Black Desert October 25 Game Update Patch Notes

Black Desert Online October 25 Game Update Patch Notes.

Event & System

[Event]

  • As a token of our apology for missing the Black Stone drop rate event in our last patch, we have prepared another event which is even better. Drop rate of rare items including Black Stones will be increased for Grinding/Gathering/Fishing during this additional event period. (Oct. 25, 09:00 ~ Nov. 8, 09:00)  Grinding/Gathering/Fishing item drop event has been added.

Event Details:

  • The drop rate for Black Stones (Weapon & Armor) has been increased for killing monsters.
  • The drop rate for Sharp & Hard Black Crystal Shards has been increased from gathering.
  • The drop rate for Ancient Relic Shards has increased from fishing.
  • Loyal Attendance Reward has been added. (Oct. 26, 00:00 ~ Nov. 29, 23:59)
  • A special title for the Fan Art Event winners has been added.
    • “Picasso, Monet, and ME!”
  • Black Spirit’s Adventure is closed.
  • A mysterious killer is on the loose in Valencia 6…

[System]

  • Map data files have been optimized Total installation size will be reduced.
    • This week’s patch size is pretty large, due to the files required for map data optimization. When the patch is completed, the total client size will be reduced.
  • The Challenge rewards for playing daily can now be obtained after midnight, without restarting the game client..
  • Skills using Black Spirit’s Rage can now be also locked.
    • Use ALT + B or click on the Black Spirit’s Rage icon to lock the skill.
    • If you lock the skill, Black Spirit’s Rage cannot be used with that skill.
  • Opening an Internet Explorer window in a full-screen mode will not change the game client into a windowed mode.
  • If a monster in Savage Rift is blocked by a Flame Tower and stuck, the monster will attack the Flame Tower.
  • The “Random Wave” will happen more often in Savage Rift.
  • A Roud Sulfur Mine node has been added.
    • It costs 2 Contribution Points to activate from Ustouvan.
    • NPC Ustouvan has been promoted to the node manager of Roud Sulfur Mine.
    • Talk to Ustouvan to discover the Roud Sulfur Mine area and obtain its knowledge.
  • Chat link function has been added for obtaining items and knowledge.
  • Manshaum area in Kamasylvia I has been reworked.
    • The number of monsters has increased in this area.
    • The AP and HP of monsters have been greatly reduced.
    • Manshaum Priest and Manshaum Great Warrior will no longer drop bundles.
    • The area will no longer be highly effective to level-up for AP 220 or up.

      Manshaum Warrior, Manshaum Hunter, and Manshaum Fighter can now be pushed back.

    • All monsters in the area are now vulnerable to debuffs.
  • Armor effect for hitting metal, wood, stone, bone, glass, and plants has been modified.
  • History feature has been added to Crafting Notes.
    • Clicking on an item in Crafting Note will now display up to 8 recently viewed items in the left.
    • Clicking an icon will direct the player to the said item’s page.
    • Browsing other items after coming back from the history will accumulate the new search history.
    • History will be reset after closing the Crafting Notes window.
  • Names of the quartermasters at Anti-Troll Fortification will be displayed.
  • A line of text has been added to alert non-participants of siege wars that no monsters will appear during siege wars.
  • Players can now see Awakening quests in the Suggested tab of the Quest window if the character is Lv. 56 or above.
  • Challenges for Lv. 61-62 characters have been added.
    • Capotia Ring (AP +14) for completing [Lv. 61] God of War
    • Capotia Earring (AP +13)for completing [Lv. 62] Another Beginning
  • Recommended Level for Manshaum area on the World Map has been changed to 58-59.

Class Changes

<All Classes>

  • Fixed the glitch where pressing a certain key while auto-walking will cause an awkward motion.

<Kunoichi, Ninja, Musa, Maehwa, Ranger>

  • Fixed the issue where the character would also hold the Sub-Weapon in Main Weapon view mode.

  • The PvE damage of the following skills has been increased
  • Balance Strike

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  • Flow: Hilt Strike
    • 867% x2 → 1300% x2

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  • Armor Break
    • 328% x 3 → 568% x 3

(Damage inflicted during Cooldown has not been adjusted.)

  • HP Recovery effect (+60) per hit has been added to Flow: Overwhelm.
  • PvE attack range has been adjusted for the skill Pulverize.
    • HP Recovery condition has been adjusted, from “on good hits” to “on using the skill”, for the skill Pulverize.
  • The damage descriptions of the skill Jump Slash and Ultimate: Spinning Slash has been adjusted in accordance with the actual damage applied.
  • Level requirements for the skills Solar Flare III and IV have been decreased.

