Elsword is a free-to-play, online action RPG that uses classic side-scrolling game mechanics in an immersive manga inspired world.
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (46) - 58% of the 46 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (5,608) - 77% of the 5,608 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jul 2, 2014

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November 15

Patch Notes 11/15/17

  • Balance Patch

  • Balance Patch Event

  • Spooky Graveyard Hide-and-Seek Dungeon Event

  • Added Add’s Idol Studio Map in Elrios Studio
  • Added improvements for Elrianode City Dungeon
  • Applied revisions on the In-game Guide.
  • Heroic Dungeon and Fever System has been updated
  • Adjusted difficulty of Dimension of Sinister Intent Dungeon
  • Added 8th Page to Costume Inventory
  • Orb Items are now stackable from 100 pcs. to 250 pcs.
  • Added Item End Date on NPC Craft list
  • Lowered Level requirement for Heroic Dungeon Daily/Weekly Quest from Lvl. 90 to Lvl. 85
  • Added Spooky Graveyard Hide-and-Seek Dungeon

    Free entry available on the following schedule and will not consume Event dungeon entries:

    Free Entry Schedule
    01:00 ~ 02:00
    13:00 ~ 14:00
    18:00 ~ 19:00
    21:00 ~ 22:00

    Rewards for ‘Witch's Token’ exchange is changed.

Cash Items
  • Animation Costume (Ver. El Lady) (2017-11-15 ~ 2018-1-10)
  • Animation Costume (Ver. El Lady) Package (2017-11-15 ~ 2018-1-10)

  • Evil Tracer 3 (2017-09-27 0:00 ~ 2017-12-20 23:59)
  • Evil Tracer 3 [Trial Package] (Buying Limit: 1) (2017-09-27 0:00 ~ 2017-12-20 23:59)
  • Ice Burner (Ain Velder Imperial Guard) (2017-11-01 0:00 ~ 2017-11-28 23:59)
  • Ice Burner (Ain Thanatos) (2017-11-01 0:00 ~ 2017-11-28 23:59)
  • Ice Burner (Ain Salvatore Denif) (2017-11-01 0:00 ~ 2017-12-06 23:59)
  • Ice Burner (Ain Red Millennium Fox) (2017-11-01 0:00 ~ 2017-12-06 23:59)
  • Elrios Beat Custom sit motion (2017-11-08 0:00 ~ 2017-12-06 23:59)
  • Light of Hope custom sit motion (2017-10-25 00:00 ~ 2017-11-22 23:59)

  • Elsword ~ Rose Goatman Costume (2017-10-11 0:00 ~ 2017-11-08 23:59)
  • Candy Devil/Halloween Nightmare Costume (2017-10-18 0:00 ~ 2017-11-15 23:59)
  • Goatman Mini-me (2017-10-11 0:00 ~ 2017-11-08 23:59)
  • Elsword ~ Rose Goatman Costume Package (2017-10-11 0:00 ~ 2017-11-08 23:59)
  • Elsword ~ Rose Goatman Costume Premium Package (2017-10-11 0:00 ~ 2017-11-08 23:59)
  • Candy Devil/Halloween Nightmare Costume Package (2017-10-18 0:00 ~ 2017-11-15 23:59)
  • Velder Imperial Guard (Ain) 1+1 (2017-11-01 ~ 2017-11-01) (Buying Limit: 10)
  • Thanatos (Ain) 1+1 Package (2017-11-01 ~ 2017-11-01) (Buying Limit: 10)
  • Goatman Demonic Throne Custom sit motion (2017-10-11 0:00 ~ 2017-11-08 23:59)

  • Parties with members that are restricted to enter a dungeon because of level requirement can no longer use the “Start with Current Member” button to begin a dungeon.
  • Sales Agent Certificate VIP Services can now be extended to a maximum of 90 days

Bug Fix
  • Fixed an issue with the effect of the Transcendence Skill Slots not working when entering Awakening mode
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November 14

Out of the Screens and Into the Game, We Have Something Special for Everyone!

