Assault Mode

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Assault Mode is a cooperative game mode for aircraft, ground vehicles and helicopters where players fight against the AI. The main objective is to defend the base from several waves of enemies. Team can consist of up to 10 players. This game mode uses the damage and flight models, and other mechanics, from Arcade Battles (including rearming in flight). There is no limit for how many times players can spawn the same vehicle, so it is possible to bring only one.

Unlike in other modes, it is required to pay SL to spawn in the vehicle (0.8 x the vehicle's AB repair cost), instead of when the player's vehicle is destroyed. Rewards are given based on how long the player survives the mission. In addition, the player's first battle of the day gives a special reward depending on the mission length (how many waves have been defeated). The minimal required amount of points in a battle to get the full reward (RP and SL amount) is 1,500, everyone after reaching it will get the same amount of RP and SL. The best reward that is possible to get is a 300% SL or RP booster and a universal backup for any vehicle.

Levels in Assault Mode

Air Assault mode

Depending on the BR of the aircraft being used, there are five level in Air Assault battles:

  • The first level includes aircraft with a BR of between 1.0 and 2.3.
  • The second level includes aircraft with a BR of between 2.7 and 3.7.
  • The third level includes aircraft with a BR of between 4.0 and 5.0.
  • The fourth level includes aircraft with a BR of between 5.3 and 6.3.
  • The fifth level includes aircraft with a BR of 6.7+.

Players can still use aircraft with a battle rating lower than the indicated range. For example, it is possible to use propeller-driven fighters in the highest rank battles.

Ground Assault mode

Depending on the BR of the ground vehicle or helicopter being used, there are six ranks in Ground Assault battles:

  • The first level includes tanks with a BR of between 1.0 and 2.3.
  • The second level includes tanks with a BR of between 2.7 and 3.7.
  • The third level includes tanks with a BR of between 4.0 and 5.0.
  • The fourth level includes tanks with a BR of between 5.3 and 6.3.
  • The fifth level includes tanks with a BR between 6.7 and 8.0.
  • The sixth level includes tanks and helicopters with a BR of 8.3+.

Air Assault

Objective

Players use aircraft to defend the base at the centre of the map which is located under the spawn zone. The AI can use three unit types: bombers, attackers, and ground artillery units. The number of active players affects the amount of AI units which is being spawned by the game, for example when there are only five players then the game will spawn only half of the normal amount of planes.

The total amount of waves is 15. The remaining amount of waves to spawn for the mission is shown in the bottom-left corner to the right side of the other indicators. The next wave appears when all planes are either destroyed or the time counter between waves reaches 0 (it is reset every time a new wave appears). The time counter's start value decreases as the mission progresses, so waves of enemies will appear faster and at the end it is possible to fight two at the same time.

Waves

Waves can be composed of (B) bombers or (A) attackers and in some cases it is (R) random (there's a 50% chance of getting either bombers or attackers). Bombers spawn 20 kilometres away from the base position at 3,500 metres altitude and they fly in a straight line towards their target. Attackers also spawn 20 kilometres from the base but at much lower altitude - 1,500 metres. Just before reaching the base, they start to dive to drop their bombs, and they can still be intercepted during that action.

A table showing when and what type of units spawn during the mission:

Waves
Wave 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Type B A R B A R B A R B A R A R B

The number of spawned units can vary depending on battle level (1-5) and number of beaten waves, the more of them that are destroyed, the more enemies that spawn and their number will be increased up to 4 times per battle (it happens every 3-4 destroyed waves).

Artillery units

The artillery units use different mechanics to the bombers and attackers. Though they do not have the range to directly damage the main base, they instead regularly remove points from the base's health pool. This pool is shown in the bottom-left corner next to the artillery icon. The points decrease for as long as artillery units remain alive and the battle ends when the base's health reaches 0.

Spawn of artillery units is random and can happen from the second wave, but its chance for spawn gets higher every wave. Once they appear, they will not spawn again until the 8th wave, at which time the random chance to spawn is reset and they are able to spawn again.

Enemy types

Depending on level, the game spawns different units, the higher is the level of battle the harder they are to destroy.

