In Game Items
Items can be obtained from various sources. Many of them can received as a gift during specials or randomly obtained as a login reward or even immediately as a trophy after the battle. Some of them are also available through the in-game store. You can access your inventory using the icons at the top of the hangar. There will be a large variety of items stored in the inventory, such as tickets for tournaments, boosters which you can activate at any time, wagers, discounts and more. You can activate specific items in your inventory directly through the interface and, depending on the type of item, the action will start immediately or in the next battle you join. Some items are not activated manually, and have an effect and expiration time starting from the moment the player obtained them.
As of 1.47 there are five different types of items available ingame. All can be accessed by the inventory. Press the button in the top right corner to enter it and to show your stock.
Trophies (chests) - will award bonuses or give random items listed in the description of the trophy upon receiving it. This includes Golden Eagles, Premium Account time, Rare Premium and Gift Vehicles, Silver Lions bonuses, Boosters, Wagers, Discounts, Decals, Titles and much more!
Reward is given out randomly (like gambling), therefore there is no guarantee to receive a certain item for buying a chest X times.
These are not to be confused with Combat trophies which are a random free gift after the end of each battle.
Boosters increase the income of lions or research points in battle. They can be both personal and team-oriented, and may also influence both the entire battle results, or only part of it. Boosters are not infinite - some are active for a specific time, and some active for only a limited number of battles or a limited amount of successful completion for other conditions listed in the description of the boost. In the case of several active team boosts in one battle, they are added in order from higher to lower and their effectiveness decrease with each additional item. The formula for calculating the total active gain is the following:
Wagers are items that will allow you to create a “bet” with the game to perform a special mission in random battles in order to receive the highest award. Each wager lasts for several battles. A victory point in a wager is given for a battle in which the player has fulfilled the necessary conditions for its completion. The award received while gaining victories will not be lost and will be credited to the player once the wager has been completed. If the condition of the wager is not satisfied in the battle, then the player will receive one defeat. The bet is considered complete if the player has received the maximum number of defeats or victories. Here a short introduction on how to activate wagers from the Gaijin support page.
Discounts are items that reduce the cost certain goods for the player. This can include discounts on Premium account time, Premium Aircraft and Tanks, Research Points conversion, Golden Eagles as well as several others. These can be particular useful for when you have been saving up for a specific vehicle or maybe want to convert some extra Research points for a specific nation.
Tournament tickets give access to a tournament. When expired, the ticket is automatically replaced by another, if there is one available. This will not reset statistics, progress and awards gained by the player during the tournament. Within this mode, a skilled pilot or tanker can earn prizes immediately after their victories without any need to wait for the tournament to be over. In these events, players will be matched based on their personal rating so it won’t be based on the vehicles battle rating.