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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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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New Nightlife Event Vendor Rewards 2019

UPDATE: Added previews of the Companion and Electric Wall Decoration. Star Wars The Old Republic’s annual Nightlife Event is returning on June 18th and will run until July 30th (2019). This year, they have introduced a new Vendor with new rewards and a new reward from the slots. Cartel Market Certificates can now drop from the High Roller slots during the Nar Shaddaa Nightlife Event (GU 5.10.3 Patch Notes). Here is a list of all the new Nightlife Event items (from the GU 5.10.3 PTS). There are all found on a brand new Casino Prize Vendor. Vendor – Elzza Bysuun …

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Dantooine Pirate Incursion Event Guide

Here is my Pirate Incursion Event Guide. This a reoccurring event, located on Dantooine consists of doing dailies and weeklies to earn Reputation and Rewards. All characters level 20+ can participate in this Event! To participate in the Event, just travel straight to Dantooine and pick up the Dailies in your respective factions base or interact with the Terminal on the Fleet. Interacting with the Terminal on Fleet grants you a one-off Mission with some minor story to it (but only if you’ve completed the Ossus Story!). Missions and Rewards Imperial Dailies Republic Dailies Heroics Missions and Rewards There are …

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Dantooine Treasure Hunt

If you’re the exploring type on Dantooine, there’s a strange little datapad you can find that’ll start you off on a Treasure Hunt! There are five notes to be found and they must be found in the sequential order. What happens at the end? You’ll have to read on (or scroll down) and see for yourself! Note: This can only be completed when the Pirate Incursion Event is active. D. Suffy’s Note Part 1 The first datapad, D. Suffy’s Note, the one that starts you off on the hunt, can be found by a small blba tree north of the …

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Dantooine Codex Entries

Here are all the Codex Entries on Dantooine in Game Update 5.10.3. See my Dantooine Achievements Guide for the locations of all these Codex Entries! Achievement Codex Entries Banir Regional Energy Complex Blba Tree Dantooine Dantooine Agriculture Imperial Outpost DNT-X004 Infinite Empire: Dantooine Jedi Enclave Ruins Legacy of Darth Traya Nova Blade Assault: Dantooine Tokare Garrison Banir Regional Energy Complex Locations The Republic’s renewed interest in Dantooine led to heavy investment in the planet’s ageing infrastructure. The dam near Tokare Garrison, which was near crumbling, was transformed by Republic engineers into a high-tech energy complex. This combination wind and hydroelectric …

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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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5 Things to do on Dantooine

Dantooine is finally coming to Star Wars The Old Republic on May 28th as part of Game Update 5.10.3. The main highlight of 5.10.3 is the new Pirate Incursion Event (on Dantooine). But there is more to this backwater world then meets the eye. Here are some of the things you can do while dodging blaster fire from pirates and raining debris from space battles. Go on a Treasure Hunt Arrrrrrr maties! If ye find all the clues, some treasurrrrrre therrrrrrrre may be! But be wary, you may need a spyglass (or both your eyes intact, natural or cybernetic) to …

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The Golden Dupe – How to lose 150 Million Credits in The Old Republic

Now here’s a story about how my character got a ‘golden glow’ in Star Wars The Old Republic. Shiny, right? It all started when I went to check out the Reputation Vendor on Dantooine after the 5.10.3 PTS was patched. Among an assortment of new additions to the vendor, I found this curious item, ‘Yarvok’s Gratitude’, which gave little away as to its purpose (or so I thought). Not being able to find the achievement, to get the item, listed among the other Dantooine Achievements (it’s hardly the only hidden achievement on Dantooine), I proceeded to test the dailies…Again… Then …

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A Retrospect on The Old Republic in light of Onslaught

In case you haven’t already heard the news, Star Wars The Old Republic has finally announced it’s next Expansion, ‘Onslaught’ coming in September. You can read more about the announcement in my ‘Announcing ‘Onslaught’ The Old Republic’s Next Expansion‘ Article. The expansion was announced to a packed hall of players and fans, adjacent to Star Wars Celebration, at a Community Cantina. Eric Musco, Community Manager and Charles Boyd, Creative Director with Keith Kanneg, Game Producer for The Old Republic headlined the event with many other Developers also in attendance. The Expansion presentation, while sprinkled with Musco’s usual monotonous marketing queues, …

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