Patch Notes

Highlights

Bounty Contract Week Returns! Hunt wanted criminals in this returning event. The event begins March 17th at 04:00 PDT/11:00 GMT and ends March 24th at 04:00 PDT/11:00 GMT.

General

  • The second dialogue choice when speaking to Jerwo Vhob on Rishi no longer appears blank in French and German.
  • The Decoration “Gree Light Pillar (Blue)” now consistently appears in the Decoration UI.
  • Numerous mounts have been updated to allow similar styles to utilize the same hook types within Strongholds.
  • The “Orbital Power Monitor” Decoration now has a 20% chance to drop from the final boss of Kuat Drive Yards.
  • The following decorations have been added to their appropriate faction Starfighter and PvP Decoration vendor. They cost 5 Dark Projects and 5 Universal Prefabs MK-3 each:
    • Ship Computer: Imperial (Full)
    • Ship Computer: Republic (Full)
  • Applied the appropriate soundsets to numerous Nova Blades on Rishi.
  • The “Southern Shore Crab” now counts towards the "Fauna of Rishi" Achievement.
  • The Achievements to defeat Commander Mokan now have proper icons.
  • The Sith Warrior Shadow of Revan intro cinematic has been updated so that Vette now appears in the gear the player has selected rather than default gear.
  • Conquest Points now sort by the number value instead of the first digit in the Guild UI.
  • The following emotes now play an animation when used:
    • /duck
    • /look
    • /meditate
    • /observe
    • /raise
    • /tap

Cartel Market

  • The B-100 Cybernetic Hands no longer stretch when using the One Man Band Rest and Recharge item.
  • Corrected multiple missing/stretched textures present on the “Shaggy” hair style.
  • “Shaggy” hair now works on all Female Body Types.
  • “Emote: No Bones Dance” and “Emote: Punt” now correctly display in Collections that they can be purchased from the Acolyte's Shadow Pack.
  • The RK-4, RK-5 and RK-6 Starforged Blasters have all been recalled, and now produce a different sound when fired.
  • The Holoprojector on the Hunter’s Planning Table Decoration has had its bulbs replaced and now displays longer.
  • Kreia’s Robes now display properly.

Classes + Combat

Jedi Knight
Sentinel

  • Just Pursuit has been redesigned: Leg Slash immobilizes the target for 3 seconds. This immobilizing effect cannot be applied to the same target more than once every 10 seconds.
  • Removed the Stagger and Defiance Skillful Utilities.
  • New Skillful Utility: Reining Reach. Reining Reach increases the range of Leg Slash to 10 meters and reduces its focus cost by 2.
  • New Skillful Utility: Adamant. You generate 4 focus when stunned, immobilized, put to sleep, or knocked down. Additionally, the cooldown of Resolute is reduced by 30 seconds.
  • Removed the health penalty from Guarded by the Force. Additionally, the base cooldown of Guarded by the Force has been increased by 60 seconds.
  • Force Camouflage now additionally grants immunity to controlling effects for its full duration. Dealing direct damage ends this immunity.
  • The tooltip of Leg Slash now properly displays the duration of the speed reduction effect.
  • Fixed the Defensive Forms Utility, and it now properly increases damage reduction in Shii-Cho Form.

Combat

  • Saber Storm's tooltip now displays the correct critical strike damage bonus.
  • Immaculate Force's tooltip now displays the proper Ability name for the class.

Sith Warrior
Marauder

  • Inescapable has been redesigned: Crippling Slash immobilizes the target for 3 seconds. This immobilizing effect cannot be applied to the same target more than once every 10 seconds.
  • Removed the Stagger and Unyielding Skillful Utilities.
  • New Skillful Utility: Maiming Reach. Maiming Reach increases the range of Crippling Slash to 10 meters and reduces its rage cost by 2.
  • New Skillful Utility: Inexorable. You generate 4 rage when stunned, immobilized, put to sleep, or knocked down. Additionally, the cooldown of Unleash is reduced by 30 seconds.
  • Removed the health penalty from Undying Rage. Additionally, the base cooldown of Undying Rage has been increased by 60 seconds.
  • Force Camouflage now additionally grants immunity to controlling effects for its full duration. Dealing direct damage ends this immunity.
  • The tooltip of Crippling Slash now properly displays the duration of the speed reduction effect.

