Home : Browse : StarCraft 2 Terms

StarCraft 2 Slang

Blizzard's StarCraft was one of the most popular real-time strategy (RTS) games of all time. StarCraft II (SC2) has created a resurgence in the StarCraft community and has also provided a new collection of slang terms. Whether you're just starting out in Bronze league or you've laddered up to Master, it's important to be familiar with StarCraft slang. Below are some of the chat slang terms every StarCraft II player should know.

Slang Term Meaning Votes
Mid gameMiddle phase of a game
vsVersus
ZvTZerg versus Terran
GGAGood game all
GogoGo now
PPPause please
GFGGood friggin' game
sc2StarCraft 2
nukeNuclear missile
Base raceSimultaneous attacks on enemy bases
RushTo quickly attack and cause damage
TvPTerran versus Protoss
roboRobotics Facility
NaturalNatural expansion
ovieOverlord
blizzBlizzard
APMActions per minute
KekeKorean laugh
gmGrandmaster
HFHave fun
TvZTerran versus Zerg
chargelotCharge Zealot
RTSReal-time strategy
raxBarracks
GosuHighly skilled
epmEffective actions per minute
lingZergling
BioballBiological unit group
CCCommand Center
SpeedlingZergling with Metabolic Boost
DTDark templar
MacroEconomy management skill
LOTVLegacy of the Void
GSLGlobal StarCraft League
PvTProtoss versus Terran
TvTTerran versus Terran
blingBaneling
tossProtoss
gglordsBroodlords
BioBiological units
PvPProtoss versus Protoss
mechMechanical units
BarcraftBar gathering for StarCraft
GGLGood game loser
sc2niteStarCraft 2 tonight?
HOTSHeart of the Swarm
SkytossProtoss air units
GSTLGlobal StarCraft Team League
FFEForge fast expand
TPvPZTerran Protoss versus Protoss Zerg
PvZProtoss versus Zerg
ZvZZerg versus Zerg
ZvPZerg versus Protoss
WWWell won
pwnageOwnage
PFPlanetary Fortress
BOBuild order
WOLWings of Liberty
reReplay
mutaMutalisks
MMMMarine, Marauder, Medivac
KekKorean laugh