Currency

General Currency

Cartel Coins
Used on Cartel Market

Cartel Coins are in-game currency acquired by spending real money, or by subscribing to Star Wars: The Old Republic. With the subscription you will receive 500 cartel coins per month upon renewal. Another way to get an additional 100 cartel coins is to set up a security key for your account. Security Key grant is available without subscription as well.

Cartel Coins can be used in game to purchase a wide variety of special cosmetic items like armor sets, weapons, color crystals, mounts, pets and unlocks for your accounts or characters.

Credits
Main Currency of SWTOR

Credits are the general and most widely used currency in the game.

Where to get: You earn credits doing just about everything in game. So, just sit back, play the game, sell stuff, buy stuff, craft and sell, do what you feel like and get credits.

WORD OF CAUTION: Do NOT buy from online credit sales places. They are against the Terms of Service for the game and your account can be banned.

Planet Commendations

Fleet Commendations
Space Combat Missions

Fleet Commendations are a currency that can be earned from completing Space Combat Missions using the console on your ship.

Where to use: Fleet Commendation Vendor or Star Ship Upgrades Vendor
Max: 10,000

Dark & Light Side Tokens
Alignment Rewards

Dark & Light Side Tokens have been removed. If you have any remaining, you can still use them at Dark vs. Light Vendors on Fleet.

Iokath Power Shards
Iokath Planetary Rewards

Used to power Iokath technology. Can be obtained on Iokath.

Relics of Ossus
Ossus Planetary Rewards

Items you pick up while doing missions on Ossus. Can be exchanged for equipment and items, including decor. Some items require reputation levels to purchase and see at the vendor.

Where to use: Ossus Reputation Vendors
Max: 1,000
Max Weekly: 250

Ziost Memory Holograph
Ziost Planetary Rewards

Items you pick up while doing missions on Ziost. Can be exchanged for equipment and items, including decor.

Where to use: Ziost Vendors on the Ziost GSI Orbital Station
Max: 10,000

Eternal Championship Trophy
Eternal Championship Arena Awards

An award for participation in the deadly gladiatorial arenas of the Zakuulan underworld. You can buy cosmetic items like armor, weapons and even some color crystals. If you go back enough, you can also get a Walker mount.

Where to use: Vendors near the Eternal Championship Arena area
Max: 10,000

Seasonal Events

Smuggler’s Casino Chip
Nar Shaddaa Nightlife Awards

A token that can be used to play the Smuggler’s Luck slot machines on Nar Shaddaa during the Nar Shaddaa Nightlife Event.

Max: 100,000

Kingpin’s Casino Chip
Nar Shaddaa Nightlife Awards

A token that can be used to play the Kingpin’s Bounty slot machines on Nar Shaddaa during the Nar Shaddaa Nightlife Event.

Max: 10,000

Emperor’s Casino Chip
Nar Shaddaa Nightlife Awards

A token that can be used to play the Emperor’s Grace slot machines on Nar Shaddaa during the Nar Shaddaa Nightlife Event.

Max: 10,000

Prosperity Token
Feast of Prosperity Awards

A token that can be exchanged for goods during the Feast of Prosperity Event.

Max: 10,000

Snow-Covered Parcel
Life Day Event Awards

Parcels you can collect by doing Life Day event missions. You can exchange the parcels for special items during the Life Day event.

Where to use: Master of Ceremonies during Life Day event
Max: 10,000

Golden Certificate
Nar Shaddaa Nightlife Event Awards

Certificate that can be exchanged for special goods during the Nar Shaddaa Nightlife event.

Where to use: Casino Prize Vendor during Nar Shaddaa Nightlife event
Max: 10,000

Cartel Market Certificate
Underworld Exchange Reputation Awards

Certificate that can be exchanged for specialty goods.

Where to use: Underworld Exchange Vendors in Cartel Bazaar on fleet
Max: 10,000

Gear Upgrades

Tech Fragments
Gear Upgrades Currency

Tech Fragments are a type of currency used to buy high-level gear. Tech Fragments are still being used in the new Legacy of the Sith update. There is a slight chance of getting random drops from defeating NPCs around the game.

