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The Flamethrower is a removed tank from the beta stages of the game, seen as "Mockup Content". It was originally a Tier 4 upgrade that stemmed from the Blaster that could be obtained at Level 45.

Design

The Flamethrower features a very wide trapezoidal barrel, along with another short barrel inside of it.

Technical

It doesn't work exactly like a flamethrower, as the fire rate is pretty slow, but the bullets it fires will actually begin to grow in size and damage other things around it. This may reference the fact that fire can spread.

Strategy

  • Strong against: Basic tanks, close range tanks, rammers, tanks with low movement speed.
  • Weak against: Long ranged tanks, tanks with high movement speed and/or fire rate.

As the Flamethrower

  • It is a good against the close range tanks Smasher and its branch, especially if they're slow.
  • It is recommended to upgrade bullet health to get bigger bullets.
    • Pairing that with higher bullet speed makes this tank even more dangerous.
  • Since the fire rate is pretty slow, it is recommended to upgrade the reload to make it efficient.

Against the Flamethrower

  • There is a good chance of being able to take down the tank easily by directly shooting at it as a strong Machine Gun tank, since the Flamethrower, despite its name, has a slow fire rate, thus giving a bit of time for the player to attack the user of the Flamethrower.
  • It is best to upgrade the movement speed to escape the growing bullets, especially if the tank has a high bullet speed.
    • It is especially best to step away from the bullets at the first couple seconds, since the bullets are in their smallest size.

Trivia

  • This tank experimented with the use of growing ammunition, something extremely unique compared to other Arras tanks. Sadly, it was scrapped in beta.
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