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Royal Artisan (Benefactor)

The Royal Artisan is a Backer pledge tier in Shroud of the Avatar.


Gold indicates reward items added with the the current tier.
Royal Artisan (Benefactor)
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Honorific Title:


House Items:
In-Game Items:
  • Indestructible Artisan Tool - You will receive one (1) starter-level, indestructible, artisan's tool for the skill of your choice.
  • Artisan's Box of Plenty - This unique box will generate a random resource or reagent once per week.
  • Supply Cache - As a practicing artisan, you will start with enough supplies to craft four of each of the starting recipes in your crafting book.
  • Your choice of one of three non-combat, clockwork pets: Cat, Dog, or Raven!
  • Benefactor Tunic - Special tunic for your in-game avatar to wear, proudly displaying unique symbology identifying you as a Benefactor.
  • Your choice of one of these three non-combat pets: Greyhound, Raven, or Siamese Cat.
  • Darkstarr Cloak - A special cloak for your in-game avatar to wear, proudly displaying the unique Darkstarr symbol, identifying you as a backer of the game. See Source for Details: [1]
  • Immortality Fruit seed - With the Farming Craft you can plant the Immortality Fruit seed, which will bear a single fruit. When eaten, this fruit will fully heal you, and leave you with a single seed which can be planted and harvested, over and over, for all eternity.
  • Geoff Mellon's beautifully crafted in-game version of the Benefactor Cloak.
  • Ankh of Virtue Necklace - The mystical Ankh has been the symbol of spiritual rebirth and eternal life in many cultures.
  • Replenishing Snowball Box - In the spirit of the season, the Replenishing Snowball Box was added as a basic pledge reward on December 25, 2013.
  • Coconuts! They sound like horses when banged together!
  • SteamPunk Top Hat - Added as a thank you for reaching $5 million dollars raised!
Digital Rewards:
  • In addition to Episode 1, DRM-free, full digital content of the future Episodes 2 & 3 including Beta access
  • High quality scanned images of Richard "Lord British" Garriott's The Story of Mondain in the World of Sosaria
  • Richard "Lord British" Garriott’s, original handwritten notes for the Akallabeth!
  • DRM-free, digital download of the game
  • Exclusive Early Bird Alpha and Beta Access
Physical Rewards:
  • Double Starting Recipes - You will start with twice as many known recipes as other players!
  • Developer Blog Access - Access to the private Developer's Blog
  • Early Skill Access - Be the envy of all the other players when they see you wielding new skills they don't have access to! You will have 2-weeks, Early Skill Access to some new skills as they are added to the game.[2]
  • Darkstarr Salute - A special emote that only backers can master and teach to others. See Source for Details: [1]


See Also[edit]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Portalarium. "Update of the Avatar - 07/05/13". Kickstarter - Shroud of the Avatar. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 07:22, 21 July 2015 (UTC).
  2. Status and Priority of Pledge Rewards, Kickstarter Stretch Goals, and other items

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