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Locust
Locust SC2-HotS Rend1
Locust SC2 Head1
Unit
Race

Zerg

Properties
Life span

15 (25 with Enduring Locusts upgrade) Time SC2 Game1

Production
Produced from

Swarm host

Hotkey

C

Protection
Hit points

65

Armor

0 SC2ZergCarapace

Type

Biological

Armor type

Light

Acid Spit
Damage

12

Targets
  • Ground
Cooldown

0.8

Range

3

Upgrade/level

+1 SC2ZergMissile

The locust is a unit spawned by the swarm host while it is burrowed. They can be produced in large waves to besiege enemy bases. Locusts have ranged attacks but can only target ground units.

Game Unit

The swarm host creates 2 locusts every 25 seconds.

Upgrades

EnduringLocusts SC2-HotS Icon Enduring Locusts
Evolved at

Infestation pit

Hotkey

L

Properties
Minerals

200 Minerals Terran SC1

Gas

200 Gas Zerg SC1

Evolution time

120 Time SC2 Game1

Notes

Increases the lifespan of locusts by 10 seconds (to 25 seconds).

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Heart of the Swarm Campaign

In the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm campaign, locusts are only generated when enemies are nearby.

Portrait

Locust SC2 Head2

Variant locust portrait

A variant locust portrait is available to zerg players via Heart of the Swarm's leveling system.[1]

Development

Locusts used to be able to target air units.[2]

Special Locust Strains

References

  1. 25-10-2012, Heart of the Swarm Preview: Leveling. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2012-11-01
  2. 2011-10-27, BlizzCon 2011: StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm – Units and Abilities. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2011-11-06

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