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Vehicle Vanguard

Vanguard Side View Icon
Vanguard
Type: MBT
Empire: Icon NC
Cost: Planetside2font-4Planetside2font-5Planetside2font-0Icon resource nanites 128
Health: 4000
For Armor and Damage resistance details see this article.
Decay: 5 Minutes
Primary Weapons: Titan-150 HEAT
Titan-150 AP
Titan-150 HE
Secondary Weapons: G30 Walker
G40-F Ranger
M12 Kobalt
M20 Basilisk
E540 Halberd
Enforcer ML85
C85 Canister


The Vanguard is a sturdy tank used exclusively by the New Conglomerate. The Vanguard favors heavier front, side, and top armor compared to other tanks, but this comes at the cost of speed and acceleration.

Vanguard Diagram

Certifications Edit

Vanguard Vehicle Certifications
Category Certification Name Levels and Cost
Utility Slot Vanguard Shield
100Lasts for 6 seconds when activated. Can be activated again after 60 seconds..
200Lasts for 6 seconds when activated. Can be activated again after 55 seconds.
500Lasts for 6 seconds when activated. Can be activated again after 50 seconds.
1000Lasts for 6 seconds when activated. Can be activated again after 45 seconds.
IR Smoke
50Creates a smoke screen around the vehicle that prevents lock-on attempts.
Reuse time: 30 seconds.
100Creates a smoke screen around the vehicle that prevents lock-on attempts.
Reuse time: 25 seconds.
200Creates a smoke screen around the vehicle that prevents lock-on attempts.
Reuse time: 20 seconds.
500Creates a smoke screen around the vehicle that prevents lock-on attempts.
Reuse time: 15 seconds.
Fire Suppression System
30Activate to repair 3% of the vehicle over 5 seconds. If the vehicle is on fire when activated, it will also extinguish the fire. Can be activated once every 60 seconds.
100Activate to repair 6% of the vehicle over 5 seconds. If the vehicle is on fire when activated, it will also extinguish the fire. Can be activated once every 55 seconds.
200Activate to repair 9% of the vehicle over 5 seconds. If the vehicle is on fire when activated, it will also extinguish the fire. Can be activated once every 50 seconds.
500Activate to repair 12% of the vehicle over 5 seconds. If the vehicle is on fire when activated, it will also extinguish the fire. Can be activated once every 45 seconds.
Defense Slot Nanite Auto Repair System
30Repairs 3.75% damage every 5 seconds. Damage disables repairs for 12 seconds.
50Repairs 4.38% damage every 5 seconds. Damage disables repairs for 12 seconds.
100Repairs 5.00% damage every 5 seconds. Damage disables repairs for 12 seconds.
200Repairs 5.63% damage every 5 seconds. Damage disables repairs for 12 seconds.
500Repairs 6.25% damage every 5 seconds. Damage disables repairs for 12 seconds.
Vehicle Stealth
30Increases lock-on time by 0.25 seconds and also reduces the auto-detect range of the vehicle to 75 metres.
100Increases lock-on time by 0.5 seconds and also reduces the auto-detect range of the vehicle to 50 metres.
200Increases lock-on time by 0.75 seconds and also reduces the auto-detect range of the vehicle to 25 metres.
1000Increases lock-on time by 1 seconds and also completely prevents the vehicle from being auto-detected.
Mine Guard
30Reduces damages taken from anti-tank mines by 25%
50Reduces damages taken from anti-tank mines by 37%
100Reduces damages taken from anti-tank mines by 50%
150Reduces damages taken from anti-tank mines by 62%
Reinforced Front Armor
100Damage from impacts striking the front of the Vanguard are reduced by an additional 5%.
Reinforced Side Armor
100Damage from impacts striking the sides of the Vanguard are reduced by an additional 10%.
Reinforced Top Armor
100Damage from impacts striking the top of the Vanguard are reduced by an additional 10%.
Proximity Radar
100Increases the range of the Proximity Radar to 30 meters.
200Increases the range of the Proximity Radar to 35 meters.
400Increases the range of the Proximity Radar to 40 meters.
500Increases the range of the Proximity Radar to 50 meters.
Performance Slot Rival Combat Chassis
100Improved tank rotation, brakes and reverse speed.
200Improved tank rotation, brakes and reverse speed.
(More effective than previous rank)
400Improved tank rotation, brakes and reverse speed.
(More effective than previous rank)
Racer High Speed Chassis
100Improved speed and acceleration.
200Improved speed and acceleration.
(More effective than previous rank)
400Improved speed and acceleration.
(More effective than previous rank)

