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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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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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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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 ...
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What determines which crew missions are available?

Obviously your level in the relevant crew skill plays a factor, but I see different missions all the times, and sometimes no higher level missions at all (that I had previously had available. I can't ...
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A way to add set target markers through quick slots?

To set a target marker above a mob today, you have to right click on the portrait and select the icon through a popup menu. Is there a quicker way to do this? I'd like to be able to do this through ...
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Does alacrity affect GCD in swtor?

Does the alactrity or "activation speed" stat decrease GCD in swtor?
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Total Amount of Experience from 1 to 50

What is the total amount of experience required to level from 1 to 50 in Star Wars: The Old Republic?
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What level can a bounty hunter dual-wield pistols?

Like the question states, I was wondering at what level I would be able to dual-wield pistols as a Bounty Hunter.
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Application to help with setting the price in GTM

I noticed that the default price for selling some crafting-related items seems to be much lower than the "market price". Since it's hard to tell what the actual market price is based on what's ...
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How does the Bolster effect in Warzones work?

In SWTOR, if you enter a PvP Warzone and are below level 50, your character is automatically "Scaled" to level 50 with a buff called Bolster - but how does that work numbers wise? Are you base stats ...
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If I don't kill Syreena will she show up later?

So in the smuggler storyline, right before you leave Ord Mantell, you have the option to kill or not kill Syreena. If you choose not to, will she show up later in the storyline?
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What does it mean when an item in swtor is orange? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the deal with orange items without stats? Is there some kind of wow-equivalent item quality level for orange items in swtor?
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Are the quests/storyline optional?

I do not really like quests. In SWTOR how much of the storylines/quests do I need to do? I understand from the beta I had to do a long quest line to unlock the space ship and first companion. ...
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What should I do with schematics for the opposite faction?

I just had a lockbox come back with a schematic inside that is for a Jedi Consular (or other Republic side class). Being Sith, I have no use for this and presume selling it to be pointless, again, ...
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How does Artificing work?

So I've played around with Artificing a bit, but can't seem to make anything useful. I've looked around a bit, and found some neat schematic guides, but I don't know how to learn these schematics, and ...
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What colors of lightsaber are there (and where can I get them)?

Seeing this question How do I get a Magenta Lightsaber Crystal?, I see that there are more lightsaber colors than I thought. I know there are: Red Yellow Purple Green Blue Yellow + Dark center ...
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How does hard mode work?

From what I heard, flashpoints have a "hard mode". How do I activate it? How much harder is it? Do all flashpoints have it? Are there other differences between normal mode and hard mode I should know ...
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Can you turn off titles in player names?

Can you turn off titles in player names? For example if my name is Akbar, I might have the options to add "Captain Akbar" or "Akbar, Black Bisector". When I'm in a warzone, the titles make it ...
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How do I use proton torpedoes?

I just bought proton torpedoes since I got to level 50, but I don't know how to use them. They're not in the hotkey-bar in space combat and I can't find anything in the keybindings section of the ...
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How do I get a Magenta Lightsaber Crystal?

Pink Lightsabers are freaking awesome, and the +33 to [Stat] isn't bad either. However, these crystals seem to be incredibly rare - one just sold on my server for two million credits! How do I get ...
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In SWTOR is there somewhere that the chat/messages log is stored locally?

I could like to do some analysis on damage as well as keep a record of some of the chats that go on in SWTOR. You can scroll back when you are in a gaming session, but I would like to look at that ...
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Can the green/black color crystal from Razer be used with all my characters?

Buying a Razer peripheral for The Old Republic gives you access to a green/black color crystal. As with the yellow/black preorder crystal, do I get one for every character I create? Is it bind on ...
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Is there a way to test how much latency I would get before I buy?

Is there some way for me to test out what kind of latency I'd get in SWTOR without actually buying the game? E.g., pinging the game server IPs? (anyone has those IPs?) I'm asking because I currently ...
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What does selecting a Most Valuable Player in a Warzone do?

After finishing a Warzone match, you can vote which of the players of your team is a Most Valuable Player. How do the votes work? And what is the reward for being voted a MVP?
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Ways to earn experience-points

Besides the obvious ways to earn experience like: killing mobs completing quest which other ways exist get earn XP in SWTOR? I've only played about 30 minutes till now and wanted to know if i will ...
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camera movement in SWTOR

I want to turn my camera to look to another direction than the direction I am walking without having to hold down a mouse-button. When I turn my camera to look sideways (without turning my character ...
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I've got Supplies. Now what?

Having just arrived at Hoth, with my Imperial Agent, I checked in with the ranking officer of the Salvage operations on site at the base. He informed me that his superior is out in the field and can't ...
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What are Daily Commendations?

On Belsavis, I found a "Mission Support Vendor" who sells level 50 modifications (and speeders) for Daily Commendations. What are they? How can I get them? Are they only for level 50 characters?
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Can my companions equip Alignment Restricted items that I can't equip?

Seeing as I'm playing an Imperial, there's a lot of Red Color Crystals floating around. But I'm a pretty tolerant dude, and have hit a rank of Light IV. All well and good, but I've recently started ...
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How does discovering new patterns/recipes/schematics with reverse engineering work?

Is there a limit to some crafted items as to how "high" they can go? Will some not go beyond blue or purple? Can most items even go up to magenta-quality (super-epic or whatever)? Does the chance ...