Tiger B Königstiger

The SdKfz 182 Tiger B, most commonly known as the 'King Tiger' improves on the already vaunted capabilities of the Tiger by adding a higher-velocity KwK 43 L/71 88mm gun and more effective sloped armor. Powerful, but slow.

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Improvements

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Available for commanders
30
Panzer Commander

The Panzer IV, Panther & King Tiger can be upgraded with a Panzer Commander that can survey the battlefield and call in coordinated artillery strikes. Increases sight range (+10).

50
Pintle-mounted MG42 machine gun

Assault Gun crew uses the pintle-mounted MG42 for additional defense against infantry and aircraft.

Abilities

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Available for commanders
Spearhead
Focusing on a frontal assault, the King Tiger has faster turret rotation and a longer sight range, but the turret is locked to 90°. Increases sight range +18.
30
Combat Blitz
Tanks employ well-practiced Blitzkrieg tactics, moving at maximum speed to avoid some enemy fire.
35
Emergency Repairs
Vehicle crews gain the ability to repair critical damage on their vehicles. After 3 seconds upon activating, one critical will be fixed and repairs start at a rate of 30 HP/s for 12 seconds. Prioritizes the 'Heavy Engine Damage' critical.
45
High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT) Shells
Tanks are now issued HEAT ammunition for increased penetration and damage. Increases damage and penetration by 30% but useless against infantry. KT deals 312 damage, else tanks 208 damage.
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270
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30
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1280
High (200)
375.0 / 150.0
3.80
6.00
5.00

Unlocked By

Veterancy

  • decreases scatter
  • increases weapon rotation speed
  • increases accuracy
  • increases reload speed
  • increases acceleration / deceleration