Other Tips and Tricks
Sometimes, Seals find resources or tools that are useful to share, that we think are worth sharing. However, these don't exactly fit well in other categories or on other pages. This page contains a few resources that we've found over our time in the Galaxy.
Please keep in mind, this page contains links to resources the Seals are not responsible for and have no control over their content. Please contact us with any questions or concerns, and be careful about what sites you visit on the web.
Charts and Graphs
Ship Size Chart
Source: View on the Elite Dangerous Blog (Wayback Machine)
Stellar Object Scan Chart
Stellar Object Value Calculation (Approximate)
Source: Fleetcomm Discord Bot
Efficiency Target Plotter
Reddit and Forum Guides
Unlocking Engineers quickly:
Finding Escape Pods:
Material Engineering Database:
When it comes to the Seals, one of the most important people to have around during Code Blacks is our miners.
iMU mining guide. All things mining:
Hotspot overlap locator tool:
To find the best selling price of painite:
|Laser Size||Factor||Power Usage|
Broken Canopy Navigation
Down to Earth Astronomy Program: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Q0Ffy3ZkS6b3-GGcPVAFCPIQbTBjXEXo
Video about the software: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPAjvogRp2o
Neotron’s program: https://github.com/neotron/EDPathFinder/tree/1.3.0
Technical Guides and Tools
Keybind Backup: https://github.com/Noodles4Pasta/Save-ED-Keybinds/releases
Elite: Dangerous Ports:
These are the TCP and UDP ports in use by the game.
Other Text Guides
Mat Farming Guide
HIP 17403 A4 crashed ship
1/2 way between the 2 lower ships, sensors will roll down the hill and can be shot to get Sensor fragments. Relog and do it again.
(my favorite location, also available at the location below)
Hyades sector aq-y d81
meta alloys and thargoid mats.
Synuefe EN-H d11-96
Look for "convoy" and “ship wreckage” signal sources to find the guardian mats per Will’s post here:
Synuefe NL-N C23-4 B 3
There are two Obelisks right next to each other. Stand in between them. Scan both, relog, rinse and repeat.
Synuefe jb-g b58-6 6h
Hyades Sector DR-V c2-23 A 5
Or any high-grade signal source
HIP 12099 planet 1b
Jameson’s crashed cobra
For data mats and trade.
Outotz HD-J D9-3
Planet B 8 D Antimony.
Planet C 1 A Polonium
Planet C 1 D Ruthenium
Planet C 3 B Tellurium
Planet C 5 A Technetium.
Outotz LS-K D8-3
Planet B 5 A Yttrium
Recommended Engineering Pins
Your mileage may vary. However, for a general feel of things, this is the "Community-Suggested" pins.
Selene Jean: Armor (not HRPs, because you can taxi HRPs out and do them there)
Hera Tani: Power Plants (Armored)
Elvira Martuuk: FSD (Longrange)
The Dweller: Distributors
Professor Palin: Thrusters
Lori Jameson: Life Support (No G5s)
Juri Ishmaak: Detailed Surface Scanner
Marco Qwent: Power Plants (Overcharge up to G4)
Felicity Farseer: FSDs (Shielded)
Tiana Fortune: Sensors
Lei Chung: Shield Generators
Bris Dekker: FSD Interdictors (No G5s)
Didi Vatermann: Shield Boosters
Ram Tah: Heatsinks
The Sarge: Cannons
Broo Tarquin: Beams/Pulses/Bursts
Zacariah Nemo: Frag Cannons
Liz Ryder: Missiles or Torpedoes
Tod McQuinn: Multicannons or Rails
Bill Turner: Plasma Accelerators
Quick and Dirty Seal Ships
No Engineering, No Fluff, quick and dirty.
Ship Technical Stats
How to Get Ships Fast:
Completely subject to change.