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Z-31
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Destroyer | Germany | Tier VII
Tech Tree Position
Ernst Gaede
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Gustav-Julius Maerker
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General
Research price69000 exp
Purchase price5,700,000 Credits
Hit Points15,400 
Main Battery
150 mm/55 Tbts KC/36 on a Tbts LC/36 mount2 х 1 / 1 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire7.5 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time22.5 sec.
Firing Range10.47 km.
Maximum Dispersion51 m.
HE Shell150 mm Spr.Gr. Ausf. B 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,700 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
Initial HE Shell Velocity835 m./s.
HE Shell Weight51 kg.
AP Shell150 mm P.Spr.Gr. Ausf. B 
Maximum AP Shell Damage3,700 
Initial AP Shell Velocity835 m./s.
AP Shell Weight51 kg.
Torpedo Tubes
533 mm Vierling2 х 4 pcs.
Rate of Fire0.5 shots/min.
Reload Time120 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
TorpedoG7 T1 Ausf.A 
Maximum Damage13,700 
Torpedo Speed50 knot
Torpedo Range9.99 km.
AA Defense
20 mm/65 C/38 on an L/30 single mount8 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second24 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
37 mm/83 SK C/30 on a Dopp LC/30 mount4 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second10.4 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed36 knot
Turning Circle Radius670 m.
Rudder Shift Time6.3 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range7.2 km.
Air Detectability Range3.51 km.
Battle Levels
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VII
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5,700,000

Z-31 — German Tier VII destroyer.

The lead ship is part of a subseries of the Type 1936A destroyers laid down after the outbreak of World War II (Type 1936A (Mob)). She carried 150 mm main battery guns.

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)
150 mm/55 Tbts KC/36 in a turret7.522.5511,70083,700 0570,000
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)
Z-31(A)15,4006301/24/820 0855,000
Z-31(B)19,4006301/22/620 22,5001,500,000
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)
G7 T1 Ausf.A0.51207.213,7005010 0570,000
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
FKS Typ 7 Mod. 1010.5 0570,000
FKS Typ 7 Mod. 21011.5 15,0001,000,000
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 70,000 hp36 0570,000

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 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 Propulsion Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 1 Depth Charges Modification 1

Player Opinion

Performance

A Tier VII German destroyer.

Pros:

  • Massive health pool for her tier.
  • Thick central armor (25 mm), cannot be penetrated by most non-German destroyer HE shells without the IFHE skill.
  • Guns have good accuracy.
  • Very high AP shell damage.
  • Enhanced AP shell ricochet angles.
  • Very high HE shell armor penetration capacity (38 mm).
  • Torpedoes have long range.
  • Above average AA defenses.
  • Fairly good concealment compared to other Tier VII destroyers.

Cons:

  • Guns have long reload.
  • Fairly low HE shell damage.
  • Torpedoes are slow.
  • Long torpedo reload for a Tier VII destroyer.
  • No engine boost consumable.
  • No hydroacoustic search consumable, unlike Maass.
  • Limited team play abilities.

Research

Researchable upgrades for Z-31:

  • Hull: Upgrade to Hull (B) for greatly improved survivability and AA. Research of this module unlocks progress to Maerker.
  • Gun Fire Control System: Upgrade to FKS Typ 7 mod.2 for an extra 10% range on the main battery.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for Z-31:

Commander Skills

Consumables

Z-31 equips:

Camouflage

Type 1, 2, or 5 camouflage can be equipped for credits; Types 2 or 5 are recommended at a minimum to reduce the accuracy of incoming shells.

Players who wish to spend doubloons can equip Z-31 with Type 17 camouflage that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, reduces her service cost, and increases the amount of experience she earns.

Signals

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

Gallery

Historical Info

Historical Gallery

References


Ship Change Log


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