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Danger Zone makes a grand return, this time in a once beautiful Portuguese island, which has seen better days.
―Workshop Page[1]

Ember (dz_ember) is a community-created Danger Zone map for designed by JimWood and TanookiSuit3 and is featured in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive from the February 21, 2022 update. The map was added in the February 21, 2022 update.

Update History

April 24, 2023
  • Spring celebrations have ended in Ember Land.
  • Lava in the tunnels is rising.
  • Minor bug fixes.
February 15, 2023
  • Seasonal celebrations have ended in Ember land.
  • Map lighting, theme, textures, and models have returned to their pre-seasonal state.
  • Cave rock textures are now using $seamless_scale for improved texture quality and look.
  • Various texture improvements.
  • Fixed an areaportal issue.
January 25, 2023
  • A winter storm has hit Ember, expect delays.
December 13, 2022
  • Autumn holidays are now over in Ember land.
October 21, 2022
Introducing Ember Halloween version
  • Spookified water and night sky
  • Lunar eclipse moon
  • Green lava
  • Pumpkins
  • Graves
  • Seagulls have turned into crows
  • Spooky sounds
  • Loading screen, spawn select and tablet images
General updates
  • Removed small bridge near Helipad
  • Added clearer signage in tunnels
  • Reduced volume and max distance of lava and generator sounds
  • Added new bin to climb over fence near Industrial
  • Added lamp post models surrounding roads
  • Fixed double doors in Docks Building
  • Turned rocks and bridge stones shiny
  • Added chickens
  • Added a special lily
September 7, 2022
  • Renamed Crater to Water Tower.
  • A new water tower has been erected at Water Tower.
  • Changed doors used throughout the map.
  • Added sounds when doors are opened and closed.
  • Gave cannons a new particle effect when firing.
  • Fixed situation where cannonball may not damage players.
  • Actually fixed cannons icon this time.
  • Fixed weapon crate ammo spawning in floor near Apartments.
  • Fixed lots of minor bugs (thanks Joaokaka1998).
August 1, 2022
  • Changes to Cannons:
    • Altered the angle that the North cannon faces
    • Cannons can now be aimed upwards, and is now 2x faster
    • Now have 3 firing speeds (change with mouse2)
    • Reduced inaccuracy multiplier
    • Kill Feed now shows weapon icon
    • Produce a beefy screen shake and more particle effects
    • Base model now also rotates
    • Added damage falloff to cannonballs after their initial collision
    • Fixed being able to Bump Mine away from cannon and keep control
    • Fixed cannons continuing to turn when no longer in use
  • Added bus to bus stop outside Industry
July 12, 2022
  • Wheeled out the ancient usable cannons
  • Docks building roof is now easily accessible
  • Began reconstructing house near Industry
  • Drops can now spawn on docks building
  • Drops can no longer spawn above rock tunnel near Observatory
  • Added weapon spawns at Docks building, Hospital and Industry (thanks Orel)
  • Removed place names when pinging
  • Improved clipping at Tourist
  • Minor other changes
July 1, 2022
  • Construction work has progressed.
  • Added rock path near Observatory.
  • Added rock tunnel near Observatory.
  • Added some rocks in water near Helipad.
  • Minor bug fixes.
May 3, 2022
  • Geyser at Construction now pushes the player upwards with less force
  • Fixed bug with crates and geysers giving the player insanely high velocity
  • Fixed finishing warmup inside the elevator stopping the player from jumping
  • Fixed a plethora of minor bugs
March 28, 2022
  • Removed old clips on stairs at Rock Pool B
  • Replaced stairs at Rock Pool B with new metal stairs
  • Fixed loads of minor bugs (thanks Joaokaka1998)
  • Geyser west of ruins now pushes the player upwards with less force
  • Added more spawn drops around Lighthouse area
  • The extraction fans on Apartments can now be stood on
  • Fixed visual bug in tunnels below Hospital
  • Fixed non solid door at Hospital
March 14, 2022
  • Further improvements to optimization.
  • Added new geysers at Apartments and Lava Pit.
  • Added new entrance to Lighthouse.
  • Added ladder at Research.
  • Spaced out the Church pews.
  • Added ladder to Apartments and altered the surrounding area.
  • Allowed access to Apartments balconies.
  • Fixed see through walls on top of Apartments.
  • Fixed small section of terrain causing damage at Lava Pit.
  • Fixed many stuck spots and minor bugs (thanks chocolates & fearless).
March 1, 2022
  • Dramatically increased FPS by roughly 30-50% in most areas
  • Changed spawn selection and loading screen image designs
  • Revamped spawn selection location names
  • Fixed radar alignment for spectators
  • Elevator no longer kills you when stood underneath the doors
  • Items can now appear behind the Lighthouse and at the underground geyser
  • Added new rock path in Ruins (previously named Kasbah)
  • Fixed stuck spot in Ruins
  • Added new jump path to roofs at Industry (previously named Town)
  • Fixed misaligned clips at Industry
  • Lowered wall height to create a new route at Research (previously named Charlie)
  • Improved movement on stairs at Rock Pool B (previously named East Tunnel)
  • Remade collision mesh on all rock props to increase accuracy
  • Added new “chumble” models to further dunglify the chunky flumpston areas
  • Improved lighting at various parts of the map
  • Optimized water material
  • Fixed some areas where it was possible to see through walls
  • Other minor fixes (Thanks Joaokaka1998)
February 21, 2022
  • Map added to the game.