Character stats are the lifeblood of tweakers, tinkerers and twinkers in any MMO. The basic formula is always "higher stats = more win," and this is as true in Star Wars: The Old Republic as it is anywhere else. But it's senseless to stack up on stats you don't use, or to build some of them up past the point of usefulness.
So what do you need for your character, and what do all of the advanced stats actually do? Read our Advanced Stats Guide to find out!