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