Serpentis Corporation Hydroponics Site

Complex Details
Serpentis Corporation Hydroponics Site
Signature Strength 2.5% (high) 5.0% (low)
Type Unknown
DED rating 5/10
Security Lowsec
Known Regions Sinq Laison, Solitude
Pirate type Serpentis


Please note: This article needs improvement, if you come across this signature please take a moment to more fully document the ships found here.

The Serpentis Corporation Hydroponics Site is a Cosmic Signature of the DED Complex (rated 5/10) type, occupied by the Serpentis pirate faction. It can be found via exploration by probing in Highsec systems, though the frequency with which the site appears in Highsec is vanishingly low, and, much more commonly, in Lowsec systems. For location details see Pirate Faction Occupancy Chart.

The site consists of a volume of space with an acceleration gate and contains various structures and their defending pirates. Using the gate allows access to other areas within the site. 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.

This site's acceleration gate allows only Battleship class ships or lower and their Tech 2 equivalents to enter the site.

The location of this complex can be received as an escalation from a Cosmic Anomaly, in particular, the Serpentis Den. Upon such a discovery, the following message appears:

"Your scanner has picked up a transmission originating from a nearby system. It would be wise to investigate this mysterious signal further"

Message when warping into the Complex:

"The Serpentis are doing quite well for themselves in the narcotics department. Trafficking sites are bustling with activity - and security. Security forces should be mindful of any Sarpati family enforcers.
DED Threat Assessment: 5 of 10"

Room 1

Defenders (~26km, Auto-aggro)
21 x (Frigate) Coreli Defender/Protector
7 x (Cruiser) Corelum Cheif Infantry/Cheif Sentiel
2 x (Battlecruiser) Corelatis Squad Leader/Wing Leader
2 x (Battleship) Core Rear Admiral
1 x (Battleship) Core Flotilla Admiral (Sensor Dampening)
Structures
1 x Acceleration Gate (40km) (Leads to Room2) (Unlocks when all defenders are destroyed)
more?

Room 2

"Analysis: Whatever the Serpentis are getting out of these asteroids, it must be an integral component of their product. There's enough equipment here to support a small planetary nation."
Defenders (~21km, Auto-aggro)
6 x (Frigate) Coreli Defender/Protector
3 x (Destroyer) Corelior Soldier/Trooper
5 x (Cruiser) Corelum Chief Defender/Chief Infantry/Chief Sentinel
11 x (Battlecruiser) Corelatis Squad Leader/Wing Leader
8 x (Battleship) Core Admiral/Rear Admiral
3 x (Battleship) Core Flotilla Admiral/Vice Admiral (Sensor Dampening)
Structures
1 x Acceleration Gate (~43km) (Leads to Room3) (Unlocks when all defenders are destroyed)
more?

Room 3

"Enemy Detected: It's not every day you get to meet and kill an enforcer for the Sarpati family. Looks like you get to today."

There are three Stasis Towers (see below) about 35-45km from the warp in point that grab you straight away. The incoming damage while webbed is quite high so have a plan for this in advance.

Defenders (~30km)
9 x (Sentry) Tower Sentry Serpentis II
2 x (Sentry) Serpentis Light Missile Battery
1 x (Sentry) Serpentis Heavy Missile Battery
1 x (Sentry) Serpentis Cruise Missile Battery
3 x (Sentry) Serpentis Stasis Tower (Stasis Webifier)
11 x (Frigate) Coreli Initiate/Defender/Protector/Scout
1 x (Destroyer) Corelior Trooper
9-10 x (Cruiser) Corelum Chief Defender/Chief Infantry/Chief Sentinel
5-6 x (Battleship) Core High Admiral/Rear Admiral
1 x (Overseer Battlecruiser) Sarpati Family Enforcer (Shadow Serpentis ?) (Triggers Completion Message) (wreck contains 18th Tier Overseer's Personal Effects and may contain Pithum/Corelum B-Type Modules, Shadow Serpentis Modules, and Vigilant BPC)
Structures
? Please List.

Completion Message:

"Enforcer Eliminated: That was fun. You can be sure the Sarpati family has heard about this and written your name down somewhere.
Oh well. Time to collect his loot."

Bounties, Loot, & Rewards

Total bounty payout for the pirates in this site is approximately ? ISK. The 18th Tier Overseer's Personal Effects is worth about 40 million ISK.

Furthermore, the site's overseer may carry valuable Pithum B-Type Modules, Shadow Serpentis Modules, and Vigilant Blueprint Copies. Listed below are some examples of Modules known to be found at the site:

Pithum B-Type EM Ward Amplifier
Pithum B-Type Medium Shield Booster
Corelum B-Type Energized Kinetic Membrane
Corelum B-Type Energized Explosive Membrane
Corelum B-Type Energized EM Membrane
Corelum B-Type Energized Thermic Membrane
Corelum B-Type Medium Armor Repairer
Corelum B-Type Medium Remote Armor Repairer
Shadow Serpentis Armor Thermic Hardener
Shadow Serpentis Kinetic Plating
Vigilant Blueprint Copy
Please build upon this list.


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additional source:
http://de.sistersprobe.wikia.com/wiki/Serpentis_Corporation_Hydroponics_Site