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Dr Who

Up to date as of January 31, 2010

From TARDIS Index File, the free Doctor Who reference.

Gold is a chemical element much prized by Humans, and a major weakness of Cybermen.

The Animus could control beings that were in contact with gold, which led to it controlling the Zarbi. (DW: The Web Planet) The Keratin could similarly use gold to conduct and amplify their psychic powers. (SJAA: The Glittering Storm)

Lady Peinforte dipped her gold-headed arrows in poison as her "calling card". (DW: Silver Nemesis)

Flidor was rich in blue-veined gold (DWA: The Dalek Book), which was used to construct the Dalek Emperor's casing. (DC: Genesis of Evil)

Prospecters flocked to Mal Oreille, mistakenly believing its yellow-algae infested seas to be rich in gold deposits. (BFBS: Missing Adventures: Biology Lesson on Mal Oreille)

Owing to its non-corrosive nature, gold essentially choked the Cybermen's respiratory systems. The glittergun, a weapon used during the Cyber-Wars, fired gold dust at its targets to exploit this weakness. (DW: Earthshock) Gold appeared to affect some varieties of Cybermen in the way that silver affected werewolves, so that gold coins or gold-tipped arrows fired at them had the same effect. (DW: Silver Nemesis). Gold affected the Cybermen of Pete's World before extensive research eliminated the weakness.

During a time period in which the Cybermen had been reduced to small remnant groups wandering around the galaxy, one group tried to take revenge by making a desperate attempt to blow up the remnants of the planet Voga, a planetoid of pure gold that had wandered into the Sol system and become a moon of Jupiter. They hoped that this would disrupt their enemy's supply of the element. (DW: Revenge of the Cybermen)

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Gold was a rare mineral on Earth. Most Human economies were based on this metal until the mid-twentieth century. The gold rush of 1848 caused a massive influx of people to San Francisco and northern California. (New Worlds, New Civilizations short story: "At Times of Peril")

Prior to United Federation of Planets contact, gold and silver had no meaning on Capella IV. Starfleet trade ships introduced these materials as currency prior to 2267. (TOS novelization: Friday's Child)

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DC Comics

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Field leader of the Metal Men

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Gold could stretch his body to great lengths and was an excellent electrical conductor.





  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985-86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.

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Dofus Wiki

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Level: 80
Category: Ore
Weight: 5 pods
Sells to NPC: 0 kamas
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Gold is a rare and precious metal. Thanks to its intrinsic qualities, it is essential in the making of powerful and beautiful weapons.

Gold is an ore.


Collected by a Miner (Lv. 80) from
Dropped by


Used in the craft of

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Final Fantasy

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Gold Helmet, a piece of recurring Gold Equipment.

Gold Equipment (金 Kin, ゴールド Gōrudo) is a recurring type of equipment in the series. It usually appears as Armor, Shield, and Helm, though other parts may also appear. The equipment of this type is usually of mediocre power, and may or not wield special properties. The use of gold in armor and weaponry is usually for ceremonial purposes, as gold is a very soft metal and not fit for combat.



Final Fantasy II

Golden Armor is a mediocre armor that can be found halfway through the game. Only three pieces of this set appear: Gold Armor, Gold Cuirass, and Gold Shield. These armors grant protection to Poison.

Final Fantasy III

The Golden Sword appears as the weakest sword in the game, but it can be sold for a high price. A large quantity of them are found in Goldor Manor. Specifically, they may be found on the second floor.

Final Fantasy V

The Golden Armor, Golden Helm, and Golden Shield appear as mediocre gear for heavier jobs.

Final Fantasy VI

The Golden Armor, Helm, and Shield appear again as mediocre gear for Terra Branford, Edgar, Cyan Garamonde, Celes, Setzer, and Mog.

Final Fantasy VII

The Gold Armlet is mediocre armor that can be found at Gongaga Village and bought at Rocket Town. The Gold Barette is a weapon that can be used by Red XIII, while the Gold M-Phone is a weapon for Cait Sith, both of which are low-rank weapons.

Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-

Gold Armlet is an accessory that boosts max MP by 60% and prevents Silence.

Final Fantasy VIII

The Gold Armor, while not an equippable armor, is a GF Ability item that teaches "GF HP +30%" to any Guardian Force.

Final Fantasy IX

There is Gold Armor available to Steiner and Freya, most precisely, the Gold Armor and Helm.

Final Fantasy X

If an armor wields two Defense bonus abilities, it will be called "Gold".

Final Fantasy X-2

There is only one accessory of Gold in this game: the Gold Bracer, which raises max MP by 60%.

Final Fantasy XI

Gold is a basic Goldsmithing material, used in the creation of many types of equipment and currencies. It's typically ranked between Mythril and Platinum in value.

