Gold is used to buy runes, and anything else in the world of MagiQuest. You find four hundred gold from the armor and the sword and one humdred gold from the magi code book and shield. from the three enchant rune chests you get two hundred gold. from the forgotten hallway you get fifty and one hundred gold. From the tangled wood you get two hundred and fifty gold. From the enchanted woods you get one hundred gold. Outside of the quest trees you get one hundred gold. If you cast at the sword ten times you get two thousand gold and also cast at the armor ten times which would make four thousand gold.