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Map Breakout

Villain City Zone (1)

Trainers: none
TF Contacts: none
Events: none
Exploration Badges: Jail Bird
Plaques: none
Enemies: Prisoners
Connecting Zones: Mercy Island
Transits: none
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Breakout is the tutorial city zone in City of Villains.

The "Breakout" occurs from the Ziggurat in Paragon City. Arachnos is engaged in battle with Longbow so that Destined Ones can escape.


Exploration Badges[]

The following exploration badges can be found in Breakout:

V badge TourismBadge Jail Bird

It is rumored around the Zig that the Bug Man escaped from this location.

Transfer Points[]

After placing the bomb in the bunker for the Arachnos Pilot, return to him and you will be given a choice of contacts (Kalinda or Matthew Burke) and will be taken to Mercy Island.


  • Breakout is the reverse of Outbreak, the hero tutorial zone.