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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Extreme graphics lag outdoors after 2.6 patch

This is a problem I've faced since the latest 2.6 Starfighter patch. The game runs smoothly as long as I'm indoors or in a flashpoint, but on large outdoor maps - Hoth, Belsavis, Hutta, Alderaan - ...
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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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Running multiple unlocked crew skill missions

If I buy 3 level 500 missions on the GTN for, say, Diplomacy, can I run all 3 of those missions at once? I know that if I unlock one to get a rare mission and try to unlock another before I send the ...
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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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How can play back combat logs in real time?

I'm trying squeeze the last ounce of DPS from my spec and a guildie helpfully provided a video of his rotation on the combat dummy. However, I'm finding it pretty hard to follow just from watching ...
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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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If I buy shadow of revan expansion, do I become preferred?

If I buy shadow of revan expansion, do I become preferred? Or do I have to buy something from the cartel market?
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Is it possible to get a mount/speeder before lvl 25?

I am currently lvl 16 in my first play through of Star Wars the Old Republic. In visiting the trainer, I see that when I reach lvl 25, I can buy the speeder skill and then purchase a speeder. On the ...
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Accessing certain Ziost areas

Once you complete the Ziost story line you are left with this gray area of doom and a few dailies but no clear way to see the rest of Ziost ever again. As the gray area is boring me and I am missing ...
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Where is the advanced class trainer for smugglers?

Where is the advanced class trainer for smugglers? I can't find where I am supposed to choose my specialization.
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Why is this name bad?

Earlier I saw someone say that he reported someone for having a character named DrPepper with one of those accents. Is this actually considered bad?
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Where can I get level 40 PvP gear?

I keep hearing people talk about Level 40 PvP gear but I cannot find which vendor sells it. On the fleet, the PvP vendors do not sell Level 40 PvP gear. Is it on a planet? EDIT: I've found out that ...
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What rooms to unlock to reach the backside of the Yavin IV stronghold?

I'm interested in buying the stronghold but not the whole lot. As i am a preferred at the moment, i'd like to know how much cash i need to save up to unlock the area's that i want. The part that i am ...
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How do collections and unlocks work?

I recently found the collections tab in the cartel market and was surprised that there was a mega list of items that you can get from the cartel market. About 2 years ago i bought a whole republic ...
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What is the difference between Solo mode and Storyline mode in SWTOR? Which flashpoints can be solo'd?

First, what is the difference between solo mode and story mode in the SWTOR flashpoints? I know there are some flashpoints that require at least one other player, like Aurora Cannon, are any of the ...
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Is there a way to disable the Guard animation?

When you use the Guardian's ability named Guard, it protects other characters. It is very useful in many situations. However, is there a way to disable the animation where there is a shield around ...
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How does the collections system work? [duplicate]

How does the collection system work? I bought several GT-23s from the GTN for 100 credits each. I then looked at my collections to see GT-23 there. It says that if I pay 60 CC I can get more GT-23s. ...
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How does the referral system work?

I don't understand how the referral program works even after reading everything about it. Do I only get the 500 CC if the referred person subscribes within 14 days, or if I just refer the person? And ...
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Can negative companion conversation choices be repaired?

On my first conversation on the ship with (Jedi Knight spoilers) I accidentally told him that I didn't want him to help me and that I didn't like the fact that he was assigned to help me. I tried ...
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Is it possible to add items that you do not have to the Outfit Designer?

If I see a good armor on the GTN that I want to put on my outfit but I don't want to pay a million credits for it, is it possible to use it as an outfit without actually having the item?
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At which level should I start doing the missions to get a Tauntaun?

I already understand how to get a Tauntaun. You go to a nest and try to get the older tauntauns to return. If you succeed, a wampa will appear and you have to kill it. After killing it, you get the ...
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How does the 12x exp boost work?

To celebrate May 4th, subscribers got a 12x exp boost on class missions. As of July 17th, subscribers are still getting this boost. Apparently the only way to stop the boost is to buy an item from a ...
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Why are some characters still unplayable when clicking on play

For some years now there has been an issue with the game: After passing the first few levels (it happened to me with two lvl 18 characters), it becomes impossible to play said characters. What I mean ...
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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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Can I pause the download for SWTOR?

I've left my computer on all day and the installer is currently downloading something called "Main Assets 207" with 10.56gb left to go. Apparently this is the 2nd file out of 23. If I hit the pause ...
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How can I earn lots of credits?

On reaching level 20, I was advised to 'start saving up' for Speeder training by a tutorial popup. And looking at my class skill trainer, high level abilities cost... well, they cost what seems to be ...
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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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What's wrong with my SWTOR launcher?

So, when I try to load up the Star Wars The Old Republic launcher, it doesn't load up, but it says "Unable to load application configuration". How do I fix this? (By the way, I know nothing about ...
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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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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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What colors of lightsaber crystals 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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swtor- my full game download is stuck at 99.96% and won't progress.

On the launcher, it says that the download is finished. Or rather, there is nothing, it just initializes and then there is no bar. I can just press play. However, when i log in, it says in the top ...
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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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What's the easiest daily way to farm Basic 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 me and my companion out with mods from the Makeb comms vendor. I had enough comms to take ...
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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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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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What Crystals should I use for Sniper/Gunslinger?

I am working on leveling up a Sniper, and I want to know what stat my Color Crystals should increase. Out of the 4 Cartel ones (Endurance, Crit Rate, Power, and Expertise), I ruled out Expertise and ...
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Any way to ignore system messages in the chat screen?

I'm a preffered status in the game and because of that my cash limit is 350 000$ (or whatever they use in the game, honestly dont know). Because of this, every time i get cash when i am capped, the ...
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can I disable crouch on release of middle click?

I've been playing The Old Republic as a Bounty Hunter, but just started playing as a smuggler. I can hold middle click to look around, and it changes my body orientation while moving. As a Bounty ...
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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 but ...
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What Utility Slicing decoration gives the biggest/most valuable lockboxes?

There are Decorations (Utility) that you can get that give gathering skill items when you use them. I have a small Slicing one that gives me small lockboxes, but I was wondering if there was one that ...
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Is the GTN the only way to get older pack items in SWTOR?

I recently started playing Star Wars: The Old Republic, but the game's been online for something like 3 years. I enjoy collecting the Cartel packs, but currently only the Shadow packs are available in ...
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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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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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How does the alternate primary stat for a class effect the overall stats?

What does cunning do for a trooper or bounty hunter, or willpower on a warrior or knight, and vise versa? EX: If I applied all cunning gear to my commando, how would that effect his combat ...
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The number of character slots per server

Is it possible to have 16 characters on 1 server? I know that normally (as a subscriber) you get 12 slots. But can you buy more than 12 slots per server? This way I can get all advanced classes on ...
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What is the legacy system?

I finished act 1, and it gave me an option to choose a surname as part of the legacy system. I guess this is shared by all my alts? What other benefits are there for this (or have they mentioned 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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What to do with my Basic comms?

I currently have all the Basic gear I need for my character and all my companions are equipped to a point that I am happy with (Yavin lockbox gear). I don't need gear for alts since I only play 3 ...
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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 ...