This is were allies come in handy, your War Council gives you bonuses for 24hours after some-one has joined it. To recruit people to your War Council go to the Player tab and click on "Recruit Members" which will post the request on your new feed for other AoC players to except the invite.
You can only be apart of 5 different War Council at a time and you get 500gold for join one. Being apart of a War Council doesnt effect you in any other way. War Council Bonuses:
- General: +3 damage army
- Adventurer: +10% gold from quests/pvp
- Merchant:10% gold from buildings
- Mage: +20 energy
- Cleric: +10 life army