The quick tour
Before we start talking about abovementioned tank, let’s take a look at all the types of WoT tanks in general.
The main classes are:
- Light Tank
- Medium Tank
- Heavy Tank
- Tank Destroyer
Each type is good in its own right. For example, light type is speedy and has excellent view range, artillery type can destroy enemy by splash damage. Heavy tanks bite the bullet well because of theirs armor.
One of the most engaging types is Tank Destroyer. Let’s look at this more attentive as exemplified by WoT’s Sturer Emil. But firstly let’s take a look at the history of this vehicle.
A little excursus to the history of Sturer Emil
As all tanks in WoT, our machine has its history analog too. It was an experimental tank destroyer with 128-mm anti-tank gun which was produced by German engineers in Second World War.
This vehicle was a descendent of VK 30.01 (H) tank which was declined by German government, because Nazi were looking for something totally new and powerful.
As for a test, engineers manufactured only two vehicles which were used on the Southern Front in 1942. Unfortunately, tank doesn’t fall short of expectation – the several defects assure government to forbid Sturer Emils’ producing.
Basic information and advices
Tank destroyer from Germany, Sturer Emil intends for supporting from second line. It’s powerful and accurate top weapon allows to strike enemies well at any distances. Sometimes, it would be wise to escape from fights at short range – because of tank’s low-mobility and poor armor. Its self-propelled anti-tank can be an easy target. However, it doesn’t make Sturer emil a bad choice, all you need is deep concentrating.
What about the main modules?
- 12,8 cm Kanone 40;
- 10,5 cm Kanone 18.
- Maybach HL 116;
- Maybach HL 116 S.
- Schwere Betonknacker;
- Pz.Sfl. für 12.8 cm K. 40.
- FuG 2;
- FuG 5;
- Fu.Spr.Ger. "a".
Playing Sturer Emil in WoT, don’t forget to level up the skills like Sixth Sense and camouflage value. Also it will be helpful to level up recovery skill.
After considering the “hardware” of the vehicle, let’s take a look at its fight characteristics:
- Damage - 300 / 300 / 380 HP
- Armor Penetration - 169 / 227 / 53 mm
- Rate of Fire - 7.69 rounds/min
- Damage per Minute - 2,307 (HP/min)
- Aiming Time - 2.30 s
- Dispersion AT 100 M - 0.36 m
- Ammo Capacity - 60 pcs
- Hit Points - 850 HP
- Hull Armor - 50 / 30 / 30 mm
- Load Limit - 33.48 / 36.50 t
- Engine Power - 300 hp
- Specific Power - 8.96 hp/t
- Top Speed - 25 km/h
- Traverse Speed- 32 deg/s
- Gun Traverse Speed - 28 deg/s
- View Range– 370 m
- Signal Range - 265 m
Not bad, isn’t it? By the way, you can buy it very cheap now, because popularity of this tank goes down, but Sturer Emil in WoT still takes pride of place.
Support is the preferable role for this vehicle. As it was mentioned above, it shouldn’t be faced with others vehicles on the short distance. You should try to be as slow as possible.
To the main advantages of this tank goes:
- Excellent penetration
- Powerful damage
And to the main disadvantages:
- Too big shadowgraph
- Open-topped – this German tank is vulnerable to artillery
Putting the story in the nutshell
From experimental German tank to cool and special vehicle – that was a long way of the history for our old fella. This vehicle can enhance your skills substantially – or you think it’s easy to play powerful vehicle with light armor?
Also, if you have never played by in support role, why don’t you try it with WoT’s Sturer Emil? Maybe, it will become your beloved role.
So, all you need to start play with Sturter Emil is to buy account with it. The procedure is easy and fast. After payment is successfully completed, you will own the purchased account in five minutes. So don’t waste your time – the article can’t run the gamut of the emotions!
Buy the account on Gamestore.live, start the World of Tanks and get ready to fight with Sturer Emil and chill out!