At a narrow pass nestled between two mountains, the Wu Lin once built a grand fortress to claim the strategic route. With mountains on either side, the defending army only had to protect one front until a catastrophe weakened the fortifications. Now attackers amass at Qiang Pass, determined to open a path for their invading forces.
The Emperor's prized Zhanhu, Sun Da, was using this portion of the Pass to his experiments, with his laboratory located in the middle of the map.
Qiang Pass, like other Breach mode maps, is a long map with three parts. Phase one is just outside its outer walls, phase two located in one of the inner yards between the inner and outer wall, with the final phase being the keep where the Commander waits.
Attackers have taken advantage of the catastrophe to tear the wall down for an invasion. While a famed wall that had never been breached before, Defenders now need to ready up to take on the invaders. What lies within the walls though remains a fire-y secret to a select few...
In Breach, the Attacking forces have broken the walls of Qiang Pass, specifically where it makes a difference: where its fortified city is at. Now, they wage a full-out siege on the fortification. Defenders march out, with a Captain ordering the Archers to lay fire on the invaders.
*Please take note, all directional information is given from the Attacker's perspective (ie. left side of gate would mean the right side of the gate for Defenders).
Outside the Walls Edit
The siege begins on the very wall the Qiang Pass is defined by, which has been broken down by enemy forces at the wall's most important location where a small city and the Commander's Keep is located. Attackers come from siege vehicles to hop onto the great wall, while Defenders hop down from low platforms on the right side of the gate's upper floor.
The archer points stretch along the left side of the map, lined along the inner walls and structures. The Ballista sits in a building on the right side of the map, right above where the Banner will spawn. The healing point on the other hand is on the same side as the archer points, in a small room that is under the second point.
Important points of this section are the following:
Outer Ward Edit
Inner Ward Edit
- This map features the Wu Lin Guardian, who is not present on any other map.
- This map also features the first instance of a Guardian Shrine located outdoors (no roof above) instead of being inside some kind of building.
- Qiang Pass may be a reference to the Great Wall of China.
- "Qiang" may be translated to "" which means "strong" or "powerful." However, in Chinese localizations of the game, the map's name is "威遠關" (pinyin: Wēi yuǎn guān), or "威远关" in simplified Chinese, which possibly translates to "prestigious outland gateway."