The Legend of Shangri La by NetEnt is a cluster based online slot game. This game instead of using pay lines, gives out pay outs for the number of characters appearing in clusters on the reels. In the cluster based slot games, landing more and more symbols increases the cluster size along with the payout related with them. The storyline of The Legend of Shangri La slot game is based on a mythical land in Himalayas as in the fiction, written by James Hilton in 1933.
The Legend of Shangri La slot game has six reels and five rows for symbols. The players of this game are required to create horizontal or vertical groups of at least nine symbols to win a payout. The reels of this game are ensconced between two pillars embossed with a dragon’s figurines. On the left side of the reels stands an anthropomorphic red panda surrounded by a serene and charming landscape comprising of mountains, peach trees and waterfalls.
Features of The Legend of Shangri La slot game
The Legend of Shangri La slot game comes with a fixed jackpot of 10.000x along with the other usual features which include auto play, frees spins, bonus rounds, scatters and a wild symbol. This slot does not provide any kind of multipliers or gambling options.
The maximum coin limit for The Legend of Shangri La slot game is set up at hundred coins. The coin range starts at £0.01 and goes up to £2.00. The minimum wagering requirement for each spin starts from £0.10 and ends at £200.00. The high paying symbols of this game include three gurus in the form of a snow leopard, an elephant and a monkey. The other low ranking symbols include a peach blossom, a green butterfly, a pink dragonfly and a golden fish.
The high ranking symbols appear in both large and small icons. The large one is counted as two symbols. The snow leopard provides the biggest payout in this game. Landing 30 of these symbols in a cluster awards the jackpot of this game comprising of 10.000 coins.
The least payout comprises of 30 coins if you can land 9 of these symbols in a cluster. The least paying symbols of this game are the low ranking symbols with the highest payout of 2000 and the least payout of 5 coins.
Wild Symbol: A question mark embossed in green gem is the wild symbol as well as a substitution symbol. This symbol transforms into the adjacent symbol thus creating highest possibilities of creating a winning combination in the cluster. This wild symbol cannot substitute other symbols in the Free Spin bonus round.
Bonus Rounds of Legend of Shangri La slot game
The Legend of Shangri La slot game comes with four bonus features which include
- Free Spins
- Random Substitutions
- Sticky Respins
- Nudge Reel
- Free Spins: This bonus round gets triggered if a player lands at least three of the Free Spin symbols anywhere on the reels. As they occupy space of two smaller symbols so if a player sees two of these symbols then he only requires a half one to activate this round. The number of free spins awarded depends upon the number of the Free Spin symbols landed on the reels in the following way
- Landing 6 of Free Spin symbols awards 8 free spins.
- Landing 5 of Free Spin symbols awards 7 free spins.
- Landing 4 of Free Spin symbols awards 6 free spins.
- Landing 3 of Free Spin symbols awards 5 free spins.
- Random Substitutions: This feature gets activated when two clusters of the same symbols land on the reels during the main game. During the random substitutions, at least one substitution symbol gets added to the reels on the positions adjacent to the existing clusters. More substitution symbols get randomly added till a win is achieved.
- Sticky Respins: This feature gets activated when two non-winning clusters of the same symbols appear anywhere on the reels. During this round, the feature symbols stick to the reels while there is the other respin. The symbols spin free from each other but at the same time. Each extra matching symbol further activates an extra spin.
- Nudge Reel: This feature takes place when two free spin symbols land on the reels and the third one lands just on the right side of the reel giving out only a partial view. This third symbol then gets nudged back on to the reels thus activating the free spins.