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Patch 2.0.0
StarCraft II
“Heart of the Swarm beta”
Release date (US)

September 7, 2012;
9 years ago





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StarCraft II patch 2.0.0 is the first beta patch for the Heart of the Swarm beta.

Balance Changes

  • Warhound Weapon attack delay has increased from 1.3 to 1.7.
  • Swarm host locust attack damage has decreased from 16 to 14.
  • Viper Consume can no longer be used on creep tumors.
  • Oracle Preordain duration has decreased from 2 min to 1 min.
  • Viper Blinding Cloud now hits everything, but the radius of effect has reduced from 2.5 to 1.5.
  • Widow mines will no longer damage each other with their splash damage.
  • The bug affecting the Overlord speed upgrade has been fixed. Upgraded Overlords will now travel at the expected speed of 1.88.

Hotkey Changes

  • Oracle
    • Revelation has changed from E to R.
    • Entomb has changed from R to E.
  • Mothership Core
    • Energize has changed from N to E.
    • Purify has changed from E to F.
  • Swarm host
    • Spawn locust has changed from W to C.
  • Fleet Beacon
    • Research Gravity Sling has changed from T to G.
    • Research Bosonic Core has changed from G to A.
  • Hydralisk Den
    • Evolve Muscular Augments has changed from C to A.