8:24 pm, November 15, 2017
Common Bioware... you nerfed every spec into the ground.., but ***** tanks can still do 6-8 mil in pvp and not die
I’m not asking you to nerf their abilities or their proper dps output in w [..]
8:24 am, September 24, 2017
Hello fellow Pvpers! As you know, ever since the merging of gear and the removal of the Expertise stat pvp has been in a rough state! I understand that the developers wanted to make gearing easier for [..]
8:24 am, September 20, 2017
b4 you where not even able to que unless you had 2018 expertise... now ...
u get kids in greens and blues 105k total hp when buffed... queing ranked where everyone else hase 128-130k hp....
it basi [..]
8:24 pm, August 19, 2017
Wow, just how bad can the archaic burst + stun lock concept of a MMORPG PvP be? A question I asked people whom kept playing the game long after we had stopped.
The answer is... "very"
As s [..]
8:24 am, July 14, 2017
The current gear (and resulting stat) gap in PVP is ridiculous. Expertise was a measure to mediate this as well as the bolster system. Neither were perfect, but they were a good attempt to give the [..]
8:24 pm, July 2, 2017
06.30.2017 , 05:24 PM | #1 This is the last staff post in this thread.
REPORT POST QUOTE
Below you will find the currently planned Class changes for Innov [..]
8:24 pm, June 28, 2017
ok so I am NOT a theory crafter and I don't care to be. I know that some of you are and love that kind of stuff, so I'm here to ask where we have landed on accuracy for predominantly white-damage deal [..]
8:24 am, June 16, 2017
Let me preface by saying that I hate 5.0 and what it has done to the game in general and to PVP in particular. I would be thrilled if they re-introduced expertise and PVP gear along with the old warzo [..]
8:24 am, June 15, 2017
I played the game since launch (pre-ordered) and only PvP'd. But then I took a break, and now I am back for the first time in a couple of years. So I just re-subbed for a month to try it and just rea [..]
8:24 am, June 4, 2017
So, devs have said that they DO read the PVP forums, but do not reply there because we act like tools. I totally get this.
Maybe if we could make a thread and give the devs some ideas. I'm sure oth [..]
8:24 am, June 4, 2017
Hello, i am looking to re getting into PvP after returning almost a month ago. since they removed PVP gear and Expertise gear. it leaves me to question.. what are stats that are optimal for PvP i'm un [..]
8:24 pm, June 1, 2017
Hey guys... I am quite sure BioWare Devs will not read this but tonight some ideas came to my mind in order to improve PvP and make it more fun again, as I have been thinking about it for quite a bit [..]
8:24 pm, May 10, 2017
Since last major update expertise has gone and on first sight there shouldn't be any differences between nowadays PvP and PvE gear. :eek:True or False? :rak_02:
If the statement above is FALSE, then [..]
8:24 pm, May 7, 2017
I know that there are many sources of information out there, but since I couldn't find anything on the first two pages of the PvP forums, I figured I might as well ask...
I played the game a lot when [..]
8:24 pm, May 5, 2017
I have been frustrated for years with PVp here on SWTOR.
It really took me a while to really identify what I at least feel the problem is.
Let me first introduce my PVP self. I am a very casual PVPe [..]
8:24 pm, April 25, 2017
The quote comes from a thread in general, but I wanted to have the discussion without a lot of pointless distractions that come with general.
Originally Posted by Andryah
8:24 pm, April 21, 2017
Dear community members,
I am sorry if I post a thread which exists,but I couldn't find what I am looking for. I am a player here for several months now. My main character is a Lightning Sorcerer and [..]
8:24 pm, February 26, 2017
Is there a page/guide with PVP battle metrics? Trying to find out if accuracy is needed, and the importance of power vs. crit. Don't know what has changed since there is no more Expertise.
Thank Y [..]
8:24 pm, February 15, 2017
So I just resubbed and jumped on the forums to look for one of the guides that are usually stickied around here about which mods/pieces to use for optimal bolstering. But apparently I can't find any b [..]
8:24 pm, February 11, 2017
I returned to the game over a month ago and just now getting most of my toons to 70. Gearing has changed, there is no Expertise anymore. I've been on the forums since I came back but I don't know the [..]
8:24 pm, January 27, 2017
A big thanks to Aceite for finding the 3.3 patch notes!http://www.swtor.com/blog/pvp-econom...ame-update-3.3Below is what was written by SWTOR devs regarding 3.3
Community N [..]