Jedi Consular
Sage

  • Metaphysical Alacrity now properly increases the duration of Force Speed.

Shadow

  • Phase Walk now has a 10 minute duration (up from 5).
  • The Utility "Mind Over Matter" now properly increases Force Speed duration.
  • The Passive Ability “Rapid Recovery” now grants +100% Force Regen bonus to Double-Bladed Saber Tactics as intended.

Agent
Sniper
Virulence

  • The critical hit chance of Laze Target now affects the full duration of Cull.

Trooper

  • Full Auto is now exclusive to the Commando Advanced Class and can be trained at level 15.
  • Pulse Cannon can now be trained at level 3 (previously 8) and Mortar Volley can now be trained at level 8 (previously 10).
  • All Troopers may want to visit their class trainer to make sure they have the highest ranks of all the affected abilities mentioned above.

Vanguard

  • Increased the ability activation cooldown of Shoulder Cannon to 1.5 seconds (up from .5 seconds).
  • Slightly reduced the damage of Shoulder Cannon.
  • Edited the tooltip for Electro Shield to indicate that it only deals retaliatory damage against direct damage, not periodic damage.
  • The Shoulder Cannon tooltip now displays the proper cooldown for time between missile launches.

Plasmatech

  • Adrenaline Fueled has been redesigned: While Adrenaline Rush is active, your damage reduction is increased by 30%. Additionally, the cooldown of Adrenaline Rush is reduced by 60 seconds.
  • The damage dealt by Shockstrike and Fire Pulse has been reduced.
  • Rain of Fire has been redesigned: Pulse Cannon deals 10% additional damage to burning targets.
  • Plasma Barrage has been redesigned: Fire Pulse makes your next Ion Pulse or Explosive Surge deplete no energy cells. Additionally, Pulse Cannon now overwhelms the targets it damages. Overwhelmed targets take 10% more damage from area attacks.
  • Plasmatic Assault now additionally increases the critical bonus of Plasmatize by 30%.
  • Ionized Ignition now properly applies a Plasma Cell burn to all affected targets.

Shield Specialist

  • Ion Shield has been redesigned: Further increases damage reduction while Ion Cell is active by 2%. Additionally, Energy Blast damages up to 3 additional enemy targets within 5 meters of the primary target. Does not damage sleeping, lifted, or incapacitated enemies.
  • Energy Blast now generates 25% additional threat.

Commando
Gunnery

  • Cover Fire now slows the target’s movement speed by 70% for 3 seconds with each hit (up from 2 seconds).

Combat Medic

  • Fixed a bug that removed the Kolto Residue slow effect from Kolto Bomb.

Bounty Hunter

  • Unload is now exclusive to the Mercenary Advanced Class and can be trained at level 15.
  • Flame Thrower can now be trained at level 3 (previously 8) and Death from Above can now be trained at level 8 (previously 10).
  • All Bounty Hunters may want to visit their class trainer to make sure they have the highest ranks of all the affected abilities mentioned above.

Powertech

  • Increased the ability activation cooldown of Shoulder Cannon to 1.5 seconds (up from .5 seconds).
  • Slightly reduced the damage of Shoulder Cannon.
  • Edited the tooltip for Pyro Shield to indicate that it only deals retaliatory damage against direct damage, not periodic damage.
  • The Shoulder Cannon tooltip now displays the proper cooldown for time between missile launches.

Pyrotech

  • Automated Defenses has been redesigned: While Kolto Overload is active, your damage reduction is increased by 30%. Additionally, the cooldown of Kolto Overload is reduced by 60 seconds.
  • The damage dealt by Flaming Fist and Immolate has been reduced.
  • Rain of Fire has been redesigned: Flame Thrower deals 10% additional damage to burning targets.
  • Flame Barrage has been redesigned: Immolate makes your next Flame Burst or Flame Sweep generate no heat. Additionally, Flame Thrower now overwhelms the targets it damages. Overwhelmed targets take 10% more damage from area attacks.
  • Firebug now additionally increases the critical bonus of Scorch by 30%.
  • Volatile Igniter now properly applies a Combustible Gas Cylinder burn to all affected targets.

