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Updates Oct 5, 2022, 10:00 (UTC+8) October 5, 2022 (Wed) Update Details


Hello, Adventurers.


Here are the updates made to Black Desert on October 5, 2022.

(Patch size: approx. 788.37 MB)
- Please note that the update for Steam may be larger than the size listed above.


※ Please read below for details.





● Fixed the issue where the "Invincibility" defensive effect would sometimes be unintendedly applied when your character was slowed (either with a speed reduction debuff or as the result of being overweight), or was using another defensive effect.


Improvements on Fishing items
● Some people have been throwing glass bottles into the rivers and seas in secret.
- You can catch "Discarded Glass Bottle" by Fishing and exchange it for the following items from NPC Crio.
Required Item Exchange Item (Select 1)

Discarded Glass Bottle x5

Breezy Conch Seaweed x1

Silver Key x15

Crio's Sturdy Fishing Chair x1
900 Contribution EXP + 30 Fishing EXP
(Obtain Fishing EXP from Beginner 0 to Apprentice 2)
- Crio's Sturdy Fishing Chair will have the following effects and cannot be registered on the Central Market.
* Durability 200, Fishing Mastery +100, Auto-Fishing Time -5%

● Changed so the following items obtained via Fishing cannot be obtained anymore.
- Broken Bottle Fragment, Fertilizer Sack, Seaweed, Tattered Boots, Fish Bones, Broken Fish Hook, Snapped Rope, Torn Sail Piece, Rusty Anchor, Washed-Up Laundry, Torn Net
- Even though you cannot obtain the items above, you can obtain "Discarded Glass Bottle" via Fishing according to a set probability.
● Since the items above cannot be obtained anymore, the quest requirements, description related to this items or quest name have changed accordingly.
- [Manor] River Cleaner, Driftboot, Fresh Seaweed Dishes, [Fishing] Those Who Contaminate the River, [Fishing] Fishing at the Bandits' Lair, [Fishing] Recycling Snapped Ropes, [Fishing] Clean the Environment, Seaweed for Health, [Fishing] Catching Seaweed, [Fishing] Island Alone, Save the Earth, [Daily] Muna's Message

Improvements on Fishing Leap Objectives
● Adjusted the difficulty of Fishing Leap objectives.
- Changed the completion NPC for [Fishing Leap Beginner 10] Bartering to Crio.
Quest Name Quest Requirement
[Fishing Leap Beginner 10] Bartering Obtain green-grade fish via Fishing
[Fishing Leap Apprentice 5] I Feel Exhausted Lately Obtain green-grade fish via Fishing
[Fishing Leap Apprentice 10] I Love Hot & Spicy Food Obtain green-grade fish via Fishing
[Fishing Leap Skilled 5] The Best Fish in Serendia Obtain blue-grade fish via Fishing
[Fishing Leap Skilled 10] Nothing's Good Obtain green-grade fish via Fishing
Obtain blue-grade fish via Fishing

Honor to the Fishing Family Quest
● Added new Fishing Leap Quests.
- The following Leap quests can be accepted and completed only once per Family.
Quest Name & Requirements NPC Rewards
[Leap] Honor to the Fishing Family #1
Complete [Fishing Leap Beginner 10] Bartering
Breezy Conch Seaweed x50
Crio's Sturdy Fishing Chair x1
[Leap] Honor to the Fishing Family #2
Complete [Leap] Honor to the Fishing Family #1
Complete [Fishing Leap Apprentice 10] I Love Hot & Spicy Food
Perfume of Swiftness x10
Marvelous Balacs Lunchbox x10
[Leap] Honor to the Fishing Family #3
Complete [Leap] Honor to the Fishing Family #2
Complete [Fishing Leap Skilled 10] Nothing's Good
Gold Key x5
Ash Tree Float x1
Memory Fragment x10
[Leap] Honor to the Fishing Family #4
Complete [Leap] Honor to the Fishing Family #3
Complete [Fishing Leap Professional 10] The Delicacies of Epheria
Mysterious Blue Conch x100
Item Brand Spell Stone x1
[Leap] Honor to the Fishing Family #5
Complete [Leap] Honor to the Fishing Family #4
Complete [Fishing Leap Artisan 10] A Fishing Master
Inventory +8 Expansion Coupon x1
Item Brand Spell Stone x1

