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Arena

What is arena?

The Arena is a cluster-wide event that happens every Wednesday at 8PM UK time. It is located on Ragnarok just next to the green obelisk, around 55/35.

You will enter the Arena alongside your dino companion and other players to fight your way through different waves of spawned dinos and monsters. The further you get, the greater the challenge, and greater the reward!

The event is open to all players of any level, so it doesn’t matter if you’re a veteran or if you just joined AstralArk. All you need to bring is the items you wish to use during the event, and a dino companion or two if you have them. You can participate in the arena on foot, however we would recommend having a dino with you for Bracket 2 and up.

How does it work?

  1. Arrive at Arena at least 15 minutes before it is due to start, allowing yourself enough time to store your spare dino in the holding area and to ensure you are fully prepared for the event.
  2. Once ready, players can enter the Arena itself and head to the green starting square and await the start of the event.
  3. At 8PM UK time, the Arena gates will be locked. Once players confirm they are ready, the first wave will be spawned at the red square.
  4. Admins will confirm the round can start, at which point players can then leave the green square and start the fight.
  5. Once the round is completed, players should either head back to the green square and get ready for the next round, or ask to leave the arena if they wish to drop out.
  6. You have 1 minute in between each of the normal rounds and up to 5 minutes before the bonus round.
  7. After the break, the next round will start. It will continue in this manner until all rounds of the bracket have been completed.
  8. Once the bracket is completed, players will be asked to gather at one of the coloured squares where the prices will be given out.

What can I win?

You can win a prize for each round you complete. Completing Brackets 1 to 4 will grant you a perfect tamed dino.

  • Bracket 1: 1x Custom Treasure Chest
  • Bracket 2: 2x Custom Treasure Chests
  • Bracket 3: 3x Custom Treasure Chests
  • Bracket 4: 4x Custom Treasure Chests
  • Brackets 1 to 2 completed: Perfect tamed dino of your choice from the allowed dinos for those brackets (includes shoulder pets)
  • Brackets 3 to 4 completed: Perfect tamed dino of your choice from the allowed dinos or any flying/aquatic creature (includes shoulder pets)

Rules

General

  • Once a round has started, only players who die in Arena will be allowed to re-enter by the small doors.
  • Do not steal other players’ inventory, you will be banned from participating should this happen.
  • You may watch Arena only from the designated platform, no flying over or near the arena is allowed.
  • Remember you’re all in this together, so working as a team will make your life much easier!

During Arena

  • Be on time for the event so you do not keep people waiting.
  • You are not allowed to use the Arena structures to avoid being attacked.
  • If you die during Arena, you may re-enter by one of the small doors next to the main gates.
  • We will not refund or return any items or dinos that are lost during the event.
  • We will only stop a round if all players ask for it.
  • All spectators must remain at the viewing platform during the event to avoid aggro and interference.

What you can bring

  • Two dinos per bracket (can be swapped out between rounds)
  • A shoulder pet of your choice
  • Food/drink
  • Armour
  • Melee weapons (excluding climbing pick)
  • Ranged weapons (excluding RPGs, explosives)
  • Ammo (no grappling, zipline or tranquilizers)
  • Saddles and platform saddles1
  • Tek weaponry and saddles

1 Platform saddles cannot have foundations or pillars on them

The Brackets

Each bracket contains 4 rounds and a bonus round. Below you will find the dinos that you will have to defeat for each round. Numbers are per player.
Dinos are spawned at level 250 unless stated otherwise.

#1 – Explorer Bracket

  • 2 x Kaprosuchus
  • 2 x Kentrosaurus
  • 2 x Ravagers
  • 2 x Daeodons
  • 2 x Ice Worms (Bonus round)

Allowed Dinos

  • Araneo
  • Arthopluera
  • Beelzebufo
  • Carbonemys
  • Castoroides
  • Direwolf
  • Doedicurus
  • Equus
  • Gallimimus
  • Iguanodon
  • Kaprosuchus
  • Mantis
  • Megaloceros
  • Morellatops
  • Ovis
  • Pachycephalosaurus
  • Pachyrhinosaurus
  • Parasaur
  • Phiomia
  • Pulmonoscorpius
  • Procoptodon
  • Raptor
  • Ravager
  • Sabertooth
  • Thorny Dragon
  • Terror Bird
  • Triceratops

#2 – Adventurer Bracket

  • 2 x Polar Bears
  • 2 x Karkinos
  • 2 x Allosaurus
  • 2 x Therizinosaurus
  • 2 x Velonasaurs (Bonus round)

Allowed Dinos

  • Ankylosaurus
  • Allosaurus
  • Baryonyx
  • Chalicotherium
  • Direbear
  • Gigantopithecus
  • Megatherium
  • Sarco
  • Stegosaurus
  • Thylacoleo

You can bring dinos from the previous bracket as long as you still contribute.

#3 – Survivor Bracket

  • 2 x Yeti
  • 2 x Spinosaurus
  • 2 x Rex
  • 2 x Brontosaurus
  • 2 x Corrupted Reaper Kings (Bonus round)

Allowed Dinos

  • Bronto
  • Daeodon
  • Karkinos
  • Mammoth
  • Megalosaurus
  • Paraceratherium
  • Therizinosaurus
  • Woolly Rhino

You can bring dinos from the previous brackets as long as you still contribute.

#4 – Monster Bracket

  • 2 x Basilisks
  • 2 x Deathworms
  • 2 x Rubble Golems
  • 2 x Enraged Triceratops
  • 1 x Lava Golem (Bonus round)

Allowed Dinos

  • Basilisk
  • Reaper King
  • Rex
  • Rock Golem
  • Spinosaurus
  • Yutyrannus

You can bring dinos from the previous brackets as long as you still contribute.

FAQ

Can I come and watch?

Yes of course, anyone may come and watch Arena. However please make sure you stay on the viewing platform provided to avoid accidentally interfering with arena by drawing aggro.

What dinos can I bring?

Only dinos on the above “allowed” lists can be brought to Arena. However we are always open to suggestions, so feel free to ask if you think a specific dino would work in a bracket.

What happens if me or my dinos die during Arena?

If you die in Arena, then you can re-enter by the small gates to get your corpse and continue the event. You cannot however bring in your spare dino until the round has finished.

When do we get the prizes?

The standard loot prizes will be given out at one of the coloured squares at the end of each bracket. The dino prizes will be done after Arena at an agreed time between the player and admins.