2nd Blood Raider Sotiyo Reinforced

Rhivre 2017-05-25

In the early afternoon of May 25 the second Blood Raider Sotiyo was reinforced by 4 pilots from Dream Fleet <DRF>.

The Sotiyo had spawned in the system of Z-M5A1 in Period Basis and was located on May 24 by Jebi Vjetar from Ushra’khan.

On May 25,  Jebi had just woken up, and logged in his character in the system, when he saw the structure was at 97%, so he began to stream it.

The pilots came in initially in a Nyx and two Hels and were later joined by a Vendetta in shooting the structure.

They were able to tank the NPCs relatively easily and warp out when they took too much damage, warping back in to continue shooting.  Jebi told us that he thought they could have done it with two ships if they did not mind losing more fighters, as it was, they lost only 3 fighters using the 4 ships.

The final timer will be around 1230 May 26, so it will be interesting to see how this plays out, especially given that it is out of the more popular time zones.

You can see the VOD of the fight here

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  • Moomin Amatin

    From one extreme to another. It will be interesting to see what happens tomorrow.

    May 25, 2017 at 2:10 PM
    • Rhivre Moomin Amatin

      Yep, the timing is well chosen, 90 mins after downtime there is not a lot going on. Will be interesting to see who turns up.

      May 25, 2017 at 2:23 PM
      • Rammel Kas Rhivre

        It’s Russian space, and they are Imperium allies as it was with the previous one. So they will run it.

        May 25, 2017 at 2:39 PM
        • Rhivre Rammel Kas

          It wasn’t whether the Sov holders turn up, it was whether any opposing forces turn up, or whether they will be able to solo it in a super.

          May 25, 2017 at 7:19 PM
          • Rammel Kas Rhivre

            Oh I see… as in Imperium is not involved necessarily would the likes of grr gons make an effort? (And yes there are some rabit types who froth at the mouth… even so many years later…)

            Would Imperium arrive to 3’rd party on such people? I think The Mittani has made our KOS rankings clear enough. But I don’t necessarily see Imperium on grid with that thing unless our allies ask us to. It’s their show. Their FC will make that call. Far more likely to get ganked by Imperium on the gates going to/from the event.

            May 26, 2017 at 9:02 AM
  • The Blood Raider plan was to try and hide from Goons deeper in Period Basis I guess. That Omir Sarikusa is a deep thinker.

    May 25, 2017 at 2:33 PM
  • Pew Pew

    Why are these Sotiyo’s so weak? They’re being killed by punishers and now by 4 ships? That is so lame.

    They should have been super formidable. People are going to be bored of them in a couple of weeks. After that it’s going to be just farming.

    Think BIG CCP. Think they drop 100 titans on your if you bring even a single dread. Make these things scary. Make them exciting. Make it so the first kill goes down in EVE lore.

    Not this flimsy crap.

    May 25, 2017 at 2:37 PM
    • Bill Bones Pew Pew

      The Punisher thing was specially lame since Drifters already suffered the same issue with being killed by frigates, until their tracking was improved to effectively hit anything they locked.

      CCP will never learn. A single scripted mission may be walkthroughed in the first hour at Sisi, but endless players will enjoy it whether they read or don’t the walkthrough. Instead of that, CCP delivers superexpensive, hypersophisticate AI toys which players will break in a week and turn them into laughable “gimme bacon” buttons.

      KISS, CCP. Keep It Simple, Stupid CCP.

      May 25, 2017 at 9:59 PM
    • Delete PvE.

      May 26, 2017 at 5:31 AM
  • Daito Endashi

    Here’s to hope CCP buffs the Sotiyo’s

    May 25, 2017 at 3:41 PM
  • Casey Patterson

    Next thing you know the 2nd Blood Raider Sotiyo will probably be destroyed by a fleet of rookie ships. 🙁

    May 25, 2017 at 5:24 PM
  • Rhivre

    Thanks for the correction Joe. I was half expecting it to be found by Imperium again. I was also half expecting this one to spawn in Delve.

    May 25, 2017 at 7:19 PM