New Zerg unit sillhouette released on the Starcraft facebook page

#1 Posted by TheJappernaut (124 posts) -

Just found out it was released on facebook this afternoon, didn't see a thread yet so I decided to make one.

So what do you think this unit will be? Or what do you hope it will be?

Start speculating!

#2 Posted by Icicle7x3 (1123 posts) -

Armored Buttling

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#3 Edited by FluxWaveZ (19158 posts) -

Looks cute. 
 
I'm no professional at SCII, but I hope that this ground unit is one that'll be capable of surviving Siege Tanks better than the rest of the Zerg.

#4 Posted by neoepoch (1290 posts) -

Tyrant Guard. Wait a second....

#5 Posted by StarvingGamer (7567 posts) -

Artillery-ling?

#6 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19158 posts) -

Oh wait, I was looking at the picture as if the unit's head was to the right, so I was imagining it wearing a big helmet or something. Now I see its maw to the left and something that looks more like a Zerg's face than what I was seeing before.

#7 Edited by ReyGitano (2465 posts) -

First thing I thought of.

#8 Posted by Adamsons (877 posts) -

Ballistaling

Or one of those giant blue things from Starship Troopers but its ass is backwards.

#9 Posted by damswedon (3168 posts) -

@neoepoch said:

Tyrant Guard. Wait a second....

Oh man you are right.

#10 Posted by chilibean_3 (1581 posts) -

@FluxWaveZ: It kind of looks like a Zerg version of the siege tank to me.

#11 Posted by Buckwatters (141 posts) -

I think they released a trailer that has that specific unit in it, and a quasi-explanation of what it is.

#12 Edited by FluxWaveZ (19158 posts) -
@chilibean_3 said:

@FluxWaveZ: It kind of looks like a Zerg version of the siege tank to me.

Yeah, reading about other people's thoughts on the Liquid forums and looking at the picture, it's most probable that this is a Zerg siege unit and some kind of morph based on a Hydra and possibly a Roach.
#13 Posted by TheJappernaut (124 posts) -

I agree that it looks like a some sort of artillery-type unit, I also read the thread on TeamLiquid.

However I'm kind of hoping that it functions a little like a lurker, but maybe that would make it a little too much like a siege tank.

#14 Posted by raiz265 (2232 posts) -

I'm not sure if I'd like a Zerg siege unit when there's Fungal Growth, Baneling drops and Broodlords around >_<

#15 Posted by coakroach (2478 posts) -

Giant enemy crab.

#16 Posted by Gilsham (292 posts) -

would be cool if it was a unit luncher, so you could throw banes into a ball or shot unit into a walled off base

#17 Posted by DystopiaX (5241 posts) -

Some kind of siege unit, the big cannon thing seems to support that and Blizz have been saying that Z lacks a good one (BL too hard to get to early, not as effective in certain situations). People on TL have been saying that the base/head looks like a Hydra sillouete so it could be like a Hydra morph into Lurker kind of thing.

#18 Posted by TheJappernaut (124 posts) -

I've also seen a lot of people saying it might be a roach morph. But the head really makes it look like a hydra morph.

#19 Posted by Ciffy (215 posts) -

A walking / siege / launcher brood lord?

#20 Posted by phrosnite (3517 posts) -

Who's that pokemon?!

#21 Posted by TheJappernaut (124 posts) -

Does anyone have any ideas what the new Protoss unit might be? Or what would like to see added to the Protoss army?

#22 Posted by project343 (2807 posts) -

Turtle! ^_^

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