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Updates [Update] November 24, 2021 (Wed) Update Details
Black Desert 2021-11-24 10:00

 

Hello, Adventurers.

 

Here are the updates made to Black Desert on November 24, 2021.

(Patch size: approx. 901.53 MB)
- Please note that the update for Steam may be larger than the size listed above.

 

※ Please read below for details.

 


 

Revisions to the November 24 Update Details

[ NODE/CONQUEST WAR ]

접기
● Added the "Show Conquest War Installation Area" feature.
- Changed the "Show Node Installation Area" feature on the upper right of the screen to "Show Node/Conquest War Installation Area."
- The areas where Node/Conquest War will be held in will be marked when you activate the "Show Node/Conquest War Installation Area" feature.
Last updated: 11/24 14:50 (GMT+8)

[ CHANGES & FIXES ]

접기
● Fixed the issue where you couldn't install fences in certain previously installable areas.
Last updated: 11/24 16:38 (GMT+8)

 

Event

Event 1. Sunday Stakeout at Garmoth’s Nest

Event Period

- November 24, 2021 (Wed) after maintenance – December 8, 2021 (Wed) before maintenance

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Event 2. Twinkling Desert Stars

Event Period

- November 25, 2021 (Thu) 00:00 - December 29, 2021 (Wed) 23:59 (UTC)

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Event 3. Discount on Packages & Bundles in Time for Black Friday!

Event Period

- Sales Period: Nov 24, 2021(Wed) after maintenance – Dec 1, 2021 (Wed) before maintenance

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Event 4. World Boss World Tour

Event Period

- November 24, 2021 (Wed) after maintenance – December 15, 2021 (Wed) before maintenance

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NEW & IMPROVEMENTS

CONTENTS

● The third volume of Alustin's Alchemy Journal was discovered among the old books in Calpheon. It's available to Adventurers that completed the first and second volumes. You can uncover more about the story of young Alustin and Caphras, and how their paths crossed with some courageous, unknown adventurers.
● Changed the following completion requirements for the Season Pass due to changes in converting PEN (V) Naru gear to PRI (I) Tuvala gear.
Previous Objective  Changed Objective  Previous Requirement Changed Requirement
From PEN: Naru to PRI: Tuvala Blacksmith of Altinova Exchange PEN: Naru gear with Fughar for Tuvala gear Speak to Mevo Muranan, the Blacksmith of Altinova

● Improved the following Season Pass objectives for equipping Naru gear to be able to be completed by talking to the Black Spirit (/) when you have already exchanged Tuvala gear without having equipped Naru gear.

- The button will only be displayed when talking to the Black Spirit if you have the PRI (I) - PEN (V) enhanced Tuvala gear pertaining to the Season Pass objectives in your possession.

Previous Season Pass  Completion Requirement Requirement for Tuvala Gear Exchange
Equipping Naru Adventure Gear 1 Enhance Naru main weapon to +3 or higher then equip it Say "I've converted an unequipped Naru main weapon into a Tuvala main weapon!"
Equipping Naru Adventure Gear 4 Enhance a Naru Main Weapon to +7 or higher, then equip it
Equipping Naru Adventure Gear 7 Enhance a Naru Main Weapon to DUO (II) or higher, then equip it
Equipping Naru Adventure Gear 5 Enhance Naru Sub-weapon to +7, then equip it Say "I've converted an unequipped Naru sub-weapon into a Tuvala sub-weapon!"
Equipping Naru Adventure Gear 2 Enhance Naru Armor to +3 or higher then equip it Say  "I've converted unequipped Naru Armor into Tuvala Armor!"
Equipping Naru Adventure Gear 3 Enhance Naru Armor to +7 or higher, then equip it
Equipping Naru Adventure Gear 6 Enhance Naru Armor to DUO (II), then equip it

 

● Changed the following Progression Pass objective.

Before After
[Boss] Defeat the Awakened Saunil Siege Captain [Boss] Obtain Bheg Summon Scroll from [Special I] Confronting Bheg (1/D)

● Changed to no longer be immune to desert sicknesses when traversing the desert, and sailors' health will now deteriorate while they are out sailing and exploring.