Shield Tech

  • Ion Screen has been redesigned: Further increases damage reduction while Ion Gas Cylinder is active by 2%. Additionally, Heat Blast damages up to 3 additional enemy targets within 5 meters of the primary target. Does not damage sleeping, lifted, or incapacitated enemies.
  • Heat Blast now generates 25% additional threat.

Mercenary
Arsenal

  • Pinning Fire now slows the target’s movement speed by 70% for 3 seconds with each hit (up from 2 seconds).

Flashpoints + Operations

The Ravagers

  • Lowered Torque’s health on 16-Player Story Mode.

Temple of Sacrifice

  • The “Devastation” debuff tooltip no longer refers to “The Rock.”

Terror From Beyond

  • The Data Cores no longer spawn infinite droids.

Battle of Rishi

  • Toned down the damage of non-boss enemies, with a bit more emphasis on the "Strong" tier enemies, in the Hard Mode version.
  • Rarrook no longer Jet Charge’s at Companions or the GSI Combat Support Droid.
  • Decreased the damage of Full Auto (Rarook), Suppressive Fire (Marko'Ka), and Stealth Strike (Marko'Ka).
  • Decreased damage of Master Obai's Master Strike, and Lord Vodd's Ball Lightning (Both the impact damage and the subsequent DoT).
  • Decreased the damage output of the Called Reinforcements during the Shield Squadron Unit 1 encounter.
  • Commander Mokan's "Compound 9 Reload" channel is no longer interrupted if his main target vanishes during his Hard Mode encounter.
  • Commander Mokan’s “Compound 9” now highlights as a Cleansable debuff in the Debuff Frame.
  • Decreased the damage of "Compound 9" and "Compound 17."
  • Increased the damage of Commander Mokan's Ranged Attack.
  • Shield Squadron Unit 1’s “Orbital Laser” and “Missile Blast” damage areas now more closely match their indicators.
  • Marko'Ka's summoned droids can no longer be salvaged.

Blood Hunt

  • Republic players can no longer repeatedly access Solo Mode Blood Hunt.
  • Yustapir’s “Hurl” ability now respects a player’s knockback immunity.
  • Jos and Valk Beroya no longer stay on their ledges in certain situations.
  • Players who are knocked off of the platform when fighting Jos Beroya are now spawned at the correct checkpoint.
  • Players, Companions, and the GSI are no longer able to leap to Jos Beroya while he is in his perch.
  • Kyramela Gemas’rugam now resets if moved outside of the combat area in Solo Mode.
  • Krakjya and Krakjya Stalker no longer have the Boss Immunity buff.

Depths of Manaan
Hard Mode

  • Decreased the damage that non-boss enemies deal by about 20%.
  • Further decreased the damage dealt by Dual Saber Throw (Shasa Zealots) and Long Range Snipe (Facility Snipers) by 5% (for a total reduction of 25%). This also applies to the Shasa Zealots that appear during the Ortuno encounter.
  • Sairisi has been retuned:
    • Slightly reduced the overall damage done during the encounter (~4%).
    • Slightly reduced the health of the Riot Suppression Droids (~5%).
    • The rate at which Riot Suppression Droids auto-repair under their Riot Suppression Shield now degrades each time the shield cycles by 1/3. This means the second time they shield themselves, they'll heal at 2/3 the normal rate, the third time they'll heal at 1/3 the normal rate, and the fourth time they cease healing entirely.
  • Ortuno has been retuned:
    • Reduced Ortuno's Health (~15%).
    • Increased the damage Ortuno direct attacks deal (except for Energy Eruption) by ~10%.
    • Decreased the damage of Energy Eruption (~15%).
  • Stivastin has been retuned:
    • Significantly reduced the damage of the Lab Guardian droid adds (-25%).
    • Increased the duration that flame jets suppress Stivastin's regeneration to 36s (up from 30s).
    • Increased the damage that flame jets deal to Stivastin by 20%.
  • Increased the Credit reward for “[HARD] Depths of Manaan” for both Factions to match that given by similar Flashpoints.

