Zerg Discussion

Feb 24 The Guide to Zerg Guides I'm writing this for all the players new to the amazingness known as Zerg, for all Zerg players looking to improve their Zerg know how, as well as for myself, so I can condense all the helpful links I know of into one linkable post. I'd like to thank everyone I mention/link here for all the help you've given me along with the rest of the Zerg community, If I could sticky every one of your threads to the top of the forum I would and the world would be a better place for it, but this is the best I can do for now. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Videos -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Save the best... for first! Day[9] Day[9] is the best thing ever to happen to Starcraft 2, if you want to get better at this game, every one of his dailys are a must see. Archives http://day9.tv/archives/ YouTube http://www.youtube.com/day9tv For any Zerg player looking to get better, dailys #194, #208, #252 and #263 are a must. Day[9] Daily #194 - Newbie Tuesday: Drone Timing http://day9tv.blip.tv/file/4210235/ Day[9] Daily #208 - Live coaching with djWHEAT http://day9tv.blip.tv/file/4321552/ Day[9] Daily #252 - Secrets of Hotkeys, APM and Mouse Movement http://day9tv.blip.tv/file/4712303/ Day[9] Daily #263 - Checkin Out IdrA http://day9tv.blip.tv/file/4782428/ Day[9] Daily #360 - Mental Checklist: Exercises! Part 1: http://blip.tv/day9tv/day-9-daily-360-p1-mental-checklist-exercises-5635566 Part 2: http://blip.tv/day9tv/day-9-daily-360-p2-mental-checklist-exercises-5635612 Part 3: http://blip.tv/day9tv/day-9-daily-360-p3-mental-checklist-exercises-5635643 Day[9] Daily #235 - Zerg vs Zerg Opening Builds http://day9tv.blip.tv/file/4612990/ Day9 235 concentrates on developing and implementing a strategy for gameplay. Read post #11 below for an in depth review on why this daily is a must! Mr. Bitter Mr. Bitter may be the best thing ever to happen to the Zerg community, and his videos have by far the most in depth information on becoming an amazing Zerg player you can find. If there's any match up or strategy you're having a hard time dealing with, this is the best place to look. Archives http://mrbitter.blip.tv/posts?view=archive&nsfw=dc YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/MrBitterTV PsyStarcraft Psy is incredibly entertaining at the same time as being incredibly insightful, you're sure to learn something as you laugh during every video you watch. YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/PsyStarcraft Rekatan Helpful and insightful, his POV casts help you understand what's going on in the head of a good player and his RekCasts will help any lower league player understand how to iron out the bumps. YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/Rekatan FilterSC Bronze to Masters Playlist: A great way to learn all the skills you need to take your Zerging from noob to master! YouTube http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7FA12E7399568F9C dApollo Zerg Tutorial Working up from Bronze League: Everything you need to up your game is in this playlist! YouTube http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0B7058D9D46661D1 ----Zerg Streams---- All the best SC2 live streams in one handy dandy link! http://www.teamliquid.net/video/streams/ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Good Reading -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----How to Zerg, from A to Z---- These guides will give you everything you need to become a great Zerg! Nick's Extensive guide to Zerg -NakaNaide- From basics to builds to everything else, if there's one guide you're going to read, this should be the one! http://us.battle.net/sc2/en/forum/topic/933153625 Sheth's Guide -Sheth- Sheth is one of the best SC2 pros in the world, and this is how he plays Zerg. http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=133023 Beginner's guide to Zerg micro, macro, & Bos -Nicholas- Everything you need to know in one easy to read post, need I say more? http://us.battle.net/sc2/en/forum/topic/375108296 ----Tips to improve your Zerg play---- Guides to push your game to the next level How to Improve at SC2 1v1 Efficiently -CecilSunkure- Regardless of your skill level, if you want to get better, this is the place to start. http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/viewmessage.php?topic_id=208343Jopirg165 Feb 24
