Just a short one this week. There was again surprisingly little going on.
Lots of honorable mentions this week!
There was this badly-fit Tengu that violated the first rule of Rancer ("Don't fly anything expensive in Rancer."). Then there was this badly-fit Tengu that amuses the hell out of me for reasons those in the know will understand. It even died in high-sec! Sorry about that, ISD Suvetar. ;-) People keep flying unscouted freighters through Uedama for reasons I will never understand. And finally, the loot fairy is 43 PLEXes richer.
But no, for kill of the week, I'm going to go with this, even if I'm a little late:
Suicide is a terrible thing. Naglfars and Phoenixes are widely regarded as the worst dreadnoughts in EVE. Matter of fact, they're now considered so bad that some FCs don't even want to see them on the field: an unsieged Moros does more damage than a Phoenix in some situations. The only people willing to buy the things either insist on fire sale prices, are only buying them to complete the set, or both. These days, know how you can get the most ISK out of your bad investment in a Nag or Phoenix? Either self-destruct the thing or help out your corp or alt with an expensive -- and potentially hysterical -- KM... after buying the insurance, of course. It's got a bad return on investment, but it's often better than nothing.
This one made me smile because it was announced in dev-post just today that CCP Fozzie is taking time out of his busy sub-cap rebalancing work to take a tiny bit of pity on the poor Nag. Short version: it's getting its missile launchers pulled and getting a 50% damage bonus to its guns. This solves the dual-weapon problem the Nag has had since forever. More interestingly, it instantly vaults the Nag into the place of second-best dread right behind the Moros. It arguably might even be better since Nag damage is tuneable.
Needless to say, someone pretty instantly bought 35 Naglfars today. Pity the poor guy that committed suicide in his, right?
Hey Fozzie? You missed a spot.
Number of dead super-caps this week: 1
Only one this week, but it was a pretty impressive one, this Ragnarok. Looks like this one was pretty straightforward: PURPLE HELMETED WARRIORS watched this guy log out and got a fairly reliable scanner hit on his safespot. Lots and lots of patience to wait this guy out to log back in was all that was required to finish off the scan, warp in a hictor or two and finish the job. The interesting part of this kill are all the neut Tempests... ;-) Congrats on the kill, guys!
But that's it, unfortunately...