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The '''"Ancient Sky Arena" '''is a location that is first seen in "[[Sworn to the Sword]]". It is said to be where ancient Gem battles used to take place. [[Pearl]] taught [[Connie Maheswaran|Connie]] how to sword fight here.
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The '''"Ancient Sky Arena"''' is a location that is first seen in "[[Sworn to the Sword]]". It is said to be where the first Gem battles in [[the Rebellion]] took place. [[Pearl]] currently uses the area to train [[Steven Universe (character)|Steven]] and [[Connie Maheswaran|Connie]].
   
== Description ==
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== Description ==
The arena is set floating around clouds in the sky, with a [[Warp Pad]] in the front of the structure, a four colored lozenge symbol of [[The Great Diamond Authority]] behind it along with small circles (resembling the [[Galaxy Warp]]). There are stairs to the left and right of the entrance. Most of the arena is in ruin, by only a few columns are gone, as one-half of the structure is destroyed near the center. Above the entrance to the arena are four large lozenges of the same pattern, with the pink portion somewhat destroyed. As the stairs lead down to the middle arena, three statues of Gems holding weapons are seen below. The first one on the left wields a sword and appears very similar to [[Yellow Diamond]]. Her gemstone is placed on her chest. The second Gem on the right wields a spear and has her gemstone placed where her nose would be, similar to [[Jasper|Jasper's]]. The third and last Gem on the far right has her gemstone placed on her forehead and wields a mace. The fourth statue of a Gem is on the far left, but cannot be made out due to being destroyed save for the legs. Below at the ruined end shows hexagon holes that look like windows. Gem writing is seen on the columns next to the statues.
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The arena is set floating around clouds in the sky, with a [[Warp Pad]] in the front of the structure, a four colored lozenge symbol of [[the Great Diamond Authority]] behind it along with small circles (resembling the [[Galaxy Warp]]). There are stairs to the left and right of the entrance which lead to the arena's center. The arena is in ruin: the structure shows signs of damage throughout, debris can be seen floating nearby, and a significant portion appears to be missing. Above the entrance to the arena are four large octahedrons colored and positioned in the design of the Great Diamond Authority symbol, with the pink portion somewhat destroyed. Three statues of [[Gems]] holding weapons can be seen in the center of the arena. The first one on the left wields a sword and appears very similar to [[Yellow Diamond]]. Her [[Gemstones|gemstone]] is placed on her chest. The second Gem on the right wields a spear and has her gemstone placed where her nose would be, similar to [[Jasper|Jasper's]]. The third Gem on the far right has her gemstone placed on her forehead and wields a mace. The fourth Gem statue is on the far left, but cannot be made out due to being destroyed save for the legs. [[Gem Language|Gem writing]] is seen on the columns next to the statues. Hexagonal holes that look like windows can be seen underneath the structure on the ruined end.
   
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
Pearl mentions that some of the earliest battles for Earth took place in this arena during the [[Crystal Gems|Crystal Gems']] [[The Rebellion|rebellion]] against [[Gem Homeworld]]. This was where Pearl first understood the concept of chivalry and what it means to be a knight; to be completely dedicated to a person and cause.
 
   
In "[[It Could've Been Great]]", schematics for the Ancient Sky Arena are seen on the [[Moon Base|Moon Base's]] computer display.
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=== "[[Sworn to the Sword]]" ===
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Pearl mentions that some of the earliest battles for [[Earth]] took place in this arena during the [[Crystal Gems|Crystal Gems']] [[The Rebellion|rebellion]] against the [[Gem Homeworld]]. This was where Pearl first understood the concept of chivalry and what it meant to be a knight: to be completely dedicated to a person and cause. Throughout the episode, Pearl tries to instill this concept into Connie with regards to Steven as she teaches her how to fight with a sword.
   
