2 base Swarm Host contain (vs. Protoss)
This strategy aims to quickly build up a force of Swarm Hosts and set up a contain on the Protoss opponent before they can get a suitable counter. The Swarm Hosts are supported by a variety of units to protect them and push into the Protoss base.
The goal is to contain the Protoss opponent which lets the Zerg player expand freely, as well as possibly deny the Protoss a 3rd base and/or end the game.
Basic Build Order
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Aside from normal scouting, no special scouting needs to be done for this build, but make sure that the Protoss is not going for some kind of 2-base timing attack or all-in.
This build has a specific execution. The Nydus Worm exit should be placed such that it blocks the closest 3rd base of the Protoss. This is so that you deny a 3rd base as well as setting up a contain.
You should queue the following into the Nydus Worm:
- 4 Queens
- at least 4 Drones
- all of your Swarm Hosts
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