I was wondering what you all thought about the new SH design being ported over from LOTV to HOTS, and the PDD nerf.
How will that change the way you play as Zerg or against Zerg?
Have any of you tested the changes yet?
Here is the link to the post from Blizz:
Balance Test Map ChangesBalance Test Map: “Deadwing LE (2.1.8 Balance v1.0)”
Cost modified from 200 Minerals and 100 Vespene to 100 Minerals and 200 Vespene
Supply cost increased from 3 to 4
Movement speed increased from 2.25 to 2.95
Swarm Hosts now require the Burrow research in order to burrow
Swarm Hosts no longer collide with Locusts
Spawn Locusts – This ability has been reworked
Auto-cast removed, Spawn Locusts must now be manually cast.
Spawn Locusts cooldown increased from 25 seconds to 60 seconds
Casting Spawn Locusts no longer requires a Swarm Host to be burrowed
Weapon speed increased from .8 to .6
Locust duration increased from 15 seconds (+10 seconds with Enduring Locusts) to 30 seconds
Enduring Locusts – This upgrade has been removed
New upgrade: Flying Locusts - Allows Locusts spawned by Swarm Hosts to fly. Flying Locusts can use Swoop to land and
Cost is 200 Minerals, 200 Vespene, 160 seconds
Allows Locusts spawned by Swarm Hosts to fly. Flying Locusts can use Swoop to land and attack
Swoop: Orders the Locust to land at the targeted location, allowing it to attack
Point Defense Drone duration decreased from 180 seconds to 20 seconds