13 pool is a zerg strategy in StarCraft II, roughly equivalent to StarCraft's 12 pool, named because the spawning pool is built at the 13 control mark.

The defensive build involves creating a spawning pool, hatchery, queen, and spine crawler in that order, while building zerglings to defend.[1]


  1. Church. 2009-09-02.'s Thoughts On Blizzcon And StarCraft 2 Zerg. Game Replays. Accessed 2009-09-07.