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Self-propelled assault guns are known for their efficacy against armour, but little more. They sacrifice firing rates and range in return for accuracy, and thus are somewhat vulnerable against artillery and infantry capable of closing on them since they have some minimum range.

  • Armoured (depending on chassis), but with a less than optimal range compared to field guns, and have a slower rate of fire.
  • Deals added damage against all tanks.
  • Although self-propelled assault guns appear to be based off a tank chassis, they move more slowly (as all artillery pieces do) and have a minimum range equal to artillery.
  • Italian SPGs have no minimum range and better armour, making them capable of destroying a wide array of targets. In fact, an Italian army can go into combat, with these fellows at the head of your army!

Not all factions create self-propelled assault guns, however. Only certain ones build them on the basis of balance, although there is a confirmed list of models:

List of unitsEdit

IndustrialEdit

(no entries)

Mass ManufacturingEdit

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SOMUA SaU40

Sau40 cameo

Antitank self-propelled gun, armed with a powerful gun that makes it useful for attacking large vehicles and structures, but is vulnerable to infantry, aircraft and light vehicles owing to its poor turn speed. 

  • Strong against: buildings, tanks
  • Weak against aircraft, assault infantry, and units with recoilless guns.
Prereq: Build time HP LOS Attack Attack speed Move
speed
  • Mech [3]
  • Fly Militiae
  • Roulette Scientia
  • Jit Pecunia
Medium High Low Strong Medium Slow
Cost Created from Armour Weapon range Specialty
Base Ramp Pop

Ol: 50
Metall: 40

Ol: 5
Metall: 2
1

Schmelzerei

Light 3–16
  • Strong attack bonus versus tanks.
  • Medium attack bonus versus structures.
  • Normal attack bonus versus light vehicles.
  • Attack penalty versus infantry.

France

MechanisationEdit

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Panzer StuG III

Stug3 cameo

Vastly superior German antitank self-propelled gun. Better armoured and more potent, but costlier to build. 

  • Strong against: buildings, tanks
  • Weak against aircraft, assault infantry, and units with recoilless guns.
Prereq: Build time HP LOS Attack Attack speed Move
speed
  • Mech [3]
  • Fly Militiae
  • Roulette Scientia
  • Jit Pecunia
Medium High Low Strong Medium Slow
Cost Created from Armour Weapon range Specialty
Base Ramp Pop

Ol: 50
Metall: 40

Ol: 5
Metall: 2
1

Schmelzerei

Light 3–16
  • +1LOS per Scence level.
  • Strong attack bonus versus tanks.
  • Medium attack bonus versus structures.
  • Normal attack bonus versus light vehicles.
  • Attack penalty versus infantry.

Deutschland

  • Valentine Mk I Archer (requires the Valentine medium chassis)

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Valentine Mk I Archer

Archeruk cameo

Unique British antitank self-propelled gun, armed with a powerful gun that makes it useful for attacking large vehicles and structures, but is vulnerable to infantry, aircraft and light vehicles owing to its poor turn speed. Is fairly comparable to SOMUA SaU40, but has greater line of sight and rate of fire.

  • Strong against: buildings, tanks
  • Weak against aircraft, assault infantry, and units with recoilless guns.
Prereq: Build time HP LOS Attack Attack speed Move
speed
  • Mech [3]
  • Fly Militiae
  • Roulette Scientia
  • Jit Pecunia
Medium High Low Strong Medium Slow
Cost Created from Armour Weapon range Specialty
Base Ramp Pop

Ol: 50
Metall: 40

Ol: 5
Metall: 2
1

Schmelzerei

Light 3–16
  • Strong attack bonus versus tanks.
  • Medium attack bonus versus structures.
  • Normal attack bonus versus light vehicles.
  • Attack penalty versus infantry.

Uk

  • Ho-Ro (requires the Chi-Ha medium chassis)
  • Semovente 47/32 (requires the L6/40 light chassis, but is actually somewhat stronger)

ElectronicEdit

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SU-100

T34su cameo

Antitank self-propelled gun, armed with a powerful gun that makes it useful for attacking large vehicles and structures, but is vulnerable to infantry, aircraft and light vehicles owing to its poor turn speed. 

  • Strong against: buildings, tanks
  • Weak against aircraft, assault infantry, and units with recoilless guns.
Prereq: Build time HP LOS Attack Attack speed Move
speed
  • Mech [3]
  • Fly Militiae
  • Roulette Scientia
  • Jit Pecunia
Medium High Low Strong Medium Slow
Cost Created from Armour Weapon range Specialty
Base Ramp Pop

Ol: 50
Metall: 40

Ol: 5
Metall: 2
1

Schmelzerei

Light 3–16
  • -66% research time.
  • Strong attack bonus versus tanks.
  • Medium attack bonus versus structures.
  • Normal attack bonus versus light vehicles.
  • Attack penalty versus infantry.

Cccp

  • Marder (possibly a mercenary unit)

SyntheticsEdit

  • Cromwell Challenger (requires the Comet light chassis)
  • SU-100 (requires the T-34 medium chassis)
  • Nashorn (upgraded from Marder)
  • Semovente 105/25 (requires the M15/42 light chassis)
  • Sherman Firefly (requires the M4 Sherman medium chassis, and an ancillary tech?)

AtomicEdit

  • Sturmtiger (requires the Tiger heavy chassis)
  • KV-2 mortar tank (requires the KV-1 heavy chassis)

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