 


ITEM

Naru gear was really helpful for leveling from the Serendia questline to the Mediah questline and was also a sort of a tutorial gear that helped with understanding all levels of enhancement in Black Desert. The gear was designed to help you progress through Mediah with little difficulty, but Adventurers not yet used to the skill commands felt a much steeper difficulty spike than others. Due to this, we improved the stats of the Naru gear to allow for a safer adventuring experience. We will continue to provide quality-of-life updates for our new Adventurers.
● Added a feature to easily exchange the PEN (V) Naru gear (excluding accessories) obtained by a season character for PRI (I) Tuvala gear through the relevant UI.
- The button for converting to PEN (V) Naru gear will appear in the upper left of the Equipment UI when your season character has a piece of PEN (V) Naru gear equipped or in their Inventory.
- Use the Convert UI to convert your PEN (V) Naru gear into PRI (I) Tuvala gear.
- Changed the Season Pass objectives for converting to PRI (I) Tuvala gear, due to the addition of this feature.

● Added effects to each parts of the Naru gear that improves depending on their enhancement levels, PRI (I), DUO (II), TRI (III), TET (IV), and PEN (V).

Parts Effects PRI (I) / DUO (II) / TRI (III) / TET (IV) / PEN (V)
Main Weapon Extra AP Against Monsters 6 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14
Sub-weapon Extra AP Against Monsters 6 / 9 / 12 / 15 / 18
Greatbow Extra AP Against Monsters 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6
Each Parts of Defense Gear Monster Damage Reduction 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
Max HP + 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50

 

● Changed the description for "Monster Damage Reduction Up," an extra effect gained by enhancing gear.

Before After
   Monster Damage Reduction Up (enhancement level PRI or up) Monster Damage Reduction Up (PRI or higher)

● Changed your character to display a motion where it cheers with joy when you obtain a Pure Black Stone item.

● Added a note of caution to the item description of Pure Black Stone about its duration and expiration.

● Improved the visual effects of the special actions for the following outfits:

- [Kunoichi] Cloud Umbra

- [Ninja] Sakuragi

- [Mystic] Makalu

- Changed the special action for the [Wizard] Sleepless Sun outfit.

- Changed the special action for the [Striker] Burning Soul outfit.

● Added a description on the idle animations to [Striker] Burning Soul Armor, [Wizard] Sleepless Sun Armor, [Mystic] Makalu Armor and their set boxes.

● Changed the location mentioned in the item description for Al Rhundi's Secret Orders obtained from Elvia: Castle Ruins to match the changed location.

● Changed the Horse EXP Increase part of the item description for [Mix] Time-Training Elixir to Mount EXP Increase.

 


MONSTER

● Increased the drop rates of the following items for the top 20 contributing Adventurers that help defeat the World Boss, Thundercloud Kutum.
Items Increased Drop Rates
Belongings of an Adventurer Increased by 1.3 times
Thundercloud Kutum Box Increased by 1.1 times
Kutum's Power Stone Increased by 1.3 times
Ancient Kutum's Fragment Increased by 1.3 times
Black Magic Crystal - Assault, Memory Increased by 2.0 times

 


NPC, BACKGROUND, SOUND

● Changed the areas you cannot move to from Syca's Glare, Atoraxxion: Sycrakea.

 


QUEST & KNOWLEDGE

● Changed the item required to complete the "Curing Someone" quest from a trade item to a quest item.
- Due to this change, the reward item for the preceding quest, "Craft Medical Kit" was changed to the pertaining quest item.

 


NODE/CONQUEST WAR

● Changed Node Wars so that War Heroes can participate in some of them.
Node War War Heroes
Tier 1: Beginner None
Tier 1: Intermediate None
Tier 2 3
Tier 3 4
Tier 4 5
● Added the "Show Conquest War Installation Area" feature.
- Changed the "Show Node Installation Area" feature on the upper right of the screen to "Show Node/Conquest War Installation Area."
- The areas where Node/Conquest War will be held in will be marked when you activate the "Show Node/Conquest War Installation Area" feature.
Last updated: 11/24 14:50 (GMT+8)
● Fixed the issue where a member in your guild alliance couldn't install the maximum number of Siege Defense Towers.
● Fixed the issue where the War Vendor, available when the Lord's guild wins a Node War, did not work properly for some Adventurers.
 

