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KV-1 Heavy Tank
KV-1 Heavy Tank
The KV-1 Heavy Tank.
Army Soviet Army
Role Heavy Tank
Unit Cost 420CoH2 Manpower Icon 420
145CoH2 Fuel Icon 145
16CoH2 Population Icon 16
Upkeep per Minute 24CoH2 Manpower Icon 24
Prereq. Conscripts Support Tactics
Counterattack Tactics
Guard Rifle Combined Arms Tactics
Produced By Mechanized Armor Kampaneya
Primary armament 76 mm tank gun M1941 ZiS-5
Secondary armament DT machine guns
Primary armament damage 160
Primary armament penetration 120 (near)
80 (far)
Firing Range 40
Sight Range 35
Health 1040Icon Health Small 1,040
Armor 270 (front)
165 (rear)
Max. Speed 5.1 m/s
Abilities (2)
  • Requires Veterancy 1
  • Toggled ability
  • The KV-1 will hulldown its position allowing crew to increase rate of fire and limit incoming damage.

Prioritize Vehicles

  • Toggled ability
  • While active, T-34/76 holds fire against infantry and structures unless given an explicit command

This is a doctrine Soviet Heavy Tank which is not limited by numbers. Weaker firepower than most heavy tanks, the KV-1 is better at withstanding damage than dealing it. The British counterpart to this unit is the Churchill Mk. VII Infantry Tank.


76.2 mm M1941 ZiS-5 gun[]

This is the main weapon of the KV-1 similar to the one on the T-34/76


The KV-1 will lose to panthers in a frontal gun battle (By the time a panther is 90% HP the KV-1 is nearing 50%) and are out ranged or OKW's Rakten if they have 2 or more firing on the tank.

Sturm Tigers will two shot them on direct hits (be it unlikely but useful knowledge)


Veterancy1 CoH2 Level 1 Veterancy:
  • 'Hulldown' ability unlocked.
Veterancy2 CoH2 Level 2 Veterancy:
  • +35% weapon rotation speed.
  • +30% reload speed.
Veterancy3 CoH2 Level 3 Veterancy:
  • +20% rotation speed.
  • +20% maximum speed.
  • +20% acceleration and deceleration.