Here are some terms and abbreviations we commonly use in Evony.
1M – 1,000,000. M is an abbreviation for million
100K – 100,000. K is an abbreviation for thousand
Abatis – A defensive trap used to trap/kill cavalry units
Arch – Archery skill
AT, ATT – Attack – Mayors with high Attack are good for building troops in barracks. Heroes with high Attack are helpful in raiding/defending battles.
ATs – Archer Towers (most useful type of defensive protection)
Balls – Ballistas (siege engines – especially useful in attacking barbarian towns)
Barb – Barbarian Town. See also NPC.
BP – Beginner’s Protection (Usually 7 days but can be ended by building TH to level 5)
Cats – Cataphracts, heavy cavalry – could also be confused with Catapults
Cavs – Cavalry (basic cavalary unit)
Cents – Game currency used within Evony buy items, speed up research, hasten building times, or buy spins on the wheel of fortune.
Flat – a flat is any region other than a town. Flats can be a valley (grassland, swamp, lake, desert, forest, hill) or they can be flat areas where you can build cities. All valleys are flats but not all flats are valleys.
HBR – Horseback riding skill
INT – Intelligence – Mayors with high intelligence are good for research. Heroes with high intelligence are helpful in scouting.
Logs – Rolling Logs
Medals – awarded for combat and are used to advance your rank/title.
NPC – Non Player Character – a computer controlled player.
Pikes – Pikemen
POL – Politics Mayors with high politics are good for gathering resources and building structures (including defensive structures on walls).
Rainbow – Strategy where you send 1 of each type of troop along with your main army.
Rax – abbreviation for barracks
Rose – basic medal required to get your first promotions. They come from conquering low level valleys and flats.
Scripts – Michelangelo Scripts are needed to make structures level 10.
Swords – Swordsmen
TH – Town Hall
Trans – Transporters (a type of wagon that doesn’t set off traps or abatis)
Traps – Traps (kills foot soldiers)
Trebs – Defensive Trebuchets (targets enemy siege engines)
Walls – self explanatory
Wheel – the wheel of fortune randomly awards you prizes ranging from resources to medals to rare loot.