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Garden of Terror <Battleground>

Dragon Shire Hanamura Temple

Garden of Terror

Once the royal gardens were a splendor to behold. But lately a shadow has fallen over them... Writhing tendrils creep across the grounds at night, and a number of servants have disappeared while walking its twisting paths. Queen Nightshade claims to be unaware of these incidents, but some are beginning to suspect she has gone mad.

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 - Absorbing Seeds The Core shoots a seed under a nearby enemy Hero. When the seed explodes, Heroes inside are Polymorphed for 3 seconds.
Recast after 5 sec when an enemy Hero is close.
Amount: 2 Located at the middle of each base.

Garden Terrors Once a team has gathered three Seeds, Garden Terrors spawns that sieges down their respective lane.
Respawns instantly after the vines has reached your minion waves, when three Seeds of Terror has been gathered.
Amount: 3 Located in each of the lanes, once the Seeds have been gathered.

Seeds of Terror Each Seed-camp spawns with a few minions that needs to be defeated in order to capture the Seed.
Spawns: 2 min, 30 sec Respawns 50 sec after the last gathered Seed (50sec~1min, 20sec) or Garden Terror death (1min, 30sec~2min).
Amount: 6 Located all over the area between top and bottom lanes.


When captured at the right time, Camps can make a huge difference or provide a needed bit of support.
Note that Mercenaries are disabled during the Primary Objectives.

Giants Camp Giants (Siege) spawn. Moves down the top or bottom lanes.
Spawns: 1 min Respawns 3 min after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 4 Located near each of the four forts.

Wizard Knights Camp Wizard Knights (Bruiser) spawn. Moves down the top or bottom lanes.
Spawns: 1 min Respawns 4 min after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 2 Located near the northeast and southwest forts.


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

Queen Nightshade
Queen Nightshade (Primary Announcer) - available as an Announcer

Twisted by the primal and uncontrolled nature of the Gardens of King's Crest, she turns into the Spore Queen at night to bring terror.


Useful websites, that gives detailed information about certain aspects of the Battleground.

Heroes Patch Notes

Heroes Patch Notes - Garden of Terror Patch Notes

Heroes Profile

Heroes Profile - Garden of Terror Win Rates

Heroes Wiki

Heroes Wiki - Garden of Terror

Icy Veins

Icy Veins - Garden of Terror Guide

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.