Wednesday, March 30, 2016

EA Just Released A Game Update for 3/31/2016

EA_Jesse just posted the update notes on the official forums.  You can see the original post here, or read below.  Join our LIVE CHAT on Discord to discuss this and other SW:GoH topics with other players.

Here are the update notes for 3/31/2016. (NOTE: We are aiming to have this update go live on 3/31/2016 between 1pm and 6pm Pacific Time, but there is always the chance that the update may slip to 4/1/2016)
The level cap has increased to 80!

New Light/Dark Stages

  • stage 8 light normal unlocks at player level 74. All stage 7 light normal battles must be complete.
  • stage 8 light hard battles unlock upon completion of stage 8 light normal battles.
  • stage 8 dark normal unlocks at player level 76. All stage 7 dark normal battles must be complete.
  • stage 8 dark hard battles unlock upon completion of stage 8 dark normal battles.

Cantina Battles

  • Cantina Battles stage 7 unlocks at player level 77. All stage 6 battles must be complete.


  • Challenges requiring player levels between 70-80 will unlock. There are no new challenges, but there are harder tiers for existing challenges which offer new pieces of gear.

General Changes
Max Level Player Daily Activity – The Max Level Player Daily Activity is only displayed to players at max level and rewards a new Ability Material.
  • Can only be completed after the “Claim All Daily Activity Rewards” daily activity is claimed.
  • Dispellable “Continuous Healing” Effects now Display an Icon – “Continuous Healing” effects, which are now susceptible to being dispelled, now display an icon and text when active.
  • Evasion Buff now correctly says “+10% Evasion Chance” instead of “+10% Dodge Chance”.
  • An extra surprise will also...

Gear Changes

Gear level 9 has been changed among the following units:
  • Ima-Gun Di
  • Jawa
  • Kylo Ren
  • Nightsister Initiate
  • Tusken Raider
  • CT-5555 "Fives"
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (Old Ben)
  • Teebo
  • Plo Koon
  • First Order Stormtrooper
  • Magmatrooper
  • Hoth Rebel Scout

An additional ingredient has been added to the following gear crafting recipes:
  • Mk 5 Arakyd Droid Caller also requires 50 Mk 9 Neuro-Saav Electrobinoculars Salvage items
  • Mk 5 CEC Fusion Furnace also requires 50 Mk 10 TaggeCo Holo Lens Salvage items
  • Mk 7 Nubian Security Scanner also requires 50 Mk 11 BlasTech Weapon Mod Salvage items
  • Mk 6 Nubian Design Tech also requires 50 Mk 10 Neuro-Saav Electrobinoculars Salvage item

Some of these items are currently unavailable, but will become available in the next major update.

Character Changes
  • Qui-Gon Jinn’s rank 8 leader ability has been changed to “Jedi allies have +25 Speed and gain Potency Up for 1 turn at the beginning of each encounter.”
  • Geonosian Soldier’s rank 8 special upgrade has been changed to “Damage +15%”.

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused First Order Officer’s basic ability to gain less damage than intended at some upgrades.
What do you think?  Leave a comment below...


  1. So GS will not get too use swarm every turn...thanks for nothing.


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