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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6.0 Ability Charges Guide (PTS)

In Game Update 6.0, the Star Wars The Old Republic Developers are introducing a new combat system to the game, tied to select Abilities called, Charges. What are Charges? Charges basically allow you to use select Abilities more than once, depending on the number of Charges they have. For example, if an ability has 2 charges on it, you can use the Ability twice. You have to have at least 1 Charge to be able to use an Ability with Charges. When you use an Ability with a Charge once, it uses up one Charge and the Charge timer goes …

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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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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 Tactical Items Guide (PTS)

Here is a comprehensive list of all the Tactical Items currently available on the PTS. PTS Testing Phase – 1.5 (August 13th) – Mercenary and Powertech Tacticals have been added! 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. All Classes Sith Warrior Sith Inquisitor Imperial Agent Bounty Hunter What is a Tactical Item? Tacticals are a new gear slot being introduced in Game Update 6.0, Onslaught. These gear pieces alter existing abilities allowing players to customise their gameplay. All Tacticals are …

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

Listing of all the Set Bonuses and Tacticals Items available for Assassins on the PTS. PTS Testing Phase – 1.5 (August 13 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 Severing Slash – Strikes targets in a cone, dealing X weapon damage and slowing their movement speed by 50% for 3 seconds. Requires a double-bladed lightsaber or electrostaff. New Utility Changes Instead of 4 Tiers, Utilities are now divided …

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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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