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17h How Fast Can You Get To 66 Drones? Does any one have a build that will get 3 bases to 66 Drones at the fastest possible speed. I'm not worried about dying I'll get that later. I just need to know when to when to make drones and when to make buildings. Do I go Hatch or Pool first? Three hatch before Pool? Do I need extra Overlords? These are the things I need to know. It's all about the economy. I can't work on new and innovative build orders without knowing my economy is rock soled. Thanks in advance.AncientOfDay5 17h
1d Contamination Contamination should be able to disable defence structures now! Due to the useless of this spell and it's high energy required. For god saken Can you let it disable some defence structures? Zergs always have hard time deal with some defence structures. Bunch lings froce something no way they can deal such as a planetary fortress due to the "Fun AI". 50 lings killed and almost no scv die. planetary don't even cost supplies. This is just one of the things. We kept change the number data over and over again. Yet you never found final balance so there was no balance at the first place. And what is unconfortable still unconfortable since the day SC2 started. I mean it is 2019 and we still suffering by these stupid AI. And Found fun over bypass it. It maybe meaningful for hard trying players. But I don't believe this is the meaning of a terrific game.Nagirrek2 1d
2d Feeding those vipers Vipers are really good, I love them! Blinding Cloud and Parabomb solve pretty much every problem my forces normally have! However excessive viper usage tends to make my base very succeptable to sneak attacks. Consuming tech buildings is a no-no, Hatcheries have a lot of hp to consume, but also are a major inconvenience if they get sniped. Is it good practice to make additional Evo Chambers to use as fooder? They pretty much have one of the best cost to HP ratios in the game. Should I instead make more Queens for transfusions? Maybe both? What’s your thoughts?TideHunter3 2d
2d Late game Hi, i just wanted some feedback, i feel like i cant really handle the late game, not sure if its unit control or just they counter, but to be honest, late game zvt, im not sure how to deal with mass thor and siege tanks with vikings and liberators, i mean, thors kinda outrange broods, i try to pull them with vipers, but they get melted by the vikings, and if i try to support the vipers, my hydras get melted by the siege tanks, reading, might be unit control, but what would u recommend againts mass thor-tanks, i really try not to get to their max out army, but they will turtle like no tomorrow and eventually win, any thoughts?Skimmer2 2d
2d How to counter Terrans new mech. Ever since the update my win rate against Terran has gone down to sub 20%. Bio doesn't exist anymore. All Terrans do now is spam hellion-cyclone harass until they get a few battlecruisers. Ling Bane Muta used to do the job, but it's worthless against these roided out mech units.Stephen8 2d
3d New Zerg Unit Idea. Can we get a new zerg unit that can impregnate other biological animals. Like.. maybe a zergling evolution that would attach itself to the marines head and just keep humping away at it, forming pools of creep underneath the target until a smaller baby flops out of the infected marine? It is essential that the animation appears as if the Zerg unit is making love to the infected unit's face.psilous2 3d
4d Mutalisk are trash for their cost Little to no damage, gets shredded in seconds; nothing like the old mutas we all loved.MystiKasT45 4d
5d Buff spore crawler 1 dmg to bio Buff spore crawler from 15(+15 bio) to 15(+16 bio) Now a day zvz strategy base on muta due to hydra, queen, creep nerf. +1 air armor is common upgrade because both player use muta. Buff 1 bio dmg will make spore crawler 4 shot instead 5 shot to muta +1 armor. This buff don’t have any effect on ZvP or ZvT. What do you think about this? (To be honest I want buff to +26 bio to 3 shot instead 4 shot, but it will cripple muta too much)dadada5 5d
