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Southern Dragon
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Cruiser | Japan | Tier VII
Tech Tree Position
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General
Hit Points39,200 
Main Battery
203 mm/50 3rd Year Type 2 GO mod. C5 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire4.29 shots/min.
Reload Time14 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time45 sec.
Firing Range15.58 km.
Maximum Dispersion140 m.
HE Shell203 mm HE Type0 
Maximum HE Shell Damage3,300 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell17 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity840 m./s.
HE Shell Weight125.85 kg.
AP Shell203 mm AP Type91 
Maximum AP Shell Damage4,700 
Initial AP Shell Velocity840 m./s.
AP Shell Weight125.85 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
127 mm/40 Type89 mod. A14 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range4.5 km.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time7.5 sec.
HE Shell127 mm HE Type0 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,100 
Initial HE Shell Velocity725 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
Torpedo Tubes
610 mm Triple4 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fire0.79 shots/min.
Reload Time76 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
TorpedoType90 mod. 1 
Maximum Damage17,233 
Torpedo Speed62 knot
Torpedo Range9.99 km.
AA Defense
25 mm/60 Type96 mod. 126 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second46.8 
. . . Firing Range3.09 km.
25 mm/60 Type96 Triple mod. 14 х 3 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second24.4 
. . . Firing Range3.09 km.
25 mm/60 Type96 Twin mod. 18 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second40 
. . . Firing Range3.09 km.
127 mm/40 Type89 mod. A14 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second40.4 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed35 knot
Turning Circle Radius780 m.
Rudder Shift Time7.1 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range13.14 km.
Air Detectability Range8.19 km.
Battle Levels
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VII
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Southern Dragon — Japanese Tier VII cruiser.

A Ship Without a Country! Although the Southern Dragon is based on the Japanese Myoko-class vessels, the ship itself is a non-national ship. It's a ship of its own "Dragon" nation, and can be crewed by other IJN commanders.

Modules

Main Battery Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
180 Degree 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)
203 mm/50 Type34.3451403,300174,700 00
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)
Southern Dragon39,2006102548/4/26/440 00
Torpedoes Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
Torpedo Tubes Reload Time
(sec)
180 Degree Turn Time
(sec)
Maximum Damage
(HP)
Torpedo Speed
(knot)
Torpedo Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Type90 mod. 10.8767.217,2336210 00
Gun Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Type7 mod. 1015.6 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 132,000 hp35 00

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 2 Secondary Battery Modification 2 Aiming Systems Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Propulsion Modification 2 Steering Gears Modification 2

Player Opinion

Performance

Southern Dragon performs exactly like the standard Myoko in the game (but without the ability to equip camouflage), and that means that she shares the same play style as the regular Myoko. You can refer to the article on Myoko for her performance appraisal.

Pros:

  • All the pros of the standard Myoko.
  • Does not take up port slots.
  • No modules to research as she is fully upgraded.
  • Visible to other players who have enabled the "Dragon" filter in their ship carousel.
  • Comes with free Captain's Skills Points (depending on the event).
  • Skills can be customized for her, as captain is specific to this ship.

Cons:

Research

As a premium ship, Southern Dragon doesn't have any upgrades to research.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

As this ship is basically a copy of the tech tree Myoko, the following recommended upgrades are the same:

Commander Skills

As this ship is basically a copy of the tech tree Myoko, the following recommended commander skills for maximum effectiveness are the same. However, as it is a copy, players can experiment with different commander skill builds.

Consumables

Just like the tech tree Myoko ship, players have access to the following consumables on Southern Dragon::

Again, premium Damage Control Party is recommended in case the player finds their rudder knocked out in a precarious situation. Defensive Fire is recommended for players with an anti-air build and Hydroacoustic Search for those looking to counter and or hunt enemy destroyers.

Camouflage

As this is an Dragon ship, Southern Dragon cannot mount any camouflages.

Signals

As this ship is basically a copy of the tech tree Myoko, the following recommended signals for maximum effectiveness are the same. However, as it is a copy, players can experiment with different signals combinations.

Gallery

Historical Gallery


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