I review the EBR Hotchkiss, a tier 7 French wheeled light tank in World of Tanks (WoT), with replays of tier 9 Westfield and tier 8 Tundra battles.
The EBR Hotchkiss combines a potent gun with a highly mobile platform, but like other wheeled vehicles it has horrible view range and negligible armor.
Strengths and Weaknesses
+ Superb gun depression (-10)
+ Superb acceleration
+ High pen HE round (75)
+ Excellent AP pen (160)
+ Excellent gun handling
+ Excellent top speed (70)
– Very low view range (310)
– Paper armor
– Tall profile
– Relatively poor accuracy (0.40 base)
– Relatively low DPM
– As with all wheeled vehicles, can’t turn in place and can be awkward in cramped areas
This tank can get by without VStab due to the low dispersion values. I prefer Vents over VStab for the improvement to view range.
I talk through how I’m reading the battle as it unfolds and discuss key decisions and mistakes. My hope is that these videos meaningfully help players improve their gameplay.
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