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My Valuation

So, 11 months in and Command Ship V (almost) under my belt I've decided to ask what is my value. What have I turned myself into and how useful is it?

Looking at myself I find that I do not know. I've been playing for eleven months. I do a lot of random things but I don’t do any major thing. I’m self sufficient but not in an amazing way. I can fly Minmatar up to battlecruisers decently. I am terrible at missions. I fly two types of logistics. I’m not brilliant about fitting ships. I have absolutely no idea how to fit a mission ship.

I’ll define myself as average. I manage not to die most days.

Command Ship V is about to finish. For some reason it has been a very long slog to drag this skill all the way to the top.

Skills tend to give smaller rewards for their cost as they increase. A skill may give a 3% bonus per level. However if the 5th level of that skill takes a month to train the question becomes: “What cost is that 3% bonus?”

Command Ships is a rewarding skill to take to V. If I look at the actual skill it says, “Skill for the operation of command ships”. That Is not very exciting. However, the skill is not where I need to look for the bonus. It is the ship itself.


Command Ships Skill Bonuses:
5% bonus to Medium Projectile Turret damage
10% bonus to Medium Projectile Turret Falloff

Percentages count. This particular ship is now my money maker. It is my pewpew boat allowing me to clear sites faster and with less ammunition. It is as close to a blinged out mission ship as I will be getting for a long time (forever?).

If I had gone the path of Medium Autocannon Specialization V it is a 2% increase in damage per level and will take over 20 days to train. So, for a similar amount of time I got a 5% bonus. Eventually I will chose to gain that missing 2% as well. But everything is about time and time management.

This is wonderful and I am personally pleased with it. Yet, it does not raise my personal usefulness. I don't fly a command ship as a command ship. I cannot use nice links and other such amazing things. Therefore I do not wish to classify my command ship abilities to be any higher than they are. I have Leadership V but I have not spent any appreciable amount of time in the skill tree.

According to the Eve Character Appraiser:

Character Specials:
95.15% Combat
4.85% Industry
Has very low sec status..
Price: 3,555,222,749.43 ISK

Very low sec status.. pashaw... its only -5.3 or something like that. I guess I can buy me again if I needed to. If I add in the 2 plex transfer fee that bounces me up to being worth about 4.5bil on the Charater Baazar.

Maybe I shouldn't have run these numbers. :P

Comments

  1. Actually this tool is kinda outdated to evaluate a character. A one year old character (19mi sp) is usually worth between 3bil(terrible char with very few skills to level V) up to 10bil (Tengu char) and if you can work a little on your sec status considering that you are, i suppose, specialized in minmatar and that you have a nice kb you can probably ask for 6.5-7bil

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