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Training a char for sale

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Miss Negotiatrix
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#1 - 2014-04-15 16:43:38 UTC
So Ive been watching the character sales board and I've decided I wanted to give making a char for sale a try... I think Ill do a high faction standing char but I have a couple of questions on the skill plan, and if I should pursue a few skills as well.

Initial development: before I mess with my attributes at all I was planning on getting to the level I could operate say an amarr destroyer with all lvl 1 equipment, so tracking link, heat sink, light energy beam, energy rigging 1, and a mwd I dont think that should take too much, I wont invest time to go past the basics needed so I wont max the skills or anything but that should allow me to do all the training missions needed for both applicable factions After this I was going to train cloaking 4 and industry 5 followed by industrial 5 and the transport ship skill

*note* Im looking at the faction repair plan for maxing standings asap.... so I figure thsi char could do all lvl 1 and probably lvl 2 missions without any issues then when I get to epic arcs or cosmos missions Ill have to bring my main and then on the new char I could use a cloaky transport ship to avoid ganks in the lowsec areas Id have to travel through in cosmos and such

So I guess the first question I have would be ... is that a good plan to get to a point where I could max out my standings with whatever faction I decide

second question... after I got the initial training done I was going to change my stats into charisma and work on my social standings so I could start grinding my standings, after which I was going to do either trade, or corp management....

So which would be better, or would both be wise if I was going to sell this char?

Last question.... Is PI worth it... if I go ahead and do transport ships I figured it may be smart to go ahead and make this a PI char as well...


Last Last question: Do you see anything I left out or any massive holes in my plan? Thanks... I'm kinda new to this :)
Nolen Cadmar
Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#2 - 2014-04-15 17:59:47 UTC  |  Edited by: Nolen Cadmar
If you're going to sell the character, you should dedicate it to something. Trade, combat, mining, manufacturing, freighter/JF, etc. Pick a focus or multiple that relate. Like Trade+freighter. Or Orca+manufacturing.

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Tau Cabalander
Retirement Retreat
Working Stiffs
#3 - 2014-04-15 18:02:34 UTC
I know nothing about training a character for sale.

I just want to point out that...

It takes something like 3-4 months to have level 3 in everything (ship, weapons, tank, core) for everything from frigate to battleship of every race.

Specialization (level 5, which also leads to T2 ships / weapons) is the real time sink.
Miss Negotiatrix
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#4 - 2014-04-15 20:01:32 UTC
well if Im g oing to do the standings repair plan dont I need at least a lil combat ability?

As for trade/freighter that sounds good, especially since transport ships wouldnt be that hard which the last time I did cosmos I remember a lot of ganks in lowsec so ya
Tarojan
Tarojan Corporation
#5 - 2014-04-16 07:55:18 UTC
the sales tend to be for
1) a pure miner (train for exhumers)
2) a frieghter/jf pilot (train for that dont waste time on other things)
3) dread pilot/supper carrier pilot. Dont waste skill points, go learn to sit in the hull and fly it. Train support skills while waiting for the sale.
4) a tengu pilot for pve.

anything else will probably sell for the right price, but the above 4 is what people are looking for mass produced. remember more ISNT better. If its not useful to the role it wont add to the price of the character.

Will gank for food

HandelsPharmi
Pharmi on CharBazaar
#6 - 2014-05-02 19:10:33 UTC  |  Edited by: HandelsPharmi
Focused Titan or a SC sitter, JF chars and trader as well...

but don't try it, if you cannot live without 5-10B ISK bond to a char that won't sell in a few seconds.
Take the time, train meanwhile support skills and don't sell the char to cheap...

to earn 1B ISK with a 6 months old char is possible :)

But the real char bazar nerds won't tell you how to do so!Cool
Zappity
Aliastra
Gallente Federation
#7 - 2014-05-11 11:10:56 UTC
Miss Negotiatrix wrote:
well if Im g oing to do the standings repair plan dont I need at least a lil combat ability?

As for trade/freighter that sounds good, especially since transport ships wouldnt be that hard which the last time I did cosmos I remember a lot of ganks in lowsec so ya

Start the mission with your training character but actually run it with your main. Don't share rewards when you complete.

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