Researchable vehicles Premium vehicles
Bombers icon.pngUSSR flag.png
MapIcon Air Berlin.jpg
Bombers icon.pngBritain flag.png
MapIcon Air Norway.jpg
Bombers icon.pngUSA flag.png
MapIcon Air Ruhr.jpg
Bombers icon.pngFrance flag.png
MapIcon Air Sicily.jpg
Bombers icon.pngGermany flag.png
MapIcon Air Stalingrad.jpg
Bombers icon.pngItaly flag.png
MapIcon Air Tunisia.jpg
Bombers icon.pngJapan flag.png
MapIcon Air Zhengzhou.jpg
Level 1 - (1.0 - 2.3)
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SB 2M-103
sb_2m_103c.png
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Su-2 (M-82)
su-2_m82.png
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Hampden Mk I
hp52_hampden_mk1_late.png
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Beaufort Mk VIII
beaufort_mkviii.png
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B-18A
b_18a.png
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SBD-3
sbd-3.png
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F.222.2
f_222_2.png
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Potez 631
potez_631.png
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Do 17 Z-2
do_17z_2.png
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Ju 87 B-2
ju-87b-2.png
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B.R.20DR
br_20_dr.png
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Breda 88 (P.XI)
breda_88.png
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H6K4
h6k4.png
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Ki-21-Ia
ki_21_1ko.png
Level 2 - (2.7 - 3.7)
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IL-4
il-4.png
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IL-2M (1943)
il_2m_1943.png
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Wellington Mk X
wellington_mk10.png
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▄Avenger Mk II
avenger_mk1.png
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B-25J-1
b_25j_1.png
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A-20G-25
a-20g.png
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LeO 451 late
leo_451_late.png
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▄A-35B
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Ju 88 A-4
ju-88a-4.png
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Bf 110 C-7
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S.M.79 B
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▄Ju 87 D-3
ju-87d-3_italy.png
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H8K2
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Ki-45 tei
ki-45_tei.png
Level 3 - (4.0 - 5.0)
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Pe-8
pe-8_m82.png
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Su-6 (AM-42)
su-6_am42.png
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Lancaster B Mk I
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Typhoon Mk Ib/L
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B-17E
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A-26B-10
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M.B.162
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▄SB2C-5
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Do 217 K-1
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Me 410 B-1
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Z.1007 bis serie 3
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SM.91
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G5N1
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P1Y1 mod. 11
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Level 4 - (5.3 - 6.3)
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Tu-2S
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IL-10
il-10.png
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Lancaster B Mk III
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Spitfire F Mk 22
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B-24D-25-CO
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A-26B-50
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M.B.162
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▄F8F-1B
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He 177 A-5
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Ju 288 C
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P.108B serie 2
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G.56
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G5N1
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Ki-67-I otsu
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Level 5 - (6.7+)
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Tu-4
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Su-6 (M-71F)
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Lincoln B Mk II
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Canberra B Mk 2
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B-29A-BN
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F3D-1
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▄PB4Y-2
pb4y-2_france.png
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S.O.8000 Narval
so_8000_narval.png
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He 177 A-5
he-177a-5.png
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Do 217 M-1
do_217m_1.png
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Z.1007 bis serie 3
z_1007_bis_serie3.png
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▄Bf 109 G-14/AS
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G8N1
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Kikka
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Ground Assault

Objective

Players use ground vehicles and helicopters to defend the zone on the map centre from incoming waves of enemy tanks. Helicopters are allowed only in the top tier bracket (BR 8.3+).

The main objective is to not let the enemy units capture the area on the centre of map and slow them down as much as possible. If the AI units manage to enter the capture zone, it will start to flash and the team will start to lose tickets, the more AI that enter it, the more tickets the team loses. The enemy units slow down upon entering the zone, and their shooting accuracy is also lowered. After successfully defending the zone and destroying enemy waves your team regain a small amount of lost tickets. The battle is lost once the team's tickets reaches 0. The counter in the bottom-left corner shows the remaining amount of waves to beat (including current one).

Destroying enemy planes is optional but highly recommended, some of them are equipped with weapons that can destroy player's vehicle in a single attack. Sometimes a pickup can appear outside the zone, it can repair the tank and replenish its ammunition. The number of active players affects the amount of AI units which is being spawned by the game.

