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Iridescent Cloud
No.54 彩雲
YellowPlane.png Carrier-based Reconnaissance Aircraft
Effects: Accuracy+2 LoS+9
Prevents T Cross Disadvantage
Combat Radius: 8 (Deployment Cost: Bauxite 9)
Scrap value: Fuel 2 Bauxite 11 (Buildable)

Equipment Card Saiun.png

Equipment Character Saiun.png

Equipment Item Saiun.png

Equipment Full Saiun.png

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



"No Grumman could catch us" was the famous telegraph sent from this reconnaissance aircraft, "Saiun".
This reconnaissance aircraft boasts high-speed performance no enemy fighter can overtake.
As the war deteriorated, this aircraft monitored enemy movements at sea.
Please deploy the 4th Reconnaissance Squadron on Admiral's Carrier Task Force!


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

Equipping a Reconnaissance AircraftSaiunSaiun
Saiun (Eastern Caroline Air Group)
Saiun (4th Recon Squad)
will override Red T engagements and turn them into Head-on engagements instead (see Engagement).

  • This mechanic does not work if the Saiun is in a zero-plane slot or on "air nodes".


Not to be confused with other aircraft of this family (see here).

How To Obtain


Stock equipment of: Unryuu KaiUnryuu Kai

From quest: Bq9 (choice), C34 (★+2, choice)


Used to improve: ShiunShiun, S-51JS-51J, Swordfish Mk.II Kai (Reconnaissance Seaplane Model)Swordfish Mk.II Kai (Reconnaissance Seaplane Model)

Used by quest: F30, F45, F88

Updates History

  • 2013-05-08: Added to game data and announced to be obtainable in the future
  • 2013-05-15: Implemented as buildable item
  • 2013-06-12: Ability to prevent T-Cross Disadvantage added

Fit Bonuses

Carrier Recon Type Equipment Bonuses
Ship Extra Requirement Firepower Torpedo Attack Anti-Air Anti-Submarine Warfare Line of Sight Armor Accuracy Evasion Note
All Ships (1st equipped) (★2-3) +1 One-time[1]
(1st equipped) (★4-5) +1 +1 One-time[1]
(1st equipped) (★6-9) +1 +2 One-time[1]
(1st equipped) (★MAX) +2 +3 One-time[1]
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Shared with all Reconnaissance AircraftCarrier Recon


Improvement Improved effects
Reconnaissance Aircraft 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


The depicted plane is allegedly the C6N1 variant.

See Also