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927 Combat Roam, Ships & Ordnance Supplied!

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Mizhara Del'thul
Coreli Corporation
Mercenary Coalition
#681 - 2017-06-25 02:47:52 UTC
'Percentage wise' you're at a one hundred percent loss ratio, and trying to tell seasoned combat pilots how things will go in combat scenarios when you have quite literally never successfully engaged a capsuleer in combat. That's a whole lot of combat, none of which you've ever partaken in.

That said, an enthusiastic amateur is always welcome. Mercenary Coalition is currently messing around anywhere from Gehi/Querious to Tribute, Syndicate (FD- specifically) and so on. You're unlikely to get an engagement in Basgerin, since we encourage any and all use of the Tortuga installations and blowing up potential customers tends to be a tad counter-productive in that regard.

Let me know if you head to the Khanid/Querious area. I might make an effort to be in the pod.
Deitra Vess
Non-Hostile Target
#682 - 2017-06-25 07:25:42 UTC  |  Edited by: Deitra Vess
Null Ronin wrote:

As a student I am just now looking to apply these lessons in the field, so perhaps be seeing some of you, real soon.

Speaking as someone who leads fleets that would more than likely be on the same side as you, I hope thats the case. Again don't expect any fleet I command to even be bothered trying to compete with you, nor should you take my words as talking down to you. People don't stick around for my fleets of roughly 5-8 frigates nevermind "swarms of alphas in cruisers" in the areas I'm assuming you'd be operating in. Good luck getting a fight, I doubt whether garranteed win or lose you'll get.
Aria Jenneth
Societas Imperialis Sceptri Coronaeque
#683 - 2017-06-25 13:58:42 UTC  |  Edited by: Aria Jenneth
So ... Messrs. Ronin and Ronin? A little bit of advice I took, back when I was flying with PY-RE (I don't think I'd ever actually done this before, and wow did it have an effect):

Build yourself a personal stock of fitted combat frigates. I don't mean like five or ten, I mean like thirty or even sixty. Take them out into dangerous places. Be aggressive (not totally suicidal, though; there's no point if you just run them all into a gatecamp).

Fight and fight until you lose them all.

By the time you're done, you'll know what you're doing. The alternative leads to risk aversion-- crippling fear of loss.

It's how I learned. If I ever go back into the warzone, or anywhere else like it, I think maybe I should even do it again. My claws aren't so sharp anymore, you know? Not even Drifters really prepare you to take on a peer.

This goes for basically everyone you fly with, so, you'll want to keep them supplied with expendable frigates at very low or zero charge, and have some pre-built doctrine fleets prepped as well for when you need them. This was PY-RE's approach, and I think most dedicated combat corporations do something similar.

I won't wish you luck, but, maybe we'll see each other there sometime, and test each other's edge.

Something to look forward to.
Deitra Vess
Non-Hostile Target
#684 - 2017-06-25 14:24:14 UTC
Aria Jenneth wrote:
So ... Messrs. Ronin and Ronin? A little bit of advice I took, back when I was flying with PY-RE (I don't think I'd ever actually done this before, and wow did it have an effect):

Build yourself a personal stock of fitted combat frigates. I don't mean like five or ten, I mean like thirty or even sixty. Take them out into dangerous places. Be aggressive (not totally suicidal, though; there's no point if you just run them all into a gatecamp.

Fight and fight until you lose them all.

By the time you're done, you'll know what you're doing. The alternative leads to risk aversion-- crippling fear of loss.

It's how I learned. If I ever go back into the warzone, or anywhere else like it, I think maybe I should even do it again. My claws aren't so sharp anymore, you know? Not even Drifters really prepare you to take on a peer.

This goes for basically everyone you fly with, so, you'll want to keep them supplied with expendable frigates at very low or zero charge, and have some pre-built doctrine fleets prepped as well for when you need them. This was PY-RE's approach, and I think most dedicated combat corporations do something similar.

I won't wish you luck, but, maybe we'll see each other there sometime, and test each other's edge.

Something to look forward to.


That is the absolute best advice possible. We on average have close to 100 ships on reserve for corp at any given moment, and they're handed out with the condition of "lose them in combat in our AO before you take another of the same type." I don't know a group in the area that doesn't have some similar program in place. Its pretty much a staple for combat pilots.