Pax Nemesis: Maelstrom
As promised in my last post, this is the current fitting of Pax Nemesis, Aeon’s Maelstrom. As with all my previous ships, it is a shield tanker – except this time I actually chose a ship that was meant to be one with the specific shield boost bonus of 7.5% per level of skill in Minmatar Battleship 🙂
This is the current module fitting:
Type-E Power Core Modification: Diagnostic System x 5
Core Defence Field Purger I x 3
The shield tank and lasers make for a very power greedy setup, which is why the low slots are used for power support (and shield improvement as well). In this state, Shield + Guns + Hardeners + Target Painer can not run indefinitely yet, but long enough to tank most level 3 missions by just hovering. Whenever I run low on capacitor, I turn off the guns and let my drones work on their own for a while.
The key here is the combination of hardeners and rigs that give a total 60% bonus to shield rechargerate, for a total of 18.5 hitpoints/second. The damage that gets through is largely compensated by the rechargerate, and the booster is there to compensate when needed.
Let’s hear it – what do you think of this setup? Pure heresy, completely crazy or just plain genius?