Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Killer Instinct - FAQ

Head to the Arena and unleash your Killer Instinct now!
Q: What is Killer Instinct and what are Kill Shots?
 Killer Instinct is a new, limited-time Arena event where you can earn Crests by scoring Kill Shots. Kill Shots  can be earned by delivering an opponent’s Arena Health down to zero.
Q: When will the event start?
 This 7-day event will start on March 12th 2014 – Midnight Pacific Time.
Q: How do I start?
 Click on the “Fight Now” button on the Home Page module to start the event.

Q: How many Crests do I earn for every Kill Shot? 
 The number of Crests rewarded for a Kill Shot depends on various targets.
There are a number of ways you can earn Crests. Achieving some targets will give you an opportunity to earn more Crests.
Below are the various targets available:
Reward (Crests)
Shootout Kill
2 Kill Shots in a Shootout Arena
Fury Kill
2 Kill Shots in a Mob Fury Arena
A Kill Shot against the Leader
First Blood
First Kill Shot in an Arena
Over-Kill (Shootout)
Kill Shot against all opponents in a Shootout Arena.*
Over-Kill (Mob Fury)
Kill Shot against all opponents in a Mob Fury Arena.*
Kamikaze Kill
Kill Shot using a Kamikaze Power-up

* Please note: Crests for the Over-Kill Target will be rewarded only once in a single Arena.
You will be notified in-game every time you earn a Kill Shot:

Q: Can I earn Crests by achieving Targets in Private Arenas or Rematches? 
 No, Crests will not be awarded for Private Arenas and Rematches.
Q: Will I continue to earn the Crests based on the Arena Standing for Killer Instinct? 
 No, the only way to earn Crests in Killer Instinct is through earning Kill Shots.
Q: How do I minimize the notifications window? 
At the start of the Arena, you will see a notification window, which will display the status of Kill Shots earned by all players in that particular Arena.

Q: How can I view the amount of Kill Shots and Crests earned in an Arena?
 The amount of Kill Shots earned in a particular Arena can be viewed here:

You can view the Target-wise details of Crests earned in a particular Arena on the results screen as shown below:

Total Crests earned in this Killer Instinct can be viewed from the Arena Lobby or through the Home Page Module:

Click here on the Home Page module to view history:

You will be able to view the details of Crests earned in Killer Instinct so far:

Q: What are the various Mastery Levels and Rewards? 
There are 4 Levels of Mastery for earning Crests with a Grand Reward of Verreaux's Sifaka (222/304) at the Ruby Level (750 Crests).
Below are the various Mastery Levels:

Q: Where can I view the Leader board? Are there any rewards for scoring a position on the Top Leader Board? 
Visit the Arena Lobby to view the Leader board for Killer Instinct. Place among the top 10 on the Leaderboard to earn up to 500 Reward Points.