And we’re not just providing a single guide, but a range of options to fit your time, knowledge level, and content consumption needs. We’re good like that. We’ll start you off with a written guide, before sharing a quick five-minute explainer, a detailed 20-minute walkthrough, and finally a comprehensive two-and-a-half-hour stream.
“Greetings space friends and preys,
Step one: Join the faction of your choice (Angel Cartel if you follow my advice). You’ll find a very easy in-game tutorial for doing so.
Step two: Join the public ‘Angel Cartel Standing’ fleet and speak up in the fleet chat. The people there will be very happy to link you to the Discord channel for comms.
Step three: Join the Discord. You’ll find plenty of information about what’s going on, like when and where to join, trading assets, which ships to fly, etc. If a question flies through your mind, feel free to ask in the general chat or just speak up, you’ll always get a good answer.”
“If you don’t know what ship to bring, hop in a solo PvP frigate - a cheap one that you can afford to lose. Ask for a fitting in fleet chat or experiment on the website EVE Workbench. You’ll find lots of options there, and you’ll be able to copy-paste the fitting in-game very easily. Don’t forget: task plus skills equals fitting.
“The Highsec market hubs closest to the front would be Rends VI - Moon 8 - Brutor Tribe Treasury and Hek VIII - Moon 12 - Boundless Creation Factory. But be careful: Highsec isn’t a safe place for you anymore.”
“You’re now in the fleet with an FC (Fleet Commander) and a lot of other guerillas. Add the FC to your watchlist. Listen out for their orders and recommendations. Try to get as much information about the situation as you can, and just ask if you’re lost (if you’re in a sticky combat situation, keep your questions on the chat and don’t disturb comms). You can then adjust your ship based on that new info and what’s needed for the battle ahead.
“Above all of this, have fun. I’ll see you there. Fly safe.”
The video goes on to explain how new NPCs will counter bots, where to find the in-game tutorial, where to check corruption and suppression levels, the effects of corruption on neighbouring systems, how to cash in your Loyalty Points, and what you can get for them as a pirate enlistee.
While the videos above more readily fit the description of ‘guides’, Ash’s video also goes into evaluative depth on Faction Warfare and its adjacent gameplay systems. If you’re looking to really get your head around Havoc’s changes, clear your next few hours because you’ll struggle to find more expertise anywhere else.