What's New in Azur Lane: 10/17 Update

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- Maintenance tonight!

- The War God's Return event.  

What's new for 10/17 in Azur Lane

The English Azur Lane server will be carrying out maintenance tomorrow to introduce The War God's Return event, as well as ending The Pursuit of Graf Spee’s rerun.

Dear Commanders, Headquarters will carry out maintenance on October 17th, 12:00 AM (PDT) for approximately 4 hours.  Any change in the update progress will be announced on our Facebook/Twitter pages. During the maintenance period, our servers will be unavailable.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused during this period.

Target Servers:

All servers on Android and iOS

New Events:

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Available for a limited-time between 10/17-10/30, 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • The War God's Return

    • 5 new IJN ships will be making their debut on the English server and some of them bring alternative costumes that can be acquired for Gems, the premium in-game currency. A special quest-line to obtain the Ultra Rare™ Auxiliary Equipment "Z Flag" will also be available. 

  • Mikasa's Model Museum

    • Complete up to 3 tasks daily to acquire Event Points and restore Mikasa’s Ship Model collection. Furniture “Battleship Mikasa Model” can be obtained once 2100 Event Points have been acquired.

Available for a limited-time between 10/17 - 10/31, 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • Popularity Poll - Finals Comeback
    • The event runs on both a website and in-game. The top 9 characters who receive the most votes in this phase will advance to the finals.

New Characters

Available for a limited-time between 10/17 - 10/30 11:59 PM (PDT)


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hiei character card
hamakaze character card
kuroshio character card
oyashio character card

New Content

System Optimization

  • Optimized the logic (area of target searching) of some Torpedo Bombers.

    • The acquisition range of some Torpedo Bombers has been readjusted.

Construction Pool Updated:

The following characters are now permanently available:

  • IJN Yuubari - Light Ship Construction

One of the following effects may occur:

  • 17% - Prototype Cannon: Fires an HE ammo barrage.

  • 17% - Prototype Torpedoes: Fires a torpedo barrage.

  • 14% - Yuubari Firework: Fires a normal ammo barrage.

  • 14% - Spawns a shield that can block 60 hits and lasts for 18 seconds.

  • 14% - Spawns a shield that can block 99 hits and lasts for 6 seconds.

  • 14% - Heals all ships in the fleet for 2.4% of their max HP.

  • 10% - Bandaids - Heals all ships in the fleet for 9 HP.

New Retrofit:

Permanently Available:

  • Hamakaze

New Skins: 

Available for a limited-time between 10/17-10/30, 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • Mikasa - Style of the Sakura Capital

  • Hiei - Moonlit Cruise

  • Hamakaze - The Honors Student


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hiei moonlit cruise
hamakaze honors student

Available for a limited-time between 10/17-11/6, 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • Yamashiro - Sales Clerk Offensive?!

  • Fubuki - Mascot Bucky


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fubuki shop

Skin Discount:

10% off for a limited-time between 10/17-10/23, 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • Mikasa - Style of the Sakura Capital

  • Hiei - Moonlit Cruise

  • Hamakaze - The Honors Student

Rental Outfit List (Updated):

Rental available for a limited-time between 10/17-10/24,11:59 PM (PDT)

  • Mikasa - Style of the Sakura Capital

  • Hiei - Moonlit Cruise

  • Hamakaze - The Honors Student

New Furniture:

Available for a limited-time between 10/17-11/6, 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • Atre Akihabara (Achieve 4 furniture from the limited time event - Atre Akihabara)

Available for a limited-time between 10/17-10/30, 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • Mikasa Ship Model (Achieve 1 furniture from limited time event - Mikasa's Model Museum)

New Memory:

  • Hiei - Hiei's Banquet

    • Set Hiei as your secretary ship and tap her once to start her quest-line.

Event Reminders

The following events will be unavailable after 10/16 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • The Pursuit of Graf Spee (Rerun)

    • Complete all event tasks or craft to obtain KMS Admiral Graf Spee.

  • Wishing Well

    • Select two ships from the regular construction pool to obtain a rate-up in a special gacha banner.

Character Reminder: 

The following Character will be unavailable after 10/16 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • KMS Admiral Graf Spee

Skin Reminder: 

The following skins will be unavailable after 10/16 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • Yamashiro - Street Corner Offensive!

  • York - Truth Seeker

  • Unicorn - The Gift of Spring


yamashiro school skin
york school skin
unicorn spring skin

Items in Shop Reminder:

The following items in shop will be unavailable after 10/16 11:59 PM (PDT)

  • Limited Build Supplies (1 Purchase Limited)

  • Limited Strategic Supplies (5 Purchase Limited)

Reconstruction Compensation

  • 1500 x Oil

  • 2000 x Coins

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