Final Fantasy XII

The Golden Armor and Golden Helm are part of the group of armor from the "Heavy Armor 4" license. The Golden Shield also appears as part of the "Shields 3" license.

Golden Amulet is an accessory.

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings

The Gold Earrings is an accessory for Filo that grants the team immunity to Stop, while the Gold Ring increases the amount of earned gil by 25%. The Gold Amulet increases the speed of Summons.

Final Fantasy Tactics

The Golden Armor and Golden Helm reappear in Tactics. They are mediocre armor first found at Chapter 2.

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

The Gold Armor teaches the Last Haste ability to the Mog Knight.

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift

Golden Armor teaches the ability Critical: Haste and grants +38 Defense and +6 Resistance.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles

Gold Equipment is solely represented by Gold Armlets.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King

Gold Equipment is represented by only the Gold Mail, which is a high-ranked armor, usable at level 55, and provides 59 Defense.

Final Fantasy Adventure

Gold Helmet, Gold Armour, and Gold Shield make up the Gold Equipment in the game, and are the mid-ranked armor, with the exception of Gold Helmet which is the third strongest helmet in the game.

Dissidia Final Fantasy

The Gold set consists of a Hairpin, Helm, Vest, Armor, Shield, Bangle, Armlet, Staff and Sword. The entire set is Level 36, except for the Armor which is Level 37. All of the items also have an enhanced version with the "+" suffix, which are Level 22, except for the Gold Armor+ which is Level 23. Which any three of the Gold items are equipped, they give the "Glorious Gold" combination, boosting the amount of gil the player earns in battle by 50%.

The Gold Hourglass is an Accessory that increases EX Mode duration by 20%. The Golden Amulet reduces Chase Brave damage by 20%.


Gold Shield in Final Fantasy V.

Gold Helmet in Final Fantasy V.

Gold Armor in Final Fantasy V.

Gold Barette in Final Fantasy VII.

Gold M-Phone in Final Fantasy VII.

Gold Armlet in Final Fantasy VII.

Golden Axe in Final Fantasy XII.

Golden Staff in Final Fantasy XII.

Golden Shield in Final Fantasy XII.

Gold Armour in Final Fantasy Adventure.

Gold Shield in Final Fantasy Adventure.

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Guild Wars

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From GuildWiki

"Gold" redirects here. For the use of "gold" to describe rare items, see item rarity.


Money, in the context of Guild Wars, refers to the in-game currency represented by gold and platinum.


There are two denominations of money in Guild Wars:

  • The gold piece is the base unit of currency and is represented by the symbol Gold. When quoting prices, it is usually abbreviated to g or the less common gp, although it is sometimes omitted entirely.
    • Example: 250 gold pieces = 250g = 250Gold.
  • The platinum piece is worth 1000 gold pieces and is represented by the symbol Platinum. When quoting prices, it is usually abbreviated to k, referring to the SI prefix kilo, meaning 1000. It can also be abbreviated as p or plat, although these are much less common.
    • Example: 7 platinum = 7k = 7 plat = 7Platinum = 7000Gold

Money is automatically converted between the two denominations. If a character is holding 990 Gold and then picks up a drop of 20 Gold, the character's inventory will show the new money total as 1 Platinum 10 Gold, not 1,010Gold.


Main article: Earning gold

Money is most commonly acquired through loot, either directly as drops of gold pieces or by selling non-monetary loot to merchants or other players.

Other methods of obtaining money include:

  • Completing quests, as many of them include some amount of gold as part of the quest reward.
  • Filling out and turning in books.
  • Farming.


Each character can carry up to 100 Platinum. Characters can deposit money into the Vault Box, which can hold 1000 Platinum.


Money can be transferred between players, usually in exchange for an item in trade or as payment for services, such as running.

Money can also be spent at various NPCs throughout the game in exchange for a wide range of goods and services. These include:

Crafters are the most obvious example of gold sinks, mechanisms designed to remove money from the game.


Because a character can only carry 100 Platinum, this places a limit on the amount of money that can be exchanged during a trade. To exceed this limit, various high-value, stackable items are used as monetary substitutes. Up to 7 stacks of 250 items can be traded at a time, vastly increasing the upper limit on overall trade values.

  • Fixed-price substitutes are worth less but offer more stable values.

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Up to date as of February 08, 2010

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Gold (pronounced /ˈɡoʊld/) is a chemical element with the symbol Au (Latin: aurum) and an atomic number of 79. It has been a highly sought-after precious metal for coinage, jewelry, and other arts since the beginning of recorded history. In modern times gold is often found as a key component in critical electronics such as those found on air and spacecraft.

