A player-driven sandbox MMORPG by CCP Games (Iceland) set in a dystopian futuristic sci-fi setting. It has 450,000+ spaceship pilots in a single-server universe comprising 7,500+ stars.

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How many slots do the new research labs in Eve Online have?

I reactivated Eve yesterday and my old POS was still there. So I reactivated it and found out that the modules have changed drastically. I have 1 Research Lab and 1 Designer Lab going, but I can't ...
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How can I find combat sites efficiently in high-sec?

I'm trying out exploration at the moment and there are some aspects that don't really work well yet. I gave up on low-sec exploration as there were simply too many people that would hunt you down as ...
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Do Friend-Or-Foe Missiles target neutrals or npcs?

If I fire a bunch of Friend-or-Foe missiles when I'm leaving a station will they target npcs and neutrals, or only available hostiles? If there are no valid targets, what happens with the missile? ...
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what happens if you can't afford to buy a new ship?

In EVE Online, I have heard if you lose your ship, you have to buy a new one. What happens if you are low on cash when your ship is destroyed? Is there a basic spacecraft that can be used to gather ...
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Jump vs Warp to X in cloaky ships

I'm a new player in Eve Online who generally is flying Covert Ops ships in nullsec for relic/data sites. Since I need to return to hisec regularly to sell my goods, I find myself constantly passing ...
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Where do you purchase Fighter and Fighter Bomber BPOs in Eve Online?

Which stations do you go to for purchasing fighter and fighter bomber blueprints from NPC sellers in eve online? I'm aware they're on the market in Jita, but I want to know which NPC stations are the ...
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The Guristas 5/10 DED complex “ Guristas Hallucinogen Supply Waypoint”

I just did the Guristas 5/10 DED complex with my Ishtar, and while I managed in the end I found the last room to be very problematic. I had to warp out twice and lost a lot of Heavy Drones due to ...
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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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What is the base cost for research?

With the new industry changes to eve online, what can one expect to see as the "base" cost for research at a player owned starbase in a relatively non-busy system for these activities? Copying ...
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How to blitz L3 missions with 2 characters?

I was been told that one can make serious isk/h by blitzing L3 missions. It should works something like this: 1) One character is in station and taking missions 2) Second character is in ship fitted ...
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Does the insurance just cover the hull or also fitting?

Does it make a price/payout difference, if I insure an unfitted ship, or do the fittings add value?
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What are the closest systems in each major region to the Jita system?

What are the nearest systems for each major hisec region to the Jita system in The Forge? I'm aware that Jita connects directly to Lonetrek and The Citadel, but if I wanted to get to the other major ...
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Is the Proteus viable as a mission runner?

I don't want a Tengu, spare me the comment please. I want to know if a Proteus can stand on it's own when it comes to missions. Especially when I have to deal with a lot of webbers and dampeners, ...
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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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Is stealth bomber bomb damage uniform?

Is the damage on the outer area of the explosion of a bomb deployed by a stealth bomber smaller or equivalent to damage in the center of the explosion of a bomb?
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How do I play EVE Online for free?

While looking up EVE Online on Steam there is feature bullet that reads: Play for FREE – You can buy game time with in-game money you earn while playing. Does anyone have experience playing ...
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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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Do Tracking Disruptors Affect Missiles?

Do tracking disruptor modules or rats with tracking disruptor effects affect missile damage in any way, or do they only affect turrets?
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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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How Do I Train the Industry Skill?

For the quest Making Mountains out of Molehills, part 3 I need to build a type of ship. However, when I try to build it it says I need Industry level 1. How do I train this? I don't see any book in my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the lowest transaction tax possible?

What is the lowest possible transaction tax that you can get to in an npc station, and what do you need to do to get to that lowest point? Are there skills or standings requirements that modify the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How does one dodge or survive gate camps without stealth?

In Eve, gate camps can be one of the biggest drags in low/null-sec. A gate camp is where one or more pirates wait around a stargate trying to catch pilots as they warp away (and also incoming ...
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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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Is there a way to update skill training without the EVE client?

I'm not going to be home for the next two weeks, so I was wondering if there's any way to change the skill training of your pilot in EVE online without actually having the client. I look at EVE gate ...
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How do I increase the number of drones I can deploy?

Currently, I can only deploy three but some of the ships have bigger drone bays and I can't deploy them all. How do I increase the number I can deploy at one time? Is it skill based or something ...
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Solo Interceptor PvP - Afterburners vs. MWDs

Interceptors provide bonuses for microwarpdrives. However, I'm worried about using them for solo PvP because they can be scrambled. Should I downgrade to an afterburner and play it safe, or is the ...
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Is it realistic to completely avoid PvP in EVE Online?

Lately, I've been thinking about starting to play EVE Online, but looking at various sources, it seems like PvP is a pretty big part of the game. That's a problem for me, because I hate PvP. If I get ...
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How do I find trustworthy players in EVE Online

I see a lot of stuff about scamming in EVE and how it's allowed by the developers. How can I find trustworthy people to play with? Secondly why do they allow this sort of griefing activity that would ...
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How does nanite repair paste work?

While watching videos regarding the uses of overloading I have heard mentions of 'Nanite Repair Paste', which according to the market is this stuff; A thick, heavy liquid, typically stored in ...
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Assault ships v. Interceptors

What are the benefits of an assault ship over an interceptor? I played some significant time ago, and was working towards an assault ship for my solo agent missions and general 0.6 ratting (NPC ...