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An origin story (formerly class) of a character primarily determines their faction and the story mission content that the character has access to. Origin stories are chosen during character creation and cannot be changed. Origin stories also determines voice acting, class companions (including romance options), and the default Subscriber choices of playable species. The type of origin story also has some effect on the available combat styles, as the type of combat style chosen must match whether the origin story is a Force-user class or Technology-user class. [1]

There are 8 unique origin stories, evenly split between the Republic and Imperial factions. The player will be in the faction of their origin story. Each origin story has independent story arcs and companions up to level 50.[2] Completing origin story acts up to a certain point grants a buff related to the former class of that origin story (not the combat style the player is using in that playthrough) across the player's server legacy.


Galactic Republic classes[]

Icon class jediknight

Jedi Knight[]

Valiant Defender of the Republic
Champions of hope and symbols of peace in dark times, Jedi Knights stand for the legacy of the Jedi Order.

Class Details
Type Force-user
Resource Focus
Starting planet Tython
Ship Defender
Subscriber species Miraluka
Mirialan
Twi'lek
Combat styles Guardian
Sentinel
Voice actors Male: David Hayter
Female: Kari Wahlgren


Icon class jediconsular

Jedi Consular[]

Mystic Protecter of the Republic
Visionaries, ambassadors and seekers of hidden wisdom, Jedi Consulars have worked for millennia to promote peace and balance.

Class Details
Type Force-user
Resource Force
Starting planet Tython
Ship Defender
Subscriber species Miraluka
Mirialan
Twi'lek
Combat styles Sage
Shadow
Voice actors Male: Nolan North
Female: Athena Karkanis


Icon class trooper

Trooper[]

Elite Soldier of the Republic
Not all heroes carry lightsabers - some just have the will to fight. Troopers are the bravest and most determined of all.

Class Details
Type Tech-user
Resource Energy cells
Starting planet Ord Mantell
Ship BT-7 Thunderclap
Subscriber species Mirialan
Combat styles Commando
Vanguard
Voice actors Male: Brian Bloom
Female: Jennifer Hale


Icon class smuggler

Smuggler[]

Freelance Captain for the Republic
Quick, clever and answering to no one, Smugglers know that sometimes luck is more important than skill - but it never hurts to have both.

Class Details
Type Tech-user
Resource Energy
Starting planet Ord Mantell
Ship XS Stock Light
Subscriber species Mirialan
Twi'lek
Combat styles Gunslinger
Scoundrel
Voice actors Male: Maury Sterling
Female: Kath Soucie


Sith Empire classes[]

Icon class sithwarrior

Sith Warrior[]

Deadly Enforcer for the Sith Empire
Strong in the dark side of the Force, Sith Warriors are entrusted with the task of destroying the Empire's enemies across the galaxy.

Class Details
Type Force-user
Resource Rage
Starting planet Korriban
Ship Fury
Subscriber species Sith Pureblood
Combat styles Juggernaut
Marauder
Voice actors Male: Mark Bazeley
Female: Natasha Little


Icon class sithinquisitor

Sith Inquisitor[]

Dark Adept of the Sith Empire
Sinister and deceptive, Sith Inquisitors are prodigies of Force power and experts in manipulating their enemies.

Class Details
Type Force-user
Resource Force
Starting planet Korriban
Ship Fury
Subscriber species Rattataki
Sith Pureblood
Twi'lek
Combat styles Sorcerer
Assassin
Voice actors Male: Euan Morton
Female: Xanthe Elbrick


Icon class bountyhunter

Bounty Hunter[]

Expert Mercenary for the Sith Empire
The Empire has many enemies, and they'll pay skillful Bounty Hunters handsomely to remove them with ruthless efficiency.

Class Details
Type Tech-user
Resource Heat
Starting planet Hutta
Ship D5-Mantis
Subscriber species Chiss
Rattataki
Combat Styles Mercenary
Powertech
Voice actors Male: Tom Spackman
Female: Grey DeLisle


Icon class imperialagent

Imperial Agent[]

Cunning Spy for the Sith Empire
Unparalleled assassins and saboteurs, Agents are the secret weapon of the Sith Empire, helping to secure control of countless star systems.

Class Details
Type Tech-user
Resource Energy
Starting planet Hutta
Ship X-70B Phantom
Subscriber species Chiss
Rattataki
Combat styles Sniper
Operative
Voice actors Male: Bertie Carvel
Female: Jo Wyatt


History[]

At the release of the game, the player only chose the character's class and decided later on which of their class's two advanced classes to take later around level 20. Later on at Game Update 5.0.0, advanced classes were now moved to character creation. During these times, class affected the choice of default species/races available.

In 2023 Game Update 7.0.0, these choices were expanded with the Combat Styles update. Classes were renamed to "origin stories" that are primarily responsible for the character's story content and grouped into Force-users or Tech-users. The advanced classes were renamed to combat styles, and combined from both factions. Now even when taking any origin story, the player can now choose any of the 8 advanced combat styles within their Force or Tech group, including their faction counterparts. In other words as long as the chosen combat style is of the same type as their origin story, it can be chosen. Also, class trainers are now speeder piloting trainers, and advanced class trainers are removed.

Most individualized class story content ends after level 50, the original level cap for the game, as the story starts to converge. However in later expansions there still may be occasional references and callbacks to the player's origin story.

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  1. (Combat style, formerly known as advanced class, in turn has an effect on character equipment and group role.)
  2. Although in terms of in terms of gameplay mechanics and abilities, each class has a factional counterpart
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