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Yubari Headed to the Tree for Gold

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The cruiser size destroyer aka The Floating Citadel is heading to the tech tree with 0.7.0.  As a long time Yubari owner all I can say is if you can play DDs and tolerate armor that can't bounce a check then you'll enjoy this T4 training cruiser.

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Looks like a unique little cruiser I'd love to play with my low tier noob friends.

Also Yubari isn't a training cruiser. She's an experimental scout cruiser.

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15 minutes ago, StoptheViolins said:

T4 training cruiser.

Yuubari wasn't a training cruiser, she was an experimental light cruiser, the only training cruiser in the game is Katori. Get your facts right.

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3 minutes ago, StoptheViolins said:

Only if you own it already. ;)

No, that is false.  I bought it during the holiday discount for gold.  It’s there already.

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1 minute ago, Fog_Repair_Ship_Akashi said:

Yuubari wasn't a training cruiser, she was an experimental light cruiser, the only training cruiser in the game is Katori. Get your facts right.

He meant she is a captain trainer in game and not a real life training ship. Get some situational awareness.

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Not a fun ship to play, they told its AA is powerful, yet with 19 point captain AA skill still die by cv. Those gun on her way toooooo much dispersion. 

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3 minutes ago, bandits86 said:

Not a fun ship to play, they told its AA is powerful, yet with 19 point captain AA skill still die by cv. Those gun on her way toooooo much dispersion. 

Simple fix for the dispersion, get the Tier 1 accuracy module that she has access to.

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Just now, bandits86 said:

Haha..it get better? Haha :cap_haloween::cap_haloween:

80% accuracy? Her dispersion becomes laser accurate.

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Just now, Hunter_Steel said:

80% accuracy? Her dispersion becomes laser accurate.

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Not much  damage with only few pew pew gun. Vs dd may find hard sincw they too agile, the gun may tickle the bb and laugh. Hehe.god i hate that ship

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25 minutes ago, Horama said:

No, that is false.  I bought it during the holiday discount for gold.  It’s there already.

It was added for the holiday christmas sale with most of the other premiums. The sale is ending soon and all but a few will no longer be on sale in the tech tree. Yubari is one of those few.

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25 minutes ago, bandits86 said:

Not much  damage with only few pew pew gun. Vs dd may find hard sincw they too agile, the gun may tickle the bb and laugh. Hehe.god i hate that ship

DD aren't agile enough for her guns. I hit a moving, maneuvering DD with every salvo at 8km or less. Multiple hits cripple the DD and it then dies fast. Her agility confounds opposing DD. 

Yubari is best at setting BB afire - repeatedly. I like to use Yamamoto on her and watch the twin pair of tracers fly straight to the target. Little to no dispersion at all.

Her AA is very affective against TB making them deliver spread patterns that Yub-yub can drive thru. Most DB miss, too. Timing the use of the AA consumable is critical.

For those thinking of her she is hilarious fun. But you HAVE to WASD all the time or you'll give some BB driver an orgasm with a dev strike!

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29 minutes ago, Hunter_Steel said:

80% accuracy? Her dispersion becomes laser accurate.

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You've got it exactly right Hunter_Steel. I'm not sure @bandits86 understands her well.

Yubari requires a specific play style.

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4 minutes ago, Khafni said:

DD aren't agile enough for her guns. I hit a moving, maneuvering DD with every salvo at 8km or less. Multiple hits cripple the DD and it then dies fast. Her agility confounds opposing DD. 

Yubari is best at setting BB afire - repeatedly. I like to use Yamamoto on her and watch the twin pair of tracers fly straight to the target. Little to no dispersion at all.

Her AA is very affective against TB making them deliver spread patterns that Yub-yub can drive thru. Most DB miss, too. Timing the use of the AA consumable is critical.

For those thinking of her she is hilarious fun. But you HAVE to WASD all the time or you'll give some BB driver an orgasm with a dev strike!

^^^ Yup, this

As a player with over 1700 battles in her alone, I can tell you that she does just fine vs DD's and other CA/CL's, thank you very much.

As for setting fires?...."campfire burning, campfire burning, ...."

And she shoots down planes like a champ....if your not killing planes with her then your positioning is wrong

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45 minutes ago, bandits86 said:

Not a fun ship to play, they told its AA is powerful, yet with 19 point captain AA skill still die by cv. Those gun on her way toooooo much dispersion. 

Too much dispersion haha I bout spit out my coffee. You're high dude those guns are the most accurate at tier 4 maybe even higher tiers. Mount the dispersion module. If you can't get them to work then it's operator error.

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Yeah, definitely not "headed" there.  She's already available for 2,250 doubloons.

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1 hour ago, StoptheViolins said:

Only if you own it already. ;)

That’s not true. I don’t own one and she has been on the tech tree for weeks now. 

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I bought it two days ago from the Premium store...haven't played it yet as I'm still "studying" at tier 3.  I like the idea of a destroyer lead Cruiser. 

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The Yubari is one of the true cruisers that will teach you gunnery.  It's so accurate that if you're aim isn't 100% on target you're gonna miss what you're trying to hit.  Other ships you can be a little off and dispersion and RNG will allow you to land a shell or two, try to do that with the Yubari though and those shells will fall into the water.  Now, that being said.  Yubari as a whole, is not a bad cruiser, it just needs to be played like the squishy floating citadel that it is.  If you're out in the open using range and maneuvering to avoid damage, well that's only going to work for so long until that one shell comes in from out of nowhere, smacks you in the aft and says "surprise, Citadel".  You want to play it like an Atlanta or a USN Gunboat DD.  Find an island, hug it, hide behind it, lob your shells up over the top of it at the BB's who fire too flat to return fire.  Against enemy DD's you want to use your accuracy, guns and ROF to pepper them from bow to stern and push them off the cap zones.  You don't want to push against them too much though because this opens you up to return fire from BB's and enemy cruisers but the HE for only 4 shells will do a surprising amount of damage.  I've actually retired my Yubari.  14 game 49k average damage and 14 wins.  Just don't' wanna mess up her numbers lol

 

 

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25 minutes ago, vonKaiser said:

The Yubari is one of the true cruisers that will teach you gunnery.  It's so accurate that if you're aim isn't 100% on target you're gonna miss what you're trying to hit.  Other ships you can be a little off and dispersion and RNG will allow you to land a shell or two, try to do that with the Yubari though and those shells will fall into the water.  Now, that being said.  Yubari as a whole, is not a bad cruiser, it just needs to be played like the squishy floating citadel that it is.  If you're out in the open using range and maneuvering to avoid damage, well that's only going to work for so long until that one shell comes in from out of nowhere, smacks you in the aft and says "surprise, Citadel".  You want to play it like an Atlanta or a USN Gunboat DD.  Find an island, hug it, hide behind it, lob your shells up over the top of it at the BB's who fire too flat to return fire.  Against enemy DD's you want to use your accuracy, guns and ROF to pepper them from bow to stern and push them off the cap zones.  You don't want to push against them too much though because this opens you up to return fire from BB's and enemy cruisers but the HE for only 4 shells will do a surprising amount of damage.  I've actually retired my Yubari.  14 game 49k average damage and 14 wins.  Just don't' wanna mess up her numbers lol

Nice Yubari vid ... almost tempted me to buy one.  :)

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