ZBL-08

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ZBL-08
ZBL-08
Details
Tier / Class:
7 AFV
Nation:
China
Dealer:
Zhang Feng
Reputation:
270,300
Cost:
6,080,000
Stats - Stock (Renowned)
Max Damage:
45
DPM:
11,250
Penetration:
140 mm
Hit Points:
2,050
Hull F/S/R:
80 / 55 / 55
Turret F/S/R:
80 / 55 / 25
Max Speed:
99.00 km/h
Acceleration 0-32kph:
4.93 s
Hull Traverse:
69.10 deg/s
Camouflage:
33%
Vision:
420 m
Accuracy (Spread):
0.15°
Max Cannon Depression:
-6 / -4°
Turret Traverse Speed:
50.00 deg/s

The ZBL-08 is a tier 7 AFV originating from China, and is sold by Zhang Feng. It can be unlocked from the BVP-M2, and leads to the ST1.

Features[edit | edit source]

  • Subtle movement: moving on a low speed doesn't reduce your camouflage factor.
  • Recon package: this vehicle's recon package provides an improved vision range when stationary.
  • Waterproof: this vehicle can remain longer under water.

Player Recommendations[edit | edit source]

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Unlocks Improved Telescopic Lenses V2

Pros[edit | edit source]

  • High-damage ATGMs
  • Decent mobility
  • Swaps between Autocannon and Missiles, almost instantly
  • Troop compartment

Cons[edit | edit source]

  • Terrible armour
  • AFV with no designation ability
  • Slow-flying ATGMs
  • Camouflage is not good
  • Bad autocannon

Upgrade Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Get the ATGM upgrades first, as they will be your main weapon, since the Autocannon is bad, then do things like suspension.

Retrofit Suggestions[edit | edit source]

  • Improved Gun Breech V2
  • Electro-Optical Absorbing Paint V2
  • Improved Telescopic Lenses V2

Commander and Crew Skill Suggestions[edit | edit source]

Commander:

  • Sabrina Washington for stealth or Rashid Al-Atassi for ATGM buffs

Crew Skills:

  • Driver: Smooth Ride, Off-Road Driving
  • Gunner: Sharpshooter, Quick Draw

Armor[edit | edit source]

Stock
Reputation Cost Credits Hull F/S/R Hull Composition Turret F/S/R Turret Composition ERA Type ERA Modifiers
Stock Stock 80 / 55 / 55 Steel 80 / 55 / 25 Steel
Crafted from welded rolled steel, the ZBL-08 has all-around protection from small arms, as well as frontal turret and hull resistance against 30mm autocannon rounds.


Firepower[edit | edit source]

30mm ZPT-99 Autocannon
Shell name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Accuracy (Fully Aimed) Reload Time Shells in Magazine Reload within Magazine Burst Fire Rate
3UBR10 APDS APDS Stock 41-50 140mm 1,120m/s 0.15° 0.24s 900 {{{reloadm}}}s 250.00rd/min
3UOF8 HE HE Stock 11-75 10mm 920m/s 0.15° 0.24s 900 {{{reloadm}}}s 250.00rd/min


Missile Name Type Reputation Damage Penetration Velocity Reload Time Missiles in Launcher Reload within Launcher Burst Fire Rate Flight Agility Self-Guided
HJ-73C ATGM ATGM-TH Stock 495-786 800mm 120m/s 18s 2 {{{reloadm}}}s 30.00rd/min {{{agility}}}deg/s No


HJ-73C ATGM ATGM-TH 45,150 495-786 900mm 120m/s 18s 2 {{{reloadm}}}s 30.00rd/min {{{agility}}}deg/s No


Mobility[edit | edit source]

Name Reputation Cost Credits Max Speed Reverse Speed 0 to 32km/h 0 to Max Speed Hull Traverse Fire Chance
Deutz BF6M1015C Stock Stock 99km/h {{{reverse}}} 4.93s {{{0-max}}} 69.10deg/s {{{firechance}}}


Upgrades[edit | edit source]

Upgrades
Name Reputation Cost Credits Description
Type 84G Smoke Grenades 30,100 465,454 Provides 8 total smoke grenades with a 2-round magazine. Smoke can be fired every 6 seconds. The magazine takes 80 seconds to reload.


Improved Autoloader 60,205 930,909 Reload speed increased by 10%.


Improved Suspension 45,160 465,455 Improves handling on rough terrain by 20%.


Bullet Resistant Tires 30,100 698,182 Upgraded wheels increase the vehicles acceleration and top speed on off-road surfaces, and are also harder to destroy.

Offroad movement bonus: 50% Difficult terrain movement bonus: 25%


Special Abilities[edit | edit source]

Name Activation Time Duration Reload Time Ability Changes
Deploy AT Squad
Ability AT squad.png
1 s N/A s N/A s Anti-Tank troops set ambushes that are highly effective against lightly armored vehicles. Deploy 4 Anti-tank troops


Sniper drop
Ability Sniper.png
1 s N/A s N/A s The sharpshooter is also a great scout, very effective against enemy infantry and capable of destroying vehicle optics. Deploy 1 Sniper


Mortar squad drop
Ability Mortar.png
1 s N/A s N/A s Mortar squad delivers stand-off indirect plunging fire. Deploy 1 Mortar squad


History[edit | edit source]

The ZBL-08 is a state-of-the-art IFV used by the PLA that spawned a whole family of battle vehicles, from troop carriers to SPAAGs. This model sports a copy of the Russian 2A72 30mm Cannon.

See also[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]