6.0 Set Bonuses Guide (PTS)

Here is a comprehensive list of all the Gear Set Bonuses currently available on the PTS. PTS Testing Phase – 1.5 (13th August) 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. Edit – Fully updated with Set Bonus changes + Mercenary and Powertech Set Bonuses added! All Classes Sith Warrior Sith Inquisitor Imperial Agent Bounty Hunter All Classes All classes will be able to equip these Set Bonus items. GEAR 2 SET 4 SET 6 SET Avenger Power +2% Increases your …

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Spoils of War Gear Vendor Guide (PTS)

Note – This is all subject to change! There is a Vendor hidden behind a fence on the Imperial Fleet that contains Spoils of War Gear Boxes. These boxes contain a random piece of gear in them. The gear you get is determined by what box you buy and what your active spec is. The quality of the item is based on what your Gear Rating is. Contains an item that is tailored to your active discipline when opened. Maximum potential scales with your current iRating. Gear Box Tooltip They cost a new currency called ‘War Commendation’. They are located …

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

Listing of all the Set Bonuses and Tacticals Items available for Operatives on the PTS. PTS Testing Phase – 1.5 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 ‘New Ability’ Operatives didn’t get a new ability. Instead, they just changed Exfiltrate. Exfiltrate – Exfiltrate has 2 ability charges and recharges one charge every 10 seconds. New Utility Changes Instead of 4 Tiers, Utilities are now divided into 3 Tiers (Skillful, Masterful and Heroic) …

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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 detailed 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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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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A Basic Level 70 PvE Endgame and Gearing Guide

Written by Andynul. Edited by Xam Xam. This Guide covers the basics of Endgame gearing for PvE answering the most commonly asked questions about Endgame and Gearing. If you’re after an Endgame Gearing Guide focused on PvP, you can check out Xam Xam’s SWTOR PvP Gearing Guide! For Game Update 5.10 Gearing Guides, see below: Game Update 5.10 252-258 Gearing Guide Game Update 5.10 Crafted Gear Guide Contents What is Endgame? What comes from Command Ranks and Command Crates? What do you do with the stuff you get from the Command Crates? How to get Unassembled Components other than from Crates? …

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The 5.10 Gearing Op-Ed – Dismissing Entitled Casuals and the Need to bring back PvP Gear

There has certainly been a mixed reaction to the new tier of gear being introduced to Star Wars The Old Republic in Game Update 5.10. Instead of the new tier being ‘drops’ from content or Galactic Command, it will instead be craftable. The schematics will drop exclusively from NIM GOTM with the new mats needed to craft the gear will drop from NIM GOTM, Ranked PvP and the new Daily Area. The exclusivity of this gear has certainly drawn quite a negative reaction from the more casual player base and even those who aren’t so casual but don’t do NIM …

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Thoughts on the Fall 2018 Content coming to SWTOR

There’s something for every type of Star Wars The Old Republic player to look forward to in the new content being released throughout the rest of the year. Starting with Game Update 5.9.3 at the end of September and concluding with Game Update 5.10 coming later in the Fall there’s plenty of content to look out for. You can read more about what’s to come in the Fall 2018 Road Map or from my Fall 2018 Road Map Summary. But first, let’s look at my favourite content in the game, PvP! Vandin Huttball We’re getting a new Huttball Map in Game …

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