Smuggler Newbies Guide

Corso Riggs, Smuggler companion

Smugglers may not be the most popular class in The Old Republic, but they sure are fun to play. However, there is some skill involved and newbies sometimes have a tough time wrapping their head around some basics of this class. That’s why Torwars decided to publish a short yet useful beginners guide for Smuggler, teaching you everything you need to know about them. Well, almost everything. You can find the full guide below! We already have some of the information found in this guide posted previously, so I provided…

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SWTOR Jedi Consular Beginners Guide

Jedi Consular Beginners Guide

You’ve chosen an exalted path—the Jedi Consular class. This is a great class to play in The Old Republic if you love Force powers, or if you are having a tough time deciding what role you want to play on a team—melee (or ‘tanking’), damage-dealing at range, or even some healing. This class can do all three, and you’ll get a chance to try the different skills out on Tython, your origin planet. Once you’ve loaded the game and chosen your server, the first thing you’ll see is your character…

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SWTOR Bounty Hunter Beginners Guide

Bounty Hunter Beginners Guide

Bounty Hunters aren’t exactly known as one of the most played classes in Star Wars: The Old Republic. One reason being, they’re not as easy to play as some other classes are. That’s why having a newbies guide to help beginners figure out things in this game is helpful, and Torwars made sure to publish it. You can read the full Bounty Hunter newbies guide below. Contents: Advanced Classes Companions Species & Appearance Leveling Stats & Equipment Crew Skills Heat System Skill Rotation & Combat The Bounty Hunter brings a…

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Sith Inquisitor Newbies Guide

Force Lightning ability

Torwars is responsible for publishing the following newbies guide aimed at beginner Sith Inquisitor players, which will answer most if not any questions you may have about this class. We do have some of this information on the site already so I provided some links in the post to the relevant content. Anyway, I hope you’ll find this guide as useful as I did! Introduction Advanced Classes Species Storyline Abilities Khem Val (First Companion) Equipment Conclusion Introduction If you are thinking about rolling a Sith Inquisitor, but need a little…

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Sith Warrior Beginners Guide

Sith Warrior Beginners Guide

Torwars just published an excellent newbie guide for the Sith Warrior class. It includes many beginner questions and answers and for those of you still undecided on your class choice, hopefully this will help! Why pick a Sith Warrior? Sith Warrior as a character Species Appearance Primary stats Armors Let’s talk Rage Skill rotation Starting world: Korriban Leveling guide Summary Why Pick a Sith Warrior? The Sith Warrior has a number of cool things going for it. Among them: Force Charge enables the Sith Warrior to leap across a rather…

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Imperial Agent Character Progression

The wait is over. Bioware finally revealed one of the last remaining class progression videos, of course for our beloved Imperial Agent class. The trailer features both Operative and Sniper advanced classes, showcases some of their armors and abilities, and of course the cover system. You can read the official video description and watch it below! Through cunning, stealth, and ruthless tactics, the Imperial Agent has no shortage of ways to complete his objectives. Even so, as the complexity and importance of his missions increase, the Agent will have to…

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SWTOR Smuggler Progression Trailer

Smuggler class progression

There’s a couple more classes that still don’t have their official progression trailer published, and until today Smugglers were one of them. Finally we have our own trailer and oh boy it was worth the wait. I’ve seen all progression trailers for other classes and none of them are nearly as witty, funny and entertaining as this one. It features numerous references to Han Solo and Harrison Ford as well — see if you can catch them all. It also shows your companion Bowdaar, as well as some abilities such…

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Jedi Knight Newbie Guide

Jedi Knight combat on Tython

Torwars recently posted an excellent short guide for SWTOR newbies, featuring our beloved Jedi Knight class of course. For everyone new to the game I’m sure you’ll find it very useful, and these few tips are always good to keep in mind. You can read the entire guide below. Getting Started Once you’ve created your personal character and watched your specially-written scrolling text, you’ll arrive in a ship onto Tython grounds. Once you disembark, you have a chance to familiarize yourself with a few of the controls. No doubt you’ll…

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SWTOR Imperial Agent Companions Guide