Feb 7 Zerg, Burrow... Traps? Is anyone here using burrow as a tool other then to utilize roach/infestor's underground movement or baneling mines? Like for example, ambushing unsuspected enemy? Ambush using burrow feels like a really viable tactic but I am just stomped on how to apply this. I know this can be useful as it has been shown to be successful IRL with gureilla warfare. Could someone give me examples so I am able to get some jist of this elusive tactic? Which just simply feels hard to concieve? When I mean burrow tactic I don't simply mean unburrowing when my opponent's army is right on top of burrowed units... I mean something a bit more elaborate yet efficientWho19 Feb 7
Feb 7 Creep Spread mechanic change I had an idea to change the mechanic for creep spread, since most players (diamond and below) are not able to properly utilize this mechanic to it's full potential and it's super game changing in most matchups. What if Blizzard changed the way the hotkeys for tumours worked, for example when you keybind a tumour, the bind is kept for the most recent / fresh tumour that has been applied rather than the old unusable tumour. This still means you need good APM / multi tasking to remember to keep up with your spreading but it allows us to have a system where we're able to improve our creep spread reliably. Thoughts?Shardiez3 Feb 7
Jan 31 Resources bank time. a small question on the topic ecco. In sc2 guide i hear often spand all your Resources. But as zerg you want to get a Bank that you can remax your army. When is the time when the Bank start for zerg? In some games i have lot of minerals, is that a bad macro. you have "normal" timing, when is ok to have lot of Resources? i hope you unterstand what i want to say with my bad english.Akriman3 Jan 31
Jan 28 the fastest larva inject its almost 2018+1 and there is still no one ultimate technique of larva inject so im asking, what is the fastest way to do that? tapping location hotkeys (F1, F2, F3 etc) then selecting the queen and then casting the larva inject spell on hatchery is tiresome and takes a lot of my time and attention in my base instead of fighting out thereProskill7 Jan 28
Jan 23 Zerg has no advantage anymore Why is Zerg so weak right now? Blizzard has taken away every advantage Zerg could have. Zerg used to be able to get bigger eco than other races if left unchecked. That isn't the case anymore. We are stuck with weaker units but no advantage to make up for it. Crap AA, Crap harass, nydus is basically useless compared to drops/warpins, even our units are getting more and more expensive. Zerg is in a horrible state right now. Blizzard need to stop basing races on pro play and focus on the majority. You shouldn't have to have 400 apm and 200 games a week to perform.KnightsOfNii28 Jan 23
Jan 23 Returning Player. Current meta? I'm back to SC2 after a couple years. What's the current meta like? Specifically what does the early, mid, and late games look like for the 3 Zerg matchups? And do you have any standard build recommendations for each matchup?Xzar5 Jan 23
Jan 23 So... Im a returning player, and switching from toss main to zerg. Currently ranked silver, so not really good at zerg (got to plat protoss during HOTS). Anyways, seems like every protoss, or Terran i play i have to 12 pool or face getting overwhelmed by BCs or carrier/VRs, anyone have a better way of getting out of silver? I know i need to get better at zerg, but dont wantvto cheese my way through.Corvette4 Jan 23
Jan 22 skin use complaint so i can not only can i only use skins while playing "official matches" but also i can only take 4 skins into 3v3? that makes me rather unhappy. i BOUGHT the skin, i didn't RENT A TIMESHARE of the skin. i BOUGHT IT. i should be able to USE it. i could understand not being able to use it on custom maps or with mods because units wouldn't line up. but on a blizzard map with no mods...... skins should be allowed. blizzard i gave you money and you're throwing it in my face. and i think that's somewhat rude.cookiesnmilk5 Jan 22
Jan 15 Dash zealots are too OP Dash zealots are too OP. Today a protoss meet in game first insult that zerg is a trash race, then created only 36 porbs, 8BG dash zealots only aim at my bases. In first wave i defended my main at very low and lost my 3rd, second wave took 2nd and main. And with my 15ish hydra, queens and some zerglings I can't stop it. Why should Protoss have such power at 6mins take my baese under my full fire?Nagirrek4 Jan 15
Jan 11 how to beat early bcs How do you beat an early bcs ?BilboBagins12 Jan 11
