Black Desert will begin in a moment.

Install the Black Desert Launcher if the game doesn't start.

Install the Black Desert Launcher to start the game.

The launcher will appear if it's installed.
If it doesn't, try to run your downloaded launcher.

Install Guide

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

2 Start the game once installation is complete.


Events Feb 16, 2022, 10:00 (UTC) Black Spirit Buffs (6th Anniversary Edition)

The Black Spirit wants to celebrate the upcoming 6th Anniversary and has brought a very special event to get our Adventurers ready!  

1. EXP & Drop Rate Time (6th Anniversary Edition)

Event Period

- February 16, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance - March 9 10, 2022 (Wed) before maintenance 


Event Details

- In celebration of the upcoming 6th Anniversary of Black Desert, there will be EXP and Item Drop Rate buffs during the entire event! 

Active During the Entire Event Period 
Combat EXP +600%
Skill EXP +60%
Item Drop Rate +50% 

* The Item Drop Rate buff is active on all servers except for the Arsha and Season Arsha servers.
* The EXP buffs will not apply to EXP obtained as a quest completion reward.
* The event EXP buffs will not stack with any of the permanently available Hot Time buffs for each server.
* The Combat EXP event buff will not be active on characters that are below Lv. 50. (The Skill EXP will be active regardless of a character’s level.) 

■ Content Affected by Item Drop Rate Effects 

There is a variety of ways (Hot Time, Scrolls, Knowledge (Ecology) Effect, etc.) to increase the drop rate of items in Black Desert.
While this item drop rate buff mostly applies to all loot dropped by defeated monsters, it does exclude certain game content and cases where loot is individually obtained when one monster is defeated by multiple Adventurers.
Please refer below to learn more about what the item drop rate affects. 

■ Party Content Affected by Item Drop Rate Buffs (As of February 16, 2022)
Type Details
Loot from Monster Zones Recommended for Parties on the World Map (M)  Mirumok Ruins, Tunkuta, Abandoned Monastery (Restricted Territory), Gyfin Rhasia Temple, Padix Island, Saltwater Crocodile, Olun's Valley, [Elvia] Altar Imp Habitat, [Elvia] Castle Ruins, etc. 

[Season+ Party Monster Zones]
Waragon Nest
Basilisk Den
Shultz Guard 

Loot from Unique Monsters  

(Chance to Appear in Monster Zones) 

Fadus Habitat - [Powerful] Fadus Warrior Chief
Shultz Guard - [Shultz Guard Captain] Kunga
Aakman Temple - Aakman Darkness Condenser
Hystria Ruins - Hystria Alerted Watch Tower
Thornwood Forest - [Fallen] Dark Knight
Tunkuta - Ulutuka
Star’s End - Apostle of Malevolence
Abandoned Monastery (Restricted Territory) - Specter of Belmorn
Padix Island - Mutant Loah Snake
Kratuga Ancient Ruins - [Ancient Extermination Weapon] Laytenn
Gyfin Rhasia Temple - [The First Soldier] Butcher of Gyfin Rhasia
Blood Wolf Settlement - Kagtum Guard
Sherekhan Necropolis - [Ancient] Sherekhan Guardian Spirit
Tshira Ruins - Kvariak 

■ Content Not Affected by Item Drop Rate Buffs (As of February 16, 2022)

Type Details
World Boss Loot  Kzarka, Karanda, Nouver, Kutum, Muraka, Quint, Offin, Garmoth, Vell, etc. 

Items obtainable throughout the Black Desert world from certain events 

Golden Dagger, Golden Backpack, Golden Coelacanth, etc

Field Boss Loot 

Red Nose, Dastard Bheg, Giant Mudster, Dim Tree Spirit, Katzvariak, etc. 

Boss Summon Scroll 

Awakened Goblin Chief Summon Scroll, Awakened Altar Imp Captain Summon Scroll, Ancient Relic Crystal Summon Scroll, Pila Fe Scroll, Ibedor's Scroll, Rift's Echo, etc. 

Summoned Guild Boss 

Khan, Ancient Puturum, Ferrid, Afuaru's Treasure Chest, etc. 

Dark Rift Loot 

All loot that is obtainable from the Dark Rift 

Altar of Blood Loot 

All loot that is obtainable from the Altar of Blood 

Savage Rift Loot 

All loot that is obtainable from the Savage Rift 

Pit of the Undying Loot 

All loot that is obtainable from the Pit of the Undying 

Event Monster Loot 

Turkey, Targargo, Mole, Belmorn, etc. 

Gatekeeper Monster Loot 

Cadry Chief Gatekeeper, Crescent Chief Gatekeeper, etc. 

Loot obtained by Gathering from a defeated monster
* This loot is affected by Gathering Mastery effects. 

Loot obtained from [Graverobber] Afuaru and [Suspicious] Poacher in Monster Zones 

Items obtained by opening chance-driven boxes and bundles 

* Please note that the information above is subject to change depending on additions/changes to the in-game content. 


2. Black Spirit Buff (6th Anniversary Edition) 

Event Period

- February 16, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance - March 2, 2022 (Wed) before maintenance

Event Details
- To welcome the upcoming 6th anniversary, you can obtain a special buff effect by spending 6 Energy via Energy Burn from the Black Spirit (,) - Exchange (E). 

Buff Requirements  Buff Effect 
- Character must be Lv. 50 or higher
- Must have at least 6 Energy
* Consumes 6 Energy 
Item Drop Rate +33%  

* The event buff does not stack multiple times. If you receive the buff while it is already active, you will only refresh the duration.
* Buffs Item Scroll buffs such as [Event] J's Special Scroll, [Event] Supreme Old Moon Scroll, etc. will stack with the event buff. 

Additional Notices
- If you log in before the start or end of this Hot Time event, the Hot Time UI will reflect the buff at the time of your login, but the actual Hot Time that is active will match the details on this event page. You can double-check the actual active Hot Time buff by reconnecting to the game. 
- 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 [Support].
- Any content not mentioned on this page is subject to the [Black Desert Event Rules]

We use cookies, with your consent, to customize content and advertising.
More information