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Old 10-29-2013, 10:06 AM   #1
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How accurate is TORhead?

I'm just wondering because sometimes there are clear inconsistencies, such as channeled abilities being labeled as Instant.

Also, when the damage/healing of a power is listed, does that list the maximum damage/healing of said power at level 50/55, or does it list the damage the power does when one first receives it (i.e. the first rank)?
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Old 10-29-2013, 03:11 PM   #2
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It is fair....Some of it seems not to be updated, so I wouldn't sake my life on it, but it is a good start. Most do not look to be update since patch 1.5.


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Old 10-29-2013, 05:52 PM   #3
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Thanks for your reply to this, and other, thread. ^-^ Do you know if the damage of an ability listed on TORhead is the base damage of the ability when you receive the first rank, or if it shows the damage maxed out at Level 50/55?
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Old 10-29-2013, 06:27 PM   #4
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not sure...I know on heals it is more like base heal, because with my gear I am doing a hell of a lot more than the heal suggest.


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Old 10-29-2013, 08:52 PM   #5
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OMG these numbers can't possibly be accurate :O
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Old 10-29-2013, 10:26 PM   #6
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torhead is out of date now, don't use it. Use Ask Mr. Robot instead: http://swtor.askmrrobot.com/

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Old 10-30-2013, 08:33 AM   #7
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Thanks, Lynk. Er... is there a section that lists class abilities other than those in the talent tree? o_O

EDIT: And is there anyway to see the damage, rather than X?

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Old 10-31-2013, 05:01 PM   #8
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Very inaccurate due to being out of date.

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However, I just put points where it seems most needed when I hit the next level.
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:34 AM   #9
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Thanks for the reply, DA ^-^ I'm most just curious as to what some of the highest-damage powers are, in a few categories I have in mind, is why xD

For my playstyle (Sith Sorcerer), I'm hybridizing across all three trees. I don't see much point in getting the highest tier powers of any of them (except the healing one, but then only if I was going for pure healer), but I do see several talents that work well together spread across the trees.

So from Madness I have Death Field with Deathmark, Force Lightning with no cooldown, and a cool Wrath that procs an instant Crushing Darkness. Plus a fantastic Whirlwind improvement that lowers the activation time (before patch it made it zero activation :/ ) and lets it last 60 seconds AND apply to two other Standard or Weak targets within a radius of the original target! From Lightning I have a Static Barrier improvement, and from Corruption, I'm taking a bit of improvement to my native healing abilities.

God, I love my Sorc. Mostly DPS with a bit of heals, and that Static Barrier is as good as or better than healing, in my opinion. First companion I got was a melee tank, and I've used him nonstop as my armor and meat shield, and he's very effective at it. I've also got some good control abilities, plus all my powers are ranged, and include several area abilities. I spam Power with my gear, and it pays off nicely.

Sorry, I stop fanboying now xD
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