UI

● Added the function to save custom colors in the Color Palette for hair/gear (outfit) customizations in the Dye (J) and Beauty Album (F4) windows.
- Open the Color Palette UI, then press the Save Color button to save the desired color.
- These saved colors will remain even after changing servers or disconnecting from the game. You can use them for dying your character's hair or gear (outfit) whenever you please.
● Changed the residence icon to not be displayed when you only own the Blue Maned Lion's Manor.
● Changed the command for switching to your Family Inventory on the Inventory UI from pressing RT to pressing and releasing RT in the gamepad UI mode.
● Fixed the issue where the background for the area of the Adventure Log's citation button would appear abnormally.
● Added certain special characters to the font so that they would be displayed normally.
 
 

SYSTEM

● Optimized memory use by removing unnecessary and repetitive data related to items.
● Optimized server stability related to summoned creatures.
 

WEB

● Removed the "Remember Me" option from the Black Desert log-in page.
● Changed the location of the Support page link in certain verification emails.
● Fixed the issue with the Hashashin image being displayed abnormally when using Samsung Galaxy mobile devices in "Dark Mode."
 

Translation

● Changed the following terms in English:
- The Origin of Mystic Power to The Origin of the Powerful Energy.
- Desert Sickness and Desert Disease to Desert Illness.
● Changed the following terms in Indonesian:
- 12 Black Spirit Emotes to 12 Black Spirit Emojis.
- Permanent to Permanen.
 

CHANGES & FIXES

● Fixed the issue where the scroll bar on the Central Market transaction history would regularly reset after a certain period of time.
● Fixed the issue where the curtain effect would remain even after switching to the Arena of Arsha.
● Fixed the issue where ending the Arena of Arsha with the curtain effect still applied would retain the effect.
● Fixed the issue where relogging as the party leader while fighting a boss summoned from a scroll would prevent your party members from dealing damage to the summoned boss.
● Fixed the issue where monsters summoned in Sycraia Underwater Ruins wouldn't move correctly.
● Fixed the item descriptions of the following items.
- [Ninja] Narusawa Awakening Set
- Gift Box Full of Memories
- Adventurer's Tome
- Chenga - Sherekhan Tome of Wisdom
- Caphras - Journal of Light and Shadow, Journal of Destruction, Journal of Nature, Journal of Glory
- PRI to PEN: Undying Crow's Insignia
- Elion - Tome of the Sun
● Fixed the issue where the Escape function cooldown would reset when entering and leaving the Battle Arena.
● Fixed the dialog of certain NPCs in Altinova to better fit their gender.
● Fixed Lloyd in Casta Farm to no longer appear in an awkward stance.
● Made the quest summary for "[Processing] Trent Worker Experience?" under the "[ADV Support] Inventory Expansion!" Suggested questline tab read more clearly.
● Fixed the issue where "Returning" under the "Nightmare Revealed" main questline wouldn't appear for normal characters.
● Fixed the issue where "Gateway to Heidel" and "Reinforcing the Quarry" under the "The Concerns of Bobby Lauren" main questline wouldn't appear for normal characters.
● Fixed the issue where the quest NPC for "The Origin of the Powerful Energy" and "[Awakening] Bree Tree Ruins" under the Serendia - Part 2 main questline wouldn't appear after activating the "Hide Certain NPCs" function.
● Fixed the issue where an abnormal message was displayed in the item slot when the Faded Ancient Relic UI was open.
● Fixed the issue where certain classes' visual effects weren't displaying properly on the replay screen for Arena of Arsha.
● Fixed the issue where you couldn't install fences in certain previously installable areas.
Last updated: 11/24 16:38 (GMT+8)
 
We hope you enjoy your time in Black Desert,
Thank you.

 

 

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