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Adventurer's Guide

Last Week

 

Greetings Adventurers,


Here are the latest update details for Black Desert Online on November 30, 2022 (Wed). Today’s patch contains 105 updates and is approximately 947,73 MB.

 

Events

● Catch up with this week's events!
Black Desert's events and coupons at a glance!

New Additions and Improvements

 
 
Ranger
Awakening
Regeneration
  • Fixed the issue where the Seed of Nature wasn't visible during the skill.
 


Contents
  • The territories of Serendia, Mediah, and Valencia are now offering monster subjugation missions to guild members.
    • Previously existing [Boss Subjugation] missions have all been changed into the following:
    • Proceed with the following guild missions to be rewarded with items such as Guild Boss Summon Scroll Pieces (Giant Mudster, Ferrid, or Puturum), Guild Skill EXP, [Guild] Blueprint: Drill, and [Guild] Luxurious Support Box.
      • You can only accept [Boss Subjugation] guild missions appropriate for your guild size.
        (For example, if you're in a medium-sized guild, you can only accept "(Medium)" [Boss Subjugation] guild missions.)
Size Mission Objective Mission Reward
Extra Large Defeat any monster x2,500 Guild Boss Summon Scroll Pieces x1
Guild Skill EXP
[Guild] Blueprint: Drill x4
[Guild] Luxurious Support Box x4
Large Defeat any monster x2,000 Guild Boss Summon Scroll Pieces x1
Guild Skill EXP
[Guild] Blueprint: Drill x4
[Guild] Luxurious Support Box x3
Medium Defeat any monster x1,500 Guild Boss Summon Scroll Pieces x1
Guild Skill EXP
[Guild] Blueprint: Drill x4
[Guild] Luxurious Support Box x2
Small Defeat any monster x1,000 Guild Boss Summon Scroll Pieces x1
Guild Skill EXP
[Guild] Blueprint: Drill x4
[Guild] Luxurious Support Box x1
* You will obtain a Guild Boss Summon Scroll Piece of either Giant Mudster, Ferrid, or Puturum depending on the type of mission you accept.
 
  • Improved the objectives of the Herald's Journal Vol. 3 Chapters 1 and 4.
Adventure Log Before After
Herald's Journal Vol. 3 Chapter 1
[Timed Quest] Bandits in the Perimeter?
Defeat Gahaz Bandits x650 within 10 minutes Defeat Gahaz Bandits x250 within 5 min
Herald's Journal Vol. 3 Chapter 4
[Timed Quest] Timeless Stories
Meet with 4 NPCs in different territories within 18 min Meet with 4 NPCs in different territories within 21 min
  • Fixed the issue where you could open the door by interacting with Yeonhwa without having proceed with the quest during "[The Magnus] Southward Travels."
 

Item
  • Changed the cooldown of the following items that can be obtained when you pre-register for the new class, Woosa.
    • Blessing of Fragrant Wind
    • Blessing of Breathing Earth
 
  • Fixed the issue of Blessing of Fragrant Wind and Blessing of Breathing Earth cooldown being reset in certain situations.

 
Monster
  • Improvements to the Winter Tree Fossil monster zone are as follows:
Monsters and Monster Zone Changes
Winter Tree Fossil
- Changed Winter Tree Fossils so that once activated (when Interaction is available), they do not deactivate over time.

- The activation speed of deactivated Winter Tree Fossil is three times faster than before.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
※ Winter Tree Fossils that have been activated will no longer be deactivated unless you summon a monster (activate monster zone) via Interaction.
[Wanewinter Guardian]
Erebjork
- Doubled the probability of her appearance in normal difficulty.
- Increased the probability of her appearance in hard difficulty by 2.5 times.

* The Item Drop Rate Increase effect does not apply in the Winter Tree Fossil Monster Zone.
 
  • Improvements to the Murrowak's Labyrinth monster zone are as follows:
Monster Changes
[Queen] Vercedes - Reduced the appearance duration of "Queen" Vercedes by 50%.
* Reduced the additionally reduced duration of "Queen" Vercedes' appearance upon silencing Murrowak's Labyrinth by 50%.
 