Due to its preciousness to Humans, in 2552 a group of ODSTs plotted to steal a large amount of gold bullion from a bank while on a mission in a Covenant-occupied city.[1] Their plan was scuttled however when they discovered a class of schoolchildren and their teacher hiding in the vault. An argument erupted amongst the ODSTs over whether or not the children could allowed to live. The ODSTs turned on one another and several were killed in a point-blank shootout. The children fled while an ODST took the gold, several Forerunner relics, and a nuclear device, lured in the Covenant and the traitorous ODSTs, and detonated the nuke, destroying it all. The entire operation would be halted after receiving word of the Covenant attack on Earth. The UNSC ships were then forced to pull out.


  1. Halo: Evolutions - Essential Tales of the Halo Universe: Dirt

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Up to date as of February 07, 2010

From the RuneScape Wiki, the wiki for all things RuneScape

Gold may refer to:

  • Gold ore, an ore players can mine with a pickaxe
  • Gold rock, an rock outcrop containing gold ore
  • 'Perfect' gold ore, an ore used in the Family Crest quest
  • Coins, sometimes referred to as "gold" or "gold pieces"
  • Toban's gold, a gold bar used in the Watchtower quest
  • Gold leaf, thin sheets of gold used in Construction to make items for a player-owned house
  • Nuggets, pieces of gold found at the Digsite which can be exchanged for gold ores
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Up to date as of February 04, 2010

From Wookieepedia, the Star Wars wiki.

Gold was a strategic metal valued by pirates. Its value averaged ten to fifteen credits per gram. The color of gold also referred to anything that was colored like the metal. It was used to form the Hutt currency Peggats used in the Outer Rim Territories.

The bodies of the Maelibi seemed to be formed from molten gold.

The metal was also found in smokers on Muunilinst.


Behind the scenes

The metal "aurodium," which first appears in Rogue Planet, was presented as the Star Wars version of gold. The first two letters of aurodium are "Au", which is a common prefix for gold-related words and the periodic symbol for gold; however, gold has been identified simply as "gold" in other sources. There is some confusion as to whether gold and aurodium are identical.

In Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds, the strategic resource of gold was replaced with nova crystals.


  • Darth Bane: Path of Destruction
  • Republic Commando: Triple Zero
  • Republic Commando: True Colors (Mentioned only)
  • Boba Fett: Maze of Deception (Mentioned only)
  • Star Wars 48: The Third Law
  • Star Wars Annual 2: Shadeshine
  • Dark Empire (Mentioned only)
  • Children of the Jedi
  • Dark Journey (Mentioned only)
  • Tempest
  • Tatooine Ghost (Mentioned only)


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Up to date as of February 05, 2010
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From TibiaWiki

Coins are the standard currency used in Tibia. The coins can be made of either gold, platinum, or crystal.

Image:Gold_Coin.gif A gold coin is the most basic coin.
Image:Platinum_Coin.gif A platinum coin is equal to 100 gold coins.
Image:Crystal_Coin.gif A crystal coin is equal to 100 platinum coins, or 10,000 gold coins.

Each coin weighs 0.1 oz.

Gold Coins are dropped by almost every creature on Tibia. Platinum Coins are dropped by the strongest among the new creatures introduced since Winter 2006 update.

Alternatively, you may see amounts followed by the letter k. This likely derives from the latin kilo-, meaning "thousand". For example "5k" means "5,000 gp" (equal to 50 platinum coins). The notation "1M" is often used to mean "1,000,000 gp" (100 crystal coins), however it is more common to see "1kk" (1000 times 1000) to represent "1,000,000 gp".

(Note: Amounts in the "one million" range are typically only mentioned in the context of selling extremely rare items or as a payment demanded in lieu of being hunted.)

You can exchange your coins at any Bank NPC around Tibia.

Since the 2006 winter update, it's also possible to put coins in your Bank Account. Just ask the NPC to 'deposit', and then say the amount of gold, e.g.: 'deposit 15468'. It is also possible to deposit all the money on your possession at once by asking the NPC to 'deposit all'. To receive your own gold from your bank account, just say 'withdraw' and the amount of gold. That way, you can access the gold of your character in every city of Tibia.

Another possibility is transferring gold from one character to another character. Just say 'transfer', the amount of gold, 'to' and the name of that character, e.g.: 'transfer 54879 to <name of character>'. The amount of gold is sent to the character you named. The character must have a vocation in order to receive a transfer.

Tibia Economy

Because of certain safe-guards, inflation basically never occurs in the Tibian worlds. Instead, equipment tends to become cheaper over time as more and more of the stronger equipment is looted from creatures, while the value of runes usually remains somewhat static (a slight rise in price can be noticed on very old worlds).

