Smuggler Interception, level 3

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Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:27 UTC

Faction: Serpentis
Mission type: Encounter
Space type: Deadspace with gate
Damage Dealt: Kin, Therm
Recommended damage dealing: Kin
Recommended ships: Jaguar, Cyclone, Typhoon, Drake [any BC is fine]
Recommended setup: these are all short range opponents; either tank them or attack from a distance.
Video: Cerberus

no hostiles at initial gate

Pocket 1

no automatic aggro

Group 1

6x Frigates (Coreli Agent/Guard/Safeguard/Spy)
1x Cruiser (Corelum Chief Guard/Safeguard) damp

Group 2

4x Frigates (Coreli Guard/Safeguard)
2x Cruisers (Corelum Chief Defender/Protector)

No Loot

Veldspar - 33 asteroids - 1915699 units

Acceleration Gate to Pocket 2 is at 58km

Pocket 2

no automatic aggro

Group 1 (left)

3x Frigates (Coreli Infantry/Soldier)
2x Cruisers (Corelum Chief Defender/Protector)

Group 2 (middle)

2x Serpentis Personnel Transport
5x Cruisers (Corelum Chief Watchman/Patroller) damp
1x Battlecruiser (Corelatis Platoon Leader/Squad Leader)

Group 3 (right)

9x Frigates (Coreli Agent/Guard/Safeguard/Spy)

Shoot Group 1 first and neither Group 2 nor Group 3 will aggro. Afterward, both Groups 2 and 3 will aggro no matter which you shoot first.

objective of 10 militants in each transport wreck [only one required].

Destroy Group 2. Loot the Transports.

-3.0% loss

Veldspar - 86 asteroids

Roughly 1,029,947 ISK for killing all enemies.

Comment by ShaunJeffries
2008-09-27 18:51:25
in pocket 1, group 1 the
6x Frigates (Coreli Agent/Safeguard/Spy)
had two Coreli Safeguard ships that used damps
Comment by ShaunJeffries
2008-09-27 18:56:06
In pocket 2
5x Cruisers (Corelum Chief Watchman/Patroller)
had 3x Corelum Cheif Watchman who used damps
Comment by TotalNewbie
2009-04-16 16:24:17
In Pocket 1: Approximately 2,000,000 Veldspar
Comment by FritsK
2009-11-01 15:39:21
Gate to pocket 2 is 60km from warp-in point. Take an AB!
Comment by MattZ
2009-12-11 13:28:23
Easily done in my armor tanked Hurricane. Aggro'd the entire second room and never dropped below 90-95% armor. Thermal damage works well.
Comment by ReBastiat
2010-01-14 08:24:15
Second room didn't even get past my shields on an armor tanked Myrmidon.
2010-02-10 19:08:09
2nd room got past my shields on my droneboat myrm but that's because I aggroed all three groups at once and didn't bother kiting them. A fairly easy mission, no significant loot, but good payout.
Comment by DaniloLatas
2010-06-13 16:13:32
completed the mission in my Ishkur, never reached armor even though my ships an armor tank.

first room: nobrainer

second room : approach group 2 about 40km and attack a frig from the 1st group you'll get massive aggro from second group, return your drones and head ( best you alligned in the first place ) away from all groups, second group will follow including the transports, finish them 1 by 1 with your drones by keeping a distance of 30km+ destroy the transports and its done
Comment by ZepH
2010-06-15 02:41:44
Myrmidon can tank the entire pocket(s)/afk drone mission if needed.
Comment by MarcusDeadgray
2010-07-27 19:14:29
Made in MyrMidon also, drones made everything.
Comment by DeMichaelCrimson
2010-08-29 06:29:45
Easily and quickly completed in T2 fitted and rigged Artillery/Missile Hurricane - Passive shield with active hardener. T2 Drones and FoF Heavy Missiles worked great when target lock was lost due to EWAR damp from NPC's.
Comment by SeamusDonohue
2010-12-03 16:29:28
The missions says it has special ship restrictions, but the types that aren't allowed (compared to normal) are:

Capital Industrial Ship
Jump Freighter
Prototype Exploration Ship

In other words, nothing to worry about.
Comment by WolfgerSilberbaer
2012-02-22 05:45:08
Pocket 2 note says shooting Group 1 first does not aggro 2 or 3, but the instant I shot Group 1 all of Group 2 aggro'd me.
Comment by RolSon
2013-08-22 13:40:04
In both areas all Structures HAVE NO LOOT.
Comment by CinTek
2014-01-10 13:10:26
T2 passive drake, just sat at warp-in and picked them off as they came in. did get damped, but never lost target lock. did not see any drone aggro until area 2. I popped the transports and the drone aggro stopped.
Comment by KingSwapps
2014-05-31 14:54:18
Gate to Pocket 2 is open
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