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Updates [Update] 2/5 Update Details
Black Desert 2020-02-05 07:30
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Hello, Adventurers.

This is The MMORPG, Black Desert.

 

These are the updates made to Black Desert on February 5, 2020.

(Patch size: 414 MB)

 

※ Please read below for details.

Major Updates - Guardian Awakening

  • Released Guardian awakening - Slayer of the Light."

- Accept the Suggested quest "[Guardian Awakening] Storm of Oblivion" from Black Spirit with a Lv.56 or higher Guardian. Complete the entire questline to awaken her.

 

 


Major Updates - Berserker Improvements

Prime: Tackling Rock - Improved the skill to combo quickly with the skill Smack Down when the skill Flow: Beastly Instincts is learned.
  • Prime: Raging Thunder - Increased the movement speed while using the skill.
  • Rock Smash - Improved the skill for Succession to be able to combo quickly with the skills Beastly Wind Slash, Fierce Strike, and Frenzied Destroyer after using the skill.
  • Prime: Frenzied Destroyer - Increased the PVP damage of its last hit by 25%.
  • Prime: Fierce Strike skill's hit damage in PvP has been increased by 15%, and the extra hit damage in PvP has been increased by 20%.
  • The PvP damage of the skill Prime: Beastly Wind Slash has been increased by about 20%.
  • Fixed the issue where less hit damage would be applied to opponents when using Ultimate: Beastly Wind Slash if you’ve learned Extreme: Beastly Wind Slash.
  • Fixed the skill description of Lava Piercer I, II to show the correct number of hits.  
  • Fixed the issue where you could use Double Smash consecutively for the skill Prime: Frenzied Destroyer Skill with insufficient WP.
  • Fixed the issue where the Claw Scar recovery effect would not be applied during the cooldown after using Prime: Fierce Strike.
  • Fixed the issue where an abnormal amount of WP would be recovered when hitting enemies using the skill Prime: Fierce Strike if you’ve learned Claw Scar.
  • Added text stating that WP recovery is unavailable while the skill is on cooldown in the skill description of Prime: Fierce Strike.
  • Fixed the issue where hit(s) would not be applied when using Beastly Wind Slash after using Beast Form if you have not learned the skill Prime: Beastly Wind Slash.
  • Fixed the issue where the damage proportional to Max WP would not be applied properly when using Fierce Strike with insufficient WP if you have learned the skill Ultimate : Elastic Force.
  • Fixed the Claw Scar's recovery effect for it to be applied on every hit when using the skill Fierce Strike.
  • Tackling Rock will now activate first when pressing W+F after using Storming Beast and Fierce Strike.
  • Fixed the typo of the skill description of Prime: Storming Beast.
  • Fixed the issue where less damage would be inflicted when using IV/V/VI Absolute Raging Thunder while mounted. 
  • Fixed the issue where the Knockback effect of the last hit would not be applied when using I/II Raging Thunder while mounted.
  • Fixed the issue where the Knockdown effect of the last hit would not be applied when using III/IV/V/VI/Absolute Raging Thunder while mounted.
  • Fixed the issue where the actual max number of targets you can hit with Raging Thunder skill while mounted did not match the skill description.
  • Added information for attacks while mounted to the skill description of Raging Thunder and Prime: Raging Thunder.
  • Fixed the issue where fewer number of hits would be applied than stated in the skill description when using I/II/III/Absolute Fearsome Tyrant while mounted.
  • Fixed the issue where fewer number of hits would be applied when using I/II/III/IV/V Fierce Strike while mounted.. 
  • Claw Scar's recovery effect will now apply on every hit when using the skill Prime: Fierce Strike while mounted.
  • Fixed the issue where WP would not be consumed when using Prime: Fierce Strike Skill while on cooldown. 
  • Fixed the issue where Berserker would look transparent when entering the water during Prime: Beast Form phase.
 We wanted to improve the flow of Berserker’s skill combos to be smoother, so we changed the combo movements/motions to be more natural, and increased the PvP damage of certain skills. In addition to this, we have fixed a number of issues where the effects of certain skills would not apply properly while mounted.

Please continue to give us more valuable feedback as we will be continuously improving the character balance by listening to our Adventurers.

