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Expertise might be returning

4:24 pm, April 8, 2018 From this thread: http://www.swtor.com/community/showthread.php?t=946806sorc / sage improvement coming, whether utilities or buffing the class (in addition to multiple classes utilities changing) pvp [..] View

PvP gear : No thx!

4:24 am, April 1, 2018 It's perfect like it is right now! Why am i talking about this? Well it was brought up in the SWTOR Central stream that you were thinking about bringing it back. (Musco & Keith) This was my [..] View

Reasons why Swtor is going to end

3:24 pm, March 10, 2018 This is a well-known topic but most of us don’t talk about it or just decided to ignore it. Some of us are playing since the beginning, and we know well the difference between the start and [..] View

Experienced Seer Sage player advice needed

3:24 pm, November 29, 2017 Im currently 239 Item level rating queuing for Rank PvP maybe once a night. I know I should be 248 but I want the expierence as well as rewards. Anywho, My question is when competing in a 4v4 rank wha [..] View

*****/Shank tanks still OP in dps gear

3:24 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 [..] View

How Ranked & Pvp in General could be fixed!

4:24 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 [..] View

Need MIN gear ilvl for ranked

4:24 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 [..] View

SWTOR PvP 2012 vs 2017 just how awful could it be I said?

4:24 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 [..] View

Bring back expertise or balance the bolster

4:24 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 [..] View

Accuracy or naw?

4:24 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 [..] View

Gear disparity is very annoying, but it can partly be circumvented

4:24 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 [..] View

How to get gear for PVP?

4:24 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 [..] View

Community-recommended Class Balancing Changes

4:24 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 [..] View

Best Stats for Sentinel/Maurader? PvP?

4:24 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 [..] View

Idea to improve the state of PvP

4:24 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 [..] View

Differences between nowadays PvP gear and contemporary PvE gear!?!

4:24 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 [..] View

Forgive me my ignorance...

4:24 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 [..] View

Replace Bolster Fixed Adv Class PvP Stats?

4:24 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. Quote: Originally Posted by Andryah [..] View

PVP Information Center?

3:24 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 [..] View

Returning player looking for some Bolster/Gearing advice

3:24 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 [..] View

So PvP gear is gone - do I HAVE to PvE to get the best gear now?

3:24 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 [..] View

3.3 and why it was patched in (Devs and Musco should read since they forgot)

3:24 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 Quote: Community N [..] View

Trainwreck: Some history of swtor PvP decisions.

3:24 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 [..] View

PVP - What Happened?

3:24 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 [..] View

Extremely upset with new update

3:24 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 [..] View

Serious question about pvp and accuracy in 5.0

3:24 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 [..] View

Removing expertise does not put PVErs on equal ground

3:24 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 [..] View

So, is this gear-grind a debbie downer or what?

3:24 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 [..] View

why have you broke this game so badly

3:24 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 [..] View

Mercenary/Commando Electro Net

3:24 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 [..] View

Worst PVP experience iv ever had

3:24 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 [..] View

Power to the people :)

3:24 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 [..] View

5.0 Gearing Question

3:24 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 [..] View

One Shot

4:24 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 [..] View

Any word on bolster in warzones come 5.0?

4:24 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 [..] View

1v1 Tournament 12th Nov: URC #8 - Halloweenies out for Harambe!

4:24 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 [..] View

Level brackets in 5.0

4:24 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 [..] View

PvP Gear Changes: A Compromise

4:24 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 [..] View

I refuse to PVE so I can PVP......

4:24 am, October 20, 2016 Sorry BW/EA, 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 [..] View

My thoughts on 5.0 PvP changes

4:24 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 [..] View

Expertise serves an important purpose....

4:24 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 [..] View

PvP Cartel Packs

4:24 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 [..] View

Lack of damage in sniper virulence, something wrong?

4:24 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. [..] View

Current PvP Is Disgusting

4:24 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 [..] View

Finished gearing my Tank for PvP. Didn't break 90k HP. Mistake in modding?

4:24 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 [..] View

5.0 ideas for pvp ??

4:24 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 [..] View

1v1 Tournament: URC#7! The Red Eclipse - Saturday 27th August 7pm BST

4:24 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 [..] View

Lowbies needs reworked

4:24 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 [..] View

What is the Min/Max for Immortal

4:24 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 [..] View

Best advice?

