Axie Infinity 101

First:

What are the different classes of Axies?

  • Beast (orange)
  • Plant (green)
  • Aquatic (blue)
  • Reptile (purple)
  • Bird (pink)
  • Bug (red)
This is an example of a beast with 3/6 beast traits (mouth, horn, and back). That is why the morale is high. “High” traits are usually 55+.
This is a high HP plant with 3/6 plant traits (in the mouth, horn, and back). The Reptile trait at the tail (Tiny Dino) also adds to the HP because of its HP abilities. That is why this Axie has 56 health. This would be considered a “tank”.

Purity:

What does purity mean? Purity is the number of traits that matches the class of the Axie. For example, an aquatic with 6/6 aqua traits is considered a “pure” aquatic.

This is a “pure” aquatic Axie.

Second: Breeding

Before tackling breeding, it would be best to understand the different stages of Axie life. The first is the egg:

This is the egg of an Axie pair.
The second stage, larva.
“Morph to Petite” to see the traits of your Axie.
This is where you can see the traits of your Axie, Petite.
This is an adult Axie.
Unbred Axie because the Breed count is 0/7.
Breed count and experience required.
Aquatic Axie.
Bird Axie.
Percentages for Eyes and Ears.
Percentages for Mouth, Horn, Back, and Tail.
Aquatic Axie with 2/7 breeds, this will be the third breed for it.
Option to breed or send to Mating Club where other Axies can breed with your Axie at a cost! This is a good way to make money if you have extra Axies to breed without partners.
Second step to breeding.
Axie #21473 is the Axie we want to breed with.
The last stage of breeding!
Axie breeding complete!
Proof of my egg.

Third: Battling

Battling is when the game truly becomes strategic, challenging, and FUN!

Highlighted in blue is the front Axie.
This Axie positioning has all Axies in the same row, which means that not one single Axie is in the front, so the attacks are distributed amongst them. This strategy is usually used with fast, heavy hitting Axies that can’t take a lot of damage.
Tail Nut Cracker
Edit Team Option.
Axie stats and their traits.
I lost!
Summary of the battle.
Battle Example.

Types of Axies:

Tanks

Example of a “Tank” Axie.
Example of Axie with good DPS parts.

Fourth: What makes an Axie valuable? What would be a good first purchase?

There are several factors that you should consider when buying your first Axie: the number of breeds, the amount of experience, the purity, if it has any tags (what is a tag?), and if it is a mystic (what is a mystic?).

Number of Breeds:

The number of breeds is important because of the time it takes to gather the experience needed to breed. The first several breeds do not require a lot of experience (breeds 1,2, and 3). This allows for you to gain more offspring at a faster rate. If you are looking to breed, it does not make sense to buy an Axie with a higher amount of breeds because 1) you can’t breed it as much, and 2) it will take you forever to gain all the needed experience for that Axie to breed. That is why it is important to get Axies with low breeds so that you can breed them faster and gain more Axies.

Purity:

As mentioned earlier, the purity of an Axie is how many traits match its class. This is important to consider when buying because Axies with higher purities are harder (percentage wise) to breed. This low percentage makes them rarer and more valuable. Plus, if you get an Axie with a high purity and breed it with an Axie that has a high purity, you will have a higher chance of offspring that are purer (HOWEVER, it does not always work out that way!).

A tag:

Tags are labels that are put on Axies that tell what season they were sold in. So far there are only 3 general tags: Origin, MEO, and MEO 2. Origins are the original Axies, they were the first class of Axies ever sold in the Axie Lab. Then after that initial release, comes the MEOs and then the MEO 2s. What is important about a tag? The importance of a tag is that it can’t be passed down when bred. Only the Axie with the tag can be Origin, MEO, or MEO2, making it more valuable and more rare. Typically, if you are looking to invest in a long term Axie, the Origin are the ones to get because it means it is one of the first Axies ever sold. There are only a select few that have these tags.

A Mystic Trait:

When the Origins were being sold, they had a 1/3 chance of getting a part that was Mystic. Mystic parts are extremely rare for that reason, there aren’t that many of them. How to detect a mystic trait? A mystic trait will be colored in blue on the Axie:

Red Nimo is the Mystic Trait.
This is a Quad Mystic. An Axie with 4 Mystic parts.

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