The Rifter is a very powerful combat frigate and can easily tackle the best frigates out there. It has gone through many radical design phases since its inauguration during the Minmatar Rebellion. The Rifter has a wide variety of offensive capabilities, making it an unpredictable and deadly adversary.
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Shield Em Damage Resistance
Shield Explosive Damage Resistance
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Armor Em Damage Resistance
Armor Explosive Damage Resistance
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Minmatar Frigate I
Spaceship Command I
The Rifter is the top tier combat ship of the Minmatar race. It is a flexible ship, with a balanced layout of 4/3/3, enabling to fit many different kinds of modules and fill in a large amount of roles.
The Rifter in PvP
The Rifter once was considered to be one of the best (if not the best) T1 combat frigate of choice for PvP activities. This changed after the the whole T1 frigate line was rebalanced in the Inferno and following expansions, though after spending some time on the other side of the balance cycle it had it's bonus changed from tracking to fall off range and around a year later it received minor buffs to fitting.
It can be either shield or armor tanked, though if it is shield tanked it will not be able to fit the web/point/prop mod combo. It's fall off bonus helps it apply damage at a wide range, so being able to dictate range well is important to success.
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Rifter with new turret animations
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