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Medal Reward

The Medal is an item obtained primarily via Extra Operations, Events, and some Quests. They can be exchanged for certain rewards.

UsageEdit

Medal Exchange

Medals can be exchanged for rewards by going to the Item (アイテム) menu on the naval base UI. There are three options available for exchanging: Blueprint, Improvement Materials, and Resources.

1. Blueprint

Blueprint-exchange-confirmation-screen
  • 4 medals can be exchanged for a blueprint
  • This is currently the only way to obtain blueprints in-game.

2. Improvement Materials

  • Each medal can be exchanged for 4 improvement materials.

3. Resources

  • Each medal can be exchanged for 300 of each resource, and 2 buckets.

4. Quests

  • Currently there are two arsenal quests (F35, F36) that consumes medals.
More information can be found here

How to obtainEdit

Extra OperationsEdit

Every month, players can obtain a medal for depleting the health bar of most (but not all) extra operation maps. Currently 1-5, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5 and 6-5 provide a medal upon depleting their health bar, giving 6 medals in total if all are cleared within the month. The bars reset to full at 23:59JST of the last day of each month, allowing for medals to be obtained again.

EventsEdit

Starting from the Spring 2014 event, medals are rewarded for the completion of some event maps. Note that not all event maps will reward a medal upon completion, and some maps may require clearing on a harder difficulty to obtain one, while some maps may even reward two medals for clearing on a harder difficulty.

QuestsEdit

Blueprint UsageEdit

See also: Blueprint priority - Reddit intermediate players' guide

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Blueprints are needed by some ships in order to remodel. Ships that require Blueprints to remodel are usually very strong, comes with rare equipment or have their own special uses which differentiates them from the other ships.

As of 12th July 2018, there are 36 remodels which require a blueprint, thus requiring 160 medals in total.


List of ships requiring Blueprints for remodelingEdit

The priority score is rated on the following points:

  • What are the advantages you get in return for using the blueprint? Is she actually strong, do you get access to strong equipment, or is it both?
  • How often can she be used? If she cannot be used in most maps, can she make a huge impact in maps where she can be used?
  • Does her remodel come with disadvantages?

Keep in mind that the priorities might change depending on how far you are, what kind of ships you have available and what your current needs are, so keep the priorities only as rough guidelines. In case of times where the events are starting soon, consider saving your blueprint until you know what you actually need during the event.

While getting high priority ships are encouraged, do not recklessly pursue them in a way which will affect your fleet negatively and plan things out before committing yourself to something.

Note: The priority is listed from top to bottom, including those that are placed in the same category (e.g. SuzuyaSuzuya Kai Ni Banner is ranked higher than YuraYura Kai Ni Banner). However, the prioritization of ships in the same category is of less importance and you are free to disregard it and treat them all as equal priority if you wish.

Ship Priority Notes Availability
AbukumaAbukuma Kai Ni Banner Very High
  • First available as drop on the boss node of 2-5.
  • Becomes a more common drop on the boss nodes of World 4.
  • Can be constructed with the Light Cruiser recipe.
ShoukakuShoukaku Kai Ni Banner Very High
  • One of the strongest carriers in the game.
  • Can be further remodeled into an Armored Carrier.
  • Shoukaku Kai Ni AShoukaku Kai Ni A Banner gains the ability to equip jet planes.

Note: Prototype Flight Deck CatapultPrototype Flight Deck Catapult Card required.

  • First available as drop on the boss node of 4-4 with a very low rate.
  • Becomes a more common drop on the boss nodes of World 5.
  • Can be constructed with the Carrier recipe.
ZuikakuZuikaku Kai Ni Banner Very High
  • One of the strongest carriers in the game.
  • Can be further remodeled into an Armored Carrier.
  • Zuikaku Kai Ni AZuikaku Kai Ni A Banner gains the ability to equip jet planes.

Note: Prototype Flight Deck CatapultPrototype Flight Deck Catapult Card required.

  • First available as drop on the boss node of 4-4 with a very low rate.
  • Becomes a more common drop on the boss nodes of World 5.
  • Can be constructed with the Carrier recipe.
SaratogaSaratoga Mk.II Banner High
  • One of the strongest carriers in the game.
  • Gains a notable stat increase especially to firepower.
  • Saratoga Mk.II can attack at night with only a night fighter/bomber equipped.
  • Can be further remodeled into an Armored Carrier.
  • Armored Carrier form trades some stats, notably firepower and night battle capability for better slots.

