If the enemy then raises their gun up, straighten your tank out to make them bounce off of your strong upper glacis, and if they keep aiming low keep the frontal armor angled. German heavies have pen. Development of the IS-7 started in the spring of The downside is that for tanks with good gun depression they can aim down and shoot through your upper glacis if they are close enough since it is now much weaker. SovietMemeBear, on Nov 16 – Neither of which I can do in IS
It is hard for the IS-7 to pinpoint shots with its 0. Nevertheless, at close and medium ranges the gun can still inflict very serious damage. The loaders noted that the IS-7 was comfortable and that the autoloader was easy to use.
Another plus to the IS-7 is that its side armor is also difficult for enemies to penetrate if they do not know where to aim.
Find me on Discord, [SpartacusDiablo ]. While it’s potentially high damage output can seem quite formidable, the gun itself is largely inaccurate, has a rather long aiming time, takes a while to load, and is actually much less effective than it seems. Rest in Peace CJ. And due to the aforementioned sub-par gun stats, the player of the IS-7 should ks7 this tank in almost exclusively medium and short range brawler-type combat.
Wboys 9 Posted 22 August – Unfortunately at close range under 50m your frontal armor loses effective armor on the upper glacis while gaining armor on your lower glacis. Watch some YT vids. Only three were built and it was the largest tank ever produced by the USSR.
The IS-7 also has a 1, horsepower engine which with its weight would lead you to believe that it is as fast as most medium tanks. With the worst gun of any tier X, and the worst pen.
This makes it difficult to fight on most hills since usually 8 to 10 degrees of gun depression is required. IS7 is still a Clan Wars meta tank. TankUkraine, on 21 August – Please log in to reply. Search Advanced Search section: Hard hitting main gun with good alpha damage. NoobySkooby, on 28 August – Very high top speed in flat surfaces and rolling down hills.
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One of the best if not the bestturrets in the game. I think they nerfed the spaced armor. This topic Forums Help Files. SovietMemeBear, on Nov 16 – Sfinski 3 Posted 27 August – If you’re straight on to an enemy, just about the only place you’re getting penetrated is the lower front plate, so eot that if you can, but angling allows the upper pike nose to be penetrated, so that’s not a valid option either.
You got the best turret in the game. Still one of the most used tournament tanks because it is so fast and has such a strong armor profile.
Post-Nerf IS-7 Sucks
The IS-7 used to have trolly side armor, but not anymore. And in the ultra-competitive environment of CW and Tournaments, gold spam is the norm. Community Forum Software by IP. The rear armor is quite thin, however, and will rarely deflect even lower tier guns. Never go up a slope to shoot showing your lower plate like i do, you wait for the enemy to make mistakes.
Your teammates will rely on you to take and deflect the majority of incoming fire while they in turn support your advance and use their hopefully more accurate guns to assist in whittling down the enemy id7. Tired of keeping underpowered tanks in the garage getting dusty, while hoping they would be fixed someday eventually.