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Starcraft 2 Zerg Units


Larva

 

The progenitor of Zerg units

Larva Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
25
Armor:
10 (Max: 10)
Movement:
Very Slow
Attributes:
Light
Biological

Larva Tips & Tactics

  • The Larva is the initial stage from which all other Zerg units develop.

  • Larva spawn from Hatcheries and can also be spawned by a Queen.

Drone

 

Drones can serve as a diligent worker or can even transform itself into structures.

Drone Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
40
Armor:
0 (Max: 3)
Movement:
Fast
Cargo:
1
Attributes:
Light
Biological

Ability

  Gather

Drone will gather resources from a Mineral Field or Vespene Geyser.

Hotkey:
G

  Burrow

Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.

Hotkey:
R
Requires:
Burrow
Build Time:
1

Weapons

  Claws
Target:
Ground
Range:
Melee
Speed:
Slow
Type:
Normal (Melee)
Damage:
(Max: 5)

Drone Production

Produced By:
Larva
Hotkey:
D
Cost:
50 Mineral
Supply:
1
Build Time:
17

Combat Information

Upgrades

  Burrow

Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.

Hotkey:
B
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
100

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

Drone Tips & Tactics

  • As you upgrade the Hatchery, new structures will be available for your Drone to morph into. 

  • Gathers Vespene Gas and Minerals. 

  • Can engage in combat as an absolute last resort. 

  • More effective when Burrow has been upgraded, allowing the Drone to spy and scout. 

  • Regenerates hit points over time.

Overlord

 

Multipurpose unit that spreads Creep for expansion, able to scout new territory and can serve as a transport when upgraded.

Overlord Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
200
Armor:
0 (Max: 3)
Movement:
Very Slow
Attributes:
Armored
Biological

Ability

  Morph to Overseer

Advanced aerial surveillance. Same supply as Overlord; can use Spawn Changeling and Contaminate.

Hotkey:
V
Build Time:
17

  Generate Creep

Creates Creep only when Overlord isn't moving. Creep is needed to feed Zerg structures.

Hotkey:
G

Overlord Production

Produced By:
Larva
Hotkey:
V
Cost:
100 Mineral
Build Time:
25

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Pneumatized Carapace
Increases movement speed.
Hotkey:
P
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
60

  Ventral Sacks
Allows Overlord transport capability.
Hotkey:
E
Cost:
200 Mineral
200 Vespene
Build Time:
130

Overlord Tips & Tactics

  • Air-based transport and supply.

  • The more Overlords you have, the more capacity you have for an army.

  • Transport units after researching Ventral Sacs.

  • Scout territory much faster after researching Pneumatized Carapace.

  • Use Creep to block enemy expansion.

  • Capable of mutating into an Overseer detection unit.

Race Strategies Versus Overlord

Terran

  • A simple Marine working alone or in a small group can take down an Overlord.

  • Sensor towers increase visual spotting range, allowing you to locate incoming Overlords.

  • Have Missile Towers in key points around your base.

Zerg

  • Queens are effective against Overlords.

  • Spore Crawler buildings can hamper an Overlords scouting ability.

Protoss

  • Stalkers and Photon Cannons will make short work of Overlords.

  • Phoenixes can strike Overlords with ease.

Zergling

 

Melee-combat unit.

Zergling Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
35
Armor:
0 (Max: 3)
Movement:
Fast
Cargo:
1
Attributes:
Light
Biological

Ability

  Burrow

Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.

Hotkey:
R
Requires:
Burrow
Build Time:
2

Weapons

  Claws
Target:
Ground
Range:
Melee
Speed:
Slow
Type:
Normal (Melee)
Damage:
(Max: 5)

Zergling Production

Produced By:
Larva
Hotkey:
Z
Requires:
Spawning Pool
Cost:
50 Mineral
Supply:
1
Build Time:
24

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Zerg Melee Attacks
Level 1
Hotkey:
M
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Melee Attacks
Level 2
Hotkey:
M
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Melee Attacks
Level 3
Hotkey:
M
Cost:
200 Mineral
200 Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Burrow
Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.
Hotkey:
B
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
100

  Adrenal Glands
Increases attack speed +20%
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
200 Mineral
200 Vespene
Build Time:
130

  Metabolic Boost
Increases movement speed.
Hotkey:
M
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
110

Zergling Tips & Tactics

  • Cheap to produce, but can't take much damage.

