The Off-Season Crystal Tournament is Coming! (Update: Aug 14, 18:38 UTC)…3c8e2ab7165f36884656b0dd6

Prior to the start of Guild Season 10 on August 29, we’ll be hosting the first-ever Offseason Crystal Tournament! All teams who win Level 9 during Season 9 are invited to participate, with valuable prizes at stake.

Here are the details which have been confirmed:


  • The Tournament will take place on the following dates and times:
    • Saturday, August 22: 17:00 – 20:30 UTC
    • Sunday, August 23: 17:00 – 22:15 UTC
    • The above end times are approximate, depending on how long matches run on for
  • Battles will be full loot and players will have to bring their own gear
  • Matches will run on shorter timers to provide more flexibility on match slot times. Specific times will be allocated to the teams prior to each match. Teams should be prepared to play matches back-to-back if so required


Saturday, August 22

Group Stage:

  • Teams will be divided into two groups and face off in Best of 3 matches with an IP Softcap 1500
GroupRound 1Round 2Round 3
1Team 1 vs Team 2Team 1 vs Team 3Team 2 vs Team 3
2Team 4 vs Team 5Team 4 vs Team 6Team 5 vs Team 6

Winner resolution:

  • The best two teams will advance in each group

Order of priority:

  1. Most won Best of 3
  2. Tiebreaker: fewest losses
  3. Score Difference in the matches

Sunday, August 23

Semi Finals, Match for Third Place & Grand Finals:

  • Teams competing in the Semi Finals and Match for Third Place will face off in Best of 3 matches with an IP Softcap 1500
  • The top two teams in the Grand Finals will face off in a Best of 5 match with an IP Softcap 1700
Round 4
(Semi Final Match 1)
Round 5
(Semi Final Match 2)
Round 6
(Match for 3rd Place)
Round 7
(Grand Finals)
Winner of Group 1Second of Group 1Loser of Match 1Winner of Match 1
Second of Group 2Winner of Group 2Loser of Match 2Winner of Match 2


  • For all matches across August 22-23, each round won delivers Level 3 off-season rewards.
  • A full visualization of the tournament structure will be made available next week!


  • Participants have to use the same team (same character) that played in the Season 9 Crystal League Level 9 match on August 9
  • Each team can allocate one substitute in total for the entire Tournament
  • Each team must assign a Captain to be the main point of contact between the tournament organizers, Game Masters and the team
  • All matches must be initiated via Energy Manipulator in Martlock (special tokens will provided to the teams prior to each match)
  • Teams must provide the following information to the tournament organizers (DM me on the forum) by Tuesday, August 11, 10 UTC:
    • List of team members
    • Substitute allocation
    • Captain allocation
  • Teams should only sign up for the match slots they have been allocated to by the tournament organizers and/or Game Masters
  • The new Avalonian Weapons and Offhands that will go live with the Rise of Avalon update on August 12 are not allowed in matches
  • Use of exploits and/or glitches are not allowed in the Tournament
  • Each team must act in the spirit of sportsmanship and work towards its own victory in all matches. If anyone is suspected of violating this and/or not competing, they will be penalized

Substitute rules

  • The substitute can be used in all matches
  • If a team decides to use its substitute in a match, the Captain should indicate this to the Game Master they are allocated to prior to the specific match
  • Substitutes for the winning teams will be awarded the same prizes as their team members

Any participant and/or team found breaking the rules may be penalized at the tournament organizers’ discretion. All decisions are final. The penalties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Suspension from one or more matches
  • Suspension from the remainder of the Tournament and/or future tournaments
  • Matches can be voided or declared a different result by the tournament organizers


The following prizes apply for the first through third place winners.

  • First Place: Each player on the winning team will receive the extremely rare Sabertooth Rex Swiftclaw skin unlock item and 10,000 Gold
  • Second Place: Each player will receive the White Tiger skin unlock item along with 5,000 Gold
  • Third Place: Each player will receive the Jousting Horse skin unlock item along with 5,000 Gold
  • Fourth Place: Each player will receive 5,000 Gold

This thread will be updated with more details as we go along, so please keep checking back!