Monks and religions are the faith research branch of playing in Stronghold Kingdoms. By focusing your Stronghold Kingdoms research with the faith research tree, you will be able to conduct various religious tasks in the Stronghold Kingdoms game. This guide will go through everything that you need to know about the religion branch in detail for the game. If you have found these tips and strategy helpful to your game play, please share them with your house and faction mates, lastly, please check out our list of Stronghold Kingdoms guides for more helpful tips on how to become the best player.
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Introduction to Stronghold Kingdoms Faith Points
The faith points are a type of Stronghold Kingdoms resources required for you to conduct monk tasks. Below are the various ways for you to get additional Stronghold Kingdoms faith points in the game:
Theology Research for Faith Points
You can put points into theology which can generate daily faith points for you depending on the level of your Theology:
Theology Level 1: 10 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 2: 12 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 3: 15 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 4: 20 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 5: 25 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 6: 30 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 7: 35 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 8: 40 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 9: 50 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 10: 60 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 11: 70 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 12: 80 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 13: 90 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 14: 100 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 15: 110 Faith Points Daily
Theology Level 16: 120 Faith Points Daily
Religious Buildings for Faith Points Gain
You can also place various religious buildings in your village once you have enough Theology research in Stronghold kingdoms. These religious buildings can provide you with daily faith points gain as well.
Small Shrine : 1 Faith Point.
Large Shrine : 4 Faith Points.
Small Church : 8 Faith Points, 3 Honour Multiplier.
Medium Church : 15 Faith Points, 8 Honour Multiplier.
Large Church : 100 Faith Points, 26 Honour Multiplier.
Parish Capital Church Faith Point Gain
The Stronghold Kingdoms Parish Church increases the daily faith points of all the villages within the parish, and requires banquet goods to upgrade it. This building may only be placed in parish capitals.The higher level the parish church, the more faith points that it generates for the villages within the parish.
Stronghold Kingdoms Monks Guide
Monks are the persons that will take your Faith points to conduct various tasks based on their skills available. We will go over everything that you need to learn and know about the Stronghold Kingdoms Monks.
Unlock and Purchase Monks
You can start unlocking the numbers of Stronghold Kingdoms monks when you have finished the research of ordination. After the research is done, you can start purchasing monks at your disposal. Below is a list of the monks and their Stronghold Kingdoms monks gold purchase cost:
Number of monks to be purchased Cost in Gold
Monk Speed and Traveling
For monks to perform their tasks at target locations, you must send them out. This will take a certain travel speed based on the location of the two villages, as well as the Pilgrimage research level that you have. However, you can also make the monks travel faster by using the Strategy Card: Envoy.
Monk Skills Guide Explained
Influence – Changing Votes
The first monk skill task that you obtain by having the monks. You can send out monks to the parish of your choosing the increase or decrease the votes cast. Click on a parish and change the votes for the players. You can use the + or – sign to change the number of Stronghold Kingdoms parish votes with your monk. However, the number of faith points required for the vote change will show on the bottom right corner. It should be noted that once you have utilized the monk on the influence vote, you cannot recall the monk or stop the task. One monk = 1 votes influenced.
Restoration – Curing and Removal of Disease
You can send out monks to restore and cure Stronghold Parish capitals of diseases once you have researched the Baptism branch. Higher level baptism can cure up to 10 points of diseases. It should be noted that you will be able to gain Honor points for sending out Stronghold Kingdoms monks to cure diseases in Parish.
Marriage for Blessing – Increase Parish Popularity
The Stronghold Kingdoms monks can be sent to a parish to increase all of its village’s popularity of up to 50 popularity points. Every monk can influence the popularity by 1 point. Higher level research can increase the amount of time influenced. The popularity influence time of marriage can last from 6 to 36 hours based on the level of Marriage research.
Confirmation for Inquisition – Decrease Parish Popularity
This Stronghold Kingdoms monk skill can be used to counter the effect of blessing marriage. This monk skill will decrease the parish’s popularity. Each monk sent is equal to 1 popularity point deducted. Higher level of Confirmation research will make the skill effect longer. The time duration of Inquisition last from 4 to 24 hours.
Eucharist for Interdict – Prevent Village Attacks
Monks can also be used to stop and prevent future village attacks. The Eucharist skill has to be researched before this useful skill can be used. Higher level research can prevent attacks for the higher level ranked players. However, interdict will not prevent attacks that have already been launched. Level 8 Eucharist can protect up to rank 22 villages from being attacked.
Confession for Absolution – Reduce Excommunication Time
Absolution reduces the length of excommunication. Before this action can be performed, players must research Confession. Further research decreases the time of excommunication, per monk. The time reduced per monk range from 1 hour to 12 hours at the highest level of Confession research.
Extreme Unction for Excommunication – Remove Church Power
With the power of Excommunication, you can stop enemies from using the monk’s skills altogether. Based on the level of Extreme Unction research that you have available. You will be able to cast Excommunication against enemy villages. The time excommunicated is per monk from 1 hour to 12 hours at the most level of Extreme Unction research.