Not an epic battle of minds and muscle between the factions here but none the less, a two-fold victory for the minmatar.

The call was made via the TLF intel channel at approximately 14:00 on the 18th of July, that a White-Lotus Alliance [Minmatar MIlitia] POS in Vard was under attack. Biohazard. was reluctant to form a fleet due to the lack of enemy fleet composition or numbers. After some rattling of the cage, some cohesive intel was delivered and the fleet began to form at 13:15. A favorite of Biohazard. and the militia, armor cruisers were called for. With a side of ECM

The intel that had been delivered included the confirmation of a Vigilant, an Omen Navy Issue, an Ashimmu, and two Guardians hitting the modules of the POS. The fleet began to grow. As we were embarking on an operational fleet with the objective of preventing the POS from going into RF. We took no chances and the fleet capped at 20 members. An exceptional form up speed for that time of the day. We were ready to roll out at just gone 14:35. I would like to add, Shirak Skunkworks were the opposing force and they have a reputation for being well organized, well skilled, and linked up to the eyeballs with OGBs. Not to mention their seemingly bottomless wallets and array of implants. This was another reason for taking a 20 man fleet against the intel delivered of 5 cruiser class ships. We were not taking any chances for something as trivial as a POS save. This is Warfare 101.

As the fleet began moving, the call was received that the enemy fleet was leaving the field. Had they heard we were forming and abandoned their siege? (this has been known to happen) From an FC and an objective point of view. This is not always a bad thing. Purely by a ‘show’ of force we have been able to complete objectives and disband enemy fleets in the past. To be able to complete those objectives with zero chance of losses, is not always a bad thing. However, this was not the case today.

Skunkworks decided to reship to larger ships to attack the tower, after incapping all the offensive POS modules with their smaller ships. (good job we went through the backdoor to Vard, and remained undetected). We remained on the move to the Vard gate as Skunkworks started showing up back on the field, trickling in a Panther, two Armageddons, a Machariel, a Cynabal, and a Vexor Navy Issue. We were in position, the warp-in was in place, and the OGBs were running.

Agharaster of the Hoplite Brigade [White Lotus] was the primary tackle, before we even jumped in, sacrificing his Hurricane to tackle a Skunkworks Machariel. A better choice could not have been made. As the main fleet landed Agharaster’s hurricane was entering structure and a secondary point on the Machariel was called. ‘Spread points and focus damage on the Mach’ was the command. One of the Armageddons was also confirmed to be tackled, the Mach is entering half shield at this point and the remaining ships have warped or taken range. We had our first catches of the day. The damage not negated by our small sig armor cruisers was quickly dealt with by our logistics wing and ECM side car.

The Machariel swiftly melted despite his best efforts to overheat everything (I know this because I had to repair all the loot) and sure enough the Armageddon was quickly dispatched afterwards, even through his FOUR tech two plates… With one hero cane loss and a handful of tackle popped, we had cleared the field, taking with us a 4.52Bil Mach…. and a strangely fit Geddon.

Machariel Kill

Battle Report

The two-fold victory came with preventing the White Lotus POS going into reinforce and downing one of the most expensive PvP Battleships in my career. Much pats on backs and ‘who got that loot’ was had on comms as we remained on field and watched the remnants of their fleet warp away.

– Maximus Decimal


  1. Kraiklyn Asatru

    Go max :)

    July 19, 2013 at 10:47 pm Reply
  2. Minnylegend

    Biohazard. on evenews +10

    July 19, 2013 at 11:12 pm Reply
  3. Dirty Rotten Sneaky Bastard

    LOL, that much bling for a PvP ship? Idiot.

    July 20, 2013 at 12:31 am Reply
    1. BadsWithIsk

      Nothing wrong with it, other than the fact that he was using it on a POS bash and allowed himself to be tackled.

      July 20, 2013 at 1:27 am Reply
    2. Wiu Ming

      don’t flame, expense is relative – to you this is excess bling, to many/most this is a good solo fit and worth every isk on a faction bs

      July 20, 2013 at 6:17 am Reply
      1. anon

        Yup and also we can work out that if Dirty Rotten Sneaky Bastard thinks this is idiotic, he is relatively space poor.
        Deduction, such a wonderful thing.

        July 20, 2013 at 11:09 am Reply
  4. shite

    Thefuck is this? Are you going to post every little thing you encounter in eve now? Just unbookmarked this website

    July 20, 2013 at 4:04 am Reply
    1. Eat shit you faggot

      Oh noes some people like what you don’t. Your life is over man!

