EVE Online Guide to Ship Types Learn all you need to know about ship types in EVE! Ships are the armor and gear for your EVE Online characters and just as with gear in most games, there is a wide variety available. So how do you know what ship is best suited to you? Knowing your basics is a good start! Learned about the various types of ships, what they do, and other vital information in our newly revamped EVE Ship Guide. Not only are there an insane amount of ships types, as you will read later on, but each type also has multiple types influenced by race. Starting out you will automatically be given a race specific rookie ship, and through quests you can earn bigger racial ships but you are not required to use the ships that are designated for your race. You can train the skills and purchase other races ships to pilot so if you're looking for a little variety don't be afraid to check out what the other races have available. From the site Mmovo.(om.