Note: Prototype Flight Deck CatapultPrototype Flight Deck Catapult Card required.

  • Only accessible through LSC and Events.
IseIse Kai Ni Banner High
  • Gains the ability to equip all carrier based planes except torpedo bombers, can still equip seaplanes.
  • Gains a fifth equipment slot and base range reduced to medium.
  • Can only equip main guns in her first two slots.
  • Comes with a Prototype 41cmPrototype 41cm Triple Gun Mount 105 Card and a Suisei 634Suisei Model 22 (634 Air Group) 291 Card
  • Required for a questline that rewards a 41cm Kai Ni41cm Triple Gun Mount Kai Ni 290 Card and the Suisei 634 SkilledSuisei Model 22 (634 Air Group Skilled) 292 Card

Note: Prototype Flight Deck CatapultPrototype Flight Deck Catapult Card, 2 blueprints and one Action Report required.

  • First available as drop on the boss node of 2-2.
  • Commonly available through most subsequent world maps.
  • Can be constructed with the battleship recipe and minlsc.
First choice between

FusouFusou Kai Ni Banner OR YamashiroYamashiro Kai Ni Banner

High
  • First available as drop in World 2 and drops frequently on other worlds as well.
  • Can be constructed with the Battleship recipe.
First choice between

ToneTone Kai Ni Banner OR ChikumaChikuma Kai Ni Banner

High
  • Remodels to an aviation cruiser.
  • Comes with the rare stock equipment 20.3cm(3)20.3cm (No.3) Twin Gun Mount 050 Card and Zuiun (634 Air Group)Zuiun (634 Air Group) 079 Card.
  • One of the strongest aviation cruisers in the game.
  • First available as drop in World 2 and drops frequently on other worlds as well.
  • Can be constructed with the Heavy Cruiser recipe.
Second choice between

FusouFusou Kai Ni Banner OR YamashiroYamashiro Kai Ni Banner

Medium
  • First available as drop in World 2 and drops frequently on other worlds as well.
  • Can be constructed with the Battleship recipe.
Second choice between

ToneTone Kai Ni Banner OR ChikumaChikuma Kai Ni Banner

Medium
  • Remodels to an aviation cruiser.
  • Comes with the rare stock equipment 20.3cm(3)20.3cm (No.3) Twin Gun Mount 050 Card and Zuiun (634 Air Group)Zuiun (634 Air Group) 079 Card.
  • One of the strongest aviation cruisers in the game.
  • First available as drop in World 2 and drops frequently on other worlds as well.
  • Can be constructed with the Heavy Cruiser recipe.
SuzuyaSuzuya Kai Ni Banner Medium
KumanoKumano Kai Ni Banner Medium
  • Second highest night firepower among the aviation cruisers to date.
  • Lower priority than Suzuya due to not coming with comparable quests.
  • Capable of equipping a 8cm High-angle Gun8cm High-angle Gun 066 Card in the Reinforcement Expansion.
OoshioOoshio Kai Ni Banner Medium
ArashioArashio Kai Ni Banner Medium
ChoukaiChoukai Kai Ni Banner Medium
  • First available as drop in World 2 and drops frequently on other worlds as well.
  • Can be constructed with the Heavy Cruiser recipe.
YuraYura Kai Ni Banner Medium
  • First available as drop in world 1-2.
  • Drops frequently everywhere.
  • Can be constructed with the Destroyer recipe.
First choice between ItaliaItalia Banner OR RomaRoma Kai Banner Medium
  • Comes with the rare stock equipment 381mm/50 Kai381mm 50 Triple Gun Mount Kai 137 Card, OTOOTO 152mm Triple Rapid Fire Gun Mount 134 Card and the 90mm90mm Single High-angle Gun Mount 135 Card.
  • Capable of equipping all types of seaplanes.
  • Event only
MusashiMusashi Kai Ni Banner Medium

Note: Requires 3x BlueprintRemodel Blueprint Card, 3x Gun PartsNew Model Gun Mount Improvement Material Card and 1x Action ReportAction Report Card

