World of Tanks Best Light Tank for Every Tier

WoT Best Light Tank
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World of Tanks Best Light Tanks in Every Tier

In this article we help tankers all around the world to find out the best overall light tank for every tier.

Light tanks got the speed, they got the camouflage rating, and they are your eyes on the battlefield. Whatever tier you need, I got you covered. Roll out! 

WoT Best Tier 2 Light Tank:

T2 Light

T2 Light Tank

Little guy is firing away!

Skipping tier one, as it is just the gateway tank for each nation, we start off with tier 2. Most tank lines will start with light tanks before branching off. We have many light tanks to choose from for tier 2, but it comes down to the little speedy premium tank T2 Light.

What Makes T2 Light Awesome:

  • One of the fastest tanks in the game, fastest in tier 2, reaching 72km/h
  • Good burst damage from the gun
  • Small in size with a small turret and good camouflage, great for passive scouting

WoT Best Tier 3 Light Tank:

Pz. IC

Pz. IC

Body up and deal double the dystruction.

The Pz.Kpfw. I Ausf. C tank, simply known as Pz. IC, is also one of the fastest tanks in the game and highly maneuverable. This tank gives you two solid gun choices, the  2cm L/112 from the previous tank, the Pz.Kpfw. II, and the unique gun called the Mauser. The L/112 has slightly better penetration and faster clip reload, but the Mauser has sheer damage potential and huge burst length.

What Makes Pz. IC Awesome:

  • 4th fastest tank in the game at 79km/h
  • Amazing rate of fire with very high burst damage that can wipe out the HP of any tank in its tier
  • Small size that makes dodging enemy fire a breeze
  • For its tier it has nice view range and radio range

WoT Best Tier 4 Light Tank:


You do not want to see Luchs coming your way.

This next tank is actually the next in line after the Pz. IC. This line continues to be amazing with the Luchs, the ideal scout tank and hit and run master. It is fast and nimble and can still wipe out most tanks of its tier in one clip.

What Makes Luchs Awesome:

  • Excellent top speed at 60km/h, maneuverability, and acceleration
  • Tied for fastest reverse speed at 22km/h for its tier
  • Good view range
  • Has a 3cm auto-cannon with high penetration and burst damage

WoT Best Tier 5 Light Tank:



The elcs are coming at you fast, one sporting a fashionable camouflage.

The AMX ELC bis, simply known as ELC, may be laughable when you see the weak armor, but you have to be able to see the tank to even shoot it. With the best camouflage of any light tank in the game, it deserves this spot over the also favorable Chaffee. You can also go for a higher penetrating gun, but a non-rotating turret.

What Makes ELC Awesome:

  • Best camouflage of any light tank
  • Strong weapon with highest damage per minute for its tier
  • Low silhouette gives it the ability to stay below the gun of enemies.
  • Another speedy tank at 60Km/h

WoT Best Tier 6 Light Tank:

Type 64

Type 64

Is this Type 64 taking a pretty selfie?

As a premium tank, it should be no wonder why type 64 is the best. They gave this tank a head up on its competition with the best firepower and mobility of its tier. It is bigger than most light tanks, but by being one, it still gets on-the-move camouflage.

What Makes Type 64 Awesome:

  • Great mobility and one of the highest top speeds at 72Km/h
  • Best view range in tier 6 at 390m
  • Good gun depression and decent accuracy
  • Very fast rate of fire with decent penetration

WoT Best Tier 7 Light Tank:

AMX 13 57 GF

AMX 13 57 GF

The AMX 13 57 rolling through the debris like it is nothing.

Here is another premium tank on this list, which is the best scout for tier 7. Good top speed and maneuverability you can active scout but passive scouting is where this tank shines. It also has a low profile and has the best spotting among its tier. 

What Makes AMX 13 57 GF Awesome:

  • An autoloader with short reload and 8 rounds that can fire roughly 720hp of damage in 8 seconds
  • Good accuracy at any range
  • Top speed is 61km/h

WoT Best Tier 8 Light Tank:



LT-432 and all its glory.

The best overall tank for tier 8 is the premium LT-432, winning best survivability. It is versatile, being able to deal with any encounter it faces. It surprisingly has a lot of armor for a light tank while still maintaining overall mobility.

What Makes LT-432 Awesome:

  • Good armor, turret having the best armor in its tier
  • Gun depression is decent
  • Great gun handling with high DPM
  • Another low profile with great camouflage values

WoT Best Tier 9 Light Tank:

Panhard EBR 90

Panhard EBR 90

The Panhard soars through the sky.

We cannot have a light tank list without the new armored vehicle taking the spotlight. In tier 9 the armored vehicle takes best mobility and concealment. The armored vehicles overall have the best speeds in the game making them a whole lot of fun to drive around with.

What Makes Panhard EBR 90 Awesome:

  • Superb mobility with the high speed limit for its small weight
  • Improved handling compared to its predecessor
  • It contains four axles that makes it harder to immobilize that its predecessors
  • Best active scout in its tier

WoT Best Tier 10 Light Tank:

T-100 LT

T-100 LT

The flat T-100 LT ready to roll out.

This was an easy choice, as this tank is the most competitive light tank for tier 10. It has a crafty small build and is very versatile. Its stats are average across the board, not being the overall best nor the worst at any category, perfect for any situation.

What Makes T-100 LT Awesome:

  • Low profile and excellent camouflage
  • Does have the best hull armor of its tier and second best turret armor
  • Great mobility overall
  • Amazing move dispersion values


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