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[Maintenance] Regular Maintenance July 24th 2019Jul 23, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/hm73DDo.gif Dear Players, We will perform our weekly maintenance as follows: Date: Wednesday, July 24th 2019 Duration: 4 hours. Global 8:00 UTC ~ 12:00 UTC Central (EU) 10:00 CEST ~ 14:00 CEST West Coast (NA) 1:00 PDT ~ 5:00 PDT East Coast (NA) 4:00 EDT ~ 8:00 EDT Reasons: Mysteries of Summer will be back for 2019. Book of Training event will start. Devour feature will be revamped. After fierce practice, Shai has finally learnt to ride a horse Ending Events: Altar of Blood Awaits! Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up to date. We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding. Best regards, BDO TeamPatch Notes - July 17th 2019Jul 17, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/w68EIa3.gif Greetings Adventurers, This week, the waterpark festival is back! Visit the Terrmian beach to find a lot of quests and minigames! New Loyal Attendance rewards are waiting for you and two new furniture at the effigy of Nouver and Kutum will be craftable. We also improved the auto-fishing by adding a new feature and we made changes to some Rage Absorption buffs. Keep reading to know more about these new features and the rest of the patch! Event & System New Events Terrmian Waterpark 2019! Event period: July 17 (after maintenance) - August 28 (before maintenance) (6 weeks!) Your favorite waterpark festival is back! Splash into action and enjoy playful quests under the scorching sun! Brand new swimwear for 2019 can be obtained for the very first time through the waterpark festival. Don’t miss your chance to get a sneak peek! Click to learn all about Terrmian Waterpark festival! Loyal Attendance Rewards will be refreshed Event period: July 18 00:00 UTC - August 21 23:59 UTC Don’t forget to check in every day to claim awesome rewards like Laila’s Petal, Sweet Honey Wine, and Shakatu’s Seals! Ongoing Events Altar of Blood Awaits!: July 10 (after maintenance) - July 24 (before maintenance) Black Spirit’s Adventure 1: July 10 (after maintenance) - July 31 (before maintenance) Monster Zone Event: July 10 (after maintenance) - July 24 (before maintenance) Reward Distribution Global Donkey Race Reward All rewards for Top 100 for NA and EU winners have been distributed. Following reward to celebrate Global Donkey Race has also been sent out to all adventurers: Extra Mount EXP Scroll x1 (Mount EXP +20% for 10 hrs.) Content New furniture Nouver Statue and Kutum Lamp were added. These new furniture, Kutum Lamp made of Kutum fragments and Nouver Statue made with the hide of Nouver, are interactive furniture where you receive a buff in exchange for their durability. The maximum durability of Kutum Lamp and Nouver Statue is 10. When you interact with these items, you will receive the below buffs for 2 hours. Kutum Lamp: All AP +15, Ignore All Resistance +5% Nouver Statue: All AP +15, All Resistance +5% All AP +15 does not stack The two buffs can be active at the same time, but the two AP boosts will not stack. https://i.imgur.com/j4IF4xq.jpg *These furniture can be made with Manufacture. Interior Points for both Nouver Statue and Kutum Lamp is 200 points each. Ancient Kutum's Fragment and Nouver's Hide can be acquired at a low drop chance from Kutum and Nouver, respectively. Special effects and color were added to the title of the winners of the 3v3 Arena of Arsha Official Tournament. Added a feature to set the max grade of the fish you wish to auto discard during auto fishing. Auto discard level is determined by fishing level. Auto discard is only fish that are categorized as “Trade Items”. This does not include items such as Ancient Relic Crystal Shards or Washed-up Laundry. Added the “Sherekhan ’ Extermination” description to the ...[Maintenance] Regular Maintenance July 17th 2019Jul 16, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/hm73DDo.gif Dear Players, We will perform our weekly maintenance as follows: Date: Wednesday, July 17th 2019 Duration: 5 hours. Global 8:00 UTC ~ 13:00 UTC Central (EU) 10:00 CEST ~ 15:00 CEST West Coast (NA) 1:00 PDT ~ 6:00 PDT East Coast (NA) 4:00 EDT ~ 9:00 EDT Reasons: Terrmian Waterpark 2019 will open. Loyal Attendance Rewards will be refreshed. New furniture Nouver Statue and Kutum Lamp will be added. Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up to date. We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding. Best regards, BDO TeamPatch Notes - July 10th 2019Jul 10, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/UfKoGax.gif https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MMQ9iV1z2I Greetings Adventurers, Altar of Blood awaits to be conquered by the fiercest adventures! In this new game mode, players must protect a relic from monsters and bosses appearing every stage. Come to the Altar of Blood and show'em who's boss! On the other hand, the Buff UI will be revamped in order to make clearer what is going on during a battle, and Cron Meals have been improved to make our adventures even stronger! Keep reading to know the rest of the details of this patch. Enjoy! Event & System New Events Altar of Blood Awaits! Event Period: July 10 (after maintenance) - July 24 (before maintenance) During the event period, take part in the series of events prepared to celebrate the release of Altar of Blood! Click to find out all the details! Black Spirit’s Adventure 1 is back! Event Period: July 10 (after maintenance) - July 31 (before maintenance) Monster Zone Event Event Period: July 10 (after maintenance) - July 24 (before maintenance) The monsters from the regions below will now reappear twice as fast after they die. Mediah: Shultz Guard Post, Hasrah Ancient Ruins, Manes Hideout, Wandering Rogue Den Kamasylvia: Forest Ronaros, Polly’s Forest, Navarn Steppe Valencia: Bashim Base, Basilisk Den, Roud Sulfur Mine, Titium Valley, Cadry Ruins, Waragon Nest, Centaurus Herd, Pila Ku Jail Drieghan: Tshira Ruins, Blood Wolf Settlement, Sherekhan Necropolis (Day) Other: Protty Cave, Sycraia Underwater Ruins (Upper zone) Ended Events Shai Release Events Community Event: Art of Thrones Start of an Amazing Summer Challenge Reward Distribution Customize & Win (for Shai) Winners have been announced . Rewards have been sent out to all winners during maintenance. Community Event: Art of Thrones Winners have been announced . Rewards have been sent out to all winners during maintenance. If you are the winner of a physical reward, please keep an eye on your email! Global Donkey Reward Event-related announcement will be published at a later date. Event reward will be distributed during July 17th regular maintenance. Altar of Blood Altar of Blood was added. Developer's Comment As announced at the Heidel Ball, Altar of Blood is a 3 player party defense mode. After its introduction at the Global Lab, many adventurers gave various feedback on the Altar of Blood. Many found the use of their own characters and skills to be positive, which allowed for a variety of co-op strategies. There were also feedback on the difficulty of the mode, questions on what will happen to the Altar of Training, and many others. We will continue to better the mode based on the precious feedback you send our way. We plan to add a more variety of PVE content, like the Altar of Blood. Currently, one of the only places where you can make use of a fully geared character is out in the field fighting monsters. We aim to add more places for you to feel the satisfaction of making use of your hard earned gear. According to ...[Maintenance] Regular Maintenance July 10th 2019Jul 9, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/hm73DDo.gif Dear Players, We will perform our weekly maintenance as follows: Date: Wednesday, July 10th 2019 Duration: 5 hours. Global 8:00 UTC ~ 13:00 UTC Central (EU) 10:00 CEST ~ 15:00 CEST West Coast (NA) 1:00 PDT ~ 6:00 PDT East Coast (NA) 4:00 EDT ~ 9:00 EDT Reasons: Altar of Blood will be added. Altar of Blood Awaits! event will start. Black Spirit’s Adventure 1 will return. Improvements on Cron Meals will be made. Buff UI will be rearranged to appear more intuitive. Ending Events: Shai Release Events Community Event: Art of Thrones Start of an Amazing Summer Challenge Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up to date. We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding. Best regards, BDO Team Patch Notes - July 3rd 2019Jul 3, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/kVWS7RW.gif Greetings Adventurers, This week, refresh yourself with a Finto's juice and get even more rewards with the Start of an Amazing Summer Challenge! As announced recently, we are changing the Horse Flute into the Trainer's Flute which can be used to call your horses, but also your donkeys, camels and miniature elephants! You will now be able to see