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Poll: T-54 or T55A (54 members have cast votes)

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Which one do you enjoy more?

  1. T-54 (11 votes [20.37%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.37%

  2. T55A (43 votes [79.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 79.63%

Which one do you think is better?

  1. T-54 (12 votes [22.22%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.22%

  2. T55A (42 votes [77.78%])

    Percentage of vote: 77.78%

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BR33K1_PAWAH #21 Posted 16 December 2019 - 05:25 PM

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View Postsaurilian_mata, on 16 December 2019 - 07:22 PM, said:

???

It's a rather simple question ;)



Houndsworth #22 Posted 16 December 2019 - 05:28 PM

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View Postsaurilian_mata, on 16 December 2019 - 04:22 PM, said:

???

 

According to your profile you have never played the T28 HTC, do you have it yet?



Only_Slightly_Bent #23 Posted 16 December 2019 - 05:29 PM

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Has the T-55A been buffed recently then? I always had the impression that it was a bag o'shite.

 

Edit: deleting weird double post


Edited by Only_Slightly_Bent, 16 December 2019 - 05:32 PM.


NUKLEAR_SLUG #24 Posted 16 December 2019 - 06:03 PM

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View PostOnly_Slightly_Bent, on 16 December 2019 - 05:29 PM, said:

Has the T-55A been buffed recently then? I always had the impression that it was a bag o'shite.

 

Edit: deleting weird double post

 

Yes, T-55A got buffed a while back. It's a very good tank now. Selling it would be a terrible idea.



pecopad #25 Posted 16 December 2019 - 06:09 PM

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View PostBR33K1_PAWAH, on 16 December 2019 - 05:12 PM, said:

 

How? :popcorn:

 

T-54 has better hull armor - both plates 120 mm.

Hull armor is almost immaterial in this tanks. Against higher tiers you will be penned, lower tiers will be shooting gold at you.

 

I would trade a turret without weakspots for a 1 mm LFP in any tank

 

 



kaneloon #26 Posted 16 December 2019 - 06:29 PM

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But the T-54 has a cooler camo ;)

 



FatigueGalaxy #27 Posted 16 December 2019 - 07:14 PM

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I sold my T-54 right after I got T-55A. I hated the fact that I had to choose between DPM and penetration+accuracy+aiming time when you have HEAT that negates penetration advantage of the second gun and better gun handling which negates better aiming time (in short: high pen gun is not a real choice). T-55A has usable standard pen, good DPM (but not great considering many 390 alpha meds have more and with better pen), better gun handling, better view range (only 5 m... but it's something!) and it's more mobile. You lose hull armour which is only good against lower tiers and 1 degree of gun depression.

 

tbh, T-54 "rebalance" was one of WG's failures IMO. It's a good concept to have 2 usable guns with different playstyles on one tank - when there's a real choice and there's no choice on T-54.



samuelx43a #28 Posted 16 December 2019 - 08:22 PM

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View Postsaurilian_mata, on 16 December 2019 - 03:45 PM, said:

 

My goal in doing missions was to get Obj.260 not the rest, so it doesn't matter for me. I have E75TS to train German crew. I want to keep one of them tho

I must remind you that the E 75TS trains german heavy tank crews, while the T-55A trains german medium tank crews, one can easily forget at times.

 

 

Personally, the T-55A is a really solid tank, and you have the advantage of both guns of the T-54(since in that you either have to go for DPM but not good gun stats or not much DPM but good gun stats). I would strongly advise to keep it



saurilian #29 Posted 16 December 2019 - 08:42 PM

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View Postsamuelx43a, on 16 December 2019 - 08:22 PM, said:

I must remind you that the E 75TS trains german heavy tank crews, while the T-55A trains german medium tank crews, one can easily forget at times.

 

 

Personally, the T-55A is a really solid tank, and you have the advantage of both guns of the T-54(since in that you either have to go for DPM but not good gun stats or not much DPM but good gun stats). I would strongly advise to keep it

 

I'll keep the T55A :) Thanks alot



_Hakkapeliitta_ #30 Posted 17 December 2019 - 05:03 AM

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View Postsaurilian_mata, on 16 December 2019 - 04:35 PM, said:

I'm grinding up the Obj.140. I'm close to T-54 and got few missions left for T55A. I don't want to have two similar tanks in my garage so I'll sell one of them. I would love to have one of them as " 140 with better MM". Please share your opinions about those tanks and which one you recommend to keep


T-54 is a RUSSIAN TANK.... T-55A is a GERMAN TANK....and you are VERY SPECIAL



TankkiPoju #31 Posted 17 December 2019 - 09:57 AM

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T-55A is just flat out better.

 

But at least T-54 can use the 201mm meme gun and load tssh tssh ammo like it pays money flank enemies skillfully and shoot their turrets with the tssh tssh ammo weakspots.



