An adventure zone is a large, continuous map containing a number of mini-missions the players can complete for dilithium as well as reputation marks tailored to a specific reputation faction. Aside from being either ground- or space-based, adventure zones vary substantially in their look and feel, with some being more story-driven and less action-heavy (e.g., New Romulus), and some focused on faster-paced combat (e.g., the Tholian Incursion).
Battlezones are similarly large maps, also with reputation mark-rewards for a specific faction as well as dilithium. Unlike "classical" adventure zones, however, they have player groups fight the enemy for control over areas of the map by fulfilling specific tasks within given time-frames. After a boss mob, which spawns after the players gained control over the entire map, is defeated, the battlezone is reset.