Vanguard Strategy LinksEdit

  • Tech Plant Advanced Offensive Strategy
    1. Use this main battle tank to take out turrets and vehicles defending the tech plant.
  • Bio Lab Advanced Offensive Strategies
    1. When assaulting a Bio Lab in this vehicle, clear the way for your team to reach the outposts surrounding the main dome.
  • Amp Station Basic Base Strategies
    1. When attacking the Amp Station, look out for enemy MBTs and Turrets and take those out fast.
  • Amp Station Defensive Strategy
    1. When defending the Amp Station, use your MBT to secure common Sunderer Deploy spots and enemy hotspots.
  • C4 Strategy
    1. One brick of C4 will heavily damage your tank and set it on fire and two bricks will destroy it instantly. Any class, except the Infiltratror and the MAX, can carry C4. So watch out for infantry coming to close to your tank! When you see an enemy close to your tank and fear that he already sticked C4 to your tank, you can activate your Vanguard shield to dodge the attack, but be aware: One brick of C4 will disable the shield when exploding and cause a near insignifigant ammount of damage, Two bricks will disable the shield and leave the Vanguard in a burning state.
  • Engineer Class Strategy
    1. One of the main Engineer roles is to repair your tank. Try not to back over them!

Primary WeaponsEdit

Vanguard Primary Weapons Certifications
Category Certification Name Levels and Cost
Weapon Ammo Maximum Ammo Capacity
1Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by 3 rounds.
10Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by 5 rounds.
30Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by 7 rounds.
50Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by 10 rounds.
100Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by 12 rounds.
150Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by 15 rounds.
200Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by 17 rounds.
400Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by 20 rounds.
500Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by 22 rounds.
1000Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by 25 rounds.
Weapon Optics Zoom Optics
1Unlocks the 1.25x Zoom attachment
50Unlocks the 1.5x Zoom attachment
150Unlocks the 1.75x Zoom attachment
500Unlocks the 2x Zoom attachment
Night Vision Optics
50Illuminates low light levels up to 1000 meters in a green monochrome display.
Thermal Optics
200Uses thermal optics to expose heat sources in low light conditions up to range of 180 meters.
Weapon Utility Reload Speed
150Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by 0.1 seconds.
200Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by 0.2 seconds.
400Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by 0.3 seconds.
500Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by 0.4 seconds.
1000Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by 0.5 seconds.
Titan-150 HEAT
Titan-150 HEAT
Muzzle Velocity: 250m/s
Effective Range: Very Long
Fire Modes: Semi-Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 1600
Min Damage: 1600
Max Indirect Damage: 750 before 1m
Min Indirect Damage: 1 after 5m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 4s
Long Reload: 4s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 1
Ammunition Pool: 25
Costs
Cert Cost: Default Icon certification point
SC Cost: Default Resource icon station cash
Titan-150 AP
Titan-150 AP
Muzzle Velocity: 275m/s
Effective Range: Very Long
Fire Modes: Semi-Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 2075
Min Damage: 2075
Max Indirect Damage: 500 before 0.5m
Min Indirect Damage: 1 after 1m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 4s
Long Reload: 4s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 1
Ammunition Pool: 25
Costs
Cert Cost: 750 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
Titan-150 HE
Titan-150 HE
Muzzle Velocity: 175m/s
Effective Range: Very Long
Fire Modes: Semi-Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 1300
Min Damage: 1300
Max Indirect Damage: 1000 before 1m
Min Indirect Damage: 1 after 5m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 4s
Long Reload: 4s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 1
Ammunition Pool: 25
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash

