Eve Online mining skills
Eve Online mining skills
Let’s start from the most important thing in Eve – skills. The following skills focused directly at mining the resources are provided in the game:
Mining is a basic skill at using mining lasers. It gives a +5% bonus to ore mining yield per each skill level.
Mining Upgrades is a skill at using mining upgrades. These are the modules that are inserted in lower slots of the ship and increase ore mining yield by several per cent.
Astrogeology gives a +5% bonus to ore mining yield per skill level, same as Mining skill.
Deep Core Mining is a skill at using deep core mining lasers intended for mining the Mercoxit (the most valuable and rare ore in Eve Online).
Ice Harvesting is a skill at using Ice Harvesters, which defines ice harvester cycle time (initially, ice mining lasts for 5 minutes, the cycle time being able to be decreased with the skill upgrade).
Gas Cloud Harvesting is a skill at using gas harvesting modules. You can run across a gas cloud only in null security space and wormholes.
Mining Drone Operations is a skill at using mining drones. They can significantly increase ore mining yield; however, you will need to persistently upgrade for a long time and use only one type of ships (Rorqual).
Mining Drone Specialization is a skill improving parameters of certain, specifically efficient mining drones.
Mining Frigate is a skill at using mining frigate (Venture), which can drastically improve its parameters.
Mining Barge is a skill at using mining barges (Procurer, Retriever, and Covetor). Their parameters depend directly on level of this skill.
Exhumers is a skill at using T2 mining barges (Skiff, Mackinaw, and Hulk). Similar to the above, Exhumer parameters are directly dependent on this skill.
ORE Industrial is a skill at using Rorqual ship. (Here you can find a example of good Rorqual character)
Industrial Command Ship is a skill at using Orca ship. Bonuses this ship can give depend on level of this skill.
Capital Industrial Ship is a skill at using Rorqual ship. Bonuses this ship can give depend on level of this skill.
Mining Foreman is a skill that is enabled only when in a fleet. It increases efficiency of bonuses from Orca and Rorqual ships.
Refining is a skill that reduces refining losses by 2% per each level.
Refinery Efficiency is a skill that reduces refining losses by 4% per each level.
For more information about Eve Online Wormholes, refer to our blog entry Eve Online Mining Guide
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