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Isokaze
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Destroyer | Japan | Tier IV
Tech Tree Position
Wakatake
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Minekaze
Hōshō
Mutsuki
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General
Research price5100 exp
Purchase price705,000 Credits
Hit Points9,000 
Main Battery
120 mm/40 41st Year Type3 х 1 pcs.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time12 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time22.5 sec.
Firing Range9.73 km.
Maximum Dispersion95 m.
HE Shell120 mm HE Mk3 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,700 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
Initial HE Shell Velocity660 m./s.
HE Shell Weight20.3 kg.
AP Shell120 mm APC 
Maximum AP Shell Damage1,800 
Initial AP Shell Velocity660 m./s.
AP Shell Weight20.3 kg.
Torpedo Tubes
533 mm Twin3 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire1.54 shots/min.
Reload Time39 sec.
Rotation Speed25 deg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time7.2 sec.
Torpedo533 mm Type44 mod. 2 
Maximum Damage9,067 
Torpedo Speed57 knot
Torpedo Range6.99 km.
AA Defense
Vickers .50 machine gun MkI2 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second
. . . Firing Range1.2 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed34 knot
Turning Circle Radius530 m.
Rudder Shift Timesec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range6.12 km.
Air Detectability Range2.3 km.
Battle Levels
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Isokaze — Japanese Tier IV destroyer.

Developed from the Umikaze class. Unlike her predecessor, Isokaze had increased displacement and enhanced torpedo armament. The ship's artillery, though sufficiently powerful, had a low rate of fire which was typical of all Japanese destroyers.

Modules

link=Ship: Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
180° Turn Time
(sec)
Maximum Dispersion
(m)
Maximum HE Shell Damage
(HP)
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell
(%)
Maximum AP Shell Damage
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
120 mm/40 Type41522.5951,70071,800 045,000
link=Ship: Hit Points
(HP)
Armor
(mm)
Armor
(mm)
Main Turrets
(pcs.)
Secondary Gun Turrets
(pcs.)
AA Mounts
(pcs.)
Torpedo Tubes
(pcs.)
Hangar Capacity
(pcs.)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Isokaze (A)9,0006143230 065,000
Isokaze (B)10,3006144230 1,100150,000
link=Ship: Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
Torpedo Tubes Reload Time
(sec)
180° Turn Time
(sec)
Maximum Damage
(HP)
Torpedo Speed
(knot)
Torpedo Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Type44 mod. 21.5397.29,066577 088,000
Type 61.4427.210,833577 1,600200,000
link=Ship: Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Type4 mod. 109.7 038,000
Type4 mod. 21010.7 60080,000
link=Ship: Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 27,000 hp34 043,000

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Engine Room Protection

Player Opinion


Pros:

  • Better turret rotation than Wakatake but still not great
  • Powerful and fast upgraded torpedoes
  • High maneuverability

Cons:

  • Low rate of fire with its main guns
  • Steering and engine can be taken out very quickly multiple times
  • Loses much speed during any type of turn

Research

Research progression is dependent on personal playstyle.
Upgrade to the B hull first as it increases hit points by 1,300, adds 1 main turret, and decreases rudder shift time by 1.3s.

For players who prefer a torpedo-based playstyle, upgrade the torpedoes next. The torpedo upgrade gives the torpedoes more damage in exchange for a slightly longer cooldown.
For players who prefer a gunboat-based playstyle, go for the Gun Fire Control System upgrade next. The range upgrade gives the guns an additional 0.8km firing range.

Once the first two modules are researched, research the one remaining module.

Optimal Configuration

Commander Skills

Consumables

Isokaze can equip the following consumables:

Camouflage

Type 1, 2, or 5 camouflage can be equipped for credits; Types 1 or 5 are recommended at a minimum to reduce detectability range.

Signals

Gallery

Historical Info

Historical Gallery

References

  1. Isokaze-class destroyer - Wikipedia
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