Starcraft 2 Armory

Roach

Ground - Armored - Biological
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Assault unit. Regenerates life quickly when burrowed.

Production

  • Minerals: 75
  • Vespene: 25
  • Supply: 2
  • Build Time: 27

Vitals

  • Hit Points: 145
  • Regen: 0.27

Statistics

  • Movement: 2.25
  • Movement Alt: 1.40
  • Turn Rate: 999.84
  • Acceleration: 1,000.00
  • Armor: 1 (+1)
  • Shield Armor: 0

Information

  • Hotkey: R
  • Cargo Size: 2
  • Sight Radius: 9
  • Build Score: 75
  • Kill Score: 150
  • Patch Added: 1.0.0
  • Patch Updated: 1.4.3

Weapons

Icon Weapon Damage Count Bonus Speed Range Effect
Acid Saliva
Ground
16 (+2) 1 2 4

Abilities

Icon Ability Cost Range Cool Time Duration Radius
Burrow (R)
Buries the unit underground. Burrowed units are unable to move or attack, but they cannot be seen without detection.
Requires Upgrade: Burrow
0.61
Patch: 1.0.0 / 1.4.3 Rapid Regeneration
The Roach regenerates life very quickly while burrowed.

Upgrades

Icon Upgrade Minerals Vespene Time
Patch: 1.0.0 / 1.4.3 Zerg Ground Carapace (C)
Upgrades the armor of all Zerg ground units.
Requires Building: Lair (2+)
150
225
300
150
225
300
160
190
220
Patch: 1.0.0 / 1.4.3 Zerg Missile Attacks (A)
Upgrades the attacks of all Zerg ground ranged units.
Requires Building: Lair (2+)
100
150
200
100
150
200
160
190
220
Patch: 1.0.0 / 1.4.3 Burrow (B)
Enables all Zerg ground units to use the Burrow ability. Burrow allows a unit to take cover underground, rendering it unable to attack. A burrowed unit is invisible unless revealed by detectors or effects.
Requires Building: Lair
100
100
100
Patch: 1.0.0 / 1.4.3 Glial Reconstitution (G)
Increases the movement speed of Roaches.
Requires Building: Lair
100
100
110
Patch: 1.0.0 / 1.4.3 Tunneling Claws (T)
Enables Roaches to move while burrowed. Increases the life-regeneration rate of burrowed Roaches.
Requires Building: Lair
150
150
110