Share

Share

Shadow of Revan has launched!

Vanguard

From Star Wars: The Old Republic Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Galactic Republic Vanguard Galactic Republic
Trooper - 3 Vanguard.png
Faction Galactic Republic
Starting Planet Ord Mantell
Planet Ord Mantell
Base Class Trooper
Advanced Class Commando
Vanguard

Vanguard is a Trooper advanced class.

Unstoppable and utterly fearless, Vanguards are the first and best line of defense in the Republic Military.

Skill Trees[edit]

  • Tactics - Trains the Vanguard how to more effectively deal with close range combatants.
  • Shield Specialist - Powers up the Vanguard’s shield generator to absorb firepower and protect their allies.
  • Assault Specialist - Teaches explosives and grenades to complement either rifles or heavy cannons.

Abilities[edit]

Ability Level Cost
Shieldgeneratorproficiency.png [Armor Proficiency: Power Generator] 10 Credit.png 135
Shieldgeneratorproficiency.png [Armor Proficiency: Shield Generator] 10 Credit.png 135
Meleetankunlock.png [Into the Fray] 10 Credit.png 135
Scatterclip.png [Ion Pulse] 10 Credit.png 135
Cc defensive.png [Guard] 14 Credit.png 450
Ionclip.png [Ion Cell] 14 Credit.png 450
Sleepdart.png [Neural Jolt] 16 Credit.png ??
Battlefrenzy.png [Riot Strike] 18 Credit.png ??
Armorpiercingclip.png [High Energy Cell] 20 Credit.png ??
Grapple.png [Harpoon] 22 Credit.png ??
Orbitalbombardment.png [Explosive Surge] 24 Credit.png ??
Sonicgrenade.png [Sonic Round] 30 Credit.png 3,650
Unleash.png [Neural Surge] 46 Credit.png 16,150
Aimboost.png [Battle Focus] 50 Credit.png ??
Powerloaders.png [Shoulder Cannon] 51 Credit.png ??

Ability rotations[edit]

for standard mobs, using the blaster and healing companion is fine

for groups, using harpoon and positioning yourself to use pulse cannon takes down groups well

For strongs/elites - burning cooldowns seems to work the best. Using the sticky grenade and shockstrike. Adrenaline rush and reactive shield allow for health regen. Especially for elites, using cyro grenade then No Retreat at the beginning will provide additional healing during the fight.

some fun combo attacks i use are 1) Cyro nade + Full auto so you get the full cast 2) Explosive round + high impact bolt