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Longjiang
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Destroyer | Pan-Asia | Tier II
Tech Tree Position
Chengan
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Phra Ruang
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General
Research price450 exp
Purchase price60,000 Credits
Hit Points6,900 
Main Battery
105 mm L/45 Tbts LC/163 х 1 pcs.
Rate of Fire15 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
Rotation Speed10 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time18 sec.
Firing Range7.74 km.
Maximum Dispersion78 m.
HE Shell105 mm Spr.Gr. L/3.85 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,200 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
Initial HE Shell Velocity715 m./s.
HE Shell Weight18 kg.
AP Shell105 mm P.Spr.Gr. 
Maximum AP Shell Damage2,300 
Initial AP Shell Velocity715 m./s.
AP Shell Weight18.2 kg.
Torpedo Tubes
500 mm Zwilling2 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire1.88 shots/min.
Reload Time32 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
TorpedoG/6 D 
Maximum Damage9,233 
Torpedo Speed49 knot
Torpedo Range8.4 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed36 knot
Turning Circle Radius440 m.
Rudder Shift Time2.9 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range5.4 km.
Air Detectability Range1.99 km.
Battle Levels
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Longjiang — Pan-Asian Tier II destroyer.

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In 1913, this destroyer was ordered from Germany in order to reinforce the Republic of China Navy with up-to-date ships. She was never built, but her design formed the basis for German V-25 destroyers.

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)
105 mm L/45 Tbts LC/161518781,20052,300 07,500
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)
Longjiang (A)6,90069320 010,000
Longjiang (B)7,70069320 27028,000
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)
G/6 D1.9327.29,233498.4 09,500
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
FKS Typ 2 Mod. 107.7 04,500
FKS Typ 2 Mod. 2108.5 23016,000
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 24,800 hp36 05,000

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1 Damage Control Party Modification 1

Player Opinion

Performance

For captains acquainted with the German destroyer line, Longjiang (龍江, "Dragon River") will feel very familiar to V-25; many aspects of this oriental Hochsee-Torpedoboote (ocean-going torpedo boat) will mirror her German cousin, but she is not an identical vessel.

Longjiang’s primary weapon are her deep water torpedoes (DWT), used to combat against enemy capital ships: cruisers, battleships, and aircraft carriers. Compared to her German equivalent, she can launch 4 fish every 32 seconds, which can run up to a distance of 8.0 km. In conjunction with her superior concealment of 5.4km and top speed of 36 knots, her primary task is to hunt down isolated and/or unaware warships, surprising them with volleys of torpedoes from a safe distance. With a default torpedo speed of 49 knots, they are relatively feasible for enemies to dodge; to offset this disadvantage, crafty captains should use islands to close the engagement distances to their targets, or choose targets that are preoccupied fighting other allied ships.

Her artillery on the other hand is situational, and must be considered secondary to her torpedo armament. Despite the superior fire-rate of 15 rounds per minute, the high shell arcs and average shell velocity make for overall mediocre performance. Longjiang’s guns should not be used as a primary source of damage – other than to attempt starting fires with high explosive rounds – and have few good applications save self-defense from other destroyers.

Unlike V-25, Longjiang does not have forward firing torpedo tubes; therefore, no opportunities to engage in “torpedo jousting” tactics favored by V-25 captains. More importantly, her DWT do not work against destroyers. Unless in situations that favor Longjiang, it is imperative to avoid combat with enemy destroyers, as she is inherently handicapped and overall very fragile. If destroyer encounters are unavoidable, captains should consider sticking close to allied ships in order to ensure an advantageous situation.

Longjiang provides captains with a user-friendly platform to familiarize themselves with DWT before they progress further up the Pan-Asian destroyer line.

Pros:

  • Tied for lowest detection range of all ships in game and highest speed of all Tier II destroyers.
  • Can fire torpedoes while undetected.
  • Torpedoes have the longest range of all Tier II destroyers.
  • Among the fastest artillery fire rate of all Tier II destroyers.
  • Highly maneuverable.

Cons:

  • Tied for lowest hit-points of all Tier II destroyers.
  • Average turret traverse and torpedo reload speed.
  • High shell arcs.
  • Does not retain the forward torpedo tubes of V-25.
  • Deep water torpedoes are ineffective against destroyers.

