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The following section contains information from a previous version of StarCraft II which is no longer valid.

Lurker Den
LurkerDen SC2 Rend1
Structure
Race

Zerg

Base structure

Hydralisk den[1]

Production
Minerals

50[2] Minerals Terran SC1

Gas

100[2] ZergVespene SC2 Game1

Evolves from

Hydralisk den

Requires

Hive[3][4][5]

Protection
Hit points

850[1]

Type
Armor type

Armored

Function
Allows

The lurker den was a zerg structure set to appear in StarCraft II. It was evolved from the hydralisk den[3] and was required for the development of lurkers.[1] It was canceled by the beta as the lurker had been removed.[6] However, it is still in the map editor.

It was referred to as a lurker den in February 2009; it was previously known as the deep warren.[4]

It used to have a "cool" morph animation, but it was lost during development.[7] The morph animation is still in the map editor.[8] The lurker den (and its morph from hydralisk den) are available if playing as zerg on the custom map "Vulture Nest".[9]

EvolutionsEdit

The lurker den enabled the transformation of hydralisks into lurkers.

SC2 Lurker icon Lurker Morph

Allows a hydralisk to morph into a lurker.[10] The mutation costs 1 control.[2]

Usage
Hotkey L[11][2]
Cost 50[11][12][2] Minerals Terran SC1 100[11][12][2] Gas Terran SC1 33[11][12][2]Time SC2 Game1 Hydralisk[10]
ve

UpgradesEdit

GlialReconstitution SC2 Icon1 Muscular Augments
Acquisition
Purchased from Hydralisk den
Cost 150 Minerals Terran SC1 150 Gas Terran SC1 100Time SC2 Game1
Required Lair
ve
SeismicSpines SC2 Game1 Seismic Spines[14]

Increases the range of the lurker's attack from 6 to 9, giving it siege range.[14][15]

Acquisition
Purchased from Lurker den[16]
Cost 150[15] Minerals Terran SC1 150[15] Gas Terran SC1 80[15]Time SC2 Game1
ve

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 StarCraft Legacy staff. 2009-04-04. Zerg Building Information . StarCraft Legacy. Accessed 2009-05-10.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 StarCraftZine. 2008-10-18. StarCraftZine.com. StarCraft Zine. Accessed 2008-12-08.
  3. 3.0 3.1 2008-12-02. Karune - could you explain... Battle.net StarCraft II General Discussion Forum. Accessed 2008-12-02.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Karune. 2009-02-18. StarCraft II Q&A - Batch 49 (page 4). Battle.net StarCraft II General Discussion Forum. Accessed 2009-02-18.
  5. StarCraft Legacy staff. 2009-06-29. June 22, 2009 Press Event StarCraft II Media. StarCraft Legacy. Accessed 2009-06-29.
  6. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II beta. (Activision Blizzard) (in English). February 18, 2010
  7. 2011, SC2: Zerg Lurker Den. Deviantart, accessed on 2011-08-13
  8. Blizzard Entertainment. StarCraft II Map Editor. (Activision Blizzard) (in English). July 27, 2010.
  9. MiketheSspike. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty . Custom map: Vulture's Nest (Activision Blizzard) (in English). September 11, 2010. Type "Vulture Nest" on Battle.net custom map search.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Burnes, Andrew. 2008-03-10. -Unit-Images-Unit-Info StarCraft 2 - Zerg Attack: New Screenshots, Unit Images & Unit Info! IGN.com Accessed 2008-03-10.
  11. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named LegacyZBC08
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 StarCraft Legacy staff. 2008-06-29. Zerg Unit Information. StarCraft Legacy. Accessed 2008-06-29.
  13. 2015-03-31, StarCraft II Legacy of the Void Beta Release Patch Notes. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2015-04-03
  14. 14.0 14.1 StarCraft Legacy community. 2009-08-24. BlizzCon 2009 SC:L Member StarCraft II Gameplay Blogs. StarCraft Legacy. Accessed 2009-09-01.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 Zerg Lurker. StarCraft II Armory. Accessed 2009-12-06.
  16. Zerg Lurker Den. StarCraft II Armory. Accessed 2009-11-07.

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