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EVE Online Unveils New Ship: The Orca

Posted Fri, Oct 24, 2008 by Medeor

Not to be confused with Shamu, this Orca in mining.

The new class of ship for EVE Online is called the Orca. It is classified as a "sub capital" ship, but the pictures make it look pretty capital. It is supposed to be more affordable for use in more areas. In addition to it's role, here are the bonuses:

Role Bonus

* 250% bonus to range of tractor beams (70km)
* 100% bonus to tractor beam velocity (1km sec)
* 500% bonus to survey scanner range (~125km)
* Can fit gang mods

Industrial Command Ships Skill Bonus

* 3% bonus to effectiveness of mining foreman gang links per level
* 5% bonus to cargo capacity per level

If you want to have a look at what a hardcore mining rig looks like, stop by the latest dev blog and see if one of these beauties would fit in your garage.

Bust Out the Credit Cards: EVE Fanfest 2015 and EVE Vegas Tickets Now on Sale

It seems like the floodgates have officially opened on fan event ticket sales. If you haven't already broke the bank snagging tickets for SOE Live or BlizzCon, today CCP is giving you two more opportunities to do so as tickets have gone on sale for both EVE Vegas and EVE Fanfest 2015.

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Can’t make it down to Reykjavik, Iceland for EVE Fanfest 2014 in May? There’s an online streaming alternative.

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Wed, Apr 09, 2014

CCP reveals its plans for an epic celebration of the EVE universe at EVE Fanfest in May.

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Fri, Feb 28, 2014

The first issue of Dark Horse Comics’ new series featuring the true stories of EVE Online in comic form is now available.

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Thu, Feb 20, 2014

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