Lineage II Dev Diary: Territory Battles in Gracial Final 

May 12, 2009

Lineage II The Chaotic Throne:
Gracia Final

Dev Diary # 4: Territory Nattles
in Gracia Final

Written by: The Lineage II NCsoft
West Team

Territory Battles in Gracia: Final

Experience battles on an epic scale.
With the release of Gracia Final comes the introduction of Territory Battles,
where any player, even those not belonging to a clan, can participate in an epic
scaled war. Territory Battles not only pit clan against clan, and territory
against territory, but they also introduce the concept of mercenaries in the
largest PvP battles to ever take place in Lineage II.

Clans that possess castles have been
given the authority to proclaim a Lord who reigns over an entire territory. To
be deemed worthy of Lord status, you must be of stout mind and body and have
completed the appropriate trials and quest. Once a Lord has been proclaimed,
time is of the essence and one should prepare for an attack from other
territories. Clans should actively recruit any able bodied Lineage II player to
their aid, since territory wars allow anyone to register and participate as
mercenaries.

Once the battle begins, you and your
allies must have your wits about you to capture and retrieve the opposing
territory wards. After the opposing team’s ward is safely back at your
territory’s castle, you must defend it from any attackers until the end of the
territory war. Beware; mercenaries and siege equipment are very deadly and like
you the enemy is trying to take your territory ward and will employ all its
might against you. To the victors go the spoils of war. Any player from the
victorious territory will receive access to merchants that offer extraordinary
items for sale, with each territory offering unique items. Examples of the items
are powerful S grade weapons, armor and A grade accessories. Clan members for
each territory will also receive exclusive territory skills which will increase
key characteristics and potentially give them an edge in battle.

Fighting against friends and foes
alike, territory wars are yet another way Lineage II is bringing unique game
play on an epic scale to players. Pick a side and join the fight today!