WoWS: 0.5.4 Patchnotes

Maintenance Start: 24/03/2016 @ 06:00 UTC+8
Maintenance End: 24/03/2016 @ 07:30 UTC+8

Patch Notes

New Ships

9 new Soviet Cruisers are available for purchase through the Soviet tech tree:

  • Novik – (Tier II)
  • Bogatyr – (Tier III)
  • Svetlana – (Tier IV)
  • Kirov – (Tier V)
  • Budeny – (Tier VI)
  • Schors – (Tier VII)
  • Chapaev – (Tier VIII)
  • Dmitry Donskoy – (Tier IX)
  • Moskva – (Tier X)

Tier VII premium US aircraft carrier Saipan and Tier III premium UK destroyer Campbeltown have been added to the game for testing purposes.
They are unavailable for purchase, but players may see them in battles.


A new type of consumable has been added to the game:

  • Radar: (Available to USSR cruisers, starting from Tier VIII)
    Consumable gives ability to detect all the enemy ships at a distance within the set area, regardless of visual obstacles
  • USSR cruisers will get radar in nearest patch

Other Changes and Fixes [UPDATED]

  • Recalculated protection of the additional calibre guns from HE shells and shrapnel: – its new calculation is based on the maximum thickness of the additional caliber guns frontal armor
  • Increased the number of hit points for the additional calibre guns
  • Increased the efficiency of AA defense manual targeting from 10% to 30%
  • Changed the sound effect for damage markers
  • Removed doubloon price for the “Type 5” camouflage
  • Fixed an issue that caused “Radar” icon to be displayed in cases where the player was no longer detected by another ship, but was still detected by an aircraft
  • Fixed the tooltip text for the achievements
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused a price in doubloons to automatically change during Free XP conversion