B1 Draco

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B1 Draco
B1 Draco
Details
Tier / Class:
9 TD
Nation:
Italy
Dealer:
Sophie Wölfli
Reputation:
1,620,300
Cost:
15,300,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Damage:
250
Penetration:
350 (460) mm
DPM:
8,960
Reload time:
14.22 s
Hit Points:
2,150 (2,300)
Hull F/S/R:
45 / 45 / 40
Hull composition:
Steel
Turret F/S/R:
60 / 40 / 37
Turret composition:
Steel
Max Speed:
100.00 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
4.36 s
Hull Traverse:
4.36 °/s
Camouflage:
34% %
Vision:
430 m
Max Cannon Depression:
-9.0 / 55.00 °
Accuracy (Spread):
0.076°
Turret Traverse Speed:
52.00 °/s

The B1 Draco is a tier 9 Tank Destroyer originating from Italy, and is sold by Sophie Wölfli. It can be unlocked with a tier 9 Unlock Token, and unlocks a tier 10 Unlock Token, which can be used on the SPHINX, Leopard 2AX, or XM1A3.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • High spot and rof: had high spotting ranges and rate of fire.
  • Uninhabited modules: the uninhabited turret (battle module) receives reduced damage.
  • Magazine loader: allows you to fire several rounds without reloading.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Featuring heavy, rapid firepower on a light nimble frame, the B1 Draco is a powerful killer capable of overwhelming enemy vehicles. Its rapid firing 76mm cannon offers massive damage in a short time, capable of destroying all but the toughest of vehicles. Highly mobile, it can rapidly relocate when under threat, as its armor only protects against light autocannon fire at best.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Very good accuracy
  • Good aim time
  • Good top speed
  • Deadly 76mm 12-round autocannon with good penetration and damage output
  • Clip reload is fairly fast for a 12-rounder
  • Capable of partial clip reload

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Lightly armored
  • Extremely large and vulnerable target with a huge turret
  • Difficult to hide
  • Bad acceleration
  • Has problems with sharp turns and feels clumsy during positioning
  • Rear-mounted turret making it hard to shoot from hull-down position

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

As a platform designed around firepower and mobility, the upgrades researched should reflect this. Upgrading to the Improved Gunner Sight, Improved Stowage, and the 76mm XM76A1 APFSDS will offer a more potent arsenal, and upgrading to the Improved Wheels will boost to the already good mobility.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Advanced Fire Control
  • Advanced Muzzle Reference System
  • Improved Gun Breech

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Commander: Viktor Kirsanov, for rate of fire and aim speed
  • Driver: Smooth Ride, Off Road Driving
  • Gunner: Quick Draw, Sharpshooter
  • Loader: Rapid Fire, Preparation/Explosive Shells

Armor[edit | edit source]

B1 Draco Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Hull Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) Turret F/S/R Turret Composition Turret Modifiers (AP/HE/SC) ERA F/S/R ERA Composition ERA Modifiers Turret Traverse
Stock Stock 45/45/40 Steel 60/40/37 Steel 0/0/0 None 52.00deg/s
The autocannon turret of the B1 Draco offers the same defence as the B1 Centauro, with all-around steel providing some protection against autocannons.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

76mm SR Autocannon
Shell name Type Reputation Salvo Size Damage Area of Effect Penetration Speed Rate of Fire Max Accuracy Aim Time Reload Time
76mm XM76 APFSDS AP Stock 12 250 0m 350mm 1,500m/s 100.00rd/min 0.08° 1.85s 16s
76mm XM355 HE HE Stock 12 250 0.50m 25mm 960m/s 100.00rd/min 0.08° 1.85s 16s
76mm XM76A1 APFSDS AP 203,350 12 250 0m 460mm 1,500m/s 100.00rd/min 0.08° 1.85s 16s


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed 0 to 32km/h Hull Traverse
V-6 Modular Turbocharged Diesel Engine Stock Stock 100.00km/h 4.36s 41.90deg/s


Upgrades[edit | edit source]

B1 Draco Upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Smoke Grenade Launcher Stock Stock Provides 2 volleys
Takes 60 s to reload
Duration: 10 s


Magazine Autoloader Stock Stock Increase autoloader recharge speed by 150%
It is scaled depending on the magazine capacity.


Stock Wheels Stock Stock Mobiity on Off-road surfaces 70%
Mobility on Difficult Terrain 10%


Spall Liner 52,060 Increases vehicle HP by 150.


Rapid-Fire Smoke Grenade Launcher Mk.1 78,085 Provides 8 volleys
Magazine capacity: 2 rounds
Takes 6 s to reload
Duration: 10 s
Magazine reload time: 80 s


Hard Kill APS 107,370 Hard-Kill APS :
Spotting distance 500m
Number of charges 12
Reload time 30s


Improved Fire Control System 109,810 Reduces aim time by 20%.


Improved Ammo Feeder 232,635 Reload speed increased by 13%.


Improved Wheels 26,840 Mobiity on Off-road surfaces 70%
Mobility on Difficult Terrain 10%


Special Abilities[edit | edit source]

Name Activation Time Duration Reload Time Ability Changes
Zero In
Ability Zero In.png
1.5 s 20 s 60 s Increases reload speed, accuracy and camouflage factor.
Reduces max spread,/br>Reduce turret traverse rate.
Blocks any movement and turning.
Max Spread -24.98%

Rate of fire +10%
Camouflage factor +10%
Turret traverse speed -24.98%
Acceleration -100%
Hull traverse speed -100%
Max speed -100%


Variants[edit | edit source]

  • B1 Draco Eraser

History[edit | edit source]

The B1 Draco is an Italian-built prototype vehicle that is based heavily on its predecessor, the B1 Centauro. It is built on the B1 Centauro chassis, but makes use of the Draco weapon system. Although its primary function is anti-aircraft, the vehicle is capable of filling a number of other roles.

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