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Best region to explore?

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Vanessa Guang
Garoun Investment Bank
Gallente Federation
#1 - 2016-05-11 08:40:20 UTC
Hey all,

As you all know, the life of a WINGSPAN Delivery Agent is an expensive one. Constantly losing Manticores to my own ineptness is not a rare occurance, and I figured I would use my cov ops experience as a good way to make money; nullsec exploration.

So, I bought a Buzzard, fitted it up and am now stuck as to where to go. Where do you guys suggest is a good place to rat to earn all dem iskies. I have been considering NPC null, but is player owned null more profitable (Read: Dangerous)?

SO could you please advise where I should explore to earn the iskies. Thanks!

Academy Agent for WINGSPAN Delivery Services! About as inept at PvP as the rest of us.

"We're not happy until you're content!"

DeMichael Crimson
Republic University
Minmatar Republic
#2 - 2016-05-11 11:05:30 UTC
Hello,

I really don't see Covert Ops Frigates doing much combat with Null Sec NPC's. Cloak, speed and agility is their main defense, especially when being hunted by other players.

As for exploration sites, Covert Ops Frigates have a lot of success doing Hacking sites since there's no NPC spawns to worry about. I think Relic sites would be best, especially in Sansha and Blood Raider space due to the Intact Armor Plate drops. Deklein and Pure Blind should also have decent Relic loot. I could be wrong since I haven't done Hacking sites in a long time.

Anyway, may you have good luck and much success.


DMC
Vanessa Guang
Garoun Investment Bank
Gallente Federation
#3 - 2016-05-11 13:56:36 UTC
Yeah thanks, that's what I meant, data and relic sites. I don't expect my little Buzzard to survive nullsec combat sites! Thanks for the advice! Ill head towards Blood Raider space

Academy Agent for WINGSPAN Delivery Services! About as inept at PvP as the rest of us.

"We're not happy until you're content!"

Owen Levanth
Sagittarius Unlimited Exploration
#4 - 2016-05-12 12:31:37 UTC
Vanessa Guang wrote:
Yeah thanks, that's what I meant, data and relic sites. I don't expect my little Buzzard to survive nullsec combat sites! Thanks for the advice! Ill head towards Blood Raider space


If you can get there, try Stain. Just don't do it like me and travel there when every goddamn Russian in EVE is waking up and doing stuff.
Bibosikus
Aliastra
#5 - 2016-05-12 19:04:01 UTC
Really, why bother with all the hassle and the long journeys to null?

If your scanning skills are at 4 minimum, just scan down wormholes from lowsec and run the plethora of relic sites sitting in unoccupied w-systems. They're just as lucrative as null without the bother of entry-point bubbled gatecamps, small gangs and long trips there & back.

Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.

Zhilia Mann
Tide Way Out Productions
#6 - 2016-05-12 22:28:58 UTC
For the record, Sanshas drop more IAPs (which are the real goldmine). Blood Raiders still aren't bad: they drop Capacitor Consoles, which are still in very high demand.

This is a decent guide to T1 parts and their availability. T2 is obviously quite incomplete.
Owen Levanth
Sagittarius Unlimited Exploration
#7 - 2016-05-13 11:18:39 UTC
Bibosikus wrote:
Really, why bother with all the hassle and the long journeys to null?

If your scanning skills are at 4 minimum, just scan down wormholes from lowsec and run the plethora of relic sites sitting in unoccupied w-systems. They're just as lucrative as null without the bother of entry-point bubbled gatecamps, small gangs and long trips there & back.


Long NullSec-trips aren't so bad, since as soon as you fill up, you can still use wormholes for a fast trip back to HighSec.

You can even combine things by using wormholes to travel to NullSec while scanning down relic sites in empty W-systems you pass through, then travelling back through W-Space from NullSec when you think it's enough.
Tipa Riot
Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#8 - 2016-05-16 13:46:37 UTC
Beside Sansha space relics and intact armor plates the Guristas emerged to the top with enhanced ward consoles, just check the salvage prices and adapt. Nice balancing CCP.

I'm my own NPC alt.

Demica Diaz
SE-1
#9 - 2016-05-22 07:59:06 UTC
Stain. I havent been there for over year now but when I was exploring that region I left with billions upon billions stacked in my Proteus in very short time. Also getting to Stain isnt hard and once you get ship full of stuff then wormhole yourself out. Bear
Amanda Chan
Bridge not Jump
#10 - 2016-05-22 12:39:32 UTC
I'd have to say the most profitable places will be player owned sov space with upgrades. Just squat in their Sov during their off times.

As for which systems, look for ones with industrial indexes up. If they're a generous and caring Sov holder, more then likely they'll have the survey ihub upgrade installed. Bear