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"My queen. New form, powerful. Can leap through air, strike foes. Heavy damage."

Leaping strike is an psionic power demonstrated by Sarah Kerrigan during the Second Great War after she was reborn as a primal zerg. Using this ability, Kerrigan leaps high into the air, coming down on a single target and tearing through them.[1]

Game EffectEdit

Heart of the SwarmEdit

SC2 KerrLeapingStrike Icon Leaping Strike

Kerrigan leaps at target location or enemy. If targeted on an enemy, deals 150 damage to them. Can be used to bypass cliffs and pits.

Passive: Kerrigan's normal attacks do +10 damage and lose 3 range.

Usage
Hotkey Q
Cost 50 Energy Terran SC1
Range 6
Campaign Acquisition
Acquired from Complete The Crucible.
ve

Co-op MissionsEdit

In Co-op Missions, Sarah Kerrigan starts with the leaping strike ability. Is gains the ruthlessness upgrade at level 3.

SC2 KerrLeapingStrike Icon Leaping Strike

Kerrigan leaps to her target and deals 150 damage. Can be used without a target to travel quickly.

Ruthlessness increases damage from 150 to 300.

Passive: Kerrigan gains +10 damage and -3 attack range.

Usage
Hotkey Q
Cost 50 Energy Terran SC1
Range 6
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Initially available.
ve
SC2 KerrLeapingStrike Icon Ruthlessness

Increases the damage of Kerrigan's Leaping Strike by 150 to 300 and its cast range from 6 to 12. Increases the damage of Psionic Shift from 50 to 100.

Usage
Passive
Campaign Acquisition
Unlock Reach Kerrigan level 3.
ve

Heroes of the StormEdit

Heroes DevLog2

The following section contains information from Heroes of the Storm and is not canon to StarCraft continuity

Kerrigan possesses an ability named ravage, which functions the same as leaping strike, in Heroes of the Storm.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. (Activision Blizzard). PC. Kerrigan's abilities and status (in English). 2013.
  2. Blizzard Entertainment. Heroes of the Storm (Blizzard Entertainment) (in English). June 2, 2015

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