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SWTOR PTS Update Notes – 4/6/2016

SWTOR PTS Update Notes - 462016

The SWTOR public test servers were updated yesterday. Here are the patch notes: General New Alliance Alert: Freedom Fight! Recruit Bowdaar by showing your prowess in the Eternal Championship. Eternal Championship Gungus Bogs: The Heralds of Zildrogs’ melee attacks no longer have a 70m maximum range, because that was rather silly. Lanos: Fixed a bug whereby Unstable Reprogrammed Skytroopers could retarget a companion if the skytrooper could not leap to its original target for over 60 seconds (due to it being in cover, for example). Lanos: Unstable Reprogrammed Skytroopers who are unable to leap to their target for 30s or more will now use their high-powered Snipe attack every 16s, down from 30s. Don’t just ignore them =) Nocturno & Drake Raven: Tweaked Drake Raven’s encounter mechanics such that when he is subjected to heavy DPS, he will try much harder to deploy at least one G0-ON Abductor squad to…

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SWTOR 4.3 PTS #3 Warzone and Arena Change List

Odessen Warzone

BioWare posted an update on the new changes for the Odessen Warzone and Rishi arena in  SWTOR PTS 4.3 version 3. Check it out: 4.3 PTS #3 Warzone and Arena Change List | 03.11.2016, 02:02 PM Designer Note: Thanks to everyone who has tried out the new warzone on PTS, made videos, guides, etc. We are blown away with the support y’all have shown and want to thank you for your enthusiasm. We are pleased with the gameplay after the last Update so we spent more time on polish and optimization this last PTS patch. Of course, we will continue to eliminate bugs and listen to feedback, so please keep the bug reports and constructive criticism coming! While we don’t have any major optimization results for this patch we have identified a culprit and are working on fixes to eliminate its impact on the Warzone’s performance. The Speed Up Battle…

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SWTOR 4.3 PTS online today

SWTOR 4_3 PTS online today

Tait Watson just informed the community that BioWare are working to bring the 4.3 PTS online today. Expect servers to be up around 11AM CST Game Update 4.3 PTS | 02.25.2016, 09:10 AM Hey everyone! I just wanted to give everyone a heads up that we are going to be working to bring the 4.3 PTS online today. We are aiming for around 11AM CST, but that could change depending on a few different variables. Right now, I don’t imagine it will change. Character Copy is currently offline, but will be available once the PTS is. Keep an eye on the PTS Forums, as any further news and updates will go there. Thanks, and see you out there! -Tait Character Transfers are now available!   Join the forum discussion on this post

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SWTOR Patch 3.3 PTS Update Notes

Thanks to the outfit designer, you can make some pretty awesome outfits with Junk items

Here are today’s PTS patch notes. This will be the final updates to the 3.3 PTS. PTS Update – June 26th, 2015 | 06.25.2015, 08:06 PM Hey folks! We are going to be doing a final update to the PTS tomorrow, 6/26. I’m aiming to get things kicked off around 930AM CDT. In the meantime, here are the changes coming: Jedi Consular Sage Vindicate now makes you Weary, reducing your Force regeneration rate by 2 for 10 seconds. This effect can stack up to 4 times. Seer The Vindicate effect of Resplendence has been expanded: Using Vindicate with a charge of Resplendence does not make you Weary. Amnesty has been redesigned to incorporate the new Weary debuff: Spending a charge of Resplendence on Vindicate grants Amnesty, restoring 2 Force every second for up to 10 seconds if you are not Weary or removing a single stack of Weary otherwise. The…

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SWTOR PTS Patch 3.3

  SWTOR Patch notes for the latest update of Patch 3.3 on the PTS. Classes + Combat Jedi Consular Sage Valiance now reduces the damage taken by the target of your Rescue by 25% (down from 50%) for 6 seconds after you rescue them. The Force-Mystic’s 4-piece set bonus now restores 5 Force (down from 10) when using Vindicate. Shadow Prolific Justice now spreads periodic Force Breach and Sever Force effects with Whirling Blow (instead of Force in Balance). Sith Inquisitor Sorcerer Dark Resilience now reduces the damage taken by the target of your Extrication by 25% (down from 50%) for 6 seconds after you extricate them. The Force-Mystic’s 4-piece set bonus now restores 5 Force (down from 10) when using Consuming Darkness. Assassin Profuse Horror now spreads periodic Creeping Terror and Discharge effects with Lacerate (instead of Death Field). Trooper Commando Combat Medic Field Medicine now increases the healing done…

