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I only ever run the military month contributor flag (the triangular 'Murica one). 

What is the point of having any of the other flags?

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8 minutes ago, legozer said:

I only ever run the military month contributor flag (the triangular 'Murica one). 

What is the point of having any of the other flags?

 

Except for the alpha, super tester, and the military contributor flag there is no benefit to any other flag except for if you like the way it looks. I just use the military contributor month flat bc +5% to credits, 5% to xp, and 5% to commander xp. Over thousands of games it's probably earned me enough to get a t10 instantly.

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Same - only run the 'murica flag, since it gives a bonus.

If the bonus flag were to go away, I'd probably fly different flags, giving different ships their own "flag identity".   But since they have a single flag that gives a bonus, that's what flies on every bote.

Probably not what WG intended with their flag program.

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Aesthetics actually matters to some people.

I like running the flags that are related to the nationality of the ship they're mounted on:

  • Port of Kure flag, and Yamamoto's "My Fighting Soul" as a third flag on Japanese ships
  • Military Month flag on American ships, or the Hawaiian State Flag on low tier American ships
  • Russian Empire Naval Fortress Commandant flag on Russian ships
  • Wilhelmshaven flag on German ships
  • Either the Chatham Naval Dockyard or Trafalgar Victory flag on British ships.  Duke of York and Iron Duke flags on their respective ships
  • Free French Forces and Vive le France flags on French ships.

Don't have to be given something in return in order to appreciate some things...

 

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Same, I only ever run the MMC flag.  I'll take any tangible bonus, even at 5 percent, over a cosmetic flag that does nothing.

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For me, it is there to represent yourself. I have MMC Flag but I only use it on specific ships (Tier X mostly).

Main Fleet (CBT & Kure)
Name Nation Tier Type Flag Flag 2 KanColle
Oktyaberskaya Revolutsiya (Gangut) RU 5 BB CBT N/A Yes
Aoba IJN 6 CA CBT Yokosuka Yes
Dunkerque FN 6 BB CBT N/A No
Fubuki IJN 6 DD CBT Yokosuka Yes
HSF Graf Spee GN 6 Pocket BB CBT N/A No
Ryujo IJN 6 CVL CBT Yokosuka Yes
Algerie FN 7 CA CBT N/A No
Kaga IJN 7 CV CBT MMC Yes
Nagato IJN 7 BB CBT Mushashi Yes
Akizuki IJN 8 DD CBT MMC Yes
HSF Harekaze IJN 8 DD CBT Yokosuka No
Lexington (Saratoga) USN 8 CV CBT N/A Yes/No
Richelieu  FN 8 BB CBT N/A Yes
Fletcher USN 9 DD CBT N/A No
HSF Mushashi IJN 9 BB CBT Mushashi No
Shimakaze IJN 10 DD CBT MMC Yes

 

Reserve Fleet
Name Nation Tier Type Flag Flag 2 KanColle
Tenryu IJN 3 CL Kure CBT Yes
Arkansas Beta USN 4 BB CBT N/A No
Kuma IJN 4 CL Kure CBT Yes
Yubari IJN 4 CL Kure CBT Yes
ARP Haruna ARP 5 BB CBT Kure No
Furutaka IJN 5 CA Kure CBT Yes
Kamikaze R IJN 5 DD Kure CBT Yes
Mutsu IJN 6 BB Mushashi CBT Yes
Aigle FN 6 DD MMC N/A No
ARP Ashigara ARP 7 CA CBT Kure No
ARP Takao ARP 8 CA CBT Kure No

 

Mothballed Fleet
Name Nation Tier Type Flag Flag2 KanColle
Smith USN 2 No Logestics   No
Mikasa IJN 2 BB Logestics MMC No
Tachibana IJN 2 DD Logestics MMC No
Vampire IRN 3 DD Logestics   No
Katori IJN 3 CL Logestics   Yes
Budyonny RU 6 CL Weapons   No
Normandie FN 6 BB Pending   No
Duke of York RN 7 BB Weapons   No

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22 minutes ago, legozer said:

What is the point of having any of the other flags?

Much like team fortress 2 hats. . . .

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24 minutes ago, legozer said:

What is the point of having any of the other flags?

Decoration only, no other benefits.

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(Flags) h'uh
Yeah!
(What are they good for?)
Absolutely (nothin) uh-huh, uh-huh
(Flags) h'uh
Yeah!
(What are they good for?)
Absolutely (nothin')
Say it again, y'all

(Flags) h'uh (h'uh) look out!
(What are they good for?)
Absolutely (nothin')

Listen to me



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6 minutes ago, Paintpro_1 said:

How do you get the flag that gives bonuses? 

Build a time machine and go back to when you could get it.

Otherwise, it is not, and will not be, available.

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9 minutes ago, Paintpro_1 said:

How do you get the flag that gives bonuses? 

That ship has long since sailed.  Pun intended.

No longer available.  Word is the Military Month flag wasn't even supposed to grant bonuses but someone messed up.

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53 minutes ago, legozer said:

I only ever run the military month contributor flag (the triangular 'Murica one). 

What is the point of having any of the other flags?

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I have requested in the past that they allow 2 flags to be flown, that way I can run the Military Month Contributor flag as well as a commemorative flag. 

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Unfortunately, I don't have the MMC flag...but the good thing is that I don't have the same flag flying on every ship, unlike other players.

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Well, the temporary flags from ranked have perks. Other than that, to look pretty in port? I've never bothered to look at what flags others are flying.

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1 hour ago, Willy55_1955 said:

I have requested in the past that they allow 2 flags to be flown, that way I can run the Military Month Contributor flag as well as a commemorative flag. 

Finish the Yamamoto campaign and you can run two flags at once...on Japanese ships.

I have two flags I run regularly.

I run MMC on most ships above tier 5.  I run my Corgi crossbones flag in addition on my Japanese ships, and on any ships below tier 5.  Low tier economy is small enough the extra 5% doesn't matter much.

On December 7 I put the Pearl Harbor flag on Arizona and sail her all day.

I fly La Fheile Padraig on St. Pats day.

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I think if you progress to a certain rank in the upcoming ranked battles, we usually are offered a flag that gives you bonuses. But I think it is only usable while ranked battles are in progress. Once the season is over, they disappear.

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6 hours ago, legozer said:

I only ever run the military month contributor flag (the triangular 'Murica one). 

What is the point of having any of the other flags?

Advertising.  If you sign up you get paid by the view.

 

Where do you think I got all these Doubloons?

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6 minutes ago, iDuckman said:

Advertising.  If you sign up you get paid by the view.

 

Where do you think I got all these Doubloons?

Sign up where? For what?

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6 hours ago, AquaSquirrel said:

Flags what are they good for? Absolutely nothing!

Say it again Ya'll

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