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Medium Tank Information
Rubinelle Lazurian/IDS
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A strong tank with better attack and
defense than standard tanks.
Heavy Tank Gun Machine Gun
Cost 12,000 Inftry ArrowGood.png
Gas 50 Veh ArrowGood.png
Ammo 5 Air Hyphen.png
Mobility 5 Heli ArrowBad.png
Vision 2 Ship ArrowBad.png
Range 1 Sub ArrowBad.png
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Main article: Medium Tank

Medium Tanks(Days of Ruin) or Heavy Tanks(Dark Conflict) or 重戦車(失われた光) are a tank that appears in Advance Wars: Days of Ruin. They are the middle tier between Tanks and War Tanks. They sacrifice some mobility and cost for better offensive and defensive stats.

Medium Tanks are initially introduced in Fear Experiment, and become buildable in Greyfield Strikes.

Competitive Play

A Medium Tank in Advance Wars : Days Of Ruin

A higher cost does mean higher stats, with the Md. Tank being able to hold its own against multiple Artillery barrages, fare well against Battle Helicopters as well as effectively eliminate low-cost units. Another drawback to the Md. Tank is its slow 5-space tread movement, which makes the Md. Tank especially difficult to engage its targets. Using cheap units to block flat terrains and delay the Md. Tank's movement can eliminate its threat completely. But if the Medium Tank does get the chance to attack, it can wipe out Infantry, all indirect units and lightly armored vehicles in just one attack, given that no defense bonuses are in play.

Advance Wars: Days of Ruin rebalanced the Md. Tanks by reducing their cost from 16,000G to 12,000G, making them much more affordable, and rushing a single Md. Tank a viable strategy.

All in all, the Medium Tank is a heavy-hitter that can devastate the mid-game with proper economy planning and positioning. The Md. Tank's biggest difficulty doesn't just revolve around its high cost, but its slow speed as well, making it an easy target to indirect units to slowly whittle down its health, or for Tanks and Mechs to swarm it before it gets a chance to attack. If you can deal with the Medium Tanks' downsides, then all that's left is a juggernaut unit that can turn the tide of battle in just a single turn.