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Acanthaster Spits (Malachite)

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Acanthaster Spits
Favicon.png Acanthaster Spits on the Malachite Ocean
Medium island in the Gila Archipelago
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Information
Controlled by   Sick Man's Dream  
Governed by   Ever
Navy color   unknown
Pets
This island has no pets on it.
Location
Outpost Medium Large
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Acanthaster Spits is a medium island located in the Gila Archipelago. There are two known routes from the island: Cinnabarite Island, and an inter-archipelago route to Tasman Reef in the Basilisk Archipelago.

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Natural resources

This island spawns hemp, iron, lobelia, and thorianite.

Buildings

The building theme for Acanthaster is "Feeling Good!" All buildings are named for phrases about when you're feeling on top of the world.

Attraction
Buying Happiness (black market)
Bank
Like a Million Dollars
Commodities market
Source of Happiness
Estate agent
Build You Up
Furnisher
Chairway to Heaven (bazaar)
House
Diamond in the Rough (right-facing shack)
Living it Large (right-facing mansion)
Inn
Inn High Spirits (upgraded)
Iron monger
IM on Cloud Nine (bazaar)
The Bright Side of Knives (upgraded)
Palace
King of the World (upgraded)
Tailor
Dressed to Kill (bazaar)

Government

Acanthaster Spits is currently controlled by Sick Man's Dream.

History

An inscription on a rock to the north west reads, "This island were fashioned by Artemis."

Acanthaster Spits is named after the starfish genus acanthaster, which includes the Crown-of-Thorns Starfish. This is probably the most well-known species, and notorious for its coral-eating destructiveness. They are especially rife in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The starfish's long spines release a neurotoxin if touched or stepped on, which can cause intense pain for several hours, nausea, vomiting, and swelling.

Blockade history

On November 26th, Azarbad the Great took control of the island as part of its opening for colonization.

Acanthaster I 2011-12-03: Fill in the Blank,Sick Man's Dream and Argosy attempted to colonize the island and failed, leaving the island in the hands of the Brigand King flag The All-Consuming Flame in a three-round sinking blockade.

Acanthaster II 2011-12-10: Sick Man's Dream defeated The All-Consuming Flame, as well as Fill in the Blank and Argosy in a four-round sinking blockade. The BK was sunk in the first round, Argosy won the 2nd and Fill in the Blank pulled out in the 3rd.

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