Improvements on some fish prices and Imperial Fishing Delivery Seal
● Doubled the selling price of fish above blue grade
- The adjusted fish types are the following: (122 fish types higher than blue grade)
Fish Names
Porcupine Fish
Black Shiner
Black Porgy
Giant Oarfish
Black Eye Crab
Whale Shark
Goliath Grouper
Checkerboard Wrasse
Granges D'or
Diamond Minnow
Golden Albacore
Blackfin Sea Perch
Sea Bass
Bigeye Tuna
John Dory
Giant Pearl Oyster
Giant Octopus
Giant Squid
Flower Icefish
Striped Shiner
Basking Shark
Striped Goliath Grouper
Dark Sleeper
Yellow-head Catfish
Redbreasted Wrasse
Hammer Whale
Miho Spine Loach
Freshwater Eel
Amur Goby
Minke Whale
Sea Eel
Ocean Hermit Crab
Tiger Shark
Silver Carp
Great White Shark
Requiem Shark
Killer Whale
Blue Bat Star
Bottlenose Dolphin
Red Snow Crab
Blue Grouper
Cherry Salmon
Yalu Grayling
Tapertail Anchovy
Mandarin Fish
Albino Coelacanth
Spotted Barbel
Smokey Chromis
Common Bleak
Green Sturgeon
Atka Mackerel
Giant Grouper
Greater Amberjack
Spotted Sea Bass
Mackerel Tuna
Longsnout Catfish
Striped Bonito
Thresher Shark
Bluefin Tuna
Eyespot Puffer
Yellow Corvina
Cone Snail
Grass Carp
Saw Shark
Leather Carp
Sperm Whale
Humpback Whale
White Grouper
Golden Sea Bass
Yellowfin Tuna
Yellow Swordfish
Golden Siniperca
Black Spotted Dolphin
Black Marlin
Beluga Whale

● Improved the method of obtaining the item "Golden Seal - [Imperial Fishing]" which was available through Imperial Fishing Delivery.
Before After
Obtain according to a set probability
upon delivering blue, yellow-grade fish.
Obtain 1 upon delivering blue-grade fish
Obtain up to 2 upon delivering yellow-grade fish

Farmable Fruit Items
● The number of fruit items obtained from plant breeding each Mysterious Seed or Hypha has been increased by 2.5 times.
Seed/Hypha Names
Mysterious Hot Pepper Seed
Mysterious Amanita Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Cloud Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Leccinum Hypha
Mystical Chanterelle Hypha
Mysterious Dwarf Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Nolina Seed
Mysterious Dalvenia Alrea Seed
Mysterious Carrot Seed
Mysterious Strawberry Seed
Mysterious Garlic Seed
Mysterious Dry Mane Grass Seed
Mystical Dictyophora Hypha
Mysterious Wheat Seed
Mysterious Barley Seed
Mystical Red-spotted Amanita Hypha
Mysterious Silk Honey Grass Seed
Mystical Mesima Hypha
Mysterious Bouqet Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Seed Potato
Mysterious Seed Sweet Potato
Mysterious Acacia Seed
Mysterious Fog Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Onion Seed
Mysterious Sunrise Herb Seed
Mysterious Corn Seed
Mysterious Olive Seed
Mysterious Ghost Mushroom Hypha
Mystical Citron Seed
Mysterious Silver Azalea Seed
Mysterious Fortune Teller Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Ancient Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Tomato Seed
Mysterious Pie Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Paprika Seed
Mysterious Penestraria Seed
Mysterious Grape Seed
Mysterious Sky Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Sunflower Seed
Mysterious Bluffer Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Tiger Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Pumpkin Seed
Mysterious Hump Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Arrow Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Fire Flake Flower Seed
Mysterious Emperor Mushroom Hypha
Mysterious Pepper Seed

● Changed some of mysterious seed/hypha item descriptions as follows:
- You can obtain 15-20 Fruit items through Plant Breeding but Seeds cannot be obtained.

