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Every adventure in the game is allocated a 'type'. The adventure types are:

Experience Adventures

These are adventures that provide better-than-average experience.  If you are trying to gain levels quickly, then these adventures should be completed.

Icon Adventure Name XP Reward
Gunpowder Gunpowder XP 37,785
Horseback Horseback XP 7,230
Sons of the Veld Sons of the Veld XP 33,440
Surprise Attack Surprise Attack XP 41,820
The Nords The Nords XP 27,530
Traitors Traitors XP 8,710
Witch of the Swamp Witch of the Swamp XP 5,663
The Invasion of the Nords The Invasion of the Nords XP 49,530

Resource Adventures

Resource adventures are those which provide good amounts of loot rewards.  They may not necessarily give good experience points, but by completing these adventure, you will fill your storehouses quicker, especially with the expert resources, Granite and Exotic Wood Logs.

Icon Adventure Name XP Reward
Bandit Nest Bandit Nest XP 9,880
Outlaws Outlaws XP 14,020
Stealing from the Rich Stealing from the Rich XP 11,870
The Island of the Pirates The Island of the Pirates XP 2,752
Victor the Vicious Victor the Vicious XP 27,482
Wild Mary Wild Mary XP 19,290

Follow-Up Adventures

A follow-up adventure is given as a rare drop reward from another adventure, and is designed as a continuation of the story from the original adventure.

Icon Adventure Name XP Reward Reward From
Motherly love2.png Motherly Love XP 3,030 The Island of the Pirates
Old friends2.png Old Friends XP 6,810 Witch of the Swamp
Adv return2bandit nest2.png Return to Bandit Nest XP 12210 Bandit Nest
Adv more secluded2.png More Secluded Experiments XP 26430 Secluded Experiments

Epic Adventures

Epic Adventures are harder adventures, with high losses, but usually provide an epic building as a rare drop in the loot.

Icon Adventure Name XP Reward Epic Reward
Roaring Bull Roaring Bull XP 37,580 Riding Statue
Secluded Experiments Secluded Experiments XP 39.935 Angel Gate
The Black Knights The Black Knights XP 29,175 Dark Castle
The Dark Brotherhood The Dark Brotherhood XP 51,987 Witch Tower

Event Adventures

Usually only found during a game event, these adventures are often very different to the normal adventures.  They may have a completely different look, or be completed in a different way.  

Icon Adventure Name XP Reward Event
Save the christmas feast2.png Save the Christmas Feast XP 4,890 Christmas Event
Adv stolen sleigh2.png The Stolen Sleigh XP 15290 Christmas Event
Eotw2.png The End of the World XP 8,210 End of the World 2012
Anniversary military01.png The Shaman XP 14,000 20th Anniversary
Old Ruins Old Ruins XP 5,340 20th Anniversary
A New Experience A New Experience XP 0 20th Anniversary
Hero Wanted Hero Wanted XP 0 20th Anniversary
The Jester's Map The Jester's Map XP 0 20th Anniversary
Retro Style Retro Style XP 0 20th Anniversary
Nothing Special Nothing Special XP 0 20th Anniversary

Co-operative Adventures

Co-operative adventures require that each participant completes certain goals in order that the adventure can be completed.

Icon Adventure Players XP Reward
Adv co-op-1.png The Siege 2 XP 6105
Adv co-op-2.png The Buccaneer Roundup 3 XP 4720
Adv co-op-3.png Raiding the Raiders 4 XP 6312
Adv co-op-4.png Lakeside Treasure 2 XP 6810
Adv co-op-5.png Tomb Raiders 3 XP 7372
Adv co-op-6.png Whirlwind 4 XP 11676

Mini Adventures

The following adventures are short one-player adventures, which don't give particularly great experience or resource rewards:

Icon Adventure Name XP Reward
The Lost Skull The Lost Skull XP 3,020
Tropical Sun Tropical Sun XP 6,110
Adv sleepingvolcano.png Sleeping Volcano XP 4960
Adv sleepyreef.png Sleepy Reef XP 3860
Adv piratelife.png Pirate Life XP 5990
Dark Priests Dark Priests XP 5,975

Other Adventures

The following adventures don't fit into any of the above categories:

Icon Adventure Name XP Reward Details
Bounty Hunter Bounty Hunter XP 202 The 'Tutorial Adventure' is a unique adventure designed to teach the basics of adventuring.