To clear the confusion, this is the quote from Help Center
For normal Delve Rooms you’ll receive 100 Points x the Room Treasure Multiplier. For Boss Rooms you’ll receive 200 Points x the Room Treasure Multiplier.
For not beating the boss room, they lose not just some small points, but close to 400-900 points. Pretty big point if you ask me.
Leaderboard in every events is a bit Pay-to-win with a mix of skill involved. But this one is quite different. Its Pay-to-win factor is bigger, and the best, easiest way to get highest score to to buy the most gems as possible then farming on lowest level. And… that could generate such a big profit for publishers.
However… using your skill still matter here. Sure, you might have to spend more time to get the same score as the above group, but for your lose time, you get to spend every sigils to its full potential, get all the rewards you deserve, by using much less gams than those who’re chasing Learderboard. So in the end, players’ effort is still rewarded, just in a different way.
- Is it open to abuse? Absolutely.
- Is it intended? Maybe.
- Is it a bad thing? Not really.
- Is it profitable to everyone? Yes.