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ON-icon-Alliance Points.png Alliance Points are the currency used in Cyrodiil to purchase gear, siege weapons, repair kits and other items in the Alliance War. Points can be earned by killing other players, participating in the capture or defense of Keeps and Resources, recovering Elder Scrolls, and by completing certain PvP quests. Accumulation of Alliance Points goes towards your Alliance War rank, provides inspiration for the Alliance War skills, and determines your position on the campaign leaderboard.

Earning Alliance Points[edit]

Participating in Player vs Player combat is one of the best sources of Alliance points; but is naturally one of the hardest, since it pits players against other players. In addition, it can turn out to be an unreliable source, if enemy players cannot be found. Grouping with friendly players will cause points received to be distributed evenly, however the total amount of points per kill may decrease as the number of grouped players increases.[verification needed] Note that direct combat is not necessary to earn Alliance points, and that playing a support or healing role to allies gives just as many points as killing players.

Attacking or defending keeps and their resources automatically distributes a flat amount of Alliance points to the victors. When attacking, the points are awarded the moment the keep is secured; while defending, points are awarded after combat dies down enough for the keep to be considered safe. Both keeps and resources have a "bonus pool" of Alliance points, which is filled as players die during the battle. When the keep has been successfully taken or defended, these bonus points are also distributed among the victors.[1] Therefore, heavily contested keeps are more profitable than taking empty keeps.

Finally, repeatable quests handed out by faction notice boards and commanders award Alliance points upon their conclusion. These include quests to kill opposing players, scout keeps and resources, secure keeps and resources, and steal Elder Scrolls held by opposing factions. Only one of each type of quest can be given to a player at once, and each type of quest gives a different amount of points based on relative difficulty; with the least points given by scouting quests and the most by quests for the Elder Scrolls. Quests to take keeps, resources, and Elder Scrolls will not be given out if your alliance already controls all of the related objectives. In addition, participation in those objectives is mandatory to satisfy the quest - for instance, if a quest is taken to secure a keep, but the keep is then taken without your assistance, the quest will not register success. In order for such a quest to complete, either the objective must fall back into enemy hands to give another chance to succeed, or the quest must be abandoned.

Alliance War Ranks[edit]

