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=== General ===
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=== Start ===
  
 
* ''' [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1424412655 NS2 Quick & Easy : 5 minutes to know the essential]'''
 
* ''' [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1424412655 NS2 Quick & Easy : 5 minutes to know the essential]'''
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* ''' [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1735295426 How to: ns2_veil]'''
 
* ''' [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1735295426 How to: ns2_veil]'''
 
: In this guide, I will help you understand more and get better at the most iconic and most played map of Natural Selection 2 : ns2_veil.
 
: In this guide, I will help you understand more and get better at the most iconic and most played map of Natural Selection 2 : ns2_veil.
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=== Movement ===
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* '''[[Movement|Movement Techniques - all Lifeforms / Marines]]'''
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: Explains all movement techniques in order to maintain maximum speed, in order to dodge effectively or what you need to know to master the [[Skulk Challenge]]
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* '''[[Trickjumps|Trickjumps]]'''
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: List of useful Trickjumps for Marines with Videos.
  
 
=== Options ( including NS2+) ===
 
=== Options ( including NS2+) ===
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: Recommended NS2+ settings for competitive play
 
: Recommended NS2+ settings for competitive play
  
=== Movement ===
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=== Commander ===
* '''[[Movement|Movement Techniques - all Lifeforms / Marines]]'''
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: Explains all movement techniques in order to maintain maximum speed, in order to dodge effectively or what you need to know to master the [[Skulk Challenge]]
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{| class="ns2table collapsible collapsed" style="text-align:center"
* '''[[Trickjumps|Trickjumps]]'''
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! colspan="6" style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323"|'''Marine Commander Guides'''
: List of useful Trickjumps for Marines with Videos.
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|-
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! style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:22% "| Title
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! style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:9%"| Type
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! style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:5%"| Skill Level
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! style="text-align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:44%"| Short Description
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! style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:15%"| Author
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! style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:5%"| Link
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|-
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| '''Default Techpath'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Text
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Beginner
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Advanced
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| style="text-align:left;width:400px;" |'''Default Techpath'''
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A lot of Marines will complain or eject you at the start of the round if you deviate from the default start, especially if you do not communicate your intentions
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| Handschuh
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|[[User:Handschuh/Default_Tech_Path|Wiki Link]]
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|-
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| '''Beginner Commander Guide'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Video
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Beginner
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Advanced
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| style="text-align:left;width:400px;" |
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''Note: Even though the Videos are from 2014 they are still mostly correct!''
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# ''Commanding HUB''<br>Introduction to commanding
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# ''Marine Commander Basics''<br>In-depths explanation of the HUD, structures and commands available.
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| It'sSuperEffective!
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|
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dkWtCMCRIg Video 1]
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSv69DHaqjo Video 2]
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|-
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| '''Advanced Commander Guide'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Video
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Beginner
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Advanced
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| style="text-align:left;width:400px;" |'''Marine Advanced Commanding'''
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''Note: Even though the Videos are from 2014 they are still mostly correct!''
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# General commanding guidelines, objectives, and common terms & actions definition.  
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# The 3 stages of the game explained, and what to do during each of them.
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# Examples of opening strategies.
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# Offensive tactics & Defensive measures.
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# Closing strategies: how to properly end the game.
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| It'sSuperEffective!
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|
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8qZqE78a1A& Video 1]
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxuaakw9IkM Video 2]
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Os_KoCmJThg Video 3]
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WQ1XhrtRkA Video 4]
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLUCFSyhdPg Video 5]
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|-
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|}
  
  
=== Commander ===
 
NS2 is lacking proper Commander tutorials, feel free to make one!
 
* '''[[Marine Commander Guides]]''':
 
: Currently only explains the strongest default techpath
 
  
 
=== Marine ===
 
=== Marine ===
{{Marine Guides}}
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{| class="ns2table collapsible collapsed" style="text-align:center"
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! colspan="6" style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323"|'''Marine Guides'''
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|-
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! style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:22% "| Title
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! style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:9%"| Type
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! style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:5%"| Skill Level
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! style="text-align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:44%"| Short Description
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! style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:15%"| Author
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! style="align:center; background-color:#55b3ff; color:#232323; width:5%"| Link
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|-
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| '''Field Marine Basics'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Pictures
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: Text
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Beginner
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Advanced
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| style="text-align:left;" |'''Describes common Terms'''
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* Capping / Recapping
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* Lane-Blocking
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* Rotating
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* Pushing
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* Balance between Agression and Defense
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* Baiting / Trap
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| Warforce17
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|[https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=285188088 Link]
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|-
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| '''Marine Basics'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Pictures
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: Text
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Beginner
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Advanced
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| style="text-align:left;" |'''Map Positioning'''
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* Lane-Blocking
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* Zoning
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| Kash
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|[https://forums.unknownworlds.com/discussion/154215/ns2-basics-want-help-with-the-basics-of-ns2-as-a-marine-look-here Link]
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|-
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| '''NSL Training Days'''
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| style="text-align:left;|
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: Video
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Advanced
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Veteran
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| style="text-align:left;" |'''How to move and take Engagements'''
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* Movement
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* Surviving ambushes
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* Engagements
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| Herakles
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|[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_DQyHHszLM Part1]<br>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGhy3jKHQBk Part2]<br>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do-4FmiZryc Spectator]
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|-
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| '''Positioning'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Text
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: few Pics
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Veteran
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| style="text-align:left;" |'''Map Positioning and Teamplay'''
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| Tane
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|[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PqnAuicnfMN9hU-253q32IYWWE2qIWVimuLqK9ONYEY/ Link]
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|-
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| '''[[Trickjumps]]'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Video
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| -
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| style="text-align:left; |List of most important Jumps
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| Handschuh<br> Spring, Pelargir
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|[[Trickjumps|Wiki Link]]
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|-
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|}
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==== Skulk ====
 
