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Armada: Black Ships | World of Warships

December 2, 2019

Black Friday
is rushing around the planet and ushering in unbelievable
discounts and unique offers. But only our Shop
offers all of that without spending the night waiting
outside stores, crowding, and queues. In preparation for the event
that’s been long-awaited by many, we’ve shipped our new
Black Friday 2019 containers to the Premium
Shop and Armory. They hold Premium Account time,
doubloons, expendable camouflages, Free XP, and stylish
Black ships from Tier VII–IX. I want to talk
about them in detail. Thanks to their
unique appearance, these ships will be real
jewels in your collection. I think you’ll agree that
they are extremely attractive due to their strict black paint
scheme with glimmers of chrome. The most popular
ships in the game— Alaska, Graf Zeppelin,
Scharnhorst, and Sims, are now available
with this new look. Welcome our
Black Division 2019. US destroyer Sims
is an agile Tier VII ship, the acknowledged master
of vigorous artillery duels. She enjoys good speed
and maneuverability, as well as fast-
reloading artillery guns— making her the perfect choice
for the fans of rapid gameplay. Additionally, she has two options
for her torpedo armament: long-range and slow,
or medium-range and fast. Scharnhorst is one of the most famous
German Navy ships of the late 1930s. She was often
classified as a battlecruiser because of her
283 mm main battery guns. In the game, she has a firing rate
and speed unlike any other battleship, while her armor is nearly as good
as that of other same-tier ships. That makes her
an unsurpassed cruiser hunter. Graf Zeppelin is
a Tier VIII aircraft carrier named after Ferdinand von Zeppelin,
a German airship developer. Graf’s peculiar feature is the immensely high speed of her
bombers and torpedo bombers. This allows her aviation to
execute more frequent air strikes and quickly get out of the
enemy’s AA defense range, thus significantly
increasing their survivability. The ship is also equipped with
powerful secondary armament— an unusual feature for carriers. Alaska is a representative
of a special type of ship that stands somewhere between
a cruiser and a battleship. She was officially
classified as a battlecruiser. In the game,
she resides at Tier IX. The ship has large dimensions, boasts
an extensive pool of HP for a cruiser, carries powerful 305 mm artillery, and
enjoys a very diverse set of consumables. Alaska excels at destroying
cruisers from medium ranges. You can obtain these desirable
ships in Premium containers or purchase each
of them separately. You can also purchase all four of
them at once for a great discount. How can a stylish ship be left
without a unique Commander? Let’s welcome
several new Commanders— their appearance and traits
make their voices heard in saying “I was born for that ship and
I’ve been thoroughly trained. My twelve skill points
speak for themselves.” Having obtained a Black ship, you’ll gain access to the combat
mission of her standard form. Completing the mission
will reward you with doubloons. In the case of Alaska,
you’ll also get 100,000 Free XP. This year, Black Friday
is set to party hard. Open up your holds, grab containers,
and add stylish ships to your fleet. Last year’s ships—Tirpitz,
Asashio, Atago, and Massachusetts, have also returned for a while. Don’t miss the chance
to add them to your collection! Apart from the aforementioned items,
especially for Black Friday 2019, we’ve made unique flags and patches
dedicated to every ship of the event. The Black Friday
event lasts for 7 days. Purchase your favorite
ships with the new look, win battles,
and earn doubloons. We wish you great battles
and rich trophies, Captains!


  • Reply World of Warships Official Channel December 2, 2019 at 12:23 pm

    What do you think about today's episode?

  • Reply Branislav Radojevic December 2, 2019 at 1:03 pm

    literally had more chance of wining the lottery than any of the ships,and your refund policy should be called for investigation(s)

  • Reply skidils December 2, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    I opened 2 containers and got literary nothing. They bugged
    Checked the reward tab and nothing.

  • Reply Noob_is_Carrying ! December 2, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    Most popular ships: Scharnhorst, Graf Zeppelin, Alaska and sims? I mean sims is Great but the Rest is Not popular in Any way

  • Reply R27KSP December 2, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    Last year I got three ships from five containers. This year 8 of my 10 containers were camo.

  • Reply 🌊Almirante Kiko ✅ December 2, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    When Will subs finally arive ??