Waves

Waves can be composed of four unit types: light tanks, medium tanks, slightly better medium tanks, and heavy tanks. Every wave, two planes are also spawned which attack ground units and player controlled helicopters. In top tier assault battles, SPAA units can also appear, they will engage only flying units. Usually the game spawns one SPAA unit per player in a helicopter, their range is so large that they can reach players very soon after they leave the helipad. SPAA units spawn during the 2nd, 5th, 8th and 11th wave and it happens 20 seconds after the tanks start to appear. Spawn position of ground units is random, they always spawn from seven different predetermined directions.

Some enemy ground units can attack player controlled helicopters by using their roof mounted machine guns, such as the Russian tanks on Kursk map. The accuracy of the AI remains very high even when driving at full speed.

Note: It is a viable tactic to destroy track of the front most vehicles to make them stop, but keep in mind that they can repair damaged parts, including the engine and extinguish parts that are set on fire.

A table showing when and what type of units spawn during the mission (Light (L), Medium (M), Intermediate (MH), Heavy (H) and (S) Air Cover (in top tier battles)):

Waves
Wave 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Type L M + S H M MH H L + S MH H MH + S H

The amount of spawned units can vary depending of battle level (1-6) and amount of beaten waves, the more of them are destroyed the more of enemies are spawning and the game increases their number up to 4 times per battle (that happens every 3-4 destroyed waves).

Enemy types

Depending on level, the game spawns different units, the higher is the level of battle the harder they are to destroy.

Researchable vehicles Premium vehicles
Vehicle
Type
Heavy tanks icon.pngUSA flag.png
MapIcon Ground Ardennes.jpg
Heavy tanks icon.pngBritain flag.png
MapIcon Ground Sinai.jpg
Heavy tanks icon.pngUSSR flag.png
MapIcon Ground Kursk.jpg
Heavy tanks icon.pngGermany flag.png
MapIcon Ground Mozdok.jpg
Heavy tanks icon.pngJapan flag.png
MapIcon Ground Japan.jpg
Heavy tanks icon.pngFrance flag.png
MapIcon Ground MaginotLine.jpg
Level 1 - (1.0 - 2.3)

Light

Medium

Intermediate

Heavy

Air Support

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M22
us_m22_locust.png
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M8 HMC
us_m8_scott.png
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M5A1
us_m5a1_stuart.png
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M3 Lee
us_m3_lee.png
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A-36
p-51_a-36.png
Item own.png
A13 Mk II
uk_a_13_mk2.png
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Crusader II
uk_crusader_mk_2.png
Item own.png
Crusader III
uk_crusader_mk_3.png
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Valentine I
uk_valentine_mk_1.png
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Beaufort Mk VIII
beaufort_mkviii.png
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T-26
ussr_t_26_1940.png
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BT-7
ussr_bt_7_1937.png
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T-70
ussr_t_70_1942.png
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T-28
ussr_t_28.png
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Yak-2 KABB
yak_2_kabb.png
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Pz.35(t)
germ_pzkpfw_35t.png
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Pz.III F
germ_pzkpfw_iii_ausf_f.png
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Pz.IV E
germ_pzkpfw_iv_ausf_e.png
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Pz.III J1
germ_pzkpfw_iii_ausf_j.png
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Do 17 Z-7
do_17z_7.png
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Chi-Ha Kai
jp_type_97_kai.png
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Ho-I
jp_type_2_ho_i.png
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Chi-He
jp_type_1_chi_he.png
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Ro-Go
jp_type_95_heavy.png
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Ki-45 tei
ki-45_tei.png
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AMC.35 (ACG.1)
fr_amc_35.png
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H.39
fr_hotchkiss_h39.png
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D2
fr_renault_d2.png
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S.35
fr_somua_s35.png
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Potez 633
potez_633.png
Level 2 - (2.7 - 3.7)

