Let's start with your question
To find an answer, select a parent category and then child categories until the answer appears below. In case you cannot find the answer you need on your own you'll get a chance to contact us at the end.

I have a question about…

-- Please Select --
Building
Game Play
Guides
Travian Plus & Gold
Troops
User Interface
Let's get into the details:

Building - General
Building Overview
Constructing a New Building
How to work with the tables for buildings on this page?
» Buildings - Infrastructure
» Buildings - Military
» Buildings - Resources
» 01. Beginners
» 02. Advanced
» 03. Taskmaster
» 04. Interacting With Others
» 05. Miscellaneous
Advanced strategy for beginners (by Dani)
Best starting strategy for beginners (by Filip)
Guide about defending (by Ben)
Guide about defending (by Sushil)
Guide about heros (by Chirag)
Guide about heros (by Clinton)
Guide about heros (by Moaz)
Guide about the best strategy for Gauls (by Mate)
Guide about the best strategy for Teutons (by Mega Man X)
Guide for Gauls (by Eleni)
Guide for settling in the Grey Area (by Farruk)
Guide for starting as Roman in T4.4 (by Simas)
Guide on auctions (by Jimmy C.)
Guide on auctions (by Kevin)
Guide on building an anvil (by Anand)
Guide on demanding defence (by Rezession)
Guide on oases farming (by Asif)
Guide on trading (by Brett)
The tribes (by Brett)
» Bandgeeks Guide for Beginners
Available Gold / Plus / Gold club features
Plus Support
» Frequently Asked Questions
» Gold features
» Goldclub
» Plus membership
Making and using troops
Nature
» Gauls
» Hero
» Natars
» Romans
» Teutons
How to use village overview, village center and map?
Interface Help
Main Village Overview
What do I have to know about registration?
What do I need to know about the home page?
» Managing the Account
.Buildings - Infrastructure: General
Brewery
Cranny
Embassy
Granary
Great Granary
Great Warehouse
Horse Drinking Trough (Romans)
Main Building
Marketplace
Palace
Residence
Stonemason's Lodge
Town Hall
Trade Office
Treasury
Warehouse
Wonder of the World
.Buildings - Military: General
Academy
Barracks
City Wall (Romans)
Earth Wall (Teutons)
Great Barracks
Great Stable
Hero's Mansion
Palisade (Gauls)
Rally Point
Smithy
Stable
Tournament Square
Trapper (Gauls)
Workshop
.Buildings - Resources: General
Bakery
Brickyard
Clay Pit
Cropland
Grain Mill
Iron Foundry
Iron Mine
Sawmill
Woodcutter
01. Which tribes exist and what are their advantages?
02. What do I have to know about the main page?
03. How can I register an account and login it afterwards?
04. What do I have to know about the main buttons?
05. How to use village overview, village center and map?
06. How to use statistics,reports/messages and your profile?
07. How to build in your village overview?
08. How to build in your village centre?
09. Travian dictionary
Beginner's Protection
Can I relocate my village?
Display interface help
Getting Farmed
New Villages
Population
Problems With Crop
Event order
» Artefacts
» Conquering
Overview
» _Tutorial
» Battle
» Economy
» World
Interacting With Others - General
» Alliances
» Auctions
» IRC
» Messages & Reports
» The Travian Support Team
Access keys
Auto completion
Automatic deletion of IGMs and reports
Building while being crop locked?
Cancelling actions
Capitals
Colours for building level circle
Combat simulator
Culture points
Daily quests
Event jam
Expansion slots
Extended Travian dictionary
Free crop
Game rules
Help system
How to demolish a building?
Ingame short instructions
List of currently available medals
Mark tab as favourite
Miscellaneous
Missing merchants
Notifications from the system
Production Overview
Server status
Statistics
Vacation mode
» Map
» Oases
» Special Game Version: Fire and Sand
» Tribes
Alliance, Information/Contacting Travian Crew
New Villages
Troops
.Overview over the frequently asked questions
Can I get more resources with a Plus account?
Can I transfer my (remaining) Gold?
Can one buy Gold as Sitter?
Do I need Plus account for the other functions?
Does the transfer link expire?
How can I buy Gold from different countries?
How can I earn Gold?
How do I get Gold?
Is there anyone I can talk to if I have problems?
What does "active orders" mean?
What is the procedure to transfer Gold?
What's with my gold at the end of a game world?
Why can't I finish some buildings with Gold?
Why does my payment get rejected/declined?
01. What are Gold features?
02. Production bonus
03. Finish constructions/research orders
04. NPC Merchant
05. Master builder
01. What is the Goldclub
02. The croppper finder
03. Farm list
04. Merchants run three times
05. Send away troops before an attack
06. Trade route
07. Archive function for reports and messages
01. What is the Plus membership?
02. Plus membership Cost
03. Merchants run two times
04. Waiting loop
05. Large map
06. Graphical statistics
07. Central village overview
08. Direct links to market, barracks, stable and workshop
09. Freely definable direct and/or skype links
10. Research queue for smithy
11. Flagging of attacks
12. Incoming attack warning in village list
13. Map: Incoming and outgoing troop movements
.Gauls - General
Unit 01 - Phalanx
Unit 02 - Swordsman
Unit 03 - Pathfinder
Unit 04 - Theutates Thunder
Unit 05 - Druidrider
Unit 06 - Haeduan
Unit 07 - Ram
Unit 08 - Trebuchet
Unit 09 - Chieftain
