Albion Online Best starter town

Albion Online is one of the few free-to-play MMORPGs that offer players the freedom to become anything or any class they want. At the beginning of the game, players have to option to start their journey in the royal continent – from any of the five starter towns.

For new players who aren’t aware of starter towns – they are safe zones with different biomes, resources, community, and so on. Here is a list of all starter towns in Albion Online

  • Swamp Cross
  • Mountain Cross
  • Forest Cross
  • Steppe Cross
  • Highland Cross

Each of the aforementioned starter towns in Albion Online has its own unique resources in which they excel at. It doesn’t matter from which starter town a player starts the game because in the end players will reach the capital city of Caerleon that serves as the central hub of the game.

Which is the best starter towns in Albion Online

First of all, each and every starter town in Albion Online have their own aesthetic and practical value. So, if you are a new player who doesn’t have any particular requirement in mind – then you can join start your journey in the Royal Continent from any of the starter towns.

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But for players who have some specific things they want at the beginning of their journey in Albion Online. Then check out the different things each town offers –

Swamp Cross

The starter town swamp cross comes with the following benefits.


Players can use features like the Marketplace to buy mounts, Expedition master, and Travel planner.

Directly accessible locations

 Slimehag, Brent Knoll, and Mase Knoll.

Crafting and Refining Facilities

  • Journeyman’s Toolmaker
  • Journeyman’s Repair Station
  • Journeyman Mage’s Tower
  • Journeyman Hunter’s Lodge
  • Adept Saddler
  • Journeyman’s Tanner
  • Journeyman’s Lumbermill
  • Journeyman’s Stonemason
  • Journeyman’s Weaver
  • Journeyman’s Smelter

Rich in following resources

Fiber, Wood, Leather.

Mountain Cross

Rich in following resources

Ore, Stone, Fiber.

Forest Cross

Directly accessible locations

Stagbourne, Cracked Earth, and Redlake.

Rich in following resources

Wood, Leather, Stone.

Steppe Cross

Rich in following resources

Leather, Fiber, Ore.

Highland Cross

Directly accessible locations

Slimehag, Brent Knoll, and Mase Knoll.

Rich in following resources

Stone, Ore, Wood.

Keeping all the above information in mind, we recommend players to start their journey from Swamp Cross or Mountain Cross. Though, we also encourage players to choose the starter town based on their resource requirements.

Albion Online is a free to play sandbox MMORPG, currently available on Android, iOS, PC, Linux, macOS, Classic Mac OS

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