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Lupis

Buff Atlanta's gun range.

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It's odd that a tier 7 ship has the range of a tier 3 ship. If it's balancing reason then the shells arc is balancing enough.

 

Though after a few matches i found it's a big USN DD and you really have to play it as one. So off island hugging i go.

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I would be happy if they just took the shell lob effect away :hiding:

 

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Everything from tier 4 to tier 7 have better range!

 

If shooting down planes make big $$$ i wouldn't mind but alas you get jack squat for shooting down planes. So Atlanta really needs a gun range buff. 13km at least.

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It's a light cruiser that uses what are basically destroyer guns.

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Dakka ship
Short range for balance

SAME goes to Kitakami as well

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If you get the "Advance Fire Training" Captain skill, doesn't it increase the range to about 13.3km? That's a pretty respectable range for a flamethrower.

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If you get the "Advance Fire Training" Captain skill, doesn't it increase the range to about 13.3km? That's a pretty respectable range for a flamethrower.

 

^ This.

 

Advanced Firing training is prettymuch THE skill to get for most Cruisers/Battleships, especially USN ones.

Since the Atlanta is a premium, which is likely to use captains from other ship without any penalty, I don't see how you would have range problem with the ship.

 

Increasing the ship's base range and then adds the boost from commander skill would make it OP IMO. Sure you still have to lead alot, but hey your guns have 12 RoF and tons of HE fires. The Cleveland and Mogami clearly demonstrated how devastating a Cruiser with fast firing HE guns with long range can be.

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Why not give it a air fleet as well, why not 20 torps each side as well.

 

There is a reason why it has limited range. Maybe start playing it to it's positives rather then negatives.

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Why not give it a air fleet as well, why not 20 torps each side as well.

 

There is a reason why it has limited range. Maybe start playing it to it's positives rather then negatives.

 

Yeah doing that now. Still a pain due to the short range but once in range. oh mama. Now if only it didn't lob shells.

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It's an Atlanta, persevere.

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ah yes I love lobbing shells over 19seconds in advance

 

and then praying for all my hope that one actually hits or said person is still travelling in one direction for 19 seconds in the first place

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