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Grey Server is designed to bring the best of the best to a single Game World. Players can either start a brand new character, or can Transfer a character from one of the other [[Server]]s.
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Grey Server was opened on February 10, 2014, and is designed to bring the best of the best to a single Game World.
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'''Note: Green Server is now part of [[Unity Server]] and the below rules do not apply.'''
  
 
=Grey Server Rules and Features=
 
=Grey Server Rules and Features=
* "Fast Leveling" XP Bonus (at least +10%)
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* +10% Experience Bonus for PVE kills
* "Fast Leveling" [[Garrison]] [[Research]] Bonus
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* +10% [[Garrison]] [[Research]] Bonus
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* +10% Increased Loot drop rate (Treasure Bonus)
 
* [[Space Lanes]]
 
* [[Space Lanes]]
 
* 200-player [[Corporation]] member cap
 
* 200-player [[Corporation]] member cap
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** Regular accounts and [[Hardcore Mode]] accounts count separately
 
* 8-Corporation [[Alliance]] member cap
 
* 8-Corporation [[Alliance]] member cap
 
* 7-second [[Carrier]] [[Fleet Leadership Bonus]] (3.5 seconds with HyperDrive)
 
* 7-second [[Carrier]] [[Fleet Leadership Bonus]] (3.5 seconds with HyperDrive)
 
