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Ever since I became the Bastard Of The Old Republic, I’ve found it an awful lot easier to delve into the crueller side of gaming choices. So it is that I’ve chosen to spend my time with Star Wars: The Old Republic as a Sith. And not some stupid do-gooding Sith who just happened to be born on the wrong side of the galaxy. I mean a Sith, cruel for the sake of being cruel, delighting in mindlessly murdering innocents and needlessly upsetting everyone I meet. And in the game. And in doing so, I’m discovering that making an entire race of baddies is a pretty tricky challenge.

Traditionally, games have the advantage of assuming you in the heroic role, and then giving you the options to step outside of this. In the vast majority of RPGs your job is the save the baby/world/universe, and if you’re going to be a dick along the way, you’re still on the way to making everything better. Perhaps the game will let this be for your own selfish gain, give it that angle, but you’re deviating from the norm.

SWTOR, in creating two entirely separate games, set within the same universe on the same servers, has – as much as they protest otherwise – divided things down the line of the Force. You’re either on the side of the Sith or the Jedis, and there are expected behaviours for each. Because, well, that’s the way Star Wars works. The giant space pantomime has claw-handed, red-eyed Empire baddies plotting the demise of the Republic, or the doe-eyed lovelies trying to save that same Republic from the attacks of the Sith Empire.

However, in the game both sides can make Dark or Light decisions, so you absolutely can be a Dark Jedi or a Light Sith, or indeed any of the other playable classes. But, of course, depending on the side you are always going against expectations. And in order for that to be the case (with exceptions), it’s necessary that the Republic stories mostly feature nice people being nice and the Empire side to be horrid people being horrid. That feels perfectly normal when you’re playing Republic, with an emphasis on being friendly, but with naughty types scattered about to meddle. It starts to get a little more strange when you’re on the Darker Side.

I have no idea what I would have done differently, of course. Starting out as a Sith Inquisitor, I began as a put-upon slave, but my propensity for the Force saw me in training to become a Sith, and thus sent on various tasks for the Sith Academy. My immediate superior, a very evil man intent on my death, was constantly thwarted by my brilliant ability to run around clicking on my various powers in a series of fights, while his superior carried out her Machiavellian plans from above. Evil evil evil.

We’re in Eviltown, Evilville and everyone here trains to be evil. Right? Wrong. Because being evil is actually rather unpleasant in large doses – it’s why so few of us choose it in real life. So in the end you find that a lot of the quests you’re given tend to come down to doing other people a favour. Which doesn’t really seem like the Sith way to me.

“Hi, er, I know you’re an evil Sith lord and all, but I was wondering if you could possibly take this box to someone the other side of this map, so they can give you a thing to carry all the way back to me?”

What sort of thing? This doesn’t seem right.

“Oh, it’s an evil thing. Carrying it will ensure an evil thing happens, promise!”

That’s pretty much how it has to go. You repair the broken tower because someone else needs you to, even though you’re a terrifying wielder of badness, and they’re some chap working on the ground. Sure, the tower needs to be working to help with the overall evil plans, but you’re still doing favours for strangers in a way that doesn’t feel quite right. And when you’re accusing others of murdering innocents, well, it’s a bit odd. Surely that’s what we should all be doing?

And then there’s those who just aren’t evil at all. Those who would prefer things aren’t quite so nasty in these parts. And you just feel sorry for them. This isn’t the right planet for you! There’s a whole colony of Republicans all holding hands and weaving flowers in their hair! On the next shuttle out of here with you! And if that’s how you choose to play the game, then you’re going to find yourself in something of a pickle, really. Rebelling against evil may seem the noble thing to do, but you’re really going to be up against it. Those rebel slaves are going to shoot at you no matter how much you may stand for their freedom.

Actually, the slaves offer a good example of where the game gets the confusing balance of badness just right. One particularly nasty individual, Lord Drowl (good evil name) asks you to poison the rebel slaves’ water supply with a new poison he’s been working on, one that will cause the afflicted to die slowly in terrible agony over a couple of weeks. It will lower morale in the others, he says, and thus weaken their rebellion. Okay! Bwah ha ha. He sends me over to his colleague, who has the serum thingie.

Oh, but this chap doesn’t want me to use it. Sergeant Slarin explains that the poison’s terrible effects have nothing to do with bringing about the end of the rebellion. In fact, he tells me in his best Ben Goldacre voice, it’s been proven that increased suffering of others has no effect on morale at all, and will only make their resolve all the steelier. He explains,

“Lord Drawl simply takes perverse thrill in gratuitous suffering.”

Well, me too! Aiming to be as Dark Side as I can, that sounds perfect. Slarin continues,

“I’ve prepared a dose that will kill the slaves efficiently – which is better for the Empire and for me. Will you deliver my dosage instead?”

