Destroyers in World of Warships are meant to support their teams with reconnaissance, smoke screens, and a … As soon as a dd launches into empty smoke, they are DONE. 4. share. Its just the Best. Ive finally scrimped and saved enough for another T10 ship, and my options are Gearing and Harugumo. With a reload nearing 2 seconds I racked up ~40k in gun/fire damage in under 2 mins on a charging Alsace BB, then sunk it w/ 2 torps; damage scoreboard suprisingly went from 29k to 100k - just like that. BFT. Here you can check any World of Warships players stats and progression. You're actually using the build I used to use before I changed it to the full gunboat build I have now (AFT instead of CE, and DE instead of SE). Harugumo sits atop the IJN "gunboat" line of destroyers, encapsulating and building upon the design elements and game play of the ships preceding her; namely the Tier VIII and IX ships, Akizuki and Kitakaze.Armed with ten 100 mm rifles and a single sextuplet torpedo launcher, she is a ship of absolutes; she has the highest base hit points of all Tier X destroyers, has an … bubbleboy264, September 7, 2018 in General Game Discussion. Unlike her predecessors, she had greater dimensions and carried dual-purpose artillery and enhanced AA guns. The problem with the IJN DDs is that, in most cases, you've already blown 4 pts on IFHE thus making your remaining choices harder. Gunboats. Original Poster 2 years ago. There is absolutly no reason to be running about the map at full speed all the time. I use : PT, AR, SE, BFT, SI, DE and IFHE ( I want the most dmg output). But the problem is I just don't know what to do with it. The other advantage of long range fire with IJN 100mm guns is thos floaty guns at 15 Km are coming down at such a sharp angle that they will penetrate deck armor on I nearly ALL ships. Examples being RU and IJN gunboat destroyers. Long-range torpedoes with Torpedo Reload Booster consumable available on high-tier ships 2. But isn't that still an extra 10% dps? Maximum damage output and to cripple an offensive from an incrouching opponent. Unlike Kitakaze, this build is anything but selfish. Positioning! Even if you were using the gunboat build, it's just a really good skill on the Haru, due to the amount of guns you have. Harugumo is the second tier 10 Japanese destroyer. And there is a good reason not to. BFT comes into use more often, and you do benefit from it with 10 guns - more than any other T10 DDs. Be the spanish Inquisition.. No One Expects the Spanish Inquisition! Share my thoughts on the up and coming Japanese Destroyer, Harugumo. By Only so long as they arn't actually shooting at you. For 19 points, if you give up AR, you can then take AFT and shoot from 15.1 km (if you have the Slot 6 Reload module mounted). It can even citadel many cruisers! 2020-04-18 Ads added, disabled by default. Now i'm wondering which Tier 3 skill (of the 3 marked ones) i should get. 10% damage output is 10% damage output. If your sucking torps while capping your approch is flat wrong. AR. Remember your lessons from driving Kagero, Harekaze, and Yugumo. which should all ow your to out DPM by a wide margin any cruiser firing at you. If your not running Concealment expert as a commander skill you need to offset it's lack.. 2021-01-24 0.10.0.0 commander skills are updated. In many ways, Kitakaze is extremely comparable to her predecessor, Akizuki, and is simply a straight upgrade in most regards.She improves on Akizuki's speed, maneuverability, torpedo launchers, concealment, and has access to the tier nine module slot. Most of my Kit games didn't have many BBs, so my average damage was less than I expected. I only use it to cover dd's. All Of Them! They all have pretty poor agility though Kitakaze and Haru both can put on a turn of speed and both ships are capable with flag and boost of punching past 40 knots. I would recommend BFT, as you need the extra reload for knife fighting. I have a bet with a clan mate that if I get the max DD emblem before the end of the year, he can't bully me for being a CV main anymore. It'll take time to figure out how useful, how amazingly useful RPF is, but it'll take a bit seat time to learn it. yeah that vid was awesome. Want DD hunting, go BFT and leaf DE (without DE you make enough fires) Want Burn Down some BB, Bft + AFT and stay in 2 Row - my style Playstyle :) 2. Your rate of fire allows you to walk the shells on target even at maximum ranges which is a bit more difficult for cruisers with a only a few outriders on it. Discover the best