IRL – The crew consists of a Commander, Gunner, Driver, and Loader. While North American scorpion stings are generally painful but non-lethal, that’s not so true when the scorpion in question is the M56 Scorpion . When uptiered, American teams usually have a M47 or T32. m Specifically, the mismatch in crew values caused by commander's 10% crew skill bonus. But instead is a special/bundle premium that has been for sale about once a month on the NA sever. Magazine Size: Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::top|clipcount roundExpression error: Unrecognized word "unable". The vehicle was mass produced from 1953 through 1959, but it was not popular and was soon replaced by the Sheridan light tank. It was just on sale in the in-game tech tree during the 7th WoT anniversary. I am a returning player so my knowledge is not up to date. With both and GLD: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. The M56 SPG was intended to support airborne units as a light tank destroyer that could be transported by cargo planes or inserted by parachute or glider. Also going hull-down will greatly improve your survivability, as the M56's gun shield is a very small target. With BiA and Vents: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. The client values, given for 100% crew, will normally be taken into battle with 110% crew skill members aside from specific functions, causing their actual performance to deviate from the expected client value. When peaking ridges you expose practically nothing. Notice the exposed ammorack and the strange steering wheel. I’ve played about 10 games in it(would have a lot more, but work takes me away from the PC for weeks at a time). It was light weight and small in order to be deployed via air drops. It was meant to be transported by helicopter or by air drop. It has great gun depression and does nice damage (and has spiffy HEAT rounds), it's pretty mobile but it has some drawbacks. m With Vents: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable". m Twenty-nine rounds of main gun ammunition were carried, and only the blast shield was armored. This is a premium tank; there is no research required. Magazine-fed Gun Though one of the lightest tank destroyers in the game, its 90 mm gun gives it a very powerful punch, especially when using the HEATFS round, which can penetrate up to 320 mm of armour. The M56 Scorpion was planned to be the first American TD in the premium shop and tech tree. With what I know about it now, I’d probably pay the 5k gold too. These differences are taken into account in tooltip boxes. All rights reserved. With 100% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. s Using Shell Type 2 (Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::top|damage2 Damage): Magazine-fed Gun The camo rating is pretty good, but don't rely on it too much especially without full camo skill and a camo net. When engaging at 250 meters or less, hopefully you can use a small hill to pop over, hull down. One of my friends uses it as a scout tank cuz it's funny and surprisingly effective. With BiA: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. Tanks of the 1950’s proved to large and heavy to be deployed by airdrop with the Airborne Divisions. Cookies help us deliver our Services. m This thing couldn’t stop small arms fire – much less a HE round. The gun is solid, I almost never feel a need for premium ammo and the traverse arc is quite wide. With 75% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. Subscribe for more replays! I just picked it up last weekend during the tier 7 premium sale. Towards the end of the battle you will want to move in closer but do not brawl. Using Shell Type 2 (Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::stock|damage2 Damage): Magazine-fed Gun The US M56 Scorpion Tank Destroyer entered service in 1953 as an air-deployable tank destroyer. The M56 SPG was intended to support airborne units as a light tank destroyer that could be transported by cargo planes or inserted by parachute or glider. However, gun traverse is extremely slow, and turning the hull may be needed to change targets on opposite sides of the battlefield. This page was last modified on 25 December 2019, at 07:06. With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable". With GLD: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. Overall, It’s just a lot of fun for me and it’s at, it seems i missed the sale, but if it was on sale it will be in the future as well, so my best bet is to wait for the next one, i have no rush to buy it, thanks for the info. You will want to stay as a sniper when first getting this tank until you are used to its nature. With 75% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. The M56 can be very fun to play if played right as a sniper at the start of a battle and a close support tank towards the end. s, With 50% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. So take extreme caution to not get spotted, as you will be focused on immediately. ... World of Tanks is a PvP MMO game created by international game developer Wargaming. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the WorldofTanks community. s Just remember it's armored with hopes and dreams instead of steel. - Great acceleration and can turn at near max speed. This is a subreddit where we share WoT news, strategy tips, tank choices, and opinions. The Scorpion was occasionally used to provide artillery support in Vietnam.
