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November 15

[Maintenance] Urgent Maintenance November 15th 2018



Dear Players,

We will perform an urgent maintenance as follows:

Date: Thursday, November 15th 2018

Duration: 2h
  • Global 13:00 UTC / 15:00 UTC
  • Central (EU) 14:00 CET / 16:00 CET
  • West Coast (NA) 5:00 PST / 7:00 PST
  • East Coast (NA) 8:00 EST / 10:00 EST

Reasons:
  • This is a hotfix for the shortage on some monster types.

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We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding.


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November 14

Patch Notes - November 14th 2018 (Part 2)

Item Changes
  • New ways to reform Nouver/Kutum Sub-weapons have been added.
    • The Fiery Nouver/Kutum Sub-weapon can be obtained by upgrading the Inverted Heart of Garmoth as a material from the Black Spirit’s Item Reform menu.
    • Reform can be done regardless of the Enhancement Level, and the durability and equipped crystal will be maintained.
    • The Inverted Heart of Garmoth can be obtained by heating an Inverted Energy and Garmoth's Heart.
    • The following effects will be added by reforming the Fiery Nouver/Kutum Sub-weapon.
      • Max HP +150
      • Max Stamina +100
      • Special Attack Evasion Rate +10%
  • A new boss armor, ‘Leebur’s Gloves’ has been added.
    • It can be obtained by defeating Leebur who is summoned through the Blood Wolf Boss Summon Scroll.
  • New crafting weapons Hughol’s Awakening Weapon and Dragon Slayer Awakening Weapon have been added.
    • Hughol’s Awakening Weapon and Dragon Slayer Awakening Weapon can be crafted from the Duvencrune Weapon Workshop at Duvencrune 5.
    • You can obtain the Blueprint used as material through a daily quest reward from Duvencrune’s Blacksmith Hughol. (Can be accepted with a Lv. 3 or higher character)
    • Materials other than the Blueprint can be obtained through crafting. You can use the Crafting Notes in the menu after pressing ESC to view details on how to craft.
    • A new quest in which you can obtain information about processing the Caphras Stone has been added. Characters who complete the [Boss] Witch-Hunting quest can obtain it from the following NPC (only once per Family):
      • Duvencrune: Hughol
  • The following Marni's Stones have been added.
    • Marni's Stone (Kagtum)
    • Marni's Stone (Sherekhan Necropolis - Day)
    • Marni's Stone (Sherekhan Necropolis - Night)
    • Marni's Stone (Tshira Ruins)
  • New blue grade armor, Akum armor, has been added.
    • Akum armor can be obtained by defeating monsters throughout the Drieghan region, and it has similar defensive effectiveness as Grunil and Rocaba armor.
    • 2 set effect: All Evasion +5
    • 4 set effect: Max HP +150, Damage Reduction +5
    • 5 set effect: All AP +7
    • Akum armor can be reformed with the Ultimate Armor Reform Stone.
  • New item ‘Dragon Scale Fossil' has been added.
    • The Dragon Scale Fossil can be obtained at Monster Zones throughout the Drieghan region.
    • You can trade 30 Dragon Scale Fossils for Advice of Valks (+20) from <Trina Knights Master> Valks NPC at Calpheon City.
  • The higher ranked version of the Adventurer's Tome item has been added. The item is called 'Chenga - Sherekhan Tome of Wisdom'.
    • You can obtain Chenga - Sherekhan Tome of Wisdom through Simple Alchemy of Adventurer's Tome and Chenga Crystal of Wisdom.
    • Chenga Crystal of Wisdom can be obtained by completing the new suggested quest of Drieghan called ‘Hoom's Song’, which is a consecutive quest.
    • The Hoom's Song consecutive quest can be obtained from Aljai NPC located at Macalod Hill, which is on top of Khimut Lumber Camp. It can be obtained once you complete the ‘Black Spirit's Gift (Adventurer's Tome)’ quest which is obtainable upon reaching Lv. 53.
    • When equipping Chenga - Sherekhan Tome of Wisdom, the following effects will be applied: Combat EXP Gain from performing quests +30%, Prognyl Silver Bar Gain +20%, Vision Range +150M.
  • Combined Magic Crystal has been added.
    • The Combined Magic Crystals can be applied onto all sockets, and a set effect will be applied when equipping 2 or 4 Combined Magic Crystals. (2 set and 4 set effects can all be applied, just like the other set effects.)
  • HAN Magic Crystal can be obtained through Simple Alchemy of JIN/BON/WON Magic Crystal x1, Combined Magic Crystal x1, and Garmoth's Scale x3.

