We understand that not everyone can invest heavily in their ship fits at the start of their incursion career, however upgrading your fit offers many rewards including; higher DPS for more isk per hour, less capacitor issues, and most importantly safer by upgrading your tank.
You should start by get a Deadspace micro-warp drive. We recommend the Core C-Type 500MN Micro-warpdrive as the Machariel dose not typically have cap issues. But if you plan to switch your prop-mod between other battleships we recommend the Core X-Type 500MN Micro-warpdrive, it is as expensive as they come but it is also the best. It should be noted that while this prop mods stats look very similar to other prop mods in its class this one will give you substantially better cap life.
The switch from basic to advanced, pay special attention here!
The tank on your Machariel is the most important upgrade you can make. If done incorrectly it could prevent you from being invited to fleet.
Step 1 can be done by itself, however, the 2-4 must be completed at the same time. If you cannot afford faction modules in step 4, T2 modules are accepted but should be upgraded as soon as possible.
At this stage you are considered an intermediate or advanced tank Machariel, you do more damage than you used to, but there is still more improvements you should make.
While T1 artillery is acceptable, please work towards T2 guns as soon as possible. Please note any upgrades beyond this point in the fit are at your discretion. Officer modules are not eligible for replacement from our Ship Replacement Program (SRP). For more information on acceptable drone load outs please click here.