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Rallief #21 Posted 05 January 2012 - 10:04 PM

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Well, it appears to be a tank... But seriously I have driven other tier 3 light tanks such as BT-7 (66km/h) and PzKpfw III Aus. A (68km/h).
But 25km/h... Is Wargaming kidding us?

Rallief #22 Posted 05 January 2012 - 10:05 PM

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View PostFatigueGalaxy, on 05 January 2012 - 03:52 PM, said:

When you're top tier, every battle looks like that:
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btw. no premium and enemies hadn't any machine guns...
Gun sucks so get close to enemy and shot their weakspots. Even there you will fail to pen most of the time but it's better than nothing. Lead your team and let them camp in bush behind you while you're taking the beating...

Anyway, it's tier III tank so you will skip it fast. It can be fun (more like 'lol, we can't kill each other' while fighting with another french tanks) but fighting against tier 5 is painful...
We are talking about current game, not the test client.

Zelfana #23 Posted 05 January 2012 - 10:19 PM

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The combination of the HE nerf and this tank made me get super pissed in my M5 Stuart. I literally shot over 20 times at the side of this tank and only got criticals with 0% damage. I had more luck penetrating other tanks from the front on their turrets than this "light" tank. I did get a few damaging shots but seriously, that battle was just frustrating.

Kyphe #24 Posted 05 January 2012 - 10:38 PM

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I just had my third ammo rack one shot, and this time it was a shot from my own teams arty lol

this thing tends to either bounce shots or go poof

RubeLott #25 Posted 05 January 2012 - 10:56 PM

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Uh? Am I the only one? Well, in my opinion this is not a bad tank at all, in fact its quite hilarious, not really good, but extremely funny. In my 7 games that took me to elite it I have 277 avg dmg/battle, 670!!! :-D avg exp/battle (much better than my T44 lol) and like 3.5 kill/death ratio. Its like all low tier french vehicles great against at tier and lower tier opponents and useless against higher tiers.

Kyphe #26 Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:14 PM

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View PostRubeLott, on 05 January 2012 - 10:56 PM, said:

Uh? Am I the only one? Well, in my opinion this is not a bad tank at all, in fact its quite hilarious, not really good, but extremely funny. In my 7 games that took me to elite it I have 277 avg dmg/battle, 670!!! :-D avg exp/battle (much better than my T44 lol) and like 3.5 kill/death ratio. Its like all low tier french vehicles great against at tier and lower tier opponents and useless against higher tiers.

sounds like you got lucky with the MM

Ixal #27 Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:25 PM

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The AMX 38 is a scout in the sense that it can simply drive towards the enemy and there is nothing they can do to stop it.

Paaranoja #28 Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:44 PM

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this tank is horrible...

Defeat
Battle: Komarin 5. siječnja 2012. 23:19:45
Vehicle: AMX 38
Experience received: 1
Credits received: 2.110
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Pedro79 #29 Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:46 PM

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View PostIxal, on 05 January 2012 - 11:25 PM, said:

The AMX 38 is a scout in the sense that it can simply drive towards the enemy and there is nothing they can do to stop it.

WRONG! I have tried that. When i get there they tracked me down untill death. After first tracked you just unable to move anymore. All the time ends up with this.

Fiold #30 Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:59 PM

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I received 114 hits and still had around 60% of health. I killed 3 and damaged 2 tanks. The problem is, that this tank has very weak gun.
http://img260.imagev...2_122_448lo.jpg

Okkie #31 Posted 05 January 2012 - 11:59 PM

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This is without a doubt the worst tank i've ever played....No speed, No gun. You go so slow even arty can take you out easily when spotted. And the gun...well it's tier II gun on a tier III tank, can only hit tier II reliable and tier III if it isn't another AMX 38 :P. If you end up in a battle with tier IV and V just get yourself killed asap, you won't be able to do anything usefull at all.

The only thing that seems to work in this tank is pray you end up in an equal tier battle and just sit there bouncing every shot...

sharky91 #32 Posted 06 January 2012 - 12:03 AM

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You guys are JOKINg right?

It's impossible to win any single battle on this box.

MadInAShed #33 Posted 06 January 2012 - 12:07 AM

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Can i just say that if you thought the amx38 was bad and it is only a short grind to the amx40....sorry, but the 40 is just as bad...good armour (when in low tier battles!) but again, a canon that cannot penetrate anything.

Seriosuly, did non-one test these tanks in the test server?? i mean how hard can it be to see that there is a major problem here?? i had a battle just now where the enemy tank ran out of ammo because he couldnt penetrate me and i had the same, the clock ran out in the end, it was just plain bloody stupid!!

