Leopard 2A4 Evolution
|Leopard 2A4 Evolution|
Tier / Class:
|Stats - Stock (Renowned)|
|520 / 200 / 60|
|462 / 145 / 65|
|70.00 (70.00) km/h|
|5.49 (5.46) s|
|31.80 (32.00) deg/s|
Max Cannon Depression:
|-10.0 / -1.0°|
Turret Traverse Speed:
The Leopard 2A4 Evolution is a tier 8 Main Battle Tank originating from Germany, and is sold by Sophie Wölfli. It can be unlocked from the Leopard 2A5 as a side branch of the main Leopard variant tree.
Features[edit | edit source]
- Heavy armor : this vehicle's armor bounces more shots and takes more hits
- High caliber: the high caliber weaponry deals an increased damage.
Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]
A more heavily armored variant on the standard Leopard chassis, the Leopard 2A4 Evolution is designed for heavy combat. Well armored against HEAT, and AP, and especially ATGM threats, the Evolution is more than capable of facing heavy fire in a way few Leopard variants can. It also retains the typical Leopard speed, maneuverability, and accuracy, making it an excellent jack of all trades capable of spearheading, flanking, and long-range fighting.
Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]
Pros[edit | edit source]
- Excellent gun depression
- Excellent mobility for an MBT
- Strong hull armor
- ATGM Resistance (PVE)
Cons[edit | edit source]
- Large weakspot under the gun mantlet
- Mediocre turret armor
Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]
As the vehicle is defined by its firepower, early research should focus on this. Upgrading to the Improved Gun Stabilizer and Improved Ready Racks, along with better ammunition, will improve firepower while minimizing exposure to return fire. Another important upgrade early on would be the MTU Mt 883 Ka-500 Diesel Engine, which improves the mobility even further.
Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]
- Advanced Muzzle Reference System
- Improved Telescopic Lens
- Improved Gun Breech
- Improved Pioneer Tool Kit
Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]
- Commander: Philipp Holzklau, to improve the aim speed and reload time.
- Driver: Spin to Win, Off-Road Driving
- Gunner: Sharpshooter, Quick Draw
- Loader: Rapid Fire, Secured Ammunition
Armor[edit | edit source]
|Reputation Cost||Credits||Hull F/S/R||Hull Composition||Turret F/S/R||Turret Composition||ERA Type||ERA Modifiers|
|Stock||Stock||520/200/60||AMAP modular composite||462/145/65||AMAP modular composite||None|
|The Leopard 2 Evolution AMAP modular appliqué package focuses on all-around protection against HEAT-based threats, better accounting for urban and lower threat engagements, as opposed to the standard doctrine of only frontal armor.|
Firepower[edit | edit source]
|Shell name||Type||Reputation||Damage||Penetration||Max Accuracy||Speed||Reload|
|120mm DM43A1 APFSDS||AP||Stock||518||700mm||0.10°||1,650 m/s||10.40s|
|120mm DM12 HEAT-MP||HEAT||Stock||520||600mm||0.11°||1,140 m/s||10.40s|
|120mm DM12A1 HEAT-MP||HEAT||114,595||575||700mm||0.11°||1,140 m/s||10.40s|
|120mm DM11 HE||HE||Stock||520||40mm||0.11°||980 m/s||10.40s|
|Shell name||Type||Reputation||Damage||Penetration||Velocity||Accuracy (Fully Aimed)||Reload Time||Shells in Magazine||Reload within Magazine||Burst Fire Rate|
Mobility[edit | edit source]
|Name||Reputation Cost||Credits||Max Speed||0 to 32km/h||Hull Traverse|
|MTU MB 873 Ka-501 1500 hp Diesel Engine||Stock||Stock||70.00km/h||5.49s||31.80deg/s
|MTU MB 883 Ka-500 1500 hp Diesel Engine||20,835||250,675||70.00km/h||5.46s||32.00deg/s|
Upgrades[edit | edit source]
|Spall Liner||33,335||401,075||Increases vehicle HP by 250.
|DM35A1 Smoke Grenades||50,005||601,605||Provides a total of five smoke deployments on an eighty second cooldown between uses.
|Soft Kill APS||68,755||827,220||An Active Protection System that has a chance of diverting ATGMs around a player's vehicle from a range of 250m or more.
|Improved Gun Stabilizer||83,340||1,002,695||Enhances accuracy while on the move by 20%.
|Improved Ready Racks||169,285||2,239,260||Increases reload speed by 10%.|
History[edit | edit source]
The most widespread version of the Leopard 2 family is the 2A4, one of the two main development batches. The 2A4 Evo includes protection against IED’s and mines, and additional roof plates. Though it could be easily confused for the A6 or A7 Upgrade, this vehicle has distinct, rounded frontal modules that bear the telltale features of its active defense system.
See also[edit | edit source]