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?''Indomitable'' joins the Royal Navy in World of Warships as its first premium Tier VIII aircraft carrier, bringing with her a very unique playstyle. Her most striking difference from Implacable, her tech tree counterpart, is a lack of torpedo bombers, forcing Indomitable captains to double down on her attack aircraft and carpet bombers. As a result, ''Indomitable'' is a very situational aircraft carrier, and must choose her targets carefully.+''Indomitable'' joins the Royal Navy in World of Warships as its first premium Tier VIII aircraft carrier, bringing with her a very unique playstyle. Her most striking difference from Implacable, her tech tree counterpart, is a lack of torpedo bombers, forcing Indomitable captains to double down on her attack aircraft and level bombers. As a result, ''Indomitable'' is a very situational aircraft carrier, and must choose her targets carefully.
  
 ''Indomitable’s'' attack aircraft have several differences with ''Implacable’s''. While her payloads deal less total damage, ''Indomitable’s'' attack aircraft are considerably faster, cruising at a base speed of 188 knots and 228 knots with boost, allowing her to react much more quickly to opportunities and strike destroyers. Furthermore, the enhanced speed allows Indomitable to offset her increased plane regeneration time: 115 seconds without upgrades or captain skills. ''Indomitable’s'' attack aircraft have several differences with ''Implacable’s''. While her payloads deal less total damage, ''Indomitable’s'' attack aircraft are considerably faster, cruising at a base speed of 188 knots and 228 knots with boost, allowing her to react much more quickly to opportunities and strike destroyers. Furthermore, the enhanced speed allows Indomitable to offset her increased plane regeneration time: 115 seconds without upgrades or captain skills.
  
?''Indomitable’s'' carpet bombers also have tweaked parameters. ''Indomitable’s'' carpet bombers have only two sets of two planes per attack flight and less bombs per payload, but an abnormally high speed for bombers of her tier: 182 knots cruising and up to 217 knots with boost. Furthermore, ''Indomitable’s'' carpet bombers have a whopping 2590 base HP, higher than even Audacious’ of 2340. This allows Indomitable to excel at hit-and-run strikes, but against all but low AA targets, she struggles to get two complete strikes off.+''Indomitable’s'' level bombers also have tweaked parameters. ''Indomitable’s'' level bombers have only two sets of two planes per attack flight and less bombs per payload, but an abnormally high speed for bombers of her tier: 182 knots cruising and up to 217 knots with boost. Furthermore, ''Indomitable’s'' level bombers have a whopping 2590 base HP, higher than even Audacious’ of 2340. This allows Indomitable to excel at hit-and-run strikes, but against all but low AA targets, she struggles to get two complete strikes off.
  
 At 13.5km base detection range, Indomitable is also stealthier than her tech tree equivalent. With the Concealment Expert captain skill and camouflage, she can reach 11.79km of detection range, allowing her to reposition much more easily even without Concealment System Modification 1. Additionally, each of ''Indomitable’s'' plane types carry 4 charges of the Patrol Fighters consumable, decreasing the number of times squadron commanders may find themselves out of fighters on a specific plane type. At 13.5km base detection range, Indomitable is also stealthier than her tech tree equivalent. With the Concealment Expert captain skill and camouflage, she can reach 11.79km of detection range, allowing her to reposition much more easily even without Concealment System Modification 1. Additionally, each of ''Indomitable’s'' plane types carry 4 charges of the Patrol Fighters consumable, decreasing the number of times squadron commanders may find themselves out of fighters on a specific plane type.
  
 |Pros= |Pros=
?* Great plane speed, similar to ''Graf Zeppelin’s'' torpedo bombers and AP dive bombers+* Best plane speed in the game, even better than ''[[Graf Zeppelin]]'''s Ta-152s
?* Ludicrously high HP for the carpet bombers+* Planes have a very high base healthpool, especially the bombers
?* Better hull concealment than Implacable+* Better ship concealment than techtree counterpart ''[[Implacable]]''
?* More Patrol Fighter consumables per plane type than standard carriers+* Each squadron carries four {{Patrol Fighter}} consumables
 +* The only carrier in the game that still has the "slingshot drop" mechanic
  
 |Cons= |Cons=
?* Lack of torpedo bombers+* No torpedo bombers
?* Slightly weaker payload than ''Implacable''+* Very long plane restoration time
?* High plane regeneration times+* Even at full capacity, squadrons are very small
?* Only two sets of two planes per run on the carpet bombers, making two full strikes a rarity+* While fast, the planes lack maneuverability
?* 32mm pen bombs struggle to deal consistent damage to well-armored battleships+* Rockets and bombs struggle to damage heavily armored targets
 +* Heavily reliant on damage over time via fires
 +* The carrier itself is rather slow
  
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 * '''Slot 3''': {{Attack Aircraft Modification 1}} * '''Slot 3''': {{Attack Aircraft Modification 1}}
 * '''Slot 4''': {{Bombers Modification 2}} * '''Slot 4''': {{Bombers Modification 2}}
?* '''Slot 5''': {{Flight Control Modification 1}} or {{Concealment Systems Modification 1}}+* '''Slot 5''': {{Flight Control Modification 1}}
  
