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LF07 #1 Posted 06 May 2016 - 11:16 PM

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I finally grinded my way up to tier 8,but i don't know which tank to choose,the Indian looks better overall i guess.

What do you experts think?



kinghades42 #2 Posted 07 May 2016 - 12:08 AM

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The Indien is a more all rounder type of tank and the Ru is a speed demon but I think both tanks are very good. I would suggest that you get both. Both have 90mm punchy guns and are sort of the thinking man's tanks.

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Von_Kie #3 Posted 09 May 2016 - 09:31 AM

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I think the RU will teach you better about how to play the Leo. I don't mean the gun with thst, but the speed, mobility and thin armour. For example, lead the attack with a RU or Leo and you'll die first. Use it to spot in the beginning of the game, lure enemies out (it's so tempting to shoot at paper armor) to your back up heavies or TD's, get behind them and snipe. With it's speed it's ideal to relocate. You'll have to learn to work hard with it... The Leo is imo the hardest tank to play in the small maps of Blitz. 

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IrmaBecx #4 Posted 09 May 2016 - 10:32 AM

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Hmm, hard to tell your level of experience with 0 games, but I would probably say Indien-Panzer because it does actually bounce a fair bit of incoming fire. It can also side scrape and has super gun depression, so you'll likely take less hits in it overall.

 

That said, both tanks are extremely capable, Indien is probably the best tank in the game, and Ru 251 is the best tank in the game, so not an easy choice. It's really down to playstyle. Big differences are speed and camo rating. Ru has both in spades, and therefore it can do some things the Indien can't do (generally just be a Light tank). Both I would say were good practice for the Leopards, but different things were learned.

 

Another big difference is the gun. Indien can engage targets further away reliably because it has a longer barrel and greater shell speed. If you really like Light tanks because they have the same camo rating when they move and you know how to make that fact work for you, get the Ru 251. If Light tanks having the same camo value when moving was news to you, get the Indien-Panzer.


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LF07 #5 Posted 09 May 2016 - 05:16 PM

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Thx guys,i want both tanks now,i have about 3275 battles so far and a fast learner but il start with the indian for a few bounces,when i get the credits.

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View PostLF07, on 09 May 2016 - 07:16 PM, said:

Thx guys,i want both tanks now,i have about 3275 battles so far and a fast learner but il start with the indian for a few bounces,when i get the credits.

 

Yes - very good point! Forgot about the credits!

 

The Ru 251 is hilariously expensive to run, so definitely go for the Indien-Panzer first, unless you have like a four million credit buffer just for playing. Ru will easily lose you 35k every game. IndyPanzer will likely start making​ you money pretty fast, or at least not lose you much. The 90mm Bordkanone can turn out consistent, reliable damage once you understand about the gun depression and start not getting hit.


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View PostIrmaBecx, on 09 May 2016 - 08:49 PM, said:

 

Yes - very good point! Forgot about the credits!

 

The Ru 251 is hilariously expensive to run,  Ru will easily lose you 35k every game.

 

Wait, what!? Is that because of the consumables and provisions you need to add to make it run nicely? Or is paper expensive to repair?



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View PostEU4UA, on 09 May 2016 - 07:48 PM, said:

 

Wait, what!? Is that because of the consumables and provisions you need to add to make it run nicely? Or is paper expensive to repair?

 

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Quallo_Musto #9 Posted 09 May 2016 - 10:01 PM

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Both are fantastic and I hope you enjoy them :) 

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View Postmrpgilbert, on 09 May 2016 - 11:47 PM, said:

 

Highly engineered Deutchespapier, mind you

 

 

Das papier? Looks good on the outside, but beware of tampering with profits?

 

I am seriously considering the Indien now.



IrmaBecx #11 Posted 11 May 2016 - 05:31 AM

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View PostEU4UA, on 09 May 2016 - 09:48 PM, said:

 

Wait, what!? Is that because of the consumables and provisions you need to add to make it run nicely? Or is paper expensive to repair?

 

Pretty much all the post-war tanks are really expensive to repair. I do run full consumables on the Ru, because it makes sense. No armour means every hit is likely to cause module or crew damage, so I need all the help I can get. We can't all be pro, eh? :)

 

Also the ammunition is really expensive, needs that special Belgian 90mm. HE pen is great of course, but all three kinds of ammo cost a lot and the sketchy gun means you'll donk a fair amount of shots. The Indien will put the shells where you want them - first time, every time.


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LF07 #12 Posted 11 May 2016 - 10:53 AM

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Did the price for these tanks just increase or did the discount just disappear..duh..

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View PostLF07, on 11 May 2016 - 10:53 AM, said:

Did the price for these tanks just increase or did the discount just disappear..duh..

 

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i would suggest play both of them if possible,

Indien is very good all rounder, a little bit underestimated but can really sting. very strong turret in hull down, only drawback is loooong aim time for gun + u really need to fully aim shots.

RU 251 - speed demon, but nothing more. no armor, gun will troll u a lot. u can do insane things thanks to its speed and overall manouverability, but due to complete lack of armor disaster can strike in every single second with HE shell. very good camo values.



LF07 #15 Posted 24 June 2016 - 10:33 AM

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The Indien is a very good tank,i really like it,but my winrate in it is really poor.Mostly bad team play or bad team leaders or excellent red enemy teams.I win about 1 of 3 matches.I haven't tried the Ru 251 yet but i will soon.

Fury_733 #16 Posted 24 June 2016 - 11:33 AM

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I recommend the RU 251 if you have the confidence to spot for you team and be patient.

However, if you feel that will be a bit annoying, you should go for Indien Panzer. You must give support fire with the Indien.

Overall, they are both great tanks.


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Indien if you liike playing Russian meds and if you are good in them, Ru 251 if you want to drift around every corner and win a game in style :justwait:

But be careful, NEVER rush in the RU251. Most of the peple get the RU just bcoz of training rooms


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View PostLF07, on 24 June 2016 - 11:33 AM, said:

The Indien is a very good tank,i really like it,but my winrate in it is really poor.Mostly bad team play or bad team leaders or excellent red enemy teams.I win about 1 of 3 matches.I haven't tried the Ru 251 yet but i will soon.

 

Sorry mate. But winning only one in three in it is also down to your own gameplay. 

 

Indien is great flanking medium and sniper tank. It benefits from the +1/-1 MM because it's not the fastest medium. It is however quite a good sidescraper because the tracks make a large portion of the side and the armour actually is sloped. Turret quite good too, because the gun mantlet covers most of the front and gun depression is good.


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poperto #19 Posted 03 July 2016 - 12:05 PM

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Ru is mostly for skilled players , indien is for average players I think :)

 


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FuryBuster #20 Posted 03 July 2016 - 12:16 PM

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View Postpoperto, on 03 July 2016 - 12:05 PM, said:

Ru is mostly for skilled players , indien is for average players I think :)

 

 

Agree, good advice.







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