Oh but you don't. Hayate has a  trade-off in comparison to Shima. She's losing out on 1 torpedo tube, which is 1/3 of Shima's torpedo power. She is less maneuvreable, and at the end of the day, you can still make her stealth arbitrarily higher than Shimakaze. And you can definitely put her in line with other ships, it would work. You just need to adjust the reload accordingly if she overperforms (that being said, she is exactly where the Yueyang is in terms of reload at 300m worse concealment and no quick firing smoke OR radar).
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