Colors are used to distinguish different players in StarCraft and StarCraft II.


Player Number Color Terran Name Zerg Name Protoss Name
1 Red Elite Guard Tiamat Brood Ara Tribe
2 Blue Mar Sara Surtur Brood Sargas Tribe
3 Teal (most common hero color) Kel-Morian Combine (intended to be green) Fenris Brood Akilae Tribe
4 Purple Antiga Jormungand Brood Furinax Tribe
5 Orange Delta Squadron Garm Brood Aurigae Tribe
6 Brown (green in desert maps) Omega Squadron (StarCraft), Atlas Wing (Brood War) Grendel Brood Venatir Tribe
7 White (green on ice maps) Alpha Squadron (StarCraft), Cronus Wing (Brood War) Baelrog Brood Shelak Tribe
8 Yellow Epsilon Squadron Leviathan Brood Velari Tribe

StarCraft II

In melee games as of April 2009 players can choose from 9 colors,[1] red, blue, green, purple, orange, light blue, gray, yellow, and pink. [2] In September 2007 players were expected to be able to choose from between 12 to 18 colors.[3]


  1. There currently are 9 player colors. Cydra. 2009-04-16. Player colors (post 1). StarCraft II General Discussion Forum. Accessed 2009-04-17.

  2. Red, Blue, Purple, Orange, Yellow
    Teal -> Green
    Brown -> Light Blue
    White -> Grey
    ???? -> Pink
    Cydra. 2009-04-16. Player colors (post 5). StarCraft II General Discussion Forum. Accessed 2009-04-17.
  3. Karune. 2007-09-07. StarCraft II Q&A - Batch 12. StarCraft II General Discussion Forum. Accessed 2007-09-07.
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