Odessen Mysterious Observers Guide

Here’s my overview of how to find the Mysterious Observers and what happens after… Note: You must have completed the ‘Hearts and Minds’ Mission to be able to see the Observers even if you have Macrobinoculars. To find the Mysterious Observers hinted in the Patch Notes, go to Odessen to the Alliance Landing Area and use your Macrobinoculars. When you click on the Unknown Camp, you will get a cutscene showing the camp. Once the cutscene completes, you will get a Mission ‘Mysterious Observers’. This mission instructs you to go to a higher vantage point. Go to the higher vantage …

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Game Update 5.10.4 – Patch Notes and Maintenance

Scheduled Maintenance The servers are going offline on Tuesday, June 16th to deploy Game Update 5.10.4. DATE: 16 July 2019 (- 17th July 2019) TIME: 6 AM – 9 PDT, 1 PM – 4 PM GMT, 11 PM – 2 AM AEST VERSION: 5.10.4 Patch Notes Here are the Patch Notes for Game Update 5.10.4. Highlights Free-to-play and Preferred Status changes – More hotbars, increased credit caps, unlimited medical probes, and unlimited quick travel for all F2P and Preferred status players! ????? – There are reports of mysterious observers being spotted around the Odessen base… General Players can now move items within …

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Major Features introduced (or Changed) in The Old Republic Post-Launch

Haven’t played Star Wars The Old Republic since it launched back in 2011? Thinking about coming back after a long hiatus? Here are some of the major features changed or introduced to the game over the years, post-launch. While most of these are the standard quality of life features you’d expect in any MMO, some are features unique to The Old Republic. Keep in mind that some of these features and content are more accessible to subscribers than non-subscribers. Groupfinder/Activity Finder When it initially launched in Game Update 1.3 (June 2012), The Old Republic’s Group Finder System allowed you to queue …

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Game Update 5.10.4 Release Date and 6.0 PTS Announced

Game Update 5.10.4 is being launched on Tuesday, July 16th and will include the previously announced improvements to the ‘Free to Play’ System. Patch Notes will be released on Monday, 15th July. You can read about the Free to Play Improvements in my Article The Old Republic’s Free to Play Changes Explained. The PTS for Game Update 6.0 will likely be going up the same week as 5.10.4 Launch (between the 15th-19th July) and will likely include the following previously announced class changes (Tacticals, Set Bonuses and New Abilities). Sith Inquisitor Sith Warrior Sorcerer Assassin Juggernaut Marauder You can read about …

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Character Level Boost Changes coming with Onslaught

Eric Musco, the Community Manager for Star Wars The Old Republic announced changes coming to Outlander Tokens (character level boost tokens) with the launch of Onslaught (Game Update 6.0) in September 2019. In 6.0, the Outlander Tokens will function as follows: Level 60 Character Token – Start at KOTFE Level 70 Character Token – Start of Ossus There will no longer be a Level 65 Token. At this stage, the Master’s Datacron* will not see any changes to its functionality when Onslaught launches, However, at some stage post-Onslaught, they may add a Level 75 version of the Master Datacron. *The …

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Review – Peacetime Dantooine is Lacking but Worth a Visit

It is nice to be able to explore Dantooine and enjoy the scenery with the reduced chance of running into mobs. However, ‘Peacetime’ Dantooine leaves little else to be desired. You can either sit around for hours at a time waiting for food or mission items to respawn or spend 5 minutes doing lacklustre dailies. So let’s take a look at what there is to do. Dailies There are a couple of dailies you can do (different for each faction). However, there are no meaningful rewards for doing them. And, much like Rishi (ahem), there is no weekly to go …

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6.0 PTS Marauder Ability, Tactical Items, and Set Bonuses

Here is a preliminary listing of all the Tactical Items and Set Bonuses as well as a description of the new ability for Marauders. Note: This is all subject to change. Also, if you are a Sentinel player, you can expect to see these set bonuses, ability and tacticals mirrored for you as well, they are still in process. Charges You will see bonuses which refer to charges. They are introducing new tech in Onslaught which will allow abilities to have multiple charges, meaning you can use them more than once (per charge) and the cooldown will simply add a …

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Dantooine Dailies and Peacetime Guide

So you thought you were done with Dantooine now that the Pirate Incursion Event is over? I don’t think so. There is more to Dantooine than just the Event. The planet also exists in a peacetime state. Not only are there more foods to find for the Culinary Achievement but also a couple of Dailies and a discoverable one-off Mission. Imperial Dailies Republic Dailies While You’re Out There Achievements Dailies Imperial [Daily] Infinite History Find Rakatan Artifacts (5) Click on the rubble piles to find Rakatan Artifacts. They can be found pretty much anywhere in the northern part of the …

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6.0 PTS Assassin Ability, Tactical Items, and Set Bonuses

Here is a preliminary listing of all the Tactical Items and Set Bonuses as well as a description of the new ability for Assassins. Note: This is all subject to change. Also, if you are a Shadow player, you can expect to see these set bonuses mirrored for you as well, they are still in process. Charges You will see bonuses which refer to charges. They are introducing new tech in Onslaught which will allow abilities to have multiple charges, meaning you can use them more than once (per charge) and the cooldown will simply add a charge up to …

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The Old Republic’s new Free-to-Play changes Explained

Star Wars The Old Republic is introducing some long-needed changes to it’s Free-to-play (F2P) and Preferred status systems. For reference, here are the differences between F2P and Preferred status. Free-to-Play– Players that have not spent any money and have access to the original storyline of the game. Preferred – Players that either used to be Subscribers or have spent money on the Cartel Market.* Subscription – Players that pay a monthly amount to access all gameplay content of SWTOR. The key changes coming for F2P and Preferred players include and increase credit cap, no restrictions on Quick Travel or Medical Probes (reviving) …

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