With the arrival of the anticipated Update 9.7, you'll see changes to some aspects of Clan Wars, particularly the Global Map and Strongholds.
Northwest will be removed from the Global Map and replaced by Live Oaks.
If both detachments have no players who confirm their readiness to fight, the following occurs:
Detachment commanders will be able to select combat reserves for usage in Absolute Strongholds (tier X vehicles). Preparation and usage of combat reserves follows the same process as used in Stronghold Raids.