(Sorry for mispelled words and syntax errors, English isn't my native language. Russian version of this guide you can find in Guides and Strategies.)
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Good day, Admirals!
Eclipse Corp is greetings to You in our High Fleet University)
Today we will study a ways to handle with such great tool as Eclipse fleet. Our Engineers did all they can to make such tactically agile and powerful ships in your hands.
Sit down, please. Take a rest) The journey begins...
p.s. all text above is my humble opinion of using Eclipse fleet in PvP and PvE matches
What we have at the beginning?
If Player decided to create his first fleet as Eclipse, he will receive very agile and median fleet without much perfection in armor or shields. Eclipse ships are all median in that hand. They can successfully handle an rocket fits, laser fits and cannons fits without much disbalance in some of them.
First roster consist of 2 Logan, 1 Eureca, 2 Eagle and 2 Hope. Also, You will receive a base roster of Blueprints, which is wide in all roles and can successfully handle any situation on battlefield. Any long range guns at the beginning don't avaliable, just a simple roster. In future Eclipse will progress with such a weapons, and will be very powerful in comparision to classmates of other factions.
First and must important task to your fleet must be farm of IGC and attraction of new Blueprints to your roster. Higher priority is to receive new weapons and weapon Blueprints. Best way to do this - play PvE mode Survival. Much fun and lot of IGC :)
You can make an another Eclipse fleet to PvE sessions (because the PvE roster would be some different from PvP. The higher progression with BP - more the difference in rosters)
Max cap to PvE mode - 50 ships in fleet, with no limits to points. Max wave - 40 (maybe, would be raise in future)
No win in Survival allowed)
First run can be made with stock fleet. You can easily handle 2-3 wave, with some skill - 5-6 waves, with some luck - 8-9 waves)
Main task in all battles - point control. More point You can control == more Warp-Points You can recieve == more ships You can involve in battle
Second important moment in Survival - DO NOT UPGRADE THE POINTS!
Really, enemy won't attack them, if the wouldn't be upgraded) Just a tip)
I prefer to use one frigate, with Shift make his course to capture all points.
There is one tip tacticks with missiles fits. You can succesfully handle about 9-10 wave with single missile-fitted ship) Eureca is example of this, I've already posted a proof of that words)
Next post i will talk about ships and preferred fits to me. Stay tuned)
Thanks for reading!