Points are a valuable form of currency for many players. They can be used in exchange for items, a racing licence, refills and more.
- 1 How To Earn Points
- 2 Points Building
- 3 Points Market
- 4 History
How To Earn Points
There are several ways to earn points in Torn, this can be done by:
Buying points from the market
Although these can be hard to find sometimes, demand on this market is high. See Points Market below.
Donate to the game
A single donation of $5 USD will provide you with a Donator Pack which gives 50 points when used. Multiple donations of this method can yield random extra-bonus points.
Subscribe to the game
Becoming a subscriber will give you 75 points either annually or monthly (Monthly subscription gives 75 points a month, annual gives 900 a year).
Steal points in the pawn shop
Succeeding the 13 nerve pawn shop crime (Side door only) will give 3-7 points. If you choose to do this crime then be warned that if you fail you will lose a large chunk of crime exp.
Submitting to the newspaper
You can submit your comics and articles to the newspaper when level 10. If accepted, a comic will reward 250 points and an article gives 500 points (If you are a regular contributor to the Newspaper then you may receive more points).
Exchanging artifacts and other collectible sets in the Museum
All artifacts as well as complete flower sets and plushie sets can be exchanged in the Museum for points (unlocked after completing the Bachelor of History). The amount of points you can acquire ranges between 5 for a complete plushie set to 10,000 for a single Egyptian amulet.
Referring players to the game
If a player signs up using your referral code (found at the bottom of the city page and on the Recruit Citizens page found on the sidebar) you will be awarded with, among other things, 250 points.
This is where you spend your points. Here are the following things you can spend points on:
Buy a Stock Ticker
|This can only be bought once and is needed to buy and sell Stocks||20 Points||
Buy a Racing License
|This can only be bought once, and is needed to use the Raceway||50 Points||
Buy a Bazaar
|The Bazaar can only be bought once and is used to sell items tax free!||250 Points|
Refill Energy Bar
|Refill Energy Bar (Once per day, resets at new day [precisely at 00:04])||25 Points||
Buy City Watch App
|This application can be bought once and downloaded as needed on various PCs, it notifies you of new Events and Mail in real time with a slight delay.||50 Points||
Buy one Merit
|Can be used to buy Merits up to half your current level IE a lvl 50 can buy up to 25 merits.||250 Points|
Refill Nerve Bar
|Refill Nerve Bar (Once per day, resets at new day [precisely at 00:04])||25 Points||
Buy a Gas Can
|Gas Cans are needed for arson Crimes.||100 Points||
|Resets Merits so you can spend them again. Each reset increases the cost by 250 points with a maximum of cost of 5,000 points and unlimited resets.||500-5000 Points|
Refill Casino Tokens
|Refill Casino Tokens (Once per day, resets at new day [precisely at 00:04])||25 Points||Upgrade maximum loan (by $100,000) up to 10x.||100 Points|
Buy a Laptop
|Laptops are used to communicate via Mail and Forums while traveling, you may also use the Newspaper.||25 Points||
Buy a Display Cabinet
|A Display Cabinet can only be bought once and is used to display items on your user profile.||100 Points|
This is where you buy and sell points. The Points Market has a cap of $100,000 per point. The average price per point on the Points Market is $60,000. Points can also be sold to the Pawn Shop for a calculated price, current $50,000, but cannot be bought there.
Donator Packs used to be available for 100 points, this was removed in November 2010.
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