|Season 6, Episode 9|
|Air date||April 14, 2018|
StarCraft 20th Anniversary
The episode starts with the zerg hive cluster where a lair works out with two dumbbells. Three drones as cheerleaders dance with pom-poms for motivation. lair also spins its nunchacku around like a martial artist. A larva and a drone also performs exercises with hip stretches and push-ups, respectively, in order to turn themselves into a corruptor and spire.
The spire (looking like a tall, slender anthropomorphic spire) proforms leg lunges. The lair is nearing its completion, signified by its sweaty, enraged expression. Then, it becomes a hive, depicted as overly-muscled bodybuilder.
Since the hive is available, the working-out spire immediately mutates into a greater spire, which is shown as roid-raged freak with human muscular legs and a dagger.
Corruptor also performs calisthenics with jumping jack until, since greater spire is available, he evolves into a brood lord (looking more normal than the rest). He grabs a floating broodling and uses it as a nunchacku, performing a kung-fu technique vexedly. However, protoss phoenix arrives, hurting the brood lord using ion cannons. Then, lanzer torpedoes hit the brood lord. It is revealed that a terran viking fires the torpedoes in long distance, until the brood lord crash-lands from sustaining damage.
The brood lord crawls into nydus butt (parody of nydus network) and weeps. An idle zergling is shown beside him.
The lair still performs dumbbell workouts.
- Greater spire
- Brood lord
- Nydus worm
- This is the first appearance of zerg lair and hive in zerg episodes, since previous episodes featured hatcheries only.
- This is the first time buttocks is shown since "ArchOnslaught."
- Background music used: Electra by Anders Baldwin & Brady Hoffman & Alice Shelton & Luke Barker & Ruby Terry
In-game References Edit
- This episode reveals necessary requirements for zerg structure/s and unit/s in order to mutate:
- Viking's lanzer torpedoes firing at brood lord that far is an exaggeration of their long range at 9.
Cultural references Edit
- Lair and brood lord perform kung fu's fast nunchaku techniques which was made famous by Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon film.