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Hey guys. Perhaps we can use that thread for questions about Sub-Tactics.

So i start now with an happenig, i dont understand.

I controled my sub which was hunting a CA. The enemies had no sub left and no DD was near my sub or in range to detect it. I was there alone with that nearly destroyed enemy's CA.
Then i saw a squad bombers with waterbombs starting from the carrier. I thought...doesnt matter cause i was dived. So i went on with hunting the CA and suddenly my sub was destroyed by waterbombs of the bombers.

The next game the same happened to a team member...same situation. The only difference was, he wasnt hunting anyone...he just moved his sub. And both times our subs were dived. And in can say in my case...the bombers werent directly controled by a player.

So why that bombers knew our exact positions? There was nothing which could have find us under water!


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First quick explanation is - CA and CL are equipped with sonar too. Take a look for tactical map - u can see a small circle around CL and smallest around CA. This is their own sonar. Of course range of destroyer sonar is much bigger than cruiser sonar. So - if u want to be invisible - u must stop ur sub.

And about ur teammember accident - maybe its possible there was an enemy sub (subs are equipped with big range sonar) near your teammate sub? When enemy sub is not moving - u can't see her, but she can see you.

Perfect subs tactics are combinations between stop and dive to level three. You can switch level three to two and again to three and stay in the middle between these levels - this prevents your hull against taking pressure damage and u are still invisible.

Im not good with subs ab Maybe Adi or QQryQ can answer you - they are much better subcommanders than me ae

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Ahh! Ok in my case i was very near to the CA. I play that game since very long time but however never noticed there is a small sonar at the CL and CA ao

Ok thanks for fast answer! Your tipp is very usefull as well. i will try this.

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