Light

Medium

Intermediate

Heavy

Air Support

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M24
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M10 GMC
us_m10.png
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M4
us_m4_sherman.png
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M4A5
us_m4a5_ram_2.png
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F4U-1D
f4u-1d.png
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Cromwell V
uk_a27m_cromwell_5.png
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Cromwell I
uk_a27m_cromwell_1.png
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Sherman II
uk_sherman_ii.png
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Churchill III
uk_a_22b_mk_3_churchill_1942.png
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Hurricane Mk IIB/Trop
hurricanemkii.png
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T-28E
ussr_t_28e.png
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T-50
ussr_t_50.png
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T-34 (1942)
ussr_t_34_1942.png
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KV-1 (L-11)
ussr_kv_1_l_11.png
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IL-2M (1943)
il_2m_1943.png
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Pz.III J1
germ_pzkpfw_iii_ausf_j.png
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Pz.III L
germ_pzkpfw_iii_ausf_l.png
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Pz.III M
germ_pzkpfw_iii_ausf_m.png
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▀Pz.Kpfw. Churchill
germ_infanterie_kampfpanzer_churchill.png
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Bf 110 G-2
bf-110g-2.png
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▅M24
jp_m24_chaffee.png
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Chi-Nu
jp_type_3_chi_nu.png
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Chi-He
jp_type_1_chi_he.png
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Chi-Nu II
jp_type_3_chi_nu_75cm_type_5.png
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D4Y2
d4y2.png
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AMX-13 (FL11)
fr_amx_13_fl_11.png
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▄M10 GMC
fr_m10.png
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▄M4A1
fr_m4a1_sherman.png
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ARL-44 (ACL-1)
fr_arl_44_acl1.png
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▄A-35B
a-35b.png
Level 3 - (4.0 - 5.0)

Light

Medium

Intermediate

Heavy

Air Support

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M4A2
us_m4a2_sherman.png
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M18 GMC
us_m18_hellcat.png
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M4A1 (76) W
us_m4a1_76w_sherman.png
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M6A1
us_m6a1.png
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P-47D-28
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Achilles
uk_17_pdr_m10_achilles.png
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Sherman II
uk_sherman_ii.png
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Sherman Firefly
uk_sherman_vc_firefly.png
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Churchill VII
uk_a_22f_mk_7_churchill_1944.png
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Firebrand TF Mk IV
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T-34 (1942)
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T-34E STZ
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KV-1S
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KV-85
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Su-6 (AM-42)
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8,8 cm Flak 37 Sfl.
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Pz.IV G
germ_pzkpfw_iv_ausf_g.png
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Pz.IV H
germ_pzkpfw_iv_ausf_h.png
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Tiger H1
germ_pzkpfw_vi_ausf_h1_tiger.png
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Me 410 B-1/U2
me-410b-1_u2.png
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Chi-To
jp_type_4_chi_to.png
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Chi-Ri II
jp_type_5_chi_ri.png
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▅M4A3 (76) W
jp_m4a3e8_76w_sherman.png
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▅Heavy Tank No.6
jp_pzkpfw_vi_ausf_e_tiger.png
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A7M2
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M4A1 (FL10)
fr_m4a1_sherman_fl_10.png
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M4A4 (SA50)
fr_m4a4_cn_75_50.png
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ARL-44 (ACL-1)
fr_arl_44_acl1.png
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▄M4A3E2
fr_m4a3e2_sherman_jumbo.png
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▄F6F-5N
f6f-5n_france.png
Level 4 - (5.3 - 6.3)

Light

Medium

Intermediate

Heavy

Air Support

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M41A1
us_m41_walker_bulldog.png
Item own.png
M4A3 (76) W
us_m4a3e8_76w_sherman.png
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M26
us_m26_pershing.png
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T26E1-1
us_t26e4_superpershing.png
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AD-2
douglas_ad_2.png
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Charioteer Mk VII
uk_charioteer_mk_7.png
Item own.png
Comet I
uk_a_34_comet.png
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Centurion Mk 1
uk_centurion_mk_1.png
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Black Prince
uk_a_43_black_prince.png
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Sea Fury FB 11
sea_fury_fb11.png
Item own.png
PT-76B
ussr_pt_76b.png
Item own.png
T-34-85
ussr_t_34_85_zis_53.png
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IS-1
ussr_is_1.png
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IS-2 (1944)
ussr_is_2_1944.png
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Su-6 (M-71F)
su-6_m71.png
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Waffenträger
germ_waffentrager_krupp_steyr.png
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Panther D
germ_pzkpfw_v_ausf_d_panther.png
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Tiger H1
germ_pzkpfw_vi_ausf_h1_tiger.png
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Tiger II (P)
germ_pzkpfw_vi_ausf_b_tiger_iip.png
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Fw 190 F-8
fw-190f-8.png
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▅M41A1
jp_m41_walker_bulldog.png
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ST-A1
jp_st_a1.png
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ST-A2
jp_st_a2.png
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▅Heavy Tank No.6
jp_pzkpfw_vi_ausf_e_tiger.png
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J2M3
j2m3.png
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AMX-13
fr_amx_13_75.png
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Lorraine 40t
fr_lorraine_40t.png
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AMX M4
fr_amx_m4.png
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ARL-44
fr_arl_44.png
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S.O.8000 Narval
so_8000_narval.png
Level 5 - (6.7-8.0)

