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FuzzySquirrel21 #1 Posted 14 July 2018 - 03:09 AM

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After the long grind of the AT line, I finally got the Fv215b 183, I played 4 matches and lost all 4.   First match I did 2700+ damage, 2nd match 1000+, 3rd 0 damage, 4th 500+ damage.   I don't know how I feel about it but I'm not impressed, maybe it's cause I lost 4 straight in it, it kinda kills any enthusiasm I had for it.   The Tortoise as much as I hated it early on, I came to like it to some extent.   The gun is fantastic, probably one of my favourite guns in the game to use but the low rolls of sub 400 is too often, I don't know how many times I rolled for 370, but it was a lot.   I'm not a fan of slow tanks so I doubt I will play the Tortoise again but I'm gonna keep it hoping the next patch will buff it's front armour as the armour especially that cupola is left to be desired.   I just can't stand the 20kmh the most, just way too slow for my liking.   My grind for the Maus stopped at the VK 100.1 P although elited, just too slow for me.

 

The mobility was a nice change of pace once I started with the Fv215b 183, but I just can't see myself playing it very much to be honest at all.   I mean, 4 straight losses right off the bat and really not able to do anything in 3 of the 4 matches leaves a sour taste in my mouth.

 

Tortoise 19 battles, 14 wins, 2885 average damage, wn8 3394.22

Fv215b 4 battles, 0 wins, 1091 average damage 1091, wn8 448.66 (now a poop stain on my stat page)

 

Any reason to keep playing the Fv215b 183 hoping I get better in it or no, just drop it?.


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2.   Hit sub 400 wn8 (highest wn8 3242.36) (Current wn8 3231.13)

3.   Yolo my way to FV215b 183

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Very Classy #2 Posted 14 July 2018 - 03:11 AM

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Use the Premium HESH... if you currently are not. Expensive, but maximum lulz to be had.

Sgt Becket FEAR #3 Posted 14 July 2018 - 03:13 AM

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HESH LOLs are basically the way to go.

 

Just imagine ruining some Tier 10's day by smacking them for almost all of their HP with one shot :great:


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Brick S0lid #4 Posted 14 July 2018 - 03:14 AM

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It needs a buff

Artillery punishes flankers, not campers.

 

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BDaddy Cheno #5 Posted 14 July 2018 - 03:30 AM

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ONE OF US! ONE OF US!  :trollface:

 

Seriously, though, I load about 1/2 AP and 1/2 HESH.  Can be a little feast or famine in this TD, but a few good HESH hits can really make you giggle in sadistic glee....



NightOfDeaths #6 Posted 14 July 2018 - 04:28 AM

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View PostBrick S0lid, on 13 July 2018 - 09:14 PM, said:

It needs a buff

10 buffs


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GUSTO 24 7 #7 Posted 14 July 2018 - 04:37 AM

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lol, load hesh and keep playing. Long range sniping is usually not worth while, back up the heavies and ruin peoples day.

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EL3PHANT RID3RS #8 Posted 14 July 2018 - 06:10 AM

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It has its days, today you low roll and tomorrow you high roll. I've hit lights at full speed from 400+ yrds and I've had shells go straight into the ground while firing at arty 50 ft in front of me. Bounces alot of shots off the turret and can intimidate even the best players. It's just a mobile arty basically, sometimes it hits hard and sometimes it just splashes.

greenteam117 #9 Posted 14 July 2018 - 06:18 AM

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this tank with premium hesh can ruin a E-100's day, even if shot into the skirt of the tank.

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Sgt Becket FEAR #10 Posted 14 July 2018 - 06:31 AM

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It is like the KV-2.

 

Make things go BOOM!!

 


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His left hand #11 Posted 14 July 2018 - 06:48 AM

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Please sell it

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sledge6301 #12 Posted 14 July 2018 - 07:52 AM

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Usually 2-6-6 loadout if you want to play not losing to much silver use the shells to the right for jageroos or mause use AP or just spam the goldshells everywhere if you like to be sure of making havoc.

