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#1 Melrok

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Posted 12 September 2015 - 05:20 PM

I've been having a blast with the Kuma and have finally elited it and unlocked the Furutaka (furry taco).

However I've heard bad things about the Furutaka and an reluctant to sell the Kuma.

 

Is the Furutaka as terrible as I've heard? Have they buffed it recently?Is there a trick to playing it?


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Posted 12 September 2015 - 05:32 PM

Significant buff in 4.1; have not played it after the update however. 8 inch guns at tier 5 with better rotation speed should do well.


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Posted 14 September 2015 - 12:14 PM

It's an ok ship.. just ok. I kept the Kuma because it's so much fun but sold the Furutaka as soon as I unlocked the Aoba. 

 

Considering buying it back post buff to see what they did to it. 


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#4 KlystronZ

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Posted 15 September 2015 - 08:54 PM

I used to be the biggest advocate on how horrible the Furu was. I hated that thing with a passion....

 

It has always had excellent maneuverability and good firepower, but the traverse and reload is what made it such a POS. I have actually been playing mine a lot more after the buff. Guns turn faster, reload is shorter. I'm actually quite impressed with it now. The Omaha has a higher rate of fire, but the Furu hits like a freight train for its tier (US-152mm, IJN-203mm...US doesn't get 203mm until tier7). I honestly don't think I've lost 1-on-1 to an Omaha since the update. He'll hit you a lot more, but you can take half his health with one well aimed broadside from your larger gun (same guns as the tier 9 Ibuki...just half as many).

 

Side note: You can actually pen lower tier BBs (3-4) when they are broadside and hit the cit's with your 203mm guns. I accidentally fired a broadside of AP at a Wyom yesterday (thought I had HE loaded). Got 2 cit's.... "WaDaFuk???"


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Posted 15 September 2015 - 09:24 PM

biggest piece of advice I can give you for any cruiser....

If you are engaging another cruiser, fire HE if they are coming at you or if they are at a steep angled. If they go broadside or are at a wide angle, IMMEDIATELY switch to AP. A lot of players underestimate the AP performance in cruisers. Sure it's not a good idea to shoot AP at DDs (over-pen) or BBs (under-pen), but you can do significantly more damage to another cruiser shooting their sides with AP over HE. Aim just above the waterline and let fly.


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#6 Rogueislehero

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Posted 16 September 2015 - 09:03 AM

biggest piece of advice I can give you for any cruiser....

If you are engaging another cruiser, fire HE if they are coming at you or if they are at a steep angled. If they go broadside or are at a wide angle, IMMEDIATELY switch to AP. A lot of players underestimate the AP performance in cruisers. Sure it's not a good idea to shoot AP at DDs (over-pen) or BBs (under-pen), but you can do significantly more damage to another cruiser shooting their sides with AP over HE. Aim just above the waterline and let fly.

 

This times a million. I recently started doing this and the number of cits per match has gone up a lot. 

 

Was in the Yubari last night and came up against a Kuma.. killed him in 3 salvos using AP. Those citadels  :bnb


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Posted 28 September 2015 - 09:53 PM

Conclusion so far ... not that bad, not that bad at all.


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Posted 08 November 2015 - 03:25 AM

I have played that ship pre and post buff. It has improved a lot since the buff. Big thing to remember you are a floating citadel. that being said the armor is decent if you can keep a good clean angle. It will bounce some shots just don't get over eager and turn broadside you will be penned. Also a bit of a note try and stay with the bbs . I know that is tough with this fast ship but that being said a focused Furutaka is dead. The torps are good for snap shooting and after the upgrade i think they go to 10 km . Remember you might not get all of your guns on the target but that is better than being one salvoedby a BB


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Posted 08 November 2015 - 07:53 AM

Here are some stats on it over the last 2 weeks!  Other then that I have only fought them. Don't have one.

 

http://warships.today/vehicles/na


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