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Events Oct 25, 2023, 09:52 (UTC) Halloween Costume Contest


Halloween Costume Contest

October 25 (Wed) after maintenance - November 1 (Wed) before maintenance 

Let's get spooky!

 Halloween is finally upon us! How will you go trick-or-treating? Show us your before and after and perhaps you'll win some spooktacular prizes!

◆ How to participate ◆

Dress up and customize your character for a Black Desert Halloween. (Required)
└ Make sure to take before and after pictures!

Post your before and after screenshots on social media. Include the following: Family Name, Region, and hashtags: #BlackDesertHalloween #Halloween (Required)
└ Social media options: Instagram, Facebook, X
└ Please make sure to tag us on Instagram with your entry: @blackdesertgame

Add your Halloween customization to the in-game beauty album. Include in the title the following: [Halloween Contest]  (Required)
└ See below for a step-by-step guide

After the event period, we will choose 12 winners, based on quality, uniqueness, creativity and, of course, Halloween theme.

(Please note that this is just an example. You have the freedom to use different outfits, can take pictures out in the world, show the full body, etc.)
Winners will be chosen based on internal voting by the Black Desert team. Social media likes and engagement do not affect the outcome of this contest.

◆ 12 winners (6 NA / 6 EU) ◆

Wonderland Outfit
Pumpkin Outfit Box
(Adventurer's choice)

Skeletal Horse Gear Set

Helter-Skelter Ceros

Click here to see the rewards

Wonderland Outfit Box

Pumpkin Outfit Box

Skeletal Horse Gear Set

Helter-Skelter Ceros

How to register your customization to the Beauty Album

① In-game, go to Beauty (F4), and customize your character!
After customizing, click on the [Beauty Album] button at the bottom of the Beauty (F4) window.
③ Make sure you hit the [Register in Gallery] button, then hit [Save] after taking a photo of your customization.
* If you do not select [Register in Gallery], you will not be able to participate in the event.

* Additional Notices 

- Items listed without a quantity are all 1 quantity. 

- Multiple entries are welcomed, but rewards will not be duplicated. Participants will receive rewards within two weeks post-event via letter (B). 
- Participating in the event using inappropriate methods or taking someone else's customization may result in the cancellation or repossession of your reward(s) and may lead to a restriction on game access. 

- The number of winners may vary based on the participant turnout. 

- Deleting an entry post may lead to exclusion from the reward recipients. 

- Accounts found breaching terms and conditions before the reward distribution may face disqualification and forfeiture of the prize, even post-win. 

- Pearl Abyss reserves the right to use user-submitted content (e.g., screenshots, videos) for promotional purposes, unrestricted by time or location, potentially featuring them on the Black Desert's official platforms. 

- Participation involving copyright infringement or content plagiarism will result in disqualification, and prizes may be reclaimed even after the announcement of winners. 

- Pearl Abyss reserves the right to change or cancel the event depending on mitigating circumstances. Any changes will be announced on this event page and will not be given separate notices. 

- Events items may have restrictions on trading, selling, and usage periods, and the binding settings may vary for each item. Therefore, it is not possible to transfer or recover such items due to these reasons. 

- For more information on the binding setting of items, please check the in-game item description. 

- Items and/or rewards that have been used normally cannot be recovered. 

- 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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