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* Better Hardcore Mode rewards
=Character Transfer to Grey Server=
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* Each account has the option to transfer a character from Red, Blue, or Green server.
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* This is not a merger! This is an optional move of your character!
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* There is no deadline to move your character; if you want to continue to develop your character on your original server, feel free to do so
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* When you type :TRANSFER into chat, the character you're playing will be permanently moved to Grey server.
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** If you do this while playing on [[Red Server]], your character will be moved from Red Server to Grey Server.
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* This will overwrite any character already on Grey server!
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* This will prevent you from transferring your character from another Server
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** If Player1 transfers from Red Server to Grey Server, he will be unable to transfer Player1 from Blue Server to Grey Server.
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* Characters on other servers will be unaffected
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* You will be placed in the [[Corporation]] you were in on the server from which your transferred (more on this below)
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==Game Progress Transferred==
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When you transfer from one server to Grey, your Game Progress will transfer too!
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* XP Gained
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* Player [[Level]]
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* Unlocked [[Ship]]s
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* Equipped [[Items]]
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* Items in your [[Inventory]]
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* Items in your [[Item Bank]]
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* [[Credits]]
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* [[Combat Points]]
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* Map Exploration
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* [[BlackDollar]] Consumables (HyperDrive, SuperCharge, etc)
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Please note: BlackDollars, [[Reward Points]] and :CLAIM points can be redeemed on '''any''' Server.
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==Game Progress Reset==
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Some statistical scoreboards will be not be transferred.  Instead, they'll remain as part of your legacy on your original Server.  These include, but are not limited to:
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* Kills
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* Deaths
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* PvP Rating
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* Top Critical
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* Garrison Kills
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* Garrison Defenses
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* Terraforming
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* Reasearch
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=Corporation Transfers=
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Corporations on Red Server, Blue Server, and Green Server will be automatically '''copied''' from their original Servers to Grey Server.
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* Corporations will be placed in the alliance in which they were on their original Servers
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* All Garrison Research will be maintained on BOTH Grey Server and the original Server
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* Garrisons will not be deployed
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* Items in the Corporation Garrison Item Bank will NOT be copied
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** Items must be withdrawn from the Garrison by a player '''before''' that player transfers his character to Grey Server
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* Credits and BlackDollars in the Corporation Bank will NOT be copied
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** Credits and BlackDollars must be withdrawn from the Corporation Bank by a player '''before''' that player transfers his character to Grey Server
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* Corporations with more than 200 members will not be restricted from accepting players that transfer from the original server
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* Corporations with more than 200 members will not be able to invite new members
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* Corporations with more than 200 members will not be able to re-invite members who leave the Corporation for any reason
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* Corporations will have the option to change their names ONCE for FREE
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* '''IMPORTANT:''' Corporations that have no members transferred to Grey may be subject to [[Corporation Purging]]
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==Your Character and Your Corporation==
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* When you transfer to Grey your character will be placed in the Corporation you were in on the server from which your transferred
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* You will hold the same rank in the Grey Corporation as you held on your original server
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** '''EXCEPTION:''' If you change corporations after the corporations are copied to Grey Server, you will be placed in your '''NEW''' corporation as a RECRUIT, no matter what your rank is on your original server
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** '''EXCEPTION:''' If you are promoted in your corporation after it is copied to Grey, you will go back to your previous rank and will need to be promoted again on Grey Server
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** '''NOTE:''' If you are demoted in your corporation after it is copied to Grey, you will keep the current (lower) rank on Grey Server
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=Alliance Transfers=
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Alliances on Red Server, Blue Server, and Green Server will automatically be '''copied''' from their original Servers to Grey Server.
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* Alliances will have the same member corporations as they did on the original Servers
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* All Terraforming progress will be maintained on BOTH Grey Server and the original Server
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* Alliance Planets will not be deployed
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* '''IMPORTANT:''' Alliances with no active Corporations may be subject to [[Alliance Purging]]
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* GREEN SERVER PLANET PROGRESS WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED! (Green Server has 3x Terraform Rates)
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=Frequently Asked Questions=
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==Grey Server Rules==
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Q: How much is the "Fast Leveling Bonus" for XP Gain?
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* A: +10% XP.
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Q: How much is the "Fast Leveling Bonus" for Garrison Research and Planet Terraforming?
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* A: +10% RU.
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Q: What are Space Lanes?
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* A: Space Lanes are 8 straight paths extending from Earth in all directions designed to make traversing the map faster.
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Q: What is the Maximum Speed of a Carrier?
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* A: Carriers themselves can be geared to move at 2.5 seconds with HyperDrive ON.
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Q: What is the Maximum Speed of a Ship following a Carrier?
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* A: If geared for it, any ship can move at 2.5 seconds with HyperDrive ON.  If not geared for it, Ships following a Carrier can move as fast as 3.5 seconds with HyperDrive ON.
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==Transferring from Other Servers==
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Q: How many alternate characters can I transfer?
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* A: Transfer as many as you'd like, once each.  You just need to decide if they're transferring from Red, Blue, or Green.
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Q: Are BlackDollars and Reward Points still accessible across all servers, including Grey?
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* A: Yes.
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Q: If I transfer my character from Red, what will happen to it on Red?
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* A: It will be reset as if you had never logged into Red before.
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Q: If I transfer my character from Red, what will happen to it on Blue and Green?
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* A: Nothing.  You can continue to play those characters as if nothing happened.
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Q: If I play Grey as a new player, can I, later on, transfer from Blue Server?
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* A: Yes; your progress on Grey will be overwritten and your Blue character will be reset.
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Q: If my corporation already has 200 members, will I be placed in my corporation when I transfer?
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* A: Yes.  You can still transfer from your original server into your corporation on Grey, even if it already has 200 members.
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Q: If a Corporation has more than 200 members after everyone transfers, what will happen?
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* A: Nothing, but the Corporation will not be able to :INVITE new players.
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Q: If an alliance has more than 8 corporations in it, will some corporations be automatically kicked from the alliance?
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* A: No.  The alliance just won't be able to :ALLIANCEINVITE any additional corporations.
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Q: My spouse and I both play.  Will we both be able to transfer our characters?
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* A: Yes, as long as you play under separate names.
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Q: If I transfer from Red, and then try to transfer the same account from Blue, what will happen?
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* A: Your character from Red will be transferred.  Then you won't be able to transfer from Blue.
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Q: How much time do I have before I have to make a decision to transfer to Grey?
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* A: There are no plans to close the existing servers.  Play there as long as you like.
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Q: Will new players be allowed to join Red, Blue and Green Servers?
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* A: Yes.
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Latest revision as of 12:55, 14 July 2017

Grey Server was opened on February 10, 2014, and is designed to bring the best of the best to a single Game World.

Note: Green Server is now part of Unity Server and the below rules do not apply.

Grey Server Rules and Features