 Upgrade Slot 5 offers Flight Control Modification 1, which will significantly decrease the long plane regeneration time and increase the number of planes on deck. Because ''Indomitable'' has fairly good base concealment, Concealment Modification 1 is not as vital, especially with commander skill Concealment Expert. However, captains seeking to maximize stealth may consider using Concealment Modification 1. Upgrade Slot 5 offers Flight Control Modification 1, which will significantly decrease the long plane regeneration time and increase the number of planes on deck. Because ''Indomitable'' has fairly good base concealment, Concealment Modification 1 is not as vital, especially with commander skill Concealment Expert. However, captains seeking to maximize stealth may consider using Concealment Modification 1.
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 ''Indomitable'' equips the following consumables: ''Indomitable'' equips the following consumables:
?Slot 1: {{Damage Control Party}} - unlimited+* Slot 1: {{Damage Control Party}} - unlimited
?Slot 2: {{CAP Fighter}}+* Slot 2: {{CAP Fighter}} - (4 charges of 4 Fighters by default) - Supermarine Seafires
  
 ''Indomitable's'' aircraft can equip the following consumables:  ''Indomitable's'' aircraft can equip the following consumables:
 Attack Aircraft: Attack Aircraft:
?Slot 1: {{Engine Cooling }} (2 charges by default)+* Slot 1: {{Engine Cooling}} (2 charges by default)
?Slot 2: {{Patrol Fighter }} (4 charges by default)+* Slot 2: {{Patrol Fighter}} (4 charges by default) - de Haviland Sea Hornets
 Carpet Bombers: Carpet Bombers:
?Slot 1: {{Engine Cooling}} (2 charges by default)+* Slot 1: {{Engine Cooling}} (2 charges by default)
?Slot 2: {{Patrol Fighter}} (4 charges by default)+* Slot 2: {{Patrol Fighter}} (4 charges by default)
  
 |Camouflage= |Camouflage=
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 <h2>''{{#var:ship_name}}'', YEAR</h2> <h2>''{{#var:ship_name}}'', YEAR</h2>
 ===Construction=== ===Construction===
?:Builder: Yard; City, Country+:Builder: Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness, England
?:Laid down: DD MONTH YEAR+:Laid down: 10 November 1937
?:Launched: DD MONTH YEAR+:Launched: 26 March 1940
?:Commissioned: DD MONTH YEAR+:Commissioned: 10 October 1941
 ---- ----
 ===Specifications=== ===Specifications===
?:XX tons displacement, standard+:23,000 tons displacement, standard
?:XXm length+:230.0m length
?:XXm beam+:29.2m beam
?:XXm draft +:8.8m draft
 ---- ----
 ====Machinery==== ====Machinery====
?:+:Parsons geared steam turbines
 +six boilers
 +three shafts
 ---- ----
 ====Performance==== ====Performance====
?:XX knots at XX shaft horsepower+:30.5 knots at 111,000 shaft horsepower
?:XX nm at XX knots+:11,000 nm at 14 knots
 ---- ----
 ====Armor==== ====Armor====
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 ====Armament==== ====Armament====
?=====Main=====+ 
?:+
 =====Secondary===== =====Secondary=====
 : :
 =====Anti-aircraft===== =====Anti-aircraft=====
?:+:16 × 4.5-inch anti-aircraft (AA) guns
?=====Torpedoes=====+48 × 2-pounder AA guns
?:+10 × 20 mm AA guns
 + 
 ---- ----
 ====Aircraft==== ====Aircraft====
 =====Total===== =====Total=====
?:+:50 (1942), 55 (1943)
 =====Fighters===== =====Fighters=====
 : :
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 +# [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Indomitable_(92) HMS ''Indomitable'' (92) - Wikipedia]
 +# [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illustrious-class_aircraft_carrier ''Illustrious''-class aircraft carrier - Wikipedia]
 +# [https://worldofwarships.com/en/news/history/armada-indomitable/ Armada: Indomitable - News - World of Warships]
 +# [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnqrdpHVgzw Armada: Indomitable - World of Warships Official Channel - YouTube]
  
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Indomitable
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Aircraft Carrier | U.K. | Tier VIII
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase price12,000 Credits
Hit Points51,400 
Secondary Armament #1
114 mm/45 Mark II BD8 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range4.5 km.
Rate of Fire12 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell114 mm HE 5crh 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,700 
Initial HE Shell Velocity746 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
AA Defense
20 mm Oerlikon Mk V21 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second128.1 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
20 mm Oerlikon Mk IV16 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second57.6 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
40 mm Vickers 2-pdr. Mk VII6 х 4 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second84 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
40 mm Bofors Mk I4 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second49.2 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
114 mm/45 Mark II BD8 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second71.2 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed30.5 knot
Turning Circle Radius970 m.
Rudder Shift Time13 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range13.5 km.
Air Detectability Range10.58 km.
Battle Levels
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VIII
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12,000

Indomitable — British Tier VIII aircraft сarrier.

