What is rax short for in StarCraft 2?


StarCraft 2 (SC2) players use rax as an abbreviation for barracks. The barracks is a Terran building that can produce infantry units, including Marines, Marauders, Reapers, and Ghosts.

Most commonly, you'll see rax used within the names of various Terran strategies, such as 3-Rax Reaper, 2 Rax, 11 12 Rax, and Proxy Rax. These strategies all involve building some number of barracks, usually as quickly as possible.


I really like a 2 rax opening on this map
Really? I usually go for 3 rax
An SC2 player asking about rax
An SC2 player asking about rax

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Updated June 27, 2023

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