Japanese builds for your ships on WoWS Builds. Use those WSAD keys! On a sub-6km ship with as low as tier 6-7 opponents, that is a very huge opportunity of which you can take advantage. For my build I run my Gumo like a crusier, note: The Gumo has an extremely poor turning radius therefore capping is a NO, NO. World of Warships Statistics tracker with instant update. level 2. Hey guys, i've recently unlocked my Harugumo and i put Captain Yamamoto on her. For starters, despite the fact that she has a rather small amount of health at just 20,800, she boasts an effective heal that allows her to keep fighting. Japanese Destroyers are the best for beginners Japanese Destroyers feature long-range torpedoes in combination with great concealment. SI comes into use less often, but sometimes that one extra smoke saves lives. Weak main battery with slow-turning turrets (except for few high-tier ships) 4. DE is only really useful if you're going for the full gunboat build. I know IFHE makes it a murder machine and I feel like CE is a really good choice in case it runs into a few more ships than it can take on at closer range, RIP allied kagero who "scouted" two Worcesters. Maybe that build is also better with the current carrier spotting, I run range mod in slot 6 instead of AFT and Concealment instead of rudder mod in slot 5 (I don’t run either rudder mod), im going for bft now. You're actually using the build I used to use before I changed it to the full gunboat build I have now (AFT instead of CE, and DE instead of SE). I have done this and it's usually a helleva shock to the cruisers. What have we done to deserve this, Wargaming? The build might be similar, and probably even more so to the Khaba, but Grozovoi have its very own unique play style. Extra survivability and/or more utility (from Superintendent) as tier 3 skills tend to compliment the ships a lot more and boosting it's already sky high RoF even more. Main battery - 5х2 100 mm. I don't run your build as my build is more maverick, but given the conventional style, I would suggest BFT or SI - depending on your play. No, the extra .2 seconds is not worth it. (use those WSAD keys.. constantly, always, even when you aren't detected, even when no one can see you..use them anyway!) The dakkaDakkaDakka on the Harugumo is wicked. that's 0.2 seconds over and over and over again. I would recommend BFT, as you need the extra reload for knife fighting. Watch the Youtube video. Only 40-ish games in though, so it should increase in time. She is armed with 5 of these 10cm Type 98 naval guns in twin turret setups, as well as a single sextuple torpedo tube. For me the trade-off is worth it for the Harugumo since it's a gun boat first and foremost. Based on those numbers alone, it can be hard to pick BFT. 2020-08-06 New flags will be added later. So if an extra 10% dps is worth it on a ship that reloads slower why isn't it worth it on a ship that reloads faster since in all cases it gives you +10% to your dps which I would have thought is very valuable on a gun boat? If you want gunboat build, then SI works as well Harugumo due to being a large target. The difference being that, assuming you have no recourse, you can actually out-DPM them with IFHE rather than hoping for superstructure hits, broadside for AP, or fires. ...OH IT IS A PLANE FUCK CVs, Best way to know your enemy's ship is to play it. Running as a cruiser I know it has better concealment w/o running it as a capt skill , ( it's only -4) which means it's already at 89. Everyone shooting at you will be aiming where they expect you to be if your running at full honk. LS. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, Is it a bird? Both ships have a AA suite consisting of HAC 25mm guns, Bofors “Chi” single purpose AA, and the DP Type 98. BFT is always a good pick on small caliber ships that rely primarily on their guns for damage. But it sure is FUN! Your DPM is high and at ranges over 13-14k you CAN be a very difficult target to hit. List of all ships of Japan in the massively multiplayer online naval warfare game, World of Warships. Loved it? A product of Project 40N, this ship was designed as a "large destroyer" based on experience gained in World War II. 2020-06-11 Ship Comparison added for testing. I also run without CE, but I spent points for RPF in its stead. Players who enjoyed Akizuki should feel right at home in the tier nine version.. Kitakaze has four 100mm gun … You're right, DPS is still DPS. I've tried to cap contest with a sneak build, but it eats torps too