Caracal - Tech 1 - PvE (Level 2 Security Missions)

  • A fitting for the Caracal to be used for level 2 security missions.

  • This fitting is meant for Alpha players and can include only Tech 1 items.

  • The cost of the fitting should be kept in mind as this is for newer players.

Please provide any tips you have for how the fit should be flown or what modules may need to be switched to improve the tank against specific NPC types.

[Caracal, Alpha]
Ballistic Control System I
Ballistic Control System I
Ballistic Control System I
Damage Control I

Large F-S9 Regolith Compact Shield Extender
Large F-S9 Regolith Compact Shield Extender
10MN Y-S8 Compact Afterburner
Large F-S9 Regolith Compact Shield Extender
Limited Adaptive Invulnerability Field I

Upgraded ‘Malkuth’ Rapid Light Missile Launcher
Upgraded ‘Malkuth’ Rapid Light Missile Launcher
Upgraded ‘Malkuth’ Rapid Light Missile Launcher
Upgraded ‘Malkuth’ Rapid Light Missile Launcher
Upgraded ‘Malkuth’ Rapid Light Missile Launcher

Medium Anti-EM Screen Reinforcer I
Medium Core Defense Field Extender I
Medium Core Defense Field Extender I

Hornet I x2

Scourge Light Missile x2000
Inferno Light Missile x2000
Mjolnir Light Missile x2000
Nova Light Missile x2000

Passive tanked Caracal - with 35k eHP enough HP to sit out any incoming damage while reloading.
No refitting required for diffrent NPCs, just make sure to load the correct ammo.

Price: 16m ISK
169 DPS at 44,1 km (not that DPS really matter in this case - most NPCs die after the second hit)
19 rounds before reloading

How to fly:

  • Make sure you have to ‘correct’ ammo loaded before you undock
  • Warp to mission and activate Invul Field and Afterburner if needed
  • Lock up target, deploy drones and start shooting
  • Try to kill smaller targets first
  • Try to ensure that you only shoot at targets within your missile range (Any ‘wasted’ missile gets your closer to an extra reload)
  • Always stay in motion to reduce incoming damage from NPCs
  • Once you hit reload you will have to wait the 35sec until the reload is completed, try to utilize your drones in the meantime.

Short Video showing and explaining the Caracal in level 2 security missions.

https://youtu.be/aQL87xvGEUg

Disclaimer

The character shown in the video intentionally has starter skills, Caldari Cruiser II, Light Missiles II and Shield Upgrades IV to reflect the skills a new player may have.
The missions were accepted on another character to save the grind for standing.
Missions were intentionally not blitzed.

Optional: If Powergrid is tight you may swap out one Large Shield Extender for an Invul Field or a Medium Shield Extender.

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Actually, I think this fit is pretty much on the money, and if powergrid is tight just swap the damage control for a power diagnostic system. ‘Limos’ missile launchers are cheap as chips, so upgrade those too.

Here is another of my fits designed at teaching new players specific mechanics of certain ship fits in the safety of PvE.
The dual ASB PVE HML Caracal. T1.

[Caracal, [E/X1-Class] PvE T1]

Ballistic Control System I
Ballistic Control System I
Ballistic Control System I
Photonic Upgraded Co-Processor

10MN Monopropellant Enduring Afterburner
Limited Adaptive Invulnerability Field I
Large Ancillary Shield Booster, Cap Booster 150
Large Ancillary Shield Booster, Cap Booster 150
Limited Adaptive Invulnerability Field I

XR-3200 Heavy Missile Bay, Inferno Heavy Missile
XR-3200 Heavy Missile Bay, Inferno Heavy Missile
XR-3200 Heavy Missile Bay, Inferno Heavy Missile
XR-3200 Heavy Missile Bay, Inferno Heavy Missile
XR-3200 Heavy Missile Bay, Inferno Heavy Missile

Medium Ancillary Current Router I
Medium Anti-EM Screen Reinforcer I
Medium Hyperspatial Velocity Optimizer I

Hobgoblin I x2

Cap Booster 150 x60
Inferno Heavy Missile x2000

How to Fly

Simple damage application with HML’s. If you can lock it you will hit it. Use mission specific ammo to apply max damage to targets.
This fit is designed to teach new players how using dual ASB’s works. You must pulse your ASB between reloads in order to maintain tank. The tank is fairly heavy so it won’t be a problem unless mismanaged but that’s the point of the fit. To teach.

You can swap out the warp speed rig if you like but the only other thing useful is a rigor to apply more damage but you will need a cpu implant to make it work.

A HAM version of the fit is completely possible also. It means working in a much shorter range but still very workable as long as you’re aware of your max missile range.

[Caracal, [E/X1-Class] PvE T1 HAM]

Ballistic Control System I
Ballistic Control System I
Ballistic Control System I
Photonic Upgraded Co-Processor

10MN Monopropellant Enduring Afterburner
Limited Adaptive Invulnerability Field I
Large Ancillary Shield Booster, Cap Booster 150
Large Ancillary Shield Booster, Cap Booster 150
Limited Adaptive Invulnerability Field I

Prototype ‘Arbalest’ Heavy Assault Missile Launcher I, Inferno Heavy Assault Missile
Prototype ‘Arbalest’ Heavy Assault Missile Launcher I, Inferno Heavy Assault Missile
Prototype ‘Arbalest’ Heavy Assault Missile Launcher I, Inferno Heavy Assault Missile
Prototype ‘Arbalest’ Heavy Assault Missile Launcher I, Inferno Heavy Assault Missile
Prototype ‘Arbalest’ Heavy Assault Missile Launcher I, Inferno Heavy Assault Missile

Medium Ancillary Current Router I
Medium Anti-EM Screen Reinforcer I
Medium Warhead Rigor Catalyst I

Hobgoblin I x2

Cap Booster 150 x60
Inferno Heavy Missile x2000

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