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PapaBeahr

I find it funny that WT does Flamethrowers and now WoT is doing it.


RustedRuss

How do they work in WT?


IhaveWaterpoo

You set stuff on fire 🔥


I_N_C_O_M_I_N_G

\-by throwing it


RustedRuss

But are they any good?


IhaveWaterpoo

No. Unless the enemy has exposed crew, best you can do is blind them.


RustedRuss

I see. I’m not a WT player so I was curious.


GhostmouseWolf

I mean. It's not really realistic as i thought they would be. They just kill the exposed crew and nothing else.


magnum_the_nerd

It should do crew damage after time but that would be broken af with someone just spamming the heaviest tanks with flame


Project_Orochi

Honestly not that much given the vehicle it’s currently on is a Churchill that has a towed trailer carrying the fuel (which you lose if you lose that trailer) For an L3? Maybe? Zippo Shermans may be good with it since you have the mobility to make it work But like ATGMs, its not usually better than a gun in Warthunder


GhostmouseWolf

Sadly the Sherman Crocodile was a failure, but the Comet Crocodile could work too.


I_m_p_r_e_z_a

They have okay range for what it is but you wont be able to kill anythiing that isnt an anti air truck or open topped like an M10 for example


RustedRuss

Sounds annoying to use


Balc0ra

WT one has long range, can set fire to buildings, is not a limited use one, as in a 2 sec burst and a cooldown for a bit. You can spray as long as you have ammo.... Or the wagon blows up.


Sufferity

Set vegetation on fire. Insta kill any open top tank. And did no damage to tank with full armour cover (no matter the thickness because apparently heat transmission don't exist)


Balc0ra

Well it's Lesta, not WG.


HaLLIHOO654

Its a Big Mac not a Big King


Intelligent_Box_1

Can someone translate this? No idea what any of these numbers belong to


JoBu_MaCJuHy

I will, I'm working on it currently. I'm Russian and live in the us haha


Intelligent_Box_1

Lol, you're the hero we don't deserve, yet you are the hero that we need!


JoBu_MaCJuHy

https://imgur.com/a/5HkcmZx Tried to make it look as vanilla as possible. Also posted it but no traction yet.


rambokai

It has a dispersion at 100m of ... 2.5? that's enormous. How can you miss with the flame thrower...


JoBu_MaCJuHy

Indeed 2.5 lmao. I was stunned aswell.


STUGONDEEZ

I'm rather surprised they didn't make it act like an autocannon shooting HE, doing like 5 shots per second of chip damage would be rather hilarious. poppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppoppop


turbodog814

who cares about Lesta anymore i highly doubt there is very many people on this sub that play ‘Lesta’ WoT


Yuisoku

WG probably cares about their daughter company


Sperber321

They have split because of Russia's Invasion of Ukraine. lesta Studio is not associated with Wargaming anymore.


Yuisoku

Yep at least for public information since that would be "bad" for the business


turbodog814

they are not associated with each other whatsoever


MadWanderlustRiver

I dont know what lesta even is, and at this point im too afraid to ask


Laflamme_79

Lesta is the studio for the Russia server now that War Gaming have left Russia.


lordyatseb

Lesta is also a Finnish derogatory term for Laestadians, a conservative sect of protestant Christianity.


TFS_Sierra

If true, this is fascinating ^(I can’t google rn, but I will after work)


lordyatseb

It's true, I swear! I even found an a communal communications manager who caused a bit of an uproar when he used the word "without knowing" that it's used derogatorily.


Michsko04

The branch that WG left behind in Russia when they left Minsk. The RU servers are now completely run by lesta games. Due to that fact I doubt there is any chance of this flamethrower-thingy majig coming to the rest of the game.


Harry827

Hope so. What a terrible idea to have flamethrower tanks....TF?


PvtParts2001

Have you not seen any history?


HDimensionBliss

Have you not seen what flamethrower tanks are actually meant to be used against?


PvtParts2001

Have you not seen how many tanks that didn't exist are already in the game?


HDimensionBliss

And none of those are infantry or fortifications. There is literally no point in adding flamethrower tanks.


TheGamblingAddict

To roast marshmellows in the bushes at the back of the map.


Secretly_Solanine

Top tier heavies camping Prok redline are rejoicing


aaOzymandias

Lesta is also running WoWs... and lets just say I prefer WG over Lesta.


