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PVE Fit for Tristan

Universal Sanitation Corporation
#21 - 2017-06-14 14:10:02 UTC
Blade Darth wrote:
If your goal is iskies I strongly recommend scaling up as quickly as possible. A cruiser can sneeze and do lvl 2's, l3's are a bit hard with an alpha fit but still doable. Flying an undertanked ship is a good way to learn manual piloting, managing cap, applying dps etc.
Socialize a bit in starter npc corp or get into a player corp, you will (probably) get a throwaway cruiser and some people to do missions with.

There is a lot of truth to this.

I think it's particularly true with gallente drone boats. Your drone skills carry over better when you upgrade than other weapon systems do I think. As soon as you get drones V and med drones 1 trained... try to get into the Vexor. You'll still use your light drones at times (often to wipe out large numbers of frigates before sending out the mediums for the cruisers), so almost none of the skills that made your Tristan or Algos capable are wasted on the Vexor... it just has better tank and can use more drone options.

Once you get heavy drones (which will allow you to max out the Vexor bandwith with a mixed flight of drones)... you can start looking at the VNI which can field a full flight of heavies or sentries and can easily handle lvl 3 missions. Then the dominix.

All without really needing to train a single gunnery skill.
Pino Liuzzi
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#22 - 2017-06-15 06:40:07 UTC
Flharfh Lhar wrote:
Delta122 wrote:
here is a cheap little build for you if you would like to try it:

High Slots:
Regulated Light Neutron Phase Cannonx2 with antimatter charges
and a Salvager to get some extra isk from wrecks :)

Med Slots:
1mn Afterburner (Do not keep on the entire time)
Small F-S9 Regolith Reinforced shield extender
Adaptive Invulnerability Field

Low Slots:
Mark I Compact Reinforced Bulkheads
Layered Plating I x2

Rigs: 3 small Trimark Armor Pump Is

2x Hobgoblin I

The fit should run you about 4-5 million isk, but will be good for running lvl 1 missions, maybe lvl 2 (MAYBE) :P

Why are you triple tanking a PvE fit? Is this a troll?

[Tristan, Tristan fit copy]

AE-K Compact Drone Damage Amplifier
IFFA Compact Damage Control
AE-K Compact Drone Damage Amplifier

1MN Monopropellant Enduring Afterburner
Limited Adaptive Invulnerability Field I
Small C5-L Emergency Shield Overload I

75mm Prototype Gauss Gun, Antimatter Charge S
75mm Prototype Gauss Gun, Antimatter Charge S
[Empty High slot]

Small Anti-EM Screen Reinforcer I
Small Anti-Thermal Screen Reinforcer I
Small Anti-EM Screen Reinforcer I

Hobgoblin I x5

This is just a quick and dirty omni-tank pve fit. You can replace the small repper with a medium extender, depending on taste. If you are tanking for specific enemies, you don't need the omni-tank and can use a slot or two for something else. If you use it and find it's over-tanked you can switch out the shield rigs for something more useful as needed.

Also a matter of taste as to whether it's worth it to salvage wrecks in a level 1 mission. I don't think it is. If you want to salvage you can drop a drone damage amplifier for a co-processer (or one of the shield rigs for a CPU rig) to get enough CPU to fit it.

With a fit like this would you say level 2 missions can be run?
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