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Moons Recap - by Tublecain


Published: Jan 19, 05:19 PM by: Robert ~ Voidhawk

This was submitted by Tublecain as a comment. It’s a good recap, so I made it into its own article. ~ Voidhawk

After a battle there will be debris floating around the defenders planet regardless of who won or lost the debris stays where the battle happened. For every 100K debris left behind there will be a 1% chance of a moon forming.

Things you should note:

  1. You cannot get higher than a 20% chance at a moon forming after a single battle.
  2. The percentage of previous battle does not get added on to newer battles, this means you can easily have had several hundred in combined % over several battles.
  3. If a moon forms it will be instantaneously formed after the battle.
  4. The size of you moon is somewhat relative to the % of the battle after which it was formed. So a moon gained on a 1% battle will be smaller the a moon gained on a 20% battle.

If a planet is destroyed and then recolonized there can still be a moon there.

As for why moon are soo good it is simply the fact that without them you canot build phalanxes or jumpgates. They are also good for protecting your fleet.

For more Information and Tips on OGame Moons…

  1. Moon Recap – by Tublecain
  2. Can my moon be destroyed?
  3. I now have a moon
  4. How to get a moon
  5. Moon Ratings, Deathstars and Lunar Bases
  6. Moon Buildings
  7. Buildings on the Moon
  8. Once in a Blue Moon – General Moon FAQ
  9. Moon Search Results at OGame Tips


OGame Tips Strategy Guide

  1. If a planet is destroyed and then recolonized there can still be a moon there.

    you should destroy your planet and wait till you get bait and then make alot of fast raids!!!

    — RSDZ    Jan 21, 04:36 PM    #
  2. I’m not sure what you mean, but the colonized planet CAN have a moon. It doesn’t start off with one. Destroying a planet with a moon with be pretty foolish, as Moons are hard to come by.

    As for usefulness, Moons also provide quick and easy fleetsaves, and fleet movements cannot be detected by phalanxes.

    — Avalon    Jan 27, 11:39 PM    #
  3. So, this is saying your chance of getting a moon is near impossible until you have really good defense and a really powerful person pissed at you?

    — SilverFury    Mar 3, 01:57 PM    #
  4. Got a question about this topic… is it posible not to get a moon with a 20% of chance of forming after an attack?

    — kErSi    Mar 11, 01:08 PM    #
  5. i colonised a planet which had a moon with it, but I cannot access the moon, so it’s pretty useless.

    — james    Apr 3, 08:16 AM    #
  6. a friend of mine had 20% chance for the moon and he didn`t get one =)

    — Adi    Apr 18, 06:07 PM    #
  7. It’s not impossible at really low points. I just turned over 5k points and had someone come and destroy my fleet. I had a 3% chance to get a moon and got one. I also went under 5k points, so they couldn’t attack again. :)

    — Radome    Apr 27, 05:08 PM    #
  8. just got a quick question if you are so unlucky of having 4 20% chances, will your 5th make it a 100% chance or is it completly seperate?


    — fearthereaper    May 8, 04:55 PM    #
  9. No, the events are completely independant. In otherwards, p(moon | no moon last 4 times) = p(moon)... in otherwards, even if i failed 1000000 times, the next time still only has a 20% chance of getting a moon. However, The odds of failing 5 times in a row are… not high

    — Math Geek    May 10, 05:06 PM    #
  10. How do you check to see your chances of getting a moon?

    — Joexi    May 20, 10:26 AM    #
  11. I observed about 100 fights, and I can say that the higher you are in the ranking the lower your chances are to get a moon, I saw more moons formed with less than 20% than with debris over 20%... so the sooner you get one the better, Im on my 6 attempt now (rank top 100 in Uni 2 Portugal))

    — RepiKator    May 24, 07:01 PM    #
  12. i got a moon with 200k debris fields! how much does a jumpgate cost again?

