Attack on Wings
- When getting a chance, your chances of it being a wing attack will raise (in a percentage between 20% and 40%, depending on your Attack on wings skill and your series level)
- Your central defence ratings are decreased by a certain %.
Attack on wings skill
Your ability to turn attacks through the middle into wing attacks is influenced by the total passing skill of all your outfield players. When calculating your AOW skill, an experience bonus is added for each involved player, as normal.
|This is an extract from the Hattrick rules, Chapter 11|
|With an exceptional AIM skill, you will get something like 40% more attacks through the middle. To qualify for "exceptional", more is required of teams in a top level game than in a Divison IV fixture, and the same relative level is taken into account for the other tactic types as well. At a minimum you are guaranteed to get 20% more attack through the middle. Depending on your AIM skill, you will end up somewhere in between these two extremes.|
There was some debate over the effectiveness of this tactic, with some trainers feeling it is not as effective as the rules suggest.
The feeling was proven true with a MyHT message on 28th June 2008:
More effective attack on wings tactic
"Because of a bug, the attack on wings tactic has up until now been less effective than originally planned. This bug, which was very hard to discover and has even managed to slip through our sharp eyes in previous checks, has now at last been found and fixed. As a result, attack on wings will from now on be more effective than before. Exactly how effective it will be depends on your tactical skill (as always).
This bug fix will be in effect from today's matches on."