Darth Malgus’ Return to The Old Republic Explained

Darth Malgus’ return to the Old Republic was well received for the most part. But those who played through the Imperial story quickly realised that something wasn’t quite right. He is not the same Malgus we had known and loved from launch. In this article, I’ll explain what happened to him and what’s going on now by answering some commonly asked questions. How did he survive? Originally, in the False Emperor Flashpoint, you knock Malgus down the shaft with a grenade (later on, they changed it so you could just kill him). According to the ‘Darth Malgus Lives’ Codex, agents …

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Game Update 5.10 Patch Notes

Here are the Patch Notes for Game Update 5.10! Highlights (bolding & underline) are my own. Highlights New Storylines and Daily Area on Ossus – Continue your adventure at Level 70 on the desolate Jedi planet of Ossus with new Republic and Imperial storylines. If your character has already completed the full storyline up to this point, the new Mission will be added to your Mission Log automatically; otherwise, any level 70 character can acquire the new Mission from the terminal aboard their personal starship. Master Mode Gods from the Machine – Defeating the dangerous family of droid superweapons on Iokath will …

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Game Update 5.10 252-258 Gearing Guide

There is a new Tier of Gear being introduced to The Old Republic in Game Update 5.10. It consists of two gear ratings, 252 and 258. Here is my Guide to how you can get the gear.  Contents Basics Crafting Masterwork Data Crystals Ossus Reputation Command Crates 252 Gear 252 Gear Vendor – Ossus Weekly Lockbox  Command Crate Drops 258 Gear 258 Gear Vendor – Ossus Crafting HM Queen – 258 Weapons Basics There are four key ways to get the new gear. Crafting (258 only) NIM GOTM (258 Schematics and new Mats) Ranked PvP (new Mats + Ossus Reputation …

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Game Update 5.10 Story Progression, Romances and Alliance Alerts

Charles Boyd recently revealed additional details around Alliance Alerts, Romances and Game Update 5.10 Story Progression. He even included specifics about what choices are presumed if you go ahead and start the 5.10 story without having finished Knights of the Eternal Throne, War for Iokath (5.2) or the Traitor Arc. Hi folks! During our livestream where we first revealed the details of Update 5.10: Jedi Under Siege, I mentioned that when Players begin the storyline in that update, any Alliance Alerts they hadn’t completed on that character would be auto-completed for them and that we’d give out more details later. Well, it’s …

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Guild Levelling System Guide

The Old Republic is introducing a Guild Levelling System in Game Update 5.10 that is tied to Conquest. Guild Levels are earned via Conquest Points. The Guild Levelling System provides a number of benefits and Perks for your Guild. You can read more about the Guild Perk system in my Guild Perks Guide. Contents What is Guild Levelling and How Does it Work? What are the Devs Goals? The Numbers Guild Level Milestones What is Guild Levelling and How Does it Work? Similar to a player character, Guilds will now earn Guild Experience. As Guilds hit the next Guild XP …

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Guild Perks Guide

A major component of the improvements coming to Guilds in Game Update 5.10 are Guild Perks. As this information comes from the PTS, it is subject to change! You can read more about Guild Perks from the Developers Forum Post. Contents What is a Guild Perk? What are the Devs Goals for Guild Perks? How Guild Perks Work Guild Perk Requirements and Cost Guild Perk Lists Lists all current Perks available for purchase from each Node. What is a Guild Perk? A Guild Perk is something that can apply to your Guild to give it a specific benefit. Maybe you want to …

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