ArcheAge features several types of currency.
Obtained from NPC drops, quests, selling items to NPC's or in the Auction House.
The game's main trade currency. Used for major purchases such as buying ships, and houses.
Gained from quests and turning in trade packs.
This currency can not be traded among players.
Almost all purchases with this currency are made on Mirage Island Can be turned into Gilda Dust. Is often rewarded in quests.
Honor Points is the PvP currency of ArcheAge, this currency is obtained by playing in the Arena (1v1, 3v3 or 5v5), or by killing players in a zone that is At War.
Players can also receive honor points from the Honor Quests, given by the Honor Collectors. These quests mostly revolve around the player killing a certain amount of mobs in a zone.
Loyalty Tokens are acquired once a day when logging into ArcheAge with a Patron account.
You will receive 5 Loyalty Tokens each day you log in. You can also receive an additional 3 Loyalty Tokens daily(1 per hour of logged in time), by clicking on the Loyalty Token button in game.
Players can spend Loyalty Tokens on special Marketplace items.
Prestige is a currency for players in guilds. It can be used to purchase goods within the guild shop, such as Pinion Portals, Lunascales, and mount armor.
It can only be obtained by doing guild quests and quests requesting you to help build your faction base in Diamond Shores.
If you leave or get kicked out of a guild, all prestige is lost, and cannot be recovered.
Merit Badges can be redeemed in the Merit Shop in the Marketplace. They are obtained from completing achievements and doing daily quests.
ArcheAge Credits may be used to purchase boosts, equipment, mounts, Patron, and tons of other items from the in-game ArcheAge Store.
Credits can be purchased on the Archeage website, in various amounts. Also available for purchase as an APEX package is 1250 Credits.