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Updates Mar 20, 2024, 12:30 (UTC) Patch Notes - Mar 20, 2024


Greetings Adventurers,

Here are the latest update details for Black Desert Online on March 20, 2024 (Wed). Today’s patch contains 95 updates and is approximately 1.13 GB.


[Monster Hunting/Mining] 

Gather Unknown Ore!


Mar 20, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - Apr 3, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance


Lightstone of Fire: Strike

Ultimate Combined Magic Crystal - Gervish

Ultimate Combined Magic Crystal - Macalod

Ultimate Combined Magic Crystal - Hoom




Additional Old Moon Guild’s Support Items!


To support your endless curiosity for knowledge,

the Old Moon Guild is distributing additional support items!


Mar 21, 2024 (Thu) 00:00 (UTC) - Mar 26, 2024 (Tue) 23:59 (UTC)

Old Moon Fortune Scroll

[Event] Supreme Old Moon Scroll

Rare Cron Stone Bundle

Premium Elixir Box



Claim victory in the Guild League
Get the Lightstone of Fire!


Event Period: Mar 6, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - Mar 20, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance April 3, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance


In the heat of the battlefield, our guild shines even brighter!
Collaborate with your guildies, sync your strategies, and reap the additional rewards with each victory, along with rewards that are granted to all guild members!

[Event] Rare Lightstone of Fire

New Additions and Improvements

Class Fixes and Changes
  • [Warrior] Fixed a typo in the control key description of Prime: Counter.
  • [Sorceress] Fixed the issue where the increased attack area effect of Storming Crow II was not applied.
  • [Sorceress] Changed the HP recovery effect of Abyssal Flame (I to III, Absolute) to Recover 50 HP on hits.
  • [Sorceress] Fixed the issue where Abyssal Flame (I to III, Absolute) applied 2 extra hits instead of charged attack while mounted.
  • [Sorceress] Fixed the issue where Absolute: Shadow Eruption applied one less hit against monsters while mounted.
  • [Sorceress] Fixed the issue where Prime: Dream of Doom III and IV applied one and two less hits respectively while mounted.
  • Fixed the issue where hitting with skills that should create Fragments of Darkness while mounted did not produce any fragments.
  • [Sorceress] Fixed the issue where Succession: Ultimate: Shadow Eruption applied one less hit when comboed from certain skills.
  • [Sorceress] Removed the effect of dealing extra damage equal to 10% of max HP from Darkness Released IV.
  • [Sorceress] Removed the effect of dealing extra damage equal to 3% of max HP from Signs of Agony IV.
  • [Sorceress] Fixed the issue where Black Spirit: Prime: Dream of Doom applied both Knockdown and Stun effects simultaneously on the last attack.
  • [Sorceress] Fixed the issue where the damage of Prime: Claws of Darkness in PvP was not reduced during cooldown.
  • [Sorceress] Changed the animation speed while moving backward with scythe to match the movement speed.
  • [Sorceress] Changed the skill demo of Soul Harvest to match the actual animation.
  • [Sorceress] Added and revised the description of the following skills to match the actual effects:
    • Revised the description: Prime: Rushing Crow, Shadow Hellfire, Flow: Vile Plan.
    • Added the description: Shadow Ignition, Crow Nightmare, Engulfing Shadow, Abyssal Blow, Shadow Hellfire, Black Spirit: Dream of Doom (I to III, Absolute).
  • [Shai, Nova] Fixed the issue where Over Here! and Winter Testudo did not restrict movement.
    • [Shai, Nova] Added a description to Over Here! and Winter Testudo stating that they cannot block monster movement. 

Cooking: Simplified Bonus Quests

  • Simplified Cooking Bonus quests you can accept while cooking at residences from 9 to 1.