4:24 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 [..] View

My experiences getting through 20 warzones to get M1-4X

4:24 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 [..] View

1v1 Tournament: Saturday 26th June - Begeren Colony

4:24 am, June 5, 2016 Hello folks, <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 [..] View

1v1 Tournament: URC#6! Saturday 2nd July - The Red Eclipse

4:24 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 [..] View

PVP guilds recruiting Bads or not teaching

4:24 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 [..] View

Where to find pvP Mods for adaptive armor

4:24 pm, May 18, 2016 Hey team, 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 [..] View

Augments and stats in PvP

4:24 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 [..] View

What I noticed about OPG

4:24 pm, April 10, 2016 Hello, everyone, 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 [..] View

Some of the most popular ''NERF HEALERS'' ideas and why they won't work.

4:24 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 [..] View

Point of a Tank?

4:24 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, [..] View

Easy fix for warzone over-healing

4:24 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 [..] View

Proper PVP stats for watchmen (Annil Marauder) sentinel?

3:24 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) Mastery-4473 Endurance-5438 Power-3172 (Damage= 2458-2835 [..] View

Is Sorc DPS OP?

3:24 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 [..] View

Ranked, Premades, Nobones, and you.

3:24 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 [..] View

STI's Charity Dueling Tourney - 44+ MIL

3:24 am, February 28, 2016 STI’s Charity Dueling Tournament 2016Do you want to **** people for charity? You came to the right place! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [..] View

Expertise help at 65

3:24 pm, February 24, 2016 Good afternoon, 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 [..] View

Been out of the game since the level cap was 55. Where is the sub-level 65 PVP armor?

3:24 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 [..] View

Pubs at The Red Eclipse...

3:24 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 [..] View

What of Expertise Cyan, Magenta, and Purple Crystals?

3:24 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 [..] View

What exactly each stat does?

3:24 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 [..] View


3:24 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 [..] View

EXP Crystals in Lowbies and Mids

3:24 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 [..] View

Duelling Competition Hosted by Star Whores - January 30, 2016 at 6:00pm Server

3:24 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 [..] View

any healing sorcerers up for a challenge?

3:24 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 [..] View

The bastion duelling tournament january 9, grand prize: 25mil (imperial side only)

3:24 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 [..] View

The open world ganking is strong on Tatooine!

3:24 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 [..] View

max expertise, bug or normal?

3:24 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 [..] View

Dragneel's Ranked Warzone Guide

3:24 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 [..] View

Need buff sage/sorc.

3:24 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 [..] View

Please, pretty please, with a little cherry on top...nerf PvP healing.

3:24 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 [..] View

Sooo... After 4 years, they still haven't improved the warzone performances huh?

3:24 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 [..] View

Returning player needs help setting up equipment for pvp.

3:24 pm, December 16, 2015 hello 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 [..] View

Expertise in Warzones @ zero but in PVP gear, what gives?

3:24 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 [..] View

I have a question...

3:24 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 [..] View

Pub On Harbinger

3:24 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. [..] View

Imperial duelling tournament grand prize: 25 mil

3:24 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 [..] View

Bioware do something ...

3:24 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 [..] View

SOLVED! Question about Expertise - Max Rating

3:24 pm, November 29, 2015 Solved!! a friend pointed out what the issue was! Quote: Hi Everyone, I have spent a fair bit of time updating my "outdated" PVP gear from a pre-4.0 set. My "old&qu [..] View

Why negative reaction to PvP gear in ops and FPs

3:24 pm, November 24, 2015 I was walking in an SM ops the other time and someone called me out as being "under geared." I am in fully decked and optimized top PvP gear (208), with 220 main hand (PvE) and 216 off hand [..] View

Does expertise actually do anything? Some observations from a non-PvP'er

3:24 am, November 24, 2015 Just returned after a year-long hiatus and had to do some PvP for the Lt. Pierce companion quest. Now, while I'm primarily a PvE'er I did a lot of PvP in years past with my two other characters (merc [..] View

PVP guilds please educate your members

3:24 am, November 20, 2015 PVP guilds you need to educate your members on how to gear... It's embarrassing seeing known PVP guilds or guilds that have a lot of experienced pvpers in them with members who can't gear... Sorcs w [..] View

Returning Tank Sin Player & Lvl 55 Gear

3:24 am, November 18, 2015 Hey Dudes, A couple questions to toss out before I get back into PvP after a ~3 year absence: 1) Is the classic Tank Sin w/ DPS gear and a shield still strong? I noticed we don't have the classic 3 m [..] View

Weapon changes

3:24 am, November 17, 2015 The weapons on the PvP Weapons vendor found on either Fleet no longer have default Hilts, Mods, or Enhancements. This also means that those weapons no longer have Expertise by default. source http:// [..] View

What's the new max ilvl for pve gear in pvp?

