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Wehrmacht Strategies

By Sepha - 30th January 2008 - 04:20 AM

Welcome to Wehrmacht strategic and tactical training! This is a summary of all of the basic information you need to know about the Wehrmacht in order to be effective in game. You'll start off with basic background information behind the various units and weapons, and then move on to applied strategies with the information you learn. Please click on each of the following items to learn more.

Basics



Wehrmacht Headquarters
The Headquarters is the first building in a players base area, a large amount of manpower and +5 fuel are generated from the Headquarters every minute. Pioneers can be built from the Headquarters, the basic builder...
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Wehrmacht Quarters
The Wehrmacht Quarters is the first building available to the wehrmacht, it houses volksgrenadiers that are the msot basic infantry available to the wehrmacht, MG42 machine guns that are excellent at suppressing enemy...
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Krieg Barracks
The Krieg Barracks is the second unit production building for the Wehrmacht more commonly known as 'Tier 2' and allows them to build Grenadiers that are a more expensive and power version of Volksgrenadiers, the...
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Sturm Armory
The escalation to Assault Phase happens in nearly every game. It's a required upgrade to research LMG42s for Grenadiers, the Flammenwerfer upgrade for the Haltrack, the Smoke grenade usage for the 8.1cm mortar crew and finally...
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Panzer Command
The Panzer Command is the centre of the 'Battle Phase' for Wehrmacht, allowing them to produce all 'Tier 4' units. However the T4 upgrade itself allows for Mp44s on Stormtrooper units and the 'Walking Stuka' upgrade for...
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Kampkraft Centre
Provides veterancy for Wehrmacht units through purchasing upgrades. For further information on Wehrmacht unit veterancy bonuses refer to each unit's veterancy description.
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Doctrines



Defensive Guide
With some very potent early game abilities and the best off-map Axis artillery in the game, Defensive Doctrine ensures your map presence will be a...
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Terror Guide
The Terror Doctrine offers some very unique abilities that maintain their effectiveness through out the entire game, while also supplying the...
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Blitzkrieg Guide
Blitzkrieg (German, "lightning war") is "a headline word applied retrospectively to describe a military doctrine of an...
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Tales of Valor Unit Guides



Schwimmwagen
Resuming with the coverage on the new Tales of Valor units, sjceran and VelocityGirl have written a guide on the Wehrmacht Schwimmwagen. This is a radically new unit for the Wehrmacht...
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Geschutzwagen
To finish off the Wehrmacht Tales of Valor units, sjceran and VelocityGirl have put together a guide on the new Geschutzwagen. This unit is a real catch for Wehrmacht since it provides quality AT support for T3...
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Applied Strategy Guides & Tips



Pak Creep - Anti British Strategy
The Pak is probably the most valuable weapon a Wehrmacht player has at his disposal when playing against the British. I never face a British player without at least 2 of them. When supported well...
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Bud's Wehrmacht Tier 3 - Tier 4 Strategy
This strat goes for the throat of the typical American player, and works rather nicely against the British as well. Since the vast majority of Wehrmacht players these days bunker down...
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Wehrmacht Veterancy Guide
The Wehrmacht forces have the unique advantage of being able to purchase veterancy upgrades for their troops. For an upfront cost, all units currently deployed and all future units will receive bonuses...
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T1-T4 Against the British
This guide is independent of any specific doctrine. This means that you should not choose a doctrine early in the game, but rather wait until you...
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Support Vet Strategy
Welcome to my first real, concentrated effort into developing a strategy that works equally effectively against both the United States and British armies...
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Wehrmacht Rules of Thumb
A reactionary guide to teach you counters against your opponent's tech, recommended first instincts that you can always fall back on when in doubt...
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Beginner's Guide to Wehrmacht Units
A more in-depth look at each specific unit in the Wehrmacht arsenal and how to use each of them in real game situations...
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Razing Sim City
Tips and tricks to fighting against heavily defensive British players who build multiple emplacements...
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Piospam 2.0
Piospam 2.0, contrary to its namesake, is a combined arms strategy made specifically to combat the British and centers around pioneer flamers with Support Infantry Veterancy...
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Important Resources



Wehrmacht Technology Tree
Direct download to a print-friendly, complete layout of the Wehrmacht technology tree, abilities, and units in .pdf format...
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Tip of the Week Archive
A complete listing of every single Company of Heroes tip ever written. Over 100+ tips, from overall general tips to faction help for each of the four factions, the British, the Americans, the Wehrmacht, and the Panzer Elite...
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Wehrmacht Strategies Forum
Forums completely dedicated to Wehrmacht strategies including the latest strategy topics and even a Q&A. Each strategy forum has Strategy Specialists who are there to answer questions and help players improve their game...
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