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Monday, December 21, 2009

Dramiel Personae

When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
Cynthia Heimel

I had a feeling I wasn't the only one to figure this out.

There are a few of us pilots who've been keeping something from the rest of you. Nothing about it's abilities jump out at you when you're looking at it's stats. However a fair few of us have plugged it into EFT and found it to be an unrivaled frigate.

With an unheard of combination of speed, tank, DPS, and maneuverability: Say hello to the Dramiel.

[Dramiel, AB Tanky]
Overdrive Injector System II
Overdrive Injector System II
Damage Control II

Medium F-S9 Regolith Shield Induction
Invulnerability Field II
Coreli C-Type 1MN Afterburner
Warp Scrambler II

200mm AutoCannon II, Republic Fleet EMP S
'Arbalest' Rocket Launcher I, Caldari Navy Gremlin Rocket
200mm AutoCannon II, Republic Fleet EMP S

Small Polycarbon Engine Housing I
Small Polycarbon Engine Housing I
Small Core Defence Field Extender I

Hobgoblin II x3
Hobgoblin II x1

Start with the basics. It's a cheap fit compared to other Dramiel fits you'll see floating around. While scrammed you'll still go 2500 meters a second. Overloaded it goes 3500 meters a second. It aligns with the Afterburner off at the insane speed of 1.9 seconds. It does the same at 3.2 with it on. If single webbed, you'll go 1000 meters a second while also being in scram range of the target.

It has a 7.5k EHP tank. That includes a 69.4% shield resist to explosive. Which covers the Warrior II's that you'll most likely see sent after you.

Oh and for the hell of it, why not 187 DPS? While that's not as great as a Taranis or Daredevil, it is impressive for a frigate, and that is on top of all the other things it does well.

It is, in my opinion, the ultimate frigate heavy tackle.

I managed to pick up two Blue Prints for 70 million a little while back. I built them and I've flown them, and I love 'em.

That said, get the Dramiel for one very simple reason above all else: It is among the coolest looking ships in Eve. Seriously.


  1. Interesting setup, an a lot friendlier on the wallet. Think I might use this for my first before investing in snakes.

  2. Just remember to use a deadspace AB.

    On faction or tech 2 frigates that use an AB, you're cheating yourself not to.

    I think the Coreli-B is only 10 million too. Plus it'll fit on there with everything else over a Gisti-B.

  3. A lot of sig radius bonuses but I imagine doesn't matter with all that speed.

  4. Such a fantastic ship. Glad you're enjoying it. Zooming around at 9-10k/s with a MWD makes me feel like I'm back in the pre-speednerf days but I'm tempted to try an AB fit as well like you're suggesting.

  5. Coreli B-Type 1MN AB is nowhere to be found in contracts. I blame you.

  6. heres my question so like 15 blogs have posted the "dramiels rock fits" but considering eve is a game of many sides, has anyone found the anti-dramiel? (i still think the fed navy comet needs an overhaul)

  7. Yeah it's the C-type I use. Kinda funny that I missed that.