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BS Guristas rats

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Kestral Anneto
State War Academy
Caldari State
#1 - 2015-09-22 10:55:06 UTC
So, would 3 full flights of T1/T2 medium drones (2 from skiffs/hulk, 1 from Orca) kill the BS spawns out in null from Belts and roid anoms?
Omnathious Deninard
University of Caille
Gallente Federation
#2 - 2015-09-22 11:01:59 UTC
If you are using 2 Skiffs and an Orca then yes, I'm not 100% sure but I think a pair of hulks and an orca could.

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WarpTooZero
#3 - 2015-09-22 11:46:34 UTC
Orca has high slots for remote shield reps to help skiffs tank. Something that might help.

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Ersahi Kir
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#4 - 2015-09-22 14:23:21 UTC
If I remember correctly one skiff can kill a Guristas battleship solo using mediums. Two will just make it go much faster.

Still have to watch out for elite frigates.

I actually think a solo hulk can do it too, but I'm not going to swear to it.
Paranoid Loyd
#5 - 2015-09-22 15:51:02 UTC  |  Edited by: Paranoid Loyd
Both Exhumers can do it solo, properly fit for the task.

Skiff is faster, has a much larger tank and a drone bonus so it is the obvious choice ignoring the mining aspects.

If there is an Orca close by, there should be room in the hold for combat ships.

If your toons have no combat training to switch to combat ships, keep drone amps in the Orca and switch out the lows when rats show up for more efficient killing.

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Jacob Holland
Weyland-Vulcan Industries
#6 - 2015-09-23 07:30:41 UTC
Shield-tanked rats behave slightly differently to armour (my primary experience) but a flight of mediums should be quite capable of breaking a BS rat...
The difficulty would be killing them quickly enough for a fragile barge tank (particularly a buffer tank) to feel unpressured if the rat damage is focussed.
Three flights should murder each rat pretty quickly - quickly enough that the ECM shouldn't interfere too much with their coordination. Bonused flights from Skiffs or Procurors will just make things easier.
Demerius Xenocratus
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#7 - 2015-09-23 08:11:15 UTC
10 Vespa IIs (or Caldari Navy if lower skilled) should solve your problem.