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Destroyer | U.K. | Tier X
Tech Tree Position
Research price240000 exp
Purchase price19,500,000 Credits
Hit Points20,800 
Main Battery
113 mm/45 QF Mk.IV on an RP41 Mk.VI mount3 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire21.43 shots/min.
Reload Time2.8 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
Firing Range12.78 km.
Maximum Dispersion110 m.
HE Shell113 mm HE 5crh 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,700 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
Initial HE Shell Velocity746 m./s.
HE Shell Weight24.95 kg.
AP Shell113 mm SAP 55 lb 
Maximum AP Shell Damage2,100 
Initial AP Shell Velocity746 m./s.
AP Shell Weight25 kg.
Torpedo Tubes
533 mm PR Mk II2 х 5 pcs.
Rate of Fire0.48 shots/min.
Reload Time125 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
Torpedo533 mm Mk IXM 
Maximum Damage16,767 
Torpedo Speed62 knot
Torpedo Range9.99 km.
AA Defense
113 mm/45 QF Mk.IV on an RP41 Mk.VI mount3 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second53.4 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
40 mm/56 OQF Mk.XI on a Mk.V mount1 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second12.3 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
40 mm/56 OQF Mk.X on a STAAG Mk.2 mount2 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second26.8 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
Maximum Speed35 knot
Turning Circle Radius630 m.
Rudder Shift Time4.6 sec.
Surface Detectability Range7.37 km.
Air Detectability Range3.46 km.
Battle Levels

Daring — British Tier X destroyer.

The Daring-class ships were the last and the largest British destroyers, carrying torpedo tubes and artillery guns. Their main battery comprised 113 mm guns mounted in enhanced dual-purpose turrets.


Main Battery Guns Rate of Fire
180° Turn Time
Maximum Dispersion
Maximum HE Shell Damage
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell
Maximum AP Shell Damage
Research price
Purchase price
113 mm/45 QF Mk.IV on an RP41 Mk.VI mount21.47.21101,70082,100 02,000,000
Hull Hit Points
Main Turrets
Secondary Gun Turrets
AA Mounts
Torpedo Tubes
Hangar Capacity
Research price
Purchase price
Daring (A)20,80062032/1/32 02,350,000
Torpedoes Rate of Fire
Torpedo Tubes Reload Time
180° Turn Time
Maximum Damage
Torpedo Speed
Torpedo Range
Research price
Purchase price
533 mm Mk IXM0.51257.216,7666210 01,500,000
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
Maximum Firing Range
Research price
Purchase price
Mk X mod. 1012.8 01,700,000
Engine Maximum Speed
Research price
Purchase price
Propulsion: 54,000 hp35 01,800,000

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1 Damage Control Party Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Hydroacoustic Search Modification 1 Engine Room Protection
 Slot 3  Main Battery Modification 2 AA Guns Modification 1 Aiming Systems Modification 1 Smoke Generator Modification 1 Torpedo Tubes Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Steering Gears Modification 1 Depth Charges Modification 1
 Slot 5  Torpedo Lookout System Concealment System Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 2 Ship Consumables Modification 1||Heavier Torpedo Warheads
 Slot 6  Main Battery Modification 3 Torpedo Tubes Modification 2 Gun Fire Control System Modification 2 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 2

Player Opinion


Warning. The data presented in the AA Defense sidebar section may be incorrect.
For a graphic summary of ships Tiers VIII thru XI see LittleWhiteMouse's "Actual AA DPS".

Daring finds herself as one of the strongest destroyers at Tier X. For starters, she carries 6 guns in 3 twin D.P. turrets that rotate 360*, and while her 113mm caliber guns are rather small, thanks to the improved AP auto-bounce and fuse timer, as well as brutal HE shells, she can easily dispatch overconfident DDs who unwisely seek her out as easy prey (and she will dispatch them quickly, thanks to a reload time of just 2.6 seconds stock). She boasts a health pool of 20800, which is fairly mediocre, but she does get 2 heals to keep her guns firing. Daring also has a Short-Burst Smoke GeneratorWhile active, generates a smoke screen that blocks line-of-sight for both enemies and teammates. with a short cooldown and short duration, with 7 charges, so smoking up would not be as costly as other dds.

