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 (676 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 22, 2014

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January 22

The Burning Weekend! JAN 24 ~ 25 PST

Hello Dibies!

'Come all guys to burn your weekend with Dark Blood!'

From January 24 to 25 PST, the item drop rate and dungeon clear EXP
will be boosted by 100%.

We hope everyone enjoying these awesome buffs to level your toon up
speedingly and gear it up with 100% drop rate boost.

Increases item drop rate by 100%.
Increases EXP when clearing a dungoen by 100%.

Enjoy and good luck all!

DBO Support Team

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January 21

Store Event: Avatar + Free Gift! JAN 21 to FEB 4

Hello Dibies!

Avatar + Free Gift Event will start From JAN 21 to FEB 4 for 2 weeks!

If you buy an Avatar Set in the store, you will get a choosable Gift Voucher that
you can pick up one gift What you want.

Visit the Great Goblin Merchant and hand in the voucher.
He will let you pick up one gift what you want to receive.

Check out the exchangeable gifts as below.

-Gift List-

  • Dual Skill Activation Order [30 Days]
  • Premium Weapon Dye [Top-Class]
  • Premium Avatar Dye [Top-Class]
  • Premium Weapon Dye [High-Class] x2
  • Premium Avatar Dye [High-Class] x2
  • Lycan Ride Ticket [30 Days]

Please make sure that you can receive only one on the gift list above.


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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
59 of 80 people (74%) found this review helpful
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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71 of 115 people (62%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3,221.0 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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98 of 179 people (55%) found this review helpful
658.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 30, 2014
I've really enjoyed this game since launch, it's exactly the type of game I was looking for, I love the artwork, animations, I love how the combat is skill based, you have flashy skills and combos in PvP, fun and interesting dungeons for PvE, and the boss fights are very enjoyable, you have 6 character slots right away, for a F2P game, does that even happen anymore?

You're able to find costume sets for your character while you dungeon, while you fish, you can trade them with other players, so your character isn't stuck looking ugly for the entire game, until you pay the game developers $ like in some other games.

To address the negative reviews quickly, before today there was a fairly strict limit on how many times you could run dungeons per character each day, that limit has since been doubled, with the new stress/fatigue system you're able to run dungeons for 4-5+ hours a day per character, so it's extremely reasonable now, you also have daily quests and different ways to to reduce your stress limit.

Also just to add before ending my review here, the devs actually seem to care about the game, and what the community thinks, there's been countless bug fixes and suggestions that they've already added into the game, and it hasn't even been 2 weeks yet. They've all been watching the forums obviously very closely and seeing what everybody thinks about the game. +1 For that.

This game is definitely worth trying out, it's free to play so you have nothing to lose. Cya in-game! :)
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30 of 51 people (59%) found this review helpful
1,102.4 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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16 of 25 people (64%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
337.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 9, 2014
Despite the complaints on the stress system, I actually like this game.

The quest successions aka storylines aren't terrible. They're actually alright,
Combat is pretty self explanitory, If you co-ordinate your moves you'll do well.
When you're low on, or plain run out of stress there are other things to do. Work on fishing/collecting/upgrade weapons.\
Asura's dungeons do not use stress.
Playable when drinking

Community in game vs the boards is rather lacking from what I've seen. However visiting on a busier channel can help if you're looking to party up.
Stress system limits gameplay, especially in earlier levels. However it's FTP and they have recently increased the stress system so it's a bit better
Characters are gender based on class, pretty irritating
Store is ridiculously expensive

On a whole? This game actually has potetial, however the player base isn't high enough to utilze what it could do (player based stores, expanded guild stuff, current parties regardless of level). It doesn't help that there are constantly leveling promotions ongoing. While that works for simple things, it does make the current max level of 50 too easy to achieve for some players. This game, I spend more time then I care to admit playing it, however I think the creators could do better. As a FTP, I'd give it a go. It is fun, however I have a feeling that it won't be around for terribly long.
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20 of 33 people (61%) found this review helpful
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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10 of 15 people (67%) found this review helpful
216.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 2, 2014
It's a side-scrolling, mature (blood and dismembered body parts) hack-and-slash mmo game. It currently has 5 classes, each with two advanced classes. If you ever played Dungeon Fighter Online, you would be familiar with combat. Each character has a basic attack and special moves can be performed either by pressing a shortcut key or street fighter like motions, which saves mp. The current max level is 50. You can get a random pet and pvp at the arena is available once you reach level 30, though the time slot is limited. There's a stress system, which prevents you from playing all day, but it's not that bad. There are several life skills to choose, such as fishing, mining, armorsmith, weaponsmith, etc. The one major downside is it's hard to find people to play with unless you're part of an active guild.
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11 of 17 people (65%) found this review helpful
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 2, 2014
I have a crap laptop and this game runs on it + it's free. That being said, it gets a thumbs up.

Negatively-There's a stress system that limits you from playing too long, but I don't wanna end up playing the game that much anyway. I can't be too picky for free games, but in short; YES there are MUCH better mmos out there for free; 2Moons, Bloodymare, Flyff, Perfect World, Runescape, Ragnarok, Suns, etc. But this game offers a unique combat system in vain of arcade beat-em-ups like the old arcade games offered (except with leveling up and crap).

Drops are pretty lame. Haven't seen MUCH decent variety in items or customizability (sp?).

The skill tree is MEGA small, but sometimes simplicity is good.

Lots of typos.

The story is pretty bad... "oh no, monsters that eat things out of boxes! That's not normal! Oh, a hooded mysterious stranger that secretly wants to aid us but appears to be misleading us as a bad guy!"

Positive side-It doesn't take long to level up to a decent level and do other things. You can fish (yay). Dueling is harmless and fun arcade styled action. Blood is always cool.

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12 of 20 people (60%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 29, 2014
Honestly, i've played better games on facebook... and those were beying played in a bloody web browser, not a stand alone game on steam...

If you want to play a similar type of game (similar skill tree and dungeon party etc.), C9 is the MUCH better version.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
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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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
195.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 1, 2014
Here's a summary for people who are looking at this game and still doubtful.

So if you're looking for a game that doesn't require intensive specs, this game offers interesting gameplay experience. There are some things you will have to overlook which I think is trivial. I didn't really cover everything of course, but if you're interested, you might want to play this game with an open mind and eyes then you'll be able to realise how this game is truly entertaining when you play with your friends.
Features Boo or Bane?
Retro & side scrolling. The gameplay is smooth because the graphic is not demanding. The graphic artstyle is original and one-of-a-kind which somehow, really attracts my attention. Gore for people who likes it bloodied. Not exactly 2D but you can expect 2.5D which itself is pretty and nice.
Mechanics - Controller is optional. Arcade style with button mashings instead of clicking and pressing skills which itself is more engaging and interactive. Features combo system with various method to lock or pin down your targets depending on your skills (AOE, DOT, Single Target, Aerial, Knock-down, Sniping). Skills animation is sleek and fluid, balanced if you're looking at PVP.
Story - Original story plot involving mythical creatures and background story. With twists and elements of fun and sorrow, there are a lot of characters which I fell in love with like Pyron, Beatrix, Gairen and Arwin. Each character has their own specific personality and that goes to the guards and every merchants and character themselves.
Artificial Intelligence - Not AIs in MOBA but in specific instance there are actually AIs who play along with you when you have no one to play with (for Story Mode Only).
Unique - You can assume control of other characters like the Gunner and Whitey Bear which are really fun once in a while.
Music - It's peaceful when it needs to. The music theme matches the scenario and actually add emotions into the gameplay.
Customization - The creation part is very limited with prefix hair and colors but when you're in game and gain accessed to dyes (either you buy it in Auction House or the Cash Shop), you can change your hair, weapons, armors, pets, mounts and avatar colors. However, the dye is like a mini-game, and if you want you can actually make your avatar one-of-a-kind. There's a beauty shop (B) for you to try out different avatar and do the coloring before you purchase avatars and dyes them. But if you're looking at morphing the face, sadly, you can't. There's only a limited customization with the body sizes.
Translation - It's bearable for most part but as for the skills. If you didn't read carefully, you might misunderstood. They are poorly translated for skills which I think is really important for some people. But the good thing is, you can Ctrl+Right Click the skill to see how it looks like. Just need to go to Steam Community and read up some of the skills description.
Fatigue System - This is actually a safeguard to prevent excessive playing. To be honest, the fatigue system is pretty limited.
Transportation & Accessibility - In game, you can choose to run around amok or get a mount or use a waypoint. The map is easy to understand with AI's names if you hover to the dots that represent each AIs. In dungeons, if you own a mount, pretty much automatically get on your mount when you're moving. It's good, but sometime it's irritating when there's summoned monsters or obstacles and you need to unsummon the mount. But the mounts help to pick up things and open chests for you and take reduce damage against traps.
Community - It's not very big because the server base is moderate at most. So the price in the market tends to fluctuate but at the same time, easy to control. Currency in the game is not that hard to earn because you get to use the goblin jackpot. Guild system is elaborated with guild skills and storage,
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 1, 2014
It only took me my brief period of playtime to tell that this game... Is terrible.

