Dark Templar Rush
The Dark Templar's special ability
of permanent cloaking is an enormous advantage, excellent for
rushing,specially against Terrans.
It consists in building Dark
Templars as fast as you can and then attack the enemy
base,without detection he won't be able to attack the Dark
The steps are quite plain:
Start gathering, build a Plyon, then a Gateway and the
Assimilator,to extract gas as fast as possible,then the
Cibernetics Core,followed by the Citadel of Adun,other Gateway
to produce more Dark Templars and finally the Templar
Archives,the first Dark Templar should be ready in less than
6 minutes. By now, you should've found
the enemy base, if not, do it quickly!.
Attack your enemy with several DT,2 or 3,and continue
building Dark Templars,when you attack the Terrans,destroy
the Comsat Station first,Turrets,Academy or Engeneering Bay,to avoid
any method of detection, and becareful with a
In the Replays section you'll find
an example of this rush in Blood Bath (made specially for this!) and against
a computer (heh). I'm confident that you'll be able to master the technique so that you
do it much better.
Last revision: 10/10/05