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If there was a Psionic Storm placed down over Zerg units, could you burrow them to avoid damage? If not, do they have any kind of reduced damage for being underground?

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Related question: gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/18961/… –  Nick Jun 6 '12 at 14:25
    
Yeah, that is similar but its not the same. –  Nick122 Jun 6 '12 at 14:34
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Burrowed zerg units take full damage from all sources, as burrowing only hides the unit from sight.

This includes damage from AoE abilities, like Psionic Storm or enemy Infestors' fungal growth, which don't require a target (though you probably don't want to waste energy unless you're sure something is hidden there).

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Burrowed and cloaked units are visible to the player on the map. If you are looking carefully, they are easy to spot. Storms and Fungals are a pretty usual response. EMPs also reveal cloaked units temporarily, by the way. –  mkaito Jun 3 '12 at 18:13
    
Thanks thats what I needed to know –  Nick122 Jun 3 '12 at 20:24
    
Burrowed units also take damage from splash damage. (Was used a lot in BW to kill lurkers) –  Atav32 Jun 6 '12 at 20:24
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