12 pool 14 overlord (40s)
14 gas - DO NOT REPLACE DRONE
3 pair lings
Queen 1 pair lings 1 pair lings 1 pair lings Metabolic Boost 1 pair lings Overlord (22/22)
Bane Nest ASAP [drone from gas], build drone & send to minerals
Pokes against one base zerg confirm no mass ling rush
opponent has almost completed roach warren cancels bane nest (self) - DISCUSS Builds roach warren Spots roaches coming from opponent, soo retreats
keeps lings alive for scouting, threatening backstab and denying third. comes in super useful once natural completes! (drones ahoy!)
26 supply (3:01) takes natural, build drone& send to minerals
Build drone& send to gas Full 1base, 1gas saturation
Drones after hatch completes (~6 roaches)
Queen after first 4 drones Lair Evolution chamber ~55 supply (15 drones on nat minerals) Second gas, drone back up to 16 on minerals, 3 on 2nd gas
Resume roach production
Takes third ~12 roaches then continues producing roaches
Gets caught at third with lings, uses them to suicide scout Scout on soo's third baits opponent into attacking soO already knows the angle of attack and that the attack MUST happen ZvZ is too volatile and revolves around the third Pre-positions roaches, keeps them moving for perfect concave Crushes opponent's attack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0agdXPAm5Y4&list=PL9QsjkBYtQM64-u095uMmmWld4MY9Rg3r
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Great example of production stages. Clearly offense early, clearly gains advantage of +1 base. Uses pre-existing units to secure advantage by droning extremely hard ASAP on only 6 roaches. Then switches out into mass roach production again. Simple strategy, flawless execution.
The all-in portion is probably best viewed in video format (
available now courtesy of Polygon Gaming) for visual execution tips and tricks.