Light

Medium

Intermediate

Heavy

Air Support

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T92
us_t92.png
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M46
us_m46_patton.png
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M47
us_m47_patton_ii.png
Item own.png
T32
us_t32.png
Item own.png
F-86F-25
f-86f-25.png
Item own.png
Centurion Mk 10
uk_centurion_mk_10.png
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Caernarvon
uk_fv221_caernarvon.png
Item own.png
Conqueror
uk_conqueror_mk_2.png
Item own.png
Chieftain Mk 3
uk_chieftain_mk_3.png
Item own.png
Attacker FB 1
attaker_fb1.png
Item own.png
Object 906
ussr_object_906.png
Item own.png
T-44-100
ussr_t_44_100.png
Item own.png
T-54 (1947)
ussr_t_54_1947.png
Item own.png
IS-3
ussr_is_3.png
Item own.png
IL-28Sh
il_28sh.png
Item prem.png
Ru 251
germ_ru251.png
Item own.png
M48A2 C
germ_mkpz_m48a2c.png
Item own.png
Leopard I
germ_leopard_i.png
Item own.png
Tiger II (H)
germ_pzkpfw_vi_ausf_b_tiger_iih.png
Item own.png
Me 262 A-2a
me-262a-2a.png
Item own.png
▅M41A1
jp_m41_walker_bulldog.png
Item own.png
Type 61
jp_type_61.png
Item own.png
STB-1
jp_st_b1.png
Item own.png
Type 74 (E)
jp_type_74.png
Item own.png
F-86F-30 ▅
f-86f-30_japan.png
Item own.png
AMX-13-90
fr_amx_13_90.png
Item own.png
AMX-50
fr_amx_50.png
Item own.png
AMX-30 (1972)
fr_amx_30_1972.png
Item own.png
AMX-50 Surbaissé
fr_amx_50_surbaisse.png
Item own.png
M.D.450B Barougan
md_450b_barougan.png

As a result of the low numbers of ground vehicles at top tier for some nations like Japan or France, the map pool at such level is limited to only USA, Great Britain, USSR, Germany. Nevertheless, a new map, Fulda, is incorporated which utilizes varied vehicles from different nations, representing the real-world NATO*.

Researchable vehicles Premium vehicles
Vehicle
Type
Heavy tanks icon.pngUSA flag.png
MapIcon Ground Ardennes.jpg
Heavy tanks icon.pngBritain flag.png
MapIcon Ground Sinai.jpg
Heavy tanks icon.pngUSSR flag.png
MapIcon Ground Kursk.jpg
Heavy tanks icon.pngFRG flag.png
MapIcon Ground Mozdok.jpg
Heavy tanks icon.pngNATO flag.png
MapIcon Ground Fulda.jpg
Level 6 - (8.3+)

Light

Medium

Intermediate

Heavy

Air Support

Air Cover

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T95E1
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M60A1 RISE (P)
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IPM1
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M1A2 Abrams
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F-84B-26
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M247
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Chieftain Mk 5
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Chieftain Mk 10
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Challenger Mk.3
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Challenger 2
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Venom FB.4
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Chieftain Marksman
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T-62M-1
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T-72A
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T-64B
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T-80U
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MiG-17
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ZSU-23-4
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Leopard A1A1
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KPz-70
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Leopard 2A4
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Leopard 2A5
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▀MiG-15bis
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Gepard
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M551
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Challenger Mk.3
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Leopard 2A5
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M1A1 Abrams
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F-84B-26
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Gepard
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Strategies

For both modes:

  • Don't shy away from expensive ammo. Ammo is free in this mode.
  • Use a SL or RP booster if you have one. The booster will take effect without its mission count being consumed.

