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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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 ...
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What are the prerequisites (particularly levels) of the various Bonus Series questlines?

Starting with Balmorra for the Empire or Taris for Republicans, every planet in The Old Republic features a Bonus Series quest chain. These quests often have a higher level requirement than the rest ...
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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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Does upgrading your speeder improve anything besides max speed?

Upgrading to the next level of speeder (level 25, 40, then 50) increases the speed while riding 10% at a time. 90%, 100%, 110%. Are there any other benefits, besides speed, to upgrading your speeder ...
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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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Is the old republic end-game focused?

tldr, My question is this: Is SWTOR a game that is heavily focused on players at the level cap, or is bulk of the game focused on characters that are still leveling? And now a little of my boring ...
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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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Is there a definitive list of what gifts a companion likes?

Is there any resource to tell you exactly which gifts are a waste of time and which ones are going to result in maximum gain?
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Is there PvP gear for characters under the level cap?

I've been rockin' some Huttball matches, accruing a fat stack of Warzone Commendations. Now, I want to spend them -- but the only vendors I've been able to find exclusively cater to max level items. ...
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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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Levelling as a Medicine Operative

I'm levelling an Operative, and I'd like to try my hand at a more Medicine centric build. My Concealment-specced practice of knifing people and then hitting Kolto Infusion isn't cutting it anymore in ...
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Does targeting the bridge and engines of capital ships do anything?

In the space missions, some of the targetable points on the capital ships (destroyers and frigates) seem to include the bridge and other points on the hull that are shielded (blue when hit by ...
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How can I force my companion to focus on healing instead of attacking enemies?

I want my companion(Mako) to focus on only healing me but she keeps attacking people. How can I get her to only heal me and not attack? If she focused on healing I would be a lot better off. Does ...
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Why won't my follower just leave me alone‽

I love Khem. I really do. He gets his face bashed in on a regular basis so I don't have to. But for all his "Yes, master", and "Watch your back, little Sith", I can't help but notice that he follows ...
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Is there a way to turn off the display of helmets for my companions?

Ideally, I'd like a solution that allows me to keep helm display on for my own character, but could accept a setting that is all or nothing. As it stands, the "Show/Hide Helmet" option in preferences ...
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How do world bosses work?

I'm looking for info on world bosses, specifically: What are the respawn times? Is there 1 per planet? Where are they located? Are there any special quests to summon a world boss?
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Is there a way to see your progress to the next level?

Is there a way to see your character's progress to the next level in SW:TOR?
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Which companions have romance options?

SWTOR seems to have many romance options, and many opportunities to flirt with NPCs. Listing all of the NPCs you can sleep with seems to be a unexpectedly large list outside the scope of this site, ...
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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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How do I beat the Taspan Ambush space combat mission?

I have Blue (crafted) Grade 2 Upgrades in every slot. I have the Power Conversion module, and I'm using it to increase my firepower, since my own ship isn't taking any damage on this run. I cannot ...
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How can I tell if I'm in a rest area?

I must be missing something obvious, but I can't figure out how to tell if I'm actually in a rest area or not. Is there some buff or tooltip I'm missing?
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How do you summon a different companion than the one that is on a mission? [closed]

I know you can summon a companion via the icon in the bottom left of the UI via the companion (person) icon with the right arrow. Or, you can open the Crew Management window and click the same icon ...
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Flashpoints to start for fresh lvl 50's

Soon our guild will get together the first 4-man group of lvl 50 characters. What order would be be good to run the Flashpoints and nightmare Flashpoints in?
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What is the most common method to find a group for a Flashpoint?

So I just got my first empire Flashpoint, a 2 player job. Since it starts from the fleet, I don't really want to just ask in fleet general chat if anyone wants to do the quest with me. Is there a ...
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Is there any way to silence the robot companion?