Assault on Tython

  • The Falling Rock ability used during the Master Oric Traless / Lord Goh encounter in Assault on Tython now shows the damage at the moment of impact.
  • The Mark VII Training Droids in Hard Mode Assault on Tython now correctly spawn as Strong instead of Elite.
  • Lieutenant Kreshin’s ability “Slash” now hits for the correct amount of damage in Hard Mode Assault on Tython.
  • The Force Push distance for both Imperial and Republic Commanders has been reduced.

Korriban Incursion

  • The damage increase from the Zen ability for the Republic Commander bonus boss is now the same as the Imperial Commander in Hard Mode.

Legacy of the Rakata

  • The Imperial version of “[HARD] Legacy of the Rakata” now grants the same Credit reward as the Republic version.
  • Added additional points of collision in the area around the Infinite Army Prototype to prevent the avoidance of boss mechanics.

Directive 7

  • The Mentor Assassin Beta no longer drops loot before all of the Assassin Droids are defeated.

Items + Economy

  • Level 60 Hard Mode Flashpoints and Story Mode Operations now drop MK-2 gear instead of MK-1.
  • Kell Dragon Force-Master 4-Piece Set Bonus now functions properly for Sages.
  • The Medical Grade Injector has been added to Mnek, the Scrap Peddler: Prototype Materials vendor.
  • The Deceiver Force-Lord Hood no longer has clipping issues with helmets.
  • The Headhunter's Helmet now has voice modulation.
  • Fixed skinning issue with Devoted Armor Boltblaster's Body Armor that caused it to distort while running.
  • Fixed distortion issues on Female Body Types for the Revanite, Deceiver, Pummeler, and Bulwark armor sets.
  • The following crafting items can now be placed on the Galactic Trade Network:
    • Exonium
    • Matter Transubstantiator
  • Increased stats to the appropriate level on the following items:
    • Yavin Force-healer's MK-1 Motivator
    • Deceiver Force-healer's MK-1 Motivator
    • Massassi Force-healer's MK-1 Motivator
  • The Veda Cloth Lower Robes no longer cause player’s legs to disappear.
  • The following crafted cybertech items have had their values reduced significantly to be more in line with other crafted items:
    • Frasium Frontline Secondary Parts
    • Frasium Frontline Primary Parts
    • Frasium Ordnance Secondary Parts
    • Frasium Ordnance Primary Parts
    • Frasium Frontline Secondary Motor
    • Frasium Ordnance Primary Motor
    • Frasium Frontline Primary Motor
    • Frasium Ordnance Secondary Motor
    • Frasium Ordnance Secondary Core
    • Frasium Ordnance Primary Core
    • Frasium Frontline Sensor Unit
    • Frasium Frontline Secondary Core
    • Frasium Frontline Primary Core
    • Frasium Ordnance Sensor Unit

Missions + NPCs

  • The Missions “Forged Alliances: Part I” and “Forged Alliances: Part II” are now available at the same level as “[Prelude] Shadow of Revan.” The progress on these missions has been reset.
  • The Yavin 4 Bonus Mission “Chopping Block” has had its kill requirements lowered from 10 to 6. The progress on this mission has been reset.
  • Fixed an issue that caused players to not receive proper credit for the Mission “The Enemy Within” upon defeating the Revan encounter in Temple of Sacrifice.
  • Republic players now correctly receive credit for the Mission “[WEEKLY] Galactic Conflicts” when completing Hard Mode Battle of Rishi through the Group Finder.
  • Level 55 Tactical Flashpoints now count towards the Mission “[WEEKLY] Tactical Flashpoints.”
  • The lockbox on Rishi required for the Mission “Monkey-Lizard Business” can no longer become unusable.
  • Troopers who have completed the Flashpoint Depths of Manaan now have their involvement acknowledged on the Mission “Eclipse Squad.”