which mount you have taken out for each character in the End Game and Character Selection window. Guild Masters can now take a break; Guilds Officers will be able to use the Guild Skills. Keep reading the patch notes to find all the details newly added in the game! Event & System New Events Start of an Amazing Summer Challenge Event Period: July 4 00:00 UTC = July 9 23:59 UTC During the event period (6 days), claim the following rewards including the Shakatu’s Seals via Challenges tab (Y) for simply playing Black Desert Online https://i.imgur.com/QLHWme7.jpg Ongoing Events Shai Release Events Event 1: Decisions, Decisions…: June 26 (after maintenance) – July 10 (before maintenance) Event 2: The Case of the Missing Herb: June 26 (after maintenance) – July 10 (before maintenance) Event 3: Treasure Hunt: June 26 (after maintenance) – July 9 (23:59 UTC) Play for a Free Game Pass: June 19 (after maintenance) – July 10 (before maintenance) Buy 5,000 Kakao Cash to get a Free Explorer’s Package: June 19 (after maintenance) – July 10 (before maintenance) Community Event: Art of Thrones Community voting: June 28 - July 8 10:00 UTC Winners Announcement: July 8 The following challenges were changed from event challenges to goal challenges. “ Reach Lv. 60” reward Advice of Valks (+60) x1 “Achieved Lv. 50!” reward Sealed Book of Combat (1 Day) x1 “Achieved Lv. 56!” reward Sealed Book of Combat (1 Day) x1 “Achieved Lv. 58!” reward Sealed Book of Combat (1 Day) x1 Ended Events Customize & Win Top 5 winners from BEST OF SHOW and Top 3 winners from BE UNIQUE in NA or EU (Total 16) will be chosen after the event concludes and winners will be announced via Forums shortly. Monster zone event part 3. The monsters from the regions below will no longer appear twice as fast after they die. Mediah: Shultz Guard Post, Hasrah Ancient Ruins Valencia: Bashim Base, Basilisk Den, Roud Sulfur Mine Kamasylvia: Forest Ronaros Drieghan: Tshira Ruins, Sherekhan Necropolis (Day) Other: Sycraia Underwater Ruins (Upper zone) Reward Distribution Traces of Black Spirit The rewards for finding Black Spirit’s Marks have been distributed via your in-game mailbox (B). #NotCameraShai SNS Contest Sealed Book of Life (7 Days) has been sent out via in-game mailbox (B) to the winners. If you are one of the Grand Prize Winners, please keep an eye on your email! System Guild Officers can now use guild skills. (Command to Gather can still only be used by the Guild Leader.) Developer’s Comment We received various feedback from numerous adventurers after the Heidel Ball. There were some points we never thought of before and some ...[Maintenance] Regular Maintenance July 3rd 2019Jul 2, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/hm73DDo.gif Dear Players, We will perform our weekly maintenance as follows: Date: Wednesday, July 3rd 2019 Duration: 4 hours. Global 8:00 UTC ~ 12:00 UTC Central (EU) 10:00 CEST ~ 14:00 CEST West Coast (NA) 1:00 PDT ~ 5:00 PDT East Coast (NA) 4:00 EDT ~ 8:00 EDT Reasons: Start of an Amazing Summer Challenge (Y) will begin. Horse Flute will be renamed to Trainer's Flute (Will now call horses, donkeys, camels, and miniature elephants. Guild Officers will now be able to use Guild skills. Mount icon to tell you which Mount you have taken out for each character will be added to End Game and Character Selection window. Ending Events: Customize & Win Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up to date. We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding. Best regards, BDO TeamPatch Notes - June 26th 2019Jun 26, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/IipKalf.gif Greetings Adventurers, Shai is finally here! This curious little one has left Florin with her donkey to look for new adventures while supporting her allies. She is also a professional alchemist and gatherer, so take advantage of these innate skills! Along with her arrival we have three new events starting this week that will help you earn special rewards! Do not miss them! What are you waiting for? Shai is looking for new friends to explore the world of Black Desert Online with! Event & System New Events Shai Release Events Event 1: Decisions, Decisions… Event Period: June 26 (after maintenance) – July 10 (before maintenance) Choose among several quests to receive the reward that will help your character focus on either leveling up, life skills, or traveling. Event 2: The Case of the Missing Herb Event Period: June 26 (after maintenance) – July 10 (before maintenance) Please find and return the missing herb! Event 3: Treasure Hunt Event Period: June 27 (00:00 UTC) – July 10 (23:59 UTC) Use an Shining Key to open a Treasure Chest. Click to learn all about these awesome events to celebrate Shai release! Special Challenges Complete the following challenges and collect your rewards via the Challenges tab (Y). For shai These Challenges can only be completed with the Shai class, once per Family. Reach Lv. 58 Challenge for Shai is only available until July 24 (before maintenance). Reach Lv. 60 Challenge for Shai is available permanently. https://i.imgur.com/Iol9i8E.jpg For your Family This Challenge can be completed by any of the 18 classes. This is available once per Family. Reach Lv.50/Lv.56/Lv.58 Challenge is available permanently. https://i.imgur.com/coADQxs.jpg Monster zone event part 3! Event period: June 26 after maintenance - July 3 before maintenance The monsters from the regions below will now appear twice faster than before after they die. Mediah: Shultz Guard Post, Hasrah Ancient Ruins Valencia: Bashim Base, Basilisk Den, Roud Sulfur Mine, Aakman Temple Kamasylvia: Forest Ronaros Drieghan: Tshira Ruins, Sherekhan Necropolis (Day) Other: Sycraia Underwater Ruins (Upper zone) Ongoing Events Customize & Win (for Shai): June 19 after maintenance - July 3 before maintenance Play for a Free Game Pass: June 19 (after maintenance) – July 10 (before maintenance) Buy 5,000 Kakao Cash to get a Free Explorer’s Package: June 19 (after maintenance) – July 10 (before maintenance) Community Event: Art of Thrones: May 31 - July 8 Staff Selection: Announced June 28 Community voting: June 28 - July 8 10:00 UTC Winners Announcement: July 8 Ended Events Traces of the Black Spirit Shai Preparation Event Shai Pre-creation Donkey See, Donkey Do #NotCameraShai SNS Contest Winners Announcement: June 27 Monster zone event part 2 The monsters from the regions below will no longer appear twice as fast after they die. Mediah - Manes Hideout, Wandering Rogue Den Kamasylvia - Polly's Forest, Navarn Steppe Valencia - Titium Valley, Cadry Ruin...[Maintenance] Regular Maintenance June 26th 2019 (Extended)Jun 25, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/iISpPbQ.gif Dear Players, We will perform our weekly maintenance as follows: Date: Wednesday, June 26th 2019 Duration: 4 hours. Global 8:00 UTC ~ 12:00 UTC Central (EU) 10:00 CEST ~ 14:00 CEST West Coast (NA) 1:00 PDT ~ 5:00 PDT East Coast (NA) 4:00 EDT ~ 8:00 EDT Reasons: Shai will now be playable. Shai Release Events will start. Ending Events: Traces of the Black Spirit Donkey See, Donkey Do Shai Preparation Event Shai Pre-creation #NotCameraShai SNS Contest Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up to date. We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding. Best regards, BDO Team Patch Notes - June 19th 2019 (Part 2)Jun 19, 2019 - Community AnnouncementsPart 1 of the patch notes can be found Class Changes Sorceress Fixed the issue where the skirt of the Glorious Shudad would look unnatural when in attack stance. Fixed the issue where the Awakening weapon disappears when Grim Reaper's Judgment is used again after consecutively using Grim Reaper's Judgment and Night Crow. Berserker For the description of Black Spirit: Raging Thunder, 'Hold LMB + RMB' and 'Quick Slot Available' have been replaced with 'Auto-activated upon using Raging Thunder'. Black Spirit: Raging Thunder's range has been increased to match its skill effects. Tamer Fixed the Glorious Shudad Trinket effect to be displayed properly. Fixed the actual use and the skill effects of Scratch to occur at the same time. Fixed the issue where the skill effect would not be displayed when canceling the skill during right Scratch (D+RMB). Fixed the issue where the AP and Attack Speed buff would not be applied to self when using Rage Absorption (Common) after charging Black Spirit's Rage to 100%. Maewha Fixed the issue where the skirt of the Glorious Shudad would look unnatural when in attack stance. Archer Fixed the issue where the Light's Mark icon would be displayed repeatedly upon good hits. Item Changes New items 'Mysterious Chest- Ring/Earring/Belt/Necklace' accessory chests has been added. These items can be claimed in 2 ways: From completing new quests that can be accepted from Calpheon Market. By purchasing it for Gold Bar 100G from NPC Boltz of Calpheon Workshop after