This Premium vehicle has … The 105 leFH18B2 does not share the agility or speed of the B1 , so relocation and placement can be a problem and has a rather large silhouette in comparison to other SPG's of the same tier, … It seems like I get spotted quite often - even at range - but my crew camo skill is not maxed yet so that's a big part of it I'm sure. s Nominal: Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::stock|reloadtime s I’d say it’s similar to a small hellcat. s With what I know about it now, I’d probably pay the 5k gold too. Getting spotted is not as much of a problem as getting hit is. I just used my 30% coupon for buying some gold. It was still unknown whether it was possible to penetrate Soviet heavy tanks at this range. Maximum possible: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. It was armed with an 90 mm gun and held around ninety rounds of ammunition. The vehicle was mass produced from 1953 through 1959, but it was not popular and was soon replaced by the Sheridan light tank. With 100% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. Diorama of destroyed M56 at the AAF Tank Museum. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Artillery loves you, so don't stay still for too long, and move immediately when spotted, because with that armor, any direct hit is a definite one shot kill, and even near misses can remove most of your health. If the M56 was sold on it's own at these prices I would snap one up in a heartbeat. 100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable". 68,105 views ... It’s worth buying if you have a tendency for self-torture !!! Extremely good penetration allows you to easily engage enemy heavy tanks, and the wide gun traverse arc allows you to cover large areas. Cycle Time: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. Fair warning though, once you get spotted, you will die. The M56 SPG was intended to support airborne units as a light tank destroyer that could be transported by cargo planes or inserted by parachute or glider. Come join the conversation! Damn, I wish they restored it instead of letting it rust in some park…. m In a tier 9 match it's not a lot of fun. With 75% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. The compact module and crew arrangement will make multiple critical hits very likely, especially when hit by HE shells. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I find myself playing some tanks simply because they are interesting rather than for pure statistics. It is the true glass cannon with only 1mm of armor. every now and again I set aside a little bit of time to pull this nippy little tier 7 tank destroyer out of my garage, and every time I do, I end the battle with a huge smile on my face, and I keep looking to the stats to figure out why, and I just can't. It's a fun little tank. Maximum possible: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. s It was equipped with a M54 90mm main gun. 75% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. In this case, you're a sitting duck, unable to move and return fire due to both the engine and track getting destroyed, and unable to reload due to the ammo rack. Aggressive or passive. They had to buff it. With 100% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. s We have a number of affiliated clans on the NA, EU, and ASIA servers for all levels of game experience. s With Binocular Telescope: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. The vehicle was mass produced from 1953 through 1959, but it was not popular and was soon replaced by the Sheridan light tank. 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Burtsev. M56 Scorpion USA - Tank Destroyers The M56 SPG was intended to support airborne units as a light tank destroyer that could be transported by cargo planes or inserted by parachute or glider. I don't recall it ever being even ok. © 2011–2021 Wargaming.net. March 28, 2015 Uncategorized 21:45. Maximum possible: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. Well, the ones further down, of course. 50% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. The turret is quite small and the large hole actually lets bullets pass inside without damage (not part of the hitbox). The very thin armor makes you extremely vulnerable to ramming. Arty the Elf stopped at nothing to acquire one of these, and you’re about to find out why! It's fragile as fuck and can take critical damage 1 second after spawn if a bigger tank even blows exhaust on you. I’d say it was definitely worth the price I paid for it(3k gold). 