Secondary WeaponsEdit

Vanguard Secondary Weapon Certifications
Category Certification Name Levels and Cost
Weapon Ammo Maximum Ammo Capacity
1Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
G30 Walker: 113
G40-F Ranger: 16
M12 Kobalt: 100
M20 Basilisk: 60
10Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
G30 Walker: 225
G40-F Ranger: 32
M12 Kobalt: 200
M20 Basilisk: 120
30Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
G30 Walker: 338
G40-F Ranger: 48
M12 Kobalt: 300
M20 Basilisk: 180
50Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
G30 Walker: 450
G40-F Ranger: 64
M12 Kobalt: 400
M20 Basilisk: 240
100Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
G30 Walker: 563
G40-F Ranger: 80
M12 Kobalt: 500
M20 Basilisk: 300
150Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
G30 Walker: 675
G40-F Ranger: 96
M12 Kobalt: 600
M20 Basilisk: 360
200Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
G30 Walker: 788
G40-F Ranger: 112
M12 Kobalt: 700
M20 Basilisk: 420
400Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
G30 Walker: 900
G40-F Ranger: 128
M12 Kobalt: 800
M20 Basilisk: 480
500Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
G30 Walker: 1013
G40-F Ranger: 144
M12 Kobalt: 900
M20 Basilisk: 540
1000Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
G30 Walker: 1125
G40-F Ranger: 160
M12 Kobalt: 1000
M20 Basilisk: 600
Weapon Optics Zoom Optics
1Unlocks the 1.25x Zoom attachment
50Unlocks the 1.5x Zoom attachment
150Unlocks the 1.75x Zoom attachment
500Unlocks the 2x Zoom attachment
Night Vision Optics
50Illuminates low light levels up to 1000 meters in a green monochrome display.
Thermal Optics
200Uses thermal optics to expose heat sources in low light conditions up to range of 180 meters.
Weapon Utility Magazine Size
100Adds X rounds to the default magazine size.
G30 Walker: 5 additional
G40-F Ranger: 3 additional
M12 Kobalt: 13 additional
M20 Basilisk: 6 additional
200Adds X rounds to the default magazine size.
G30 Walker: 10 additional
G40-F Ranger: 6 additional
M12 Kobalt: 25 additional
M20 Basilisk: 9 additional
400Adds X rounds to the default magazine size.
G30 Walker: 15 additional
G40-F Ranger: 9 additional
M12 Kobalt: 38 additional
M20 Basilisk: 12 additional
1000Adds X rounds to the default magazine size.
G30 Walker: 20 additional
G40-F Ranger: 12 additional
M12 Kobalt: 50 additional
M20 Basilisk: 15 additional
Reload Speed
150Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by X
G30 Walker: 0.1 seconds.
G40-F Ranger: 0.12 seconds.
M12 Kobalt: 0.1 seconds.
M20 Basilisk: 0.1 seconds.
200Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by X
G30 Walker: 0.2 seconds.
G40-F Ranger: 0.24 seconds.
M12 Kobalt: 0.2 seconds.
M20 Basilisk: 0.2 seconds.
400Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by X
G30 Walker: 0.3 seconds.
G40-F Ranger: 0.36 seconds.
M12 Kobalt: 0.3 seconds.
M20 Basilisk: 0.3 seconds.
500Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by X
G30 Walker: 0.4 seconds.
G40-F Ranger: 0.48 seconds.
M12 Kobalt: 0.4 seconds.
M20 Basilisk: 0.4 seconds.
1000Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by X
G30 Walker: 0.5 seconds.
G40-F Ranger: 0.6 seconds.
M12 Kobalt: 0.5 seconds.
M20 Basilisk: 0.5 seconds.
G30 Walker
G30 Walker
Fire Rate: 600 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 1000m/s
Effective Range: Medium
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 130 before 50m
Min Damage: 85 after 400m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2s
Long Reload: 2s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 75
Ammunition Pool: 1125
Accuracy
Minimum Cone of fire: 0.65
Costs
Cert Cost: 750 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
G40-F Ranger
G40-F Ranger
Fire Rate: 330 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 325m/s
Effective Range: Long
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 100 before 50m
Min Damage: 20 after 200m
Max Indirect Damage: 50 before 6m
Min Indirect Damage: 1 after 8m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 3s
Long Reload: 3s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 70
Ammunition Pool: 800
Accuracy
Minimum Cone of fire: 1.5
Bloom per Shot: 0.2
Costs
Cert Cost: 750 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
M12 Kobalt
M12 Kobalt
Fire Rate: 550 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 650m/s
Effective Range: Medium
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 200 before 10m
