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 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 (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 Tactical Overdrive – Resets the cooldown of Stim Boost, Recuperative Nanotech, Volatile Substance, and Lethal Strike and increased your Mastery by 15% for 12 seconds New Utility Changes Instead of 4 Tiers, Utilities are now divided into 3 Tiers …

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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 Generic Set Bonuses and Tactical Items for All Classes (PTS)

Listing of all the generic Set Bonuses and Tacticals Items useable by all Classes on the PTS. PTS Testing Phase – 1.5 (August 13th 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. General Set Bonuses GEAR 2 SET 4 SET 6 SET Avenger Power +2% Increases your damage dealt by 5% while you Guard another player   Beserker Critical Rating +2% Increases Damage dealt by 5% increases Damage taken by 10%   The Entertainer Endurance +2% Using a Rest and …

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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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