 

A nice perk is snakebite on this tank if you can afford to buy one more or change yours.

 

It also sets on fire quit easily so mainanance and firefighting is required among the first 8,s



Morpheus02007 #13 Posted 14 July 2018 - 08:27 AM

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8 HESH and 4 AP here. Enough to make every big tank cry. I love to shoot at JP E-100 in his lower plate. Always a feast...Also like the WT E-100 his big turret...It feels a bit like payback. Everytime I'm very frustrated...I roll out in the Deathstar with HESH loaded.

 

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Norrin-Radd_SS01 #14 Posted 14 July 2018 - 08:28 AM

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Must admit I had about 4 games in mine before I sold it, just wasn't fun. Can understand why some like it, but then some people play arty too, although I wouldn't say this was as broken as arty something aint right about it.

super_omega_aids #15 Posted 14 July 2018 - 12:57 PM

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I load all hesh in mine and some days it works and others it doesn’t. Lately though the game play doesn’t seem conducive to running it. I’ve had some good games but not as often as I use to. You need lights to spot and heavies to leave the base and mediums to support. Right now everyone’s worried about the merc ops and trying to complete them so your support isn’t gonna happen right now. You support the heavies but if they don’t leave he base and snipe it’s hard to support them and have a good game.

CaptainSlow6969 #16 Posted 14 July 2018 - 01:06 PM

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just to let you know, hesh is not required to do well in it i only use ap mostly and do just fine in it but expect people to be all going for you and firing gold at you even though they cant pen you with that either because they shoot the turret :P

Edited by CaptainSlow6969, 14 July 2018 - 01:06 PM.

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As others have said use mostly HESH with maybe a few AP. Don’t bother with the HE.  While expensive to run the HESH will either kill what you hit outright or make what you hit wish it was dead. 

 

Also, don’t go off on your own. You will be a priority target and you have a long reload. Pop out and erase a tank and then fall back behind the greens while you reload and repeat. And you can even sometimes bluff people into hiding while reloading as no one wants to be shot by one. Just point your gun at them so they think you’re just waiting for them to expose themselves and watch them hide or even run away from you. 


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View PostBrick S0lid, on 13 July 2018 - 10:14 PM, said:

It needs a buff

 

​Did you say buff??:teethhappy:
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Brick S0lid #19 Posted 14 July 2018 - 02:11 PM

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View PostRFCAN76, on 15 July 2018 - 01:38 AM, said:

 

​Did you say buff??:teethhappy:

:hiding: 


Artillery punishes flankers, not campers.

 

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FuzzySquirrel21 #20 Posted 14 July 2018 - 02:31 PM

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Thanks for some of the advice guys. I did play one more before I went to sleep last night, did 3700+ damage and we won so after that, I just shut it off and said, go to sleep on a good note haha.   I played one match today, and zeroes across the board ugh.   The aim is dreaded that’s for sure, I had side shot on a M103 no more than a 100 meters and my shot hits dirt, then I get set on fire twice.

 

I was disappointed to find out you couldn’t put a vertical stabilizer on it so I went for Coated Optics instead.

 

For equipment, I’m running rammer, vents and optics, should I use a GLD over optics for that horrible aim time?.

 

Also, I trained this crew specifically for this TD while going up the line.

 

Crew skills, Sixth Sense, BiA, Repairs, Track repairs, Firefighting, and now currently learning Snap Shot.   Anything worth mentioning?.   I’m guessing camo skills are useless.
 


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1.   Hit 40% Winrate (highest winrate 60.30%) (Current Winrate 59.66)

2.   Hit sub 400 wn8 (highest wn8 3242.36) (Current wn8 3231.13)

3.   Yolo my way to FV215b 183

4.   being the best at being the worst is still being the best! 





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