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Jedi Knight or Sith Warrior for expansions?

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Jedi Knight or Sith Warrior for expansions?

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Dranexia
02.25.2021 , 08:41 PM | #1
NO EXPANSION SPOILERS PLEASE!

I know this has been asked quite a few times and I've googled it to death, but I still can't make a decision.

I've played almost all the class storylines, and started the first couple of chapters of the expansions with my SW, but I can't help but feel as I play through it that I should really be playing as the Jedi Knight.

The SW seems to fit due to his position as Wrath but the whole 'saving the galaxy from destruction' thing, along with leading joint imperial/republic forces, seems like something a Jedi would take to more than a brutal sith lord.

Without spoilers, do you think I should play as the Jedi instead?

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iowaboynca
02.26.2021 , 01:15 AM | #2
Yes...
Play both.

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SteveTheCynic
02.26.2021 , 04:10 AM | #3
Quote: Originally Posted by Dranexia View Post
can't help but feel as I play through it that I should really be playing as the Jedi Knight.
You should be playing as what you want to play as.
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ceryxp
02.26.2021 , 05:15 AM | #4
You are right that the whole "forging an alliance between Republic and Imperial forces to save the galaxy" seems more like a Jedi thing to do (personally I think it fits better with a Consular than a Knight), but depending on the choices you make, and the dialogue options you choose, your motivation can be quite different, and although the story is rather uniform regardless there are some choices that you can make that have some rather final outcomes.

That is to say, your Knight could have entirely altruistic motivations whereas you Warrior could be motivated by entirely different err...motivations, and that can make for some small but interesting changes to the story. Further, post Fallen Empire, Eternal Throne, and Fractured Alliances the story does split back along faction lines (more like the Makeb story), so to experience everything story wise you should play both.
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Kaedusz
03.03.2021 , 11:49 PM | #5
Knight for the Republic and Warrior for the Empire. Why do you have to choose? Why wouldn't you see the story from both povs.
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gruntpunt
03.05.2021 , 02:59 PM | #6
Quote: Originally Posted by Dranexia View Post
NO EXPANSION SPOILERS PLEASE!

I know this has been asked quite a few times and I've googled it to death, but I still can't make a decision.

I've played almost all the class storylines, and started the first couple of chapters of the expansions with my SW, but I can't help but feel as I play through it that I should really be playing as the Jedi Knight.

The SW seems to fit due to his position as Wrath but the whole 'saving the galaxy from destruction' thing, along with leading joint imperial/republic forces, seems like something a Jedi would take to more than a brutal sith lord.

Without spoilers, do you think I should play as the Jedi instead?
Sith Warrior, without a doubt. Go with a pragmatic chaotic neutral/light side character imo. When you get to Chapter 9 of KOTFE, I recommend reading this (just bookmark it)
https://pastebin.com/uqS29HvA
it's just some compiled lore from codex/datapads

absorb that and let it marinate it in your mind. You're going to love it.

one more reason you're going to enjoy Warrior--there are a few excellent, extremely satisfying dark side choices that you are not going to want to miss (even as a lightside oriented character). They would feel terrible as a Knight but make perfect sense as a ruthless Warrior.

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vallixas
03.06.2021 , 09:55 AM | #7
No one fits it better than Knight honestly as Knight has the most direct connections, the most callbacks to the original Kotor games, and including with the companions. Warrior's aren't really involved with any of the main characters.....Emperor, Revan etc. Whereas Knight's companions play a crucial a role, and feel the most like a kotor 3 roster.