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Rio de Janeiro
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Tech Tree Position
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General
Purchase priceSpecial Doubloons
Hit Points48,400 
Main Battery
305 mm/45 Mk.XIII on a 12in "Special" mount7 х 2 pcs.
Rate of Fire1.94 shots/min.
Reload Time31 sec.
Rotation Speeddeg./sec.
180 Degree Turn Time60 sec.
Firing Range16.1 km.
Maximum Dispersion221 m.
HE Shell305 mm HE Mk IIa 
Maximum HE Shell Damage5,200 
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell32 %
Initial HE Shell Velocity831 m./s.
HE Shell Weight386 kg.
AP Shell305 mm AP Mk VIa 
Maximum AP Shell Damage8,100 
Initial AP Shell Velocity831 m./s.
AP Shell Weight389.8 kg.
Secondary Armament #1
IDS_PVGS008_6IN50_MK13_DECK4 х 1 pcs.
Firing Range4.3 km.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time10 sec.
HE Shell152 mm HE 4 CRH 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,200 
Initial HE Shell Velocity914 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell12 %
Secondary Armament #2
76 mm/50 QF Mk.I on a PIV mount10 х 1 pcs.
Firing Range4.3 km.
Rate of Fire12 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell76 mm HE Mk27 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,100 
Initial HE Shell Velocity823 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
Secondary Armament #3
152 mm/50 BL Mk.XIII on a PXI mount14 х 1 pcs.
Firing Range4.3 km.
Rate of Fireshots/min.
Reload Time10 sec.
HE Shell152 mm HE 4 CRH 
Maximum HE Shell Damage2,200 
Initial HE Shell Velocity914 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell12 %
Maneuverability
Maximum Speed22 knot
Turning Circle Radius670 m.
Rudder Shift Time13.4 sec.
Concealment
Surface Detectability Range14.3 km.
Air Detectability Range10.48 km.
Battle Levels
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Special

Rio de Janeiro — Pan-American special premium Tier V battleship.

A one-of-a-kind seven-turret dreadnought battleship built in the early 1910s in the U.K. for the Brazilian Navy.

Rio de Janeiro was first released for sale on 05 September 2022.

Modules

Main Battery Guns Rate of Fire
(shots/min)
180° Turn Time
(sec)
Maximum Dispersion
(m)
Maximum HE Shell Damage
(HP)
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell
(%)
Maximum AP Shell Damage
(HP)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
305 mm/45 Mk.XIII on a 12in "Special" mount1.9602215,200328,100 00
Hull Hit Points
(HP)
Armor
(mm)
Armor
(mm)
Main Turrets
(pcs.)
Secondary Gun Turrets
(pcs.)
AA Mounts
(pcs.)
Torpedo Tubes
(pcs.)
Hangar Capacity
(pcs.)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Rio de Janeiro48,40013305710/18 00
Fire Control System Firing Range Increase
(%)
Maximum Firing Range
(km)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Mk V mod. 1016.1 00
Engine Maximum Speed
(knot)
Research price
(exp)
Purchase price
(Credits)
Propulsion: 34,000 hp22 00

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1 
Main Armaments Modification 1
Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1
Magazine Modification 1
Damage Control Party Modification 1
 Slot 2 
Damage Control System Modification 1
Engine Room Protection
 Slot 3 
Main Battery Modification 2
Secondary Battery Modification 1
Aiming Systems Modification 1

Player Opinion


Pros:

  • Heaviest broadside at tier 5 with 14 305 mm guns, tied with its british counterpart Agincourt
  • AP shells are great at penetrating lightly armored targets
  • Very good fire starting capabilities
  • Much better dispersion, range, RoF and HE shell damage compared to Agincourt
  • The secondary battery is powerful, albeit with a short range.

Cons:

  • No AA defenses
  • AP shells are ineffective against most battleships
  • Slower turret traverse speed and much worse concealment than Agincourt
  • Her armor belt is relatively thin for a battleship and the citadel is all along the length of the main battery. If enemy battleships are allowed to hit her broadside, they often inflict catastrophic damage.

Research

As a premium ship, Rio de Janeiro has no module upgrades to research.

Optimal Configuration

Upgrades

The recommended upgrades are:

  • Slot 1:
  • Slot 2:
  • Slot 3:

Commander Skills

Consumables

Rio de Janeiro equips the following consumables:

Camouflage

As a premium ship, Rio de Janeiro comes with Default permanent camouflage and a set of permanent combat bonuses.

Signals

Note: Use of the Juliet Charlie signal makes detonation impossible.

Gallery

Historical Info

Historical Gallery

References


Ship Change Log

See here for links to Update notes.

  • Available for testing by supertesters in the game starting from Update 0.11.5.

Testing Changes

  • First appeared on sale in September 2022, during Update 0.11.7
    • Available for purchase in the Armory for 5,300 doubloons or 53,000 Coal, and in the Premium store.
  • Update 0.11.8:
    • Minor fixes to geometry and textures of the ship.
  • Update 0.11.10:
    • Minor fixes to the geometry and textures of the ship.

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