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? +The T18 can be either the best tier 2 TD or the worst, all depending on how you use it. As a stock tank, it leaves much to be desired, with weak suspension, engine, and gun. for the early stages of game play, sniping with this tank can be the best way to go. being a low-tier TD, it will always encounter tanks larger than itself (tier 3's at best, 4's at worst.)Its small size allows it to hide well from afar, and its heavier than usual armor allows for many deflections at medium to long range. Close-quarters fighting, however, must be done with caution, and preferably with the tank fully upgraded. Even with the top engine and suspension, this TD is very sluggish when compared with other tanks of its class. In the way of armament, however, nothing can defeat it. Armed with a 75mm howitzer, the T18 can one or two shot all tier 2 tanks, and kill tier 3 tanks with incredible ease. When using the tank for close quarters, it is imperative to always have supporting tanks, as the T18 has VERY light side and rear armor, and since it lacks a turret, can be surrounded very easily. Although the frontal armor is quite thick, not many penetrating shots will be needed to take this tank out, and caution should always be used.
  
  

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The T18 is an American tier 2 tank destroyer. It is a worthy representative to the tier 2 tank destroyers, despite having been developed on the chassis of the M3 Stuart. First of all, the T18 is a closed-type tank destroyer and its armor plating can make it a hard nut to crack. As always, there is an opposite side of the coin; the weight of the armor plating affects the speed and maneuverability of this tank considerably. Even so, it is remarkably fast and has astonishing firepower for its tier. The choice of mounted weapon is also an important factor in deciding what tactics to use in battles.

The T18 leads to the T82.

T18/ModulesT18/EquipmentT18/Consumables

Historical Info

The T18 was originally designed as a self-propelled gun for supporting infantry. It was armed with a 75-mm Howitzer installed in a spacious, fully enclosed armored hull. The development was started in October 1941 and finished in May 1942. The project was abandoned due to the emergence of the more advanced M8.


American Tanks
Light Tanks T1 Cunningham  • M2 Light Tank  • T1E6  • T2 Light Tank  • T7 Combat Car  • M22 Locust  • M3 Stuart  • MTLS-1G14  • M5 Stuart  • M24 Chaffee  • T21  • T71
Medium Tanks T2 Medium Tank  • M2 Medium Tank  • M3 Lee  • M4 Sherman  • M4A2E4 Sherman  • M7  • Ram II  • M4A3E2 Sherman Jumbo  • M4A3E8 Sherman  • T20  • M26 Pershing  • T23  • T26E4 Super Pershing  • T69  • M46 Patton  • T54E1  • M48A1 Patton  • M60
Heavy Tanks T1 Heavy Tank  • T14  • M6  • T29  • M6A2E1  • T32  • T34  • M103  • T57 Heavy Tank  • T110E5
Tank Destroyers T18  • T82  • M8A1  • T40  • M10 Wolverine  • T49  • M18 Hellcat  • M36 Jackson  • T25 AT  • T25/2  • T28  • T28 Prototype  • T30  • T95  • T110E3  • T110E4
Self-Propelled Guns T57  • M7 Priest  • M37  • M41  • M44  • M12  • M40/M43  • M53/M55  • T92



Tank Destroyers
USA II T3 HMC  • III T56 GMC  • IV M8A1  • IV T40  • V M10 Wolverine  • V T67  • VI T78 Gold  • VI M18 Hellcat  • VI M36 Jackson  • VII M56 Scorpion Gold  • VII T28 Concept Gold  • VII T25/2  • VII T25 AT  • VIII TS-5 Gold  • VIII T28  • VIII T28 Prototype  • IX T30  • IX T95  • X T110E3  • X T110E4
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Germany II Panzerjäger I  • III Marder II  • IV StuG III Ausf. B  • IV Jagdpanzer 38(t) Hetzer  • IV Marder 38T  • V StuG IV Gold  • V Pz.Sfl. IVc  • V StuG III Ausf. G  • VI Dicker Max Gold  • VI Jagdpanzer IV  • VI Nashorn  • VII E 25 Gold  • VII Krupp-Steyr Waffenträger Gold  • VII Jagdpanther  • VII Sturer Emil  • VIII Ferdinand  • VIII Kanonenjagdpanzer 105 Gold  • VIII Rheinmetall Skorpion G Gold  • VIII Rheinmetall Skorpion Gold  • VIII Jagdpanther II  • VIII 8,8 cm Pak 43 Jagdtiger Gold  • VIII Rhm.-Borsig Waffenträger  • IX Jagdtiger  • IX Waffenträger auf Pz. IV  • X Grille 15  • X Jagdpanzer E 100  • X Waffenträger auf E 100
France II Renault FT AC  • III FCM 36 Pak 40 Gold  • III Renault UE 57  • IV Somua SAu 40  • V M10 RBFM Gold  • V S35 CA  • VI ARL V39  • VII AMX AC mle. 46  • VIII AMX AC mle. 48  • VIII AMX Canon d'assaut 105 Gold  • IX AMX 50 Foch  • X AMX 50 Foch (155) Gold  • X AMX 50 Foch B
USSR II AT-1  • III SU-76M  • III SU-76I Gold  • IV SU-85B  • V SU-85  • V SU-85I Gold  • VI SU-100  • VI SU-100Y Gold  • VII ISU-122S Gold  • VII SU-152  • VII SU-100M1  • VII SU-122-44 Gold  • VIII ISU-152  • VIII ISU-130 Gold  • VIII T-103 Gold  • VIII SU-130PM Gold  • VIII SU-101  • IX Object 704  • IX Object 263  • X Object 268  • X Object 268 Version 4
China II T-26G FT  • III M3G FT  • IV SU-76G FT  • V 60G FT  • VI WZ-131G FT  • VII T-34-2G FT  • VIII WZ-111-1G FT  • VIII WZ-120-1G FT Gold  • IX WZ-111G FT  • X WZ-113G FT
Japan
Czechoslovakia
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