  • The default customization for Kunoichi and Ninja have been improved to be more attractive.

 - Face Type #4 has been improved for Kunoichi and Ninja. These Face Types will now be the default facial settings for the two classes. 


 - As the default face type of Kunoichi and Ninja has been changed, all adventurers who have logged in more than once within 30 days from the maintenance on Feb. 5th will be given an Appearance Change Coupon (1 Time).

 

 


Event

Event 1. Guardian Awakens to her New Power!

Event Period

- February 5, 2020 (Wed) after maintenance ~ February 26, 2020 (Wed) before maintenance

[Click here for more details]

 

  • Event 2. Give Syrmin your Leftover Accessories!

Event Period

- February 5, 2020 (Wed) after maintenance ~ February 19, 2020 (Wed) before maintenance

[Click here for more details]

 

  • Event 3. Ynix Seed’s Power

Event Period

- February 5, 2020 (Wed) after maintenance ~ February 19, 2020 (Wed) before maintenance 

[Click here for more details]

 

  • Event 4. Help Black Desert Send Aid!

Event Period

-  February 5, 2020 (Wed) after maintenance ~ February 19, 2020 (Wed) before maintenance 

[Click here for more details]

 

  • Event 5. Bittersweet Cacao Chocolate

Event Period 

- February 5, 2020 (Wed) after maintenance ~ February 26, 2020 (Wed) before maintenance

[Click here for more details]

 

 

New and Improvements

|  CONTENTS 
  • The level requirement for Skill Reset has been changed from Lv. 55 to Lv. 56.

- As the level requirement for Skill Reset has been changed to Lv. 56, the item description for the usage requirement of Armstrong's Skill Guide item has also been changed to say 'For Lv. 57 and up only'.

 


|  ALL CLASSES

  • Motions of all characters at the end of Emergency Escape (V) have been equalized.

 

 

  • Down Attack effect has been removed from the skill Prime: Ultimate: Blasting Gust.
  • Hit number(s) of the followed skills have been changed:
 

Before

After

Prime: Ultimate: 

Blasting Gust

754% x 5, Max 6 Hits

754% x 3, Max 6 Hits

Prime: Ultimate: 

Descending Current

Descending Current skill damage x 5, Max 4 hits

Descending Current 

skill damage x 4, Max 4 Hits

The cooldown time of the skill I/II/III Prime: Charging Wind I, II, III have been changed to 7sec./6sec./5sec. respectively.

  • Super Armor effect will no longer be applied during the charging state of the skill Prime: Charging Wind during cooldown.
  • Charging damage of the skill Prime: Charging Wind I, II, III will be applied with reduced PvP damage.



When instantly activating the skill Prime: Abyssal Flame, PvP damage has been changed from charging damage to normal damage, thereby reducing the damage by 35%. 

  • Reduced the PvP damage of Prime: Bloody Calamity by 39%.
  • Reduced the PvP damage of Prime: Dark Flame by 28%.

- PvP damage of Succession: Ultimate: Dark Flame has also been reduced.

  • The number of hits in PvP has been decreased by 1 when activating the last hit of Prime: Black Wave using shards. 
  • Fixed a typo in Sorceress's skill Prime: Black Spirit: Bloody Calamity.

 

 

Fixed the issue where the details for PvP damage reduction was not included in the following skill descriptions:

- Flow: Gorr Roll

- Flow: Gorr Launch

- Flow: Voltaic Tett

- Flow: Rage Tett

 

 

Fixed the issue where the details for PvP damage reduction description was not included in the following skills:

- Flow: Arne's Guidance

- Flow: Arne's Stream

- Flow: Fire Fist Marg

- Flow: Fire Breath Marg

  • Fixed the issue where the AoE of the first hit of Cataclysm I was different from the others.
  • Teleport can now be used after Hellfire in a combo.

 

 

Reduced the PvP damage of Ultimate: Divine Power when used in a combo after Prime: Divine Power by 64%.

  • Fixed the issue where your character would move abnormally when holding Shift + Q + W after Shield Chase.
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  • Changed the MP/WP/SP reduction that was applied to targets so it would only activate on the first good hit instead of additional hits when using Prime: Blooming. 
    • Reduced the PvP damage of Prime: Blooming by approximately 23%.

