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It's a shame the latest variant of the thing is heavily nerfed to fit the tier rather than slotted into T6 with some adjustment. 

 

BUT

 

It's an iconic RN ship and the model looks great - so I'm going to be suckered into grinding it nonetheless.... 

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5 minutes ago, black_falcon120 said:

hmm, a t5 freemium, sounds a bit low compared to what they usually offer...

The T6 and T7 freemiums are usually scheduled for christmas, T5 is as high as it typically goes for the rest of the year, unless it's a special, longer event (e.g. Cossack)

 

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9 minutes ago, Gvozdika said:

It's a shame the latest variant of the thing is heavily nerfed to fit the tier rather than slotted into T6 with some adjustment. 

It's only nerfed if you compare it to the initial made up configuration they tested publicly.

Looking at it with no preconceptions it's basically a Furutaka-like, so tier 5 fits well.

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16 minutes ago, black_falcon120 said:

hmm, a t5 freemium, sounds a bit low compared to what they usually offer...

Last year about the same period we got Varyag T-III Russian cruiser also freeminum

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1 minute ago, hgbn_dk said:

Last year about the same period we got Varyag T-III Russian cruiser also freeminum

And that was a reskin of an already existing ship, plus it's horrible. 

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1 minute ago, Nechrom said:

And that was a reskin of an already existing ship, plus it's horrible. 

reskin of what??? Sure you aren't confusing Oleg and Bogatyr??

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6 minutes ago, Nechrom said:

And that was a reskin of an already existing ship, plus it's horrible. 

Nope. Varyag was one of the 3 one off designs that were ordered by the Imperial Russian Navy in foreign shipyards, together with Askold and Bogatyr. Out of the 3, Bogatyr was chosen as the design to be replicated.

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4 minutes ago, hgbn_dk said:

reskin of what??? Sure you aren't confusing Oleg and Bogatyr??

You are absolutely correct. Was thinking of Oleg. :cap_book:

Even now looking at Varyag in port it feels like I've never seen it before. Might not have even played it.

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Just now, Nechrom said:

You are absolutely correct. Was thinking of Oleg. :cap_book:

Even now looking at Varyag in port it feels like I've never seen it before. Might not have even played it.

It comes with a gorgeous alternative camo for the Pacific squadron

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59 minutes ago, rnat said:

The T6 and T7 freemiums are usually scheduled for christmas, T5 is as high as it typically goes for the rest of the year, unless it's a special, longer event (e.g. Cossack)

 

Indianapolis?

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Nerfbatted to hell? Check...

Not likely anyone in their right mind will shell out money for it in said condition? Check...

Lets make it freemium in a campaign so we can have one more ship we gave away but is mainly usless? Check...

 

Not a single one of those campaign freemiums in last 2.5 years is worth the bother, ok maybe octobarskaya

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1 minute ago, Yedwy said:

Nerfbatted to hell? Check...

Not likely anyone in their right mind will shell out money for it in said condition? Check...

Lets make it freemium so we can have one more ship we gave away but is mainly usless? Check...

It's a T5 ship that competes with Furutaka, the best silver T5 cruiser in existence. Sure nerfbatted to hell.

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That ship ll be crap, mark my words, the only redeeming feature migh be the heal, if it keeps it anyway...

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1 minute ago, hgbn_dk said:

Going to be best T-V RN cruiser probably

Yeah that is for sure, not that its much of a competition there... :Smile_hiding:

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8 minutes ago, Yedwy said:

Yeah that is for sure, not that its much of a competition there... :Smile_hiding:

Ahh Emerald is not bad :Smile_trollface: Just misunderstood

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13 minutes ago, Yedwy said:

That ship ll be crap, mark my words, the only redeeming feature migh be the heal, if it keeps it anyway...

One of the best concealment values? Guns that overmatch other T5 and lower cruisers?

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Free stuff is always good, provided the grind isn't excessive.

 

Plus, it's the Exeter - even if it sucked, I would need to have it...!

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