1 History 2 In-Game 3 Pros and Cons 4 Navigation The M56 Scorpion (not to be confused with the British FV101 Scorpion) was an American tank destroyer used by the Airborne Division. The M56 Scorpion was manufactured from 1953-1959. s The USMC used the Ontos, which had an armored cabin and was armed with recoilless rifles, in a similar role (the running gear of the first Ontos prototype was the same as on the M56, but it was replaced for the production variant). Outside of a crew of 1 commander only, 100% crew is a fiction. Nominal: Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::top|reloadtime s Especially if you want a different crew trainer from the HTC. Note the prominent rubber tires on the road wheels. m 100% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable". Depends on what you want to do as a TD. As it stands now though I will have to think very long and hard about whether or not it's worth … The vehicle was mass produced from 1953 through 1959, but it was not popular and was soon replaced by the Sheridan light tank. Back in the day Scorpion was OP and one couldn't buy it all the time. I definitely get ambushed by it more than I like. Overall, It’s just a lot of fun for me and it’s at a tier that I enjoy. Burst Length: Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::stock|burstcount rounds This is very useful to learn, as some maps just aren't suited for sniping. The M56 SPG was intended to support airborne units as a light tank destroyer that could be transported by cargo planes or inserted by parachute or glider. Outside of a crew of 1 commander only, 100% crew is a fiction. 75% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. You'll be an easy target, and even if nobody hits you a second time, the fire may easily burn you out, and in the event you do survive, your combat capability will be greatly diminished. It was introduced in Update 1.63 "Desert Hunters". m The vehicle was mass produced from 1953 through 1959, but it was not popular and was soon replaced by the Sheridan light tank. GruntGuy (presumably from US server) sent me a bunch of photos of the M56 Scorpion, sitting in the Elmwood Park, New Jersey, USA. To log in, select the region where your account is registered, Or use Microsoft Login to enter WoT XBOX ecosystem. s. Magazine-fed Gun - High penetration, both with AP and HEAT rounds, - Worst armor values in the game, HE shells and ramming are the bane of this vehicle and every hit will cause damage, - Mediocre top speed for a small TD with a medium sized gun and no armor, - Bad as a crew trainer, as its crew slots and preferred skills/perks do not match higher-tier TDs' playstyle. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. With Vents and BiA: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable". I’d say it was definitely worth the price I paid for it(3k gold). s, Magazine-fed Gun With BiA: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. Magazine Size: Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::stock|clipcount roundExpression error: Unrecognized word "unable". 100% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. 100% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. Also, as your armor is virtually non-existent, pretty much everybody is going to fire pure HE at you, which means your health will be drained very fast, along with the high chance of fire. I want to say it is great, but in fairness it has pros and cons like many other tanks. World of Tanks || M56 Scorpion – 9.7 Preview. It’s a small, quick little bugger with 219 pen at tier 7. 50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable". In total, the crew of the Pz.Sfl.IVa claimed 7 tanks destroyed or knocked out by the end of the year. It is a little rare since it isn't always available to buy in the shop, but it is sold of a fairly regular basis on special occasions. Ideally you'll get to snipe here and there, just be careful. The M56 SPG was intended to support airborne units as a light tank destroyer that could be transported by cargo planes or inserted by parachute or glider. This variant of shielding was developed by engineers of Research Institute-48 and Plant No. I'm running around 51% with scorp so can't claim to be an expert, just offering my observation. Especially if you want a different crew trainer from the HTC. I have been playing the M56 for about a week and it is a necessary member of the American team, particularly when tier IV tanks were uptiered against T54, Jadgtiger, IS3, IS4. This tank was never OP. World of Tanks is a PvP MMO game created by international game developer Wargaming. Its function as an air portable, self-propelled, anti-tank vehicle was eventually replaced in Vietnam by the troubled but effective M551 Sheridan which had a fully armored turret. Try to stay at extremely long range as a sniper at the start of the battle. I haven’t had the best luck winning, but I found it a lot of fun. The vehicle was mass produced from 1953 through 1959, but it was not popular and was soon replaced by the Sheridan light tank. Second: How dothe owners feel about this tank nowdays? The M56 Scorpion is a tier 7 American Premium TD. M56 Scorpion preserved at the American Armored Foundation Tank Museum in Danville, Virginia. Burst Length: Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::top|burstcount rounds However if you want a fun little credit grind tank and you like to stat pad/seal club in a T67 or Hellkitty the tank will probably be a decent pick up as those tanks will have similar skill setups as what you'll have in the scorpion. Standard Gun Reload Times Nominal: 13.6 s 50% Crew: 16.85 s 75% Crew: 14.71 s 100% Crew: 13.04 s Rammer: 11.74 s Vents: 12.75 s Both: 11.48 s Both and BiA: 11.23 s Both and Max Crew %: 10.76 s See Crew, Consumables, or Equipment for more information. The M56 Scorpion was an unarmored American self-propelled anti-tank gun, which featured a 90mm M54 gun with a simple blast shield, and unprotected crew compartment. The answer is no if you play ageessive. This page has been accessed 63,430 times. Hardback, about 240 