The Academy is a building in The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth. This structure allows you to research new technologies to make your city more efficient and your armies more powerful than ever. Research is one of the few things that you can spend Gold on other than Hero Salaries. Other things you spend gold on include training Tier 4 troops and training Tactical Troops in Lake-town.
||Fertility charms and songs increase your Food production by 10% per level.
||Advanced treelore increases your Wood production by 10% per level.
||Advanced stonelore increases your Stone production by 10% per level.
||Advanced earthlore increases your Ore production by 10% per level.
||Increases the speed of troop training by 10% per level.
||Higher levels give you more detailed information when scouting.
||Advanced forge lore increases your troops' attack strength by 5% per level.
||Required for advanced weapons and armor.
||Well designed and well placed saddlebags increase troops' load by 10% per level.
||Accurate maps increase your foot troops' marching speed by 10% per level.
||Improved horseshoes increase mounted troops' march speed by 5% per level.
||Better fletching techniques are required to train various advanced troop types
||Well-made strongboxes increase your Vault's capacity by 10% per level.
||Training and healing salves increase your troops' health by 5% per level.
||Advanced math and stonesongs speed up construction by 10% per level.
||Increase the load of Gem Shards by 10% per level, chance to discover items.
||Innovative diving techniques increase Pearl production by 10% per level.
||1d 10h 8m
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||2d 20h 16m
- Not all values may be correct, going by best guess as per pattern over multiple buildings. Will test values and update if incorrect.
- The times for completion are generic. These are the times that it takes without any research or speed increase features.