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Empress Queens are more sophisticated strains of the standard zerg queen. They are found in the Swarm of the Torrasque.

AbilitiesEdit

InfestCC Icon SC1
Infest Command Center

Converts a badly damaged terran command center into an infested command center. A queen moves over a flying or grounded building and disappears for a short time. Control of the building only changes when the infesting queen reappears. The now-infested command center is restored to full health.

Usage
Hotkey I
Cost 0 Energy Terran SC1
Range 0
Queen SCR HeadAnim

Unit profile from StarCraft: Remastered

Attaches a parasite to target unit or critter. Infecting player sees everything the infected unit sees. Infected detectors reveal cloaked and burrowed units. Infected cloaked or burrowed units are always visible to the infecting player.

Usage
Hotkey R
Cost 75 Energy Terran SC1
Range 12
Ensnare Icon SC1
Ensnare

All units in the 4 x 4 targeted area when Ensnare is used will have their movement speed reduced by half and attack rate reduced by a varying amount. Cloaked units caught in the area will also be revealed for the spell's duration.

Usage
Hotkey E
Cost 75 Energy Terran SC1
Range 9
Acquisition
Purchased from Queen's nest
Hotkey E
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1 100 Gas Terran SC1 80Time SC2 Game1
SpawnBrood Icon SC1
Spawn Broodling

Creates two broodlings from the targeted ground mechanical or organic unit. The target is instantly destroyed in the process. Archons, dark archons, and robotic units such as probes and reavers may not be targeted. Broodlings last a maximum of 180 seconds.

Usage
Hotkey B
Cost 150 Energy Terran SC1
Range 9
Acquisition
Purchased from Queen's nest
Hotkey B
Cost 100 Minerals Terran SC1 100 Gas Terran SC1 80Time SC2 Game1

UpgradesEdit

+1 bonus to armor per level for overlords, mutalisks, guardians, devourers, scourge and queen.

Acquisition
Purchased from
Hotkey C
Level 1
Cost 150 Minerals Terran SC1 150 Gas Terran SC1 266Time SC2 Game1
Level 2
Cost 225 Minerals Terran SC1 225 Gas Terran SC1 298Time SC2 Game1
Required Lair
Level 3
Cost 300 Minerals Terran SC1 300 Gas Terran SC1 330Time SC2 Game1
Required Hive

ReferencesEdit

1999-03-26. StarCraft. Vivendi Games. Mission: Mercenaries (in English). Map Archives: Mercenaries. StarCraft Compendium Map Archives.