Starcraft Hotkeys - Keyboard Shortcuts





General keyboard control
                                       
        Cancel building / Exit menu - Escape
        Cancel unit / building - Left click
        Main Menu - F10 / Alt+M
        Help Menu - F1 / Ctrl + H
        Option Menu - Ctrl + O
        Turn map background on / off - Tab
        Toggle diplomacy colors - Shift + tab. Will toggle what colors are shown in the
minimap. when turned on, gren is your troops, yellow your allies, and red thy
enemies.
        Turn music on / off - Ctrl + M
        Turn sound on / off - Ctrl + S
        Quit Mission - Ctrl + Q
        Exit Game - Ctrl + X
        Center screen at starting position - F2 / F3 / F4
        Set rally point - R
        Turn up game speed - +
        Turn down game speed - -
        Center screen on current unit - Ctrl + C
        Message to current audience - Enter / Ctrl + J then message then enter. Will
send a message to whatever setting you have it at.
        Message to all - Shift + enter
        Message to allies - Ctrl + enter
        Enter cheat code - Enter / Ctrl + J then code then enter
        Toggle multiplayer ranking mode - Ctrl + R
 
General unit control
 
        Move unit - Select unit, right click target location
        Attack unit (enemy) - Select unit, right click target enemy
        Attack unit (friendly) - A then left click target
        Stop unit - S
        Patrol area - P then left click the area you want the unit to patrol to
        Hold position (no provoked movement) - H
        Group units together to be recalled by keyboard - Select units, then press Ctrl
and a number key (0-9)
        Recall grouped units - Press keyboard key assigned to group
        Save map position - Shift + F2-F4
        Recall map position - F2-F4
        Move screen to last transmission - Spacebar
        Select all units of one type on screen - Double-click unit of type or Ctrl then
left click
        Add command to queue - Hold Shift while making command
 
Zerg unit control
 
        Larva control
 
                Morph to drone - D
                Morph to zergling - Z
                Morph to overlord - O
                Morph to hydralisk - H
                Morph to mutalisk - M
                Morph to scourge - S
                Morph to queen - Q
                Morph to ultralisk - U
                Morph to defiler - F
 
        Drone control
 
                Gather resources - G then left click target resource
                Return resources - C then left click target hatchery
                Become structure - B then structure to become:
 
                        Morph to hatchery - H
                        Morph to creep colony - C
                        Morph to extractor - E
                        Morph to spawning pool - S
                        Morph to evolution chamber - V
                        Morph to hydralisk den - D
 
                Become advanced structure - V
 
                        Morph to spire - S
                        Morph to queen's nest - Q
                        Morph to nydus canal - N
                        Morph to ultralisk den - O
                        Morph to defiler mound - D
                Burrow - U
 
        Queen Control
 
                        Infest Command Center - I
                        Parasite - R
                        Ensnare - E
                        Spawn broodlings - B
 
        Mutalisk Control
 
                        Guardian aspect - G
 
        Defiler Control
 
                        Dark Swarm - W
                        Plague - G
                        Consume - C
 
        Infested Terran
 
                        Detonate - D
 
Zerg structure control
 
        Hatchery
 
                Select Larva - S
                Set Rally Point - R
                Evolve Burrow - B
                Mutate into Lair - L
 
        Lair
 
                Evolve ventral sacs - V
                Evolve sntennae - A
                Evolve pneumatized caraspace - P
                Mutate into hive - H
 
        Creep Colony
 
                Mutate into spore colony - S
                Mutate into sunken colony - U
 
        Zerg Spawning Pool
 
                Evolve metabolic boost - M
                Evolve adrenal glands - A
 
        Evolution chamber
 
                Upgrade melee attacks - M
                Upgrade missile attacks - A
                Upgrade carapace - C
 
        Zerg Spawning Pool
 
                Evolve metabolic boost - M
                Evolve adrenal glands - A
                Evolve caraspace - C
 
        Hydralisk Den
 
                Evolve muscular augments - M
                Evolve grooved spines - G
 
        Spire
 
                Upgrade flyer attacks- A
                Upgrade flyer carapace - C
                Mutate into greater spire - G
 
        Queen Nest
 
                Evolve spawn broodling - B
                Evolve ensnare - E
                Evolve gamete meiosis - G
 
        Nydus Canal
 
                Place nydus canal exit - N
 
        Defiler Mound
 
                Evolve plague - G
                Evolve consume - C
                Evolve Metasypnatic Node - M
 
        Infested command center
 
                Build infested marine - I
 
Protoss unit control
 
        Drone
 
                Gather resources - G then left click target resource
                Return resources - C then left click target Nexus
                Warp in structure - B then structure to warp in:
 
                        Warp in nexus - N
                        Warp in pylon - P
                        Warp in assimilator - A
                        Warp in gateway - G
                        Warp in forge - F
                        Warp in photon canon - C
                        Warp in cybernetics core - Y
                        Warp in shield battery - B
 
                Warp in advanced structure - V
 
                        Warp in robotics facility - R
                        Warp in stargate - S
                        Warp in citadel of Adun - C
                        Warp in support bay - B
                        Warp in fleet beacon - F
                        Warp in templar archives - T
                        Warp in observatory - O
                        Warp in arbiter tribunal - A
 