== Trivia ==
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=== "[[It Could've Been Great]]" ===
* The four lozenges that appear on the back wall of the arena represent the Great Diamond Authority.
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Schematics for the Ancient Sky Arena are seen on the [[Moon Base|Moon Base's]] computer display.
** It appears to have been made before the unknown (pink) member of the Great Diamond Authority was decided to be no longer represented in the lozenges, as shown on the Diamond Authority lozenges shown in the [[Gem Warship]].
 
   
== Gallery ==
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=== "[[Steven vs. Amethyst]]" ===
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Steven and [[Amethyst]] participate in Pearl's training competition at the arena. Steven and Amethyst later hold a fight here to determine who is the worse Gem. The battle leaves a fair deal of collateral damage on the arena, much to Pearl's dismay.
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=== "[[Mindful Education]]" ===
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Steven and Connie practice their sword techniques as [[Stevonnie]] under Pearl and [[Garnet|Garnet's]] supervision at the arena. It is also revealed that the arena floats over a mountainous area with grassy fields.
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== Trivia ==
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* The structure appears to have been constructed before [[Pink Diamond]]'s faked shattering due to the presence of the former Great Diamond Authority symbol.
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** The four floating octahedrons forming the same symbol at the peak of the arena show severe damage to the pink one, possibly foreshadowing the revelation of Pink Diamond's demise.
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Latest revision as of 13:02, June 26, 2019

This article is about the Ancient Sky Arena. You may be looking for Pearl's Arena or Cloud Arena.

The "Ancient Sky Arena" is a location that is first seen in "Sworn to the Sword". It is said to be where the first Gem battles in the Rebellion took place. Pearl currently uses the area to train Steven and Connie.

Description Edit

The arena is set floating around clouds in the sky, with a Warp Pad in the front of the structure, a four colored lozenge symbol of the Great Diamond Authority behind it along with small circles (resembling the Galaxy Warp). There are stairs to the left and right of the entrance which lead to the arena's center. The arena is in ruin: the structure shows signs of damage throughout, debris can be seen floating nearby, and a significant portion appears to be missing. Above the entrance to the arena are four large octahedrons colored and positioned in the design of the Great Diamond Authority symbol, with the pink portion somewhat destroyed. Three statues of Gems holding weapons can be seen in the center of the arena. The first one on the left wields a sword and appears very similar to Yellow Diamond. Her gemstone is placed on her chest. The second Gem on the right wields a spear and has her gemstone placed where her nose would be, similar to Jasper's. The third Gem on the far right has her gemstone placed on her forehead and wields a mace. The fourth Gem statue is on the far left, but cannot be made out due to being destroyed save for the legs. Gem writing is seen on the columns next to the statues. Hexagonal holes that look like windows can be seen underneath the structure on the ruined end.

History Edit

"Sworn to the Sword" Edit

Pearl mentions that some of the earliest battles for Earth took place in this arena during the Crystal Gems' rebellion against the Gem Homeworld. This was where Pearl first understood the concept of chivalry and what it meant to be a knight: to be completely dedicated to a person and cause. Throughout the episode, Pearl tries to instill this concept into Connie with regards to Steven as she teaches her how to fight with a sword.

"It Could've Been Great" Edit

Schematics for the Ancient Sky Arena are seen on the Moon Base's computer display.

"Steven vs. Amethyst" Edit

Steven and Amethyst participate in Pearl's training competition at the arena. Steven and Amethyst later hold a fight here to determine who is the worse Gem. The battle leaves a fair deal of collateral damage on the arena, much to Pearl's dismay.

"Mindful Education" Edit

Steven and Connie practice their sword techniques as Stevonnie under Pearl and Garnet's supervision at the arena. It is also revealed that the arena floats over a mountainous area with grassy fields.

Trivia Edit

  • The structure appears to have been constructed before Pink Diamond's faked shattering due to the presence of the former Great Diamond Authority symbol.
    • The four floating octahedrons forming the same symbol at the peak of the arena show severe damage to the pink one, possibly foreshadowing the revelation of Pink Diamond's demise.

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