Kyphe #34 Posted 06 January 2012 - 12:11 AM

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I saw a group of 6 of these, three a side just plinking shots off each-other endlessly, then a stug came up from their team and made short work of our side

Fiold #35 Posted 06 January 2012 - 12:30 AM

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View PostMadInAShed, on 06 January 2012 - 12:07 AM, said:

Can i just say that if you thought the amx38 was bad and it is only a short grind to the amx40....sorry, but the 40 is just as bad...good armour (when in low tier battles!) but again, a canon that cannot penetrate anything.

Seriosuly, did non-one test these tanks in the test server?? i mean how hard can it be to see that there is a major problem here?? i had a battle just now where the enemy tank ran out of ammo because he couldnt penetrate me and i had the same, the clock ran out in the end, it was just plain bloody stupid!!

Don't fire at front. Sides and rear are possible to penetrate, but you can't destroy AMX-38 with other AMX-38 when firing at front armor.

FatigueGalaxy #36 Posted 06 January 2012 - 12:54 AM

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View PostRallief, on 05 January 2012 - 10:05 PM, said:

We are talking about current game, not the test client.
Look at date - test server was already offline. Look at credits income too.
Stop failing.

If you still can't believe, check spoiler:
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Top left corner.
Also, there's no '_EU', '_US' and '_RU' postfixes in nicknames.

I didn't make enough damage to get so many XP, I think it's because 5 or 6 enemies were out of spotting range of my team and it worked as scout bonus - my team killed them from distance and I just got 50% of their XP.

TrackLord #37 Posted 06 January 2012 - 04:49 AM

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I was in a battle with some of these amx38s and they were the top tier tanks.

The battle lasted 10 minutes and I'm not exagerating when I say 300+ shots were fired at these tanks during the course of the battle, it was incredible, they were so hard to kill, it seemed none of us had a gun with more than 50mm pen. One tank called doggydog, or something like that, must have got hit 100+ times on his own. I hit him about 30 times in my Hotchkiss with 10 no damage crits and 20+ bounces. I wouln't be surprised if he took 200 hits.

I will get one myself to try but from a one tier lower tanks viewpoint, even with elite tank, they are impossible to fight against.

MadInAShed #38 Posted 06 January 2012 - 10:00 AM

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View PostFiold, on 06 January 2012 - 12:30 AM, said:

Don't fire at front. Sides and rear are possible to penetrate, but you can't destroy AMX-38 with other AMX-38 when firing at front armor.


ummm i have over 6k+ battles...i think i know what to do when i bounce. However, these "canons" are so poor they struggle to penetrate ANYWHERE.

Vahal #39 Posted 06 January 2012 - 10:50 AM

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AMX38: optic in top of turret. toolbox on the right hull side. eat it warm.
617 shots, not impressive cause new autocannon mechanic. at short range some tank can fire 20 shells in a row with almost NO penetration so it's just sound and light. and you have incredible amount of shots taken. It's nothing more. try to survive more than 20s against a maxed LUCHS and come back.

GehakteMolen #40 Posted 06 January 2012 - 11:58 AM

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i took 95 hits and had all my HP left.... (faced a D2 and an amx-38) i just rolled towards them in valley ( @ karelia) parked myself in front of them, and simply bounced anything they trew at me (no autocannons, just shots from those 2 tanks its perfetic...

http://screenshot.xf...120668753-4.jpg

i played 2 matches with amx-40 and sold it, coz it even worse (uglier, slower, same fail gun + worse MM) got amx-12 now, and its also bad vehicle, its like a panzer III/IV, but slower, with less armor/hp and a slightly better gun, yes SLIGHTLY better gun, this ``fast`` autoloader is NOT fast, and Elite T1 heavy could fire almost as fast as i could, and coz i bounced a shell in his ass i died (drove round a corner, parked my tank behind him, and started shooting, he turned his turret, and started shooting back and i died

ps: overal french tanks are awefull weak, they die first every match, and cant see to do ANYTHING AT ALL, they simply get crushed by equal or even lower tier (E8 roflstomped amx-90 in 1vs1, amx couldnt kill E8 with 1 clip, and the E8 just owned him afterwards, also E8 shoots almost as fast as amx-90 and the E8 doesnt run out of ammo....

based on 1 day of playing, i think MANY MANY french tanks need MASSIVE buffs, else no 1 will play them in the, its just painfull to see how 1 hetzer can beat the **** out of a few B1`s and amx-40`s if it would have been panzer III`s or T28`s the hetzer would have been killed easy....




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