Resources act as currency in Boom Beach. With resources you can build buildings, upgrade buildings, train troops, and more. In Boom Beach, there are five resources in total: gold, wood, stone, iron, and diamonds. You can find out everything you need to know about all five resources below.
Boom Beach Resources
Boom Beach Gold can be used to train troops, research troops, explore the the archipelago, cut down trees, and remove rocks. You can obtain gold by building residences, conquering islands, and from boats that come from liberated islands. Read more about Gold.
Boom Beach Stone is mostly used to visually enhance your buildings since it is a more refined resource. You can obtain stone from the quarry, liberating islands, your resource base, and exchanging diamonds.
Boom Beach Iron is used largely as a visual improvement on buildings. It is the strongest and most refined resource in the game. You can obtain iron from the iron mine, liberating islands, your resource base and exchanging diamonds.
Diamonds act as the premium currency in Boom Beach. Diamonds can buy anything, including resources, or perform an instant upgrade with them. Diamonds are collected by completing achievements, defending your base, or purchasing them with real-world money. Read more about Diamonds.