Hanyang Type 88

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Hanyang Type 8895
Gun Information
Full name Hanyang (Made) Type 88
Country of origin Qing Empire
Manufacturer Hanyang Arsenal, and various weapon arsenals under ROC sovereignty
Game Information
Faction Griffin & Kryuger
Manufacturer I.O.P.
Voice actor Aisaka Yuuka
Artist 团子
Released on CN (汉阳造88式), TW (漢陽造88式), KR (한양조 88식), EN (Type88), JP (漢陽88式)
Chibi animation
Variant:

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How to obtain[edit]

NORMALHEAVY Timer 3:50:00. See T-Doll Production for details.

DROP Not obtainable as a drop.

REWARD Not obtained as a reward

Exclusive Equipment[edit]

There is no exclusive equipment for this T-Doll.

Stats / Data[edit]

Stats
Health
 Health
Health
 Ammo
Health
 Ration
51(x1)102(x1) / 510(x5) 15(x1) / 55(x5) 30(x1) / 90(x5)
Damage
 Damage
39 108
Evasion
 Evasion
5 37
Accuracy
 Accuracy
8 60
Rate of Fire
 Rate of Fire
21 31
Movement Speed
 Move Speed
7
Armor
 Armor
0
Critical Hit Rate
 Crit. Rate
40%
Critical Hit Damage
 Crit. Damage
50%
Armor Penetration
 Armor Pen.
15
Icon slot Accessory.png Icon Telescopic Sight S 2star.png Icon Holographic Sight S 2star.png
Icon Red Dot Sight S 2star.png Icon Night Combat Equipment S 2star.png
Icon Silencer S 2star.png
Icon slot Magazine.png Icon Armor-Piercing Ammo S 2star.png Icon HP Ammo S 2star.png
Icon Shotgun Ammo S 2star.png
Icon High-Velocity Ammo S 2star.png
Icon slot Doll.png Icon Microchip S 2star.png Icon Exoskeleton S 2star.png
Icon Ballistic Plate S 2star.png Icon Camo Cape S 2star.png
Icon Ammo Box S 2star.png
Affects handguns
Reduces skill cooldown by 12%

Weapon Background[edit]

Hanyang made Type 88 is the most historically iconic rifle in China, it accompanied China through all of the conflicts from the fall of Qing Empire to the Korean Peninsula conflict. Production began in 1895, the rifle was modified twice to improve performances and for its different users.

Hanyang is the name of the mega district of Wuhan where Hubei Iron-Works and Hanyang Arsenal were located. In an attempt to reform the weak and corrupted Qing Empire, Viceroy Zhang Zhidong of the southern provinces brought about large scale constitutional changes that advanced the industrial production capability of Hubei province. With the successive establishments of large-scale state-owned enterprises and private factories such as Hanyang Arsenal and Hubei Iron-works, China was able to produce its very own bolt action rifle that chambers a rimeless rifle cartridge.[1]

Designed based on the Mauser Gewehr 88, Hanyang rifle holds 5 rounds of 7.92x57mm Mauser cartridge in its Mannlicher style magazine. The magazine can be loaded with a 5-round en-bloc clip. Aiming relies on the iron sights. Front sights comprise of a single blade, while the rear sights can be adjusted up to 2000m. However, the effective firing range of the Hanyang is only 500 metres.

Originally designed for the New Armies of Qing Empire, with the revolution against Qing started in 1911 and the formation of Republic of China government in Nanjing, the Hanyang rifle later became the standard service rifle of National Revolution Army. However, the Hanyang's most extensive service was with the Chinese United Front against the Imperial Japanese Army during the invasion of China, by both the Nationalist and the Communist factions. The Hanyang's primary contestant was the Arisaka type 38 rifle of the Imperial Japanese Army. When compared to the Type 38, the Hanyang 88 was heavier, produced more recoil, and was more difficult to handle due to the significant differences in manufacturing quality. The Hanyang did, however, possess superior stopping power within its effective range.

In 1935, the Hanyang 88 was replaced by the Type 24 or Chiang Kai-shek rifle as standard issue, which was based off the shorter and lighter Mauser Standard Modell 1933. The Type 24 became the most widely-used rifle by Chinese forces in the Second Sino-Japanese War. Nevertheless, the Hanyang rifle remained in service during the Sino-Japanese War. Before that, it saw action in the First Sino-Japanese War, Boxer Rebellion, Xinhai Revolution, and the Central Plains War. It continued to serve both the Nationalist and Communist regimes of China during the Chinese Civil War (before and after the Second Sino-Japanese War) as well as the Korean War with the People's Volunteer Army in limited service. The Hanyang is often referred to as the rifle that forged modern China.

Eventually, bolt action rifles were phased out in favor of automatic weapons as service weapons following the Korean War, and the Hanyang too was replaced by Chinese copies of the Simonov and Kalashnikov rifles in military service. Remaining Hanyangs went with other bolt-action rifles to militia and Red Guard service.[2]

Design

Hanyang Type 88 is designed based Wuhan's ComiAi, a mascot for an anime festival of Wuhan city, which explained her maid outfit despite using an ancient and outdated weapon. This would mean, strictly speaking, Hanyang Type 88 is the first collaboration T-doll in the game.[3][4]

East lake is a famous tourist attraction in Wuchang district of Wuhan, the province of Hubei where Wuhan is situated at is known for its production of lotus plants for both floral and food industry.

Gallery

Main artwork

Gallery consisting of artworks used primarily in-game.

Alternative artwork

Alternate gallery consisting of artworks with slight alterations as well as miscellaneous artworks.

Trivia

  • As a collaboration T-Doll, Hanyang was originally obtainable only via redeemable game-codes, both collaborating parties gave out game-codes which redeemed a Hanyang Type 88 T-Dolls during the event. But right now, she is added to the construction pool and is primarily obtained from crafting.

References[edit]

  1. Wuhan Hankow Customs House Museum
  2. Wikipedia entry on Hanyang type 88
  3. ComiAi's official Weibo
  4. ComiAi website entry