It's a defensive strategy, used as the last
method if you see that the enemy is about to tear down your
Basically it involves attacking the enemy's base while he's
attacking yours.Supposedly, he should be using most of his
forces to attack you,so his base should be without too many
defenders,but this is not always like that. You'll have to worry only about
defensive buildings (Sunken Colonies,Photon Cannons, Bunkers,etc).
Your foe,seeing his base under attack will use the units he was using to attack
you to defend his base at all costs,but some players prefere to
continue attacking,for that reason,this strategy doesn't work
always,but sometimes it'll the last resource you'll have!
Examples? All right.
Zerg players could hide (burrow) some units near one
of the enemy's bases. Hence, while he's attacking, you counterattack him with these
In addition, air counterattacks as well as drops are valid for the three races.
Last revision: 10/19/05