The Excavator line of ships focuses on mining duties. Its lucrative mining perk means it can find pure commodities more often and its reasonable speed of 0.3 LYs and hold space of 100 Mgs makes it a perfect pocket miner. The mark eight has slightly more power and fuel capacity and a longer jump range of 30 lightyears.
Availability: Horizon Heavy Industries
Shield: 500 ZWs
Hull: 400 GPa
Power: 4.2 ZWs
Speed: 0.30 LY/m
FTL Range: 30 LYs
FTL Charge Time: 1 minutes
Maximum Fuel: 170.0 LYs
Hold: 500 Mgs
Customisable Rooms: 0
Can Land: No
Ship Docking: No
Length: 156 m
Width: 167 m
Cost: 128,000 credits
Skill Requirement: Mining Craft 22.
Crew Requirement: 0
Guild Requirement: None.
Passive Perk: Lucrative Mining
Lucrative mining gives a higher chance of discovering exotic cargo while mining.
Mining role ships automatically double all mining yields.
This ship does not grant any cards upon purchase.
Flight Time Units
As you use a ship for its intended purpose you will accumulate flight time units (FTUs) which can viewed in the tactical window. Once the FTUs reach 100% you will be awarded an upgraded version of the ship (if one is available), parked at a specified location.
The progression path for this ship is: Excavator Mk VIII
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