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The roach warren is a zerg structure in StarCraft II. It allows roaches and ravagers to be spawned. It is designed to simulate the humid, mountainous depths needed to create roaches and ravagers.[1]

Game StructureEdit

Researched UpgradesEdit

GlialReconstitution SC2 Icon1
Glial Reconstitution

Increases Roach movement speed to 4.2 while unburrowed, and to 4.4 while burrowed under creep.

Acquisition
Purchased from Roach warren
Hotkey G
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1 100 Gas Terran SC1 70Time SC2 Game1
Required Lair
ve
TunnelingClaws SC2 Game1
Tunneling Claws

The roach can move while burrowed. It moves faster when burrowed beneath the creep. Glial Reconstitution has no impact on burrowing speed.

While it can be researched earlier, Tunneling Claws cannot be used until burrowing has been evolved.

Acquisition
Purchased from Roach warren
Hotkey T
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1 100 Gas Terran SC1 79Time SC2 Game1
Required Lair
ve

Co-op MissionsEdit

Roach warrens are available as a structure for Abathur in Co-op Missions. They do not cost vespene gas, and function as the first tech structure Abathur can construct. Upgrades for the roach and ravager can be researched here. Additional upgrades are unlocked at level 4.

UpgradesEdit

GlialReconstitution SC2 Icon1
Glial Reconstitution

Increases the movement speed of roaches by 33%

Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available
Acquisition
Purchased from Roach warren
Hotkey G
Cost 150 Minerals Terran SC1
150 ZergVespene SC2 Game1
110 (basic)Time SC2 Game1
44 (with full Mastery)Time SC2 Game1
ve
TunnelingClaws SC2 Game1
Tunneling Claws

Allows roaches to move while burrowed. Increases HP regen rate of burrowed roaches by 100%.

Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available
Acquisition
Purchased from Roach warren
Hotkey T
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1
100 ZergVespene SC2 Game1
110 (basic)Time SC2 Game1
44 (with full Mastery)Time SC2 Game1
Required Lair/Hive
ve
SC2 AdaptivePlating Icon
Adaptive Plating

Roaches gain +6 armor when below 50% health.

Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Reach Abathur Level 4
Acquisition
Purchased from Roach warren
Hotkey D
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1
100 ZergVespene SC2 Game1
110 (basic)Time SC2 Game1
44 (with full Mastery)Time SC2 Game1
Required Hive
ve
HydriodicBile LotV Game1
Hydriodic Bile

Roaches gain +8 damage vs light units.

Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available
Acquisition
Purchased from Roach warren
Hotkey G
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1
100 ZergVespene SC2 Game1
110 (basic)Time SC2 Game1
44 (with full Mastery)Time SC2 Game1
ve
PotentBile SC2 Icon1
Potent Bile

Increases the damage done by Corrosive Bile by 20.

Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Reach Abathur Level 4
Acquisition
Purchased from Roach warren
Hotkey E
Cost 200 Minerals Terran SC1
200 ZergVespene SC2 Game1
120 (basic)Time SC2 Game1
48 (with full Mastery)Time SC2 Game1
Required Hive
ve
BloatedBileDucts SC2 Icon1
Bloated Bile Ducts

Increases the radius of Corrosive Bile by 100%.

Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
Acquisition
Purchased from Roach warren
Hotkey C
Cost 150 Minerals Terran SC1
150 ZergVespene SC2 Game1
90 (basic)Time SC2 Game1
36 (with full Mastery)Time SC2 Game1
Required Lair/Hive
ve

DevelopmentEdit

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

Roach Den SC2 GameOld1

The former roach den

ReferencesEdit

  1. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void. Collections Tab: Skins. October 17, 2016
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