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What skills to focus for exploration in null sec

Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#1 - 2015-12-16 22:48:17 UTC
Came back after a long vacation 2013 and with all the new ships the nerf to my drake and whatnot I'm kinda at a loss for what I want to do now. Then it hit me exploration so after I train these few missile skills up so I can fly the CNR easier what skills should I focus on and ship?
Laphroaig Inc.
#2 - 2015-12-17 00:18:25 UTC
The Covert Ops frigates are generally considered pretty whiz-bang for exploration. Being you're already into Caldari, that would mean the Buzzard. Another option is the Astero or the Stratios Sisters of EVE ships (but they require Gallente/Amarr Frigate/Cruiser skills).

As for exploration skills, Hacking and Archeology are the main two as they are the skills you need to crack the cans. If you're *serious* about exploration, train these to V. You'll also want solid Astrometrics along with the support skills Astrometric Rangefinding/Pinpointing/Acquisition.

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Caldari Provisions
Caldari State
#3 - 2015-12-17 17:37:42 UTC
was looking at the astero but I see the other can fit pvp but that seems more of a ganking type to me and I just want the loots and be able to defend myself while getting the hell out but I still need some skills who knew you needed astrometrics Roll
Altair Taurus
#4 - 2015-12-20 18:04:38 UTC  |  Edited by: Altair Taurus