3:24 am, November 15, 2015 It used to be 162 max to make sure bolstered expertise hit 1936. I know 190 is okay but 216 seems to be too high. So what is the new cap? And yes, I tried searching for this and came up with squat. View

Bolster Expertise woes 1-40, 41-59 (no 1936)

3:24 pm, November 14, 2015 Hey folks, Hope all is well. As my title states, I cannot reach 1936 with 4.0 "Green Gear". I am STUCK at 17...(something) for various characters in the two brackets. I have tried to equip [..] View

Lowbie PVP and Bolster

3:24 am, November 14, 2015 So, I jumped back onto a lower leveled toon today and I swear I must have done something wrong when it comes to gear. My level 60 AP Powertech pops when someone even looks at her funny. At the moment [..] View

How to Fix Bolster for PvP

3:24 pm, November 12, 2015 The Problem: Now I'm all for promoting new players to PvP, but the bolster system is broken and has been for a long time. So in every match you have people queuing with no PvP gear and no understandi [..] View

Why Force PvP on PvEers Going For Pierce/Forex?

3:24 am, November 12, 2015 The topic says it all. What moron at Bioware decided to force folks who have no interest in PvP at all to engage in PvP in order to acquire a companion in Fallen Empire? It is not fun walking into a [..] View

Help -- Zero HP Buff from Bolster

3:24 pm, November 11, 2015 Hello All, I've searched everywhere but cant find the solution/reason. I am just returning to the game. I play a PT shield spec in PVP. I had enough tokens to purchase a full basic 65 pvp super com [..] View

Item rating 220/224 / pvp gear for warzones?

3:24 am, November 2, 2015 I notice the ops gear, those item rating 220/224 have better stats than gear you find on pvp vendors, except for the expertise stat which pvp gear has that ops gear does not have. That said which bet [..] View

Enter the empty crystal slot bads

3:24 pm, November 1, 2015 Im just curious how biofail thought removing crystals from pvp weapons was in any way a GOOD idea Your average player seems to have either power/ endurance/critical or an empty slot & who can [..] View


WTB Advanced Blue War Hero Crystal Schematic (+41 Expertise)

Mar 13, 2015, 4:39 am I am looking to purchase the schematic for the Advanced Blue War Hero Crystal which gives +41 Expertise.<br><br> This schematic can only be obtained as a rare drop from the Grade 6 PvP crafting box a[..] View

Expertise and how it affects the game

Mar 10, 2015, 3:29 am So we have that exact pvp stat that affects how "good" you are in pvp and that stat alone determines the main outcome.<br> Everything else: skill, class imbalances, team work is second.<br> Why am I[..] View

Expertise, whats the point?

Mar 6, 2015, 4:27 pm Ok , ill ask it, why not <br><br> Expertise, what is the point of putting in a system that gives bonus damage to players, who have it .. ONLY against players who don't?<br><br> Expertise, gives bon[..] View

Expertise stuck on 1954?

Feb 18, 2015, 5:46 am Folks, help! Trying to gear down, but can't get to 2018. Level 57.<br><br> Ear: 162 green<br> Implants: 152 purples<br> Bracers: 156<br> Relics: Brutalizer<br> MH: Obroan, expertise crystal<br> [..] View

Expertise or Endurance

Feb 6, 2015, 3:28 am So my main is a tank jugg and about to get my last lvl 60 basic pvp gear which is my lightsaber. I am not in a guild nor do I know anyone so not sure about this. For the color crystal, should it be [..] View

I add and augment lvl 60 expertise gear and it seems like my performance is dropping.

Feb 3, 2015, 2:35 am I play a DF Gunslinger. I've been ignoring PVP since level 50 circa a year and six months ago. I leveled to 60. I started playing warzones with zero PVP gear and was not strong but could contribute. N[..] View

Expertise Vs Edurance

Jan 17, 2015, 4:08 pm Title says it all.[..] View

Does Expertise effect how well you do in PVE?

Dec 26, 2014, 11:05 am So I've been told by some sources that if you wear gear with Expertise rating on them while doing PVE you lose damae and are in general less effective because of it. Is this true? I could never find a[..] View

I thought expertise was taken out of the game?

Dec 21, 2014, 7:55 am Just got to level 55, went to buy some pvp mods and noticed expertise stats on them. I thought they were taken out. :confused:[..] View

How does Bolster not make the entire existence of Expertise pointless?

Dec 18, 2014, 7:52 pm Mentioned this in another /qq thread (<a href="http://www.swtor.com/community/showthread.php?p=7161665#post7161665" target="_blank">http://www.swtor.com/community/showt...65#post7161665</a>), but thou[..] View

Advantage for random groups and expertise requirement

Dec 18, 2014, 7:09 pm Is there any possibility to add an advantage like +1-2% to heal, damage and health for every random player in group on WZ and add minimal expertise...[..] View

Expertise... gone?

