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Mirage SC2-LotV Rend1

A mirage.

"Righteous fury burns brightest."

- A mirage(src)

The mirage is a Purifier phoenix variant available in the single-player campaign of StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void.

OverviewEdit

The mirage are Purifier vessels equipped with phasing technology that would be fatal should a biological pilot attempt to use it. This technology allows the mirage to temporarily become incorporeal when engaging enemies, allowing them to avoid enemy fire.[1]

Game UnitEdit

The mirage is the Purifier variant of the phoenix, serving as the third starfighter option for the player with the phoenix and the corsair. Their passive phasing armor ability greatly improves their longevity in battle by letting them avoid a substantial amount of enemy fire on them. This makes the mirage best suited for prolonged frontline combat, and the most economical starfighter since it is harder to destroy. However, it is not as good at supporting ground armies; while it retains the phoenix's Graviton Beam, the phoenix is simply better than the mirage at using it due to being able to Graviton Beam two targets at once.

AbilitiesEdit

GravitonBeam SC2 Icon1
Graviton Beam

Lifts an enemy unit into the air, preventing it from moving, attacking, or using abilities.

Usage
Hotkey G
Duration 10Time SC2 Game1
Cooldown 30Time SC2 Game1
ve
PhasingArmor SC2-LotV Icon1
Phasing Armor

When under attack, the unit temporarily phases out of existence, making it immune to damage for a short time.

Usage
Duration 2Time SC2 Game1
Cooldown 5Time SC2 Game1
ve

Co-op MissionsEdit

Mirages are available to Karax in Co-op Missions.

Upgrades and AbilitiesEdit

GravitonBeam SC2 Icon1
Graviton Beam

Lifts an enemy unit into the air, preventing it from moving, attacking, or using abilities.

Usage
Hotkey G
Duration 10Time SC2 Game1
Cooldown 30Time SC2 Game1
ve
PhasingArmor SC2-LotV Icon1
Phasing Armor

The mirage becomes temporarily immune to damage when attacked.

Usage
Passive
Cooldown 5Time SC2 Game1
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Reach Karax Level 14
Acquisition
Purchased from Fleet beacon
Hotkey G
Cost 150 Minerals Terran SC1 150 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 90Time SC2 Game1
ve
AnionPulseCrystals SC2 Game1
Anion Pulse-Crystals

Increases mirage's attack range by 2.

Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
Acquisition
Purchased from Fleet beacon
Hotkey R
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1 100 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 60Time SC2 Game1
ve
SC2 ProAirWeap
Protoss Air Weapons

Increases the attack damage of protoss air units.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
Acquisition
Purchased from Cybernetics core
Hotkey E
Level 1
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1 100 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 160Time SC2 Game1
Effect Damage: 8 (+5 vs Light)
Level 2
Cost 175 Minerals Terran SC1 175 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 190Time SC2 Game1
Required Fleet beacon
Effect Damage: 9 (+5 vs Light)
Level 3
Cost 250 Minerals Terran SC1 250 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 220Time SC2 Game1
Required Fleet beacon
Effect Damage: 10 (+5 vs Light)
ve
SC2 ProAirArm
Protoss Air Armor

Increases the armor of protoss air units.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
Acquisition
Purchased from Cybernetics core
Hotkey G
Level 1
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1 100 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 160Time SC2 Game1
Effect Armor: 1
Level 2
Cost 175 Minerals Terran SC1 175 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 190Time SC2 Game1
Required Fleet beacon
Effect Armor: 2
Level 3
Cost 250 Minerals Terran SC1 250 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 220Time SC2 Game1
Required Fleet beacon
Effect Armor: 3
ve
SC2 ProShields
Protoss Plasma Shields

Increases the shield armor of all protoss units and structures.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
Acquisition
Purchased from Forge
Hotkey A
Level 1
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1 100 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 160Time SC2 Game1
Effect Shield armor: 1
Level 2
Cost 175 Minerals Terran SC1 175 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 190Time SC2 Game1
Required Twilight council
Effect Shield armor: 2
Level 3
Cost 250 Minerals Terran SC1 250 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1 220Time SC2 Game1
Required Twilight council
Effect Shield armor: 3
ve

ReferencesEdit

  1. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void. (Activision Blizzard). PC. War Council interface (in English). 2015-11-10.
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