This map has mirrored layouts and is designed for 2 teams of 5 players. There is a Capture Point in the middle. The bases are located at opposite ends of the map.
Trials of the Realm Bio (Original):
"Stone Keep is the birthplace of the Magistrate, formed in the very location from where the Second Goblin Scourge was repelled by the first iteration of the Paladins, the Realm's Champions."
Trials of the Realm Bio (Shadows Update):
"Stone Keep is the birthplace of the Magistrate, formed in the very location from where the Second Goblin Scourge was repelled by the first iteration of the Paladins, the Realm's Champions. The Magistrate's finest, troops and commanders alike, proudly hail from the heart of the Paladins' greatest accomplishment."
Gallery After Rework
In the Trickshot update, Stone Keep received a visual rework.
Gallery Before Rework
- The church bells high above on the towers can be rung if shot.
- The reworked version of this map is the second map to feature day and night variants, following Serpent Beach originally being set during the day.
- Though this map has day and night variants, the time on the clock remains the same in both, setting the day map at 10:40 AM, while the night map occrus at 10:40 PM.
- A stained glass window showing a hammer and various Pyre symbols can be seen through a door in one side of the map's spawn rooms.
- The old version of this map can easily be seen on Trade District, as shown here. However, Trade District can't be seen from this map.
- Though due to the great distance between the two maps in the official Realm map, as well as Stone Keep's rework, it is unknown if this cameo is still canon.
- What appears to be a modified version of the original Paladins' logo could be seen on the old version of this map, though their standard logo also appears throughout the map.
- The statues near the spawn rooms on the old version of this map feature sun-like markings on their backs.
- A unique tapestry appeared near the capture point on the old version of this map, showing a design reminiscent of an ouroboros, with various other design details.
- Open scrolls with various markings and symbols could also be found scattered around the old version of this map.
- The reworked version of this map appears as the background for the Indomitable update, despite the rework not being released prior to or during said update.
- The old version of this map was used to represent the village of Seris in Corvus' reveal trailer. As shown in the official map, Stone Keep is not part of the village. This choice was likely made to save on resources.
- This map appears in Yagorath's card Collateral Damage.
- Torvald and Lian's teaser trailers take place on the old version of this map.
- The modern version of this map appears in Saati's splash art, and by extension, the splash art of her Hot Shot, Iced Out, and Golden skins as well.