  • Garmoth's Scale can be obtained from Monster Zones in Drieghan.

  • HAN Magic Crystal is a special crystal which provides its own item effects in addition to the set effects obtained through regular Combined Magic Crystals.
  • 3 new Accessories have been added.
  • The new crystal, Dark Red Fang Crystal has been added.
    • The Dark Red Fang Crystal - Armor/Valor can be obtained through Simple Alchemy of Kagtunak and Black Magic Crystal - Armor/Valor.
    • Kagtunak can be obtained from the Monster Zone of Drieghan, and can also be crafted through Alchemy. However, you must have knowledge of Kagtunak for the Alchemy.
  • Food, Elixir, and Draught which can be crafted with Drieghanese materials or ingredient have been added.
    • Cron Meal and Draught can be crafted through Processing - Simple Cooking/Simple Alchemy.
  • The following types of hide can be gathered using a Tanning Knife in Drieghan.
    • Yak Hide (Same category as Dinosaur Hide, Lizard Hide, Worm)
    • Goat Hide (Same category as Rhino Hide, Pig Hide, Ox Hide, Belladonna Elephant Hide)
    • Llama Hide (Same category as Deer Hide, Sheep Hide, Fox Hide, Black Leopard Hide, Gazelle Hide)
    • Marmot Hide (Same category as Raccoon Hide, Monkey Hide, Weasel Hide)
  • The following types of blood can be gathered using a Fluid Collector in Drieghan.
    • Yak Blood (Same category as Troll Blood, Ogre Blood, Dinosaur Blood, Bear Blood, Lion Blood)
    • Goat Blood, Llama Blood (Same category as Deer Blood, Sheep Blood, Ox Blood, Waragon Blood, Pig Blood)
    • Marmot Blood (Same category as Raccoon Blood, Monkey Blood, Weasel Blood, Fox Blood, Scorpion Blood)
  • The following furniture can be gathered from Butchering.
    • Stuffed Drieghan Male Goat Head
    • Stuffed Drieghan Female Goat Head
    • Stuffed Yak Head
    • Stuffed Llama
  • The following furniture can be crafted at Duvencrune 9-2.
    • Duvencrune Antique Bench
    • Duvencrune Wide Bench
    • Duvencrune Vertical Bench
    • Duvencrune Vintage Wooden Bench
    • Duvencrune Wooden Memorial Chair
    • Duvencrune Interlocking Chair
    • Duvencrune Wooden Anvil Chair
    • Duvencrune Wooden Square Chair
    • Duvencrune Three Wood Display Stand
    • Duvencrune Beam Stand
    • Duvencrune Multipurpose Toolbox
    • Duvencrune Fabric Holder
    • Duvencrune Decoration Holder
    • Duvencrune Rhomboid Holder
    • Duvencrune Small Thuja Bookshelf
    • Duvencrune Large Thuja Bookshelf
    • Duvencrune Fragrant Bedside Table
    • Duvencrune Hardwood Bedside Table
    • Duvencrune Lamp Bedside Table
    • Duvencrune Leaf Bedside Table
    • Duvencrune Giant Wood Wardrobe
    • Duvencrune Target Dining Table
    • Duvencrune Wooden Dining Table
    • Duvencrune Sunrise Chandelier
    • Duvencrune Sunset Chandelier
    • Duvencrune Bronk Lamp
  • Due to an increasing demand for good quality alchemy products, alchemy boxes have started to command higher prices in all regions.
    • The value of the following alchemy boxes has been increased by 20%.
      • Apprentice's Alchemy Box
      • Apprentice's Elixir of Wings Alchemy Box
      • Skilled Alchemist's Elixir of Seal Alchemy Box
      • Skilled Alchemist's Elixir of Energy Alchemy Box
      • Skilled Alchemist's Elixir of Mentality Alchemy Box
      • Professional's Secret Alchemy Box
      • Professional's Sturdy Alchemy Box
      • Professional's Elixir of Amity Alchemy Box
      • Professional's Elixir of Demihuman Hunt Alchemy Box
      • Artisan's Grim Reaper’s Elixir Alchemy Box
      • Artisan's Precious Alchemy Box
      • Artisan's Elixir of Sky Alchemy Box
      • Artisan's Elixir of Carnage Alchemy Box
      • Master's Elixir of Detection Alchemy Box
      • Master's Elixir of Death Alchemy Box
      • Master's Golden Hand Elixir Alchemy Box
      • Master's Elixir of Frenzy Alchemy Box
      • Master's Elixir of Perforation Alchemy Box
      • Master’s Elixir of Assassination Alchemy Box
  • Due to an increasing demand for good quality food, cooking boxes have started to command higher prices in all regions.
    • The value of the following cooking boxes has been increased by 15%.
      • Apprentice's Fried Fish Cooking Box
      • Apprentice's Five-Grain Chicken Porridge Cooking Box
      • Apprentice's Boiled Egg Cooking Box
      • Skilled Cook's Meat Stew Cooking Box
      • Skilled Cook's Soft Bread Cooking Box
      • Skilled Cook's Fish Fillet Chip Cooking Box
      • Skilled Cook's Fruit Pudding Cooking Box
      • Professional's Meat Pie Cooking Box
      • Professional's Fine Scent Cooking Box
      • Professional's Omelet Cooking Box
      • Professional's Steak Cooking Box
      • Artisan's Seafood Pasta Cooking Box
      • Artisan's Meat Croquette Cooking Box
      • Artisan's Cheese Gratin Cooking Box
      • Artisan's Desert Dumpling Cooking Box
      • Artisan's Honey Wine Cooking Box
      • Artisan's Honeycomb Cookie Cooking Box
      • Master's Sute Tea Cooking Box
      • Master's Dark Pudding Cooking Box
      • Master’s Meat Sandwich Cooking Box
      • Master’s Milk Tea Cooking Box
      • Master's Ham Sandwich Cooking Box
  • A new consumable item Small Atanis Firefly has been added.
    • Right-click to release the firefly and brighten up your surroundings for 30 minutes.
    • Small Atanis Firefly can be purchased from a General Goods Vendor.
    • The cooldown of Small Atanis Firefly is 5 minutes.
  • Fixed the issue where Silk Honey Grass Supplement and Brady's Supplement Powder would not be shown on the Crafting Notes.