  • Reply Fllz _ December 2, 2019 at 1:10 pm

    Unlucky me…

  • Reply sya zani December 2, 2019 at 1:11 pm

    I has collected all the container…all of them I got is camo 🙁

  • Reply CAPTAIN FALCON December 2, 2019 at 1:13 pm

    Were are the Italian BBs were is tier 10 Impero battleship

  • Reply CaptainSmoke December 2, 2019 at 1:13 pm

    My rng must be shit 10 containers and no mission like why😭

  • Reply CoffeeLover December 2, 2019 at 1:15 pm

    Nigga ships

  • Reply Melonic Randomizer December 2, 2019 at 1:15 pm

    Almost all my containers were camos #Disappointment

  • Reply TRAlcatraz December 2, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    Some people got 2,3 or 4 ships from Black Containers which comes from missions. I Opened 10 From missions, 2 From Armory which 250 dublon, 2 From Armory again which 1.250 dublon, 5 more via payment and only ship i got is Sims B.
    Is that a some kind a joke? What is the terms of your random? In that boxes?
    What is this?

  • Reply TheGame Fam December 2, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    Very interesting

  • Reply 10469 December 2, 2019 at 1:17 pm

    Now WG, that was an epic video. Loved it I got 2 out of the 4 ships but I’m happy..

  • Reply The Sherlock December 2, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    is there anyway to get them fast?

  • Reply Raging Doge December 2, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    People bitching RNG

  • Reply Caedith Shanks December 2, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    The most popular ships in the game?? Scharnhorst and Alaska maybe for their tiers, but Zeppelin and Sims? I have all but scharnhorst, but you never see Sims or zeps, like ever. I use Sims because the aa is nuts when built for it and up to a nearly 15km gun range as a result, but still rare to see played

  • Reply Randy Collins December 2, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    25 Crates, not 1 Black Ship. Me so sad.

  • Reply Axel Hopfinger December 2, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    Got 2 Super black containers and got Scharnhorst and Massachusetts out of them. Pretty happy with that result.

  • Reply Christopher Drummond December 2, 2019 at 1:22 pm

    Fake paper Russian ships suck. The whole Russian lineup is fake. Let's have a ranked battle with true ships not fake ships. Russian Heavy Cruiser and Battleship are a joke, they need tugboats to push them around in reality.

  • Reply Ragnarok k December 2, 2019 at 1:27 pm

    Black Musashi pls

  • Reply tasman_devil December 2, 2019 at 1:28 pm

    Drop rate is pathetic

  • Reply Maquis American December 2, 2019 at 1:29 pm

    You really gonna limit subs to 20 minutes??? We need a 40 minute battle option. How do you stalk and hunt in 20 minutes… again… if you want to play Fortnite, go play it, but I thought this was realistic Naval Warfare.

  • Reply Maquis American December 2, 2019 at 1:34 pm

    Imagine if we could see World of Tanks fighting on the Islands and World of Warplanes fighting over our heads. Imagine if the Person controlling Steel Division was assigning the troops int World of Warships ,Tanks, and Planes.. combine all 4 games.

  • Reply Starkiller's cat December 2, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    Sims? You mean the worst DD in the game?

  • Reply Alex Ra December 2, 2019 at 1:39 pm

    Only camo i receve in in 8 containers 🙁

  • Reply vernon jackson December 2, 2019 at 1:39 pm

    Graf Zepplin is NOT a popular or GOOD ship

  • Reply Vassilis Skalkos December 2, 2019 at 1:47 pm

    Played Russian BBs event, did ALL directives = Fail – Not 1 mission _> grind from Tier 1
    Played French DDs event, did ALL directives = – 1 mission _> grind from Tier 5 (big deal)
    Played Italian CL event, did ALL directives = Fail – Not 1 mission _> grind from Tier 1
    Opened ALL Free black Friday containers = Fail, only cammmos and some free XP

    Get your numbers right ffs !

  • Reply fachreza eka kurnia December 2, 2019 at 1:48 pm

    Honestly i don't like the camo

  • Reply Christian OBrien December 2, 2019 at 1:53 pm

    9 containers, all camo and FXP

  • Reply Paweł eL December 2, 2019 at 1:55 pm

    20 containers and 4 ships 🙂 nice

  • Reply Dzulfiqar Bagas Tito December 2, 2019 at 1:58 pm

    Black ship camouflage is so dumb. Really.

    In the middle of ocean, the sun is so strong. There are no shades. It's so hot.

    Yeah black color is amazing for camouflage. But.. It also absorbs more heat.

    And if u use black color for your ship, the ship will be extremely more hot. It will be a hell. The heat is not affecting the crews but also will be dangerous for the machine and weapons and other tools. Yeah they use air conditioners. But it still not enough.

