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KV-1S VI

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Vehicle changelog

September 25, 2023

Modified: Crew Skills : all updated and new 6 skills layout

August 31, 2022

  • Link to Patchnotes 1.18
  • Changed the traverse speed for the KV-1S mod. 1942 suspension from 28 to 35 deg/s
  • Changed the traverse speed for the KV-1S mod. 1943 suspension from 30 to 38 deg/s
  • Changed the aiming time of the 85 mm S-31M gun in the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from 2.5 to 2.1 s
  • Changed the durability with the KV-1S turret from 920 to 1,050 HP
  • Changed the durability with the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from 970 to 1,100 HP

June 12, 2020

  • Link to Patchnotes 1.9.1
  • Changed dispersion of the 122 mm Howitzer S-41 in the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from 0.52 to 0.48 m
  • Decreased the dispersion for the 122 mm Howitzer S-41 in the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret after firing a shot by 25%
  • Decreased the dispersion for the 85 mm S-31M gun in the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret after firing a shot by 25%
  • Changed the turret traverse speed of the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from 28 to 31 deg/s
  • Changed the depression angle of the 85 mm S-31M gun in the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from -3.5 to -5 deg

April 22, 2020

  • Link to Patchnotes 1.9
  • Changed the vehicle tier from V to VI
  • Replaced the 85 mm S-31 gun (ammo rack capacity: 55 shells) with the 85 mm S-31M (ammo rack capacity: 70 shells) in the KV-1S and KV-122 mod. 1944 turrets
  • Changed the cost of the KV-1S mod. 1942 suspension from 4,500 to 9,000
  • Changed the cost of the KV-1S mod. 1943 suspension from 10,390 to 16,390 credits
  • Changed the research cost of the KV-1S mod. 1943 suspension from 2,450 to 4,450 XP
  • Decreased dispersion during movement of the KV-1S mod. 1942 suspension by 8%
  • Decreased dispersion during movement of the KV-1S mod. 1943 suspension by 9%
  • Decreased dispersion on hull traverse of the KV-1S mod. 1942 suspension by 8%
  • Decreased dispersion on hull traverse of the KV-1S mod. 1943 suspension by 9%
  • Changed dispersion of the 76 mm ZiS-5 gun in the KV-1S turret from 0.46 to 0.38 m
  • Changed dispersion of the 76 mm ZiS-5 gun in the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from 0.46 to 0.38 m
  • Changed dispersion of the 122 mm Howitzer S-41 in the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from 0.58 to 0.52 m
  • Decreased dispersion on turret traverse for the 122 mm Howitzer S-41 in the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret by 22%
  • Changed the reload time of the 122 mm Howitzer S-41 in the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from 11.6 to 11 s
  • Changed the penetration value of the BP-460A shell for the 122 mm Howitzer S-41 from 140 to 150 mm
  • Changed the ammo rack capacity of the 76 mm ZiS-5 gun from 114 to 135 shells
  • Changed the ammo rack capacity of the 122 mm Howitzer S-41 from 60 to 85 shells
  • Changed the reverse speed from 11 to 14 km/h
  • Decreased the repair cost by 12%
  • Decreased profitability by 16%
  • Changed the tier of the KV-1S mod. 1942 suspension from IV to V
  • Changed the tier of the KV-1S mod. 1943 suspension from V to VI
  • Changed the cost of the vehicle from 410 000 to 910 000 credits
  • Changed the tier of the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from V to VI
  • Changed the cost of the KV-1S turret from 5,000 to 10,000 credits
  • Changed the cost of the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from 10,500 to 17,500 credits
  • Changed the vehicle durability with the KV-1S turret from 620 to 920 HP
  • Changed the vehicle durability with the KV-122 mod. 1944 turret from 660 to 970 HP