Ultralisk

Ultralisk is a starcraft-2 zerg unit
The Ultralisk returns to the Zerg army in StarCraft 2 similar to how it left StarCraft Brood Wars. It is not quite as fast as before, but it is still a very powerful unit. The Ultralisk now does splash damage to units with it's mighty cleave as well as has a very high damage output vs. buildings. Also, the Ultralisk works best on creep as it gets a speed bonus for moving on Creep. Lastly, the Ultralisk is immune to stun and does extra damage vs. armored units - making it effective in almost all scenarios. For tips and strategies on using the Ultralisk check out the videos and links on the right. The Ultralisk is a Heavy Assault Beast and has a unit type of Armored - Biological - Massive. Check out the Starcraft 2 Ultralisk article on videos and strategies of the Ultralisk


[The Good]

 

[The Bad]

Strengths

 

Weaknesses

Supporting the Ball, Crashing small units (cleave), low damage units   Anti-Armor Units, Air units, closed terrain, high damage units

Good vs

 

Bad vs

Marines, Marauders, Stalkers, Zealots, Sentries, Roaches, Hydralisks and Zerglings   Banshees, Thor's, BattleCruisers, Void Rays, Carriers, Immortals, Brood Lords, Mutalisks, Infesters

Hard Counters

 

Hard Countered

Terran: Marines & Marauders
Protoss: Zealots, Stalkers, Colossus
Zerg: Roaches, Zerglings, Hydralisks
  Terran: Thor, Banshee, BattleCruiser
Protoss: Void Rays, Carrier
Zerg: Brood Lord, Infester

[Cost]

Minerals

Vespene

Supply

Build Time

Sight

mineral cost of the unit300 gas vespene cost of the unit200 unit supply food required6 units build time70

[The Basic]

Health/Shield

Armor

Energy

Movement

450 1 2.25  

[Ground Attack: ]

Damage

Speed

Range

Ground DPS

Attack Info

1x15 (+2) vs Normal
1x40 (+2) vs Armored
0.86 1 17.4 vs Normal
46.5 vs Armored

[No Air Attack]

Upgrades


  • [Burrow]

    Hotkey: (B)

    Burrow is an upgrade of the unit ultralisk Allows select Zerg units to use the Burrow ability.
    Requries Lair or Hive
    Vespene Vespene cost of the building100
    Duration Duration cost of the duration100
       
  • [Melee Attacks]

    Hotkey: (M)

    Melee Attacks is an upgrade of the unit ultralisk Increases attack damage of all Zerg ground melee units. 3 Levels
    Requries Evolution Chamber
    Vespene Vespene cost of the building100/175/200
    Duration Duration cost of the duration140/170/200
       
  • [Ground Carapace]

    Hotkey: (C)

    Ground Carapace is an upgrade of the unit ultralisk Increases the armor of all Zerg ground units. 3 Levels
    Requries Evolution Chamber
    Vespene Vespene cost of the building150/225/300
    Duration Duration cost of the duration140/170/200
       
  • [Chitinous Plating]

    Hotkey: (C)

    Chitinous Plating is an upgrade of the unit ultralisk Increases the armor of all Utralisks by +2.
    Requries Ultralisk Cavern
    Vespene Vespene cost of the building150
    Duration Duration cost of the duration110