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Haunted Mines <Battleground>

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Haunted Mines

Far from the Cursed Hollow, on the very borders of Raven Court, lie the Haunted Mines. Sealed beneath a shadowy graveyard, the undead clamor to be released from their earthen prison.

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.

Gather Skulls When all Skulls are gathered, a Golem spawns for each side after 30 seconds. The strength of the Golem is based on the amount of Skulls gathered. The first lane is random and alternates afterwards.
Spawns: 3 min Respawns 2 min after both Golems have been defeated.
Amount: 2 Located at the center of the bottom or top lane.

Enter the Mines The Mines open when the first Skull Gathering begins, and remains open.
Spawns: 3 min Remains active for the rest of the game.
Amount: 4 Located at the center, near top and bottom lanes and middle gates.


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.

Giants Camp Giants (Siege) spawn. Moves down their closest lane upon capture.
Spawns: 1 min Respawns 3 min after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 2 Located at the east and west, near the middle gates.

Sapper Camp Sappers (Siege) spawn. Moves down their closest lane upon capture.
Spawns: 1 min Respawns 2 min after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 2 Located at the north and south, near the map center..

Mines - Skull Camp Skull Camp spawn. Each has 4 or 5 minions. Drops 2 Skulls per minion.
Spawns: 3 min Respawns instantly after the Mines reopen.
Amount: 8 Located all over the Mines.

Mines - Boss Camp Bone Golem (Boss) spawns. Drops 28 Skulls: 6 at 75%, 50% and 25%, and 10 when defeated.
Spawns: 3 min Respawns instantly after the Mines reopen.
Amount: 1 Located in the center of the Mines.


Watchtowers

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

Watchtower Two Watchtowers. Each giving vision of a large part of the map.
Amount: 2 Located near the map center, west and east.


Entities

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

Grave Keeper
Grave Keeper (Primary Announcer) - available as an Announcer

Seemingly Immortal, Defender of the Haunted Mines. Sworn enemy of the Raven Lord.


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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