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So Hydralisks don't seem very good at all, except as an emergency AA unit when you can't get Mutas up in time. What are they good for?
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I thought you said FBH at first and was confused as ****.

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Anyone try the tankless mech TvZ? Focuses on 0/3 thors and blue flame. In theory it'd be really good against almost everything except for maybe mass roaches.
Yes and no. I tried part mech(BFH+tanks) but I have yet to incorporate a lot of thors into my game, maybe I should try that. I've seen mech used before but still used to MMT

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So Hydralisks don't seem very good at all, except as an emergency AA unit when you can't get Mutas up in time. What are they good for?
Roach+hydra+corruptor used to be the main composition against the colossi deathball but it doesn't get used as much anymore. Hydras are pretty good against Protoss due to their dps, not the greatest against Terran though
    
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You cannot go Thor hellion vs Zerg period. You will get owned by NP extremely hard. Tanks are the key to mech vs Zerg, trust me I have mech down pretty well vs Z.
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You cannot go Thor hellion vs Zerg period. You will get owned by NP extremely hard. Tanks are the key to mech vs Zerg, trust me I have mech down pretty well vs Z.
That's my thought as well. Getting my tanks NP'd is pretty painful as well :S

3-1 tonight, 1 TvsT won, 3 TvsP played, 2 won. The last one turned into a macro game but the guy just stormed my marauder army to oblivion. It's extremely difficult to kite chargelots already but adding archons and storms to the mix makes it near impossible even with stim marauders to do anything. Curious, what strat do you guys do for TvsP?
^^Anything you do against that combo doom? Sad part is, I had a 2nd before he did, tried dropping but he just feedback'd my drop and cleaned it up with a loss of 5 probes or so. I should've probably exp'd all over when I had the chance but aside from that, I don't think there was anything in particular that I could've done better. Maybe kite better? Less stim? Snipe hts with ghosts or emp(forgot about ghosts actually XD), hmm.
    
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You CAN go thor hellion vs Zerg. Just get like 2 or 3 ghosts. You have a barrack anyway
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You CAN go thor hellion vs Zerg. Just get like 2 or 3 ghosts. You have a barrack anyway
Sounds horrible. How do you deal with mutas? Mass roach?
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You forgot terran has I spy button, plus they can scout. Which means they can change their composition on the get go.
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You forgot terran has I spy button, plus they can scout. Which means they can change their composition on the get go.
Maybe, but doing that comes at a high high cost. Using the scan means you give up MULEs until the comm center's energy recovers. Also, switching from 1 army composition to another requires time and expenses (for which you can't compensate with MULEs cause you wasted your energy on scans ).
Then, you either get mass supply depots up, or you free some by wasting your wrongly buit army at the enemy
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Sounds horrible. How do you deal with mutas? Mass roach?
Thors deal with both roach's and muta's. I agree though, thor hellion doesn't seem good to me. Ghost mech (tank/hellion/thor/ghost) is really good though. You hard counter infestor and muta play with it.
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Thors deal with both roach's and muta's. I agree though, thor hellion doesn't seem good to me. Ghost mech (tank/hellion/thor/ghost) is really good though. You hard counter infestor and muta play with it.
I always thought thors aren't that good against mutas, since they're to slow to react to harassment and if you spread them apart too much to cover your bases they can be picked off by magic box mutas.
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