  • For details on newly added Pearl Shop Update, please click < Here >!

Monster Changes
  • A new chief monster, Kuhvariak, has been added to the Tshira Ruins of the Drieghan region.
    • Kuhvariak is very powerful, so a party is recommended, and up to 5 players can receive rewards.
  • New monsters for Hunting have been added to areas of Drieghan.
    • South side of Khimut Lumber Camp: Drieghan Male Goat, Drieghan Female Goat
    • West side of Dormann Lumber Camp: Yak, Llama
    • When you butcher these monsters after defeating them, you will have a chance to obtain a taxidermy decoration.
  • New monsters have been added to the Drieghan region.
    • The main Monster Zones are Sherekhan Necropolis, Tshira Ruins, and Blood Wolf Settlement.
    • The difficulty level for each Monster Zone is different, and you can enjoy various combat situations, from small scale to large scale.
  • There is a Traitor's Jail located at the Blood Wolf Settlement area of Drieghan.
    • When you destroy Traitor's Jail, the Kagtum Prisoner escaping from the jail will give a random buff for 30 seconds to the adventurer, and will follow and participate in combat for 1 minute.
    • If there are already 10 or more Kagtum Prisoners following, then no more Kagtum Prisoners will appear even when the jail has been destroyed.
  • There is a Kagtum Guard located at the Blood Wolf Settlement of Drieghan.
    • There will be a chance for the Katgum Guard to appear along with a notification message when there are more than 5 Kagtum Prisoners following around the adventurer.
    • Adventurers will fight the Katgum Guard once all the 15 Warders summoned by the Katgum Guard have been defeated. If the Warders are not defeated within a certain amount of time, the Katgum Guard will disappear without fighting the adventurer.
  • Black Energy Residue will be obtainable when defeating monsters throughout all of the Black Desert world.
    • There will be a slightly higher chance to obtain the Black Energy Residue within the Drieghan region.
    • The Black Energy Residue can be crafted into the Refined Black Energy Residue from the Duvencrune Weapon Workshop at Duvencrune 5.
    • The Refined Black Energy Residue is used as a material for crafting Hesed's Crystal or as a material for restoring the Max Durability of a Dragon Slayer weapon.
  • The Wasteland Iguana lost and wandering aimlessly in near western gateway of Altinova has been sent home into the grass.