Where to use: Legendary Implants Vendor, Tacticals Vendor, Spoils of War Vendor
Max: 11,000

You can get Tech Fragments from the following sources:

Operations Tech Fragments

Small (SM) Operations
Veteran (HM) Operations
Master (NIM) Operations

Conquest Commendations
Gear Upgrades Currency

Valuable material used to upgrade the power of equipment. A form of currency used at the height of the Imperial and Republic conflict.

Where to use: Legacy of the Sith Vendors
Max: 2,500
Where to Get:

  • Personal Conquest
  • Flashpoints
  • Galactic Seasons
  • Groupfinder Activities
  • PvP
  • Galactic Starfighter

WZ-1 Accelerant
PvP Gear Upgrades Currency

Valuable material used in the upgrade process for equipment. Obtained by completing PvP matches and PvP Weekly Missions.

Where to use: PvP Gear Upgrade Vendor (Combat Section on Fleet)
Max: 999

You can get WZ-1 Accelerants from the following sources:

OP-1 Catalyst
Operations Gear Upgrades Currency

Valuable material used in the upgrade process for equipment. Obtained by completing Operations and Operation Weekly Missions.

Where to use: Operation Gear Upgrade Vendor
Max: 999

You can get OP-1 Catalysts from the following sources:

Daily Resource Matrix
General Gear Upgrades Currency

Valuable material used in the upgrade process for equipment. Obtained by completing various content including Heroic missions, missions in Daily Areas, World Bosses, Uprisings, and PvP.

Where to use: Legacy of the Sith Vendors
Max: 999

You can get Daily Resource Matrix from the following sources:

FP-1 Stabilizers
Flashpoint Gear Upgrades Currency

Valuable material used to upgrade the power of equipment. Obtained by completing Flashpoint and Flashpoint Weekly Missions.

Where to use: Flashpoint Gear Upgrade Vendors
Max: 999
Where to Get:

  • Bosses in Story, Veteran & Master Flashpoints (2-15 per boss, depending on mode)
  • Deconstructing Flashpoint Gear

Archived Currency

Ranked PvP Reward Token
Ranked PvP Reward

Earned at the end of Ranked Arenas during a Ranked PvP Season and as a Tier reward at the end of the season.

Where to use: Ranked PvP Vendors
Max: 10,000,000

Conquest Events

Dantooine Surveyor’s Note
Dantooine Planetary Reward

Items you pick up while doing missions on Dantooine. Can be exchanged for equipment and items from Vendors on Dantooine.

Max: 1,000
Weekly Max: 250

Completed Bounty Contract
Bounty Broker Reward

A Collective Bounty Contract bearing an official “BBA Seal of Satisfactory Completion.” Finish Bounty Contracts to get them. They can be exchanged for authorization to undertake a Kingpin Bounty.

Max: 2,000

Gray Helix Components
Relics of Gree Reward

Can be traded for a technologically-advanced Gray Helix weapon at the Gree Reputation Vendor on Ilum.

Max: 2,000

Rakghoul DNA Canister
Rakghoul Event Reward

Cryogenically sealed Rakghoul DNA. Can be traded for special rewards at the THORN Reputation Vendor.

Max: 2,000

Pit Screamers, Blatant Bek & Horizon’s Razor Tokens
Swoop Rally Event Rewards

Tokens which can be exchanged for special goods from a Pit Screamers, Blatant Bek, and Horizon’s Razor reputation vendors on Dantooine.

Max: 1,000

Galactic Seasons

Galactic Seasons Token
Galactic Seasons Reward

A token signifying, and in recognition of, your efforts in Galactic Seasons. Earn for completing Galactic Seasons missions.

Max: 15

Underworld Syndicate Plans
Galactic Seasons Reward

An encrypted datapad containing highly confidential information pertaining to various Underworld Syndicates throughout the Galaxy. You turn these in to Qi’us Dnar in the Lower Promenade on Nar Shaddaa to earn Reputation with the Shadow Syndicate.

Max: 200