      Fuck off you aspie.

      July 20, 2013 at 4:35 am Reply
    2. Wow

      trofi 4 u

      July 20, 2013 at 6:51 am Reply
  5. Abnormal DNS (Shirak+TMFED) vs White- Lotus) -your kidding me? Minmatar victory ?:D

    July 20, 2013 at 5:26 am Reply
  6. Titus Veridius

    Enemy fleet leaving field before fighting is always a bad thing. Objectives my ass.

    July 20, 2013 at 6:53 am Reply
  7. Acwron

    I’d rather like to know what was this wormhole massacre :

    July 20, 2013 at 9:53 am Reply
    1. acid

      High Voltage WH was invaded and from what i know (from pilots from v0lta and High Voltage) there was one big mess 😉 few alliances started colapsing to get in to this WH

      July 20, 2013 at 2:31 pm Reply
    2. Noctune Prime
      July 21, 2013 at 10:02 am Reply
  8. Secret Admirer of sexy MD

    o/ Biohazard!

    Visit us at !

    July 20, 2013 at 11:46 am Reply
    1. Maximus Decimal

      My name is Maximus Decimal, and I endorse this message.

      July 20, 2013 at 12:55 pm Reply
      1. Praying mantis01

        I heard he was ginger

        July 20, 2013 at 4:38 pm Reply
        1. Maximus Decimal

          My name is Maximus Decimal, and I do not endorse this latest message.

          July 20, 2013 at 5:55 pm Reply
  9. white lotus are shite

    White lotus are just terrible, 20v5 and still bring 2 x ecm boats, WL are so fail but they will claim pr0 pvp.

    July 20, 2013 at 12:33 pm Reply
    1. Barzhad

      Morning anus pains?

      September 1, 2013 at 9:23 am Reply
  10. disgusted by this news

    how is this news. woooow machariel please 4bil lol.

    July 20, 2013 at 3:55 pm Reply
    1. Maximus Decimal

      disgusted… lol. go drink more of shitanni’s koolaid.

      July 20, 2013 at 5:57 pm Reply
  11. hahahahahaha

    Found a picture of Maximus, he’s the one on the left wearing green.

    July 20, 2013 at 5:39 pm Reply
  12. it is a joke??

    All of this because you,ve got a Faction BS with an expensive fitt?? It’s a bit pathetic imo. Here it comes some fact:

    Member count : 148
    June kills : 986
    June losses : 1226

    Shirak Skunkworks
    Member count: 31
    June kills : 1660
    June losses : 275

    You guys have 5 times more members than Shirak and you have 20% less kills but more than 4 times more losses?? And you are proud of one single kill?? :DD And this article is on the main page of your website. :) Those guys are always flying around in Cambions, Frekis, Utus and Adrestias. Do you think they cares about a Machariel?? Day after day they using ships like that and dont scared to drop in the middle of the enemy fleet. They taking chances like 2:10 but what you guys doing is blobbing. 20 ships against 5 and you guys need ECM support to win and your killboard is a page of EPIC FAILS! 😀 Which is something you should work on it in the future but for the god. WHY ARE YOU SO PROUD of it? Never seen you to take 1:1 or even 2:1. To be honest I’m surprised to see you guys to took a 4:1 (with ecm :D) chance and brought your fleet against 5 cruisers. What a coward gang lol. :D) I wasnt there at that time but i was laughing a lot on this story when i heard about your “courage”! :) Make sure guys you will keep this ratio of kill:losses and give so much fun as you did it before. 😀 What an achivement lol… 😀
    Pls visit our territory as many times you can in the future we like to kill your noobs against the odds… :)

    July 21, 2013 at 6:03 am Reply
    1. Maximus Decimal

      dude, ur so mad, awesome, and not ‘all of this because of faction BS kill’, if you notice… the title of the piece is to do with the tower, that was the objective… hence ‘Operation Lotus Tower’… the tastey Machariel was just an added bonus and a little twist to the story. btw why you all cry about ECM umadbro?

      July 21, 2013 at 6:49 am Reply
      1. yep he is mad

        Guess someone took this game way too serious xD

        July 21, 2013 at 4:46 pm Reply
      2. scrub lord

        O gawd you so bad, he has a massuve point your just farming alts or at least I would hope with how bad you suck at pvp.

        July 22, 2013 at 9:57 pm Reply

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