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Weak Spot Guide: O-I Experimental

At tier 5 the Japanese heavy tank O-I Experimental doesn’t have an overwhelming amount of armor to stand up against many of its peers but it does pose a different armor layout to enemies due to it having several small turrets located across the hull of the tank.  While it is labeled as a heavy […]


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Weak Spot Guide: O-Ni

The tier 7 Japanese heavy tank O-Ni is a slow heavily armored tank that like many of the Japanese heavy tanks has above average frontal/rear while sacrificing side armor protection.  The side armor is only weak when enemies fire directly at it due to the very thin armor found on the side hull.  O-Ni drivers […]


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Weak Spot Guide: O-I

The tier 6 Japanese heavy tank O-I is the first true “heavy tank” in the Japanese heavy tank branch in the sense that it has the armor to withstand a beating.  At tier 6 the O-I’s armor uses a combination of thickness, angling, and deception to protect the tank from damage.  The armor is also […]


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Weak Spot Guide: Type 5 Heavy

The tier 10 Japanese heavy tank Type 5 Heavy is a behemoth on the battlefield weighing in at 150 tons and having the armor to allow it to withstand a beating from the majority of tanks the Type 5 Heavy faces.  Being a large, slow, high hit pool, and well armored tank the Type 5 […]


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Weak Spot Guide: Object 704

The tier 9 Russian tank destroyer Object 704 has a tricky armor scheme that relies on a bit of luck and poor shot placement to deflect incoming rounds.  Against most tier 8 and tier 9/10 tanks the Object 704’s armor is not strong enough frontally to stop aimed shots on much of its frontal armor. […]


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Weak Spot Guide: IS

At tier 7 the Russian IS heavy tank doesn’t have an overwhelming amount of armor to stand up against tier 7 heavy tanks/tank destroyers and higher tier tanks.  However, its armor is strong enough in a lot of areas to give tier 5/6 and many tier 7 tanks a tough time in damaging the IS […]


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Weak Spot Guide: AMX AC mle. 48

The tier 8 French tank destroyer AMC AC mle. 48’s armor scheme is designed as an “all or nothing” approach that make the armor across the AMX AC mle. 48 drastically change from very strong armor to very weak armor in many areas.  99% of the strong armor on the AMX AC mle. 48 is […]


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Weak Spot Guide: AT 8

On paper the tier 6 British tank destroyer AT 8 looks like it is tough opponent to penetrate frontally with its 203mm listed value.  Its sides and rear also have decent 101mm listed values and while these armor thicknesses make the AT 8 difficult to penetrate it does not make it immune if you know […]


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World of Tanks Operation Undead

Today Wargaming released a new flash game that gives us a glimpse of upcoming changes of strongholds.  World of Tanks “Operation Undead” pits you against zombies in a tower defense flash game where you face wave after wave of brain eating zombies.  If you remember last year Wargaming released the “Crayfish” flash game and the […]


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World of Tanks Underwater Mode & New Water Physics

Upcoming in the next path(scheduled for mid-April) will be a new mode in World of Tanks that brings two new underwater maps along with new water physics.  Tanks will now be able to drive underwater and remain capable of fighting instead of the current system where tanks drown after a certain period of time.  While […]


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