Solid objects like terrain elevations, rocks, houses, or other static objects on the map cannot be seen through and thus always provide 100% camouflage, i. Free Experience Free experience can be used in the research of any vehicle instead of just the vehicle it was earned with. But also half-transparent objects like bushes or trees up or felled provide a camouflage bonus up to 64%, depending on the density of the object. To the maximum extent possible, we have provided all the data we know about game mechanics. This usually happens if another object is closer to you than the target and your reticle prioritizes the other target instead of the tank you clearly see and want to aim at.
Effective Armour Thickness Your tank is armoured with plates of varying thicknesses. Also the will increase repair speed by 25% for the normal toolbox or 40% for the improved toolbox. Internal modules or crew members have no armour and thus will always get hit if any penetration potential is left in the shell. Ideally your blast wave reaches an unarmoured area of your target, e. Shell Damage Each shell has a specific damage potential.
Most terrain types are easily recognizable, but swamps can be difficult. For example, a tank with 300m and a tank with 500m stay in communication up to a distance of 800m. We are told the current spotting system costs 30% of the server resources needed for a battle. Well, you're about to get the crash course you always wanted. If you press CapsLock + 0 during a battle, your client will show an additional blue reticle which shows the last information the client has received about where the server is currently placing your aim, as well as the size of the aiming circle on the server. The can help you discover the actual nominal armour thickness of your target. Minimap The minimap is not part of the 3D world and thus unaffected by the limitations discussed in this section.
This is particularly pronounced with howitzer guns with high arcing trajectories, for example that on the. Alpha damage refers to the amount of damage a player can expect to output in one shot or in the case of autoloaded guns, in the span of a magazine or partial magazine dump - essentially, how much damage a player can output for minimal exposure to enemy fire. Capture progress is simply halted and resumes if the intruding tank leaves the circle again. We can only shoot close targets! Type in unit symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length, area, mass, pressure, and other types. This is a common misconception among players.
Unfortunately the same or very similar messages are used for different events of this type. It is a third person view mode that places the camera above and behind your turret. Handbrakes have been added to tanks allowing for more complex maneuvers. While doing that the reticle may adjust to terrain or objects your aim passes over, so you might need to compensate for that as well if the situation arises. Each crew member is fulfilling one or several in your tank and the performance of your tank in those areas depends on their effective levels. Note that by default the right mouse button also enables Automatic Aiming, therefore it is recommended to assign a different mouse button or key to Automatic Aiming.
Next time, I'll be at the top, random battle, one level battle, Ensk. Thus, while firing tank 1 has an environment camouflage bonus of 0. The tactic is frowned upon but permissible. Wider tracks do not necessarily provide better handling on soft ground, e. For all tanks, if a suspension upgrade is available, it always comes with better performance on some or all types of terrain, i. The normalization amount is a constant value depending on the shell; there is no randomization.
Ammunition Rack Explosion If the ammunition rack's hitpoints reach zero, it explodes, destroying the tank and its crew completely regardless of the remaining hitpoints on either of them. Balance Weight This is a main factor in forming a battle. That's a 14% win rate over 71 games : Still managed to have some fun but still a bit discouraging. Please take this into account when forming platoons. Keep that in mind and make sure you train those crews! The rendering engine used by World of Tanks sees the world as cubes. You can use your mouse or the cursor keys to move the view around.
If you're not careful you can fall to your death in some places on some maps. The same thing happens when a tank with preferential match making is platooning with a normal tank. No other factors influence these chances. For example, if it is Operation Sniper, you would receive extra experience or credits for earning the Sniper achievement. The value is defined separately for moving and for standing still. Use the to discover weakly armoured spot, so called weak-spots typically hatches, machine gun mounts, etc.