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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.

Description[]

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

Tips

  • The M26 Pershing is the second American heavy tank. Armed with a formidable 90mm M3 L/52 cannon, it carries enough firepower to punch through all enemy armor it may face.
  • The M26's ammo rack, and especially fuel tanks, are extremely damaging to the tank when destroyed. Utmost care should be taken to not expose your side or rear armor to the enemy, as a knowledgeable enemy tanker can easily take advantage of it and make quick work of the tank.
  • The T30E16 APCR round M26's main 90mm gun employs exhibits outstanding armor-penetrating performance up close, even capable of punching straight through an unangled upper frontal plate of a Tiger II within 40 metres.
  • M26 is the most mobile tier 2 heavy tank in the game. This mobility can be used to reach certain locations faster than its counterparts, and in turn provides the M26 an advantage in combat many would've overlooked.

Munitions

Name Explosion Damage/Radius Penetration Damage[1] Near/Far Range Far Penetration Far Damage Correction Angle Velocity Credits Cost Gold Cost Cost per Shot Maintenance Load
[90×600mm R] 90mm AP, T33, Shot 130 @ 1m 119mm - 139mm 1775 - 1900 10m/1500m 5% 30% 823 m/s 8,000 Credits 96 Gold 20 Credits 0:00s
[90×600mm R] 90mm APC, M82, Shot 130 @ 1m 146mm - 168mm 1850 - 1950 10m/1500m 5% 50% 1021 m/s 18,700 Credits 220 Gold 46.75 Credits 0:15s
[90×600mm R] 90mm HVAP, T30E16, Shot 130 @ 1m 221mm - 241mm 1775 - 1900 10m/1250m 5% 15% 1018 m/s 14,365 Credits 169 Gold 35.91 Credits 0:00s
[90×600mm R] 90mm HE, M71, Shell 195 @ 12m 20mm - 40mm 630 - 1050 10m/1500m 5% 30% ° 823 m/s 17,000 Credits 195 Gold 42.5 Credits 0:20s



M2 .30-06 Ball @ m 3mm - 6mm 19 - 21 10m/700m 5% 30% ° 1107.6 m/s


Camouflage

Factory Ardennes Four Color Olive Drab & Black Lustreless Olive Drab Gloss Olive Drab Enamel Olive Drab & White
Price (Credits) 248,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 180,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png Unknown HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png Unknown HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png Battle Pass Season 0
Price (Gold) 980 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 720 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png Unknown HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png Unknown HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png
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Upgrades

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
Demolition Kit Supply Crate Infantry Demolition Kit M1 Battle Pass Season 0 44 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 0:02s
Flame Thrower Supply Crate Einstossflammenwerfer 46 Battle Pass Season 0 44 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
Lustreless Olive Drab
Gloss Olive Drab Enamel
Medic Supply Crate
Olive Drab & Black
Ardennes Four Color
90mm HVAP-T T30E16
90mm HE, M71, Shell
Anti-Tank Supply Crate
90mm APC, M82, Shot

Gallery[]

  1. Against armor
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