Clan Creation

To create a clan in World of Tanks you must pay an upfront gold free to create it.  While this is not a “bad option” if you wish to start a clan, you should make sure that you actually want to go through with it.  Running a clan in this game is very time consuming … Read more


Camouflage and decals are available for every tank to personalize the appearance for everyone to see.  Camouflage gives a very small boost to the tank’s camouflage modifier but is not very large to be a huge deal. It cant also be bought for credits but only lasts for 7 days or 30 days compared to the gold … Read more

Gold Ammo

The option to buy premium ammunition for gold is available for the majority of tanks in World of Tanks.  These shells generally add increased penetration values and some will add different damage values in exchange for other benefits.  These shells are usually HEAT, HESH, APCR, and APDS rounds and are available for purchase for gold … Read more

Converting Gold to Credits

Many players will find themselves low on credits if they do not own a premium tank(and play it a lot) and are looking to buy multiple tier 9 and tier 10 tanks. World of Tanks is set up since it is a free to play game to make the credit requirements of the higher tier … Read more

“Free Experience”

Free experience in World of Tanks is gained for each battle any player plays.  5% of the total experience a player earns each battle becomes free experience which can be used to research any tank/module and is not tied to any specific tank.  There is also an option to convert the experience on elited(fully upgraded) … Read more

Premium Tanks

Unlike a premium account buying a premium tank has no time limit and it will be there whenever you log on(unless if you sell it).  Premium tanks earn more credits and experience compared to similar tanks in their tier.  They have a small experience modifier that will net them more experience which might not sound … Read more

Premium Account

One of the most useful options available for gold is to buy time for a premium account.  This will give you 50% more experience and credits per battle while you have a premium account.  This makes the grind to tier 8 and above much quicker and will allow you to earn a small profit on … Read more

Promotional Packages/Codes

Occasionally there will be codes that are offered by companies like Logitech or gaming websites that give away low tier premium tanks and/or small amounts of gold.  Finding them can be difficult if you do not check the forums or look around a bit outside of the game but generally codes pop up around a … Read more

The In-Game Currency

The main option of buying gold for your own use is to use the option on the official World of Tanks website for your server. Buying in large bundles will get you the best value for your money and is the option you will most likely use the majority of the time.

Gift Shop

While the gift shop might seem to offer many great “deals” and specials it is not ideal for purchasing gold or packages for yourself.  The concept of the gift shop is for buying others packages and the packages usually have the worst dollar:gold exchange compared to buying gold directly.  The only exception is when offers … Read more