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Pak 43 Gun Icon COH2 Ostheer
Pak 43 88mm Anti-tank Gun
Pak 43 Gun picture COH2 Ostheer
Role Long-range heavy anti-tank gun
Unit Cost 350CoH2 Manpower Icon 350 45CoH2 Fuel Icon 45 10CoH2 Population Icon 10
Upkeep per Minute -15CoH2 Manpower Icon −15
Prereq. Defensive Doctrine (Community)
Festung Armor Doctrine
Joint Operations Doctrine
Produced By Pioneer Squad
Primary armament 88mm Pak 43
Secondary armament 2x MP40
Primary armament penetration 380 (near)
300 (far)
Firing Range 80
Sight Range 35
Health 470Icon Health Small 470 (weapon)
80Icon Health Small 80 (each crewman)
Armor 70
Abilities (2)
Ability Target Weak Point COH2 Ostheer
Target Weak Point
  • Loads and fires a Gr. 39 high-explosive anti-tank round that immediately stuns the enemy vehicle crew.
  • Requires: Veteran 1
  • Cost: 30CoH2 Munition Icon 30

Ability Hold Fire Tanks COH2 Ostheer
Prioritize Vehicles
  • Attacks vehicles freely, but holds fire against infantry and structures unless given an explicit order to fire.
  • Toggle ability

One of the heaviest wheeled anti-tank guns of the war, the 88mm Pak 43 is capable of using long range, accuracy, and penetration to destroy any armored vehicle.

Effective against all medium tanks, heavy tanks, heavy assault guns. Weak to artillery and mortar fire.

The Pak 43's heavy shells can naturally pierce through most civilian structures and obstacles.


Ability Target Weak Point COH2 Ostheer Target Weak Point[]

  • Requires Veteran 1
  • Cost 35CoH2 Munition Icon 35 to activate
  • Activation: Select Vehicle
  • Cooldown: 30 seconds

Info here.

Ability Hold Fire Tanks COH2 Ostheer Prioritize Vehicles[]

  • Activation: Toggle Ability

Waiting with text for the next patch where this ability is likely to change. Now it holds all fire, after the patch the main gun will hold fire but the machine gun(s) will still fire at infantry.


Veterancy1 CoH2 Level 1 Veterancy:
  • Unlocks the 'Target Weak Point' ability
Veterancy2 CoH2 Level 2 Veterancy:
  • -30% reload
  • +100% rotation speed
Veterancy3 CoH2 Level 3 Veterancy:
  • +30% accuracy
  • -20% reload