FV433 Abbot

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FV433 Abbot
FV433 Abbot
Tier / Class:
United Kingdom
Zhang Feng
1,000 Gold
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
30 mm
Hit Points:
Hull F/S/R:
12 / 10 / 10
Turret F/S/R:
12 / 10 / 10
Max Speed:
46.80 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
7.23 s
Hull Traverse:
35.30 deg/s
360 m
Accuracy (Spread):
Max Cannon Depression:
-5.0 / -7.0°
Turret Traverse Speed:
23.00 deg/s

The FV433 Abbot is a tier 4 Premium Self-Propelled Gun originating from the United Kingdom. Originally a tier 3, it was up-tiered and split into two separate vehicles in Update 0.15[1] so as to be able to find PVP games with other tier 4 SPGs easier. Players who owned the original Abbot kept the new tier 3 variant, the FV433 Abbot VE as compensation. It can be purchased from Zhang Feng for 1,000 Gold.

Currently, all SPGs in the game are locked to PVE mode.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Self propelled guns: fire support vehicles for PvE missions.
  • Magazine loader: allows you to fire several rounds without reloading.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

As a self propelled gun, the Abbot is best used as a support vehicle for helping your team progress by removing heavily armored targets such as MBTs from the battle. Teamwork is needed for those both working with and playing an SPG. Ask for vehicles on your team to call targets if they are in trouble, and work to keep your frontline vehicles in the battle.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • Three round burst capabilities
  • Excellent accuracy

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Poor armor
  • Poor alpha

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles in Armored Warfare come fully upgraded.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

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

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Commander: Freja Højbjerg, for her improvements to aim speed and overall accuracy.
  • Driver: Smooth Ride, Off-Road Driving
  • Gunner: Sharpshooter, Do the Twist
  • Loader: Rapid Fire, Explosive Shells

Armor[edit | edit source]

FV433 Abbot Stock Armor
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 12/10/10 Steel 12/10/10 Steel None
Protected only against small arms fire, the Abbot will not be able to withstand any sustained fire from autocannons or large caliber shells.

Firepower[edit | edit source]

105mm L13A1 Mk. II Howitzer
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
105mm L34 HE HE Stock 525 35mm 300m/s 0.14° 22.00s 3 {{{reloadm}}}s 20.00rd/min

Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
K60 MK 4G Engine Stock Stock 48.80km/h {{{reverse}}} 7.23s {{{0-max}}} 35.30deg/s {{{firechance}}}

Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Premium vehicles in Armored Warfare come fully upgraded.

History[edit | edit source]

Developed by the United Kingdom in the early 1960s, this self-propelled artillery was built on the chassis of the FV430 series of armored fighting vehicles. Known for it's mobility over multiple terrain types and it's amphibious capabilities, the Abbot served in the British and Indian Armies for over thirty years. The Abbot was decommissioned in the British Army in 1995 and replaced by the AS-90, while the Indian army still keeps a number of Abbots in service.

See also[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

  • [1]FV433 Abbot changes in update 0.15