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Which premium cruiser?

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  1. 1. Which do you like more?

    • Molotov
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    • Indianapolis
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If you could have only the Molotov or Indianapolis, which would you choose?

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A frighteningly fast RU cruiser with T9 rifles with godlike gun handling at tier 6, or a mediocre USN cruiser that barely manages to be on par with other underwhelming USN cruisers. Hmmmm. Tough choice.

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Are you asking which one I would buy for myself (or choose if offered a gift)? Or are you asking which one I would recommend?

 

I would prefer Indianapolis for myself ... but I would never recommend it over Molotov.

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I haven't even played my Indy yet, but I already know Molotov will be stronger. Lert basically nails it (as per usual lol).

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I have both, I agree with the posts above. Molotov is a better ship, but both have good guns and meh armor (well Molotov cannot even be considered armor).

 

Are you looking for something strong?

Fun?

Or a Premium Captain Trainer?

 

I would recommend Molotov over Indianapolis unless you are looking for a USN trainer. That might point to your choice.

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Ahistorically strong Russian cruiser or a kinda meh American cruiser. 

Its a tough decision. 

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To be fair, one has to mention that the mediocre USN cruiser has a very nice but situational and unprecedented gimmick in a slightly gimped radar at tier 7.

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Both are bad. The Indy is less bad, but you can get into t4 matches in the Molotov.

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It is true that the Molotov is a much stronger cruiser and yeah my w/r with the ship is crap, but doing decent damage and kills in the ship.

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Both are bad. The Indy is less bad, but you can get into t4 matches in the Molotov.

 

Par for course. GUTB can't do well in it, must be bad.
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Par for course. GUTB can't do well in it, must be bad.

 

Par for course. GUTB posts about something, it's a whine.

 

FTFY.

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I don't really need either.  I have the Marblehead for crew training on USN ships and the Murmansk for RU crews.  I have the Kutuzov, which does pretty solid in credit grinding.  If I bought either ship it would be for credit grinding as its primary purpose.

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Everything else being equal, Indianapolis should have a higher credit potential than Molotov. Not denying Molotov's ability to make credits, but being a T7 premie, Indi's credit multiplier is most likely higher.

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I don't really need either.  I have the Marblehead for crew training on USN ships and the Murmansk for RU crews.  I have the Kutuzov, which does pretty solid in credit grinding.  If I bought either ship it would be for credit grinding as its primary purpose.

 

Insert what Lert said here. Beat me to it by a whole hour lol.

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Atago is where the fun is boys...

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I choose Indianapolis simply because I'm a USN player first and foremost; while I enjoy Kirov, I don't find it as fun as my USN cruisers, and I'm too much of a brick to recognize when CVs want me dead, so Indy's AA and maneuverability advantage over Molotov keeps me alive longer.

 

That said, I shied away from Molotov since I wasn't sure I could handle the glass cannon, but having tried something similar in Indy I may end up picking up Molotov later when I have more doubloons.

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I prefer the Indy, she is a tough ship but you need a lot of patience, which is why I voted for you to get the Russian Ship.

For that ship you do not need any patience, you just go in and die.

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I have them both and I have a blast in both of them, but I choose Molotov for being a Tier 6. As Lert put it, the Pensacola has better credit potential and the radar, although nerfed from the higher tier radar, is amazingly handy in t5-7 matches. However, the Molotov can be used in team battles, which is very important to me.

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Par for course. GUTB posts about something, it's a whine.

 

FTFY.

 

That too.

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Molotov is way cheaper (35$ vs 25$ ) and will probably be the best purchase dollar for dollar. With that said, the Indy will be a better crew trainer than the Atlanta which is better suited to train DD captains and the Marblehead is crap IMO (I didn't like the Omaha so take it for what its worth)

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A frighteningly fast RU cruiser with T9 rifles with godlike gun handling at tier 6, or a mediocre USN cruiser that barely manages to be on par with other underwhelming USN cruisers. Hmmmm. Tough choice.

 

Thanks to my left-over Reagan-Era anti-Russian bais I won't touch any of the Russian ships with a Japanese 18.1 inch gun unless it is unavoidably necessary. (Only have Orlan, Gnevny, and Murmansk. The game is the game, Russian originated I know; but my interests are primarily a Pacific War anyway, meaning US and Japanese, I've picked up a few of the other nation's ships, but NOT the Russian.)

 

Greatest recent pleasure in the game was catching a nearly full-health HE spamming Molotov bastard at less than 8k in my New Mexico and one-shoting the thing with eight hits of AP.

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Its not whining but stating facts. Of course facts and this forum don't encounter one another that often so I understand how threatening it can seem.

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Its not whining but stating facts. Of course facts and this forum don't encounter one another that often so I understand how threatening it can seem.

 

Facts pulled out of your blow hole hardly qualify as facts.....but they do smell funny....:trollface:

 

Molotov all the way, Glass cannons with frickin laser beams.....

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