Machine Shop

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[e][h]Terran Machine Shop
$Machine Shop.png
Building Information
Cost:
Mineral.gif 50 Vespine.gif 50 DurationIcon.gif 25
Defense:
Icon Hitpoints.png 750 Icon Armor.png 1
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Requirements:
Unlocked Tech:
Upgrades Available:

The Machine Shop is a Terran add-on for the Factory. It allows the production of Siege Tanks from the Factory and Tier Two Tech upgrades.

Only Factories that have an attached Machine Shop can build Tanks, but those without the Machine Shop are still able to produce Vultures and Goliaths. As such, in many Terran strategies involving mechanical unit armies, multiple Factories may be built, but the Terran player will only opt for the Machine Shop on a subset of them. This decision of whether a Factory will include this add-on is frequently made in the early game as the Terran constructs its Sim-City and to fit the maximum number of Factories in its main base.

Upgrades[edit]

Siege Tech
Siege Mode.gif
Mineral.gif 150     Vespine.gif 150     DurationIcon.gif 50 (fastest)
Every Tank gains the Siege Mode ability.
Spider Mines
Spider Mine.gif
Mineral.gif 100     Vespine.gif 100     DurationIcon.gif 50 (fastest)
Every Vulture gains the Spider Mine ability.
Ion Thrusters
Vulture Speed.gif
Mineral.gif 100     Vespine.gif 100     DurationIcon.gif 63 (fastest)
Increases Vulture speed.
Charon Boosters
Goliath Range.gif
Mineral.gif 100     Vespine.gif 100     DurationIcon.gif 84 (fastest)
Increases every Goliath's air attack range by three and changes the missile graphics.

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