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"Sky Fury Squadron! Destroy the Hyperion!"

Sky Fury Squadron is an elite Viking unit of the Terran Dominion Armed Forces. During the Second Great War, they served as part of Emperor Arcturus Mengsk's Elite Guard.[1] After Mengsk's death, a number of their members defected to the Defenders of Man and served as the elite guard of General Carolina Davis.[2]

HistoryEdit

Near the end of the Second Great War, Sky Fury Squadron fought in defense of Augustgrad during the Swarm's invasion of Korhal. The squadron, along with the Night Wolves, attempted to stop Sarah Kerrigan from destroying the planet's Drakken defense network.[3] Later, Sky Fury Squadron fought in defense of the Korhal Palace itself against the zerg and Raynor's Raiders. At one point, Mengsk personally ordered Sky Fury Squadron to destroy the Hyperion, but they failed. Ultimately the Swarm and the Raiders triumphed over the Elite Guard and ended Mengsk's reign.[1]

During the Defenders of Man Insurgency, members of Sky Fury Squadron defected to General Carolina Davis and the Defenders of Man. They aided in the final defense of the Xanthos at the Cerros Shipyards against Dominion forces led by Agent Nova Terra.[2]

Game UnitEdit

AbilitiesEdit

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Viking Transformation

The Viking transforms from one mode to another.
This ability is not smartcast.

Usage
Hotkey Assault mode: D
Fighter mode: E
Cost 3Time SC2 Game1
Acquisition
Purchased from Automatically researched
ve

UpgradesEdit

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Phobos-Class Weapons System

Vikings gain +2 missile range and +1 cannon range.

Bellerephon offers an improved loadout for the viking that adds a longer-range anti-air missile. An improved gatling cannon has also been added for increased range in ground assaults.[4]

Campaign Acquisition
Acquired from Hyperion armory for $90,000
ve

Increases the damage of terran air units.

Acquisition
Purchased from Armory
Hotkey S
Level 1
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1 100 Gas Terran SC1 160Time SC2 Game1
Level 2
Cost 175 Minerals Terran SC1 175 Gas Terran SC1 190Time SC2 Game1
Level 3
Cost 250 Minerals Terran SC1 250 Gas Terran SC1 220Time SC2 Game1
ve

Increases the armor of all terran air units.

Acquisition
Purchased from Armory
Hotkey P
Level 1
Cost 150 Minerals Terran SC1 150 Gas Terran SC1 160Time SC2 Game1
Level 2
Cost 225 Minerals Terran SC1 225 Gas Terran SC1 190Time SC2 Game1
Level 3
Cost 300 Minerals Terran SC1 300 Gas Terran SC1 220Time SC2 Game1
ve

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Heart of the Swarm, The Reckoning (in English). 2013-03-12.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Nova Covert Ops, End Game (in English). 2016-11-22.
  3. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Heart of the Swarm, Planetfall (in English). 2013-03-12
  4. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Armory upgrades (in English). 2010.