The following article contains information about a StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm unit or structure that was canceled.

The leech was a strain of roach that would appear in Heart of the Swarm.

Leeches gained 10 extra hit points when they kill a unit (up to +60 hp) and regenerate more quickly when burrowed.[1]

Evolve Roach[1]

Roaches transform into leeches or prowlers; once the choice is made, it cannot be reversed.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 StarCraft Legacy staff. 2011-05-30. May 2011 HoTS Gameplay Info. StarCraft Legacy. Accessed 2011-05-31.
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