having obtained knowledge of Mysterious Chest. Collect Remnants of a Mysterious Chest x100 which can be collected from Mysterious Chests and take it over to Alcott of Calpheon Workshop in order to exchange for Resplendent Mysterious Chest. Open a Mysterious Chest to randomly obtain one of the following. Item Name Items Obtainable from a Mysterious Chest (You’ll get 1 from the list randomly) Mysterious Chest - (Ring) Tungrad Ring, Eye of the Ruins Ring, Ring of Crescent Guardian, Forest Ronaros Ring, Kagtum Submission Ring, Mark of Shadow, or Remnants of a Mysterious Chest Mysterious Chest - (Earring) Tungrad Earring, Narc Ear Accessory, Blue Whale Molar Earring, Fugitive Khalk's Earring, Red Coral Earring, Witch's Earring, or Remnants of a Mysterious Chest Mysterious Chest - (Belt) Tungrad Belt, Valtarra Eclipsed Belt, Orkinrad's Belt, Basilisk's Belt, Tree Spirit Belt, Ancient Weapon Core, or Remnants of a Mysterious Chest Mysterious Chest - (Necklace) Tungrad Necklace, Ogre Ring, Laytenn's Power Stone, Serap's Necklace, Ancient Guardian's Seal, Scarla Necklace, or Remnants of a Mysterious Chest Resplendent Mysterious Chest Tungrad Ring, Tungrad Belt, Tungrad Necklace, Tungrad Earring, Orkinrad's Belt, Ogre Ring, Laytenn's Power Stone, Eye of the Ruins Ring, Narc Ear Accessory, Basilisk's Belt General Goods Vendor Lara of Heidel has started selling Mysterious Chests. You can purchase Mysterious Chests from Lara at a higher price than you would pay for purchasing them fro...Patch Notes - June 19th 2019 (Part 1)Jun 19, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/ditEeeA.gif Greetings Adventurers, This week you can start creating your Shai characters! Pre-create your Shai character this week to receive awesome rewards! There are many other events involving donkeys, character customization, and new user deals this week as well, so be sure to check them all out on our event pages! Open up the new Mysterious Chests for a chance to acquire rare accessories (including Tungrads!). The Calpheon Island Tour Quests will also be available for you to explore the open seas! As usual, new changes and fixes have been added to the game, so keep reading to know all the details. Enjoy!  New Events Shai Pre-creation Event Period: June 19 after maintenance - June 26 before maintenance During the event period, simply create a Shai in-game in the Character Creation window to get rewards including Peek-a-Boo Black Spirit Cube Earring, Inventory Slot +8 Expansion Coupon, and Weight Limit +50LT! Please make sure to NOT DELETE Shai Pre-creation character before the official release in order to receive the rewards. Click for the full reward list! Donkey See, Donkey Do Event Period: June 19 after maintenance - June 26 before maintenance Complete quests to learn about donkeys and have a chance to win one of the new, special donkeys. Click to find out all about the event and learn more about donkeys! Customize & Win event is back! Event Period: June 19 after maintenance - July 3 before maintenance Shai Customization Contest is here so get ready to show us your artistic talent to win brand new apparel for Shai! Please don’t forget to save your progress! Save your templates before clicking . Click to find out how you can show off your skills! Play for a Free Game Pass Event Period: June 19 after maintenance - July 10 before maintenance Reach Lv. 50 and play 7 days during the event period to get a free game pass! You cannot participate in the event if you already own a game pass of any kind. Click for full details on how you can earn a free Starter’s Package! Buy 5,000 Kakao Cash to get a Free Explorer’s Package Event Period: June 19 after maintenance - July 10 before maintenance If your accumulate purchase of Kakao Cash exceeds 5,000 during the event period, you will receive Explorer’s Package or Upgrade Bundles to turn your current game pass into an Explorer’s! This special promotion is available only to users who do not own any game passes or to users who own Starter's Package or Traveler's Package. Click for full details on how you can earn a free Explorer’s Package! As a continuation from last week’s promotion, the monsters from the regions below will now appear twice as fast after they die for this week. Event Period: June 19 after maintenance - June 26 before maintenance Mediah - Manes Hideout, Wandering Rogue Den Kamasylvia - Polly's Forest, Navarn Steppe Valencia - Titium Valley, Cadry Ruins, Waragon Nest, Centaurus Herd, Pila Ku Jail Drieghan - Blood Wolf Settlement, Sherekhan Necropolis (day) Other - Prott...