In Total Drama Battlegrounds, the contestants have to compete in several virtual reality challenges on Joel's VR machine Vera. All scenarios are designed by him, with hundreds of variations and twists to ensure no one, not even him, can know what they'll be facing.
Main Goal: Get to the rescue point alive. Launch a flare to signal the rescuers and survive the zombies until they arrive. Get on the escape vehicle and take off to survive.
Teams: The Dawn and The Dusk. (Sorted by alphabet. Named after the famous zombie movies.)
Destination: Roof of Maclean Hospital.
Teammates: Arthur and Courtney, Ezekiel and Heather, DJ and Eva, Geoff and Colin, Crystal and Anita, Harold and Gwen, Bridgette and Cody, Alfred and Hannah, Clive and Belinda, Beth and Carol.
Survivors: Ezekiel, DJ, Anita, Gwen, Bridgette, Cody, Alfred, and Belinda.
Destination: Hatchet Docks.
Teammates: Katie and Noah, Sadie and Yoshi, Tyler and Lindsay, Izzy and Owen, Xander and Mandy, Joel and Howard, Justin and Zachary, Sebastian and Sakaki, Leshawna and Rodney, Valerie and Trent.
Survivors: Noah, Sadie, Tyler, Xander, Mandy, and Rodney.
Winning Team: The Dawn.
Main Goal: Locate and defeat Dracula (a Twilight Vampire) inside his castle. Teams: The Hunters and the Slayers. (Sorted by number of vowels in name (2 for Hunters, anything else for Slayers. Named after famous titles of vampire killers.)
Teammates: (Team 1) Hannah, Tyler, Joel, Colin. (Team 2) Izzy, Mandy, Alfred. (Team 3) Eva, Cody, Howard. (Team 4) Arthur, Clive, Carol. (Team 5) Geoff, Justin, Noah. (Team 6) Harold, Xander, Crystal.
Dracula's Killer: Harold, using holy yo-yos.
Survivors: Harold, Mandy, Joel.
Teammates: (Team 1) Gwen, Leshawna, Anita. (Team 2) Heather, Ezekiel, Courtney. (Team 3) Sadie, Katie, Zachary. (Team 4) Yoshi, Rodney, Bridgette. (Team 5) Sebastian, Sakaki, Lindsay. (Team 6) Valerie, DJ, Belinda, Beth.
Dracula's Killer: Gwen, using the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch.
Survivors: Gwen, Leshawna, Anita, Rodney, Belinda, Katie.
Winning Team: The Slayers.
Main Goal: Either kill every alien on the ship, or escape and blow it up.
Teams: The Troopers and The Predators. (Sorted number of letters. Named after the famous alien movies.)
Led by: Chef Hatchet.
Teammates: Mandy, DJ, and Noah, Carol, Tyler, and Sadie, Eva, Izzy, and Beth, Yoshi, Clive, and Cody, Anita, Geoff, and Katie, Gwen, Joel, and Colin.
Survivors: Clive, Yoshi, Colin, Gwen.
Leader: Groucho the Duck.
Teammates: Leshawna, Rodney, and Zachary, Valerie, Ezekiel, and Harold, Sebastian, Sakaki, and Alfred, Arthur, Belinda, and Bridgette, Courtney, Crystal, and Lindsay, Heather, Justin, and Xander.
Survivors: Alfred, Belinda, Harold, Lindsay, Heather.
Winning Team: The Predators.
Main Goal: Either kill the monster, or escape the city, or get the monster to leave.
Teams: Panicky Mob and Hysteric Crowd. (Sorted by hairstyle and/or headgear. Named after .)
Led by: Izzy.
Teammates: (Team 1) Anita, Eva, and Cody. (Team 2) Harold, LeShawna, and Bridgette. (Team 3) Zachary, Sadie, and Crystal. (Team 4) Heather, Justin, and Xander. (Team 5) Izzy, Courtney, and Sakaki. (Team 6) Belinda and Noah.