Peridot Forest Path Wagon
● Implemented the following improvements related to the Peridot Forest Path Wagon.
- The crafting duration for "Wagon Registration: Forest Path Wagon" in the Wagon Workshop has been reduced by 4.5 times.
* If you were crafting this item in a Workshop, the in-progress worker task has been completed and any related scheduled tasks were reset.
- Prices of: Forest Path Wagon Wheel, Flag, Badge, and Cover have been increased by 2 times in the Central Market.
- Improved so that you obtain a fixed number of "Piece of Image x150" upon performing alchemy on Merindora's Element.

Adjustments in certain Life Content and Central Market Item Prices
● Adjusted the price of the following 89 items that can be obtained through Life-Skill related activities.
Item Price Before Price After
[Party] Improved Elixir of Amity 241,000 279,000
[Party] Elixir of Frenzy 276,000 330,000
[Party] Elixir of Endless Frenzy 825,000 1,130,000
[Party] Elixir of Flowing Wind 241,000 279,000
[Party] Elixir of Lethal Assassin 595,000 700,000
[Party] Elixir of Advanced Concentration 81,000 98,000
[Party] Elixir of Endless Fury 120,000 144,000
[Party] Elixir of Strong Life 186,000 216,000
[Party] Defense Elixir 108,000 136,000
[Party] Elixir of Steel Defense 180,000 210,000
[Party] Elixir of Brutal Carnage 630,000 740,000
[Party] Merciless Sky Elixir 675,000 800,000
[Party] Elixir of Overwhelming Endurance 144,000 171,000
[Party] Griffon's Elixir 129,000 215,000
[Party] Strong Griffon's Elixir 296,000 429,000
[Party] Elixir of Expert Training 241,000 279,000
[Party] Surging Weenie Elixir 229,000 253,000
[Party] Reliable Looney Elixir 161,000 166,000
[Party] Splendid Helix Elixir 240,000 285,000
[Party] Elixir of Lethal Destruction 258,000 304,000
Improved Elixir of Amity 212,000 254,000
Elixir of Frenzy 250,000 300,000
Elixir of Endless Frenzy 855,000 1,030,000
Elixir of Flowing Wind 212,000 254,000
Elixir of Lethal Assassin 530,000 635,000
Elixir of Advanced Concentration 74,000 89,000
Elixir of Endless Fury 109,000 131,000
Elixir of Strong Life 163,000 196,000
Defense Elixir 103,000 124,000
Elixir of Steel Defense 159,000 191,000
Elixir of Brutal Carnage 560,000 670,000
Merciless Sky Elixir 605,000 725,000
Elixir of Overwhelming Endurance 129,000 155,000
Griffon's Elixir 130,000 195,000
Strong Griffon's Elixir 260,000 390,000
Elixir of Expert Training 212,000 254,000
Surging Weenie Elixir 192,000 230,000
Reliable Looney Elixir 126,000 151,000
Splendid Helix Elixir 216,000 259,000
Elixir of Improved Mastery 660,000 790,000
Elixir of Rough Labor 288,000 346,000
Elixir of Corrupted Armor 2,340,000 2,810,000
Elixir of Destruction 230,000 276,000
Special Sunrise Herb 9,650 40,000
Special Silver Azalea 11,100 40,000
Special Fire Flake Flower 10,600 40,000
Special Dry Mane Grass 9,000 40,000
Special Silk Honey Grass 9,650 40,000
Special Fortune Teller Mushroom 12,100 40,000
Special Arrow Mushroom 13,500 40,000
Special Dwarf Mushroom 12,800 40,000
Special Cloud Mushroom 13,500 40,000
Special Sky Mushroom 12,800 40,000
Special Tiger Mushroom 12,800 40,000
Special Emperor Mushroom 12,100 40,000
Special Ghost Mushroom 13,500 40,000
Special Wheat 29,000 40,000
Special Barley 29,000 40,000
Special Potato 25,700 40,000
Special Sweet Potato 25,700 40,000
Special Corn 30,500 40,000
Special Carrot 12,000 40,000
Special Acacia Leaf 12,000 40,000
Trace of Chaos 102,000 200,000
Trace of Despair 102,000 200,000
Trace of Wave 102,000 200,000
Trace of the Earth 102,000 200,000
Trace of Ascension 102,000 200,000
Trace of Savagery 102,000 200,000
Trace of Origin 102,000 200,000
Trace of Battle 102,000 200,000
Trace of Hunting 102,000 200,000
Trace of Forest 102,000 200,000
Trace of Violence 102,000 200,000
Trace of Death 102,000 200,000
Trace of Memory 102,000 200,000
Supreme Soft Hide 610,000 1,000,000
Supreme Tough Hide 640,000 1,000,000
Supreme Hard Hide 690,000 1,000,000
Supreme Thin Hide 605,000 1,000,000
Supreme Thick Fur 610,000 1,000,000
Supreme Fancy Reptile Skin 510,000 1,000,000
Supreme Lightweight Plume 640,000 1,000,000
Supreme Fancy Feather 700,000 1,000,000
Cinnamon 3,770 15,000
Impeccably Polished Stone 200,000 300,000
Fine Black Stone Powder 30,000 80,000
Polished Stone 34,300 80,000
Leather Glaze 225,000 300,000

