A player-driven MMORPG by CCP Games set in a science fiction space setting. Players pilot customisable ships through a universe comprising over 7,500 star systems.

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Buyers in Eve Regional Market

Sometimes I am able to see buyers in the Eve regional market from many jumps away. Othertimes, it seems that I have to be in the system to actually see all of the buyers in that system. I would have ...
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What is the optimal approach to hacking?

Success at the hacking minigame in EVE is mostly a stat check - if you've brought enough virus strength and coherence for the particular difficulty level, you get the loot 90% of the time, a bit less ...
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Nullsec exploration for trial?

Just created 21 day trial account. Only reason I want to try this game is exploration. Nothing more, nothing less. Question is, what do I need to start exploring null sec? Should I skill something ...
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How does the system security level affect PvE?

I understand the relation between system security levels and CONCORD (cf. What do all these security levels mean in Eve-Online?). The Eve-wiki is also very general on that topic: ...
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Are meta 4 Heavy Neuts as good as Tech 2 Heavy Neuts?

There are quite a few item types where the meta 4 variant is as good as the Tech 2 variant, often the meta 4 is even easier to fit. I did compare the Heavy Energy Neutralizers and on first glance the ...
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Best and fastest way to loot other ships

Question is simple, I do not want to try and find where the small ship wrecks and try to loot it. I am sure there is a faster way without searching and looting manually.
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Manufacturing watch progress

I am doing tutorial quests in Industry. I set up a manufacturing job at the science & industry. The items and blueprints are gone from the hangar and nothing has returned back yet. I am guessing ...
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How to retake tutorial missions that have been declined

I had a little bug with the tutorial and had to cancel the military 10th tutorial. How do I get the mission back?
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Can not set my destination to Raneilles

I can not set my destination to Raneilles. The 10th noob quest for military needed me to go there, I spent 1 hour trying to go, after failing I decided to drop the quest. (Is there a way to get it ...
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Third Omnidirectional Tracking Link is not staying on

After the Rubicon patch went live, I noticed that the third Omnidirectional Tracking Link on my Armageddon refuses to run more than one cycle before deactivating. The other two will cycle just fine, ...
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What should I be looking for in applications to avoid awoxers in Eve?

Recently we had an awoxer (someone who shoots his corp mates) join our corporation and cause around 500 million isk in damages. I would like to avoid this in the future by better screening future ...
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Check balance of inactive account on EVE

Since I can't post on the forums with an inactive account, I thought I'd ask here. I'd like to reactivate my EVE account, but if I have enough ISK I want to buy a PLEX. So I was wondering if there is ...
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How to add colour to overview tabs in EVE?

In the Overview Settings where I can set the Overview tab names all I see is the ability to set Tab Names and not colour. In the below screenshot, someone has customized their Overview to have tabs ...
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Does anyone have a tier list of the ships in EVE? [closed]

Looking at the ISIS is confusing and I have no idea which ship I should get next.
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How do I find B-R5RB on the world map?

I got no search results in the world map control panel. I know it will be hard to get there but that's the whole reason I signed up for a trial.
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Is it worth training Cybernetics V?

I opened up EVEMon and by the look of it, using +5 implants instead of +4 will allow me shave off about 6 days off a 182-day training plan. That seems kind of weak. Am I missing something? On a ...
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How is the EVE Online currency valued?

With all the hype about the latest EVE Online war and it "costing" over $300,000 actual USD, I'd like to know how this is calculated? From what I gather you cannot purchase ISK in the game, and ...
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How does EVE Central get the market data?

EVE Central is a well known site for checking buy and sell orders. How do they get all the information about current market orders? I know there is an API, but this is restricted to the ...
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How do I check my played time?

Is there a way to check my total game time in Eve? For example, in WoW if you type /played in the chat, it displays time played for your current character. Is there a similar thing in Eve?
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Is EVE Online turn-based behind the scenes?

This came up as an argument. As far as I know most MMOs employ a soft "turn-based" mechanism to compensate for lag, and allow complicated actions to be performed ("cooldown" etc). They are sometimes ...
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Why are Blasters always fitted with Caldari Navy Antimatter and not Void?

All of the loadouts I've seen without fail use Caldari Navy Antimatter instead of T2 Void charges. Am I missing something? They seem to do considerably more damage and you more or less have to be ...
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What are the differences between the four exploration frigates?

I am wondering what is the different between the 4 exploration frigates? Is there any clear advantage for one over the other? Which do most people use?
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About Armor Compensation and EANM / ANP

I'm a new Eve player (~1 month old), and I'm looking into Armor Compensation and EANM / ANP (T1/meta4), and there are few things I don't understand. Does Armor Compensation work for ANP as well or ...
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Can you scoop/steal a mobile tractor unit?

Seeing the prices of mobile tractor units and their relatively small size (100 cubic metres), is it possible to scoop/steal someone's mobile tractor unit itself once the unit has been deployed by said ...
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EVE Online API vs. CCP SDD? [closed]

What is the difference in the data that is available in the EVE Online CCP Static Data Dump and the API? Does the Static Dump contain all the data that could have been queried for the API for that ...
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Siphon units in overview

In Eve Online, do the new Mobile Structures, especially the Siphon unit, show up in the overview within the vicinity of the POS? Are they visible to the POS owner, or do they have to be scanned down. ...
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Are there differences between the SOE L4 mission agents?

