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Ghost Academy (Legacy of the Void)

This article covers the current multiplayer version of this building. For another version see Ghost Academy (Wings of Liberty and Heart of the Swarm).
[e][h] Ghost Academy
Building Information
150 50 29
1250 1 (+2) (Armored, Structure, Mechanical)
V  G
Unlocked Tech:


The Ghost Academy unlocks the Ghost unit, which can be built from the Barracks. The Ghost Academy can research upgrades for Ghosts and can arm itself with a Nuke that can be deployed under a Ghost's command, however each Ghost Academy may only hold one Nuke at a time.


 150      150      86 Hotkey: C
Researched from: Ghost Academy
Enables Ghosts to use the Cloak ability. Cloak renders a unit invisible to enemies unless it's revealed by detectors or effects.

Enhanced Shockwaves
 150      150      79 Hotkey: S
Researched from: Ghost Academy
Increases the Ghost's EMP Round radius by +0.5

Arm Silo With Nuke
 100      100      43 Hotkey: N
Researched from: Ghost Academy
Builds a Nuke that can be launched by a Ghost. Limited to one Nuke per Ghost Academy. Requires a Factory.

Removed Upgrades[edit]

 100      100      57 Hotkey: M
Researched from: Ghost Academy
Increases the Ghost's starting energy by 25.


  • Because of the 1,250 HP, the Ghost Academy is able to withstand several head-on nukes.
  • It's the terran building which gains the most hitpoints per build time.
  • When researching, several lights on the exterior of the building begins to flash, and the missile tube in the center emits a jet-flame in the color of the player.
  • In the game file the Ghost Academy has lift off and landing animations, which are only used in Co-op Missions.

Patch Changes[edit]

  1. Blizzard Entertainment (14 November 2017). "STARCRAFT II 4.0 PATCH NOTES".
  2. Blizzard Entertainment (29 January 2018). "STARCRAFT II BALANCE UPDATE – JANUARY 29, 2017".
  3. Blizzard Entertainment (21 August 2019). "STARCRAFT II 4.10.1 Balance Updates".