pages long, some $53 plus shipping, and filled with reports and photographs taken primarily from Ordnance Branch and Tank Destroyer Board archives, most of it previously unpublished, it traces the development of anti-tank vehicles from the 37mm Gun Motor Carriage T2 through to the 90mm Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Gun M56 Scorpion. {{#ifeq:Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::stock|shellkind2|ARMOR_PIERCING||, {{#ifeq:Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::stock|shellkind3|ARMOR_PIERCING||, {{#ifeq:Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::top|shellkind2|ARMOR_PIERCING||, {{#ifeq:Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::top|shellkind3|ARMOR_PIERCING||, Magazine-fed Gun The one sure thing I can state is the scorps is a credit maker. The M56 Artillery was intended to support airborne units as a light tank destroyer that could be transported by cargo planes or inserted by parachute or glider. Loaded-mag DPM: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable". m. The M56 Scorpion is an American tier 7 premium tank destroyer. The gun is very good, if a little finicky at times, and can still pen quite a few tier 9s frontally when you aim for weak spots. For example, one HE shell could take out half your health, destroy the engine and set fire to it, damage the ammo rack, kill the commander and break your left track. m, With 50% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. You can easily reposition across the map and support whatever flank needs it. With Recon and Situational Awareness: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. Other than that, keep in mind that you might be small but you're still a higher priority target due to having 1mm armor. M56 Scorpion. I've had since day one. s ... only thing that could replace heroin was playing World of tanks and thats why he plays a lot….then i woke up and then this. With BiA and Vents: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. The Scorpion was occasionally used to provide artillery support in Vietnam. Using Shell Type 1 (Unable to match configuration for query: gun:a101_m56::stock|damage1 Damage): Theoretical Damage Per Minute Along with the low weight, any contact with any tank, even a light touch by an AMX ELC bis can be fatal. 75% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable". The M56 was manufactured from 1953 to 1959 by the Cadillac Motor Car Division of General Motors for use by US airborne forces, though the vehicle was eventually used by the Spanish Navy Marines, Morocco and the Republic of Korea as well. It won't be a good crew trainer for high tier murican heavies TDs because the high tier TDs should be played as pseudo-heavies, a drastically different play style and crew skill selection than what you'll want on the scorpion. 50% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. Is it still fun to play? With a crew of four (commander, gunner, loader and driver), the M56 weighed 6.4t empty and 7.7t combat-loaded. The M56 was a fully Caterpillar tracked vehicle with rubber-tired run-flat road wheels and front drive sprocket wheels. 50% Crew: Expression error: Unrecognized word "unable". s Magazine Reload Times So a requirement was issued for an air deployable vehicle with enough punch to take on enemy armour. They are fun in War Thunder though. The M56 saw combat service with U.S. forces in the Vietnam War. Overall it can be a very fun vehicle once one gets the hang of it. m Currently it's at $49.99 for the package. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Cycle Time: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. However, it was later added to in-game shop in 9.22 patch. Love it. Quick, 240 alpha, slow moving turret. s The M56 Scorpion was produced as an anti-tank gun platform for airborne troops. - Good accuracy, aim time and high penetration for tier 7 makes its shots very reliable. Tier 6 and 7 tanks I believe - I picked one up using gold from TankRewards I was saving up. With 100% Signal Boost: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. m Basically a hellcat up a tier right? Find distracted enemy tanks to attack, and if you can't get to their sides, put that 219mm of pen to use. s Light tanks that attempt to do so will instead destroy themselves. The M56 saw combat service with U.S. forces in the Vietnam War.It was deployed with the 173rd Airborne Brigade, which was the only Airborne Brigade deployed with the M56, where it was used mainly in a direct fire-support role. Stay hidden and/or mobile and you will do fine with enough practice. Back in the day Scorpion was OP and one couldn't buy it all the time. Fortunately, this tank has a surprisingly fast hull traverse, which might give it a bit of an advantage against an enemy light tank. The vehicle was mass-produced from 1953 through 1959, but did not prove popular and was soon replaced by the Sheridan light tank. M56 Scorpion. With the retirement of the Sheridan, current US airborne troops did not have a self-propelled gun system that could be delivered by air drop until the development of the M1128 Mobile Gun System Stryker MGS variant that is currently undergoing airdrop certification. I just used my 30% coupon for buying some gold. With 100% Crew: Expression error: Unexpected < operator. 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