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Events Oct 27, 2021, 10:00 (UTC) Making Magical Shards Happen!



Trouble finding Magical Shards for your guaranteed PEN (V) Boss Gear upgrade and PEN (V) Accessory? Then, this event is for you!


Event 1. Bringing Back Some Magic

Event Period

- October 28, 2021 (Thu) 00:00 - November 3, 2021 (Wed) 23:59 (UTC)


Event Details

① Receive the following item from the Challenge (Y) menu depending on your playtime during the event.

Challenge (Playtime)


60 Minutes

[Event] Fragment of Depleted Magic x1

* The event Challenge resets daily at midnight (00:00) and can be completed once a day per Family.

* The completion rewards for the event Challenges will stack until claimed.


② Use Processing (L) - Simple Alchemy with the [Event] Fragment of Depleted Magic (60-minute Challenge reward) and Black Gem Fragments to craft Magical Shards.

Learn more about the [Guaranteed PEN (V) Boss Gear Upgrade] / [Guaranteed PEN (V) Accessory]

▲ Press the Processing (L) button to activate the UI, and click the icon for the Simple Alchemy menu.

Right-click the materials in your Inventory to select them and press the “Start” button to begin processing!


Required Items


Obtainable Items

[Event] Fragment of Depleted Magic x1


Black Gem Fragment x10

Processing (L) - Simple Alchemy

Magical Shard x5

* You can process the items above even after the event ends, so make sure to keep the Challenge rewards! 



Event 2. It's Raining Black Magic Crystals!

Event Period

- October 27, 2021 (Wed) after maintenance - November 10, 2021 (Wed) before maintenance


Event Details

- During the event, the drop rate of Black Magic Crystals will be increased in Valencia monster zones, and you’ll also be able to obtain Black Magic Crystals by defeating monsters in the Kratuga Ancient Ruins. However, this event does not apply to the Basilisk monsters that are spawned from Gorgo's Nightmare Summon Scroll.

▲ Go to the in-game ESC menu > Item Drop Information UI to find out where you can obtain Black Magic Crystals.


* Additional Notices

- The playtime for Challenges may be delayed if you change servers, go to the customization menu, or the character selection screen.

- Pearl Abyss reserves the right to change or cancel the event depending on mitigating circumstances. If changes are made, they can be found on this event page.

- Event items may have restrictions (sale/trade) and/or different binding settings/expiration dates. Due to this reason, these items cannot be transferred or restored.

- For details such as whether the item is bound, please refer to the in-game item description.

- Items and/or rewards that were used or collected normally cannot be recovered.

- Participating in the event using inappropriate methods may result in a cancellation/retrieval of your reward(s) and/or restriction from the game.

- For any questions or concerns regarding the event, please contact us via the [Support]. 

- Any content not mentioned on this page is subject to the [Black Desert Event Rules].

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