    That's why the darkest color every ship use now just grey. The dark gray is the most darkest color.

  • Reply Juri December 2, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    buff the Graf Spee

  • Reply N1njaSnake December 2, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    Whoever this guy is, please have him present updates instead of the insufferable joker who sometimes appears alongside Dasha.

  • Reply Doblajes Darbit December 2, 2019 at 2:09 pm

    10 containers = 0 black ships, wargaming…..,no

  • Reply Azariah Kyras December 2, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    12 crate, camos

  • Reply Rxsh_Gamer 961 December 2, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    Thank you for the graf zeppelin B i love you guys

  • Reply finnah dicky uh cum real sticky uh December 2, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    Are there Asian ships?

  • Reply FalconKM December 2, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    10 conteiners 12 camo free exp….

  • Reply ninjajagyr December 2, 2019 at 2:40 pm

    WOT players be like: a shit, here we go again

  • Reply Shadx27 December 2, 2019 at 2:40 pm

    Alaska was officially classified as a Large Cruiser. It feels the role a battle cruiser, but was not designed as a true capital ship. So, it is an odd ball.

  • Reply Moritz K December 2, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    Black friday: tries to make things as cheap as possible
    WG : lets sell crates and advertise them with ships, but you only get camo

  • Reply Everest Destination December 2, 2019 at 3:19 pm

    Black containers are useless, I pay 6 and I get nothing that I can't having normal containers…. Bull shi*** 👿👿👿👿👿👿👿

  • Reply YeOldeGamer December 2, 2019 at 3:20 pm

    Bought 2 BF containers for 250G and 1 BF Premium container for 250G on a whim.
    The 2 normal ones gave 5 Basilisk and 5 Scylla signals, the Prem container gave me a Graf Zeppelin B Aircraft Carrier, a mission for the regular Zepp (don't have it) & a 10-point captain. 😲
    My condolences to those who didn't get a ship.

  • Reply Comrade Mod December 2, 2019 at 3:51 pm

    7 chests, alaska b and sims b. Oh well

  • Reply Mike L December 2, 2019 at 3:55 pm

    I got REALLY lucky this year!!! I only bought one container this time, and I got the Alaska B and 10 point skipper… 🙂

  • Reply CreeperLadMC December 2, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    I thought this video was going to discuss the "Black Ships" commandeered by Commodore Matthew Perry, which forced Japan to open up to the world and created the mighty Japanese Empire that we all knew. Probably some of the most influential warships in history.

  • Reply MAB December 2, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    Haven't gotten anything of actual value from the ingame boxes earned through combat missions, only 4 black camos…
    Go to Hell WG!

  • Reply Swifto December 2, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    2 containers, 2 ships
    ty, wee gee, very cool
    also wtf is my rng

  • Reply Kebobs December 2, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    The accompanying article with commander skill and upgrade recommendations was horrendous. They really lead players astray on Alaska and Sims. They need to start asking people who know what they are doing for builds.

  • Reply ZARDOZ_II December 2, 2019 at 4:09 pm

    Buy crates, get camo.

  • Reply FIREBLADE103 December 2, 2019 at 4:09 pm

    pointless all i get is free xp i dont need and camo

  • Reply elias nam December 2, 2019 at 4:46 pm

    Hi i am Blitz The player and I would ask for the fact that you would add the Russian battleships

  • Reply Lovelacebeer December 2, 2019 at 4:55 pm

    All the crates I got were just camos, not surprising but still disappointing

  • Reply Nicholas Burmeister December 2, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    I spent over 8k dubloons on black friday containers and got no ships. Just some camo, free xp and flags. A downright swindle of about ~$30.

  • Reply Eddie the Teddie K December 2, 2019 at 5:41 pm

    Its a phoney container

  • Reply TippyGunman December 2, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    Out of three containers I got premtime, 6000 free XP, and the sharnhorst B.

  • Reply The Barris December 2, 2019 at 6:04 pm

    I got the Sims B and i also got a personal task rewarding dubloons but when playing with the Sims B it doesnt count because i would need the "real" Sims

  • Reply Rise and Shine December 2, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    A bit late aren't you wg?

  • Reply Rise and Shine December 2, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    I bought 20 and only got camo and the worthless graf zepplin. Save your money.

  • Reply Glupi Medo December 2, 2019 at 6:55 pm

    @WG: rather than these black holes i would like to see more of the historical (aka real) paint-schemes the warships had irl.
    Like the "grigio-azzurro chiaro"-camo of the Italians, these are beautiful (thanks for implementing them!).