Rank Name Icon Grade Alliance Points
to Next Rank
Total Alliance Points
for Rank
Skill Lines Armor Dye Furnishings
0 Citizen ON-icon-ava-Citizen.png N/A 700 0 Assault and Support Rank 1
Unlocked on entering Cyrodiil
1 Volunteer ON-icon-ava-Volunteer.png Grade 1 900 700 Assault and Support Rank 2
Unlocked at 0000700700Alliance Points
ON-border-ArmorDye.png Volunteer's Iron Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Pennant, Small
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Pennant, Small
Ebonheart Pact Pact Pennant, Small
2 Grade 2 6400 1600
3 Recruit ON-icon-ava-Recruit.png Grade 1 14400 8000 Assault and Support Rank 3
Unlocked at 00080008000Alliance Points
Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Wall Banner, Small
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Wall Banner, Small
Ebonheart Pact Pact Wall Banner, Small
4 Grade 2 25600 22400 Assault and Support Rank 4
Unlocked at 003800038000Alliance Points
5 Tyro ON-icon-ava-Tyro.png Grade 1 40000 48000 Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Wall Banner, Medium
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Wall Banner, Medium
Ebonheart Pact Pact Wall Banner, Medium
6 Grade 2 57600 88000 Assault and Support Rank 5
Unlocked at 009800098000Alliance Points
7 Legionary ON-icon-ava-Legionary.png Grade 1 78400 145600 Assault and Support Rank 6
Unlocked at 0188000188000Alliance Points
ON-border-ArmorDye.png Legionary's Lead Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Camp Banner
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Camp Banner
Ebonheart Pact Pact Camp Banner
8 Grade 2 102400 224000 Assault and Support Rank 7
Unlocked at 0308000308000Alliance Points
9 Veteran ON-icon-ava-Veteran.png Grade 1 129600 326400 Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Wall Banner, Large
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Wall Banner, Large
Ebonheart Pact Pact Wall Banner, Large
10 Grade 2 160000 456000 Assault and Support Rank 8
Unlocked at 0488000488000Alliance Points
11 Corporal ON-icon-ava-Corporal.png Grade 1 193600 616000 Assault and Support Rank 9
Unlocked at 0758000758000Alliance Points
ON-border-ArmorDye.png Corporal's Green Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Point Capture Flag
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Point Capture Flag
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Point Capture Flag
12 Grade 2 230400 809600
13 Sergeant ON-icon-ava-Sergeant.png Grade 1 270400 1040000 Assault and Support Rank 10
Unlocked at 11580001158000Alliance Points
ON-border-ArmorDye.png Sergeant's Charcoal Aldmeri Dominion Spare Dominion Ballista Figurehead
Daggerfall Covenant Spare Covenant Ballista Figurehead
Ebonheart Pact Spare Pact Ballista Figurehead
14 Grade 2 313600 1310400
15 First Sergeant ON-icon-ava-First Sergeant.png Grade 1 360000 1624000 Surplus Flaming Oil
16 Grade 2 409600 1984000
17 Lieutenant ON-icon-ava-Lieutenant.png Grade 1 462400 2393600 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Ballista
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Ballista
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Ballista
18 Grade 2 518400 2856000
19 Captain ON-icon-ava-Captain.png Grade 1 577600 3374400 ON-border-ArmorDye.png Captain's Violet Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Scattershot Catapult
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Scattershot Catapult
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Scattershot Catapult
20 Grade 2 640000 3952000
21 Major ON-icon-ava-Major.png Grade 1 705600 4592000 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Stone Trebuchet
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Stone Trebuchet
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Stone Trebuchet
22 Grade 2 774400 5297600
23 Centurion ON-icon-ava-Centurion.png Grade 1 846400 6072000 ON-border-ArmorDye.png Centurion Metal Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Battering Ram
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Battering Ram
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Battering Ram
24 Grade 2 921600 6918400
25 Colonel ON-icon-ava-Colonel.png Grade 1 1000000 7840000 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Fire Ballista
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Fire Ballista
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Fire Ballista
26 Grade 2 1081600 8840000
27 Tribune ON-icon-ava-Tribune.png Grade 1 1166400 9921600 ON-border-ArmorDye.png Tribune's Steel Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Oil Catapult
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Oil Catapult
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Oil Catapult
28 Grade 2 1254400 11088000
29 Brigadier ON-icon-ava-Brigadier.png Grade 1 1345600 12342400 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Firepot Trebuchet
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Firepot Trebuchet
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Firepot Trebuchet
30 Grade 2 1440000 13688000
31 Prefect ON-icon-ava-Prefect.png Grade 1 1537600 15128000 ON-border-ArmorDye.png Prefect's Gray Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Forward Camp
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Forward Camp
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Forward Camp
32 Grade 2 1638400 16665600
33 Praetorian ON-icon-ava-Praetorian.png Grade 1 1742400 18304000 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Lightning Ballista
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Lightning Ballista
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Lightning Ballista
34 Grade 2 1849600 20044600
35 Palatine ON-icon-ava-Palatine.png Grade 1 1960000 21896000 ON-border-ArmorDye.png Palatine's White Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Meatbag Catapult
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Meatbag Catapult
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Meatbag Catapult
36 Grade 2 2073600 23856000
37 August Palatine ON-icon-ava-August Palatine.png Grade 1 2190400 25929600 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Iceball Trebuchet
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Iceball Trebuchet
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Iceball Trebuchet
38 Grade 2 2310400 28120000
39 Legate ON-icon-ava-Legate.png Grade 1 2433600 30430400 ON-border-ArmorDye.png Legate's Black Aldmeri Dominion Defaced Covenant Flag/Defaced Pact Flag
Daggerfall Covenant Defaced Dominion Flag/Defaced Pact Flag
Ebonheart Pact Defaced Covenant Flag/Defaced Dominion Flag
40 Grade 2 2560000 32864000
41 General ON-icon-ava-General.png Grade 1 2689600 35424000 ON-border-ArmorDye.png General's Gold Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Cold Fire Ballista
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Cold Fire Ballista
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Cold Fire Ballista
42 Grade 2 2822400 38113600
43 Warlord ON-icon-ava-Warlord.png Grade 1 2958400 40936000 ON-border-ArmorDye.png Warlord's Red Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Cold Fire Trebuchet
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Cold Fire Trebuchet
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Cold Fire Trebuchet
44 Grade 2 3097600 43894400
45 Grand Warlord ON-icon-ava-Grand Warlord.png Grade 1 3240000 46992000 ON-border-ArmorDye.png Grand Warlord's Violet Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Keep Pennant
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Keep Pennant
Ebonheart Pact Pact Keep Pennant
46 Grade 2 3385600 50232000
47 Overlord ON-icon-ava-Overlord.png Grade 1 3534400 53617600 ON-border-ArmorDye.png Overlord's Purple Disconnected Transitus Shrine
48 Grade 2 3686400 57152000
49 Grand Overlord ON-icon-ava-Grand Overlord.png Grade 1 3841600 60838400 ON-border-ArmorDye.png Grand Overlord's Brass Decoy Elder Scroll
50 Grade 2 - 64680000
  1. ^ Alliance War Faq-Elder Scrolls Online Forums

Notes[edit]

  • In appearance, Alliance Points resemble the rhombus-shaped Chim-el Adabal, and are stamped with the Imperial dragon.

Bugs[edit]

  • When Update 13 was released, Decoy Elder Scrolls were unbound. These versions can be sold to players who have not achieved the rank of Grand Overlord. This was quickly hotfixed, so all new Decoy Elder Scrolls are now bound on pickup.