Illuvium: Everything you need to know


Illuvium is an open-world exploration, NFT creature collector and autobattler game built on the Ethereum Blockchain, releasing on PC and Mac in 2022. 

The game gives players the ability to discover, hunt and capture over 100+ Illuvials, NFT creatures that live on the blockchain and which can be used to play and trade with other Players.

As many other crypto games, Illuvium features a land system, where players can earn passive income from owning an Illuvium land. Illuvium land sale is expected to take place soon.

Illuvium gameplay

On which platforms is Illuvium available?

Illuvium will be releasing on PC and Mac in 2022. The game won’t be available on mobile to start. The team has plans to build a modified mobile version as well as console versions.

Mobile players can play Illuvium: Zero, a mobile mini-game that will interact with the main game. Illuvium: Zero will be a base building game which will be staged on a piece of land. Lands are purchased separately.

What are Illuvials?

Illuvials are deadly beasts who rule Illuvium’s alien world—each possessing hybrid synergies and unique abilities. There are 100+ Illuvials at this moment.

Illuvials can be captured, trained and fused into more powerful forms known as evolutions.

Players own Illuvials, as each and every successful Illuvial capture, farmed material, or crafted item is a non-fungible token (NFT) minted and stored in your crypto wallet.

Illuvials can be sold and traded on the IlluviDEX, Illuvium’s NFT marketplace, with zero gas fees for peer-to-peer trading with instant transactions thanks to integration with Immutable X.

How earn by playing Illuvium?

Illuvium players can earn money through playing, completing PVE quests, performing special achievements, and winning prizes in tournaments and events.

Players can also participate in and/or wager on matches in the Leviathan Arena, a PVP Battle Arena where players can battle each other to prove who is the strongest Ranger on Illuvium.

As owners of NFTs, players can also sell and trade captured Illuvials, farmed materials and other collectable/crafted NFT items on the IlluviDEX.

Lastly, players can become land owners in Illuvium, extracting resources and selling to players across all Illuvium games.

Do I need to spend money to play Illuvium?

You begin our game with a free-to-play experience that immerses you in our richly-detailed world, lets you enjoy some action, and helps you understand how the game works. The free-to-play experience of the Tier 0 regions will familiarize you with the game, and won’t feel like an “abridged” version of the game.

It is a full-fledged gameplay experience! If you like it, you can then decide to opt in to the paid experience, start collecting NFTs from higher tiered regions, and delve into deeper adventures to explore the mysteries of the game where the NFTs you gather start to hold more value as well.

What are lands in Illuvium?

Illuvium games require fuel extracted from Land, making it pivotal to the economy. Fuel plays a critical role in players journey to catch and upgrade Illuvials.

There will be 100,000 total lands minted. Once a land sells, it will be never minted again. You can become a land owner by joining the land sale on the official website.

Land ownership and tiers

There are five tiers of Illuvium land. Higher tiers represent increasing rarity and higher fuel generation.

Tier 3 and 4 plots also feature rare landmarks that significantly boost output. Tier 5 plots feature legendary Arenas that host official Illuvium eSports events.

Sell the naming rights to your stadium, collect tournament fees, and earn from sponsorship deals.

In order to play and use lands, you need to download the Illuvium: Zero mobile companion game, which generates fuel, elements, and blueprints for new skins.

How to participate in the Illuvium land sale?

Illuvium is rich in resource sites that can be used to extract fuel. Fuel plays a critical role in your journey to catch and upgrade your Illuvials in the main game. Fuel can be harvested on land.

Land is available for purchase with ETH or sILV2. Land owners scan their land in search of Illuvials that pass through to make blueprints for new skins.

Illuvium: Zero is the mobile and desktop companion game where land owners develop and manage purchased land. In Illuvium: Zero, build your own virtual industrial complex that can extract fuel stored as an ERC-20 token in your connected wallet.

Fuel is required to play the main game and can be used to accelerate your gameplay or sold on the official Illuvium market exchange – the IlluviDex – for revenue.

Land is finite and organized into 5 tiers. Each tier represents a new level of rarity. The higher the tier, the more fuel that land can generate.

Land will be sold within a Dutch auction sale on the IlluviDEX, and you’ll need either ETH or sILV2 tokens in your wallet to purchase.

In a Dutch auction, the price of land will be determined by a “starting price” for each tier. The price will decrease over time until purchased.