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The Blockade, level 4


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Wed, 09 Feb 2011 04:44 EST

Faction: Serpentis
Mission type: Encounter
Space type: Normal space
Damage dealt: Kinetic/Thermal
Recommended damage dealing: Kinetic/Thermal
Web/scramble: Guardian frigates in final spawn
Extra: Extreme dampening by Guardians (both frigates and cruisers), additionally by Vice Admirals.
Recommended ships: HML Tengu, Cerberus, Dominix, Ishtar

Single pocket

Spawns and triggers vary, below is an example of waves.
Usually the odd-one-out battleship is the trigger in this mission.
All groups auto-aggro. Drones might get aggroed.

Initial Group

5x Battleships:
1x Core Admiral (Trigger)
4x Core Rear Admiral
3x Destroyers (Corelior Sentinel)
1x Stasis Tower

Spawn 1

45km - 85km away
5x Battleships:
1x Core Vice Admiral (Trigger)
4x Core Rear Admiral (Orbit at 37km)
3x Battlecruisers
3x Corelatis Platoon Leader
10x Cruisers:
3x Corelium Guardian Chief Watchman
7x Corelium Guardian Chief Sentinel
3x Destroyer
3x Corelior Trooper

Spawn 2

4x Battleships:
1x Core Vice Admiral (Trigger)
3x Core Rear Admiral
1x Destroyer (Corelior Sentinel)
1x Frigate (Coreli Guardian Patroller)

Spawn 3

5x Battleships:
1x Core Rear Admiral (Trigger)
5x Core High Admiral
2x Cruiser (Guardian Chief Guard)
2x Frigate (Coreli Guardian Patroller)

Spawn 4

4x Battleships:
3x Core High Admiral
1x Core Lord Admiral
4x Frigate (Coreli Guardian Watchman)

Tips

There is no drone agression in this mission.
As especially Spawn 1 uses very heavy damping, it's advisable to leave drones out so they can start killing the damping ships. Fitting at least one Sensor Booster module is very helpful as well, do not forget to bring scripts.

Blitz
When the Core Lord Admiral is killed, the mission is complete. Shooting the triggers first to blitz the mission is possible, but not recommended due to very high incoming dps.

Info
There is rarely another spawn along with the final one. Even more rarely this single ship spawn can be a Shadow Serpentis BS, with the usual chance for faction items and higher bounty.


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