This guide will go over how you can make gold fast by trading in Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord. By buying low and selling high, you can easily start profiting from the difference in prices between settlements.
First, head to any city on the map and select the trade option. You’ll want to look for cheap products to buy and sell. Each city sells different things for different prices, and the goal here is to buy cheap items in bulk and sell them to cities willing to pay higher prices.
Hover over an item like ‘Hides’, and you can see how many are for sale and how much each one sells for at this particular location. On the right side, you can see what other settlements are willing to pay for this item.
In this example, we can buy hides for 44 from this city and sell them at Epicrotea for 102 gold. This would net us a 58 gold profit from buying and selling hides between these two cities. You need to also take into account how far the city you want to sell at is located. If it’s too far away, the price might change and you might also get attacked and lose gold.
How To Make Money in Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord
You can refer to this chart that contains a list of average buy and sell prices for every item in the game. Go to a city, open up trade, and reference this chart to see if you’re getting a good deal.
|Product||Buy Price||Sell Price|
Bounce between city to city looking for cheap prices by referencing the chart above. You are guaranteed to make a profit if you pick them up for at or below the prices listed in the buy column, and selling them to another city for more gold.
Increase Capacity With Mules and Horses
As you trade more and more, you’ll start to fill up on space quicker. To make your inventory bigger, stock up on more horses and mules. They end up paying for themselves in a few trade runs.
Let’s break this down into some easy to follow steps:
- Head into the nearest city and go to ‘Trade’
- Look for the best-priced products by referring to the chart above
- Buy the maximum amount you can hold, and buy Mules and Horses to increase your capacity
- Head to the next closest city and sell them everything you just bought for a profit
- Rinse and repeat
Buying and Selling Luxury Goods
Once you start stacking up your gold, you can move onto more luxurious items like Velvet, Silver, and Jewelry for a much higher profit margin. This requires a higher initial investment but will net you more in the long run.
Optimizing Your Trade Skill
If you want to optimize your trading, you may want to consider investing in trade abilities like Whole Seller. This perk gives you an immediate 5% extra profit margin to your trade empire.
Congratulations! You have now started to create your very own trading empire. The more money you make, the more money you can invest to get more profits. You will easily double your gold with a lot of purchases if you find them on the absolute lowest end of the scale.
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