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Gadjah Mada
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Destroyer | Pan-Asia | Tier VII
Tech Tree Position
Fushun
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Hsienyang
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General
Research price64000 exp
Purchase price5,100,000 Credits
Hit Points12,000 
Main Battery
120 mm/45 CPXIX3 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire12 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
Rotation Speed10 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time18 sec.
Firing Range10.85 km.
Maximum Dispersion104 m.
HE Shell120 mm HE 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,700 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
Initial HE Shell Velocity808 m./s.
HE Shell Weight22.68 kg.
AP Shell120 mm AP 
Maximum AP Shell Damage2,100 
Initial AP Shell Velocity808 m./s.
AP Shell Weight22.68 kg.
Torpedo Tubes
533 mm QR Mk VI2 х 5 pcs.
Rate of Fire0.46 shots/min.
Reload Time131 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
Torpedo533 mm 53-51 
Maximum Damage14,400 
Torpedo Speed60 knot
Torpedo Range8.01 km.
AA Defense
20 mm Oerlikon Mk44 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second14.4 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
40 mm/39 QF Mark VII1 х 4 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second12.9 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed36 knot
Turning Circle Radius590 m.
Rudder Shift Time4.9 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range7.02 km.
Air Detectability Range2.9 km.
Battle Levels
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VII
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5,100,000

Gadjah Mada — Pan-Asian Tier VII destroyer.

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Laid down as an N-class destroyer of the Royal Navy (HMS Nonpareil), she was built in Britain and then commissioned into the Royal Netherlands Navy in 1942. Armed with powerful artillery guns and torpedo tubes, she had a very successful design for her time.

Modules

Main Battery Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
180° Turn Time
(sec)
Maximum Dispersion
(m)
Maximum HE Shell Damage
(HP)
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell
(%)
Maximum AP Shell Damage
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
120 mm/45 CPXIX12181041,70082,100 0420,000
Hull Hit Points
(HP)
Armor
(mm)
Armor
(mm)
Main Turrets
(pcs.)
Secondary Gun Turrets
(pcs.)
AA Mounts
(pcs.)
Torpedo Tubes
(pcs.)
Hangar Capacity
(pcs.)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Gadjah Mada (A)12,00061634/120 0600,000
Gadjah Mada (B)14,30061631/420 17,5001,400,000
Torpedoes Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
Torpedo Tubes Reload Time
(sec)
180° Turn Time
(sec)
Maximum Damage
(HP)
Torpedo Speed
(knot)
Torpedo Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
533 mm 53-510.51317.214,400608 0430,000
533 mm Mk IX*0.51207.215,866618 11,000800,000
Gun Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Mk VII mod. 1010.8 0350,000
Mk VII mod. 21011.9 12,0001,000,000
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 44,000 hp36 0405,000

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Propulsion Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 1
 Slot 3  Main Battery Modification 2 AA Guns Modification 1 Aiming Systems Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Propulsion Modification 2 Steering Gears Modification 2

Player Opinion

Performance

Tier VII's Gadjah Mada is a unique destroyer, named in honor of a legendary Indonesian military leader of the 14th century. The real Gadjah Mada started his military career as a royal bodyguard and fought his way up the ranks of the Majapahit Empire. Remembered for his fearlessness in combat and strong strategic mind, Mada made the history books with his unquenchable patriotism and determination to conquer a number of island kingdoms and unite the territory now known as Indonesia under the reign of his king.

Gadjah Mada’s model is new to the game, and as such, her style will require some practice. Her guns will remind veteran captains of those found on Błyskawica, and her deep water torpedoes can be absolutely devastating when deployed correctly. Gadjah Mada plays best in front of the fleet, scouting for torpedoes and other destroyers. If enemy battleships push a different flank, she has the flexibility and speed to change flanks via Engine Boost (While active, increases a ship's speed by a fixed percentage.) and hold off an enemy push using her deep water torpedoes and Smoke Generator (While active, generates a smoke screen that blocks line-of-sight for both enemies and teammates.). As her torpedoes do not damage destroyers; subsequently, she is at a disadvantage in destroyer duels. Her AA weaponry is also weak, so battles containing aircraft carriers should prioritize avoiding their aircraft.

Pros:

  • Good smoke that enables Gadjah Mada to fire from relative safety.
  • Cooldown on Smoke Generator (While active, generates a smoke screen that blocks line-of-sight for both enemies and teammates.) is short, meaning little down time between smoke charges.
  • Good maneuverability.
  • Hard-hitting torpedoes.

Cons:

  • Deep water torpedoes do not damage enemy destroyers.
  • Can encounter Tier IX battles with plenty of radar.
  • Main guns are somewhat weak in terms of damage output.

Research

Availability of researchable upgrades for Gadjah Mada is as follows:

  • Hull: Upgrade to Hull (B) for more health, a minor AA buff, and a slightly faster rudder shift time. Research of this module unlocks progression to Hsienyang.
  • Torpedoes: The improved torpedo module is a buff on nearly every front: speed, damage, and reload time.
  • Gun Fire Control System: Upgrade to Mk VII mod. 2 for an extra 10% range on the main battery.
Hull (B) should be the first priority for module upgrades, as it adds hit points and maneuverability; the torpedoes should come next for the additional damage. Finally, research the Gun Fire Control System for additional range.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for Gadjah Mada are as follows:

Commander Skills

Key skills for Gadjah Mada commanders include the standard core destroyer skills of Priority Target, Last Stand, Survivability Expert, and Concealment Expert. From there, the captain can branch off based on their style. A captain can choose skills to enhance guns (Advanced Firing Training and Basic Firing Training), torpedoes (Torpedo Armament Expert and Torpedo Acceleration), or perhaps fleet support (Smoke Screen Expert and Jack of All Trades). Gadjah Mada is a very flexible ship, and captains should experiment with different builds to find their favorite.

Consumables

Gadjah Mada can equip the following consumables:

Gadjah Mada captains should invest in premium consumables, especially Engine Boost II (While active, increases a ship's speed by a fixed percentage.) and Smoke Generator II (While active, generates a smoke screen that blocks line-of-sight for both enemies and teammates.). This keeps her as flexible as possible and allows her to either support the fleet or hold off a flank on her own.

Camouflage

Type 1, 2, or 5 camouflage can be equipped for credits; Types 1 or 5 are recommended at a minimum to reduce detectibility range. Types 2 or 5 are recommended at a minimum to reduce the accuracy of incoming shells.

Players who wish to spend doubloons can equip Gadjah Mada with Type 17 camouflage that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, reduces her repair costs, and increases the amount of experience she earns.

Signals

Gallery

Historical Gallery


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