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Cruisers a cost efficient ship for your economy?

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well I just found out the hard way struggling to make any credits from my BB these days, sometimes you gain credits and sometimes you lose all your savings so I switch to cruisers I could barely make any credit despite a win in a BB than in a cruiser. I tried DD but it barley makes any credits unless you score some good torpedo hits.

 

any suggestion on a good cruiser?

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Just use any T5/6 ship. They will print you credits, even if you lose.

 

If you want a T8 that prints credits, then you will have to buy a premium.

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Your real money makers are the premium ships, but you can easily make money with any ship class up to tier 6. It mostly comes down to your ability to inflict damage and not exploding. For example the Nurnberg Cruiser prints money if you remember not to sail broadside to a enemy Battleship.

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Your real money makers are the premium ships, but you can easily make money with any ship class up to tier 6. It mostly comes down to your ability to inflict damage and not exploding. For example the Nurnberg Cruiser prints money if you remember not to sail broadside to a enemy Battleship.

 

Can't sail broadside to a cruiser, either, but it will print credits. Any T5 or T6 will usually. The Murmansk is a good bet for a "cheap" premium credit printer.

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What do you want to do with it? Your three best performing cruisers are Omaha, Cleveland and Kuma. Are you looking for a premium? The Murmansk is a great choice and is a stronk Omaha. I wouldn't venture any higher than that yet on other premiums. 

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Can't sail broadside to a cruiser, either, but it will print credits. Any T5 or T6 will usually. The Murmansk is a good bet for a "cheap" premium credit printer.

You can sail broadside to a cruiser, just load AP shells....

 

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I haven't lost money in any T8 BB even in co-op or ranked but maybe that's just me? *shrug*

 

LOL really :teethhappy:

 

well would love to play co-op but co-op right now is like training room + credits hope they will copy the idea like AW mission co-op that I could play :great:

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I really don't think premium ships are necessary to make money.  As other people have already pointed out, it's almost impossible to lose money playing at tier 6 or lower.  Just pick a couple of tier 5 or 6 ships that you like a lot and play a few games on them daily and you should have enough money to finance your higher tier ships.

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I'm actually finding myself running a net positive gain with my Roon. And I'm running it without any premium time or a +credit flag, just the -10% repair flag. I'm even running it with the premium repair party.

 

Though I did also have a net positive gain with the Essex.

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I haven't lost money in any T8 BB even in co-op or ranked but maybe that's just me? *shrug*

 

You won't lose money sailing in a non-premium T8, no matter how badly you do, but it also doesn't print you credits, unless you do amazingly well with them.

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Murmansk sounds like perfectly up for the OP's alley.  

 

Tier 6 BBs print me good money.  Damage production produces XP and money, and I feel I do more damage on my Tier 6 BBs than on my T6 cruisers.  The Warspite makes good money in particular but I'm focusing on going up the US and IJN BB trees.  The battleships (Fuso, New Mex) delivers high damage, excellent survivability, and lower costs if sunk.  

 

The Tirpitz makes good credits being the only premium that is a Tier 8 battleship in the game currently.  It has the damage production, and you need the survivability to avoid credit losses from repairs.  The higher the tier the greater money loss if sunk so survivability is important.  

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tier 6 - 8 IJN cruisers. theyre fast, manueverable, have decent guns, great torps and generally kick but.. theyre also fun..

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You won't lose money sailing in a non-premium T8, no matter how badly you do, but it also doesn't print you credits, unless you do amazingly well with them.

 

Well I'm doing pretty damn good with Amagi and my only other tier 8 at present is derpitz for pubs n ranked... but even in co-op with the N Car I was solvent.

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tier 6 - 8 IJN cruisers. theyre fast, manueverable, have decent guns, great torps and generally kick but.. theyre also fun..

 

not with Aoba though Cleavland is way better than Aoba :P

 

going down German cruiser hope they are good :child:

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For non premium money making, this is all you need to know.

 

1. Research and buy a tier 5 Konigsberg.

 

2. VERY IMPORTANT: Fit a premium damage control consumable. If you are even halfway compitent you will make that money back by being able to stay in the game longer. That 30 second reduction in cooldown saves a lot of HP.

 

3. Captian skills, in this order. Situational awareness, the turret traverse one, increased torpedo detection or superintendent, Last Stand.

 

Last Stand is your goal to truly make good money in the Konigsberg. It gets its engines and rudder shot out frequently. Once you have Last Stand you don't need to use your damage control on your engines and rudder, save it for when you get set on fire. The Konigsberg's engine and rudder performance when critically damaged is good enough.

 

DO NOT get Advanced Fire Training. I know it's tempting, but it already has ample gun range and you need Last Stand more.

 

4. Know when to fire AP and HE. The Konigsberg has great AP, but sometimes HE is better.

 

5. Angle your armor. The Konigsberg's armor can stop a lot of damage if you do your part.

 

6. Fighting retreat. Some hate the turret layout, but having 2/3 of your turrets at the rear means you can retreat stern to your enemies while still being able to use most of your guns.

 

7. Keep your distance. Don't camp the back, but don't close to brawling distance. You have good gun range, use it.

 

8. Torpedoes: Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. If you play the Konigsberg expecting to use your torpedoes then you are playing it VERY wrong. Any plan that involves using your torpedoes should be considered a one-way trip. If you survive, then consider that a bonus.

 

I think that about covers it. Now people on a standard account can make good silver.

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DDs in even high tiers could make some good money with minimal losses I guess?

 

I think up to Tier VI, you can make a healthy income without facing much of a painful losses. BBs, however, would start losing some money if you perform the worst at Tier VI onward. Dunno if you still can make a decent income with Tier VII CA, though

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