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Tier IX tank destroyer made in Germany. WarGaming Tankpedia specs »

Skill4ltu rating notes:

A lot of people prefer this tank over tier X Grille 15. It has a perfect gun and it has a fully rotating turret. You are the number one target for HE and artas.

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  • Beginner Friendliness
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  • Hull-down Performance
  • Flexibility
  • Marking Difficulty
  • Gold Dependency

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Equipment (Usually for city maps)

  1. Improved Aiming
  2. Gun Rammer
  3. Turbocharger

Main config.

FM Level III equipment (Usually for open maps)

  1. Improved Aiming
  2. Gun Rammer
  3. Coated Optics

Main config.

  1. Improved Aiming
  2. Gun Rammer
  3. Low Noise Exhaust System

Alternate config.

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Crew skills suggestions

Number of skills your crew has:

  • commandercommander

    commander

    • Brothers in Arms

      Improves major qualifications and all skills for the entire crew. This perk is cumulative with the effects of Improved Ventilation, Bounty Ventilation, Venting System, Extra Combat Rations, Chocolate, Case of Cola, Strong Coffee, Improved Combat Rations, Pudding and Tea, Onigiri, Buchty, Coffee with Cinnamon Buns, Bread with Smalec, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, and Vent Purge.

      Sixth Sense

      Enables the Commander to identify whether the vehicle has been spotted by the enemy.

      Concealment

      Increases vehicle concealment. This skill is cumulative with the effects of camouflage (for the corresponding map type), Camouflage Net, Low Noise Exhaust System, and Natural Cover.

      Repairs

      Accelerates repairs to damaged modules. The effective skill level is averaged across the entire crew. This skill is cumulative with the effects of Modified Configuration, Improved Hardening, Large Repair Kit, and Pre-Battle Maintenance.

      Recon

      Increases Maximum View Range. The skill is more effective if observation devices are damaged, or when combined with Situational Awareness, Coated Optics, Experimental Optics, Bounty Optics, Binocular Telescope, and Optical Calibration.

  • gunnergunner

    gunner

    • Brothers in Arms

      Improves major qualifications and all skills for the entire crew. This perk is cumulative with the effects of Improved Ventilation, Bounty Ventilation, Venting System, Extra Combat Rations, Chocolate, Case of Cola, Strong Coffee, Improved Combat Rations, Pudding and Tea, Onigiri, Buchty, Coffee with Cinnamon Buns, Bread with Smalec, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, and Vent Purge.

      Snap Shot

      Improves accuracy during turret rotation. If two Gunners have this skill, only the higher rating takes effect. This skill is cumulative with the effects of Vertical Stabilizer equipment, Improved Rotation Mechanism, Stabilizing Equipment System, and Stabilizer Greasing.

      Concealment

      Increases vehicle concealment. This skill is cumulative with the effects of camouflage (for the corresponding map type), Camouflage Net, Low Noise Exhaust System, and Natural Cover.

      Deadeye

      Increases the chance to cause damage to enemy vehicle modules and crew. It is effective only with AP, APCR, and HEAT shells. If two Gunners have the perk, the effect is not cumulative.

      Repairs

      Accelerates repairs to damaged modules. The effective skill level is averaged across the entire crew. This skill is cumulative with the effects of Modified Configuration, Improved Hardening, Large Repair Kit, and Pre-Battle Maintenance.

  • driverdriver

    driver

    • Brothers in Arms

      Improves major qualifications and all skills for the entire crew. This perk is cumulative with the effects of Improved Ventilation, Bounty Ventilation, Venting System, Extra Combat Rations, Chocolate, Case of Cola, Strong Coffee, Improved Combat Rations, Pudding and Tea, Onigiri, Buchty, Coffee with Cinnamon Buns, Bread with Smalec, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, and Vent Purge.

      Smooth Ride

      Improves accuracy when firing on the move. This skill does not take effect if the vehicle is stationary or rotating. This skill is cumulative with the effects of Vertical Stabilizer equipment, Improved Rotation Mechanism, Stabilizer Greasing, and Gearbox Intricacy.

      Concealment

      Increases vehicle concealment. This skill is cumulative with the effects of camouflage (for the corresponding map type), Camouflage Net, Low Noise Exhaust System, and Natural Cover.

      Repairs

      Accelerates repairs to damaged modules. The effective skill level is averaged across the entire crew. This skill is cumulative with the effects of Modified Configuration, Improved Hardening, Large Repair Kit, and Pre-Battle Maintenance.

      Off-Road Driving

      Reduces ground resistance when driving on soft and moderately soft terrain. Lower ground resistance increases vehicle maneuverability and acceleration. The skill is cumulative with the effects of Additional Grousers.

  • radiomanradioman

    radioman

    • Brothers in Arms

      Improves major qualifications and all skills for the entire crew. This perk is cumulative with the effects of Improved Ventilation, Bounty Ventilation, Venting System, Extra Combat Rations, Chocolate, Case of Cola, Strong Coffee, Improved Combat Rations, Pudding and Tea, Onigiri, Buchty, Coffee with Cinnamon Buns, Bread with Smalec, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, and Vent Purge.

      Situational Awareness

      Extends View Range. If two Radio Operators have the skill, only the higher rating is effective. The skill is cumulative with the effects of Recon, Coated Optics, Experimental Optics, Bounty Optics, Binocular Telescope, and Optical Calibration.

      Concealment

      Increases vehicle concealment. This skill is cumulative with the effects of camouflage (for the corresponding map type), Camouflage Net, Low Noise Exhaust System, and Natural Cover.

      Repairs

      Accelerates repairs to damaged modules. The effective skill level is averaged across the entire crew. This skill is cumulative with the effects of Modified Configuration, Improved Hardening, Large Repair Kit, and Pre-Battle Maintenance.

      Firefighting

      Enhances firefighting abilities. Effective skill level is averaged across the entire crew. The skill is cumulative with the effects of Experienced Firefighters.

  • loaderloader

    loader

    • Brothers in Arms

      Improves major qualifications and all skills for the entire crew. This perk is cumulative with the effects of Improved Ventilation, Bounty Ventilation, Venting System, Extra Combat Rations, Chocolate, Case of Cola, Strong Coffee, Improved Combat Rations, Pudding and Tea, Onigiri, Buchty, Coffee with Cinnamon Buns, Bread with Smalec, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, and Vent Purge.

      Intuition

      Allows for quicker switching between shell types in a loaded gun. To activate this skill, a gun, a double-barreled gun, or a magazine must be fully loaded. If two loaders have the same skill, the average skill level is taken into account. The minimum time to change a shell type is 1 s for cyclic (standard) guns and 2.5 s for double-barreled guns and magazines.

      Concealment

      Increases vehicle concealment. This skill is cumulative with the effects of camouflage (for the corresponding map type), Camouflage Net, Low Noise Exhaust System, and Natural Cover.

      Repairs

      Accelerates repairs to damaged modules. The effective skill level is averaged across the entire crew. This skill is cumulative with the effects of Modified Configuration, Improved Hardening, Large Repair Kit, and Pre-Battle Maintenance.

      Firefighting

      Enhances firefighting abilities. Effective skill level is averaged across the entire crew. The skill is cumulative with the effects of Experienced Firefighters.

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