Desolate Site

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Site Details
Desolate Site
Type Unrated Complex
Rating Unrated
Found in High
Max ship size T3 Cruiser
Faction Rogue Drone
Damage to deal Electromagnetic damage EM
Thermal damage Th
Damage to
Resist
Varied
Sig. Strength 10% in Null Sec

Desolate Site is an Unrated Complex found in high sec and low sec via exploration.

You must be flying a T3 cruiser or smaller to enter the acceleration gate.

Walkthrough

On warp in:
Rogue Drones are unpredictable, pilots are advised to tread with care.

Initially there are only two groups on grid. Third group consisting of a frigate and a destroyer appears in few seconds. You can ignore the groups that have destroyers or drones. Destroying the group with frigates only will trigger additional waves.

Initial defenders
WD EWAR L


Drone 2-3 x Drone Drone Harvester
Frigate 8 x Frigate Silverfish/Decimator/Harvester/Sunder
Destroyer 1 x Destroyer Dismantler Alvin


first spawn
WD EWAR L


Frigate 3-4 x Frigate Devilfish/Barracuda Alvin
Destroyer 3 x Destroyer Ripper Alvi

Finishing first spawn can trigger escalation.


second spawn
WD EWAR L


Frigate 3-4 x Frigate Hunter/Barracuda Alvin
Frigate 1 x Frigate Sentient Devilfish Alvin escalation trigger Drops Drone material, has a chance to drop the Rogue drone 46-X chip
Destroyer 2-3 x Destroyer Ripper Alvi

Loot

  • Salvage: 814K-1.42M
  • Loot: (sentient drone) Drone Capillary Fluids + Drone Synaptic Relay Wiring (~10m). Possible Rogue Drone 46-X Nexus Chip (~50m)
  • Bounties: about 50k (defenders) and 80k (reinforcement)

Escalation

Mare Sargassum
At first it seems strange the drones have picked this barren and resource deficient place to build a new hive. But then again, while you were blowing up the place, you noticed a few vessels that might have been used as transports, indicating the drones were pulling in the materials they needed from someplace else. As to compliment you on your reasoning, your communication systems start indicating several different incoming transmissions in drone beeps and clicks and after a while you manage to coerce your instruments into pointing out an approximate spatial origin of the message.

Destroying the first spawn group or sentient drone can escalate the site to Mare Sargassum.