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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Where can I learn to make Force Wielder hilts?

I have Artificing, which allows me to make various lightsaber components. Right now, I can make Resolve Hilt 2-7 and Might Hilt 2-7, but during questing, I received a Force Wielder Hilt 6 as a quest ...
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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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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's up with Outlaw's Den?

I've visited Outlaw's Den on Tatooine. It's an open PvP area and according to an article I've found from before the release, it should contain rare gathering nodes and also chests containing ...
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Do the different skills on the skill tree add to each other?

In the bounty hunter: powertech skill tree, the skill puncture lets rail shot ignore up to 60% of your opponents armour and the skill superheated rail let you ignore 30% of your oppenents armour. So ...
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Where do I get the T7-01 droid companion?

I'm playing as a Jedi Consular, and around level 7 I noticed that some people already have the T7-01 droid companion while I'm still all by my lonesome. Did I miss something? Where do I get T7-01?
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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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Why does my companion (Qyzen) have Aim as a primary stat?

From what the in-game tooltip says about Aim and from what I'm reading online, it's primarily used to increase ranged damage and critical, however, Qyzen Fess doesn't use ranged weapons. His only ...
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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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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 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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Datacron Locations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find all the datacrons and what can I get from them? To englobe all "Where are the datacrons on blank planet?" questions, I'm here to ask: Is there a ...
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How is the default price of an item in GTM determined?

When I try to sell an item through the Galactic Trade Market, some price is automatically assigned to the item. I can then change the price, but I think many players will keep the default one. How is ...
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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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Where and what are the “unusual crystal formations” on Alderaan?

The Patch 1.2 notes say: Several unusual crystal formations have been reported in the mountainous regions of Alderaan. Where exactly are these crystals and what are they (what are they ...
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Sucky armor for long side quest line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the deal with orange items without stats? Are there any inherent stats on orange gear? Is there something special to do with the armor you get at the end of ...
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Can I get new crafting recipes from the trainer?

In The Old Republic, my main character has the armourmech crew skill. When I initially picked up the crew skill, the armourmech trainer offered me some crafting recipes, six of them. Since that ...
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What strategy gives the highest DPS for a low-level Jedi Consular?

Last night I started a Jedi Consular alt and got to level 10 by the time I finished off Tython. (I'm very familiar with it from my Knight. I have a life, OK? Shut up.) What I noticed is that I was ...
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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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In the old republic, is the better long term strategy commendations or gear?

When you complete missions many times you are offered a choice between the current worlds commendation and either some companion gear or personal gear. With crafting and the galactic market, how much ...
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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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How do I get the Korriban title?

According to my Codex, I'm missing an "Achievement: Title" for Korriban. I thought I had done everything on the planet. What is this title and how do I earn it?
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Why are droid parts so rare?

I've been saving up all my credits to outfit some of my companions and I've noticed that droid parts seem to be really rare in the game. Why is this? I thought that a crafting profession could make ...
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How do you zoom out further?

How do you move the camera further back from your character to get a bigger view? The mousewheel only goes so far, but not far enough.
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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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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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How do I speak to my companion?

I just finished up the last quest on Korriban, and my companion, Khem Val keeps saying, "I want to speak with you." So... I right click him, and he says: "I want to speak with you." So, I'm at a ...
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Will I miss out if I don't take the top tier skills?

So my Guardian is 45 now, and I'm rapidly running out of points to put into skills. I'm using the defence tree, and I don't think I'll have enough points to get to Guardian Strike. Will I be missing ...
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How do holo calls work?

I just finished a group mission and when I went to turn in, two of the party members "dialed in" via holo calls. How does that work? Does someone need to go start the conversation and others can ...
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How do Matrix Shards work and where can I find them?

On Tython I found a datacron containing a Blue Matrix Shard. I was told that I could combine them in some sort of combiner on Coruscant. Which leads to a couple important questions: How do they ...
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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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Can I move the map and other UI elements? [duplicate]

I noticed you can move the chat frame around in The Old Republic, however I can't figure out how to move other elements around such as the local map, party frames and the like. Is it possible to ...
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Is there a way to ensure I'm told what item was sold?

Sometimes when I sell an item on the Galactic Market I get a message saying "Someone has purchased the item you put up for sale"; other times, it mentions the specific item that was sold. The former ...
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Is there any way I can get through the door to the staircase in Castle Panteer? [closed]

I made my character the largest size possible; that was a mistake. On Alderaan I'm trying to get the datacron in Castle Panteer, but I'm getting stuck on the door to the staircase: Is there any ...
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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 large are the planets in Star Wars: The Old Republic?

How large are the planets in Bioware's Star Wars MMORPG? How do they compare to the continents in World of Warcraft?
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What do I do with this legacy weapon unlock?

So, 1.2 is here and suddenly all those legacy levels mean something. Somehow in the deluge of info, I missed the part where they told me what to with the legacy main hand weapon parts they mailed me. ...
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Problems with defeating the three shamans in Necessary Sacrifice mission (Sith Inquisitor)

I tried the fight against the three shamans in the mission "Necessary Sacrifice" multiple times. I only managed to kill the weak one. Is there some good strategy (Sorcerer Lvl 47) or do I have to get ...
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What time do the daily quests reset?

What time do daily quests reset? Is it the same time per server (going by server time), per region, or is it a timer per person?
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Does level difference affect agro radius?

Does a level 30 player, for instance, have the ability to get closer to a level 10 mob than a level 10 player before it will attack them?
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Are flashpoints the quickest way to earn social points?

The title pretty much says it all. Group questing really only seems to net me 10 - 15 social points a conversation. What's the best way to quickly level up my social points?
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What is fuel cost?

I just got my ship in SW: The Old Republic and I noticed that space missions have a fuel cost associated with them. What does it actually mean? Do I need to buy fuel periodically? Where can I see how ...
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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 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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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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How much damage does the Sith Inquisitor ability “Static Shield” absorb?

How much damage does the Sith Inquisitor Static Shield absorb? The ability description reads "A high amount of damage". Is it a static number or is it influenced by my stats? Does it absorb all ...
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Will I be handicapped if I don't choose an alignment?

I'm fairly pragmatic, and with dialog choices after dialog choices, it's fairly tempting to just be fairly neutral towards it all (I guess that makes me...a role-player, oh no!). If I do this in The ...
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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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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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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 ...