What does mech mean in StarCraft 2?

Mechanical units

StarCraft 2 (SC2) players use mech as shorthand for mechanical units. Most often, players use this abbreviation to refer to Terran mechanical units, such as Thors, Tanks, and Vikings, and strategies that rely on those units.

For example, you may see players discuss Terran Mech strategies in SC2 forums and articles. These strategies involve building Factories and using them to slowly create an unstoppable army of Terran mech units.


It looks like he's going mech on this one. He just put down three factories
Ah shoot, what do we do???
A Terran player asking about mech strategies
A Terran player asking about mech strategies

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Updated June 27, 2023

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