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Best tier VI quartet please

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Once again folks, this is the blitz sub-forum.   Beware, all ye who enter here.

Right, that was tier V.   I achieved either very good or great ratings in my chosen four tanks (SU85, VK 30.01H, M4 and T34) and now intend to move up to tier VI.

The M4 leads to two seemingly identical mediums.   Which of those should be preferred and why?   I will get the T34-85 because someone here said it was very good and lots of players seem to agree because they are frequently encountered.   I have already got the SU100 and I'm doing OK with it.   Likewise the VK 36.01H which seems fine.   In fact the German heavies from IV through VI seem just dandy to me (especially IV)   I know I could go for the KV 1S (which is tier VI at blitz) but the long reload time is a bit of a bore.   I really should get a proper light tank but I am depressingly weak with those.   Still, if there is a really good one out there, please advise.

 

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1 hour ago, wevilc said:

The M4 leads to two seemingly identical mediums.

If Blitz has same tanks as PC version I can assure you E2 and E8 are NOT the same tanks. This is from PC version, I do hope it translates to Blitz.

E8 is more medium-ish of the two, pretty agile, fast firing gun, should be able to mount vertical stabilizers and has great gun depression. But it has weaknesses such as tall, soft profile and generally underwhelming gun(apart from gun depression and high rate of fire).

E2 is more like heavy than a medium, it has strong frontal profile and can deflect a lot of shots in its tier. Players generally use on E2 stock turret and 105mm(not sure if Blitz has it differently). It is considered weaker of the two, since it's slower than E8 with no gun upgrade over E8, making it harder to play in higher tiers games.

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12 minutes ago, no_name_cro said:

If Blitz has same tanks as PC version I can assure you E2 and E8 are NOT the same tanks. This is from PC version, I do hope it translates to Blitz.

E8 is more medium-ish of the two, pretty agile, fast firing gun, should be able to mount vertical stabilizers and has great gun depression. But it has weaknesses such as tall, soft profile and generally underwhelming gun(apart from gun depression and high rate of fire).

E2 is more like heavy than a medium, it has strong frontal profile and can deflect a lot of shots in its tier. Players generally use on E2 stock turret and 105mm(not sure if Blitz has it differently). It is considered weaker of the two, since it's slower than E8 with no gun upgrade over E8, making it harder to play in higher tiers games.

OK, that's great, thanks.   I should go for the more medium-ish one then because I already have a heavy and I really need to up my medium-to-light game.   At what point, I wonder, do folks decide they are a tank destroyer or a heavy at heart?   I am pretty near to that now, my scores with these being way better than with the mediums and lights.

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33 minutes ago, wevilc said:

OK, that's great, thanks.   I should go for the more medium-ish one then because I already have a heavy and I really need to up my medium-to-light game.   At what point, I wonder, do folks decide they are a tank destroyer or a heavy at heart?   I am pretty near to that now, my scores with these being way better than with the mediums and lights.

I'd buy E8(the medium one). Upping the medium and light game comes as you progress as a player, finding out nice spots on map, spotting opportunities on map to exploit and whatnot. It's pretty natural that newer players tend to do better in heavies and tank destroyers, since they are generally slower paced tanks. And about what tank player are you at heart? You'll find that out as you try out more and more tanks.

I thought I liked heavies at start, then I slowly ground up to Pershing, Cromwell, ELC and found them fun.

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1 hour ago, no_name_cro said:

I'd buy E8(the medium one). Upping the medium and light game comes as you progress as a player, finding out nice spots on map, spotting opportunities on map to exploit and whatnot. It's pretty natural that newer players tend to do better in heavies and tank destroyers, since they are generally slower paced tanks. And about what tank player are you at heart? You'll find that out as you try out more and more tanks.

I thought I liked heavies at start, then I slowly ground up to Pershing, Cromwell, ELC and found them fun.

then you slowly rerolled :serb: :gaytroll:

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2 hours ago, no_name_cro said:

I'd buy E8(the medium one). Upping the medium and light game comes as you progress as a player, finding out nice spots on map, spotting opportunities on map to exploit and whatnot. It's pretty natural that newer players tend to do better in heavies and tank destroyers, since they are generally slower paced tanks. And about what tank player are you at heart? You'll find that out as you try out more and more tanks.

I thought I liked heavies at start, then I slowly ground up to Pershing, Cromwell, ELC and found them fun.

Thanks for the advice.   I can see why heavies and TDs are preferred to begin with - the decision-making is easier.   Also, tactics like circle-strafing don't have to be mastered.   Anyhoo, I will go E8 (you are right that the choice is the same at blitz).   Thx again.

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5 minutes ago, wevilc said:

Thanks for the advice.   I can see why heavies and TDs are preferred to begin with - the decision-making is easier.   Also, tactics like circle-strafing don't have to be mastered.   Anyhoo, I will go E8 (you are right that the choice is the same at blitz).   Thx again.

BTW if KV-1s still has 122mm gun I definitely recommend picking that one up. It's over powered as hell.

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1 hour ago, no_name_cro said:

BTW if KV-1s still has 122mm gun I definitely recommend picking that one up. It's over powered as hell.

It does and I've enjoyed it in a previous incarnation but I'm committed to the German heavies, at least until it turns out I can't get results with them.   And the E8 feels very good so far but it's early days.

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It's a bit of a slog this.   208 battles to crank the VH 60.01H up to a WR of 50%.   Geez!   WN8 is very good but there's a mystery.   My kill ratio is 1.36 but the damage ratio only 0.91.   That's weird.   Why am I doing so little damage?

This is my best tier VI tank, which suggests a long slog ahead in the others before I can move up :(

 

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