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Grumman F6F-5N Hellcat
|Coastal Defense Ship||Destroyer|
|Light Cruiser||Torpedo Cruiser|
|Heavy Cruiser||Training Cruiser|
|Aviation Cruiser||Fast Battleship|
|Light Carrier||Standard Aircraft Carrier|
|Armored Carrier||Seaplane Tender|
|Submarine||Aircraft Carrying Submarine|
The F6F series which completely dominated the skies during the latter half of the war and was the successor of the carrier-based F4F fighter aircraft series that competed with the Zero Fighter above the Pacific Ocean. This is the improved night fighter version that was equipped with radars.
This aircraft features a high-powered engine, excellent firepower, improvements to its defensive capabilities, and even airborne radars, allowing it to rule the seas at night as a powerful night fighter.
Fighters are one of the main types of plane used by CV(B/L). Their main role is to bring Air Power during the 1st Aerial Stage, with their "Fighter Power" stat being the most important factor in this regard. Fighters are additionally needed for Aircraft Carrier Cut-Ins (CVCI) during the day Shelling.
- Only Night Fighters and Night Torpedo Bombers are capable of actually enabling the Carrier Night Attacks.
How To Obtain
From quest: F63
Ranking reward for:
- Jul 2017: 1-5, 6-20
- 2017-08-29: Implemented as ranking reward