What Everything on the Garage Screen Means
Here’s what all the icons on the Garage Screen mean
When you first start your World of Tanks career it can be difficult to know what everything in the Garage screen means. Understanding the Garage screen can take some time, but we’ve gone ahead and gathered all the relevant information. Here’s everything you need to know about the Garage screen in World of Tanks.
The Garage Screen
Username and Account Type
In the first
Crew Member List
Crew members for your current tank are displayed below the Missions button. There is a small button above the crew templates that lets you Retrain your Crew, Return Crew to Vehicle, or Send Crew to Barracks. The crew members display their Proficiency with the tank for which they are using. By right-clicking a crew member, you are able to select their Personal File in order to access their Service Record, Training, Skills etc. Left-clicking a crew member lets you swap them with another crew member that is in the Barracks or another vehicle.
The first of these three buttons is used to sort your
Garage Slots and Tanks
This is where your available tanks are displayed.
Modules, Equipment, Shells/Ammunition, and Consumable
This box highlights the selected tank’s modules, consumables, shells, and ammunition. The first five boxes are the tank’s different modules starting with the gun, then turret, engine, tracks and ending on radio. The following boxes are for the Equipment that can be purchased for vast quantities of Silver. The next boxes are the different munition types available for your tank. The final set of boxes are for in-game consumables like repair kits for the tank, health kits for your crew, and fire extinguishers to put out any spontaneous fires that start in your tank during combat.
Service and Exterior
Service allows you to replenish your tank's ammunition and consumables. Exterior allows you to add decals and paintworks to your vehicle.
On the right-hand side of the screen are your selected vehicle’s name, tier, tank type, Research button, Combat
Gold, Silver, Free Experience
Gold, Silver, and Free Experience are either purchased or earned after each battle or from converting experience accrued on Premium tanks. Clicking the Gold will take you to a page where you can purchase Gold. Silver shows how much Silver you currently have. Clicking this allows you to trade Gold for Silver. This is useful if you do not have enough Silver to purchase a module or tank but do not want to spend time playing Battles. Free Experience is how much Free Experience you have from Battles or Conversions. Clicking this allows you to Convert experience on Premium Tanks into Free Experience.
Create a Platoon, Start Battle, Game Mode
Create Platoon lets you form a group of three players that you take with you into battles. The Battle button launches you and your Platoon into a chosen game mode which can be changed by clicking on the right-most button, Random Battle. The Random Battle button allows you to select what sort of battle you wish to play. This option allows you to do Training Modes, Clan Battles, and standard Battles.
Areas of the Garage
These six sections take you to the appropriate place in the Garage and are used to do such things
Armory lets you look through the store in a linear fashion without worrying about the Tech Tree. Using the Armory allows you to see what a tank would look like with different modules mounted.
Service Record is an overview of your World of Tanks career where you can find statistics on your performance, awards, and what tanks you own.
Tech Tree allows you to see each nation’s entire tank line-up. This is useful in planning what tank you wish to work towards. It allows you to research and purchase new modules and tanks.
Barracks are where your crew members are stored when not in use. It also shows you crew that are presently in tanks. You can use the barracks to view a crew member in order to see their statistics, training, skills, and Personal Data where you can rename them and change their appearance.
Stronghold is where you can create or join other clans and challenge clans to battles. Out of all these
The Garage screen has a lot of information on it and it can be difficult to understand what everything means when you first start World of Tanks. Read through this as many times as you need to, because it’s got everything you need to know about the Garage screen in World of Tanks.