[Sticky] Settlers of Elyria Returns!

Update: So it begins! Thank you again to all of you for your patience. This delay was extremely trying, My self and the developers worked through the night to triple and quadruple check everything. We're excited to see how the face of the continents change in the coming days, so without further adieu:

Welcome to Settlers of Elyria! Click Here to go to the Event!

One of the major factors in the issues we experienced that prevented the launch was in the featured sale module. While we work to fix that and make sure it did not hide any further bugs, we have chosen to disable featured sales until it is fully tested and working. Once we are confident in our fixes, we’ll enable feature sales across all servers.

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Greetings Elyrians,

After quite the adventure we're thrilled to announce our 45-day Dutch Auction event, Settlers of Elyria will officially begin tomorrow, March 14th! Over the course of the next month and a half, members of our community both new and old will have the opportunity to stake a land claim on any of our four servers and become a part of the history of Elyria!

From 4:00 PM PDT, March 14th to 4:00 PM PDT April 28th 2020 new and existing players will have a limited time opportunity to change the history of Elyria forever by claiming Settlements, Counties, and Duchies!

Each day of the event, the price of every domain that is available will drop by 1%, up to 45% off on the final day of the event.

Featured Domains will be selected to have an additional -10% off the original price. These flash sales will change every 20 minutes, but no domain will be on sale twice, so don’t miss out!

While the event is on, normal purchasing rules remain in effect. You will only be able to purchase a holding on your primary server, or, if you are new, your purchase will automatically record that server as your primary server.

If you already have a holding claimed, this is the perfect opportunity to upgrade! Remember, your upgrade must be in the same domain hierarchy. So, as a Mayor, you must upgrade to the county or duchy your settlement is in, and as a Count you can only purchase the duchy your existing county resides in. Of course, you don’t have to purchase each domain in hierarchy order. Each lesser domain upgrade will be automatically added to your purchase, so, if you have no holdings and you are purchasing a Duchy, a County and Settlement will be added to your order automatically.

How It works

The first time you visit the Domain and Settlement Selection map portal, you'll see a tutorial explaining the new user experience. In this new and improved map portal you can explore the Duchies, Counties, and Settlements available for purchase. Once you have found the domain you want, click Buy Now on the Information Panel. You'll be able to name your domain and confirm your selection before checking out. Your domains are not locked-in until you confirm your names on this screen! Once you confirm you name selection you will be brought to the checkout section of our store to purchase your domain, and any necessary upgrades. Only after the purchase is complete will your claim be finalized and submitted for name approval.

Holding Prices

Each domain has a set starting price, based on a milieu of factors such as location and wealth. As the event progresses, these base prices will receive a 1% discount each day.

These base prices are:

  • Settlements: $65.00 - $135.00

  • Counties: $350.00 to $650.00

  • Duchies: $650.00 to $1,350.00

Flash sales will update every 20 minutes, featuring a new domain at an additional 10% off! Don’t wait - no domain will be on sale twice!

Act Fast or Miss Out!

During the event, NPCs will also be settling in Elyria! This means if you are eyeing up a new Settlement, County, or Duchy, waiting might mean an NPC swoops in and claims this domain, so act fast when you see the right holding at the right price!

As always, if you have any other questions about Settlers of Elyria, please ask them in the comments below or check out the official FAQ here. We look forward to you all taking part, and greeting all the new members who join our community!

Good luck!

3/11/2020 9:16:23 PM #1

Hey Folks. The event is live!

3/11/2020 9:19:27 PM #2

woot woot

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3/11/2020 9:21:44 PM #3

Yay... It's happening.

Novigrad County~ Together we stand strong and bring despair to those who dare cross us.

3/11/2020 9:22:48 PM #4

oh boy

3/11/2020 9:22:52 PM #5

it begins!

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3/11/2020 9:23:00 PM #6

Woot Woot that's great and now I'm broke 😂

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3/11/2020 9:23:57 PM #7

Oh my!

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3/11/2020 9:24:14 PM #8

Good news

3/11/2020 9:26:02 PM #9

look forward to seeing what has changed since last I've looked at the map :)

3/11/2020 9:27:14 PM #10

Ill give it 2 to 1 that it implodes again. Never have I wanted to be wrong more though. Best of luck, Hope I see some mayors in my county.

Count of Raberre's Rest

3/11/2020 9:27:15 PM #11

Finally! Nice!


3/11/2020 9:27:33 PM #12

If you are a mayor, are you able to grab another settlement?

The Ellwood Clan will make its mark in this world and we will be prosperous

3/11/2020 9:28:38 PM #13

Less than a days notice, coupled with not being able to look at the maps before launch, does not inspire confidence. The community went dormant in the past however-many-months and this is getting dropped almost immediately and by surprise. I thought the idea was to drum up business for this, not pull a quick one on people.

Still, I'm happy this is finally getting dropped. Hopefully the swiftness of it's release implies confidence that nothing will fall apart this time and we can move on to better things.

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3/11/2020 9:30:27 PM #14

Posted By NegnarHolf at 2:28 PM - Wed Mar 11 2020

Less than a days notice, coupled with not being able to look at the maps before launch, does not inspire confidence. The community went dormant in the past however-many-months and this is getting dropped almost immediately and by surprise. I thought the idea was to drum up business for this, not pull a quick one on people.

Well said, brother. I still love Vye though. xD

3/11/2020 9:33:49 PM #15

Why the hell have claims start on same day as new map???

You are just creating a situation where far more people will visit site at launch time that needs to be! i.e. to check out shiny new map.

If you got new map out of the way for few days THEN open claims you would massively cut down number of visits and therefore lessen chance of issues.

Seriously, who makes these decisions /facepalm