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Why is this ship in the game ? it is massively overpowered, it ruined ranked games and likewise in Random games

 

This ship needs serious nerfs

 

 

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It's not massively overpowered, but reasonably easy to sit back and farm with, promoting very boring gameplay...

And it can be frustrating to be on the receiving end.

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29 minutes ago, Mahaaret said:

Why is this ship in the game ? it is massively overpowered, it ruined ranked games and likewise in Random games

 

This ship needs serious nerfs

 

 

Because russian. They simply need to compensate for the lack of a real WWII navy, ships that don’t set themselves on fire and kill their own crews (like the russian CV did a few months back) or lack of ...other things. 

 

Besides, it gives players the feeling of power playing it. 

18 minutes ago, ColonelPete said:

Ugh, here we go again. 

The fact that 90% of players can’t play this (or any other ) ship, does not mean it’s not OP. 

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Just now, Jethro_Grey said:

The fact that 90% of players can’t play this (or any other ) ship, does not mean it’s not OP. 

Do you have proof for that?

 

And even if this were the case, one reason more she is no threat.

The more Smolensk on the enemy team and the less on your team, the better your chance to win.

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When you consider it has decent guns, good AA and torps, and just to round it off it has smoke

 

It the most frustrating ship in the entire game, too small to hit from distance, it just burns ships quickly, i just don't see any fun in that apart from the people that own the Smolensk.

 

Everyone has opinions, thats what the forum is for

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Just now, ColonelPete said:

Do you have proof for that?

 

And even if this were the case, one reason more she is no threat.

The more Smolensk on the enemy team and the less on your team, the better your chance to win.

I'm sorry but strongly disagree, in ranked Smolensk ruled the game

 

I think it needs a nerf, maybe take away the smoke, its just too powerful imo

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4 minutes ago, Mahaaret said:

I'm sorry but strongly disagree, in ranked Smolensk ruled the game

 

I think it needs a nerf, maybe take away the smoke, its just too powerful imo

Either take away smoke or heal. The combination for this thing is just crazy. But if it keeps both a 30% reload nerf could also help.

Also why does it have Sonar? What a joke this thing is...

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4 minutes ago, Humorpalanta said:

Either take away smoke or heal. The combination for this thing is just crazy. But if it keeps both a 30% reload nerf could also help.

Also why does it have Sonar? What a joke this thing is...

 What ?? you telling me its got heal too ??

 

Holy smoke lol :Smile_teethhappy:

 

This ship is a freak

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18 minutes ago, Mahaaret said:

I'm sorry but strongly disagree, in ranked Smolensk ruled the game

 

I think it needs a nerf, maybe take away the smoke, its just too powerful imo

Ranked is not Random. You cannot balance ships for Ranked AND Random at the same time. It is not possible.

And I believe you when I see some data.

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7 minutes ago, Mahaaret said:

 What ?? you telling me its got heal too ??

 

Holy smoke lol :Smile_teethhappy:

 

This ship is a freak

You didn't know? :D

2 silver, 3 premium, 4 with skill.

Cannot be citadelled while showing perfect broadside because it has no armor at all. Overpens everywhere. :D

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Smol consumables confirmation:

 

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Alternatively, you can take DefAA in place of Hydro...

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As to the 'Is Smol OP' thing, I don't believe it is, although it has some nasty traits to be aware of when facing them.

 

As a DD main, I'd rather see multiple Smols on the other side than almost any other Russian or American cruiser of the same tier; unicums apart, they're usually straightforward(ish) to deal with, and - most importantly - they lack radar.

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Best ship to keep bbs in line as a cursier player it's no fun getting blaped every time with bbs.

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Smolensks are great to sneak up on with a minotaur though.. always great to watch them panic when you appear at 6km :cap_horn:

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1 hour ago, Mahaaret said:

Why is this ship in the game ? it is massively overpowered, it ruined ranked games and likewise in Random games

 

This ship needs serious nerfs

 

 

perhaps you are not ready for t10 battles if you cant fight smolensk ...

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2 hours ago, ColonelPete said:

Do you have proof for that?