  • Increase attack speed with Adrenal Glands.

  • Increase movement speed with Metabolic Boost.

  • Can Burrow when upgraded.

  • Can convert into Baneling with proper upgrade.

  • Decent Scout.

Zergling Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Marauder, Hydralisk, Stalker

  • Weakest Against: Hellion, Baneling, Colossus

Race Strategies Versus Zergling

Terran

  • Use the flamethrower of Hellions.

  • Place buildings in such a way as to limit access to your base.

  • Hop your Marines on Stimpacks and blast away.

Zerg

  • Use Roaches.

  • Use Ultralisks (area damage) or Banelings.

Protoss

  • Have Photon Cannons protecting your base.

  • Zealots with the Charge upgrade will be useful.

  • Use area-of-effect damage from Colossi or High Templars.

Queen

 

The Queen can attack air and ground units, create a Creep Tumor and heal friendly units or buildings.

Queen Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
175
Energy:
200
Armor:
1 (Max: 4)
Movement:
Very Slow
Cargo:
2
Attributes:
Biological

Ability

  Spawn Larvae

Target Hatchery Lair, or Hive spawns 4 Larvae in 40 seconds.

Hotkey:
V

  Transfusion

Restores 125 hit point to a building or unit.

Hotkey:
T
Build Time:
0

  Burrow

Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.

Hotkey:
R
Requires:
Burrow
Build Time:
2

Weapons

  Acid Spines
Target:
Air
Range:
7
Speed:
Slow
Type:
Normal (Ranged)
Damage:
(Max: 12)

  Talons
Target:
Ground
Range:
3
Speed:
Slow
Type:
Normal (Ranged)
Damage:
(Max: 7)

Queen Production

Produced By:
Hatchery
Hotkey:
Q
Requires:
Spawning Pool
Cost:
150 Mineral
Supply:
2
Build Time:
50

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Zerg Missile Attacks
Level 1
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Missile Attacks
Level 2
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Missile Attacks
Level 3
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
200 Mineral
200 Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Burrow
Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.
Hotkey:
B
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
100

Queen Tips & Tactics

  • Solid base defense.

  • Early anti-air unit.

  • Improve production speed via Spawn Larva.

  • Increase speed by spawning Creep Tumors.

  • Use Creep Tumors to limit enemy expansion.

  • Heal units or buildings with Transfusion.

  • Able to Burrow.

Queen Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Hellion, Mutalisk, Void Ray

  • Weakest Against: Marine, Zergling, Zealot

Race Strategies Versus Queen

Terran

  • Use Ghosts and Marauders to attack a Queen.

Zerg

  • Tons of Zerglings can make short work of a Queen if they have access.

  • Roaches are a worthy alternative.

Protoss

  • Use the Graviton Beam of Phoenixes.

  • If no Overseers are visible, you can attempt a sneak-attack with a Dark Templar.

Hydralisk

 

Powerful unit capable of striking air and ground units.

Hydralisk Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
80
Armor:
0 (Max: 3)
Movement:
Normal
Cargo:
2
Attributes:
Light
Biological

Ability

  Burrow

Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.

Hotkey:
R
Requires:
Burrow
Build Time:
2

Weapons

  Needle Spines
Target:
Any
Range:
5
Speed:
Fast
Type:
Normal (Ranged)
Damage:
12 (Max: 15)

Hydralisk Production

Produced By:
Larva
Hotkey:
H
Requires:
Hydralisk Den
Cost:
100 Mineral
50 Vespene
Supply:
2
Build Time:
33

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Zerg Missile Attacks
Level 1
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Missile Attacks
Level 2
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Missile Attacks
Level 3
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
200 Mineral
200 Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Burrow
Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.
Hotkey:
B
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
100

  Grooved Spines
Increases attack range.
Hotkey:
G
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
80

Hydralisk Tips & Tactics

  • Able to attack air and ground units.

  • Increase attack range with Grooved Spines.

  • Able to Burrow once upgraded.

  • Large numbers of Hydralisks can be very effective at protecting the skies.

Hydralisk Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Banshee, Mutalisk, Void Ray

  • Weakest Against: Siege Tank, Zergling, Colossus

Race Strategies Versus Hydralisk

Terran

  • Place Tanks in Siege Mode to attack from range.

  • Upgraded Hellions are very effective against Hydralisks.

Zerg

  • Upgraded Zerglings can swarm and destroy Hydralisks; Banelings are also effective.

  • Roaches are effective, thanks to strong armor and lots of health.

Protoss

  • Sentries with Guardian Shield will reduce incoming damage.

  • Use Psi Storm against stationary Hydralisks.

  • Use the splash damage of a Colossus to handle Hydralisk swarms.

Baneling

 

Suicidal bomber.

Baneling Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
30
Armor:
0 (Max: 3)
Movement:
Normal
Cargo:
2
Attributes:
Biological

Ability

  Attack Structure

Detonates the Baneling, causing 80 damage to an enemy structure.

Hotkey:
C

  Explode

Damages nearby enemy units and buildings.

Hotkey:
X

  Burrow

Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.

Hotkey:
R
Requires:
Burrow
Build Time:
2

Baneling Production

Produced By:
Zergling
Hotkey:
E
Requires:
Baneling Nest
Cost:
25 Mineral
25 Vespene
Build Time:
20

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Zerg Melee Attacks
Level 1
Hotkey:
M
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Melee Attacks
Level 2
Hotkey:
M
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Melee Attacks
Level 3
Hotkey:
M
Cost:
200 Mineral
200 Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Burrow
Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.
Hotkey:
B
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
100

  Centrifugal Hooks
Increases movement speed.
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
110

Baneling Tips & Tactics

  • Sneaky demolitions unit.

  • Mops up Zerglings and Marines.

  • The more Banelings, the more damage.

  • When upgraded, the Baneling can Burrow for sneak-attacks.

  • Capable of exploding while Burrowed.

  • Upgrade movement speed with Centrifugal Hooks.

Baneling Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Marine, Zergling, Zealot

  • Weakest Against: Marauder, Roach, Stalker

Race Strategies Versus Baneling

Terran

  • Use Siege Tanks in Siege Mode.

  • Have heavily armored units positioned towards the front line.

  • Try to "kite" Banelings.

Zerg

  • Hydralisks and Roaches are good at taking out Banelings.

  • Use Roaches as a temporary shield while you bring in better-suited units.

Protoss

  • Use Psi Storm.

  • Immortals can withstand the initial damage and clean up Banelings.

Overseer

 

The Overseer can produce Changelings and spot hidden enemies.

Overseer Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
200
Energy:
200
Armor:
1 (Max: 4)
Movement:
Slow
Attributes:
Armored
Biological

Ability

  Spawn Changeling

Changelings can't attack and will perish after 150 seconds. When a Changeling encounters an enemy unit, it will change into a Zealot, Marine or Zergling, depending on the racial encounter.

Hotkey:
C

  Contaminate

Targeted building will not be able to train units for 30 seconds.


  Detector

Spots Burrowed, Hallucinated or Cloaked units.

Overseer Production

Produced By:
Overlord
Hotkey:
V
Requires:
Lair
Cost:
50 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
17

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Pneumatized Carapace
Increases movement speed.
Hotkey:
P
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
60

Overseer Tips & Tactics

  • Great at spotting hidden units.

  • Perfect scouting unit.

  • Able to spawn Changelings.

  • Contaminates enemy buildings, slowing down production.

Overseer Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Banshee, Roach, Dark Templar

  • Weakest Against: Viking, Mutalisk, Stalker

Race Strategies Versus Overseer

Terran

  • Use Vikings.

  • Use Missile Turrets with Hi-Sec Auto Tracking.

Zerg

  • Patrolling Hydralisks can mop 'em up before they get inside your base.

  • If fleeing, pursue with Mutalisks.

Protoss

  • Use Stalkers, especially with Blink.

  • Void Rays do enhanced damage versus Overseers.

Roach

 

Ranged-attacker with self-healing capability.

Roach Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
145
Armor:
1 (Max: 4)
Movement:
Normal
Cargo:
2
Attributes:
Armored
Biological

Ability

  Rapid Regeneration

Regenerates health while Burrowed.


  Burrow

Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.

Hotkey:
R
Requires:
Burrow
Build Time:
2

Weapons

  Acid Saliva
Target:
Ground
Range:
4
Type:
Disintegrate (Ranged)
Damage:
16 (Max: 22)

Roach Production

Produced By:
Larva
Hotkey:
R
Requires:
Roach Warren
Cost:
75 Mineral
75 Vespene
Supply:
2
Build Time:
27

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Zerg Missile Attacks
Level 1
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Missile Attacks
Level 2
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Missile Attacks
Level 3
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
200 Mineral
200 Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Burrow
Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.
Hotkey:
B
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
100

  Tunneling Claws
Allows movement while Burrowed and enhances rate of life regeneration.
Hotkey:
T
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
110

  Glial Reconstitution
Increases movement speed.
Hotkey:
G
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
110

Roach Tips & Tactics

  • Can hide and move while hidden with the Tunneling Claws upgrade.

  • Regenerates health.

  • Can survive Psi Storms thanks to regeneration.

  • Good at clogging choke points.

Roach Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Hellion, Zergling, Zealot

  • Weakest Against: Marauder, Ultralisk, Immortal

Race Strategies Versus Roach

Terran

  • Use Siege Tanks and Banshees.

  • Use Ravens to spot burrowed Roaches.

  • Marauders inflict increased damage against Roaches.

Zerg

  • Escort army with an Overseer to uncover hidden Roaches.

  • Attack Roaches with Mutalisks.

  • In open terrain, upgraded Zerglings can beat Roaches.

Protoss

  • Immortals are very effective at handling Roaches.

  • Use Void Rays.

  • Observers will assist in spotting hidden Roaches.

Infestor

 

Mind-Controlling unit.

Infestor Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
90
Energy:
200
Armor:
0 (Max: 3)
Movement:
Normal
Cargo:
2
Attributes:
Armored
Biological
Psionic

Ability

  Burrow

Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.

Hotkey:
R
Requires:
Burrow
Build Time:
2

  Neural Parasite

Targeted unit is controlled by the Infestor until one of them dies or the Infestor gives up control. The Infestor is inert while controlling another unit.

Hotkey:
E
Requires:
Nueral Parasite

  Fungal Growth

Immobilizes target and inflicts 36 damage over 8 seconds. Prevents Blink.

Hotkey:
F

  Infested Terran

Creates an Infested Terran for 30 seconds.

Hotkey:
T

Infestor Production

Produced By:
Larva
Hotkey:
F
Requires:
Infestation Pit
Cost:
100 Mineral
150 Vespene
Supply:
2
Build Time:
50

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Burrow
Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.
Hotkey:
B
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
100

  Pathogen Glands
Increase starting energy of Infestors +25.
Hotkey:
G
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
80

  Neural Parasite
Hotkey:
E
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
110

Infestor Tips & Tactics

  • Can burrow when upgraded.

  • Able to move while burrowed.

  • Cannot use Fungal Growth or Neural Parasite when burrowed.

  • Infested Terran can be used when burrowed.

  • Neural Parasite allows you to take over any enemy unit, including workers, which allows you to build enemy structures.

  • Able to stop the advance of the enemy by ensnaring and dealing damage with Fungal Growth.

Infestor Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Marine, Mutalisk, Immortal

  • Weakest Against: Ghost, Ultralisk, High Templar

Race Strategies Versus Infestor

Terran

  • Use the EMP of a Ghost to drain Infestor energy.

  • Use Ravens with Seeker Missiles.

  • Use Tanks is Siege Mode.

  • Use Orbital Command and scan for burrowed Infestors.

Zerg

  • Use Hydralisks or Roaches.

  • Overseers can detect Infestors.

  • Use and Infestor on an Infestor with Neural Parasite.

Protoss

  • Use the Feedback ability of a High Templar.

  • Use focused fire from a Colossi.

  • Use Stalkers with Blink to nullify Fungal Growth.

Mutalisk

 

The Mutalisk can attack both air and ground targets.

Mutalisk Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
120
Armor:
0 (Max: 3)
Movement:
Fast
Attributes:
Light
Biological

Weapons

  Glave Wurm
Target:
Any
Range:
3
Speed:
Slow
Type:
Normal (Ranged)
Damage:
(Max: 12)

Mutalisk Production

Produced By:
Larva
Hotkey:
T
Requires:
Spire
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Supply:
2
Build Time:
33

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Flyer Attacks
Level 1
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Flyer Attacks
Level 2
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
175 Mineral
175 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Flyer Attacks
Level 3
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
250 Mineral
250 Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

Mutalisk Tips & Tactics

  • Very fast unit and can attack while moving.

  • Attacks can nail multiple targets, automatically bouncing from one target to the next.

  • Good scout and skirmisher.

Mutalisk Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Viking, Brood Lord, Void Ray

  • Weakest Against: Thor, Corruptor, Phoenix

Race Strategies Versus Mutalisk

Terran

  • Range and armor of Thor gives it the advantage.

  • Snipe with your Ghost.

Zerg

  • Amass upgraded Hydralisks for defense.

  • Use Corruptors.

Protoss

  • Photon Cannons and Stalkers are an excellent combo.

  • Use Phoenixes.

Corruptor

 

Airborne Acid spitter that can convert itself into a Brood Lord.

Corruptor Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
200
Energy:
200
Armor:
2 (Max: 5)
Movement:
Fast
Attributes:
Armored
Biological

Ability

  Corruption

Covers target in slime, increasing damage taken +20% for 30 seconds. 45-second cooldown.

Hotkey:
C

  Morph to Brood Lord

Heavy, airborne assault unit that shoots Broodlings to attack ground targets.

Hotkey:
B
Build Time:
34

Weapons

  Parasite Spore
Target:
Air
Range:
6
Type:
Normal (Ranged)
Damage:
14 (Max: 17)
Bonus:
Massive +6 (Max: 9)

Corruptor Production

Produced By:
Larva
Hotkey:
C
Requires:
Spire
Cost:
150 Mineral
100 Vespene
Supply:
2
Build Time:
40

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Flyer Attacks
Level 1
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Flyer Attacks
Level 2
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
175 Mineral
175 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Flyer Attacks
Level 3
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
250 Mineral
250 Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

Corruptor Tips & Tactics

  • Excellent anti-air unit.

  • Morph into Brood Lord to attack ground targets.

  • Use Corruption to heighten damage.

Corruptor Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Battlecruiser, Mutalisk, Phoenix

  • Weakest Against: Viking, Hydralisk, Void Ray

Race Strategies Versus Corruptor

Terran

  • Marines and Thors are perfect to attack Corruptors.

  • Vikings have better range than a Corruptor.

Zerg

  • Use Hydralisks as a counter.

  • Use Fungal Growth to root Corruptors while your Hydralisks chew 'em up.

Protoss

  • Use Stalkers.

  • Multiple Void Rays will demolish Corruptors.

Nydus Worm

 

The Nydus Worm creates tunnels for other units to travel through.

Nydus Worm Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
200
Armor:
1 (Max: 1)
Attributes:
Armored
Biological
Structure

Nydus Worm Production

Produced By:
Nydus Network
Hotkey:
N
Requires:
Nydus Network
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
20

Nydus Worm Tips & Tactics

  • Transports any type of ground unit.

  • Unloads one unit at a time.

  • If the Nydus Network, or Nydus Worms, are destroyed, all tunnels are lost

Ultralisk

 

The ultimate in ground combat.

Ultralisk Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
500
Armor:
1 (Max: 6)
Movement:
Fast
Cargo:
8
Attributes:
Armored
Biological
Massive

Ability

  Frenzied

Immune to snare, stun and mind control.


  Burrow

Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.

Hotkey:
R
Requires:
Burrow
Build Time:
2

Weapons

  Kaiser Blades
Target:
Ground
Range:
1
Speed:
Fast
Type:
Eviscerate (Melee)
Damage:
15 (Max: 21)
Bonus:
Armored +20  (Max: 25)

Ultralisk Production

Produced By:
Larva
Hotkey:
U
Requires:
Ultralisk Cavern
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Supply:
6
Build Time:
70

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Chitinous Plating
+2 armor for Ultralisks
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
110

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Ground Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Zerg Melee Attacks
Level 1
Hotkey:
M
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Melee Attacks
Level 2
Hotkey:
M
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Melee Attacks
Level 3
Hotkey:
M
Cost:
200 Mineral
200 Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Burrow
Unit will burrow underground, unable to move or attack. They cannot be seen when burrowed.
Hotkey:
B
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
100

Ultralisk Tips & Tactics

  • Awesome unit for ground-based attacks.

  • Area-of-effect attacks can strike multiple targets.

  • Huge amount of armor and hit points.

  • Upgrade armor with Chitinous Plating.

  • Can break Force Fields.

  • Immune to Stun and Mind Control.

Ultralisk Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Marauder, Roach, Stalker

  • Weakest Against: Banshee, Mutalisk, Void Ray

Race Strategies Versus Ultralisk

Terran

  • Use Banshees and Battlecruisers; the Ultralisk is unable to attack.

  • Keep your infantry spread out.

  • Try to kite Ultralisks with a Marauder.

  • The 250mm Strike Cannon of the Thor can kill it in one shot.

  • Use Siege Tanks to soften up Ultralisks.

Zerg

  • Use Mutalisks and Brood Lords.

  • Hydralisks can attack from range.

Protoss

  • Use Stalkers and Immortals.

  • Use flying units like Void Rays, Motherships and Carriers.

Brood Lord

 

Powerful aerial unit.

Brood Lord Stats

Race:
Zerg
Life:
225
Armor:
1 (Max: 4)
Movement:
Very Slow
Attributes:
Armored
Biological
Massive

Ability

  Swarm Seeds

Fires Broodlings at target, allowing ground attacks.

Weapons

  Broodling Strike
Target:
Ground
Range:
9.5
Speed:
Very Slow
Type:
Normal (Ranged)
Damage:
20 (Max: 26)

Brood Lord Production

Produced By:
Corruptor
Hotkey:
B
Requires:
Greater Spire
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Supply:
2
Build Time:
34

Combat Information

Combat Information

  Zerg Flyer Attacks
Level 1
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
100 Mineral
100 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Flyer Attacks
Level 2
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
175 Mineral
175 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Flyer Attacks
Level 3
Hotkey:
A
Cost:
250 Mineral
250 Vespene
Build Time:
220

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 1
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
150 Mineral
150 Vespene
Build Time:
160

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 2
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
225 Mineral
225 Vespene
Build Time:
190

  Zerg Flyer Carapace
Level 3
Hotkey:
C
Cost:
100% Mineral
100% Vespene
Build Time:
220

Brood Lord Tips & Tactics

  • Evolves from the Corruptor unit.

  • Can attack ground targets by firing Broodlings.

  • Excellent siege unit.

Brood Lord Strengths & Weaknesses

  • Powerful Against: Marine, Hydralisk, Stalker

  • Weakest Against: Viking, Corruptor, Void Ray

Race Strategies Versus Brood Lord

Terran

  • Use Vikings against Brood Lords.

  • One hit from a Yamato Cannon will ruin a Brood Lord's day.

  • Snipe Brood Lords with a Ghost.

Zerg

  • Use Corruptors to engage and chase.

  • Use Hydralisks if you have a ton of 'em.

Protoss

  • Use Carriers, Void Rays and Phoenixes.


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