Build order Edit
- Turn 1: Build a reservoir, gather ambria
- Turn 2: Build a reservoir, build a Rat
- Turn 3: Build a Rat, gather 2 water and 1 ambria
- Turn 4: Build a Nest
Against Beetles, this build works well to mitigate the ability of the Beetle army to reproduce quickly, particularly if you transition into Armory and later tech options. Producing Male Rats two at a time while also training skirmishers can effectively counter low-tech Beetle strategies.