[Maintenance] Regular Maintenance June 19th 2019Jun 18, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/iISpPbQ.gif Dear Players, We will perform our weekly maintenance as follows: Date: Wednesday, June 19th 2019 Duration: 5 hours. Global 8:00 UTC ~ 13:00 UTC Central (EU) 10:00 CEST ~ 15:00 CEST West Coast (NA) 1:00 PDT ~ 6:00 PDT East Coast (NA) 4:00 EDT ~ 9:00 EDT Reasons: Shai pre-creation will begin. Calpheon Island Tour Quests will be added. Mysterious Chests will be added. Donkey See, Donkey Do event will begin. Customize & Win event for Shai will begin. Ending Events: Call of the Ocean Black Spirit’s Adventure 1 Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up to date. We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding. Best regards, BDO Team EU Server Issues 15/06/2019 [DDoS Attack] - SolvedJun 15, 2019 - Community AnnouncementsGreetings adventurers, EU servers are experiencing disconnections and lag due to another DDoS attack. Our tech team is already working to solve this situation. We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding. - The BDO TeamEU Server Issues 14/06/2019 [DDoS Attack] - SolvedJun 14, 2019 - Community AnnouncementsGreetings Adventurers, EU servers are experiencing disconnections and lag due to a DDoS attack again. Our tech team is already working to mitigate this attack and we're hoping it won't take long. We will keep you updated as soon as we have news. - The BDO TeamPatch Notes - June 12th 2019Jun 12, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/UgMQqpL.jpg Greetings Adventurers, This week we are adding a new travelling route to the world of Black Desert Online, the Sky Balloon! Get to your next destination while enjoying the beautiful view! On the other hand, new Subjugation Quests are being added to the Hexe Sanctuary and Mediah region, so do not miss the opportunity to complete these quests if one of them appears suddenly! As usual, new changes and fixes have been added to the game, so keep reading to know all the details. Enjoy! Event & System New Events Loyal Attendance Rewards have been refreshed Period: June 13 00:00 UTC - July 17 23:59 UTC The monsters from the regions below will now appear twice as fast after they die. Mediah: Shultz Guard, Hasrah Ancient Ruins Valencia: Bashim Base, Basilisk Den, Roud Sulfur Mine, Aakman Temple Kamasylvia: Forest Ronaros Drieghan: Tshira Ruins, Sherekhan Necropolis (during the day) Other: Sycraia Underwater Ruins (Upper zone) Updated 6/17 This will be effective for an event period ( June 12 after maintenance - June 19 before maintenance) of 1 week only. Ongoing Events Call of the Ocean: May 22 after maintenance - June 19 before maintenance. Black Spirit’s Adventure 1: June 5 after maintenance - June 19 before maintenance. Traces of the Black Spirit: June 5 after maintenance – June 26 before maintenance. Community Event: Art of Thrones: May 31 - July 8 Submission period: Until the 24th of June 10:00 UTC Click for the full details. SNS event: June 8 - June 26 before maintenance (3 weeks) Winners Announcement: June 27 Click for the full details on how to enter the SNS event to have a chance to win Tobii 4C Tracker and a brand new item, Sealed Book of Life (7 Days)! Ended Events Operation Guild Support Item Distribution Compensation for the Pet issue With today’s maintenance, we fixed the issue where unintended skill would be learned during registering and Exchanging of pets, and Pet Exchange is now possible again. We have sent out the Wizard Gosphy Pet for compensation of every affected pet in your possession. Please find the details via our official forum post . Heidel Ball Stream Gift: Wizard Gosphy If you missed the Heidel Ball stream on June 8th, here is a recap and the script of the keynote . Wizard Gosphy has been sent out to all adventurers of NA/EU during June 12th maintenance. Please find your Wizard Gosphy ‘Coupon’ on your account page after logging in on our main website. Please make sure to claim the coupon before August 31st, 23:59 UTC or the coupon will expire. Steam users can claim the coupon through ‘Redeem’ button under ESC menu in-game. Content https://i.imgur.com/vmenK6C.jpg Sky Balloon has been added. The Encarotia Family, Gavinya Great Crater Dwarf Artisans, and Old Moon Guild have created the Old Moon Sky Balloon, which travels through Calpheon, Altinova, and Valencia. You can use the Old Moon Sky Balloon by purchasing a ticket from the following NPC's at their stations. Calpheon: Kalix Altinova: Lisam Val...