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Locust
Harpy SC2-HotS DevRend1
Unit
Race

Zerg

Affiliation

Zerg SC2 Icon Kerrigan's Swarm

Campaign

Heart of the Swarm

Base unit

Locust

Production
Parent

Carrion

The flying locust is a zerg variant strain of the locust that appears in Heart of the Swarm. It is spawned by the carrion swarm host strain. The flying locusts are faster and deal 50% more damage than regular locusts, but have 25% less life. They cannot attack air normally. It can fly at speed 3.[1]

UpgradesEdit

SC2 RapidIncubation Icon Rapid Incubation

Locusts spawn 20% faster.

Locust production inefficient. Will greatly benefit from redundancy removal. Sequences are complex, wasteful. Byproduct of wild, uncontrolled evolution. Simplification of sequences will allow swarm hosts to incubate full-grown locusts at rapid speeds.

Campaign Acquisition
ve
SC2 PressurizedGlands Icon Pressurized Glands

Locusts can attack both ground and air units.

Swarm host defense reliant on locust organism. Locust secrets solvent fluids, projectiles towards enemy. Can mutate glands, increase pressure. Will allow projectile to reach incredible height. Attack both ground and aerial targets.

Campaign Acquisition
ve

NoteEdit

It was named "harpy" during development.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard) (in English). March 12, 2013
  2. Blizzard Entertainment. Heart of the Swarm beta Map Editor. (Activision Blizzard) (in English). September 4, 2012

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