easily. Maximum HE shell … Addendum: Aa quick note is someone advised against going for a gunfire range build and I must emphaticly disagree with this! Feel free to opt in or out. SI isn't really important, and I've never had issues playing without it. Wish I had more Conqs to melt. You need to play a total of 20 battles to post in this section. I prefer Fletcher to Kitakaze but my numbers in the latter are slightly better - not that either T10 is a clone of the T9s of course. Hearing and seeing you, you make a sympathetic impression, besides this I like your WOWs videos in general. The math is the same in both cases....10% more dps is 10% more dps. I also use this 2 Builts on my Harugumo. DE dont even bother since your primary damage is raw HE pen damage. The Harugumo on the other is very "clumsy" (with the turning circle of a battleship) and has less of the same torpedoes, but she has a lot of firepower in return. Harugumo ( Gunboat Build ) PT. Daring finds herself as one of the strongest destroyers at Tier X. Depends on your playstyle, BFT is great for destroying DDs. Plating - 19 mm. IFHE. Rule 4. Not gonna use the range mod though, i like the reload mod more. DE is also probably the least noticeable of all 3 skills here. A harugumo chasing dds? Followers 2. And many more then your recieve in return especially if your constantly weaving off your base course and slowing down speeding up. Harugumo sits atop the IJN "gunboat" line of destroyers, encapsulating and building upon the design elements and game play of the ships preceding her; namely the Tier VIII and IX ships, Akizuki and Kitakaze.Armed with ten 100 mm rifles and a single sextuplet torpedo launcher, she is a ship of absolutes; she has the highest base hit points and DPM of all Tier X destroyers, while … You need to play a total of 20 battles to post in this section. wows na | unicum 33 t10's, 62%+ wr, 2250+ pr, 38 premiums, 27 19pt commanders | multiple top 25 ship pr na i want to sell Your shell output per minute is ridiculous to begin with, and if you throw out enough shells you're bound to start fires. Report Save. In terms of AA, Harugumo and Kitakaze are almost identical. The hilarity of doing 3-4k salvos every few seconds isn't lost on me. AFT. I think melting a Conqueror is far more satisfying. Well, these are not "Conventional Wisdom" warships... Kitakaze, and Harugumo like Akizuki are gunnery ships. Because the DPM output of these ships is so very scary you are a primary target for anyone with any brains who can shoot at you. As Harugumo is my only T10 DD, I'm betting on this ship. 19 hours ago, Schindlers_Stink_Fist said. DE. Survivability Expert isn't a bad pick if you're going for a Harugumo build that pushes caps and knife fights. Which Harugumo build is best. What Are The Best Destroyer Lines in World of Warships? Press J to jump to the feed. Give it a LIKE!!! Great concealment 3. As for why I don't recommend DE - its fire chance bonus is nice, but you aren't useless without it. WoWS 0.10.0.0. SO don't run at full honk. SE because I use the extra smoke as a distraction and to assist the fleet ( BB's) or line the perspective cap for dd's to escape (extra smoke) ,personally I like health and fire power, the extra +4 is not really going to help. Find the best builds for Fūjin, the Japanese Tier V destroyer. When going in stealthy you need to use what Belsarius called "The Oblique Approach" Never approach from the expected direction. Then he uses the "I win heal" and you can farm even more! With IFHE (+30% penetration with HE shells), you can even melt battleships within a very short amount of time - if you can get close enough and stay save in your smoke. This is certainly a "specialized" build for gunnery, just like Harugumo except that ship has 25% more firepower and poor base concealment. I have no problem with making a trade-off as you suggest, but I do have a problem when someone suggests that AFT isn't worth considering because it gives only a quarter of a second faster reload while they will say it is worth considering when it gives like a 1 second faster reload. Never submarines, they said. I personally choose BFT, but SI works fine aswell since you are much more clumsier and eat full pens from BB. Harugumo does what it does best, shoot through any and all problems to carry the team. 2020-04-30 Google Ad enabled by default while making adjustment. I hope life is kind to you, too many times life is ... Um.. for me it is a "standard" harugumo build. These are low-, mid- and high-tier USN, UK, Pan-Asian, German, as