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# 1 best way to make EC?
02-06-2013, 11:12 PM
im lvl 50 so i can do everything but i was wondering whats the best way to make EC quickly? PVP? or the breen missions that allow you to sell the mods for 100k each?
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Join Date: Oct 2012
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# 2
02-06-2013, 11:21 PM
Tour the Galaxy; selling loot from Foundry missions; Starbase 24; Mk XII purple consoles from Children's Toys... When you have the capital, taking advantage of the fluctuating market during key sales or lockbox events is a good idea too.
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# 3
02-07-2013, 12:04 AM

Do the Dilithium mining every day. Get good enough to get rare particle traces. If you get the good ones and have more than one character active, you can get a couple of hundred thousand for little effort on the exchange.

Grind dilithium. Buy Zen. Buy keys amd fleet support packs. Sell on the exchange.

Do a grinder mission in the foundry. They shoot back now but you should be able to get some good drops to sell.
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Last edited by twg042370; 02-07-2013 at 12:25 AM.
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# 4
02-07-2013, 12:10 AM
Buy my e-book. " Your money is my money so paw it over. " The Gorn edition.

Or..............sell to the Defari Outpost 3. Better prices then recycling using the replicator on unwanted exchange items.

Seriously buy the book. =3
Career Officer
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 45
# 5
02-07-2013, 12:27 AM
Originally Posted by crashdragon View Post
Or..............sell to the Defari Outpost 3. Better prices then recycling using the replicator on unwanted exchange items.
Fixed in 2010:
Survivor of Romulus
Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 6
02-07-2013, 12:41 AM
Originally Posted by minerk View Post
its still better than recycling through the rep.....just sold a deflector and shield for 29,375 (or so) ec each....the rep price was 23,575 (or so) ec each

Originally Posted by borticuscryptic View Post
I find this line of replies sadly hilarious. We put a lot of work into the massive list of fixes/changes above, and ya'll are hung up on the ability to skip our content. =p
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# 7
02-07-2013, 03:12 AM
It is better than the replicator, but it's 50%. The same as almost every non-civilian vendor in the game - the ground equpiment vendor on ESD is pretty convenient, as are several equipment vendors near the beam in point on DS9.
Lt. Commander
Join Date: Nov 2012
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# 8
02-07-2013, 07:38 AM
The foundry grinders are pretty decent. In Battleship Royal Rumble I can typically earn 400-500k ec out of it. I would highly recommend DOFFing aggressively if you can. If you get good at it you can dump some of the better DOFFs on the exchange that aren't bound, but keeping a steady stream of missions running helps with the cash flow. I would specifically recommend looking at engineering missions -- there are research upgrade missions for all the space and ground items that are 8 hours long. If you have halfway decent DOFFs you usually get a blue quality --- which is good vendor trash.
Career Officer
Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 9
02-07-2013, 07:42 AM
Selling loot for EC.

Open the Dilithium store, click on special items on the left then click on sell. 50% from anywhere in game.
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# 10
02-07-2013, 07:46 AM
I think the special items tag might be only 40%. But if you go to ship equipment, then the hanger tab and then sell, that I know is 50%, unless they changed something. Always do a quick check of the price of the item and make sure youa re getting 50%.
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