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  • Level requirements for the below skills have been decreased.

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  • Fixed the issue where the Berserker’s body would disappear while using Beast Roar after Fearsome Tyrant.

  • Successfully inflicting hits with skills Allround Spinner and Legendary Beast Dance on Black Spirit’s Rage will knock off the enemy from the mount.
  • Level requirements for the skills Allround Spinner III and IV have been decreased.

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  • When the Witch uses the skill Thunder Storm, Flow: Rage Tett will now be activated correctly on time.

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  • The PvE damage of the skill New Year’s Eve has been increased.
    • 826% x 2  → 1074% x 2
  • Attack range of the skill Frost Pillars has been slightly increased when it is used outside the Cooldown time.
  • The All DP Decrease effect has been added to the skill Petal Drill on good hits. (Decreases by 10 for 10 sec.)
  • Critical Hit Rate of 50% has been added to the PvE hits of the skill Flow: Cloud Stab.
  • The PvE damage of the skill Oppression has been increased, and the damage will also be applied in PvP.
    • 365% x4  → 986% x4
  • WP recovery amount of the skill Flow: December has been increased. (10 → 30)
  • Level requirement for the skills Moonrise III and IV has been decreased.
    • III 60 → 59
    • IV 62 → 60
  • Level requirements for the below skills have been decreased.

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  • Fixed the awkward look of Maehwa when equipped with Delphad Castillion’s Carnage Blade.
  • Skill command has been modified for the skills Ultimate: Dragon Claw and Lunar Slash. (For Musa & Maehwa)
  • Skill description for Dragon Claw has been modified. (For Musa & Maehwa)

After using Dragon Bite → On a good Dragon Bite hit

  • Fixed the issue where cooking in the Sura Katana combat stance will keep the Sura Katana in the Ninja’s hand.
  • Added a sheathing motion for switching to auto-running mode from the Sura Katana combat stance.
  • Fixed the issue where damage of Skill Lv. I was inflicted when using the skill Corrupt Sword Dance right after Seamless.

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  • Attack range of the skill Bloodthirst: Katana Shower has been increased.
  • The PvE damage of the skill Sura ChaoSpree has been increased.
    • 458% x 15 → 628% x 15
  • PvE spin effect has been added to the skill Flow: Execution.
  • Level requirements for the below skills have been decreased.

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  • When using the skill Lunar Dash right after Ankle Cutter, Lunar Dash will be now activated prior to any other action.
  • Spin Effect has been added to the description of the skill Lunar Dash.
  • WP recovery amount of the skill Lunar Dash has been increased. (20 → 40)
  • PvE damage of the skill Lunatic Discus has been increased and its hit number has been modified.
    • 921% x 11 → 1382% x 1, Max 11 hits
  • The PvE damage of the skill Wheel of Wrath has been increased. (Including hits made during Cooldown)

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  • Fixed the issue where the Gathering tool would not disappear if the Dark Knight becomes idle after Gathering on a combat stance.
  • Level requirements for the below skills have been decreased.

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  • PvP damage against Striker has been slightly increased for all classes except Striker.
    • This also applies in Arena of Arsha.
  • Fixed the issue where it was possible to use the skill Flash Step while carrying 126% of the Weight Limit by using Martial Spirit Shards.