  • Only accessible through LSC
Second choice between ItaliaItalia Banner OR RomaRoma Kai Banner Medium
  • Comes with the rare stock equipment 381mm/50 Kai381mm 50 Triple Gun Mount Kai 137 Card, OTOOTO 152mm Triple Rapid Fire Gun Mount 134 Card and the 90mm90mm Single High-angle Gun Mount 135 Card.
  • Capable of equipping all types of seaplanes.
  • Event only
BismarckBismarck drei Banner Medium
  • Gains the ability to fire torpedoes.
  • Highest night battle firepower among the fast battleships and 3rd best among all battleships. (3rd only to Yamato-class)

Note: Requires 2 BlueprintRemodel Blueprint Card to reach Bismarck dreiBismarck drei Banner

NOTE: You must have Z1Z1 Banner in your fleet first, or she cannot be constructed.

NagatoNagato Kai Ni Banner Medium
  • Comes with the rare stock equipment Prototype 41cmPrototype 41cm Triple Gun Mount 105 Card.
  • Gains the ability to equip small caliber guns.
  • Capable of equipping all kinds of landing crafts.
  • Gains a notable stat and consumption increase.
  • First available as drop on the boss node of 2-4.
  • Remains a rare drop on subsequent worlds.
  • Can be constructed with the Battleship recipe.
  • Can be constructed with a minLSC.
UnryuuUnryuu Kai Banner Medium
  • Comes with rare stock planes belonging to the 601th Air Group.
  • Unlocks a chain quest that rewards the SCAMPSkilled Carrier-based Aircraft Maintenance Personnel 108 Card and Reppuu (601 Air Group)Reppuu (601 Air Group) 110 Card.
  • Uses less resources compared to other carriers.
  • Drops in 6-3 boss node with a very low rate.
  • Possibly drops in events with a higher rate.
ArareArare Kai Ni Banner Medium
  • Drops frequently everywhere from World 1 to World 3.
  • Can be constructed with the Destroyer recipe.
TamaTama Kai Ni Banner Low
  • Drops frequently everywhere.
KinuKinu Kai Ni Banner Low
  • Mediocre combat stats.
  • Gains 2 unique AACI types.
  • Comes with a Daihatsu Landing CraftDaihatsu Landing Craft 068 Card and unlocks a questline that rewards a Toku Daihatsu Landing CraftToku Daihatsu Landing Craft 193 Card.
  • Capable of equipping all kinds of landing crafts.
  • Gains the passive ability of having an innate Daihatsu, which does the following:
    • Increased expedition income by 5% up to a max of 20%.
    • Increased resource gain from resource nodes, provided that at least a Daihatsu is equipped as well.
    • Increased TP gauge clear during events.
  • First available as drop on the boss node of 2-5.
  • Becomes a more common drop on the boss nodes of World 4.
  • Can be constructed with the Light Cruiser recipe.
Suzuya CarrierSuzuya Carrier Kai Ni Banner Low
  • Remodels to a light aircraft carrier.
  • Prioritizes surface targets over submarines.
  • Highest firepower among light carriers.
  • Has the second highest HP and armor among the light carriers and a high evasion stat.
  • Has a Medium combat range.
  • Has poor plane slot distribution, which makes her bombers more vulnerable to getting wiped out by strong AA.
  • You will need another blueprint for this remodel if you ever reverted her back to a CAV. Reverting her back to K2 however, does not cost any extra blueprint.

Note:Remodels from SuzuyaSuzuya Kai Ni Banner K2 CAV form.

Kumano CarrierKumano Carrier Kai Ni Banner Low
  • Remodels to a light aircraft carrier.
  • Prioritizes surface targets over submarines.
  • Second highest firepower among the light carriers.
  • Has the highest HP and armor among the light carriers and a high evasion stat.
  • Has a Medium combat range.
  • Has poor plane slot distribution, which makes her bombers more vulnerable to getting wiped out by strong AA.
  • You will need another blueprint for this remodel if you ever reverted her back to a CAV. Reverting her back to K2 however, does not cost any extra blueprint.

Note:Remodels from KumanoKumano Kai Ni Banner K2 CAV form.

