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Announcements

Updates Sep 28, 2022, 10:00 (UTC+8) September 28, 2022 (Wed) Update Details

 

Hello, Adventurers.

 

Here are the updates made to Black Desert on September 28, 2022.

(Patch size: approx. 1.01 GB)
- Please note that the update for Steam may be larger than the size listed above.

 

※ Please read below for details.

 


Event

Event 1. The rewards haven’t finished yet! Just play the game and get more!

Event Period

- September 29, 2022 (Thu) 00:00 – October 12, 2022 (Wed) 23:59

[More details]

Event 2. Hearts Pound to the Sound of Double Heart Rates

Event Period

- September 28, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance – October 12, 2022 (Wed) before maintenance

[More details]

Event 3. It’s Treasure Hunting Time!

Event Period

- September 28, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance – October 12, 2022 (Wed) before maintenance

[More details]

Event 4. Special Gifts for New and Returning Adventurers

Event Period

- September 29, 2022 (Thu) 00:00 - October 4, 2022 (Tue) 23:59

[More details]

 

Event 5. Share Your Salanar Drip 

Event Period

- September 28, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance - October 12, 2022 (Wed) before maintenance 

[More details]

 

MAJOR UPDATES - Guild Boss Subjugation Combat and Loot Changes

We changed parts of the “Guild Boss Subjugation” content where Adventurers would defeat boss monsters with fellow adventurers and guild members. This change came about when we were thinking about creating a “merry gathering” where Adventurers can come together about once a week to have fun. With this update, the “Getting Ready for Guild Boss Changes!” event will begin to heighten the enjoyment of the guild boss content.
The event will include encounters with Khan, Giant Mudster, Ferrid, and Ancient Puturum. We adjusted the difficulty of the bosses so that it will be fun to do at the end of the week, and adjusted the loot dropped to share the joy with your guild members. We hope that this will help in creating fond memories together with your fellow adventurers.
With the start of the event, we will continue to create even more opportunities where you will be able to create even deeper bonds with your guild members.
(Additionally, we are preparing event guild missions to help you enjoy this guild boss changes event.)

Guild Boss Changes

Changes Details
Loot Drops

- Added Resplendent Lightstones as a guaranteed drop
※ These lightstones have a much higher probability of giving you more valuable lightstones compared to Purified Lightstones.
- Added Marni's Unstable Fuel as a guaranteed drop (the amount increases according to the tier)
- Changed the Enchanted Scroll (+20 and +30) that dropped according to a set probability to Advice of Valks (+30 and +40)
- Increased the probability of Gold Bar 1,000G dropping (probability is increased even further depending on the tier)
- Increased the amount of Gold Bar 100G and Gold Bar 10G dropped a guaranteed drop (the amount increases according to the tier)

Fights - Changed so bosses no longer deal debuff attacks that ignore defensive effects
- Added a feature so guild bosses mass attack at a set probability
- Changed so only a set amount of damage can be applied on the guild boss.
- The guild boss' damage on a 0-3 level basis is multiplied by 2.8, 1.6, and 1.13.
- Changed so the player's debuff effect is not applied towards the guild boss.


Lightstones obtainable by opening Resplendent Lightstone
Resplendent Lightstone of Fire Resplendent Lightstone of Earth Resplendent Lightstone of Wind Resplendent Lightstone of Flora
Lightstone of Fire: Frenzy
Lightstone of Fire: Blight
Lightstone of Fire: Shadows
Lightstone of Fire: Strike
Lightstone of Fire: Blade
Lightstone of Fire: Earthquake
Lightstone of Fire: Ground
Lightstone of Fire: Aerial
Lightstone of Fire: Roar
Lightstone of Fire: Fallen
Lightstone of Fire: Rigid
Lightstone of Fire: Vines
Lightstone of Fire: Meteor
Lightstone of Fire: Typhoon
Lightstone of Fire: Rage
Lightstone of Fire: Marked
Lightstone of Fire: Predation
Lightstone of Fire: Zeal
Lightstone of Fire: Rush
Lightstone of Fire: Claws
Lightstone of Earth: Disrupt
Lightstone of Earth: Mountain
Lightstone of Earth: Veil
Lightstone of Earth: Swamp
Lightstone of Earth: Sand
Lightstone of Earth: Boulder
Lightstone of Earth: Roots
Lightstone of Earth: Iron Wall
Lightstone of Earth: Waves
Lightstone of Earth: Fitted
Lightstone of Wind: Fortune
Lightstone of Wind: Mind
Lightstone of Wind: Feather
Lightstone of Wind: Heart
Lightstone of Wind: Lungs
Lightstone of Wind: Alert (Combat)
Lightstone of Wind: Alert (Skill)
Lightstone of Flora: Wildlife
Lightstone of Flora: Paradise
Lightstone of Flora: Forest
Lightstone of Flora: Stir
Lightstone of Flora: Malleable
Lightstone of Flora: Patience
Lightstone of Flora: Steed
Lightstone of Flora: Blue
Lightstone of Flora: Track
Lightstone of Flora: Deft
Lightstone of Flora: Plains
Lightstone of Flora: Bite
Lightstone of Flora: Trap
Lightstone of Flora: Secret
Lightstone of Flora: Time
Lightstone of Flora: Tool
Lightstone of Flora: Gallop
Lightstone of Flora: Wagon
Lightstone of Flora: Harvest
Lightstone of Flora: Uncharted
Lightstone of Flora: Haggler



