Upcoming SOP Unlocks – December War for the Throne and Rebellion Weekend

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War for the Throne and Rebellion Weekends are exciting PvP events where Seats of Power unlock outside their usual cadence!

While many players have continued to look forward to the epic battles fought during these events, the developer team is always keeping an eye out for ways to improve your KvK experience. This KvK, players can look forward to a well loved, but new aspect of play within the world of PvP: Strategic Terrain!

Ready to hear more? Read on to learn more about kingdom pairings and what’s in store for the December 9th, 2022 PvP Weekend!

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War for the Throne allows you to teleport to another kingdom to battle for kingdom supremacy!

This event includes Rebellion mechanics, with all Seats of Power 3 Stars and up unlocking throughout the invasion period and the end of the PvP event.

Kingdoms participating in the December 9th-11th 2022 War for the Throne weekend:

1286|1259
1285|1257
1258|1256
1262|1261
1288|1263
1214|1299
1298|1174
1297|1173
1269|1267
1268|1264

An Experimental Iteration

Many of our players will be familiar with the concept of Strategic Terrain.

These “node events” are often a player favorite! They limit gameplay to One vs One play at your specific troop tier only. This offers unique opportunities to test your strength by boxing at your own weight class.

As a disclaimer, we want to iterate that this run of KvK with Strategic Terrain is not to be the norm. Our developers are more interested in your experiences: Whether you love the event, or hate it, and will be looking for feedback from the Community to guide their next course of action.

Want to join the discussion? Have any suggestions about what you’d like to see in future KvKs? Join our discord #events channel and share your thoughts with our passionate Community!

Now, on to the Event Schedule!


Event Schedule

  • War for the Throne – The first half of the rebellion – All SOP will unlock during this event (Begins ~2pm  Sat, Ends ~10am Sun)
  • War for the Throne: Invasion – KvK Event Teleports are active during this event. KvK Pawn Shards are paid out to players holding SOPs at the end of this event. (Begins ~2pm  Sat, Ends ~10am Sun)
  • War for the Throne : Respite – During this recovery period, all Seats of Power will be locked (Begins ~10am Sun, Ends ~2pm Sun)
  • War for the Throne: Retribution – All SOPs unlock again for one final push (Begins ~2pm Sun, Ends ~6pm Sun) All SoPs will return to their normal unlock cycles after this event ends.
  • War for the Throne: Open War – The PvP event that runs throughout the weekend (Begins ~2pm Sat, ends ~6pm Sun)

All times listed are in EST. Start times can vary slightly by kingdom but the overall duration will remain the same.

Keep in mind that forced SoP unlock events like Rebellion and War for the Throne do not permanently change the unlock schedule of a kingdom, so you should expect all Seats of Powers to resume their typical unlock schedule after the event ends.


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Rebellion!

For fully unlocked kingdoms who do not qualify for War for the Throne, there will be Rebellion PvP.

Rebellion mechanics signify that Seats of Power can unlock outside their normal cadence. The following Kingdoms should expect all paramount* Seats of Power to unlock for the duration of the Rebellion event:

1229, 1230, 1231, 1232, 1233, 1260, 1265, 1287

Rebellion events do not permanently change the unlock schedule of a kingdom, so you should expect all Seats of Powers to resume their typical unlock schedule after the event ends.

*Paramount Seats of Power: Casterly Rock, Dragonstone, The Eyrie, Highgarden, Riverrun, Storm’s End, Sunspear, Winterfell, King’s Landing.

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Don’t see your kingdom listed above?

We wait until all regions and capitals have been released on a kingdom before we include them in SOP unlock events like Rebellion. KvK is intended for post-merged kingdoms that meet the same criteria and have a similar kingdom matchup to compete with. If your kingdom does not qualify this round, don’t worry! There will still be PvP events, and there are more chances to take part in these events in the future.

New or recently merged kingdoms under 4 weeks old will instead receive a variant of this event without additional Seat of Power unlocks, so make sure to check out your event description…

and prepare for PvP!