Black Desert Jan 10 Game Update Patch Notes

Black Desert Online Jan 10 Game Update Patch Notes.

Greetings Adventurers and welcome to the BDO patch notes for January 10th 2018. An often requested feature made it into the game this week: You can now mix and match Outfit pieces from different sets and still get the set bonus. We look forward to seeing what fancy fashion trends the community will be coming up with as a result of this change!
For those fans of Enhancement, we have a new set of items, General’s Accessories, which can be easily enhanced so that you may get your hands on your very own PEN accessory! With the New Year’s event

Event & System

[Event]

  • Happy New Year!
    • A New Year’s Event Quest has been added.
    • Event Period: January 10th (After Maintenance) ~ January 24th (Before Maintenance)
    • <Traveler> Lani has been dispatched to Velia, Heidel and Calpheon City.
    • You can Accept the Quest “Delicious New Year’s Meal!” from <Traveler> Lani.
    • If you complete the quest “Delicious New Year’s Meal!,” you will be given a “Mince Pie” as a reward.
  • PEN: General’s Accessories Event
    • General’s Accessories Event introduces a new and powerful set of accessories where the more you enhance, the more boosts you can enjoy in Accuracy and Extra Damage against Monsters.
    • Event Period: Jan. 10th After Maintenance ~ Jan. 31st Before Maintenance
    • Enhance the General’s Belt, General’s Ring, and General’s Earring with Fierce Fighting Spirit Stones and go for your very own PEN accessory!
    • Enhancement of these General’s Accessories will have 100% success rate, even after the event ends.
    • For details and a shot at winning a big prize, please check out < Here >!
  • Screenshot Event has been added to celebrate the freedom of fashion!
    • Show off your unique looks at the newly placed Terrmian Beach and take screenshots to share with all!
    • Event Period: Jan. 10th After Maintenance ~ Jan. 23rd 11:59 PM UTC
    • Details of the screenshot event can be found < Here >
  • The winter theme has been removed.
    • Winter-themed decorations and music have been removed and regular music will start playing again in the cities
  • Desert Debuff Resistance Event has been ended.

Game World, NPC, & Effects

  • Some coastal area around the Foot of Terrmian Mountain has been changed to Safe Zone and the area is now called Terrmian Beach.
    • Click < Here > to check out this area in detail.

[NPC]

  • NPC Ronatz now presents appropriate buttons for exchanging Magical Sub-weapon that are applicable for each class.
  • NPC Robb’s location on Iliya Island Battle Arena has been changed to fit in with the changed topography.
  • An issue where a Ganelle NPC around the Tooth Fairy Cabin was wrongly named Tooth Fairy has been fixed.

[Content]

  • A Skill Instructor on which you can test your debuff skills has been newly placed in Battle Arena area where Scarecrows are.
  • The strong protection buff in the Red Battlefield has been adjusted.
    • Duration adjusted 21 sec. -> 13 sec.
  • Alchemy Stone weight limit bug
    • If Alchemy Stone’s weight is more than 100%, Alchemy Stone growth will not work.
  • The Set Effect for Outfits have been revamped:
    • The “Outfit Slot Equip Effect” will be applied to all Outfit items even if the items are not from the same outfit set.
    • The more of the following Outfit Slots you fill up with Outfit items, the better effects you can enjoy: Helmet, Top, Gloves, Shoes, Main Weapon, Sub-weapon, Awakening Weapon and Underwear.
      • Outfit Slot Equip Effect (4 Parts) Combat EXP +10%
      • Outfit Slot Equip Effect (6 Parts) Combat EXP +10%, Skill EXP +10%
      • Outfit Slot Equip Effect (8 Parts) Combat EXP +10%, Skill EXP +10%, Durability Reduction Resistance +10%, Death Penalty -10%
    • The more slots you fill up, the better the effect will be!
    • The fundamental effects of each Outfit item will still remain the same.
    • [Event] items that go into the Outfit slot will be counted towards the Outfit Slot Equip Effect (excluding Accessory Slot)
      • E.g. If you equip an [Event] Coral Crown, you will get the item’s fundamental effect (Luck +1) and it will be counted toward the Outfit Slot Equip Effect.
    • However, in the case of Desert/ Treant Camouflage, Venecil Dress/ Karki Suit, Splat Fisher’s Clothes, Da-Dum Da-Dum Diving Suit, Venia Riding Attire, and Crafted Costumes, its original Set Effect will be applied instead of the new Outfit Slot Equip Effect.
      • As for the Canape Costume, apart from the Outfit Slot Equip Effect, the costume set must be equipped in order for the Cooking EXP +15%, Cooking Time -2 sec. Set Effect to be applied.
    • *Soon more details for the full introduction of the new Outfit Slot Equip Effect will be released!
  • Set Effect description on Canape Costume has been changed in a way that is easier to understand.
  • Set Effect’s descriptions regarding Equipment Slot have been added to Event Items.
  • Additional Scarecrows have been placed in Grána, Kamasylvia.
  • Additional Scarecrows have been placed in Heidel, Serendia.
  • A button NPC Location from a popup menu when right-clicking an item Marni’s Stone is no longer available.