  • Reply MrNeonCoke December 2, 2019 at 7:16 pm

    Ive bought 20 containers, and got no ships… feels like ive been jebaited.

  • Reply Jays Gaming December 2, 2019 at 7:28 pm

    Ah man, I was hoping there'd be a T10 Black Yamato.

  • Reply Nicholas Høj December 2, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    its bullshit i got the alaska B + the personal missions to earn dublons but they dont start cause its a f… B model (and yes i won the battle if that a requirement)

  • Reply ThePrezydent December 2, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    I just got camo

  • Reply Reaper December 2, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    1. Please add Traditional Chinese interface to the game.

    2. Please make AA guns moveable like secondaries.

    3. Add colorfultracers to AA gun fire.

    4. Further improve AA and secondary sound effect.

    5. Please make secondary guns on Bismarck reload faster. They were good when the game was newly released.

    6. Not enough historical camoflages.

    7. Use Frostbite Engine in the game that makes image look better.

    8. Please add new premium ships: German H44 and Japanese super Yamato.

    Make Dragon and Hydra flages purchable.

    10. Can we have Steel Monster Mission once more or add steel in everyday containers?

    11. Make Raid for the Filth a permanent feature like randoms, CO-OP and scenarios?

    12. Players participating clan battles can reset commander skills for free even after clan battle season. In other words, make this reward permanently.

    13. Bring USS Enterprise back to the store.

    14. CO-OP AIs always sail on fixed routes. Please make them move more randomly.

    15. CVs do not earn enough credits in CO-OP.

    16. Please add more maps and harbours 17. Please give the player a chance to get the Military Month Contributor flag.

  • Reply mwnciboo December 2, 2019 at 8:56 pm


  • Reply Marcin Grzybek December 2, 2019 at 9:11 pm

    The most popular ships in the game: …. Graf Zeppelin… Stop it Wargayming, one can die laughing :V

  • Reply Danklettuce1944 December 2, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    I dont like that I bought the alaska b for the gold mission and I need the real Alaska to do the mission when I dont have the normal Alaska I feel kinda ripped off…

  • Reply Unsacred Tko December 2, 2019 at 9:16 pm

    Great for collectors but sucks otherwise seriously you would have think wargamings marketing department would learn from world of tank black tank fiasco
    Well at least it's on for 7 days

  • Reply Marcin Grzybek December 2, 2019 at 9:19 pm

    Stupid WG… Nu davay Vania: make irl US battle-cruiser Alaska an in-game cruiser, but DE battle-cruiser a battleship. Soviet game design ¯_(ツ)_/¯

  • Reply Rza Bot December 2, 2019 at 9:21 pm

    yay, gambling loot boxes with very LOW odds of winning. who wouldn't want that?

  • Reply Crimson Missouri December 2, 2019 at 9:22 pm

    Graf Zeppelin 😭😭😭😭, I'll be so sad if I don't get it☺️ IGN: IOWA_sniper – Server: Asia

  • Reply Crimson Missouri December 2, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    please put these ALL 8 of these in the shop next year two, coz I might not get all of them this year!

  • Reply Nikita Graczyk December 2, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    Yours black conteiner is bullshit you lies people. I bought dublons for Black conteiners and i get only camo and stupid flags. Good job wargaming

  • Reply Danieloncarevic December 2, 2019 at 9:56 pm

    Worst. Black. Friday. Offer. Ever.

    Condolences to the ones that wasted money on this bullshit.

  • Reply Danieloncarevic December 2, 2019 at 9:57 pm

    WG: We're not selling enough ships.
    Intern: Let's sell the same ship twice by offering it with a perma camo
    WG: Yes comrade, promotion awaits you.

  • Reply lunar dragon December 2, 2019 at 9:58 pm


  • Reply TheGame Fam December 2, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    NO I SPENT 500 DOUBLOONS AND I GOT THE DESTROYER, good but I am n a destroyer guy, hope I can find another way. Hold up, let me get doubloons for Christmas hehehe

  • Reply Krzysztof Bez Nazwiska December 2, 2019 at 10:45 pm

    I was carried away and bought a lot of containers as well as doubloons and only one sims ship, other players bought 10 containers and 5 ships. I never spent a penny again, unfortunately I could not consist of these containers. I convinced myself to wow plan to even end this game forever.

  • Reply Marwan Nasser December 2, 2019 at 11:14 pm

    Sarvas in ps4 very bad we need sarvas

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