Bonus Series Guide

star wars the old republic bonus series guide

Republic Bonus Series    |    Sith Empire Bonus Series

You're getting ready to kiss the planet that you're on goodbye in SWTOR. You've finished all you class missions and have completed the planetary storyline that has led you from one side of the planet to another. You've seen enough of the planet that you've been adventuring on for quite a while and you're eagerly looking forward to a brand new planet laden with the promise of new adventures and challenges. However, a funny thing happens as you're heading into the spaceport and you see an NPC with an available mission icon floating above their head. You wonder what the heck is going on, and the answer is that it's an introduction to a bonus series of missions available on the planet for you to do. To help you navigate what bonus series are out there, what planet they're on, and the minimum level needed to undertake such missions, Swtorhub.com has put together a guide to the bonus series found in SWTOR.

What is a bonus series in SWTOR? The short answer is that they are a chain of new quests that become available to the player once they've completed the normal quest chains on a particular planet. It is up to the player whether or not they wish to pursue the bonus series on a planet. There is no penalty if you choose not to do them. However, there are some rewards in the form of gear, credits, and commendations if they are undertaken.


Hmmm...what do we have here? More missions?

While there are good points of finishing the various bonus series of missions (such as xp, gear, more content, and commendations), there are some drawbacks to consider as well. If you are doing the daily heroics, space missions, and PvP, you can easily out-level the content you need to do on upcoming planets. Also, a lot of the bonus series of missions in SWTOR take quite a bit of time to finish. Some bonus series only take a couple of hours, but others will take longer. You will travel to new parts of the planet that you had not explored before. If you're sick of the planet you're on and are itching to get off-world, then perhaps you should skip an available bonus series. The first bonus series I came across in SWTOR, I had been ready to hit the sack as that it was extremely late. I thought I would quickly bust out a quest or two, be done with the bonus series, and then hit my spaceship and log out. Three plus hours later, I was still running around trying to finish the bonus series until my exhaustion decided to throttle my motor skills and I pretty much passed out.

Most planets in SWTOR have a bonus series of missions available and you will usually notice them by an NPC hanging out by the spaceport with an available mission icon floating above their noggin. Some planets have two series of bonus missions. Naturally, the bonus series of missions differ on each planet depending upon what faction you are, Republic or Sith Empire. Listed below are the available bonus series found in SWTOR listed by faction. Make sure you keep an eye out for trouble and your blaster handy.

Republic

Taris  |  Tatooine  |  Nar Shaddaa  |  Balmorra  |  Alderaan  |  Voss  |  Hoth  |  Belsavis

Taris Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 12

 

Tatooine Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 22

 

Nar Shaddaa Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 28

 

Balmorra Bonus Series 1

Minimum Level: 29


This Bonus Series leads to Balmorra Bonus Series 2

 

Balmorra Bonus Series 2

Minimum Level: 29

 

Alderaan Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 37

 

Voss Bonus Series 1

Minimum Level: 41


This bonus series leads to Voss Bonus Series 2

 

Voss Bonus Series 2

Minimum Level: 41

 

Hoth Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 44

 

Belsavis Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 47

 

 

Sith Empire

Balmorra  |  Tatooine  |  Nar Shaddaa  |  Taris  |  Alderaan  |  Voss  |  Hoth  |  Belsavis

Balmorra Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 12

 

Tatooine Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 22

 

Nar Shadda Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 28

 

Taris Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 29

 

Alderaan Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 37

 

Voss Bonus Series 1

Minimum Level: 41


This bonus series leads to Voss Bonus Series 2

 

Voss Bonus Series 2

Minimum Level: 41

 

Hoth Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 44

 

Belsavis Bonus Series

Minimum Level: 47

 

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