Ruffian Scoundrel PvP Stat Priority

SWTOR Smuggler Scoundrel Ruffian PvP stat priority guide revised for game update 4.0 and tweaked for level 65 Scoundrels with focus on warzones and open world group PvP.

Stats are the base values that effectively determine the capability of your Smuggler Scoundrel Ruffian to deal and mitigate damage and regenerate health. Correct prioritization of stats can have a significant effect on the performance of your Ruffian Scoundrel in PvP.

STAT PRIORITY

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STATS DESCRIPTION

Mastery

Mastery is the primary stat of the Smuggler and enhances the Ruffian Scoundrel’s aptitude in combat.

Mastery increases Tech Damage Bonus and Tech Critical Chance which increases the damage dealt by technological attacks and increases the chance for a successful Tech ability to deal critical damage, or perform a critical heal. Mastery also increases Healing Power: Tech which increases the health restored by Tech abilities.

Additionally, Mastery increases Ranged Damage Bonus and Ranged Critical Chance which increases the damage added to ranged attacks and increases the chance for a successful ranged attack to deal critical damage.

 

Accuracy

Accuracy Rating increases Tech Accuracy which increases the chance for Tech attacks to affect the target. Accuracy Rating also increases Ranged Accuracy which increases the chance for ranged attacks to successfully hit the target.

 

Alacrity

Alacrity Rating boosts Activation Time Reduction and Channeling Time Reduction, increasing Activation Speed Bonus and Channel Speed Bonus which increase the speed at which Tech abilities are executed.

Alacrity Rating also increase Global Cooldown Speed Bonus which reduces the Global Cooldown.

Additionally, Alacrity Rating increases Energy Regeneration Bonus which increases the rate at which Energy regenerates.

 

Critical

Critical Rating increases Tech Critical Chance which increases the chance for a successful Tech ability to deal critical damage or perform a critical heal. Critical Rating also increases Ranged Critical Chance which increases the chance for a successful ranged attack to deal critical damage.

Additionally, Critical Rating boosts Ranged Critical Damage Bonus and Tech Critical Damage Bonus, increasing Melee Critical Multiplier and Tech Critical Multiplier which increase the damage dealt by ranged critical hits and the damage dealt or health restored by Tech critical hits.

 

Expertise

Expertise is the primary PvP stat of the Smuggler and boosts the Ruffian Scoundrel’s effectiveness in PvP combat.

Expertise increases PvP Damage Boost which increases damage dealt when attacking a player of companion character.

Expertise also increases PvP Damage Reduction which reduces damage suffered when attacked by a player or companion character.

Additionally, Expertise increases PvP Healing Boost which increases health restored when healing a player or companion character who is involved in PvP combat.

 

Power

Power increases Tech Damage Bonus and Healing Power: Tech which increase the damage dealt and health restored by Tech abilities.

Power also increases Ranged Damage Bonus which increases the damage added to ranged attacks.