Guilds are an integral part of the game. As part of a guild, you can play together with friends or make new friends and acquaintances who will help you with all aspects of the game. Trading becomes easier and cheaper because you have access to the guild market where you can trade without spending Forge Points, You can find help and support in the Guild Chat and on the Guild Forum.
You can support your Guild by visiting your guild mates and motivate and polish their buildings, and most of your guild mates will probably return the favor. You can also join the battle and fight along your guild mates in Guild vs. Guild or join the Exploration of the Expedition maps and gain power for your guild and personal awards for yourself.
How to join or create a Guild
You can access Guilds through the Guild menu which can be opened from two locations:
From the Global button on the mail toolbar (Browser only) or from far right on the Social bar.
If you have not joined a guild yet, the above is what the guild menu looks like.
How to leave a guild
You can leave your guild by entering the guild menu and click on the members tab.
Then click on the red x next to your player name
Remember that once you have left the guild, you can't join this guild again for at least 7 days.
The Guild administration window has 5 tabs but only 4 are visible to all members. The fifth "administration" require "Leader" or "Founder" rights
Guild Levels and bonuses
Leveling up your guild will improve its ranking and give bonuses to all its members. Some bonuses will help your guild on the GvG maps while others will benefit the individual members of the guild. Currently Guild levels runs from level 1 through level 60.
The Guild Rankings are calculated every day at 8 PM. The Guilds are ranked by prestige.
A guilds prestige consist of the sum of the power of all sectors owned by the guild + the prestige bonus the guild receives from the guild level
The top 3 ranked guilds receive a bonus of 15%, 10% and 5%