Recon, level 4

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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:14 UTC

Recon (1 of 3)

Faction: Serpentis
Mission Type: Encounter
Space type: Deadspace
Damage Dealt: Kinetic/ Thermal
Web/ Scramble: Guardian Frigates
Recommended damage dealing: Kinetic/ Thermal
Recommended ships: Shuttle (blitz), Rattlesnake, Dominix, Megathron
Video: Kronos Part 1, 2 & 3

The gates are not locked, so you can blitz this mission without a single kill.
Spawns are time based, ~1 minute interval between spawns.
Heavy long range dampening in the second room, you may want to fit an extra Sensor Booster or Signal Amplifier.

No Hostiles at initial gate.

1st Pocket

1st Spawn (20- 40km)

1x EW Cruiser (Corelum Guardian Chief Guard/ Safeguard) Dampening
1x Battlecruiser (Corelatis Captain Sentry)
1x Battleship (Core Grand Admiral)

2nd Spawn (17- 32km)

2x Heavy Assault Cruiser (Corelum Guardian Chief Infantry)
1x Battleship (Core Lord Admiral)

3rd Spawn (18- 34km)

1x EW Cruiser (Corelum Guardian Chief SafeGuard) Dampening
2x Battleship (Core Lord Admiral)

4th Spawn (18- 34km)

1x Heavy Assault Cruiser (Corelum Guardian Chief Infantry)
2x Battleship (Core Lord Admiral/ Grand Admiral)

Acceleration gate to next pocket is 25km from warp in.

2nd Pocket

1st Spawn (35- 36km)

3x EW Cruiser (Corelum Guardian Chief Patroller/ Watchman) Dampening
2x Battleship (Core Admiral/ High Admiral)

2nd Spawn (29- 42km)

2- 3x Frigate (Coreli Guardian Agent/ Scout/ Spy) Web/ Scramble
3x Battleship (Core Admiral/ High Admiral)

Use a fast ship to go to the warp gate (25km from warp in) and activate it, when you reach the next pocket you are done!

184 Veldspar rocks in Pocket 2 (5- 35km).

No loot.

Loot and Bounty
Loot and Salvage: ~10.8 to 12.2 mil
Bounty: ~13.8 mil

Recon (2 of 3) Mission Report

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I had a slightly different spawn in pocket 2:

2 x Frigates (Coreli Guardian Spy)
3 x EW Cruisers (Corelum Guardian Chief Guard) (Heavy Damps)
5 x Battleships (Core Admiral)
-- KaekXin (2008-06-17 09:11:27)
Also slightly different 2nd pocket here:
2 x Frigates (Coreli Guardiean Initiate, no web/scramble!)
2 x EW Cruisers (Corelum Guardian Chief Watchman) (Heavy Damps)
5 x Battleship (Core Admiral)
-- CreatPosudol (2008-06-17 18:13:46)
Seems to vary...

3x Frigate (Coreli Guardian Spy)
3x Cruiser (Corelum Guardian Chief Guard)
5x Battleship (2x Core Admiral/3x Core High Admiral)
-- AshareeIntrefer (2008-08-07 19:29:40)
There is alot of veldaspar on pocket 2
-- SilentSkills (2008-12-10 19:30:52)
Same as AshareeIntrefer but the frigates Scrammed me.
Epic amounts of Veld in pocket 2.
-- EdNodes (2008-12-30 19:12:22)
Exactly 6,447,561 veldspar in pocket 2. Have to drive thru pocket one to get it, but worked fairly well with Hulks and an Orca.
-- RichardLOwens (2009-05-05 02:59:04)
You warp in 23-25 km from the gate in pocket 1.
-- ProteusCronus (2010-07-26 14:41:31)
Pretty good bounties if you kill everything, had to warp out twice using a CNR.
-- AdmiralProud (2010-09-25 09:57:21)
Found it very easy in a standard tanked mega, if inc dmg is a problem keep them outside 20k, almost all ships are close range Optimal
-- ShadowBuns (2011-02-24 15:07:12)
Today's pocket 2 spawn:

2x EW Cruisers (Corelum Guardian Chief Patroller) (Heavy damps)
3x Frigates (Coreli Guardian Initiate)
6x Battleships (Core Admiral)
-- ZelaRon (2011-11-17 19:40:54)
Blitz can be done in a shuttle
-- KimbeauSurveryor (2012-02-29 05:25:01)
pocket 2 - 2 spawns:

web/scram, but no damps

very easy in dominix
-- KartofiusAlAndalus (2012-03-31 08:37:32)
Cleared both rooms in a CNR, no warp outs, got a total bounty of 12,858,000 and loot & salvage worth 12.6mill.
-- MalMasters (2013-02-23 02:47:44)
14,2 mil bounty
10,4 mil cargo
-- EveMir (2013-09-05 12:17:49)
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ICOM IC7700, IC-7700 , HF/6m 200W ALL-MODE
RandL has link to Manufacturer info on the IC7700 here.
R&L has a link to the Eham review on the IC7700 here.
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