December 21, 2022 (Wed) Update Details

Updates Dec 21, 2022, 10:00 (UTC+8)


Hello, Adventurers.


Here are the updates made to Black Desert on December 21, 2022.

(Patch size: approx. 1.17 GB)
- Please note that the update for Steam may be larger than the size listed above.


※ Please read below for details.



  • Event 1. Illusory Butterflies Fly Each Day! 
    • Event Period :  December 21, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance – January 4, 2023 (Wed) before maintenance
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  • Event 2. A gift to cut through the bitter winds of winter!
    • Event Period :  December 21, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance – December 28 (Wed) before maintenance
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  • Event 3. Guild Member Supplies have Arrived! 
    • Event Period :  December 22, 2022 (Thu) 00:00 – January 4, 2023 (Wed) 23:59
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  • Event 4. A World Warmed by the Hearts of Adventurers 
    • Event Period :  December 21, 2022 (Wed) after maintenance – January 4, 2023 (Wed) before maintenance 
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  • Event 5. A special token of gratitude... Garmoth comes to town! 
    • Event Period :  December 24, 2022 (Sat) – December 25, 2022 (Sun)
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Prime: Twilight Dash
  • Fixed the issue where you couldn't activate the skill if you had more than the required Stamina.


Many of our adventurers all across the globe are playing with the newly-released Woosa. We'd like to thank you for your great love and support of the new class. Many of you have sent us some quality feedback as well. Since it's barely been a week since her launch, we will carefully consider your suggestions while waiting a bit to see where fixes are needed.

  • Added a visual effect when Woosa takes out her do stave while idle in combat stance.

  • Changed the level requirements of the following skills:
    • Absolute: Wingbeat - Lv. 59 → Lv. 57
    • Prime: Wingbeat - Lv. 60 → Lv. 58
  • Fixed and changed the following for Woosa:
    • Changed her facial expressions to appear less agitated when training with a Book of Training.
    • Fixed the issue where your HP appeared abnormal in the "You Leveled Up!" window.
    • Fixed the issue where your Woosa couldn't enter certain instances even with full HP.
    • Fixed the issue where your fairy would keep feeding you potions via the Miraculous Cheer skill even if your HP was at the max setting.
    • Fixed the issue where your Woosa's physical location would appear abnormal when struck by the Stiffness debuff.
    • Fixed the issue where your Woosa's physique appeared abnormal upon falling into Abyss One: The Magnus.
    • Fixed the issue where your Woosa's physical location would appear abnormal when leaning up against or hanging from a wall.

Main Weapon, Succession
Sagoonja: Chrysanth
  • Fixed the issue where comboing into Sagoonja: Orchid would not activate smoothly in certain situations.
Sagoonja: Plum
  • Improved to combo more smoothly into Sagoonja: Bamboo.

Sagoonja: Orchid
  • Fixed the issue where pressing the key command for the next skill in a combo slightly late would cause the combo to not activate smoothly.
Fan Training
  • Improved to now combo more smoothly from Chain: Flitting Step.
Flitting Step, Chain: Flitting Step
  • Improved to combo more smoothly into Sagoonja: Orchid during the skill.
  • Fixed the issue where comboing during the skill into Sagoonja: Chrysanth or Sagoonja: Bamboo would not activate smoothly in certain situations.
Prime: Quiet Waters
  • Changed the location of the storm cloud created by the skill to be more obvious before the rain and/or thunder began to fall.

Butterfly Step
  • Fixed the issue where you couldn't combo into the skill while Sprinting.
  • Changed the skill to no longer be affected by movement speed effects.
Butterfly Step I~II
  • I to II - Changed the cooldown from 16/13 sec → 10 sec.
    • Absolute's cooldown remains the same 10 sec.
Fan Wall
  • Changed so you can no longer combo into Yangban Step or Flitting Step during the skill.
Wingbeat, Prime: Wingbeat
  • Fixed the issue where the "Recover MP per attack hit" effect didn't mention the "(Nullified on cooldown)" text.
Black Spirit: Wingbeat, Black Spirit: Prime: Wingbeat
  • Improved so your character can now spin in the same direction as the camera prior to activating the skill's attack 2.
Black Spirit: Stormfall, Black Spirit: Prime: Stormfall
  • Changed to prevent movement with your mouse during the skill.
Silent Strike
  • Fixed the issue where your character moved abnormally after using the skill while facing towards a wall.