        Templar
 
                Psionic storm - T then left click target locale
                Hallucination - H then left click the target
                Archon warp - R when selecting more than one templar
 
        Shuttle
 
                Load - L then left click units to load
 
        Reaver
 
                Build scarab - R
 
       Carrier
 
                Build interceptor - I
 
        Arbiter
 
                Recall - R
                Stasis field - T then left click target
 
Protoss structure control
 
        Nexus
 
                Build probe - P
                Set rally point - R
 
        Gateway
 
                Train zealot - Z
                Train dragoon - D
                Train templar - T
 
        Forge
 
                Upgrade ground weapons - W
                Upgrade ground armor - A
                Upgrade plasma shields - P
 
        Sheild battery
 
                Recharge shields - R
 
        Cybernetics core
 
                Upgrade air weapons - W
                Upgrade air armor - A
                Develop singularity charge - S
 
        Robotics facility
 
                Build shuttle - S
                Build reaver - V
                Build observer - O
 
        Stargate
 
                Build scout - S
                Build carrier - C
                Build arbiter - A
 
        Citadel of Adun
 
                Leg enhancement - L
 
        Robotic support bay
 
                Upgrade scarab damage - S
                Upgrade reaver capacity - C
                Upgrade gravitic drive - G
 
        Fleet beacon
 
                Develop apial sensors - A
                Upgrade gravitic thrusters - G
                Upgrade carrier capacity - C
 
        Templar archives
 
                Develop psionic storm - P
                Develop hallucination - H
                Develop Khaydarin Amulet - K
 
        Observatory
 
                Research gravitic booster - G
                Develop sensor array - S
 
        Arbiter Tribunal
 
                Develop recall - R
                Develop stasis field - S
                Develop Khaydarin Core - K
 
Terran unit control
 
        SCV
 
                Gather resources - G then left click target resource
                Return resources - C then left click target Nexus
                Build structure - B then structure to become:
 
                        Build command center - C
                        Build supply depot - S
                        Build refinery - R
                        Build barracks - B
                        Build engineering bay - E
                        Build turret - T
                        Build academy - A
                        Build bunker - U
 
                Build advanced structure - V
 
                        Build factory - F
                        Build starport - S
                        Build science facility - I
                        Build armory - A
                        Repair - R
 
        Marine
 
                Use stimpack - T
 
        Firebat
 
                Use stimpack - T
 
        Ghost
 
                Personal cloaking - C
                Lockdown - L
                Nuclear strike - N
 
        Vulture
 
                Lay spider mine - I
 
        Siege tank
 
                Siege mode - O
 
        Wraith
 
                Cloak - C
 
        Dropship
 
                Load - L then left click unit to load
                Unload all - U
                Unload single - Left click unit to unload
 
        Science vessel
 
                Activate defensive matrix - D then left click target
                EMP Shockwave - E
                Irradiate - I
 
        Battlecruiser
 
                Yamato gun - Y
 
Terran structure control
 
        Command center
 
                Build SCV - S
                Set rally point - R
                Liftoff - L
                Build comsat station - C
                Build nuclear silo - N
 
        Barracks
 
                Build marine - M
                Build firebat - F
                Build ghost - G
                Liftoff - L
 
        Engineering bay
 
                Upgrade infantry weapons - W
                Upgrade infantry armor - A
                Liftoff - L
 
        Academy
 
                Research U-238 shells - U
                Research stimpacks - T
 
        Factory
 
                Build vulture - V
                Build siege tank - T
                Build goliath - G
                Build machine shop add-on - C
                Liftoff - L
 
        Machine shop
 
                Research ion thrusters - I
                Research spider mines - M
                Research siege mode - S
 
        Starport
 
                Build wraith - W
                Build dropship - D
                Build science vessel - V
                Build battlecruiser - B
                Build control tower - C
                Liftoff - L
 
        Control tower
 
                Research cloaking - C
                Research apollo reactor - A
 
        Science Facility
 
                Research EMP shocwave - E
                Research irradiate - I
                Research titan reactor - T
                Liftoff - L
                Build covert ops - C
                Build physics lab - P
 
        Covert ops
 
                Research lockdown - L
                Research personal cloaking - C
                Research ocular implants - O
                Research mobeius reactor - M
 
        Physics lab
 
                Research yamato gun - Y
                Research colossus reactor - C
 
        Armory
 
                Upgrade vehicle weapons - W
                Upgrade vehicle plating - P
                Upgrade ship weapons - S
                Upgrade ship plating - H
 
        Comsat station
 
                Scanner sweep - S then click target area
 
        Nuclear silo
 
                Arm nuclear silo - N
 
Battlenet commands
 
        /whois (player_name) - Displays if (player_name) is on, and, if so, what game
or chatroom he or she is in
        /stats (player_name) - Displays the wins / losses / drops for player_name
        /w (player_name) [message] - Sends the message [message] to (player_name), no
matter where they are
        /ignore (player_name) - Stops or restarts displaying messagess from player_name
        /time - Displays the current time
        /who (player_name) - Displays people in chat with that nickname
        /ban (player_name) - Bans player_name from the game
        /kick (player_name) - Kicks player_name from the game
 


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