Game Update 5.1: Defend the Throne Patch Notes

Here are the patch notes for tomorrows game update:

New Chapter Difficulty – Master! Earn new Achievements with this new way to experience the Knights of the Fallen Empire and Knights of the Eternal Throne Chapters!
New Uprisings! Jump into the action with five new Uprisings across the galaxy!

Galactic Command Gearing Updates!


Cartel Market

  • Cartel Market Item Stash has been increased to 500 slots.
  • The Ikas Firestarter can now be unlocked Legacy-wide.

Classes + Combat

  • Resolved an issue that was causing certain character created prior to 5.0 to receive additional charges of Breaching Shadow / Static Charge in some cases.
  • Companions no longer use shield abilities outside of combat.
  • Adjusted the size of the effect for Vengeful Slam, Oil Slick, Sweeping Slash, Sweeping Gunfire, Plasma Probe, Fusion Missile, Force in Balance, Smash, Orbital Strike, Explosive Dart, Grenade, Cyclone Slash, Kolto Missile, and Kolto Bomb to better match the abilities areas of affect.
  • Curative Agent and Sly Surrender no longer provide more healing than intended.

Flashpoints + Operations

Items + Economy

Missions + NPCs

  • Players who used the Holocommunicator to recruit Shae Vizla to their Alliance can now also complete her Alliance Alert.
  • The end credits of Knights of the Fallen Empire can longer overlap with the transition into the opening cinematic of Knights of the Eternal Throne Chapter I.
  • The Galactic Command Planetary Missions now correctly grant a bonus when highlighted. ‘
  • The Regulator Wreckage Bonus Mission has been removed.
  • It is no longer possible to use “Shield Integrity” and “Anti-Personnel Rocket Ammo” items repeatedly during Chapter XVI: The Battle of Odessen.
  • Lord Anril can no longer be duped into jumping to his own death, circumventing his encounter, in the Fractured Uprising.
  • The Mission “[Daily] Arena of Death!” now scales to player level as intended.
  • Updated the Companions available from the Companion Unlock terminal to include Z0-0M and Master Ranos.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Vette and Torian to be unavailable from the Companion Unlock Terminal under certain conditions.