Bartali's Adventure Log
Bartali's Adventure Log was implemented to allow explore the idea of increasing AP and DP beyond equipment alone and to take Adventurers through various content and adventures for their own growth as well. This was a welcomed update, however we have modified some contents deemed too difficult to approach or complete.
Updated Logs Before After
Vol. 5 Chapter 4 Try eating some of the combat rations of the knights Try the tear-soaked Simple Cron Meal
Vol. 6 Chapter 5 Obtain a PRI (I) Kalis Necklace and hand it to Valks Rent a container with Contribution Points and show it to Valks
Vol. 9 Chapter 2 Make Grunil Armor at the Armor Workshop Make Advanced Cooking Utensil at the Tool Workshop
Vol. 10 Chapter 1 Hand over Golem Fragment x10 to Anna Marre of Shuri Farm Defeat the [Hard] Helm Golem
Vol. 10 Chapter 3 Defeat the Skeleton Kings from the Cartian Spell 10 times;
(*Unavailable with party summon)
Defeat the Skeleton Kings from the Cartian Spell 5 times
(*Available with party summon)
Vol. 10 Chapter 5 Equip a PRI (I) or higher Asula's Accessory Complete "[Invitation from I] Invitation from I" and talk to Allan Serbin of Tarif village
Vol. 11 Chapter 4 Try Special Valencia Meal Try the Seafood Cron Meal
  • Improved the conditions for obtaining the scrolls required to complete the following chapters of Igor Bartali's Adventure Log to read more clearly.
    • Vol. 3 - Chapter 3, Use the scroll and face the witch
    • Vol. 13 - Chapter 3, Defeat Muskan's brother

Rift's Echo

  • Added a Stage 2 Rift's Echo to the interactable Faded Ancient Relic NPC.
    • Each party member will need 2 Rift's Echo items to proceed with a Stage 2 Rift's Echo fight.
  • Improved the following Season Pass objective to be completable from any Rift's Echo, including those spawned during events.
    • Season Pass: Silenced the Echo (Defeat the monster summoned from the Rift's Echo)

  • Atoraxxion: Yolunakea - Changed the items required to move to the following areas via the Sol Magia.
    • Yolu's Spine: Soaring Hatred Tear (including [Elvia] and [ADV] versions)
    • Yolu's Teeth: Voidlight Dagger (including [Elvia] and [ADV] versions)

  • Changed the Guild Expedition Region to now remove your character from the instance if you select to be revived in another location.

The call distance of certain mounts have been changed. We hope this update will help our novice adventurers feel more at ease when riding their mounts.

Mount Call Distance Change and Discernment

  • Changed the basic call distance for horses, donkeys, camels, miniature elephants, and alpacas from 50 to 150.
    • The call distance for wagons and ships remain the same as before.


Marni's Stone Navigates to Nearest Wacky Toshi

  • Improved the Marni's Stone item to now navigate you to the nearest Wacky Toshi NPC via RMB.
    • The Find NPC function will also direct you to the closest Wacky Toshi NPC as well.


  • Fixed the issue where the auto-navigate function would be interrupted during the "[Balenos] [Awakening] Release the Cron Castle Relic" quest.
  • Added explanatory dialogue for seasonal Woosa characters while proceeding with the "[Awakening Weapon EXC] PRI (I) - PEN (V) Tuvala Pendant" quests.
  • Fixed the text for Fughar's Memorandum - Chapter 5 regarding the Monster Zone Info UI.

  • Improved the skip feature during tutorial (prologue) as follows:
    • Decreased the time it takes to skip when pressing ESC or R during the tutorial (prologue) from 5 sec to 2 sec.
    • A separate UI will now appear instead of a system message when you skip scenes.
    • Made it easier to check scenes in the tutorial (prologue) that cannot be skipped.

1. Once you've created a new character, pressing the "Enter" button will let you choose to proceed with the tutorial or not.
2. All characters in your Family will be able to skip the tutorial.
- You must have completed "[Tutorial] Black Spirit's Behest" with a character who is at least Lv. 10 and has completed the tutorial.


  • Eilton's Cooking Merchant, Narangerel, now sells Cooking Ingredients.
  • Changed the "Find NPCs" function to now lead you to tavern owner, Ornoa, when searching for "Cooking" near Eilton.
  • Added an effect when Adventurers collide with spheres that gather at the "Root of Creation" at Yolu's Cradle's.


