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 The torpedoes on the ''Montecuccoli'' are less of an offensive tool and more of a way of punishing unwary enemies. With a slow speed of only 51 knots but a range of 10 km, captains may be pleasantly surprised to launch torpedoes, sail away, then score an unsuspecting kill on an equally unsuspecting enemy ship. With a 55 second reload and only 4 tubes, one should not try to use these in truly offensive actions. The AA on the ship is decent enough, capable of holding its own against enemy planes, especially if the captain has the fighter aircraft consumable in cooperation with the AA. The torpedoes on the ''Montecuccoli'' are less of an offensive tool and more of a way of punishing unwary enemies. With a slow speed of only 51 knots but a range of 10 km, captains may be pleasantly surprised to launch torpedoes, sail away, then score an unsuspecting kill on an equally unsuspecting enemy ship. With a 55 second reload and only 4 tubes, one should not try to use these in truly offensive actions. The AA on the ship is decent enough, capable of holding its own against enemy planes, especially if the captain has the fighter aircraft consumable in cooperation with the AA.
  
?Where the Montecuccoli shines is its maneuverability. Owing to the ship's motto ''Con risolutezza, con rapidità'' (Resolute and Rapid), the ship has a max speed of 37 knots, the second fastest Tier 5 cruiser (''Émile Bertin'' has a max speed of 39). This partly makes up for the lack of armor, since the ship's speed ''is'' its armor. The rudder shift time is decent, and with both of these combined the ship has good maneuverability, allowing it to strike fast, dodge enemy shells and torpedoes, and escape from harm at a whim.+Where the Montecuccoli shines is its maneuverability. Owing to the ship's motto ''Con risolutezza, con rapidità'' (Resolute and Rapid), the ship has a max speed of 37 knots, the second fastest Tier 5 cruiser (''Émile Bertin'' has a max speed of 39). This partly makes up for the lack of armor, since the ship's speed ''is'' its armor. The rudder shift time is excellent, and with both of these combined the ship has good maneuverability, allowing it to strike fast, dodge enemy shells and torpedoes, and escape from harm at a whim.
  
 ''Montecuccoli'' fits the glass cannon archetype of Italian cruisers. Captains will have a difficult time learning how to sail this ship, but as long as she stays relatively close to other ships to make up for her lack of armor, she can harass, and if one is diligent, sink, enemy ships with her SAP shells and torpedoes. Just don't show anything resembling broadside to enemies, or one is bound to be sent to the bottom of the ocean.  ''Montecuccoli'' fits the glass cannon archetype of Italian cruisers. Captains will have a difficult time learning how to sail this ship, but as long as she stays relatively close to other ships to make up for her lack of armor, she can harass, and if one is diligent, sink, enemy ships with her SAP shells and torpedoes. Just don't show anything resembling broadside to enemies, or one is bound to be sent to the bottom of the ocean.

Revision as of 20:03, 29 February 2020

Raimondo Montecuccoli
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Cruiser | Italy | Tier V
Tech Tree Position
Alberto di Giussano
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General
Research price10000 exp
Purchase price1,240,000 Credits
Hit Points23,800 
Main Battery
152 mm/53 OTO 19294 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire4.2 shots/min.
Reload Time14.3 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time30 sec.
Firing Range13.54 km.
Maximum Dispersion126 m.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
AP Shell152 mm proiettili AP 1926 
Maximum AP Shell Damage3,000 
Initial AP Shell Velocity850 m./s.
AP Shell Weight47.5 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
100 mm /47 OTO 19283 х 2 pcs.
Firing Rangekm.
Rate of Fire10 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell100 mm proiettili HE 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,500 
Initial HE Shell Velocity850 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
Torpedo Tubes
533 mm tubo lanciasiluri2 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire1.09 shots/min.
Reload Time55 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
Torpedo533 mm Si 270 H 
Maximum Damage12,667 
Torpedo Speed51 knot
Torpedo Range9.99 km.
AA Defense
13.2 mm/76 Breda 193110 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second41 
. . . Firing Range1.2 km.
37 mm/54 Breda 19324 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second46.4 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
100 mm /47 OTO 19283 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second19.8 
. . . Firing Range3.99 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed37 knot
Turning Circle Radius610 m.
Rudder Shift Time10.7 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range11.62 km.
Air Detectability Range6.07 km.
Battle Levels
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1,240,000

Raimondo Montecuccoli — Italian Tier V cruiser.

