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BDO Cron Stone Guide
Sep 26, 2022, 17:27 (UTC+8)
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Last Edit : Sep 26, 2022, 17:27 (UTC+8)
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Cron Stones are used in BDO to protect an item during failed enhancement.

Without using Crons, weapons and armor of DUO grade or higher can decrease 1 level from failing enhancement. Accessories are destroyed and all materials are lost after failed Courser Awakening.

But there’s hope with Cron Stones to the rescue!

  • Weapons and armors are protected from downgrading a level
  • Protects 50% of your materials on Courser Awakening failure.
  • Accessories have unique rules.
    • The accessory is not destroyed.
    • 60% chance the accessory will not degrade
    • 40% chance the accessory will downgrade a level
  • All Cron Stones used are destroyed regardless of enhancement success or failure
  • Failstacks do NOT increase on failures
  • Cron Stone amount required usually increases with item grade and enhancement level

Obtaining Cron Stones

Where to get Cron Stones?

  • 0 to 30 from landing on squares in the board game, Black Spirit’s Adventure
  • 0 to 5 from a Dark Rift boss and 1 from Garmoth *laughs*
  • 0 to 390 from Progression Pass
  • Extracting Pearl Outfits at an NPC
  • Season Server graduation and leveling + quest goals
  • Various events
  • Coupon Codes

Extract Cron Stones from Premium Outfits

Pearl Shop outfits can be taken to a <Blacksmith> and extracted to obtain Cron Stones or Valks Cry.

Premium Outfit Extraction Qty
Valks' Cry 207
Cron Stones 621

How to extract Cron Stones:

  1. Visit any Blacksmith to obtain Cron Stones from an outfit.
  2. Click Extraction → Extract Outfit
  3. The quantity of Cron Stones extracted depends upon the outfit part selected.
  4. The outfit will be destroyed.

Cron Stone Cost

There are two different ways to value a Cron Stone, depending upon your cost and luck obtaining a Pearl Shop outfit on the Marketplace.

Pearl items are normaly sold at maximum price and on pre-order. Current max price for a Premium Outfit as of patch 5/4/2022 is 840,000,000 silver.


Cost of Crons at NPC Vendor:

  • 2,000,000 silver per Cron Stone

Cost of Crons using outfit purchased on Marketplace:

  • 1,352,657 silver per Cron Stone (840,000,000 silver / 621 Cron Stones)

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