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Events Jun 22, 2022, 08:00 (UTC) Heat Up with Hot Time
Event Period 
- June 22, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance - July 20, 2022 (Wed) before maintenance

Weekly Schedule 

Week Detailed Schedule
June 22 (Wed) after maintenance – June 29 (Wed) before maintenance
June 29 (Wed) after maintenance – July 6 (Wed) before maintenance
July 6 (Wed) after maintenance – July 13 (Wed) before maintenance
July 13 (Wed) after maintenance – July 20 (Wed) before maintenance
Event Details 
① During the event, a series of event Hot Times will grow even hotter every passing week!
▲ The Hot Time buff can be viewed in-game at the top of your screen

Combat & Skill EXP Hot Time

Hot Time
Weekday (Monday - Thursday)

16:00 – 23:00 (PDT)

18:00 – 01:00 (EDT)

15:00 – 22:00 (UTC)

17:00 – 00:00 (CEST)

Weekend (Friday - Sunday)

Fri 14:00 – Mon 02:00 (PDT)

Fri 17:00 – Mon 05:00 (EDT)

Fri 14:00 – Mon 02:00 (UTC)

Fri 16:00 – Mon 04:00 (CEST)

Week Hot Time Buff
June 22 – June 29 

Combat EXP +300%

Skill EXP +50%

June 29 – July 6

Combat EXP +500%

Skill EXP +100%

July 6 – July 13

Combat EXP +700%

Skill EXP +150%

July 13 – July 20

Combat EXP +1000%

Skill EXP +300%

* This event Hot Time buff will take precedence and not stack with any of the permanently available Hot Time buffs when it is active. (On the Season/New Olvia servers, the existing Hot Time buffs will be applied when the event Hot Buff is not active.)  

* This Hot Time will not apply to EXP obtained as a quest completion reward. 

* The Combat EXP event buff will not be active on characters that are Lv. 50 or below. (The Skill EXP will be active regardless of a character’s level.) 

Drop Rate & Life Skill Hot Time

- The following Hot Times will be active during the event! 


Week Hot Time Buff
June 22 – June 29 

Life EXP +30%

Item Drop Rate +30%

June 29 – July 6

Life EXP +50%

Item Drop Rate +50%

July 6 – July 13

Life EXP +70%

Item Drop Rate +70%

July 13 – July 20

Life EXP +100%

Item Drop Rate +100%

* The Life EXP Hot Time does not apply to Trading EXP. 

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 June 22, 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 

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 June 22, 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.

Erethea's Limbo Loot

All loot that is obtainable from Erethea’s Limbo

Dark Rift Loot

All loot that is obtainable from the Dark Rift

Pit of the Undying Loot

All loot that is obtainable from the Pit of the Undying

Event Monster Loot

Turkey, Targargo, Belmorn, etc.

Gatekeeper Monster Loot

Cadry Chief Gatekeeper, Crescent Chief Gatekeeper, etc.

Party Monster Zone

Basilisk Den (3 Adventurers)

Monster Zone

Sycraia Underwater Ruins (Upper Zone), Winter Tree Fossil (Normal/Difficult)

Loot obtained by Gathering from a defeated monster 

* This loot is affected by Gathering Mastery effects.

Loot obtained from [Graverobber] Afuaru, [Suspicious] Poacher in Monster Zones, and [Dreadwinter Guardian] Erebjork

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. 

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 normally used 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].

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