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Scourges appear in StarCraft II outside multiplayer.

Game Unit[edit | edit source]

Wings of Liberty[edit | edit source]

Scourges appear in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty as environmental ambiance in missions[1]; they appear in the protoss mini-campaign[2] and in the Char missions.[3] They are last seen as a special form of attack by leviathans, dealing 500 damage each.

Heart of the Swarm[edit | edit source]

In StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, scourge are launched from scourge nests as part of scripted events in "Fire in the Sky".[4]

A "scourge spore" exists in Heart of the Swarm beta files.[5]

Co-op Missions[edit | edit source]

The scourge is exclusive to Zagara in Co-op Missions, and require a scourge nest to mutate. Upgrades for the scourge are unlocked when Zagara reaches Level 4. As in the original StarCraft, scourges mutate in pairs.

Upgrades and Abilities[edit | edit source]
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Simplified Genome

Scourges cost 50 less vespene gas to mutate.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Reach Zagara Level 4.
Acquisition
Purchased from Scourge nest
Hotkey G
Cost 150 Minerals 150 Vespene gas 90seconds
ve
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Virulent Spores

Scourge attacks deal 50% splash damage.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Reach Zagara Level 4.
Acquisition
Purchased from Scourge nest
Hotkey D
Cost 100 Minerals 100 Vespene gas 60seconds
Required Hive
ve
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Enable Structure Attack

Allows Scourge to automatically target structures.

Usage
Hotkey C
ve
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Detonate

The Scourge detonates at its current location and damages all nearby enemy air units.

Usage
Hotkey X
ve
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Zerg Flyer Attacks

Increases the attack damage of zerg air units

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
Acquisition
Purchased from Scourge nest
Hotkey M
Level 1
Cost 100 Minerals 100 Vespene gas 160seconds
Effect Damage: 121
Level 2
Cost 175 Minerals 175 Vespene gas 190seconds
Required Lair/Hive
Effect Damage: 132
Level 3
Cost 250 Minerals 250 Vespene gas 220seconds
Required Hive
Effect Damage: 143
ve
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Zerg Flyer Carapace

Increases the armor of zerg air units.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
Acquisition
Purchased from Scourge nest
Hotkey M
Level 1
Cost 100 Minerals 100 Vespene gas 160seconds
Effect Armor: 1
Level 2
Cost 175 Minerals 175 Vespene gas 190seconds
Required Lair/Hive
Effect Armor: 2
Level 3
Cost 250 Minerals 250 Vespene gas 220seconds
Required Hive
Effect Armor: 3
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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2010, Starcraft 2: Zerg Scourge. Deviantart, accessed on 2011-07-20
  2. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Wings of Liberty, Whispers of Doom (in English). 2010-07-27.
  3. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Wings of Liberty, Gates of Hell (in English). 2010-07-27.
  4. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Heart of the Swarm, Fire in the Sky (in English). 2013-03-12.
  5. Blizzard Entertainment. Heart of the Swarm beta Map Editor. (Activision Blizzard) (in English). September 4, 2012
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