Changes per Guild Boss

Loot Changes

- Increased the probability of obtaining Khan's Concentrated Magic by 2.4 times
- Guaranteed Resplendent Lightstone of Flora.
- Guaranteed Lunar Black Stone and Solar Black Stone (except for level 0 boss)
- Can obtain Gold Bar 1,000G and Gold Bar 100G.
(Number of Gold Bar 100G and probability of obtaining additional Gold Bar 1,000G increases per level.)



Loot Changes

- Energy of All Creations can be obtained as well as the previous loot item "Stone of Malice."
- Guaranteed Resplendent Lightstone of Earth.

Combat Changes - Doubled the HP of Giant Mudster
- Tripled the DP of Giant Mudster


Loot Changes

- Stone of Malice can be obtained as well as the previous loot item "Energy of All Creations."
※ Stone of Malice is a skill crafting item of Magic Crystal of Infinity.

Combat Changes - Doubled the HP of Ferrid
- Tripled the DP of Ferrid


Loot Changes - Belongings of an Ancient Guardian can be obtained at a set probability.
- Guaranteed Resplendent Lightstone of Wind.
Combat Changes - Increased the HP of Ancient Puturum by approximately 1.3 times
- Tripled the DP of Ancient Puturum

● You can receive one of the following items up to max DUO (II) level when you open the item "Belongings of an Ancient Guardian" upon defeating the Ancient Puturum.
▼ Obtain the following item up to DUO (II)
Black Distortion Earring
Tungrad Ring
Tungrad Necklace
Tungrad Belt
Ogre Ring
Laytenn's Power Stone
Eye of the Ruins Ring
Valtarra Eclipsed Belt
Narc Ear Accessory
Tungrad Earring
Ring of Crescent Guardian
Basilisk's Belt

 

NEW & IMPROVEMENTS

CONTENTS

● To spread the training of Tier 5 Pets far and wide, Obi Bellen has bestowed his knowledge to pet lovers in each of the territories.
- The following NPCs now grant Tier 5 Pet Training:

Region & NPC:
* Balenos - Pulvio
* Serendia - Melissa Brady, Puia
* Calpheon - Fresio
* Altinova - Drosh
● You must first complete the "[Pet] Domesticated Squabbles" quest via the Black Spirit (/) before you can begin Tier 5 Pet Training.
- Make sure you have ticked "Life" under Quest Type to accept the "[Pet] Domesticated Squabbles" quest from Lv. 60 via the Black Spirit (/).

● Added the ability to enter the Pit of the Undying directly from Eilton.

● Revealed Shakatu's hidden Yar! skills.
- Now you can duel the guild boss of the Shakatu Merchants, Shakatu, in a game of Yar!

● Changed the means to complete Igor Bartali's adventure logs volume 13 chapters 1 and 2.
Igor Bartali's Adventure Log Before After
Vol 13 Ch 1 Defeat the Cadry Commander Defeat the Sand Spirit
Vol 13 Ch 2 Defeat the Shadow of Gahaz Defeat Shakatu in a game of Yar!

