Difference between the real machine and game model type S-51
In game World of Tanks S 51 is a little bit changed and doesn’t fully correspond real vehicle. Main differences are:
- Real S-51 was not equipped with communication facilities.
- Real rate of fire of gun type B-4 was 1 shot in about 1.25-1.5 minutes. In WoT it is changed to 1.58-1.9 shots per minute.
- Horizontal aiming sector was 4 degrees.
- Crew of the real tank S-51 consisted of 9 people.
- Maximum speed was 2 km\hr more than in game.
Maybe it can be a little bit disappointing for people, who love historical preciseness in game, but really it cannot stop us from having a great time, playing WoT game on vehicle, especially if you buy an account where you already have this type of vehicle.
Potential of S 51 tank in game
To get a success in the game World of Tanks on self-propelled artillery S-51, try to study strong and weak sides of this type, buy modifications. Knowing well a machine is half of a way to the victory. Both new and experienced players in WoT should pay attention to these peculiarities to get on top.
How to modify S-51 tank
ou can get self-propelled artillery mount S-51 after the tank KV-2. Its price is 93 000 Experience points. Buy the following modifications to take maximum profit from tank:
- Chassis C-51 Bis increase carrying capacity to 52.5 t and traverse speed to 20 deg/s.
- Low firing rate of gun B-4 203 mm in comparison to BR-2 152 mm is compensated by high one-time damage up to 1050 points, but it has got only 12 shots. As a result, stock gun is more preferable on machine S-51 by price and type.
- Engine type V-2-10 adds 4% of specific power - 10.35 hp/t. It will give a meager increase to dynamics.
- Engine type V-16 adds 20% of specific power - 11.95 hp/t, providing a significant increase in dynamics.
- Buy radio type 12RT to increase communication range by 75% - to 625 m.
Check price of the modifications on your account and buy some to play WoT better. Different type of modification refer to different parts of machine S-51.
Peculiarities of S-51 type
In game World of Tanks S 51 is a relatively mobile self-propelled gun, created on the basis of KV-2 tank. This type has an open deckhouse, increasing view range, but making crew more vulnerable. What you can use as an advantage is a huge one-time damage. Work as a support for your teammates in game, and let the others make kills.
Your weapon type is a powerful 203-mm howitzer. In direct-fire mode it can deliver a host of troubles to enemy. As a rule, it works best of all on city maps.
Advantages and disadvantages of WoT S 51
How to show the best results in game? There are some tips for WoT players. You should know your enemy, a map you are having a battle on, and, of course, your own tank. Moreover, pay attention not only to the strong sides, but also to weaknesses – it is important in WoT. Buy modifications to improve some characteristics.
Advantages of S-51:
- Huge one-time damage - 1,050 / 1,050 HP.
- Good splash, hitting the wide range.
Disadvantages of S-51:
- Small angles of horizontal aiming. You may need to move a lot to hit the opponent.
- Long recharge. You’d better hide somewhere for this time.
- Long aiming - 6.30 s. The fast opponent can leave the spot before you are able to shoot.
- Great silhouette. It makes you more noticeable for enemies.
- Low mobility – top speed is just 30 km/h. You need some time to run for your life.
- Large dispersion of the gun - 0.83 m at 100 m. It will always have a chance to miss.
Buy modifications for your crew to get the best result
Radio operator in this type of the machine is absent, so commander is performing his functions. Crew of type S-51 in game WoT has two gunners and two chargers. It gives you an opportunity to learn more skills.
To make crew more efficient in game, first of all you should study The Sixth Sense. It will show you in time if you are on spot. Masking and Combat Brotherhood are next steps. But make sure that all the crew members have Combat Brotherhood at the 100% level, otherwise it will not work.
Driver accelerates traverse speed, increases maneuverability and reduces time of gaining the maximum speed by the skills Virtuoso and Off-road King. Gunner reduces the dispersion by skill Smooth turret traverse.
Are you in love with WoT – S 51 is the tank you need to try
Self-propelled artillery mount is an interesting thing to play on. And if you have never tried it before – it is high time to make it. If you didn’t try WoT game before, but now decided to try this type of the tank, buy the account on GameStore.Live. It saves time and gives the opportunity to enjoy game fully. We have accounts with the best machines for sale – WoT S 51 and others.