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ESS Question (Google was no help)

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Yugen Sentak
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#1 - 2015-07-18 23:48:16 UTC
Does the ESS Type and rat type have any effect on LP paid out?

As in do you get a bigger LP bonus if your ESS matches your zone/rats... For example a Caldari ESS being deployed where Guristas are being killed v. Deploying a Minmatar ESS where Guristas are being killed?

Caldari Navy is actively battling Guristas per lore... so one would think they would give out more LP for insights gained from the killing of Guristas when compared to Minmatar. Cause what does the Republic Fleet care about Guristas they aren't actively fighting them per the lore of the game.

I feel like I've noticed a high LP payout while having a Caldari ESS deployed in Vale of the Silent when compared to a Minmatar ESS being deployed in Vale of the Silent.

Can anyone verify this is an actual mechanic of the ESS.

Logically you would think it is this way and based on payouts I've experienced I believe it is this way. I just can't find any info on the net to confirm or deny this.

Why would minmatar pay out LP to someone killing the enemy of their enemy... ya know what I mean?

Thanks for any answers CCP.
FT Diomedes
The Graduates
#2 - 2015-07-19 07:48:20 UTC
No.

CCP should add more NPC 0.0 space to open it up and liven things up: the Stepping Stones project.

Dradis Aulmais
Serious Non-stop Espionage and Kidnapping
#3 - 2015-09-19 16:23:04 UTC
I've been try to figure out what faction LP are being paid out

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Tau Cabalander
Retirement Retreat
Working Stiffs
#4 - 2015-09-20 04:18:17 UTC
You did read the blog... didn't you?

Scroll down to Money for Pirates, ISK for Free
http://community.eveonline.com/news/dev-blogs/more-deployables-from-super-friends/

Some changes that were later made:
http://community.eveonline.com/news/dev-blogs/rubicon-1.1-mobile-structures/