If anyone reading this also reads CrazyKinux’s Blog, CrazyKinux’s Musing, you may have noticed that he had a Myrmidon (then lost it, then got a new one). Anyway, after seeing how incredibly cool they look (come on, they do, don’t they?) I started thinking about buying one. Even though I thought about buying one a few days ago, I completely forgot until just now.
So, I was sitting in the Ishukone Station in Shesha thinking about buying a Myrmidon. While I had the money for it I was a bit hesitant to buy it as I thought about the price of all the equipment I would have to buy. Just that second I got an EVE-Mail from a player going by the name of Elles D. She was asking for a signature and was prepared to pay 30 million ISK for it. After half an hour of work in Photoshop, I sent her a link to the signature (which, if you’re curious, is here) and within 30 seconds I had an extra 30 mil in my wallet that could now go towards the Myrmidon. It’s nice when things work out so nicely, isn’t it?
So, before I left the station I thought it best to check Myrmidon prices in the area. First I checked the price history so I could decide whether I should wait or not and as you can see, the prices in the region (Tash-Murkon) had been going down at the beginning of the year and they’ve been keeping relatively steady over the last few months.
So, instead of waiting and risking the price getting higher I thought I’d better buy one. So I went onto the market data page and grabbed the cheapest one (naturally) which set me back 34,900,000 ISK. Which was still 0.44% over the regional average but to be honest, 0.44% doesn’t really make much of a difference.
After checking my wallet to check no one bought it before I did and that it went through, I assembled one of the 10 Caldari shuttles I have in my hangar (can’t beat long trips at 600m/s) and set off on my very short trip to Tash Murkon Prime (two jumps).
As usual, it was a very boring and uneventful trip but I had something to look forward to at the end.
As soon as I docked with the station I opened the “Ships” window and saw the Myrmidon. After assembling it, my first mistake was almost trashing my brand new Myrmidon. They shouldn’t have the “Trash it” button so close to the “Activate ship” button in the drop down menu.
Once I had activated it without trashing it, I was actually amazed at how good it looked. I’ve always preferred Gallente ships because of their design but this is something else.
I’ve yet to buy any guns or modules for it but that’s definitely my next step. Once I have everything fitted, it just might replace my Brutix as my primary PvP ship. I’ll need to do some research and see what the Myrmidon can do first though but we’ll see.
Now for the obligatory screen-shots of my Myrmidon on it’s maiden voyage.