Over time, some gameworlds became flooded with strong items, forcing the price to unbelievably low values. To counteract this effect, CIP added more shopkeeper NPCs to buy stronger items, such as the Djinns and recently added NPC Rashid (2007 update). There is still a problem with the price of items dropping, but they should never drop below the value that NPCs will pay for them. (sometimes items are sold under the Djinn-price, which is exploited by players who sell those items on to the Djinns to make a profit).

For a time, this same problem affected runes. Especially Ultimate Healing Runes, Great Fireball and Heavy Magic Missile runes. The many Druid Farms that players used to make money were pushing the price of runes down. In the Summer 2005 update, Soul Points were introduced. This caused most druid farms to stop operating (or operate at a slower rate), causing a brief jump in rune prices. At this time, CIP also allowed some NPCs to sell pre-made runes, effectively placing a cap on how high rune prices could go. Currently, rune prices are fairly stable, though higher than they were before the summer 2005 update in some worlds.


Gold Piece (GP) or simply Gold

Platinum Coin (PC) or Plats, Platinums, P-Coin

Crystal Coin (CC) or simply Crystals

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City of Heroes

Up to date as of January 31, 2010
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From City of Heroes Wiki

Image:Salvage Gold.png


A small bar of gold.

Recipes Used In


Set Enhancements

  • Absolute Amazement: Chance for ToHit Debuff for level 50
  • Aegis: Psionic/Status Resistance for levels 41-53
  • Armageddon: Damage (Superior) for level 50
  • Coercive Persuasion: Confuse/Recharge/Accuracy (Superior) for level 50
  • Crushing Impact: Damage/Endurance for levels 41-53
  • Dampened Spirits: Recharge/Endurance Reduction for levels 41-50
  • Dark Watcher's Despair: To Hit Debuff for levels 41-50
  • Detonation: Accuracy/Damage for levels 41-53
  • Doctored Wounds: Healing for levels 41-53
  • Exploit Weakness: Accuracy/Damage for levels 41-53
  • Extreme Measures: Accuracy/Damage for levels 41-53
  • Glimpse of the Abyss: Accuracy/Endurance for levels 41-53
  • Jaunt: Range for levels 41-53
  • Lethargic Repose: Accuracy/Sleep for levels 41-53
  • Luck of the Gambler: Defense/Increased Recharge Speed for levels 41-53
  • Mako's Bite: Damage/Endurance for levels 41-53
  • Malaise's Illusions: Accuracy/Endurance for levels 41-53
  • Multi-Strike: Damage/Endurance/Recharge for levels 41-53
  • Pacing of the Turtle: Range/Slow for levels 41-53
  • Positron's Blast: Accuracy/Damage/Endurance for levels 41-53
  • Ragnarok: Damage/Recharge/Accuracy (Superior) for level 50
  • Ragnarok: Recharge/Accuracy (Superior) for level 50
  • Rope A Dope: Endurance/Stun for levels 41-53
  • Soaring: Fly for levels 41-53
  • Soulbound Allegiance: Damage (Superior) for level 50
  • Sovereign Right: Resistance Bonus for levels 41-53
  • Sting of the Manticore: Damage/Endurance/Recharge for levels 41-53
  • Stupefy: Chance for Knockback for levels 41-53
  • Tempered Readiness: Accuracy/Slow for levels 41-53
  • Unbreakable Constraint: Chance for Smashing Damage for level 50
  • Unbreakable Constraint: Hold/Endurance (Superior) for level 50
  • Undermined Defenses: Recharge/Endurance Reduction for levels 41-50

Dropped By

This salvage is Uncommon. This is a high-level salvage item. It will drop from enemies between levels 35 and 54. You will have a higher chance of getting this item from Technological enemies between levels 40 and 54.

Enemies and enemy groups that will drop Technological salvage only: Antimatter, 60's Arachnos, Arachnoids, Battle Maiden, Bobcat, Cage Consortium Guards, Crazed, Crey, Dockworkers, Family, Freakshow, Gold Brickers, Hydra, Infected, Knives of Artemis, Lost, Loyalists, Malaise, Malta, Marauder, Mooks, Nemesis, Neuron, Nictus, Outcasts, Paragon Police Department, Peacebringers, Prisoners, Rikti, Rogue Island Police, Rogue Robots, Scrapyarders, Security Guards, Shivans, Siege, Skulls, Sky Raiders, Spetsnaz Commandos, Thugs, Trolls, Turrets, Vahzilok, Werewolves, Zig.

Enemies and enemy groups that will drop both Arcane and Technological salvage: 5th Column, Arachnos, Axis America, Chimera, Clockwork, Council, Council Empire, Devouring Earth, Dominatrix, generic/mission heroes, generic/mission villains, Longbow, Rogue Arachnos, Vanguard Shield, Vanguard Sword, Vindicators, Void Hunters, WISDOM, Wyvern.

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