Unit 10 - Settler
.Hero - General
Adventure
Hero settings
How can I use my nature troop?
How does my hero's health work?
How to change the appearance of my hero?
Revival cost/time of the hero
» Items
.Natars - General
Unit 01 - Pikeman
Unit 02 - Thorned Warrior
Unit 03 - Guardsman
Unit 04 - Birds Of Prey
Unit 05 - Axerider
Unit 06 - Natarian Knight
Unit 07 - War Elephant
Unit 08 - Ballista
Unit 09 - Natarian Emperor
Unit 10 - Settler
.Romans - General
Unit 01 - Legionnaire
Unit 02 - Praetorian
Unit 03 - Imperian
Unit 04 - Equites Legati
Unit 05 - Equites Imperatoris
Unit 06 - Equites Caesaris
Unit 07 - Battering Ram
Unit 08 - Fire Catapult
Unit 09 - Senator
Unit 10 - Settler
.Teutons - General
Unit 01 - Clubswinger
Unit 02 - Spearman
Unit 03 - Axeman
Unit 04 - Scout
Unit 05 - Paladin
Unit 06 - Teutonic Knight
Unit 07 - Ram
Unit 08 - Catapult
Unit 09 - Chief
Unit 10 - Settler
» Frequently Asked Questions
» Player Profile
Artefact effects
Artefacts: General information
How can I steal artefact from another player?
How can I steal artefact from Natars?
How many artefacts can I have?
When artefact comes effective?
Conquering Villages
Loyalty
Loyalty Factors
Preventing Conquerings
Task 01
Task 02
Task 03
Task 04
Task 05
Task 06
Task 07
Task 08
Task 09
Task 10
Task 11
Task 12
Task 13
Task 14
Task 15
Task 01
Task 02
Task 03
Task 04
Task 05
Task 06
Task 07
Task 08
Task 09
Task 10
Task 11
Task 12
Task 13
Task 14
Task 15
Task 01
Task 02
Task 03
Task 04
Task 05
Task 06
Task 07
Task 08
Task 09
Task 10
Task 11
Task 12
Task 01
Task 02
Task 03
Task 04
Task 05
Task 06
Task 07
Task 08
Task 09
Task 10
Task 11
Task 12
Task 13
Task 14
Task 15
Task 16
Alliance bonuses
How can I create an alliance forum?
How can I grant rights to a member of my alliance?
How can other alliance members help when I am under attack?
How to add diplomacy links into the ally profile?
How to create an alliance?
How to invite people into the alliance?
How to join an alliance?
How to quit an alliance?
How to send a message to all alliance members?
What do I get for extending the embassy?
What do the dots in alliance list mean?
What do the graphs in the alliance overview mean?
What does NAP, confederation and war mean?
What is an alliance?
Whose embassy limits the amount of players in alliance?
» Alliance options
1. What are auctions?
2. How can I place my bid?
3. How can I put my own items up for an auction?
4. How do auctions work?
5. How do I get Silver?
6. How can I change Gold - Silver?
7. How can I track the auctions I bid for?
8. Silver Accounting
1. What is IRC?
2. How to get there the easy way.
3. IRC Services
Messages & Reports - General
Notepad
Report Buttons
“Check all” button
Another way to contact the Staff
How do I ask questions about the game?
How do I contact the Multihunter?
If they cannot help me, who else can I contact?
Map: 01. General
Map: 02. How to use the map?
Map: 03. Map square types
Map: 04. Automatically marked villages
Oases - General
Realeasing Oases
Special Game Version: Fire and Sand - Forwarding Troops
Special Game Version: Fire and Sand - Merging Troops
Special Game Version: Fire and Sand - Regions
Tribes: The Egyptians
Tribes: The Gauls
Tribes: The Huns
Tribes: The Romans
Tribes: The Teutons
» Tribes: The Natars
How to equip items to my hero?
Which items exist?
Can I change my name in game?
How can I change my village name?
How can I give my account away?
How do I add a sitter?
How do I delete my account?
How do I sit for someone else?
I have forgotten my password, how do I retrieve it?
What is a dual? How to add one?
01. Profile
02. Preferences
01. General
02. Change name
03. Change alliance description
04. Edit internal info page
05. Assign to position
06. Link to the forum
07. Invite a player into the alliance
08. Alliance diplomacy
09. Kick player
10. Quit alliance
Natarian Wonder of the World (by Parijat)
Tribes: The Natars
You can easily find your answer by typing any keyword you are searching for. An example: You want to know how to demolish a building? Just type demolish and see what answers relate to this keyword.

Do you prefer searching via a normal sitemap as you know from a Wiki or a FAQ? No problem at all, just use the Answers sitemap-navigation to find your answer.

4. How do auctions work?
An auction does not work like buying/selling in the marketplace. Therefore, we want to introduce you the system behind it. You have to imagine it as follows: An item is on the market and it currently costs 100 Silver. Player 1 thinks the item would be worth 10.000 Silver - so he give a maximum bid of 10.000 Silver. Shown as highest bid is 101 Silver since no one beside player 1 bidded more until now. Now player 2 comes along and sees that the item is sold for 101 Silver (at least he thinks so). So, he thinks the item would be worth 500 Silver and bids this amount. Now he gets the error message "you got outbid". This is no bug and the other user isn't using a bot or anything similar. It is just how the auctions work. This "game" continues until player 2 bids 10001 Silver. At this point, he placed the highest bid and is also shown as highest bidder. I created an example for you to show you what I mean. I have chosen the following auction:

Placed my first bid:

And got outbid:

Now I placed a higher bid and was the highest bidder: