DarkBlood online delivers an arcade-style side-scrolling cross between Action and MMORPG in a dark world currently in peril. Become a protector of the realm as you choose between 6 classes and 12 sub-classes. Unite against your enemies; slash, dash and destroy all those who stand in your way!
User reviews: Mixed (714 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 22, 2014

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"Dark Blood Online pits player versus player in exciting arena combat. As the descendant of a fallen hero, it is your task to discover the evil seekin..."
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March 12

Let's Fish Treasures! March 14 ~ 15 PST

Hello guys,

On this weekend, Fishing event will be coming to the game.

Premium grade reinforcement scrolls are added on the reward list


Minor Weaon/Armor Random Reinforcement Scroll
Enhanced Weapon/Armor Random Reinforcement Scroll
Premium Weapon/Armor Random Reinforcement Scroll

March 14 ~ 15 PST

Good luck!

DBO Support Team
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March 5

Burning Weekend! March 7 ~ 8 PST

Hello guys,

The Burning Weekend Event is back!

Accelerating to level up your toons extremely!

Period this weekend tomorrow, item drop rate and dungeon clear EXP will be boosted by 100%!

1. Increases Dungeon Clear EXP reward from quests by 100%
2. Increases item drop rate from monsters by 100%

Please remind of this event will end on Sunday midnight, March 8.


DBO Support Team.

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About This Game

▶DarkBlood Online shows game features of an Action RPG[Action 50% + MMORPG 50%]
-Action: Hack & Slash / Various Skill / Dungeon Play
-MMORPG: Competition/ Multiple way to Level Up/ Guild System

▶18 different classes: Total 6 different classes & 12 different sub-classes(3D character customization system)

▶Main 4 Classes/ 2 classes coming soon!

▶And you can fight with more than 250 different types of monsters

▶All Backgrounds work are made 2D based. 2D based background are optimized for ‘Side Scroll’ gaming

▶Darkblood is “Controller Friendly”. A specific command system for controllers is made so that all skills for each class can be used. Furthermore, each skill can be customized and set on the keyboard via short-cut(hot key), allowing for easy play.

▶DarkBlood brings a dark fantasy and world view concept. Providing solid scenario, along with interesting quests that provides engaging play for user(s). Especially, providing an even higher level of play through quests such as Monster Trial play.

▶DarkBlood not only provides Dungeon Play and PvP, but also various life skill related entertaining tasks such as Crafting, Rides, Pet, fishing, Card collecting are provided.

▶You can also join facebook fansite to see Darkblood cartoon and news.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Darkbloodsteam
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DarkbloodSteam

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP Service Pack 3
    • Processor: Intel Premium 4 2.42 GHz / AMD XP 2600+
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce FX 5700 / ATI Radeon 9600 PRO (128MB)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 3 GB available space
    • OS: Windows XP Service Pack 3 / Windows Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.00 GHz / AMD Athlon 3200+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 6600GT / ATI Radeon 9800 (256MB)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 3 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
80 of 113 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 28, 2014
Grindy, repetitive game which expects you to repeat the same stage over and over and over again before allowing you to move onto the next stage.

This is really just Nexon's Dungeon Fight Online/Dungeon and Fighter clone.

If you liked DFO/DnF, you might like this.
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30 of 33 people (91%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
341.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
Short Version:
It can be fun, but it's pretty clear that development for this online game ended back in 2013, meaning it has no future, and I expect this version to be shut down around the middle of 2015, or sooner. I'd suggest you not bother with the game, but if you really want to start playing, don't plan around any sort of long term investment.

Long Version:
This is a game in the same online brawler RPG genre of other games such as Dungeon Fighter Online (DFO), Continent of the Ninth (C9), and Elsword, but being 2.5D shares more in common with other 2.5D games within the genre like DFO. I've been playing this game off, and on for a few years now through different publishers, in various regions. It can be fun, but also can suffer from various annoyances like excessive environmental clutter, overly flashy effects, or related, which can make it difficult to see what's going on, so you'll get hit, or killed as a result, which feels cheap. As this is a 2.5D game, with characters, and enemies that are generally tall, or even flying/floating, it can be troublesome to line up your attacks just right, especially when skills can have a small vertical AoE range. Then even though some like it, being forced to play as a completely different character from your own to complete some quests is something I've always found rather annoying. All that, and other things aside, once you get into a good grove, and you're using a class you like, playing can be pretty fun.

The real problem is that this game is evidently no longer being developed, an online game with no continued development, will be shut down, and once that happens, you can't play anymore. If I remember the dates correctly Dark Blood was shut down in Japan in May 2014, China in August 2014, and South Korea in September 2014. Considering as how those in South Korea, Japan, and maybe even China can also play this version, and as the South Korean release was already without new content for about a year when it was shut down, if there was ANY intent to further develop the game, the publisher (NEXON GT, formally known as GameHi) should have been extremely anxious to tell everyone about that from the start. Instead, they've been avoiding the issue at every turn, their silence on the matter says a lot. The longer that went on, the less willing I was to keep playing, till I eventually quit.

Considering how quickly they were releasing old content when there clearly was no new content to follow that up with, their seemingly minimal investment in the game (using Facebook, and the Steam community hub as a game website, when they have a company site to run one from, not getting proper translations done, etc), and how they completely avoid the topic of the game's future, it looks like they planned for this to be a short lived venture from the start. At this point, I doubt this release will even make it to its one year anniversary (July 22, 2015). Getting into an online game with such a dismal future is not something I can in good conscience recommend to anyone.
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 18, 2014
It's an ok game but EXTREMELY repedative however, the stress system completely ruins this game. Apparently you're only allowed to play this game for about an hour a day until the "Stress System" kicks you off. Would not reccomend at all.
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 26
Feels more like a browser game than a standalone game. Action-RPG in style of eastern games (lots of monsters, big numbers floating around, etc.) Sometimes too fast to notice anything. Not very hard to master, controls are keyboard (or gamepad if you prefer) centered. Graphics are not very bad but nothing special, either. Store sells cosmetic things like costumes and skins. Its an average game, in general.
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26 of 45 people (58%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 24, 2014
First impressions give me a feel that is very similar to Final Fantasy games. The artwork and the way characters repeat the same sentence over and over again are reminescent of the Final Fantasy Tactics. You can automate fishing in this game.

Will try to complete the game at level 50 and Act 1 to 4 to add on more stuff.

1. Good Graphics
The character models are very detailed. Their movements can be narrowed down to the smallest detail such as the moving of the arms, turning around, walking up and down. Nice visual effects from the spells. NPCs are drawn with a portrait and come with nice character models. Ambient details such as eagles soaring in the air, goats and rats help to build a believeable environment. Killing a boss renders a slow motion kill just like Street Fighter. Character models are biased towards an all-male audience. [All very minor details]

2. Good Fighting System
Fighting revolves around using the QWERTY, ASDFGH keys for spells and the arrow keys for movement. Simple combos can be executed just be random button mashing.

3. Training Centre
They have a training centre in-game for you to train your PVP/PVE skills

1. Empty
There is no one playing this game. The game is structured so that you will play it solo. It's not an MMORPG. It's just a JRPG. The N key allows for dungeon matching but there is no one to match you with at the low levels.

2. Repetitive questing
Gameplay is centred around going to zones, then entering dungeons, then repeating them 3 times. From Normal->Special->Rare->Unique levels. You will be playing the same zone over and over again before you can move on. It is pretty boring to get stuck at Gnogue Haran for the 1st ten levels of the game.

3. Spelling errors
Precious is spelled "Previous" by the Goblin Sorceror, so "My Previous Monster" does not sound very intimidating. This is a minor issue as you won't read much of the fluff.

4. Storyline
Okay. Each class has a different story and beginning. E.g. Mage was a weak student until demons attacked her school and killed her teacher, causing her to release all her demonic energy in a single instance.. Fighter is a decendant of one of the great heroes who won a great war against the demons from 500 years ago.
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33 of 59 people (56%) found this review helpful
1,116.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 26, 2014
This is a game I honestly had to reccomend, it is incredibly addicting, fun to play, challenging and very time consuming. The last one may not seem as a positive trait of the game to average player, but do not worry, if you are an average player that is not going for the best items etc. it shouldn't be even half as time consuming as for the more dedicated players. But well it depends on you of course.

Going further into the review, I really have to endorse the combat system, it is one of the most enjoyable combat systems I know, (not the best, but definetely the top), combat both PvM and PvP is very fast paced, action packed, skill based and full of surprieses. The more time you spend with your skills the more you will learn about them. It took me waaay to long to realise that i can control my character in midair during/after many of my attacks.
For the people who dislike the combat in the game, I can only suggest one thing, try another character, maybe this is not your preffered playstyle? Classes do differ considerably when it comes to combat style and strategy you have ot use.
Coming back to the PvP part, Outsider vs Outsider was probably the fastest and most skillbased fight i have ever took part in (And I spend my grand share of time in Jedi Academy and Mount and Blade, to witness what skillbased means).

Another thing I really appreciate about the game are the guild dungeons, that really provide the players with challenge, of course as you grow stronger you will eventually be able to solo the easier Asuras (as the guild dungeons are called), but this will not come easily ;)

The thing I dislike the most about the game is sadly the story telling, story telling in the game is terrible, and especially the first part of ACT 3 was immensly boring. BUT the plot as the whole is good. I am still trying to wrap my head around how can you create a good plotline with bad story telling, but well Nexon sure delivered, especially the second part of ACT4 deserves to be praised. I am really anxious to see what will happen next, the sooner ACT5 is released, the better (but not sooner than it's properly done, please.). When it comes to the world creation, one thing I praise the most, is that we get a lot of mysteries to unreveal later, for example payers knew that there is some characer named Necromancer, for a very long time, but no one had any idea if it's an important character or just some extra untill the ACT 4 was released. I would really like to explain more about this, but really do not want to spoil for the fellow lore-lovers.

There is many, many, MANY things I could also ta about and say how good they were, I also realise that the game has some other problems than bad story telling, but I would probably take months to write to a review about every aspect of this game, it is ust too rich in content for me to write such article.
If you have any questions about the game, please leve them in the comments, I'll do my best to answer your questions.

P.S - This game is NOT pay 2 win, and altohugh paying player can get an adventage over normal one, there is NOTHING that can't be achived without paying, that's right even without spending a single cent on the game you can lay your hands on every single item in game. Paying players do not have better EQ, there is not way in this game to buy EQ, for real money. Cheers :)
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17 of 29 people (59%) found this review helpful
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 12, 2014
Do you really excpect me to wait for your stupid "Stress System" to reset before I can play again? Piece of ♥♥♥♥.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
172.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2014
Awesome game I spend many hours playing - but STRESS SYSTEM ruins it all!
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
840.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 10
Awesome Game! Very freindly community. However like most other F2P be careful of the nickle and diming with the ingame store items. I wasnt a fan of the "stress" system but I noticed the higher level I got the longer it took to actually reach the daily cap. Over all very fun/addictive game. I recommend giving it a solid shot.
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7 of 12 people (58%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
"boob slider"

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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 23
Medival DFO. Keeps you in the mood until March 2015 starts and you start playing actual DFO.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
219.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 31, 2014
This is not your average normal MMORPG where you tab target ,auto-attack, and smash buttons 1-9 forever.

Dark Blood is more like a fighting game like Golden Axe or Double Dragon, but in a MMORPG world.

The most awesome aspect of this is that you can create combos like other fighting games.
And get 100+ hit combos on mobs if you know what your doing.

Downside at the moment is the stress system which limits the time you can play on one character, but you can use potions which you get from different quest in the game to lower the limit. This limit is reset daily and you can still play other characters, they each have their own stress bar.

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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
45.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2014
It's like DFO right before it got shut down.
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4 of 8 people (50%) found this review helpful
20.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 19, 2014
Love it, bloody, violent and fast action game. Lots of killing and looting. Also it's cool it has time limit on daily play, at least im not on pc 24/7 :D

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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 4, 2014
Ridiculous control scheme. Total pass.
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387 of 442 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1,034.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 25, 2014
If one has read any of the reviews for this game, you will already know about the Stress and limited play per day.
If one can ignore that for a moment, one will discover plenty of other reasons to avoid this game. Let's also put aside the inconsistencies in translations (especially noticeable on set items), and the dreadful canvas chat that most players use to draw male genitalia.

The character creation is severely limited. Not only are there gender locked classes, there are only 3 or so faces, the incredibly stupid "Chest" slider for females, and limited choices of hair & skin colors. Want more colors and faces? Prepare to pay for them! Dyes for hair & skin can be bought. But not only that, there are multiple dye levels (ranging from $.50 to $4 each), with the most expensive giving you a chance to make one's color pick more precise. I am not kidding. I've never seen something so ridiculous in all my gaming years. Dyes are available for weapons, armors, avatar or costume pieces, and what is labeled "vehicles" or mounts.

Another pay item, mounts. Most MMOs have them, horses or other creatures that allow one to get around faster. Dark Blood's pay mounts are NOT PERMANENT. For a 30-day mount, it's $12 USD. Who in their right mind would pay that much?
Storage expansion, $4 for 30 days. Shared storage, which, like most of the other things this game requires payment for, is usually standard for a game like this: $2 for 30 days.

I feel ashamed for getting my brothers to try this game with me on its release day. I do not recommend this game at all! Stay away! Or if one needs further proof, install the game just to check out the in-game store.

08/06/2014: I found out that when using a dye, one must select a box of color from the palette. After that, get ready for something even worse than what I orginally thought, a little circle bounces around the area that was selected. Then one must press "Stop" and whatever color it lands on is the color that the weapon/armor/hair/skin/mount is changed to.

There was also new ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ added to the in game store recently. The boxes that give you a random Vampire or Samurai avatar item... can give potions instead. NOWHERE in the description for the item does it say could also drop potions. This game is bordering on fraud.
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334 of 516 people (65%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 23, 2014
This game has a few serious issues that corrupt an otherwise fun game. The primary, and most offensive issue is the "stress" system. You can only go into so many areas and fight before you are too "stressed" to continue. The fanboys of this game will be happy to point out that you can still happily wander around town and ogle your character, or go fishing and craft a potion to extend your playtime. Either way, this type of mechanic is unnacceptable and unnecessary in a f2p game. (If you doubt that statement, I'd like to cite 'League of Legends,' 'Path of Exile,' and 'Marvel Heroes' as just a few examples of successful f2p games without gameplay limiting cash grab mechanics.

The second problem with this game was the worst, copious, obstructive, intrusive, and completely over the top screen tearing I have ever seen. Yes, there is a check box for v-sync. No, that check box doesn't work. Yes, I tried to find a solution on the forums. Yes, my google-fu failed me.

The last, and slightest problem with this game, is the ridiculous and over the top boob physics, complete with boob size slider action! Yes, you too can now create your very own pair of walking, fighting boobs! Normally, I could care less about this sort of thing, however in this game, it was just bizarre, and gave it the feeling of playing a bad boob jiggle sim.

In conclusion, I plead with you to avoid downloading this horrid steaming pile. The fighting mechanics are alright, and honestly, I'd probly have stuck with it a lot longer if they hadn't included that horrendous "stress" system. Send greedy publishers a message, and avoid at all costs.
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45 of 60 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 23, 2014
Great game.. to bad i only got to play for 30 minutes now i cant play for 24 hours ... anoying as ♥♥♥♥ enough on its own to never touch it again
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95 of 150 people (63%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
4,094.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 14, 2014
game has great mechanics and potential but poorly managed. Awful translations and very questionable ethics in cash shop gambling (lack of details and information communicated to probability of success/failure).
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44 of 63 people (70%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 25, 2014
Limited gameplay (Yeah its a permanent feature get used to it)
Cant log in half the time (Guess they can only support so many people at once)
Its a near rip off of DFO (Which is being re-released soon), the skills and character designs and how the game plays.
Its just something to avoid...

Reply how you wish to this review, You'll soon realize how wrong you are.
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