War chest

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A war chest is the required amount of PoE a flag must pay in order to declare a blockade on an island. The amount is based on the size of the island and the island's population (on Midnight only), if any.

  • For outpost islands, the war chest is at least 25,000 PoE.
  • For medium islands, the war chest is at least 75,000 PoE.
  • For large islands, the war chest is at least 125,000 PoE.

If the defenders of a colonized island win the blockade, they receive 50% of the war chest. The PoE is placed directly into the fort or palace coffers. If multiple flags dropped a chest on the same island, the percentage is taken from the combined value of all the war chests.