8:24 pm, January 25, 2017
As I look at the smoldering mess that is SWTOR and analyze things. I've come to the conclusion that we now have the WORST aspects of every change and philosophical shift the Devs have had. Consider th [..]
8:24 pm, January 11, 2017
Question about gear in solo rwz. In 4.0 i used for my pt tank expertize > full endurance >max power and crit gear (shild rating, defence was usless). Now in 5.0 i play almost the same g [..]
8:24 pm, December 20, 2016
I wanted to post this to gather some information. I left for a couple months and came back for the new expansion when i had time from the wife and work. Coming back i have some major questions and wan [..]
8:24 pm, December 1, 2016
I am extremely upset with this new update, my wife and I spent countless hours a day grinding pvp to earn our gear at something we were great at, i dont understand why bio ware is folding to the babie [..]
8:24 am, December 1, 2016
With the changes to pvp - the removal of expertise - I wanted to ask if acuracy is still useless in PvP.
Since my old 224 gear had 110% acc should I remove it for pvp reasons?
My guess is that nothi [..]
8:24 am, November 30, 2016
It's funny watching these PVE guys in Warzones.
What they don't understand is, Expertise didnt make a player good, or better. Some of these Sorcs i encounter never even pop Barrier. Lots of people do [..]
8:24 pm, November 29, 2016
I just recently got back and have been reading about the new update and it's quite demoralising to say the least.
Do we know if the stat priority is going to stay the same (of course no expertise, bu [..]
8:24 pm, November 25, 2016
Why have you made this game unplayable for us pvpers? first you bring in pvp/pve instances which basically ended the open world pvp for us(all because the pve nubs didnt like getting ganked) i mean i [..]
8:24 pm, November 20, 2016
Being able to **** your opponent within the time of your electro net should not be happening. If you have full pvp expertise gear as a melee then you should be able to counter attack and defend to ma [..]
8:24 pm, November 19, 2016
I have a Sith sorc with full pvp gear and im a battle master but im doing "The booming Vocoder for freedom" and its terrible, On the republic side is really terrible, They have 0 clue how PV [..]
8:24 am, November 15, 2016
Crazy idea but I am serious. If new gearing system proves to be a horrible grind for pvp and games turn to be gear dependant lets just keep our 208 set bonus pvp gear and keep using that in wzs :) T [..]
8:24 pm, November 14, 2016
Since expertise is being removed and gear will no longer be PvE or PvP, is it possible to grind to top gear just doing warzones or do we need to do PvE content as well?
Also anyone know what'll hap [..]
8:24 pm, October 30, 2016
Please explain to me how I can be legitimately one shot ****** in pvp when I'm in full 208 Augmented armor 2018 expertise and I have 72k hp?
I'm Angry there is obviously something very wrong or su [..]
8:24 am, October 27, 2016
With expertise being removed, I have been trying to find out if bolster is also removed in 5.0, but so far no answer. Only in story mode operations will there still be bolster, but there is no word on [..]
8:24 pm, October 25, 2016
1v1 Tournament 12th November 7pm GMT
We are back with a super spooky 1v1 tournament for us all to enjoy before the RNGfest of 5.0 arrives!
URC 7 saw Operatives returned to the top of the pile and th [..]
8:24 am, October 22, 2016
Right now the level brackets for pvp are (as we all know) lvl 10 - 40, lvl 41 - 64 and lvl 65.
How will that change in 5.0?
And since expertise will be omitted, will I - somehow - be able to pvp wit [..]
8:24 am, October 21, 2016
I doubt any devs will read this, but how about a compromise?
The current proposed 5.0 RNG system rewards people have have the most time to play, dislike the expertise stat, and prevents Preferred an [..]
8:24 am, October 20, 2016
I am afraid that if this new gearing system goes live, I will leave the game. Here is the standard (for real) been playing since launch comment. I have been playing since launch, I rea [..]
8:24 pm, October 18, 2016
Ok boys let's talk about some new 5.0 changes to PvP that were confirmed yesterday. Here is the list of things you should know:
-Expertise stat is now removed from the game. We believe it will be tie [..]
8:24 pm, October 18, 2016
Expertise DOES serve an important purpose in this game. A full set of expertise gear is seen by PvEers as simply a barrier to PvP, but that's not the important effect it has on gameplay.
First, cons [..]
