3 Hatch before Pool (vs. Protoss)

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[e][h]Zerg 3 Hatch before Pool
Strategy Information
Matchups:
ZvP
Type:
Opening
Creator:
Unknown
Popularized by:
Unknown

Overview[edit]

3 Hatch before Pool is a build aimed at ignoring early Zergling aggressiveness completely in order to build up your economy and Drone count very quickly.

Build Order[edit]

  • 12 Hatchery @ natural
  • 13 Hatchery @ main or second natural
  • 12 Pool

Transition[edit]

Countered By[edit]

  • Any Gateway first build.

Counter To[edit]

Notable Maps[edit]

Strong[edit]

3-4 player maps where FE is popular and scouting may be delayed.

Weak[edit]

Small maps, maps where the Protoss is likely to go Gateway first.

Mentality[edit]

Replays[edit]

VODs[edit]