I 19

Unit Card:

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Set - Rarity - Number

War at Sea - Common - 54/64

History:

Reviews:

I-19, although expensive, is one of the best non-German submarines in the game.

Her claim to fame is the range-3 torpedo. This means you usually get a shot at something on turn 1—and therefore you may be able to cancel out Extended Range on an enemy battleship from the get-go, certainly before the enemy has had a chance to get their ASW destroyers in place.

Finish Him Off is also one of the more powerful SAs. Use your aircraft to score early hits on a few ships and then, as the SA says, use your I-19s to finish them off with an enhanced torpedo barrage.

Japan arguably doesn't have the boats to make sub-swarm fleets all that compelling, but most Japanese builds will benefit from including a couple of I-19s. If nothing else they may distract the attention of some Avengers.

Supermini
Range 3 is awesome but she's no better than any other sub closer up, so use it to snipe at more powerful subs like the U-66 or truculent or get a 2 torpedo shot at a damaged warship.

Aran55633
Clarification, you cannot "snipe" at enemy subs. You can only attack subs in your hex.

Now then, this is arguably the best Japanese submarine, even after all of the additions. Finish Him Off can be quite useful, and the price is fairly reasonable for a pretty good torpedo armament…

Plastic Figure Notes:

Supermini
its a big sub and one of the better looking ones, but the subs in this game are rather dissapointing to look at in general.

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