To be honest cruchies post leads me to belive that it is better to do the tutorial.
Idk why they put in a skip function if you wouldn't get all the rewards from tutorial. but yeah, I guess you do it pretyt much every time if hes right and you get
extra 2 gold which means your warehouse is auto completed, 20 hero points, 10 free ointments and your hero instantly arrive at first adventure.
Taken from chocs post.