  • The following loot you can obtain from defeating Mirumok Destroyer Offin has been changed.
    • Degraded Wood Fragment → Root Shard of Offin
      • Both of these items will be sold at a same price at NPC shops.
  • Fixed the issue where the following monsters at sea could be inflicted hit when returning to its original spawn point for being too far away.
    • Candidum, Nineshark, Black Rust, Hekaru, Ocean Stalker, Goldmont Small Battleship, Goldmont Medium Battleship, Young Candidum, Young Nineshark, Young Black Rust.

Quests & Knowledge

Quest:
  • If your character is at least Lv. 58 and Cooking Skilled 6, and have completed the Drieghan main quests and [Co-op] Defeat the Weakened Belmorn! you can go to Jordine Ducas at the Fountain of Origin for the following quests.
    • I Miss You, My Dear
    • For Dear Jordine
  • If you have learned all the knowledges under the category Foreigners of Drieghan, your max Energy will increase by 2.

  • If you have learned all the knowledges under the category Drieghan Mythology: Chenga Sherekhan, your max Energy will increase by 2.

  • Complete the following exploration quests with Rulupee to get back the money she swindled from adventurers in the quests Adventurer and Old Moon Adventurer Fund.
    • The Graves of Great Fighters
    • Serene Lake in the Highlands
    • Serene Yet Shadowy Tower
  • If your character is at least Lv. 58 and has completed the Drieghan main quests, complete the following series of quests to get Inventory +2 Expansion as the final reward. The first quest of the series can be accepted from NPC Odelphin in Duvencrune. This quest series can be done once per character.
    • The Lying Father
    • Back in My Days
    • Mercenary's Diary - Ogre
    • Mercenary's Diary - Forest Ronaros
    • Mercenary's Diary - Shultz Guard
    • Dear Comrade
    • I Want to Be Like Father!
  • Guild subjugation quests are available to fight Drieghanese monsters at Tshira Ruins, Blood Wolf Settlement, and Sherekhan Necropolis.

  • If your character is at least Lv. 56, NPC Durgeff the Chief of Duvencrune will give out Dragon Slayer Weapon Blueprint Bundle x7 once per Family.

  • If you possess a Garmoth's Heart item, you can go to NPC Hughol of Duvencrune to accept the following weekly quest to process Garmoth's Heart.
    • Inverting the Energy
  • The following Special quest can be done in Drieghan with characters Lv. 58 or up that have done the Drieghan main quest Collecting Samples. The quest can be accepted from the Black Spirit.
    • [Special] Confronting Leebur (1/W)
  • To gain knowledge on Garmoth, you can accept the quest About the Crimson Dragon Garmoth from NPC Odelphin, the Head of the Mercenary Office at Duvencrune.

  • The following story quests about Drieghan after the Great Battle can be done after completing the Drieghan main quest A Gift for a Hero.
    • The first quest of the series can be accepted from A Curious Child
    • Curiously Curious
    • Causality of History
    • Rinta’s Story
    • About a Particular Book
    • Torn History Book
    • Earning Bamam’s Trust
    • The Rowdy Black Spirit
    • Story about the Wanderers
    • Resolving Curiosity
  • The following series of quests can be accepted by characters at least Lv. 58 and have completed the quest A Trustworthy Friend. The first quest of the series can be accepted from NPC Odelphin in Duvencrune.
    • Looking for Nerman
    • A Fiery Temper
    • Cleaning up the Streets
    • Back to the Mercenary Office
    • A Father Looking for His Daughter
    • Kindred Spirit
    • Looking for Hylva
    • Frenzied Kagtum
    • Art of Sharing
  • The following series of quests can be accepted by characters that have completed the following quest series: Hoom's Song, An Archaeologist at Tshira Ruins, Drieghan main quests. Go to the office of Durgeff, Chief of Duvencrune, and interact with an old book there.
    • Myth of Azunak
    • Flying Wings
    • Azunak’s Biography
    • Collecting Secret Information
    • Unseen Hand
    • Trace of Azunak
    • Endless Pursuit
    • Patterns on the Egg
    • Repeating Canyon
    • The Memorial Stone of Time
    • Azunak's Underwater Artifact
    • Father of Yaks
    • Azunak's Land Artifact
    • The Waiting Illusive Spirit
    • How to Control Sound
    • Heavenly Floating Stone
    • Azunak’s Test: Memory
    • Azunak’s Test: Discouragement
    • Azunak’s Test: Hope
    • Azunak’s Test: Death
    • Door of Truth
  • Go to Quests (O) > Recurring to see the repeatable Duvencrune Contribution and Drieghan Contribution quests.

  • The following daily quests can be repeated once per family.
    • [Repeat] Special Meal for Yak (Need knowledge of Yak)
    • [Repeat] Fish Lover (Need knowledge of Stickleback)
    • [Repeat] The Golden Recipe (Need to have completed the quest A Gift for a Hero)
    • [Repeat] Catching Crow (Need knowledge of Night Crow Post)
  • The following series of quests can be accepted by characters at least Lv. 58 The first quest of the series can be accepted from NPC Melana, an archeologist at Tshira Ruins.
    • An Archaeologist at Tshira Ruins
    • Bronk Huts
    • An Intervention from the Black Spirit
    • Story of Baumim
    • How Many Sheep?
  • If your character is at least Lv. 58, the following series of quests can be accepted from NPC Nerman in Duvencrune. The quest series can be done once per Family.
    • Bad Drinking Habit
    • Nerman's Necklace
    • Get Us a Drink!
    • Cobra Liquor
    • Especially For You
    • To the Windy Peak
    • Reveal Yourself!
    • A Black Leopard Shrouded in Darkness
    • A Trustworthy Friend
    • If your character is at least Lv. 58 and has completed the Drieghan main quests (including A Gift for a Hero), you can do the following repeatable quests. The quests can be accepted from NPCs at the Night Crow Post.
    • [Repeat] Enormous Blood Wolf
    • [Repeat] Kagtum’s Faith
    • [Repeat] Defeat Main Forces
    • [Repeat] Before Gaining Strength
    • [Repeat] Wipe out the Blood Wolf
  • Fixed the awkward Quest Summary and conversation that came out upon accepting Cat on the Roof as a Recurring Quest.

  • The Manager NPC who is the Quest Target of the quest Gold From River Water? has been renamed to Bartholomeo.

  • Fixed the text error in the quest completion requirement of the quest [Trading Lv. 31] New Luxury Item in the Market.

  • The completion requirement of the quest [Fishing Lv. 34] All Because of Trash! has been changed to a Fish that could be caught at a designated spot.

  • Fish Species which could not be caught around the area for the quest requirements of [Fishing Lv. 44] A Challenge! The Master Fisher of Splashing Point have been removed.

