|Level 1 - 10|
The Training Grounds castle.
The mysterious Training Grounds is the starting area of Norman adventurers in Ragnarok Online. Each new Norman adventurer begins their journey on a small island and crosses a bridge to get to the entrance of the castle. The castle itself is split into two parts as a deep ravine runs through the middle. A bridge connects the two parts, allowing Normans to traverse both parts of the castle. Inside the castle are 3 large halls, all of which are populated by tutors ready to teach the newest generation of adventurers.
It is not marked anywhere on the world map as adventurers cannot return once they leave the area. Based on the architecture of the castle and the surrounding areas, it can be inferred that it is part of Rune-Midgarts.
- Shion <Basic Game Mechanics Instructor>
- Kris <Interface Instructor>
- Cecil <Skills Instructor>
- Alice <Item Instructor>
- Edwin <Windows Interface Instructor>
- Jare Riotte <Status Instructor>
- Leo Handerson <Understanding Skills & Emoticon Instructor>
- Elmeen <Combat Instructor>
- Muriel <Entrance Guard>
- Hoffman <Combat Guide and Teleporter>
- Keyman <Test Examiner>
- Bruce <1st Class Job Instructor>
- Hanson <Personality Test Proctor>
- Sprakki <Basic Game Mechanics Instructor>
- Brade <Item and Combat Instructor>
- Jinha <Skills Instructor>
- Choco <NPC Instructor>
- Training Grounds (No longer implemented.)
- Novice Training (No longer implemented.)
- Patch (2012 Mar. 28)
- Training Grounds replaced with Criatura Academy.
- Renewal Update (2009 Jun. 17)
- Training Grounds renewed to better introduce new players to basic game mechanics and 1st Class jobs. However, several important NPCs that explain stats, status effects, and emoticons were removed without replacements.
- Patch (2007 Jan. 09)
- A description of extended job classes is added in the Training Grounds.
- Episode 10.2 (2005 Jun. 28)
- Beginners' training courses are combined into one. When you create a new character, you will start at the same place. (There will be one Training Grounds per server.)
- Patch (2004 Dec. 09)
- Training Grounds implemented.