ITEM

Due to crystals that could be transfused into main weapon and glove sockets both sharing "- Precision" in their name, we sought to lessen the confusion by changing the name of the crystals transfused into glove sockets.
● Change the name of three crystals transfused into the glove socket.
Before After
Magic Crystal of the Sun - Precision
Magic Crystal of Infinity - Precision
Black Magic Crystal - Precision
Magic Crystal of the Sun - Ensnare
Magic Crystal of Infinity - Ensnare
Black Magic Crystal - Ensnare

● Improved the following item descriptions.
- Added how to craft and crafting material information for the Stone of Malice.
- Added details on immediately applied and stackable effects for the following:
* [Event] Ready to Subjugate, [Event] Steps to Growth, [Event] Wise Housekeeper, [Event] Wind's Jockey, [Event] Best Fisher

 

MONSTER

● Changed the means of summoning and fighting the "Cadry Commander" and "Shadow of Gahaz."
How to Summon
Before After
Spawned in random locations in the Cadry Ruins and Gahaz Bandits' Lair, respectively Spawns according to a set probability while defeating monsters in the Cadry Ruins and Gahaz Bandits' Lair
How to Fight
Before After
Fight one "Cadry Commander" or "Shadow of Gahaz" Fight "Cadry Commander" or "Shadow of Gahaz" and their summoned minions

● Increased the loot that can be obtained by defeating "Cadry Commander" and "Shadow of Gahaz" as follows:
Increased Common Loot - Scroll Written in Ancient Language Drop Rate increased 2.97 times
- Black Stone (Weapon) Bundle Drop Rate increased 10 times
- Black Stone (Armor) Bundle Drop Rate increased 10 times
※ Black Stone (Weapon/Armor) x25-50 can be obtained by using Black Stone (Weapon/Armor) Bundle.
Cadry Commander - Junk Item Drop increased 3 times

● Increased the size of the Orc Camp in Marni's Realm by 1.22 times.
● Changed Wasteland Iguana so they no longer hide beneath the stones near Stonebeak Shore.

 

QUEST & KNOWLEDGE

We've improved Bonus Hunting Quests to be able to be completed via the Black Spirit instead of certain NPCs. Additionally, we've added a "Talk to the Black Spirit" condition to the Quest Requirement, so rewards aren't accidentally received when summoning the Black Spirit to interact with it for other purposes such as Enhancement.
● Added a "Talk to the Black Spirit" condition to the following Bonus Hunting Quest:
- [Bonus] A Hunting Quest for Both Our Homes I
- [Bonus] A Hunting Quest for the Time of Poachers I
- [Bonus] A Hunting Quest for Panicked Horses I
- [Bonus] A Hunting Quest for the Trembling Brother I
* Adventurers that have accepted the previous quest should complete or forfeit it first to accept the new quest.
● Added "Odelphin's Sigh", a quest in which you can hear the story of "Nana Margot’s Dream" again.
- Nana Margot’s Dream story is a video you can watch during Everfrost questline.
- This quest can be accepted from Odelphin from Duvencrune after completing [Everfrost] Journey's End quest.
*"Nana Margot’s Dream" can be viewed repeatedly by talking to Odelphin after completing the quest.
● Improved the "Hand over the Ancient Creature's Fragments to Desalam" condition for Bartali's Adventure Log Book 12 Chapter 1.
- Desalam says she has gathered enough Ancient Creature's Fragment so she will now only collect one fragment instead of two from visiting adventurers.
● Replaced the Horse Race Seal necessary for "[Repeat] Remembering the Grand Prix Champion" with Old Moon Grand Prix Coin.
● Improved some text regarding the difficulty of navigation during Everfrost main questline.
- Divided the quest so it's easier to navigate. (However, the rewards remain the same as before).
- Adventurers that were doing the previous "[Everfrost] Endless Pockets" can forfeit it and accept the new "[Everfrost] Endless Pockets".
* Adventurers that have completed the previous "[Everfrost] Endless Pockets" cannot accept the new quests below.
Previous Quests New Quests
[Everfrost] Endless Pockets [Everfrost] Endless Pockets
[Everfrost] Prayer Rite for the Hawk
[Everfrost] Brother’s Path [Everfrost] Brother’s Path
[Everfrost] Prayer Rite for the Deer
[Everfrost] Fox Abets Settlement [Everfrost] Fox Abets Settlement
[Everfrost] Clearing the Area
[Everfrost] Prayer Rite for the Fox
 ● Improved navigation for "[O'dyllita] Delotia Pudding," O'dyllita's main quest.
- Added the location of NPC Helonne to complete the quest.
- Added "Deliver Wolf Blood to Helonne to complete the quest" description in quest summary window.
● Improved auto-navigation during Kunoichi Awakening Quest "[Kunoichi Awakening] Vengeful Blade" and "[Kunoichi Awakening] Path of Emptiness".
● Improved quest description so Season Pass Quest "Finding Traces of Agris, God of Abundance" can be completely smoothly.
● Improved so quests can be done even when Amity with NPC St. Pjorn is below 0 during Calpheon main quest "The Guilty Ones".
● Changed so [Everfrost] quests can now be done while in a party during the Everfrost main questline.
- [Everfrost] The Trial of the First Witch, Underneath the Bolt Tree, Murrowak's Labyrinth, Betrayal, Climbing the Mountain, Guardian of Flame
● Fixed so the "Dragon Slayer" title can be obtained after completing the Drieghan main quest "The Last Ritual" with Drakania.
- This title can be obtained by talking to NPC Durgeff after completing "A Hero's Return" quest with Drakania class.
● Fixed the following quest description:
- [Absorb] Igor Bartali's Black Spirit
- Kamasylvia Daily Quests "[Repeat] Struggle for the Forest" and "[Repeat] Unwincing Tenacity"
 

