Control Point

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Control Point (CP), often just called as "flag" or "cap", is a certain limited area of the battlefield. It is marked by a distinct "CP icon" on the map, which indicates it's status. The capping radius (or even shape) of a CP may differ for each CP on the map. CPs can be either neutral or belong to one of the factions.

At least 3 players need to be within the capping radius of a CP to capture it – at the start of a round, a neutral CP can be capped by one player alone. Cap time from status "neutral" to "captured" is 2 minutes, from status "captured" to "neutral" it needs also 2 minutes. If players from the opposite team are in the capping radius at the same time, players from the teams will cancel each other out. The team with more players in the radius will gradually take the CP. The capping speed is independent from the amount of players within the cap range.

When you are inside the capping radius of a CP, a CP indicator appears in the top right of the Head-up display (HUD). The indicator, represented by a flag and progress bar, shows the status of the CP. Additionally in case of a capture, lost or neutralization of your teams most front CP a message is shown in the top center of the HUD, independently of your current location.

CP icons on the map[edit | edit source]

Icon Description
Cp map neutral no-focus.png CP is neutral, but can't be captured at the moment
Cp map neutral-focus.png CP is neutral, your faction can capture it.
Cp map capped no-focus.png CP is capture by a faction, but can't be attacked at the moment.
Cp map defend.png CP is captured by your faction and can be attacked by the other team.
Cp map attack.png CP is captured by the other team and can be attacked by your faction.
Cp map main.png This is a base. It can't be captured.

CP capturing states on the map and HUD[edit | edit source]

The CP indicator in the top right of the HUD will be visible only, if you're within cap range.

Map icon Description HUD top right HUD top center
Cp map neutral-focus.png CP is neutral, your faction can capture it. Cp hud capping-neutral.png None
Cp anim neutral2blue 2.gif CP is captured from status "neutral" by your faction Cp hud capping-going-friendly.png None
Cp map defend can.png CP is captured by your faction and can be attacked by the other team. Cp hud capping-friendly.png Cp hud-center captured.png
Cp map defend enemy-capping can.png CP is captured by the other team.
A progress bar below the flag shows the cap status till neutral.
Cp hud capping-enemy can.png None
Cp map neutral-focus.png CP is neutralized Cp hud capping-neutral.png Cp hud-center neutral.png
Cp anim neutral2red rus.gif CP is captured from neutral by the other team.
A progress bar in the CP indicator in the HUD shows the cap status till captured.
Cp hud capping-going-enemy.png None
Cp map attack.png CP is captured by the other team and your faction can attack it. Cp hud capping-start.png Cp hud-center lost.png

The layout of the CPs on the map may change for the same map from game to game. In some game modes CPs can only be capped in a specific sequence. See Game Modes for more information.

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