The last ship from the Illustrious-class carriers, which represented a revolutionary breakthrough in the development of aircraft carriers thanks to the introduction of an armored flight deck. In contrast to the lead ship, she had an increased capacity and could carry more aircraft.

Modules

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)
Indomitable51,4001311484/16/6/8/2175 00
Attack Aircraft Cruise Speed
(knot)
Average Damage per Second
(HP/min)
LoadoutHit Points
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Sea Hornet188002,100 00
Bombers Maximum Bomb Damage
(HP)
Cruise Speed
(knot)
Hit Points
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Sea Hornet4,7001822,590 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 111,000 hp30.5 00

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Air Groups Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Damage Control Party Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Aircraft Engines Modification 1
 Slot 3  Secondary Battery Modification 1 Attack Aircraft Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Attack Aircraft Modification 2 Bombers Modification 2
 Slot 5  Flight Control Modification 1 Concealment System Modification 1 Squadron Consumables Modification 1

Player Opinion

Performance

Indomitable joins the Royal Navy in World of Warships as its first premium Tier VIII aircraft carrier, bringing with her a very unique playstyle. Her most striking difference from Implacable, her tech tree counterpart, is a lack of torpedo bombers, forcing Indomitable captains to double down on her attack aircraft and level bombers. As a result, Indomitable is a very situational aircraft carrier, and must choose her targets carefully.

Indomitable’s attack aircraft have several differences with Implacable’s. While her payloads deal less total damage, Indomitable’s attack aircraft are considerably faster, cruising at a base speed of 188 knots and 228 knots with boost, allowing her to react much more quickly to opportunities and strike destroyers. Furthermore, the enhanced speed allows Indomitable to offset her increased plane regeneration time: 115 seconds without upgrades or captain skills.

Indomitable’s level bombers also have tweaked parameters. Indomitable’s level bombers have only two sets of two planes per attack flight and less bombs per payload, but an abnormally high speed for bombers of her tier: 182 knots cruising and up to 217 knots with boost. Furthermore, Indomitable’s level bombers have a whopping 2590 base HP, higher than even Audacious’ of 2340. This allows Indomitable to excel at hit-and-run strikes, but against all but low AA targets, she struggles to get two complete strikes off.

At 13.5km base detection range, Indomitable is also stealthier than her tech tree equivalent. With the Concealment Expert captain skill and camouflage, she can reach 11.79km of detection range, allowing her to reposition much more easily even without Concealment System Modification 1. Additionally, each of Indomitable’s plane types carry 4 charges of the Patrol Fighters consumable, decreasing the number of times squadron commanders may find themselves out of fighters on a specific plane type.

Pros:

  • Best plane speed in the game, even better than Graf Zeppelin's Ta-152s
  • Planes have a very high base healthpool, especially the bombers
  • Better ship concealment than techtree counterpart Implacable
  • Each squadron carries four Patrol Fighter (While active, a group of fighter planes circles a location spotting and engaging enemy aircraft.) consumables
  • The only carrier in the game that still has the "slingshot drop" mechanic

Cons:

  • No torpedo bombers
  • Very long plane restoration time
  • Even at full capacity, squadrons are very small
  • While fast, the planes lack maneuverability
  • Rockets and bombs struggle to damage heavily armored targets
  • Heavily reliant on damage over time via fires
  • The carrier itself is rather slow

Research

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

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for Indomitable are as follows:

Upgrade Slot 5 offers Flight Control Modification 1, which will significantly decrease the long plane regeneration time and increase the number of planes on deck. Because Indomitable has fairly good base concealment, Concealment Modification 1 is not as vital, especially with commander skill Concealment Expert. However, captains seeking to maximize stealth may consider using Concealment Modification 1.

Commander Skills

After taking Air Supremacy and Improved Engines, captains have several choices on the order the path they may wish to take. Survivability Expert and Aircraft Armor are both must-haves to bolster her planes’ already high survivability, but Demolition Expert and Concealment Expert can be taken in order of preference. With a fully fledged 19 point captain, Improved Engine Boost, Last Gasp, and Direction Center for Fighters are Quality-of-Life improvements.

Consumables

Like other aircraft carriers, the captain of Indomitable does not control the ship's consumables.

Indomitable equips the following consumables:

Indomitable's aircraft can equip the following consumables: Attack Aircraft:

Carpet Bombers:

Camouflage

As a premium aircraft carrier, Indomitable comes with Type 10 camouflage that lowers her detection radius, reduces the accuracy of incoming shells, reduces her service cost, and increases the amount of experience she earns.

Gallery

Historical Info

Historical Gallery

Video

References

  1. HMS Indomitable (92) - Wikipedia
  2. Illustrious-class aircraft carrier - Wikipedia
  3. Armada: Indomitable - News - World of Warships
  4. Armada: Indomitable - World of Warships Official Channel - YouTube
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