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Patch 2.5.1

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[e][h]Patch 2.5.1
Patch Information
NA Release Date:
15 April 2015
  • Bug Fixes

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Beta - Patch 2.5.1[edit]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Swapping players after using the “Take Command” feature should no longer result in a Victory/Defeat screen.
  • Canceling a Custom Game search shortly after its initiation should no longer cause the game to become unresponsive.
  • The cooldown for Corrosive Bile now correctly counts down while a Ravager is burrowed.
  • Siege Tanks can now fit between the top of the ramp and a Barracks on Coda LE and Cactus Valley LE.
  • Fixed a base location on Cactus Valley LE that did not allow for optimal base placement.
  • Fixed an issue on Coda LE that caused a worker to sometimes not mine at the beginning of a match.
  • Cloaked units will properly display a shimmer effect on Low graphic settings.
  • Move speed tooltips for units that are at speeds other than ‘Normal’ are now displayed correctly.
  • The Corruptor’s Caustic Spray will now properly go on cooldown if spell is interrupted due to the building moving out of range.
  • You should no longer receive an error message when switching languages.
  • Game speed altered to match that of real time.
  • Fixed an issue where in-game character names were not being displayed properly.

Balance Update #1[edit]

On April 28, Blizzard released a Balance Update.


  • Mineral amounts changed from 100%/50% to 100%/60%


  • Warp-in duration decreased from 8 to 5.
  • Adept
  • Weapon damage point changed from 0.4 to 0.167.


  • Added new ability.
  • Toss a grenade which, after 2 seconds, causes 10 area of effect damage and knockback.
  • Cooldown is 10 seconds.
  • Can no longer target air by default.
  • New Upgrade: Surface to Air Targeting.
  • Allows Cyclone to target air.
  • Requires Fusion Core.
  • Researched from Factory Tech Lab.
  • Cost 100/100.
  • Research time: 110.
  • Unit radius increased from 0.625 to 0.75.
  • Unit scale increased by 15%.


  • Weapon period changed from 0.8 to 1.6.
  • Weapon range reduced from 6 to 4.
  • Cost changed to 200/100 and requires 3 supply.
  • Flying locusts no longer requires research.
  • Locust health down from 65 to 50.
  • Swarm hosts can now move while burrowed.

Balance Update #2[edit]

On May 14, Blizzard released a Balance Update.


  • Mass Recall cost reduced from 100 energy to 50 energy
  • Mass Recall cost reduced from 100 energy to 50 energy
  • Movement speed increased from 1.41 to 1.88
  • Stasis Wards can no longer be manually cast
  • Charge upgrade movement speed increased from 2.75 to 2.953
  • Gains unit type: Armored


  • Attack Range increased from 9.5 to 11
  • Damage changed from 30 to 20 +10 vs armored