Mercenary Vehicles: Cruncher

Discover Cruncher, a Mercenary Light Tank captained by the ferocious Bitter Hawk.

Cruncher

Tier: VIII
Class: Medium Tank
Combat Role: Assault – Though great all-rounders, Assault tanks can be at a disadvantage against specialists. They are devastating in groups and can be used to weaken enemy footholds.

Cruncher's name forecasts the fate of most tanks that cross its path. Speed, strength, and persistence are its trump cards.

RELIABLE WEAPON

Assault your enemies and put a dent in their defenses with your trusty gun!

GOOD MOBILITY

Respond to any threat on the battlefield quickly and easily.

RECON AND EAGLE EYE

Bitter Hawk's Skills allow you a greater view range, and the ability to identify critically damaged modules on enemy vehicles.


Stat Attack: Cruncher

  • Matchmaking: Plays up to Tier 10
  • Hit Points: 1430
  • Engine Power: 570 hp
  • Power/Weight Ratio: 14.23 hp/ton
  • Speed Limit: 52 km/h
  • Hull Traverse Speed: 40 deg/sec
  • Hull Armor: 102/76/51
  • Turret Armor: 65/40/40
  • Turret Traverse Speed: 38 deg/sec
  • Penetration: 203/237/44
  • Damage: 240/240/295
  • Aim Time: 2.7 sec
  • Accuracy: 0.34
  • Gun Caliber: 8,8 cm
  • Rate of Fire: 8.22 rounds/min
  • Max Ammo Capacity: 80 rounds
  • View Range: 370 m
  • Signal Range: 700 m

Contract Stages and Details

Mercenary vehicles can be earned for free by completing Contracts and their different stages, with the successful completion of each stage offering unique rewards. Completion of all stages in a Contract will reward you with the Mercenary tank you selected via the Mercenary Tech Tree, along with a Garage Slot and its special Mercenary Crew. Contracts and some stages can also be bought out using Gold. For full details about the Contract system, check out our dedicated guide.

The information presented here is continually under evaluation and may be subject to change. Please view the Mercenary Contracts in-game for the most up-to-date information.

Tasks:

  • Win a battle.
  • Earn 2,400 or more XP in any number of battles.

Conditions:

  • Play with any British vehicle from Tiers VI-X.

Rewards:

  • Small First Aid Kit ( 1 )
  • Small Repair Kit ( 1 )
  • Manual Fire Extinguisher ( 1 )
  • 3,000Silver

Buyout Stage: 45Gold

Tasks:

  • Win 2 battles in a row.
  • Place in the top 5 XP earners on your team in a battle.
  • Earn 3,600 or more XP in any number of battles.

Conditions:

  • Play with the M26 Pershing, or linked higher tier vehicles.

Rewards:

  • 2,000Silver
  • x2 XP Boost ( 1 )

Buyout: 100Gold

Tasks:

  • Detect 1 or more vehicles while destroying 1 or more vehicles in 2 battles.
  • Destroy 5 or more vehicles in any number of battles.
  • Earn 8,400 or more XP in any number of battles.

Conditions:

  • Play with the TVP VTU Koncept, or linked higher tier vehicles.

Rewards:

  • Small First Aid Kit ( 1 )
  • Small Repair Kit ( 1 )
  • Manual Fire Extinguisher ( 1 )
  • 5,000Silver
  • x3 XP Boost ( 1 )

​​Buyout: 215Gold

Tasks:

  • Assist with 2,300 or more damage due to you spotting vehicles in any number of battles.
  • Destroy 1 or more Light Tanks or Medium Tanks in any number of battles.
  • Earn 16,800 or more XP in any number of battles.

Conditions:

  • Play with the STA-1 or Type 61, or linked higher tier vehicles.

Rewards:

  • Small First Aid Kit ( )
  • Small Repair Kit ( )
  • Manual Fire Extinguisher ( )
  • Large First Aid Kit ( 1 )
  • Large Repair Kit ( 1 )
  • Automatic Fire Extinguisher ( 1 )
  • 7,800Silver
  • x4 Crew XP Boost ( 1 )

​​Buyout: 460Gold

Tasks:

  • Destroy 1 or more enemy vehicles that are at least 2 tiers higher than you in any number of battles.
  • Assist with damage equivalent to, or more than, your maximum health due to you spotting vehicles in 4 battles.
  • Earn 36,000 or more XP in any number of battles.

Conditions:

  • Play with the Tiger I, Tiger (P), Adler VK 45.03, any vehicle that can use the 8,8 cm Kw.K. 43 L/71 gun, or linked higher tier vehicles.

Rewards:

  • 3 Days of Premium Account
  • Small First Aid Kit ( 2 )
  • Small Repair Kit ( )

​​Buyout: 990Gold

Tasks:

  • Earn a Duelist Medal in 2 battles.
  • Earn 76,800 or more XP in any number of battles.

​​Conditions:

  • Play with German, American, or Czechoslovakian Medium Tanks or Heavy Tanks from Tiers VII-X.

Rewards:

  • 3 Days of Premium Account
  • Large First Aid Kit ( 2 )
  • Large Repair Kit ( 2 )
  • Automatic Fire Extinguisher ( 2 )
  • 6,800Silver
  • x2 XP Boost ( 1 )
  • x6 Crew XP Boost ( 2 )
  • x4 Crew XP Boost ( 2 )

​​Buyout: 2,135Gold

Tasks:

  • Destroy 110 or more vehicles in any number of battles.
  • Assist with 23,100 or more damage due to you spotting vehicles in any number of battles.
  • Earn 165,600 or more XP in any number of battles.

Conditions:

  • Play with German, American, British, Japanese, or Czechoslovakian Medium Tanks, Heavy Tanks, or Tank Destroyers from Tiers VII-X.

Rewards:

  • 3 Days of Premium Account
  • 775,600Silver
  • x3 XP Boost ( 3 )
  • x6 Crew XP Boost ( 2 )
  • x2 Silver Boost ( 2 )

Buyout: 4,600Gold

Tasks:

  • Earn 355,200 or more XP in any number of battles.

Conditions:

  • Play with German, American, British, Japanese, or Czechoslovakian Medium Tanks, Heavy Tanks, or Tank Destroyers from Tiers VIII-X.

Rewards:

  • Cruncher
  • 100% Trained 'Bitter Hawk' Crew
    • Recon Skill
    • Eagle Eye Perk
  • Garage Slot ( 1 )

​​Buyout: 9,900Gold



Bitter Hawk

Age: 36
Nationality: French
Blood Type: AB Positive
Favorite Color: Blue

Crew Skills:

  • Recon - Increases the maximum view range by 2% when fully trained.
  • Eagle Eye - Enables the Commander to identify critically damaged modules on targeted vehicles within the view range after a four second delay. Effective both in indirect and direct fire modes.

Biography:

Bitter Hawk fought and carried out espionage operations on behalf of the French Resistance during World War II, and continued fighting until the orders from her superiors stopped coming in. Alone in enemy territory, she adapted to ensure her own survival and fights out of necessity with a band of Mercenaries.

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