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Events Mar 6, 2024, 12:00 (UTC) 8th Anniversary Comic Contest



8th Anniversary Comic Contest

February 23, 2024 – March 20, 2024 23:59 (UTC)

Black Desert's 8th Anniversary is getting closer every day (March 3rd, mark the date)! This year we want to see the best annecdotes and stories that our Adventurers have had during the last 8 years in a special format: COMICS!
Use your creativity and memories to create a comic with in-game screenshots or even drawings! The most original comics will earn exclusive merch!

How to participate?

Create a comic about a Black Desert memory or annecdote.
└ You can create your comic by using in-game screenshots or by drawing.
└ There is no limit with the number of pages of the comic.

Share your comic on our official forums > [Event] section to participate with with [Comic 2024] [Region] [Family Name] in the title
└ Example: [Comic 2024][EU][BlackDesertGM] Day in the life of a GM

Do you need some inspiration for your comic?

Check the Comic that the GMs recently created for our social media!


★ Rewards for the winners ★

Best 5 comics selected by the Pearl Abyss Staff members will receive the following rewards:

Land of the Morning Light Kit

Land of the Morning Light Snow Globe

Black Desert Official Calendar 2024

★ Black Desert Merch Kit
• Land of the Morning Light Kit
- Woosa Swallowtail Fan
- Swallowtail Fan Trinket
- Gumiho & Sangoon Traditional Cup
- Land of the Morning Light Magnet
- Postcard x5

★ Land of the Morning Light Snow Globe
The Land of the Morning Light Snow Globe is also a music box with light!

★ Black Desert Official Calendar 2024
The Black Deser calendar folds up to become a standing desk calendar!


* Additional notices

- The 5 winners of this contest will be selected by internal voting done through the Pearl Abyss staff members.

- You can use in-game screenshots and drawings to participate in this contest. You can also apply photo filters to your screenshots and drawings. However AI filters won't be accepted for this contest.

- There is no limit with the number of pages of the comic to participate.
- The number of winners is subject to change depending on the number of participants.

- 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.

- Please note that comics 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 pictures, 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 inappropriately (using another person’s work, using artificial intelligence, 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 will take care of the costs to deliver the physical rewards to the winners.

- Pearl Abyss will be also responsible for any taxes that might be applied after sending the prizes.

- 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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