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Description[]

The Sherman forms the backbone of American armor and performs well as an all-round tank. It is fitted with a gyrostabilizer making the 75mm cannon reasonably accurate while the tank is driving.
― Heroes & Generals

Tips

  • The Sherman M4A1's optic sight is less powerful than the rest of the American tanks. Sniping tanks from long distances may be a challenge, but it is useful for tracking & picking off soft targets close to you.
  • Your main gun is very powerful but sometimes may have difficulty penetrating enemy tanks. Be sure to aim for weakspots whenever possible, APCBC rounds are good to have on hand.
  • If you see a T34-85 or a Panther, Try to avoid them and flank.
  • Your armor is enough to bounce some shots, be sure to angle your tank.
  • The M4A1, unlike the M4A3E8, lacks a good engine. you are slow, especially when going up-hill.

Ammunition

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
[75mm L/40] 75mm AP, M72, Shot 100 @ 1m 89.1mm - 111.1mm 730 - 938 10m/1500m 10% 50% 619 m/s 3,000 Credits 35 Gold 7.5 Credits 0:00s
[75mm L/40] 75mm APC, M61, Shot 100 @ 1m 101.2mm - 123.2mm 840 - 1079 10m/1500m 10% 50% 15° 619 m/s 9,350 Credits 110 Gold 23.38 Credits 0:00s
[75mm L/40] 75mm HVAP, T45, Shot 100 @ 1m 128.7mm - 150.7mm 635 - 816 10m/1000m 10% 25% 869 m/s 7,650 Credits 90 Gold 19.13 Credits 0:10s
[75mm L/40] 75mm HE, M48, Shell 200 @ 12m 8.8mm - 27.5mm 525 - 840 10m/2000m 10% 50% 463 m/s 7,900 Credits 95 Gold 19.75 Credits 0:20s
[75mm L/40] 75mm Smoke, WP, M64 50 @ 12m 10m/1500m 10% 50% 550 m/s 18,700 Credits 220 Gold 46.75 Credits s
[75mm L/40] 75mm Shrapnel, Mk I, Shell 125 @ 20m 4.4mm - 13.2mm 525 - 840 10m/1500m 10% 50% 463 m/s 13,600 Credits 160 Gold 34 Credits s

Camouflage

Factory Ardennes Four Color Olive Drab & Black
Price (Credits) 184,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 135,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Price (Gold) 735 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 540 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

Specialist Ribbon

Vehicle Required: M4A1 Sherman
V SPC 42.png M4A1 Sherman Specialist
Using the M4A1 Sherman medium 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
75mm HE, M48, Shell
75mm HVAP, T45, Shot
Anti-Tank Supply Crate
75mm Shrapnel, Mk I, Shell
75mm APC, M61, Shot
75mm Smoke, WP, M64
  1. Against armor
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