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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Can you upgrade normal to collector's edition

I have been playing SWTOR since launch but I have now just seen a local game store selling collector's edition boxes for cheap (comparatively). I'm tempted to buy one but I wouldn't really want a ...
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Is it worth upgrading my equipment for warzones?

When entering a Warzone PvP arena in Star Wars: The Old Republic, players receive a buff that reportedly increases your statistics for weapons, armor and base attributes to what they would be at Level ...
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What are the unique benefits from each crafting skill in SWTOR?

In SWTOR, the Cybertech skill gives you the ability to make bind-on-pickup speeders. This means that all cybertech crafters will have speeders which other crafters cannot have. Biochem crafters can ...
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What is the best use of Warzone Commendations (for PVP purposes) after reaching Battlemaster (Valor Rank 60)?

While I understand the word "best" may make the question a little subjective, but from a pure PVP perspective what would be the best use of these commendations after you get to rank 60/buy all your ...
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Does the storyline end exactly at level 50 or it goes on?

I'm about level 40 with my character, and still in Act 2. I'm wondering if the storyline (Act 3 and Epilogue) finish pretty much exactly at the time you get the 50th level, or does the storyline ...
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Is there any qualitative difference between starships in SWTOR?

In SWTOR, each class gets a different starship (with a couple exceptions). The starship descriptions make it seem like they all have different roles, but is that reflected in the ship itself? Is there ...
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How are “immobilized” and “incapacitated” defined?

As a Sentinel I got two moves: Opportune Strike and Pommel Strike. These can be used on immobilized (and slowed) and incapacitated targets respectively. Initially I was able to use Pommel Strike on ...
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Does armor weight matter with custom (orange) gear?

As a quest reward, my Jedi Guardian was offered the choice of two orange robes, one heavy armor, the other medium. They appeared cosmetically identical in the gear preview window. Since the stat ...
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How many quests does each companion have?

I just completed a companion quest for Khem Val, and I'm wondering how many more (if any) he's likely to throw my way if I give him more gifts? His affection is around the 3600 mark, I've had him ...
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How can I get into the large area in the bottom-right of the Sundari Flatlands?

I've been eyeing this area on the map (Republic only): How can I get up there? What's in that area?
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What is the cooldown on companion gifts?

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, you can buy or acquire gifts for your companion characters. You can't give your companion a gift immediately after giving them one, but there's no cooldown indicators ...
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SWTOR security key and app

I'm curious if you can set up the mobile key on a android and then order the physical key later and then use it too? I am always misplacing either my phone or keys and would like to have the ability ...
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I've agreed to be the spokesperson for a new line of performance enhancing drugs. How do I use them?

So, my Bounty Hunter, having achieved a fair amount of Galactic Notoriety after winning the Great Hunt, has received an offer from Adascorp to endorse their new line of experimental Stims. Since the ...
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Do your damage effects last after your death?

So, now that I've been playing a lot of pvp, I am starting to find my in the occasional position of being out of place and about to go down with no hope of healing. In these situations, I really want ...
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Companion gear comparison

When I mouse over gear in SW: TOR, the game shows me the stat comparison between the piece and what I have equipped. Is there a way to do that for my companion's gear?
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I want to order my crew to disassemble C2-N2, but the intercom doesn't seem to do anything at all

When you get your ship in SW:TOR my experience has been that there is a droid on board who is exceedingly annoying. One supposedly useful thing you are told though is that there is an intercom that ...
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What is the easiest way to earn a few more Dromund Kaas commendations?

So actually I've just got my eye on a piece of Dromund Kaas commendation gear that I am 1 commendation shy of affording. What are my options for getting that missing commendation? Is there a "daily" I ...
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I infiltrated a cult, but now I think I want to join them. Should I?

Minor spoilers for a quest on Dromund Kaas... So I was hired to join the Revanites and unmask their leader. I finally met the leader and she knows why I joined and has proposed I lie to the guy who ...
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What am I doing wrong while battling a Sith NPC as a Trooper Vanguard?

Whenever I have to fight a Sith (Elites) even 2 levels lower than me (at 4 level lower, I can defeat them with few HP to spare), I tend to die. I play a 32 Trooper Vanguard and have level appropriate ...
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SWTOR View Distance

I have an annoying problem regarding the view distance in Star Wars: The Old Republic. It used to have a slider during beta where you could adjust the distance stuff would be shown. But now I can't ...
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DAILY & Bonus Series NPC's and locations

I've been banging around search results for NPC locations of Bonus Quest starters. I can't seem to find anything like this: Hoth Bonus Series NPC Starter: Orbital Station (x,y), Prerequisites: (x, ...
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How can I heal my companion (or tell them to heal themselves)?

It seems, that even though he has the health of a decaying Ewok, my Jedi Knights first companion - the droid T7 - loves to build up the threat level. Is there any sort of medpac I can use on him, and ...
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Why won't my SWTOR Launcher open?

I tried to open my SWTOR Launcher this morning after turning my computer back on (played last night just fine) and the launcher won't open. The process is running (launcher.exe on the task manager) ...
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Why am I not eligible for the quest The Freightskippers?

