There are 3 types of currency in Dungeon Defenders II.

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  • Gold is a standard currency used to upgrade, modify, and purchase items.
  • Gold is primarily obtained from completing maps or selling items.


  • Gems are a premium currency used to purchase inventory, heroes, cosmetics, Shards, and more.
  • Gems can only be obtained by paying money.
    • There are 3 regions in Adventures which provide 150 Gems each on completion. These are one time rewards, and there are no other sources of free Gems in the game.
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Defender Medals

  • Defender Medals are a special currency used to purchase heroes, pets, and shards. They are also used in some cases to upgrade or modify items.
  • Defender Medals can only be obtained by completing maps and Missions.

Pages in category "Currency"

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.