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[e][h]Heart of the Swarm
Mission Information
Mission Objective
  • Defend Bile Launchers
  • Don't lose 3 Bile Launchers
  • Destroy the Dominion Bases


  • Destroy Augustgrad Gates
Available heroes:

Planetfall is the first mission of Korhal arc.

Kerrigan start the invasion of Korhal.

Primary Objectives[edit]

  • Defend Bile Launchers
  • Don't lose 3 Bile Launchers
  • Destroy the Dominion Bases


This is a very defensive mission. Build up your economy by either taking the middle part of the map or the right side. There is an expansion at both locations. Build an army, split it in two groups once you reach an army supply of around eighty, sending one to each side of the map. The first two Bile Launchers have spine crawlers with them, and are quite close to your base. The third and fourth appear right above your base and to the further right of it.

There will be a strike force sent towards Kerrigan when the third one lands. As well as when there is one minute left until the fifth one lands. Which lands quite far in the Dominion territory, park the bigger part of your army there, the Dominion might attack the furthest right Bile Launcher so send some units there in preparation.

Once the final one lands, your Primary objective changes. The Bile launchers can no longer be destroyed. You shall now destroy the base that is over the bridge to the north. There is quite an army over it, especially since you will go over a small bridge into it. You need to kill every structure and unit once you crossed the bride in order to win this mission.


  • Destroy Augustgrad Gates
Destroy the gates to let the Zerg run into the city
They will be marked with yellow circles on your map


Complete the “Planetfall” mission in the Heart of the Swarm campaign. 10
Complete the mission to obtain this achievement.
Fully Operational
Don’t lose a Bile Launcher in the “Planetfall” mission. 10
Build a defense at the fourth and third Bile Launcher and stay defensive with your force and this should not be any real problem. Also, you can leave three to four spine crawlers around a bile launcher to buy time if your force is far away, especially in Brutal difficulty.
Death Start
Destroy 3 Augustgrad Gates before the 5th Bile Launcher lands in the “Planetfall” mission on Normal difficulty. 10
Complete the side mission before the fifth Bile Launcher lands. The gates are not to far away from the Bile Launchers, it should not be to hard to take them down in time.
Crash The Party
Destroy all Dominion structures in the "Planetfall" mission before the 5th Bile Launcher lands on Hard difficulty 10
It is recommended to start from one side and kill everything. Build a defense with spore and spine crawlers so that you don't need to run as much with your army. Take note that there are 2 missile turrets on the right on the high ground that ground units alone cannot reach.