Jump to content

Recommended Posts

This is getting on my nerves. As soon i damage enemy ship enough it try to run away. Is there a way for me to prevent it to escape? There's no option for me to reverse the direction so that enemy ship my face. I damage the sail enough but it still able to get away. This happen couple of times already. This ship combat is kinda stupid?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

On my very first ship combat it went like that.  I destroyed their sails, they turned and began running away and it took ages to catch up to them.  Due to my low level crew (?) the opponents seemed to always have the advantage, so I was only able to get 5 to 10m closer each action, and the starting distance between us, when they started running, was near 400.  This only happened one time though, out of a few playthroughs.  Since then I've just attempted to close the distance to the ship, and board it.  Ramming it off the start (especially with recent changes) is a valid tactic.  Killing off the crew (to make combat easier) didn't use to work, haven't tried with new changes though, could be valid.

 

If you don't want to try ship boarding combat, I'd consider getting close (somewhere close to your minimum range) and just aiming at their hulls.  If they attempt to run, you should be able to stay close enough to finish them off.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Chainshot and chasing is about it, really.

 

It's not a problem against most ships, but anyone in a Voyager is going to be a problem.  Their cannons are in the front and back, so they'll either charge you or flee.  Their sails are pretty weak, so just try to take those out first.

Edited by Skoot
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...