SWTOR details Changes Coming to Snipers and Gunslingers in upcoming Onslaught ExpansionTime: 2019-10-12
The upcoming 'Onslaught' Expansion will introduce a lot of changes for each Class, including new abilities, Set Bonuses, and Tactical items. Star Wars: The Old Republic details Changes Coming to Snipers and Gunslingers in upcoming Onslaught Expansion.
Changes are coming to Snipers and Gunslingers in Star Wars: The Old Republic's latest Onslaught update.
Holo-Locate - Activating this ability marks your current location for 10 minutes. When this ability is activated again, if you are within 60 meters of the marked location, you instantly return to the marked location. Holo-locate goes on cooldown for 120 seconds when used to return to the marked location.
Alongside a new ability, Snipers will receive a bevy of Set Bonuses and Tactical items.
Additionally Set Bonuses ("Repositioned") for Marksmanship Snipers include:
(2 Piece Bonus) +2% Alacrity
(4 Piece Bonus) Reduces the cooldown of Cover Pulse by 5 seconds.
(6 Piece Bonus) Evasion finishes the cooldown of Covered Escape and increases you and your allies' movement speed by 50% for 6 seconds.
Tactical: "B-0 Differential Targeting System"
Activating Covered Escape or returning to your marker with Holo-Locate makes your next Ambush activate instantly and deal 20% more damage.
Engineering and Virulence snipers will receive tweaks as well.
Set Bonus: "Precise Target"
(2 Piece Bonus) +2% Critical Rating
(4 Piece Bonus) Reduces the cooldown of Target Acquired by 15 seconds, and activating Target Acquired restores 15 energy.
(6 Piece Bonus) Laze Targets gets 3 charges and its cooldown is reduced by 15 seconds.
Tactical: "T0-R0 Ionic Discharge"
Explosive Probe now only triggers from EMP Discharge and deals 50% more damage.
Gunslingers receive a new ability, called Hideout which functions similarly to the Snipers.
SWTOR has revealed the new ability, discussed Set Bonuses and Tactical items, and painted a picture of how these two systems merge together to augment different styles of gameplay for Snipers and Gunslingers.
Check out the full set bonuses and more information here.
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