Evening-Leading6131

Are you sure son? The Chinese tds where supposed to be a Chinese server exclusive but they ended up in the main game anyways. This flame thrower thing is very likely to have the same fate if history repeats it self.


similar_observation

They dev world of warships


Gwennifer

Very poorly at that


-Small0range-

This is a bad idea imo flamethrowers intended use is flr infantries not armored tanks


Vilespring

Yes, but they work against armored vehicles. What does a vehicle engine and its crew have in common? They both require oxygen to function. Covering the vehicle in fire causes oxygen to be unable to enter the crew compartment and the engine intakes, suffocating both the engine and the crew.


t_33

ah yeah bruh? This a fcking arcade game if they want to implement shootable rockets and gravity like in wotzblitz events they will do it, because this game doesn't claim to be a simulation.


Karlhrute

Wait, we don't have gravity? The fuck wargaming


Awesomedinos1

We do. It's especially obvious with very low shell velocity derps which will show an arc in their trajectory, it's just the game automatically corrects for it so you don't need to aim higher to hit distant targets. Also if you drive off a cliff you fall. I don't know why he thought there was no gravity.


Teledildonic

Well half the big caliber guns in the game were for hitting fortifications and most tanks weren't made for tank on tank engagements (hence the existence of TDs as a whole) so intended targets are kinda moot here.


Awesomedinos1

Flamethrowers shoot a flammable liquid that's set on fire, the only damage this could do to a tank is a) if the tank has exposed crew obviously they're at risk from a flame thrower. But a tank without exposed crew a flame thrower is going to do nothing. This is different to guns which were intended to hit fortifications but could and were used against Armoured vehicles to great effect.


quocphu1905

The flame would heat up the tank. The crew is inside what is basically a pot of soup. They will be cooked to death.


Teledildonic

>the only damage this could do to a tank is Well real tanks dont have hitpoints and revivable crews. It's a fucking video game.


Awesomedinos1

My point was your comparison to large guns designed mainly for anti-fortification use isn't that good of a comparison. Yes it's a video game does that mean we should give tanks lasers as weapons?


ieatshit12

Saw a tiktok video of it looks like a painful tank it does around ~500 damage plus stun


just_wanna_share

Right after the war thunder flame thrower ... Nice


Baron_Blackfox

If they add flamethrowers, then they should also add MGM-51 Shillelagh ATGM, to the Sheridans derp gun


minkus1000

I'd take a dumbfire missile with like 450mm of HEAT pen. It wouldn't be OP, but it would be hilarious.


HaLLIHOO654

Unironically great idea imo


Khronib0b

Believe me after playing WoTB and WT it's definitely not a good idea


osokthedevil

Copy war thunder much lol 🤣


Alejandrozq

so finally there is a porn tank


BIG_Howitzer

The “Fire but without Ice” update


dwbjr9

Looks like itll be open top due to the rear armor, also British due to the road wheels


outamyhead

Firefly or crocodile Churchill.


ThinkingTanking

Ignore anything that has to do with Flamethrower, they are not coming to Official Servers. This is on RU server only.


-Small0range-

The funny thing is its ignores armor based on the video b4


BendMajor

well heres another reason why i quit wot o\_o


ThinkingTanking

This is only for RU servers. Wargaming left RU. Lesta is the new owners of RU servers.


bakamund

Lesta the precursor to Tesla


servusdedurantem

I hope this shit never comes to wot another idiotic addition to add to current workload for developers instead of making them improve existing game (maps and balance issues)


EllAreEss

This looks hot


Sylvia_Shadowsnow

A few years ago on Wotconsole there was a ww1 event where both teams had Mk1 tanks and it had a flamethrower ammo type. It was quite fun but I don’t see it working very effectively.


Sperber321

So these are gonna heat up the fuel tanks and do module damage/set fuel tanks on fire? Good thing Wargaming isn't associated with Lesta Games anymore.


PyroSharkInDisguise

This is a certified WeeGee moment


antalpoti

Especially that WG has nothing to do with this.


PyroSharkInDisguise

Was the Russian servers seperated from WG? If then, there is still a risk of them being added if they do well in Russian servers. I hope not but we are talking about WG…


antalpoti

They left the RU server in the caring gentle hands of Lesta studios shortly after Russia started fucking around to find out. I doubt these will come to other servers.


AntarcticaLTE

lesta "was" owned by wg


HaLLIHOO654

Lesta and WG has very very close ties in terms of higher ups


_OverExtra_

No shit. Why this. First WT, and now WoT. Is no-one safe from the flamethrower apocalypse!?!


Coffmaister

Nah we good for now Russia server is getting flamethrowers