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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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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 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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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What are the differences between the four racial T3 Cruisers?

I've heard that Loki is the best SC when it comes to PvP, while Tengu excels at PvE, and I haven't heard that much of Legion and Proteus. Besides the obvious racial traits such as "Amarr have armor ...
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How Much is “Safe” To Carry Out of Jita In a Freighter?

I know that it all varies on who is sitting at the gate camp, but in general, what is considered a safe upper limit of total item value to carry out in a freighter?
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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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Which frigate in Eve has the fastest sub-warp speed after fittings and skills?

In Eve, one can easily look up the base stats for various ships by checking their info pages from the market. The interceptors are probably the fastest ship class in the game, but it's hard to figure ...
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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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Exploration career for solo gameplay

Recently I started to play Eve Online with in mind the world of exploration and scanning. I plan to play as a lonestar most of the time (I'm in a corp anyway) since I tend to log at strange hours ...
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My cruiser is being swarmed by smaller ships. What can I do?

I just moved from a Caldari Cormorant (destroyer) to a Moa (cruiser) and started some level 2 security missions. My preferred play style has been keep my distance and pick enemies off with my ...
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Is it possible to find out what bonuses you're receiving from your designated booster?

I am currently in a fleet where each member has trained a different set of skills that provide boosts to other pilots in the fleet, I have set the 'squad booster' to one member that has the Mining ...
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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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How can I sell an item on behalf of my corporation?

In EVE online there is a role called 'Trader' - which allows you to buy and sell items on behalf of your corporation. I have this role on my character, but whenever I try and sell an item from a ...
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Is there a T1 or faction frigate that can solo a Dramiel?

Dramiels are annoying when you're flying around alone, ships that do enough damage and tank enough to kill them often don't have enough range control to prevent the Dramiel from escaping. Now, if I ...
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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 ...