Hoth Datacron Locations


Hoth Datacron Locations

Posted by on Dec 30, 2011 in Datacron, Guide, Hoth | 0 comments

Hoth was the sixth planet of the remote Hoth system. A desolate world covered with ice and snow, located in the Anoat sector, a rarely-traveled portion of the Outer Rim Territories, it became famous as the one-time location of the Alliance to Restore the Republic’s Echo Base during the Galactic Civil War. It was discovered in 3 ABY by the Empire, causing the Battle of Hoth, a major engagement that destroyed the Rebels’ base and gave them heavy casualties. Hoth’s existence was known throughout the galaxy as early as 4,000 BBY. The swamp wampas of Dromund Kaas were proven by scientists to be descended from the wampas of Hoth. It is possible that wampas were brought to Dromund Kaas during the Great Galactic War though the truth remains a mystery. Indeed the Republic suffered a major defeat at the...

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Facebook Image of The Week #21


Facebook Image of The Week #21

Posted by on Jul 21, 2011 in Facebook, Hoth | 0 comments

While the internet is going nuts over preorder and release dates, BioWare updates the official Star Wars The old Republic Facebook page with a new image. This time it’s an image of a Republic shield generator on Hoth: Partially buried beneath the ice, the Republic’s shield generator serves as the first line of defense against an ever-present Imperial threat on the contested world of...

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Planets of Star Wars: Hoth


Planets of Star Wars: Hoth

Posted by on May 25, 2010 in Hoth, Planets of TOR | 0 comments

Hoth was the sixth planet of the remote Hoth system. A desolate world covered with ice and snow, located in the Anoat sector, a rarely-traveled portion of the Outer Rim Territories, it became famous as the one-time location of the Alliance to Restore the Republic’s Echo Base during the Galactic Civil War. It was discovered in 3 ABY by the Empire, causing the Battle of Hoth, a major engagement that destroyed the Rebels’ base and gave them heavy casualties. DescriptionLocated on the fringe of the Ivax Nebula in the Anoat Sector of the Greater Javin along the Ison Corridor, Hoth orbited the blue-white star Hoth on a wide elliptical orbit. Beyond Hoth was a large asteroid belt, known as the Hoth Asteroid Field, from which small asteroids regularly broke off, crashing onto Hoth’s surface as meteorites. The planet consisted...

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SWTOR Reveals Hoth and Blood of the Empire Issue 3


SWTOR Reveals Hoth and Blood of the Empire Issue 3

Posted by on May 21, 2010 in blood of the eimpre, Hoth, News, Planets of TOR | 0 comments

Precisely as we speculated yesterday,  today on The Empire Strikes Back’s 30th birthday BioWare BioWare’s latest announcement reveals the icy planet as the latest addition to the game and it comes with new HoloNet details and a short video preview. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Thirty years ago to the day, Star Wars™: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back™ opened in movie theaters, forever changing the cinematic landscape. Bursting with action-packed battles, fast paced dialogue, and characters faced with complex choices, the echoes of this landmark film are still felt today. From toys, to fashion, to punk rock, its influence is everywhere. The Empire Strikes Back has not only changed how we relate to our favorite movies, but has made a lasting contribution to our very culture. To commemorate this monumental continuation of the...

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Friday Update Preview: Hoth


Friday Update Preview: Hoth

Posted by on May 20, 2010 in Hoth, Planets of TOR | 0 comments

VideoGamer.com comes with an exclusive expose of Star Wars: The Old Republic’s next planet: Hoth. Including a brief explanation of the state of the planet throughout the time period of the game (like what players might get to fight on the typically lonely planet) in addition to concept art and screenshots. Here is an excerpt: VideoGamer.com can exclusively reveal brand new Star Wars: The Old Republic details and lovely-looking screens.Star Wars: The Old Republic, due out exclusively for the PC in spring 2011, is an MMORPG set over 3000 years before the events of the films and 300 years after developer BioWare’s Knights of the Old Republic series. It’s got eight classes, two rival factions (the Galactic Republic and Sith Empire), an unannounced number of humanoid playable races and single-player RPG style moral decision making.Here we’ve got the first...

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