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Best Buildings to Destroy when Rushing Terran?

With the note of only focusing on the early game, you say that add-ons are quickly and cheaply replaced, but in fact they are costing a lot more than you think. If you kill one while they are ...
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How do I know how many SCVs I have created?

It is now possible to see how many workers you have created thanks to an update in 2018. You just need to hover your cursor of your total army supply number in the top right of your screen. When you ...
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What does "RAX" mean?

"RAX" is shorthand for "barracks", a Terran structure that produces infantry units. It's often used to describe build orders. So something like "3-Rax Reaper" is denoting an opener that involves ...
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Why so little reaper cheese in top-tier SC2 games?

Heavy reapers opening have been tried especially in the past, but also recently. Check for example Reynor vs Clem As for other kind of cheeses, they don't work very well at the highest level because ...
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How do Widow Mines work?

The Widow Mine is a unit that is built in the Factory. They burrow and act as a proximity mine. When a unit gets too close, the mine shoots a missile at that unit, dealing huge splash damage (even to ...
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What is giant blue target in SC2 Legacy of the Void?

You are correct it is the Liberator's attack circle while in defender mode. See here for image. The colour is the same as the player's colour, that's why in my image it is green. In your case your ...
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Best Attacks Against Bunker Early Game StarCraft 2?

Should more Terran players be using bunkers instead of other buildings to wall off? All decent Terran players use a bunker to defend their natural against Protoss. Is there a better tactic I could ...
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How do I play vs. the AI and choose the strategy for the AI?

You can create a game against KI if you go to Custom -> Melee Create a lobby, add A.I. enemies and choose a race. The Button next to it lets you choose a tactic for that a.i.
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What is a good Terran anti aircraft strategy if you are on the move?

Vikings make great AA if you are on the move. They tend to outrange most Protoss aircraft (besides their sieging air). They are also extremely mobile and so you can do a lot of hit and run isolating ...
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What is a good Terran anti aircraft strategy if you are on the move?

Your best bet in this case would be Vikings. You already have the Starport, so build a Viking for each Banshee. If you have SCV's in your army, the SCV's can also repair the Vikings. It's important ...
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Does The Starcraft 2 MMR transfer to a different server?

You essentially have a different account on different servers. So when you log in there, you'll be asked to create a username for the first time, and you will have no games played. You'll play the 5 ...
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What influence did Byun have on Reaper changes?

I think they refer to his performances in high level tournaments like IEM Katowice. After that, the Reaper KD8 charge has been nerfed twice. In the Balance Update of March 2017 the cooldown has been ...
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How does the Cyclone Lock On ability prioritization work in Starcraft II?

According to Liquipedia, lock-on auto-cast only targets units and combat buildings except larva and broodlings. Auto-cast also only targets units that are not locked on. You can, of course, manually ...
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How do I know how many SCVs I have created?

See another answer for an update. There was no way to see how many SCVs you have created in a given match back in 2015. What you could see is: Total supply of your units, including workers - top ...
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Best Buildings to Destroy when Rushing Terran?

As previously mentioned, add-ons are more valuable than you think. Taking out a reactor halves production, and re-making a reactor puts the building out of commission for longer than one cycle of ...
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What are some good Terran counters to Hydralisks?

Yeah have about 8 siege tanks in a choke point with MMM in front. Maybe a couple of widow mines too for any banelings. Just be ready because if you wipe their army a good Zerg player will be sure to ...
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