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?* 12-gun broadside+* Heavy broadside of twelve (12) main guns
?* Decent speed, at 28 knots+* Excellent main battery dispersion
?* 30% fire chance on main battery+* Fairly good ship speed of 28.2 knots
?* +* Decent rudder shift and turn radius for a Tier 9 battleship
 +* Decent concealment with all available upgrades
  
 |Cons=<!-- write list of negative points below. use * as in ordinary wiki-list. --> |Cons=<!-- write list of negative points below. use * as in ordinary wiki-list. -->
?* 38 second base reload+* Poor main battery firing range
?* Trollish dispersion+* Second worst main battery reload speed in its class - 38 seconds unmodified
?* Low sigma+* Aft turrets have fairly bad firing angles
?* Easily citadelled when broadside+* Despite the good dispersion, ''Hizen'''s main guns have subpar sigma (1.7)
 +* Poor AP penetration, significantly worse than techtree counterpart ''[[Izumo]]''
 +* Extensively covered with 32mm plating, very vulnerable to HE spam
 +* Poorly protected citadel, can take catastrophic damage when showing a broadside
 +* A maximum of four {{Repair Party}} charges (three stock)
 +* AA defenses are merely average, ''Hizen'' is vulnerable to all plane attacks
  
 |Research=<!-- write text about priority sequence of research below --> |Research=<!-- write text about priority sequence of research below -->
?<!--Availability of researchable upgrades for ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' is as follows: +As a premium ship, ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' doesn't have any upgrades to research.
?* '''Main Battery:''' +
?* '''Hull:''' Upgrade to Hull (B) for XXX. Research of this module unlocks progression to YYY.+
?* '''Torpedoes:''' +
?* '''Gun Fire Control System:''' Upgrade to XXX for an extra 10% range on the main battery. +
?* '''Propulsion:''' +
?-->+
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?<!-- FOR PREMIUM SHIPS:+
?As a premium ship, ''{{#var:ship_name}}'' doesn't have any upgrades to research.-->+
  
 |OptimalConfiguration=<!-- write some general text about selection of optimal configuration below (optional)--> |OptimalConfiguration=<!-- write some general text about selection of optimal configuration below (optional)-->
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 * '''Slot 5''': {{Concealment System Modification 1}} * '''Slot 5''': {{Concealment System Modification 1}}
 * '''Slot 6''': {{Main Battery Modification 3}} * '''Slot 6''': {{Main Battery Modification 3}}
?--> 
  
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 | rating21 = <!-- High Alert --> | rating21 = <!-- High Alert -->
 | rating22 = <!-- Jack of All Trades --> | rating22 = <!-- Jack of All Trades -->
?| rating23 = 2 <!-- Expert Marksman -->+| rating23 = 3 <!-- Expert Marksman -->
 | rating24 = <!-- Torpedo Acceleration --> | rating24 = <!-- Torpedo Acceleration -->
 | rating25 = 0 <!-- Smoke Screen Expert --> | rating25 = 0 <!-- Smoke Screen Expert -->
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?| rating31 = 2 <!-- Basics of Survivability -->+| rating31 = 3 <!-- Basics of Survivability -->
 | rating32 = <!-- Survivability Expert--> | rating32 = <!-- Survivability Expert-->
 | rating33 = <!-- Torpedo Armament Expertise--> | rating33 = <!-- Torpedo Armament Expertise-->
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?| rating42 = 2 <!-- Fire Prevention -->+| rating42 = 3 <!-- Fire Prevention -->
 | rating43 = <!-- Inertia Fuse for HE Shells --> | rating43 = <!-- Inertia Fuse for HE Shells -->
 | rating44 = 0 <!-- Sight Stabilization --> | rating44 = 0 <!-- Sight Stabilization -->
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 * '''Slot 1:''' {{Damage Control Party}} * '''Slot 1:''' {{Damage Control Party}}
?* {{Repair Party}}+* '''Slot 2:''' {{Repair Party}}
?* {{Smoke Generator}}+* '''Slot 3:''' {{Spotting Aircraft}} '''or''' {{Catapult Fighter}}
?* {{Defensive AA Fire}} '''or''' {{Hydroacoustic Search}}+
?* {{Surveillance Radar}}+
?* {{Torpedo Reload Booster}}+
?* {{Main Battery Reload Booster}}+
?* {{Engine Boost}}+
?* {{Spotting Aircraft}} '''or''' {{Catapult Fighter}}+
?-->+
  
