Tengu still ok?

Hello,

I have been away from Eve for a while and just come back . Last time I was playing , I was training for a Tengu and now resumed the training.
Like the title says, is the Tengu still ok for level 4 missions ?

no … use smth else

Unfortunately, all the T3’s had a subsystem removed, so they’re no longer OP. It will still work, but probably isn’t the best option. Anyway, you might want to check out Hateless Gaming’s channel. He has a lot of videos about missioning, and should have more up to date ships and fits.

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Thank you ! What I am interested is if it can still tank the missions. From what I remember , there wasn’t any level 4 mission that could cause trouble for a Tengu. I know the DPS might not be fantastic , but not all of us want the best ISK/h and just want to enjoy a ship for what it is.

What would you recommend ?

Well, some missions might get a little hairy depending on your fit and piloting, but it should be able to handle level 4’s no problem. I think the main problem with it is, as you pointed out, that the DPS is a little underwhelming.

you can make it work, but it’s not great.

ideally for missiles a cruise missile battleship, Also torps just got a recent buff so can make a few ships work well there. Golem and barghest have the best natural bonuses to help out. but those are some expensive options.

AC mach is still a great choice for turrets

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The Tengu works just fine. A shield one with a largw shield booster, a faction or blue shield boost amplifier, one or two multisoectrum shield hardeners, a battery, a DCU II and an afterburner will have no problems. And you can do that while still having a decent 600 DPS.

The most basic/cheap tengu these days should be the one with two pithum c-types for shield booster. While meant for DEDs, HAMs still get you close to 1k dps, or above with amp node subsystem for highsec only, the tank is more than plenty for L4s.

[Tengu, 2MSB]

Ballistic Control System II
Ballistic Control System II
Ballistic Control System II

Federation Navy 10MN Afterburner
Pithum C-Type Medium Shield Booster
Pithum C-Type Medium Shield Booster
Multispectrum Shield Hardener II
Republic Fleet Large Cap Battery
Missile Guidance Computer II

Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II
Covert Ops Cloaking Device II
Expanded Probe Launcher II

Medium Core Defense Operational Solidifier II
Medium Hydraulic Bay Thrusters II
Medium Rocket Fuel Cache Partition I

Tengu Core - Augmented Graviton Reactor
Tengu Defensive - Covert Reconfiguration
Tengu Offensive - Accelerated Ejection Bay
Tengu Propulsion - Chassis Optimization

I’m not sure with the 2 PCT MSB, I think two solidifier rigs give +50% HP/s

1 PCT LSB + SBA
[Tengu, 1 PCT LSB]

Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System
Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System
Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System
Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System

Pith C-Type Shield Boost Amplifier
Pith C-Type Large Shield Booster
Thukker Large Cap Battery
Multispectrum Shield Hardener II
50MN Quad LiF Restrained Microwarpdrive
Missile Guidance Computer II, Missile Range Script

Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
[Empty High slot]

Medium Ancillary Current Router II
Medium Capacitor Control Circuit II
Medium Capacitor Control Circuit I

Tengu Core - Augmented Graviton Reactor
Tengu Defensive - Amplification Node
Tengu Offensive - Accelerated Ejection Bay
Tengu Propulsion - Chassis Optimization
2 PCT MSB
[Tengu, 2 PCT MSB]

Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System
Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System
Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System
Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System

Pithum C-Type Medium Shield Booster
Pithum C-Type Medium Shield Booster
Republic Fleet Large Cap Battery
Multispectrum Shield Hardener II
50MN Quad LiF Restrained Microwarpdrive
Missile Guidance Computer II, Missile Range Script

Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
[Empty High slot]

Medium Ancillary Current Router I
Medium Capacitor Control Circuit II
Medium Core Defense Operational Solidifier II

Tengu Core - Augmented Graviton Reactor
Tengu Defensive - Amplification Node
Tengu Offensive - Accelerated Ejection Bay
Tengu Propulsion - Chassis Optimization
1 PCT MSB+SBA
[Tengu, 1 PCT MSB +SBA]

Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System
Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System
Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System
Dread Guristas Ballistic Control System

Pithum C-Type Medium Shield Booster
Pith C-Type Shield Boost Amplifier
Thukker Large Cap Battery
Multispectrum Shield Hardener II
50MN Y-T8 Compact Microwarpdrive
Missile Guidance Computer II, Missile Range Script

Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
Heavy Assault Missile Launcher II, Caldari Navy Scourge Heavy Assault Missile
[Empty High slot]

Medium Capacitor Control Circuit I
Medium Core Defense Operational Solidifier II
Medium Core Defense Operational Solidifier II

Tengu Core - Augmented Graviton Reactor
Tengu Defensive - Amplification Node
Tengu Offensive - Accelerated Ejection Bay
Tengu Propulsion - Chassis Optimization

the BC are bling but on each fit you are close to limit to they save up some nice CPU.

The 3 fits have ± 400 EHP/s, the 2PCT has the least capstable and also the highest peak rep so it’s the best in that case. However you can swap a cap rig for a solidifer on the others and it makes them have highest peak(and remain capstable without 50MN) while you can’t with the 2PCT.