Star Wars: The Old Republic is an MMORPG developed by Bioware that is set approximately 300 years after the events of the Knights of the Old Republic, more than 3,500 years before the movies.

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Paying credits after a failled spacemission

When you start a spacemission you have to pay some credits to go to the destination. If I die during a spacemission and I press the button "retry mission". Do I have to pay that money again, or can I ...
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Gree Enclave Reputation Vendor available?

The Patch Notes from patch 2.7 says. New Legacy Offhands are now available from the Gree Enclave Galactic Reputation Vendor. The Gree Event isn't available right now. But can I still buy the ...
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SWTOR Launch Problems

Every time I press the play button on the launch screen, the launcher closes but the game never shows up. I've tried all the things Bio-ware suggested. I've even tried some of the stuff other people ...
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Bolster for level for stealth in < 55 Warzone

If I am in a lower level warzone, then all out gear is bolstered. But what about levels re stealth? If I am 30 and they are 54 is their chance of seeing me like a lvl 55 looking at a lvl 55 or a lvl ...
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What does buying Treek offer?

In the Cartel Market on Fleet you can buy a contract from a little Robot for 1 Million Credits that will lead to a quest that will eventually unlock Treek, a new companion. What kind of companion is ...
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What happens to your legacy when you transfer characters in SWTOR?

My server is just ridiculous sometimes. So I have looked intensively into another server and things are quite better there. So I have 2 higher level characters (55, 30+) on this server. What happens ...
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How does the first part of “Intimidating Presence” work?

In the Juggernaut Tank Tree, there is a skill called "Intimidating Presence". Within this skill, there is a part that confuses me, which I highlighted: So how does this exactly work? I have ...
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Companion affection limits

With regards to the companion affection limit, if I have got maximum affection from my companion, is there any penalty for losing affection? Also, whilst my companion has maximum affection for me, ...
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When are you supposed to get your complimentary Cartel Points?

I bought the game on 28th of January. When I activated the game, I got immediately the complimentary 500 Cartel Points. After that, I entered the Game Time Card I bought in a Store on 26th of ...
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Does the Operations Training Dummy hit back?

Through my legacy I can unlock a Training Dummy that simulates combat within an operation. Now for a DPS Character it might be enough to test damage, but for me as tank it would be important to know ...
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The number of character slots per server

Is it possible to have 16 characters on 1 server? I know that normally (as a subscriber) you get 12 slots. But can you buy more than 12 slots per server? This way I can get all advanced classes on ...
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How do you get the recipe for Advanced Might Hilt 31 (and other weapon modifications)?

I see people offering it on GTN, but none of them is willing to share where you actually get those recipes. So where can I learn the recipe for making Hilts/Mods/Enhancements or Armorings beyond 28 ...
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Do the procs of PvP Items trigger in PVE?

I bought a PvP Relic for my tank, for use in PvE. After using it for a while, I never actually recognized any buffs coming from it, but I might have just overlooked it in the heat of the battle. So ...
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Why does all the Basic Commendation Gear from Vendors have no Defense?

I am a Level 55 Juggernaut Tank and was looking at the appropriate Vendor for my class and specialization. I had to find out, that the Gear from those Vendors have 0 Defense on it, except 1 Belt and 1 ...
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Which files do I have to back up to not lose my Security Key?

I am using the Security Application for Android via BlueStacks so I get the extra 100 Cartel Points per Month. This works fine, but I had to enter multiple codes into the app and the account to make ...
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What is the most beneficial buff for a Juggernaut Tank?

When you finish the second chapter of your class quest, your class buff is available to every character in your Legacy. Since I am close to finishing Chapter 3 and want to level a new Toon, I am ...
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Extreme graphics lag outdoors after 2.6 patch

This is a problem I've faced since the latest 2.6 Starfighter patch. The game runs smoothly as long as I'm indoors or in a flashpoint, but on large outdoor maps - Hoth, Belsavis, Hutta, Alderaan - ...
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Do Legacy XP Bonus unlocks affect Legacy XP?

In the game, there are character perks that allow you to unlock XP Bonuses for different activities in the game, such as Space Combat, PvP, Flashpoints and a lot of other events. But do those also ...
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Taunt icons for individual chartarcter

When I'm asked to taunt a group of bad guys, I'm not sure what I should be doing. I couldn't find any icon that does that, there is a default icon to it or it's per unit type? One breed crumb ...
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What exactly is the difference between orange and purple gear?

Purple Gear is always more expensive due to being more rare (which is imho debatable when sold by a vendor, but that just as a side note). Both, orange and purple items allow modifications to change ...
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Where can I buy this speeder bike?

I am looking for this specific model since quite a while, but was unable to find it ingame. A google search turned up a lot of stuff from SWG, but I couldn't find a location for SWTOR.
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In the Star Wars timeline, when does SW:TOR take place?

The old republic era in general goes from 25,053 BBY to 1000 BBY. But when exactly does the game take place in relation to Episode 1 of the Star Wars Movie Saga? Are any of the movie characters born ...
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How does the mission distribution of some Crewskills work?

I have Archeology. Sometimes I can select a mission to gain Artifact Fragments, sometimes not. How does this exactly work? When is such a mission available and when not? Is it pure luck? Does it ...
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What is the use of the Pilot's Armor in SW:TOR?

After buying and subscribing to Star Wars - The Old Republic, I received multiple packages with Pilot's Armor. What is the use of this Armor and why is it called Adaptive Armor? Is it of any use for ...
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mission reward items for vette: slicing armored or civilian?

