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August von Parseval
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Tech Tree Position
Weser
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Manfred von Richthofen
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General
Research price161000 exp
Purchase price11,500,000 Credits
Hit Points50,000 
Secondary Armament #1
105 mm/65 SK C/33 on a Dop. L. C/38 mount6 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range6.625 km.
Rate of Fire17.91 shots/min.
Reload Time3.35 sec.
HE Shell105 mm Spr.Gr. Kz. 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,200 
Initial HE Shell Velocity900 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
AA Defense
105 mm/65 SK C/33 on a Dop. L. C/38 mount6 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second99.6 
. . . Firing Range4.5 km.
37 mm/69 Flak M42 on an LM/42 mount22 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second226.6 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed31.8 knot
Turning Circle Radius1 140 m.
Rudder Shift Time18.2 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range13.5 km.
Air Detectability Range11.16 km.
Battle Levels
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VIII
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11,500,000

August von Parseval — German Tier VIII aircraft сarrier.

A draft design for a large, high-speed aircraft carrier, based on the Graf Zeppelin class of carriers, but equipped with a diesel propulsion plant and a different combination of armaments.

August von Parseval was released on 7 July 2020.

Modules

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)
August Parseval (A)50,000910066/2272 01,200,000
August Parseval (B)51,400910066/2272 27,0003,000,000
Attack Aircraft Speed
(knot)
Average Damage per Second
(HP/min)
LoadoutHit Points
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Bf 109T153001,270 0600,000
Bf 109G162001,320 18,0001,500,000
Torpedo Bombers Maximum Torpedo Damage
(HP)
Speed
(knot)
Hit Points
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Fi 1674,0671241,500 0600,000
Bf 110C4,0671491,570 18,0001,500,000
Bombers Maximum Bomb Damage
(HP)
Speed
(knot)
Hit Points
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Fi 1677,0001431,350 0600,000
Bf 110C7,8001491,410 18,0001,500,000
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 153,000 hp31.8 0500,000

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Air Groups Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Damage Control Party Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Aircraft Engines Modification 1
 Slot 3  Secondary Battery Modification 1 Torpedo Bombers Modification 1 Attack Aircraft Modification 1 Aerial Torpedoes Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Attack Aircraft Modification 2 Torpedo Bombers Modification 2 Bombers Modification 2
 Slot 5  Flight Control Modification 1 Concealment System Modification 1 Squadron Consumables Modification 1

Player Opinion


Pros:

  • Powerful and long-ranged armament of secondary cannons, effective against destroyers.
  • Thick and sharply angled armor that will reflect or shatter most of the same-tier shells.
  • Decent maneuverability that allows coming closer to the frontline and even capture points when needed.
  • Accurate and fast torpedoes that can reliably hit all but the most nimble of targets.
  • Dive bombers have access to Repair Party.
  • AP rockets, when angled properly, will deliver up to a dozen of citadel penetrations on a cruiser per run.
  • Bombs, if they hit the citadel, deal tremendous damage that is hard to recover from.
  • Aircraft has increased speed and engine boost, making it more effective in scouting and spotting than most other planes of the same tier.

Cons:

  • All planes are heavily specialized and have mutually exclusive roles, with actual damage numbers varying wildly depending on a number of variables.
  • High-altitude bombers must fly really close to the target in order to hit, being exposed to enemy AA the whole route.
  • Even with Repair active, planes are only tier VIII and will fall quickly to tier X AA fire.
  • Bombers and attack planes are very demanding to the angle of the target, chances to hit the citadel being reduced to near-negligible if the angle is not straight 0 or 180 degrees respectively.
  • AP rockets cannot penetrate most tier X cruisers.
  • AP rockets are ineffective against both destroyers and battleships.
  • Torpedoes have very low damage and chance to flood, making them nearly powerless against classes other than destroyers and light cruisers.
  • Dive bomb reticle is rather wide and bombs drop with a significant delay, making them effective mostly against battleships and some heavy/superheavy cruisers.
  • No reliable ways to ignite fires or break modules of the enemy ships.
  • Lower base durability compared to other carriers of the same tier.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for August von Parseval are as follows:

Upgrade Slot 5 offers players A choice between Flight Control Modification 1 and Squadron Consumbales Modification 1, which adds 50% to the length of all consumables. Players wishing to have more responsive fighters and longer heals can take this upgrade in in combination with repair specialist to get 8.2 second heals on their Dive and Torpedo Bombers . As for fighters, with Enhanced reactions, search and destroy and patrol group leader you can extend the fighter duration to more then 1.5 minutes post 0.10.4.

Commander Skills

Consumables

August von Parseval can equip the following consumables:

Aircraft Carrier:

All aircraft carrier consumables are automatically activated.

Attack Aircraft:

Torpedo Bombers:

Bombers:

Signals

As with all other ships, August von Parseval can mount eight signals at a time and has no risk of detonating. Players should mount Equal Speed Charlie London (for faster XP grinding / increased XP gain per battle), Zulu Hotel (when coupled with Equal Speed Charlie London greatly helps increase the speed of commander retraining), November Echo Setteseven (for better bomber self-defense against fighters and increased AA DPS), and Juliet Whiskey Unaone (to have a better chance at causing flooding and dealing damage via flooding). Players can also choose to equip the Dragon Flag for faster commander (re)training.

Note: Use of the Juliet Charlie signal makes detonation impossible.

Gallery

Historical Gallery

References


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U.S.A.  IV Langley • VI Ranger • VIII Lexington • VIII EnterpriseDoubloons • VIII SaipanDoubloons • X Midway • X Franklin D. Roosevelt 
Pan-Asia  VIII SanzangDoubloons 
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France  VI Béarn 
Commonwealth  
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