Research

Availability of researchable upgrades for Longjiang is as follows:

  • Hull: Upgrade to Hull B for increase in hit-points and decrease in rudder-shift time. Research of this module unlocks progression to Phra Ruang.
  • Gun Fire Control System: Upgrade to FKS Type 2 Mod. 2 for increase in range.
It is recommended to solely focus on Hull upgrades for captains who wish to progress further up the tech tree. For captains who wish to continue playing Longjiang, FKS Type 2 Mod. 2 is an inexpensive upgrade to research and mount.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for Longjiang are as follows:

Commander Skills

Captains are recommended to focus on two key aspects when selecting commander skills for Longjiang: increasing her survivability or increasing her torpedo potency. She is a fragile vessel with low health and easily damaged modules, so any boost to her damage mitigation will prove beneficial. On the other hand, Longjiang has the ability to trade torpedo distance for speed, and increase reload times; all in favor of increasing the rate of fire of her torpedoes.

Full list of key skills for Longjiang commanders include the ones shown below:

Consumables

Longjiang can equip the following consumables:


Captains are encouraged to equip the premium Damage Control Party II (When activated, instantly repairs fires, floods, and incapacitations, and prevents more for the duration.) in order to have more opportunities to repair damaged modules.

Camouflage

Type 1, 2, or 5 camouflage can be equipped for credits; It is recommended to use Type 1 or Type 5 camouflage in order to decrease detectability range.

Signals

Combat signals will be the ones most frequently mounted; it is recommended to focus on buffing her speed and main battery. Full list of appropriate signals for Longjiang is shown below:

Gallery

Historical Gallery


Ships of Pan-Asia
Destroyers  II Longjiang • III Phra Ruang • IV Shenyang • V Jianwei • VI Fushun • VI AnshanDoubloons • VII Gadjah Mada • VIII Hsienyang • VIII SiliwangiDoubloons • VIII LoyangDoubloons • IX Chung Mu • X Yueyang 
Cruisers  I Chengan • VI HuangheDoubloons • VIII IrianDoubloons • VIII WukongDoubloons 
Battleships  IX BajieDoubloons 
Aircraft Carriers
Destroyers
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U.S.S.R.  II Storozhevoi • III Derzki • IV Izyaslav • V GremyashchyDoubloons • V Podvoisky • V OkhotnikDoubloons • VI Gnevny • VII Minsk • VII LeningradDoubloons • VIII Ognevoi • VIII Kiev • IX Udaloi • IX Tashkent • IX NeustrashimyDoubloons • X Khabarovsk • X Grozovoi • X DD R-10 
U.S.A.  II Sampson • II SmithDoubloons • III Wickes • IV Clemson • V Nicholas • V HillDoubloons • VI Farragut • VI MonaghanDoubloons • VII Mahan • VII SimsDoubloons • VII Sims BDoubloons • VIII Benson • VIII KiddDoubloons • IX Fletcher • IX BenhamDoubloons • IX BlackDoubloons • X Gearing • X SomersDoubloons 
Italy  VI Leone • IX Paolo Emilio 
Germany  II V-25 • III G-101 • IV V-170 • V T-22 • VI Ernst Gaede • VI T-61Doubloons • VII Leberecht Maass • VII Z-39Doubloons • VIII Z-23 • VIII Z-35Doubloons • IX Z-46 • X Z-52 
Europe  II Tátra • III Romulus • IV Klas Horn • V Visby • VI Västerås • VII Skåne • VII BłyskawicaDoubloons • VIII Öland • VIII OrkanDoubloons • IX Östergötland • IX FrieslandDoubloons • X Halland • X Småland 
U.K.  II Medea • III Valkyrie • III CampbeltownDoubloons • IV Wakeful • V Acasta • VI Icarus • VI GallantDoubloons • VII Jervis • VIII Lightning • VIII CossackDoubloons • IX Jutland • X Daring 
France  II Enseigne Gabolde • III Fusilier • IV Bourrasque • V Jaguar • V SirocoDoubloons • VI Guépard • VI AigleDoubloons • VII Vauquelin • VIII Le Fantasque • VIII Le TerribleDoubloons • IX Mogador • X Kléber • X Marceau 
Pan-Asia  II Longjiang • III Phra Ruang • IV Shenyang • V Jianwei • VI Fushun • VI AnshanDoubloons • VII Gadjah Mada • VIII Hsienyang • VIII SiliwangiDoubloons • VIII LoyangDoubloons • IX Chung Mu • X Yueyang 
Commonwealth  III VampireDoubloons • VII HaidaDoubloons 
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