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:''This article is about the protoss structure. For the xel'naga-crafted observation structure, see [[xel'naga tower]].''
 
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The '''Observatory''' is a [[Protoss]] structure. It is required for the warping and upgrading of [[Observer]]s.
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The '''observatory''' is a [[protoss]] structure. It is required for the warping and upgrading of [[observer]]s.
   
The Protoss consider history to be of vital importance, and even during the [[Aeon of Strife]] scribes recorded the wars and their heroes for future reference. The Observatory is a modern refinement of the ancient library, where data gathered by Observers is recorded and cataloged.
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The protoss consider history to be of vital importance, and even during the [[Aeon of Strife]] scribes recorded the wars and their heroes for future reference. The observatory is a modern refinement of the ancient library, where data gathered by observers is recorded and cataloged.<ref>Underwood, Peter, Bill Roper, Chris Metzen and Jeffrey Vaughn. ''StarCraft (Manual)''. Irvine, Calif.: Blizzard Entertainment, 1998.</ref>
   
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==The Observatory in [[StarCraft II]]==
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====Development====
The observatory was a building in early builds of StarCraft II. It was canceled as of September 2008.<ref name = "QA44">[[Karune#Batch 44|Karune]]. 2008-09-05. [http://www.battle.net/forums/thread.aspx?fn=sc2-general&t=1752651&p=1&#post1752651 StarCraft II Q&A - Batch 44]. ''Battle.net StarCraft II General Discussion Forum.'' Accessed 2008-09-05.</ref>
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During the [[StarCraft alpha]], the observatory was known as the "beacon."<ref>[http://home.planet.nl/%7Eaggel005/alphabeta/beta/beta43.jpg Renders], accessed on 2011-07-20</ref>
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===StarCraft II===
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[[File:Observatory_SC2_DevRend1.jpg|thumb|The observatory.]]
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The observatory was a building in early builds of ''[[StarCraft II]]''. It was canceled as of September 2008.<ref name = "QA44">[[Karune#Batch 44|Karune]]. 2008-09-05. [http://www.battle.net/forums/thread.aspx?fn=sc2-general&t=1752651&p=1&#post1752651 StarCraft II Q&A - Batch 44]. ''Battle.net StarCraft II General Discussion Forum.'' Accessed 2008-09-05.</ref>
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The observatory was used to enable the [[robotics facility]] to warp in [[observer]]s and was also the center for their upgrades and upgrades for the [[phase prism]].<ref name="WWIP">StarCraft Legacy staff. 2009-04-04. [http://sclegacy.com/feature/32-wwi-08/309-protoss-unit-stats WWI 08 Coverage - Protoss Units]. ''StarCraft Legacy.'' Accessed 2009-06-22.</ref>
   
The Observatory use to enable the [[robotics facility]] to warp in [[observer]]s and was also the center for their upgrades and upgrades for the [[phase prism]].<ref name="WWIP">StarCraft Legacy staff. 2008-06-28. [http://www.sclegacy.com/content/wwi-08-coverage-11/wwi-08-coverage---protoss-units-82/ WWI 08 Coverage - Protoss Units]. ''StarCraft Legacy.'' Accessed 2008-07-02.</ref>
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It appears to have used the same model as the [[null circuit]].
 
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==References==
 
==References==
Underwood, Peter, Bill Roper, Chris Metzen and Jeffrey Vaughn. ''StarCraft (Manual)''. Irvine, Calif.: Blizzard Entertainment, 1998.
 
 
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Latest revision as of 16:43, July 12, 2019

This article is about the protoss structure. For the xel'naga-crafted observation structure, see xel'naga tower.

The observatory is a protoss structure. It is required for the warping and upgrading of observers.

The protoss consider history to be of vital importance, and even during the Aeon of Strife scribes recorded the wars and their heroes for future reference. The observatory is a modern refinement of the ancient library, where data gathered by observers is recorded and cataloged.[1]

Game StructureEdit

StarCraftEdit

Research UpgradesEdit

GravBoost Observer Icon SC1
Gravitic Boosters
Acquisition
Purchased from Observatory
Hotkey G
Cost 150 Minerals Terran SC1 150 Gas Terran SC1 133Time SC2 Game1
SensorArray Icon SC1
Sensor Array
Acquisition
Purchased from Observatory
Hotkey S
Cost 150 Minerals Terran SC1 150 Gas Terran SC1 133Time SC2 Game1

Building UpgradesEdit

  • +1 armor bonus to shields per level for all units and structures.
Acquisition
Purchased from Forge
Hotkey S
Level 1
Cost 200 Minerals Terran SC1 200 Gas Terran SC1 266Time SC2 Game1
Level 2
Cost 300 Minerals Terran SC1 300 Gas Terran SC1 298Time SC2 Game1
Required Cybernetics core
Level 3
Cost 400 Minerals Terran SC1 400 Gas Terran SC1 330Time SC2 Game1
Required Cybernetics core

DevelopmentEdit

During the StarCraft alpha, the observatory was known as the "beacon."[2]

StarCraft IIEdit

The following section contains information from a previous version of StarCraft II which is no longer valid.

Observatory SC2 DevRend1

The observatory.

The observatory was a building in early builds of StarCraft II. It was canceled as of September 2008.[3]

The observatory was used to enable the robotics facility to warp in observers and was also the center for their upgrades and upgrades for the phase prism.[4]

It appears to have used the same model as the null circuit.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Underwood, Peter, Bill Roper, Chris Metzen and Jeffrey Vaughn. StarCraft (Manual). Irvine, Calif.: Blizzard Entertainment, 1998.
  2. Renders, accessed on 2011-07-20
  3. Karune. 2008-09-05. StarCraft II Q&A - Batch 44. Battle.net StarCraft II General Discussion Forum. Accessed 2008-09-05.
  4. StarCraft Legacy staff. 2009-04-04. WWI 08 Coverage - Protoss Units. StarCraft Legacy. Accessed 2009-06-22.


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