Legend of the Pharaohs is another Egyptian themed slot game from SG Interactive as you would probably deduce from the title. Worry not about monotonous boring stuff though as this is an Egyptian themed slot game with a huge difference. If you like games like Aristocrats Queen of the Nile 2 or IGT’s Pharaoh Rising then you will love this game from Barcrest.
Quick Start – Legend of the Pharaohs iPhone Slots
Without wasting much time, let’s jump into the main review to see what this five reel and 20 payline slot game has in store. Remember, this online slot is mobile friendly hence you can enjoy it on any modern mobile device.
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Slot layout guide
The background of this online slot game depicts the inside of an empty pyramid. The reel section is covered by a blue patterned wall which blends into theme nicely.
Reel symbols explained
When spinning the reels of Legend of the Pharaohs, players will find the following symbols on the reels: the game logo icon, cross, eye of Horus, sphinx, a beetle and traditional card symbols.
Base game symbols and pay tables
- Cross: The highest paying symbol in this game is the cross. For matching five of these the player is awarded 1000.00 coins, for matching four of these the player is awarded 400.00 coins and for matching three of these the player is awarded 100.00 coins.
- Game Logo icon: The game logo icon carry the game’s second-highest payouts. For matching five of these the player is awarded 1000.00 coins, for matching four of these the player is awarded 300.00 coins and for matching three of these the player is awarded 200.00 coins.
- Eye of Horus: The eye of Horus icon pays the third most. For matching five of these the player is awarded 800.00 coins, for matching four of these the player is awarded 100.00 coins and for matching three of these the player is awarded 80.00 coins.
- Sphinx: The sphinx pays the fourth most. For matching five of these the player is awarded 600.00 coins, for matching four of these the player is awarded 160.00 coins and for matching three of these the player is awarded 60.00 coins.
- Beetle: The beetle pays the fifth most. For matching five of these the player is awarded 400.00 coins, for matching four of these the player is awarded 120.00 coins and for matching three of these the player is awarded 40.00 coins.
- Traditional Card Symbols: The traditional card symbols pay the lowest in this game. For matching five of a kind the player is awarded up to 200.00 coins, for matching four of a kind the player is awarded up to 80.00 coins and for matching three of a kind the player is awarded up to 20.00 coins.
Bonus games and features
- Wild: The icon written WILD acts as the wild symbol and as such it possesses the capability to substitute for any other symbol on the reels.
- Scatter: There are two scatter symbols in this game which are the red pyramid and the blue pyramid.
Free Spins Bonus Feature
This feature is triggered when the player lands three or more of the blue pyramid scatter symbols.
- Three scatters award the player 10 free spins plus 1 active bonus.
- Four scatters award the player 10 free spins plus 2 active bonuses.
- Five scatters award the player 10 free spins plus 3 active bonuses.
- During the free spins bonus feature, any of the standard symbols including the low-value traditional card symbols may be transformed into wild symbols. When transformed into wilds, standard symbols will carry higher payout values.
- Look out for the red pyramid scatter symbols as they will retrigger additional free spins.
Free Spins Wild Reels Bonus Feature
This is a random feature which will see any reel or more turn into wild reels during the free spins feature. Affected reels will remain as wild reels till the end of the feature.
Free Spins Win Eliminators Bonus Feature
This is a random feature which will see all low value winning combinations being eliminated from the reels. This can happen up to 5 times during a single bonus round. The consequence of this is that the player stands a better chance of landing more lucrative high value winning combinations in subsequent spins.
Free Spins Colossal Symbol Bonus
This is a random feature which only comes into play during the free spins round. Anyone of the standard symbols will be transformed into a colossal symbol which covers all reel positions on reel 2, 3 and 4. The colossal symbol will stay in place until the end of the free spins bonus or if another bonus is triggered.
Best Strategy feature
This feature is present to help players choose the best bonus feature to go for if they manage to trigger multiplier bonus features at the same time. However, there is no guarantee that the chosen bonus feature will yield higher returns.
Big Bet Game
Legend of the Pharaohs come with the Big Bet game modes which increase the probability of the player triggering the above-mentioned bonus features. In the Big Bet game modes in this slot game, the player will have many persistent special symbols hence higher chances of landing lucrative winning combinations.
Legend of the Pharaohs is an Egyptian themed iPhone / iPad compatible slot game app from SG Interactive which comes with numerous bonus rounds that are sure to put a smile on your dial 🙂 The RTP of this game range from 81.00 percent to 98.10 percent. This slot game gets an 8.8 points rating out of 10 points in our most popular Barcrest iPad slot games.