TungstenHitman #32 Posted 17 December 2019 - 10:16 AM

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View Postsaurilian_mata, on 16 December 2019 - 02:35 PM, said:

I'm grinding up the Obj.140. I'm close to T-54 and got few missions left for T55A. I don't want to have two similar tanks in my garage so I'll sell one of them. I would love to have one of them as " 140 with better MM". Please share your opinions about those tanks and which one you recommend to keep

 

Just to keep in mind that the T55A is actually flying the German flag in this game so you'd need a German med crew. I actually assumed it was going to be Russian until I won it and then was like "ummm what the f?". Was no problem and actually better that way for a little bit of change since everything in this game seems to be Russian.

 

They're 2 key tanks tbh. I know some players will say they have 200-220 standard pen or whatever it is but tbh only the likes of the Standard-B, Leopard and Skoda are genuinely reliably standard ammo tanks. Their alpha is middle of the road too so that makes their 2 key playstyle pretty expensive and I don't play either very often as a result. 

 

Which is better? I wouldn't say there's much difference tbh. One is a little stronger this way and the other one is a little stronger that way which can be a factor sometimes but overall it's much the same tank tbh, You can split hairs about this and that but there's not much difference if you know how play meds it's not like a dramatic change in style between them. You can always buy the T-54 back again so keep the T55A but like I said they're from different nations so it depends what crews you have too and sometimes it's handy for training and the T-54 might get a ToTT at some stage so... unless you really need to sell them don't and just ignore them instead. 


Edited by TungstenHitman, 17 December 2019 - 12:34 PM.


TankkiPoju #33 Posted 17 December 2019 - 02:12 PM

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BTW wasn't T-55A supposed also to get same treatment as Rudy, meaning you could change the nation of the tank between German and Russia?

 

Maybe it will come at some point.



SirTogII #34 Posted 17 December 2019 - 02:24 PM

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Before the T54 traded slightly worse gun handling to be better in all other ways. Now the T55a is what the HEAT54 was before while that gun on the T54 is useless. I prefer the T55a every day now. 

geoff99 #35 Posted 17 December 2019 - 02:46 PM

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View PostJocMeister, on 16 December 2019 - 03:32 PM, said:

T55A is a really, really nice T9 MT. Why someone would consider selling it is beyond me. 

 

PS. Both the T55A and the T-54 are very, very strong for their tier. Obj.140 on the other hand is quite weak and outdated. It requires a lot of skill to get a good result out of it so you might want to consider just stopping at the T-54. 


140 seems to play ok to me. Still has good gun handling, shell speed, rof/dpm, turret armour, camo, mobility.

 

Wot info shows 52% w/r over last 30 days on EU Server

http://www.wotinfo.n...er=10&server=eu

 

I agree it plays better with more experience. You can't push with it unless very good as it doesn't have speed or armour to get out of trouble. Best mainly to play second line to start and then use mobility and dpm to support and hoover up in mid/late game.

 



Pandabird #36 Posted 17 December 2019 - 05:03 PM

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When I got the T55a (before the buff) I was utter garbage at playing it.

 

Now that I've unlocked T54 I've learned new ways to bully and utilize the armor in ways that was totally astrange to me before (does those +20mm really matter *that* much??).

 

Remains to be seen if my performance in T55a post-buff will increase, most certainly spamming more gold at least.

 

Yes I'll sell the T54 and move on to the Obj140 as soon as i've unlocked both tanks. But selling a reward tank that can take another tank's crew is just plain bad idea.

 

Also I disagree on the whole 430 vs T54 thing, I seem to out-dpm them almost 9/10 times


Edited by Pandabird, 17 December 2019 - 05:04 PM.


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View PostTungstenHitman, on 17 December 2019 - 10:16 AM, said:

 

Just to keep in mind that the T55A is actually flying the German flag in this game so you'd need a German med crew. I actually assumed it was going to be Russian until I won it and then was like "ummm what the f?". Was no problem and actually better that way for a little bit of change since everything in this game seems to be Russian.

 

 

It's also got a wonky crew layout, you need to have Situational Awareness on two crew if you want to use it as a Leopard crew trainer.



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View PostNUKLEAR_SLUG, on 17 December 2019 - 06:11 PM, said:

 

It's also got a wonky crew layout, you need to have Situational Awareness on two crew if you want to use it as a Leopard crew trainer.

 

Mine's got 444 view range without food or recon/sitaware.

 

Pretty sure it'll be fine with just a recon commander, even without food



TungstenHitman #39 Posted 17 December 2019 - 08:12 PM

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View PostNUKLEAR_SLUG, on 17 December 2019 - 04:11 PM, said:

 

It's also got a wonky crew layout, you need to have Situational Awareness on two crew if you want to use it as a Leopard crew trainer.

 

I meant the T-54.



LZ_Mordan #40 Posted 18 December 2019 - 12:35 AM

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View Postdivsmo, on 16 December 2019 - 02:37 PM, said:

I wouldn't sell the 55a as it seems pointless to go through the effort of doing the missions only to sell it. Also you can train german crews with the t55a if that appeals to you.

 

why only german?






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