AVA Arena Guide
Alliance of Valiant Arms presents a new ranked PvP mode: Arena. Arena matches you with players of roughly the same rank, then thrusts you into battle with a similarly-ranked team on a random Demolition map.
This guide covers how it works, and how you can get into it.
Arena Beta Season
We're deploying Arena mode so players can get a taste of what it offers and see where they rank among other players. The Arena is currently in pre-season beta status. While players can earn RP (rank points) and view their position on the leaderboard, progress made during the beta may not contribute to your placement in any upcoming official season.
Stay tuned to the AVA website in the future for details about our first official proper season.
How to Enter
Arena is available from the Quick Match menu. You can either queue singly for Arena matches, or you and up to three clan-mates can queue together as a squad.
Format and RulesThere are a few simple rules for participating in Arena mode:
- You must be at least level 21 (Second Lieutenant First Class) to participate in Arena.
- All Arena matches are Demolition mode, with a requirement of exactly 5 players per team.
- A team must win 7 rounds to win the match.
- You may not join a match in progress.
- Friendly fire is on—so check your targets!
- During the beta pre-season, Arena mode is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Every match you win increases your rank, while losing matches decreases it. At the end of the season, we tally all the rankings and you’ll earn rewards based on your final values.
Players start the season with 1,200 RP (Ranking Points).
Quitting a match in progress results in an RP penalty equal to 50 percent of the RP penalty for losing the match. This penalty is in addition to the RP reduction incurred should the match end in a loss.
If you have 1,400 or fewer RP, you do not incur point reductions for losing—but you will incur a point reduction if you quit a match in progress.
If you go 10 days without participating in Arena mode, you lose 5 RP daily, to a maximum penalty of 1,500 RP.
You can check your Ranking Points in-game from the left-side menu: