StarCraft II is a real-time strategy game published in 2010 by Activision Blizzard and is the sequel to StarCraft.

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How does +1 upgrades affect a battle in Starcraft 2?

What does +1 mean in Starcraft 2? I know it is a +1 level upgrade for weapons or armor, but how does this affect the battle? Let's take a Terran Marine. With no upgrades it deals 6 points of damage. ...
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Wings of Liberty in as few missions as possible [duplicate]

I'm trying to beat the WoL campaign in as few missions as possible. Can anyone tell me which order of missions I should go in to do so?
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How does one obtain a Clan emblem in Starcraft 2?

I would like to get a clan emblem. I think that asking players how they got theirs is the best idea. Just to clarify, I am looking for a way to upload and customize the emblem for the clan itself, ...
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Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty Haven's Fall Mission difficulty

I tried to replay the SC2:WoL Haven's Fall mission through the Archives list after finishing the Prophecy Missions and purchasing the Upgraded Command Center. In several Youtube videos I see other ...
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Starcraft 2 certain cutscenes freeze on single frame but audio still plays

Starcraft 2 running on Mac book pro (El capitan) with AMD Radeon R9 M370X graphics card, 16 gigs of ram. There are a few cutscenes where it plays footage on an in-game screen, but the cutscene is ...
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Infest a terran base

In his tutorial Video at csnstarcraft Training Camp - How to Improve Efficiently there is a scene, where the terran player draws back his base and it seems to be infested: How did this happen? How ...
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Can I play official matchmaking if I don't buy Legacy of the Void?

Is there a special matchmaking/ladder for people who don't have LotV? Are there any actual people who play without LotV (ie. will I ever find a match)? In extension, should I buy HotS or WoL? (LotV is ...
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How do I set my profile's title in StarCraft II?

I can't find a way to change my profile's title in any way. I tried looking both in game and also online in my Battle.net account settings. I have a Legacy of the Void key activated and using the ...
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How do stalemates affect your rank?

I've experimented a bit against the computer and found that upon a stalemate being detected, the "defeat" message is shown. But in a ranked game do stalemates count as defeats for both players? How do ...
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What can I do in Starcraft 2 after the campaign?

I am a story person, and I played StarCraft 2 because of it's story. Now that I've finished all of the StarCraft 2 campaign parts (Wings of Liberty, Heart of the Swarm and Legacy of the Void) is ...
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Where can I find my race statistics in Starcraft 2?

It's been a while so maybe Blizzard took this away... but I used to be able to view my profile on battle.net and see if my Terran won 25% of games, and then say half of those wins were against other ...
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How to enable saving of replay recordings in Campaign

How do I enable recording of replays of Campaign missions in Starcraft 2 (Legacy of the Void). Is that possible? I'm talking about the Observer/replay feature in Starcraft where in records how player ...
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A guide to SCII unit composition slang

While managing this question, I have realized that there are few references online for SCII slang or jargon, which is frequently used by commentators during casts of SCII games. Games are often short, ...
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Are there canon or otherwise widely accepted names for groups of Starcraft 2 units?

Groups of animals have special names: +------------+--------------+ | Animal | Group Name | +------------+--------------+ | alligators | congregation | | iguanas | mess | | owls ...
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When I should leave the game so loss is counted towards rating decrease? [closed]

When I should leave the game so loss is counted towards rating decrease? Is it ok to drop the game and surrender immediately after the match is scheduled? Or I should play for some time (30-60-90 ...
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Starcraft II Practicing new units and game changes

Since Legacy of the Void the challenge missions are banned to the terran campaign "Episode I Wings of Lilberty", followed by the Challenge Missions image. These missions still use the game settings ...
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Is it possible for two friends (or two people using the same internet connection) to be matched up against each other in a ranked or unranked game?

I'm curious to know whether there is some type of filter in place by Blizzard that prevents people using the same internet connection, or friends, from getting matched against each other in ranked or ...
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How where there different personalities if all protoss were connected by the Khala?

As already can be heard in the Legacy of the Void opening cinematics, Artanis defines the Khala as "The sacred union of our every thought and emotion”. However, through the games we are lead to ...
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Is there any way to buy the Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm digital deluxe edition?

I already have Wings of Liberty and apparently you can't buy the digital deluxe edition of the Heart of the Swarm expansion on the battle.net store. The reason I want it is because I want the Kerrigan ...
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How much unused supply should I keep available as zerg for a macro-focused build?

A common problem I have when focusing on macro as zerg is that I forget to build enough overlords until I need them. As a result of this I've lost a number of games even when I managed to scout out my ...
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How to survive to 6 Reapers rush on Starcraft II Lotv TvT

Since LOTV, almost each time I play against Terran (I'm Terran, so TvT), the other guy build 6-8 reapers and go rush before my first Factory unit. In best cases, I can scout a triple RAX, and in ...
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What is giant blue target in SC2 Legacy of the Void?

Just started playing Into the Void. Warming up against computers. I noticed a blue target in a wide area around my units while I played against Terran. I'm thinking it's the Liberator but I recall ...
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Was the Battlecruiser's Tactical Jump removed?

I don't see the Tactical Jump option for my Battlecruisers, nor any place to research it (Starport,etc). Has it been removed or am I missing something?
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Battle.net friend list

I haven't played sc2 in like 4 years, and now when I logged in the battle.net app I see that the friend list shows 1 offline friend only. But when I visit my profile page on the battle.net website, ...
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How do you block players you don't want to play with?

The match maker keeps putting me up against the same guy who says glhf then quits. I've faced him about 15 times over the past couple days. Sometimes I get him several times in a row. All I want is a ...
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Is it worth it to go for rich minerals?

