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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How long does a guild control a planet?

How long does a guild control a planet after it has been conquered? Do you control it until the next guild conquered the planet, or for a fixed amount of time?
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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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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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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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Do crits affect bonus damage / heals?

A normal hit does damage like so: MainHandDamage + OffhandDamage + StandardHealthFactor + BonusDamage (Each component can be broken down further, but that's not relevant here.) However, I'm not ...
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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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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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In The Old Republic ship-based minigame, is there a way to destroy shielded targets? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In space combat how do you disable shield generators? In The Old Republic ship-based minigame, is there a way to destroy shielded targets? Most targets will go down ...
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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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Tier system in SWTOR

In SWTOR you have light/dark points at 1000 point you have tier 1, where can I buy it or just it is a requirement? is it PVE set? how can I buy the pvp set?
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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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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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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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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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What do the numbers next to your portrait in group conversations mean?

When in a group and after / during the choices section of a conversation a number appears in the bottom-right of each members portrait. I'm guessing that it is the roll result for what choice is ...
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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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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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Can I level to 60 as prefered if I buy shadow of revan expansion?

Simple question, I will be going back to preferred status tomorrow, but I would like to continue the game to level 60. If I buy the shadow of revan expansion, will I be able to play the hutt cartel ...
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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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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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Armour ratings and armour values [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between armor and rating? Can anyone tell me why an item with 25 armour (rating 54) is better than 228 armour (rating 48)? I've put in some mods ...
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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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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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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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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 are “immobilized” and “incapacitated” defined?

As a Sentinel at launch I got two moves: Opportune Strike and Pommel Strike (these have since been removed from the game). These can be used on immobilized (and slowed) and incapacitated targets ...
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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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What does the saber flash mean?

I've noticed a difference in fighting with a saber since the beta, it now flashes occasionally. Anyone know what this means? I'm not sure if it's a parry/block or critical? The flash is a bright ...
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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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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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What happened to the Rakghoul DNA?

At the last possible second last night I mailed my remaining Rakghoul DNA to someone else before the servers went down for the patch. What happened to that DNA and any remaining in player's ...
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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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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 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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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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Helmet is not visible

In SWTOR I noticed that my helmet was not visible during my conversation with my companion. I have Hide Head Slot disabled. This only started happening after I turned off dark side corruption. If it ...
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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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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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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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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 there more than one outcome for Halidrell Setsyn's storyline?

In the Sith Warrior storyline, you meet Halidrell Setsyn on Nar Shadda: Later on in the story... Is this the only possible outcome?
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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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World chests loot

I notice that there are lots of chests in the world which seem to spawn all the time, like the one opposite the Jedi Temple up the hill, in the tent. They seem to have random loot in and respawn. Can ...
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What are the locations of all the security chests on Rishi?

What are the locations of all the security chests on Rishi? I know there is a chest under a shipwreck, but I don't know the others.
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Do conquest points count before a planet is invaded?

If I get conquest points before my guild is invading a planet. Do those points still count for the planet conquest?
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Invisible enemy NPCs in SWTOR?

I recently started playing Star Wars: The Old Republic Online. Everything went fine on the starting planet, but once I hit my first off-world mission/flashpoint/what-have-you, I hit serious graphic ...
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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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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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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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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 ...