Dec 18, 2014, 8:32 am Someone explain to me why my War Hero set, which I worked on for months and months so I could survive in world pvp, is now expertise-less. I...[..] View


Dec 17, 2014, 9:56 am i noticed about a month ago... I get hit for 7 to 9k sometimes in WZ. Its not often to be killed with this kind of hit and see it in the combat log...[..] View

Expertise scales better for healers

Dec 16, 2014, 1:27 am DPS and Damage reduction from equal amounts of expertise will cancel each other out. Two examples: 1) Consider two players with 0 expertise: a...[..] View

Whats the deal with the new bolster/expertise system

Dec 15, 2014, 6:59 pm Been on a break for about a month I was wondering if somone can summarize the new changes for me. With no cap on expertise using pve armorings a...[..] View

Remove bolster, expertise, add "PvP set bonuses"

Dec 15, 2014, 11:04 am PvP in this game is a shambles... Whats the point in PvP gear if you just bolster us anyway? Remove bolster and expertise, add a more powerful...[..] View

Expertise Vs Main Stat

Dec 14, 2014, 3:16 pm Help for a bit of confused player please, I just leveled my marauder to 55 and have all the coms etc to start getting my partizan gear. However...[..] View

Does the Partisan Gear still hold Expertise?

Dec 14, 2014, 11:39 am I am not able to play as I am at work, but while I sit back and read this most excellent info, I wanted to get some insight! Talk to me :)[..] View

If you have 2018 expertise what are the caps for Damage Boost, Reduction and H Boost

Dec 14, 2014, 10:04 am Could not find this with a search. Just wondering if it would make sense to be around 1900 and just run 72 level armor, mods and enhansments in a couple of pieces to keep the hit numbers higher. I a[..] View

Warzone expertise adrenal vs biochem adrenal's

Dec 14, 2014, 8:23 am Which is better for an assassin, I use the critical adrenal but people keep telling the warzone one is better. But if it only increases your warzone...[..] View

LVL 50's: Would a minimum WZ Expertise of 500 be Unreasonable?

Dec 14, 2014, 6:38 am We all know recruit is free and full WH set can be earned in a week. That said would it be unreasonable to require 500 minimum Expertise to enter a...[..] View

Can someone explain how expertise works at 55?

Dec 14, 2014, 6:20 am So i'm tryign to figure this out. Ive been told that max expertise at 55 in full pvp gear is around 2018 give or take. So right now with my current gear outside of a WZ im at 1000 expertise. When i go[..] View

Expertise missing from gear?

Dec 14, 2014, 6:00 am So I go to throw on my pvp gear for pvp today and notice that expertise is missing from most of my war hero/ewh set. Anyone else experiencing this?[..] View

Revert Expertise/Mitigation back to what it used to be.

Dec 14, 2014, 5:20 am Its not fun anymore. IMO. Stun someone, kill them in 4 seconds. Stun a tank, kill him in 4 seconds. Stun a healer, kill him in 2 seconds. ...[..] View

Expertise requirement for ranked

Dec 14, 2014, 5:17 am I'm getting very tired of getting some people in my team who are undergeared and causing my team to lose. Some of them won't stop queuing, because you will get a crystal as reward when the season en[..] View

Ebon Hawk server petition for a 1900+ expertise requirement to queue for solo ranked

Dec 14, 2014, 5:07 am Hello combat team, PvP team, whoever it may concern: About once a month we at the Ebon Hawk host a guild summit meeting where multiple guilds discuss issues with the goal of improving our servers [..] View

Just Make Expertise A Passive Stat Already...

Dec 14, 2014, 1:42 am Clearly bolster has way too many issues to be able to be tweaked in it's current form AND be able to deal with expertise at the same time. Given that fact, it just seems better to make expertise a pas[..] View

Expertise and Bolster, Levels 10-54

Dec 14, 2014, 1:41 am I am still confused how bolster relates to expertise. tl;dr: what effect, if any, (even if its a little bit, even if you think its not really worth it) does equipping a level 10 Advanced War Hero c[..] View

Expertise bonuses avaliable on WZ with 0 expertise on char.

Dec 14, 2014, 1:38 am Hi Guys, I just hit 55 and I'm wondering. I have a full Rakata gear, with 0 expertise, and yet while beign on a WZ, i got all expetise bonuses on a pretty high level. Why is that? If that's not a b[..] View


Dec 14, 2014, 12:22 am i am a mercenary level 50 ( trace spam DPS tree :P ) and i was wondering for having full champ/cent gear if haveing 554 expertise is good and willl...[..] View

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