Battle Arena

Minigames Framework, PvP, and Solo combat with limitless customization


For updated files, please use the BattleArena2 page. It has all of our updated files, and many of the issues that exist in the latest version here have been fixed through updates.

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Default Competitions (all changeable)

  • Arena: Fight with what is given to you in the config. You can't bring items in or out
  • Skirmish: Bring in what you want to fight with, you take out whatever you pick up
  • Battlegrounds: Winner is the highest kills after 1 minute. 4 teams may compete
  • Colosseum: 4 teams against each other, last man standing wins
  • FFA: last player/team left standing wins
  • deathmatch: 2 minute event where if you die you respawn. Highest kills wins


  • tourney: Pick a match type and do a single elimination tournament of that type.

Features (some of them)

  • Give players "classes"
  • Give or Take away Items and effects
  • Duel other players in any of the match types
  • Custom prizes for victors, losers, etc
  • Store/restore items/experience/gamemode, or not (if you want them to bring their own gear)
  • Teleport players to arenas and back
  • Let players respawn after death or not
  • Wool Heads for teams
  • Multiple language support

Youtube Tutorials

YouTube Tutorials


Different games made for BattleArena ArenaParkour

Beta Games

Games that are fully functional but could still use feedback to make them great Arena One in the Chamber

Games made by other developers

Tracking Wins/Losses and Rating

If you want to have wins/losses/streaks/rating/ kd-ratio and leaderboards that is done through my other plugin BattleTracker which handles all stats.

API Developing

Most Recent Update

Version File list | Changelog ChangeLog

Information Collection

To see what statistics this plugin may collect and send out from your server. See Information Collection. This can be disabled in BattlePluginsAPI/config.yml


This plugin checks for new bukkit release versions which can be disabled in the BattleArena/config.yml


You can ask me questions in real time on irc when I'm on. You can usually find me in the room #battleplugins or #battledev in IRC through a browser.


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  • Avatar of OficialSaciDePatinete OficialSaciDePatinete Sep 15, 2015 at 18:23 UTC - 0 likes

    Zach443, it is possible to use BattleArena to create a style minigame League of Legends / Dota?

  • Avatar of TehRenderr TehRenderr Jul 20, 2015 at 02:56 UTC - 0 likes

    How do I setup spectating in an arena?

  • Avatar of Europia79 Europia79 Jul 06, 2015 at 02:23 UTC - 0 likes

    @bingoberraz: Go

    You will have to screen-share with me on Skype... because I have not been able to reproduce this issue. My Skypename is Nicodemis79

  • Avatar of bingoberraz bingoberraz Jul 05, 2015 at 21:51 UTC - 0 likes

    The player who joins the event never leaves, I need to cancel it?

  • Avatar of Baddassoverlord Baddassoverlord Jun 23, 2015 at 01:23 UTC - 0 likes

    wrong topic sorry, feel free to delete.

    Last edited Jun 23, 2015 by Baddassoverlord
  • Avatar of Zach443 Zach443 Jun 21, 2015 at 23:27 UTC - 0 likes

    Hey guys, just a little announcement:

    We now have a blog, and I just made a post explaining what is going on with BattlePlugins. Go check it out at !


  • Avatar of videodrone81 videodrone81 Mar 14, 2015 at 05:40 UTC - 0 likes

    try battlearena2 viesturs811

  • Avatar of MrVol MrVol Mar 05, 2015 at 00:45 UTC - 0 likes

    So in my CTF arena i have added /ctf alter <arenaname> addregion, to my arena. i have also added /ctf alter <arenaname> onfinish wgResetRegion and /ctf alter <arenaname> onfinish wgClearRegion.

    Now in the configs i had to add a "onFinish:" in there and added wgResetRegion to both onFinish and onOpen.

    My Ctf arena is not resetting back to the state it started in, am i doing something wrong?

    Please Help

  • Avatar of Viesturs881 Viesturs881 Feb 24, 2015 at 22:29 UTC - 0 likes

    Please help!

    R: BattleArena v3.9.7.9 for CB 1.7.9-R0.1 Jun 26, 2014

    Spigot version: git-Spigot-1.7.9-R0.2-205-g0a049fa (MC: 1.7.10) (Implementing API version 1.7.10-R0.1-SNAPSHOT)

    When i startet ffa arena,and played with second player i got this error:

    Hope some one will help with this.

  • Avatar of Zach443 Zach443 Feb 20, 2015 at 00:57 UTC - 0 likes

    @Si7VdeR: Go

    The plugin works totally fine on 1.8, as long as you are using WorldGuard v5.x . WorldGuard 6.0 and higher will cause all things that have to do with arena regeneration to not work. For updated versions please use the BattleArena2 page. We still have this one running for legacy purposes.


Date created
Aug 11, 2012
Last update
Jun 26, 2014
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