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Description[]

The ‘King Tiger’ was the most potent tank of WW2. The long barreled 88mm main gun combined with superior German optics enables this beast to easily destroy any tank on the battlefield at ranges beyond 2000 meters.
― Heroes & Generals

Tips

  • Tiger II is the largest tank in Heroes and Generals. Being massive, slow, and very easy to spot, it is best used for defensive purposes in assault games. It should avoid the role of leading an assault, even with infantry. Its massive size makes it a very easy target to land hits on, even with its strong armor and large health pool.
  • Despite being the most heavily armored tank in the whole game, the Tiger II still has a substantial amount of weakspots. The whole frontal hull (both upper and lower frontal plate) is invincible (except for the MG port), but its turret top section and the signature commander's cupola are vulnerable to advanced tank guns (e.g. 100/122mm gun on the SU tanks).
  • Placing distance between your Tiger II and enemy tanks will significantly increase the difficulty for them to land a hit on its weakspots, forcing them to wear through its frontal armor before being able to do damage to the tank.
  • With the introduction of damage loss over range in Update 1.22.2 and the changes to penetration ranges and far damage in 1.23.2, the Tiger II's APCR rounds have descended into relative uselessness, dipping too much performance over long distances to be effective as a ranged option. AP should be your preferred round against all types of armor threats.
  • Tiger II's is NOT invincible by any means. While a newly spawned Tiger II's armor can stop most incoming shots, the stopped shots will still wear down its armor - eventually to the point the armor becomes obsolete and won't stop any further incoming fire from damaging the tank. You are not able to repair the wore armor unless a new Tiger II is spawned - so try to avoid getting shot at all to preserve the protection!
  • Tiger II has an advanced optical gun sight, allowing you to zoom twice.
  • Tiger II is almost defenseless against aircraft attacks and spawning one should be avoided when air superiority has not been - at least partially - achieved, by your team.
  • If the above action is unavoidable, try your best to prevent detection from enemy aircraft. Thick forest, treelines and shades are your best options.
  • Remember to wiggle your tank when engaging hostile heavy tanks (and HTDs)! They can easily penetrate your frontal weakspots from the get-go (namely the MG port) and wiggling will at the very least disturb their aim.

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
[88×822mm R] 8.8cm Panzergranate 39/43 130 @ 1m 192mm - 212mm 1466.25 - 1884.85 10m/1500m 10% 50% 1000 m/s 7,900 Credits 94 Gold 19.75 Credits 0:00s
[88×822mm R] 8.8cm Panzergranate 40/43 130 @ 1m 228mm - 248mm 1275 - 1639 10m/1000m 10% 25% 1130 m/s 18,530 Credits 218 Gold 46.33 Credits 0:15s
[88×822mm R] 8.8cm Sprenggranatpatrone 195 @ 12m 20mm - 40mm 630 - 1050 10m/1500m 10% 50% ° 700 m/s 18,700 Credits 220 Gold 46.75 Credits 0:20s
[88×822mm R] 8.8cm Granate 39 Hohlladung 150 @ 9m 80mm - 100mm 900 - 1100 10m/1500m 100% 100% 700 m/s 22,100 Credits 260 Gold 55.25 Credits 0:00s

Camouflage

Factory Ambush DB Dark Yellow
Price (Credits) 266,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png 80,000 HnGCurrencySymbol credits.png
Price (Gold) 1,040 HnGCurrencySymbol gold.png 320 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: Panzer VI 'Tiger II'
V SPC 51.png Panzer VI 'Tiger II' Specialist
Using the Panzerkampfwagen VI 'Tiger II' 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-GR-Symbol.png German Unlocks
Ammunition Supply Crate
Medic Supply Crate
8.8cm Panzergranate 40/43
Ambush DB
8.8cm Sprenggranatpatrone
Anti-Tank Supply Crate
8.8cm Granate 39 Hohlladung


Gallery[]

  1. Against armor
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