The incessant repetition of "I was just wondering what I could do to please you!" stopped being cute the 3rd time. I couldn't use the pet to heal, because it seemed to be bugged to repeat that phrase ...
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Do all orange (upgradeable) items have the same base stats? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the deal with orange items without stats? Are there any inherent stats on orange gear? I've gotten a couple of orange armor pieces and weapons, and it seems ...
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What's a world boss?

I've seen a "world boss" referenced several times, but have yet to see any quest that leads to something that seems like a "boss" for the world. So what's a world boss?
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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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What are augments?

I told my minion Khem Val to synth me some pants, and three minutes later, I am notified that he has been "extremely successful", and has synth'd me a pair of "exceptional" pants. The item now has an ...
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Why is there a whole lotta shakin' goin' on in Alderaan?

So, it was my understanding that within the Star Wars timeline, we're still many centuries away from this: ...
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Is there a quick way to get groups together?

Is there some World of Warcraft meeting stone/Warlock summon analog in The Old Republic to quickly assemble groups and fetch that last straggler that takes 5 minutes to walk across the station? ...
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Can companions have their own Light/Dark side rating?

My companion's character sheet has a light/dark side rating, though it is at 0. Is there a way for them to become more good/bad by making, or forcing them to make, alignment choices? Or is this a ...
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What effect do the lesser character stats have?

There are 6 major character stats (Strength, Presence, etc.) plus Expertise for PvP. On your character sheet, you can mouse over the stat and it gives you a decent summary of what the stat does. (More ...
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SWTOR Group Conversations and Companion Affection

I know in group conversations that light and dark side points are decided not by the winner of the conversation roll but the choice that you selected. How about with companion affection? I pretty much ...
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Is it worth it to remove Item Modifications?

In SWTOR you can put various modifications into various items that you wear/use -- and you can remove these and put new ones in, at a charge. Is it worth it to remove them and sell them, if you're ...
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Is there a way to undo a Mailbox message deletion?

If you accidentally sell something you didn't mean to, you can use the vendor Buy Back tab to recover the item without any more cost than what it was sold to you for. But what can you do if you ...
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Can I acquire both Republic and Imperial datacrons?

There are some datacrons like the +Cunning datacron on Tatooine that are in major towns. For example, there is a Republic datacron in Anchorhead and a matching Imperial datacron in Mos Ila. Is it ...
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Do you ever need to revisit gathering or mission skill trainers?

Crafting trainers provide you with new patterns for gear or other items as you level up, but do you ever need to revisit gathering or mission crew skill trainers?
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What do the numbers next to the recipes in the crafting window mean?

In my crafting window there are numbers next to all the items I can make, but I don't know what they mean. I initially thought it was how many I could make with stuff I had on hand, but in my ...
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How do I split a stack of items?

I have a stack of medpacs, and I'd like to trade a handful of them to another group member, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to split the stack. How do I split a stack of items?
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Which crew skills are appropriate for each class?

What crafting skills (and in turn their related skills) are good for each class? I was thinking about doing Biochem on my Jedi Shadow as it seemed fairly general (a la WoW Alchemist) and I already ...
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Where to spend Fleet Commendations?

I have amassed quite a few of these, as I rather enjoy the space battles. Although I've not found anywhere to trade them in yet. I've had a brief look around the Republic Fleet both Carrik station and ...
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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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What is in the VIP area in the main fleet cantina?

I know you need the wrist band from the Digital Deluxe or Collector's Edition to access it, but what is up there in that exclusive VIP area?
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What are Defender points?

When you are in a Warzone, you can earn "Defender Points". What exactly are they? How are they computed? What are they good for?
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What can I do with leftover commendations?

So I made it to Dromond Kass, and I took with me a handful of unused Planetary Commendations from Korriban. Is there any use for these (now outdated) commendations, or will I be lugging them around ...
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What medals can be earned in Warzone?

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, completing certain objectives while in a Warzone will earn you a "medal" buff, which gives you additional valor and commendations when the Warzone ends. What is the ...