  • Improvements to Erethea's Limbo are as follows:
    • Reduced the duration of Erethea's Trial within Erethea's Limbo from approximately 5 minutes to 3 minutes.
    •  Improved so two "Soul of Origin" Erekhantus appear for the following trial given at Erethea's Limbo.
      • Erethea's thirst, Erethea's Pain, Erethea's Rage
    • Reduced the stamina of "Soul of Origin" Erekhantus by 50%.
    • Improved the speed of Erethea's grudge filling up the Limbo Spire in the following situations:
      • Upon applying DP reduction effects to monsters through "Soul of Origin" Erekhantus.
    • Changed the number of Embers of Frosts that can be obtained through Erethea's Limbo Treasure Chests to the following:
      • Normal difficulty: Obtain 1 → Obtain 1-2
      • Hard difficulty: Obtain 1 → Obtain 1-3
 
  • The following monsters will stop pursuing you and return to their starting position if they are too far away from you in Atoraxxion: Yolunakea:
    • Oreturem, Syketurem, Vayeturem
  • Now, "Yolu's Circuit of Special Information" will be a guaranteed drop when you defeat the following monsters in Atoraxxion: Yolunakea in co-op mode:
    • Lekra Vuhuma, Sebekaruk, Impassioned Amarillos
      • The drop rate for "Yolu's Circuit of Special Information" is the same for both normal and Elvia difficulty.
  • There is low chance of obtaining "Golden Tears of the Desert" when you defeat the following monsters in Atoraxxion: Yolunakea in co-op mode:
    • Lekra Vuhuma, Sebekaruk
  • Fixed the issue where the movement animation looked unnatural if your stamina was low while riding Krahtenn after using the "Kyvelan Mission Statement: Krahtenn" in Atoraxxion: Yolunakea.
 

Rawr-Rawr, king of the Grass Rhinos who graze over the fields of O'dyllita, has been discovered. Protected by its tough Grass Rhino hide covered by thick layers of soil and vegetation, Rawr-Rawr's sturdy nature is known far and wide. Rumors abound of a means to utilize its notable characteristic, and many hunters have decided to see if there lies any truth to the matter themselves.

Alas, many a hunter have tried, but not one has yet to return with any confirmation of the ongoing rumors. Some of the more seasoned hunters who sought out and tried their hand at taming the beast have mentioned Rawr-Rawr's exterior hide and horns are extremely durable and dangerous, thus requiring a full-fledged party of able-bodied hunters to take it down, akin to hunting parties for Fugitive Khalk, King Griffon, and Blue Whales.
  •  The blare of matchlocks awaken Rawr-Rawr, king of the Grass Rhinos, from his deep slumber in Narcion, O'dyllita.
    • As a field Hunting boss, Rawr-Rawr will require a greater number of like-minded adventurers to take down.
    • Defeat Rawr-Rawr to obtain the items below:
 
Guaranteed Items Obtained According to a Set Probability
Rhino Meat
Rhino Blood
Rhino Hide
Fire Horn
Caphras Stone
Sharp/Hard Black Crystal Shard
Black Gem Fragment
Black Gem
Spirit Pouch of Ferocious Beast
Breath of Narcion
Rawr-Rawr's Heart
Red Earth Bloodstone
Concentrated Magical Black Gem
 
 
    • Red Earth Bloodstones you obtain can be exchanged for Mythical Feathers.
      • Red Earth Bloodstone x10 can be exchanged for Mythical Feather x1 (Dead Moon Post, NPC Lejenti)
    • Rawr-Rawr's Heart can be crafted into Gauche Rawr-Rawr's Heart by Heating (L) the following items:
Gauche Rawr-Rawr's Heart Recipe
Rawr-Rawr's Heart x1
Forest Fury x3
Magical Shard x10
Black Stone (Weapon) x100
Steel x200
* Heating
 
    • Gauche Rawr-Rawr's Heart can be used to upgrade [Hunting] Master Matchlock.
      • When you upgrade it, it will change to [Hunting] Gauche Master Matchlock and have an effect that grants Max Durability +50.
      • [Hunting] Gauche Master Matchlock cannot be registered on the Central Market or sold to a shop vendor.
      • You can use Mirror of Equilibrium to extract [Hunting] Gauche Master Matchlock to obtain [Hunting] Master Matchlock x1 and Steel x1.
 

Quest & Knowledge
  • Added a questline that reveals the past travels of Ataraxia before her tragic fall.
    • In this quest, you will follow the footsteps of Ataraxia by using the power of Ataraxia's Hourglass.
 

