New patch today, 0.5.15: http://worldofwarships.eu/en/news/updates/patch-notes-0515/ Some changes afoot with Jap DDs, including a new line of Jap Gunboats and some changes to existing torp boats: The thing that is the most interesting to me is the changes to the tier 8 and 9 torp boats, having just got the Kagaroo myself: Not sure how these changes will pan out but it will surely spice up the gameplay, for better or worse! Don't want to bemoan it without trying for myself. Also, a word on 'compensation' for the owners of the affected ships: Owners should get a net gain if I am interpreting the pictures from the patch notes and the text notes themselves, due to refunds on researched modules and experience earned. One of the unintended consequences of the DD nerf was to make torp boats a bit underpowered compared to the gun boats, which was a problem on matchups where one side would get Russian & American gunboat DD's and the other would get just Jap DDs. This change *should*TM redress that balance .