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Upon landing in the battle area, avoid the slaver ship by staying at least 30km+ away (set your distance by right clicking on the ship) from it until you are ready to fight it. The smaller ships will come for you and you can pick them off as they get in range. Once the little guys are dealt with, you want to quickly get close to the slaver ship. It has a bad close combat range which you can easily exploit by staying within 2000m. It will be a long fight but eventually you'll succeed.
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