How to Accept Quest


- After you have completed the "[O'dyllita] The First Barbarian" quest, you can accept the quest at the Dark Knight's hideout located at the Olun Valley from Arethel of the Obsidian Ashes.            
* You can check this quest via Quest Type - Combat in the Quests window (O).            
*  You can check the quest "[O'dyllita] The First Barbarian" via Quest window (O) - Main - [Lv. 60 O'dyllita II] Gem of Imbalance.            
- This questline consists of the following quests.
Questline Name
Ataraxia's Travels
Ataraxia's Energy #1
Neigh Neigh's Ambush
The Whole Ambush
Sightseeing the Outside World
Save the Merchant
The Con-niving Merchant
Ataraxia's Energy #2
Kusha's Spider Silk
"Improved" Spider Silk
Ataraxia's Future
Ataraxia's Energy #3
First Time in the Desert
Giant Desert Scorpion
Eggs in One Basket
Failed Trade
Ataraxia's Energy #4
Valencia Inn
Secret of the Fig Pie
Ataraxia's Energy #5
A Dark Knight in Velia
Three Dogs
Ataraxia's Energy #6
Progress Report
Dark Knight and Wine
Ataraxia's Energy #7
Trapped Soul
Ataraxia's Energy #8
Slum Whereabouts
Saint of the Slum
Ataraxia's Influence
Ataraxia's Energy #9
    •  Obtain the rewards below after completing the questlines.
      • Obtain 9 Knowledge entries for Ataraxia's Energy by following Ataraxia's Footsteps. 
      • Obtain Fig Pie Chef title.
      • Added an additional quest where you can obtain Ah'krad once per Family.
      • You can acquire Musical Spirit Wall Lamp and its knowledge only once per character.
      • You can craft the following materials via Manufacture (L) while in possession of the Musical Spirit Wall Lamp knowledge.
* Pure Nickel Crystal x20, Shining Powder x20, Spirit's Leaf x10, Melody of the Stars x7, Fragment of All Creations x7

How to Obtain Melody of Stars and Fragment of All Creation:

- Obtain blue-grade PRI (I), DUO (II), TRI (III) grade accessories via Heating (L). (PRI (I): x1, DUO (II): x5, TRI (III): x25)            
- Previous Usage: Crafting Materials for Vaha's Dawn Accessory
- Added Usage: Furniture Crafting Materials for Musical Spirit Wall Lamp 

How to Obtain Fragment of All Creation

- Obtain yellow-grade accessories via Simple Alchemy (L).            
- Previous Usage: Craft Courage of Narc,a material for Obsidian Specter's Energy. Craft Refined Essence of Emotions to extract reformed accessories (Cup).            
- Added Usage: Furniture Crafting Materials for Musical Spirit Wall Lamp            
 
  •  Improved the issue of not being able to interact with NPC Emma Bartali until a specific questline is completed during the Magnus questline.
    • After Emma Bartali recovers from her fallen state, she will move to the original location in Bartali Farm where you can proceed with the quest via "Interaction."
 

NPC, Background, Sound
  • Winter has arrived in Black Desert.
    • Enjoy the snow and the aurora that stretches across the sky during your adventures!
 
 

 
UI
  •  Added a feature where you can see your crystal set up via the Equipment UI - "View Equipped Crystals" 
    • Press the "View Equipped Crystals" button located at the bottom of the Equipment UI within the Inventory (I) window to see the list of equipped crystals.
    • The Combined Magic Crystal 2- and 4-set effects are not displayed separately and can be checked via the My Stats UI and My Information (P) windows.
 
 
  • Switched the order of the Grána Storage in Kamasylvia and the Old Wisdom Tree displayed in the Town Storage UI.
    • When selecting Kamasylvia Territory, Grána Storage will display first instead of Old Wisdom Tree.
 
  • Changed the following menu and icons to the Black Desert World icon.
    • ESC menu → Adventure (F5) icon
    • "The Great Ocean" icon in the Storage list.
    • The Monster Zone Info UI's "All" icon
 
  • Fixed the issue where you could not close the Season Pass UI screen if it was open when you interacted with the Black Spirit or a NPC.
  • Fixed the issue of the tooltip not displaying properly in certain situations when opening the Season Pass UI.

 
System
  • Improved performance when creating multiple notes in the Music Album's Compose window.
  • Changed the volume of Florchestra and Marnist instruments to previous levels prior to the Nov 23 (Wed) update.
 

 
Web
  • Changed so YouTube channel address with @ symbols can be input in the "Become a Partner" page.
  •  You can now upload YouTube Shorts videos.
  • Changed the official website landing page to a video of the new class.
  • Enhanced the security of the Black Desert TV partner registration page.
  • Fixed the issue of the website appearing in the launcher in certain situations.
  • Improved the Forum UI.
  • Added a feature to images uploaded in the Oasis of Knowledge thread where the original image can be viewed via in a pop-up window.
  • Improved the GeForce link UI in the Download page.
  • Added a function where you can check Steam's daily refund history.
  • Changed some text on the Partner page.
  • Activated the "like" function of the Beauty Album on the website.
 
  • Changed the date and time format.

