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Rating the Premium Tanks (Tiers 5 through 8)

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2 hours ago, Strizianus said:

Aloha... 

First of all this is a rather old thread and it was last updated in february.

On the other hand I am also not a fun of the patriot, but it is clear that I am underperforming in it. I simply don't like pew-pew guns with bad handling. I would also like to call it trash - since I don't like it - but objectively it is not. 

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54 minutes ago, kariverson said:

Well, since the thread was already bumped,

The Tog is so bad it's not even worth it to put it on the shitgift category :biglaugh:

Whoah now. You've never rolled a triple TOG toon? it's hilarious, 6000 DPM and 4200 HP at tier 6. Anything in front of you just melts. Of course, anything not in front of you might as well be on the dark side of the moon, but we can't have everything.

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Id still rate the Patriot as one of the better/best tier 8 premiums. The DPM allows it to do quite a bit, and frankly Ive never had a bad time with the gun handling. To that end, I also have a nearly 5 skill crew and I use food with all the gun buffs possible, maximizing DPM and minimizing dispersion. Playing SHs, Im 100% of the time going to be either in the Patriot, Defender, or Lorrain 40t. I actually get much more aggravated playing the Defender more than anything else, due to the lack of handling period

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I never really liked the Patriot, in spite of it being statistically one of my best tanks. Picked it up again and I just hate it. It was a tank designed to crap on T6/7 while retaining usefulness in T9/10. You hardly ever see T6/7 anymore and T10 is littered with powercreeped turds. And when you're finally top tier you still get outraded by some idiot in an O-I who doesn't give a shit about you being hulldown. 

It's not really a problem with the tank itself, more with how the game's decaying around it. 

I don't have the courage to take out the Lowe anymore. I'd rather keep my fond memories of it.

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On 9/4/2018 at 1:34 PM, Sapros said:

I don't have the courage to take out the Lowe anymore. I'd rather keep my fond memories of it.

It's still worth taking out.  Run a full APCR loadout for giggles.

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Since when did this "Lowe is a good tank" shit start happening?  Did I stumble into an alternate universe Wotlabs?  Do you all have goatees?

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42 minutes ago, FlorbFnarb said:

Since when did this "Lowe is a good tank" shit start happening?  Did I stumble into an alternate universe Wotlabs?  Do you all have goatees?

Since it got buffed to have -10 gun depression, a turret that 's better than it's tier 10 brothers, an upper plate that resists Tier 10 silver with gun depression/angling, 100mms of side armour, plus actual mobility?

 

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1 hour ago, lavawing said:

Since it got buffed to have -10 gun depression, a turret that 's better than it's tier 10 brothers, an upper plate that resists Tier 10 silver with gun depression/angling, 100mms of side armour, plus actual mobility?

 

I guess that's the magic that comes from being a paper tank with iffy numbers to begin with.

It used to be a generally inferior KT that got a large gun mantlet in compensation for terrible mobility and bad DPM.

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1 hour ago, lavawing said:

Since it got buffed to have -10 gun depression, a turret that 's better than it's tier 10 brothers, an upper plate that resists Tier 10 silver with gun depression/angling, 100mms of side armour, plus actual mobility?

It's been quite a good tank for some time now for precisely these reasons, and...@lavawing forgot to mention 400m base VR.  And it still has a high pen laser with really nice handling.

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It was trash once. Then they buffed gun depression and side armor and it was solid. Then they buffed mobility, upper plate, and gun depression again because $$PREMIUMTANKSBRAH$$. And now it's back to unplayable because who the fuck wants to fight +2 tier tanks all day every day even with a good tier 8.

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