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Tiger II — Tier VIII German heavy tank

Tiger II

VIII
Cost
  • 2 450 000
  • 78 000
Succeeded by

Parameters

Compare tank's parameters with others from:
1850
HP
4 / 42
282.5m
View range
2 / 42
Firepower
Shell
2454
DPM
5 / 42
225
Penetration
12 / 42
310
Damage
24 / 42
150
Devices/crew damage
20 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1100
Velocity
9 / 42
13.33%
Penetration loss over distance
36 / 42
Explosion radius
— / —
2059
DPM
6 / 42
285
Penetration
6 / 42
260
Damage
25 / 42
150
Devices/crew damage
20 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1375
Velocity
3 / 42
12.63%
Penetration loss over distance
19 / 27
Explosion radius
— / —
3325
DPM
3 / 42
60
Penetration
17 / 42
420
Damage
22 / 42
150
Devices/crew damage
20 / 42
Burst damage
— / —
1100
Velocity
3 / 42
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
1.91
Explosion radius
21 / 42
DPM
— / —
Penetration
— / —
Damage
— / —
Devices/crew damage
— / —
Burst damage
— / —
Velocity
— / —
%
Penetration loss over distance
— / —
Explosion radius
— / —
105.0
Caliber
22 / 42
7.92
Rate of fire
5 / 42
7.58
Reload time
5 / 34
Magazine reload time
— / —
Time to load next shell
— / —
×
Magazine size
— / —
Time before next shell is ready
— / —
Gun handling
2.08
Base aim time
8 / 42
0.344
Dispersion
17 / 42
Dispersion factors
0.190
When moving
10 / 42
0.190
When rotating
10 / 42
0.100
When rotating turret
2 / 42
3.000
After shot
1 / 42
Gun angles
7°
Depression
24 / 42
15°
Elevation
29 / 42
180°/180°
Aiming arc (left / right)
1 / 42
24.30
Turret traverse speed
25 / 42
Mobility
70.86
Weight
8 / 42
Speed
35
Forward
22 / 42
12
Backward
31 / 42
Effective Power / Weight ratio
12.11
On hard terrain
28 / 42
10.09
On medium terrain
24 / 42
6.73
On soft terrain
26 / 42
Traverse speed
30.81
On hard terrain
26 / 42
25.68
On medium terrain
21 / 42
17.12
On soft terrain
26 / 42
6.96m×3.28m×2.56m
Size
30 / 42
Concealment
9.50%
While still
28 / 42
5.80%
While moving
28 / 42
3.49%
Upon firing while still
34 / 42
2.75%
Upon firing while moving
34 / 42
Spotting distance by enemy with view range of 290m
267.2m
While still
276.1m
While moving
281.6m
Upon firing while still
283.4m
Upon firing while moving

Armor profile

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Primary armor
  • 240–300
  • 180–240
  • 120–180
  • 60–120
  • 0–60
Spaced armor
  • 288–360
  • 216–288
  • 144–216
  • 72–144
  • 0–72
Weak
Strong
Chances of getting penetrated from 100m distance by average tank of given type:
  • — less than 30%
  • — between 30% and 70%
  • — more than 70%

Armor performance

Based on tank position, enemy tank type and shells
In battle vs:
Head on
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
From the side
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
From the back
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
AP
APP
HE
HEP
Historical Reference

The most heavily armored tank carrying the most powerful anti-tank gun. The vehicle's drawbacks included an overloaded suspension and engine-transmission group, as well as excessive general mass. When engaging enemy vehicles at long range, the Tiger II had an upper hand over any other vehicle in terms of the gun and armor protection. However, due to the excessive mass of the vehicle, relatively low durability of the engine and transmission, and small total number of vehicles built, the Tiger II did not have any significant impact on the course of war.