Class Changes

<All classes>

  • A standby facial expression adjusted in Customization will not be applied in a battle.

[Warrior, Valkyrie, Musa, Maehwa, Sorceress, Tamer, Dark Knight, Striker, Mystic]

  • A number of skill videos of the above classes have been adjusted.

  • Amounts of HP Recovery has been increased for the skill Pulverize.

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  • Flow: Fixed the information discrepancy in the description of the skill Reckless Blow.
    • Super Armor >> Super Armor while charging

  • An issue where Cooldown time was reset after using the skill Pinpoint and then Blasting Gust has been fixed.
  • An issue where Cooldown time was reset after using the skill Piercing Wind and then Ultimate: Charging Wind, or Extreme: Charging Wind

  • Fixed the graphical glitch that appeared near Sorceress’s collarbone and pelvis while wearing [Sorceress] Le Vladian (No Stockings).

  • Basic AP at Lv. 60 has been increased by 16.
    • PvE damage has been increased as well.
    • PvP damage has been decreased by approximately 5.5% for balancing purposes
  • Fixed an issue where Berserker’s skin texture was not accurate when changing his facial expression in standby.

  • An issue where an unnatural motion was intermittently displayed during Sprint from standby.

  • Attack range of the skill Sacrum Ferit has been increased by 0.5m.
  • Information discrepancy in the description of the skill Purificatione has been fixed.
  • HP Recovery on successful hit from the skill Purificatione has been changed from 40 to 80.
  • Description of the skill Purificatione has been modified.
    • Energy Explosion x3 -> Energy Explosion x1, max 3 hits

  • Fixed a graphical glitch with Witch’s neck while wearing Treant Camouflage.
  • Fixed a graphical glitch when Witch was jumping while wearing Rakshande.
  • Fixed the graphical glitch with Witch’s Mini Yukata Helmet under certain customization settings.
  • Fixed the graphical glitch on the neck part of the Witch upon wearing an outfit that shows bare neck and the character looks up.

  • The cooldown time of the skill Ultimate: Nemesis Slash and Absolute: Nemesis Slash has been reduced by 5 sec.
  • Preceding Skill is now available while using the skill Stub Arrow and Charged Stub Arrow.
  • Using Blind Thrust in a succession will not reset the Cooldown time anymore.

  • The cooldown time of the skill Ultimate: Nemesis Slash has been reduced by 5 sec.
  • Preceding Skill is now available while using the skill Stub Arrow and Charged Stub Arrow.
  • Using Blind Thrust in a succession will not reset the Cooldown time anymore.

  • The Cooldown time of the skill Target Chase has been changed.

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  • The skill Target Chase is now available to use while holding Sura Katana and Sah Chakram. But if you cast it from Quick Slot, it can be used with Shortsword.
  • The remaining time for black effect has been adjusted to use the skill Target Chase while holding Sura Katana and Sah Chakram.

  • The Cooldown time of the skill Target Chase has been changed.

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  • The skill Target Chase is now available to use while holding Sura Katana and Sah Chakram. But if you cast it from Quick Slot, it can be used with Shortsword.
  • The remaining time for black effect has been adjusted to use the skill Target Chase while holding Sura Katana and Sah Chakram.
  • Fixed the graphical glitch on the upper torso of Kunoichi with Gloomy Fox Outfit on.

  • Descriptions have been added to Striker’s Splat Fisher’s Clothes, Da-Dum Da-Dum Diving Suit, Venia Riding Attire, and Karki Suit / Venecil Dress as follows:
    • Your Gauntlet, Vambrace or Gardbrace will be invisible.

