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Patch 2.5.2

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[e][h]Patch 2.5.2
Patch Information
NA Release Date:
27 May 2015
  • Social
  • General
  • New Unit to the Terran
  • Balance changes
  • Bug fixes

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Beta - Patch 2.5.2[edit]


  • Chat System
    • The old StarCraft II Chat System has been removed and a new embedded chat dialogue has been added.
    • Type /help into chat for a full list of commands.
  • Friends List
    • The Friends List has been given a slight visual refresh and should feel more responsive.
    • Players Near You has been moved from the Home Screen into the Friends List.


  • Gas geysers now contain 2000 gas.
  • Mini-map
    • Units and buildings on the mini-map have a black border around them once again.


  • Mechanical Air Unit
  • Fires 2 missiles that deal 7 splash damage to air units.
  • Can be deployed to attack ground units, losing mobility and anti-air attack.
  • While deployed, the Liberator attacks any ground units in the target zone for 85 damage.
  • Single target damage.
  • Cannot attack buildings while deployed.
  • Vehicle and Ship Weapon upgrades have been separated again.
  • Missile Turrets once again require an Engineering Bay in order to be constructed.
  • Adjusted building subgroup priorities to the following:


  • Can no longer move while burrowed.
  • Burrow movement once again needs to be researched.
  • Adjusted building subgroup priorities to the following:


  • Adjusted building subgroup priorities to the following:

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • The Raven ready sound no longer plays when a Cyclone is created.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a newly morphed Ravager to glide on the ground.
  • Neural Parasite will no longer persist through Oracle’s Stasis Trap.
  • A unit can no longer be targeted with Graviton Beam while are under the effect of knock-back.
  • Fixed an issue that caused units to attack destructible doodads they were railed to.
  • Siege Tanks in siege mode should no longer become covered by creep when moved by a Medivac.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented unburrowed Swarm Hosts from spawning locusts when selected in a group with burrowed Swarm Hosts.
  • Locusts should now correctly have a life duration of 25.
  • Adepts can no longer phase into buildings under construction.
  • Lurker attacks should no longer be visible through the Fog of War.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Adept to glide if issued a move command immediately after using Psionic Transfer.
  • Caustic Spray and Parasitic Bomb will now properly trigger an “Under Attack” alert.
  • Adjusting the viewing speed of a replay should no longer cause the timestamp to jump around.
  • The Hellbat's attack will now correctly appear blue with the Infernal Pre-Igniters upgrade.
  • The “Activate Stasis Trap” hotkey is now available for customization.
  • Cyclones will no longer automatically target disguised changelings when Lock On is set to Auto-Cast.
  • You can no longer reveal a Stasis Ward by using an Overlords “Generate Creep” ability.
  • The Lurker Den is no longer missing from the Zerg Structures Hotkeys Menu.
  • The Battlecruiser animation on the home screen will no longer disappear if you are idle.
  • The Disruptor's Purification Nova explosion effect is no longer faint on Low graphic settings.

Balance Update[edit]

On June 17, Blizzard released a Balance Update.


  • Worker counter change displays 2 per mineral patch instead of 3 per patch.


  • New Ability: Anti-Armor Drone
  • Deploy a flying, destructible drone.
  • Channels a beam on a single target that reduces its armor by 3.
  • Ghost speed increased to 2.813
  • New upgrade: reduces unit unload delay from 1 sec to 0.5 sec
  • Energy upgrade removed
  • AG search radius indicator now is a dotted circle similar to Siege Tank in Siege Mode, but the ability’s start up still displays the animation.
  • Armory ship upgrade costs reduced to match vehicle upgrade costs


  • Transport upgrade is now an upgrade available on Overlords individual.
  • Global transport upgrade removed.
  • No longer has the armored flag
  • Parasitic Bomb ability cost increased from 100 to 125
  • Spore Crawler damage decreased from 15 +30 bio to 15 +15 bio


  • Damage increased from 145 to 145 +55shields