well as low- and mid-tier French (up to tier VIII inclusive) Destroyers.They still benefit from selecting appropriate skills and upgrades for improving their torpedo launchers, but since their main task is killing enemy Destroyers from a short distance, … (e, shortest time/distance from spawn point etc) Sneaky is more then just your concealment .. it's a state of mind. Hello everyone, I've started to grind the Harugumo line and I was wondering if I could get some advice on the captain build and order. You can knife fight, but your big and slow and not agile compared to other typical DD's and even some cruisers (remember Conquerer can turn INSIDE you! Out turned by a battle ship.. it's soo embarrassing! I will say this once again, if you want to average 150k farming BBs and CAs then play Khaba/Kitakaze/Harugumo… Firing range – 12.6 km. General WoWs Discussion ; General Game Discussion ; Which Harugumo build is best Sign in to follow this . DD's are NOT supposed to get cit hits! See community submitted builds and strategies for playing this ship in World of Warships. The obvious direction. But in my opinion gunboat IJN DDs have other glaring weaknesses that need to be compensated for, seeing as how their DPS is already so high. Rule 3. So it depends on your play. Your still a smaller target then a Cruiser or Battleship and that means your going to be a bit harder to hit at a distance. SO yea GUN RANGE.. your a sabre dancer not a knife fighter. A game about huge boats. I have fun with the Sailing Robin build take out CE and put on AFT. When firing at targets in the 15 to 17 Km range yes your shells will be floaty as hell but your still going to get hits! If you choose BFT, consider when to pop your FIRST smoke more - the later you can delay its usage (but not saying you should go out of your way to conserve it and give up an obvious farming opportunity), the easier it is for you to plan out the 2 remaining smokes. Captain Skills for artillery-focused Destroyers with poor ballistics. Secondary build Shikishima Replay. By bubbleboy264, September 7, 2018 in … What are your observations about the performance of the new IJN DDs Harugumo & Kitakaze? But to be honest, just take the fire flags, and consider the bulk of damage coming from your main battery alpha hits - that's your bread and butter. Harugumo – Additional smoke generators, slot 5 +30% to smoke dispersion time +100% to smoke generator action time + 1 consumable’s charge; The UU improves the main playstyle of the ship at the cost of detectability and lowered efficiency in fighting for key areas. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the WorldOfWarships community. Survivability Expert isn't a bad pick if you're going for a Harugumo build that pushes caps and knife fights. ST, Japanese destroyer Harugumo, tier X Hit points – 25 600. Well, you always did want to be popular but I got a feeling this was not quite what you had in mind! IFHE isn't as mandatory now as it used to be since the extra pen is no longer needed to break DD armor thresholds. Makes it a little bit harder for stealthier DD's to sneak up on me. Range is your very BEST defence. Main features of Japanese Destroyers: 1. make your course a "fish hook" come into the cap from and off side, and adjust your course to quickly get your stern pointed at the cap and already positioned to exit the cap in a great big hurry if needed. When coming into a capture zone you have two viable choices always.. power strait across take the cap and get out OR. The UU allows Harugumo to stay hidden in smoke while moving at ¼ speed. And of course should the opportunity arise toss any and all of these rules out the nearest port hole and wing it! Is it a plane?! Her secondary weapons have as much firepower as 2xHarugumo with 11.6km range and using same guns. Enterprise. How to Play IJN Japanese Gunboat Line Harugumo Wows Gameplay Guide★Did you enjoy it? Rule 2. Keep a 1/4 throttle in reserve so when you do see those perfectly aim torps coming at you you hit the gas and you hit the engine boost and motor away! Being able to shred cruisers with HE is a true delight. I'm not saying it isn't good...I'm saying there are much better choices. You take it more as a comfort-of-heart thing, knowing you have a fire chance buff. Thanks to fast torpedo launchers reload low-tier ships offer unique and dynamic gameplay and … With guns. Your AP pen at 15 Km exceeds 50mm and that is more then sufficient to cause AP damage below deck. 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