Min Damage: 154 after 110m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 2.5s
Long Reload: 2.5s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 100
Ammunition Pool: 500
Accuracy
Minimum Cone of fire: 0.2
Bloom per Shot: 0.1
Costs
Cert Cost: 100 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 250 Resource icon station cash
M20 Basilisk
M20 Basilisk
Fire Rate: 351 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 550m/s
Effective Range: Medium
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 250 before 10m
Min Damage: 167 after 100m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 3s
Long Reload: 3s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 50
Ammunition Pool: 300
Accuracy
Minimum Cone of fire: 0.5
Bloom per Shot: 0.1
Costs
Cert Cost: Default Icon certification point
SC Cost: Default Resource icon station cash
Vanguard Secondary Weapon Certifications, Set 2
Category Certification Name Levels and Cost
Weapon Ammo Maximum Ammo Capacity
1Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
E540 Halberd: 3
C85 Canister: 8
Enforcer ML85: 10
10Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
E540 Halberd: 6
C85 Canister: 16
Enforcer ML85: 20
30Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
E540 Halberd: 9
C85 Canister: 24
Enforcer ML85: 30
50Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
E540 Halberd: 12
C85 Canister: 32
Enforcer ML85: 40
100Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
E540 Halberd: 15
C85 Canister: 40
Enforcer ML85: 50
150Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
E540 Halberd: 18
C85 Canister: 48
Enforcer ML85: 60
200Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
E540 Halberd: 21
C85 Canister: 56
Enforcer ML85: 70
400Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
E540 Halberd: 24
C85 Canister: 64
Enforcer ML85: 80
500Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
E540 Halberd: 27
C85 Canister: 72
Enforcer ML85: 90
1000Increases the ammo capacity of the weapon by X rounds.
E540 Halberd: 30
C85 Canister: 80
Enforcer ML85: 100
Weapon Optics Zoom Optics
1Unlocks the 1.25x Zoom attachment
50Unlocks the 1.5x Zoom attachment
150Unlocks the 1.75x Zoom attachment
500Unlocks the 2x Zoom attachment
Night Vision Optics
50Illuminates low light levels up to 1000 meters in a green monochrome display.
Thermal Optics
200Uses thermal optics to expose heat sources in low light conditions up to range of 180 meters.
Weapon Utility Magazine Size
500Adds X additional rounds to the magazine.
E540 Halberd: 0
Enforcer ML85: 0
Enforcer C85 Canister: 1
500Adds X additional rounds to the magazine.
E540 Halberd: 0
Enforcer ML85: 0
Enforcer C85 Canister: 2
Reload Speed
150Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by 0.1 seconds.
200Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by 0.2 seconds.
400Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by 0.3 seconds.
500Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by 0.4 seconds.
1000Decreases the time taken to reload the weapon by 0.5 seconds.
E540 Halberd
E540 Halberd
Fire Rate: 60 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 275m/s
Effective Range: Long
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 1000
Min Damage: 1000
Max Indirect Damage: 450 before 0.5m
Min Indirect Damage: 1 after 3m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 3.25s
Long Reload: 3.25s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 1
Ammunition Pool: 30
Costs
Cert Cost: 750 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
Enforcer ML85
Enforcer ML85
Fire Rate: 60 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 300m/s
Effective Range: Long
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 500
Min Damage: 500
Max Indirect Damage: 334 before 0.5m
Min Indirect Damage: 1 after 2m
Reload Speed
Reload Speed: 3.25s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 8
Ammunition Pool: 80
Costs
Cert Cost: 1000 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 700 Resource icon station cash
C85 Canister
Enforcer C85 Modified
Fire Rate: 180 RPM
Muzzle Velocity: 400m/s
Effective Range: Short
Fire Modes: Automatic
Damage
Max Damage: 125x12 before 12m
Min Damage: 100x12 after 42m
Reload Speed
Short Reload: 3s
Long Reload: 3s
Ammunition
Magazine Size: 10
Ammunition Pool: 160
Pellet Count: 12
Accuracy
Minimum Cone of fire: 0.33
Pellets Spread: 0.9
Costs
Cert Cost: 250 Icon certification point
SC Cost: 500 Resource icon station cash