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Item Changes

  • Now you can sell Witch’s Bloody Brooch to shops.
  • Ultimate Dobart armor set has been added to Dobart’s shop in Calpheon.
  • Icons of the following gear items have been changed.
    • Loure’s Lost Helmet
    • Loure’s Lost Armor
    • Loure’s Lost Gloves
    • Loure’s Lost Shoes
    • Ornella Longsword
    • Ornella Longbow
    • Ornella Amulet
    • Ornella Axe
    • Ornella Shortsword
    • Ornella Blade
    • Ornella Staff
    • Ornella Kriegsmesser
    • Ornella Gauntlet
    • Root Treant’s Petal Necklace
    • Root Treant’s Leaf Earring
    • Root Treant’s Stem Ring
    • Root Treant’s Petal Belt
    • Treant Spirit’s Cheer Necklace
    • Treant Spirit’s Whisper Earring
    • Treant Spirit’s Echo Ring
    • Treant Spirit’s Hope Belt
  • New gear item descriptions now include information regarding how to obtain them.
    • Loure’s Lost Helmet
    • Loure’s Lost Armor
    • Loure’s Lost Gloves
    • Loure’s Lost Shoes
    • Root Treant’s Petal Necklace
    • Root Treant’s Leaf Earring
    • Root Treant’s Stem RingRoot Treant’s Petal Belt
    • Treant Spirit’s Cheer Necklace
    • Treant Spirit’s Whisper Earring
    • Treant Spirit’s Echo Ring
    • Treant Spirit’s Hope Belt
    • Ultimate Dobart Helmet
    • Ultimate Dobart Armor
    • Ultimate Dobart Gloves
    • Ultimate Dobart Shoes
  • Fixed the issue where the Cooldown time of the following elixirs were counted with other type of elixirs.
    • Offensive Elixir, Elixir of Shock’s cooldown time was being counted with Functional Elixirs
    • Offensive Elixir, Griffon’s Elixir’s cooldown time was being counted with Defensive Elixirs
  • Fixed the issue where the stat of Top Grade Lean Meat Salad was lower than that of Lean Meat Salad, a lower-tiered item.
    • Top Grade Lean Meat Salad
    • Extra Effect HP Recovery +5
  • Crystal items dropped in Abandoned Iron Mine have changed to a box-type item called Ash-covered Crystal.
    • Possible rewards:
    • Magic Crystal of Infinity – Melee Defense
    • Magic Crystal of Infinity – Ranged Defense
    • Magic Crystal of Infinity – Magic Defense
    • Magic Crystal of Infinity – Evasion
    • Magic Crystal of Infinity – Absorption
  • New items have been added to the sales list of Blacksmith/Arms Dealer/Armor Vendor.

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  • The selling prices of the following items have been increased.
    • Loure’s Lost Helmet
    • Loure’s Lost Armor
    • Loure’s Lost Gloves
    • Loure’s Lost Shoes
    • Treant Spirit’s Cheer Necklace
    • Treant Spirit’s Whisper Earring
    • Treant Spirit’s Echo Ring
    • Treant Spirit’s Hope Belt
  • Grade 3 Weapon/Armor Reform Stone exchanges have been added. Bring 5 Hunter’s Seals to Finlin in Tarif.
  • Freed Magical Sub-weapons and Roaring Magical Sub-weapons have been added.
    • Complete certain main quests in Mediah through Black Spirit to obtain these sub-weapons.
    • When exchanging Sub-weapon of Sealed Magical Power for Freed/Roaring Magical Sub-weapon, The DP and number of Crystal Slots will decrease, however, the AP of the Sub-weapon will increase.
  • The following information has been added to the description of Elion’s Tear and Elion’s Blessing.
    • When Combat EXP is decreased from death, you can use it to instantly restore the lost Combat EXP.

Item Changes

  • Isabella will now appear in all servers.
  • As Halloween approaches, the Red Moon gains more power, making Isabella the Black Witch even stronger.
    • Isabella will appear every 4-5 hours.
    • HP of Isabella and Wraith of Death has been increased.
    • More Adventurers will be able to loot from Isabella.
    • Chance of getting [Event] Halloween Gift Box from Isabella has been increased.
  • The number of items you get from killing monsters in Kamasylvia Entrance has been adjusted.
  • Killing monsters in southwestern Calpheon and Mediah now has a chance of obtaining  short-term buff scrolls.
    • There are 2 main kinds of buff scrolls of Stat+ and EXP+.
    • Combat/Skill EXP+ buff will last for 3 min., and the EXP gain will increase by 3%.
    • Stat+ buff are varied based on the grind spot. However, Combat/Skill EXP+ buff scrolls can be obtained in every grinding areas from south-western regions to Mediahn region.
    • You can gain the effect of both Stat+ and EXP+ buff at the same time. However, You cannot stack different types of Stat+ effect simultaneously.