Jan 9 Nydus worm Does anyone know when they will adress the armor and life of the nydus worm? I agree that it was a bit too silly when we could just put the nydus in the enemies face and still have a chance at dealing some damage with it so im fine with it being attackable while channeling. What i dont understand is what we currently have ingame vs what they said in the balance patch. Just to quote what they said "stopping a Nydus Worm will require more commitment than just swarming it with worker units or attacking with a few basic units", however what i notice in my games is that they can kill the nydus with like 3 probes and a stalker, or even just a well placed cannon alone. no probe pull needed. I dont want to go back to the old nydus worm which was too good with little counterplay, but i would like to see their statement actually come true.DroneRush1 Jan 9
Jan 9 Too much ZvZ Too much ZvZ. I play more ZvZ than ZvP plus ZvT. Can blizzard fix this? My main race is Zerg and I play more ZvZ than ever. It is really ruining the 1v1 ladder. It discourages me from playing Zerg.Irv13 Jan 9
Jan 7 Se me bugeo el logro ''sorpresa" Se me bugeo un logro de la campaña de kerrigan , por mas que lo completo no me aparece el logro.thatanos1 Jan 7
Jan 4 Surreal = proof Zerg needs to be gutted "Just like E=MC^2, Zerg needs to be gutted!" -- Stephen Hawking As a BIO Terran main, Zerg is extremely frustrating to play against. You want to proxy? YOLO Zergling counterattacks!! You want to expand? YOLO Zergling counterattacks!! Zerg has too much mobility early game and pretty much the only way Terran can win is to bunker rush, rush siege tanks, and even then zerglings are extremely hard to deal with. After you got 1 tank, usually Zerg can just dump all their larvae on Roaches, and if the Zerg is competent enough, yolo your tanks will get dumped on. In the tournament, Surreal proves that viper abduct can just kill most late game Terran BC/protoss deathball composition. (Thank GOD I am only plat.) The larvae system makes it so that you can't even marine SCV all in, because Zerg will kill you next round. Zergs structures also spawn broodlings upon death, which is fk*ing difficult to cheese.GarenOnly6 Jan 4
Jan 2 BURROW/SPINE+SPORE BUTTON HOTKEY NEEDS FIX Why is the Burrow Button and the Spine/Spore Burrow Buttons Separated into two buttons now? After the Update? Blizzard Fix Team, Fix Please ... This is a huge game play inconvenience. Please Do Not Mess With Hotkey Settings Anymore. Stop Trying to Botch which was not Broken.WorldEater12 Jan 2
Dec 27 Reverting the Burrow Changes I beseech you, those who command the swarm with greater efficiency than myself. Can it be done? I'm assuming not with the tab-group changes but I'm hoping I'm wrong. So many lurkers have died in vain. So many roaches have bumped into things they should've been shooting at.gavran2 Dec 27
Dec 21 Newbie: How to scout the other guy Early on it's easy to scout. Send your first Ovie over to the opponent's base. Or send a fast moving ling. Run around and scout. But by mid to late game a lot of Toss and Terrans put up a ton of photon cannons or missile turret. When playing against Terrans if feels like a black box where I don't know what's going on. How do you all scout a heavily defended bases?Rich3 Dec 21
Dec 19 Queen inject Timer This has been out there for a bit but I didn't see it listed under any of the stickies or guides. http://code.google.com/p/sc2-queeninject/ What this is is a simple program that plays a mp3 repeatedly at user defined intervals ie 30 seconds for injects. Now why some may say you shouldn't need this i found that at my low level it really helps to hear that in my headset and program myself to immediately 6`e`e`e`e (injecting). So for anyone that has problems with your injects this may help Note: If possible can the be added to the sticky guide.Solus9 Dec 19
