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 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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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 Smuggler Abilities

Smuggler Abilities

Below you’ll find some starting abilities and those that can be trained later on for the Smuggler class. Starting Abilities Name Description Flurry of Bolts A flurry of bolts shot from your blaster. Take Cover Evasion increase against targets in your cone of cover while taking cover. Burst Fire three powerful blasts at your target. Flash Grenade Lob a flash grenade that blinds your target and all nearby targets (within 5m) for 8 seconds. Blindness ends prematurely if an affected target is damaged. Affects a maximum of 6 targets. Recuperate…

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Smuggler Specializations Guide


There are two Smuggler class specializations (advanced classes), and they are Gunslinger and Scoundrel. Below you’ll find more information on each of them. Gunslinger The Gunslinger focuses on ranged combat using dual pistols. The Saboteur skill tree teaches the Gunslinger the usage of explosives and advanced tech where the Sharpshooter skill tree focuses on ranged, precise high damage attacks. The shared skill tree Dirty Fighting focuses on using all sorts of dirty tricks to defeat the enemy. More about Gunslinger spec (builds, abilities, leveling, PvP, tactics, …) Master of the…

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