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Skill tree
Master Dancer
Technique Specialist IV Dancing Enhancement IV Dancing Knowledge IV Dancing Prop Use IV
Dancing Techniques III Dancing Enhancement III Dancing Knowledge III Dancing Prop Use III
Dancing Techniques II Dancing Enhancement II Dancing Knowledge II Dancing Prop Use II
Dancing Techniques I Dancing Enhancement I Dancing Knowledge I Dancing Prop Use I
Novice Dancer

Profession Overview[]

The Dancer profession is a performance and support profession.

Dancers inspire their audience members. When players watch a dancer perform, they will automatically receive an inspiration buff at the end of the performance. This will grant them a 10% bonus to combat experience, faction points, and crafting success. All Entertainers have this ability, but can apply it more quickly with more skill. Dancers gain experience and skill by dancing and inspiring others when others watch.

Master Dancers gain all dances except for Formal2 and Footloose2, which are granted at Master Entertainer.

Dancers can also dance Theatrical after completing the Theater Manager (Quest), and after practicing Theatrical, can be granted Theatrical2. Dancers need not be a master to do the theater quests, but need to have at least Exotic(1) which is received upon learning Dancing Knowledge IV.

Getting Started[]

Training Novice Dancer requires 50,000 Dancing XP and two branchs from Entertainer:

To level in Dancer you need to dance and perform flourishes. While it is not required to have people watch you, the more that watch, the faster your experience gain.

You will recieve experience every 10 seconds while you are performing, and you will recieve even more experience if you are in a group of dancers and/or musicians (a band). Do flourishes to increase the amount of experience you are awarded. To maximize your experience while performing you should be performing your highest level dance.


You can find a Dancer trainer in one of the following locations, sometimes located in NPC city guild halls or theaters. Note that there is always a dancer trainer within an NPC theater, thus you may simply type "/find guild:theater" to find the closest dancer trainer on your current planet.

Related Skill Mods[]



Name Command Description Granted At
Bunduki /startDance Bunduki Start the Bunduki dance. Novice Dancer
Popular /startDance Popular Start the Popular dance. Novice Dancer
Poplock /startDance Poplock Start the Poplock dance. Master Dancer
Bunduki2 /startDance Bunduki2 Start the Bunduki 2 dance. Dancing Knowledge I
Popular2 /startDance Popular2 Start the Popular 2 dance. Dancing Knowledge I
Tumble /startDance Tumble Start the Tumble 2 dance. Dancing Knowledge I
Poplock2 /startDance Poplock2 Start the Poplock 2 dance. Dancing Knowledge II
Tumble2 /startDance Tumble2 Start the Tumble 2 dance. Dancing Knowledge II
Lyrical /startDance Lyrical Start the Lyrical dance. Dancing Knowledge III
Breakdance /startDance Breakdance Start the Breakdance. Dancing Knowledge III
Exotic /startDance Exotic Start the Exotic dance. Dancing Knowledge IV
Exotic2 /startDance Exotic2 Start the Exotic 2 dance. Dancing Knowledge IV
Breakdance2 /startDance Breakdance2 Start the Breakdance2. Dancing Knowledge IV
Exotic /startDance Exotic3 Start the Exotic 3 dance. Master Dancer
Exotic4 /startDance Exotic4 Start the Exotic 4 dance. Master Dancer
Lyrical2 /startDance Poplock2 Start the Poplock 2 dance. Master Dancer
Lyrical2 /startDance Poplock2 Start the Poplock 2 dance. Master Dancer
Theatrical /startDance Theatrical Start the Theatrical dance. Theater Manager (Quest)
Theatrical2 /startDance Theatrical2 Start the Theatrical2 dance. Theater Manager (Quest)


Name Command Description Granted At
Colorlights /colorlights <index> Performs a series of colored lights effects. Dancing Techniques 1
Dazzle /dazzle <index> Performs a dazzling effect of color and lights. Dancing Techniques 1
Spotlight /spotlight <index> Performs a spot light effect. Dancing Techniques 1
Distract /distract <index> Performs a distracting effect of color and lights. Dancing Techniques II
Color Swirl /colorSwirl Performs a colorful swirl around your target. Dancing Techniques II
Center Stage /centerStage Performs a center stage lightning effect. Dancing Techniques III
Smokebomb /smokebomb <index> Performs a smoke cloud effect. Dancing Techniques III

Indices are optional and may be 1, 2 or 3.


Name Command Description Granted At
Register with location /register
Register cantina to planetary map as manned. Novice Dancer
Dual Wield Dancing Props - This allows you to hold a dancing prop in each hand at the same time Novice Dancer
Place Cantina - Ability to place and run own Cantina. Must be placed to player cities. Master Dancer
Place Theater - Ability to place and run own Theater. Must be placed to player cities. Master Dancer



The only schematics that are granted are the prop schematics. They are discussed on the Prop page.


A great way to move up in the ranks is to use a macro. The macro’s listed below are a great starter for anyone and you can change them to use any dance you want by changing what dance is listed in the macro.

There are two great parts to the macros:

  • /join will makes sure you always accept group invite so even if you’re AFK (away from keyboard) you will still join a group so you gain as much experience as you can.
  • /dump this command will cancel any paused commands so when you want to stop you can and don’t have to wait for the macro to stop!

Dance Macro[]

/join; /pause 1;
/startdance basic;
/flourish 1; /pause 15;
/flourish 2; /pause 15;
/flourish 3; /pause 15;
/flourish 4; /pause 15;
/flourish 5; /pause 15;
/flourish 6; /pause 15;
/flourish 7; /pause 15;
/flourish 8; /pause 15;

This will loop over and over until you use the stop dance macro!


Why Macro?[]

A macro can keep you free in interact with the other dancers and players that come in watch you. It also let you walk away for a bit with out losing XP. The only thing to remember with macros is try to use them to enhance your game play not cheat or annoy others in the game.

Community Information[]

Dancer Correspondent: Esharra
Former Correspondents:

  • Xyrdre
  • Panthu
  • Ravenmist

Dancer Forum: http://forums.station.sony.com/swg/board?board.id=dancer