Guide to Weak Spots in World of Tanks

Jul 18

Weak spots are specific areas of a tank that can be penetrated more easily than other areas where the armor is thicker and/or sloped. Here is a list of common weak spots across tanks: The cupola, which is the hatch on top of the turret View (range) ports Machine gun ports Lower front glacis, especially on German tanks Hatches elsewhere on the vehicle Weak Spots (KV-1s) For almost every tank in the game, the rear and side armor of the hull (body) and turret tend to be weaker than the front armor, which is why flanking is so critical in World of Tanks. In general, you want to avoid targeting the following areas of an enemy tank: The mantlet, which is the heavily armored section where the gun attaches to the turret Areas which are heavily sloped or angled relative to you The following video provides illustrative footage of penetrating tanks in their weak spots: Aside from consistently hitting enemy tanks in their weak spots, make sure to protect your tank’s weak spots via proper angling and leveraging physical cover. The following video provides a more advanced look at weak spot targeting and protection with footage from an “Ace Tanker” Mastery battle for the IS-4: To protect your tank against penetrations, you can angle your hull armor to increase the effective armor and chance to ricochet incoming rounds, as discussed in my guide on angling. For more advanced videos, check out my “Road to Unicum” tank reviews in which I share what I’ve learned as I progress towards account Unicum rating (top 1%). I talk through how I’m reading each battle as it unfolds and discuss key decisions and mistakes. My hope is that these videos meaningfully help other players improve their gameplay. Recommended Tools and Resources There are some amazing web sites, mobile/tablet apps, and desktop applications that enable you visualize the armor of tanks with 3D models, and you can use these to understand their weak apots. Here are the ones I recommend. tanks.gg This relatively new site allows you to view the 3D models of every tank in a web browser. You can mouse over various parts of the tank to see the penetration values. You...

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Wow gold and other things to prepare when going back on playing

Apr 06

  Wow gold and other things to prepare when going back on playing World of Warcraft? Aside from gold and wow items, what else you need to catch up with? Wow gold checklist for returning players There are several things you need to check when going back to certain game, especially if it’s world of Warcraft. Few reasons that you need to check aside from your character’s info and wow gold will be listed below: Patch up your launcher! -You may need to do this since there are several patches that has been implemented for bug fix. 2. Check your Bags – do you remember what are the wow items craft materials you have and collecting before you left? Check them for your cheap wow gold earnings. 3. Check your Quest log – depends on how long you went away; there might have been quest that you missed. 4. Talents – Since there are several talents has been “fixed” you may want to check on them carefully 5. Equipments – you may want to update your equipments first before going out to the surface (especially for PvP realm). You may want to sell some of your old stuff on the playerauction house for a pretty decent wow gold to catch up 6. Check your Mailbox – Since you were gone too long, your friends might have been sending you messages… if you get lucky, wow gold will be there. 7. Check your wow gold budget – Since world of Warcraft’s economy has been changing, you may want to visit the player auction house first to see how did it change. It’s more fun playing world of Warcraft with friends than JUST playing wow for wow...

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