Quest Name
* Randomly receive 1 out of 9
Quest Objective Quest Reward
[Bonus] Cooking for the Calpheon Slums (3 types)
Create and hand over 100 of either Honey Wine, Meat Pie, or Fruit Pudding
300 Contribution EXP
Reward (▼Choose 1)
- Milk x1,000
- Egg x1,000
[Bonus] Cooking for Heidelian Soldiers (3 types)
Create and hand over 100 of either Pickled Vegetables, Meat Stew, or Tea with Fine Scent
300 Contribution EXP
Reward (▼Choose 1)
- High-quality Onion x500
- High-quality Pepper x500
[Bonus] Cooking for Velian Sailors (3 types)
Create and hand over 100 of either Smoked Fish Steak, Fruit Juice, or Fruit and Vegetable Salad
300 Contribution EXP
Select Reward (▼Choose 1)
- High-quality Garlic x500
- High-quality Hot Pepper x500


Quest Name
* 1 type of Bonus quest
Quest Objective Quest Reward
[Bonus] Cooking for Heidelian Soldiers (Pickled Vegetables)
Create and hand over Pickled Vegetable x100
300 Contribution EXP
Select Reward (▼Choose 1)
- Milk x1,000
- Egg x1,000
- High-quality Onion x500
- High-quality Pepper x500
- High-quality Garlic x500
- High-quality Hot Pepper x500
* Probability of receiving a Bonus quest during Cooking is the same as before.
* Only one [Bonus] Cooking quest can be active at a time. If you already have an ongoing quest of this type, you won't acquire another one.
* Cooking Bonus quests you've accepted before the update can be progressed as before.

Alchemy: Unintended Byproduct Changes

  • Changed the unintended byproducts you can obtain while performing Alchemy in residences.
Increased Obtain Probability Newly Obtainable No Longer Obtainable
Sturdy Alchemy Stone of Destruction/Protection/Life
Caphras Stone
Cron Stone
Plywood Hardener
Leather Glaze
Mystical Spirit Powder
Golden Backpack
Yona's Fragment
Gold Bar Items (1G -1,000G)
Caphras Stone (x40-60)
* Caphras Stone listed under the Increased Obtain Probability table has a higher average obtain probability compared to the removed Caphras Stone (x40-60), allowing you to obtain more Caphras Stones than before.
  • Changed the name of the [Bonus] Alchemy quest.
    • [Bonus] A Simple Test from Alustin → [Bonus] A Simple Test from Dalishain

[Daily/Weekly] Boss Summon Scroll

  • Changed the repeat quests to obtain Boss Summon Scrolls through the Black Spirit to no longer be available.
* Boss Summon Scrolls already in possession will not be deleted for about 2 weeks and will be converted into Silver according to their value afterwards.
- Boss Summon Scrolls scheduled to be converted into Silver are as follows:
Boss Summon Scrolls Scheduled to be Deleted and Converted to Silver
Ancient Puturum Summon Scroll
Altar Imp Boss Summon Scroll
Goblin Chief Summon Scroll
Agrakhan Summon Scroll
Forest Ronaros Guardian Summon Scroll
Manshaum Chief Summon Scroll
Dim Tree Spirit Summon Scroll
Imp Boss Summon Scroll
Monastery Boss Summon Scroll
Moghulis Summon Scroll
Witch of Horrors Summon Scroll
Gyfin Rhasia Raid Captain Summon Scroll
King of Navarn Steppe Summon Scroll
Blood Wolf Boss Summon Scroll
Fogan Chief Summon Scroll
Saunil Siege Captain Summon Scroll
Awakened Forest Ronaros Guardian Summon Scroll
Awakened Manshaum Chief Summon Scroll
Awakened Altar Imp Boss Summon Scroll
Awakened Goblin Chief Summon Scroll
Awakened Imp Boss Summon Scroll
Awakened Monastery Boss Summon Scroll
Awakened Dim Tree Spirit Summon Scroll
Awakened Witch of Horrors Summon Scroll
Awakened Gyfin Rhasia Raid Captain Summon Scroll
Awakened King of Navarn Steppe Summon Scroll
Awakened Fogan Chief Summon Scroll
Awakened Saunil Siege Captain Summon Scroll
Darkened Boss Summon Scroll I
Darkened Boss Summon Scroll II
* Changed so that the above summon scrolls are no longer dropped from monsters.            
* Changed the objective of [Special I] Confronting Bheg (1/D) in the Progression Pass from obtaining a summon scroll to defeating Bheg from the Dark Rift.            
* Summon scroll pieces for the above summon scrolls will also be removed and converted to Silver in their value during the Apr 3 (Wed) maintenance.
  • Changed the following objectives in Igor Bartali's Adventures.
Igor Bartali's Adventures Before After
Volume 3, Chapter 3 Use the scroll to deal with the witch Defeat the Green Orc Skeleton Warrior that appeared with the witch
(at the Traitor's Graveyard)
Volume 9, Chapter 3 Defeat Moghulis Defeat Sausan Guard x50
Volume 13, Chapter 3 Defeat Muskan's brother Defeat Gahaz Bandit x50
* Changed the content of Igor Bartali's Adventures to reflect the above changes.

