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 do you use Data Crystals to purchase something?

I'm very new to gaming and I've got a lot of data crystals but when I visit a vendor my purchases are automatically deducted from my credits and I see no option to pay with crystals instead. What do ...
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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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Force a repair of Star Wars: The Old Republic

I successfully downloaded/installed Star Wars: The Old Republic (SW-TOR) and ran it. But, I uninstalled it to try to fix something else. Before I uninstalled it, I made a backup of most of the files ...
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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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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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What is the 'best' stat prioritisation for a Jedi Sentinel

I jump in and out of playing SWTOR. I've recently returned to play this new Knights of the Fallen Empire story and the game seems to have changed, a lot. As of this expansion, what is the 'best' stat ...
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How to get all outfits for different companions

Now that equipment is just decorative for companions (I approve personally) is there any way to get the various outfits that were handed out as quest rewards? Maybe they still are and I've just been ...
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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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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 Knights of the Fallen empire and Lvl 65 only available to subscribers?

Is Knights of the Fallen empire and Lvl 65 only available to subscribers? can you just pay for it directly like you could Hutt Cartel and Shadow of Revan? I don't see it for purchase in the ...
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Can a Sith Warrior or Inquisitor wear the Mask of Revan?

On Star Wars:The Old Republic I was playing as my Bounty Hunter. I was sent to retrieve the Mask of Revan. I wanted to keep the mask for myself but found it not in my inventory so I gave the mask to ...
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Do companions benefit from wearing +Presence gear?

So, Presence as a stat, is defined as raising your companions health and damage/healing output. Awesome! A stat just for soloing, that's pretty handy. And, using a +Presence stim, I see that, yes, my ...
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How do I equip companion customizations?

So each of my three current characters has they're starting companion has a skin reward from their own respective missions. I already have said companion. However, the second requirement asks for ...
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What effect do the lesser character stats have?

There are 3 major character stats (Mastery, Presence, and Endurance) 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 ...
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Do my companions gain abilities by themselves or do I need to train their abilities somewhere?

I've realized that if my Star Wars: The Old Republic companions had as many abilities as I did, it would needlessly complicate the gameplay. But, for some of my companions, I can't tell if their ...
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Does completing quests at different levels actually give you different XP?

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, doing quests up to six levels below yours yields a chunk of experience points (XP). Across the SW:TOR forums, people say to maximize experience, do orange level quests ...
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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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Which is better for healing, power or crit?

When making a healer, is it better to focus on power or crit in early/mid/late games? Can someone provide some concrete examples with numbers on which is better in what situations?
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How does Artificing work?

So I've played around with Artificing a bit, but can't seem to make anything useful. I've looked around a bit, and found some neat schematic guides, but I don't know how to learn these schematics, and ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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 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's the easiest daily way to farm Common Data Crystals 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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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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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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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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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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What causes you to become Unbeatable in PvP?

Today I was "Unbeatable" in PvP for the first time, accompanied by the normal "An ally is unbeatable!" announcement. Upon Googling it I found that this is awarded when you get 4 medals in a single ...
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What Rating 220 DPS modifications should I get for my Vigilance Guardian?

Introduction I am currently in the process of acquiring a full set of 220 modifications for my Vigilance Guardian, tailored towards DPS. I am looking to outfit a Custom (orange) set of gear with ...
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Can I run The Old Republic without an Administrator account?

Stupidly long story short... I have access to Windows 7 computer that I can only log into with a "Guest" account. The Guest account does not have Administrator access. Star Wars: The Old Republic ...
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In the old republic, is the better long term strategy commendations or gear?

When you complete missions many times you are offered a choice between the current worlds commendation and either some companion gear or personal gear. With crafting and the galactic market, how much ...
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Strategies to avoid being underleveled as a F2P in SW:TOR?

First, definitions, just to be clear: Underleveled: The state of being substantially lower level than the lowest level quest you have. This situation makes it difficult to complete your quests ...
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Crafting with synthweave in 4.0

I'm a bit confused with all the changes that have been made to crafting in 4.0. For augments i understand that it works like it did before except there are no greens anymore? Buy blue schematic ...
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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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Roaming mend on a single target

As a healing sorcerer you have the ability Roaming Mend. This ability has the following tooltip. Roaming Mend Activation: Instant Force: 50 Cooldown: 15 seconds Range: 30m ...
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Strength as a priority stat for vengeance juggernaut?

I'm currently leveling a Vengeance Juggernaut and have been looking around at stat priorities so I can be aware of what I need to look for. I'm seeing a lot of strength on various websites as the ...
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What is the highest credit per common data crystals ratio available in SWTOR?

Introduction My characters are currently holding ALOT of Common Data Crystals (CDC) and since they have better gear than what is available for CDCs, I am looking for ways to transform them into ...
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What modifications should I buy for my Vigilance Guardian?

Introduction I recently hit Level 65 with my Vigilance Guardian and I'm about half-way through Shadows of Revan. Before I start Knights of the Fallen Empire, I intend to do a big (and potentially ...
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Which crew skills do instant 60s get?

Is there a list somewhere of which classes get which crew skills when you create an instant 60? I have all the ACs on Imp side at reasonable levels (55+) but I don't always bother with the crew ...
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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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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 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 to do with my Common Data Crystals?

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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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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SWTOR: Refer a Friend [duplicate]

In the Star Wars the Old Republic MMO, can two new subscribers "refer" each other so they both get the referral rewards?
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SWTOR companions after update 4.0 [duplicate]

I have to finish a quest on Tatooine with Andronikos revel as my companion, but I can not summon him. This appears to be a similar issue to a differant question that has been asked except I already ...