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Battlefield 3 Damavand Peak
Damavand Peak is a Battlefield 3 map based on the real world mountain of Damavand in Iran. The Battlefield 3 map versions of Damavand Peak are based around a large tunnel that divides the map in two and serves as the focal point of the map. The map will also feature based jumping on the Rush game mode, where attackers base jump into the first area of attack. Damavand Peak has the biggest height difference of any map in Battlefield 3, at 500 meters.

Damavand Peak layout

Damavand Peak is based on a central tunnel system that runs under the mountain. In Conquest, there are five capture points, two on each side and one critical capture point in the middle of the tunnel. Each team has a helicopter at their disposal, which can be used to fly over the mountain and attempt to flank the opposing team.

Vehicles

Each side starts out with the following vehicles on Damavand Peak:

US vehicles

Russian vehicles

Damavand peak tips

The most important objective/control point in Damavand Peak is the center “Tunnel” control point, which is very hard to take once the opposing team has established their defenses. Therefore, you should always use the vehicles available and go straight for the Tunnel capture point at the beginning of the map. Alternately, if the opposing team has the Tunnel, you should use the chopper and try and flank and capture the points on the opposite side of the mountain.

Damavand Peak screenshots


53 COMMENTS & TRACKBACKS

  1. Teashakes
    October 11th, 2011 at 11:06 am

    BASE JUMPINNNG!

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  2. SuperKushBear
    October 11th, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    can you base jump the vehicles?! >:D look out defenders im gonna kamakazie you ass with my tank!

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    • Mr. no name
      October 23rd, 2011 at 5:11 pm

      hell yeah, going kamikaze with a M1 abrams!

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      • There once was a man...
        July 9th, 2013 at 2:53 am

        Hell yeah, be like the A-Team and fly a tank.

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    • SnakeBite
      November 20th, 2011 at 6:23 am

      yes, i did a basejump in a humvee once
      it was epic

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  3. IMNOTTHATSURE
    October 11th, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Hope they don’t forget there parashoot :P

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  4. PENSFAN000
    October 11th, 2011 at 11:47 pm

    looks awesome, wander if u have to wait for ur parachute to open.

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    • BLSmith2112
      October 13th, 2011 at 6:40 pm

      From Caspian: If you open your parashoot 1 inch from the ground you lose 25% of your health. Open if 2-10 feet off the ground and you wont get hurt at all.

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  5. chris
    October 12th, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    I think it’s great. Instead of just auto-parachuting in like a few maps on BC2 they provide you with a platform to spawn on and then leave it up to you to get to the bottom. Hoo-Rah

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  6. noname911jk
    October 12th, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    who has preordered BF3 and MW3 cause i have and my friends have preordered it now their being such a #$%& about it too

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  7. BF3 #1
    October 13th, 2011 at 3:38 am

    PREPARE COMRADES TO ATTACK !!!! :D

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  9. Starch
    October 13th, 2011 at 11:24 am

    bf3blog, go back to the frostbite 2.0 trailer

    in one of the “pillars,” it shows a mountainlike area with trees. could this be damavand peak?

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  11. Sgt-Jackson_NL
    October 13th, 2011 at 7:07 pm

    YOU DICE GUYS ROCK!!! WHAT A GREAT IDEA! Especially in MP its fcknig awesome! :D thumbs up for DICE!

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  12. Wootzel
    October 13th, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    Lets just say. I’m going to pilot some tanks!

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  13. yup!
    October 13th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    DICE is doing a helluva job, just imagine how many COD converts are going to free fall to death!

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  14. BlueSmiley
    October 13th, 2011 at 11:57 pm

    Base Jumping… Say what?

    ———————
    R.I.P Activision

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  15. Milad
    October 14th, 2011 at 4:22 am

    Wow! Damavand just can say: COOL! Its so cold remember to wear a lot cloths!

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    • samir
      July 14th, 2013 at 11:31 am

      Are u O.K? Are u playing a game for killing your compatriot? What’s your idea ? You are destroying your country military bases ? Are you destroying Streets or highways or buildings of your country ? WAKE UP BRAINWASHED !

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  16. General Jesus
    October 14th, 2011 at 11:10 am

    Is there a vehicle area where they base jump from? Because honestly unprotected parachuting soldiers don’t stand a chance against small arms fire. It would be nice to have a helicopter or two that would suppress the enemy while the guys parachuting, well, parachuted.

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    • flyVing
      October 17th, 2011 at 8:17 pm

      i think i read somewhere that there are helicopters at the top as well, so hopefully we have some good pilots ;) raises a question.. can you cut the strings of the parachute with the chopper blades? lol

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  17. Sand264
    October 14th, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    Lol skydiving tanks nice idea but i think ima just jump out as i drive close to the edge weathor or not a team mate is in the car and 30 points if they are heh heh heh wach out team im a crazy dude ima hurrdle u of a cliff HAHA

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  18. GSekhon
    October 14th, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    OMG AHAHAHAH i feel so bead for the lack of creativity Activision has compared to DICE. Im going to fly them tanks off cliffs. See you all on the battlefield

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  19. Camel
    October 14th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    What are they doing, corporal?

    Sir, they’re.. flying the tank.

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    • ZycherOfWaffles
      July 9th, 2013 at 2:56 am

      Correct me if I’m wrong, but isn’t that from The A-Team?

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  20. kareemoz02
    October 15th, 2011 at 6:01 am

    guys at the begiinig when u basejump there is no vehicles :(

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    • croixofwar
      October 17th, 2011 at 5:35 am

      i believe that they have helicopters

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  21. Hammy
    October 15th, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    BASEJUMPING YAYYYYYYYY i say we throw grenades before we base jump to soften our foes up

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  22. winssenNL
    October 16th, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    good idea just trow grenades for the special effects:P

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  23. kaboom
    October 18th, 2011 at 5:51 pm

    first the medic base jumps, gets to bottom, rest just free fall and hit the ground, medic then revives his team :)

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  24. kaboom
    October 18th, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    i amd calling in sick on the 25th

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  25. TheToughTaca
    October 19th, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    when this game comes out you’ll be able 2 tell has’nt played bf b4 because they all going smash ON THE GROUND

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