What are Royal Crystals in Lost Ark?
Royal Crystals are a currency that allows you to purchase services, items, and other currencies in Lost Ark. It is a shop currency that exists alongside Blue Crystals and Gold in the Lost Ark shop. Royale Crystals can only be bought using real-world money.
Most of the items for sale in the Lost Ark Shop can only be purchased using Royal Crystals, and it is also necessary for purchasing Gold and Blue Crystals, making them the most important currency in the Lost Ark Shop.
How to get Royale Crystals in Lost Ark?
You can only get Royale Crystals in Lost Ark by purchasing them through the Steam store using real money.
Royal Crystal prices can vary from one region to the other, but expect to pay around $9.99, $19.99, $49.99, and $99.99 for a set pack of 1,000, 2,200, 5,750, and 12,000 Royale Crystals, respectively.
The 2,200 Royal Crystal pack, 5,750 Royale Crystal pack, and the 12,000 Royale Crystal pack offer additional Royal Crystals upon purchase, so it might make sense to just buy either of the three instead of the 1,000 Royal Crystal pack.
How to Use Royal Crystals in Lost Ark?
Royal Crystals can be used to purchase various items from the Lost Ark Shop. Most of the items that you can buy with Royal Crystals can be found under the ‘Crystal’ tab in the Lost Ark Shop.
The items found under the ‘Crystal’ tab consist of various Chests and Complete Packs for various classes. Most of which can only be bought with Royal Crystals.
The best item you can buy with Royal Crystals is arguably the Level Complete Pack which rewards you with Blue Crystals for every 10 levels you achieve in-game for a total of 2600 Blue Crystals when you reach Level 50.
You can also use Royal Crystals to purchase Gold, and by extension, Blue Crystals, which can then be used to purchase other items in the Lost Ark Shop:
Can Royal Crystals be converted into other currencies?
Yes, although Royal Crystals can only be bought using real money in Lost Ark, you can convert Royal Crystals into Gold and then to Blue Crystals through the currency exchange service in the Lost Ark Shop.
You might find yourself converting Royal Crystals into Gold and Blue Crystals every now and then since not all items in the Lost Ark shop can be bought with Royale Crystals alone.
Unfortunately, you cannot use Gold or Blue Crystals to purchase Royal Crystals.
Royal Crystals are the backbone currency in Lost Ark that’s used to purchase most items in the Lost Ark shop.
Royal Crystals can also be converted to Gold and Blue Crystals in the Currency Exchange menu within the Lost Ark Shop as needed, as sale items in the Lost Ark shop can only be bought using one of these three currencies.