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  • Fixed the issue where the boss monsters summoned during Black Spirit quests in Balenos, Serendia, and Calpheon was being auto-targeted while it was being summoned.
  • The HP of the boss monsters summoned during Black Spirit quests in Balenos, Serendia and Calpheon has been increased.
  • Fixed the issue that caused collision against Frenzied Skeleton and Frenzied Skeleton Axeman buried in ground in Soldier’s Grave.
  • Fixed the awkward effect that was displayed upon hitting Grass Beetle, Parasitic Bee, and <Violent> Grass Beetle.
    • Random moving distance of Grass Beetle has been reduced.
  • Monsters at Mirumok Ruins have been reworked.
    • Levels and HP of the Mirumok Ruins monsters have been decreased. (Mirumok, Old Mirumok, Degraded Old Tree Treant, Degraded Ruins Tree Treant, Voraro)
    • The debuff from Old Mirumok’s AOE attack has been removed.
    • The monsters’ behavior pattern that increased DP when enemy was detected and decreased DP when nearby objects were destroyed has been removed.
    • Monsters at Mirumok Ruins will now drop a maximum of 5 rewards.
    • Valtarra Eclipsed Belt has been added as a reward for killing Mirumok Ruins monsters.
  • Manshaum Forest of Kamasylvian region has been updated.
    • Number of the monsters has been increased.
    • The AP and HP of the monsters has been greatly decreased.
    • Manshaum Priest and Manshaum Great Warrior will not drop Treasure Bundle anymore.
    • Debuffs and Status effect will now be applied to all monsters of Manshaum Forest.
    • The recommended AP for the area has been adjusted to 220. (The overall efficiency of grinding will not be so different even if your AP is higher than the recommended AP).
  • Lapis Lazuli Spiders on the route from Viv Foretta’s Cabin to Manshaum Forest have been relocated.
  • The number of monsters in Abandoned Iron Mine has been greatly increased.
  • More monsters have been placed in Wandering Rogue Den in Mediah.
  • Monsters near main quest NPCs in Mediah have been relocated.
    • Helms Post, Barattan Lancer
    • Abandoned Iron Mine, Horio Tinya
  • Frenzied Skeleton and Frenzied Skeleton Axeman in Soldier’s Grave will attack players first regardless of their level.
  • AP of Rock Gargoyle and Baby Rock Gargoyle in Kamasylvia Entrance has been slightly increased while their DP has been greatly decreased.
  • Mirumok Watcher Offin Tett will now drop Valtarra Eclipsed Belt.

Quest Changes

  • The following quests can be found from the Recurring Quest list from the Quest (O key) window.
    • [Daily] Manure Delivery
    • [Daily] Delivering the Miscellany from the Oasis
    • [Daily] Deliver Camel Feed
    • [Daily] Box Full of Water Bottles
    • [Daily] Box of Figs
  • The following recurring quests now have [Daily] in their titles.
    • [Daily] Manure Delivery
    • [Daily] Delivering the Miscellany from the Oasis
    • [Daily] Deliver Camel Feed
    • [Daily] Box Full of Water Bottles
    • [Daily] Box of Figs
    • [Daily] Materials for Wagon Repair
    • [Daily] Mediahn Coal Cart
    • [Daily] Carpet in the Water
    • [Daily] Balm Cart Drive
    • [Daily] Weapon Bundle Delivery
    • [Daily] Requesting a Repair for Broken Items
    • Gold Bar has been added as a reward to normal and Gathering quests in Serendia.
    • The accept condition of the quest Desire for Power has been changed to the completion of the quest “To Calpheon!”.
  • Gold Bar has been added as a reward to normal and Gathering quests (except for Daily, Recurring, and Promotion quests) in Balenos.
  • Mevo Muranan will now speak more naturally upon completing the quest [Awakening Weapon] Max Durability Recovery.
  • The difficulty of the following quests in Kamasylvia  has been adjusted.
    • [CO-OP] Threatener of the Steppes
    • [CO-OP] Worship Ritual of the Manshaum
  • Now it is possible to complete the main quest in Kamasylvia without completing the quest [CO-OP] Proof of Courage.
    • Upon completing the quest Ancient Mirumok Ruins, players can start the next quest Token of Lemoria Guards directly through Martha Kiyen.
  • The following two quests have been removed from the Main Quest tab of the Quest window. You can find these quests under the Suggested tab.
    • Light to Valtarra
    • [CO-OP] Proof of Courage
  • The villager NPC that gives the quest Recent Popular Item has been fixed to be displayed properly.
  • An additional quest has been added at Keplan which you can perform after completing the recommended quests related to the story of Keplan.
    • They Are All After the Hero of Keplan
    • Hero of Miners and Healers
    • Hero of Merchants
    • Hero of Guards
    • Hero of Blacksmiths
  • The Belfry Cat now appears again on top of Heidel Belfry.
  • The villager NPC that gives the quest Recent Popular Item has been fixed to be displayed properly.
  • Quest info on [Lv.48] Wiping Out Southwestern Calpheon can now be found from the Suggested Quest list from the Quest (O key) window.
    • These suggested quests will only be displayed to characters between Lv. 48 and 52.
    • [Lv.48] Wiping Out Southwestern Calpheon
  • Additional Energy +20 will be given when finishing the below questes.
    • A letter to the Grand Chamberlain
    • The Story of Glish
    • The Soldier Disguised as a Cultist
    • Shield of Southern Serendia
    • In search of the Orc Hunter…
    • In Search of the Missing Soldier
    • Secret Request
    • Suppression, Demonstration Starts
    • Keplan Mine
  • It will now cost Energy 10 when gaining Knowledge on Evil Gods in Darkness by talking to NPC Annalynn.
  • The last Awakening quests can now be completed without having to kill monsters if the skill combo tutorials are done.
  • The quest area for [Boss] Bree Tree Ruins Guard Tower will be highlighted in yellow on the Minimap.
  • Knowledge for Immature Griffon, Immature Black Leopard, and Immature King Griffon have been added.

