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I just shot 3 HEAT shells "through" a IS-3 and can't understand what happened

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Da fuck... It was like he wasn't even there, not even bounce or anything... Shots went through him and exploded behind him? I would seriously try to find him and see if he's got replay from his PoV.

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I had something very similar:  http://wotreplays.com/site/405302#severogorsk-dualmaster333-lorraine_40_t

 

Watch as I shoot through the JT, then do it again, and again, and again.  Oddly, once he moves back then I'm able to actually damage him.  Four shots while fully aimed with both of us sitting still.

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It's client <-> server desync, I have experienced it on several occasions, even tonight in a TC. When it happens I exit out of the game and wait a few moments, then log back in. If you experience this issue or the server reticle not shooting where you aim, re-logging will work for that as well. I aimed at a M4 tonight that was tracked with AP from the flat square side at less than 20m and it hit the ground behind him, naturally he shot me with no issues. 

 

In the last two weeks I have been noticing it quite often, I had always assumed it was WG changing the dispersion. Simply logging out and back in clears it up for me, but YMMV. 

 

 

 

 

 

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So I submitted a ticket, for the lolz - was not disappointed: 

 

Greetings Commander,

Thank you for contacting our customer support. My name is Javier and I will do whatever is in my power to help you solve your issue.

As far as I could see in the replay, there was a Crusader SP and some of the effects might be due to its bullets coming from the other side of the map. I do not see any irregularities, but I thank you for your report, since it help us improve :)

Please, do not hesitate to contact us again should you have any questions or doubts.

Best Regards, 

Javier White
Wargaming EU Customer Service Representative

"Live life on your own terms" - Walter Hartwell White

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This, after 3 years of denial they finally admit ghost shells are a bug.

 

To be fair, ghost shells are were extremly rare prior to 8.8, like <0.1% rare...

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I had the same happened to me once or twice already. I was shooting at the tank and my shells were ignoring it. I had to move and change the angle completely for the game to finally recognize that there was a tank on the shells path...It happened after 8.9 only and can not remember this happening to me before. There is also the issue of game exiting to windows after the battle finished and when I try to exit to the garage... Fortunately it's not crashing during the game...

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Same here. I see tanks, I shoot tanks, but the shell literally does not connect. It goes through the tank. Only when I move and change positions, or viceversa, does that even work.

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From Ritagamer:

 

 

 

- Storm is now aware of the ghost shell issue in 0.9.7 (shells flying through tanks), developers are investigating this (other than that: "no comment")

 

This shit is still in the fucking game after over a year and a half.  What is WG even doing at this point?

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