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No.242 Swordfish

Torpedo Bomber Carrier-based Torpedo Bomber

Effects: Firepower+2 Torpedo Attack+3 Accuracy+1 Anti-Submarine+4 View Range+1

Combat Radius: 3

Scrap Value: Fuel1 Ammunition1 Bauxite1

Equipment Card Swordfish.png

Equipment Character Swordfish.png

Equipment Item Swordfish.png

Equipment Full Swordfish.png

Refittable Class
Coastal Defense ShipDestroyer
Light CruiserTorpedo Cruiser
Heavy CruiserAviation Cruiser
BattleshipAviation Battleship
Fast BattleshipLight Carrier
Standard CarrierArmored Carrier
Seaplane TenderSubmarine Tender
SubmarineSubmarine Carrier
Repair ShipTraining Cruiser
Fleet OilerAmphibious Assault Ship


航空母艦「Ark Royal」搭載の本機は、戦艦「Bismarck」と英艦隊との激闘に大きな一撃を放ちます。旧式ながら赫々たる戦果をおさめた傑作機、遂に実装です!

A carrier-based torpedo bomber from the country of black tea that is named after the swordfish and boasts a high reliability and serviceability even though it belongs to an old generation of biplanes that aren't fully metallic.
This bomber was carried by the aircraft carrier "Ark Royal" and unleashed a devastating strike during the fierce battle between the battleship "Bismarck" and the Royal Navy Fleet.
And now this masterpiece that, while outdated, has accomplished outstanding feats, has finally been implemented!


How To Obtain

Buildable. Construction requires a British aircraft carrier (Ark RoyalArk Royal) as secretary.

Stock equipment of Ark Royal KaiArk Royal Kai, Ark RoyalArk Royal, VictoriousVictorious

From quests: C49 (choice)

From limited-time quests: SB24 (x2, choice), 2110 LB01 (x3, choice)

Event reward for:

Ranking reward for:

  • Jun 2017: 1-5, 6-20, 21-100, 101-500


Used to improve FulmarFulmar

Used by quests: F93

Updates History

  • 2017-07-28: Implemented as ranking reward
  • 2020-03-27: Became improvable and upgradeable to Swordfish Mk.II (Skilled)Swordfish Mk.II (Skilled)
  • 2020-10-16: Became buildable
  • 2021-02-05: Visible bonuses added
  • 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
Ark RoyalArk Royal +2 +1
HoushouHoushou +1

Akashi's Improvement Arsenal

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
Torpedo Bomber Swordfish 0 90 280 0 210 4/5 2/2 1xBluePlane.png Ark Royal Upgrades to Swordfish Mk. II (Skilled).
6 5/9 3/5 1xBluePlane.png
10 12/18 6/9 2xBluePlane.png
1xSkilled Crew Member

See Also

Fairey Swordfish