It’s a good choice. Slarin’s motivations are not for the lives of the slaves, nor their wellbeing, but rather because the sooner the rebellion’s over, the less time he has to spend with Drawl, whom he cannot stand. You’ve two options here:

Dark: No, the slaves must suffer.
Light: A quick death is better.

This is, I’d say, good work. In this preposterous scenario you’re killing slaves either way, but you’re getting to choose just how evil you want to be. Of course, playing “Light” and you’ve got a pretty farcical choice in front of you.

But that’s the other end of the issue of being Sith. An entire society of people looking out only for themselves, focusing on hate, and wanting evil to be carried out – well, it’s just not practical, is it? And the other thing – baddies don’t tend to consider themselves baddies, do they? This has never been better captured than by Mitchel & Webb:

But such is the extraordinarily pantomime and un-thought-through nature of Lucas’s creation, the Empire’s cartoonish naughtiness has never been justified in any sophisticated way, and BioWare aren’t perhaps in a position to start adding depth to the LucasFilm puddle.

However, I do still hope that as I progress, I’ll encounter a more nuanced form of Sith evil, perhaps some who believe the Sith way is philosophically and ontologically pragmatic.

It’s interesting, I think, to discover just how willing we are to allow baddy enemies to be so vacuous in their motivations. The green, scaly creatures are running toward us and shooting because they’re the enemy. They’re bad. It’s what they do. And if we ever get anywhere close to playing them, it’s in multiplayer as we equally mindlessly attempt to kill our chums. But were we to actually have to encounter a single-player or narrative-based version of their existence, we’d be stuck. Sure, there’ll be some nonsense about needing to harvest our water or whatever, but the bit where they do that by vindictively wiping out the entire population of the planet usually gets left out. Because no one’s ever given it any thought.

And that’s the predicament of SWTOR. You’ve got this malevolent bunch, plotting their malevolence, but without ever making it exactly clear why. Sure, they hate those stupid Republic people, and they want them out of the universe, possibly they want revenge? From hundreds of years ago. Is that enough? For everyone. Everyone involved?

Fortunately, by embracing such ridiculous evil for no good reason, I’m fitting right in. No hesitation on those slaves. They deserve to suffer! Why? Because I’m EVIL! Why? Shush.

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There are many vanity titles available to be earned in Star Wars: The Old Republic. Every class begins with one, and more are earned as you level up, complete major story missions and achieve various other feats.

Class-Specific[edit | edit source]

Sith Empire Classes
Title Class Level Description Codex
[Name], Hired Gun Bounty Hunter 4 Default class title. Hired Gun
[Name], Grand Champion Bounty Hunter 32 Win the Great Hunt. Grand Champion
[Name], Republic's Most Wanted Bounty Hunter 44 Complete Chapter 2. Republic's Most Wanted
Agent[Name] Imperial Agent 4 Default class title. Agent
Cipher Agent[Name] Imperial Agent 16 Complete class storyline on Dromund Kaas. Cipher Agent
[Name]Double Agent Imperial Agent 32 Become a Double Agent by infiltrating the SIS and becoming an Agent for Ardun Kothe
[Name]Master ConspiratorImperial Agent 50 Receive this title by completing the Agent storyline, no matter how it ends
Acolyte[Name] Sith Inquisitor 2 Default class title. Acolyte
Apprentice[Name] Sith Inquisitor 8 Apprentice
Lord[Name] Sith Inquisitor 32 Given by Darth Zash. Lord
[Name]the Forcewalker Sith Inquisitor 40 Master the ritual of the Force Walk and bind the spirits of Darth Andru and Ergast, increasing your own power. The Force Walker
Darth[Name] Sith Inquisitor 50 Defeat Darth Thanaton. Darth
Acolyte[Name] Sith Warrior 2 Default class title. Acolyte
Apprentice[Name] Sith Warrior 8 Apprentice
Lord[Name] Sith Warrior 32 Capture the Padawan Jaesa Willsaam for Darth Baras. Lord
Darth[Name] Sith Warrior 50 Defeat Darth Baras. Darth
Galactic Republic Classes
Title Class Level Description Codex
Padawan[Name] Jedi Consular 2 Default class title. Padawan
Jedi[Name] Jedi Consular 10 Complete class storyline on Tython. Jedi
[Name]Barsen'thor Jedi Consular 32 Face Lord Vivicar and end the dark plague. Barsen'thor
Master[Name] Jedi Consular 50 Save the Rift Alliance diplomats aboard the Fortitude. Master
Padawan[Name] Jedi Knight 2 Default class title. Padawan
[Name]Knight of the Republic Jedi Knight 8 Complete class storyline on Tython. Knight of the Republic
[Name], Hero of Tython Jedi Knight 32 Defeat Darth Angral and preventing him from wiping out all life on Tython. Hero of Tython
Master[Name] Jedi Knight 50 Complete the class storyline. Master
Captain[Name] Smuggler 1 Default class title. Captain
Outlaw[Name] Smuggler 8 Complete class storyline on Ord Mantell. Outlaw
[Name]the Butcher's Bane Smuggler 50 Kill Rogun the ButcherButcher's Bane
Sergeant[Name] Trooper 2 Default class title. Sergeant
Lieutenant[Name] Trooper 8 Complete class storyline on Ord Mantell. Lieutenant
Captain[Name] Trooper 35 Show exemplary leadership in defeating the Havoc Squad traitors. Captain
Major[Name] Trooper 50 Show exemplary leadership and skill in the operation to destroy the Imperial superweapon, code-named "Gauntlet." Major

