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Disasters occur randomly, they are marked by an Icon on the calendar to give you time to prepare. They are usually announced 3 months before they occur.

Neutral Events[ | ]

Blood moon Blood Moon[ | ]

Map: Ragnarök only
During one month, Attack Power attack of all units outside of their territory is increased by 50%. This event never occurs during winter. In the conquest map Call of blood as well as giving your units 50% attack outside their territory it also gives you 2 of 4 types of military units which includes skirmishers.

Negative Events[ | ]

Rats Rat Infestation[ | ]

Rats will devour a % of any Food Food not stored in Silos.

  • Hard: 80% lost
  • Medium 60% lost
  • Easy: 20% lost

Rat infestation will also Sickness-icon Sickness a certain amount of clan members.

Earthquake Earthquake[ | ]

Damages up to 3 buildings. Buildings require Wood Wood to Repair.

Blizzard Blizzard[ | ]

Occurs during winter. Reduces all production by 50%, and doubles firewood consumption. Stockpiling enough Food Food and Wood Wood is the key to survive it.

FactionDefeated Draugr Invasion[ | ]

One Draugr Draugr will spawn out of each Draugr portal Draugr portal on the map.

Ghosts Fallen Sailors[ | ]

Spectral Warriors will invade one of your shores and cause a reduction of Unhappy -10 Happiness for as long as they are in your territory.

AttackKraken Attack of the Kraken[ | ]

The Kraken roams around Northgard and punishes those who do not fear it, sinking boats and damaging ports. The Kraken attack lasts for 3 months. Kraken attacks can be avoided by stopping the raids before it starts or by building a Lighthouse.

Frozen Sea Frozen sea[ | ]

Map: Permafrost only
The sea freezes during winter, preventing all boat-related mechanics: Sailor Sailors, Mercenary raid Mercenary raids, extra villagers from the Recruits fame bonus, and Thrall Thrall purchasing. Drakkars sailing at the beginning of the frozen sea will be immobilized until the end of the winter. This event can happen right after another event, therefore not being announced in the calendar.

Volcano icon Volcano Eruption[ | ]

Map: Ragnarok only
The volcano will erupt and molten rock will fall on various tiles on the map. The number of molten rocks falling onto your territory will vary depending on the number of tiles you have colonized.

Each rock holds Stone 10 Stone. Unless the player manages to completely mine these rocks within 4 months, Rock Golems will spawn from them and attack any units in the tile. If a rock was only partially mined before the deadline, the Golem will spawn missing some HP.