Fleet Beacon (Legacy of the Void)

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This article is for the Legacy of the Void multiplayer version. For the previous expansions' multiplayer version, see Fleet Beacon (Wings of Liberty and Heart of the Swarm).
[e][h]ProtossIcon.png Fleet Beacon
Fleet Beacon.png
Building Information
Minerals.gif 300 Vespene-protoss.gif 200 Buildtime protoss.gif 43
Icon Hitpoints.png 500 Icon Shields.png 500 Icon Armor.png 1 (Armored, Structure)
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Unlocked Tech:


The Fleet Beacon is a structure on the Protoss Technology Tree that unlocks capital ship level air units, specifically the Carrier and the Tempest at the Stargate and allows the Mothership Core to be transformed into a full Mothership. The Fleet Beacon also contains two ability upgrades for the Protoss fleet: the Phoenix's Anion Pulse-Crystals upgrade, which increases the attack range of the Phoenix, and the Carrier's Graviton Catapult upgrade, which increases the speed with which Carriers release Interceptors. Finally, the Fleet Beacon allows the Level 2 and Level 3 Air Weapons and Air Armor upgrades to be researched at the Cybernetics Core. The Fleet Beacon requires a Stargate before it can be warped in.

Like most Protoss structures, the Fleet Beacon can only be warped in at a location powered by the Psionic Matrix. It can only perform research while it remains within the Matrix, otherwise it becomes unpowered and cannot function. However, even an unpowered Fleet Beacon still unlocks all the same units and upgrades as a powered Fleet Beacon.


Anion Pulse-Crystals.png
Minerals.gif 150     Vespene-protoss.gif 150     Buildtime protoss.gif 64 Hotkey: R
Researched from: Fleet Beacon
Increases the range of the Phoenix weapon by 2.
Graviton catapult.gif
Minerals.gif 150     Vespene-protoss.gif 150     Buildtime protoss.gif 57 Hotkey: G
Researched from: Fleet Beacon
The launch speed of the Interceptors is now increased. The first four interceptors are launched at a cooldown of .089, the last four at .18.


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