The following is a list of quotations from Dehaka.
- "I listen."
- "So much essence."
- "Do not aggravate me."
- "Strike...strike now!. I will follow"
- "We must attack while they are vulnerable"
- "Kill the enemy, collect their essence"
- "They will die without our aid" (calling for an assist towards another hero)
- "Help me, I am outmatched" (call for aid)
- "I cannot survive this alone" (call for aid)
- "This is where we should strike next" (call for attack)
- "Finish this, attack the core" (call for attack vs core)
- "Overwhelm these mercenaries" (call for assist vs mercenary camp)
- "Arggg metal and stone...attack this fort" (call for attack vs fort)
- "Claim this watchtower" (call for capturing a watchtower)
- "I can smell the enemy near" (warning of danger)
- "Beware, danger is near" (warning of danger)
- "Do not let them destroy our core" (call for defense of core)
- "Defend our fort" (call for defense of fort)
- "Defend this structure" (call for defense of structure)
- "Kill this hero so i may collect" (call for assistance on killing an enemy hero)
- "I come to you" (on the way)
- "Will be there soon" (on the way)
- "Run now" (call for retreat)
- "We must run from this" (call for retreat)
Hero interaction Edit
- "You change swarm, but not yourself"
- "Evolution master, disinterested in evolution...pathetic"
- "Sword collects much essence, but what are you without it?"
- "I will collect fallen essence, do not take what is mine"
- "Queen of Blades, looking forward to fighting with you again"
- "Yes, always much essence when fighting with you"
- "Peculiar essence, not sure if i can collect"
- "Do not understand, learn to speak properly"
Terran characters (Raynor, Lt. Morales, Sgt. Hammer, Tychus, Nova)
- "You adapt with tools, not with change, will that be enough?"
- "We will see if you are weak or strong"
Protoss (Artanis, Tassadar, Zeratul)
- "You do not change, cannot change, but you can fight"
- "Be thankful i cannot collect from you"
- "Dead will serve you, but i take essence first"
- "Not the first queen i follow"
- "Strong for one who does not collect, but how strong?"
- "You seek change to adapt, evolve...more like me than you know"
Hero Kills Edit
- "Change cannot be controlled, must be embraced"
- "You collected dead essence...Foolish!, Life stronger than death"
- "Double the essence, very good"
- "I followed you for essence, now i have yours"
The Lost Vikings
- "The essence of three, must collect the rest"
- "Collected essence but it remains, must try again"
- "Arghhh, Cannot collect your essence...why?"
- "Terran shell of steel, no match for claws"
- "Much essence in you, but none was yours"
- "Cold essence, like it was collected before"
- "Strong essence...for a terran"
- "Waited so long to collect your essence...disappointing"
- "Your strength lives on in me"
- "I wonder... how tastes your essence."
- "I must collect essence. It is the core of my being. It is essential."
- "We are the zerg. Your essence will be assimilated. Resistance is futile."
- "A rival pack leader once tried to test me. I consumed his essence with terran fava beans and a nice chianti."
- "I just flew in from Zerus, and boy is my arm tired. Probably should have evolved wings." (implying he flapped his single arm to fly to Zerus)
- "Change. Change. Spare some change."
- "Every evolution is a choice. Every change affects the final outcome. So when the choice is yours, click on the right one."
- "You think I change too much? No such thing. This is not even my final form."
- "Primal zerg do not have a psionic connection. Do not need it. My pack has family texting plan."
- "So many kinds of different essence. Hundreds and more arise every year. Gotta collect them all."
- "Overmind tried to control the zerg. To direct and harness evolution. Life will not be contained. No. Life finds a way."
- "I followed Queen of Blades to collect essence. Traveled across sector, but left leviathan only once to destroy terran machines. Should have been more proactive." (A reference to how he is a playable character only once in the entire Heart of the Swarm campaign)
- "Have changed much since following Queen of Blades. Almost cannot recognize me, yes?. Good." (referring to how his SC2 model is drastically different from his Heroes model)