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Biki_Sakana #1 Posted Apr 25 2019 - 10:14

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Why can't I get premium Ammo?  I do not have the drop down to select the ammo.  I'm getting tired of getting killed by everyone shooting it and want some to shoot back.

Dig_Baddy #2 Posted Apr 25 2019 - 10:20

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View PostBiki_Sakana, on Apr 25 2019 - 19:14, said:

Why can't I get premium Ammo?  I do not have the drop down to select the ammo.  I'm getting tired of getting killed by everyone shooting it and want some to shoot back.

 

:| ... When in the garage. Select the tank you want to put premium rounds on. Click Service. There will be 3 sliders for the average tank. AP or APCR for standard. APCR or HEAT for premium and HE, HESH or HEP for the 3rd. Drag the 2nd slider from the left to the right. *These rounds cost more credits so make sure you have a steady income.

Biki_Sakana #3 Posted Apr 25 2019 - 11:02

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I don't have a second slider

Sgt_IronHide #4 Posted Apr 25 2019 - 13:26

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View PostBiki_Sakana, on Apr 25 2019 - 04:02, said:

I don't have a second slider

 

then the tank you are playing only has one set of ammo

Who__invader #5 Posted Apr 25 2019 - 13:41

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I'm not an expert at this game but different guns take different rounds and I'm not sure if all guns have premium ammo it depends what tank you're running. For example most spg's only come with regular he rounds. Take this with a huge grain of salt though like I said I am no means an expert

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View PostBiki_Sakana, on Apr 25 2019 - 11:02, said:

I don't have a second slider

 

Learn to aim..its way cheaper.

Kramah313 #7 Posted Apr 25 2019 - 14:15

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I only mention this because it stumped me for far longer than I’d care to admit, but in order to bring some premium shells, you first have to reduce the amount of one of the other shells you are carrying. Once you reduce the amount of your other shells, the premium shells will be selectable. 

the_Deadly_Bulb #8 Posted Apr 25 2019 - 19:14

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View PostBiki_Sakana, on Apr 25 2019 - 02:02, said:

I don't have a second slider

 

What tank please?

Biki_Sakana #9 Posted Apr 29 2019 - 11:24

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View Postthe_Deadly_Bulb, on Apr 25 2019 - 19:14, said:

 

What tank please?

 

All my tanks.  Not even the rentals.

ChaseR392 #10 Posted Apr 29 2019 - 16:05

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View PostBiki_Sakana, on Apr 29 2019 - 11:24, said:

 

All my tanks.  Not even the rentals.

 

Can you post a screenshot?

Ragenarock #11 Posted Apr 29 2019 - 16:13

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Better plan, boycot the gold round. Make the game better, remove gold rounds and let aim and positioning make the difference.

Biki_Sakana #12 Posted May 07 2019 - 13:06

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I can't seem to get my screenshot to post



GWyatt #13 Posted May 07 2019 - 13:18

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View PostKramah313, on Apr 25 2019 - 08:15, said:

I only mention this because it stumped me for far longer than I’d care to admit, but in order to bring some premium shells, you first have to reduce the amount of one of the other shells you are carrying. Once you reduce the amount of your other shells, the premium shells will be selectable. 

 

Did you reduce the amount of regular ammo like the quoted post here said? Until you reduce the first slider the other sliders are not active (assuming that the tank has more than one ammo type.)



Biki_Sakana #14 Posted May 07 2019 - 13:19

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View PostBiki_Sakana, on May 07 2019 - 13:06, said:

 

I can't seem to get my screenshot to post

 

Never mind, I found the instructions .

Biki_Sakana #15 Posted May 07 2019 - 13:22

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View PostGWyatt, on May 07 2019 - 13:18, said:

 

Did you reduce the amount of regular ammo like the quoted post here said? Until you reduce the first slider the other sliders are not active (assuming that the tank has more than one ammo type.)

 

Yep, did all that and no change

 



GWyatt #16 Posted May 07 2019 - 13:45

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Since auto resupply is on and in that screen shot, it shows zero for your default ammo type, the premium ammo has already been resupplied and should be there. If you are still unsure, post a picture with the tank selected where we can see all the boxes with ammo, equipment, etc. that is just above the tank carousel.

 

To select  ammo in battle, you use the 1, 2, or 3 key to get what you want. 1 being the default ammo, 2 and 3 being the premium ammo.



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The image you showed indicates you have 10 APCR (in your case, Gold) rounds set up to load into your vehicle.

 

If you wish to have MORE than 10 rounds, you will have to use the amount indicators (the arrows to the right of your ammo amounts in each category of ammo) to adjust the number of rounds you don't want DOWN, then adjust your APCR (also with the arrows to the right of its amount) for what amount you want to carry).

 

REMEMBER:  You cannot have more rounds than your total allows.  This means you must 'empty' a set of rounds of AVAILABLE ammo (what your amounts say you have in each category) from one category to add more to another.  So you will have to REMOVE ammo you don't want FIRST, then ADD the ammo you do want SECOND.

 

I hope this is making sense to you.  Let me know if not.  I'll try another way if you haven't already figured this out.

 

 

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Edited by dunniteowl, May 07 2019 - 14:59.


Biki_Sakana #18 Posted May 08 2019 - 01:18

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Hmmm,  I did not realize that the HEAT rounds were premium.  I thought that there was a way to switch between standard and premium, which I have not seen.

ChaseR392 #19 Posted May 08 2019 - 04:30

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View PostBiki_Sakana, on May 08 2019 - 01:18, said:

Hmmm,  I did not realize that the HEAT rounds were premium.  I thought that there was a way to switch between standard and premium, which I have not seen.

 

Premium rounds vary by tank type... some are still just AP, some are APCR, and some are HEAT, HESH, etc.

 

To switch to premium rounds in battle, press the "2" once to make sure the next round loaded is premium (after the loaded round is fired) or press "2" twice to reload to premium immediately.

 

Also be advised that the gun you provided in the screenshot has relatively poor penetration regardless of ammo type... i.e. the premium round doesn't buy you much extra pen. Also be advised that HEAT rounds tend to have difficulty penetrating spaced armor and often get absorbed if you shoot and enemy in the tracks.



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The ammo that costs a lot more (2800 vs 30 in your screenshot) is premium ammo. As stated before the exact type of shell varies by tank. 




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