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Crew Skills > Scavenging
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Scavenging is a gathering crew skill. It is the art of salvaging useful parts and base materials such as metals, alloys and synthetic compounds from potential technological resources- junk piles, fallen droids, abandoned cargo, and broken-down vehicles.

There are three ways to collect scavenging materials:

  • Scavenging nodes are located around the world and can be found on the minimap.
  • Dead droids (usually only strong or elite-level droids are scavengeable). These will also show up on the minimap.
  • Sending a companions on scavenging crew missions. See the Missions section above for a list of missions and their results.

Scavenging nodes and dead droids will also show up on the world map when the corresponding option is selected on the sidebar, as do the other gathering materials for the characters who have those respective corresponding crew skills.

Complementary skills[]

Crafting skills: Armormech, armstech, cybertech


The following types of materials can be obtained through scavenging.