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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Are mods from level 60 commendation gear freely transferable between slots?

It seems like, given the incredibly slow rate of getting purple mats from crew skills, it would be faster to farm dailies for the basic commendation to get purple gear for both me and my main ...
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SWTOR Launch Problems

Every time I press the play button on the launch screen, the launcher closes but the game never shows up. I've tried all the things Bio-ware suggested. I've even tried some of the stuff other people ...
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Stats cap and diminishing return? [closed]

i recently started playing SWTOR again after 2 years of "afk" and it seems some changes have been made to the stats, especially with alacrity being changed in 3.0. I was wondering if anyone could ...
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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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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 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 ...
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Concealment Ops rotation 3.0

With the 12xp boost i leveled up a Operative with the idea to make this a pvp character. I leveled it up as a healer but i would also like to try out the burst damage side of the AC. The problem atm ...
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Turning off companion gathering?

Ok so with all the new and fast respawning nodes in the Yavin 4 area's i have come to realize that my companion is slowing me down when i go on a gathering farm. clicking the node makes him gather ...
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What is the planetary leveling path in SWTOR?

A friend and I are starting new characters. We already know which planet each class starts on, but we were wondering what happens after that. Do the higher-level planets continue to cater to the same ...
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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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Are there any security chests on Yavin 4?

With the release of the Shadow of Revan expansion, I've found a lot of security chests on the new planet Rishi. However, I haven't seen any on the new planet (moon) Yavin 4. Are there any? Specific ...
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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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Does alacrity affect GCD in swtor?

Does the alactrity or "activation speed" stat decrease GCD in swtor?
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How do you obtain a security key in Star Wars: The Old Republic?

I know the security key is optional but I can't seem to figure out how to get one... I tried the in-game vendor but it wouldn't let me even access his stuff. Also, once you have one, how onerous is ...
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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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Can the pre-order bonus color crystals be traded? Can I get more?

I got the black/yellow color stone for pre-ordering The Old Republic, but I look a little unbalanced as a Jedi Sentinel with two lightsabers — the other is blue. As such I was hoping I could ...
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Are all planets conquerable?

Just like the title says. Are all planets conquerable or are there also planets that cannot be conquered?
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Does the effect of Shatter Shock in SWTOR multiply if I use it more than once in a 45 second window?

I've noticed that my agent in SWTOR has the Shatter Shot ability which has the following description: Fires a high-impact shot that deals 754 - 809 weapon damage and reduces the target's armor ...
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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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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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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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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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How much Legacy XP is required for each level? [duplicate]

In Total Amount of Experience from 1 to 50 it is stated that 20,564,000 Legacy XP is required for level 50 but the link to xp per level is broken.
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Can I trade items between my characters?

It would seemingly make sense for you to be able to give unbound items from one of your characters to another, but I don't know if there's a way to do this. Is there? I was thinking it might be ...
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Are there any quests with more than one companion?

In quite a few bioware games, near the end of the story you'll get a quest which allows you to travel with more than one of your companions. Often right before some of them decide to betray you. The ...
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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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How can I copy my keybindings from one character to another?

I just created my 2nd Star Wars: The Old republic character, and I see that new characters are set to the default keybindings. I'd changed quite a few on my first character and don't want to have to ...
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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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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 do I get aggro of a boss who is immune to taunts?

In the new Rakata Prime flashpoint and in the Karagga's Palace Operation there are multiple bosses that are untauntable. Is there any way to get them to attack me or do they randomly attack enemys? ...
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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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The Download for SWTOR stopped at 99.95%?

So, I've reached the end of my "quests" and stuff on the planet, but because the game isn't "fully downloaded" it's not letting me leave. It's been stuck at 99.95% for downloading for about two or ...
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Is there anything in SWTOR that you can't buy with cartel coins?

I'm debating on whether or not to get a subscription or cartel coins my personal thought is that I can get all the things I need with cartel coins and they won't expire. Is there anything that I can ...
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Can you get cartel coins from the security key as a prefered player?

Just wondering if you subscribe and activate a security key you get 100 cartel coins per month. Do you keep getting the cartel coins if you stop your subscription and become a preferred player?
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What happens if my companion hates me?

If I continually lose affection points with my companion, what happens? Does she run-away, drop dead, turn on me and fight to the death?
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Where can I get level 50+ relics that don't require Light/Dark V?

I've been leveling my Imperial Agent as Light the whole game, and hit Light V shortly before finishing Corellia. After I finished the Act 3 story I went to Section X on Belsavis and got HK-51 as a ...
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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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When are you supposed to get your complimentary Cartel Points?

I bought the game on 28th of January. When I activated the game, I got immediately the complimentary 500 Cartel Points. After that, I entered the Game Time Card I bought in a Store on 26th of ...
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What exactly is the difference between orange and purple gear?

Purple Gear is always more expensive due to being more rare (which is imho debatable when sold by a vendor, but that just as a side note). Both, orange and purple items allow modifications to change ...
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What is the Rakghoul plague?

Recently while roaming the imperial fleet, there came a warning message saying that Tatooine has been hit by the Rakghoul plague, and visitors shouldn't go. Now i've seen med droids sell antidotes. ...
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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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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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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 is the quickest way to get to the Fleet?

Once you get your starship in SWTOR to go from a planet to the Fleet (or another planet) you have to: go to the spaceport, up to the planet's orbital platform, run to your hanger, to your ship ...
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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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What's the easiest daily way to farm planetary comms at level 51+?

I recently finished act 3 on my newest character and hit level 51, and I was thinking it would help to deck my companion out with mods from the Makeb planetary comm vendor as well as myself. I had ...
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Can enemies see my phasewalk?

As an Jedi Shadow I got the ability Phase Walk. I can place the ability on the ground and it leaves a marker. I can run away from it, and when I use the ability I get transported to that marker. If ...
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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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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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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 ...