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Star Wars: The Old Republic is celebrating the end of the year the only way a Star Wars property can, with Life Day.

This holiday is yours, but we all share with you the hope that this day brings us closer to freedom, and to harmony, and to peace. No matter how different we appear, we’re all the same in our struggle against the powers of evil and darkness. I hope that this day will always be a day of joy in which we can reconfirm our dedication and our courage. And more than anything else, our love for one another. This is the promise of the Tree of Life.
-Leia Organa (Star Wars Holiday Special)

Life Day originated on the Wookiee home world of Kashyyyk and is a celebration of life, family, and friends.  First mentioned in the 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special, it’s now become the de facto end of year holiday for the Star Wars Universe.  Which is funny considering November 17 is the official Life Day celebration, at least according to StarWars.com.  But that isn’t going to stop any game, especially one that is no longer considered canon, in joining in on the end of year event fun.

Running from December 13, 2016 through January 10, 2017 you have plenty of time to collect the goodies and do the all the things.

A SPECIAL SNOWFLAKE” MISSION: Every snowball you throw during the Life Day Event has a chance to award you with a Snow-Covered Parcel. Collect and exchange your Snow-Covered Parcels for festive rewards at the “Master of Ceremonies” located in the Galactic Trade Market sector in the Imperial and Republic fleets. Snowball Bombs and Fireworks can be purchased for credits from the Master of Ceremonies. Watch out for those snowballs!

FEATURED REWARDS:

  • Decorations: Wampa Rug, Snow Blower, Freezer Unit
  • Mount: Sleigh I, J0-1Y Mount
  • Blue-Purple Life Day Holo-Tree
  • Gold Life Day Holo-Tree
  • Fireworks: Life Day Tree

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Jolly Parcel Peddler (Legacy Title: Life Day Celebrant)
  • Merry Life Day To All!
  • To All A Good Night! (Legacy Title: A Special Snowflake)

“PARCEL DROID” MISSION: Parcel Droids have been appearing on Dromund Kaas, Coruscant and Nar Shaddaa. Find one for a chance to get one of three new Life Day Holo-Trees. But be warned! Some of these Parcel Droids are overheating and will attack anyone who gets close. Cool them off by hitting them with a Life Day Snowball Bomb available from the Master of Ceremonies on the fleet – you just might

FEATURED REWARDS:

  • Red Life Day Holo-Tree
  • Blue Life Day Holo-Tree
  • Pink Life Day Holo-Tree
  • Green-Gold Life Day Holo-Tree
  • “Holiday Hero” title
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