Greedy Goblin

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

December ratting data

Like in November, I processed the downloaded Dotlan data for December 2015. Let's see the ratting charts first:
The Frostline content once again boosted ratting numbers in all zones. We can expect such content to arrive bi-monthly.

There isn't much interesting here, except for the collapse of Querious ratting due to the arrival of Pandemic Horde.

Now there is something to see here: Goons, FCON and TNT lost lots of rats, while various Russian entities and renters increased their performance.

The Emporium (formerly CFC) ratting dropped a lot, only a few months seen worse data and those were a year ago. It's hard to not link this to the very high home losses and the departure of ratter/ganker corp BAT. It's early to say "the collapse has begun", but it's definitely a good sign.

8 comments:

Zax said...

"It's hard to not link this to the very high home losses and the departure of ratter/ganker corp BAT. It's early to say "the collapse has begun", but it's definitely a good sign."

Which in your opinion is the biggest cause?

Moa ganking, or BAT leaving?

Gevlon said...

It's impossible to tell from this data how much the remaining BAT members used to rat, so I can't answer.

Stan vanderVille said...

Hi Goblin,

CONDI, FCON, TNT are deployed to lowsec. LAWN wasn't. Clearly visible in the numbers. No increased anti imperium activities visible in december, at least in-game.

Endie said...

The two industrial-scale ratters in Bat - 30ish characters between them - stayed in Goonswarm: one went to waffe and the other to dokdo, who will now be able to hand out supercaps to members like we did, as a result.

Since I know you like statistics, the combined ratting income (judged through tax take for November) from the 47 people who came with Bat Country was, in total, rather less than that of either one of those two people. I honestly don't think you can attribute any long-term change in Deklein ratting (as oppose to a week or so's dip while people moved around) to our departure: keen ratters don't leave the best space in the game for nomadic alliances that don't hold space.

Anonymous said...

I know you're still running with the whole "emporium" joke, but you do realise that actually means that you aren't showing up on search data when people look up info about the Imperium, right?

Anonymous said...

Or, you know, December and November ratting losses could be because holiday vacations and such... but then again that's common sense and not allowed on this blog.

Gevlon said...

Someone with common sense would notice that total nullsec ratting increased, just Emporium ratting dropped.

99smite said...

Hmm...

Should it really be that the "gorilla warfare" ganking of MoA begins showing results?

Hard to tell, but, man, wouldn't that be something?