What you should know to win in the game on tank ST 1
ST 1 tank is a soviet vehicle of tier IX. Its type – heavy. WoT model has a great armor and powerful cannon. This type of machine is a good middle variant between slow KV-4 and more maneuverable IS-4.
Real machine ST-1 was constructed in 1945. However, WoT type doesn’t correspond the real vehicle. According to the draft and technical design, vertical aiming angles should have been -8 .. +20 degrees.
What to do with ST 1 in WoT
In World of Tanks ST-1 has a type heavy tank. It is opened after KV-4. You can buy it for 166 000 Experience points. To bring ST 1 in WoT to the top on your account, buy some modifications in the following order:
- Gun type BL-9. It has a greater armor penetration than 122 mm type D-25T - 225 / 265 / 68 mm, and a smaller dispersion – 0.40 m. You may get it from IS-3 type.
- ST-IM type of chassis increases load capacity of ST-1 to 63.50 t. You will be able to buy heavier modules, turrets and top cannon.
- Buy turret type ST-1 to strengthen the armor and hit points to 1,857 (HP/min). This type of turret has lower turret traverse speed and a huge size, but larger view range and stronger frontal armor. It saves you from penetration when the turret is hit.
- Cannon type M62-T2, 122 mm. It is one of the best guns in the Soviet branch in the game. Install it on ST-1 if you need better armor penetration – to 258 / 340 / 68 mm, and higher damage – to 440 / 440 / 530 HP. With this gun you easily defeat the vehicles of tier IX and X.
- Engine type B-12P. It adds 50 HP to your tank in WoT. The experienced gamers say, that utility of the module is questionable. But you can buy it to get an elite status and have something special on the account.
- Radios type 12RT and P-113 you should have from the previous tanks. But if for some reason you still don’t have them – buy.
If you are moving further in game WoT and are ready to develop your account, next step on the Soviet branch is IS-4. You buy it for 189 000 Experience points.
ST-1 type in the combat
In World of Tanks ST-1 is a type of vehicle, which is good for the breakthrough. It has thick frontal armor, located at the rational angle, which can withstand many hits from machines of the same type from the distance of 200 or more meters. At the same time, a powerful and penetrating 122 mm gun type M62-T2 allows to deal damage with each accurate shot.
But don’t think that this type of tank is indestructible. Despite of all advantages of a vehicle, don’t climb for trouble, especially if you don’t have allies supporting you. ST-1 is able to defeat enemies of tier IX and X only with the support of 1-2 tanks. In this case it is easy to make a breakthrough and thereby create the preponderance on the flank.
In comparison to sluggish and heavy-armored machine of type KV-4, ST-1 is more speedy and dynamic. It is capable of taking right position in time. The acceptable dynamics is an advantage in combat with the medium and light tanks.
As a result, this type of tank on your account serves as an excellent transition in game between slow and heavy KV-4 and mobile and dynamic IS-4. Each tank in WoT has its own peculiarities, which you feel only if you have this tank on your account.
Pluses and minuses of ST-1
In World of Tanks ST 1 has its own positive and negative sides. Knowing them you will be able to use existing tactics or even develop your own ones. It will be easier to avoid injuries and death and bring victory in the game to your team. With the proficiency, your account will quickly get to the top.
- Good round armor - 150 / 140 / 100 mm.
- Powerful cannon 122 mm M62-T2 type with high penetration - 258 / 340 / 68 mm.
- Almost invulnerable top turret with armor 250 / 160 / 160 mm.
- Good vertical aiming angle.
- Very long aiming - 3.40 s, horrible stabilization and mediocre accuracy of cannon 122mm M62-T2 type.
- Small view range in comparison to the tanks of the same type.
- Long overlocking and clumsiness.
Modify the crew in ST 1 tank to lead your account to the top
If you want this type of tank to make a breakthrough, use perks that enhance firepower and survivability on the battlefield. First all the crew members of ST-1 should gain repairs. You will live much longer in the battle, if your crew will be able to repair the damaged module on time.
The second important ability is the Combat Brotherhood. It increases efficiency of the crew up to 5%. In combination with improved ventilation and additional ration it gives up to 20% efficiency in game. But make sure that all the crew members has the Combat Brotherhood on the 100%, otherwise it will not work in WoT.
As a tank with a good mobility, ST 1 in WoT needs such crew bonuses as Virtuoso and Off-road King. It prepares tank to maneuvering battles. Skills of contactless combat and intuition are studied up to you.
ST-1 is a powerful vehicle of high level. If you want to try it, but you still don’t have it on your account, or maybe you don’t have an account at all – it is a good time to buy it on the Gamestore.Live. All types of the vehicles and premium tanks are on our ready accounts, just waiting for you. Buy them and enjoy the game with ST-1 tank and other cool vehicles.