Dec 14 Splash Transfuse Now before you go screaming OP, hear me out. I'm just suggesting a modification to the transfuse ability on queens to cost the same amount of energy, and heal 75 health total spread across all allied bio in a small splash area about 1/3 the diameter of fungal. This would allow the ability to remain about the same but be more useful on smaller army units. Still has a small Regen over time. Now imagine how it would work, let's say you have 10 lings and 5 are damaged with only 10 hp left each, this would mean there is a total of 75 hp missing, the transfuse cast over this group of damaged lings would heal them instantly to full health and 10 hp would regenerate over 7 seconds per damaged ling. (50 total Regen over time. Now let's get another example, let's say you have an ultralisk that is missing 200 hp and a ling that's missing 5 hp and you cast the splash transfuse over them, the game will compare each target and heal them evenly and then apply the remainder to the unit with the most missing health.NukedPenguin2 Dec 14
Dec 11 ZvZ Ling bane muta counter I just played a zvz where I lost to someone who massed lings and later banes and mutalisks. I tried going to roaches but my roaches just blow up and get surrounded by his lings. He made mutas so I made hydras but my hydras died to banes. Help?TrueBeliever3 Dec 11
Dec 4 Select Hatcheries within control group? Hello all, Been playing Co-op for ages, started getting into vs. AI recently for a little more competition. While i usually play Toss, Zerg has recently been appealing. I'm wondering if anyone knows a way, aside from the obvious (multiple control groups), to select one hatchery in particular & center the camera on it without wasting precious time. ThanksVolsarex3 Dec 4
Dec 3 Who created the Simulant Zerg? What faction do you think was responsible for creating the Simulant Zerg from the next war chest? https://bnetcmsus-a.akamaihd.net/cms/page_media/CE3ZC01FGGVS1533091263582.jpg As first I thought it might be the Purifiers, but on closer inspection the technology looks Terran. Although it looks almost too advanced for the usual Terran standards. EDIT: Based on this link, it's obviously the Dominion. http://starcraft.wikia.com/wiki/Zerg-botNedia11 Dec 3
Dec 3 @devs or anybody else any news on the mecha zerg building skins? really excited for my buildings to match my units and i saw that they are definitely going to be a thing.cookiesnmilk2 Dec 3
Nov 27 Help with scouting as Zerg Hi ! relatively new player here. While playing i am facing problem that i forget to scout my opponent. And even if i remember it, the scouting feels very distracting and takes effort away from creep spreading. can you guys give me general tips regarding proper scouting. At what timings to scout...what units do you all use ? zerglings and Overlords with speed only ? How should i synchronize the scouting information with my own compositions ? Vs protoss i fail to judge how many carriers he/she has made..and always loose due to less number of Corruptors !Urnamaster8 Nov 27
Nov 19 New to SC2 Zerg Problems Hello SC2 community. I've recently started playing SC2 again after giving up a long time ago. the game always seemed way too intense for me. and seems to require FAR more practice, and multitasking than other games. I really love the single player campaign and the lore of this game. I managed to beat SC1 and brood war's SP campaign and it was really tough for me. so suffice to say i'm pretty nooby skill wise. I have trouble paying attention to more than a few things at a time. Zerg has always been my favorite race because I love the "Swarm" aspect. I love the idea of outnumbering my foes and washing over them like a tidal wave. *evil laugh* sadly that does not seem to be what the zerg does in this game outside of the SP campaign. I'm consistently outnumbered by my terran and protoss opponents because even with perfect queen injects, I cannot seem to produce enough units fast enough to compete with 10+ barracks/gateways even when I have 4 bases and they only have 2. I often play with a friend of mine who mains terran. and I can beat him nearly every time if i go protoss, but if i play zerg he just masses marines and medivacs and nothing else. he'll send a swarm of marines at me, i'll loose half my forces killing off his attack wave, then seconds later he'll have built up his attack force again before i can make a handful of new zerglings. he'll keep on sending wave after wave of attack moving marines and I just cant keep up unit production. I'm starting to get frustrated because it seems much simpler to build 10+ barracks, select them all, then hold down the A key, then after they all pop out A-move them all to the enemy base. rather than have 4 or 5 hatcheries all cycling queen injects and waiting for larva before producing whatever unit comp