How to Prepare for Game Update 6.0

Star Wars The Old Republic’s Expansion, ‘Onslaught’, (Game update 6.0) is launching on October 22nd. With it comes a bunch of new content and changes to existing content. Here are my tips on how you can be prepared for Game Update 6.0! Note – Some of the ‘specifics’ are subject to change since they’re based on information from the PTS. But the overall tips should still be relevant regardless. Save up your Credits This expansion is going to be expensive! Costs of various items already in the game are going to go up and new additions are going to be …

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Feats of Strength Achievements Guide (PTS)

A new category of Achievements is being introduced in Star Wars The Old Republic’s newest Expansion, Onslaught called ‘Feats of Strength’. This category is specifically for Achievements that are no longer obtainable or will no longer be obtainable when 6.0 launches. PTS Version – 1.5 Activities The Activities section contains the Play to Give Achievement from 2018 as well as the Onslaught PTS Achievements. This section contains Achievements that are currently available to get on live servers (until 6.0 launches). Play to Give: 2018 Public Activist (Phase 1) Eye for an Eye Advancement The Advancement section contains all the Galactic …

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6.0 Sniper Changes, Set Bonuses and Tactical Items (PTS)

Listing of all the Set Bonuses and Tacticals Items available for Snipers on the PTS. PTS Testing Phase – 1.5 (13th August Update) NOTE – Since this is from the Onslaught PTS, this is all subject to change. It is not currently known how any of these items will be obtained. New Ability Utility Changes Tacticals Gear and Set Bonuses Charges New Ability Hololocate – Activating this ability marks your current location for 10 minutes. When this ability is activated again, if you are within 60 meters of the marked location, you instantly return to the marked location. Hololocate goes on cooldown …

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6.0 Sorcerer Changes, Set Bonuses and Tactical Items (PTS)

Listing of all the Set Bonuses and Tacticals Items available for Sorcerers on the PTS. PTS Testing Phase – 1.5 (13th August Update) NOTE – Since this is from the Onslaught PTS, this is all subject to change. It is not currently known how any of these items will be obtained. New Ability Utility Changes Tacticals Gear and Set Bonuses Charges New Ability Volt Rush – Deals X energy damage and charges the target, stacking up to 3 times. Volt Rush deals more damage for each charge stack on the target. Volt Rush has 3 ability ammo and recharges 1 ammo every …

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6.0 Marauder Changes, Set Bonuses and Tactical Items (PTS)

Listing of all the Set Bonuses and Tacticals Items available for Marauders on the PTS. PTS Testing Phase – 1.5 (13th August Update) NOTE – Since this is from the Onslaught PTS, this is all subject to change. It is not currently known how any of these items will be obtained. New Ability Utility Changes Tacticals Gear and Set Bonuses Charges New Ability Rabid Furor – Consumes all ability charges of Rabid Ruror and applies Rabid Ruror stacks to you. Each stack increases your next direct single-target melee attack by 25% and is consumed whenever you deal damage with these attacks. Recharges 1 …

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6.0 Juggernaut Changes, Set Bonuses and Tactical Items (PTS)

Listing of all the Set Bonuses and Tacticals Items available for Juggernauts on the PTS. PTS Testing Phase – 1.5 (13th August Update) NOTE – Since this is from the Onslaught PTS, this is all subject to change. It is not currently known how any of these items will be obtained. New Ability Utility Changes Tacticals Gear and Set Bonuses Charges New Ability Rabid Furor – Consumes all ability charges of Rabid Ruror and applies Rabid Ruror stacks to you. Each stack increases your next direct single-target melee attack by 25% and is consumed whenever you deal damage with these attacks. Recharges 1 …

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SDCC SWTOR Community Cantina 2019 Highlights and Info

The Old Republic Developers have held another Community Cantina this time near San Diego Comic-Con. Unlike the Cantina at Star Wars Celebration, there was barely any new info revealed. However, they showed us our first look at the planets Onderon and Mek Sha and the new Flashpoint on Corellia. They also showed some images and art from the new Operation on Dxun. They even teased the soundtrack for the Expansion. The only new info we got was a new character reveal. Tau’s Padawan, Arn, a Republic aligned character debuting in Onslaught. You can watch the Cantina Presentation courtesy of Alise …

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SDCC SWTOR Community Cantina 2019

The Star Wars the Old Republic Developers are holding another Community Cantina Event coinciding with San Diego Comic-Con! Venue: Westin San Diego Gaslamp, San Diego BallroomAddress: 910 Broadway Cir, San Diego, CA 92101Date: Saturday, July 20th 2019Time: 7:00 – 10:00 PM PDT This is your chance to join the Star Wars™: The Old Republic community for a Q&A with the development team, complimentary drinks, giveaways and more. Attendees will also receive Cantina exclusive swag! If you’re in the area, I’d highly recommend attending! For those of us not able to attend, Swtorista and Marshall (@DarthPops) will be live from the Cantina with Kidlee hosting and …

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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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