The Somua SM is “worth it” in terms of purchasing, as it is an enjoyable and effective tank to play. It features a 5-shell autoloader and functional armor.
Strengths and Weaknesses
+ Superb gun depression (-10)
+ Excellent silver penetration (232)
+ Excellent intra-clip reload (2.25s)
+ Good upper hull armor (~210mm)
+ Good side hull armor (90mm) allows for hull angling to increase the upper hull to ~225mm effective
– Low top speed (37km/h)
– Sluggish acceleration
– Somewhat poor accuracy (0.4 base)
– Below average HP (1450)
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