The Arena is a Mini Game unlocked by completing the Broken Spire Quest line. Battles in the Arena are played using a drafted team system. Each Arena series you wish to participate in will cost 1000 Gold as an Entry Fee.
The Arena game mode can be found in the Games menu along the bottom of the World Map Screen.
Choosing your troops
You will be asked to select from 3 randomly drawn troops at a time to form a team of the following:
- One Common Troop
- One Rare Troop
- One Ultra-Rare Troop
The Common troop is picked from three random Commons, and the pattern follows for each rarity thereafter. Once you have selected your team, they can be re-ordered however you wish.
It's important to mention that you don't know what the next set of troops is until you pick from the current set, so choose wisely!
Unlike the chosen troops, your hero's weapon can be changed at any point if you feel there is another Weapon that better fits with the team you have built. You can change your weapon on the right side of the Arena screen. You will only see the Troops you are choosing once you have selected all 3, so remember which you select as you build the team.
Note: Newly released troops (Troops you can unlock with Glory when a new week rolls over) are usually added 3-5 weeks after being added as a reward in the in-game shop.
Special Rules in the Arena
When playing an Arena series, these rules apply:
ALL Troops and the Hero are set to level 15, have no Traits and no longer benefit from Troop Type, Kingdom Type or Banner bonuses. Hero Classes are also Disabled.
The Arena is treated this way so that players of all levels, ranging from level 1 players to level 10,000 Players, can battle on an even playing field in a Drafted format.
The Arena also treats Summoning and Transforming troops differently.
Weapons upgrades do not apply in the Arena.
Battling in the Arena
Once you have formed your team (and ordered it as you like), you will be pitted against teams drafted the same way. The objective is to win as many battles as possible before receiving 2 losses. Once you hit 2 losses or 8 wins, you will receive prizes based on how well you did.
You can receive the same rewards you would obtain from a PvP battle while earning your wins in The Arena. You can also earn Champion XP in the Arena even though the Class is not active. Overall Arena rewards are based on the number of Victories you had:
Gold and Soul rewards are modified by the difficulty setting being used, but will only be multiplied by the lowest used in any of the battles fought (i.e. if one battle is at Normal difficulty and the other seven are at Warlord IV, the rewards will be given as if all battles were played on the Normal difficulty).
You also have the option of purchasing the troops used for Gems after accepting your rewards. If you choose to accept the offer, all displayed troops are raised to level 15. The Gem price is determined by the amount of souls that are required to level them (based on your existing levels on those troops). The less you have upgraded these troops, the more Gems they will cost.
- Try to choose troops with as many different colors as possible. For example: if you choose a Brown Common, try not to choose a Brown Rare.
- Choose a weapon that suits the team (again try not to choose the same color a troop is already using).
- Don't forget to change your troop order to the way you want it.
- Choose Mana generator troops to help you power up your Hero's Weapon.
- Avoid choosing troops that need special conditions to function well. For example: "deal triple damage if the enemy has a hunter's mark" or "boost damage based on gold collected"