# “battleground_template” table¶

The battleground_template table holds information on requirements for each battleground which have to be met in order to start a battle.

• Battlegrounds are set to run in tiers. A tier is a fixed level range set differently for every battleground. A tier is usually 9 levels, i.e. 51-60
• Participating players have to be from the same tier.

## Table structure¶

Field Type Null Key Default Extra
id mediumint(8) unsigned NO PRI NULL
MinPlayersPerTeam smallint(5) unsigned NO   0
MaxPlayersPerTeam smallint(5) unsigned NO   0
MinLvl tinyint(3) unsigned NO   0
MaxLvl tinyint(3) unsigned NO   0
AllianceStartLoc mediumint(8) unsigned NO   NULL
AllianceStartO float NO   NULL
HordeStartLoc mediumint(8) unsigned NO   NULL
HordeStartO float NO   NULL

## id¶

A unique identifier for the battleground. The following list provides all valid identifiers.

Value Description
1 Alterac Valley
2 Warsong Gulch
3 Arathi Basin

## MinPlayersPerTeam¶

This field defines the minimum number of characters required to join from each faction in order to start a battle.

## MaxPlayersPerTeam¶

This field defines the maximum number of characters allowed to join from each faction in order to start a battle. If set to 0, the server will use the value from Map.dbc.

## MinLvl¶

The minimum level required to enter the battleground. If set to 0, the server will use the value from Map.dbc.

## MaxLvl¶

The maximum level allowed to enter the battleground. If set to 0, the server will use the value from Map.dbc.

## AllianceStartLoc¶

The location where Alliance characters initially will spawn. This references a safe location value from WorldSafeLocs.dbc.

## AllianceStartO¶

The orientation used for Alliance players when spawn on the initial location. The orientation is measured in radians where 0 is north on the mini-map and pi is south on the mini-map.

## HordeStartLoc¶

The location where Horde characters initially will spawn. This references a safe location value from WorldSafeLocs.dbc.

## HordeStartO¶

The orientation used for Horde players when spawn on the initial location. The orientation is measured in radians where 0 is north on the mini-map and pi is south on the mini-map.