PvP in ArcheAge is based on the war between two main factions: Eastern Continent and Western Continent. 90% of the locations are available for PvP fights. You can attack another player almost everywhere, except starting locations and special zones.
The two main factions fight each other not only on land but also at sea. The best thing is, when you attack enemy ships you can also rob them!
When you kill representatives of other factions you receive special honor points. These points don’t only show your bravery but can later be used to purchase different items including amazing gear. The PvP system in ArcheAge let’s you attack enemies, but. it’s also possible to attack representatives of your faction. If you want to fight against representatives of your own faction you should understand that the game has a special karma system. If you attack your ally first, and kill him, 1 karma point will be added to your karma.
Starting zones are restricted for Player vs. Player fights. You can’t fight while you are there. But you can in the other territories. Both continents have 5 PvP locations.
The Seaside is always open for free PvP, so if you are traveling by the sea, you can be attacked anytime or you can attack other ships as you wish.
There is a special continent where different guilds can fight each other. The difference between main continents and this PvP continent is that guilds can capture and control territories here. A guild can build a fortress on its territory with huge walls to protect it from invaders.
Now you know that there are 3 types of PvP locations: safe locations, neutral locations and PvP locations. Here are the general PvP rules:
Honor Points are the reward players receive for killing enemies in PvP. These points can be spent on purchasing special items and gear from special NPC’s found in any big city or in all villages in PvP locations. You can earn Honor Points for:
You can spend your Honor Points to purchase: