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?<!--The recommended upgrades for ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' are as follows:+The recommended upgrades for ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' are as follows:
?* '''Slot 1''': +* '''Slot 1''': {{Main Armaments Modification 1}}
?* '''Slot 2''': +* '''Slot 2''': {{Steering Gears Modification 1}}
?* '''Slot 3''': +* '''Slot 3''': {{Aiming Systems Modification 1}}
?* '''Slot 4''': +* '''Slot 4''': {{Steering Gears Modification 2}}
?* '''Slot 5''': +* '''Slot 5''': {{Concealment System Modification 1}}
?* '''Slot 6''': +* '''Slot 6''': {{Main Battery Modification 3}}
?-->+ 
 +'''Upgrade Slot 1''' grants players with access to {{Main Armaments Modification 1}} which is recommended to increase the durability of her main battery.
 + 
 +'''Upgrade Slot 2''' allows players to increase the durability of their rudder against incoming fire while also reducing the repair time.
 + 
 +'''Upgrade Slot 3''' provides players with the opportunity to increase accuracy through {{Aiming Systems Modification 1}}, this helps to improve her performance at further ranges.
 + 
 +'''Upgrade Slot 4''' gives players a choice between {{Steering Gears Modification 2}} or {{Propulsion Modification 2}} to better increase the mobility of ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' however, some players may opt to mount {{Damage Control System Modification 2}} for increased survivability.
 + 
 +'''Upgrade Slot 5''' allows players to increase the already good concealment of ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' by mounting {{Concealment System Modification 1}} however some players may opt to mount {{Steering Gears Modification 3}} to further their ability to dodge incoming fire.
 + 
 +'''Upgrade Slot 5''' provides players with another choice to make dependent upon their play style. {{Main Battery Modification 3}} provides players an opportunity to reduce the reload of their main guns, while some players may instead opt to take {{Gun Fire Control System Modification 2}} to increase their main battery firing range.
  
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Revision as of 22:36, 29 March 2019

Azuma
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Cruiser | Japan | Tier IX
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase pricepromo Doubloons
Hit Points58,350 
Main Battery
310 mm/50 Type03 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time20 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time36 sec.
Firing Range19.09 km.
Maximum Dispersion196 m.
HE Shell310 mm HE Type92 
Maximum HE Shell Damage5,100 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell27 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity836 m./s.
HE Shell Weight448.8 kg.
AP Shell310 mm AP Type92 
Maximum AP Shell Damage8,650 
Initial AP Shell Velocity836 m./s.
AP Shell Weight448.8 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
100 mm/65 Type988 х 2 pcs.
Firing Rangekm.
Rate of Fire20 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell100 mm HE Type98 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,700 
Initial HE Shell Velocity1000 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
AA Defense
25 mm/60 Type96 Twin mod. 16 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second16.2 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
25 mm/60 Type96 Triple mod. 26 х 3 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second19.8 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
25 mm/60 Type96 Triple18 х 3 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second59.4 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
100 mm/65 Type988 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second166.4 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed34 knot
Turning Circle Radius920 m.
Rudder Shift Time13.9 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range15.12 km.
Air Detectability Range10.73 km.
Battle Levels
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IX
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promo

Azuma — Japanese promo premium Tier IX cruiser.

A powerful high-speed ship (Project B-65) designed to destroy American heavy cruisers and confront Alaska-class "large cruisers". Some design solutions were borrowed from Yamato-class battleships. She was armed with nine 310 mm guns and had good anti-torpedo protection.

Modules

Main Battery Guns 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)
310 mm/50 Type03361965,100278,650 00
Hull 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)
Azuma58,350133053824/6/80 00
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Type10 mod. 1019.1 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 170,000 hp34 00

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1  Main Armaments Modification 1 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1 Magazine Modification 1 Spotting Aircraft Modification 1 Damage Control Party Modification 1
 Slot 2  Damage Control System Modification 1 Defensive AA Fire Modification 1 Hydroacoustic Search Modification 1 Engine Room Protection
 Slot 3  Main Battery Modification 2 Secondary Battery Modification 1 AA Guns Modification 1 Aiming Systems Modification 1
 Slot 4  Damage Control System Modification 2 Propulsion Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 1
 Slot 5  Torpedo Lookout System Concealment System Modification 1 Steering Gears Modification 2 Ship Consumables Modification 1
 Slot 6  Main Battery Modification 3 Gun Fire Control System Modification 2 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 2

Player Opinion


Pros:


    Cons:

    • Exterior plating is almost entirely 25 mm, making her very weak to any and all battleships.
    • Poor rear turret angles make getting all guns on target quite dangerous.
    • Slow turret traverse.
    • Unlike every other IJN cruiser, Azuma does not have any torpedoes.
    • Although she is more accurate than her American and Soviet counterparts, her dispersion is still quite poor.

    Research

    As a premium ship, Azuma doesn't have any upgrades to research.

    Optimal Configuration

    Upgrades

    The recommended upgrades for Azuma are as follows:

    Upgrade Slot 1 grants players with access to Main Armaments Modification 1 (-20% to the risk of main battery becoming incapacitated. / +50% to main battery survivability. / -20% to main battery repair time. / -20% to the risk of torpedo tubes becoming incapacitated. / +50% to torpedo tubes survivability. / -20% to torpedo tubes repair time.) which is recommended to increase the durability of her main battery.

    Upgrade Slot 2 allows players to increase the durability of their rudder against incoming fire while also reducing the repair time.

    Upgrade Slot 3 provides players with the opportunity to increase accuracy through Aiming Systems Modification 1 (Increases the firing accuracy of the main battery and secondary battery, accelerates the traverse speed of torpedo tubes, and extends the firing range of the secondary battery: -7% main battery dispersion. / +20% torpedo tubes traverse speed. / +5% secondary battery firing range. / -5% secondary battery dispersion.), this helps to improve her performance at further ranges.

    Upgrade Slot 4 gives players a choice between Steering Gears Modification 2 (Reduces rudder shift time and accelerates the repair of steering gears: -40% rudder shift time. / -80% repair time.) or Propulsion Modification 1 (Reduces time to full speed: -50% to time for reaching full power. / Increases engine power when the ship starts moving.) to better increase the mobility of Azuma however, some players may opt to mount Damage Control System Modification 2 (Accelerates fire extinguishing and recovery from flooding: -15% flooding recovery time. / -15% fire duration.) for increased survivability.

    Upgrade Slot 5 allows players to increase the already good concealment of Azuma by mounting Concealment System Modification 1 (Reduces the detectability range of the ship and aircraft carrier's squadrons: -10% to detectability radius. / +5% to the dispersion of enemy shells fired at your ship.) however some players may opt to mount Steering Gears Modification 2 (Reduces rudder shift time and accelerates the repair of steering gears: -40% rudder shift time. / -80% repair time.) to further their ability to dodge incoming fire.

    Upgrade Slot 5 provides players with another choice to make dependent upon their play style. Main Battery Modification 3 (Reduces the reload time of the main battery guns: -12% main battery loading time. / -13% main battery traverse speed.) provides players an opportunity to reduce the reload of their main guns, while some players may instead opt to take Gun Fire Control System Modification 2 (Extends the firing range of the main battery: +16% firing range.) to increase their main battery firing range.

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