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Chi-Ri - Is it worth the time?

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Srgtbrad #1 Posted 01 July 2020 - 02:30 PM


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Hi Blitzers!

So as can be seen in the topic, is the chi-ri really useful in anything?Cuz ive noticed several things-

(1)Its the size of a boulder.

(2)It moves like a boulder.

(3)It traverses like a boulder.


I know it's got an autoloader and stuff, but why would i even bother playing this tank we got AMX 13 75, which has got -

(1)Better speed

(2)Lower profile

(3)And also, an autoloader?


Note- Im asking this not as a chi-ri player, but as a spectator who saw a chi-ri get ripped by a MT-25 in one of his matches. 

JDBC567 #2 Posted 02 July 2020 - 05:44 AM

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I honestly don't see any point in the Japanese mediums. They are all bad. Low aour, low speed, bad profile(mostly)

Lord_Melchett #3 Posted 02 July 2020 - 10:04 AM

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Chi Ri used to be fun, but its lack of mobility in the current meta makes it suffer.

STEEL_Firestorm #4 Posted 02 July 2020 - 10:52 AM


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Chi-Ri has high dpm but everything else isn't the best. A below average tank fighting hordes of tier 8s is a bad idea, so the answer to OP's question is no. However, the STB-1 is great. Performs marvellously even in higher league rating battles. I usually just look at the tier X when choosing to grind a line, so if you don't want to set such a 'long term goal', I suggest not going for it. 

PANPAKAPAAAN2427 #5 Posted 03 July 2020 - 03:35 PM

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Japanese meds are mixed bag. T5,6,8,9 are ridge line fighters where the an STB-1 hull down is a hard opponent to remove but the Chi-Ri I find excels in second line support or setting up ambushes and mid game flanking where the enemy are distracted allowing you to pump all three shots in the their rear. 

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