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First 3 days

n00b Stage ~9.4hrs

Learning (to lvl 1)Spatial Awareness (to lvl 1)Spaceship Command (to lvl3)Destroyer (to lvl 1)Instant Recall (to lvl 1)Analytical Mind (to lvl 1)
  • Learning; Spatial; Spaceship(3); Destroyer; Instant; Analytical

WEALTHY COMMONERS                                     This stage involves Mnemonic (1000pts;mem9/int9;13.5ppm) and Combat (7335pts;per7/wil11;12.5ppm) class skills - Since this stage deals with complex moderate lvl skills, now is the time to start learning skills...training learning to lvl1 will take 18.5 minutes and will shave 11.5 minutes off the ship training; training 'Spatial Awareness' to lvl1 takes 18.2 minutes and would shave an additional 42.6 minutes off the ship training (synergy with learning compounded). Don't bother training perception or willpower to lvl2, you won't save any more time off training. Subtotal times: 36.7 Learning and Spatial; 532.7 Starship and Destroyer; 35.1 Instant Recall and Analytical Mind -- Total time: 604.5 BORDER RUNNERS                                            This stage involves Mnemonic (1000pts;mem6/int8;10ppm) and Combat (7335pts;per13/wil5;15.5ppm) class skills. - Since this stage deals with complex moderate lvl skills, now is the time to start learning skills...training learning to lvl1 will take 25 minutes and will shave 9.3 minutes off the ship training; training perception to lvl1 would take 24.5 minutes and would shave an additional 28.1 minutes off the ship training (synergy with learning compounded). As you can see, the learning skills for ni-kunni to help with combat skills doesn't pay off like it does for the true Amarrs. subtotal times: 49.5 Learning and Spatial; 435.8 Starship and Destroyer; 46.8 Instant Recall and Analytical Mind -- Total time: 518.6Going for a quick lvl1 in initial learning skills, you boost your spacecmd up to lvl3 in order to learn destroyer skill. Once there you can mount, initially, 3 mining lasers. Your goal is 5 Xecls on a coercer, before you head for Maller...

XeCL mining laser; The XeCL mining laser is your friend. It's average market price is 200k isk. Invest in these puppies, and you'll do well. The next level down is the Gaussian mining laser (it's quite cheap)

Initiate Stage ~13.4hrs

Electronics (to lvl 3)Basic Co-processorEngineering (to lvl 2)Electronics Upgrades (to lvl 1)Co-processor ITargeting (to lvl 2)
  • Electronics(3); Basic Co-P; Engnrng(2); Elect.Up; Co-Processor; Targeting(2)

WEALTHY COMMONERS                                     This stage involves Analytic (11081pts;Int10/Mem10;15.3pts*) class skills - Since this starter kit gets Engineering lvl1, this shaves a bit of time off - Training any of the learning skills to lvl2 would take 76.1 minutes, so there's no way to save any time -- Total time: 724.2BORDER RUNNERS                                            This stage involves Analytic (11331pts;Int9/Mem7;12.75pts*) class skills - Training any of the learning skills to lvl2 would take 91.4 minutes, so there's no way to save any time  -- Total time: 888.7This is the push for 5 XeCL mining lasers on a coercer. Don't worry about getting learning skills past lvl1. At this stage you'll lose time better spent getting that 4th and 5th mining laser. You'll find targeting skill handy, since the more roids you can maintain a target lock on, the less micromanaging you have to do while mining. Don't bother about weapon upgrades (it only saves cpu requirements on slot3 combat items)

Veteran Stage ~56hrs

Instant Recall (to lvl 2)Analytic Mind (to lvl 2)Learning (to lvl 2)Mining (to lvl 4)Spatial Awareness (to lvl 2)Iron Will (to lvl 2)
  • Instant(2); Analytic(2); Learning(2); Mining(4); Spatial(2); Iron(2)

WEALTHY COMMONERS                                     This stage involves Mnemonic (50830pts;Mem10/Int10;15.3ppm*) class skills - Hopefully, you've been training mining skill during dead periods...Of course, training the learning skills will save time here. Training 'Instant Recall' takes 76.1 minutes and saves 207.6 off total time; Training 'Analytical Mind' takes 71.4 minutes and saves 94.4 additional; Training 'Learning' takes 69.2 minutes and saves 58.1 additional. Subtotal times: 216.7 Instant, Analytic and Learning; 2622.7 Mining; 138.4 Spatial and Iron will -- Total time: 2977.8BORDER RUNNERS                                            This stage involves Mnemonic (50830pts;Mem7/Int9;11.73ppm*) class skills -  Hopefully, you've been training mining skill during dead periods...Of course, training the learning skills will save time here.  Training 'Instant Recall' takes 99.3 minutes and saves 346.7 off total time; Training 'Analytical Mind' takes 91.4 minutes and saves 153.3 additional; Training 'Learning' takes 87.9 minutes and saves 73.4 additional.  Subtotal times: 278.6 Instant, Analytic and Learning; 3328.8 Mining; 175.8 Spatial and Iron will -- Total time: 3783.2At this point you're thinking about the Maller. You'll need Mining lvl4 for the miner laser tech2, in order to take advantage of the Maller's huge cpu allotment...during the training you'll begin to notice your coercer's cargo hold in danger of bursting. At lvl4 mining, 5 xecl mining lasers pump out 282m3/min, so don't be tempted to train science for astrogeology until the maller arrives.

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