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I have been trying to grind past the Chappy for 3 years now.  I'm still only about halfway there.

It's pure misery.

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Here's a humble suggestion for reducing the torture level.

Buff her so that she can complete at least one full 90 degree turn per 20 minute game.

The equally wretched Molotov should receive the same.

 

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Joey I see your trying hard to build up your forum rank mucho opinions lately. About the ship , if used right with a 19 point captain she can be a Very dangerous  cruiser.................................................... 

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41 minutes ago, TheGreatBlasto said:

I am seriously contemplating burning 100K Free XP to end the torture. 

Until you realize that grinding Donskoi will be even more of a chore if you don't like Chapayev.

Chappy is downright nimble compared to its T9 brother.

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4 minutes ago, Ace_04 said:

Until you realize that grinding Donskoi will be even more of a chore if you don't like Chapayev.

Chappy is downright nimble compared to its T9 brother.

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Didn't know that.

I may just stick with Russian BBs as they are fun. I love the Vlad and Lenin.

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So being able to stealth radar isn't good enough for you?

Stay at range and kite....

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21 minutes ago, JimmyTheRealPirate said:

Focus DDs, even if you die early. If you kill a DD you'll get a healthy chunk of exp, making the grind a breeze.

I might just try that as I need my FXP for other things.

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blasto if you cant grind 1 ship in three years there is much more issues here than to buff the ship your grinding......sax29

 

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3 hours ago, TheGreatBlasto said:

I have been trying to grind past the Chappy for 3 years now.  I'm still only about halfway there.

It's pure misery.

:cap_yes:

Here's a humble suggestion for reducing the torture level.

Buff her so that she can complete at least one full 90 degree turn per 20 minute game.

The equally wretched Molotov should receive the same.

 

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There's nothing wrong with Chapayev, she doesn't need any buffs.

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3 hours ago, Ducky_shot said:

Yeah, chappy is pretty bad when it loses regularly in a 1v1 to an Asashio. 

I'm assuming you're talking about a gun-build Asashio played by a solo super-unicum player?  Otherwise I'm more than happy to take on an Asashio in my Chapayev.

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Just now, Aaron_S_Merrill said:

I'm assuming you're talking about a gun-build Asashio played by a solo super-unicum player?  Otherwise I'm more than happy to take on an Asashio in my Chapayev.

Yeah, I've done it vs other unicums and Asashio won every time. 

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23 minutes ago, Aaron_S_Merrill said:

There's nothing wrong with Chapayev, she doesn't need any buffs.

Sure, if you like ships the can only sail in a straight line.

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2 minutes ago, TheGreatBlasto said:

Sure, if you like ships the can only sail in a straight line.

Mine maneuvers just fine.  If you have a problem with Chapayev, then you shouldn't play any of the Soviet cruisers, especially the high tier ones.

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23 minutes ago, Ducky_shot said:

Yeah, I've done it vs other unicums and Asashio won every time. 

People underestimate IJN HE on a regular basis.  I've run into gun-build Shimas on a few occasions and they were pretty nasty.

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4 minutes ago, TheGreatBlasto said:

Sure, if you like ships the can only sail in a straight line.

Stay away from the RU CAs, those things take forever and a half to turn. 

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4 hours ago, TheGreatBlasto said:

I have been trying to grind past the Chappy for 3 years now.  I'm still only about halfway there.

It's pure misery.

:cap_yes:

Here's a humble suggestion for reducing the torture level.

Buff her so that she can complete at least one full 90 degree turn per 20 minute game.

The equally wretched Molotov should receive the same.

 

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Clearly, there are other issues at hand if it's taking three years to grind just halfway through one boat.

Moreover, the Chap is an gymnast compared to the Don that follows.  If you hate the Chap now, you will absolutely despise the Don later.

RU cruisers are meant to be far enough away from what's shooting at it to have time to dodge any incoming.  Kiting is their element.  Should be obvious why the guns are so long-ranged and accurate.

 

 

 

 

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4 hours ago, TheGreatBlasto said:

I have been trying to grind past the Chappy for 3 years now.  I'm still only about halfway there.

It's pure misery.

:cap_yes:

Here's a humble suggestion for reducing the torture level.

Buff her so that she can complete at least one full 90 degree turn per 20 minute game.

The equally wretched Molotov should receive the same.

 

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Let's not exaggerate, you can do 2 360's in a 20 minute match.

There is no reason to buff the Chapayev. Yes, it sluggish on its best day & the 4km torpedoes are very short ranged.

But overall the ship is balanced. If you can't adapt I do suggest spending the FXP to leap to the Dmitri Donskoi.

Some ships are just more difficult to get the hang of.

Personally I enjoy the Chapayev but there are other ships I used FXP to pass over because I could not get them to work for me.

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Chapayev is a very good ship, you should never lose a gun battle with a DD in tier with it.  You have to decide if you want to me a burner, of if you want to straight up damage. I run IFHE on it. If you try to play it against what its designed to do then of course you get wrecked.  Its  a thin skinned cruser meant to be played at mid-long range play it that way

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3 hours ago, Saxon29 said:

blasto if you cant grind 1 ship in three years there is much more issues here than to buff the ship your grinding...

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He said it...not me.

 

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On 7/27/2020 at 10:29 AM, Ace_04 said:

Until you realize that grinding Donskoi will be even more of a chore if you don't like Chapayev.

Chappy is downright nimble compared to its T9 brother.

This is correct. You should have taken a hint with T7. The trick is to not look like an interesting target. This means you sacrifice a lot of tactical ability of the ship though. It is awesome at switching positions on the map and rooting out dd's with radar in defensive roles.

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