These missions are used to some how directly effect an enemy empire.
Cost in Scrolls
The cost in scrolls of any given mission increases as your networth goes up. The current cost is displayed next to the mission name in the drop-down box.
Display of Missions
You will notice that under certain conditions the drop-down box in which you select the mission to execute shows some missions in yellow or red. Yellow indicates that you do not have enough runes to perform the mission. Red indicates that your spy ratio is insufficient to perform that mission.
||An Espionage makes your spies infiltrate into the enemy empire and deliver back their status screen. This is very useful and requires the lowest ratio to succeed. Never pass up a chance to grab an "Espy" off someone, as it may save you turns or attacks trying to find a weak spot. On the very bottom of the status screen, a list of the available spy missions are listed. This tells you what missions your ratio will let you use against that empire, in case you would like to incite desertion, or do a covert operation.
||This option rallies troops in an enemies empire to leave. Normally about 3% per time. This can be minimized to 1/3 if the "Raise Defenses" mission is used in Peaceful,Spies section.
||This mission destroys some of the food that the enemy empire has out. Needs a % or FORMULA PLZ.
||Burn Scrolls destroys the scrolls of the target empire. Needs % or FORMULA PLZ
||Sabotage destroys enemy structures. (Needs more and a FORMULA/%) .
||Covert Operations is a type of attack. In this mission, your spies are pitted against your enemies spies. If you succeed, you gain land. This attack is useful, because an empire may have a large army, but few spies.
||This mission steals cash that was left out on the empire of your choosing. (NEEDS Formula or %)
||This mission steals food that was left out on the empire of yoru choosing. (NEEDS Formula or %).