8:24 pm, October 14, 2016
I made this same post in the Cartel Market section, but because I am specifically interested in PvP'ers reactions, I posted here as well!
I recently saw a few posts in the PvP section that had some r [..]
8:24 pm, September 22, 2016
Hello my fellow Imperials,
I switched to viru spec because I'm told its deals most of the damage in pvp, MM is good too however I need high damage output in final pvp score table at end of the match. [..]
8:24 am, September 8, 2016
Yeah, I said it, as someone who used to enjoy PvP back in 3.0 days, PvP in my eyes is straight up disgusting. 8v8 warzones start with teams that only have 6 people, premades are ruining unranked warzo [..]
8:24 am, September 2, 2016
With all the 91k juggs I've seen roaming around on Imp side in PvP, I assumed that if I had geared myself up properly (meaning maximizing Endurance), I should have broke the 90k barrier as well on my [..]
8:24 am, September 1, 2016
maybe a expertise cristals with a secondary function -like amor penetration
chance to deflect etc
more mobility for melee class,
nerf mercs !
buff sins deception xD
maybe new skill with a co [..]
8:24 pm, August 23, 2016
Sorry for the noobish question, but I don't quite know how DvL works.For the portion of "Flashpoint Expert" of the Champion Level of the Dark Vs Light Event it states:
"Complete the fo [..]
8:24 pm, August 21, 2016
I just wanted to get some clarification,
i saw in the patch notes for GU 4.7a that they applied a fix so that Players who completed The Dark vs. Light: Flashpoint Master Achievement prior to Game Upd [..]
8:24 pm, August 19, 2016
I mean seriously, guys, what's up with this? I've tried running this FP on several different DvL characters (two level 65, and one level 55) (I am ready to receive the eternal champion achievement) bu [..]
8:24 am, August 8, 2016
After a great night of duels at URC 6 where we saw a Merc win overall 1st place and a Assassin win the stealth bracket we're back on TRE for another evening of fun and fighting.
URC 6 went incredibly [..]
8:24 pm, July 31, 2016
OMG. First time I have done lowbies (not mids) in years. I generally think it is pointless with so few abilities but I didn't want to do PvE stuff. After fighting for a while, I realized not only d [..]
8:24 am, July 12, 2016
Hey, all! What is the min/max on Endurance for immortal juggernaut in PvP? Most ever seen with 2018 expertise? And how would I get there. I'm sitting at 88k. Trying to get as much as possible. Thanks [..]
8:24 pm, July 8, 2016
Gonna try me some SWTOR pvp this weekend for the first time. I've been reading the 'how to be a contender' threads, and understand the tiers, gearing/expertise stuff. Aside from that, what is the on [..]
8:24 am, June 18, 2016
So, I decided to "blog" a little about my experiences getting through the 20 warzones "Booming Vocoder of Freedom" alliance alert to obtain m1-4x. Now, let me preface this by sayi [..]
8:24 pm, June 8, 2016
I'm no expert, here goes....
Would like to see a heroic talent trait that changes Guard so that 10% of the damage from any friendly target in 20 units is transferred to the tank.
I think this would [..]
8:24 am, June 5, 2016
<Fark Objectivies> will be hosting a 1v1 tournament on Begeren Colony.
The tournament will be held in the Flagship called Tunnel Vision. Yes, there are some bugs and gl [..]
8:24 pm, May 31, 2016
After a "interesting" trip to the US servers The Ultimate Regstar Championship is returning to it's true home The Red Eclipse!
Trailer here courtesy of Skyrush: https://youtu.be/LEorg3ebSRI [..]
8:24 pm, May 27, 2016
PVP guilds are recruiting Bads and I don't just mean bad in skill.
Well known guilds who are either PVP guilds or who have a big presence in PVP have members who can't even gear or know how to choose [..]
8:24 pm, May 18, 2016
Is there anywhere I can find armor mod with expertise in it ? The vendor sells enchancements 40x and mod 40x 9or w/e the number is) I can't seem to find a vendor that sells the armorin [..]
8:24 pm, April 29, 2016
I have a question about how augments and stats work in warzones. I have full 208 pvp gear, so full expertise. While I was in a warzone I added a fortitude augment to my gear, which should have given m [..]
8:24 am, April 25, 2016
So, this thread had me think about something, and I wanted some feedback from the experts in the field.
Thanks to Bant's work we theorize that for dps and heal classes, Serendipitous Assault and Focu [..]
