Auto-Turret Support

How to effectively drop Auto-Turrets to support your army. StarCraft 2's new auto-turrets are great assist tools in battles.

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When to Use:


Featured Units:

When your army needs light support.   Raven is used for this strategies

[What to do]

Drop an auto-turret near your army that is fighting an opponents army.

[Tips for Pulling This Off]

-Drop the auto-turret near the front of your army so it can support in the fight. Your enemies can away from it so it needs to be strategically positioned.- Drop the auto-turret near where your opponent is trying to go to provide temporary static defense support.- Be cautious as the range on dropping an auto-turret is very minimal, drop it in safe position.

Good vs. These Races / Strategies:


Bad vs. These Races / Strategies:

-This is good when your army is of close numbers to your opponent or needs a slight boost to win.-It can also serve as a distraction when escaping.   This is bad when you are completely overwhelmed. Save your energy and run.

What to do in Success:


What to do in Failure:

- Push with your army into the enemies base if you've won the battle.- Send your Raven to drop Auto-Turrets in the enemies worker line.- Regroup if you don't have enough numbers to push.   - Try to drop more auto-turrets.- Run for safety if overwhelmed


  • [Build Auto-Turret]

    Hotkey: (T)
    Build Auto-Turret is an ability of auto-turret-support Automated defensive turret. Times out after 180 seconds.
    Type: Command
    Duration: Duration: cost of the research ability180
  • [Detector]

    Detector is an ability of auto-turret-support This unit can detect cloaked, burrowed, or hallucinated units.
    Type: Passive
  • [Seeker Missile]

    Hotkey: (R)
    Seeker Missile is an ability of auto-turret-support Missile that chases its target. Missile has enough fuel for 15 seconds. Missile deals up to 100 area damage.
    Type: Command
    Requires: Starport, Tech Lab
    Damage: 100
    Range: 6
  • [Build Point Defense Drone]

    Hotkey: (D)
    Build Point Defense Drone is an ability of auto-turret-support Uses a laser to shoot down enemy missiles. Cannot target special attacks. Times out after 180 seconds.
    Type: Command

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