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Blackheart's Bay <Battleground>

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Blackheart's Bay

The ghost pirate Blackheart has staked his claim upon the realm of Mistharbor. His undead pirate crew has poured onto the streets, claiming the once thriving marketplace as their new den of villainy.

This Battleground:

Battleground Map

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Primary Objectives

These objectives are what makes the Battleground unique, and are essential to know in order to win.

Core Ability - Cannonball The Core will shoot a cannonball at 2 nearby enemy Heroes, dealing 5% maximum Health as damage, slowing them by 70% for 1.5 seconds, and knocking them back.
Recast after 4 sec when an enemy Hero is close.
Amount: 2 Located at the middle of each base.

Captain Blackheart Coins can be turned in to Blackheart, causing him lauch a volley of 12 cannonballs toward the Enemy Structures. Prioritizes the lane with the most Structures. Starts at 10 coins and increases by 2 for every new turn-in for that team.
Spawns: 1 min, 15 sec Remains active for the rest of the game.
Amount: 1 Located in the middle of the map between middle and bottom lanes.

Chests Two Chests spawn at each side of the map. Destroy a Chest to gain 5 Coins.
Spawns: 1 min, 30 sec Respawns 3 min after all Chests have been broken.
Amount: 2 Located close by lanes, north and south.


Mercenary Camps

When captured at the right time, Mercenaries can make a huge different on any Battleground.
Note that these are enabled during the Primary Objectives.

Dubloon Camp Dubloon Camp spawn. Drops 2 Coins upon defeat.
Spawns: 1 min Respawns 2 min, 30 sec after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 4 Located at the bottom center and near bottom and middle gates on each side.

Giants Camp Giants (Siege) Camp spawn. Drops 2 Coins upon capture. Moves down the bottom lane.
Spawns: 1 min Respawns 3 min after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 2 Located near the bottom gates for each side.

Wizard Knights Camp Wizard Knights (Bruiser) Camp spawn. Drops 2 Coins upon capture. Moves down the top or bottom lanes.
Spawns: 1 min Respawns 4 min after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 3 Located at the bottom center and between middle and top lanes near each team's gates.

Bone Golem Bone Golem (Boss) spawns. Moves down the top lane.
Spawns: 5 min Respawns 5 min after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 1 Located at the top center.


Watchtowers

Capture these to gain vision, until captured by the opposing team.

Watchtower One Watchtower revealing Top and Center lanes.
Amount: 1 Located at the center between top and middle lanes.


Entities

These entities are found in this Battleground, one way or the other.

Blackheart
Blackheart (Primary Announcer & Objective) - purchasable as Announcer

Ghost Pirate before it was cool. Likes loot and rum, but dislikes old gaming platforms.


Battleground Rotations

In Ranked and Unranked game modes, not all Battlegrounds are playable at all times. This changes every once in a while with a Battleground Rotation.

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