Elite science vessels are powerful science vessels used by Hale's Commandos, a mercenary organization.

Commander Hale offered the services of his mercenaries to Terran Dominion Emperor Arcturus Mengsk, who needed assistance in removing the New Trinidad Pirates from their home base on a space station orbiting New Trinidad.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

This unit may detect cloaked and burrowed enemies.

The Defensive Matrix absorbs 250 points of damage. The shield is not perfect; some damage will "leak" and reduce the unit's HP by half a point per hit.

Usage
Hotkey D
Cost 100 Energy
Range 10
Duration 60 seconds seconds
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EMP Shockwave

Reduces shield and energy to 0 for all enemy or allied units within the blast radius. Particularly useful against protoss units and buildings.

Usage
Hotkey E
Cost 100 Energy
Range 8
Acquisition
Purchased from Science facility
Hotkey E
Cost 200 Minerals 200 Vespene gas 120seconds
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Irradiate

Reduces the hit points of biological units near the targeted unit (and the targeted unit itself if it is biological) by 250 over 30 seconds. Mechanical units are immune, but biological units passing near an irradiated mechanical unit will still be affected.

Usage
Hotkey I
Cost 75 Energy
Range 9
Acquisition
Purchased from Science facility
Hotkey I
Cost 200 Minerals 200 Vespene gas 80seconds

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Acquisition
Purchased from Armory
Hotkey H
Level 1
Cost 150 Minerals 150 Vespene gas 266seconds
Level 2
Cost 225 Minerals 225 Vespene gas 298seconds
Required Science facility
Level 3
Cost 300 Minerals 300 Vespene gas 330seconds
Required Science facility

References[edit | edit source]

1999-03-26. StarCraft. Vivendi Games. Mission: Mercenaries (in English). Map Archives: Mercenaries. StarCraft Compendium Map Archives.

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