Gateway (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 Gateway (Wings of Liberty and Heart of the Swarm).
[e][h]ProtossIcon.png Gateway
Gateway.png
Building Information
Cost:
Minerals.gif 150 Vespene-protoss.gif 0 Buildtime protoss.gif 46
Defence:
Icon Hitpoints.png 500 Icon Shields.png 500 Icon Armor.png 1 (Armored, Structure)
B  G
Requirements:
Unlocked Tech:

Description[edit]

The Gateway is a unit production structure for the Protoss, responsible for warping in ground units. Gateways can be warped in by a Probe only within range of the Psionic Matrix, and only if the player controls a Nexus. Like most Protoss structures, the Gateway can only function if it remains within the Matrix, otherwise it becomes unpowered.

Initially, the Protoss player can only build the Zealot at the Gateway. After a Cybernetics Core is completed, Stalkers and Sentries can also be warped in from the Gateway. Once the player warps in a Templar Archives, High Templar become available, and after a Dark Shrine is acquired, the Dark Templar can be warped in at the Gateway.

Gateways can be upgraded into Warp Gates after Warp Gate Research has been completed at the Cybernetics Core. They can also revert to Gateways.

Unit Minerals Vespene Gas Supply Build Time Key
Zealot 100 0 2 27 Z
Sentry 50 100 2 26 E
Stalker 125 50 2 30 S
Adept 100 25 2 27 S
High Templar 50 150 2 39 T
Dark Templar 125 125 2 39 D

Abilities[edit]

Transform warpgate.gif
Hotkey: G
Transforms the Gateway into a Warp Gate.

Warp Gates are a unique unit producing structure, capable of warping in units very quickly, on demand, at any location on the map with access to the Psionic Matrix and not obscured by the fog of war.

Upgrades[edit]

Transform warpgate.gif
Minerals.gif 50     Vespene-protoss.gif 50     Buildtime protoss.gif 114 Hotkey: G
Researched from: Cybernetics Core
Allows Gateways to be changed into Warp Gates.

Gallery[edit]

  Default camera angle Closeup camera angle
Not warping

in units

Building gateway far.png Building gateway close.png
Warping

in units

Building gateway warping far.png Building gateway warping close.png