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GM Notes May 22, 2024, 14:00 (UTC) Events at a glance

New Events

[2 Years of Global Self-publishing]

Monsters, Gathering, and Fishing (Oh My!)

And Bombastic Festival Seals, too!

Defeat monsters or partake in Hunting/Gathering during the event period to collect [Event] Bombastic Festival Seals!

May 29, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - June 19, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance



[Event] Premium Outfit Box

Choose Your Dazzling Outfit Set

Advice of Valks (+150)

[Event] Shakatu Merchants’ Bundle


Find out more!


[2 Years of Global Self-publishing]
1,000 Cron Stones?! Special Login Rewards!

Log in during the event and get all the following rewards!


May 30, 2024 (Thu) 00:00 (UTC) - June 18, 2024 (Tue) 23:59 (UTC)

[Event] Shakatu's Splendid Box

Cron Stone

Value Pack (7 Days)

Advice of Valks (+100)


[2 Years of Global Self-publishing]
Life Event Collection! Gathering, Farming and Training Events!



Royal Fern Root x50

Mythical Feather x2

Unbridled Celerity Draught

Stonetail Wind's Meal

Find out more!



Ongoing Events


[Worldwide Service 2nd Anniversary]
Better, Stronger Blessing of the Morning Effects!

May 22, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - June 12, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance


Defeat Calamity 7 bosses during the event

for doubly-powerful Blessing of the Morning effects!

Bosses Blessing of the Morning effect
[Sun Aura]
Golden Pig King, Oduksini, Apex Changui
AP + 1 > 2
[Moon Aura]
Bari, Songakshi, Bamboo Legion Lieutenant
DP + 1 > 2
[Earth Aura]
Sangoon, Gumiho, Duoksini, Imoogi
Item Drop Rate + 20 > 40%
* Up to Item Drop Rate +340%!
* The Blessing of the Morning buffs will last for 3 hours as before.


Defeat a different aura boss every week
and gain additional Sun/Moon/Earth Aura blitz rewards!

Sun Week : May 22, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - May 29, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance

Moon Week : May 29, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - June 5, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance

Earth Week : June 5, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - June 12, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance


Obtainable major loot!

Dahn’s Gloves

Flame of Hongik

Crystal of Harmony

Girin’s Crystal


[Worldwide Service 2nd Anniversary]
Value Pack Buffs from Defeating Monsters/Gathering?!

It’s been 2 years of global self-publishing, so we’re getting Value Pack buffs?!

Go Defeat Monsters/Gathering during the week for a taste of convenient Value Pack buffs!

May 22, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - June 5, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance



While Defeating Monsters/Gathering during the event period,

a wild “[Event] Trace of a Treasure Chest“ may appear!



Defeat the rather shiny treasure chest to immediately obtain [Event] Value Pack (2 Hours) buffs!


* The [Event] Value Pack (2 Hours) is consumed immediately once obtained.

* If you already have an active Value Pack buff, you will see the existing buff extended for additional hours.

[Event] Value Pack (2 Hours)


  • Inventory Slot +16
  • Storage Slot +16
  • Combat/Skill/Life/Mount EXP +30%
  • Distant Node Investment (Consumes 10 Energy)
  • Weight Limit +200 LT
  • +30% Silver Collection upon Central Market Sales (Excluding Pearl Items)
  • Item Collection Increase Scroll via Daily Challenge
  • Unlimited use of Merv's Palette
  • Unlimited Customization
  • Value Pack buffs do not stack with each other, but duration does
  • Barter Refresh Points +50
  • Required Parley for Barter -10%
  • Allows you to remotely check or skip Special Barter
Find out more!


[Worldwide Service 2nd Anniversary]

Silver Shop for Progression is OPEN!

A chance to progress in monster hunting, life, and even training?
Event Period: May 22, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - June 26, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance

To celebrate two years of global self-publishing, grab a variety of

Silver items for just 623 Silver each week in the Pearl Shop (F3)!


Golden Bell x1

Item Collection Increase Scroll x10

Premium Elixir Box x1

Marvelous Balacs Lunchbox





Happy 3,000 Day Milestone!

Our journey in Black Desert began in March 3, 2016 and has already reached its 3,000th day as of May 19, 2024!
The time has flown by because of our amazing NA/EU Adventurers.
In appreciation, we have special in-game events as well as special community events to celebrate this milestone!
Check out the details below! 🥳

Find out more!



Bask in the Warm Sunlight of Spring
and Get Your Daily Login Rewards!

What items you can grab as login rewards?


May 16, 2024 (Thu) 00:00 (UTC) - June 19, 2024 (Wed) 23:59 (UTC)

[Event] Radiant Shakatu's Seal

Advice of Valks (+60)

[Event] Sealed Book of Life (7 Days)

[Event] Life Enhancement Help Kit III

Adventure with New Guildies!

Gifts for Progression Guilds

Celebrate the arrival of new guildies with these gifts!

New Guild Members Rewards
3 Guild Funds 2 billion +  Megaphone 30
6 Guild Funds 5 billion +  Megaphone 30
10 Guild Funds 10 billion +  Megaphone 30
* Rewards will be given when 3 or more new guild members join the guild during the event period.
* After the event ends, guild funds will be deposited into the guild storage, and Megaphones will be given through the guild master's Mail (B).

When Selected as Progression Guild


Exclusive Benefits and Guild Verification Mark!

Guilds selected as Progression Guilds will be provided with a Guild Verification Mark
and the benefit of being listed at the top of the guild list.


Expectations for Progression Guilds!

Welcome adventurers who join the guild and encourage them to settle in comfortably.

Try various party & guild content with new guild members.

Enjoy Red Battlefield and Node War together!