● The Season: Dawn of Dragons has come to a close.
- All season characters that have not been converted will be automatically converted to normal characters on Oct 5 (Wed) maintenance.
* Adventurers who have not completed either "[Season Server Graduation] At the Crossroad" or "[Season Server Graduation] Into the Big Wide World" will get Fughar's Letter of Encouragement and Gift Box Full of Memories in their mailbox (B).
- All season quests that have not been completed have been deleted.
- Tuvala gear of the highest level per slot that hasn't been converted will automatically be converted and the remaining gear will be deleted.
* Example) If you have both season PEN (V) Tuvala Helmet and season PRI (I) Tuvala Helmet, the PEN (V) Tuvala Helmet will be converted to a normal gear and PRI (I) Tuvala Helmet will be removed.
- Season items (Time-filled Black Stone, Refined Magical Black Stone, Tuvala Ore, Tuvala Conversion Stone, unconverted Tuvala gear, etc.) have been deleted.
- With the end of the Season: Dawn of Dragons, the season servers have been changed into New Olvia servers.


● Changed the following Pearl Inventory items to no longer be "bound to character"
Item Name
Horse Breeding Reset (Female)
Horse Breeding Reset (Male)
Mount Brand Spell Stone
Horse Appearance Change Coupon
Pet Appearance Change Coupon
Mount Skill Training Coupon
Mount All Skill Training Coupon
[Event] Mount Skill Training Coupon
● Added a crafting method so the following item can be synthesized into a blue-grade elixir:
- Craft 1: Green-grade Elixir x3 + Blue Reagent x1
- Craft 10: Green-grade Elixir x30 + Blue Reagent x10 + Ibellab's Essence x1 
* Ibellab's Essence can be purchased from Material Vendor in each town or Klau in Velia.
Crafting Materials Result
Elixir of Skill x3 + Blue Reagent x1 Elixir of Infinite Skill x1
Elixir of Mastery x3 + Blue Reagent x1 Elixir of Improved Mastery x1
Elixir of Labor x3 + Blue Reagent x1 Elixir of Rough Labor x1
Elixir of Armor x3 + Blue Reagent x1 Elixir of Corrupted Armor x1
Elixir of Skill x30 + Blue Reagent x10 + Ibellab's Essence x1 Elixir of Infinite Skill x10
Elixir of Mastery x30 + Blue Reagent x10 + Ibellab's Essence x1 Elixir of Improved Mastery x10
Elixir of Labor x30 + Blue Reagent x10 + Ibellab's Essence x1 Elixir of Rough Labor x10
Elixir of Armor x30 + Blue Reagent x10 + Ibellab's Essence x1 Elixir of Corrupted Armor x10

● Added so Bonfire Tool can be crafted by Simple Alchemy with Snowfield Cedar Timber.
- Simple Alchemy (L) Bonfire Tool: Any type of Timber x5 + Rough Stone x5 + Powder of Flame x5 

● Changed Terrmian Casual Wear crafting materials from Old Casual to Cotton Fabric.
- Terrmian Casual Wear: Design: Terrmian Casual Wear x1 + Cotton Fabric x1 + Sunflower x20 + Iron Ingot x1 + Black Stone Powder x25 
- Accordingly, the process was completed if there was a worker crafting Terrmian Casual Wear and the product made was sent to Heidel Storage.

