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Does a Chrono Xeno have any trade value? Are some Xenos more wanted then others, trade wise? Thanks!

All Xenos, when CB, have pretty high trade value. It used to be about as much as a CB Copper, but now I'd put it just above a CB Blusang, between that and a trio.

 

Typically the value seems to distinctly favor Chrono, Thalassa and Gaia over Astrapi, Pyro and Mageia (there are loads of exceptions of course, mostly due to personal preference or need).

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I haven't played in a few months so I haven't had a chance to see how Prizes have been settling. What's the general consensus on 2nd to 4th Gens now? Is the year of the CB effecting things at all?

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I haven't played in a few months so I haven't had a chance to see how Prizes have been settling. What's the general consensus on 2nd to 4th Gens now? Is the year of the CB effecting things at all?

Year of the CB seems to have a lot less impact than it previously did. 2015 lines were the rage for a few months, then it settled down and I have even had several people pick a 2013 line I have over all of my other lines, which are all 2014/2015. Prize color has more of an impact it seems.

 

As for the first part of your question, 2Gs are still extremely high value. Until very recently CB Golds were undergoing a drought, so you couldn't get more than ~2 for a 2G, but they were still worth irrationally high amounts of other things. 3Gs are no longer worth a CB gold, and only worth a silver if they're a rare/valuable line. 4Gs are worth hardly anything - only rare lines would even be worth a trio/xeno/blusang anymore, to most people.

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I know this is pretty subjective, but how many 2015 Halloween eggs could I reasonably request in exchange for 2 Thalassa, 1 Chrono, and 1 Gaia? I'd like to get at least one more 2015 Halloween CB to complete my scroll goals, and if they're not going to net me at least that then I'll want to know now rather than later so I can have more scroll space for hunting.

 

Edit: Well, managed to get that last one I needed in the AP! Still want to know the answer, though. xd.png

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I know this is pretty subjective, but how many 2015 Halloween eggs could I reasonably request in exchange for 2 Thalassa, 1 Chrono, and 1 Gaia? I'd like to get at least one more 2015 Halloween CB to complete my scroll goals, and if they're not going to net me at least that then I'll want to know now rather than later so I can have more scroll space for hunting.

 

Edit: Well, managed to get that last one I needed in the AP! Still want to know the answer, though. xd.png

I've been trading 1 CB Xeno Egg for 1 CB Halloween Hatchling

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Kinda wondering, but does anyone know how many CB Halloween's it has been taking to get a 2nd gen. Prize?

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Kinda wondering, but does anyone know how many CB Halloween's it has been taking to get a 2nd gen. Prize?

CB prize winners likely have a ton of 2g prizes either swapped or from their own CB prize.

 

It wouldn't be difficult at all for a winner to breed a tonne of 3g prizes at 2 CB halloweens each minimum. 7x2 = 14 + 7 (the ones that they caught) = 21/21 scroll lock without needing to breed a 2g prize for one. (not to mention that other rares like 2g golds and things are generally able to get at least 1 CB halloween without too much stress.)

 

I think that it's unlikely that anyone has been getting 2g prizes for halloweens, tbh.

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CB prize winners likely have a ton of 2g prizes either swapped or from their own CB prize.

 

It wouldn't be difficult at all for a winner to breed a tonne of 3g prizes at 2 CB halloweens each minimum. 7x2 = 14 + 7 (the ones that they caught) = 21/21 scroll lock without needing to breed a 2g prize for one. (not to mention that other rares like 2g golds and things are generally able to get at least 1 CB halloween without too much stress.)

 

I think that it's unlikely that anyone has been getting 2g prizes for halloweens, tbh.

oooh okay. Thanks for the answer!

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Actually just by posting in the trade threads I've now arranged trades for two 2g bronze shimmers, one for 3 hatchies and the other for 6.

 

Never give up hope! :')

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CB prize winners likely have a ton of 2g prizes either swapped or from their own CB prize.

 

It wouldn't be difficult at all for a winner to breed a tonne of 3g prizes at 2 CB halloweens each minimum. 7x2 = 14 + 7 (the ones that they caught) = 21/21 scroll lock without needing to breed a 2g prize for one. (not to mention that other rares like 2g golds and things are generally able to get at least 1 CB halloween without too much stress.)

 

I think that it's unlikely that anyone has been getting 2g prizes for halloweens, tbh.

I've been getting some offers of 2nd gen prizes for CB Halloween hatchlings. :3 I managed to trade some CB Halloween IOUs for a 2nd gen Prize IOU before Halloween too.

And I've also seen quite a few prize owners offer 2nd gen prizes for CB Halloween hatchlings in the trading threads a few days ago, some of the posts got edited out though because they involved IOUs though.

 

The 3rd gen prize thing is a little subjective, I personally would never trade any CB Halloween hatchling for a 3rd gen prize no matter what pairing/lineage it has. I just feel that 4th gen prizes doesn't have a lot (or any tradability) unless one is aiming to collect. Also, with some hard work it's not impossible for anyone to trade for 3rd gen prizes outside of Halloween, 3rd gen prizes are usually everywhere in the trading threads.

It's just personal opinion but I think something that's permanently available isn't worth something that's only available once and it's gone forever, of course the Caligenes will be back next year but I hold the value of CBs above most things.

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How much is a thunder dragon egg worth these days? What might I get for it? smile.gif

Really interested to know this. smile.gif

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Soo, how are different pyralspites standing in trades right now?

