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The New Zerg
Season 6, Episode 2
Air date December 16, 2017
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The New Zerg is the second episode in the sixth season of StarCrafts. It is the one-hundred thirteenth episode overall.

Plot Edit

The episode starts with a drone morphing into lurker. Two opposing lurkers, purple and yellow, showing their burrowing ability, faster than before because of adaptive talons upgrade.

Next, swarm host uses bicycle to move normally, but going off the creep makes him extremely slower. However, for the overlord, its speed has been increased by 0.082. To demonstrate it, the overlord is seemingly faster, but on reality, he is still slower than really is without the pneumatized carapace upgrade, despite the hydralisk's impression by clapping for it.

Followed by the viper, the Parasitic Bomb's damage is demonstrated as viper regurgitates it towards three phoenixes. A giant fist is shown punching them suddenly, indicating the ability's double damage. Overseer shows his upgraded oversight mode ability, climbing up the pole to indicate his immobility, and using his telescope to locate a viking further. However, viking shoots at the overseer, bringing him down.

For the infestor's ability changes, Derpfestor throws a fungal growth towards the army of red marines and marauders. The fungal growth splats bigger than before, which makes a nearby hydralisk clap again, but a marauder shoots at it, killing it off. Finally, Derpfestor's infested terran is able to shoot air units. The infested swarm eggs (two on creep for faster hatch and one on bare ground for slower hatch) emerge three infested terrans, They shoot forward, and then upward to destroy a tempest directly above them.

Characters Edit

Trivia Edit

  • This is the second demonstration of nerfed zerg units similar to the previous episode.
  • Yellow team is revealed for the first time as non-Season 3 opposing race since green team in "The True Meaning of StarCraft", however, with just one unit lurker.
  • This is the first time a zerg unit claps since "ZvZ".
  • Viper appears for the first time since "ArchOnslaught".
  • Ironically, Derpfestor shoots fungal growth onto his former Red Team's terran units.
    • This is the first time red-teamed units are used outside Co-op episodes.
  • This is the first appearance of the flag after "Epic Mule Time" back on Season 1.
  • Purple-teamed non-BroodWar infested terran finally appears since "Pest Control" back on Season 2

Cultural Reference Edit

  • Giant fist is similar to King Neptune's in SpongeBob SquarePants episode, "Neptune's Spatula".

Video Edit

StarCrafts Season 6 Ep 2 The New Zerg

StarCrafts Season 6 Ep 2 The New Zerg

StarCrafts Episode list
Season 1 ProbelemSupply BlockMicro MarineZerg BMChoked UpA Hellion of a HarassRoach ApproachRoach PoachScouting FactorOnslaughtHalloween Special 2012Shes the BombSpore LoserThe BWC 2012Attention SeekerShadow of a ColossusNASL 4 Grand FinalsMarine TrainingThe True Meaning of StarCraftEpic Mule TimeThe BanePhoenix DownI SpyUneggspectedThree For AllHeart of the Swarm Opening
Season 2 Season 2 Episode 0GL HFGot 99 ProbelemsReaping the BenefitsCore ValuesMine for the TakingSpawning Pool PartyPest ControlHellraiserFog of WarUndermine the OvermindNuclearedPower OverwhelmingMutalatedThunder and LightningDeathBallUnstoppableA Swarm WelcomeUnaVOIDableWin of the CenturyTrust the Nidas TouchThat So RavenHalloween Special 2013It's Nerfing TimeCrude BroodOracle OraKILLThe Twelve Days of StarCraftsBurning TideValentine's Day Special
Season 3 Season 3 Episode 0Not Enough MineralsCheeselingBase to BaseProxologistHatch MatchA Miner Probelem (alternate)You FiredNexus HoldemTvTZvZPvPAll for OneBustedCarrier CareerHalloween Special 2014NimbusA StarCrafts CarolDoomDropBeat by CreepTeam WorkArchon ModeGroup HugOverlord OverloadProtoss PartyAlliance
Season 4 Season 4 Episode 0BroodWar in a NutshellBroodWar Ep 2 (3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) • WCS Season 3 FinalsHotS & WoL in a NutshellLegacy of the Void OpeningKerrigan & Karax
Season 5 Season 5 Episode 0Game of DronesReaping RewardsAdeptationNova Covert OopsSplashRavager RavengerFreedom FightersSpineless DefenceAbathur & VorazunJimmity & AlarakStarCrafts Mod OpeningHalloween Special 2016CyclOWNEDColossal MistakeNova & StukovHome AloneNation Wars 2017 Grand FinalsArchOnslaughtThe Magic BoxInChargeMineral Line UpLurking AboutOrders are OrdersExecutive DecisionsThe DuelFenix & ZagaraDehaka & SwannThe Fall
Season 6 Season 6 Episode 0The New TerranThe New ZergThe New ProtossBuild OrdersDeep FeelingsMira & ArtanisDeep ImpactNation Wars 2018StarCraft 20th AnniversaryEvolution CompleteHellfireLabotossDo You Even Lift?"Care Again" ft. Kyle OkalyAn Arm and a LegSpineless CowardA Worm WelcomeTychus & SwannDeep Trouble