need help with zerg

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  1. vietboiracer0

    vietboiracer0 New Member

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    i need help on getting mass hydras plus guards in about 10 mins max . If u have any other strategys plaz give it to me also. ty!
     
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    hmm.....thats hard.try mass drones and expand early:D
     
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    Here's some ideas. Note that as you conduct this strategy, you must continue to build hatcheries near gas to get as much as possible. A hydra/guard combo is very gas-expensive.
    • Get 9/9 on Drones
    • Do extractor trick (start extractor, make a drone, then cancel)
    • Create Hatchery
    • Make Overlord
    • Create Spawning Pool
    • Get Extractor as soon as possible (two if on BGH or something)
    • Constantly pump drones
    • If the map is relatively small, get 2-3 sunkens for defense (you won't need them for big maps where you'll be hard to find)
    • Get Lair as soon as you get 100 gas--save minerals up so that you don't have to wait
    • Get Hydralisk Den
    • Start pumping Hydralisks as soon as possible, but keep around 100 gas/minerals
    • Get Queen's Nest
    • Create Hive
    • Make Spire
    • Evolve Greater Spire as soon as both the Hive and Spire finish
    • Start pumping Mutalisks and Hydralisks

    If you don't like that one, try this. Don't forget to expand. I'd help you with that but it really depends on the map.
    • Get 9/9 on Drones
    • Get Overlord
    • Make Spawning Pool
    • Create Extractor as soon as possible
    • Pump Drones when overlord finishes
    • Get 4 Drones to mine gas as fast as possible
    • Create Hatchery as soon as possible, but ensure you have minerals for Lair first
    • As soon as Spawning Pool finishes, make Lair
    • Create Hydralisk Den
    • Pump Hydras
    • Get Queen's Nest
    • Create Hive
    • Make Spire
    • Evolve Greater Spire as soon as both the Hive and Spire finish
    Good luck.
     
  4. SMD

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    i would say that is pretty much impossible. I suggest you earn up alot of minerals and expand faster. Then you can create units quickly for attack.
     
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    Impossible? Maybe MASSING them is, but I'm pretty sure both of those strats can be done in 10 minutes.
     
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    Master_America, What do you mean by 'Do extractor' trick? i never heard of that before, what does it do or help?
     
  7. TrongaMonga

    TrongaMonga Grumpy Old Grandpa

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    Extractor trick is when you have 9/9 drones, you make one Extractor, and then you get 8/9 drones. You order another drone, you get again 9/9 drones. You cancel the Extractor before it is over, and you get 10/9 drones ;)

    It's a good trick, may not seem so, but having am extra drone, may help you out. You have that extra while the overlord is being created, btw. I don't think I have made my self clear :(
     
  8. vietboiracer0

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    well im talkin about fastest map so help me on tat strats but also LT if u can. TY
     
  9. Master.America

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    In LT I wouldn't recommend fast hydras + guards unless you don't expect your opponent to attack early. The bottom strat should be doable, just build your second hatchery at the expansion spot near your base.

    And as far fastest money maps... the best strategy is to avoid them altogether.