THE HERB is a Classical MMORPG combined with innovations where adventures await behind every corner!
Gondwana is one of the oldest planets in the universe of Argatica, and is the only source of extremely rare and valuable herbs that enhance abilities. You’ll play a character who is a member of a secret organization. Your quest is to save the inhabitants of the Planet.
The game offers a spellbinding storyline, a variety of PvE events, ranked PvP, a robust Guilds system, Pets & Mount system as well as a deep social element…
The Herb is an MMO that is a hybrid of everything you know and love about the MMO genre, it takes that structure, and twists it into a new and exhilarating adventure. What we have tried to accomplish with The Herb, is a breath of fresh breath into the genre, a mythical, ancient story with Science Fiction elements to offer players a new experiences and visions for a new world and new legends based on long forgotten lore. At the heart of the game is the story, and we want every player to feel as though their actions are making a difference to the struggle that the Gondwana face.
Your participation plays a big role in the success of the fight against your enemy. As well as offering an ordinary levelling system, you can use your fighting spirit to reach higher levels. Through its quest based reward system, players uncover long forgotten secrets, learn magician's recipes that give them the chance to form and develop their skills. With the right combination of different herbs the players can create elixirs that give them unique skills.
It is not only your fellow players that will see and appreciate the battles and quests you have completed in the name of freedom; the environment also reacts to your performance. The inhabitants of the planet will act accordingly to your actions, what you have done for them, and in some cases, what you have not done. They will become more friendly and accompany you on your way, as well as being a plentiful source of information, equipment, and aid as you continue on your ever-expanding journey.
Immerse yourself in an intense battle between worlds! You’ll roam freely in hyper-realistic, dynamic and interactive environments. Discover and enjoy Gondwana’s expansive, long-lasting adventures across an action-packed free world!
Gondwana is one of the oldest planets in the universe of Argatica, and is the only source of extremely rare and valuable herbs that enhance abilities. The story starts after the emperor of the planet, Queen Liviana, signed a peace treaty with the Cortanians, a group of hostile aliens. But as it turned out, her good intentions and well-meaning would lead to her doom.
After Queen Liviana is forced to escape into another world, Gondwana falls under the strict military surveillance of the Cortanian organization "Dark Moon".
Secretly, hidden from the eyes of the new regime, those unwilling to yield form a group of rebels. They band together under a common banner: "Hope" arises. The word Hope is only whispered behind closed doors. Founded by the mysterious leader Lerin Oracle, the resistance fights to end the reign of Dark Moon.
The character creation allows players to customize their character's appearance in the game.
The character creation screen features all four races (Gilgan, Nestorian, Elomin, Grogon),
Players can choose either male of female version of each race.
Pets, are the companions that you will meet and recruit during your journey. They have additional skills specific to the pet type. Pets develop their skills and levels as well as a player — they consume part of the incoming experience points earned for killing enemies.
Mounts are a much sought after form of transportation in which players ride atop the backs of various beasts. Mounted travel is faster than walking/running.
Mounts have unique abilities to entering combat.
A quest is a task given by a non-player character to the player, who will be rewarded for their effort with various rewards such as money or items.
They form an important aspect during the leveling stage of "HERB".
Shamans call on helping spirits in those other realities to heal people here by restoring their spiritual power. ... You learn from shamans how to make potions and poisons from herbs, All ingredients have hidden properties that determine the effect of a magic potion. Different Herbs must be combined to bring out the magic properties of a potion.
During the Great War, the Cortanian Army stormed the home world of the Gilgans, torturing and slaying millions of their species. While many fought to protect what was their homes and loved ones, only few survived. Mothers, sisters, daughters, we kidnapped and eventually taken to the deaths.
Driven from their homes and everything they held dear, the remaining survivors settled in Gondwana, welcomed by those that had also fallen at the hand of the Dark Moon. Here, they were introduced to Lerin Oracel, the leader of the organization ‘Hope’ and were quickly accepted into their ranks.
Nestorians, a humanoid species that once lived in the corner of the Universe, in the deep desert areas of VELA, until their home planet and civilisation was attacked was destroyed by hostile invaders known as the Tucanas. Their cities were raided and pillaged, leaving them with nothing, causing them to flee into the wilderness of their planet. Here they remained for a number of years before the Tuscanas found their new camps and once again destroyed everything they had.
The Tucana then used the land and stolen resources, to source a new power in the form of chemical engineering, leaving nothing but a wasteland in their wake. The resulting damage to the ecosystem forced the Nestorians to seek a new home to start again with what few Nestorians remained.
The Elomin’s were a proud and courageous species that fought gallantly in the Great War. The resulting defeat lead many of their people into slavery, being made to work hard-labour, with many not surviving the torment and agony that they put through, resulting in almost complete extinction.
The years of torture and torment continued until few could take it no longer, overpowered their guards and escaped. These survivors, the strongest fled the work camps and formed an underground society, hell bent on revenge. Known throughout the Universe for their strength both mentally and physically, they soon joined forces with ‘Hope’ becoming a great asset to their mission.
The Grogons are one of the most ancient and well-respected species throughout the universe. Their knowledge and understanding of life and the world around them made them a great ally to any planet or nation. Their planet of THAL, a world once covered with gigantic oceans became a target of the Cortanian army.
Although their knowledge was of the highest level, their defences remained weak and could not defend themselves from the overpowering forces of the Dark Moon. During the invasion, the underwater cities of the Grogons were destroyed, and the delicate ecosystem that kept the great oceans rife with life were dried up, leaving only despair for the survival of their race.
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