Patch 2.5.2

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Patch 2.5.2
Release Date 14 January 2014

Patch chronology


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Patch 2.5.1a Patch 2.5.2a

External links


2.5.2 on swtor.com

Highlights[edit | edit source]

  • Preferred status players may now access and play Galactic Starfighter!
  • New Ship Variants: Gunship – The Gunship role has been expanded, with 4 new ships available for Galactic Starfighter:
    • New Comet Breaker and Dustmaker Gunships are flexible long-range fighters, able to equip heavy laser cannons and torpedoes in addition to their railgun.
    • The existing Quarrel and Mangler Gunships are available for purchase in the Hangar using Fleet Requisition.
    • Premium Strongarm and Demolisher Gunships can be found in Dogfighter's packs, providing an alternate look for the Comet Breaker/Dustmaker.
  • Bounty Contract Week will be returning on January 14 and will run through January 21.

Cartel Market[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

  • Lightsabers once again appear with the correct color when thrown.
  • Instances where the global cooldown would activate without triggering the selected ability have been reduced.

Classes and Combat[edit | edit source]

Sith Assassin[edit | edit source]

Darkness

Jedi Shadow[edit | edit source]

Kinetic Combat

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • The account unlock icon no longer appears blank after closing and reopening the window.

Flashpoints and Operations[edit | edit source]

Operations[edit | edit source]

Dread Palace

Dread Fortress

Galactic Starfighter[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

  • Player chat zone in the /who list will now display properly when in the Kuat Mesa map.

Ships and Hangar[edit | edit source]

  • When viewing a Premium ship in the Hangar it will now properly display the 10% Requisition bonus that is gained for flying it.
  • The Ship Mastery tooltip for Premium Ships now states the percentage of the Requisition boost (10%).
  • Premium Ships now show their correct Mastery icons in all instances.
  • When a cosmetic component is moused over it will now display its Cartel Coin cost.
  • Crew and Component tooltips will no longer become stuck on-screen.
  • Weapon validation has been improved and is now more reliable at all ranges.

Component and Crews[edit | edit source]

  • Fortress Shield is no longer usable while your ship is executing an engine maneuver such as the Barrel Roll.
  • The Rotational Thrusters Component now has a max range of 15,000m.
  • The area of effect damage from Ion Railgun Component’s tier 4B upgrade is now still applied even if the attack destroys the primary target.
  • The Nullify co–pilot ability has had its description updated to more accurately reflect that it adds an additional 30% to your current damage reduction, it does not reduce all incoming damage by 30%.
  • The Lingering Effect crew ability has had its description updated to include the effects duration of 30 seconds.
  • The Running Interference crew ability now displays range correctly in its tooltip.
  • The In Your Sights crew ability now correctly states that evasion is reduced by 20% in its tooltip.

Missions and NPCs[edit | edit source]

Alderaan[edit | edit source]

  • The Ulgo X-86 Rocket Launcher is now consumed properly when used during the Alderaan Usurper (Republic) and Regicide (Empire) missions.

Legacy[edit | edit source]

Achievements[edit | edit source]

PvP[edit | edit source]

Arena[edit | edit source]

  • Players can no longer jump onto the platform outside of their spawn area in the Tatooine Canyon.
  • Camera collision has been added to the awnings in the Tatooine Canyon.
  • Players can no longer jump onto the trestle or the door awnings in the Makeb Arena.

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

  • Player movement will no longer cause in-game music to trigger incorrectly .
  • The colors of certain pets and mounts will no longer appear distorted when moving the camera.