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GM Notes Sep 3, 2021, 12:30 (UTC) Learning About World Bosses Part VI – Crimson Dragon Garmoth



Hello, Adventurers!


[GM] Daisy is back with the sixth installment about the World Bosses! Today’s World Boss is the Crimson Dragon Garmoth! That’s right, the very dragon that drops the powerful Garmoth's Heart! Whether you’re a new Adventurer who has no idea what World Bosses are, or a returning Adventurer trying to remember where Garmoth spawns, everyone is welcome!


Now, shall we get started?


Beginnings of Crimson Dragon Garmoth


A follower of the Black Dragon Markthanan, Garmoth first flew into the world of Black Desert on November 14, 2018.


What’s the story behind Garmoth?


▲ The Savage Crimson Dragon Garmoth!


The Black Dragon Markthanan is said to have triggered the great war between the dragons and the Sherekhan, which left the entirety of Drieghan in ashes. In this war, Markthanan led the dragons of Drieghan against humankind. Although most of the records about the great war were lost, the survivors still remember the black dragon all too well — for Markthanan was the very embodiment of a cruel dragon. Markthanan supposedly gave the other dragons fragments of crimson stones from his own body, granting the dragons power and putting them under his rule.


Now you might ask, just who were the Sherekhans that fought against the Black Dragon Markthanan and his followers?


The Sherekhan were the strongest warriors in Drieghan. They united the people of Drieghan and brought victory against the dragons. This victory would come at a heavy cost as the Sherekhan would end up being wiped out for being stained in the blood of the dragons. However, their memory still echoes throughout Drieghan as traces in places such as the Sherekhan Necropolis and Iron Mine. The people of Drieghan to this day call themselves the descendants of the Sherekhan.


The Crimson Dragon Garmoth is one of the dragons that served the Black Dragon Markthanan in the great war against the Sherekhan. During the great war, Garmoth was grievously wounded by the Sherekhan and forced to flee. She took refuge in a place now known as the Blood Wolf Settlement, where she recovered her strength thanks to the wolves there. Having recovered, Garmoth reappeared in the skies of Drieghan, bringing terror to the people of Drieghan once more.


Garmoth has a variety of offensive aerial skills at her disposaland she can summon the Kagtum that worship her and launch large AoE attacks. 


Where does Garmoth Appear? What rewards do you get for defeating Garmoth?


Here’s an image that helps answer both questions!



The Crimson Dragon Garmoth appears at her nest near the Night Crow Post in Drieghan, where the great battle between the dragons and Sherekhan took place. (There’s speculation that Garmoth’s nest was built by the Blood Wolves...)


Now, let’s have a look at the rewards!


Remember that you have a higher chance at better rewards the more you contribute to Garmoth's defeat, so keep your chin up and fight with courage!



 Garmoth’s Heart


It isn’t actually a heart, but rather a crystal instilled with the concentrated fiery magical powers of Garmoth. The influence of Black Stones has made it bear a dark and murky hue.

If you bring Garmoth’s Heart to Hughol, the blacksmith of Duvencrune, and accept the quest he offers, you can create the Inverted Energy, which you can heat with Garmoth’s Heart to obtain the Inverted Heart of Garmoth.

The Inverted Heart of Garmoth can be used to reform and upgrade Sub-weapons or Awakening Weapons.



Reforming an Awakening Weapon will grant the weapon two crystal slots and a “Critical Hit Damage +3%” effect.



Garmoth’s Horn


A horn of the Crimson Dragon Garmoth that broke off during a fierce battle. Bring this horn to Gerson in Duvencrune to receive a “Young Crimson Dragon.”




 Garmoth’s Scale


Garmoth’s Scales can be used to craft HAN magic crystals.

Simple Alchemy

- JIN/BON/WON Magic Crystal x1

- Combined Magic Crystal - Gervish/Macalod/Hoom x1

- Garmoth's Scale x3



 Combined Magic Crystal - Macalod, Combined Magic Crystal - Hoom,  Combined Magic Crystal - Gervish


A Black Stone Crystal that can be fused into any gear socket. The set effect depends on the number of Macalod crystals transfused to your gear.

2 crystal set effect 4 crystal set effect

All AP +5

Max Stamina +100

All Accuracy +4

All AP +5

Max Stamina +100

All Accuracy +4

Combat EXP +5%

Ignore All Resistance +3%

* The 2 crystal and 4 crystal set effects are applied separately, and only once each.



 Kagtum Submission Ring


A ring that signifies the total obedience of the Kagtum tribe to Garmoth. It contains Garmoth’s magic and grants an Extra AP Against Monsters +1 effect.



 Caphras Stone Bundle (50–100)


Open this item to obtain between 50 – 100 Caphras Stones.



 Akum Defense Gear


Defense gear worn by Akum during the Great Battle against Markthanan, the Black Dragon. Although old and crude, the spirits of the great Sherekhan warriors reside within it.



Black Stone (Weapon), Black Stone (Armor)


Black Stones are one of the must-have items for adventuring in the Black Desert world, allowing you to enhance your weapons and armor!


Although Adventurers who are playing on the season servers with Tuvala gear don’t quite need them yet, there will be a day when they outgrow their Tuvala gear after the end of the season, so it’s a good idea to stock up on this must-have item.



So, when does Garmoth appear?


Ta-da! Here are timetables with the appearance times for all the World Bosses on the North American and European servers!



Tip! Garmoth’s Heart Questline

Wondering how you’ll get Garmoth’s Heart? There’s a questline that lets you obtain Garmoth’s Heart by completing it!


A new record about the ancient kingdom of Orzeca was discovered in O'dyllita's Crypt of Resting Thoughts, causing Queen Viorencia Odore to announce that she would grant the Resplendent Moonlight Chest to whoever helps decipher the Orzeca's Records: Time of Dragons. Rumors say that people have seen this Resplendent Moonlight Chest illuminate a radiant light, a kind of light only seen in that of a dragon's heart...

Now, let’s find out how you can obtain the Resplendent Moonlight Chest.

1. Complete the “[O'dyllita] Vuhura Kaheliak" quest from the "[Lv.60 O'dyllita I] Flower of the Burning Moon" questline.

2. Accept the quest "Orzeca's Records: Time of Dragons" from Black Eyeroot in the Crypt of Resting Thoughts.

3. Complete all 14 missions after completing the quest "Orzeca's Records: Time of Dragons" to be blessed by Queen Viorencia. (However, this will not be an easy challenge as it is a questline that rewards Garmoth’s Heart...)

4. Open the Resplendent Moonlight Chest!!!


That covers pretty much everything about Garmoth. Now, it is time for you to go out and face the Crimson Dragon yourself!


That wraps everything up for Garmoth! I'll be back with Part VII, so please stay tuned!


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