January Preview – Lady of the Iron Islands

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What is dead may never die… but kill the bastards anyway.

To start off the new year, we are celebrating Yara Greyjoy, the Lady of the Iron Islands! This month, be on the lookout for the Ironborn Captain gear set, Kraken’s Beak trinket, and the return of the Feast of Cakes and Pies event.

For Infantry players, enjoy the following bonuses all month long:

  • +20% Infantry Troop Attack
  • +20% Infantry Troop Health
  • +20% Infantry Troop Defense

Feast of Cakes and Pies

The Feast of Cakes and Pies returns on January 9th! Take part in this event and join us in celebration of unity and long-lasting alliances. Participate by purchasing Lemon Cakes from the Store or baking Eel Pies from the Inventory Recipes menu and sending them to your friends as gifts. By doing so, you’ll be assisting your allies with resources and earning points for the event to obtain some great rewards!

For more details about this event, check out our blog here!

Hero Shop Rotation!

We’ll be shaking up our Hero Shop offerings on January 3rd! Look forward to seeing the following hero relics added during the next Heroes of the Great Game event:

  • Night King (The White Walker)
  • Barristan Selmy (Lord Commander)
  • Daenerys Targeryen (Mother of Dragons)
  • Old Nan (Weaver of Tales)
  • Yara Greyjoy (Ironborn Raider)
  • Varys (The Spider)

Gear Season VII Begins! Ironborn Captain Gear Set

The seventh season of gear is here and begins with the Ironborn Captain Gear Set! For this season, look forward to an overall increase in stat values and a new stat for each piece of gear after Level 25.

The Ironborn Captain Gear Set specializes in Infantry combat and focuses on buffing up your Infantry’s Health, Attack, and Defense. You’ll want to consider using this gear set when countering Cavalry players as you’ll be able to stack up the following bonuses:

  • +Infantry Attack Vs. Players Cavalry
  • +Infantry Defense Vs. Players Cavalry

We’ll have more information on Season 7 gear at a later date, but we’d love to hear your thoughts on the Ironborn Captain Gear Set! You can discuss your builds and feedback in the #smithy channel in our Discord!

Gear Season III + IV and Trinket Crafting Flashbacks

There’s another chance to craft Season III and IV gear! Starting on January 19th, crafting material caravans for Season III and IV gear will be available for you to attack. Check out which gear sets are available below:

Season III

  • Night’s Watch Gear Set
  • Battle-Scarred Gear Set
  • Falcon Knight Gear Set
  • Stark Relic Gear Set
  • Kingsguard Gear Set
  • Conqueror’s Gear Set
  • Tyrell Gear Set

Season IV

  • Baelish Gear Set
  • Thorned Bride Gear Set
  • Faceless Men Gear Set
  • Dragonkeeper Gear Set
  • Brotherhood Archer Gear Set
  • Tyrion Gear Set
  • Usurper Gear Set

Three Trinket Collections will also be returning on January 26th! Complete your Trinket Armory with the following:

House Manderly

  • Ranger’s Quiver
  • Sand Steed’s Saddle
  • The Seven-Pointed Star

Valyrian Dragon

  • Dragon Claw Torque
  • Dragonlord’s Horn
  • Young Dragon’s Leash

House Baratheon

  • Book of Brothers
  • Merchant’s Medallion
  • Silk Stole

PvP Preview

PvP will be starting out strong in the new year! Here are the upcoming events to help you get ready!

The Climb: January 1st-2nd, 22nd-23rd

The Climb is the first PvP event in January and this one is perfect for players who love to compete in Strategic Terrain events! In this event, points are earned by attacking Strategic Terrain and Seats of Power. Keep in mind that points are not earned by attacking players at Keeps.

Children of the Forest: January 6th-7th

The second PvP weekend features Children of the Forest! In this event, you’ll earn points by gathering Battlefield Salvage, engaging other players in combat at Strategic Terrain, and trading Battlefield Salvage for resources in your Recipes tab. Combat will be sure to intensify at these battle sites!

KvK – War For The Throne: January 14th-16th

KvK – War For The Throne makes its way back in January! This is a unique game mode where you can join your allegiance and secure Seats of Power at home or across the Narrow Sea to earn points and exclusive KvK Pawn Shards. Check back later this month for a list of kingdom pairings!

Lord of Light: January 28th-30th

Lord of Light will close out the month of January! In this event, any troop that would have been killed in battle will be wounded instead. Additional boosts to Medic Tent capacity and reduced healing costs will help you return to the battlefield. This event occurs in two phases:

Brighter Flames: Earn points by training up your troops and preparing for the battles to come

Longer Shadows: Earn points by defeating other players and healing your wounded troops. The fight will last all weekend long!


January’s wallpaper, of course, features the Lady of the Iron Islands! Decorate your devices with these stunning backgrounds below!

To save on Mobile, tap and hold the image, and select “Download image”. To save on Desktop, right-click and select “Save image as…”



Dragon Showcase

We wanted to take some time to highlight the dragons we featured in December. Let’s take a look back at them!

First up is Prince Redfyre’s dragon Wightflayme from Kingdom 1125! He just turned into an adult, but his fire breath is already looking intimidating.

Trained by ÀFFLÊCK from Kingdom 828, please meet ViceAdmrlHoldo! Although doing their best, they are experienced in the art of one way missions.

If you’re interested in getting your Dragon featured in a future showcase, tweet us your submissions on Twitter @GOTConquest using the #GOTCDragon hashtag!

House Heraldry

We’re always looking for additional submissions for House Heraldry! We’d love to share your stories!

If you would like to have your House Banner featured on our social media pages, tweet us a screenshot of your Banner along with a 2-3 sentence description of its significance or history by visiting @GOTConquest and using the #GOTCHeraldry hashtag!

We Value Your Feedback

We hope you’ve enjoyed this look into the month of January. If you like this preview or have opinions on how it could be improved, visit us on Discord and post your feedback!