 
Translation
  • Changed and unified the following terms in English:
    • Ball of Cobweb → Spider Silk
    • Pick of the Litter Outfit Pack → Outfit Blowout Pack

 

Modified or Changed

  • Fixed the issue where certain parts appeared translucent upon placing "Paw-doodle: Nova" in your residence or manor.
  • Improved so the name of the quest objective NPC of the Ancient Fissure region appears more naturally.
  • Fixed the issue where you could not lumber trees in certain areas of Hexe Sanctuary.
  • Fixed the issue of characters having difficulty escaping the Longleaf Tree Forest Cave while moving in certain areas.
  • Fixed the issue where the Goblin Shaman's effect would not disappear when proceeding with the main quest of Balenos "[Boss] Giath, the Goblin Chief"
  • Fixed the issue where the [Hall of Fame] Solare Knight statues would spawn abnormally.
  • Fixed the issue where the Suggested quest setting feature did not function normally for "Abyss One: The Magnus" via the gamepad UI. 
  • Fixed the issue where you could not obtain "Party Leader Only" items if you were on a different server from the party.
  • Fixed the issue where items obtained from Atoraxxion via "Solo" mode would be used to abnormally enter Vaha's Cradle or Syca's Cradle in the "5-person Co-op" mode.
  • [Tamer] Skippity Hoppity Armor - Fixed the issue where the armor's skirt portion appeared abnormal.
  • [Valkyrie] Banha Armor - Fixed the issue where certain portions of the armor appeared abnormal.
  • [Dark Knight] La Orzeca Armor - Fixed the issue where the Dye data for certain parts of the armor didn't load when switching to Awakening mode.
  • Fixed the issue where the text introducing certain Elvia regions appeared unnatural.
  • Fixed the awkward line break for items that had long descriptions within the selection box.
  • Made the following improvements/additions to the Party UI.
    • Made the following improvements/additions to the Party UI.
    • You now only need to press the "Leave Party" button once to make the confirmation alert appear.
    • You now only need to press the arrow button once to make the Appoint/Leave UI appear to appoint a new party/platoon leader.
    • The party leader will no longer see other party members appear offline if they switched from a different server to the same server.
    • You will no longer disconnect if you accept an invite to the Arena of Arsha while in a party. 
    • You will no longer disconnect if you obtain certain items under certain circumstances.
    • You will no longer be automatically kicked from your party if you accept a duel.
  • Fixed the issue of abnormal objects displayed in the cutscene while proceeding with the quest, "[Atoraxxion] Rux Maha Dehkia".

 


Recent Major Updates

To help newer or returning Adventurers keep up with the latest updates, we've compiled a list of some of our recent major ones. Check them out below!

 

For Progression-minded Adventurers:

Atoraxxion: Yolunakea
Atoraxxion's third biome "Yolunakea" is now available for discovery. Unravel the story of Yolu, the third disciple of Dehkia and overcome her ultimate weapon, Amarillos.
Abyss One: The Magnus
Proceed with the main questline within another world, The Magnus, and experience another side of Black Desert.
Obtain PEN (V) Boss Defense Gear and quality of life (e.g. fast travel, region-free storage) updates!
Monster Zone UI Revamp Where's the best monster zone suited to my stats?
Look no further than the Menu (ESC) - Adventure (F5) and click "Monster Zone Info"!
Artifacts and Lightstones Artifacts and Lightstones were added!
They will greatly aid you in your adventures!
Ornette and Odore's Spirit Essence Improvements The fabled infinite potions of Ornett and Odore now have newly-added extra steps and weekly quests to hasten the process.
Guaranteed PEN (V) Boss Gear Questline Speak to Jetina to begin a reforming questline to obtain your very own set of PEN (V) boss gear, guaranteed!
PEN (V) Accessory Questline Complete daily quests to gather materials to complete your very own accessory at the highest enhancement grade possible.

For Combat-focused Adventurers:

Elvia Guild Missions
Guild Missions were added to Elvia Serendia and Calpheon!
Complete these missions to help contribute to your guild's growth!
Elvia Calpheon The corruption of Hadum has reached Saunil Camp, Rhutum Outstation, Gehaku Plain, Hexe Sanctuary, and Quint Hill of Calpheon.
You can obtain materials for the Godr-Ayed weapon and reforming alchemy stones from here.
Marni's Realm - Private Monster Zones Your very own monster zone with no other Adventurers to duel!
Subjugate monsters to your heart's content in Marni's Realm.
Tier 5 Pets Alpha pets are finally here! Train Tier 4 pets to Tier 5 and appoint them as the alpha to increase the looting speed of all active pets.

♥ For Amusement-seeking Adventurers:

Solo Adventure Mode The Solo adventure mode has been added to "Vahmalkea" and "Sycrakea". This allows you to play through Black Deserts first dungeon "Atoraxion" at your own pace and without the necessity of a group. Unravel the various mysteries and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Liana's Tool Bag Pickaxe, Hoe, Butcher Knife, Fluid Collector, and other Gathering tools can be stored in this amazing tool bag and used with ease.

 

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