 


Cooldown for Prime: Shuriken Malice IV and Prime: Evasive Shuriken Malice has been increased by 1 second.

  • Accuracy of Prime: Blade Spin I, II ,III has been adjusted.
 

Before

After

Prime: Blade Spin I, II ,III

20%, 25%, 30% per level

5% in all levels

Air attack damage and accuracy have been removed from Prime: Black Moonlight and Prime: Beheading the Dead.

  • Accuracy effect has been removed from Prime: Shuriken Flight and Prime: Fatal Blow.
  • In Succession, pressing space after Shadow Stomp will activate Shadow Clone instead of Smokescreen.

 

 

  • Fixed the issue where MP was consumed when using Unveiled Dagger during cooldown.
  • Fixed the issue where HP Recovery didn't get applied when using Prime: Lunacy of Vedir while on a mount.
  • Fixed the issue where Succession: Imperious Command registered only as an attack while used on a mount.

 

 

Made edits to the Rage Absorption (Innate) description.

 

 

  • Fixed the issue where the Flame of the Calling’s Critical Hit Rate Increase was not being applied for the Frost Strike Jump Attack.  
  • Fixed the issue where the WP recovery effect was not being applied for the right attack of the skill Fierce Disdain
  • Fixed the issue where the Flame of the Calling’s Movement, Attack, and Casting Speed Reduction effects were not being applied on hit when the target is hit by Merciless Kick.  
  • Fixed the issue where the movement speed increase effect was not being applied when sprinting after guarding if you have learned Juggernaut I. 
  • Fixed the issue where the Flame of the Calling’s Critical Hit Rate Increase was not being applied when using Headbutt with the F or RMB while using Chokeslam.
  • Fixed the issue where the effect of pulling in monsters was not being applied when using Black Blood Circle I.  
  • Added text for the bound effect applying for the 4th hit in the skill description of Frost Strike.  
  • Added Frost Strike to the list of one handed skills in the skill description of Dragon's Calling. 
  • Fixed the issue where the Flame of the Calling’s HP recovery effect was being applied for the 3rd hit of the forward attack of Frost Strike.
  • Fixed the issue where the skill’s HP recovery effect was not being properly applied (instead of Flame of the Calling’s HP recovery effect) for the 2nd good hit of Boulder Crush.
  • Fixed the issue where Flame of the Calling’s HP recovery effect was being applied during cooldown on the 2nd good hit of Boulder Crush.
  • Fixed the issue where the Movement, Attack, and Casting Speed Reduction numbers applied to targets hit by the skill did not match the skill descriptions of each level of Axe Throw I, II.  
  • Fixed the issue where the bound effect was not being properly applied to monsters when hit by Black Blood's Descent. 
  • Fixed the issue where the number of hits did not match the skill descriptions of the preceding skills when using Black Blood's Descent III and Absolute: Black Blood's Descent.
  • Fixed the issue where the HP recovery effect being applied did not match the number of hits in the skill description when using Flow: Black Blood Eruption.
  • Added text for Knockdown on good hits in the skill description of Black Spirit: Black Blood Circle. 
  • Fixed the issue where the AP and DP decrease effect being applied on last hits did not the skill descriptions of each level of Savage Hack.   
  • Fixed the issue where the Jump Attack or Foretold Encounter did not properly activate from a somewhat high location. 
  • Removed the lock toggle of the skill Rockslide I, and added the lock toggle to Rockslide II, Rockslide III.  
  • Added text describing the Forward Guard effect not being applied during cooldown in the skill description of Claw Reveal.



|  ITEM

Item Brand Spell Stone can now be used on repariable tools, such as the Manos Lumbering Knife.