First off, lets talk about the WOMEN in this game. The jiggle physics are downright stupid. In character creation, there was a boob size slider. I didnt think those were terrible things, most games have them these days. Until, i looked at the preset armours. There, in all its glory, sat an "Undergarmets" button. Yes, this did make it so all the girls were in their panties. What fun.

Next, lets talk about graphics. The developers went for an interesting concept; 3D models on a 2D plain; but it simply doesnt work. Half the time i spend missing my spells and attacks, simply because i couldnt tell where i was in relation to the enemy.

Third, lets talk about the controls. Good controls make a big part in games. This game, however, doesnt have them. The movement keys you start out with are the ARROW KEYS, but you can change them, of course. The basic attack key is X. Yes, X. Also, there is NO POSSIBLE WAY to change the attack key to click. Before i found out the arrow keys, i thought maybe that was because click was move and the developers mightve thought that would be a bad setup (Its not). But then, SURPRISE SURPRISE, I can only move with the mouse at CERTAIN areas. What the ♥♥♥♥ reason they put that in for i will never know.

Also, the game doesnt throw it in your face, but it is RIDDLED with total rip-off mico-transactions.

All in all, i give this stupid, steaming pile a 0/5.
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11 of 19 people (58%) 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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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
"boob slider"

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3 of 4 people (75%) 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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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 19, 2014
Did you play Dungeon Fighter Online and wish it was terrible, had hilariously bad character designs, and translated into gibberish instead of English? If so then have I got a game to recommend to you!

That said it's a pretty fun game if you like beating bears or black people to death and watching their corpses catch fire.
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 1, 2014
You PLay as Guts the Black Swordsman after he got shot in the head with a Dragon Arrow , and you are walking around Boletaria in its Pre Wolrd state where you go on and Kill Trival People and Bath in their blood as you become stronger and stronger to drink the blood of bigger and more visious monsters and humans ,

Good Parts

old school Beat em up
You can play as the black swordsman
You can make yourself have bigger *Breats*

Not so Good Parts

The Story makes no sence
The Grammar is way worse then mine

Overall 7/10
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
195.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 6, 2014
10/10. I Hate this game. Ruining my life.
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16 of 30 people (53%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 6, 2014
quite fun,remembering me of old school side scrolling action games from the past like final fight,street of rage,etc but with online feature
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21 of 40 people (53%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 10, 2014
Garbage. Little effort into the combat system, "press the x key", on top of a play time limiter on your character. Wnat your character to look better? Then get ready for some expensive microtransactions for a game that really isnt worth it. Not worth downloading even if it is free to play.
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