World of Tanks is a freemium massively multiplayer tank simulation game in which players fight against other players in 20th century-era tanks.

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Does weapon weight count in World of Tanks?

I'm driving a Luchs (Light Tank) as a scout in WoT and I'm having a problem about choosing between the main gun: Gun 3cm M.K. 103 Gun 5cm Kw.K. 39 L/60 The latteris better in every aspect (apart ...
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World of Tanks - spotting questions

What part of a tank is spotting done from? The entire tank or just the turret? Does poking the front of your tank out around a rock spot things beyond it or do you have to drive far enough forward ...
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How do I accept and complete missions in World of Tanks?

I didn't get how to work with the missions's menu. I want to do the income increase mission but how do I accept it and how do I see my progress and requierments?
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Which tanks will be removed from my garage?

I have played World of Tanks casually since beta, and I like to keep a lot of tanks. In particular, I've collected handful of premium tanks via various promotions, which I rarely use, but which I like ...
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Is there a point in increasing my view range over 445m in World of Tanks?

The question pretty much says it all. I know that the maximum view range is 445m which can be easily reached with some tanks (FCM 36 Pak 40 for example). Is there a point in increasing it any further? ...
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What am I supposed to do if a teammate starts firing at me in World of Tanks?

It sometimes happens that a teammate deliberately tries to kill you for example if you stand in his way. It often happens on Province or Malinovka that I hide behind a rock next to the spawn area and ...
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What is the fastest way to earn tank EXP in World of Tanks?

Ok, so I have a tier 4 scout, and its next upgrade takes like 5,000 EXP to research. So what would be the easiest way to earn that much EXP in a short amount of time?
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Putting a password on a Xbox 360 game

My son love to play World of Tanks on his Xbox 360 but this is causing his grades to plummet. Is there a way I can put a password on the game so he can't play whenever he wants? Also, since this is an ...
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Transferable Crew in World of Tanks

World of tanks allows some crews to be transferred to other tanks without losing the crew skill %, for example Stug to E25. Is there alist of tank crews that can be transferred? Tried looking at the ...
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Transfer personnel between tiers

If you assign a medium tank commander to a heavy tank, his rating drops significantly. Does he also 'forget' how to command a heavy tank? Or conversely, what happens when he is reassigned back to a ...
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How to change out ammo?

In World of Tanks on an Xbox 360, how does one change out ammo while in battle? Or how do you change it period?
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What happens if you don't have enough money to repair?

After every match your tank get automatically repaired and ammunition refilled. If you don't have money and you did a bad game winning low credits resulting in having insufficient funds for the ...
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Difference between different ammunition

What is the difference between this types of ammunition? I have less of the second one, so it's supposed to be better, but I usually have far better results with the first one, and I think it deals ...
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Spotting mechanics in console

I read this: http://wiki.worldoftanks.com/Battle_Mechanics#Radio_Range In Xbox 360 edition you can see allies always, but there it says that you can only see them when in range. I think in console ...
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What are the differences between console and PC versions?

Are there any differences in mechanics between World Of Tanks in console compared to its PC version?
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What is the use of “tank experience” once you maxed the tank?

Once you max a tank you gain more "free experience" (gold stars) available for every other tank upgrade, but you still receive standard tank experience (silver stars). What is the use for that? Can ...
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Can a tank be hit when it is not visible?

Can I hit a tank that I'm not seeing but whose position is known to me? If yes, does the hit reveal him?
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Did I remain detected once alert disappears? How many time?

Sometimes in World of Tanks on the Xbox 360 edition you get detected and an alert appears on the bottom of the screen. If you hide then the icon disappears. You remain still some time visible to the ...
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How to play a Tank Destroyer in World of Tanks?

I've played several Tank Destroyers, SPGs and Light Tanks so far and reached Tier V with each of them. (Panzer IV, M41, StuG III) My observation is that the overall difficulty level increases because ...
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What happens if I get a free tank, when my garage is already full?

After having played the beta back in the day, I returned after a long break, to see that my garage had changed. Some of my tanks had disappeared, and I had to buy them again. I also had a few new ...
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Can someone explain the Xbox 360 version's battle results screen in more detail?

Being this is the first time I played WOT I don't know all of the details. An as the XBOX 360 version had different looking screens than the PC version if someone could explain the battle results in ...
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At which percentage of 2nd perk, perk reset leaves 1st perk at 100%?

I wanted to reset various perks of "value increases with progress" of my crew and replace them all with Brothers in Arms, which works only at 100%. I'm currently somewhere 25% up the 2nd perk but ...
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Are crew members trained equally?

If I have all my crew 100% trained and want to train a new skill, is it better to train them one at a time, or should I train them all in new skill at the same time? Is the XP shared out equally, or ...
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How bad is AMX 13 F3 AM with weaker radio?

I'm an artillery guy at heart, quite far with German arty (near to getting G.W.Tiger), had a taste of Russian (up to SU-8), but I decided to have a taste of French, skipping the lower tiers and ...
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Will I get the kill if my tank wreck destroys another tank?

I'm wondering if I can get the kill in the following situation: I drive off a bridge and fall on an enemy tank. Both survive the crash and both are losing HP continuously. But he has more HP than ...
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Do achievements/awards give any reward?

