The baneling spawn is a type of unit produced from the splitter baneling upon its death. They were developed on Nelyth from the mitoscarab.[1]

Co-op Missions[edit | edit source]

Zagara gains the ability to create baneling spawns from splitters at Level 14.

Upgrades and Abilities
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Burrow

Buries the unit underground. Burrowed unit are unable to move or attack, but they cannot be seen without detection.

Usage
Hotkey R
Cost 2 (burrow)seconds
1 (unburrow) seconds
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
ve
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Centrifugal Hooks

Increases banelings movement speed.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
Acquisition
Purchased from Baneling nest
Hotkey C
Cost 100 Minerals 100 Vespene gas 60seconds
ve
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Corrosive Acid

Increases banelings attack damage to primary target by 100%. Splash damage remains the same.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Reach Zagara Level 11.
Acquisition
Purchased from Baneling nest
Hotkey A
Cost 150 Minerals 150 Vespene gas 90seconds
Required Lair/Hive
ve
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Rupture

Increases banelings splash damage radius by 50%.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Reach Zagara Level 11.
Acquisition
Purchased from Baneling nest
Hotkey R
Cost 150 Minerals 150 Vespene gas 90seconds
Required Hive
ve
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Zerg Ground Attacks

Increases the attack damage of zerg ground units.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
Acquisition
Purchased from Evolution chamber
Hotkey M
Level 1
Cost 100 Minerals 100 Vespene gas 160seconds
Effect Damage: 6 (+6 vs Structure)
Level 2
Cost 150 Minerals 150 Vespene gas 190seconds
Required Lair/Hive
Effect Damage: 7 (+7 vs Structure)
Level 3
Cost 200 Minerals 200 Vespene gas 220seconds
Required Hive
Effect Damage: 8 (+8 vs Structure)
ve
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Zerg Ground Carapace

Increases the armor of zerg ground units.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
Acquisition
Purchased from Evolution chamber
Hotkey M
Level 1
Cost 100 Minerals 100 Vespene gas 160seconds
Effect Armor: 1
Level 2
Cost 175 Minerals 175 Vespene gas 190seconds
Required Lair/Hive
Effect Armor: 2
Level 3
Cost 250 Minerals 250 Vespene gas 220seconds
Required Hive
Effect Armor: 3
ve

Trivia[edit | edit source]

The baneling spawn appears as a cross between a regular baneling and a scourge.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Heart of the Swarm, Baneling Evolution (in English). 2013-03-12.
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