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Pz.Kpfw. 35(t)
General characteristics
4 peopleCrew
75 %Visibility
front / side / backArmour
25 / 0 / 16Hull
25 / 16 / 0Turret
10.5 tWeight
229 hp120 hpEngine power
22 hp/t11 hp/tPower-to-weight ratio
37 km/h forward
5 km/h back
33 km/h forward
4 km/h back
37 mm KwK34(t) cannonMain weapon
72 roundsAmmunition
3.3 / 4.3 sReload
-10° / 25°Vertical guidance
7.92 mm MG37(t) machine gunCoaxial weapon
1 800 roundsAmmunition
8.0 / 10.4 sReload
200 roundsBelt capacity
769 shots/minFire rate
Sl icon.pngCrew training
1 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
10 Ge icon.pngAces
100 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
30 % Sl icon.png20 % Sl icon.png10 % Sl icon.png


The Pz.Kpfw. 35(t) is a rank I German light tank with a battle rating of 1.0 (AB/RB/SB).

General info

Survivability and armour

The Pz.35(t) has a key advantage over most low-BR tanks that is seen only also on French tanks - it has 25mm front armor on the hull and turret which makes it immune to 12.7mm machine guns that are commonplace at its tier. The sides are pennable with such weapons, however. It has four crew with decent spacing between them, but a far cry from the Panzer III/IV, so while it can save you sometimes, don't rely on it, especially if a Russian APBC or British 2-pdr is coming your way.


With a top speed of 33kph and a P/W of 11.43hp/ton in RB/SB, the tank has reasonably good mobility for a reserve tank. Stuarts and BTs run circles around you, however.


Main armament

The Pz.35(t) is armed with the KwK 34(t) (37 mm), which has an APC-HE shell with 49mm pen and a Tier 1 unlockable APCBC shell with 52mm pen. It also possesses an 85mm pen APCR shell for more stubborn armored targets such as B1 bis.

Machine guns

The tank has a 7.92mm MG37(t), which is a decent gun to hose down flak trucks but not good for much else.

Usage in the battles

The tank is average in most respects, aside from frontal immunity to .50cals. Since many enemies are faster than you, it is adviseable to bunker down and ambush people. Mobility is good enough that you can actually get to ambush positions while they are still relevant to the match.

While you can penetrate B1 bis from the side, it is adviseable to just avoid them, since APCR postpen damage is currently poor. It does not uptier well if used in 1.3+ lineups, since Valentines and B1 ters are practically immune to the APCR as well.

Pros and cons


  • Gun is decent for tier penetration wise
  • Stock and unlockable ammunition has HE filler to kill reliably in one shot
  • Mobility and acceleration are decent for the tier
  • Frontally immune to 12.7mm guns, unusual for a reserve tank.


  • Many things are faster than it
  • Gun is inadequate vs many targets it can encounter, and being BR 1.0 ensures every single match is an uptier.
  • Armor won't stop anything bigger than a .50cal.
  • Survivability when penned is not great, when compared to the Pz III/IV at the same tier.


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