Survivors: Izzy, Sakaki, Leshawna, Xander, Crystal, Belinda, Noah.
Teammates: (Team 1) Mandy, Alfred, and Sebastian. (Team 2) Geoff, Colin, and Valerie. (Team 3) Beth, Carol, and Lindsay. (Team 4) Tyler, Rodney, and DJ. (Team 5) Arthur, Yoshi, and Clive. (Team 6) Ezekiel and Gwen.
Survivors: Carol, Colin, Gwen, Rodney, Tyler.
Winning Team: Panicky Mob.
Main Goal: Find the GPA (Gem of Power Amplification).
Teams: Heroes and Villains. (Sorted by evil and heroic personalities. Named after the two main kinds of superhumans.)
|Chris(Leader)||The Greatest Hero and M an Ever!||Super strength, laser eyes, frost breath, flight.|
|Cody||Techno-Wizard||Mechanical suit with gadgets, magic abilities.|
|Anita||Bombshell Babe||Explosives, guns, cannons, and missiles.|
|Bridgette||Dolphin Woman||Aquatic powers, control of marine life, flight, part dolphin form.|
|Rodney||Soldier Kid||Weapons and skills of special forces, unlimited ammo.|
|Leshawna||Lightning Lancer||Electric powers, speed, summoned lances.|
|DJ||The Pacifist||Cannot attack, makes opponents not want to hurt him.|
|Alfred||Zombie Survivalist||Various weapons, shivs, guns, and explosives.|
|Valerie||Pink Politician||Energy projection, magic flight, lights.|
|Sebastian||Dreadlock Kick||Incredible martial arts, indestructible hair.|
|Sakaki||Scaredy Cat||Speed, agility, long extendable claws.|
|Tyler||Super Sporto||Athletic perfection, summoned sports equipment.|
|Lindsay||The Head Cheerleader||Agility, restoration, and strength.|
|Xander||Darkcycle||Summonable motorcycle, strength, guns and chains.|
|Crystal||The Matchmaker||Energy projection, magic flight, emotional control.|
|Harold||Uber-Nerd||All the nerdy powers and weapons one could ask for.|
|Belinda||Starvoyant||Psionic, magic flight.|
|Chef Hatchet (Leader)||Chef Hatchet||Giant cooking tools, evil food, and fire magic.|
|Mandy||Cultist Chick||Shadow and fire magic, summoning.|
|Colin||The Hurter||Magic of "pain" and numbness, weapons of pain, strength.|
|Noah||Evil Overlord||Wicked genius, many minions, psionic.|
|Izzy||Explosivo||All kinds of explosions, guns, and martial arts.|
|Heather||Eviserator||Shredding claws, fire breath, speed, cunning.|
|Ezekiel||Dark Arrow||Marksmanship, hunting skills, hunting gear.|
|Geoff||Party Bash||Noise, lights, distractions, explosions, disco ball bash.|
|Carol||Bad Cop||Strength, guns, SWAT and cop gear.|
|Yoshi||The Soulless Blade||Swordsman, magic, abilities of varying power.|
|Gwen||Grim Reapette||Shadow and death powers, giant scythe, magic flight.|
|Zachary||Hot Metal Gangsta||Summonable chains and guns, strength, fire powers.|
|Sadie||The Lemur||Speed, agility, powerful tail, and an annoying song.|
|Eva||Ant Woman||Incredible strength, speed, tunneling and bashing skills.|
|Clive||Doom 'n Gloom||Shadow powers, emotional depression aura.|
|Courtney||The Human Cricket||Agility, noise, martial arts, detection.|
|Arthur||Raptor||Long claws, regeneration, speed, feral savagery.|
Heroes - Cody, Bridgette, Alfred, Valerie, Sebastian, Harold, Belinda, and DJ.
Villains - Colin, Geoff, Arthur, Eva, Zachary, Courtney, and Gwen.