SUBSIM Radio Room Forums

SUBSIM Radio Room Forums (
-   Atlantic Fleet / Pacific Fleet (
-   -   How do you deal with subs? (

Hrulj 06-17-2017 03:34 PM

How do you deal with subs?
They're the bane of my existance in this game, the ships seemingly never are able to close in on them, and if I'm gaining on them they fire a salvo of torpedoes that sink me the same turn. How do you deal with them?

Skwabie 06-18-2017 06:14 AM


Checkout this guide on steam. Have followed it myself and it's pretty spot on.

Also I have developed some method of my own using main guns and torpedoes which are a bit safer.

33lima 06-18-2017 12:45 PM

It's not at all realistic, but it is very effective: if you have an enemy sub at periscope depth, get to within torpedo range if you're not already, and fire a fan at him.

33lima 06-18-2017 01:03 PM

PS I see that I described using this tactic here:

KDAM 07-10-2017 08:33 PM

Make sure you never approach a sub with its front (or back, in a U-boat's case) facing towards you. If you look at the map you can see the direction the sub is heading (little trail stretching out behind the icon). Try to have that line horizontal or diagonal to the bow of your destroyer.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:03 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1995- 2018 Subsim