The lead ship in the third series of Condottieri-class light cruisers. In comparison with her predecessors, Montecuccoli featured more balanced characteristics, achieved by strengthening her armor protection.

Modules

link=Ship: 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/53 OTO 19294.2301263,000 0110,000
link=Ship: 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)
Raimondo Montecuccoli (A)23,8006100434/10/320 0145,000
Raimondo Montecuccoli (B)26,5006100434/10/320 5,900420,000
link=Ship: 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)
533 mm Si 270 H1.1557.212,6665110 080,000
link=Ship: Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
SDT 5 mod.1013.5 090,000
SDT 5 mod.21014.9 2,200200,000
link=Ship: Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 106,000 hp37 084,000

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

Player Opinion

Performance

Tier 5 Italian cruiser Raimondo Montecuccoli is moderately similar to its Tier 6 Premium cousin, Duca D'Aosta. Much like other Italian cruisers in the mid-tier range, the ship boasts acceptable artillery, decent torpedoes, abysmal armor, and solid maneuverability.

The ship's 152mm guns are arranged in generally the same format of the Duca D'Aosta, with 8 cannons in 4 turrets. However Montecuccoli has a significantly worse reload speed and abysmal turret traverse. The latter issue can be negated somewhat through the use of ship upgrades and commander skills. Most of the time, a commander will find themselves exclusively using SAP shells unless a ship is in close proximity and broadsiding, in which AP will suffice in dealing solid damage. There may be trouble penetrating higher-tier battleships, but there won't usually be an issue with cruisers and almost never an issue dealing damage to destroyers.

The torpedoes on the Montecuccoli are less of an offensive tool and more of a way of punishing unwary enemies. With a slow speed of only 51 knots but a range of 10 km, captains may be pleasantly surprised to launch torpedoes, sail away, then score an unsuspecting kill on an equally unsuspecting enemy ship. With a 55 second reload and only 4 tubes, one should not try to use these in truly offensive actions. The AA on the ship is decent enough, capable of holding its own against enemy planes, especially if the captain has the fighter aircraft consumable in cooperation with the AA.

Where the Montecuccoli shines is its maneuverability. Owing to the ship's motto Con risolutezza, con rapidità (Resolute and Rapid), the ship has a max speed of 37 knots, the second fastest Tier 5 cruiser (Émile Bertin has a max speed of 39). This partly makes up for the lack of armor, since the ship's speed is its armor. The rudder shift time is excellent, and with both of these combined the ship has good maneuverability, allowing it to strike fast, dodge enemy shells and torpedoes, and escape from harm at a whim.

Montecuccoli fits the glass cannon archetype of Italian cruisers. Captains will have a difficult time learning how to sail this ship, but as long as she stays relatively close to other ships to make up for her lack of armor, she can harass, and if one is diligent, sink, enemy ships with her SAP shells and torpedoes. Just don't show anything resembling broadside to enemies, or one is bound to be sent to the bottom of the ocean.

Pros:

  • Relatively fast for a cruiser, nearly able to out-run some destroyers in a straight line.
  • Fast reloading torpedoes with a 10km range.
  • Sharp turn radius for a Cruiser.
  • Has some degree of Armor, second only to the Furutaka, also has access to Exhaust Smoke Generator.

Cons:

  • Second slowest reload speed of all tier 5 Cruisers, only Furutaka is slower. Turrets also have sluggish traverse speed.
  • Torpedoes are the slowest among all tier 5 tech tree cruisers. They also are the 2nd weakest and the Montecuccoli only packs 2 per side.
  • Standard Exhaust Smoke Generator only has one charge.
  • Can be fairly prone to Engine or Rudder incapacitation when under repeated fire.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades for Raimondo Montecuccoli are as follows:

Commander Skills

Consumables

Raimondo Montecuccoli can equip the following consumables:

Historical Info

Historical Gallery


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