The build phase is the second phase of each turn. It is very rarely skipped. Many types of actions can occur during the build phase, such as gathering resources, producing structures and units, and researching upgrades. Much of Apex Predator strategy is determined by the choices you make during each build phase.
More so than any other phase, the build phase features very different mechanics for each race.
|Phases of gameplay|
|Prep • Build • Move • Combat • Cleanup|