  • Changed the Complete Now function for Workshops on the World Map (M) to consume Silver instead of Pearls.
Remaining Crafting Time Silver Cost
10 min or less 10,000,000
20 min or less 20,000,000
30 min or less 30,000,000
40 min or less 40,000,000
50 min or less 50,000,000
60 min or less 60,000,000
72 min or less 70,000,000
84 min or less 80,000,000
96 min or less 90,000,000
108 min or less 100,000,000
120 min or less 110,000,000
135 min or less 120,000,000
150 min or less 130,000,000
165 min or less 140,000,000
180 min or less 150,000,000
195 min or less 160,000,000
210 min or less 170,000,000
225 min or less 180,000,000
240 min or less 190,000,000
260 min or less 200,000,000
280 min or less 210,000,000
300 min or less 220,000,000
320 min or less 230,000,000
340 min or less 240,000,000
360 min or less 250,000,000
380 min or less 260,000,000
400 min or less 270,000,000
420 min or less 280,000,000
440 min or less 290,000,000
480 min or less 300,000,000
510 min or less 310,000,000
540 min or less 320,000,000
570 min or less 330,000,000
600 min or less 340,000,000
630 min or less 350,000,000
660 min or less 360,000,000
690 min or less 370,000,000
720 min or less 380,000,000
750 min or less 390,000,000
780 min or less 400,000,000
810 min or less 410,000,000
840 min or less 420,000,000
870 min or less 430,000,000
900 min or less 440,000,000
930 min or less 450,000,000
960 min or less 460,000,000
1000 min or less 470,000,000
1040 min or less 480,000,000
1080 min or less 490,000,000
1120 min or less 500,000,000
1160 min or less 510,000,000
1200 min or less 520,000,000
1240 min or less 530,000,000
1280 min or less 540,000,000
1320 min or less 550,000,000
1360 min or less 560,000,000
1400 min or less 570,000,000
1440 min or less 580,000,000
1500 min or less 590,000,000
1560 min or less 600,000,000
1620 min or less 610,000,000
1680 min or less 620,000,000
1740 min or less 630,000,000
1800 min or less 640,000,000
1860 min or less 650,000,000
1920 min or less 660,000,000
1980 min or less 670,000,000
2040 min or less 680,000,000
2100 min or less 690,000,000
2160 min or less 700,000,000
  • [Sinful] Apostle of Immorality has appeared at the Vessel of Inquisition.
    • After appearing, [Sinful] Apostle of Immorality chants a powerful spell to destroy the Vessel of Inquisition.
      • If the chant of [Sinful] Apostle of Immorality is successful, the Vessel of Inquisition will immediately be destroyed.
    • When [Sinful] Apostle of Immorality is chanting the spell, it is protected by Forward Guard, so you must attack its rear to prevent them from chanting the spell.
  • Changed the breeding of existing Tier 6-8 horses to always produce a horse of at least Tier 6.
    • Even when breeding Tier 6 stallion and mare at Lv. 1, a horse of Tier 6 or higher will be born instead of a Tier 4-5 horse.
Before After
Breeding Tier 6, Lvl. 1 Mare and Stallion:
A horse between Tier 4-6 is born
Breeding Tier 6, Lvl. 1 Mare and Stallion:
A horse at or higher than Tier 6 is born
  • Changed Horse Emblems obtained through quests that gave Tier 3-5 horses to those that give Tier 6 horses.
