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"A form of scrip paid out for participation in the Alliance War or Battlegrounds exercises. This currency is used to purchase siege equipment and item sets to help you in your war effort."Daily Rewards description
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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.

Alliance points can also be earned by participating in Battlegrounds matches. The amount you earn is dependent upon both your team ranking at the end of the match, and also the degree to which you participated in the match. Earning medals in Battlegrounds comes with an Alliance point reward.

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.

In addition, Alliance points are frequently given out as Daily Rewards. These rewards will increase your alliance rank and skill lines just like those earned by participating in PVP, but only for the character that claims the rewards, so if you have multiple characters, be mindful of which one you use to claim Alliance point rewards.

Alliance War Ranks[edit]

Rank Name Grade AP to
Next Rank
Total AP
for Rank
Skill Lines Armor Dye Furnishings
0 ON-icon-ava-Citizen.png
Citizen
N/A 700 0 Assault and Support Rank 1
Unlocked on entering Cyrodiil
1 ON-icon-ava-Volunteer.png
Volunteer
Grade 1 900 700 Assault and Support Rank 2
Unlocked at 0000700700Alliance Points
Volunteer's Iron Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Pennant, Small (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Pennant, Small (image)
Ebonheart Pact Pact Pennant, Small (image)
(00000607607 Gold or 0000200200Alliance Points)
2 Grade 2 6,400 1,600
3 ON-icon-ava-Recruit.png
Recruit
Grade 1 14,400 8,000 Assault and Support Rank 3
Unlocked at 00080008,000Alliance Points
Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Wall Banner, Small (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Wall Banner, Small (image)
Ebonheart Pact Pact Wall Banner, Small (image)
(00000607607 Gold or 0000400400Alliance Points)
4 Grade 2 25,600 22,400 Assault and Support Rank 4
Unlocked at 003800038,000Alliance Points
5 ON-icon-ava-Tyro.png
Tyro
Grade 1 40,000 48,000 Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Wall Banner, Medium (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Wall Banner, Medium (image)
Ebonheart Pact Pact Wall Banner, Medium (image)
(00000607607 Gold or 0000600600Alliance Points)
6 Grade 2 57,600 88,000 Assault and Support Rank 5
Unlocked at 009800098,000Alliance Points
7 ON-icon-ava-Legionary.png
Legionary
Grade 1 78,400 145,600 Assault and Support Rank 6
Unlocked at 0188000188,000Alliance Points
Legionary's Lead Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Camp Banner (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Camp Banner (image)
Ebonheart Pact Pact Camp Banner (image)
(00000607607 Gold or 00010001,000Alliance Points)
8 Grade 2 102,400 224,000 Assault and Support Rank 7
Unlocked at 0308000308,000Alliance Points
9 ON-icon-ava-Veteran.png
Veteran
Grade 1 129,600 326,400 Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Wall Banner, Large (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Wall Banner, Large (image)
Ebonheart Pact Pact Wall Banner, Large (image)
(00030003,000Alliance Points)
10 Grade 2 160,000 456,000 Assault and Support Rank 8
Unlocked at 0488000488,000Alliance Points
11 ON-icon-ava-Corporal.png
Corporal
Grade 1 193,600 616,000 Assault and Support Rank 9
Unlocked at 0758000758,000Alliance Points
Corporal's Green Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Point Capture Flag (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Point Capture Flag (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Point Capture Flag (image)
(00040004,000Alliance Points)
12 Grade 2 230,400 809,600
13 ON-icon-ava-Sergeant.png
Sergeant
Grade 1 270,400 1,040,000 Assault and Support Rank 10
Unlocked at 11580001,158,000Alliance Points
Sergeant's Charcoal Aldmeri Dominion Spare Dominion Ballista Figurehead (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Spare Covenant Ballista Figurehead (image)
Ebonheart Pact Spare Pact Ballista Figurehead (image)
(00050005,000Alliance Points)
14 Grade 2 313,600 1,310,400
15 ON-icon-ava-First Sergeant.png
First Sergeant
Grade 1 360,000 1,624,000 Surplus Flaming Oil (image)
(001000010,000Alliance Points)
16 Grade 2 409,600 1,984,000
17 ON-icon-ava-Lieutenant.png
Lieutenant
Grade 1 462,400 2,393,600 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Ballista (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Ballista (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Ballista (image)
(002000020,000Alliance Points)
18 Grade 2 518,400 2,856,000
19 ON-icon-ava-Captain.png
Captain
Grade 1 577,600 3,374,400 Captain's Violet Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Scattershot Catapult (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Scattershot Catapult (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Scattershot Catapult (image)
(001500015,000Alliance Points)
20 Grade 2 640,000 3,952,000