  • Added Forest Path Wagon Wheel, Forest Path Wagon Cover, Forest Path Wagon Flag, and Forest Path Wagon Badge to Crafting Notes (F2).
  • Doubled the chance of obtaining Brilliant Fairy Wings from Sealed Fairy Wings
  • The amount of experience needed to level up Brilliant Fairy Laila has decreased by 15%.
    •  Due to the decrease of required experience, some Adventurers will notice that their Brilliant Fairy Laila's experience bar exceeds 100%.
    • If the bar exceeds 100%, you can use Honey, Green Grade or higher equipment to level her up instantly.
  • Fixed the issue where the amount of durability repaired when using Artisan's Memory wasn't displayed properly for Forest's Eye Earring, Red Sand Crystal Ring, and Rock Heart Belt. 
  • Added [Guardian] into the description of [Event] Loranne Bikini Box.
  • Fixed the issue where Emergency Escape gets canceled midway if you use [Event] Traces of a Festival.
  • Added a new item, Theiah's Orb. It can be used to exchange a Fairy's skill.

- You can exchange a Fairy's skill using Theiah's Orb from the Fairy information window.

- The number of Theiah's Orb needed to exchange the skills depend on the number of skills the Fairy has.

Number of Fairy Skills

Amount of Theiah's Orb Required

1

1

2

2

3

3

4

4

Added a Barter EXP Transfer Coupon.

  • The items sold by NPC Haz have been simplified.

 

 

|  MONSTER

  • When subjugating the Guild Boss Khan, the damage received for entering Oquilla's Eye while on a mount (Cannon, Ship, etc.) has been increased by 670%.

- Be warned! The damage received for entering Oquilla's Eye is applied to everyone, including non-guild members.

  • Changed so that only the Adventurer who took the most damage can obtain the Black Crystal Cannon after destroying the Black Crystal Seaweed Khan summoned.
  • Decreased the possibility of obtaining Rumbling Earth Shard at Manshaum Forest and Forest Ronaros by 50%.
  • Ancient Magic Crystal of Nature - Adamantine can no longer be obtained from monsters at Star's End.
  • More monsters have been added to the outer areas of Blood Wolf Settlement.
  • Fixed the issue where Sensitive Giant Elks at Balenos Sniper Rifle Hunting Zone can be killed with one shot, regardless of where they were hit.

 

 

|  QUEST & KNOWLEDGE

Added 'Recover 200 Energy' as a reward for completing the Savage Rift daily quest '[Repeat] Face the Endless Army'.

- ‘[Repeat] Face the Endless Army' quest can be accepted within Savage Rift from Juana Teron.

- Monsters that appear in Savage Rift take very little damage from regular attacks and skills. It will be more effective to use Matchlocks or Flame Towers which can be bought in Savage Rift.

- Once you complete this quest, you can reaccept the quest after midnight.

  • Fixed an issue where the NPC for completing the quest 'Leader of the Ahib' was in an abnormal location.
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|  UI

  • Improved the display of stamina recovery when using Recover All in the Manage Workers window.
  • Fixed an issue where the buff UI would occasionally disappear.
  • Changed the UI to make it easier to distinguish boss information when the Dark Rift is becoming a Very Hard difficulty boss.
  • Fixed an issue where mount related items couldn't be sold when selling them while on a mount.
  • A help button has been added to the Barter Information button in the Load Cargo window.
  • Improved the following UI:

- Setting Archive

- Edit UI

  • Changed the location of the buttons on the bottom of the Processing Window
  • Changed so that items stored in the Camping Storage can only be moved to your inventory by right-clicking.
  • Fixed an issue where the Camping Storage couldn't be opened when the Inventory (I) window was set as a Sticker UI.
  • Fixed an issue where the Roman numerals in the Dark Rift image overlapped.
  • Fixed an issue where the Local Tax was displayed incorrectly in the Lord Information window.
  • The following UIs have been improved.
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- Manage Furniture

- Crop Management

- War Installation Info

  • The Fairy Information window will now be displayed when right-clicking the following items:

