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I've been practicing the heck out of mech in HotS. My TvZ mech is pretty successful, like it was in WoL, my TvT mech is mixed but I think I can make it strong, and my TvP mech sometimes works but seems to be the most difficult. I find Protoss to be nearlry unpredictable unless you get lucky enough to scout or scan the right tech, and even the late game is hard to figure out which comp will work best.
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Hey guys I'm having trouble with a mission in HoTS... "The Crucible". I haven't played Zerg before, other than this new campaign and I'm having a little trouble finishing the mission on hard lol. A bit embarrassing. I do fine until the last 2 or so minutes.. I cant hold off the final assault so I'm not doing something right. If anyone can help me (or even send me a replay) I would greatly appreciate it biggrin.gif
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I've been practicing the heck out of mech in HotS. My TvZ mech is pretty successful, like it was in WoL, my TvT mech is mixed but I think I can make it strong, and my TvP mech sometimes works but seems to be the most difficult. I find Protoss to be nearlry unpredictable unless you get lucky enough to scout or scan the right tech, and even the late game is hard to figure out which comp will work best.

Mech gets owned by Vipers though
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Mech gets owned by Vipers though
not if you have 27 Thors smile.gif thats my army i just produce in matchmaking vs very hard an army of thors and then send them against enemy
before that they are defending behind houses used as blocking. against protoss i have no chance unfortunately ... terran if they build 10 medivacs and cover the infantry with 10 tanks in siege mode either ...

but through zergs i go like through butter. weaken them till i have 27-28 thors and then i march toward their base
i found first time about thors when 2 my buddies fought me and ai. they went with 25+ BC each against mine 25mechs and when all was said and done all my thors were dead but 10 BC were left. thats like 80% loss of 50BC vs 25thors. well javelin missiles with splash damage smile.gif since then they do avoid building only BC fleets

but protoss are unbelievable ...

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I've been practicing the heck out of mech in HotS. My TvZ mech is pretty successful, like it was in WoL, my TvT mech is mixed but I think I can make it strong, and my TvP mech sometimes works but seems to be the most difficult. I find Protoss to be nearlry unpredictable unless you get lucky enough to scout or scan the right tech, and even the late game is hard to figure out which comp will work best.

What's your rank? I had someone trying to go Thor vs me (tvt) he managed to mass them but nicely spreading my tanks and my easily replaceable bio balls (10 tax), with constant harassment did the job
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not if you have 27 Thors smile.gif thats my army i just produce in matchmaking vs very hard an army of thors and then send them against enemy
before that they are defending behind houses used as blocking. against protoss i have no chance unfortunately ... terran if they build 10 medivacs and cover the infantry with 10 tanks in siege mode either ...

but through zergs i go like through butter. weaken them till i have 27-28 thors and then i march toward their base
i found first time about thors when 2 my buddies fought me and ai. they went with 25+ BC each against mine 25mechs and when all was said and done all my thors were dead but 10 BC were left. thats like 80% loss of 50BC vs 25thors. well javelin missiles with splash damage smile.gif since then they do avoid building only BC fleets

but protoss are unbelievable ...

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Toss are easy as Zerg at least in silver (sarcasm lol, but by looks SH's are doing great against toss in higher leagues too) swarmhosts + hydra support with overlord + queen spreading creep near his expansion and nothing he can really do.

Ultras + vipers should own your Tor army (how fast do you push in?) No decent zerg will let you expand 4 free to get enough minerals/gas to build such army
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i build only thors so all i need are 2 mining operations smile.gif 3 if i want to mine while i am on to enemys basis.
3-5 thors in beginning and 1v1 enemies initial attacks cant match thors high hp and once i get 7-10 i am safe in my base and am producing 2-3 thors every production cycle. but when i am faced with protoss i dont stand a chance as their shields protect them too much ...

maybe to start guarding my front outpost base i should use with nukes to fend them off smile.gif

ai usually just has 2 vipers to snatch 2 of my thors into his swarm of attackers, but with 25 thors barraging they either die or swarm retreats. you know how ai is. it isnt playing till last unit like we players tend to, it tends to run away.

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i build only thors so all i need are 2 mining operations smile.gif 3 if i want to mine while i am on to enemys basis.
3-5 thors in beginning and 1v1 enemies initial attacks cant match thors high hp and once i get 7-10 i am safe in my base and am producing 2-3 thors every production cycle. but when i am faced with protoss i dont stand a chance as their shields protect them too much ...

maybe to start guarding my front outpost base i should use with nukes to fend them off smile.gif

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Try that 25 Thor tactic on ladder and let us know how that works out for you
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Try that 25 Thor tactic on ladder and let us know how that works out for you
Doubt you'll be able to even make 10 with all the constant harrassing
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