This article retraces all changes since 0.6.8 supertest.
0.6.8 supertest changes, update on July 3.
0.6.8 public test changes, update on July 6.
0.6.8 public test 2 changes, update on July 13.
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British BB Miscellaneous
All changes prior to July 12 have been moved to 0.6.7.1 client, and Conqueror still has her 457mm guns. In short, Conqueror is now a 18-inch-gun ship with extrodinary manuverability , concealment, and recoverability.
British BB's AP richochet angle reverted from 60°/67.5° to the regular 45°/60°. Now only Hood retains that old settings.
Nelson now uses regular Repair Party consumables (thus only Lion and Conqueror use British-CL-alike ones). Her firing accuracy has been reduced.
Nelson‘s on-turret floatplane catapult and Catapult Plane consumables were both removed.
Lion's Hydroaccoustic Search consumables are replaced by British Tier 9 Surveillance Radar.
Lion's rudder shifting time increased by 66.7% (on both hulls). They are now 22.15 sec and 15.82 sec, respectively.
457mm guns were disabled (whether it will be removed or become an upgrade remains unknown).
Conqueror now uses 4x3 419mm main guns. The maximum H-dispersion were adjusted to keep in line with other British BBs.
Firing arc of AB turrets was reduce by 1° and became ±141°.
Firing range reduced from 29.2 km to 24.25 km, vision radius was slightly reduced. But her firing accuracy was increased.
Basic surface detectability reduced from 19.08 km to 14.76 km.
Manuverability was slightly improved.
A turret's firing arc increased to ±143°.
Rudder shifting time increased from 10.4 sec to 17.32 sec.
F5 torpedo's range decreased from 3.6 km to 2.0 km; detectability increased from 0.9 km to 1.1 km; chance of causing flooding on hit decreased by 56%.
Auto drop spreading changed to 540 meters (the distance bewteen the leftmost and rightmost torpedo). Manual drop spreading changed to 480 meters.
Lexington, Essex, Midway, Shokaku, Taiho, Hyakuryu's extremity armor protection reduced from 21 mm to 19 mm.
Fiji's secondaries firing range decreased from 5.0 km to 4.5 km.
Chapayev, Hipper, Prinz Eugen, and New Orlean's secondaries firing range increased from 4.5 km to 5.0 km.
Henry IV, Zao, Des Moines, and Hindenburg's secondaries firing range increased to 6.0 km. They were different previously.
Gneisenau and Scharnhorst's secondaries firing range increased from 5.0 km to 5.3 km.
Bismarck and Tirpitz's secondaries firing range increased from 7.0 km to 7.5 km.
Frederick de Gross's secondaries firing range increased from 7.0 km to 7.6 km.
Grosser Kurfurst's secondaries firing range increased from 7.0 km to 7.7 km.
Japanese DD Miscellaneous
Torpedo Reload Booster: The variant that previously reduce the torpedo reload time to 30 seconds now reduced it 8 seconds; another variant that previously reduce it to 5 seconds now has it cooldown reduced.
Shiratsuyu's Torpedo Reload Booster consumables now share the same slot with Smoke Generator.
Shimakaze's main gun reload time reduced from 6 sec/round to 5.74 sec/round.
Ernst Gaede's HP on Hull-B increased from 15700 to 16500. (Previously this upgrade does not increase maximum HP.)
German 88mm secondary HE's damage reduced from 1100 to 1000, chance of causing fire reduced from 7% to 4%; making it identical to the one on German DD's main gun.
German 105mm secondary HE's damage reduced from 1300 to 1200, chance of causing fire reduced from 9% to 5%. German CLs with 105mm main guns are not affected by this.
German 128mm secondaries' RoF increased from 5 sec/round to 4 sec/round.
Soviet DD Miscellaneous
53-39 mod. 3 torpedo was removed from Khabarovsk. Now she uses only ET-46 torpedo, but the torpedo detectability was reduced from 1.1 km to 0.6 km.
Grozovoi's basic surface detectability reduced from 8.29 km to 7.62 km; main gun RoF increased from 4.2 sec/round to 4 sec/round.
Tashkent's B-hull HP increased from 19600 to 21800.
Ognevoi Hull-A triple torpedo tubes' reload time reduced from 69 to 55 seconds; Hull-B quintuple torpedo tubes'reload time reduced from 115 to 92 seconds.
Basic firing range reduced from 16.95 km to 15.05 km. Vision radius was increased.
Damage Control Party Mod I,Spotter Mod I were moved to the first slot.
Engine Boost Mod I,Defensive AA Fire Mod I,Hydroaccoustic Search Mod I,Surveillance Radar Mod I moved to 4th slot (based on 6-slot).
Smoke Generator Mod I now -5% to the smoke life instead of -12%.
Surveillance Radar's ranges increased from 8.5 km to 9.9 km, duration unchanged.
Basic surface detectability reduced from 13.86 km to 12.7 km.
Main gun RoF increased from 6 sec/round to 4.8 sec/round.
Main gun RoF increased from 5 sec/round to 4.5 sec/round.
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