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Hel's Angels
Political
Type

Mercenary company

Race(s)

Terran

Affiliation

RaynorsRaiders SC2 Logo1 Raynor's Raiders (optional)
TerranDominion Logo2a Terran Dominion
UmojaProtectorate SC1 Logo1 Umojan Protectorate
TerranMax SC2 Decal1 Orlan's Mercenaries

Special units

Elite vikings

Societal
Currency

Credits

Historical
Status

Active

Hel's Angels are a terran mercenary organization taking their name from the Norse goddess of death.[1]

HistoryEdit

The Hel's Angels roamed the fringe worlds, preying on Terran Dominion shipping lanes.[1] They hired themselves out to Orlan's Mercenaries,[2] the Dominion,[3] and the Umojan Protectorate.[4]

ArielHansonMissions SC2 Icon1

This article or section contains information from the optional Colonist Missions in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.

During the Second Great War, they offered their services to Raynor's Raiders after the Raiders traveled to Haven to aid the Agrian colonists.[1]

Game EffectEdit

HelsAngels SC2 Icon1 Hel's Angels
Campaign

Wings of Liberty

Hired at

Graven Hill

Price

45,000 credits

Squad size

3 pirate viking fighters

Squads per mission

2

Cooldown

5 min.

Resource Cost

400 Minerals Terran SC1 300 Gas Terran SC1

Produced at

Merc compound

Notes

+45% Health, +40% Damage

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VikingMerc SC2 Head1
VikingMerc SC2 Rend1
Unit
Affiliation

RaynorsRaiders SC2 Logo1 Raynor's Raiders (optional)
TerranDominion Logo2a Terran Dominion
UmojaProtectorate SC1 Logo1 Umojan Protectorate
TerranMax SC2 Decal1 Orlan's Mercenaries

Campaign

Wings of Liberty
Heart of the Swarm

Base unit

Viking

Production
Supply

2 TerranSupply SC2 Icon1

Produced from

Merc compound

Hotkey

A

Movement
Speed

2.75 (air), 2.25 (ground)

Protection
Hit points

180

Armor

0 SC2TerrShipWeap

Type
Armor type

Armored

Lanzer Torpedoes
Damage

14 (+6 vs armored)

Attacks

2

Targets
  • Air
Cooldown

2

Range

9

Upgrade/level

+1/+1 SC2TerrShipWeap

Gatling cannon
Damage

18

Targets
  • Ground
Cooldown

1

Range

6

Upgrade/levels

+1 SC2TerrShipWeap

AbilitiesEdit

VikingTrans SC2 Icon1 Viking Transformation

The Viking transforms from one mode to another.

The ability is not smartcast.

Usage
Cost 3Time SC2 Game1
Acquisition
Hotkey Assault mode: D
Fighter mode: E
ve

UpgradesEdit

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
SC2 Lab Ultra Capacitors Icon Ultra Capacitors

Attack upgrades improve attack cooldown of affected units by 5% per level.[5]

These self-replicating ultra capacitors reduce the reload time of weapons and systems. Now each of the weapon upgrades at the armory and engineering bay increases attack speed by 5% in addition to increasing damage.

Campaign Acquisition
Acquired from Hyperion laboratory for 5 protoss research points
ve
SC2 Lab VanPlating Icon Vanadium Plating

Armor upgrades increase health of affected units by 5% per level.[5]

We have created a new lightweight alloy called vanadium. Vanadium diffuses weapon impacts much more efficiently than traditional armor plating, and it better preserves the life of our units. Now each of the armor upgrades in the armory and engineering bay increases unit life by 5% in addition to increasing armor.

Campaign Acquisition
Acquired from Hyperion laboratory for 5 protoss research points
ve

Damaged mechanical units recover hit points when out of combat, at a rate of 0.6015 each second.[6]

Our ship and vehicle hulls are now made from a material called Regenerative Bio-Steel. This material uses internal nanobots to slowly repair any damage the hull sustains. While this regeneration process is much slower than conventional SCV repairs, it can be the difference between life and death if no SCVs are available.

Campaign Acquisition
Acquired from Hyperion laboratory for 20 zerg research points
ve
RipwaveMissiles SC2 Icon1 Ripwave Missiles

Vikings deal splash damage when attacking air units.

Ripwave Missiles are anti-matter warheads that can damage multiple air targets with deadly bursts of sub-atomic shrapne. The long-term environmental impact is still being assessed, but Enlightened Dynamics would like to remind its valued clients that it offers a whole suite of environmental decontamination services.[7]

Campaign Acquisition
Acquired from Hyperion armory for $75,000
ve
Phobos-classWeaponsSystemSC2 Icon1 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.[7]

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

DevelopmentEdit

The Angels' appearance is based on old Viking designs, such as the pointed nose cone. Returning to the pointed nose helped change up the silhouette, as well as adding additional wings and blades under the gatling guns. It was planned to have a melee attack as well, but time constraints prevented this from being implemented.[8]

NotesEdit

  • The mercenary group's name is a combination of Hel, the Norse goddess of the dead, and "Hells Angels", a famous biker gang.
  • Unlike normal vikings a Hel's Angels unit portrait does not reveal the pilot's face when transformed into assault mode.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Graven Hill's laptop (in English). 2010.
  2. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Wings of Liberty, Cutthroat (in English). 2010-07-27.
  3. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Wings of Liberty, Engine of Destruction (in English). 2010-07-27.
  4. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Mission: Heart of the Swarm, Back in the Saddle (in English). 2013-03-12.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Protoss research (in English). 2010.
  6. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Zerg research (in English). 2010.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Armory upgrades (in English). 2010.
  8. 2010, Starcraft 2: Terran Viking. Accessed on 2011-07-20

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