Heya adventurers! How are you all doing? So, you know when Halloween ends the fun Halloween Dungeon will disappear soon, right? Wrong! We saw how much fun you’ve been having at the Hide and Seek Halloween Dungeon so we’re making it a permanent addition to our special dungeon lineups. How awesome is that? Now you can play graveyard hide-and-seek whenever you want! We also have another Balance Patch to bring some balance into your gaming life! It also comes with a very simple event so you get rewards for testing out the balanced skills! There will also be other game related updates and improvements coming in tomorrow! And as always, we have exciting new stuff at the Item Mall coming in tomorrow so stay tuned!

Elsword Anime Recap
Wasn’t that last Elsword episode uber exciting? At last the El Search Party has reached Lanox but Edel was much too busy with Town matters to help look for the priestesses. What would become of our red-haired knight and will Elsword and the gang be able to find the priestesses? You’ll have to watch to find out, it’s too exciting! Watch Episode 4 here!

Balance Patch Event
Test out the newly balanced Pvp and Dungeon skills and get rewarded for it!
  • Get 1 Balance Patch Experience Certificate when you Play 2 Matches in Arena or Clear 3 Dungeons Within Your Level Range! Do both Daily to get 1 Certificate for each completed task!
  • Get a Skill Tree Page Expansion when you collect all 14 Balance Patch Experience Certificates!
  • You can also exchange 1 Balance Patch Experience Certificate through Ariel for any of the following items: 10 [Cobo] Complete Recovery Potion, 2 [Cobo] Various Magic Stone Random Cube, or 1 [Cobo] Special Dungeon Entrance Ticket Selective Cube!

Item Mall Goodies
Play your Anime and experience Elrios in a whole new light! Relive the anime accurately with a costume and sit motion package that’s straight out of the anime ending credits! Get ‘em tomorrow!

And a new stage backdrop has opened at Elrios Studios! Become the idol you were always meant to be! Get a Cobo Entertainment Studio at the Item Mall to unlock the Idol Studio backdrop tomorrow!

That’s all for now folks~

See y’all in-game!
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"A great experience right from the beginning — there is so little downtime that you'll find yourself pulling off combos in no time. Combat is where the game truly shines."

“Winner: 2011 Best Sidescroller”

"Top 3 Action Games - Reader's Choice"
--MMO Site

“Beautiful, 3D stylized scenes cleverly accented with manga charm.”

Elsword Animation: The El Lady

~Elsword Animation: The El Lady~

Episode 4: The Priestess of Lanox

Watch it now!

Elsword Insider Vol. 02

~ Welcome to the Elsword Insider Volume 02! ~
Where the cringe is real!

The Elsword Insider presents in-depth descriptions and details that benefit new and veteran players alike. In this episode, we discuss the new co-op event dungeon mechanic, changes to the Special Dungeons, improvements made to Story Quest Progression, Skill Quests and Fever System Revamp.

Link to Video

About This Game

Elsword is a free-to-play, online action RPG that uses classic side-scrolling beat ‘em up gameplay mechanics and deep customization to bring a unique manga experience to life.

In Elsword, you star in your own comic book while experiencing all the excitement of a massively multiplayer online game. Get ready for fast-paced gameplay, stunning animation, and epic bosses. Whether conquering hordes of enemies in dungeon runs or showing off your skills in the PvP arena, Elsword is the most intense free-to-play action RPG to date.

Key Features

•Co-Op Gameplay - Party-up with friends to explore over 50 unique and beautifully rendered dungeons, towns, and secret levels.
•Unique Characters, Unique Stories- Players can choose from nine customizable characters, each their own unique story, play style and special skills to develop.
•Skill-Based PVP Combat- Elsword offers intense and strategic PvP with matchmaking and multiple competitive modes. Challenge your friends in matches of up to 8 players at a time.
•Customize like Crazy- Each character features multiple job changes, dozens of skills and endless opportunities for customization. Create or discover your personal look.
•Community Support- Constant game updates, item and content expansions, and special events including GM Livestream play sessions, community contests and PVP Tournaments are all a part of the Elsword experience.

System Requirements

    • OS:Windows XP
    • Processor:Intel/AMD 1GHz
    • Memory:Above 1GB
    • Graphics:Nvidia GeForce 5 Series
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:3GB Space in the hard disk
    • OS:Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor:Intel/AMD 2GHz or higher
    • Memory:Above 2GB
    • Graphics:Nvidia GeForce 7 Series
    • DirectX®:11 or higher
    • Hard Drive:4GB Space in the hard disk
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