    • The new Horse Emblem gives you a Tier 6 black mare or stallion which already has the skills Sprint and Instant Accel at 100%.
* Changed the description of some Horse Emblems and Pearl Shop items to match the changes.
  • With healthier and finer horses now roaming the world of Black Desert, Tier 1-5 horses have gradually disappeared.
    • When using a horse appearance change item, you can choose to change to the appearance of a Tier 1-5 horse.
* Changed Tier 1-5 horses to Tier 6 with their skills and levels intact during the Mar 20 (Wed) maintenance.
- Their appearances were also changed to those of Tier 6 horses.
- However, Tier 1 horses obtained from emblems sold via Stables have been converted to Silver and deposited to your Central Market warehouse based on their value.
  • Stable Keepers will no longer sell the below Tier 1 Horse Emblems.
    • Horse Emblem: Beginner's Brown/Gray Horse
Quest & Knowledge
  • Improved the keywords for the knowledge of Central Naga Marsh and Southern Naga Marsh.
  • Improved the clarity of the dialogue and objective when accepting the [Valencia] The Leader quest.
  • Changed so that you can acquire boss knowledge through NPCs upon completion of the following quests.
Quest Name Obtained Boss Knowledge NPC
[Boss] Fogan Prince Titium Titium Freharau in Glish
[Boss] Saunil Siege Captain Saunil Siege Captain Valks in Calpheon
[Crossroad I] The Mediahn Royals of the Past
[Boss] Ancient Power, Moghulis
Moghulis Ain Greid at the
Ancient Fissure Node
[Lv. 58 Kamasylvia]
[Kamasylvia] The Heart of Kamasylve
Ronin, Narc Brishka, Urugon Merindora in Grána
[Lv. 58 Drieghan II] Spread of Terror
A Hero's Return
Leebur Durgeff in Duvencrune
  • Improved so that you can acquire Agrakhan knowledge from NPC Anne Laker at the Cadry Ruins under the following conditions.
    • Obtain all knowledge under [Knowledge] Ecology - Ecology of Valencia - Cadry Followers category (excl. Cadry Chief Gatekeeper)
  • Significantly increased the probability of acquiring knowledge when defeating Hexe Marie in the Hexe Sanctuary [Elvia].
  • Improved so that you can acquire their knowledge when defeating bosses from Dark Rifts.
  • Changed the order and selectable UI area of the Ancient Stone Chamber when choosing the starting zone after character creation.
  • Changed the damage reduction icon when set to view Total Stats in Monster Zone Info UI.
  • Changed the text displayed when you enter the Old Moon Grand Prix.
  • Added an example description related to Item Drop Rate Increase effect on Pearl Shop items.
  • Added a button at the bottom of Knowledge (H), Black Spirit Pass, and Daily Special Pass to view Probability Information.
  • Added an example of the Item Drop Rate Increase effect to the Item Drop Rate event icon displayed at the top of the screen.
  • Added the following guides to the Adventurer's Guide on the official website:
    • Black Spirit Pass / Daily Special Pass
    • Fairy Skill Learning / Sprouting Probability
    • Higher Grade Knowledge Gain Probability

