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The Devouring One is a specialized zergling strain, more powerful and resilient than its standard counterpart.

HistoryEdit

Ulrezaj's Dark VengeanceEdit

The dark archon Ulrezaj intended to use Devouring Ones in his attack on Shakuras. Using a technique to combine Dark Templar and zerg energy to create false, warped khaydarin crystals, he would control and summon zerglings and hydralisks from his base on Char and transform them into genetically enhanced zerg such as Devouring Ones with the false crystals. The technique rendered the Devouring Ones immune to the effects of the xel'naga temple.[1] The plot was foiled by heroes dispatched by Zeratul.[2][3]

Reign of FireEdit

Sarah Kerrigan gained control of a small number of previously uncontrolled Devouring Ones on Braxis via one of Mengsk's psi emitters, using them against the United Earth Directorate forces guarding the psi disrupter.[4]

NotesEdit

DevouringOne SC2-HotS Decal1

Devouring One decal

A Devouring One decal is available in StarCraft II upon reaching level 19 with zerg. The decal is the outline of a zergling head.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. StarCraft: Brood War. Vivendi Games. Mission: Enslavers: Dark Vengeance bonus campaign, episode V: "Dark Vengeance" (in English). 1999-06-25. StarCraft Map Archives
  2. StarCraft: Brood War. Vivendi Games. Mission: Enslavers: Dark Vengeance bonus campaign, episode IVA: "Desperate Measures" (in English). 1999-05-28. StarCraft Map Archives
  3. Chris Metzen, StarCraft Legacy staff. 2009-04-03. SC:L Metzen Interview - Lore Exclusive. StarCraft Legacy. Accessed 2009-05-18.
  4. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft: Brood War. Vivendi Games. Mission: Reign of Fire (in English). 1998
  5. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard) (in English). March 12, 2013