There are five different types of cards in Loop Hero, and they are categorized based on where you can place them on the expedition map. The five types of cards are Road, Roadside, Landscape, Special, and Golden Cards. This How to Get Golden Cards will tell you everything you need to know about them.
In Loop Hero there are four different Golden Cards and in order to access them and use them in your deck you must build the Intel Center in your camp. Once you have this building in your camp you will have the ability to choose the golden cards in the deck-building menu. There are four Golden cards in Loop Hero and in order to unlock these cards which are immediately recognize by their special border you must first build the additional structure at your camp that is associated with them. Listed below are the four Golden Cards along with the facility you need to build and their effect in Loop Hero.
This Golden card requires a Crypt to be built at camp. Ancestral Crypt is a Landscape card that gives +3 HP for each enemy with a soul that is killed and grants one resurrection after death but removes the HP bonus from armor.
Maze of Memories
This Golden Card requires a Library to be built at camp. Maze of Memories is a Landscape card that takes up a lot of space on the map and therefore fills the boss bar very quickly. Take a look at our How to Get the Maze of Memories Card to find out more about this Golden card.
This Golden card requires a Smelter to be built at camp. Arsenal is a Roadside card that unlocks an additional equipment slot for the duration of the expedition but lowers the stats of all subsequently dropped gear by 15%.
This Golden card requires Alchemist's Tent at camp. Zero Milestone is a Road card that weakens enemies that are near the meridian of this card, and strengthens enemies that are far from the meridian.
It is important that you think carefully as to when and where you are going to Golden cards can only be placed once per expedition. Although each of the four Golden cards comes with a beneficial effect they can also have a detrimental effect if you place them at the wrong time so it is crucial to use them wisely. An example of this is placing a Maze of Memories Golden card before you are fully prepared to fight a boss as doing so will spawn the boss in question early.
Golden cards can be particularly effective when they are paired with certain classes, Arsenal for instance works best with the Rogue class as it will enable you to gain access to amulets which will give you Magic HP. Once you become familiar with the basic stats in Loop Hero you will be able to take advantage of Golden cards accordingly.
Check out our How to Customize your Deck guide to get some tips on how to take advantage of the cards you get in Loop Hero.