My impressions of the Polish line (Wotlabs edition) in Poland Posted July 13 Two year old review with little amount of games played with the tier 5 on the release date, so my opinions of the tier 5 should be taken with a grain of salt (and the review in general, most of opinions are more or less the same but I'd rate the tier 7 higher now), but overall my opinions haven't really changed regarding the tank. I didn't like the tier 5, the combination of large size + no armor (even turret armor felt useless in most scenarios aside from not being HE pennable) + bad gun handling even for tier 5 made it really awkward to play. The pen and alpha as well as speed was nice but the gun trolled me to hell, it felt like it couldnt hit anything and if I went to close range I'd just get melted. It didn't feel particularly strong to me, but I've generally heard very mixed opinions of it so it might be better now than I rated it back 2 years ago. HP buffs might've also helped it, so it might be more fun to play than it was when I played it. The tier 6 is still undoubtedly fucking abysmal, though. What is even funnier is that the BUGI (upcoming tier 6 tank of the PL medium line) is basically the same thing as 40TP but just better; it has more armor, better mobility, gun dep and to make it even more insulting it gets the same gun BUT for some reason it gets better gun stats. The only advantage the 40TP has over the BUGI is the reverse speed (for some reason BUGI has trash reverse speed for a MT, which probably will make it awkward to play as well). The 40TP even had fairly reasonable power to weight ratio of around 16-17 hp/ton on supertest, I'm almost certain they INTENTIONALLY nerfed it purely to make it a free XP pit. It's one of the most obvious examples of intentionally shitty tank to make people waste free XP. Its just like a tier 6 AMX 65t. The 65T was likely balanced around its insane 257 / 325 mm pen it originally had on the supertest back in 2016, but that massive pen got giganerfed to below-average for tier 8 to fit the rest of the line with no stats getting compensated.