Knowledge:
  • The following knowledges can be learned by doing quests in Drieghan.
    • Glory of the Sherekhans
    • History of Drieghanese Nomads
  • The following knowledges can be learned by doing the Seiri’s Dilemma quest series. They fall under the category Drieghan Adventure Journal II.
    • Seiri's Past I
    • Seiri's Past II
    • Story of the Bigmouth
    • Duvencrune Observation Log I
    • Duvencrune Observation Log II
    • Duvencrune Observation Log III
  • You can gain knowledge for defeating Kvariak at the Tshira Ruins.

  • You can earn the following titles in Drieghan.
    • Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
    • Unwelcome Guest
    • Guardian of the Environment
    • A Mother's Love
    • Seasoned Veteran
    • Wisdom of the Founders
    • Drieghan Chef
    • Breaker of Legends
    • Dragon Slayer
    • A Deadly Delight
    • Jackpot!
    • You're Mine!
    • Scary
    • Come at Me!
    • Usurper
    • Wipe ‘em All Out!
    • Bulldozer
    • The Final Resting Place
    • Commissioned Officer
    • The Crimson Reaper
    • Military
    • The Legendary Dig
    • Infinite Growth
    • A Different Me
    • Researchers
    • Hater of Khalks
    • Khalk Hunter
    • Shadow of the Ahibs
    • Ganelle's Friend
    • The Resolver
    • Dragon's Choice

Interface Changes
  • Drieghan Node has been added to the World Map’s Production Node filter.

  • Drieghan region information has been added when looking at the Market Price from the Trade Shop.

  • Fixed the issue where Dye window would not close intermittently.

  • The alignment of text in the Max Durability window has been made more natural.

  • Farming Guide has been revamped.
    • The estimated time to wait for harvesting Crop will now be shown on top of the Farming window on the right.
  • Gift Letter of Repayment window has been remastered.

  • Node Tax Info window has been remastered.

  • Fixed the awkward outlining of the Sticker UI.

  • Fixed the text going out of the text box issue in the description section on the bottom of the Alliance window when having enlarged the font to maximum size.

  • The message that came out when cooldown of a skill ended has been removed.

  • The Team Name and their score shown while playing rounds in the Arena of Arsha has been realigned.

  • Fixed the issue where pressing Backspace key to go back did not work after opening Marketplace from the Menu (ESC).

  • Fixed the issue where the Temperature Information icon would be displayed with Humidity Information icon instead on World Map (M).

  • The margins in the End Game window has been resized to be narrower.

  • A new notification that informs you of items with less than 3 days left in their sale period has been added to the Pearl Shop.
    • This notification will lead you the Sale tab under the sub-category Hot & New. (Sale item notification will only be displayed on the first log-in to the Pearl Shop, once a day).
  • Fixed the issue where the starting point, arrow icon, and destination point overlapped in World Map (M) > Storage > Transport > Status.

  • Fixed the issue where (?) button would be displayed on Give Gift window when giving a gift to an NPC.

  • The Help button for NPC Dating content has been removed.

  • Fixed the issue where the amount of Silvers would not be displayed from the mailbox (B) if there was more than 5 billion Silvers.

  • Fixed the issue where arrows that appear to point at Residences upon searching by the filter Residence after clicking at a Town in World Map (M) would point in the wrong direction.

  • Fixed the text going out of the box issue that occurred on the combo box with the filter Residence found on top-right corner on World Map (M).

  • The gradation on the top part and bottom part of the Pearl Shop item that shows up upon looking at the item in detail has been removed.

  • Fixed the issue where the tooltips for the Remaining Price and Sale Price were switched from the My Listings menu of the item Marketplace.

  • Improvements to the World Map has been made so that you can view the latest transport information of Ships and Wagons when you click on their icons. (Previously, the transport information did not refresh to the selected transportation even when clicking on other transport icons.)

  • The text which appears when you press on the Cancel button while a Worker is Crafting goods has changed like the following:
    • "Do you want to cancel crafting? All crafting work done up until now will be reset. Goods already used at the start of the work will not be restored."
  • The text which appears when you press on the Cancel button while a Worker is working has changed like the following:
    • "Are you sure you want to cancel the queued work? A work in progress cannot be canceled. Goods already used at the start of the work will not be restored."
  • There is now an option to promote Workers instantly.

