Drone Herd

Anomaly Details
Drone Herd
Type Cosmic Anomaly
Security 0.0
Known Regions All Regions
Pirate type Rogue Drones
Pirate Detection Array
Lvl 1  ??
Lvl 2  ??
Lvl 3  ??
Lvl 4  ??
Lvl 5  ??

The Drone Herd is a Class 7, Level 1 Cosmic Anomaly occupied by the Rogue Drones . It can be found via exploration in Nullsec systems. For location details see Pirate Faction Occupancy Chart.

The site consists of a volume of space with no acceleration gate and contains various structures and their defending drones. When attacked, the defenders may send multiple waves of reinforcements. Each group's appearance is triggered by the destruction of members of the previous group. The names and amount of ships listed may vary slightly, but will always be of Battleship class or smaller. There are two variations of the site.

Warp-in Message:

"Rogue Drone Attack: This Mining Facility has been attacked and overrun by Rogue Drones. Little evidence remains of previous inhabitation except the empty halls, ripped up and exposed to the void."

Variation 1 (Asteroid Colony)

Initial Defenders
2-3 (Elite Cruiser) Strain Atomizer/Bomber/Disintegrator/Nuker Alvum
2-3 (Battlecruiser) Defeater/Enforcer Alvatis
Wave 2
2-3 (Elite Cruiser) Strain Atomizer/Bomber/Disintegrator/Nuker Alvum
2-3 (Battlecruiser) Crippler/Striker Alvatis
Wave 3
2-3 (Battlecruiser) Crippler/Defeater/Enforcer/Exterminator/Siege/Striker Alvatis
2-3 (Battleship) Alvus Controller/Swarm Preserver Alvus
Wave 4
3-4 (Destroyer) Dismantler/Marauder/Predator/Ripper/Shatter Alvior
3-5 (Battlecruiser) Defeater/Enforcer Alvatis (Trigger)
1-2 (Battleship) Domination Alvus/Spearhead Alvus
Wave 5
2-3 (Cruiser) Atomizer/Bomber/Disintegrator/Nuker Alvum
2-3 (Battleship) Domination Alvus/Spearhead Alvus
Faction Commander/Boss
1 (Command) Spearhead Alvus

Most anomalies will have a small chance to have a Faction Commander. Be on the lookout, and please report if you see one.

Confirmed on 07/10/2014 Sentient Spearhead Alvus spawned drones component looted ( Sentient Drone Damage amplifier and Sentient tracking link ).

Structuers (no loot)
1 x Asteroid Colony

Variation 2 (Ancient Ruin)

Initial Defenders
2-3 x (Destroyer) Dismantler/Ripper/Shatter/Shredder Alvior
2-3 x (Battlecruiser) Crippler/Striker Alvatis
Wave 2
2-3 x (Cruiser) Atomizer/Bomber/Disintegrator/Nuker Alvum
2-3 x (Battlecruiser) Exterminator/Siege Alvatis
Wave 3
1-2 x (Destroyer) Dismantler/Marauder/Predator Alvior
1-2 x (Battleship) Domination/Spearhead Alvus
Wave 4
2-3 x (Battlecruiser) Defeater/Enforcer/Exterminator/Striker Alvatis
2-3 x (Battleship) Domination/Spearhead Alvus
Wave 5
2-3 x (Battleship Commander) Sentient Alvus Controller/Preserver Alvus (wreckage may produce Tech 2 salvage?)
Structuers (no loot)
1 x Ancient Ruin

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