Petrified Arena

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Petrified Arena
Petrified Arena CU.jpg
Region Echovald Forest
Victory condition Annihilation
Party size 4
Allowed levels 20
Priest/Obelisk No
Effect Blessed Water
Stone Spores

The Petrified Arena is of one the maps in rotation in Random and Codex Arena.

The arena is divided into an upper area with a narrow way connecting both teams starting points, and a lower area accessible through stairs on each side with a small pond of Blessed Water on its north-eastern end. Throughout the map are large mushrooms causing Stone Spores to players standing close to them.

Objective[edit]

Annihilate the opposing party.

Common tactics/tips[edit]

  • Pushing through the lower area is generally discouraged if the other team has ranged attackers, as they will have a significant advantage.
  • Similarly, teams with heavy ranged damage are generally discouraged from going across the bridge on the upper level, as casters have a significant advantage here due to the obstruction caused by the curved wall.
  • The clouds of Stone Spores appearing close to the large mushrooms are relatively hard to spot and usually forgotten in the heat of battle. Try to avoid them as much as possible: staying away from the extreme edges of the map on the bridge and lower level is advised.
  • It is possible to attack characters directly above/below you on the bridge in melee, though this is rarely a concern due to the design of the map.
  • Shadow stepping between the upper and lower levels is also possible, though, again, this rarely comes up. In fact, it is often disadvantageous to Heart of Shadow between the two.
  • The pond of Blessed Water on the lower level is rarely used, as confrontation next to it is rare. If you use enchantments and happen to fight close to it, take advantage of it, but don't let it be your primary concern; the advantage gained by Blessed Water is not big enough to sacrifice mobility.

Trivia[edit]

  • This arena is located south of House zu Heltzer, and can be seen on the world map.
  • Occasionally, one can hear the squawk of the Black Moa in the background.

  Random Arenas
Outposts: Random Arenas
Annihilation arenas: Amnoon ArenaAscalon ArenaChurranu Island ArenaD'Alessio ArenaFort KogaPetrified ArenaShing Jea ArenaShiverpeak ArenaSunspear Arena
Obelisk Annihilation arenas: Brawler's PitHeroes' Crypt
Priest Annihilation arenas: Seabed Arena
Kill Count arenas: The Crag
Out of rotation arenas: Ahmtur Arena