Game Update 6.0 Amplifiers Guide

As with all my 6.0 Guides, everything is subject to change. Amplifiers are a brand new supplementary Stat System being introduced to The Old Republic in Game Update 6.0, Onslaught. It is an entirely RNG based system not taken into account in balance targets (eg. Operation Boss DPS targets or PvP Bolster). It is entirely a bonus set of Stats. UPDATED – 29th August with Phase 2 changes. What are Amplifiers?Recalibrating (Changing) AmplifiersAmplifier ListsCurrent Unknowns What are Amplifiers? Amplifiers are bonus stat applied to gear shells, mods and left side gear pieces. These bonus stats can be recalibrated as many …

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Spoils of War – SWTOR’s New Gearing System Explained

The bread and butter of Star Wars The Old Republic’s new Expansion, ‘Onslaught’, coming in September 2019, is a fully revamped Gearing System. In a Community Livestream on Thursday (30th May), Eric Musco, Community Manager, Charles Boyd, Creative Director with special guest Keith Kanneg, Game Producer introduced the new, inclusive gearing system dubbed ‘Spoils of War’. Basically, this system will be more about horizontal progression rather than vertical gear progression. All types of content, including Conquest and PvP, will drop gear. The easiest way to break down this new system is to break it up into two sections. The gear …

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