Weapon Ribbons and MedalsEdit

With any Vanguard weapon, it is possible to get both Ribbons and Medals. Each Ribbon is a standard reward for achieving a set amount of kills with a Vanguard weapon. Medals relate to how many overall kills you have with the Vanguards weaponry.

RibbonsEdit

Ribbon Icon Requirements
Vanguard Service Ribbon
MBT Vehicle Ribbon
10 kills.
Driver Service Ribbon
Piloting Ribbon
20 driver assists

See more available ribbons on the Service Ribbons page.


MedalsEdit

Medal Icon Requirements Certification Rewards
No Medal
Medal Empty
0 kills
Copper Medal
Medal Copper
10 kills Planetside2font-2Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Silver Medal
Medal Silver
60 kills Planetside2font-1Planetside2font-0Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Gold Medal
Medal Gold
160 kills Planetside2font-2Planetside2font-0Icon resource certpoints 25x25
Auraxium Medal
Medal Araxium
1160 kills Planetside2font-2Planetside2font-0Planetside2font-0Icon resource certpoints 25x25

CustomizationNavbox Button R1 CustomizationNavbox Button R2 CustomizationNavbox Button V3 CustomizationNavbox Button V4 CustomizationNavbox Button V5 CustomizationNavbox Button V6

The New Conglomerate Vanguard features six total customization slots as of Game Update 11. These slots include Camo, Decal, Ornaments, Exterior, Trim, and Lighting. A list of the possible customizations is below.

Vanguard Customizations
Name Permanent Cost
(Station Cash only)
Style
Cyan Vanguard Chassis Lights Icon resource station cash 450
Cyan Vanguard Chasis Lights
White Vanguard Chassis Lights Icon resource station cash 450
White Vanguard Chasis Lights
Orange Vanguard Chassis Lights Icon resource station cash 450
Orange Vanguard Chasis Lights
Blue Vanguard Chassis Lights Icon resource station cash 750
Blue Vanguard Chasis Lights
Yellow Vanguard Chassis Lights Icon resource station cash 750
Yellow Vanguard Chasis Lights
Vanguard Bruiser Plating Icon resource station cash 650
Vanguard Bruiser Plating
Vanguard Scrapper Plating Icon resource station cash 650
Vanguard Scrapper Plating
Vanguard Warrior Plating Icon resource station cash 650
Vanguard Warrior Plating
Vanguard Lumifiber Trim

Icon resource station cash 750

Vanguard Lumifiber Trim
Vanguard Deluxe Paneled Trim

Icon resource station cash 1000

Vanguard Gold Trim

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