Army Wehrmacht
Type Vehicle
Cost
350
120
Population
12
Build Time 50s
Entity Health 640
Armor 180/90

Panzer IV Ausf. H Medium Tank

The versatile Panzer IV has been updated through the war with increasingly powerful guns and more effective armor to maintain its effectiveness as a frontline battle tank.

Effective against most targets. Weak to heavy anti-tank, assault guns.


Veterancy

1950 XP

Unlocks the 'Blitzkrieg Tactics' veteran ability.

3900 XP

+30% armor, +40% turret rotation speed.

7800 XP

-30% reload, +20% rotation speed, +20% acceleration.



Upgrades

Spotting Scopes

Vehicle commanders apply spotting scopes to improve their targeting capabilities by increasing line of sight.

When equipped, increases vehicle line of sight when the vehicle is stopped.

Upgrade Time: 20s

30

Pintle-mounted MG42 machine gun

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

Pintle machine gun offers some 1200 rounds per minute of extra protection.

Upgrade Time: 45s

50


Abilities

Blitzkrieg Tactics

Tanks employ well-practiced Blitzkrieg tactics, fully utilizing the capacities of their vehicle to execute rapid maneuvers and thereby avoid enemy fire.

Fast-moving tanks are harder to hit and gain increased acceleration.

30

Panzer Tactician

Use equipped smoke dischargers to block the enemy's line of sight.

Smoke blocks line of sight. Use smoke to reposition or cover a retreat.

30

Hull Down Release

Releases vehicle from Hull Down mode.

Prioritize Vehicles

Attacks vehicles freely, but holds fire against infantry and structures unless given an explicit order to fire.

Toggle ability.

Hold Fire

Hold fire until explicitly ordered to attack.

Toggle ability.