Modified or Changed

  • Fixed the issue where the combat did not start in certain situations after entering the Black Shrine Boss Blitz.
  • Fixed unnatural phrasing in the Red Battlefield rankings in the bottom left of the Rankings UI.
  • Fixed the issue where you could board another adventurer's ship in certain situations even with Do not board other adventurers' ships feature toggled on.
  • Fixed the issue where you could not deactivate the PvP icon when using Separable HP Bar and Level/Point Information in Edit UI.
  • Improved the system to display a notification when the appearance from the Beauty Album fails to be applied.
  • Improved the description of Two-Seater to match the actual control keys.
  • Fixed the issue where sound effects were duplicated when hovering the mouse over the Equipment window while mounted.
  • Fixed the geographical information guide text to be more natural.
  • Improved the clarity of the system message displayed when remotely collecting a mount while having more than 20 mounts in the stable.
  • Fixed the issue where the loading bar and text overlapped at the bottom of the loading screen in certain situations.
  • Fixed the issue where the accessory obtained via the Old Moon Guild's Support was duplicated in the display of the Better Gear UI in certain situations.
  • Fixed and improved the following with the Gamepad UI.
    • Fixed the issue where the game sometimes shut down when pressing the close button on some UI.
    • Improved the display of item tooltips in the preview window for the Auto-move to All Storage function.
    • Improved the key guide alignment in storage to be more natural.
    • Fixed the issue where the key guide for Family Inventory was not displayed when setting Auto-move Exclusions.
    • Moved the Item Drop Information in the Progression Pass - Game Tips category to Monster Zone Info.
    • Fixed some of the incorrect hotkeys in the Season Pass UI description.
  • Fixed the issue where completing the [Weekly] Imperfect Beings quest did not complete the following step in the Progression Pass.
    • Exchange Boss' Latent Aura for a [Weapon] Concentrated Boss Crystal.
  • Fixed the issue where the benefits of Value Pack (15 Days) were not properly applied to returning adventurers.
  • Fixed the issue where a character could not exit Full Screen UI (Pearl Shop, Skill window, etc.) in certain situations after dying during Guild League matches.
  • Fixed the issue where the probability information text overlapped with other text in Courser Awakening UI.
  • Fixed the phrase displayed when selecting an empty slot in the Mount Appearance slots to be more natural.
  • Fixed the text about enhancement failure resulting in enhancement level decrease to not be displayed when attempting Desperate enhancement for Slumbering Origin gear.
  • Fixed the issue where the Crafting Notes would close when opening and closing the World Map (M) while in Sticker Mode.
  • [Woosa] Fixed the issue where wearing the following outfits and Nacre Butterfly Hairpin together resulted in an unnatural appearance.
    • Academia Helmet, Maiden of Wisteria Helmet, Taebaek Helmet, Mookhyang Helmet, Grandpa Cron's Helper Helmet
  • Fixed the following issues when wearing the [Tamer] Ceniza Underwear:
    • Adjusted the appearance to be more natural in combat.
    • Adjusted the appearance to be more natural in decreased durability when worn with certain armors.
    • Fixed the issue where wearing certain outfits together resulted in an unnatural appearance.
  • [Scholar] Fixed the issue where wearing Academia Armor resulted in an unnatural appearance.
  • [Hashashin] Fixed the issue where some designs of the Academia Armor were invisible when worn.
  • Fixed the issue allowing items infused with lightstones to be processed through storage.
    • Now, a warning message will be displayed when attempting to process items infused with lightstones.
  • Fixed the discrepancy in the descriptions of Ranchini the Liar III and IV quests from Ranchini in Drieghan.
  • Fixed the issue where the artifact preset could not be equipped and was instead unequipped to the inventory under certain conditions.
  • Fixed the issue where the intensity and volume of certain instruments were increased.
  • [Black Shrine] Fixed the issue where the success message was displayed when attempting to defeat another boss after the Boss Blitz in certain situations.

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