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Typhon Peaks

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[e][h]Typhon Peaks
Map Information
Creator:
Tileset:
Badlands
Size:
144x144
Spawn Positions:
4 at 1,5,7,11
1v1 Ladder:
2011-02-25 — 2011-10-25

Overview[edit]

Typhon Peaks is one of the new larger, four-player maps that Blizzard added to the ladder map pool.[1] Used in the GSTL 2, it was not picked up for the next season of GSL.

Official Map Description[edit]

Watch Towers overlook the center of the map. Destroying rocks will provide for additional attack paths and expansion locations.

Notable Features[edit]

  • Backdoor - Destructible rocks block the ends of a low-ground path connecting vertically opposite naturals.
  • Low-ground Third - An expansion on low ground has one ramp convenient to the natural and one, blocked by rocks, leading to the center.
  • Central Towers - Two watchtowers in the center are obscured by brush and backed by cliffs.
  • Shrubs in Main - These shrubs in the main make it possible for proxies, drops, or Nydus Worms to occur.
  • Outward-facing ramp - This makes a Forge Fast Expand for Protoss significantly harder to execute as extra buildings are requires to wall-off against Zerg.

Statistics[edit]

Terran vs. ZergZerg vs. ProtossProtoss vs. TerranMirrors
Map#ΣTerranZergTerran%ΣZergProtossZerg%ΣProtossTerranProtoss%ProtossTerranZerg
Typhon Peaks13934161847.1%28151353.6%33201360.6%171314

Played in Premier Tournaments

Start dateEnd dateTournament
2011-04-122011-07-10North American Star League Season 1North American Star League Season 1
2011-06-032011-06-052011 MLG Pro Circuit Columbus2011 MLG Pro Circuit Columbus
2011-03-212011-03-24Global Starcraft II Team League MarchGlobal Starcraft II Team League March

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Ladder Map Changes by Blizzard