Are the new sister's of eve level 4 mission agents that were recently released similar to the Osmon L4 agent in the missions they give, or are the rats' factions different? I fly a nightmare usually ...
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Is it possible to deploy multiple Mobile Tractor Units?

Is it possible in eve online with the upcoming rubicon changes to deploy multiples of the new mobile tractor unit deployable structures?
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EVE Online starter pack on Steam: can I start later?

I don't really have time to play EVE right now, but in a few weeks I presume I will. If I purchase a EUR5 starter pack currently on Steam sale, will the 30 days of game time start ticking down only ...
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Are rigor rigs always superior to flare rigs?

Until recently I thought that the optimal rig configuration for a cruise missile PvE ship like a Raven is 2x Rigor and 1x Flare. This seemed pretty sensible as almost everything is affected by a ...
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Getting the most out of an ancillary shield booster

I've been messing around with the following Slasher fit in EFT for a while now, and I had a question re: the effectiveness of the ASB. [Slasher, Mosquito-Fit] Damage Control II Micro Auxiliary Power ...
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How do multiple target painters stack?

If I apply two or more target painters to the same target, is their bonus stacked additively or multiplicatively? For example, the M4 target painter provides a signature bonus of 30% without training ...
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Is there a way to transport ships without repackaging them in Eve online?

Suppose I have 3 ships fully equipped and rigged which I prepared for some roaming operation. The fleet commander says that the operation starts in A system. I'm currently at B system which is 20 ...
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Do anchored containers show up on scans?

If I were to anchor a container in nullsec or lowsec in a safe area as a sort of "poor man's POS", is it possible for another player to find the container without any ships around it? I know you can ...
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Are there any restrictions in the career when you bought a starter pack?

So I bought the Amarr Explorer Starter Pack on Eve Online through Steam due to being only $4. But I am far more interested in being a bounty hunter. So I wonder if I actually need to stay as an ...
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How can I make sure to get a storyline mission from a specific corporation?

I'm trying to get some better standings with the Amarr Empire and the Emperor Family corporation to reduce the broker fees when trading with my alt. This is already a rather annoying process, and ...
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Standings gains from epic arcs?

In EVE Online there are a variety of Epic Arcs - one for each faction, a sisters of EVE arc, and a couple of pirate arcs. What reputation gains (corporate and faction) do I get from completing each ...
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Trading strategies - novice mining areas in EVE

I was talking to a corp-mate last night and she mentioned that she used to go to fringe mining systems away from trade hubs and put up buy orders for Trit at much cheaper than the current prices (ie. ...
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What is the mineral composition of each type of ore?

In EVE Online, each type of ore refines into one or more mineral, so for example, Veldspar regardless of type (Concentrated, Dense, etc) will always refine 100% into Tritanium. While the information ...
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Does the size of the cap booster affect the shield boost bonus?

Do the sizes of the Cap Booster charges used in an Ancillary Shield Booster affect the shield boost amount, or only the cycle time? I've been using Cap Booster 400s in my Large ASB for some time now, ...
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Shield tanking - Should I go all buffer, or a combination of buffer and resist?

I'm playing around with a Caldari Navy Hookbill fit in EFT, and I've come up with what looks like an OK brawler, but I'm wondering if I should keep the rigs as is, or go for a full buffer fit using 3 ...
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What kind of salvage do Rogue Drones drop (if any)?

Just wondering if it's worth to salvage missions like Rogue Drone Harassment and similar ones.
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Which ships are suited to farming the “tags for sec” NPCs in low-sec?

In the Odyssey expansion CPP added a new way to regain security status, the Tags for Security Status feature. There are new NPCs in low-sec belts that drop tags which can be traded for a security ...
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Do FOF missiles respect the safety setting?

As far as I understand, FOF missiles used to be rather dangerous to use in high-sec as they could attack neutral targets and cause CONCORD to destroy the ship using them. A lot has changed in that ...
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How can I increase my ship's powergrid?

My power grid is maxed out for what I'm trying to fit to my ship, but only just. My engineering level is already at level 5 so I can't get more powergrid out of levelling this further. I was ...
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How to find temporary corporation with 0% tax?

I play Eve Online since few days ago and I like it. What I don't like is my default corporation eating 11% of my earnings. Can you suggest me some corporation with 0% tax? I found some in the game, ...
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Where can I get Cerebral Accelerators?

I am planning on activating a new account and have read about items called Cerebral Accelerators - in fact, there is a page for them on the EVE Online wiki detailing the performance gains they give ...
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What's the fastest frigate to manually move cargo on 20+ jumps trips?

I want to move small cargo (frigate size cargo) the fastest way using manual gate jumping (no auto-pilot). I'm thinking the classic moving speed is not what I'm looking for (answered in this ...
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How does the new hacking mini-game work?

In the Eve Online expansion Odyssey, a hacking mini-game for hacking relic sites was added which looks like this; Clicking through this game, it seems that there are multiple types of nodes that do ...
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Can we turn off the new jump animation?

In the latest EVE Online expansion - Odyssey - the system jump "loading bar" has been replaced with a nice animation which hides the loading bar while you're travelling between systems. However, as a ...