This article focuses on the ins-and-outs of real money used for FKG. Money can go into FKG by buying DMM points, but it's a one-way transaction. DMM points can be bought in the following ways:
- Using Paypal
- Using a credit card registered to your DMM account
- Using web money bought from Japanese convenience stores
DMM points are used to buy Premium Gacha rolls, Gardener Requests, and flower stones. Buying DMM points is called charging / 課金. You can check how many points you have with the text labeled Confirm Possessed Points / 所持ポイントを確認. DMM points expire one year after buying them. To charge points, look above the game's app and click on the button labeled Point Charge / ポイントチャージ.
You will be taken to a screen where you select how to charge for points. The methods are as follows:
- Credit card / クレジットカードでのお支払い
- Paypal / PayPalでのお支払い
- Other payment methods / その他支払い方法
- Bank transfer / 銀行振込
- Use a point card / ポイントコードを使う
Using a credit card has different repercussions than the other methods.
|You get 1% of your points back if you use a credit card.||DMM may not recognize or accept your foreign credit card. If that happens, consider registering your credit card with Paypal and charging through that.|
|For Android and iOS, 100 yen once-a-day Gacha rolls will also give you four PGT fragments.||All banks handle foreign transactions differently. The credit card might claim to successfully buy points, but your bank might wait to process all their foreign transactions until the end of the week, end of a month, etc. Check your bank statement after charging. If DMM doesn't see its money fast enough, they might suspect fraud and ban you from DMM as a whole. Tread with caution.|
For the Mobile Version on Google Play, you can use your Google Play account's money to charge. The process resembles Paypal in that a conversion from your local currency to yen will be done.
Probably the same as Android.
Whereas DMM points are premium currency for the game platform (DMM/Fanza), flower stones / FS are premium currency for the game (FKG). FS are used on a whole slew of things:
- Different Premium Gachas than the DMM point ones
- Wares for Kugaisou, Current Event gacha character skill/equipment flowers, Petite Centies, etc.
- Expanding character capacity
- Expanding equipment capacity
- Stamina refilling
- Refilling raid points
FS are typically not used for stamina refills, as items like Recovery Nectars do exist. FS are also typically not used to refill Raid Points as the rewards from Raids are generally not worth it.
Above all else, FS are required to roll Gacha which is how you'll get your most powerful characters. Worded differently, you cannot get the gacha girl you want without spending FS at some point in time.
Multiples of 100
FS will always be in multiples of 100. That means the smallest amount you'll ever see is 100. Because the numbers get large and the first two digits are meaningless, multiple ways to refer to FS amounts exist:
- 1oo for 100 FS. (Those are two 'oh' characters)
- 1(00) for 100 FS.
- 100 FS for 100 FS. (Used by the devs)
- 1 FS for 100 FS. (Used by players familiar with the old conversion rate)
Regarding why the FS are multiplied, it was part of FKG's preparation to unveil the Mobile Versions. In the past, the smallest number of FS you could ever see was one, but they changed the smallest common denominator to 100 so that 1 FS = 1 yen. This meant that foreign currencies could buy FS with minimal loss due to rounding. For example, you could buy 100 FS for the price of 100 yen using your local currency which would be like 0.94 USD. Prior to the change, it would've costed 0.00(94) USD... meaning free.
FKG differentiates between bought and free FS. Bought FS / 有償 can only be obtained by trading DMM points for them. They expire in 180 days. Free FS / 無償 are obtained in-game. Free FS are also a bonus if you buy FS with DMM points in big batches. See Shop.
Here are some ways to get FS in-game.
- Full-clearing stages
- Getting a girl to 100% Affection and 200% Affection (only once per character type, excluding alts)
- Completing a girl's fourth (blooming) Character Quest
- Apologems in the Present Box
- Login Campaigns
Prioritizing full clears are vital to FS income because Current Events and Reprint Events only last two weeks each, so you can only get the FS from their stages during that time. When events come back as reprint or re-reprint events, they count as brand new stages, so the full clear rewards are different.