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Irian
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Cruiser | Pan-Asia | Tier VIII
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase pricepromo  Doubloons
Hit Points41,200 
Main Battery
152 mm/57 MK-5-bis4 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fire7.5 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
Rotation Speed7.2 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time25 sec.
Firing Range17.5 km.
Maximum Dispersion153 m.
HE ShellOFU-35 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,200 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell12 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity950 m./s.
HE Shell Weight55 kg.
AP ShellAP-35 
Maximum AP Shell Damage3,300 
Initial AP Shell Velocity950 m./s.
AP Shell Weight55 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
100 mm/70 SM-5-1s6 х 2 pcs.
Firing Rangekm.
Rate of Fire15 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell100 mm HE-55 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,400 
Initial HE Shell Velocity1000 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
Torpedo Tubes
533 mm Quintuple PTA-53-68-bis2 х 5 pcs.
Rate of Fire0.44 shots/min.
Reload Time136 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
TorpedoMark 17 
Maximum Damage17,900 
Torpedo Speed68 knot
Torpedo Range13.5 km.
AA Defense
37 mm 61 shì16 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second147.2 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
100 mm/70 SM-5-1s6 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second117 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed32.7 knot
Turning Circle Radius760 m.
Rudder Shift Time10.3 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range13.7 km.
Air Detectability Range7.44 km.
Battle Levels
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VIII
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Irian — Pan-Asian promo premium Tier VIII cruiser.

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This Project 68-bis light cruiser, built for the Soviet Navy, had good AA defenses and carried twelve 152 mm guns with a very long range of fire. In 1963, the ship joined the Indonesian Navy.

Irian was first released for sale worldwide with the release of Update 0.8.0 on 30 January 2019.


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)
152 mm/57 MK-5-bis7.5251532,200123,300 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)
Irian41,200161754616/620 00
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)
53-510.41367.217,9006813.5 00
Gun Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
GFCS VIII mod. 1017.5 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 121,000 hp32.7 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 Secondary Battery Modification 1 AA Guns Modification 1 Aiming Systems Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Propulsion Modification 2 Steering Gears Modification 2
 Slot 5  Target Acquisition System Modification 1 Concealment System Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 3

Player Opinion

Performance

Tier VIII Premium cruiser Irian is remarkably similar to her sister ship, Mikhail Kutuzov. A few key differences between the two exist, though. Irian is Pan-Asian for starters, and gains a better torpedo suite, along with the Torpedo Reload Booster (When used, torpedo reload time is significantly reduced.) consumable in exchange for losing Mikhail Kutuzov’s Smoke Generator (While active, generates a smoke screen that blocks line-of-sight for both enemies and teammates.), Defensive AA Fire (While active, the damage per second of large caliber anti-aircraft guns is increased.), and some of her range.

Irian owes the largest part of her offensive strength to the twelve 152mm guns she's packing. They have the classic Russian fast shell velocities and low firing arcs, making hitting targets even at the extreme limits of her 17.5 km range much easier than other, similarly armed ships. Unfortunately, the relatively low caliber of these shells necessitates using the commander skill Inertia Fuse for HE Shells to maximize her offense. It gives Irian the punch needed to do direct damage to many of the ships within her tier spread, a cost well worth the loss of fire chance. Be wary though: as with most other cruisers, Irian requires time to do damage with her guns, and is very vulnerable to return fire. Every moment spent spotted and shooting is time that the enemy team can fire back at her. Irian must be played with care, using her range and excellent shell ballistics to keep enemies at arm's length.

However, should captains find themselves a touch closer to their foes, Irian possesses a potent deepwater torpedo armament. While they lose the ability to harm destroyers, these torpedoes are perfect for quickly taking down any other class of ship. They are the longest ranged torpedoes put on to an cruiser in World of Warships with a maximum range of 13.5 km, and are extremely stealthy while packing a sizeable punch. While it certainly isn't risk-free getting into the ranges required to use these torpedoes due to Irians’ relative fragility, they are a welcome addition to her arsenal... especially with the inclusion of her Torpedo Reload Booster (When used, torpedo reload time is significantly reduced.) consumable, that allows captains to launch a second salvo of torpedoes very quickly.

Overall, Irian has an very high ceiling in terms of offensive firepower in exchange for not being overly stealthy or well-armored. She is very much a glass cannon, but one that will make her impact felt in any battle, whether she ultimately sinks or not.


Pros:

  • Twelve long range, high velocity 152mm guns.
  • One quintuple-tube torpedo launchers on each side with, long range, and stealthy torpedoes.
  • Solid anti-aircraft suite.
  • Equips the Torpedo Reload Booster (When used, torpedo reload time is significantly reduced.) consumable for quickly reloading her torpedoes.
  • Good base 12% fire chance on HE shells.

Cons:

  • Requires IFHE to deal direct damage to 32mm plating.
  • Lacks the vision-obscuring smoke of sister ship Mikhail Kutuzov and her smoke.
  • Very lightly armored; capable of taking damage from nearly any angle.
  • Ballistic performance of her guns makes utilizing islands as cover difficult.
  • Rudder shift time is very sub-par for her tier; as a result, she handles somewhat sluggishly.

Research

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

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for Irian are as follows:

Commander Skills

Key skills for Irian commanders include Priority Target, Adrenaline Rush, Demolition Expert, and Inertia Fuse for HE Shells.

Consumables

Irian can equip the following consumables:

Captains are encouraged to equip Premium variants of the consumables to further improve Irian’s performance in battle.

Camouflage

As a premium ship, Irian comes included 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 Info

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