This StarCraft 2 unit guide will cover the Terran Predator unit. The Terran Predator is a robotic cat shaped vehicle that serves as the only Terran Melee unit, and the only Melee oriented vehicle in the game. The Predator comes with two attacks, the first being the Titanium Claws that are the physical attack, then each attack unleashes a lighting blast on top of that that causes an area of effect damaging all nearby units. The Terran Predator is a new unit in StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty available only in the campaign, being unlocked through the Zerg research tree, which locks out the ability to choose the Hercules Dropship.
The Terran Predator is highly effective against groups of smaller units like Marines, Roaches and Zerglings, thanks to the lightning blast attack. The Predator in StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty suffers at the hands of Roaches, Marauders, Immortals and Thors however, being ranged tougher units that aren’t as clustered as smaller units. Since the Predator is armored it’s also weak against units with bonuses against armored targets.
StarCraft 2 Terran Predator Stats
Build Cost: 100 Minerals, 100 Gas
Build Time: 40 Seconds
Supply Cost: 3
Produced by: Factory (Hotkey P)
Requires attached Tech Lab
Movement Speed: 4
Transport Size: 2
Sight Range: 10
Hit points: 140
Base Armor: 1
Unit Type: Mechanical Ground
Armor Type: Armored
Base Damage: 15
Attackable Targets: Ground
Ability – Lighting Blast: Each attack unleashes an area of attack lightning blast that hits enemies for 20 damage.
Target Priority: 20
Kill Score: 600
Production Score: 300
StarCraft 2 Terran Predator Upgrades
Vehicle Weapons: Researched by the Armory (hotkey E) and coming in three tiers, each level of Vehicle Weapons gives bonus damage to the Predator. Tier 1 – 100 minerals, 100 gas, 160 seconds. Tier 2 – 175 minerals, 175 gas, 190 seconds. Tier 3 – 250 minerals, 250 gas and 220 seconds.
Vehicle Armor: Researched by the Armory (hotkey V) and coming in three tiers, each level of Vehicle Armor gives +1 base armor to the Predator. Tier 1 – 100 minerals, 100 gas, 160 seconds. Tier 2 – 175 minerals, 175 gas, 190 seconds. Tier 3 – 250 minerals, 250 gas and 220 seconds.
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