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Lockbox is first map themed to the netherworld in Quake Champions added to game in june 12 of 2017 in E3 update with maps like blood run, Corrupted Keep and champion B.J. Blazkowicz.

map info[]

lockbox is a big size map available in all modes except duels

Summary[]

Not even the ravenous gugs descend this deep into the Vaults, where the fetid mucus of countless bhole-worms drips ceaselessly into a cesspit of steel…

areas[]

Descriptions of areas and images taken from Bethesda's map guide

Aeon crystal[]

Qc lockbox aeoncrystal

aeon crystal

Along the upper route, beneath the light of a shattered crystal lies a middle room between the Bridge and The Blind Oculus. Here players fight for the Mega Health and the Super Nailgun as they dance around the dangerous pit that funnels into the poisonous Cesspool. Players can use the slipgate to reach the high ground and make the perilous jump to the Mega Health on the platform suspended on the floating platform above. Be careful not to fall…

Cesspool[]

QC Lockbox Cesspool

cesspool

Being in the Cesspool has its curses and its blessings. Players dropping from above may become easy targets if enemies have the room heavily guarded. Controlling the room grants easy access to the Rocket Launcher and the major powerups (Quad Damage and Protection) when the time is right. Exit routes include a lower path to the Cleansing Hall, a jump pad towards the Bridge, and a slipgate teleporter that returns them back up top to the Aeon Crystal.

Bridge[]

QC Lockbox Bridge

bridge

Connected to the Aeon Crystal and the Cesspool is a vertical chamber with a narrow bridge cutting through the center. Players have access to a teleporter for an easy means to move upward through this towering space, rewarded with a Railgun. The lower level has a dangerous acid fall spilling into a pool, but a Light Armor prize lies in wait for those who dare risk it. Just outside the archway is a bend with the Tri-bolt and some cooldown hourglasses.

Cleansing hall[]

QC Lockbox CleansingHall

cleasing hall

This lower room contains a deadly trap surrounding a Light Armor: buttons on either end of the room can be shot to open trap doors, dropping players into the acid vat below. Players quick to react can attempt to hop safely across the center pedestal.

The dread balcony[]

QC Lockbox DreadBalcony

dread balcony

This upper area before the Aeon Crystal gives players the high ground above The Blind Oculus, where the Lightning Gun resides. From here, players can take a risky jump pad to the Aeon Crystal or be forced to drop down to the treacherous lower Cleansing Hall.

The blind oculus[]

QC Lockbox BlindOculus

blind oculus

Under the gaze of the Elder God Ithagnal’s statue, this room holds the Heavy Armor and passages leading to the Cleansing Hall, Dread Balcony, and a twisting walkway down to the Cesspool. A slipgate teleporter here leads to high ground, but players knocked off Ithagnal’s shrine risk sloshing through an acid moat. Acid drips down the back walls, but intrepid players will find health bubbles and the Super Shotgun there.

Ithagnal grants favor to those who can successfully navigate this labyrinthine room, and movement and sure footing is certainly important here.

slipgates's teleporters[]

  • How written above Aeon crystal's slipgate teleports to the high ground,cesspool's slipgate teleports to aeon crystal,thea the Bridge area slipgate teleports to upper floor where you can go to the bridge itself,Blind oculus's slipgate teleports to the high ground of this area.

Spawn locations[]

  • Aeon crystal and high ground of this area
  • Cesspool,player can be spawn near or on rocket launcher, behind ladder to power-up or in left or right side,in entrance to bridge area from jumppad,on slipgate.
  • Tri-bolt room
  • Bridge area
  • Room which is connected with Bridge Area low and high ground
  • Staircases,one to bridge and another one to blind oculus,and another one from blind oculus to cesspool or tri-bolt staircase to cesspool and staircase to bridge high level from room which is connected with Bridge Area.
  • Cleansing hall
  • The dreadful balcony.
  • blind oculus, player can be spawn on heavy armor or on the heavy machine gun and on ladder of HMG place,on SSG,on LG,near to slipgate,on the high ground and also not far or near to the cleansing hall.

Trivia[]

  • dholes aka bholes worm like creatures first appeared in short story by H.P. lovecraft and Edvard Hoffman price trough the gates of the silver key and lately in the dream quest of unknown kadath.
Gug

gug icon from game

  • Gugs is black-furred beasts that bifurcate into two in the forearm,they live in their city in the underworld and worship the gods of the earth in kadath,they first appeared in H.P.Lovecraft's the dream quest of unknown kadath.
City-of-The-Gugs

City of gugs seen in Tower of Koth

  • Lockbox and the dark zone are the only maps in the game that can be interacted with, namely by shooting to buttons for activate hidden area for a while.
  • According to map lore page in website church of quake this map is located in the vaults of zin,in vaults are inhabited by humanoid creatures about the size of a small horse. Ghasts they, like vaults, first appeared in H.P. Lovecraft's the dream quest of unknown kadath.
  • And also according to the page in aeon crystal Under a layer of stone is hidden a great evil.the stench,pus,and suffocating evocation all met anyone intruding this maze.

Videos[]

trailer[]

Quake_Champions_–_Lockbox_Arena_Trailer

Quake Champions – Lockbox Arena Trailer

Ambience[]

References[]

https://bethesda.net/en/article/3XreoWFfwASw82ywekGc04/map-guide-lockbox https://churchofquake.com/wiki/lockbox-lore/ https://churchofquake.com/wiki/tower-of-koth-lore/

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