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June 26, 2019

HILL Tier V American Premium Destroyer World of Warships


UPDATED June 26, 2019.

Updated: Latest Stats

Hill Flag.
U.S. Navy Petty Officer William Lowell Hill received a Medal of Honor in 1884 for rescuing a drowning shipmate who had fallen overboard USS Minnesota.
Wows Gamer Blog wichita Tier V American Premium Destroyer Hill (1918).
One of the draft designs for a destroyer flotilla leader, the production of which started at the end of World War I. She was armed with five main battery guns.

Main characteristics of Hill
  • 5 guns of the main calibre with a base range of 11.3 km. Turning the gun from board to board takes 12 seconds
  • 3 three-tube torpedo tubes with comfortable torpedo trigger angles
  • Increased profitability in credits, as well as + 50% of experience due to camouflage

Cash in the Premium Shop.
Reward in Rogue Wave Event.
Resource Cost: Valued at 3500 Doubloons.
HULL:
  • Hit Points: 12,100 hp.
  • Armour: 6~13 mm.
  • Aft-Fore Plating: 10 mm.
  • Central & Mid Deck Plating: 10 mm.
  • Superstructure: 10 mm.
  • Turret Plating: 6~13 mm.
  • Propulsion: 42,800 hp.
  • Weight in Tons: 1,955 t.
  • Flood Duration: 40 s.
MAIN BATTERY:
2 x 1 127 mm/38 Mk21 mod. 1:
3 x 1 127 mm/38 Mk24 mod. 11:
  • Firing range:11.35 km.
  • Reload time: 4.8 s. 
  • 180 degree turn time: 12 s. 
  • Maximum dispersion: 100 m. 
  • Sigma value: 2.0σ.
SHELL TYPES:
127 mm/HE Mk32:
  • Shell Type: HE.
  • Alpha damage: 1800.
  • Burn Prob: 5%.
  • Projectile Speed: 792 m/s.
  • Air Drag: 0.347.
  • Alpha Piercing HE: 21 mm.
127 mm/AP SC Mk38:
  • Shell Type: AP.
  • Alpha Damage: 2100.
  • Projectile Speed: 792 m/s.
  • Air Drag: 0.347.
  • Detonator Threshold: 21 mm.
  • Projectile Krupp: 2598.
ANTI AIRCRAFT DEFENCE:
    AA Long Range.
    2 x 1 127 mm/38 Mk21 mod. 1:
    3 x 1 127 mm/38 Mk24 mod. 11:
    Action Zone: 1.8 - 5.8 km
    Hit Probability:88%.
    Continuous Area DPS:48.
    Bubble/Radius Explosion DPS: 560.
    Explosions Per Salvo: 1.
    AA Short Range.
    2 x 4 28 mm/75 Mk2 mod. 2:
    2 x 1 12.7 mm Browning M2 mod. 2:
    Action Zone: 0.1 - 1.8 km.
    Hit Probability: 83%.
    Continuous Area DPS:56.
    Sector Reinforcement:
    AA Sector Reinforcement: +50%:
    AA Sector Reinforcement Time: 10 s.
    AA Sector Reinforcement Shift Time: 10 s.
    AA Sector Reinforcement:
    This value specifies the increment of continuous damage by AA mount in the reinforced AA sector zone.
    AA Sector Reinforcement Time:
    Time required to enable/disable AA sector (Port/Starboard) reinforcement.
    AA Sector Reinforcement Shift Time:
    Time required to shift AA sector reinforcement from one sector (port/starboard) to another.
    TORPEDOS:
    3 x 3 533 mm/Triple/Mk11:
    • Range:  5.5 km.
    • Alpha Damage: 11733.
    • Reload: 66 s.
    • Speed: 56 kts.
    • 180 Degree Turn Time: 7.2 s. 
    • Torpedo Detectability: 1.1 km
    MANOEUVRABILITY:
    • Maximum Speed: 37.5 kt. 
    • Turning Circle Radius: 560 m. 
    • Rudder Shift Time: 3.1 s.
    CONCEALMENT:
    • Surface Detectability: 7.2 km. 
    • Air Detectability: 2.85 km.
    • Detectabilty After Firing in Smoke: 2.75 km.
    AVAILABLE CONSUMABLES:
    Slot 1:Damage Control Party:
    • Action time 5 s; 
    • Reload time 60 (40) s;
    Slot 2:Smoke Generator:
    • Action time 30 s; 
    • Smoke screen dispersion time 115 s; 
    • Reload time 240 (160) s; 
    • Charges 2 (3); 
    • Radius 450.0 m;
    Slot 3:DEFAA:
    • Action time 30 s; 
    • Damage per second by AA defences+200%; 
    • Damage within the explosion radius of shells fired from medium- and long- range AA defences 200%; 
    • Reload time 120 (80) s; 
    • Charges 3 (4);
    Slot 3:Engine Boost:
    • Action time 120 s; 
    • Maximum speed +8%; 
    • Reload time 180 (120) s; 
    • Charges 2 (3);

    Shes a Keeper:
    Guns: 5 barrels on Hill, fairly accurate, and an average reload speed.
    Torpedoes: Great reload speed, Launch sector sux, but they will/can get you out of a bad situation.
    Speed: Above average for her tier.
    Overall: She is a nippy little ship, and could be a major contributor to winning mid-tier games in the right hands. 
    Would I buy Hill: For sure! I like Hill, She will be played quite a bit, and she will  She can be won in-game. You can buy a package bundle for around £17 UK, if you can't win her in-game.