12 tips from Last Shelter: Survival to survive the zombie apocalypse

Be the last man alive on Earth and survive the zombie apocalypse: that's your mission in Last Shelter: Survival. But of course this is not an easy task to perform. Facing huge hordes of zombies while gathering resources and building an organized base is hard work and requires strategy and above all patience.

That's why we bring in this article some necessary tips for those who are starting in this mobile game. Check out a complete guide below that will turn you into the greatest survivor the world has ever seen!

1. Keep the base organized

Setting up a base everyone knows. Erecting buildings at random, however, is not enough in Last Shelter: Survival. As much as it may not seem like it, this is a game that requires strategy and planning. So even if you can't build many buildings at the beginning of the game, try to think about what you want your base to look like.

This is important so that you can get the entire road system ready before the buildings. This will make it easier for the trucks that take the builders all over the base. If roads are not built, vehicles take longer to travel.

Still in terms of the road, don't build a very complex network of paths. In addition to delaying the construction of buildings essential to their survival, vehicles will certainly spend more fuel when traveling longer. And, as you know, time is money, unfortunately.

2. Look for resource boxes

Especially at the beginning you will need more resources all the time. After all, erecting your defenses and preparing your attacks requires something in return. One option is to use the trucks to search for resource boxes that are available throughout the base. Just touch one of the boxes and a vehicle will automatically pick up everything you need.

This is the easiest and safest way to get resources in Last Shelter: Survival. Just make sure your warehouses aren't full, so you don't end up wasting a box for nothing.

3. Accelerate your progress with the help of on-screen shortcuts

You've already noticed that everything in Last Shelter: Survival is about accomplishing as many tasks as possible in the least amount of time. This is facilitated by the presence of on-screen shortcuts. The game lets you have access to just about everything with just one shortcut button. This is taught right in the tutorial, and this is a lesson that should not be forgotten.

As the base expands, it's normal that it starts to become more complicated and time-consuming to get to the places you need to get to. These shortcut buttons give you the option to reach any building, mission or task in just one tap. So you can handle everything without getting lost and without ending up having some kind of damage.

4. Use zombies to get money

At the bottom of the screen, there is a large radio at its base. It serves to attract zombies towards you. If you do, your troops will fire at anything that moves outside your lines of defense. All dead zombies leave money behind, and once the entire horde of creatures is eliminated, you get a box with more money.

This option given by the game is very good to earn extra money and for free. After use, the sound needs to cool down a bit before being used again.

5. Make alliances

Making alliances is essential to surviving a zombie apocalypse. In Last Shelter this is one of the first things you have to worry about. Alliances grant you many benefits as long as they are active. You can ask for advice, you can request resources, and you can even ask allies to speed up your base builds.

This last case is very useful for those starting out in the game. To ask for this help is very simple. As soon as you join an alliance from the list, you will see that a symbol appears on top of its buildings under construction: a hand clasping the other. Clicking on this symbol will send a help request to an active member of your alliance.

In the alliances menu it is also possible to pick up rewards that are given to you for being an active member. But don't worry about checking this menu all the time. A red dot appears on it whenever there is a bounty to withdraw or if there is an alliance task to be done.

Also, once you're sure it's the alliance you want to be a part of, there's the Teleport option. This option allows you to immediately travel to where your allies are. This makes it easier to send and earn resources and aids. Something very important when the initial protective barrier breaks down and you are left open to attack.

6. Check your mailbox

Another icon that should not be ignored is the message box. The main communications from the game system, developers and even allies come from there. Whenever there is an unread message, a red dot will appear over the icon.

Remember to look at this every day. Sometimes there are special events that you can make some profit from and that the system only informs you about there. Some items and rewards are also sent there, not directly into the inventory.

7. Don't forget to use your Heroes

At the very beginning of the game you receive a Hero, who will be marked as the leader of your army. The moment you get more than one Hero, you need to build a Management Center. Each Hero has a unique ability, which can be used in some role within your base.

You can assign Nora, for example, your second Hero, to the farm, as she increases food production. Recruit as many Heroes as you can, always paying attention to their abilities, so that you can increase the success and productivity of your base.

8. March with your army

You won't be able to wait all the time for the zombies or for something to happen. In addition to a strategy and survival game, Last Shelter: Survival is also an action game. Then click on the World button in the lower right corner of the screen. You will be taken to the world map, where you can see the locations of resources, zombies and neighboring bases.

Here it is possible to take a series of actions. It is possible to attack bases that do not belong to your alliance, for example. If you want, you can also attack zombies to get resources and experience. There are resource fields that can be mastered and resources collected.

For all this to be done, you must march with your army. At first it is possible to have only one troop. Once you release more groups of soldiers, you can send them on different missions across the map. Be sure to do this, as this is a way to keep a steady stream of resources and experience.

9. Enter Events and earn rewards

Remember that we said that the system can send you news about the emergence of events within the game? Well then. In the upper right corner there is a special icon for Events. If you click there you will be able to find out which events are currently taking place and which ones will start soon.

Games like Last Shelter: Survival often benefit those players who participate in their Events a lot. There are good rewards in terms of money and resources, as well as Diamonds. The Daily Challenge is one of the easiest and unmissable, as it is usually related to everyday tasks, such as gathering resources or evolving a building in the base.

10. Prepare to lose base protection

From the start, players need to know that they have invisible protection around their base. It prevents enemies from invading your base, not only powerful zombies, but mainly other players. The problem is that as soon as you reach base level 6, this invisible barrier drops and you become on the attack map of the other players.

Bearing this in mind is very important. The tutorial phase takes you right up to level 6, so don't complete the last quest of this tutorial until you've made sure you've done some very important things.

The first one is to click on the build menu. Make sure that all buildings have been constructed and that they have all received their maximum upgrades to the current base level. Also, train as many troops as you can. Verifying that there is nothing left to evolve and that you have trained all the soldiers you can, you can send your base to level 6.

11. Choose your class wisely

At the end of the tutorial you are presented with the possibility to choose one class out of three. In English, it's Trader, Farmer and Raider. Of course, each class has its own unique advantages and disadvantages. Traders will focus on getting money. Farmers will focus on production and resource gathering. The Raiders, in turn, will be the military.

It is important to read the descriptions of all classes well so that you do not make the wrong choice. We recommend that those who do not have much experience in this type of game do not try to focus on money or war actions. These must therefore choose to be Farmers.

As a Farmer, you will have depot protection, which eliminates the need to raid neighboring bases to obtain resources. After level 10, however, it is possible to switch classes if you are not satisfied with yours.

12. Don't Lose Your Progress

The last act every Last Shelter: Survival newcomer needs to do is link their account to the game's developer. Mobile games often offer this option, so you don't lose your progress if you change your mobile device.

There's a button that pops up whenever you try to quit the game that lets you connect your account to the IM30. Just enter your email, create a password and that's it. You will receive an email message asking you to confirm it. Once this is done, your progress will always be saved. Also, you get a bonus of 100 diamonds.

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