Typically there are eight regular mineral fields per normal base, and each harvest yields five units of mineral. Rich mineral bases typically have six rich mineral fields. So once the minerals are ...
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As terran, what are the most common techniques to block off the entrance ramp to your base?

There are many different arrangements of structures or units that can be used to block off the entrance to a base to prevent a zealot push or zergling rush. The obvious answer is barracks and a supply ...
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How do I play the official “Left 2 Die” scenario?

Several of the achievements under the arcade section of StarCraft 2 are for a game named "left 2 die". When I looked that up in the list of arcade games, there are six pages of results, but none of ...
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What happens if “two” vsync options are enabled at once? (RadeonPro, Starcraft 2)

In StarCraft 2, some cutscenes are "animated" and don't use Direct3D, so when using RadeonPro's "Direct3D Tweak" vsync option (with triple buffering), these types of cutscenes aren't getting vsynced. ...
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In Starcraft 2, how do expansions affect the game?

I would like to know what changes they make, I assume there are new campaigns, and I understand each version runs on its own, my questions are: Does Legacy of the Void contain everything Heart of ...
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Does Starcraft 2 credits automatically increase whenever I enter the game?

I am very new to Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty, and I just purchased the game. So after purchasing few things from the armory, I had around 30,000 credits left, and I saved&exited the campaign. ...
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When do I have to save in Starcraft 2?

So, I'm very new to Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty, and I just purchased the game. I noticed that sometimes, Starcraft automatically saves, but sometimes, it doesn't. For example, when I finished a ...
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What is XP and what is it good for?

I bought SC2 the day it came out, and I made good use of it, but somewhere along the way I stopped playing because of school and work commitments, etc. I just reinstalled it today and I noticed that ...
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Will I be able to play legacy of the void ladder if I buy wings of liberty or heart of the swarm?

Will buying wings of liberty or heart of the swarm allow me to play ranked ladder with the legacy of the void expansion, both WoL and HotS is 50% off and starter edition of SC2 allows me to play LotV ...
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Why my mother-ship core cannot blast the photon cannon?

In LotV my mothership core is not able to cast photon cannon: I do have enough energy, spell is available, but hitting it and selecting Nexus doesn't give me anything. Please advise how to cast ...
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How to put early pressure in LotV?

With 13 (or 14) workers on start, early game of StarCraft has been changed significantly. If early Zerg could choose to do 7(6)- pool, now the best they could do is 13-pool... Is this still strong ...
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Does Archon Mode count for any Multiplayer achievements?

Archon Mode in Legacy of the Void allows two players to team up and control one base. It shows up under the Unranked/Ranked Multiplayer modes and even has it's own ladder. However, it seems games ...
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Can I obtain missed story achievements in Heart of the Swarm without starting a new campaign?

As I was playing "StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm" my internet went offline at a certain point and I missed the "Fashion Statement" achievement. I did what was necessary to gain it but since I was ...
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OS X - El Capitan Mouse Problem (After Alt-Tab)

I am using OS X El Capitan. When I opened the first time StarCraft 2, I have no problem. But, When I did Alt-Tab and returned the game, Mouse cursor has lag and is seen double. How Can I solve this ...
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How do I play Whispers of Oblivion now that Legacy of the Void has launched?

I only own Wings of Liberty. Is there a way for me to play the Whispers of Oblivion missions?
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How to pass “Evil Awoken” mission of prologue campaign on Brutal?

I'm playing "Evil Awoken" mission of "Legacy of Void" prologue campaign and have difficulties on the 2nd part of the mission: upon the destruction of "Void Catalyst" my units don't have fire power to ...
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How does region/language locking work for Legacy of the Void?

If I buy a StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void Battle.net key from a Russian shop, which says it's for "a Russian-language version, intended for activation in Russia", what are the restrictions exactly? ...
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Can a Dark Archon mind control a Hybrid?

I've reached the point where I can allow my military access to Dark Archons, albeit at the cost of access to High Templar (I think). Now, High Templar are great units, but if I can turn the attacking ...
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Do both players need to own Legacy of the Void to play co-op missions?

I want to play the Co-Op missions with my friend, but he's on the fence about getting LOTV. I know back when HOTS released Blizzard added a feature that made anyone in your party "own" your expansion ...
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Are Terrans objectively better than Protoss at Aggression/Harass?

They say that StarCraft is a balanced game. However, a game can be balanced in more ways than one. One way the game could be balanced would be if all the races could do every tactic equally well, ...
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Are there blind Starcraft players?

I've read that there are blind people who can play Starcraft competently. This seems like it would be impossible to me. Is it possible to play Starcraft if you are blind? How would this work?
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Safely delete some Starcraft 2 files? [duplicate]

Starcraft 2 is taking up so much space in my drive. I was wondering if there are some files which can be safely deleted?
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Are the original Starcraft 2 WoL and HotS DVDs still useful for installing the game?

It's been many years since those games came out, and in preparation for Legacy of the Void I'd like to replay the whole series. However, the Battle.net application is quoting me a ~20 GB download ...
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How do I play the prologue missions from prepurchasing Starcraft 2: Legacy of the Void?

I just prepurchased Legacy of the Void so I can play the exclusive prologue missions (I have no interest in multiplayer). However, I cannot find them anywhere in my campaign list in Starcraft 2. I've ...
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How do I actually play the SC2: Legacy of the Void Beta?

I've purchased and claimed the Legacy of the Void Beta, such that my account details show it against my account: Clicking on that icon takes me to this page with information about the Beta, however ...