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Slicing is a gathering crew skill. It is the art of accessing secure computer systems and lockboxes to acquire valuable items, credits and rare tech schematics. Common slicing targets include electronic safes, data stations, security mainframes and biometric footlockers. These targets contain credits, sliced tech parts, rare tech schematics used to construct cybertech gadgets, vehicles and space upgrades, and mission discovery objects that unlock challenging missions that can potentially yield great rewards. Slicers can send their companions on missions to retrieve these valuable items. Other possible mission rewards include augments that can be slotted into exceptionally crafted items.

Slicing is recommended for Free-to-Play players, as not only is it the most credit-making skill, since F2P players can only have one crew skill at a time, crafting is practically out of reach for these players, unless additional crew skill slots are purchased using Cartel Coins, allowing players to obtain the necessary complementary skills for crafting.

Complimentary skills[]

  • Crafting skills: All (for mission discoveries), cybertech (for tech schematics).


The following types of items and materials can be obtained through slicing.