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Install Guide

1 Run BlackDesert_Installer_NAEU.exe to install the Black Desert launcher.

2 Start the game once installation is complete.

Update History


Swimming controls update

  • Controls on Swimming have been made more convenient.
    • Navigation will now be available by pressing the T key. as you would perform Auto Run on ground, you can press the T key to perform Auto Swim.
    • When Navigation is activated, press T key to automatically swim to your destination.
    • If your Stamina is over 300, press the Shift key to swim faster.
    • If your Stamina is below 100, pressing T key to Auto Swim will only activate the motion to recover Stamina, and your character will start swimming again if the Stamina recovers to over 1,000.
    • Auto Swim can only be performed on the surface of the water and if you have dived down, you cannot perform Auto Swim.


  • Changing directions has been made easier when Swimming/Diving.
    • It will now be possible to move backwards diagonally.
    • The character will react faster to the directional arrow input of your control.


  • Keys to allow you to dive up or dive down while diving have been added.
    • While having pressed the Forward key ‘W,’ press ‘E’ to dive up.
    • While having pressed the Forward key ‘W,’ press ‘Q’ to dive down.
  • Stamina has increased by 50% of when the character takes Stamina recovery motion.
    • If Stamina is below 100 while floating on surface of the water, the character will now take the Stamina recovery motion automatically.

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