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Events Nov 1, 2023, 12:00 (UTC) Black Desert Halloween Emote Contest


Black Desert Halloween Emote Contest

Winners announcement

Thanks to everyone for participating, your entries really spooked up our forums, and now also our social platforms! You may have already glimpsed them on Twitch and Discord, but here are the winners and runners-up of the Black Desert Halloween Emote Contest!

◈ Winners ◈

Family Name Entry Twitch/Discord Command
[Ariades] bdoVamp
[Akaraitax] bdoHat
[Wicked_Witch] bdoWuju
[Donuts] bdoFangs
[TheMercurys] bdoCrons
Please keep an eye on your email for the coordination of the physical prize!

◈ Winners (5 total) ◈

Emote added to the official social channels

Land of the Morning Light merch kit

Mad Scientist Marni's Prop Set I

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Land of the Morning Light merch kit contents

Land of the Morning Light merch kit
• Woosa Swallowtail Fan
• Swallowtail Fan Trinket

• Gumiho & Sangoon Traditional Cup

• Land of the Morning Light Magnet

• Postcard x5

◈ Community winner  ◈

One emote was chosen as the Community winner and will be animated for our Official Discord Server! And the emote that was chosen was...

[Donuts] bdoFangs

Congratulations! Look forward to seeing it animated on Discord soon!

◈ Runners-up ◈
Because we loved so many of those who did not make it to Twitch, we have decided to reward 10 entries with the runner-up reward!

Family Name Entry Discord Command
[Lyccaa] :blackspiritpumpkin:
[Coresai] :blackspiritghost:
[Meowling] :shaipat:
[Yakamori] :bdodevil:
[Thornyleaf] :spookymarni:
[Valkea] :bdospook:
[Camelhawk] :bdopumpkin:
[ShiroeK] :shaipout:
[DaftG] :bdoboo:
[Elbberp] :blackspiritcat:

Each of your emotes will be used on Discord and you will each receive the following:

Mad Scientist Marni's Prop Set I

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* Additional notices

- Pearl Abyss reserves all rights to use, adapt and repurpose all screenshots, videos, and any other content submitted for this event. Pearl Abyss may use these materials for promotional purposes at its sole discretion, with no restrictions regarding time or geographical location.
- Please note that items uploaded for this event may be disseminated through our Black Desert social media channels.
- Should any participant be found to have engaged in the event inappropriately (e.g., using another person’s work, using AI, etc.), Pearl Abyss reserves the right to disqualify such participant, withdraw any prizes, and impose account restrictions even after winner’s announcement.
- Pearl Abyss retains the right to modify or cancel the event under certain mitigating mitigating circumstances. Any changes made will be communicated on this event page.
- Only Adventurers residing within our serviced regions may be eligible to win. (Certain regions may be excluded due to mitigating laws or local laws/regulations.)
- Pearl Abyss will assume all costs associated with shipping the rewards.

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

- If your account is restricted for violation of the Operational Policy before the receipt of event prizes, you may be disqualified as a winner and forfeit any prizes, even after being selected as a winner.

- 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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