Interface Changes

[UI]

  • Clicking on a guild member from the Guild window will now also display an option to Whisper.
  • Guild Promotion button has been added in the guild window. When the guild Promotion button is clicked and confirmed, a link with the guild’s name and a guild description will automatically be posted in the chat. When this link is clicked, it will open up the guild’s information window.
    • Only the Guild Master and Guild Officers can use this function.
    • 50 Energy will be consumed per use.
  • No Watermark option has been added.
  • Challenge reward alert icon has been moved from lower right to top left.
  • Fixed the issue where the Savage Rift icon in the ESC menu displayed in a different color.
  • Fixed the issue that reset the saved chat options.
  • Fixed the issue where the price of your last registered item was being displayed as a Recent Price in the Marketplace registration window.
  • A tooltip has been added to the Marketplace’s Cancel Queue button.
  • Fixed the issue that caused the menu buttons to overlap when the resolution is set to below 800.
  • Tooltips have been added to the buttons on the Pet List window.
  • Tooltips have been added to the Inventory window for locked slots and Weight Limit increase.
  • Information regarding Max Durability restoration will now be shown to item descriptions whose Durability is 50 or below.
  • You can now purchase Artisan’s Memory from the Max Durability Restoration window.
    • If a player does not own an Artisan’s Memory during Max Durability restoration, clicking on the button “Artisan’s Memory” will direct the player to the purchase screen.
    • Information regarding where to purchase Artisan’s Memory has been added to the Artisan’s Memory button tooltip in the Max Durability restoration window.
    • The item you get via this function will be instantly used upon purchase, and the Pearls used cannot be refunded. So think carefully.
  • The title bar design of the base structure and the button design in Sticker UI have been modified.

[Sound]

  • Fixed the issue where your own character’s voice in the Beauty Salon Screen would be affected by “Adjust Other Player Volume” settings.
  • Navigation in the following areas has been improved: Castle Ruins, Bree Tree Ruins, Khruto Cave, Delphe Knights Castle, Delphe Outpost, Karanda Ridge

Resolved Issues

  • The candle will light up your residence twice as much.
  • Fixed the issue where installing wall or flooring in Altinova 2-1 will not show the result properly from certain angles.
  • Improve Distance option will not be automatically ticked when setting the Graphics setting to High.
  • Fixed the awkward motion of some moving NPCs.
  • The following Challenges have been added.
    • Target-type [Lv. 61] Don’t Call Me a Newbie
    • Target-type [Lv. 62] This is more like it.
  • Rewards
    • Lv. 61 Reward – Capotia Ring (Same stats as TRI: Ring of Crescent Guardian)
    • Lv. 62 Reward – Capotia Earring (Same stats as TRI: Tungrad Earring)
    • Cannot be enhanced
  • Certain social NPCs in Savage Rift will not appear anymore.
  • Inventory expansion items (+1 to +8) can now be used while the character is moving.
  • Weight Limit increase items can now be used while the character is moving.
  • Players cannot sell items to NPC Daz in Red Battlefield anymore.
  • Fixed the issue where the node manager NPC “Resting Rhutum” disappeared from Rhutum Outstation.
  • Shop function has been added to the NPC Hush in Mask Owl’s Forest.
  • Fixed the issue where NPCs of Savage Rift disappeared.
  • Fixed the issue that caused the Crow’s effect to blink.
  • Fixed the issue where icons for Guild Managers in major cities would not appear on the World Map.
  • Fixed the graphical glitch of Ranger’s hair with [Ranger] Lahr Arcien Helmet R.
  • Fixed the issue where summoning items disappear continuously when interacting with a Guild Raid Boss repeatedly.
  • Aposlaw

    Two things that are bothering me:
    1. “A mysterious killer is on the loose in Valencia 6…” what’s that about?
    2. “Chat link function has been added for obtaining items and knowledge.” What’s new that I can link to chat acctually?

  • Hau Han Ming

    Loyal Attendance Reward has been added. (Oct. 26, 00:00 ~ Nov. 29, 23:59), I noticed the rewards were not given out on Oct. 26. Does It start on Oct. 27?

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