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Game Update 5.6.1
Release Date 12 December 2017

Patch chronology

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Game Update 5.6.0 Game Update 5.7.0

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5.6.1 on


  • New Warzone – Battle for control of ancient Sith secrets in a new Warzone set on Yavin 4!
  • Double Rewards is back! Receive double experience, Command experience, and more from December 12th – January 1st.


  • If a player had duplicate Strongholds following the United Forces update, they are now able to purchase additional rooms in those Strongholds as intended.
  • Character eye colors should now be restored to their pre-Game Update 5.6 colors.
  • Corrected an issue where enemy castbars would sometimes disappear.

Classes +Combat[]


  • Corrected an issue where some Classes are receiving unintended passive bonuses.

Flashpoints + Operations + Uprisings[]


A Traitor Among the Chiss[]

  • Bosses have had their health significantly reduced in both Story and Solo Mode.
  • The damage done by bosses has been reduced in both Story and Solo Mode.
  • Bosses have had their health slightly reduced in both Veteran and Master Mode.
  • The number of enemies has been reduced throughout the Flashpoint.
  • The Guardian Droid will no longer instant cast their Mortar Volley ability.
  • The Copero Security Droid will no longer instant cast their Seeker Missile ability.

Kuat Drive Yards[]

  • Pressing spacebar during the second cinematic in the Kuat Drive Yard Flashpoint will no longer stop players from progressing.

Galactic Starfighter[]

  • EMP Missile now does 100% damage to the primary target as intended (up from 50%). Secondary targets still take 50% damage.

Items + Economy[]

  • Unassembled Components will no longer appear in the currency tab.
  • Some currencies will now be hidden in the currencies tab when their quantity is at 0.
  • Corrected an issue where some item categories in the Pack Explorer’s Item Stash would not show their complete name.
  • The “claim” and “disintegrate” buttons will no longer appear highlighted in the Command Stash if no item is selected.
  • The Resolute Jedi Armor will now show the proper coloring when dyed.
  • Companion gift vendors on the Imperial Fleet and Dromund Kaas have had their sale prices corrected.
  • The Personal Environmental Shield in Scum and Villainy has had its sale price corrected.
  • Players will no longer appear naked when wearing the Proficient Hitman or Bionic Warrior armor sets.
  • Updated the texture on the Revered Master’s pants.

Missions + NPCs[]

  • The Command Experience Points earned for completing Planetary Heroics and Daily Missions across the game has been increased to 225 (up from 75).
  • Darth Hexid has been added to the Companion Locator Terminal.



  • The Yavin 4 Warzone will temporarily pop more frequently than other Warzones.