fits the situation. is it just me? or is zerg very noob unfriendly because of the higher complexity involved in even low level play. this isnt even taking into account things like creep spread and scouting, which adds even more things i have to do splitting my attention. if the terran wants to scout me, he just scans with his orbital a couple of times to check out my defenses before his attack. seems comparably low effort. I understand that at higher levels of play when everyone knows what to do and how to counter things that this isn't as much of an issue, but I'm just wondering, should I give up on zerg and play another race? hopefully this didnt come across as just QQing. I realize i'm not good at the game and need to improve, but i also know i dont have 100 hours a week to practice, so i would like to play whichever race has the easiest learning curve. thank you for your time. :)Nadi10 Nov 19
Nov 18 bane bust bug? 5:30 seconds.. bane bust bug? https://drop.sc/replay/8996749Soulske0 Nov 18
Nov 17 Corruptors vs. Void Rays Hello, First post here. I am a noob disclaimer. Really enjoying the game, but I just lost vs. a protoss that I thought was trolling and I have no idea how I lost; figured Id post. I'm Silver 1 and I don't know much, but I know that corruptors are an anti-air air unit that the zerg have. I was controlled this game from start until finish only allowing my toss opponent two bases, while myself having five. As I cleared his outer attempts at bases I noticed an extensively large amount of voids (47 to be precise). Apparently he built them the entire game, but gave them no upgrades. In return I build 47 corruptors with 2-2 upgrades and when he attacked me I lost the game. He killed off all 47 corruptors with a few extra mutas while only losing 8 void rays. Is this hacking? How on earth can 2-2 corruptors lose to an equal amount of void rays with no upgrades? Sorry, this is partially me venting, but I dont understand.... Thanks for the replies if any :)Mike5 Nov 17
Nov 16 Are corrupter's worth building? As an anti-air unit they don't seem to be very effective at their job. The only time i see people build them is so they can just change them into brood lords.Sykotic5 Nov 16
Nov 13 Best Multi-pronged Attackers? When I google multi-pronged attackers the name Nerchio comes up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uS9ishe2jFE Besides Nerchio, what Zerg players are great at the multi pronged attack.Rich1 Nov 13
Nov 9 early zerg oversupply 14 workers/morph overlord, then make 2gas, meanwhile make 2 drones from hatchery then cancel gas for 16/14.BoOYaz3 Nov 9
Nov 8 What zerg player do vs carrier? Can anyone tell me how to beat carrier comp aka with ht/archon support when playing as zerg???Nero6 Nov 8
Nov 2 So, keybinding a keypad, anyone? (UPDATE!) http://www.razerzone.com/gaming-keyboards-keypads/razer-nostromo So, I got this little number a while back, and just found it again while cleaning the room... Needless to say, shortly after words my cleaning efforts were abandoned in favor of trying to figure out how I could key bind this bad boy for use in SC2... So far my only, and major problem, is figuring out how to make control groups readily accessible... I'm thinking that I should leave the tab key alone(01 on the pad) and just move my right hand off mouse to click the 1 on the right side directional pad/calculator setup on the right side of the normal keyboard... My other option is to bind groups one and two to the two extra buttons on my mouse... Not sure if it will work, though... Haven't tried yet >.< So, any suggestions, comments, concerns or complaints regarding this idea?Syramis16 Nov 2
Nov 1 Creep Changes "Creep Building/Creep Tumor creep generation: Time between creep growth periods increased from 0.3 to 0.45. Overlord Generate Creep: Time between creep growth periods increased from 0.36 to 0.45. In the transition from Heart of the Swarm to Legacy of the Void, the Creep growth period was cut in half, from 0.6 to 0.3, to account for other changes made during that period. While this doesn’t practically translate into Creep spreading twice as fast, it has certainly had an effect on Zerg players’ ability to control the map. More recently, after much refinement on the part of Zerg players, we began receiving feedback that Creep spread might be too oppressive, allowing Zerg