21 ON-icon-ava-Major.png
Major
Grade 1 705,600 4,592,000 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Stone Trebuchet (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Stone Trebuchet (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Stone Trebuchet (image)
(002000020,000Alliance Points)
22 Grade 2 774,400 5,297,600
23 ON-icon-ava-Centurion.png
Centurion
Grade 1 846,400 6,072,000 Centurion Metal Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Battering Ram (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Battering Ram (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Battering Ram (image)
(002500025,000Alliance Points)
24 Grade 2 921,600 6,918,400
25 ON-icon-ava-Colonel.png
Colonel
Grade 1 1,000,000 7,840,000 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Fire Ballista (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Fire Ballista (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Fire Ballista (image)
(003000030,000Alliance Points)
26 Grade 2 1,081,600 8,840,000
27 ON-icon-ava-Tribune.png
Tribune
Grade 1 1,166,400 9,921,600 Tribune's Steel Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Oil Catapult (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Oil Catapult (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Oil Catapult (image)
(002500025,000Alliance Points)
28 Grade 2 1,254,400 11,088,000
29 ON-icon-ava-Brigadier.png
Brigadier
Grade 1 1,345,600 12,342,400 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Firepot Trebuchet (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Firepot Trebuchet (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Firepot Trebuchet (image)
(004500045,000Alliance Points)
30 Grade 2 1,440,000 13,688,000
31 ON-icon-ava-Prefect.png
Prefect
Grade 1 1,537,600 15,128,000 Prefect's Gray Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Forward Camp (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Forward Camp (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Forward Camp (image)
(005000050,000Alliance Points)
32 Grade 2 1,638,400 16,665,600
33 ON-icon-ava-Praetorian.png
Praetorian
Grade 1 1,742,400 18,304,000 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Lightning Ballista (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Lightning Ballista (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Lightning Ballista (image)
(003000030,000Alliance Points)
34 Grade 2 1,849,600 20,044,600
35 ON-icon-ava-Palatine.png
Palatine
Grade 1 1,960,000 21,896,000 Palatine's White Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Meatbag Catapult (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Meatbag Catapult (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Meatbag Catapult (image)
(003000030,000Alliance Points)
36 Grade 2 2,073,600 23,856,000
37 ON-icon-ava-August Palatine.png
August Palatine
Grade 1 2,190,400 25,929,600 Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Iceball Trebuchet (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Iceball Trebuchet (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Iceball Trebuchet (image)
(005000050,000Alliance Points)
38 Grade 2 2,310,400 28,120,000
39 ON-icon-ava-Legate.png
Legate
Grade 1 2,433,600 30,430,400 Legate's Black Aldmeri Dominion Defaced Covenant Flag (image) /
Defaced Pact Flag (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Defaced Dominion Flag (image) /
Defaced Pact Flag (image)
Ebonheart Pact Defaced Covenant Flag (image) /
Defaced Dominion Flag (image)
(00020002,000Alliance Points)
40 Grade 2 2,560,000 32,864,000
41 ON-icon-ava-General.png
General
Grade 1 2,689,600 35,424,000 General's Gold Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Cold Fire Ballista (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Cold Fire Ballista (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Cold Fire Ballista (image)
(003000030,000Alliance Points)
42 Grade 2 2,822,400 38,113,600
43 ON-icon-ava-Warlord.png
Warlord
Grade 1 2,958,400 40,936,000 Warlord's Red Aldmeri Dominion Surplus Dominion Cold Fire Trebuchet (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Surplus Covenant Cold Fire Trebuchet (image)
Ebonheart Pact Surplus Pact Cold Fire Trebuchet (image)
(005000050,000Alliance Points)
44 Grade 2 3,097,600 43,894,400
45 ON-icon-ava-Grand Warlord.png
Grand Warlord
Grade 1 3,240,000 46,992,000 Grand Warlord's Violet Aldmeri Dominion Dominion Keep Pennant (image)
Daggerfall Covenant Covenant Keep Pennant (image)
Ebonheart Pact Pact Keep Pennant (image)
(00080008,000Alliance Points)
46 Grade 2 3,385,600 50,232,000
47 ON-icon-ava-Overlord.png
Overlord
Grade 1 3,534,400 53,617,600 Overlord's Purple Disconnected Transitus Shrine (image)
(0100000100,000Alliance Points)
48 Grade 2 3,686,400 57,152,000
49 ON-icon-ava-Grand Overlord.png
Grand Overlord
Grade 1 3,841,600 60,838,400 Grand Overlord's Brass Decoy Elder Scroll (image)
(0200000200,000Alliance Points)
50 Grade 2 64,680,000
Emperor Ruby Throne Red Throne of Cyrodiil (image)
(0250000250,000Alliance Points)
  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.