● Added so "Maha's Fragment" and "Dehkima: Token of the Oath" can be exchanged from NPC Sahin in Valencia.

● Changed the [Event] Pet Appearance Change Coupon to no longer be "bound to character."



● Added the following spawning method for Gatekeeper monsters in the Valencia territory.
- Minions summoned by Gatekeepers can only be looted by one member of your party who contributed to each kill.
Added Spawning Method Added Fight Mechanics and Difficulty
Defeating monsters has a low chance to spawn a Gatekeeper monster Can be soloed
Gatekeeper summons multiple minions



● Changed the quest objective for "[Farming] Horse's Favorite Fodder."
- Quest Objective: Process Stonetail Fodder → Show Stonetail Fodder


● Fixed the layout of wagon covers and appearance item slots in the Dye (J) window.


● Proceeded with the optimization of data related to the quest objectives.


● Changed the main video on the official website to display the Abyss One: The Magnus teaser.
● Changed so it redirects to account security page when changing your password in account security center.
● Changed accounts residing in the United Kingdom to now require you to be at least 18 years of age to play Black Desert.
● Changed the date format to match the selected language of the website.
● Improved so the password limit checks to be a minimum of 8 letters when logging in.
● Fixed the issue where the bottom portion of the Updates history list would appear blank if an update link's subtitle was too short.
● Fixed the issue where moving to the official website from an external ad wouldn't load the images in the lower portion of the website.
● Changed the color of buttons in the Community page.
● Changed so you can now register mobile numbers for your personal profile.


● Changed and unified the following terms in English:
- Ivan → Ivana
- Odd Roks under the Sea → Odd Rocks under the Sea
- Order of the Apricot → Hwasun Valley

● Changed and unified the following terms in Indonesian:
- Rare Fish → Ikan Langka
- Ordo Aprikot → Lembah Hwasun
- Glutoni Mucus → Lendir Glutoni
- Tough Plant Root → Akar Keras Tanaman Tak Diketahui
- Teviral Scented Candle → Lilin Wangi Teviral
- Order of the Apricot → Hwasun Valley


● [Witch] Fixed the issue where upon equipping the following crafted Silver Embroidered outfits, certain parts of the outfit appeared differently within classes.
- Silver Embroidered Fishers, Trader, Gatherer Trainer, Alchemists, Craftsman's Clothes
● Fixed the issue where the notice text regarding guilds appeared abnormally upon joining one.
● Fixed the issue where the UI status only updated the kill count for one quest when having multiple specific subjugation quests accepted.
● Fixed the text on subjugation rewards which can be checked in the Guild (G) window.
● Fixed the issue where Alliance Chat messages weren't visible for War Heroes if they were on different servers.
● Fixed the issue where while playing Marni's instrument, the imagery remained on the screen upon switching to the gamepad mode UI.
● Fixed the issue where certain regions of the Minimap appeared in black and white.
● Fixed so you cannot adjust the screen size when the screen filter is set in the "NonContrast" mode.
● Fixed the issue where the tooltip would not display properly when moving your cursor over UI buttons and icons quickly.
● Fixed so the description for Fruit Pie and Sweet Fruit Pie items are the same.
● Fixed typos for the below Items and Knowledge:
- Item: [Event] Magical Celerity Draught, Cox Pirates' Artifact (Combat)
- Knowledge: Moonlit Crystal Alligator
● Fixed the issue where you could still accept the "[Event] Terrmian, Ho!" quest upon completing "[Event] To Terrmian" outside the event period.
● Fixed the issue of the right-side widget not refreshing when doing a normal quest after completing all main quests.
● [Sage, Sorceress] Fixed the issue of certain parts of the Salanar weapon appearance being dyed abnormally darker than intended.
● Fixed the following items' description text to match the actual outfit.
- [Witch, Sorceress, Wizard, Sage] Salanar Shoes, Salanar Classic Set/Premium/Awakening Set, Salanar Outfit Set
- [Shai] Salanar Shoes, Salanar Classic Set, Salanar Outfit 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.