First look-FV217 Badger on Klondike November 17, 2017 jerryatrick53 First video of the upcoming FV215B (183) replacement for patch 9.21. The video is by Amway921WOT. Liked it? Take a second to support jerryatrick53 on Patreon!Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... First look-FV217 Badger on Klondike
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Since Rita is World’s #1 Tortoise fan I’d love to know what she thinks of this thing.
So looking forward to seeing her stream while playing in this tank.
The full tank is up on gamemodels3d.
Interesting armour weaknesses, from head on the Badger has ~350mm armour from the upper plate to the top with no cupola at all.
Instead from the front there is the middle of the lower plate at ~240mm. Only the middle bit. The sides of the lower plate are almost 300mm.
But that’s not all. Only the plates facing the front are really thick. The horizontal plate under the gun barrel is only 63mm so hitting right under the gun barrel with HE does unusually more damage.
Also for comedy reasons the engine deck roof is 17mm. No mistake, every artillery shell it meets will go right through for full damage. Or for that matter any tank flanking it can point the gun down and shoot through with HE because it’s not a tall tank.
350mm from the front… 17mm over the engine deck…
Apart from that, it replaces the Tortoise as the DPM king by a couple of hundred DPM and will be horrible to face at long range because its weaknesses are the sides and roof. Slightly the lower plate but it’s not a big lower plate.
The stats shown before would appear to be wrong about gun angles also. I’m seeing -10 and +20 as well as 15 degrees to each side so a total gun arc of 30 degrees. Not quite as big as the Tortoise with 20/20 for 40 degrees but not bad.
Badger will also be faster at 30/12 and 14.6hp/t vs a Tortoise at 20/10 and 10.5hp/t.
But bottom line is… the armour is interesting… completely paper if you can hit the engine deck and horribly thick directly to the front.