Rogue Drone Infestation Sprout

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Site Details
Rogue Drone Infestation Sprout
Type DED Rated Complex
Rating 2/10
Found in High, Low
Max ship size Destroyer
Faction Rogue Drones
Damage to deal Electromagnetic damage EM
Thermal damage Th
Damage to
Resist
Varied
Sig. Strength 10% in High, ? in Low

Rogue Drone Infestation Sprout is DED rated combat site. It can be found by scanning cosmic signatures in high and low security space.

Walkthrough

Warpin message:
This deadspace field appears to have been infested with a strain of Rogue Drones. Rogue Drones are a self-replicating "lifeform" controlled by artificial intelligence, often in the form of a lucid communication hivemind or centered inside one of their dreaded Rogue Drone Mothers. This particular complex is the construction site of a new hive, far away from its maternal headquarters.

DED Threat Assessment: Minor (2 of 10)

First room

Warpin message:
This deadspace complex pocket is under Rogue Drone domination. According to information gathered by explorers, it appears they have begun construction of a small hive deep inside the warp disruption field.

The first sector contains an old acceleration gate leading towards the outskirts of the drone operation.


WD EWAR L


Drone 2 x Drone Termite/Firefly Apis

Second Room

Warpin message:
The outskirt pocket of the complex seems to serve as a some kind of a defence perimeter. We have picked up multiple signals of drone activity from within the pocket, leading us to believe it is populated with weak and easily replaceable worker drones.

The ships in this pocket spawn gradually. The Strain Operation Bunker may look like an overseer structure but drops nothing valuable and gives heavy standing hits from Rogue Drones if destroyed.
This pocket can be completely ignored. The acceleration gate is unlocked.

WD EWAR L


Drone 6 x Drone Termite/... Apis
Frigate 8 x Frigate Infester/Splinter Alvi
WD EWAR L


Structure 1 x Strain Operation Bunker Destructible, but does not contain loot
Acceleration Gate 1 x Ancient Acceleration Gate Not locked

Third Room

Warpin message:
This central pocket of the complex is the construction site of a rogue drone hive. If left uninterrupted, the complex might soon become the home of a rogue drone mother which would seriously jeopardize security within the system.

The construction supply containers have been reported to be defended by heavier types of rogue drones, thought to serve as overseers of the construction process.


Defenders(~40-50 km off)
WD EWAR L


Drone 5 x Drone Mamon/... Apis
Frigate 10 x Frigate Infester/Splinter Alvi
Cruiser 1 x Cruiser Wrecker Alvum


Structures
WD EWAR L

Structures on site

Container 1 x Assembled container 5th Tier Overseer's Personal Effects)
Container 1 x Rogue Drone Container Minerals, may contain a faction module
Structure 1 x Hive Under Construction

Loot

This combat site does not drop much of anything valuable. Most of the time the 5th tier overseer's personal effects are the only item of value. The faction module in final room is very rare.

Item Name Est. Value Drops from Note
5th Tier Overseer's Effects 180k ISK Assembled container 100% drop rate
Shadow Serpentis Adaptive Nano Plating 500k ISK Assembled container

Just for fun

Music that plays in site

DED Complexes
Rogue Drones
2/10
Infestation Sprout
3/10
Asteroid Infestation
5/10
Outgrowth Rogue Drone Hive (5/10)
10/10
Outgrowth Rogue Drone Hive (10/10)