Added option to toggle Low HP (40%) alert
  • Added option to toggle the alert that is displayed when HP is lower than 40%.
    • ESC Menu - Settings (F10) - General Settings - Alerts - Danger Alert

Life Tool Durability Alert

  • Added an alert option for Life Tool durability.
    • Durability lower than 10%: highlighted in orange
    • Durability 0%: highlighted in red

Improvements to Level-locked Family Content

  • Improved so that you can access the following features without level limitations if you have at least one character over Lv. 10 in your Family.
    • Chat window
    • Edit UI (and saving edits)
    • 3D minimap


Restricted the pre-order of items registered at higher price than the corresponding amount, as such pre-orders would cancel items in "In Registration Queue" at the Central Market before the 15-minute wait time was over.
  • For products in the "In Registration Queue" category of the Central Market, updates have been made so that pre-orders at a higher price than the corresponding amount cannot be made between the start of the waiting time to sale registration (for 15 minutes).
※ Until sales are registered, pre-orders can only be purchased at an amount equal to or lower than the registered sales price. In the case of weapons, items of all classes are subject to the same.


  • Strengthened security by no longer saving login information when you log in via social media on the Black Desert launcher.
  • Changed the Purchase and Web Storage history from displaying the "last 30/90 days" to all time.
    • This covers from the moment Pearl Abyss took over publishing rights in the region.


  • Changed and unified the following terms in Indonesian:
    • Manajer Kerja, Manajer Pekerja, Penyelia Proyek, Atasan Kerja, Supervisor Pekerja, Pengawas Kerja, Pengawas Buruh → Mandor
    • Kepala Prajurit Bayaran → Kapten Prajurit Bayaran
    • Gudang Pasokan, Intendan Logistik, Quatermaster, Intendan → Perwira Intendans


  • Fixed the text displayed for the Find Party/Platoon function when Party/Platoon Leaders are offline.
  • Fixed the issue of the NPC disappearing at certain times during the "[Life] Dreaming of a Better Hunt" quest.
  • Fixed the issue of Eilton Cooking Merchant Rodrigo selling the duplicates of certain ingredients.
  • Fixed the issue of Eilton NPC Tolgoldor's knowledge and description being displayed abnormally.
  • Fixed the issue of awkward standby movements of Altinova residents.
  • Fixed the issue of terrain being displayed abnormally in Atoraxxion: Yolunakea.
  • Fixed the issue of the Elvia server description being displayed for certain quest/monster zone UI.
  • Fixed the issue of the main weapon disappearing upon selecting a glove from the Pearl Shop (F3).
  • Fixed the issue where the length of the customized hair for [Drakania] Lethena Helmet could be adjusted through the Beauty (F4) window.
  • Fixes in the Party and Platoon UI are as follows:
    • Fixed the issue where applied settings would not be saved upon closing the Party window via the [-] button.
  • Fixed the issue where Family-shared buffs appeared as if they could be relocated during Edit UI mode.
  • Fixed the following issue that occurred when you first logged into the game.
    • Fixed the issue of the mouse cursor moving to the upper left corner of the screen.
  • Fixed the issue where the appearance of certain monsters appeared abnormal in certain situations in Atoraxxion.
  • Removed the Woosa class descriptions that were not applicable for the below items:
    • Yianaros Headpiece Box, Trilby Hat Box, and [Event] Thankful Premium Outfit Box.
  • Fixed the issue where the class icon appeared abnormally when playing [Yar!] with your Woosa.
  • Fixed the issue where some of the Amity description text at the bottom was repeated upon interacting with NPCs.
  • Fixed the issue where the wild horse's system message would not be displayed when using the Raw Sugar Cube to tame it.
  • [Drakania, Woosa] Fixed the issue where succession skills appeared to other adventurers even though succession skills were not used.
  • Fixed the issue of Woosa's Succession quest name appearing awkwardly in Quests (O) - Suggested tab.
  • Fixed the issue of an object displaying abnormally in a certain location within Zvier Highlands.
  • Fixed and changed the following for Gamepad UI mode:
    • Moved the gamepad key guide to the right and adjusted the size in the Disconnect screen.
    • Fixed the issue of not being able to scroll in the Mail (B) window.
    • Fixed the issue of not being able to check mount info when mounted on a wagon.

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