- Fairy Queen's Might

- Sweet Honey Wine

- Ornette's Dark Honey Wine

- Theiah's Orb

  • When a character is repairing or resting in a residence, attempting to change to that character will now display a contextual confirmation message.
  • Fixed an issue where you were not able to scroll through the list of requests, guides, conversations, etc. in the dialog UI.
  • Messages regarding obtaining, learning, accepting, forfeiting, contracts, etc. will now appear before the UI.
  • Fixed the display of an icon in the Adjust Rate tab in the Lordship Menu.
  • Fixed the issue where the worker promotion information bled out of the UI.
  • Fixed the issue where the position of the keys in the fishing minigame was being displayed awkwardly.
  • Fixed the issue where the NEW mark was being displayed in all search results in the ESC menu.
  • Fixed the issue where the size of the effect did not fit after adjusting the size of the skill guide interface.
  • Fixed the issue where the size of the effect would not fit after adjusting the size of the skill guide interface.
  • Fixed the issue where the minimap would disappear when leveling up past Lv. 7 after setting the minimap to 3D.
  • Fixed the issue where you could not click on other UIs after pressing the barter button consecutively.
  • Fixed an issue in exchanging pets where a random appearance wouldn't be applied when selecting random after selecting a specific appearance.
  • The following Black Stones can now be used consecutively after a successful enhancement.

- Stabilized Magical Black Stone

- Cleansed Magical Black Stone

- Pure Magical Black Stone

  • Fixed the issue where the installation information window would be displayed abnormally when placing installations during node/conquest war as a guild in an alliance.
  • ● Fixed the issue where the effect of repeatedly putting in the same ingredients/materials in the Cooking and Alchemy window would look unnatural.
    ● Removed the in-progress quests from the bottom of the End Game window, and changed the window so that the two most recently completed quests would be visible.
    ● Fixed the issue where the Enhancement Chance number would not fit the UI in the End Game window when the number was 100 or higher.
    ● Fixed the issue where the Local Tax category for the Serendia Territory would sometimes not be visible in the Adjust Tax Rate tab of the Lordship menu.
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|  SYSTEM

  • The maximum amount of EXP that can be obtained in Olvia servers has been changed.

Before

After

Lv. 58, 99%

Lv. 60, 99%

Fixed the issue where settings could not be downloaded in the Setting Archive.

  • Certain features in the game have been optimized to reduce the amount of memory used.

 

 

Changes and Fixes

  • A message will now be displayed when activating forced PvP(Alt+C) in an Olvia server, notifying users that forced PvP is unavailable in Olvia servers.
  • Fixed the issue where navigation to Jamey Drucker in Altinova was being displayed abnormally.
  • Fixed the issue where the correct buff would not be applied after equipping another type of alchemy stone with Activate Alc. Stone checked.
  • Fixed the issue where the trajectory of Ballistas and Hwachas would not be displayed during node/conquest war.
  • Fixed the issue where alliances could be formed when installing a fort then moving to another server.

The issue where certain guilds in alliances could not locate or hit enemy forts due to the above has also been fixed.

  • < Iliyan Vigilante > Juana Teron's name will now be displayed properly.
  • Crafting Notes will no longer display the names of incorrect NPCs.
  • Removed some trees that were floating near Garmoth's Nest.
  • In-game hotkeys will no longer work while searching in the BDO Wiki (F1) window.
  • Fixed the issue where the wrong tooltip was being displayed when hovering your mouse over the pet exchange button.
  • The villa buff window will now close when packing up your camp.
  • Fixed the typo in the fairy skill Tingle Breath III.
  • Fixed the issue where the appearance of the pet Emperor Hawk would not change properly when changing appearance.

- The appearance of Emperor Hawk will be changed when using a Pet Appearance Change Coupon or obtaining a higher tier Emperor Hawk through exchange after the maintenance.

  • Fixed the graphical glitch that occurred in certain situations while equipping the following outfits and underwear. 

- [Ranger] Lephria

- [Sorceress] Cartian Helmet

- [Sorceress] Glorious Shudad

- [Berserker] Khaled

- [Tamer] Rabbit Underwear

- [Valkyrie] Atanis

- [Maehwa] Ladybell

- [Maehwa] Te'enah

- [Kunoichi] Ayo

- [Dark Knight] Ataraxia

- [Archer] Crayodel Soldier

- [Guardian] Da-Dum Da-Dum Diving Suit

- [Guardian] Venecil Dress

- [Guardian] Desert Camouflage

- [Guardian] Treant Camouflage

  • Fixed the issue where Tier 3 and 4 Emperor Hawk pets would sit on shoulders.
  • Fixed the issue where the screen would flicker when activating the altar inside the Altar of Blood.

 

 

We hope you enjoy your time in Black Desert,

Thank you.

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