Almandines are worth a CB Gold, if not more. They are just that absurdly hard to find lately. :/ Personally I'd hold off trading for them right now--Golds will presumably always be top tier rare while, TJ and GoN willing, Almandines will eventually be more obtainable.

 

Spessartines are falling a bit higher than CB Coppers, I think. Probably worth 2-3 CB Xenos, I seem to see a lot of Xenos being traded lately.

 

Pyropes are essentially commons and won't trade for much.

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Really interested to know this. smile.gif

All trios can be swapped for each other, and cb trios can also be swapped for cb xenos, especially if you hatch the trio before. Right now everyone seems obsessed with Halloween hatchies, though. But if people successfully traded cb xenos for new release hatchies 1:1, you could try to get the same trade for your thunder.

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Almandines are worth a CB Gold, if not more. They are just that absurdly hard to find lately. :/ Personally I'd hold off trading for them right now--Golds will presumably always be top tier rare while, TJ and GoN willing, Almandines will eventually be more obtainable.

 

Spessartines are falling a bit higher than CB Coppers, I think. Probably worth 2-3 CB Xenos, I seem to see a lot of Xenos being traded lately.

 

Pyropes are essentially commons and won't trade for much.

I guess I'm just unlucky, my CB Almandines tend to grow on my scroll since I've been unsuccessful when offering them on trades. Not a big deal, I like them smile.gif

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I think it's because everyone is thinking this:

Personally I'd hold off trading for them right now--Golds will presumably always be top tier rare while, TJ and GoN willing, Almandines will eventually be more obtainable.

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I've been getting some offers of 2nd gen prizes for CB Halloween hatchlings. :3 I managed to trade some CB Halloween IOUs for a 2nd gen Prize IOU before Halloween too.

And I've also seen quite a few prize owners offer 2nd gen prizes for CB Halloween hatchlings in the trading threads a few days ago, some of the posts got edited out though because they involved IOUs though.

 

The 3rd gen prize thing is a little subjective, I personally would never trade any CB Halloween hatchling for a 3rd gen prize no matter what pairing/lineage it has. I just feel that 4th gen prizes doesn't have a lot (or any tradability) unless one is aiming to collect. Also, with some hard work it's not impossible for anyone to trade for 3rd gen prizes outside of Halloween, 3rd gen prizes are usually everywhere in the trading threads.

It's just personal opinion but I think something that's permanently available isn't worth something that's only available once and it's gone forever, of course the Caligenes will be back next year but I hold the value of CBs above most things.

I wouldn't try and get 2g prizes with CB halloweens either unless it was used to avoid a scroll lock. It's almost december and more CB prizes will be raffled soon.

 

2g prizes can technically be obtained year round but Calli CBs are only going to be around this year.

 

Have seen tons of trades asking for 3g prizes and 2g prizes though.

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I wouldn't try and get 2g prizes with CB halloweens either unless it was used to avoid a scroll lock. It's almost december and more CB prizes will be raffled soon.

 

2g prizes can technically be obtained year round but Calli CBs are only going to be around this year.

 

Have seen tons of trades asking for 3g prizes and 2g prizes though.

While that's true I guess it's a matter of how much you need CB 'weens vs how much you want 2g Prizes. I wish I'd saved more Desipises last year (although I still did pretty well at 10), but Calis aren't quite as awesome sauce for me and I already have enough (12). All my extras (17) have been going for trades because I just don't need 29 CB Calis, haha. Doing good so far--two 2g Prizes arranged for and four 2gs from Infi's upcoming Alt Calis to boot, and I've still got six to trade!

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While that's true I guess it's a matter of how much you need CB 'weens vs how much you want 2g Prizes. I wish I'd saved more Desipises last year (although I still did pretty well at 10), but Calis aren't quite as awesome sauce for me and I already have enough (12). All my extras (17) have been going for trades because I just don't need 29 CB Calis, haha. Doing good so far--two 2g Prizes arranged for and four 2gs from Infi's upcoming Alt Calis to boot, and I've still got six to trade!

I forgot to hoard Despis last year so I'm making up with Calis, even if the sprite doesn't really float my boat. wink.gif

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Not so much about worth as much about trade etiquette.

 

Say you promised someone a high worth item. You offer them the egg when you get it along with a PM for what it is, but they don't take it or offer you any sort of reply. How long do you wait before offering said egg to the general public. 48 hours? Until it hatches? Never?

 

Egg is a 2G Shimmer.

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I'd influence it and leave it until the last minute, unless you see them online and active. There are so many things IRL that can keep you offline for several days or more. I'm inclined to give a lot of leeway for such things.

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I guess I'm just unlucky, my CB Almandines tend to grow on my scroll since I've been unsuccessful when offering them on trades. Not a big deal, I like them smile.gif

Yeah, the few times I've caught Almandines and tried to trade for a gold there were no takers. Perhaps the only people who are willing to trade their golds are only doing so for 2nd gens prizes or altkin.

 

2g prizes can technically be obtained year round but Calli CBs are only going to be around this year.

However, CB Halloweens might be the only chance for many players to have something worth a 2g prize. I'd trade some for one, but only for three specific pairings. I never got around to breeding all my Desipis anyway so I doubt I'd feel the lack.

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I'd influence it and leave it until the last minute, unless you see them online and active. There are so many things IRL that can keep you offline for several days or more. I'm inclined to give a lot of leeway for such things.

True... with a 4 month old, I get that. GUess that's why I'm more impatient than usual. Computer time is rare and unpredictable. Thanks!

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