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World of Warships Supertest: Tier V British Destroyer Acasta

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HMS Acasta, the third ship to bear that name, launched in 1929, was an A-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy. She served in the Second World War and was sunk on 8 June 1940 in action against the German warships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, while escorting the aircraft carrier Glorious. Glorious and her other escort, Ardent, were also sunk.

Acasta proved to be a tough opponent for the larger German ships, laying smoke to hide Glorious and making repeated torpedo and gun attacks. She scored several gun hits and one torpedo hit on Scharnhorst, causing moderate damage to the much larger German vessel. Acasta was finally sunk after roughly two hours of fighting; the battle flag of the Gneisenau was lowered to half mast and her crew brought to attention to honour the brave fight of Acasta and her crew. The damage to the German vessels inflicted by Ardent and Acasta caused them to retire to Trondheim, allowing the safe passage of convoys carrying Allied troops from Norway.

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All stats are listed without crew and upgrade modifiers but with best available modules. The stats are subject to change during the testing.


GeneralMain BatteryTorpedo TubesAir DefenseConsumables
Tier 5
Hit Points 11 200 HP
Main battery
Maximum firing range 11 110 m
120 mm/45 CPXVIII ?4 x 1 120 mm
Torpedo tubes
533 mm QR Mk IV ?2 x 4 533 mm
Air defense
40 mm/39 QF Mark II ?2 x 1 40 mm
12.7 mm Mk III ?2 x 4 12.7 mm
Maximum speed 35.0 kt
Turning radius 540 m
Rudder shift time 3.78 s
Surface detectability range 6.84 km
Air detectability range 3.21 km
Detectability after firing in smoke 2.4 km
Propulsion 34 000 hp
120 mm/45 CPXVIII
Guns ?1 x 120 mm
Reloading time 5
Sigma 2.00?
Horizontal Dispersion 50
Vertical Spread 110
Traverse Speed 10
Vertical traverse rate 10
Type of projectile HE
Alpha damage 1 700
Damage 470
Alpha piercing HE 20
Explosion size 0.4
Burn prob 0.08
Projectile speed 808
Air drag 0.3927
Projectile mass 22.68
Projectile krupp 1
Type of projectile AP
Alpha damage 2 100
Damage 0
Alpha piercing HE 0
Explosion size 0
Burn prob -0.5
Projectile speed 808
Air drag 0.3927
Projectile mass 22.68
Projectile krupp 2 396
533 mm QR Mk IV
Torpedoes ?4 x 533 mm
Reloading time 95
Traverse Speed 25
Vertical traverse rate 25
Torpedo angles 4.8 – 16
Max HP 1 200
Arming time 1
Alpha damage 33 200
Maximum Damage 11 967
Alpha piercing HE 1 000
Speed 59 kt
Max distance 6.0 km
Surface detectability range 1.2
Alert distance 100
Explosion size 1
UW Critical 1.96
Running depth 2.10 m

Instead of choosing between wide and narrow spreads, captains can choose to fire off individual torpedoes or expend the entire launcher at once.

40 mm/39 QF Mark II (?2?x?1 40?mm?)
Antiair aura 0.11
Maximum firing range 2.5?km
Reloading time 0.5
12.7 mm Mk III (?2?x?4 12.7?mm?)
Antiair aura 0.04
Maximum firing range 1.2?km
Reloading time 0.1

?Damage Control Party I

?Smoke Generator I

?Engine Boost I

?Damage Control Party II

?Smoke Generator II

?Engine Boost II

15,466 thoughts on “World of Warships Supertest: Tier V British Destroyer Acasta

  1. OMG Acasta against Scharnhorst and Gneisenau? She got a terrible MM.

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