Theme and Gameplay
The Danaida monarch butterfly from the family Nymphalidae is one of the best known in North America and is also often found in European countries and even in northern Africa. If you spend time in the countryside or even if you visit parks frequently, you may have seen this beautiful orange-and-black butterfly, which has a wingspan of up to ten centimetres.
The word ‘monarch’ appears in the butterfly’s name because of its large size and wide habitat, which it ‘rules’. It is also known to have been named after a European monarch.
It has free launches, special symbols, payout multipliers and other options. But playing the Grand Monarch slot machine for winnings multiplication is not possible.
Paying combinations in Grand Monarch slot are formed from three or more of the same symbol on an active line. They must be on the adjacent reels, starting from the first reel to the left. The amount of winnings can be calculated by multiplying the bet, made on one line, by the coefficient of combination (up to x1000).
The payline is the strip that connects the cells of the playing field. It forms the directions in which combinations are collected. The more paylines are involved in the slot, the more opportunities to form winning combinations.
Special Symbols and Payouts
The most valuable symbols in the game Grand Monarch:
➊ The butterfly. It acts as the wild, as well as being the most valuable symbol in the game. Appearing on any of the reels, the butterfly can replace a missing picture in a winning sequence. The advantage of the symbol is that it appears on the screen in blocks of four images vertically. Thus, the probability of forming a prize combination increases. If you catch 3, 4 or 5 butterflies on a payline, the prize will be 50, 250 or 1,000 line bets respectively.
➋ Caterpillar. This picture falls on the second, third and fourth reels. If a caterpillar appears on each of them in any of the four cells vertically, you get five free spins and a reward of two total bets.
The rest of the slot images:
• 9, 10, J, Q give out a prize according to multipliers of 5, 25 and 100 for three, four and five pictures in a row;
• K and A – 5, 50 and 150 similarly;
• white and yellow flowers – 25, 75 and 250;
• orchid and lotus – 25, 100 and 500.
The information table shows that combinations of three images do not bring rewards covering the cost of the spin. In order to get a profitable combination, you need to collect at least five images of numbers and letters and four or five images of flowers.
If scatter symbols (caterpillars) appear on the second, third and fourth reels simultaneously, the player will be rewarded with 5 free spins (freespins). During these spins the game is played at the rate in effect for the last spin. The Extra Wild, a symbol that appears in blocks of four, participates in the game.
During free spins, the total bet is not deducted from the user’s account. The winnings received in this round are added to the spin prize that activated the round. All of this winnings are credited to the user’s account.
The rewards spins can be restarted by reassembling a combination of three caterpillars. The maximum duration of the series will be 255 free spins.