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Wukong
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Cruiser | Pan-Asia | Tier VIII
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase pricepromo Doubloons
Hit Points38,000 
Main Battery
203 mm/55 Mle 19343 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fire5.71 shots/min.
Reload Time10.5 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time25.71 sec.
Firing Range17.58 km.
Maximum Dispersion154 m.
HE Shell203 mm HE OEA Mle 1927 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,800 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell15 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity876 m./s.
HE Shell Weight123.82 kg.
AP Shell203 mm AP OPf Mle 1936 
Maximum AP Shell Damage4,900 
Initial AP Shell Velocity845 m./s.
AP Shell Weight134 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
100 mm/45 Mle 19315 х 2 pcs.
Firing Rangekm.
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%
Torpedo Tubes
550 mm tube lance-torpilles2 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fire0.56 shots/min.
Reload Time107 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
Torpedo550 mm 24V Mod D 
Maximum Damage18,400 
Torpedo Speed64 knot
Torpedo Range12 km.
AA Defense
20 mm Oerlikon Mk416 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second57.6 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
40 mm Bofors Mk24 х 4 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second63.6 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
37 mm/70 ACAD Mle 19364 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second48.4 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
100 mm/45 Mle 19315 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second34 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed32.5 knot
Turning Circle Radius690 m.
Rudder Shift Time9.8 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range13.68 km.
Air Detectability Range7.16 km.
Battle Levels
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Wukong — Pan-Asian promo premium Tier VIII cruiser.

Wukong is the Monkey King and one of the main mythological characters in Chinese culture. He is an immortal demon who obtained extraordinary power after long years of wandering and spiritual perfection.

Wukong first became available as a mission reward for the 2020 Lunar New Year event.

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)
203 mm/55 Mle 19345.725.711542,800154,900 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)
Wukong38,0006140354/4/16/520 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)
550 mm 23DT0.61077.218,4006412 00
Gun Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
PCA n° 8 Mle 1017.6 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 100,000 hp32.5 00

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Engine Room Protection
 Slot 3  Main Battery Modification 2 Secondary Battery Modification 1 AA Guns Modification 1 Aiming Systems Modification 1 Torpedo Tubes 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 Steering Gears Modification 2 Ship Consumables Modification 1

Player Opinion

Performance


Pros:

  • Shares many of the positive aspects of the Charles Martel upon which it is based
  • Low surface detection when fully built, allows for stealth torpedo capability
  • rather decent mid and short range AA rings
  • Rather powerful HE shells, with a 12.0% Fire Chance
  • Access to scout aircraft
  • Access to Torpedo Reload Booster
  • Quick on it's feet, with a 9.8 second rudder shift and a small-ish turning circle

Cons:

  • Shares many of the weak points of Charles Martel
  • Loses Engine Boost and Main Battery Reload Booster
  • Has only 3 Torpedoes per side.Though they deal good damage, they are Deepwater, making them useless against DDs
  • Pathetically slow for what it is, even Baltimore and Hipper are faster
  • No access to Hydroacoustic Search, only has Defensive AA Fire
  • Horribly squishy, prone to exploding if caught by heavy cruisers showing broadside ( and all Battleships within her matchmaking spread with a gun caliber of 380mm or larger at any angle)

Research

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

Optimal Configuration


Commander Skills

Camouflage

As a premium ship, Wukong comes included with Type XX camouflage that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, reduces her repair costs, and increases the amount of experience she earns.

Gallery

Historical Gallery

References

  1. Saint-Louis-class cruiser - Wikipedia
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