Where to find:
Fossils will randomly generate around the map similar to dinosaurs. They will appear as different parts of a skeleton.
What they do:
Unlike dinosaurs you can’t tell what they are by plain sight, when you press on them it will show at the top if the screen which dinosaur the bones belong to. You can use coins to extract DNA from the bones.
Another thing similar to the dinosaurs is that a light will appear below the bones to display the Rarity. But bones has a 1 in 100 chance of being a legendary, and a 1 in 500 chance of being a unique (you can modify the chances to fit your likings).
How much DNA you earn:
The bone type will present how much DNA you will earn. There will be 3 types of bone structures, a leg that gives you 5 of that dinosaur’s DNA, the ribcage that gives you 10, and the skull which gives you 15.
How much it costs to extract:
to extract a common, it would cost 50 coins. to extract a rare, 100 coins. to extract an epic, 500 coins. to extract legendary, 1000 coins. finally, to extract a unique, it would cost 5000 coins (if you do implement this feature, feel free to modify it anyway you want).
there could be an achievement where you have to extract a certain amount of DNA from fossils, which when you complete it gives you an exclusive fossil icon that you can use on your avatar, such as a t-rex skull. I also like the idea of visiting real life dig sites to earn crazy rewards, so here’s the plan. Each region has its own yearly event that lasts a month, and since most people would have to travel far to get to them, the incubator would give you massive rewards, such as legendary DNA and potentially unique DNA.
Hope this gets through to you ludia,