In the first version, some commenters mentioned some holes in my calculations. I wrote the original quite fast and thought I had taken care of everything. However, with the help of commenters and my own review there were a number of problems identified:

- The formula and its components was not explained in good detail.
- I said constant damage numbers (say, 3) from saber crystals got doubled from critical hits while variable damage numbers (say, 1-6) did not. It is actually the opposite. (see KoTOR Critical Hits on StrategyWiki)
- I was missing parentheses in many calculations making it harder to follow the math.
- I did not calculate some feat and saber crystal combinations that could have higher damage.
- I did not consider the Guardian’s Light side/Dark side bonus to damage.

I believe I have addressed all of these in this version. Continue reading