M26 Pershing

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It's not much of upgrade to T1 Jumbo, losing very close second best frontal armor to gain proper heavy class gun, at drastic increase in respawn times and cost.

M26 Pershing
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Type: Heavy Tanks
Faction: Us.png United States
Main Cannon: 90mm M3 L/52
Reload Time: 5s
Ammo Count (per type): 70
Coaxial Gun: M1919A4
Machine Gun: M1919A4
Hull Armor
Front (Upper): 76 mm
Front (Lower): 102 mm
Sides (Upper): 76 mm
Sides (Lower): 76 mm
Rear: 51 mm
Top: 22 mm
Front (Turret): 102 mm
Mantlet: 114 mm
Side (Turret): 76 mm
Rear (Turret): 76 mm
Top (Turret): 22 mm
Hit Points: 2200
Armor HP Multiplier: 20
Class Restriction Tank Crewman
Passengers: 6
Max Speed: 35 km/h

21.7 mph

Off-Road Speed: 20 km/h

12.4 mph

Reverse Speed: 12 km/h

7.5 mph

Credits Cost: 291,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Gold Cost: 3,380 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
Spawn Cost: 1009 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Maintenance Load: 3:20s
Ribbon Required: Armor Assault Armor Assault
Requirement: United States- 12th Grade

Description[edit source]

If you encounter this rare monster on the battlefield you know you are in trouble. Armed with a powerful 90mm cannon and 11cm thick frontal armor it is more than a match for enemy heavy tanks.
― Heroes & Generals


  • The M26 Pershing is the second American heavy tank, armed with a formidable 90mm M3 L/52 tank main gun. Much lighter and more maneuverable than its counterparts, it was deployed late into World War II due to delays and favouritism of the M4 Sherman. It is an overmatch for a Panzer VI Tiger even when going head-to-head, but still lacks the firepower to penetrate the frontal armor of a Tiger II. When facing superior tanks such as the Tiger II, use your superior agility to try to flank and hit its sides, or try to penetrate the tracks or the turret cupola. Remember to angle your tank slightly to increase the effectiveness of your armor.
  • Even though you have enough firepower to take down every other tank in the game, don't go out there alone. Ask for some help from your fellow Tank Crew, Infantry, Recon Troops, Fighter Pilots and Paratroopers (if there are any of them of course). Because you are very slow, you are an easy target for -pretty much- everything and everyone that uses Anti-Tank equipment and weapons, Anti-Air Guns, or AP rounds, so try to play in a way where you don't expose yourself too much.


Name Penetration Damage[1] Velocity Credits Cost Gold Cost Cost per Shot Maintenance Load
[90x600mm R] 90mm M82 APC-T 100mm - 125mm 1610 - 2070 854 m/s 8,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 96 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 20 Credits 0:00s
[90x600mm R] 90mm HVAP-T T30E16 185mm - 231.25mm 1400 - 1800 1021 m/s 13,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 150 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 32.5 Credits 0:15s
[90x600mm R] 90mm M71 HE 20mm - 40mm 630 - 1050 823 m/s 17,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 195 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 42.5 Credits 0:20s


Factory Ardennes Four Color Olive Drab & Black
Price (Credits) 248,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 180,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Price (Gold) 980 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 720 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
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Supply Crates and other upgrades can be fitted to your vehicle to aid nearby infantry.

Name Contents Credits Cost Gold Cost Spawn Cost Maintenance Load
Ammunition Supply Crate Ammo 1,300 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 15 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 12 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 0:02s
Medic Supply Crate Health 4,400 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 52 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 44 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 0:02s
Anti-tank Supply Crate Panzerfaust 60 7,500 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 90 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 68 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 0:02s

Specialist Ribbon

Vehicle Required: M26 Pershing
V SPC 28.png M26 Pershing Specialist
Using the M26 Pershing heavy tank in battle will earn you points on this ribbon.
More points are awarded for scoring hits on enemy tanks. The highest award is given for destroying enemy tanks.
Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Icon-US-Symbol.png American Unlocks
Ammunition Supply Crate
Olive Drab & Black
Ardennes Four Color
Medic Supply Crate
90mm HVAP-T T30E16
Anti-Tank Supply Crate
90mm M71 HE

Gallery[edit | edit source]

  1. Against armor