|Affiliation||Imperial Japanese Navy|
|Main Guns||3 turrets (1 forward, 2 aft)|
|Sub Guns||5 turrets|
|Depth Charges||2 rails aft|
|REXP Gain Rate||10%|
|Upgrades Into||Agano-class, Aoba-class|
The Shimakaze-class destroyer was a prototype of a new class of destroyer for the Imperial Japanese Navy. Only one ship of the class was made, the nameship Shimakaze.
Historically, the Shimakaze-class destroyers have a high top speed of 40 knots and the most powerful torpedo armament ever mounted on a destroyer.