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undutchable80 #1 Posted 06 June 2018 - 09:38 PM

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According to Dez, WG have no plans to release this tank...for now...but Whiskey Tango Foxtrot...??? :amazed: Can you imagine this as a Tier 8 premium HT?



ApocalypseSquad #2 Posted 06 June 2018 - 09:42 PM

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It's Russian.  With those stats it will be T6.

truoste #3 Posted 06 June 2018 - 09:42 PM

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View Postundutchable80, on 06 June 2018 - 08:38 PM, said:

According to Dez, WG have no plans to release this tank...for now...but Whiskey Tango Foxtrot...??? :amazed: Can you imagine this as a Tier 8 premium HT?

 

They had no plans of selling mutant ever again either. T8 could be stretching it a bit even by their current balancing standards but first t9 prem would sound like WG.  

CmdRatScabies #4 Posted 06 June 2018 - 09:46 PM

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Gonna get tracked a lot.  :)

fwhaatpiraat #5 Posted 06 June 2018 - 09:51 PM

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Give me one single reason why they should not sell this as a tier 8 tank. You know what company we are talking about.

axell92108 #6 Posted 06 June 2018 - 09:56 PM

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If it ever comes into the game this tank will be permatracked the second the battle starts and splashed with HE 24/7

PervyPastryPuffer #7 Posted 06 June 2018 - 10:14 PM

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Special event?

 

Tier 11?

 

Or a tier 10 heavy causing a nuclear-scale apocalypse it was meant to survive...

 

Pick your poison. Bet WG already picked. :trollface:



Aikl #8 Posted 06 June 2018 - 10:21 PM

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View Postfwhaatpiraat, on 06 June 2018 - 08:51 PM, said:

Give me one single reason why they should not sell this as a tier 8 tank. You know what company we are talking about.

 

Easy. Lack of national teams/battles.

Balc0ra #9 Posted 06 June 2018 - 10:28 PM

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Considering how overmatching etc works in this game. They thought it would not work at all. And it was too broken to use. They have only said that about one tank before. And it's still not in the game years later. So let's hope they keep this out too. 

etody77 #10 Posted 06 June 2018 - 10:39 PM

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In fact, it could be a tier 10 premium

Spurtung #11 Posted 07 June 2018 - 01:03 AM

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View Postaxell92108, on 06 June 2018 - 10:56 PM, said:

If it ever comes into the game this tank will be permatracked the second the battle starts and splashed with HE 24/7

 

Tracking wouldn't damage it as there's no hull behind the tracks, and its design means splashing HE on it wouldn't do much at all, either.

axell92108 #12 Posted 07 June 2018 - 01:16 AM

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View PostSpurtung, on 07 June 2018 - 12:03 AM, said:

 

Tracking wouldn't damage it as there's no hull behind the tracks, and its design means splashing HE on it wouldn't do much at all, either.

 

Are you sure about that? I reliably track+splash Obj.257's and VK45.02B's with my 112 for 150-300 damage. (sometimes shooting in the ground underneath the hull and mostly on the inner side of the tracks)

Edited by axell92108, 07 June 2018 - 01:18 AM.


Spurtung #13 Posted 07 June 2018 - 01:40 AM

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View Postaxell92108, on 07 June 2018 - 02:16 AM, said:

 

Are you sure about that? I reliably track+splash Obj.257's and VK45.02B's with my 112 for 150-300 damage. (sometimes shooting in the ground underneath the hull and mostly on the inner side of the tracks)

 

The whole concept of splashing HE implies you hit something and the following explosion of that impact will damage something weaker. By the looks of it, there won't be 40mm on the upper side of the hull, as it's made to bounce shells instead. The ground is too far from the hull to do consistent damage that way. Splashing tracks might do something, but it all depends how thick the hull will be.

TankkiPoju #14 Posted 07 June 2018 - 08:54 AM

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Another fine tier 8 premium tank!

gunslingerXXX #15 Posted 07 June 2018 - 11:55 AM

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Didn't Dez or another youtuber suggest this as tier 10 reward tank for the second set of missions? There were also some new lower tier tanks announced which currently don't fit in existing lines I think.

axell92108 #16 Posted 07 June 2018 - 12:13 PM

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View PostgunslingerXXX, on 07 June 2018 - 10:55 AM, said:

Didn't Dez or another youtuber suggest this as tier 10 reward tank for the second set of missions?

 

Marvelous idea let's give the best players the best tank so they can feast on others even more



gunslingerXXX #17 Posted 07 June 2018 - 12:43 PM

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View Postaxell92108, on 07 June 2018 - 12:13 PM, said:

 

Marvelous idea let's give the best players the best tank so they can feast on others even more

Just to clarify, suggest is meant in the sense of 'explaining what might be the idea'. Not 'this is a nice idea I have'

I personally don't think its wise to have op tanks just for the best players (907), but I can understand this would be a major incentive for players to spend alot of time and money in an attempt to get it.



Dosjer007 #18 Posted 07 June 2018 - 04:02 PM

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Is this an actual video of the tank moving and shooting or is just pics?   If its an actual tank moving I might open it... Otherwise not. I can stand that stupid monkey like accent. No offense.

Bordhaw #19 Posted 07 June 2018 - 08:58 PM

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View PostDosjer007, on 07 June 2018 - 03:02 PM, said:

Is this an actual video of the tank moving and shooting or is just pics? If its an actual tank moving I might open it... Otherwise not. I can stand that stupid monkey like accent. No offense.

 

Yeah it's been reviewed before by others. 





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