NODE/CONQUEST WAR

● Added and changed the following items available for purchase through War Vendors.
Item Changes

Essence of Glory
- Now available for purchase via Tier 1 and 2 vendors (up to 3)
- Increased max number of purchases via Tier 3 and 4 vendors (up to 3 → 5)

Essence of Gallantry
- Increased max number of purchases via Tier 1 and 2 vendors (up to 2 → 3)
- Increased max number of purchases via Tier 3 and 4 vendors (up to 3 → 5)

Box of 50 Caphras Stones
- Now also available for purchase via Tier 1 vendors
- 100 million Silver → 50 million Silver

Marni's Unstable Fuel
- Increased available number of purchases by vendor tier
(5 → 10/15/20/25 per vendor tier)

Glorious Item Drop Rate Increase Scroll

Glorious Extra Combat EXP Scroll
Glorious Extra Skill EXP Scroll
- Extended expiration date (7 days → 14 days)

Fresh Orange Juice

Sweet Wild Berry Juice
Sour Green Grape Juice
- Increased available number of purchases (up to 10 → 30)

Tier Boxes

- Unified to one "Glorious Box of Spoils" available for purchase (5 million Silver)
- Purchase amount determined by tier of node won
(Tiers 1, 2, 3 → up to 2, Tier 4 → up to 3)

Item Collection Increase Scroll
- Now available via all vendors
- 1 for 10 million Silver
 

● Fixed the issue where Ballistas would incorrectly appear completed in the Ballista Workshop.

- Ballistas take approx. 15 minutes to complete in the Ballista Workshop.
 

NPC, BACKGROUND, SOUND

● Made it easier to interact with Merindora while on horseback.
● Made it easier to move about after gathering Mythril Ore from certain areas of Kisleev Crag.
 

UI

● Improved the Imperial Horse Delivery UI to better display potential rewards you can obtain from making deliveries.


● Added linebreaks to the text in the lower part of the Dye Palette UI.
 

SYSTEM

● Fixed the issue where the client crashed or you couldn't log in occasionally if you tried to use the Setting Archive while your internet connection was unstable.

WEB

● Changed so you can no longer log into the official website if you are using iframe functions.
● Improved the "Recommended Games" that show up in the account creation and Account Information pages.
 

Translation

● Changed and unified the following terms in English:
- Breath of Aal → Aal's Breath

● Changed and unified the following terms in Indonesian:
- Wooden Horse → Kuda-kuda Kayu
- Breath of Aal → Aal's Breath
- Prophesy Blade → Prophecy Blade
- Reward for Reaching Lv, Bonus Reward for Reaching → Kotak Hadiah Pencapaian Level
- Bonus Reward for Reaching Lv → Kotak Bonus Pencapaian Level
- Trident Arrowhead → Mata Panah Trisula
- Serendia Lynch Fleece → Bulu Domba Lynch Serendia
- Harpy Megaphone → Megafon Harpy
- Root Nymph Pickled Fish → Acar Ikan Akar Peri
- Knowledge Gain Chance, Peluang untuk mendapat Knowledge, Peluang untuk memperoleh pengetahuan, Chance to Gain Knowledge → Peluang Peroleh Pengetahuan
- Peluang Memperoleh Higher-Grade Knowledge, Peluang mendapatkan Higher-Grade Knowledge, Chance Mendapatkan Higher-Grade Knowledge, Higher Grade Knowledge Gain Chance, Peluang untuk memperoleh pengetahuan tingkat tinggi, Kesempatan untuk mendapatkan Pengetahuan Tingkat Tinggi → Peluang Peroleh Pengetahuan Tingkat Tinggi
- [Menuju Level 50!] Qoobe, Raksasa Monster Lele → [Menuju Level 50!] Qoobe, Monster Raksasa Lele

