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