    — R.Z.K    Jun 16, 07:01 AM    #
  13. A jumpgate costs 2 million metal, 4 million crystal, and 2 million deuterium.

    — Radome    Jun 19, 11:59 AM    #
  14. what do i send to get the moon

    — Darth vendetta    Jul 15, 07:49 AM    #
  15. hey with the res can u hav like 50k metal and 50k crystal and ull gt 1% or do i need like 100kres seperate(eg i had 100k crystal but no metal in the df, wud i gt 1%)? plz answer

    thecat    Jul 18, 01:51 AM    #
  16. Can the moon stay there if an account with a moon gets delete cuz it was inactive for a long time?

    — Reaper    Jul 29, 01:08 PM    #
  17. @thecat

    yeah, you can have 50k 50k and it counts for 100k of resources.

    — Reaper    Jul 29, 01:09 PM    #
  18. just missed with an 18% chance

    — BrenH    Aug 16, 05:38 AM    #
  19. when and how do u find out if u r going to get a moon???
    i got attacked and got a 3% chance of a moon and got a DF and i was thinking that the moon takes a while to develop????

    — jonezy    Sep 11, 07:02 AM    #
  20. Jonezy, the moon is instantaneous. You either get it then, or you don’t. Therefore you either get a DF or a moon.

    — Ato    Sep 23, 10:46 PM    #
  21. had a 20 then 18 percent and didnt get a moon!!!

    — ciphy    Oct 6, 11:52 AM    #
  22. I’ve had 3 20% chances with no moon. Got attacked by a player that lost his fleet and got a moon off of a 4% moon chance. Having only lost 8 Solar Sats.

    My moon says that I have 31 fields. But I built a Robotics Factory and it said there where no fields left. Does this mean I have to build a Lunar Base if so, does that give me all the fields or do you have to level up to get more?

    — Woodzee    Oct 7, 10:34 AM    #
  23. got a question,

    how long does it take to get a moon. i mean, after a battle and you have 20%. would it take seconds, minutes, houres or days before you get a moon. (and you will have one)

    — djeten    Oct 11, 08:56 AM    #
  24. You either get a moon, or a debris field. If you have a debris field outside your planet after a battle, then no moon this time I am afraid….

    — Woodzee    Oct 12, 01:40 AM    #
  25. I got my first moon a couple of days ago, and then I got another one like three days after that! that’s crazy!

    — Eddie    Oct 22, 05:44 PM    #
  26. if you have more of the enemys fleet in your debris do you have a better chance of getting a moon

    burnout3    Dec 9, 11:16 AM    #
  27. rubbish. 1st you can have both moon AND DF. If the moon is created after battle you can still harvest DF. 2nd Moon created of bigger (ie 20%) DF has bigger chance of being bigger, but can be smaller than created of 1% DF. Facts.

    — Event Horizon    Dec 18, 05:56 PM    #
  28. hi i need help ive only just started and i wanna know wat should i do my metal mine is 12 crystal 11 and detoruiam 7 and im thinking of getting a moon should i?

    — hello    Jan 13, 01:20 PM    #
  29. to hello: it doesnt matter that much what level your mines are moons are made out of destroyed fleets

    — nooneinparticualar    Jan 17, 01:07 PM    #
  30. does it matter if u have more than a 20% chance 4 a moon, wat happens if u do?

    — aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa    Jul 5, 01:36 PM    #
  31. Hello, does a fleet that is attacked on your moon go into a DF because technically the DF is what is around the planet not the moon. anyways thanks.

    — moonquestion    Aug 28, 03:00 AM    #
  32. Can i just remind people to read the top of each page as most of your answers are already there.

    vortex    Aug 30, 04:49 PM    #
  33. I have a debris field of 600 crystal…
    What are my chances?

    Flamma    Oct 6, 12:47 PM    #
  34. 0..

    — 12345sniper    Jan 3, 06:42 PM    #
  35. please read up

    highest is 20% you can get a moon…..

    — swifty    Jun 22, 10:12 AM    #

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