In World of Tanks, you receive rewards, accolades, achievements, etc during games where you perform well. For example, you will earn Top Gun if you get at least 6 kills in a single game. My question ...
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Does shooting reveal other friendly positions?

Supposedly shooting "makes bushes invisible in 15m radius" (or so the help says). Does it mean, that if I, as a scout (lots of camo bonuses), sit hidden in a bush, then an ally drives right over and ...
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Does camouflage paint affect your camo rating

Tanks can use 3 different paints, for the 3 types of maps: summer, winter and desert. My question is does using these paints affect the range you can be spotted, or is it strictly cosmetics. If the ...
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Low-tier battles with high-tier players?

My biggest shock in transition from Grille to Hummel was not in the vehicle. Sure, better traversals, higher damage, better travel times, but these were all just small quantitative changes. The ...
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What's the point of premium ammo for SU-26?

As I look at params of premium ammo for it seems it's only worse than standard. Standard: Premium: Penetration: 60-100 56-94 (Worse!) Damage: 83-138 ...
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When you fire do bushes become invisible for your allies?

I've just watched a very helpful video about camouflage and how bushes work, one thing stated was that "When you fire bushes become invisible within 50m of you." So if I'm next to an enemy tank ...
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If I retrain a crew can I still use them in a lower tier vehicle?

I have two SPG's, Tier 5 and Tier 3; My Tier 3 crew is rather experienced (better than the Tier 5) and I intend to retrain them for my impending Tier 6 SPG. However; will I still be able to use the ...
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how is the daily first battle bonus multiplier chosen?

Every tank gets a special experience multiplier bonus for the first battle won on given day. I've seen this multiplier to be x2, x3, x5, but couldn't find any rule when is it which. Does it follow any ...
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How many have I killed today?

World of tanks is currently running a promotion where players get 300000 credits after scoring 30 kills in a day, and a day of premium after accumulating 50000 XP in a single day. Is there an easy ...
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How to play turretless SPG efficiently?

I'm playing German artillery primarily. One round in Loltraktor, a brief and painful adventure in G.Pz.Mk. IV, a brief hesitation between Wespe and Bison, and a breath of relief as I decided upon ...
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What is the little golden up-arrow in the tank crew part of Garage UI?

The second crew member has this little golden thing next to "91%". I didn't notice anything unusual on his card, nor anything to change or upgrade... I checked the guide and it wasn't mentioned. What ...
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Does matchmaker assign sides by tank type?

For the past week or so I've been playing almost strictly StgPzIVb, a very fun artillery to play. I played the several maps available dozens of times and I was frequently making plans "where to hide ...
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tank-like sniper mode for artillery mod? [closed]

Is there any mod that lets you use a tank-like (first-person) sniper mode in artillery besides the standard "strategical map"? Of course the "map view" is much better for hunting enemies from afar, ...
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How does experience work for skills in world of tanks?

I've got a tank that has just reached 100% crew experience level and, all excited, I set some skills to advance. My Commander had a skill "Signal Boosting" and I received 500 experience points for a ...
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Does exiting the battle after getting killed affect the scoring?

After I'm killed in a battle, can I just press ESC, pick another tank and play another battle without any penalties, or will the outcome (credits, experience) be adversely affected unless I spectate ...
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What determines the actual rate of fire?

Many cannons list 2 rates (or a range of rate) of fire in the specs. For example take this tier 10 German cannon: When installed on a tank the actual rate of fire is shown: What determines the ...
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What are the benfits of a premium account?

What are the benefits of buying a premium account for World of Tanks? Does it really make a big difference over playing free to play?
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How can gold best be used to optimize credits and XP?

I have 1300 gold leftover in my account from a promotion involving the World of Warplanes beta. I'm not likely to get more anytime soon. So what's a good strategy for spending this gold to maximize XP ...
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How to spot effectively?

I've only been playing for a couple weeks, but I feel like I have a good grasp on the basic mechanics of the game, as well on the gameplay in general. However, one concept continually dumbfounds me: ...
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What does the map choice depends on?

In World of Tanks, There is a number of maps and when you want to play the match making system simply assign you one. It seems to be not totally random. For exemple, when you play tier 1 or 2 tanks, ...
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What are the difference between tanks from different countries?

I want to find out what the difference between defensive and offensive "specializations" of tanks in the various trees are. Something like (and this is what I heard a friend mention) "German tanks are ...
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The best tank(s) for grinding credits in World of Tanks?

I'm currently a little stuck. I have multiple tanks with elite status, but I don't have enough credits to buy the next tanks in their lines. For example, the T29 costs >1.4M credits. I know that the ...
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Where to buy a type-59?

I often see some type-59 in tier 6-9 games but I don't see it in any tech tree. I Would like to buy one because it seems to be very strong. Do I need to buy premium for a certain ammount of time? Do I ...
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Can bouncing bullets hit another tank?

In World of Tanks, bullets can be deflected by armor thickness. I'm wondering if it is possible for a bullet to bounce on a tank with suck an angle that it can go hit an other (or any destructible ...
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45 degrees turn to live longer?

Stopping bullets in World Of Tanks is more than just armor thickness; you can use armor slope to increase the chances of completely bouncing enemy bullets, meaning you take far less damage. I'm ...