 

And even if this were the case, one reason more she is no threat.

The more Smolensk on the enemy team and the less on your team, the better your chance to win.

Do you have proof for that?

 

Pls stop posting nonsense, it makes you look like a person with the IQ of a pot plant.

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2 hours ago, Jethro_Grey said:

The fact that 90% of players can’t play this (or any other ) ship, does not mean it’s not OP. 

 

Is she OP for good players tho? I dont see it tbh. It lacks something to actually influence the game. Sure, its good at farming noobs, but that hardly wins a game.

The "strong"point for Smolensk should be easy to play. Apparently not easy enough for bad players. Maybe for average players?

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If we look at those ships (lets forget those with less battles played), basicly the more games a ship has, the worse its avg WR is. Naturally more games usually means also more individual players, and more individual players also means more bad players have access to that ship.

How does it look for the Top 50% players?

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Hindenburg/Zao are last, they also have the most games played. Skip Yoshino. Mino slips behind DM, not a big surprise, DM is/was a strong ship with good game influence thanks to Radar (killing DDs) and it used to be a strong AA ship aswell pre-rework. Moskva again back in place, but now it doesnt fit anymore. Wooster and Henri have more games played, but they are still ahead of Smolensk. Wooster is less of a surprise, because once again it was an even stronger ship (still strong ofc) due to its utility. Henri has less utility, but good firepower. Still, they beat Smolensk, even if more players are in the group for Henri and Wooster.

And it doesnt change even if you look at top 25/10/5% players.

 

So we can conlude 2 things imo:

- Good players stay away from Smolensk because lack of utility

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- Smolensk has less influence overall regardless of who is playing it.

 

I really cant see it being OP. Ofc i agree its broken / annoying to play against / bad for the game... but its not overperforming.

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2 minutes ago, DFens_666 said:

I really cant see it being OP. Ofc i agree its broken / annoying to play against / bad for the game... but its not overperforming.

And WG sure has the same opinion, because spreadshiet says so.. and we all know spreadshiet does not lie...

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12 minutes ago, Jethro_Grey said:

Do you have proof for that?

Just look at the stats I provided.

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8 minutes ago, Deckeru_Maiku said:

And WG sure has the same opinion, because spreadshiet says so.. and we all know spreadshiet does not lie...

 

Ive come to peace with Smolensk. They hardly bother me, they bother me less than CVs, and average CV player is... crap :cap_book:

If someone claims, Smolensk is OP in ranked, then they havent picked the right ship to deal with it. If Smolensk bothers you in random, then you are probably doing something wrong. I know, kiting Cruisers at 17km dodging constantly with armor that can sometimes bounce all your shells is much worse than a Smolensk.

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1 hour ago, hellhound666 said:

perhaps you are not ready for t10 battles if you cant fight smolensk ... 

 

Indeed I doubt he isnt ready, since he is shocked by a T10 cruiser having a heal...

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11 minutes ago, DFens_666 said:

 

Ive come to peace with Smolensk. They hardly bother me, they bother me less than CVs, and average CV player is... crap :cap_book:

If someone claims, Smolensk is OP in ranked, then they havent picked the right ship to deal with it. If Smolensk bothers you in random, then you are probably doing something wrong. I know, kiting Cruisers at 17km dodging constantly with armor that can sometimes bounce all your shells is much worse than a Smolensk.

Most f*cked up thing you can use if you want to take a stand...

 

Let me make it simple for you:

Just because you have learned to jump over a huge hole it doesn't mean that the floor was well built.

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15 minutes ago, DFens_666 said:

They hardly bother me,

I ain't bothered by Smol either, due to not playing that many high tier battles... except for one thing: the Smols on the enemy team are always good players, while those on my team are always potatoes...

I am bothered by argumenting by spreadshiet though. WG does it and it shows in game how wrong it is :P

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9 minutes ago, Humorpalanta said:

Most f*cked up thing you can use if you want to take a stand...

 

Let me make it simple for you:

Just because you have learned to jump over a huge hole it doesn't mean that the floor was well built.

if you are not able to jump dont enter the room with huge hole in the floor

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