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Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 645
# 1 how do you gus get SO much EC?
07-17-2014, 07:11 PM
just reading thru the forums, and seeing posts mentioned of you guys having like 250/300 mil ec!

how on earth do you even grind that much, to get big ec I just sell keys, but to get that much for my method would have you grinding dil for years!

so how do you do it
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Captain
Join Date: Aug 2013
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# 2
07-17-2014, 07:13 PM
A lot of people not only sell keys, but also vendor trash and (sometimes) items from Lockboxes.
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# 3
07-17-2014, 07:19 PM
iv found buying stuff on the exchange (before prices jumped) cheaper than lockboxes,

I have opened 300+ lockboxes, I get losts of mirror universe stuff and lockbox trash, but nothing worthwhile, I remember I got a plas leach once, but in 300+ boxes that is the highest grade item I have ever gotten from a lockbox.

on payday, I used to treat myself to 50 keys and a lockbox opening session, I quickly gave up and started selling the keys to get stuff.

suffice to say I have stopped, I don't know how you guys even get anything from those gambleboxes
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Republic Veteran
Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 4
07-17-2014, 07:21 PM
Well with the nerfs basically the only option to make good EC is to maybe...and this is a big maybe craft and hope you get really lucky...or use those paydays and sell 50 keys.
Captain
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 3,158
# 5
07-17-2014, 07:21 PM
Rule of Acquisition #1: Once you have their money, you never give it back.

The key to acquiring EC is to understand that pretty much all of it has to be taken from another player. And that once you have it, you never give it back. Buying things is giving that money back. Don't do that. Like you said, you ain't rich.
Lt. Commander
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 203
# 6
07-17-2014, 07:21 PM
I got the 200 mil I needed for my Wells with tons of keys bought with dilithium zen, contraband from my KDF char, vendor trash(mainly warp cores, shields, deflectors and engines), and admiral bobo
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Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 7
07-17-2014, 07:21 PM
KDF is love, KDF is life.
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So inhumane superweapons, mass murder, and canon nonsense is okay, but speedos are too much for some people.
Captain
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,001
# 8
07-17-2014, 07:27 PM
Have 10 or 20 characters farm for nothing but contraband and romulan boff's


Then supplement with sometimes getting a good drop from STF on characters you actually play, if you play.

But of cours with the new doff interface the whole game is in danger
Captain
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,086
# 9
07-17-2014, 08:04 PM
get a 10k dps warship, sit it in a foundry ec farm and you'd get 700-1000k a pop




not sure how much the 30k dspers get
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Captain
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 514
# 10
07-17-2014, 08:46 PM
Support clusters -> Refugees
Convert refugees to doffs via the refugee to <planet> missions
Sell doffs.

You'll occasionally get purple doffs from support missions who you can't sell.
Grind them to blue, and sell those.

The Caitian flight training's also a good source of doffs to sell.

(Greens go into the various exchange programs in Cardassian space.)
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