What is the difference between the different mission rewards for the "Leaving Korriban" mission, in Star Wars the Old Republic? There are three options: Armored Slicing Civilian There doesn't ...
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Cartel pack character binding

Do the cartel market pack items bind to the character that purchases (claims) them? I know some of the unlocks and armor parts will be bound to the character with which you claim the item. Some ...
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Is it possible to get Ashara to max Affection as a female Inquisitor?

I'm an Inquisitor and I recently got Ashara as a companion. I also recently maxed out Affection on Khem Val, so I was thinking about trying to max out Ashara as well. Looking at her Torhead entry, ...
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Do I get full damage on my abilities if the animations fall behind the activations?

I have a Sith Sorcerer, and I've noticed that if I activate Force Lightning immediately after casting Lightning Strike (as soon as the casting bar fills but before the actual animation completes), I ...
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Background download stuck at 99%?

I've been playing SW:TOR for about a week now, and the game has been completing the download in the background. It stopped at 99.18% downloaded three days ago. Now, I'm level ten and finished on my ...
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Does “currency earned” mean total collected, or how much is in your bank?

The Achievement Legacy section includes a set of Currency achievements, Exorbitantly Wealthy, and is described as "Earned xxx credits." There are 100k, 1mil, 10mil levels. When it says "earned", does ...
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How do I reset my password? [closed]

I can't seem to get my password to reset for my SWTOR account. When I click on the forgot password link no email is sent to my specified email address. What can I do?
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Telekinetics: When buffs are up, why use Disturbance over Telekinetic Throw?

I just hit 50 on my Sage and am trying to improve my Telekinetics DPS rotation. The guides I've found all say only to use Telekinetic Throw when you get the Psychic Projection proc from Weaken Mind. ...
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Swtor class questing help [duplicate]

I am about 4 levels lower than I should be. I keep dying and can't find a quest that's the same or lower level than me. I'm a level 8 consular on a level 12 consular class quest. Nothing has seemed to ...
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How does the alignment system work?

I currently have 1150 dark side points, and 900 light side points. How long will it take me to reach dark side tier 1?
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Does completing quests at different levels actually give you different XP?

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, doing quests up to six levels below yours yields a chunk of experience points (XP). Across the SW:TOR forums, people say to maximize experience, do orange level quests ...
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How can I run the launcher without administrator privileges? [duplicate]

This is pretty much a similar case to How do I stop the launcher bringing up the UAC prompt every time? but under Windows 8. I tried to go through the steps and install the shims for the launcher, ...
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Is it only subscribers that get certain mission rewards?

I've just started playing Star Wars: The Old Republic and noticed that certain mission rewards seem to be locked and dissapear when I 'Accept' the mission end dialog. There's a tooltip that mentions ...
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How can play back combat logs in real time?

I'm trying squeeze the last ounce of DPS from my spec and a guildie helpfully provided a video of his rotation on the combat dummy. However, I'm finding it pretty hard to follow just from watching ...
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Strategies to avoid being underleveled as a F2P in SW:TOR?

First, definitions, just to be clear: Underleveled: The state of being substantially lower level than the lowest level quest you have. This situation makes it difficult to complete your quests ...
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Are any crew skills profitable on their own without the GTN in SW:TOR?

Are any crew skills profitable on their own without the GTN in SW:TOR? I am speaking of both crafting and missions. Are any of the crew skills (in any combination) generally profitable (making more ...
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Which crew skills should I pick as a F2P player limited to 2 of 3?

I am a newbie to The Old Republic. Right now I am a Preferred Status player, so I have a total of 2 crew skills for selection. I am wondering what should I learn. I heard that for crafting skills, ...
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The Old Republic Galactic Trade Network successful sell with no credit?

Recently I have put several items onto the Galactic Trade Network (GTN) for selling. I have 3 items which can be sold successfully, and I can receive 3 mails for successful sell confirmation. ...
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How can I handle inappropriate behaviour?

Lately, I've been running into a lot of distasteful language and behaviour. I'd like to take part of /General chat and submit it with my ticket. Is there a way to do so?
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Is there any use for the new HK-51 gear that was mailed if yours already came with gear?

I understand that some people got a "naked" HK due to a bug, but mine came wearing a full set of Orange gear with blue 51 mods. Does the "HK-51's Combat Outfit" that was mailed today with patch 1.5.2 ...
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Is it possible to get Cartel Coins from any other source?

Various items can be purchased in-game using Cartel Coins from the in-game Black Market. I have noticed that it is possible to get certain items marked as 'Cartel Items' (for example a minor ...
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Confirmation email address error code 16

My swtor (Star Wars: Old Republic - Free to Play account) char hit level 16 yesterday. When i try to enter the game with my character i get the Error code 16 (you must validate email address). I ...
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How much of a disadvantage is the restriction on purple items in F2P?

I'm playing SWTOR mainly for the story and singleplayer content, I'm not really interested in most of the MMO aspects. As an F2P player there are several restrictions, one of them is that I can't ...
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Is there any way to get Dark Side items besides the vendor on the fleet and random drops?

I recently went all the way from Light V to Dark V in order to buy the speeder and pet from the Dark Side vendor on the Fleet. I'm planning on heading back to the light but while I'm here I figure I ...
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How do I stop C2-N2 from attacking?

As a Smuggler/Gunslinger, I have no healing ability but my ship droid C2-N2. I do cybertech, so he's very well equipped. Trouble is, C2-N2 will run in and punch opponents drawing aggro to himself. ...
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Do my companions gain abilities by themselves or do I need to train their abilities somewhere?

I've realized that if my Star Wars: The Old Republic companions had as many abilities as I did, it would needlessly complicate the gameplay. But, for some of my companions, I can't tell if their ...