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A robotics facility

The robotics facility is a protoss structure which transports automated war machines to battlefields to support protoss forces.[1] Each is controlled by a highly trained Master of Robotics.[2]

Game StructureEdit

StarCraftEdit

Robotics Facility
SC1 Robotics Facility
Structure
Race

Protoss

Role

Robot warp-in

Production
Minerals

200 Minerals Terran SC1

Gas

200 Gas Protoss SC1

Build time

80 Time SC2 Game1

Produced from

Probe

Requires

Cybernetics core

Protection
Shields

500

Hit points

500

Armor

1

Function
Produces
Allows

UpgradesEdit

PlasmaShield SC1 Upgrd1 Plasma Shields
Researched at

Forge

Hotkey

S

Properties
Level

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Minerals

200 Minerals Terran SC1

300 Minerals Terran SC1

400 Minerals Terran SC1

Gas

200 Gas Protoss SC1

300 Gas Protoss SC1

400 Gas Protoss SC1

Research time

266 Time SC2 Game1

298 Time SC2 Game1

330 Time SC2 Game1

Required

Cybernetics core

Notes
  • +1 armor bonus to shields per level for all units and structures.

DevelopmentEdit

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The StarCraft beta robotics facility

During the StarCraft beta, the robotics facility had a different appearance. Its final model was re-used from a canceled structure known as the maintenance bay.[3]

StarCraft IIEdit

Robotics Facility
RoboticsFacility SC2 Rend1
Structure
Race

Protoss

Role

Robot warp-in

Production
Minerals

200 Minerals Terran SC1

Gas

100 ProtossVespene SC2 Game1

Build time

65 Time SC2 Game1

Produced from

Probe

Requires

Cybernetics core

Hotkey

R

Protection
Shields

450

Hit points

450

Type
  • Armored
  • Mechanical
  • Structure
Function
Produces
Allows

Robotics bay

The robotics facility creates robotic units like the colossus, observer and warp prism, as well as the immortal.

Building UpgradesEdit

SC2 ProShields Plasma Shields
Researched at

Forge

Hotkey

S

Properties
Level

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Minerals

150 Minerals Terran SC1

225 Minerals Terran SC1

300 Minerals Terran SC1

Gas

150 Gas Protoss SC1

225 Gas Protoss SC1

300 Gas Protoss SC1

Research time

160 Time SC2 Game1

190 Time SC2 Game1

220 Time SC2 Game1

Notes
  • +1 armor to shields per level.
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DevelopmentEdit

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Development render

In the course of updating the robotics facility's design, it was decided to alter the shapes so that different animations occurred depending on the unit being produced.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Underwood, Peter, Bill Roper, Chris Metzen and Jeffrey Vaughn. StarCraft (Manual). Irvine, Calif.: Blizzard Entertainment, 1998.
  2. Blizzard Entertainment staff. Protoss Robotics Facility. Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed 2009-06-26.
  3. Beta, StarCraft Evolution. Accessed on 2011-08-18.
  4. 2011, SC2: Protoss Robotics Facility. Deviantart, accessed on 2011-02-28


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