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EVE Online: ISK Strategy Guide

By : Y Michael Xu, Y. Michael Xu
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EVE Online: ISK Strategy Guide

By: Y Michael Xu, Y. Michael Xu

Overview of this book

New Eden, a universe of beauty, destruction and unlimited potential. Take on the role of a capsuleer and forge a story and empire that spans vast regions of space that is uniquely your own. But in order to forge your story and empire, it takes ISK and lots of it. The ISK Making Guide to EVE Online teaches you the inner workings of each ISK making career choice. Learn the tricks of the pros and avoid the hidden pitfalls that await you at every turn. Learn from the experience of a seasoned EVE veteran. Starting with the more easily accessible career choices and moving on to the careers only available to the experienced capsuleers, this book takes you step-by-step as your story unfolds. Help determine the path of EVE by taking on careers like Mining and Manufacturing, the backbone of New Eden or help your empire rise above the rest by Running Missions for the corporations of your empire. The ISK Making Guide to EVE Online gives you a jump start and walks you through every ISK making career choice.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Rewards for mission running

The massive amount of ISK that can be made running missions is not your only reward. There are several other types of rewards that can be gained from missions as well. Let's take a look at what these rewards are and what they have to offer.

Time bonus and bounties

Besides the base pay of ISK for each mission, you will also be offered a time bonus, in which if you complete the mission within a given timeframe you will receive a bonus. This bonus usually comes in the form of more ISK but can also be implants and items of different quality.

NPC pirates have bounties placed on them by CONCORD, the police of New Eden, and when you destroy these pirates in kill missions you collect those bounties. It is the bounties that you collect that make level 4 kill missions so lucrative.


Be aware that any and all ISK rewards, either base pay, time bonus, or bounties over 100K will be taxed by your corporation at the set tax rate.

Loyalty points

Upon the completion of every mission...