[Maintenance] Regular Maintenance June 12th 2019Jun 12, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/hm73DDo.gif Dear Players, We will perform our weekly maintenance as follows: Date: Wednesday, June 12th 2019 Duration: 4 hours. Global 8:00 UTC ~ 12:00 UTC Central (EU) 10:00 CEST ~ 14:00 CEST West Coast (NA) 1:00 PDT ~ 5:00 PDT East Coast (NA) 4:00 EDT ~ 8:00 EDT Reasons: Sky Balloon will be added. New subjugation quests will be added to Hexe Sanctuary and Mediahn region. Dragon Scale Fossil will now be obtainable at a higher chance. Ending Events: Operation Guild Support Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up to date. We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding. Best regards, BDO Team Patch Notes - June 5th 2019Jun 5, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/Bekl7aL.gif Greetings Adventurers, This week, we are finally introducing the long-awaited, Star’s End! Battle fierce monsters and challenge yourself to obtain the powerful Blackstar weapons! Also, join the ultimate hunt to find the 100 Black Spirit Marks spread all over the world of Black Desert, and don’t forget to get your dices ready for the Black Spirit’s Adventure 1 making a comeback. Please read below to learn more about this week Patch Notes. Event & System New Events Traces of Black Spirit event will start Event Period: June 5 after maintenance - June 26 before maintenance New logs where you need to track down the traces of the Black Spirit has been added to Adventure Log! Find 100 Black Spirit Marks spread all over the world of Black Desert for awesome rewards! Click to learn how you can track down the Black Spirit in detail. Black Spirit’s Adventure 1 will return Event Period: June 5 after maintenance - June 19 before maintenance Ongoing Events Call of the Ocean: May 22 after maintenance - June 19 before maintenance. Operation Guild Support: May 29 after maintenance - June 12 before maintenance. Ended Events Special Challenges (Y): Ends June 5 23:59 UTC Hands of Gold Returns Reward Distribution In-game title “Lights, Camera, Action!” and relevant items to the winners of 2019 Spring Video Contest has been sent out. Please check your in-game mailbox (B) for the rewards. Winners that won offline prizes will receive them at a later date. Please check your email inbox for our official email. Content A new area in western Calpheon, Star's End, has been added. This area is located in the area covered by fog on the west of Calpheon City. You must be careful here, since powerful monsters roam the area. New nodes and NPC's have been added to the Star's End area, and new relevant knowledge topics have been added as well. The overlords of Star's End have finally been unveiled. The recommended AP for the Star's End Monster Zone is 260. The Remnants of Corruption deal attacks which reduce your DP, so it's recommended that you take care of them first in order to thrive in combat. When the Apostle of Immorality dies, there's a certain chance for it to absorb dark energies from Star's End and turn into an Apostle of Malevolence. The Apostle of Malevolence is more powerful than other regular monsters. It will disappear if you cannot defeat it within 5 minutes after it spawns. The Unstable Star Debris is placed around Star's End. When destroyed, nearby monsters will momentarily collapse. There will also be a small chance for these nearby monsters to immediately disappear. The monsters of Star's End have a slightly higher chance of dropping the Mass of Pure Magic item compared to monsters of different regions. The new Blackstar Weapons have been added. The Blackstar weapons are higher in grade than the previous weapons. All adventurers, new and old, will have a chance to obtain the Blackstar weapons. However, we designed the new Blackst...[Maintenance] Regular Maintenance June 5th 2019Jun 4, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/hm73DDo.gif Dear Players, We will perform our weekly maintenance as follows: Date: Wednesday, June 5th 2019 Duration: 4 hours. Global 8:00 UTC ~ 12:00 UTC Central (EU) 10:00 CEST ~ 14:00 CEST West Coast (NA) 1:00 PDT ~ 5:00 PDT East Coast (NA) 4:00 EDT ~ 8:00 EDT Reasons: Star's End, a new area with the new weapon Blackstar, will be released. Traces of the Black Spirit event will start. Black Spirit's Adventure 1 will return. Ending Events: Hands of Gold Returns. Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up to date. We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding. Best regards, BDO Team Patch Notes - May 29th 2019May 29, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/WOyDiru.gif Greetings Adventurers, Have you ever wondered how exactly the Mediah kingdom fell under chaos and destruction? Why are the Shroud Knights pursuing the witch Illezra? Is it Neruda Shen the rightful king of the new Mediah kingdom? This is getting more interesting than the last episode of your favourite TV show, therefore complete the renewed main story quest of Mediah to get a full scope of this mysterious story! We also have a new in-game event will start after maintenance: complete guild missions and earn various rewards. If you are new or returning to our game, don’t forget to check out the completely renewed attendance rewards! Moreover, we have a special contest for those artists of our community who seek glory and recognition, so we would like to introduce our new contest “Art of Thrones”. As usual other fixes and changes have been applied to the game, so keep reading to know all details about this week’s patch! We hope you enjoy the new events and the new additions! Event & System New Event Operation Guild Support Event Period: May 29 after maintenance - June 12 before maintenance Tackle various guild missions for various rewards! Click to learn about events that require collective work in detail. Better Attendance Rewards! Event Period: May 30 (00:00 UTC) – September 4 (23:59 UTC) Don’t forget to log in every day and claim your scorching rewards for ‘Rookie’ and ‘Returning’ attendance rewards! Click to see newly-update reward set! Adventurers who have access to Olvia server and classified as Rookie or Returning adventurers will now automatically receive Value Pack effect for 15 days. If a Value Pack is already active, additional 15 days will have been added to your Value Pack usage period. Art of Thrones Fan Art Contest Win your very own Black Desert Online branded “Throne of Art” by depicting your favourite Black Desert character sitting on a throne or gaming chair. Submission Period: May 31 - June 24 10:00 UTC Staff Pick: June 28 Community Vote: June 28 - July 8 10:00 UTC Winner Announcement: July 8 Please check the official forum link for the rewards list and full announcement! (the Submission thread will be live on May 31, check in the event section of the forums). Ongoing Events 2019 Spring Video Contest: Winner Announcement: May 30! Rewards will be distributed with future maintenance. Hands of Gold Returns: May 8 after maintenance - June 5 before maintenance. Ended Events Starry Night Content Fixed the issue where information about the growth of your crops appeared abnormally. Fixed the issue where it was occasionally possible to fish at locations that should have impossible to fish at (such as objects and roads next to body of water). Fixed the issue where it was impossible to fish in the following locations: Lake Valencia Shakatu The pond near Glutoni Cave The lake located north of Calpheon Castle Site Fixed the issue where characters would get stuck at barricades while auto-navigating to Port Epheria...[Maintenance] Regular Maintenance May 29th 2019May 28, 2019 - Community Announcementshttps://i.imgur.com/hm73DDo.gif Dear Players, We will perform our weekly maintenance as follows: Date: Wednesday, May 29th 2019 Duration: 4 hours. Global 8:00 UTC ~ 12:00 UTC Central (EU) 10:00 CEST ~ 14:00 CEST West Coast (NA) 1:00 PDT ~ 5:00 PDT East Coast (NA) 4:00 EDT ~ 8:00 EDT Reasons: Mediah Main Quests will be renewed. Operation Guild Support event will start. Better rewards will be offered for Rookie and Returning Attendance rewards. New hunting quests in Epheria have been added. Ending Events: Starry Night Notice: After May 29th regular maintenance, all mounts parked in restricted areas that cannot be accessed via a normal route (Battle Arena, Red Battlefield, Aakman Temple, Sycraia Underwater Ruins) will be forcefully killed or destroyed. Please move all mounts that are placed in restricted areas before the maintenance of May 29th. We apologize for the inconvenience. Follow us on Twitter & Facebook to stay up to date. We apologize for the inconvenience and we ask for your generous understanding. Best regards, BDO Team