At a certain point in LEGO Star Wars Force Awakens - when you're unlocking Red Brick cheats or bonus characters - you'll be needing studs, and lots of them. Thankfully, instead of grinding through level replays or smashing open objects in the hub, there's an easy way to farm hundreds of thousands of studs in quick succession, allowing you to get what you need in no time.
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How to farm studs in LEGO Star Wars Force Awakens
When you unlock the Millennium Falcon mini-hub, you'll also gain access to a very short mission named Dejarik Battle. You can access this from the galaxy map, or if you prefer, from within the hub itself, where R2D2 and C-3PO are hanging about right next to where you appear when you first load into the area.
The mission has you participate in an arena battle against waves of enemies. Given four hulking characters to play with, all you have to do has to spam melee attacks until every enemy is dead, then mop up the studs that appear at the end. By default you'll be gathering tens of thousands of studs per round, but to increase your winnings, make sure you develop a multiplier by chaining hits from one enemy to the next. With you then on a x4 multiplier, gather as many studs as you can quickly (use a faster character, such as Kintan Strider for this) to earn that much more.
You'll also come across stronger, end-of-wave enemies that soak up more damage, but keep using regular attacks - don't bother pressing Circle or B - to keep that combo going.
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Provided you kept your multiplier going at the end of each round, by the end of it you should earn within the region of 500-600k studs in less than five minutes. And that's with Red Brick no stud multiplier active; in theory, if you could get many millions per attempt instead, allowing you to unlock everything you need in no time at all.