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Tank Destroyers are vehicles designed specifically to destroy enemy tanks. They have more powerful weapons than most other vehicles of their tier and are able to penetrate most targets they encounter.

Soviet Tank Destroyers sacrifice armor thickness for better angled armour, more powerful guns, better speed, and better camouflage values. American Tank Destroyers generally have medium range guns, medium to good armour, and are fairly fast (Except for T28 and T95). German Tank Destroyers usually have fairly high penetrating and damaging guns, decent speed while featuring more armour than some TD lines. British Tank Destroyers have good, quick-firing guns, but their most outstanding feature is their very thick armor, (Except for FV215b (183) and Alecto) French Tank Destroyers have high penetration for their tiers, excellent manoeuvrability and armour focused at the front

The role of Tank Destroyers is to provide close support fire power where ever it is needed. Due to the fact that most lower tiered TDs have weak armour, close quarters engagements should be avoided. When playing a Tank Destroyer, the best position to be in is a place that has a good view of the map and cover to duck behind. Many TD drivers prefer to locate their tank on a hill that overlooks the battlefield, from here you can provide assistance to anyone who needs it. The only exception to this general rule is the British TDs from tiers 5-9 and the American heavy TD’s, which can be in the main assault because of their thick armour.

Mounting Guns: On most lower tiered tank destroyers you will have the option of mounting two different types of guns. The first type, known as howitzers, have very little penetration, but does a lot of damage, these guns are good at decimating lower tiered tanks, they also have a very low rate of fire. Howitzers also usually shoot slow-moving High Explosive (HE) shells that do major damage. The second type, regular anti-tank guns, have mostly decent penetration and does a medium amount of damage, these guns have a faster rate of fire and are good at fighting higher tiered tanks. AT guns can shoot a variety of Armor Piercing (AP) and HE shells.

USSR

    II
    AT-1

    AT-1

    III
    SU-76

    SU-76

    IV
    SU-85B

    SU-85B

    V
    SU-85

    SU-85

    V
    SU-85I

    SU-85I

    VI
    SU-100

    SU-100

    VI
    SU-100Y

    SU-100Y

    VII
    SU-152

    SU-152

    VII
    SU-100M1

    SU-100M1

    VII
    SU-122-44

    SU-122-44

    VIII
    ISU-152

    ISU-152

    VIII
    SU-101

    SU-101

    IX
    Object 704

    Object 704

    IX
    SU-122-54

    SU-122-54

    X
    Object 263

    Object 263

    X
    Object 268

    Object 268

Germany

    II
    Panzerjäger I

    Panzerjäger I

    III
    Marder II

    Marder II

    IV
    Hetzer

    Hetzer

    V
    StuG III Ausf. G

    StuG III Ausf. G

    VI
    Dicker Max

    Dicker Max

    VI
    Jagdpanzer IV

    Jagdpanzer IV

    VII
    E 25

    E 25

    VII
    E 25

    E 25 "#1"

    VII
    Jagdpanther

    Jagdpanther

    VIII
    Ferdinand

    Ferdinand

    VIII
    Jagdpanther II

    Jagdpanther II

    VIII
    8,8 cm Pak 43 Jagdtiger

    8,8 cm Pak 43 Jagdtiger

    VIII
    Snowstorm Jagdtiger 8.8

    Snowstorm Jagdtiger 8.8

    IX
    Jagdtiger

    Jagdtiger

    X
    Jagdpanzer E 100

    Jagdpanzer E 100

UK

    II
    Universal Carrier 2-pdr

    Universal Carrier 2-pdr

    III
    Valentine AT

    Valentine AT

    IV
    Alecto

    Alecto

    V
    Angry Connor

    Angry Connor

    V
    AT 2

    AT 2

    VI
    Churchill Gun Carrier

    Churchill Gun Carrier

    VI
    AT 8

    AT 8

    VII
    AT 15A

    AT 15A

    VII
    AT 7

    AT 7

    VIII
    AT 15

    AT 15

    IX
    Tortoise

    Tortoise

    X
    FV215b (183)

    FV215b (183)

USA

    II
    T18

    T18

    III
    T82

    T82

    IV
    M8A1

    M8A1

    IV
    T40

    T40

    V
    M10 Wolverine

    M10 Wolverine

    V
    T49

    T49

    VI
    M18 Hellcat

    M18 Hellcat

    VI
    M36 Jackson

    M36 Jackson

    VII
    T25/2

    T25/2

    VII
    T25 AT

    T25 AT

    VIII
    T28

    T28

    VIII
    T28 Prototype

    T28 Prototype

    IX
    T30

    T30

    IX
    T95

    T95

    X
    T110E3

    T110E3

    X
    T110E4

    T110E4

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