8:24 pm, April 14, 2016
Got 2 types of tank armorings on my 208 full ranked pt. 1. Advanced Versatile Armoring 40X (+152 mastery, +129 endurance +68 expertize) . 2. Advanced Resistive Armoring 40X (+137 mastery, +145 [..]
8:24 pm, April 10, 2016
I played now I think 10 or so matches Odessen Proving ? Playing ? Grounds.
I played all of them - except 1 - on Vanjervalis Chain, which is my "home server. It's a very small s [..]
8:24 pm, March 26, 2016
1stMOAR HEALING DEBUFFS, CUZ I WANNA 1v1 THAT STUPID SORC!
First of all, we already have spammable trauma debuffs in the game and they are retarded in design.
Giving dps the tools to render a healer [..]
8:24 am, March 26, 2016
I love Juggernaut.. even the name.. Juggernaut.. reminds you of the man standing admit the carnage and while he is beaten broken bruised and bleeding, he stands ... I know the job of a tank in a WZ, [..]
8:24 pm, March 21, 2016
I'm not some scripting expert, or logician, but can someone explain to me why this was the outcome?https://imgur.com/GhdaggH
Imperial players - 2
Rep - 6
Match ends due to lack of players. No one [..]
8:24 am, March 21, 2016
1st of all i playing operative 2nd day. I have 204 gear and don't have both crystals with expertice ( 1970) But This people who tell Operative dps is worst in game on PvP and PVE lol i don't know rot [..]
8:24 pm, March 20, 2016
I think most agree here that healing in warzones is a bit over-tuned? Simple fix without messing PVE healers up: take the healing bonus from Expertise down slightly and/or raise the damage bonus from [..]
8:24 pm, March 7, 2016
I just recently dinged 65 after lvling completely via pvp with my assassin.
I have played mostly deception but I have also tried hatred and some darkness.
I like to focus on objectives more then any [..]
8:24 am, March 7, 2016
Alright let me tell you my exact stats- With all 4 buffs, and with a Mastery and power stim. I have. 2018 expertise(2 expertise crystals)
Power-3172 (Damage= 2458-2835 [..]
8:24 am, March 7, 2016
Please hear me out, I made a level 60 coin Sorc and got them to 62, I put on a mask with nothing in it and a chest with nothing in it. Joined a PVP match and was dying super quick, I died a total of 1 [..]
8:24 pm, March 6, 2016
I have ranted on here about bad atmosphere, bad behaviour and what not in the WZ all the time.
I have had maybe 1 in 50 "good" experinces, menaing not bad ones.
Something is wrong when wha [..]
8:24 am, March 6, 2016
I posted this in another premade complaint thread, but it got buried under a bunch of bickering and an amazing description on how to **** a 2 Immortal Jugg 2 Corruption Sorc team.
So here it is at th [..]
8:24 am, February 28, 2016
STI’s Charity Dueling Tournament 2016Do you want to **** people for charity? You came to the right place!
8:24 pm, February 24, 2016
First of all I have tried reading the guides and I'm sorry to say that I still need help to get my expertise to 2018. Basicly I read through the guides and followed the advice but thi [..]
8:24 pm, February 23, 2016
I've checked with every PVP vendor and I see nothing below level 65. How do they expect sub level 65's to play? Every match I am in tells me my Expertise is below the recommended amount(I'm only aroun [..]
8:24 pm, February 14, 2016
... are just bad. I haven't had a single match without at least 2 pve geared scrubs (not in the process of getting pvp gear, nonono, literally no pvp gear and they weren't valor 1 so this couldn't hav [..]
8:24 am, February 11, 2016
When I saw that Expertise crystals were no longer crafted and were going to pvp vendors, I leaped for JOY!
NO MORE MONOPOLIES BY 5-sh people Worldwide on crafting those crystals! I was estatic, becau [..]
8:24 am, January 28, 2016
I have checked on swtor`s official site holonet, and other swtor related sites.
But i could not find anywhere a guide which states exactly and clearly what each stat( mastery,endurance,power etc) ac [..]
8:24 pm, January 19, 2016
Currently gearing up a 3rd character for when season starts, i already have my jugg and sorc at 208 with full augments and thought i would try a stealth class for my next one. Any experienced players [..]
8:24 pm, January 17, 2016
*Puts on some fancy teaching hat*
The way to **** a Sage/Sorc healer is old and ancient and a guarded secret by the bioware devs. It's called "play better"
Most people who PvP run through [..]
