out of curiosity, how could one get 40B adena for $400USD? You cannot buy adena from NC Store and selling stuff you bought for $400-worth NC Coins such as GemR or GE would give you around 25bil. Maybe Passes do better?

Given the market is a bit frozen after the fishing nerf as people stopped buying stuff you also need to consider it may take a while before you are able to get your money.
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Old 11-08-2017, 09:18 AM   #4
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Default Re: How much money does it take to play Lineage2?

Are you forgeting dyes, accesorie, earrings, rings, necklace, belt, cloak, talismans, jewels, consumables, augments...

To make you competitive, even if we are talking about pve $750 is not even a start.
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Old 11-08-2017, 09:31 AM   #5
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After LvL100, this is the Adena you will need to be a respectable party member

Tank, Iss, Healer = +8 Bloody set = 40B = $400 USD

DD = +8 Bloody set + 12 Bloody weapon = 40B + 35B = 75B = $750 USD

If you do Zero farming in game, this is how much it will cost.
I agree that if you want to be a respectable party member you need that adena. But if you want only to play that adena are not necessary. Ιss & healer can do instances 100+ with no enchant armor. Tank are ok with +6 armor. DD need +12 r99 weapon (not bloody) & no enchant armor.

Especially for tank i think with a gear that cost about 8-10 billion it's ok. (Yes i know you are the last choice of the parties & healers wondering why you take so damage but you survive ).

Where I want to end up is that if you want to play the game you do not have to spend a huge amount of money. Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.

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Old 11-09-2017, 03:45 AM   #6
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WOW charges $35 USD monthly subscription
I think it much better then in Lineage. It's what make main source of income of them. So they don't have to add items into shop which influences game and everyone have to own it. Actually in WoW ingame store are only cosmetic things.
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Just out of curiosity, how could one get 40B adena for $400USD? You cannot buy adena from NC Store and selling stuff you bought for $400-worth NC Coins such as GemR or GE would give you around 25bil. Maybe Passes do better?

Given the market is a bit frozen after the fishing nerf as people stopped buying stuff you also need to consider it may take a while before you are able to get your money.
Buy sell on events play smart and you can make a lot more than 40b . Check posts about guides ppl have posted before .
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Old 11-10-2017, 01:06 AM   #8
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[incorrect assumptions, post obsolete]
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Typical advice completely ignoring the fact that the starting capital has to come from somewhere… Someone's credit card by default.
He was referring to how much adena can be made from 400$, that's the starting capital in this case.
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He was referring to how much adena can be made from 400$, that's the starting capital in this case.
Oh. I got carried away and didn't read the quoted post. Ignore my post.
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Old 11-15-2017, 05:36 PM   #11
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Just take an example from real test result. 10k Baits will give you 6,5k successful fish. No matter what bait's (Normal R99, Event R99, 102, 105). It is the NCSoft rate, and that go in everything.
From your invest of 400$ you will get only 240-250$, the rest will get lost due to NCSoft system policy.
Player speak about l2 market, and forget that for the time they spend in that activity if they do it in a brook company , their incoming will be far much better and with real $$$. So forget about those looser and think the game as fan hour in your real life.
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I think it much better then in Lineage. It's what make main source of income of them. So they don't have to add items into shop which influences game and everyone have to own it. Actually in WoW ingame store are only cosmetic things.
I highly doubt WoW's main income is the monthly subscriptions since you can now buy your time with in-game gold, and doing dailies nets you waayyy enough gold to afford the ''1 month playtime'' item. They make more than enough money from the micro transactions even if they are strictly cosmetics, they aren't greedy ***** like NC Soft.
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