9.20 Detailed Japanese Heavy Changes

Good day everyone,

Yesterday we posted some general changes that will occur to the Japanese heavy line in 9.20, but now we have some more details on specific changes.

O-I Exp.

  • Removed 10cm Cannon Type 14, due to being too effective for a Tier V machine.
  • Reinforced hull armor from 75mm to 100mm.
  • Reinforced turret armor from 75mm to 100mm
  • Reduced turret traverse from 22.9 deg/sec to 20.9 deg/sec.
  • Reduced shot dispersion during turret traverse from 3.8 to 3.45.

O-I

  • Decreased rear armor thickness to allow equal tier opponents to penetrate.

O-Ho

  • 10cm Experimental Tank Gun Kai will receive premium armor piercing ammunition with 250-260mm penetration.

Type 4 Heavy

  • Decreased turret traverse from 18.8 to 17.7 deg/sec.
  • Reduced hull traverse from 22 to 17 deg/sec.
  • Reduced shot dispersion during turret traverse from 4.14 to 3.91.
  • Reduced shot dispersion during hull traverse from 4.64 to 3.59.
  • Weakened the front hull armor.

Type 5 Heavy

  • Decreased turret traverse from 20.9 to 18.8 deg/sec.
  • Decreased hull traverse from 22 to 17 deg/sec.
  • Reduced shot dispersion during turret traverse from 4.22 to 3.8.
  • Reduced shot dispersion during hull traverse from 4.22 to 3.26.
  • Weakened the front hull armor.
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