  • An issue where the tooltips of Mystic’s Venecil Dress, Venecil Costume Set, and Venecil Gloves had no description about the condition on appearance has been fixed.
  • Descriptions have been added to Mystic’s Splat Fisher’s Clothes, Da-Dum Da-Dum Diving Suit, Venia Riding Attire, and Karki Suit / Venecil Dress as follows:

Item Changes

  • A tooltip “Cannot take out more than one [Event] Kuku at the same time.” has been added for [Event] Kuku.

※ Please be aware that you will not be able to summon more than 2 of the [Event] Kuku at once in game. We advise you to either exchange them to get a higher tier version, or pick your favorite one.

  • Description of Costume has been edited.
    • This Costume can get its own Set Effect -> Functional and Crafted Costumes, except Canape, will not count towards the Outfit Slot equip Effect.
  • Changed the color of [Event] Pirate Bandana from navy to red.
[Pearl Shop]
  • Fixed the issue where the visual effects of a pet Chimera of Tier 3/4 were not placed properly.
  • For details on these exciting additions, please click < Here > to go to the Pearl Shop Update Announcement.

Monster Changes

  • Durability of Manshaum Totem and Manshaum Charm have been reduced by 75%.
  • An issue where some monsters were stuck in Cadry Ruins has been fixed.
  • Lava Devourer and Lava Tukar have been categorized as Demihumans.

Quest & Knowledge

  • For monster knowledge with grades, higher-grade knowledge will now replace the current knowledge without having it deleted by the player.
    • This excludes knowledge of monsters like the world boss monsters which require a certain level of Amity with an NPC to acquire.
  • Knowledge about Insectivore Plant can now be obtained randomly when gathering Insectivore Plant.
  • You can now obtain Knowledge of NPC Dawson speaks now during the quest Extraction Mill Manager without having a Conversation with Jordine Ducas.
  • Some unobtainable Knowledge has been deleted.
  • The Quest Objective of Trading with Shen Merchant Guild #2 has been changed.
    • Deliver → Deliver and earn Silvers
  • A wrong Knowledge Hint for Artisan’s Precious Alchemy Box has been fixed.
  • Fixed an issue where NPC talks about Knowledge that you already obtained.
  • The following quests have been changed to be Family-bound.
    • Tiny Light to Drive Out the Darkness
    • [Awakening Weapon] Artisans in Mediah..
    • [Awakening Weapon] Make it stronger by enhancement!
    • [Awakening Weapon] Max Durab. Recovery
  • The following quests have been moved from Suggested to Main tab in the Quest window.
    • Marni’s Stone
    • Collecting Abandoned Iron Mine Samples
    • To Marni’s Top Assistant.

Interface Changes

[UI]
  • Clicking on nodes on the World map would bring up Node Information instead of Node name from now.
  • Fixed the issue where there was no Cancel button when you tried to Collect All Installations.
  • Fixed the issue where no message was shown when trying to craft with Cooking Utensil/Alchemy Tool that has 0 Durability.
  • Fixed an issue where Coupon button was overlapped in Pearl Shop when choosing Outfit/Costume right after clicking either of Select Weather or Show Special Action.
  • A new button Save Setting has been added in Interface Edit Mode.
  • A warning message now pops up when attempting to use Preset without having none of them saved in Interface Edit Mode.
  • An Event Window now pops up when there is no Attendance Reward Event.
  • The icon image of Capotia Ring has been reworked.
  • Fixed the issue with Garden where only Collect All was performed as there was no Cancel button appeared after clicking Collect All button.
[Sound]
  • Usual music will be playing in Velia, Heidel, Calpheon City, Altinova, Valencia City, and Grána.

Resolved Issues

  • An issue with crashing has been fixed.
  • Small Arena has been added to Battle Arena in Iliya Island.
  • Arena areas around NPC Robb have been changed into Safe Zone.
  • Description of Transparent Mast for Big Ships on Settings has been edited.
  • This area is no longer available for installing Forts nor Node War.
  • Fixed the sinkhole near the entrance of Grána 2, 2F.
  • Fixed the infinite fall bug at Gyfin Rhasia Temple.
  • Fixed the issue where it was possible to fish in some of the ground areas.
  • Fixed the issue where closing the Pet List by clicking on the X icon did not close the Feed All window if it was open.

Known Issues:

  • Even though the walk/run toggle input key has been changed from Cap Lock to Scroll Lock, this change is not yet shown in the Game Input Settings. It is queued to be fixed next week.
  • The Interior Points for the Frosty Wood Furniture Set is not being implemented correctly. It is queued to be fixed next week.

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