Dark/Light choices[edit | edit source]

Dark Side / Light Side Choices
Title Tier Level Description Codex
[Name]the Destructive Dark III 25 Achieve Dark Side tier three. Destructive
[Name]the Honorable Light III 25 Achieve Light Side tier three. Honorable

Flashpoints[edit | edit source]

Missions[edit | edit source]

PvP[edit | edit source]

Title Rank Level Description Codex
Skirmisher[Name] Valor Rank 10 10 Achieve Valor Rank 10. Skirmisher
Duelist[Name] Valor Rank 20 20 Achieve Valor Rank 20. Duelist
Gladiator[Name] Valor Rank 30 30 Achieve Valor Rank 30. Gladiator
Centurion[Name] Valor Rank 40 40 Achieve Valor Rank 40. Centurion
Champion[Name] Valor Rank 50 50 Achieve Valor Rank 50. Champion
Battlemaster[Name] Valor Rank 60 50 Achieve Valor Rank 60. Battlemaster
War Hero[Name] Valor Rank 70 50 Achieve Valor Rank 70. War Hero
Conqueror[Name] Valor Rank 80 50 Achieve Valor Rank 80. Conqueror
Warlord[Name] Valor Rank 90 50 Achieve Valor Rank 90. Warlord
Elite Warlord[Name] Valor Rank 100 50 Achieve Valor Rank 100. Elite Warlord

Social[edit | edit source]

Title Tier Level Description Codex
Outgoing[Name] Social II 10 Achieve Social tier two. Outgoing
Coordinator[Name] Social III 15 Achieve Social tier three. Coordinator
Party Time[Name] Social IV 20 Achieve Social tier four. Party Time
Guide[Name] Social V 25 Achieve Social tier five. Guide
Chatterbox[Name] Social VI 30 Achieve Social tier six. Chatterbox
Extrovert[Name] Social VII 35 Achieve Social tier seven. Extrovert
Charismatic[Name] Social VIII 40 Achieve Social tier eight. Charismatic
Leader[Name] Social IX 45 Achieve Social tier nine. Leader
Big Time[Name] Social X 50 Achieve Social tier ten. Big Time

Space combat[edit | edit source]

Space Combat
Title Faction Level Description Codex
Flyboy[Name] 15 Complete your first space mission. Flyboy
[Name], Hot Shot Pilot 48 Complete the highest level space mission. Hot Shot Pilot
[Name]the Pilot 24 Successfully escort the defector's shuttle. The Pilot

Special[edit | edit source]

Story[edit | edit source]

Uncategorized[edit | edit source]

These are titles that have been confirmed, but are of unknown origin, if you know how to obtain one of these please provide a brief explanation and put it in the correct category above.

No longer available[edit | edit source]

Many titles were removed from the game between beta and release including advanced class, social and dark/light tiers, and planet completion titles. No official word has been given on whether or not they will be reinstated in the game.

Dark Side / Light Side Choices
Title Tier Level Description Codex
[Name]the Vicious Dark I 5 Achieve Dark Side tier one. Vicious
[Name]the Sinister Dark II 15 Achieve Dark Side tier two. Sinister
[Name]the Loathsome Dark IV 35 Achieve Dark Side tier four. Loathsome
[Name]the Malevolent Dark V 45 Achieve Dark Side tier five. Malevolent
[Name]the Respectable Light I 5 Achieve Light Side tier one. Respectable
[Name]the Upstanding Light II 15 Achieve Light Side tier two. Upstanding
[Name]the Pure Light IV 35 Achieve Light Side tier four. Pure
[Name]the Benevolent Light V 45 Achieve Light Side tier five. Benevolent
Title Tier Level Description Codex
Friendly[Name] Social I 5 Achieve Social tier one. Friendly

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