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Hi all, I'm edging up to the 1 mil FXP mark, and where I was set on Alaska, now it looks like I have another choice.

Keeping in mind that I'm basically an average player, please give me some input that can help me choose.

TIA

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4 minutes ago, Skpstr said:

Hi all, I'm edging up to the 1 mil FXP mark, and where I was set on Alaska, now it looks like I have another choice.

Keeping in mind that I'm basically an average player, please give me some input that can help me choose.

TIA

 

I really enjoy the Argir and enjoy driving it more than the Alaska. Having said that, I personally think the Alaska is the best tier 9 cruiser in the game. 

Do you prefer German or US ships? 

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Flip a coin, heads Alaska tails Agir, then save up FXP for which ever one lost the flip.

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20 minutes ago, Skpstr said:

Hi all, I'm edging up to the 1 mil FXP mark, and where I was set on Alaska, now it looks like I have another choice.

Keeping in mind that I'm basically an average player, please give me some input that can help me choose.

TIA

I too am an average player.

Alaska is easier to play and will do more damage than AGIR. 

I prefer Fredrick vs Agir.

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22 minutes ago, Skpstr said:

Hi all, I'm edging up to the 1 mil FXP mark, and where I was set on Alaska, now it looks like I have another choice.

Keeping in mind that I'm basically an average player, please give me some input that can help me choose.

TIA

I think Agir took a real beating during development and lost quite a bit of what would make it appealing. The Siegfried is the better among the two though for yummy RP.

Personally Alaska is a no brainer. The consumable suite and exceptional AP and HE performance make it the clear choice.

If in doubt always check the LWM reviews....they are as always the best reference.

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Alaska.  Agir can be fun, too, but I like Alaska better.  (I have both)

That superheavy US AP hurts.   

Edited by Kirov_Six

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17 minutes ago, Tigermaus said:

 

I really enjoy the Argir and enjoy driving it more than the Alaska. Having said that, I personally think the Alaska is the best tier 9 cruiser in the game. 

Do you prefer German or US ships? 

I second this. For random battle fun Agir is great, but Alaska..

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1 hour ago, Tigermaus said:

Do you prefer German or US ships? 

Yes lol.

I'm not a big fan of US CAs, as they lack range compared to KM CAs, and thus are IMO too dependent on shooting over cover.

But here, range isn't an issue.

One question I have is, I read LWM's reviews, and gather that, if you're comfy with NC's guns, you'll be ok with Alaska's. (as far as hitting things anyway) 

What ship can I compare Agir's gunnery to?

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1 hour ago, Skpstr said:

Hi all, I'm edging up to the 1 mil FXP mark, and where I was set on Alaska, now it looks like I have another choice.

Keeping in mind that I'm basically an average player, please give me some input that can help me choose.

TIA

Alaska all day long. Not only is it better than Agir, it's one of the best ships in the game at any tier.

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1 hour ago, Tigermaus said:

 

I really enjoy the Argir and enjoy driving it more than the Alaska. Having said that, I personally think the Alaska is the best tier 9 cruiser in the game. 

Do you prefer German or US ships? 

Siegfried stats are trouncing all other T9 cruisers at the moment. 

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Agir is the ship you get when you have every other FXP ship and just have a bunch of FXP to spend on something. Alaska is the better ship because it has radar, and therefore makes it useful in ranked battles. Plus, Alaska is nearing retirement age in terms of being available for FXP. Get it free while you can. 

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11 minutes ago, General_Lee_Miserable said:

Siegfried stats are trouncing all other T9 cruisers at the moment. 

That's what happens when a ship is very exclusive. The stats will appear much better than the ship actually performs 

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1 minute ago, eagle_lance said:

That's what happens when a ship is very exclusive. The stats will appear much better than the ship actually performs 

I have the ship and I can confirm it's borderline OP. 

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Alaska AIAEC.

Don't get me wrong - I enjoy Agir as well, it's situationally a pretty good boat - but it has nowhere near the consistent match influence that Alaska is capable of.

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17 minutes ago, General_Lee_Miserable said:

Siegfried stats are trouncing all other T9 cruisers at the moment. 

 

Siegfried doesn't have the utility Alaska has though. The Alaska seems to consistently be capable of influencing matches. 

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1 minute ago, Tigermaus said:

 

Siegfried doesn't have the utility Alaska has though. 

I'll take Siegfried's med to long range accuracy, long range hydro, torpedos, and spotter plane over Alaska's floaty guns and radar any day. Siegfried is by far the better ship in randoms. Ranked is up in the air until we get the first full season or sprint with Siegfried and Alaska together. 

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I have the Alaska and don't enjoy it much. Even though the Alaska is between a BB and CA, its armor can't resist many hits no matter the angle. It's mainly a cruiser killer with high alpha AP shells.

I've played against Agirs and they seem to have much better armor.

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I presume a hybrid secondary build Agir would kill the Alaska outright in a 1 vs 1 ranked. It shoots better at range, and has torps.

 

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1 hour ago, Skpstr said:

Hi all, I'm edging up to the 1 mil FXP mark, and where I was set on Alaska, now it looks like I have another choice.

Keeping in mind that I'm basically an average player, please give me some input that can help me choose.

TIA

If it were me, I'd pick the one equipped with torpedoes.

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13 hours ago, Skpstr said:

Hi all, I'm edging up to the 1 mil FXP mark, and where I was set on Alaska, now it looks like I have another choice.

Keeping in mind that I'm basically an average player, please give me some input that can help me choose.

TIA


I have Alaska and Ägir. I find Ägir more fun to play because it has torpedoes. Very useful in Coop and very fun at times when a push is needed in Random Battles.

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Keep in mind I am a below average player. :cap_haloween:

 

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Alaska is definitely the better ship on the whole. Agir isn't bad mind you, it's just not Alaska.

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IMO, Alaska is a more dangerous threat to a team because of being a Radar Cruiser.  Not only that, she's a Radar Cruiser that's hard to just delete like a number of such ships tend to be.

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