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Bigeddie #1 Posted 14 May 2014 - 05:25 AM

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I've not started down the Russian tree yet, but some of the tanks look very good. At T5 the KV1 In particular seems to really outclass its peers. I had no idea that Russian tank construction was so mch better than the US and German equivalents. I am really looking forward to it ( once I free up some garage slots!)

 

anyone else impressed with with any tanks in particular ?


 


Murphy1up #2 Posted 14 May 2014 - 09:31 AM

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The KV-1 is strong at tier V because there isn't really any other tanks with the same HP as it's a heavy.  On the Xbox version of the game it launched without Soviet tanks and instead has British tanks.  At mid tier the Churchill is king there as it has the most HP and it has a very strong top gun.

yoman38 #3 Posted 14 May 2014 - 12:31 PM

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View PostBigeddie, on 14 May 2014 - 06:25 AM, said:

I've not started down the Russian tree yet, but some of the tanks look very good. At T5 the KV1 In particular seems to really outclass its peers. I had no idea that Russian tank construction was so mch better than the US and German equivalents. I am really looking forward to it ( once I free up some garage slots!)

 

anyone else impressed with with any tanks in particular ?

It's a heavy, he has many HPs but T1 HT as almost the same on PC, so on mobile too no?



Levkin #4 Posted 14 May 2014 - 07:50 PM

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I have bought the KV-1 just one hour ago, and i can see that it can easily destroy any other tanks, but not the KV. Because i think that they have already every thing top, and me not. But i think it is great tank!

Bigeddie #5 Posted 15 May 2014 - 08:51 AM

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View Postyoman38, on 14 May 2014 - 12:31 PM, said:

It's a heavy, he has many HPs but T1 HT as almost the same on PC, so on mobile too no?

Don't know, but maybe I think so am chasing up the us tree for a T1 Hvy right now...


 


Grimhammer #6 Posted 15 May 2014 - 12:57 PM

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The t-34 is fantastic. Get top engine, tracks and turret but 57mm gun and you can rip tanks apart, albeit with several shots. With a average team t-34 can destroy kv-1 easy. :smile:

Oseali #7 Posted 19 May 2014 - 01:29 PM

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Got the Kv-1 yesterday after going up the German tree intially, and also got the T-25 premium tank and the German tier V (VK something) And the Kv-1 is faster than the german (not T-25) shoots as accurate (or close enough) and heavily armored. I am able to easily take on tier 6 in this guy, and the small maps with less sniping makes the German heavy line a bit dodgy, since it seems that the russian line is very strong up to tier V atleast.

Master_Forcekin #8 Posted 20 May 2014 - 01:57 PM

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KV1 is a very strong tank in WotB at this point, especially if it is top tier.... It may decrease as there will be more players and it is less often top tier. :)
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Stefanovici_02 #9 Posted 30 May 2014 - 07:11 AM

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I hate this tank because it always destroys me!But it's a very good one...

pzgr02 #10 Posted 26 June 2014 - 09:45 AM

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I like the A-20 for a scout.:smile:
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tde1964 #11 Posted 09 July 2014 - 10:08 PM

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KV-1 is a good tank but far from stellar. You need to play it wisely and calculate carefully when to risk it in the open.

When top tier, you can be aggressive but need to remember to always face the enemy. When playing against tier 6-7, let the big boys go first, using your big guns to help. 

Equip it with a rammer and vents for faster firing and you are set for 60% win rate.



Putinthegreat1917 #12 Posted 22 November 2014 - 04:44 PM

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The KV-1 is incredible! Sure, it's not invincible, but it will bounce any tier 5 shell and tier 6 shell (if you know how to angle). The 57 mm gun is so troll. I constantly penetrate the IS turret from the side! But if he notices and turns his gun on me, I run like hell (15km/h).:trollface: If you're in a tier 5 battle, prepare to have the time of your life.:justwait:

Pros: great armor, high pen gun (pen tier 7 if you aim for weakspots).

Cons: low speed, slow turning turret, immediate fire if shot from the back.

All in all, keep your front to your opponent and you'll be fine.

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super_merel #13 Posted 23 November 2014 - 03:44 AM

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I just slaughtered one with my pz iv 105 derp gun. Firing he shells and racing around him :)

 


Mockney_piers #14 Posted 26 January 2015 - 11:21 AM

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What guns do people prefer on it?

 

The 57mm absolutely pwns tier 5, but it's a bit useless against higher tiers, but not sure I want to trade it in for the 85mm, just to feel less useless in those games.

 

I don't know if it's me but MM seems kinder to the KV1 than other tier 5s?



Valamon #15 Posted 29 January 2015 - 07:02 AM

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Go for the 200 damage gun. Very good penetration. Very good alpha. Get into cover while reloading. 

KV1 is not overpowered just a heavy in a game that favours heavy tank.

 

 

 



markush100 #16 Posted 31 January 2015 - 09:53 AM

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Soviets have superior engineering indeed. Example to USSR haters: You give germans 60 tons they make Tiger II, you give soviets 60 tons they make IS-7!

Edited by markush100, 31 January 2015 - 09:59 AM.

 

Crack em' capitalist chassis!

Push ye' oldy fascist front plate thru the tankette

СЛАВА СССР!!!!


friedeggs #17 Posted 31 January 2015 - 10:28 AM

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View PostValamon, on 29 January 2015 - 07:02 AM, said:

Go for the 200 damage gun. Very good penetration. Very good alpha. Get into cover while reloading. 

KV1 is not overpowered just a heavy in a game that favours heavy tank.

 

 

 

 

Agree to that.  You can win a tier 6 and even a tier 7 game with this if you're careful

TJSkywasher #18 Posted 31 January 2015 - 04:14 PM

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KV1 is the best tank that I've ever owned, with a 75% win rate nothing else that I've owned has beaten it for victories. I've upgraded well past it now but have recently repurchased it so that I can upgrade to the T150 and start down the 4th line of Russian heavies. Having a bit more experience under my belt means that I can win most battles with it, it's solidly built and most shots just get absorbed by the armour or ricochet.
 

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View Postmarkush100, on 31 January 2015 - 09:53 AM, said:

Soviets have superior engineering indeed. Example to USSR haters: You give germans 60 tons they make Tiger II, you give soviets 60 tons they make IS-7!

 

You are the one bringing up history,bro,not the others.

And kv1 was beaten by submachineguns and molotow coctails during winterwar,if you want historical view on it.


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markush100 #20 Posted 31 January 2015 - 05:18 PM

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View PostNorseviking12, on 31 January 2015 - 04:45 PM, said:

 

You are the one bringing up history,bro,not the others.

And kv1 was beaten by submachineguns and molotow coctails during winterwar,if you want historical view on it.

I know that the KV-1 Wasn't very succesful. Im talking about better efficency.


 

Crack em' capitalist chassis!

Push ye' oldy fascist front plate thru the tankette

СЛАВА СССР!!!!





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