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Changes comming to Tatooine Stronghold Maximum Hooks

Assistant Designer David Staats, responded to an issue with Tatooine Stronholds. Apparently they are getting a higher maximum hook count from 500 to 1100 on the PTS. New stronghold hook limit is way too high | 06.11.2015, 02:17 PM Hi all, First and foremost, thank you for your feedback regarding the updates to the Tatooine Homestead hook increase. While this was something we did not officially post about, we are interested in your thoughts regarding the update. Let me take a moment and give some insight as to why we are looking at increasing the allotted hook cap for the Tatooine Homestead. While reviewing our Stronghold hook limits across all Strongholds, we discovered that Tatooine in particular was drastically lower in regards to the available hooks to total hooks ratio than the other Strongholds. This means that those who owned the Tatooine Homestead actually had far less hooks to utilize compared…

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Update on 3.3 PTS Sorc/Sage Healing Changes


  Due to player feedback, the SWTOR Combat Team has a few changes comming up for Sorcerer and Sage on the public test servers. Check it out below: Update on 3.3 PTS Sorc/Sage Healing Changes | 06.08.2015, 10:48 PM Hey everyone, Thank you all for the continued feedback over the weekend. We wanted to take a moment to give you all a preview of Sorcerer/Sage changes that we have planned for the next PTS patch based on your feedback. Below are our intended changes. Sith Inquisitor Sorcerer Consuming Darkness now activates instantly, restoring 50 Force (up from 30). The healing component has been removed. The original design of the ability was never intended to provide significant healing, and by removing the healing component entirely, we are able to restore a greater amount of Force (which helps us address concerns over low Force return). We also hope that removing the healing component from…

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SWTOR Dev Post – Let’s Play Some Warzones

SWTOR Dev Post - Let’s Play Some Warzones

BioWare will be  hosting a 3 sessions of warzone testing, with the game developers on the Public Test Servers. People who are participate in the matches will get a small grant of cartel coins as a form of payment. Check it out below: Let’s Play Some Warzones | 06.08.2015, 03:54 PM Hey folks, One of the things we really wanted to make sure gets tested on PTS for 3.3, Warzones! With the first full weekend behind us, it is our goal to kick up the participation. So, let’s all get together later this week and play some Warzones together. When: Thursday, June 11th – 2PM – 5PM PDT Friday, June 12th – 2PM – 5PM PDT Saturday, June 13th – 11AM – 2PM PDT Where: Warzones! Queue up solo, or with some friends, for regular, non-ranked Warzones. What: Help us test PTS! In order to spice things up a bit… Multiple…

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SWTOR Patch notes for Game update 3.3 PTS version

Jedi on Yavin IV have resorted to using uncivilized weapons it seems

BioWare is aiming to get game update 3.3 on PTS tomorrow, Thursday the 4th. Below are the patch notes: Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ PTS Game Update 3.3 All content and features on the Public Test Server are not final and are subject to change. Classes + Combat Jedi Consular Sage Noble Sacrifice has been redesigned and renamed Vindicate: Vindicate restores 30 Force and heals a friendly target. The cooldown has been removed and a 2 second activation time has been added. All Sages will need to visit their class trainer to attain Vindicate. Benevolence now has a base Force cost of 65 (up from 50) and its healing has been significantly increased. Rejuvenate now has a base Force cost of 45 (up from 30) and its healing has been increased. Force Mobility now additionally allows Vindicate to be channeled while moving. Seer Deliverance now has a base Force cost…

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SWTOR PTS : Patch 3.2.1 April 30 Update Notes

swtor pts patch 3_2_1

The public test servers for Star Wars: The old Republic have been updated. Here are the latest round of patch notes for game update 3.2.1: Jedi Knight Sentinel Removed the Defensive Forms Skillful Utility New Skillful Utility: Stoic. Stoic increases your damage reduction by 2%, and you build 2 Centering when attacked. This Centering building effect cannot occur more than once every 1.5 seconds. Defensive Roll now additionally increases internal and elemental damage reduction by 5%. Force Fade now additionally increases your movement speed by 15%. Watchman The Cauterize burn effect now deals damage 3 times (up from 2 times) over 6 seconds. Merciless Zeal has been redesigned: Your Cauterize, Overload Saber, and Force Melt burns heal you for 15% of the damage they deal. Burning Sweep now additionally reduces the cooldown of Force Sweep by 9 seconds. Sith Warrior Marauder Removed the Defensive Forms Skillful Utility New Skillful Utility:…

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