Find out more!


Guild Login Rewards! Login Daily to Get Growth Support Items!

Join a guild and login every day to get
various enhancement materials and items needed for growth!


May 15, 2024 (Wed) 00:00 (UTC) - Jun 11, 2024 (Tue) 23:59 (UTC)


Login every day and grab various growth materials 

when you’re part of a guild!


[Event] Shakatu's Splendid Box

Cron Stones

[Event] Life Enhancement Help Kit III

Advice of Valks (+100)



Calling new & returning adventurers!
Get special guild login rewards too!


New & Returning Adventurer

What is a New Adventurer?

An adventurer who has logged in within 60 days (1,440 hours) after creating their secondary password.

What is a Returning Adventurer?

A player who has not logged into the game for more than 30 days (720 hours) and has not used the Central Market (Black Desert + application/official website) for a period of 30 days or more.


[Event] Shakatu's Splendid Box

Cron Stones

Enhancement Help Bundle

PEN (V) Acc. 100% Enhancement Kit

Find out more!

Travel the Veins of the Magnus for 1 Silver!


Create a season character and immediately land at your desired location for just ONE Silver!

May 14, 2024 (Tue) after maintenance - May 29 June 5, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance

Reduced fee of just 1 Silver during the event period!

Just 1 Silver to use the Abyssal Wells to move between each of the major cities.

* Abyssal Wells which grant entry to the Magnus are accessible after progressing through the [Abyss One: The Magnus] questline and can be found displayed on the World Map (M).


One More Season Character Ticket!

Elevate your adventure with the newly added exchange items for the "[Season] Seal of Journey," including Advice of Valks (+120) and Mythical Censer!
One additional Season Character Ticket has been provided through the May 14 (Tue) maintenance.

Fresh Exchange Options for [Season] Seal of Journey!

Exchangeable Item
Required Number of Seals
Advice of Valks (+120)
* Once per Family
Mythical Censer
* Once per Family → Twice per Family
Black Spirit Crystal
* Once per Family

Awakened Spirit's Crystal
* Once per Family

Valtarra Spirit's Crystal
* Once per Family
Choose Your 15-Day Box
* Once per Family
Krogdalo Horse Gear Crafting Box
* Three Times per Family



Double the Fun with Guild League!

May 8, 2024 (Wed) 17:00 (UTC) - June 5, 2024 (Wed) 01:00 (UTC)


Cron Stone x1200

Sturdy Forest Tread x10

[Event] Premium Outfit Box


Behold! A New Hammer!

Enhance your accessories! No level drops upon failure! And tradeable?


Apr 3, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - Nov 27, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance

A tale only believed by fools

has become reality and can now be yours!

This special hammer prevents level drops

when enhancing accessories! 

* Can be sold and purchased from the Central Market 

J's Hammer of Precision


New & Returning Adventurers!

Welcome to Black Desert,

where new adventures unfold!

Login rewards for New Adventurers and Returning Adventurers!


Mar 7, 2024 (Thu) 00:00 (UTC) – June 12, 2024 (Wed) 23:59 (UTC)



New Adventurer Login Rewards!

[Event] New Adventure Box

Resplendent Kydict's Crystal - Adventure

Brilliant Fairy Wings (Aloof Laila)

Horse Emblem: Forest Breeze


Returning Adventurer Login Rewards!

Travel Kit for Returning Adventurers

Marni's Unstable Fuel x200

Golden Blessing of Agris Box

[Event] Rare Courser Training Box



[TET (IV) Blackstar]
Get Stronger with a Blackstar Weapon!

Reach Lv. 61 with your season character and...!
Get a TET (IV) Blackstar weapon!
You can rule the world with a Blackstar weapon!

Dec 20, 2023 (Wed) after maintenance - Always


Check Challenge (Y) after fulfilling the requirements below!!

TET (IV) Blackstar Main Weapon Box

TET (IV) Blackstar Awakening Weapon Box

TET (IV) Blackstar Sub-weapon Box

[Event] Dim Origin of Dark Hunger x10
* For veteran adventurers who do not require TET Blackstar weapons!


Dream Horse] A Dream Come True! ★

With the dreaming horse, take the reins of your desired Dream Horse!

 Dec 20, 2023 (Wed) after maintenance -  Always





Black Desert: Calpheon Ball 2023
Coupons and Special Events!



Two J's Hammers! Four thousand Cron Stones!

♥ Coupons for the Calpheon Ball 2023 ♥


Dec 16, 2023 (Sun) 13:00 (UTC) - May 31, 2024 (Fri) 23:59 (UTC)

J's Hammer of Loyalty x2

Cron Stone x4,000

Advice of Valks (+150) x2

[Event] Choose Your 2023 Outfit Box x2

Weapon Exchange Coupon Box x1

Sub-weapon Exchange Coupon x1

J's Special Box x4


Special Login Rewards celebrating the Ball!


Dec 17, 2023 (Sun) 00:00 (UTC) - Jan 16, 2024 (Tue) 23:59 (UTC)


Cron Stone
★ A total of 2,024! ★

[Event] Dim Origin of Dark Hunger
★ A total of 20! ★ 


Simplified Season Pass and Graduation!

Sept 20, 2023 (Wed) - Until Further Notice

Inventory +4 Expansion

Horse Emblem: Fine Horse Qualification

PEN (V) Tuvala Ring
PEN (V) Tuvala Earring

[Event] Shakatu's Shiny Box (Life/Combat)


[Season] Coelacanth is back for the Summer Season!!

May 24, 2023 (Wed) after maintenance - Until Further Notice

Advice of Valks (+60)

Choose Your Concentrated Boss Crystal Box

Dreamy Crystal of Balance

Burning Moonlight Black Stone


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