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Hanamura Temple <Battleground>

Hanamura Temple Patch Notes
Hanamura Temple Win Rates
Hanamura Temple

Hanamura is a well-preserved village of unassuming shops and quiet streets known mostly for its idyllic cherry blossom festival every spring. But to those who know its history, Hanamura is the ancestral home of the Shimada ninja clan. Now, the as the Temple has been brought into the Nexus, guiding the dragon-infused Payloads is the key to destroying the enemy fortifications!

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 - Missile Volley The Core fires 2 volleys of missiles around it, dealing 5% maximum Health to enemy Heroes and slowing them by 70% for 1.25 seconds.
Recast after 8 sec when an enemy Hero is close.
Amount: 2 Located at the middle of each base.

Payload Escort the Payload along the designated route. Payload only moves if no Enemies are in the vicinity.
Spawns: 3 min Respawns 3 min after all Shots have been fired.
Amount: 1 Located at the center of the map.

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.

Recon Camp Recon (Watchtower) spawns. Stays their ground upon capture and acts as a Watchtower.
Spawns: 1 min Remains active for the rest of the game.
Amount: 2 Located at the north and south of the center, near the lanes.

Fortification Camp Fortification Camp spawns. Drops a Turret upon capture.
Spawns: 1 min Respawns 2 min, 30 sec after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 2 Located near the southeast and northwest forts.

Sentinel Sentinel (Boss) spawns. Moves down the closest lane upon capture.
Spawns: 1 min Respawns 2 min after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 1 Located near the southwest and northeast forts.


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

Recon Watchtowers Two Recon Camps acts as Watchtowers. Gives vision over Payload Spawn Point.
Spawns: 1 min (Remains Active)
Amount: 2 Located at the north and south of the center, near the lanes.


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

Athena (Primary Announcer) - purchasable as Announcer

Overwatch sentient announcer.

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.