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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Gree Enclave Reputation Vendor available?

The Patch Notes from patch 2.7 says. New Legacy Offhands are now available from the Gree Enclave Galactic Reputation Vendor. The Gree Event isn't available right now. But can I still buy the ...
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Do I get double the conquest points when crafting?

With the new patch there are new items to craft. For some of those items(war supplies) you can get conquest points. If I craft a war supply and it crits(that means I get 2 war supplies instead of 1) ...
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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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How much of a disadvantage is the restriction on purple items in F2P?

I'm playing SWTOR mainly for the story and singleplayer content, I'm not really interested in most of the MMO aspects. As an F2P player there are several restrictions, one of them is that I can't ...
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Can my companions take items out of legacy storage?

Can my companions take items like crafting materials out of my legacy storage to craft items?
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How to stop automatic download?

Is there any way to pause content/whatever download? I have traffic limit on my internet subscription and almost reached it and download status of the game is at 50%. I have the minimum amount ...
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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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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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In the Star Wars timeline, when does SW:TOR take place?

The old republic era in general goes from 25,053 BBY to 1000 BBY. But when exactly does the game take place in relation to Episode 1 of the Star Wars Movie Saga? Are any of the movie characters born ...
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What is the penalty for dying in SWTOR?

In many MMO's, there is a (sometimes huge) penalty for dying. For example in Lord of the Rings Online, there used to be a huge dread penalty, which made it very hard for you to win battles for half an ...
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What does selecting a Most Valuable Player in a Warzone do?

After finishing a Warzone match, you can vote which of the players of your team is a Most Valuable Player. How do the votes work? And what is the reward for being voted a MVP?
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SWTOR Galactic Starfighter Battle

I was an active player since SWTOR was released and until level 50. I had the role of officer in my guild and then decided to give a break after expansion came. Now, I decided to continue so I ...
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How do you get HK-51?

How do I get HK-51? I'm level 55 and I want to get the two non-story companions
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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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Is it possible to get Cartel Coins from any other source?

Various items can be purchased in-game using Cartel Coins from the in-game Black Market. I have noticed that it is possible to get certain items marked as 'Cartel Items' (for example a minor ...
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Change the server of the character

How can I change the server on which my character is? Is there a way? I heard you can do it in WoW, but can you do it in SWTOR?
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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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Game time card - how does it work?

When I buy a SWTOR Game Time Card, what exactly does 60 days of game time mean, and how it is tied to the real world time? I have read all FAQs and subscriptions, but I am still none the wiser. Does ...
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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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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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What happens to your legacy when you transfer characters in SWTOR?

My server is just ridiculous sometimes. So I have looked intensively into another server and things are quite better there. So I have 2 higher level characters (55, 30+) on this server. What happens ...
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SWTOR Character Transfer & Legacy Level [duplicate]

I have level 35 legacy in my main character's server. And I created another one to play with my friends in another server which has level 20 legacy. Now my friends quit the game, and I want to ...
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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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Paying credits after a failled spacemission

When you start a spacemission you have to pay some credits to go to the destination. If I die during a spacemission and I press the button "retry mission". Do I have to pay that money again, or can I ...
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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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Which crew skills complement each other?

I was wondering, which of the crew skills are complementary? Like mining and smelting in WoW, which gets the components for which?
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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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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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What does buying Treek offer?

In the Cartel Market on Fleet you can buy a contract from a little Robot for 1 Million Credits that will lead to a quest that will eventually unlock Treek, a new companion. What kind of companion is ...
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What affection is required for companion quests?

I've hit the far side of the halfway mark in SWTOR, and though I've been lugging Khem Val for most of that (complaining every step of the way), I've yet to be asked to go on any quests for him. I'm ...
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How does the first part of “Intimidating Presence” work?

In the Juggernaut Tank Tree, there is a skill called "Intimidating Presence". Within this skill, there is a part that confuses me, which I highlighted: So how does this exactly work? I have ...
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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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Companion affection limits

With regards to the companion affection limit, if I have got maximum affection from my companion, is there any penalty for losing affection? Also, whilst my companion has maximum affection for me, ...
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Does the Operations Training Dummy hit back?

Through my legacy I can unlock a Training Dummy that simulates combat within an operation. Now for a DPS Character it might be enough to test damage, but for me as tank it would be important to know ...
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Binding Ctrl+Shift+F

I'm trying to bind CTRL + Shift + F to one of my quickbar 4 slots but it won't register the key command. CTRL + F works, as does Shift + F. I'm using the Razer Blackwidow ultimate keyboard and naga ...
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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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In space combat, how do you disable shielded targets?

I'm playing the space battles and I can't seem to disable shielded targets. When I shoot at them (I assume it's them as they're yellow outlined reticules) they flash blue. I'm guessing you need a ...
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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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Which files do I have to back up to not lose my Security Key?

I am using the Security Application for Android via BlueStacks so I get the extra 100 Cartel Points per Month. This works fine, but I had to enter multiple codes into the app and the account to make ...