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Best way to devastate a Smolensk

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Meh, you kill a Smolensk by HE'ing him in the face with large bore HE.

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I enjoyed the video thanks old school +1 . Wish I could play DDs like that .

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46 minutes ago, sPzAbt505 said:

Thunderer HE citadels.

 

That works very good as well, but usually they smoke up very fast. So this is for all those minutes of the match they sit in smoke and just spam your BBs.

 

41 minutes ago, clammboy said:

I enjoyed the video thanks old school +1 . Wish I could play DDs like that .

 

Thanks bud! I have a lot of Destroyer tutorials on my channel (below) if you want to get better. Ive been DD Main since CBT at 2015.

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This tactic works against any ship in smoke. Smolensk is just more vulnerable due to her low HP pool and cruiser maneuverability. 

Generally anything that forces Smolensk out of smoke will counter her. 

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6 minutes ago, Your_SAT_Score said:

This tactic works against any ship in smoke. Smolensk is just more vulnerable due to her low HP pool and cruiser maneuverability. 

Generally anything that forces Smolensk out of smoke will counter her. 

Yup, gotten 2 Minos with this one now. Second Mino was half health tho.

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I took one out with one salvo from my Stalingrad. He came around an island 10-12 km away and couldn't stop in time to stay inside his smoke. He paid the price.

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2 hours ago, ToxicSymphony said:

Why do I hear Italian music? 


Well; it IS a spaghetti western...

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If a smol is burning you down them his teammates are doing their job spotting. Otherwise smol is underwhelming. 

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Just shoot it... Even with over pens, its low health pool is a detriment to the survival of the Smol...

I find it ironic, people complain about HE but no afraid to exploit it if it works...

IMO, HE/fire needs to be scaled way down for all high tier ship classes.

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It funny, i learned how to calculate fire to inside the smoke, judging from the main batteries "boom".

to add on top:

If cruiser/bb dont have torps, this is the next skill/experiences any players should learn. Sometime, some players will spec their upgrades with Propulsion Modification 1, so that they can accelerate faster by 50%, they can move inside their smoke comfortably ..... This is for player play bb/cruiser to take notice.

 

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3 hours ago, Oldschool_Gaming_YT said:

That works very good as well, but usually they smoke up very fast. So this is for all those minutes of the match they sit in smoke and just spam your BBs.

 

Thanks bud! I have a lot of Destroyer tutorials on my channel (below) if you want to get better. Ive been DD Main since CBT at 2015.

Thanks i will check it out .

2 hours ago, Estimated_Prophet said:


Well; it IS a spaghetti western...

That was fantastic . Ennio Morricone the great Italian composer wrote the theme for the movie . He just passed away this summer at 91 a legend . Thanks for that I listened to it twice it was so good +1

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2 hours ago, Estimated_Prophet said:


Well; it IS a spaghetti western...

If your going to post, post! Don't call in the Danish National Symphony Orchestra! 

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European DDs with there rocket sled torpedoes and RDF have made parking in smoke very dangerous. American DDs  have this wonderful smoke but long range radar and these stiletto fish have made them redundant. 

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8 hours ago, Oldschool_Gaming_YT said:

The best way to devastate a Smokensk

Tell her that her camo makes her thighs look fat, then leave her for her best friend that has a better set of, ummm, “guns.”

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2 hours ago, LieutenantJebStewart said:

If your going to post, post! Don't call in the Danish National Symphony Orchestra! 

There are two kinds of people in this world, Jeb: Those with loaded guns, and those who post. You, post.

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12 hours ago, MannyD_of_The_Sea said:

Tell her that her camo makes her thighs look fat, then leave her for her best friend that has a better set of, ummm, “guns.”

 

Daaamn, that is a bit harsh...... even for a Smolensk ....... :cap_haloween:

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3 hours ago, Oldschool_Gaming_YT said:

Daaamn, that is a bit harsh...... even for a Smolensk ....... :cap_haloween:

Hey, you asked how to devastate one, not how to merely make one mad!

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SAP shells do bad things to CLs.

 

IMO, the big danger from ITA Cruiser SAP against CLs is not just the SAP shell characteristics themselves (bounce angles, alpha damage, sufficient pen)... It's that ITA CAs tend to have good shell flight characteristics.  Do not let Venezia get a good SAP salvo off on your CL.

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