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My ship bursts into flames every hit but I can never start a fire..

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My 2 lowly tier cruisers seem to be on fire for around 75% of most games. Almost every hit starts a fire, yet I hardly ever return the favour. I use HE shells, aim at the bridge or other important parts of the enemy ships but nothing happens. A earlier game I was shooting a oblivious St Louis for a long time, around 20+ hits yet not a single flareup. He finally notices me and fires one salvo, it hits and 'floomp' my cruiser is on fire..

 

 Is it all pure luck and RNG or am I doing something wrong?

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You're being awfully short-sighted.

 

Informative reply, thanks. My game I just had then One long range hit sets me on fire, I let it burn until i am out of range then repair, turn around and get another random hit, up she goes again...

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Informative reply, thanks. My game I just had then One long range hit sets me on fire, I let it burn until i am out of range then repair, turn around and get another random hit, up she goes again...

 

"Informative" reply for an "insightful" original post.

 

You've fought only 14 PVP battles. Are you sure that you're using HE? Are you sure that the ship was not already on fire? Relax, and just keep plugging away until you actually do.

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My 2 lowly tier cruisers seem to be on fire for around 75% of most games. Almost every hit starts a fire, yet I hardly ever return the favour. I use HE shells, aim at the bridge or other important parts of the enemy ships but nothing happens. A earlier game I was shooting a oblivious St Louis for a long time, around 20+ hits yet not a single flareup. He finally notices me and fires one salvo, it hits and 'floomp' my cruiser is on fire..

 

 Is it all pure luck and RNG or am I doing something wrong?

 

HE is all luck/RNG to set ships on fire, all ships have a percentage of the chance there HE will set the opposing ship on fire, some higher than others. That being said the ships that have the most potential at setting fires are the ships with the more guns like the St Louis you were fighting and have high rate of fire. Other ships with high potential to set fires include Cleveland, Mogami and Atlanta our anything with high rate of fire

 

so don't worry you just got unlucky

Edited by Juan_23

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Super Tester
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I also forgot about the Captain skill that increases the chance of setting a enemy on fire by a small amount but that can really help in high rate of fire ships. Glad to help :)

 

Edited by Juan_23

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Super Tester
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Guys this it getting off topic and turning into a "Hate on new players" discussion.  Just stop, we were all new players once

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Guys this it getting off topic and turning into a "Hate on new players" discussion.  Just stop, we were all new players once

We merly simply reply each other not criticise to him.

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HE is all luck/RNG to set ships on fire, all ships have a percentage of the chance there HE will set the opposing ship on fire, some higher than others. That being said the ships that have the most potential at setting fires are the ships with the more guns like the St Louis you were fighting and have high rate of fire. Other ships with high potential to set fires include Cleveland, Mogami and Atlanta  

so don't worry you just got unlucky

 

Did you forgot that Omaha could torch people as well I meam BBQ..

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