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Ro.43 Reconnaissance Seaplane

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IMAM Ro.43
No.163 Ro.43水偵
Seaplane.png Reconnaissance Seaplane
Effects: Firepower+1 AA+1 ASW+2 Accuracy+2 Evasion+1 LoS+4
Combat Radius: 3 (Deployment Cost: Bauxite 4)
Scrap value: Fuel 1 Ammo 1 Bauxite 2 (Buildable)

Equipment Card Ro.43 Reconnaissance Seaplane.png

Equipment Character Ro.43 Reconnaissance Seaplane.png

Equipment Item Ro.43 Reconnaissance Seaplane.png

Equipment Full Ro.43 Reconnaissance Seaplane.png

Refittable Class
Coastal Defense Ship Destroyer
Light Cruiser Torpedo Cruiser
Heavy Cruiser Training Cruiser
Aviation Cruiser Fast Battleship
Battleship Aviation Battleship
Light Carrier Standard Aircraft Carrier
Armored Carrier Seaplane Tender
Submarine Aircraft Carrying Submarine
Submarine Tender Fleet Oiler
Repair Ship Amphibious Assault Ship



This is a biplane with good maneuverability and multiple seats used as recon seaplane by the country of pasta.
It was equipped to ships of medium-sized and above.
It has a lower speed, but as a recon seaplane with good reliability and maneuverability, it was still used as the eyes and liaison of the fleet.
A single-seat fighter version also existed.


Seaplane Seaplanes are the main aircraft type used by non-carrier ships (mainly battleships, cruisers, and auxiliaries).

Reconnaissance AircraftReconnaissance AircraftLarge Reconnaissance AircraftSpLand-based Reconnaissance AircraftLBReconnaissance SeaplaneReconNight Reconnaissance Seaplane are planes that:


How To Obtain

Buildable using a Maestrale-class, Zara-class, or Vittorio Veneto-class as Secretary

Stock equipment of: Zara KaiZara Kai

From limited-time quests: SB19 (choice), 2212 B1 (x2, choice)

Event reward for:

Updates History

  • 2016-02-10: Implemented
  • 2016-02-29: Became improvable and upgradeable to Ro.44 Seaplane FighterRo.44 Seaplane Fighter, became buildable
  • 2021-03-30: Build rate increased

Fit Bonuses

Ship Extra Requirement Firepower Torpedo Attack Anti-Air Anti-Submarine Warfare Line of Sight Armor Evasion Note
Agano-class Kai NiNoshiro Kai Ni
Yahagi Kai Ni
Yahagi Kai Ni B
+2 +3 +1 Non-stackable between any Seaplane Recon
Mogami Kai Ni/TokuMogami Kai Ni
Mogami Kai Ni Toku


Type Name Resource Day 2nd Ship Note
Fuel Ammunition Steel Bauxite Item Icon Development Material.png Item Icon Improvement Material.png # of equipment needed for that upgrade. An asterisk following the number indicates a different equipment is required. Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Seaplane Ro.43 Reconnaissance Seaplane 0 60 30 0 180 3/5 1/2 1xSeaplane.png  
Zara Kai
Zara Due
Roma Kai
Upgrades to Ro.44 Seaplane Fighter
6 4/6 2/4 1xSeaplane.png
10 5/10 3/5 2xSeaplane.png
Improvement Improved effects
Reconnaissance SeaplaneRecon 1★ 2★ 3★ 4★ 5★ 6★ 7★ 8★ 9★ Max★
Line of Sight 1.2 1.69 2.07 2.40 2.68 2.93 3.17 3.39 3.60 3.79

See Also

IMAM Ro.43