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Weekly Brawl - Trial Grounds: February 15th

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The Nexus Forces have taken over a Volskaya Industries Factory - fight to the death to obtain its manufactured power! Two teams enter, one team leaves.

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Rules:

  • Battle it out on a single-lane Overwatch-themed Battleground known only as… the Trial Grounds.
  • Shuffle Pick
    • Choose from one of three Heroes at the beginning of the match. Choose carefully though, you won’t have the opportunity to choose again after rounds.
  • Elimination
    • A round is won when all Heroes on the enemy team are slain.
  • Best of Three
    • The first team to win two rounds will win the Brawl!
  • Round Events 
    • Starting at 60 seconds, an elevator will rise in the center of the Battleground, presenting one of the following challenges to both teams:
      • Tribute
        • Capture the Tribute to reduce the health of all enemy Heroes to 1!
      • Capture Point 
        • Capture the point to spawn a Triglav Protector for your team!
      • Artifact
        • Artifact spawns in the center of the Battleground. The first Hero to walk over it gains its power!
          • The Hero that kills the artifact carrier will claim it for themselves.
      • Dueling Immortals
        • Immortals spawn for each team in the center of the Battleground.
        • Once an immortal has been slain, the winning team’s Immortal will take to the sky, revealing the map and raining destruction onto the enemy Heroes.
      • Safe Zone 
        • A Safe Zone is created at the center of the Battleground.
        • Every 15 seconds the entire map is electrified, and only those in the Safe Zone will be protected.
      • There’s also a chance for no event at all. You’ll just have to rely on your own ruthless skills to take down the enemy Heroes and be the last team standing!

Rewards:

  • Complete three matches of Trial Grounds to earn a Loot Chest!

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This brawl is not bad per se; I surely do appreciate the innovative spirit with so many different objectives fit in it. However, the same thing on a single lane map, spawning in the middle every few minutes would be even more enjoyable. Games could be a little snowbally, but hey - it's a brawl.

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