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Events May 10, 2023, 08:00 (UTC) The Low-Cost Cosplay Challenge



The Low-Cost Cosplay Challenge

May 10, 2023 (Wed) after maintenance – May 31, 2023 (Wed) before maintenance

How do you do, fellow cosplayers?

Let's put your improvisation skills to the test.

Here's the challenge: cosplay anything from Black Desert in real life with items from your home.

The point is not to be the most professional-looking, but to be creative with the limitations.

The best 4 entries (2 NA / 2 EU) will win cool physical prizes only available through our contests!


◆ Winner Rewards (2 NA / 2 EU) ◆

Special Cosplay Box

[Merch] 2 pairs of socks (1x Crio, 1x Papu)

[Merch] Black Spirit leg blanket

[Merch] Class pin (Adventurer's Choice)


> Preview of  the [Merch] Crio & Papu Socks.

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> Preview of  the [Merch] Black Spirit leg blanket.

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> Preview of  the [Merch] Class pins.

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(Maegu and Woosa now available!)


◆ Participation Reward ◆

Merv's Palette (7 days)

◆ How to participate ◆


Create a Black Desert cosplay of your choice with items from around your home. [Required]

Publically post your cosplay on Instagram with the hashtags #BDOLowCostCosplay #BlackDesert #Cosplay [Required] (You may hide your face if you want.)

Enter the url to your post in the event category on [our forums] with the title [Region][Low Cost Cosplay] Title. [Required]


Throwback to Endlaive's Eternal Winter low-cost cosplay.


* Additional notices

- The goal of this contest is to make low-cost and improvised cosplays. Therefore, professional/high-investment cosplays are not considered eligible and may be disqualified.
- The number of winners is subject to change depending on the number of participants.

- Please note that items uploaded for this event may be shared through our Black Desert social media channels!

- Pearl Abyss reserves the right to the ownership of adaptation rights for all screenshots, videos, and all other content submitted for this event. Pearl Abyss may also use these contents at its own discretion for promotional purposes without restrictions to time or location.

- If you are found to have participated in the event in an inappropriate way (using another person’s work, etc.), you may be disqualified from the event, have any prizes withdrawn, and have your account restricted even after the winners announcement. (E.g., Copying something uploaded to another site.)

- 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 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].

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