  • Fixed the issue where a camping anvil UI would show up when repairing an item via an Blacksmith NPC after using a camping container.

  • Fixed the issue where the price and current value of trade items overlapped.

  • The Promotion button will no longer be displayed for Artisan Workers.

  • Fixed the issue where an Enhancement attempt would be automatically made when reopening the Black Spirit UI after it was closed in the middle of the Enhancement animation. The Black Spirit UI could have been closed because of an attack, or the "Exit (ESC)" button being pressed.

Resolved Issues

Known Issues:
  • If a guild has built a Node War Fort after a Conquest War Fort/Command Post/Field HQ and an Annex, the Annexes of their ally guilds can be seen by other adventurers when they participate in a Node War where the forts are.
    • To prevent the ally guilds’ Conquest War Annexes from being destroyed by other adventurers, please build Conquest War Forts, Command Posts, Field HQs, and Annexes on the day of Conquest War, if possible.
    • This issue is expected to be resolved next maintenance.
  • The camera angle is awkward when changing between non-combat, combat, and Awakening combat stances in the Dye (J) window.

  • There is a graphical issue with blood effects in the Ultra Mode.

  • The UI goes back a step if the Enter key is pressed after applying a customization from the Beauty Album.


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About This Game

Black Desert Online is a sandbox, living-world MMORPG. Experience fast-paced, action-packed combat, hunt monsters and huge bosses, fight with friends in a guild to siege nodes and region castles, train your life skills such as fishing, trading, crafting, cooking, and much more!
 


Players will enjoy jaw-dropping graphics, intuitive skill-based combat, and an immersive story encased in our expansive world that’s just waiting to be explored. Accompanied by a Black Spirit, a companion whose destiny is intertwined with their own, players will discover the secret of the Black Stones and the history of their corrupting effects.

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FEATURES
  • Robust Character Creation Tools - Make the character YOU want to play.
  • Seamless Movement Throughout the World – No loading times necessary as you explore.
  • Combo-Oriented, Non-Targeted Combat - Take part in fast-paced, action-packed combat with skills that can be chained through combos.
  • Unique Weather and Climate - The weather and climate will have various effects on different zones that players can adapt to.
  • Day / Night Cycle – Along with unique weather and climate changes, the game revolves around a day/night cycle that alters NPC behavior and triggers various events based on the time of day.
  • Instanced Player Housing – From tents to palaces and everything in between, players can furnish and customize their own homes and can hire NPCs to keep your place clean or purchase things from the marketplace.
  • Mounted Combat – Utilize your trusted mounts on the battlefield and take advantage of their mobility and effectiveness in combat. Keep in mind, however, that mounts will need to be cared for, housed and protected as they can die in combat.
  • Boss Hunts - Group up with friends or other players to hunt down field bosses and world bosses to get that rare loot.
  • Siege Warfare - Massive free-for-all guild battles! Join a guild and participate in daily node wars or weekly conquest wars against many other competing guilds. Win the node or castle and claim it for a week to collect taxes to increase your guild funds.
  • Ocean Contents - Craft your boat and make sail to the vast oceans to fish, hunt ocean monsters and bosses, underwater exploring and gathering, quest missions, trade, and so much more.
  • Taming & Breeding - Catch and tame horses and elephants in the wild to make it your mount. You can also breed horses for better offspring with improved mount stats and skills.
  • Crafting - Enjoy all aspects of crafting in Black Desert from tools, weapons, armor, jewelry, boats, costumes, outfits, and more. Just about everything can be crafted in the world of Black Desert Online.
  • Profession - Take part and grow your character into a profession that can help your income. With professions like gathering, processing, cooking, alchemy, training, fishing, hunting, trading, farming, and sailing, you can choose to play Black Desert Online the way you want to.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-530 2.9 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTS 250, GeForce 9800 GTX, Radeon HD 3870 X2
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 27 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-650 3.2GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970, AMD RX 480
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 27 GB available space

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