The Löwe is one of the original premium tanks in World of Tanks. For most of its stay in World of Tanks its armor was largely weak for a tier 8 heavy tank. Recently the Löwe underwent a couple buffs that drastically increased its armor protection across the tank. This guide for World of Tanks Löwe weak spots breaks down the entire tank’s effective armor values. You’ll learn every weak spot needed to tackle one in World of Tanks on the battlefield.
World of Tanks Löwe Weak Spots |Video Review|
World of Tanks Löwe Weak Spots |Frontal View|
The Löwe isn’t a slouch anymore when it comes to frontal armor. Most of the frontal armor is above 240mm effective armor which poses problems for even tier 10 tanks. Starting at the front hull you have a large upper glacis that sits at 268mm effective armor. The lower glacis starts out with a vertical 225mm thick armor plate that still gives higher tier tanks a chance to bounce on. Most of the lower glacis however sits at 139mm effectiveness; aside from the 300mm effective area on the very bottom. This 139mm effective area of the lower plate is the weak spot most players use against the Löwe if it isn’t hull down.
With a very strong turret and insanely protected mantlet the Löwe is hard to damage in these areas. You’ll find decent success aiming beneath the mantlet since it is only 178mm effective. Along the edges you also find armor that is semi-weak but still difficult to hit regularly. For many tanks the cupola is hard to hit due to the Löwe’s height and also with it being towards the rear. If visible most of the cupola is between 86mm-176mm effective and easy to damage. Simply avoid shooting the angled edges on the edges of it and you’ll find easy penetrations.
World of Tanks Löwe Weak Spots |Side View|
For most opposing tanks the side of the Löwe is very easy to damage. The only strong bits are towards the front of the turret, very rear of the turret, and cupola edges. For lower tier tanks(6-7) try to hit the green areas on the side hull and turret side. While the yellow areas are between 101mm-199mm effective they can still pose some issues with achieving 100% penetration.
World of Tanks Löwe Weak Spots |Rear View|
The Löwe’s rear is extremely easy to damage by virtually every tank it faces. The only problems arise if you aim towards the angled edges of the turret and cupola. If your gun is under 121mm you’ll also want to avoid hitting the engine deck since you won’t overmatch it.
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