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Non-VR Games / Re: SWTOR 5.10 Gearing
« Last post by Tbone on January 07, 2019, 06:56:53 pm »
Also I should note that 258 weapons have not been released yet.
Non-VR Games / SWTOR 5.10 Gearing
« Last post by Tbone on January 07, 2019, 06:42:13 pm »
We jumped back into SWTOR again. This is a quick and dirty guide for gearing end-game. This is mostly for Broin since he probably needs the help! =P

Best gear in the game is 252 and 258 gear (Ossus gear). The command crate system isn't that helpful for this gear, though I imagine when they release future gear this gear will get thrown into the crate system. You need to focus on...

1. Ossus Reputation
2. Masterwork Crystals
3. Unassembled Components

Ossus Reputation

You need this because there is reputation requirements for all the best gear in the game. You'll need Hero and Legend rank for the best.

Do the dailies on Ossus (heroics as well). After about three days you'll have maxed your reputation for the week (2500). You can keep going if you want and get a reserve of reputation tokens or you can start focusing on other weekly tasks. Pretty simple. The last tier (Legend) takes three weeks to get after you reach Hero. Don't skip a week.

Masterwork Crystals

You need these to buy the gear. I actually suggest saving Masterwork Crystals for 258 gear UNLESS you're having trouble randomly getting the last few pieces of the 252 set.

You get one crystal from the Ossus world boss weekly. Do the Ossus world bosses each week.

You get one crystal from a random Ossus weekly (either PvP or PvE). Last two weeks have been complete four master flashpoints. Do this each week.

You can get 1-2 additional Masterwork Crystals by trading in Unassembled Components to a vendor. The first one of the week costs 500. The second one costs 1000.

The max number of Masterwork Crystals you can get each week is 4. Your goal should be to try and get 4 Masterwork Crystals a week.

Unassembled Components

As I just mentioned, these are used to buy Masterwork Crystals. You get these by dissembling gear in the Command Crate window and by doing various dailies and weeklies. The quickest way to get Unassembled Components is by doing PvP. Warzones will be the easiest to get. I've found ranked arenas to be significantly harder, but I just started trying them. In between queue pops or when you need a break, you can grind command xp for the boxes (I'd mention the method of doing this, but the event ends on the 15th and then I'll have to figure out what to do from there).


The week resets on Tuesday morning. Each week start by completing the Ossus Dailies/Weeklies. One of these weeklies will give you an 252 Artifact Lockbox. Try to get most of your 252 gear from these boxes and then upgrade them with your Masterwork Crystals. There is a RARE chance of 252 artifact boxes dropping from command crates as well, though I'm hearing that's close to a 1/600 chance based on user testing. Do this every day until you hit the reputation cap.

When you finish Ossus dailies, do PvP dailies/weeklies. Look for missions that don't just give command XP but also give unassembled components. Ideally you should be farming 1500 unassembled components a week, but at least do the first 500 to turn in.

That's basically it. If you miss the reputation cap or don't turn in any unassembled components for a week, you put yourself a week behind on gear progression. Save your Masterwork Crystals for 258 gear or until you have no other gear to upgrade to 258 and need to buy a specific 252 piece to continue. Note that the weekly 252 lockbox will give you 125 unassembled components if you disassemble a duplicate, so getting 4 crystals a week becomes a little easier as you get more 252 gear.
General / Re: Hello Furious Angels
« Last post by Tbone on January 07, 2019, 06:20:36 pm »
Hey man! We've been playing Rocket League and SWTOR lately. I've been playing VR titles more solo, but I'm looking for people to play Echo Combat with!
Off Topic / Re: randomness
« Last post by Tbone on January 07, 2019, 06:19:39 pm »
Yeah, Star Forge. I had to change my name to "Thetbone". Maglorius and Broin are also playing. Got max command rank and working on 252/258 gear! Could use teammates!
General / Re: Hello Furious Angels
« Last post by YuriVi on January 06, 2019, 11:47:42 am »
Nice to meet you. Lately, i've just been playing fitness vr titles.
General / Re: Hello Furious Angels
« Last post by Broin on January 01, 2019, 12:33:37 am »
I remember ya for sure... Good days, good times. 
General / Hello Furious Angels
« Last post by Torque on December 31, 2018, 08:08:45 pm »
Hello Furious Angels,

TorqueT1 here maybe someone might remember me from "The Matrix Online" JoKeRz Wild /Shrug  :P

I just wanted to pop in and say I'm really happy you're all still together as a guild, I sure miss the days of playing MxO with everyone.
anyways I got myself a Htc Vive a few months ago and I really love it, maybe I'll see one of you guys or gals someday in a VR world.

I'm probably going to ring in the new year with a few friends in VrChat tonight.  :)

Happy New Year!

P.S Sorry for the randomness of this post.
Off Topic / Re: randomness
« Last post by Broin on December 24, 2018, 10:27:17 pm »
Star Forge or some such
Off Topic / Re: Holiday Fun
« Last post by Lithium on December 24, 2018, 08:26:29 pm »
Merry Christmas! Year 14!

Have fun with the original post even though it's getting old!

Off Topic / Re: randomness
« Last post by NoCry on December 24, 2018, 05:19:37 pm »
Yah. Server please?
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