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Towers of Doom <Battleground>

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Towers of Doom

The Grave Keeper and the Raven Lord are engaged in a classic battle of evil versus… different evil? Protective magic shields your Core from enemy Heroes, but nothing will save you from these two masters of the dark arts. Hold the Bell Towers, capture the Altars, and unleash your wicked benefactor’s power on your enemies.

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.

Altars of Doom Capture the active Altars to deal damage to the enemy Core.
Spawns: 3 min Respawns 1 min, 50 sec after all active Altars have been captured.
Amount: 4 Located between top and middle forts each side, center on each side of bottom lane.

Fortification Upgrade Forts, Keeps, Fountains and Towers gets stronger.
If Altars are active, the upgrade is applied afterwards.
Spawns: 12 min Remains active for the rest of the game.

Tunnels Tunnels open, granting quick passage from the Core to the map center.
If Altars are active, the tunnels open afterwards.
Spawns: 12 min Remains active for the rest of the game.
Amount: 2 Located at each team core to just south of the center of the middle lane.


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

Sapper Camp Sappers (Siege) spawn. Each Sapper that makes it to the Core walls deal 1 damage. Moves down the bottom or top lanes upon capture.
Spawns: 1 min Respawns 2 min after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 3 Located at the top center and between the middle and bottom forts on each side.

Headless Horseman Headless Horseman (Boss) spawns. Upon defeat, he deals 4 damage to the enemy core.
Spawns: 5 min Respawns 5 min after the Camp has been captured.
Amount: 1 Located at the center between top and middle lanes.


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

Grave Keeper
Grave Keeper (Eastern Announcer & Core) - available as an Announcer

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

Headless Horseman
Headless Horseman (Boss Mercenary)

The Horseman rides again! It's no chore, to bring destruction upon the enemy core! HAAAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAAAaaaa!!

Raven Lord
Raven Lord (Western Announcer & Core) - available as an Announcer

Also known as Oberon, he's the ruler of the Raven Court, and on a crusade to dominate or control all realms of the Nexus, in order to, seemingly, protect it from an unknown threat. Highly dissatisfied with the path his daughter, Orphea, has taken.


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

Heroes Patch Notes

Heroes Patch Notes - Towers of Doom Patch Notes

Heroes Profile

Heroes Profile - Towers of Doom Win Rates

Heroes Wiki

Heroes Wiki - Towers of Doom

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.