lurker den is a zerg structure in .
While much of the lurker den's structure appears to be bone, the exterior is made of a material much like grooved, thick leather.
Game Structure Edit
Heart of the Swarm Edit
The lurker den appears as an upgrade of the
hydralisk den in the campaign. It is required for the production of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm lurkers, and is an alternative to the impaler den.
Legacy of the Void Edit
The lurker den appears in the multiplayer of
. It is again required to produce lurkers. Legacy of the Void As of Patch 4.0, it is morphed from a drone rather than a hydralisk den.
Nova Covert Ops Edit
Lurker dens also appeared in the
campaign. Nova Covert Ops Years after the End War, the Defenders of Man used Dominion ghosts, including Nova Terra, to plant psi-emitters in order to lure feral zerg to Antiga Prime.
Co-op Missions Edit
The lurker den and lurker, as well as the base hydralisk strain, are exclusive to
Kerrigan in Co-op Missions. The lurker den and lurker are unlocked when Kerrigan reaches Level 5. Ecxept the multiplayer, the lurker den morph into hydralisk den. Upgrades for the lurker become available when Kerrigan reaches Level 6.
Stetmann can construct a mecha lurker den to allow him to produce and upgrade mecha lurkers.
The lurker den was initially set to appear in
, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty but was ultimately pushed back to  Heart of the Swarm.
The lurker den will be altered in an upcoming patch to be built directly by drones, rather than being mutated from a hydralisk den. The "Digging Claws" upgrade will be researched here.