Shockwave missile batteries are a missile launcher developed for the terran banshee. They fire multiple missiles in a straight line with each shot, allowing the banshee to hit multiple ground targets. It is designed to engage ground targets that are packed close together.[1]

Game EffectEdit

Wings of LibertyEdit

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Shockwave Missile Battery

Banshees deal linear splash damage.[1]

The Shockwave Missile Battery fires multiple missiles in a straight line with each shot allowing the Banshee to hit multiple ground targets. This upgrade is useful when fighting ground targets that are packed close together.

Campaign Acquisition
Acquired from Hyperion armory for $110,000

Nova Covert OpsEdit

Shockwave missile batteries are available as an upgrade to banshees equipped with the special ordnance upgrade in Nova Covert Ops.[2]

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Special Ordnance

Equips banshees with shockwave missile batteries, upgrading their attacks to damage multiple units in a straight line.

Campaign Acquisition
Acquired from Obtain the special weaponry in "In the Enemy's Shadow."

Co-op MissionsEdit

In Co-op Missions, Jim Raynor's Dusk Wings come equipped with shockwave missile batteries.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Armory upgrades (in English). 2010.
  2. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Nova Covert Ops, Dark Skies (in English). 2016-11-22.
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