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Updates May 8, 2024, 10:00 (UTC) Patch Notes - May 8, 2024


Greetings Adventurers,

Here are the latest update details for Black Desert Online on May 8, 2024 (Wed). Today’s patch contains 38 updates and is approximately 0.99 GB.


With the roar of the Crimson Dragon Garmoth, comes weekly Garmoth reward x5!


During the event period
you can accept the weekly Garmoth quest up to 5 times!


Event period: May 9, 2024 (Thu) 00:00 (UTC) - May 22, 2024 (Wed) 23:59 (UTC)


The weekly Garmoth subjugation quest is available 5 times a week!


Enjoy the weekly Garmoth subjugation quest more often: 3 → 5 times a week!

It can be accepted from NPC Kukao in front of Garmoth’s Nest.


TWO Garmoth Reward Bundles for ONE week! (Up to 10 per week)

Double the chance to obtain Vell's Heart and Vell's Concentrated Magic!


Event period: May 8, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - May 14, 2024 (Tue) before maintenance

* May 2, 2024 (Thur) 00:00 - May 8, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance. You can obtain up to x2 of Garmoth's Roaring Reward Bundle which will be sent via mail (B) during the May 14, 2024 (Tue) maintenance, depending on the number of weekly quests completed.

Garmoth, the Crimson Dragon!

NPC Kukao now offers double rewards for the weekly Garmoth subjugation quests!

Garmoth's Roaring Reward Bundle x2

Vell, the Heart of the Ocean!

Your chances of obtaining Vell’s Heart and Vell's Concentrated Magic are doubled!

[Event] Vell Reward Bundle (Advanced/Intermediate)

Uncover Cron Stone-filled Boxes via Excavation!


Send workers to the Ancient Ruins Storage at the Coastal Cave Node during the event period to obtain Cron Stones and a variety of different enhancement materials!

Event Period: May 8, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - May 22, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance


[Event] Hazy Ruins Box

[Event] Shining Ruins Box

[Event] Glorious Ruins Box

Find out more!


Accessory Upgrade, Now is the Chance!

The Jewel of Imperfect Power awaits you in various monster zones other than Elvia Realms!


May 8, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance - May 14, 2024 (Tue) before maintenance


During the event period, defeat monsters in various monster zones and obtain [Event] Jewel of Imperfect Power.



[Exchange [Event] Jewel of Imperfect Power for Cups or Shards to upgrade accessories via Manage Currency!


▲ Exchange for Cups or Shards via Manage Currency!


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


New Additions and Improvements

  • Reset accumulated recommendations in chat groups with today’s regular maintenance.
    • Adventurers who possess the gold, silver, or bronze Black Spirit icons have been awarded a 90-day title as a token of gratitude for their hard work and dedication.
    • For the Hall of Adventurers chat groups, adventurers who possess the gold, silver, or bronze Black Spirit icons within their respective class chat groups have also been awarded a 90-day title.
    • Previous rewards for chat group ranking titles have all been deleted through this week’s regular maintenance.
Chat Group Gold Silver Bronze
Lunar Halo Inn Protector of Newbies Luminary of Newbies Herald of Newbies
Dancing Marlin Tavern Oh Captain, My Captain Reliable First Mate Hardworking Steerer
Battle Arena Fist of Legend Born to Fight Backstreet Fighter
Hystria Ruins Relentless Slayer Perceptive Hunter Clever Tracker
Florin Neighborhood Meeting Touch of Midas Crafty Diligent Life Skiller
Garnier Troupe Virtuoso Genius Composer Rhapsodist
Heidel's Street City Celebrity Famed Storyteller Street Herald
Hall of Adventurers Pathfinder Role Model Mentor

View Accumulated Agris Essence Amount

You can now check the amount of accumulated Agris Essences of each item in their descriptions. You can even check the accumulated amount from items registered in the Central Market, regardless of having said items.
  • Added the feature to display total Agris Essence amount within the Family in item descriptions.
    • Item description can be viewed from items in the Inventory, Central Market, and items linked in chat.

  • Changed the maximum quantity per transaction for purchasing/selling "Breath of the Morning" at the Central Market.
    • Max amount per purchase: x1 → x100
    • Max amount per sell: x10 → x500
  • Added a description about how to obtain the Capturing Rope available from the Stable Keeper.
  • Added a special note to the descriptions of the below items that equipping the main weapon may change their appearance:
    • [Sorceress] Rose Noire Armor
    • [Sorceress] Rose Noire Outfit Set
  • Improved the Imperial Trace Box, which gives Trace of Nature, to not have the roulette upon opening.
  • Changed the max price of Premium Outfit Box in the Central Market as below:
    • Price of Pearl items tradeable at the Central Market have also been changed at a similar ratio following the above change. 
    • Due to the change in the max price, items that were previously registered for pre-order or for sale have been moved to the Central Market warehouse. 
      • 2,170,000,000 Silver
  • Improved and fixed the following for the official website.            
    • Fixed the issue where the browser sometimes closed when registered with an OpenID. 
    • Fixed the issue where the "link another OpenID" button in the OpenID unlink page for Yahoo and X (Twitter) accounts did not link you to the Link Account page under My Page.            
    • Improved My Page to automatically select a game for My Web Storage, purchase/use records, etc., if there's only 1 game to select.            
    • Simplified the URL copied when sharing forum posts by using "Copy URL".            
  • Improved the Black Desert+ app to have images pop up on separate pages when you tap on images in Beauty Album and community posts.
  • Changed and unified the following in English:            
    • [Party] Fierce Demihuman Hunting Elixir → [Party] Elixir of Fierce Demihuman Hunt             

Modified or Changed

  • Fixed the issue where the [Shai] Over Here! and [Nova] Winter Testudo skills did not block external damage in the following areas:
    • Elvia Realm, Marni's Realm, and Khan's boss area
  • [Scholar] Fixed the issue where the idle animation of the Venecil Dress Set did not play when the outfit was worn.
  • [Valkyrie] Fixed the issue where wearing Rabbit Underwear and other outfits together caused some parts to appear unnatural.
  • Fixed the issue where the quest "[Special Aid] Narchillan's Powerful Awakening Weapon" remained visible in the Suggested Quest list even after completion.
  • Fixed the issue where the Create Guild button could not be pressed in the Guild Recruitment window for Gamepad UI mode.
  • Fixed the issue where characters could move inside walls at certain locations in Asparkan Fort.
  • Fixed the tooltip displayed for Musicianship in the My Information (P) window.
  • Fixed the issue where only the names of Moles would display when spawned while Farming.
  • Fixed the issue where the Manage Currency UI appeared abnormal for certain screen resolutions.
  • Fixed the issue where certain AP limits weren't being applied correctly to forts and annexes during Node Wars.
  • Fixed the issue where fort repair times were displayed abnormally and made it impossible to repair during Node Wars.
  • Fixed the issue where completing at least 2 quests with the same NPC would change the location of the reward UI.
  • Fixed the issue where purchasing Silver Items from the Pearl Shop would display the Mileage icon in the confirmation window.

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