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hello there im having some problems playing as protoss im ranked platinum and i think i dont deserve to be in plat cuz im not that good so i get stomped by every single player i duel against the only way i win its by doing 1 base push and thats all im not good at fast expanding,also mutas are a pain in the ass how to counter properly when there is a lot of them plz some help
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Phoenix with decent micro counters Muta, as well as heavy Archon.
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wait, archons beat mutas!? this i did not know.
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wait, archons beat mutas!? this i did not know.
They're similar to Thor's, so yeah they beat Muta's fairly hard - less now that magic boxing mutas has become popular, but they're still pretty good.
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AoE damage, extra damage to biological, they're great against mutas.
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They're similar to Thor's, so yeah they beat Muta's fairly hard - less now that magic boxing mutas has become popular, but they're still pretty good.
If you notice he isnt magic boxing, storm works wonders.
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If a Zerg player isn't magic boxing then he's doing something wrong I'm gold on EU and I even see silver Zerg's magic boxing.
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If a Zerg player isn't magic boxing then he's doing something wrong I'm gold on EU and I even see silver Zerg's magic boxing.
Everyone once in awhile you get lucky. I played a diamond AM player who forgot to the other day. Either they forget or don't see a Thor on the field yet. I usually send my first Thor to the mineral line so they dont know I have them until its too late; usually good for one or two volleys.

Lately, I have been just outright winning against Z with a hellion opener in plat. Usually make 6 hellions max but recently, that's all I need to end a game. Not very good practice lol. Need to practice snipe micro too.
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Nobody wants to sell a used starcraft 2 cd-key?
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Been watching competitive SC2 on youtube for a couple months and finally decided to buy it.

Really enjoying the singleplayer, hope to play multiplayer once I learn a bit more about how it's played. It's my first serious RTS since Red Alert 2.

Any tips? Probably gonna play my first 1v1 game pretty soon. I need to learn hotkeys for sure.
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