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Champagne
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Battleship | France | Tier VIII
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase pricepromo Doubloons
Hit Points52,600 
Main Battery
406 mm/50 Schneider2 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fire2.1 shots/min.
Reload Time28.6 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time30 sec.
Firing Range25.02 km.
Maximum Dispersion258 m.
HE Shell406 mm HE Mle 1938 
Maximum HE Shell Damage6,100 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell49 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity850 m./s.
HE Shell Weight900 kg.
AP Shell406 mm APC Mle 1938 
Maximum AP Shell Damage12,100 
Initial AP Shell Velocity850 m./s.
AP Shell Weight900 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
100 mm/45 Mle 193312 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range7.6 km.
Rate of Fire15 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell100 mm HE OEA Mle 1928 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,400 
Initial HE Shell Velocity780 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
Secondary Armament #2
152 mm/55 Mle 19363 х 3 pcs.
Firing Range7.6 km.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time12 sec.
HE Shell152 mm HE OEA Mle 1937 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,200 
Initial HE Shell Velocity870 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel12 %
AA Defense
100 mm/45 Mle 193312 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second81.6 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
152 mm/55 Mle 19363 х 3 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second24.9 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
25 mm/60 CAD Mle 19399 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second50.4 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
37 mm/50 Mle 193312 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second27.6 
. . . Firing Rangekm.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed34 knot
Turning Circle Radius850 m.
Rudder Shift Time15.5 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range16.38 km.
Air Detectability Range11.01 km.
Battle Levels
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Champagne — French promo premium Tier VIII battleship.

A battleship design close to that of the Gascogne class. Her triple turrets and the 406 mm guns mounted in them were developed in France in the second half of the 1930s.

Champagne was sold for two weeks beginning 26 June 2020. She appeared again for one week on 9 October 2020.

Modules

Main Battery Guns 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)
406 mm/50 Schneider2.1302586,1004912,100 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)
Champagne52,60019430212/312/3/12/90 00
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
PCA n° 8 Mle 1025 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 155,000 hp34 00

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1 Spotting Aircraft Modification 1 Damage Control Party Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Engine Boost Modification 1 Engine Room Protection
 Slot 3  Main Battery Modification 2 Secondary Battery Modification 1 AA Guns Modification 1 Aiming Systems Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Propulsion Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 1
 Slot 5  Torpedo Lookout System Concealment System Modification 1 Ship Consumables Modification 1

Player Opinion

Performance

Appearing and disappearing as she does, Champagne may be a ghost ship.

Pros:

  • Faster than average main battery reload for a battleship
  • Quick main battery traverse speed
  • Outstanding AP shell penetration and excellent flight time
  • Good fire chance with HE shells
  • Very good main battery range and accuracy, low dispersion and high sigma
  • Heavy secondary armament with good base range
  • Very high speed of 34 knots
  • Access to the Engine Boost (While active, increases a ship's speed by a fixed percentage.) consumable

Cons:

  • Only six rifles in two triple turrets, low DPM
  • Smallest hitpoint pool of all Tier 8 battleships
  • Very weak armor profile, extremely vulnerable to HE spam and large caliber AP overmatching
  • Weak AA suite, very vulnerable to planes
  • Has one less Repair Party (While active, restores a percentage of the ship's health points each second.) charge compared to standard battleships (four maximum)

Research

As a premium ship, Champagne doesn't have any modules to research.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for Champagne are as follows:

Commander Skills

Consumables

Champagne can equip the following consumables:

Camouflage

As a premium ship, Champagne comes with Type 10 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

Video

References

Wargaming

  1. Armada: Champagne - 26 June, 2020
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