to control large portions of the map leading into the mid to late game." - Blizzard To fellow Zerg players, Personally, I don't like this change. Sure I understand that creep gets really far mid-late game. While this is true I think it's better that way because it forces people to move out and attack more. I think creep is very important to Zerg because after all, it is what allows Zerg to drone up until last second(like they're suppose to) and move faster. However, I think that especially after the changes of Zerg's movement speed reduction off creep this would be a weird change. Blizzard also said themselves they want Zerg to be a little more aggressive in their last big change, but also made it so stuff is faster on creep but slower off creep..? I think that if they put this change in, it will reduce Zerg's aggressive play even more and force them to take more harass without having vision of it. I don't think that Zerg should have a reduce in how much creep they form because this way it forces Terran and Protoss to move out and kill creep instead of just turtle with a little harass. Then again, this is my opinion alone. If Blizzard or anyone else has something to say, please let me know.ZerO11 Nov 1
Oct 26 Larva Hotkey It would be useful for Zerg to have a button they could press similar to the Protoss warp gates button that immediately selected all of your larva. It would only end up saving a few seconds in a game, but it seems logical and would be convenient.Sentinel1 Oct 26
Oct 24 Why build roaches when I can build Hydra? Hey all, After lair tech is up and you are safe on 3 bases, why build roaches anymore? Hydra seem to be better in every way -- yet I still see some people do it. Just as an HP buffer? Or what is it?MystiKasT7 Oct 24
Oct 24 In-game all Queens hotkey How long have people been asking for this addition for Zerg? Every couple of games I'll lose track of where all of my queens are, and it's inevitable that you miss one or two when binding and rebinding your own hotkeys over the course of games that go over 20 minutes. I use the all army hotkey as a catalogue of all of my active forces - I can find all of my lings, hydras, etc. on command. A unit as crucial to Zerg function as the Queen deserves a catalogue as well. It's nice that they don't get selected as part of inactive workers nor all army - but where's the key for Queens themselves? When I watch pro players stream, almost all of them end up making a key for all of their Queens, a process that ends up seeming fairly redundant. Any arguments that say having an all Queens key lowers the skill ceiling are completely invalid. Protoss already get a built-in hotkey for all of their warpgates, as they've had for years, and as we know, they will automatically transform in the new patch. Having another selection choice above the minimap for all Queens would be a very nice QOL change for many Zergs. It shouldn't interfere at all with players who don't feel the need for it, and it can be a nice option for those who do.Holden5 Oct 24
Oct 17 How do YOU beat Protoss Hey again, I am currently high gold stat ting to face platinum. I know for me, the answer is trying to play better. But wanted to ask how do YOU beat protoss. What works well, comps, timings etc. So I can hAve an idea of what to strive for.Azazel12 Oct 17
Oct 17 What happened to the carbot zergling plush?! What happened to the carbot zergling plush?! how am going to build my army without them?!liyaxinli1 Oct 17
Oct 13 Counters to Psi Storm So right now, my biggest problem with protoss is I can generally handle anything they throw at me except storm. Once they get 4+ high templar and push with the charge/immo/ht/archon ball in the mid- late game, I have a hard time holding it. Usually can't get a ton of effective harass either, as much as i like to do runbys. I can sometimes win if I have enough hydra/lurker on the field and get a good engagement, but it's tricky. What is zerg's best response to psi storm??Maniac4 Oct 13
Oct 13 Insane Protoss destroyed me This is the first game in a long time where i felt like i couldn't have done anything with my current skills, the other guy was way better than me in every single aspect. Also lots of mistakes, he was driving me crazy, any tips to deal with those early DT harrasment and Warp prisms?. https://drop.sc/replay/8603280Xodax4 Oct 13