==== Skulk ====
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{| class="ns2table collapsible collapsed" style="text-align:center"
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! colspan="6" style="align:center; background-color:#FF9933; color:#232323"|'''Skulk Guides'''
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|-
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! style="align:center; background-color:#FF9933; color:#232323; width:22% "| Title
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! style="align:center; background-color:#FF9933; color:#232323; width:9%"| Type
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! style="align:center; background-color:#FF9933; color:#232323; width:5%"| Skill Level
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! style="text-align:center; background-color:#FF9933; color:#232323; width:44%"| Short Description
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! style="align:center; background-color:#FF9933; color:#232323; width:15%"| Author
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! style="align:center; background-color:#FF9933; color:#232323; width:5%"| Link
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|-
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| '''Engagements'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Video
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Advanced
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| style="text-align:left;" |'''How to take Engagements'''
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* Baiting
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* Parasiting
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* Ambushing
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| ALF
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|[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqYxkdFKut8 Link]
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|-
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| '''Alien Secret Weapon: a guide to PARASITE'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Text
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Beginner
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Advanced
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Veteran
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| style="text-align:left;" |'''Skulk Parasites'''
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* Winning the game with [[Parasite|Parasites]]
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| Jackson
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| [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1583212853 Link]
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|-
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| '''NSL Skulk Training (2015)'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Video
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Beginner
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Advanced
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Veteran
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| style="text-align:left;" |'''Skulk '''
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* [[Movement|Wallhopping]]
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* Zoning
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* Engagements
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* + tons of extra stuff (longvideo)
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| Golden
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|[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-CUZ7_M_ng&feature=youtu.be&t=41m19s Youtube]
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|-
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| '''Skulk Model on walls'''
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| style="text-align:left;|
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: Video
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Advanced
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Veteran
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| style="text-align:left;" |'''Skulk Model'''
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* direction the Model faces on a Wall or an RT
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| Wob
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|[https://www.twitch.tv/videos/34531269 Twitch]
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|-
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| '''NSL Skulk Training (2017)'''
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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: Video
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| style="text-align:left;"|
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Beginner
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Advanced
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Veteran
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| style="text-align:left;" |'''Skulk '''
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* [[Movement|Wallhopping]]
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* Zoning
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* Engagements
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* + tons of extra stuff (longvideo)
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| loMe
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|[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZCU12BGzbQ Link]<br>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do-4FmiZryc Spectator]
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|-
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|}
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==== Gorge ====
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{{warning|The Gorge Tutorials are all older then the recent [[Patches/Build_327|327 Build]] and thereforce partly outdated.}}
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==== Lerk ====
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==== Fade ====
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* ''' [https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1583212853 Alien Secret Weapon: a guide to PARASITE]'''
 
: In this guide I will help you understand and use the most secret and underrated alien weapon: the PARASITE ! You will learn how spitting at some filthy humans can help you win the game.
 
{{Skulk Guides}}
 
  
  

Revision as of 17:49, 24 May 2019

Template:Header Guides

Introduction

This article contains links to various community-authored guides that provide hints & tips on how to improve your skill in specific facets of NS2 gameplay. Increasing your knowledge and acquiring certain skillsets such as movement techniques and map awareness can help you to increase your Player Skill, and even ascend to Sanji Survivor !Tier 7.png


Info: Community guides are primarily opinion pieces and therefore may contain conflicting information and information that is no longer relevant due to changes to game mechanics.

Guides

Warning: The NS2 Wiki is not responsible for the content of third-party sites.

Start

Quick guide for beginners and advanced players alike. The must-know essentials to not suck and not be lost in the game.
In this guide, I will help you understand more and get better at the most iconic and most played map of Natural Selection 2 : ns2_veil.

Movement

Explains all movement techniques in order to maintain maximum speed, in order to dodge effectively or what you need to know to master the Skulk Challenge
List of useful Trickjumps for Marines with Videos.

Options ( including NS2+)

Recommended NS2+ settings for competitive play

Commander


Marine


Alien

Skulk

Gorge

Warning: The Gorge Tutorials are all older then the recent 327 Build and thereforce partly outdated.


Lerk

Fade

Tip List

A tip list is currently being developed that can be currently accessed in discord and is planned to be implemented in-game and included in the wiki.

You can already access them in the official Discord and several community Discords that have the HiveStalker bot.

On the official Discord the bot is currently in the channel #hive-queries, use the !tip command.


External Guide Collections

Tutorial Collection of all up to date guides.