Daring's torpedoes are an oddity, being the same ones found on Minotaur, with a 10km range and 62 knots of speed. While they are mediocre, comparable to those of Z-52 or Grozovoi, she can single fire them, and a skilled player can fire them with surgical precision to quickly take down opposing cruisers or battleships or set floods on them, baiting out their damage control, after which Daring can smoke up and immediately burn down the enemy.

Daring does have downsides, however. Her concealment can only reach 6.00km, which allows other DDs to sneak up on her and deliver powerful blows that could possibly cripple her. She does equip a hydroacoustic search set that allows her to sneak up on destroyers hiding in smoke, but it has a limited range of just 3.0 kilometers compared to the 4/6km of Z-52. Also, she's rather sluggish at 35kts base, which is further compounded by a lack of engine boost to speed things along.

Overall, she's an excellent hybrid DD that makes the best of both worlds of torpedo boats and gunboats. Use these things wisely, and she will reward you handsomely.


  • Unmatched ability among destroyers to start fires with her HE shells; only Småland comes close.
  • Torpedoes are stealthy and can be single-fired.
  • Enhanced AP auto bounce angles increases the shells' effectiveness vs. angled targets.
  • Heal allows Daring to stay in the fight for longer.
  • Her Short-Burst Smoke GeneratorWhile active, generates a smoke screen that blocks line-of-sight for both enemies and teammates. with short cooldown, can make 'hit and run' style tactics very effective and also offers some protection against aircraft carriers by hiding. Due to the high number of charges, using one is not as costly as on a Gearing or Shimakaze.
  • Short-Range Hydro-Acoustic SearchWhile active, detects all enemy ships and torpedoes within the specified radius, without regard of obstacles such as smoke and terrain. can keep her from being surprised by torpedoes.


  • Long torpedo reload.
  • Concealment is worse than her predecessor, Jutland.
  • The lack of Engine BoostWhile active, increases a ship's speed by a fixed percentage. makes Daring slow when compared to other destroyers at her tier.
  • No Defensive AA FireWhile active, the damage per second of large caliber anti-aircraft guns is increased. to increase her AA effectiveness.
  • Her Short-Burst Smoke GeneratorWhile active, generates a smoke screen that blocks line-of-sight for both enemies and teammates. has a short action time and smoke duration.


As a Tier X ship, Daring has no modules to research.

Optimal Configuration


The recommended upgrades for Daring are as follows:

Commander Skills


Daring equips the following consumables:


As a destroyer, Daring should get the standard destroyer flags.

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


Historical Info

Historical Gallery


Ship Change Log

See here for links to Update notes.

  • Available for testing by supertesters in the game starting from Update 0.7.7.
  • Introduced into the game as a researchable ship in Update 0.7.10.
  • Update 0.7.11:
    • The Royal Navy permanent camouflage became available for purchase for 5,000 doubloons.
  • Update 0.8.2:
    • The description of the destroyer was corrected in the tech tree - the correct caliber of the main battery guns is indicated (113 mm).
  • Update 0.9.2:
    • Main battery reload time increased from 2.5 to 2.6 s.
    • Torpedo tubes reload time increased from 120 to 122 s.
    • HE shell penetration increased from 18 to 19 mm.
  • Update 0.9.3:
    • Main battery reload time increased from 2.6 to 2.7 s.
    • Torpedo tubes reload time increased from 122 to 124 s.
  • Update 0.9.4:
    • Main battery reload time increased from 2.7 to 2.8 s.
    • Torpedo tubes reload time increased from 124 to 125 s.
    • Minor fixes for textures and ship model.
  • Update 0.9.5:
    • Small changes to geometry and textures.

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