Scorpio companion

The following is a post of Imperial Agent companions in Star Wars: The Old Republic. The first one is available even before level 10 on the starting planet, but you’ll get access to other companions as you reach further levels. The current companions are: Kaliyo Djannis, Scorpio, Doctor Lokin, Vector Hyllis, and Ensign Temple. Kaliyo Djannis Species: female Rattataki Planet: Hutta Role: Ranged DPS Armor: Medium Weapons: Dual Wield Pistols Default Kit: Grenade Crew Skills: +10 Armstech Efficiency, +2 Underworld Trading Critical Scorpio Species: Droid Planet: Belsavis Role: Ranged Tank…

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SWTOR Bounty Hunter Companions List

Skadge companion

Below is a full list of known companions for Bounty Hunters. Note that the list may not be complete and some bonuses and information may not be up to date. Mako Species: Female Human Planet: Hutta Ranged healing Medium armor Crew Skills: +5 Cybertech Efficiency, +15 Slicing Efficiency Blizz Species: Male Jawa Planet: Hoth Ranged Tank Heavy Armor Crew Skill: +15 Armormech Efficiency, +1 Armstech Critical Skadge Species: male Houk Planet: Belsavis Melee tank Heavy armor Flamethrower Kit Crew Skills: +10 Scavenging Efficiency, +2 Treasure Hunting Critical Torian Caldera Species:…

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Sith Warrior Companions Guide

Lieutenant Pierce, Sith Warrior companion

These are the companions that are available to Sith Warriors. There’s one additional that isn’t listed here, but it’s the default droid that comes with your starship and can’t be used in combat. If you have any additional info to update this list be sure to post it in the comments below. Vette Species: female Twi’lek Planet: Korriban Role: Ranged DPS Armor: Medium Weapon: Dual Pistols or Blaster Rifle Crew Skills: +5 Underwould Trading Efficiency, +5 Treasure Hunting Critical Malavi Quinn Species: male Human Planet: Balmora Role: Ranged DPS/Healer Armor:…

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Sith Inquisitor Companions

Khem Val Companion

Here’s where you’ll find information on the companions that are available to Sith Inquisitors. You can also find out which planet you can get them on and what bonuses you’ll get. Khem Val Male Dashade Planet: Korriban Melee Tank with heavy armor The Dashade are large reptiles with dark skin and powerful claws. Kim Vaal is a melee focused fighter with the unique racial ability to “soak up” force power from enemy force users. This allows the player to take a less active melee role, for those who choose to…

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Jedi Consular Companions

Jedi Consular Companions - Qyzen Fess

This is a list of companions we know about that are available for Jedi Consulars. Qyzen Fess Species: male Trandoshan Planet: Typhon Role: Melee Tank Armor: Heavy Weapon: Electrostaff or Vibrosword Abilities: Toggleable taunt-mode “Lightning Whip“, “Charge“: Ignites his jet pack and flies fist first to target Crew Skills: +5 BioChem, +15 Archaeology Zenith Species: male Twilek Planet: Balmorra Role: Ranged DPS Armor: Medium Weapon: Sniper Rifle Kit: AoE Damage Lt. Iresso Species: male Human Planet: Hoth Role: Ranged tank Weapon: Blaster rifle Abilities: Taunt Theran Cedrex Species: male Human…

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Smuggler Companions Guide

Bowdarr companion

There are several different companions available to Smugglers in Star Wars: The Old Republic. All of the currently known ones are listed below. Bowdaar Species: Wookie Planet: Nar Shaddaa Melee Tank with heavy armor Weapons: Vibroswords, various blades Crew Skills: +10 Cybertech Efficiency, +10 Scavenging Efficiency Akavi Spaar Species: female Mandalorian Planet: Balmorra Ranged DPS Heavy Armor Has a Flamethrower move Guss Tuno Species: male Mon Calamari Planet: Hoth Healer Medium Armor Uses blasters Corso Riggs Species: male human Planet: Ord Mantell Ranged Tank Heavy Armor Uses Blaster Pistols and…

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SWTOR Sith Warrior Class Overview

Sith Warrior

The Sith Warrior is one of two Force-sensitive, Imperial classes. Unlike the Sith Inquisitor, the Sith Warrior is known to focus more on melee combat and Lightsaber skills. The Sith use the Dark Side of the Force and fight against their rivals, the Jedi and the Republic. The Sith Warrior was entrusted with the most important tasks assigned by the Sith Empire: destroying the Empire’s enemies and enforcing the Empire’s rule all across the galaxy. They use baser emotions such as fear, anger, and hatred to fuel their focus and…

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