CHANGES & FIXES

● Fixed the issue where the name of the object "Jade Lamp" was being displayed abnormally in certain situations at Marni's Realm - Jade Starlight Forest.
● Fixed the issue where the Adventurer's name would be displayed abnormally in certain situations while riding a Traveler's Horse.
● Fixed the issue where certain monsters displayed blood effects even when the Show Blood setting was turned off.
● Fixed the issue where certain areas of the Tooth Fairy Forest topography appeared abnormal.
● Fixed the quest title relevant to Marniwave in the suggested quest list.
● [Valkyrie] Fixed the issue where the corners of her eyes appeared abnormally dark.
● [Kunoichi] Fixed the issue where parts of the Autumna Brilliance Armor would overlap in Awakening stance.
● [Dark Knight] Fixed the issue where the Violetta Kriegsmesser would overlap with the La Orzeca Armor's cape.
● Fixed the issue where the tooltip for Calpheon/Mediah territories appeared abnormal in the World Map.
● Fixed the issue of the created items not refreshing when claiming items created in Annex during Node/Conquest Wars.
● Fixed so items of the ring menu can be registered even when items in possession are over 193 for Gamepad UI Mode.
● Fixed the issue of "It's not available to the current class" text showing even when it's not an outfit item in Pearl Shop (F3).
● Fixed the issue of Processing being in progress even though Processing is completed when Processing Storage items with Venecil Outfit equipped.
● Fixed the issue of the action being different when equipping Gathering Tool and Liana's Tool Bag for Gamepad UI mode.
● Fixed the issue of the Family Inventory tab getting activated when deactivating the "View Mount Inventory" button in Storage.
● Fixed the issue of some icons and descriptions not showing.
● Changed the following boxes to cause your character to "Cheer" upon opening.
- [Hashashin] Domtur Classic Set, [Hashashin] Domtur Awakening Set, [Hashashin] Domtur Premium Set
 

Recent Major Updates

To help newer or returning Adventurers keep up with the latest updates, we’ve compiled a list of some of our recent major updates.

 

For Progression-focused Adventurers:

You Shall Now Pass! Into the Mountain of Eternal Winter


The Mountain of Eternal Winter has opened its gates to Adventurers.
Take a new or favorite character through the main questline immediately.
Adventure through a new region with newly added items and monster zones!

Artifacts & Lightstones


Artifacts and Lightstones were added.
Customize your Character with Artifacts and Lightstones which can be obtained throughout your adventurers in the Black Desert world! 

 

Progression Pass for New Adventurers


Want to earn rewards while learning about the world of Black Desert?

Explore the vast world of Black Desert one step at a time with the Progression Pass!

Narchillan Equipment


Equipment for new Adventurers that will help you on your journey!

Enhancement Quality of Life Revamps!


No more tedious prep for enhancements!

You can now use Black Stones to directly increase enhancement chance.

Guaranteed PEN (V) Boss Gear Questline


Complete the “Old Moon Guild’s New Deal” questline to earn Boss gear with the HIGHEST level of enhancement: PEN (V)!

Guaranteed PEN (V) Accessory Questline


Obtain an accessory with the HIGHEST level of enhancement through a questline that you can complete once per Family!

 

For Combat-focused Adventurers:

New Red Battlefield - Valencia City


A new battlefield was added to Red Battlefield PvP content.
Strategize with your team to contest capture points in this all-new battlefield mode in the heart of Valencia City!

Valencia Montser Loot Revamped


Junk loot of monster zones in the Valencia region have been revamped to be more profitable!

New Way of Obtaining Ornette’s and Odore’s Spirit Essence


New sub-materials for Ornette’s and Odore’s Spirit Essence have been added to the game

Increased Caphras Stone Drop Rates


Boost your progression with increased Caphras Stone drop rates in various monster zones!

Elvia Realm


Hadum spreads her dark influence into Serendia. Fight the fearsome and powerful monsters of Serendia’s Elvia Relam!

 

For Amusement-seeking Adventurers:

Fwuzzy Alpaca
Let's go on an adventure riding Shai's cute friend, the Alpaca!
You can learn up to 7 types of skills that contain the dreams and love of the Alpaca.

New Minigame Yar!
A new card game that anyone can enjoy has been added! Play against NPCs and other Adventurers in the new minigame, Yar!
 
We hope you enjoy your time in Black Desert,
Thank you.