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World of Warships Development Blog

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ST, British cruiser Exeter, tier V

Hit points – 29 400. Plating - 13 mm.
Main battery - 3x2 203 mm. Firing range - 14.3 km.
Maximum HE shell damage – 2850. Chance to cause fire – 15%. Maximum AP shell damage - 4550.
Reload time - 12.0 s. 180 degree turn time - 22.5 s. Maximum dispersion - 131 м.
HE initial velocity - 855 m/s. AP initial velocity - 855 m/s. Sigma – 2.00.
Torpedo tubes - 2x3 533 mm. Maximum damage - 15867. Range - 8.0 km. Speed - 61 kt. Reload time - 72 s. Launcher 180 degree turn time – 7.2 s. Torpedo detectability - 1.3 km.
Instead of choosing between wide and narrow spreads, captains can choose to fire off individual torpedoes or expend the entire launcher at once.
Maximum speed - 32 kt. Turning circle radius - 650 m. Rudder shift time – 8.4 s. Surface detectability – 11.0 km. Air detectability – 7.1 km. Detectability after firing main guns in smoke – 6.1 km.

Available consumables:
Slot 1 - Damage Control Party
Slot 2 - Repair Party
Slot 3 - Hydroacoustic Search
Slot 4 - Catapult Fighter / Smoke Generator

All stats are listed without crew and upgrade modifiers but with the best available modules mounted. These stats are subject to change during testing.

Please note that the information in the Development Blog is preliminary.

Thanks for the head's up to @TheMightyJingles

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Cool.  Will make a good captain trainer for whenever the rest of the British heavy cruiser sub-branch drops.

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Oh snap! Thanks @Ace_04 I didnt realize it was a Heavy Cruiser. I will actually get it now. I was thinking it was a clone of emerald 

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Just now, _Bunyan_ said:

I was thinking it was a clone of emerald 

Not with those gun layouts, although her near-sister Enterprise got a Leander-type turret forward in place of her two singles.

If the AP shells are short-fuze, they are going to make low-tier destroyers' lives an absolute misery. No overpens.

I don't see anyone taking the catapult fighter, unless they're in a two-Exeter division with a smoke buddy.

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43 minutes ago, RyuuohD_NA said:

OH FUDGE YES!

And she's at the same Tier as Furutaka! Noice!

and she's superior to the Furrytaco except for torpedo ranges, having one more tube per launcher and a +2 knot top speed.

Furry don't have repair party and smoke, her guns are lower velocity and reload slower.

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Looks intriguing. Like the funky R2D2 turrets

 

Edit, lighting got me, standard looking turrets

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1 minute ago, Sovereigndawg said:

Do we get Captain Garavick with her?

 

Uh....wasn't Andoria supposed to be a frozen moon?

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6 minutes ago, Hurlbut said:

and she's superior to the Furrytaco except for torpedo ranges, having one more tube per launcher and a +2 knot top speed.

Furry don't have repair party and smoke, her guns are lower velocity and reload slower.

Furutakas armor layout is about 10 million times more tanky, and she gets Zao dispersion.

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1 minute ago, Hurlbut said:

Furrytaco, tanky? :cap_wander:

Yes, actually. Take a gander at the armor scheme and see what thresholds its external plating crosses when compared to other tier V's (and even most tier VI's).

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29 minutes ago, _Bunyan_ said:

Oh snap! Thanks @Ace_04 I didnt realize it was a Heavy Cruiser. I will actually get it now. I was thinking it was a clone of emerald 

Heavy cruiser with smoke as well.  That's a first for this game.  6.1km firing penalty firing from smoke will make this a bit of a challenging ship for some.

Let's just hope the tech tree sub-branch isn't as gimmicky as the rest of the British tech tree lines.

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So for tldr and not matching stat sheets, whats Ex got that Perth and Emerald have aside he (emerald) ?

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Just now, Schnauzahpowahz said:

So for tldr and not matching stat sheets, whats Ex got that Perth and Emerald have aside he (emerald) ?

203mm guns.

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So Furutaka finally gets powercreeped.

 

8 inch guns + smoke, what a winning combination.

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Just now, KiyoSenkan said:

So Furutaka finally gets powercreeped.

Furutaka got power-hammered the day the US cruiser split happened and Tier 6 top-tier games had a US heavy cruiser to face.

What this means is that she can't be the bully cruiser in a T5 top tier match any more.

 

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2 minutes ago, KiyoSenkan said:

So Furutaka finally gets powercreeped.

 

8 inch guns + smoke, what a winning combination.

Furutaka has a much superior armor layout. 

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14 minutes ago, KiyoSenkan said:

So Furutaka finally gets powercreeped.

 

8 inch guns + smoke, what a winning combination.

Apart from the whole 'Zao dispersion for no reason' and 'can out-tank almost every other cruiser in its entire MM bracket', sure. Exeter has no tanking ability whatsoever, and anything within 6 km of her smoke is going to light her up. In terms of survivablity this is just an Emerald that has 8" guns, which is far from a ringing endorsement. 

 

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