Sansha Acquisition, Level 5


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cruise missile spawns
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:15 EST

Faction: Sansha’s Nation
Mission type: Encounter
Space type: Deadspace, no gate
Web/Scramble: All Frigates, Stasis Tower
Extras: Tracking Disrupter
Damage dealt: EM 64%, Therm 36%
Recommended damage dealing: EM/Therm
Recommended ships: (1) Maelstrom w/ Active Tank and (1) Maelstrom w/ Shield Transporters , Ishtar (Active tanked) with sentries for sniping, Paladin as used for Sansha level 4 missions (2 EM + 1 Thermal hardener) (warp in at 50 or more and snipe from smallest/fatest to largest/slowest)
Completed in: Tengu with passive tank, kill batteries, then statis tower, then smaller->larger ships

Direct warp into Deadspace. No gate.

Warp-In


4 Battlecruisers and 4 Battleships are present around the Battletower at 50k from warp-in. Immediate aggro.
More ships spawn around the Battletower, every 30 seconds for 5 minutes, until there is a total of:

Battletower after all ships have spawned

12 x Frigates (Centii Loyal Manslayer/Minion/Ravener/Savage*/Slavehunter*) orbits of 4-10k, Web/Scramble, *30% Tracking Disrupter
9 x Destroyers (Centior Abomination/Devourer/Misshape/Monster) orbits of 8-16k
13 x Cruisers (Centum Fiend/Hellhound/Loyal Mutilator/Loyal Torturer) orbits of 10-32k
6 x Battlecruisers (Centatis Behemoth/Daemon/Specter) orbits at 9-22k
7 x Battleships (Centus Dread Lord/Tyrant) orbits at 17-49k
6 x Sansha Cruise Missile Batteries
1 x Sansha Stasis Tower

Each cruise missile battery spawns a Centum Loyal Slaughterer/Execrator when destroyed.

Destroy Sansha’s Battletower (280,000 hp) Objective


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Comment by JohaMuhu
2009-03-19 18:30:41
The incoming damage is significantly higher than in a Level 4 AE-Bonusstage (to have a comparison that is familiar to many mission runners), but this mission can be completed solo in a T2-fitted Raven. However I had to warp out 4 times in total, so better keep an eye on the scrambling elite frigs.

You definitely need to deliver the prisoners to your agent to complete the mission. They take 750m3 cargo.
Comment by ContraltO
2009-04-17 17:02:24
Can confirm no prisoners to deliver, mission complete when station is down.

Completed in damage fit Kronos supported by Passive Vulture Tanker plus Warfare link Vulture at Safe spot.
Comment by ContraltO
2009-04-22 12:56:56
Another mission completed with no prisoners involved.
Comment by XodiaX
2009-06-18 14:32:56
I can confirm, completed 2 times now without even looting prisoners from can.
Comment by VaLTrantor
2009-09-04 09:54:31
I needed to loot the Prisoners to give in the mission. Did it in a team of 2, a Drake tanking and a Nightmare dealing damage.
Comment by BreborFaydhe
2009-09-13 06:11:53
Try completed mission w/o prisoner - Not possible
Agent ask prisoner for completed.
CNR-active+Dominix-logist
Comment by UmbraArmanis
2009-12-10 09:45:38
Another confirmation that prisoners don't need looting
Comment by VaLTrantor
2010-02-18 05:30:51
Soloed in a Rattlesnake - but since there are no neuts you could probably do it also in other ships (see above). Important notes:

* the stasis tower is there from the beginning IIRC, if you need speed to tank destroy that one first

* the cruise-batteries seemed to spawn last, they deal a fair bit of the DPS

* drones can be deployed safely after last spawn
Comment by HudsonRowe
2010-08-26 07:05:04
Looks like CCP fixed this one unless the prisioner requirement is specific to certain agents. Have run 3 times in the last couple of weeks and prisoners have been required to complete the mission.
Comment by DarkPhoenix
2010-09-16 05:07:39
There're 2 different missions. In Aridia all 4 Amarr agents (Amarr Navy/Ministry of War) always assign you one with prisoner requirement. In Placid, Gallente agents (Federation Navy/Federation Customs) give you another one, without prisoners requirement.
Comment by ForteEXE
2010-10-11 22:37:55
Minmatar recieves this mission as well as does NOT require prisoners.
Comment by SirYokker
2010-10-22 12:55:41
Just did this for Doyo Jaked (agent in Maila - Caldari - Peace & Order unit corp). He DID want the prisoners, so go figure...

Agree with VaLTrantor that it could be solo'd in a rattlesnake, although you might want to take an alt along for DPS. Mine too was passively fitted, but as he says, passive fit not necessary on this one.
Comment by MaciejSimm
2013-12-13 08:54:09
completed in dual stratios with RR tank, using mostly curators. First ever L5, done in about an hour once local cleared. 110K LP, swoosh
Comment by DintaZembo
2013-12-19 15:20:39
Solo'd in an active ab tengu, took no more than 20 minutes. Simply pop the stasis tower + frigs and then the station. Definitely one of the easier lvl 5's out there.
Comment by EsabSteelblue
2015-01-25 10:24:03
Keeping this simple. Killed Stasis Tower and Battlestation. Flagged mission as complete. Only killed frigs if they were warp scrambling otherwise no need to kill anything else. Had to pick up prisoners from can after station died.
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