Air Assault Mode

General Advices

  • Never waste your time going after planes that have already dropped their ordnance on the target. Enemy planes that are still carrying bombs are given a blinking red/yellow icon, whereas empty ones do not blink. The only exception to this rule is when you are sure the game is lost.
  • Similarly, do not waste time going after out-of-control targets either. They may appear still alive, but their abnormal attitude or speed should make it clear they will not reach the target.
  • Try to prioritize bombers: the damage they inflict is much more compared to attackers or fighters. They also throw bombs from further away. (Do be careful around the extra turrets.)
  • Maximize your time in-air. If you are low on SL and have to use the airfield, press J (on PC) to leave the aircraft after a successful landing. You can then respawn at the air point with a discount, saving time for climbing. (You cannot use the air spawn with a fully intact plane, however.)
  • Target the further-away waves if one enemy wave already has enough teammates shooting at it.
  • Try tracer belts. They will not make you more visible to AI, but you will be able to hit from further away.
  • Bind and use the "reload" key. Ammo is free, and you don't want to miss out on the action due to lack of ammo.
  • Make the best use of head-on engagements. Head-ons are often more effective since you can hit the pilot easily: you can usually take out two at a time. Enemy AI planes do not use their forward-facing "offensive guns", making such engagements safer than chasing ones.

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Ground Assault Mode

General Advices

It is recommended to bring vehicles with a good to decent rate of fire, and high damage. Armour may be helpful, but one shouldn't rely too much on it. Speed is also helpful for maneuvering, especially on Ardennes, but slow tanks can still perform decently well. High penetration is optional: vehicles with low penetration are advised to flank.


Smoke Grenades & Smoke Shells

Shooting smoke shells or using smoke grenades around bots inside the square is heavily unadvised. It prevents other players from spotting and shooting AI. When using smoke grenade to take cover, it is recommended to back out of other teammates' lines of fire first. If the player is unable to retreat in such situation, it is recommended to consider respawning instead of using smoke grenades.


Fighters and Attackers

When getting the option to use a plane, it is unadvised to use it right away. AI aircrafts don't generally pose a serious threat compared to AI tanks. However if the team lacks a SPAA to shoot the planes down, it still is heavily unadvised for a player to spawn a fighter during a "heavy" wave. It is more suited to spawn a bomber or an attacker in such situation while leaving the task of killing the enemy planes for a "lighter" wave. Attack aircraft are also generally less effective than heavy bombers (bombs are generally more effective than rockets and guns). One should consider saving the points instead for a bomber.


Helicopters

Level 6 (8.3+) offers players the choice of using helicopters alongside their ground vehicles. While helicopters can be very effective at destroying ground vehicles, they remain vulnerable to either AI's tanks' machine guns or by SPAA which can spawn repeatedly and, as mentioned previously, they open fire from a considerable range. Due to the SPAA's stationary nature, it is advised to use guided Anti-Tank missiles to deal with SPAAs while one maneuvres their helicopter to avoid fire. However due to the low ammunition count of ATGMs, this tactic can pose a problem when it comes to attacking tanks, as such it is advised to use unguided rockets, which helicopters can bring plentiful of, as well as Armour-Piercing ammunition for canons to engage tanks. Helicopters are also able to reload without the need of returning to the airfield, such reload is affected


USA flag.png Ardennes

Strategy for Ardennes

Ardennes offers a lot of options and cover: such advantage make it a favorite among players.

  • Location 1 is a heavily recommended spot. It provides good hull-down cover as well as offering tanks flexibility in engagements due to its close proximity with the base.
  • Location 2 is recommended for countering the eastern B waves.
  • Locations 3 and 4 are able to counter the A northern waves, however players may find it more difficult to reach such position as well as not providing enough flexibility in engagements due to its remote location from the base.
  • Location 5 is recommended to counter the western waves, however players can be left exposed to enemies coming from the southeast.
  • Location 6 is only recommended if the player's vehicle has a strong turret armour in order to take advantage of the the hull-down position.


Britain flag.png Sinai

Strategy for Sinai

Unlike Ardennes, Sinai is considered among the hardest maps among players. Cooperation is crucial due to the open terrain.

