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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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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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How to enter SWTOR's Flashpoint “The Esseles” in Veteran mode?

My friend and I are starting a playthrough of SWTOR. We've done the Flashpoint "The Esseles" on Story Mode a few times now, and wanted to try it on Veteran Mode. However, whatever we try, we always ...
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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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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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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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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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Do you get locked out of original content after starting the newer content in SWTOR

I am just getting back into SWTOR -- I have not done any of the Fallen Empire. Will I lose access to the "original content" if I start Fallen Empire? I have a few High 50s and 1 - 60. I finished all ...
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How do I share quests with my friends in Star Wars: The Old Republic?

I'm just starting out Star Wars: The Old Republic for the first time and would like to share quest progress with my friends. We tried to get our starting missions shared (the ones on the Jedi planet), ...
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Is there a variant of Lord Grathan's helmet for level 27?

Above is the helmet that I am currently trying to find. Is there a variant of the helmet that I can wear as a level 27 juggernaut?
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How can I use Discord's push-to-talk function when playing Star Wars: The Old Republic?

I'm attempting to use Space bar to use the microphone on discord while playing SWTOR operation groups, but it's not working. Is this simply a configuration issue? How can I solve this? I have one ...
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Swtor: If I play the class story but then skip KOTFE, will my class choices reset?

So I have played KOTFE several times now and playing it again with my inquisitor just to get past it is kind of boring. So If I skip to KOTET, will the choices I made in my class story reset? E.g Will ...
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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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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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Easy way to swap Relics/Implants?

Is there an easy way to swap the 2nd implant or relic? Everytime I try to swap it I have to open character screen drag the item to the correct itemslot and It's pretty annoying tbh.
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What exactly does Alacrity do?

On my healer commando, I obtained some mods to increase my Alacrity. I understand that it increases the speed at which abilities are casted, but what exactly does that mean.
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Galactic Command bonus for Star Fortresses

I'm trying to find information on the Galactic Command 20% daily CXP bonus based on activity. Will doing Star Fortresses while Galactic Command has "Flashpoints" as the daily bonus give me 20% ...
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Will legacy “Improved Warzone Experience” affect the CXP I get from warzones?

Under Legacy, I have the perks for "Improved Warzone Experience" unlocked, levels 1 to 5. This essentially improves the XP I used to get when playing warzones, pre level 50 (yes - I've recently ...
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Can I change story mode choices made in KOTFE / KOTET by replaying?

As the question states. Can I go back and replay chapters in Story Mode and alter the outcome of later ones? Spoilers below Or I've noticed that the choices I make by playing through the chapters ...
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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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Returning to SWTOR after a couple of years - Level 55 class quests?

So I've just decided to see what's what. Last time I played was in February 2014, so yea... obviously a lot has changed ;-) Now that's fine. But I'm not sure where to go from here. Some of my ...
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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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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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Do I get only one preorder bonus or one per character?

I am wondering if the Preorder bonus (the stone thats makes you change you lightsaber color) is only once, or one for every character you create? Also, do you get one later in the game if you didn't ...
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Are the classes in TOR *really* mirrored across factions?

I know that the intent in The Old Republic was that the factions would be balanced by having the same classes available to each faction, albeit with different names and animations. But after playing ...
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How do I get Arcann as a companion?

I am about to start knights of the fallen empire dlc for star wars the old republic. I know you can get Arcann as a companion. But I do not know how. How do I get Arcann as a companion and what ...
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How do I stop the launcher bringing up the UAC prompt every time?

Every time I start The Old Republic launcher/updater, it throws up the UAC prompt. Is this normal? If it isn't (or is I suppose), how do I prevent it without disabling UAC?
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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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Which crew skills should I pick as a F2P player limited to 2 of 3?

I am a newbie to The Old Republic. Right now I am a Preferred Status player, so I have a total of 2 crew skills for selection. I am wondering what should I learn. I heard that for crafting skills, ...
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Why can't I gather some archaeology nodes?

My Sith Sorcerer is an archaeologist and fairly frequently, I'll see a crystal formation on my minimap, head over to it, but I am unable to use it. My cursor does not change to the "gather" icon, and ...
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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 store/...
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Which companions return for knights of the fallen empire/eternal throne?

So I just finished Star Wars: Knights of the Fallen Empire chapter one. And I heard that most companions will not be returning to the alliance. Which of the class companions will make a return for the ...
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Confused about the new 5.0 update

So according to the new 5.0 update for SWTOR they brought the level cap up to 70 for subscribers. And 65 for free to plays/preferred status players. Next they said that preferred status character ...
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Is there a way to make the The Old Republic client log in automatically?

I use a password manager with 16 character random passwords for all my accounts. Currently, it's starting to get annoying to open my password manager, enter my master password, then copy my password ...
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Is it possible to change your voice?

Ok so I have been playing Star Wars the Old Republic for at least a year now. But right now I need the help of a seasoned SWTOR veteran. Is there any way to change your character's voice without ...
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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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SWTOR: Sound has completely stopped working

I started the launcher for SWTOR today. It took a moment to initialize, as if there was a patch, but a much shorter amount of time, and no install time whatsoever. I found that odd, but I didn't think ...
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Can Jedi use legacy force lightning?

Ok so I do it whenever I see the little legacy force lightning symbol as that is my favorite move to use. I don't know how I activate or if it is random or what. Can a Jedi knight or consular use the ...
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Can I speak to my companion in the cantina in the Sith academy on Korriban? [duplicate]

I've heard that when your companion needs to speak to you on SWTOR KotFE, you need to go to a cantina or your ship. I'm a Sith, so would the cantina on Korriban do? Thank you
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How do I speak to my companion?

I just finished up the last quest on Korriban, and my companion, Khem Val keeps saying, "I want to speak with you." So... I right click him, and he says: "I want to speak with you." So, I'm at a ...
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When do I start getting my cartel coins?

So I just got a security key for Star Wars the Old Republic. With a security key you receive a free 100 cartel coins each month. When should I expect my first set of coins to come in?
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Is there any way to play Star Wars: The Old Republic on Mac?

My question is as stated above. I tried going the Boot Camp option but ran into too many issues and don't like the requirement of having to boot into a different OS on startup. I've also tried VMWare ...
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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 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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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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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 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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Will I still have an item in my collection if i trade a copy of it to a friend [duplicate]

So in Star Wars the old Republic there is a collections part of the game. If you pay extra cartel coins you can even have the items you purchased account wide. Well I own a copy of the descendant's ...
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Can I don level 65 pvp armor without being level 65 by using this trick?

Can I wear the armor by: having a level 65 person buy them and then mail it to me. Then during the pvp match (everyone is shifted to level 65) I don the gear? Will it stay on me or is there a flaw in ...
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How to Solve Glitch Preventing Me From Attacking!

I'm a free to play player who's playing a Jedi Knight, 50th level. On a mission called Firestorm, on the planet Corellia and at a place called Korvalus Towers I am unable to attack the Sith Stalkers ...