Death From Above achievement in World of Tanks

Death From Above

Land on or drive over an enemy, destroying them. MP only.

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How to unlock the Death From Above achievement

  • Geordie ScoutGeordie Scout234,331
    28 Jul 2015 04 Aug 2015 30 May 2017
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    You can get this during normal play by driving off a cliff and landing on top of an enemy tank of any tier. The weight of your tank will crush and destroy the enemy (you need to survive for the achievement to pop). Some tanks are better than others but generally you will have more success with tanks that are reasonably fast but also heavy (for their tier).

    Good maps to try this on are from the high ground on Abbey, Cliff (obviously), El Halluf, Karelia, Komarin, Malinovka, Mines, Mountain Pass, Pearl River, Sacred Valley, Sand River, South Coast and Westfield

    Here are some examples of how to go about it:

    It's possible to do this in any tank if you squash the right enemy but it's generally not a good idea to try this on heavy tanks (unless you're in an even heavier tank) and best to go for anything else (light, medium, TD or artillery but the lighter the better). Some examples of good tanks for this at lower tiers are:

    M3 Stuart
    M5 Stuart
    M4 Sherman
    T1 Heavy
    Cruiser III
    Cruiser IV
    Pz. II or III (most variants)
    Pz. III/IV
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    Geordie ScoutSorry I misunderstood your conment. I watched your video a few times and it looked good to me. Could be the Xbox One achievements not unlocking (again).
    Posted by Geordie Scout on 10 Aug 15 at 18:07
    TheLastDonYeah, that is what I was thinking. Maybe it will take a week to unlock like some of my other ones. I wonder if anyone else who has got the achievement on Xbox one could chime in and tell me if they got it immediately or it took a while to pop.
    Posted by TheLastDon on 11 Aug 15 at 11:11
    Sera Di SiahI've landed on and killed an enemy tank multiple times, but everytime I died myself along with it and got no Achievement. :(
    Posted by Sera Di Siah on 12 Aug 15 at 16:16
    Geordie ScoutYou need to survive the impact fot the achievement to pop. I've edited the solution as I had mixed this up with Kamikaze (where you don't need to survive the impact). Sorry for the confusion.

    Using a light tank will generally result in your death so maybe try a medium or heavy.
    Posted by Geordie Scout on 12 Aug 15 at 19:10
    HowieXI crushed a guy but drowned 10 seconds later :(
    Posted by HowieX on 09 Oct 15 at 16:06
    A few examples.
    Posted by CrypticXeno13 on 24 Jun 17 at 01:28
    MaciekMy tank was destroyed after falling on the enemy Tiger II, but I got the achievement.
    Posted by Maciek on 14 Nov 17 at 11:12
    MegaManSurvivesI used a T-150 (Russian tier 6) and crushed an enemy on Overlord (Xbox One), had half my health left so I killed another tank via shots then I died a little while later. The tank I crushed was at half health before I crushed it, does that matter? No unlock. Got tips?
    Posted by MegaManSurvives on 19 Aug 19 at 20:54
    olde fortran 77The key points are...
    being completely off the ground
    being in contact with the victim's tank
    killing the victim's tank.
    I listed it this way because I finally got the achievement and didn't land on top of them at all. My light tank was behind the enemy tank, with a rock formation behind me. The enemy kept backing up and instead of pinning me between the tank and the rock, my tank was squeezed up the face of the rock formation until I finally ended up entirely on the back deck of the enemy tank. I was still able to point my gun at him and I when I finished him off, the achievement popped.
    Posted by olde fortran 77 on 26 Aug 19 at 18:56
    SergeGTSFinally got mine last night!
    SergeGTS playing World of Tanks
    Posted by SergeGTS on 17 Feb at 00:50
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