  • Locations 5, 6, and 7 are heavily recommended since they can cover the most possible waves. It is also recommended to spawn as soon as possible at the start of the match due to the short time given to get to the aforementioned places before the first wave: in case a player is unable to find cover when the first wave spawns, it is likely to get quickly sniped by the enemy tanks.
  • Players that prefer to play safer or are unable to reach the aforementioned locations on time, are recommended to go to location 1. However, the rocks nearby the base can become a nuisance when shooting at the enemy. Such place can also take very few players at the same time.
  • Locations 2, 3, and 4 are very situational: due to the limited cover, players are advised to often relocate from such positions based on where the enemy waves are coming from.


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Strategy for Kursk

Unlike other maps, enemies in Kursk only comes in a 180° arc instead of from all directions. However, the map offers very little cover outside of the base, therefore most of the advised locations are positioned inside the base.

  • Location 1 allows players to counter A, B, and C paths while remaining hull-down.
  • Location 5 is advised to flank the F path.

The other locations are defensive places. However, if the player's vehicle cannot penetrate enemies frontally, they are advised to charge out at the AI once they approach the base.


Germany flag.png Mozdok

Strategy for Mozdok

Unlike Kursk, Mozdok offers a lot of cover for players to spread out, as such they are advised to take advantage of positions outside the base.

  • Location 1 is strategically recommended to counter enemies coming from the North: in particular A, B, and G paths.
  • Location 2 is the most versatile location. It will counter C and D, as well as allowing players to shoot at enemies coming from A, B, and G once they reach the base.
  • Locations 3, 4, and 5 are situational, depending on where the enemies spawn. They are very exposed in some directions and should only be used as needed. Location 5 in particular is useful for countering D, E, and F.
  • Location 6 is for countering E and F, they allow players to counter the north and southwestern paths quickly.
  • Location 7 can be useful with enemies coming from A or G, however it leaves players exposed to enemies spawning at B or C.


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Strategy for Emperor's Garden

Due to the open nature of the map, Emperor's Garden is also considered among the hardest maps. However, unlike Sinai, the lack of considerable armour on Japanese tanks provides an advantage for players.

  • The western waves (A) can be countered by having people at Locations 1, 2, and 3 . Locations 2 and 3 can also effectively counter the north-eastern waves (B).
  • The southeastern wave (C) cannot be adequately dealt with from any of those locations, although from location 3, players can engage some of the tanks depending on the size of both the player’s and enemy’s tanks. Location 4 is heavily recommended to counter the southeastern wave. Players are also advised to prioritize that wave for air strikes.
  • The eastern flank is a lot more open in nature, therefore there is no recommended location to effectively counter it.


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Strategy for Maginot Line
  • Usually, enemies coming from path A pose serious threat, however players can effectively use location 1 to counter enemies coming down this path. This location also provides cover and allows players to go hull down against all the other waves, however players may require to shoot at moving targets over 1 km in order to maximize the use of this place against waves D, E, F, and G.
  • Locations 2 and 3 are considerably difficult to reach, however they can provide decent cover with buildings. Players can effectively counter B and C from such position.
  • Location 4 is the northern counterpart of 1. It is an excellent ambush location and can cover all the paths with exception of the A path.
  • Location 5 incorporates excellent cover, through a channel dug in between some mounds, as well as being reasonably close to the base. Players using slow tanks are advised to use such position. However, enemies coming from G may pose a threat to players..
  • The bunker in location 6 provides excellent cover. Its location inside the cap circle allows player to effectively resupply the player, as such it is a heavily recommended spot for players utilizing vehicles with an autoloader. However, players will have to change their position around the bunker according to the waves.


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Strategy for Fulda
  • Location 1 provides excellent cover, and can be used to engage and get flanking shots on the waves above the dotted red line. However, such location prevents players from engaging enemies coming from the south or southeast section of the map.
  • The base, located at location 2, provides decent cover. However players will require a gun with high penetration in order to penetrate heavily armoured enemies such as Leopards 2A5 or M1A2.
  • Location 3 lies directly underneath the flightpath of the enemy fighters, F-84s, equipped with Tiny Tims. It is the ideal location for SPAAs. It also is an excellent countering position for enemies coming from the south.