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Ticking the Boxes in Elite: Dangerous

Ticking the Boxes628 (30)

Hand in 50 Black Boxes

  • Unlocked by 66 tracked gamers (1% - TA Ratio = 20.93) 5,421  

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Achievement won on 07 Oct 17
TA Score for this game: 20,392
Posted on 08 October 17 at 05:28
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I've got a "while supplies last" solution for Black Boxes. Confirmed yesterday that it still works. Would have posted this up sooner but wanted to get out to the Pleiades to make sure it worked before I posted it.

Travel out to HIP 14909, which'll be a bit south of the Pleiades Nebula, and you'll find an Anomolous Signal (their spelling, not mine) around the first planet. Some of you may remember this system as being one of the first systems with a Thargoid base thing found in it, and this very Signal was added along with it during 2.3. In the signal, you'll find it contains one destroyed Federal Corvette and a legal black box. Collect the black box, log out, log in, collect it again, repeat until you have as many as you like.

Nearest base is going to be a planetary base in HIP 17225, 93ly away. Odds are, anyone who cares about this achievement has Horizons, but worst case scenario, you could go to Maia or Merope. You're a stone's throw from the Pleiades anyways.

I'd also note, however without evidence, that there's a lot of scripted POIs up now. Destroyed ships, destroyed fleets both Federal and Imperial, and destroyed Megaships - and there's only more to come. So I may plan to look for a Escape Pod and Personal Effects equivalent for Black Boxes, and I'm sure there's others for Black Boxes - this is just the one I know, which also has a 0% chance of Thargoid interaction. But, as mentioned, there's no guarantee this or anything else will be around forever - jump on it ASAP.
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