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Aircraft Carrier | U.K. | Tier VIII
Tech Tree Position
Research price161000 exp
Purchase price11,500,000 Credits
Hit Points49,300 
Secondary Armament #1
113 mm/45 QF Mk.I/III on an RP10 Mark II BD mount8 х 2 pcs.
Firing Range4.5 km.
Rate of Fire12 shots/min.
Reload Timesec.
HE Shell113 mm HE 5crh 
Maximum HE Shell Damage1,700 
Initial HE Shell Velocity746 m./s.
Chance of Fire on Target Caused by HE Shell%
AA Defense
113 mm/45 QF Mk.I/III on an RP10 Mark II BD mount8 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second71.2 
. . . Firing Range5.01 km.
20 mm Oerlikon Mk.I on a Mk.IIA mount14 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second50.4 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
20 mm Oerlikon Mk.II on a Mk.V mount8 х 2 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second48.8 
. . . Firing Range2.01 km.
40 mm/56 OQF Mk.III on a Mk.VII mount12 х 1 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second104.4 
. . . Firing Range3.51 km.
40 mm/39 Vickers QF Mk.VIII on a Mk.VII mount3 х 4 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second38.7 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
40 mm/39 Vickers QF Mk.VIII on a Mk.VI mount5 х 8 pcs.
. . . Average Damage per Second99 
. . . Firing Range2.49 km.
Maximum Speed32 knot
Turning Circle Radius950 m.
Rudder Shift Time18.8 sec.
Surface Detectability Range14.51 km.
Air Detectability Range11.51 km.
Battle Levels

Implacable — British Tier VIII aircraft сarrier.

The most advanced British aircraft carrier of World War II. She was inferior to her foreign counterparts of comparable dimensions in terms of the number of aircraft her air group comprised, but boasted a conceptual advantage that enhanced the ship's survivability—an armored flight deck.


Hull Hit Points
Main Turrets
Secondary Gun Turrets
AA Mounts
Torpedo Tubes
Hangar Capacity
Research price
Purchase price
Implacable (A)49,30013114814/8/12/3/5/8 01,200,000
Implacable (B)52,20013114820/3/5/8 27,0003,000,000
Attack Aircraft Speed
Research price
Purchase price
Firefly1332,010 0600,000
Seafire1362,100 18,0001,500,000
Torpedo Bombers Maximum Torpedo Damage
Hit Points
Research price
Purchase price
Barracuda MkV5,9331272,060 0600,000
Spearfish5,9331332,150 18,0001,500,000
Bombers Maximum Bomb Damage
Hit Points
Research price
Purchase price
Barracuda MkV1262,130 0600,000
Spearfish1302,230 18,0001,500,000
Engine Maximum Speed
Research price
Purchase price
Propulsion: 148,000 hp32 0500,000

Compatible Upgrades

 Slot 1 
Air Groups Modification 1
Auxiliary Armaments Modification 1
Damage Control Party Modification 1
 Slot 2 
Damage Control System Modification 1
Aircraft Engines Modification 1
 Slot 3 
Secondary Battery Modification 1
Torpedo Bombers Modification 1
Attack Aircraft Modification 1
Aerial Torpedoes Modification 1
 Slot 4 
Damage Control System Modification 2
Attack Aircraft Modification 2
Torpedo Bombers Modification 2
Bombers Modification 2
Airstrike Modification 1
 Slot 5 
Flight Control Modification 1
Concealment System Modification 1
Squadron Consumables Modification 1

Player Opinion


Warning. The data presented in the AA Defense sidebar section may be incorrect.


  • Attack aircraft are extremely effective against destroyers with their low speed and tighter turn. Despite the smaller size of British flights and squadrons, they are on par with American attack aircraft in terms of their strike capability.
  • Bombers have the ability to set multiple fires in one pass thanks to their drop pattern.
  • Torpedo bombers are easy to maneuver and to aim with, granting the possibility to attack multiple times the same target.
  • Torpedos have a short arming time.
  • Strong AA suite, second-best to Lexington.
  • With the exception of her sister-ship Indomitable, she's the only tier VIII aircraft carrier with an armored deck. Shells aimed at the deck are likely to shatter or bounce providing a good resistance when targeted from long range.


  • Citadel is located well above the waterline, taking massive damage when showing the side.
  • Bombers have low penetration, making them extremely reliant to fires when attacking battleships.
  • Attack aircraft are painfully slow.
  • Poor detection range
  • Bad plane recovery time, being second only to Saipan.

Optimal Configuration

Commander Skills


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


Historical Info

Historical Gallery


  1. HMS Implacable (R86) - Wikipedia
  2. Implacable-class aircraft carrier - Wikipedia

Ship Change Log

See here for links to Update notes.

  • Added for testing by supertesters in the game starting from Update 0.8.0.

Testing Changes

  • Update
    • The parameters of the approach of attack for the torpedo bombers were changed: the duration of the attack preparation was increased and the angles of the torpedo spread at optimal aiming were increased.
    • The arming time and range of the aerial torpedoes were increased, and the speed was changed to 35 knots.
    • Only one type of torpedo was made available: the Mark XII.
  • Update 0.8.1:
    • Made temporarily available for purchase in the Arsenal for crowns and florins during the Fly! Strike! Win! event.
  • Update
    • The hitpoints of all stock aircraft were increased to be within 5% of the hitpoints of the researchable aircraft.
  • Update 0.8.2:
    • Made available in the tech tree as part of the British aircraft carrier line.
  • Update 0.8.4:
    • Minor fixes to geometry and textures.
  • Update 0.8.10:
    • Credit earnings decreased by 10% after having suffered a defeat.
    • 40 mm/39 QF Mark VIII AA guns were renamed to 40 mm/39 QF Mk VIII.
  • Update 0.9.2:
    • The minimum time between attacks for bomber squadrons was increased from 5 to 8 seconds.
  • Update 0.9.7:
    • The rocket crosshair was made horizontal by rotating it 90 degrees.
    • Research cost was increased from 158,000 to 161,000 experience.
  • Update 0.9.9:
    • Changes were made to the parameters of the bombs:
      • Maximum damage increased from 4,700 to 4,900.
      • Chance of setting a fire increased from 27% to 28%.
  • Update 0.9.10:
    • Changes were made to the parameters of the bombs:
      • Maximum damage increased from 4,900 to 5,100.
      • Chance of setting a fire increased from 28% to 29%.
  • Update 0.9.11:
    • Changes were made to the parameters of the bombs:
      • Maximum damage increased from 5,100 to 5,300.
      • Chance of setting a fire increased from 29% to 30%.
  • Update 0.9.12:
    • Changes were made to the parameters of the bombs:
      • Maximum damage increased from 5,300 to 5,600.
      • Chance of setting a fire increased from 30% to 32%.
  • Update 0.10.0:
    • The speed of the patrol fighters was increased to 235 knots.

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