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Revision as of 14:10, 14 January 2021

Hizen
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Battleship | Japan | Tier IX
Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase pricepromo Doubloons
Hit Points75,900 
Main Battery
410 mm/50 10th Year Type mod. A4 х 3 pcs.
Rate of Fire1.58 shots/min.
Reload Time38 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time45 sec.
Firing Range20.33 km.
Maximum Dispersion230 m.
HE Shell410 mm HE Type 01 
Maximum HE Shell Damage6,500 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell30 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity834 m./s.
HE Shell Weight1016 kg.
AP Shell410 mm AP/APC Type 01 
Maximum AP Shell Damage12,750 
Initial AP Shell Velocity834 m./s.
AP Shell Weight1020 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
127 mm/40 Type89 A1 mod. 26 х 2 pcs.
Firing Rangekm.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time7.5 sec.
HE Shell127 mm HE Type0 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,100 
Initial HE Shell Velocity725 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
Secondary Armament #2
155 mm/60 3rd Year Type3 х 3 pcs.
Firing Rangekm.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time12 sec.
HE Shell155 mm HE Type0 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,600 
Initial HE Shell Velocity925 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel10 %
Secondary Armament #3
127 mm/40 Type89 A12 х 2 pcs.
Firing Rangekm.
Rate of Fire12 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell127 mm HE Type0 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,100 
Initial HE Shell Velocity725 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shel%
AA Defense
127 mm/40 Type89 A1 mod. 26 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second60.6 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
127 mm/40 Type89 A12 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second20.2 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
25 mm/60 Type96 Twin mod. 124 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second64.8 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
25 mm/60 Type96 mod. 118 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second32.4 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
25 mm/60 Type96 Triple12 х 3 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second39.6 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed28.2 knot
Turning Circle Radius880 m.
Rudder Shift Time17.2 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range17.38 km.
Air Detectability Range12.96 km.
Battle Levels
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Hizen — Japanese promo premium Tier IX battleship.

A variant of the "super battleship" design (project A-140-J3) that was the predecessor of the Yamato-class ships. It was planned for her to have twelve 410 mm guns in triple turrets as her main battery.

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)
410 mm/50 10th Year Type mod. A1.6452306,5003012,750 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)
Hizen75,9001949346/2/312/2/18/6/240 00
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Type 8 mod. 1020.3 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
( Credits)
Propulsion: 145,000 hp28.2 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 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 Ship Consumables Modification 1
 Slot 6  Main Battery Modification 3 Gun Fire Control System Modification 2 Auxiliary Armaments Modification 2

Player Opinion


Pros:

  • Heavy broadside of twelve (12) main guns
  • Excellent main battery dispersion
  • Fairly good ship speed of 28.2 knots
  • Decent rudder shift and turn radius for a Tier 9 battleship
  • Decent concealment with all available upgrades

Cons:

  • Poor main battery firing range
  • Second worst main battery reload speed in its class - 38 seconds unmodified
  • Aft turrets have fairly bad firing angles
  • Despite the good dispersion, Hizen's main guns have subpar sigma (1.7)
  • Poor AP penetration, significantly worse than techtree counterpart Izumo
  • Extensively covered with 32mm plating, very vulnerable to HE spam
  • Poorly protected citadel, can take catastrophic damage when showing a broadside
  • A maximum of four Repair Party (While active, restores a percentage of the ship's health points each second.) charges (three stock)
  • AA defenses are merely average, Hizen is vulnerable to all plane attacks

Research

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

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

Gallery

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