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post #5401 of 6618
If you play aggressive, there is no way to avoid artillery.

And that is how all Super Unicums play.
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post #5402 of 6618
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Originally Posted by Stige View Post

If you play aggressive, there is no way to avoid artillery.

And that is how all Super Unicums play.

Pretty much this.

You can try your hardest to avoid it but ultimately it's going to hit you anyway, even if you make them miss a few.
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post #5403 of 6618
Its a combination of focusing strong players on the enemy team and the fact that most competent players play on key areas on most maps. Also the more you move the easier you get spotted and hence target for arty. What if there are 2 or 3 batchat arty at tier 10, they can easilly permatrack you and kill you in a few shots.

There is no way to avoid being hit or splashed by arty if you play the game "right" since playing right means camping as little as possible specialy in a HT. Add on top of that most maps have been flatten out and arties with high balstic arch = hit behind slopes. 80% of all hills and slopes are useless in wot since they are not really arty safe. Also staying arty save is really stupid since arties should prevent camping, not nuke you as soon as you move out of cover. Arty is not a way to prevent caping, it is a way to prevent agressive players.
Edited by PachAz - 10/23/15 at 5:07pm
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post #5404 of 6618
In AW, arty actually DOES prevent camping instead of oneshotting Unicums randomly.
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post #5405 of 6618
To make arty miss you can try not moving in a straight line, once you start moving out of cover don't stop till you are back behind cover, I get more tanks because they stop to shoot, learn the traverse angles of the arty in your game, my Grille is much more accurate than my M41 but the m41 has a much larger traverse range so it locks on faster.
last night I got yelled at by a T-14 operator for targeting him over the 2 lights who where closer to my teams LOD, I targeted him because he was doing more damage then the lights and he was stationary where the lights were constantly on the move, once I took him out I targets the lights and tracked both of them with splash damage making them easy kills for my teams mediums.
For me arty is about supporting your teams push or defense.
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post #5406 of 6618
Dont underestimate the intelligence of unicums and superunicums by telling them how to "avoid" being shot by arty please.
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post #5408 of 6618
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Dont underestimate the intelligence of unicums and superunicums by telling them how to "avoid" being shot by arty please.

This guy starts to make more sense by each day, what is happening here??

I'm sure in the past I argued against PAchAz constantly but now I see no reason to!
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There is no way arty can be justified in wot that is why arty has constanly being subject to nerfs and still on the tabloid to being "rebalanced" which possible will be another failure. No matter what WG does artys are and will still increase in numbers. WG has also been so smart to include artys in missions and that is a direct result of the arty infestation we are seeing. On average on the evenings on eu1 and eu2 there are 3 artys per game and that is not healthy. But we must remember that arty has been on the rise in 2 years or so, shortly after 8.6 the numbers started to increase. Now the numbers of artys are similar prior to 8.6, only differance is that arty are far less effective. On the other hand we have more flatter maps with less hard cover as well as new artys wigh higher balstic arch. Even if you want to stay "arty safe" its no possible due to the map changes. Many new maps are actually more arty friendly than before.
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post #5410 of 6618
I have noticed while playing arty that some of the map changes and newer maps have a more favorable terrain for arty, tall hills with longer approaches offer good cover from the enemy heavy on the other side and are easier to climb but they offer even less cover from Arty then a steeper hills of the past.
Currently my highest tier Arty is an FV304 (Bert) loads of fun to play but not much range or damage.
I also have an M41 with which I am completely dissatisfied, it does loads of damage but short of getting all the enemy to bunch up it ain't going to hit anything.
Then there is my Grille which is my original Arty line, the Grille crew has BIA at 100% and camo at 86% it is also loads of fun and has vary good range and damage especially in TD mode firing HEAT.

(edit)

I was going to post a rant in response to PachAz's comment about no justifying Arty in WOT, but then i started to think, the game is called World of Tanks not WWII armored warfare or even Guns aplenty but until WG changes the vehicle list i will continue to play arty every once in a while and when I do I am sure I will irritate more than a few internet heroes and get killed by some puts in a Luc's
Edited by slickwilly - 10/28/15 at 1:08pm
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