I have been questing with my Wife in SWTOR. We are both Republic. She is playing a Smuggler and I am a Trooper. We are both level 14. She is eligible for The Freightskippers from Agent Nurls Yorksin ...
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Applying companion customizations

Just before leaving the starting area, I got a "Vette Customization 2" as one of the quest rewards. Right-clicking it just tells me I can't equip it. How do I apply it to Vette?
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Relic effect end affecting current action

If I activate a relic, which has crit chance on it, and, at the end of it's 20 second duration, I am in the middle of an ability, is the chance of the ability to crit taken from when the ability was ...
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Attack Vs Triage Adrenals; (Force Power + Debuff vs Raw Power)

When looking at questions like Power vs. Force Power and What effect do the lesser character stats have?, everyone seems to indicate that Power and Force Power have the exact same effect. If that's ...
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Does the Warzone queue launch with uneven teams?

I am growing pretty tired of getting into a match with uneven teams and having little to no hope of winning. Does the Warzone queue launch with uneven teams? I am just getting unlucky and getting ...
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Will I only gain/lose companion affection if that companion is present for the conversation?

I notice that if I don't have a companion with me, I don't tend to gain any affection for them. For example, I've never gained/lost any affection from my ship droid, because I've never had him with me ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to target my companion?

In SWTOR, I often find myself playing a healer to my companion tanking, especially against Elite-level mobs. Currently, I am pressing F1 twice in order to target my companion. Sometimes, though, I ...
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What affection is required for companion quests?

I've hit the far side of the halfway mark in SWTOR, and though I've been lugging Khem Val for most of that (complaining every step of the way), I've yet to be asked to go on any quests for him. I'm ...
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When do damage-over-time and healing-over-time effects calculate their effect?

Does a damage-over-time effect determine its damage and crit rate for the entire duration based on your stats at the time that it's cast? Or dynamically on a per-tick basis? Put another way: is it ...
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Does the Operative talent “Flash Powder” work on bosses that are immune to the incapacitate from Flash Bang?

Specifically raid bosses - are they affected by the accuracy debuff? I know a number of other similar effects (i.e. from Snipers and Marauders) do work on raid bosses. Wondering if this would be a ...
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How do I change my ship's pilot?

So my companion Andronikos Revel had a quick chat with me via a quest, and I told him he could fly my ship. Okay I guess, now I hear his voice from time to time while doing space missions. Is there ...
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If I reverse engineer a stack of items, what happens?

I had three Compact Medpacs in a stack. If I reverse engineer and right-click the whole stack is reverse engineered and I get some resources. I did this once by accident and wasn't paying attention to ...
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How long can a guild name be in SWTOR?

How long can a guild name be in SWTOR? I am trying to determine a name for my group of friends, but we need to know how much room we have to work with.
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Can I go back to the story missions after I grind to PvP if I ever desired to?

I just bought SWTOR and I never liked casual questing. Can I grind to 50 with PvP and then go back to the story missions at my leisure? Or will being too high of a level inhibit my ability to accept ...
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Guild Description on SWTOR

Is the guild description in SWTOR public or private (to guild members only)? I want to put some teamspeak info in game and can't find a good place, this seems like a good place IF its private to guild ...
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Storyline progression in SW:TOR

I just saw that the Legacy in SW:TOR unlocks when a character finishes Chapter 1... level 26. I'm still not done with it. How many chapters are there, and what is the level range of each? (on ...
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Help, my robot is naked!

Where can I find gear for C2-N2? Is there any point? So far it seems like he just sits around in my ship making annoying comments and helps w/ Crew Skill Missions. Is there gear that can help him do ...
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Power vs. Force Power

For a sith inquisitor focusing on PvP healing, what stat should I focus on and why? Power or Force Power? Both seem to push my force abilities, but what's the better choice when faced with a ...
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How can I make my companion focus on healing another player?

So, I'm a Vanguard in the level 30s and a friend has just got the game and started playing. I've run through a few Flashpoints and Heroics with him for fun, and and to help him through until we're an ...
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How can I get Grade 1 Lost Artifact Fragments?

I can't seem to get any Lost Artifact Fragments through my Archaeology missions. I've been repeatedly doing the other missions that yield other Grade 1 materials in order to clear them out and ...
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Does the class story continue after act 3? [closed]

I have reached level 50 and finished act 3 of my class story. The loading screen now says "Interlude". I assume the class story currently doesn't progress beyond that, am I right? And if it does not ...
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Is it possible to get a hat that won't mess up my awesome mohawk?

I know the prospects aren't good, but are there any hats available (especially for smugglers) that would allow me to keep my wonderful Mohawk?
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Is Rich or Abundant better?

In The Old Republic, many of the crew skills are moderate, and it's fairly obvious that Rich and Abundant are both better than moderate, but is Rich yields the best? Or Abundant? Are there other ...
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How can I toughen Qyzen Fess?

I play as a Jedi Sage using the Telekinesis tree (damage and a little crowd control). My character cannot take much damage because of the light armor and the endurance values. So I'm using Qyzen as ...
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How many Champion Bag rewards can you get in one day? [closed]

I know the following ... One from daily from PVP vendor on Fleet One from daily "Help the War Effort" on Illum You could get ... Three from Weekly from PVP vendor on Fleet Three from Weekly from ...
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Is dying while naked cheaper than dying with clothes?

While running a flash point my group decided to suicide instead of making the long lonley run back to the start point. We were wondering if dying naked was less expensive than wearing your gear. Does ...
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Does my equipment's effectiveness degrade with the durability score?

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, all my gear has a durability score which ticks down towards zero until my stuff is broke and doesn't work. If my equipment is down to, say, 20% durability, is it less ...