Players take turns in trying to guess the locations of the other player’s ships on a grid. Each ship occupies a number of adjacent squares on the grid, horizontally or vertically. If the player has hit the last remaining square of a ship the opponent must announce the name of the .
Take turns firing upon the enemy by calling out plot points – for example: A-5. Mark your shot as a hit (X) or a miss (O) on your enemy ship grid according to your opponents reply. When your enemy fires upon you, answer hit or miss, according to their shot. Mark your hit ships with an X on the “my ships” grid.
The basic rules remain the same with the following exceptions: On the first round of the game, you call out five shots (guesses) and mark each shot with a white peg in your target grid. After you’ve called out all five shots (a salvo), your opponent announces which ones were hits and which ships they hit.
Battleship is a guessing game for two players. It is played on ruled grids (paper or board) on In the modern Milton Bradley rules for Battleship, Salvo is listed as a variation “for more experienced players”, with the number of shots being equal .