ZaraZara due Banner Low
  • Gains the ability to equip the Type 96 150cm SearchlightType 96 150cm Searchlight 140 Card and SCAMPSkilled Carrier-based Aircraft Maintenance Personnel 108 Card.
  • Has very high firepower and armor (Highest among heavy cruisers), but a very low torpedo stat.
KatsuragiKatsuragi Kai Banner Low
  • Comes with rare stock planes belonging to the 601th Air Group.
  • Uses less resources compared to other carriers.
  • Event only
NaganamiNaganami Kai Ni Banner Low

Note: Action ReportAction Report Card required. She is also required for a quarterly quest which can yield more action reports.

  • Drops on boss nodes of 3-2, 3-5, 4-4, 5-1, 5-3, 5-4, 6-1 and 6-5.
  • A frequent drop on other nodes of 5-4 as well.
  • Cannot be constructed.
KuroshioKuroshio Kai Ni Banner Low
  • Drops frequently everywhere.
  • Can be constructed with the destroyer recipe.
AmagiAmagi Kai Banner Very Low
  • Comes with rare stock planes belonging to the 601th Air Group.
  • Uses less resources compared to other carriers.
  • Event only
ShiranuiShiranui Kai Ni Banner Very Low
  • Combat destroyer with high firepower and torpedo.
  • Capable of equipping medium bulges, and fleet command facilities.
  • Comes with a 5 ★ 12.7cm Twin Gun Mount Model C Kai 212.7cm Twin Gun Mount Model C Kai 2 266 Card.
  • Slightly higher priority than Kagerou
  • Has no significant niche over other strong combat destroyers.
KagerouKagerou Kai Ni Banner Very Low
  • Combat destroyer with high firepower and torpedo.
  • Capable of equipping medium bulges.
  • Comes with a 12.7cm Twin Gun Mount Model C Kai 212.7cm Twin Gun Mount Model C Kai 2 266 Card.
  • Has no significant niche over other good destroyers.
  • Drops frequently everywhere
  • Can be constructed with the Destroyer recipe.
YuugumoYuugumo Kai Ni Banner Very Low

Note: Action ReportAction Report Card required.

  • Cannot be constructed.
RyuuhouRyuuhou Banner
Ryuuhou Kai Banner
Very Low
ShinyouShinyou Kai Ni Banner Very Low
  • Comes with the rare stock plane Ju 87C Kai Ni (w/ KMX)Ju 87C Kai Ni (w KMX) 305 Card.
  • Capable of equipping Large Sonars.
  • Capable of equipping Carrier-based Recons.
  • Gains Medium combat range.
  • Gains an increase in stats.
  • Higher plane capacity than Taiyou
  • Offers nothing exceptional upon Kai Ni, as most of her abilities can be used before her remodel.

Note: Prototype Flight Deck CatapultPrototype Flight Deck Catapult Card required.

  • Event only
TaiyouTaiyou Kai Ni Banner Very Low
  • Comes with the rare stock plane Tenzan (931 Air Group)Tenzan (931 Air Group) 083 Card.
  • Gains the ability to attack during night battles.
  • Capable of equipping Large Sonars.
  • Capable of equipping Carrier-based Recons.
  • Gains Medium combat range.
  • Gains an increase in stats.
  • Offers nothing exceptional upon Kai Ni, as most of her abilities can be used before her remodel.

Note: Prototype Flight Deck CatapultPrototype Flight Deck Catapult Card required.

  • Event only

First Class Medal Edit

First-class Medal 061 useitem
Starting from the Winter 2015 event, the First Class Medal (Also known as the Class A Medal) is rewarded to players who have cleared the final map of the event on 甲 (Hard) difficulty. While this medal is held in the inventory, it is shown to others when they see your profile in ranking, along with the amount the player is carrying.

First-Class medals cannot be exchanged for the same rewards as a regular medal, but can be exchanged for all of the following:

  • Fuel 10,000 Fuel
  • Screw 10 Improvement Materials
  • Devmat 10 Development Materials
  • Furniture box large 10 Large Furniture Boxes

However, keep in mind that if the medal is used/consumed, the medal marker on the profile will disappear. Given its rarity, players may prefer to keep it instead.

See AlsoEdit