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Spawning is appearing on a map. This can be players or NPCs appearing at a specified point under a certain condition, e.g. when a point is reached that was set to spawn a group of enemies.
- Spawn/spawn(ing) point:
- Less frequently, the term is applied to players -- only in the form spawn(ing) point:
- The points at which players appear on a map after transit, which may not be adjacent to the portals they came through (sometimes referred to as zoning). Also, the starting point of a mission, the initial locations of players on a PvP map.
- The points where dead players reappear in PvP matches; also: "respawn point".
- Some foes, such as bosses, do not always spawn in the same place each time you enter the area.