Rifter

Rifter

Rifter
Development

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.

Structure

Structure HitpointsStructure Hitpoints
350 HP
Max VelocityMax Velocity
355 m/sec
Inertia ModifierInertia Modifier
3.19 x
MassMass
1,067,000 kg
VolumeVolume
27289 m3
CapacityCapacity
140 m3

Fitting

powergrid Outputpowergrid Output
38 MW
Low SlotsLow Slots
3
Med SlotsMed Slots
3
High SlotsHigh Slots
4
CPU OutputCPU Output
125 tf
Launcher hardpointsLauncher hardpoints
2 hardpoints
Turret hardpointsTurret hardpoints
3 hardpoints
CalibrationCalibration
400 points
Upgrade HardpointsUpgrade Hardpoints
3 hardpoints

Capacitor

Recharge timeRecharge time
125 s
Capacitor CapacityCapacitor Capacity
250 GJ

Targeting

Maximum Targeting RangeMaximum Targeting Range
22.50 km
Max  Locked TargetsMax Locked Targets
4
LADAR Sensor StrengthLADAR Sensor Strength
8 points
Signature RadiusSignature Radius
35 m
Scan ResolutionScan Resolution
660 mm

Shield

Shield CapacityShield Capacity
450 HP
Shield Em Damage ResistanceShield Em Damage Resistance
0 %
Shield Explosive Damage ResistanceShield Explosive Damage Resistance
50 %
Shield Kinetic Damage ResistanceShield Kinetic Damage Resistance
40 %
Shield Thermal Damage ResistanceShield Thermal Damage Resistance
20 %
Shield recharge timeShield recharge time
625 s

Armor

Armor HitpointsArmor Hitpoints
450 HP
Armor Em Damage ResistanceArmor Em Damage Resistance
60 %
Armor Explosive Damage ResistanceArmor Explosive Damage Resistance
10 %
Armor Kinetic Damage ResistanceArmor Kinetic Damage Resistance
25 %
Armor Thermal Damage ResistanceArmor Thermal Damage Resistance
35 %

Miscellaneous

Tech LevelTech Level
1 Level
Rig SizeRig Size
Small
 

Blueprint

Rifter Blueprint i Rifter Blueprint

Required skills

Primary Skill required
Minmatar Frigate Minmatar Frigate I
Spaceship CommandSpaceship Command I

Variations

Tech I
i Rifter
Tech II
i Jaguar
i Wolf

Contents

Summary

The Rifter is the top tier combat ship of the Minmatar race. It is an extremely 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. Often hailed as the best T1 PvP frigate by pilots, the Rifter is possibly one of the most popular T1 frigates to fly.

The Rifter in PvP

The Rifter is considered to be one of the best (if not the best) T1 combat frigate of choice for PvP activities. With its ability to fit an impressive amount of weapons, essential PvP modules, and a strong armor tank the Rifter is a first pick for PvP frigate combat by many pilots, new and experienced.

See Also

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Minmatar Starships

Frigates Tech 1 Frigates: BurstSlasherVigilBreacherReaperRifterProbe | Faction Frigates: Republic Fleet Firetail
Tech 2 Assault Ships: WolfJaguar | Interceptors: StilettoClaw | Covert Ops: CheetahHound | Electronic Attack Ships: Hyena
Destroyers Tech 1 Destroyers: ThrasherTalwar
Tech 2 Interdictors: Sabre
Cruisers Tech 1 Cruisers: ScytheBellicoseStabberRupture | Faction Cruisers: Stabber Fleet IssueScythe Fleet Issue
Tech 2 Heavy Assault Ships: VagabondMuninn | Recon Ships: RapierHuginn | Heavy Interdictors: Broadsword | Logistics: Scimitar
Tech 3 Strategic Cruisers: Loki
Battlecruisers Tech 1 Combat Battlecruisers: CycloneHurricane | Attack Battlecruisers: Tornado | Faction Battlecruisers: Hurricane Fleet Issue
Tech 2 Command Ships: SleipnirClaymore
Battleships Tech 1 Battleships: TyphoonTempestMaelstrom | Faction Battleships: Typhoon Fleet IssueTempest Fleet IssueTempest Tribal Issue
Tech 2 Black Ops: Panther | Marauders: Vargur
Industrials Tech 1 Industrials: WreatheHoarderMammoth | Freighter: Fenrir
Tech 2 Transport Ships: Mastodon | Blockade Runners: Prowler | Jump Freighters: Nomad
Capitals Tech 1 Carrier: Nidhoggur | Dreadnought: Naglfar | Supercarrier: Hel | Titan: Ragnarok

Factions with unique Spacecraft

Amarr Empire Caldari State Gallente Federation Minmatar Republic Jove Empire Sisters of EVE Angel Cartel Blood Raider Covenant Guristas Pirates Sansha's Nation Serpentis Corporation