8:24 pm, January 14, 2016
Just came back to the game after a 2 year break, so bear with me, I'm still kind of a noob to the new changes to the game.
I currently am leveling up a toon that's level 53, doing strictly class ques [..]
8:24 am, January 12, 2016
I won't get into the specifics of why a few people in this WB group I joined were horrible people IRL and how 24 people wasted two hours of their lives, I just want to know if I did something wrong.
8:24 am, January 10, 2016
"Who will be the winners? Who will be the corpses? Audience, place your bets!!"
Duelling tournament will take place on the Begeron Colony in the <Star Whores> stronghold. C [..]
8:24 pm, January 8, 2016
With the myriad of posts calling for sorcerers to be nerfed, I thought it might be a good idea to do some testing, to see what it would be like if we were reduced in power, as a lot of people are req [..]
8:24 am, January 5, 2016
january 9 | 5pm pstthe bastion, imperial side onlyevent will be streamed on twitch.tv/sklilly
tournament will take place on the bastion in my guild stronghold <serial killers>, in order [..]
8:24 am, January 4, 2016
I created a new toon on Bastion a couple of days ago. Am now a level 30 Sith Sorcerer. Enjoying the added sense of danger that goes with open world PVP. I ended an evening session just minutes ago [..]
8:24 am, January 1, 2016
I was just wanting to see if what I was seeing was correct or not. I thought, in order to gain 2018 expertise, you needed to fill every slot with pvp gear. The other day, however, i noticed that eit [..]
8:24 am, December 31, 2015
Hello all! I'm here to help you all get a feel and idea for ranked! To start off, obviously their are very over powered classes that need nerfs, and their are some such as the sniper and slinger which [..]
8:24 am, December 30, 2015
Hello guys i have awesome idea about sorcerers/sages.
1. Make lower cd for force barrier.
2. Remove 'mana' cost of all abilities.
3. Make biggest range of phase walk.
4. Let them wear heavy armor [..]
8:24 am, December 30, 2015
Here is how to fix the entire state of the PvP game with absolutely zero impact whatsoever to PvE:
REMOVE THE HEALING BONUS TO EXPERTISE.
Problem solved, everyone wins. Sorcs can continue to facerol [..]
8:24 am, December 22, 2015
I mean, I can be in full ultra settings (minus shadows as they eat A LOT of performances though) at 1920 x 1080 I get 60-70 fps easy everywhere, on the fleet when there are 20-30 people yeah I'll some [..]
8:24 pm, December 16, 2015
i quit about 2 years ago and just started playing again yesterday. my old chars are level 55 max with a lot mid level twinks. i plan to play a dps sorc this time around and will be making an in [..]
8:24 pm, December 15, 2015
Hey guys, Level 65 Sith Sorcerer, Lighting, sorry if this is a loaded question, but I can't seem to find a current non-obsolete answer to this..
Since 4.0, withe level cap to 65 and other changes l [..]
8:24 am, December 10, 2015
I'm not new to the game but I am pretty new to PVP. Since 4.0 released I've gotten a full set of advanced PVP gear with full augments. Seemed a bit to easy to get actually.
Here's my problem:
I no [..]
8:24 am, December 8, 2015
I'm just getting back to the game after a several month long hiatus. I got MX-4X's recruitment quest to do 20 unranked warzones and spent the evening doing just that on my telekinetic/lightning sage. [..]
8:24 pm, December 7, 2015
JANUARY 9 | 5PM PSTTHE BASTION, IMPERIAL SIDE ONLYEvent will be streamed on twitch.tv/SKLilly
Tournament will take place on the bastion in my guild stronghold <Serial Killers>, in order [..]
8:24 am, December 3, 2015
Hi pvp experts,
I love pvp ! And I play it exclusively. I already have a madness / healing sorc and a powertech both full 208 equipped.
I like the healing spec the least, even if it's extremely pow [..]
8:24 am, November 30, 2015
So I que for unranked match, usual daily routine...
A guy rolls in in 216 and 220 gear, like 560 exp and hes gonna play, and guess what, it is a 4 on 4 arena.
I tell him first, you are not wearing t [..]
8:24 pm, November 29, 2015
Solved!! a friend pointed out what the issue was!
I have spent a fair bit of time updating my "outdated" PVP gear from a pre-4.0 set. My "old&qu [..]