One of the three factions in the popular Starcraft series, the Zerg only use biological units. They are best known for their cheap and quickly-produced units which allow them to attack in large numbers.

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How do I learn to effectively transfer to 2v2 hard AI as Zerg?

I've played quite a few 2v2 games now and started moving up to the Hard AI in 2v2. I do fine as long as I go Terran, but as Zerg I'm having real trouble. I find that I have 2 weaknesses in my ...
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(When) do people use Nydus worm?

I'm not a Zerg player, but I've never seen Nydus worm used against me either. When do people actually use it?
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How do I deal with early Reapers as Zerg?

I have mixed results when dealing with reapers. What do you guys do to handle them? I almost always scout them, that is not a problem. My problem is I just don't know how much static defense I ...
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Fast Expanding with Zerg

I understang the Fast Expand concept and have employed it. However, I find myself to nervous to FE and end up doing 1 base. The problem is that I get stuck in one base and to focused on offense, ...
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Is it better to spawn your first overlord at 9 or 10 supply? [duplicate]

Assuming you're not doing some early cheese build, I'd think this would be something you could just do some math on to figure out which is better. Has this problem been solved? Which is better, and ...
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What's the best counter to marine spam?

I've seen this cheesy strategy a few times now - loads of marines with all the upgrades and medivacs. This wasn't a rush but still wasn't able to counter playing as zerg. What's the most effective ...
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Dealing with supply block as zerg

So pretty basic question but how do you guys avoid getting supply blocked? Do you have a rule of thumb where you build X overlords at a time or something? I don't get supply blocked too regularly but ...
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how effective is zergling micro, and if it is effective what should I be doing?

I am on the border of bronze/silver. Whenever I am in a zerg vs. zerg situation, there is always at least one battle between groups of zerglings. often, this will happen at the beginning, with small ...
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Can I select the target for my spawn larvae with a hotkey and no mouse clicks?

I have my queens hotkeyed so I can double tap the key, hit V for spawn larvae, then click my hatchery. However, I would like to get rid of the need for the mouse click. Can I somehow select the ...
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Does the corruption ability of Corrupters stack?

Does the corruption ability of Corrupters stack? In other words, if I corrupt a battlecruiser once, it takes an extra 20% damage. If i corrupt it again,does it then take 20% more damage? I can't ...
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How do I effectively counter a cannon rush with Zerg?

I was a victim of a cannon rush in my last Starcraft 2 game. I was playing Zerg and my opponent was playing Protoss. About four minutes into the match, cannons and pylons started going up in front ...
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What's the Zerg answer for Protoss Canons + Phoenixes?

When I play a 1v1 match against Zerg as Protoss, I'm happy. So far (in about 5 matches), I found the following strategy undefeatable: Quickly build a Forge (before Gateway), then 2-3 canons at your ...
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How long does it take for zerglings to spawn during 6-pool and 7-pool in StarCraft 2?

I'm interested in the time from start to when the first 6 zerglings spawn for the 6 and 7 pool rush. Is the 6-pool significantly faster?
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What are the best counters for Zerg air units in Starcraft 2?

What's the best counter for mass Mutalisks and Corruptors? I'm playing Terran at the moment, but I guess this question should concentrate the answers for Protoss and Zerg as well.
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StarCraft 2 keyboard shortcut to select hatchery

Is there a keyboard shortcut to select and center view to the Command Center/Hatchery/Nexus? Playing as Zerg, I tried pressing H but it doesn't select the hatchery. I'm looking for a keyboard ...
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How does build-order naming work for Zerg?

For example, does "13-pool" mean "spawn 13 drones, and turn the 13th into a pool" (so that now you are at 12 supply)? Or does it mean "spawn 13 drones, then turn the 14th into a pool" (so that now you ...
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How do I zergling rush in SC1?

I don't know if I am doing it wrong or if my opponent is countering. How do I do a 'ling rush properly? The first thing I build is another worker. IIRC only one egg is available for little, but ...
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Zergling late-game strategies and uses

I am not an advanced Starcraft player. Basically, are there any late-game strategies that use zerglings? My first impression would have been that they are too weak to be useful at all against a mature ...
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How do I get the “Zergling Rush” achievement in StarCraft 2?

I'm trying to get a lot of the battle.net achievements, but some of them seem quite difficult. Specifically, "Zergling Rush" the 20 zerglings in 255 seconds achievement
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What builds are the pro Zerg players using in StarCraft?

I'm trying to be a better Zerg player. What are the pros doing for openings? (this is specifically for the original StarCraft)