February 21, 2024 (Wed) Update Details

Updates Feb 21, 2024, 10:00 (UTC+8)

 

Hello, Adventurers.

 

Here are the updates made to Black Desert on February 21, 2024.

(Patch size: approx. 1.88 GB)
- Please note that the update for Steam may be larger than the size listed above.

 

※ Please read below for details.

 


Event

  • Event 1. Old Moon Boss Seal Boss Subjugation Challenge!
    • Event Period : Feb 21, 2024 (Wed) after maintenance – Mar 6, 2024 (Wed) before maintenance
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NEW & IMPROVEMENTS

CLASS CHANGES

WARRIOR
The Warrior's resilience in combat has been significantly enhanced, allowing for the continuation of battles and the chaining of skill combos, even when outnumbered.
In the case of Succession, Warrior can now move laterally while in Succession: Guard, reducing instances where Prime: Evasion was intended to be used but was performed after the guard was released due to late key input. Furthermore, after Floating enemies with Prime: Counter, Warrior can now approach the opponent and continue the combo. As for the Awakening, Burning Moxie has been revamped to intensify the Warrior's attacks based on the number of surrounding enemies.

Main & Succession
Meditation (I to III)
  • Changed the skill as follows:
    • Changed WP recovery: 350/400/500 based on the skill level.
    • Changed HP recovery: 300/400/500 based on the skill level.
    • Changed the cooldown: 40/30/20 sec based on the skill level.
    • Deleted the Charging feature.
    • Changed to be available with your greatsword.
    • Changed to be added to a Quick Slot. When performed via a Quick Slot with your greatsword, your weapon will be swtiched to main weapon.
 
Succession: Meditation
  • Deleted the skill due to the change in Meditation.
 
Succession: Guard
  • Improved to be able to move left and right during the skill.
    • Consumes Stamina during lateral movement as before.
 
Prime: Heavy Strike
  • Added Forward Guard to the skill.
 
Prime: Shield Strike
  • Added the Stun effect that only applies to monsters on attack 1 and 2 hits.
 
Prime: Counter
  • Changed Prime: Earth Tremor to be activated while leaping forward, when pressing F after the upward counter.
 
  • Changed the effect of All Accuracy Rate: +15% for 3 sec → +9% for 10 sec
    • Changed not to stack with the same effect of Prime: Enhanced Spirit.
 
Prime: Enhanced Spirit
  • Removed the Evasion increase effect and changed the following effects: All DP +20 → +40, All Accuracy Rate +15% → +20%.
 
Counter (I to Absolute)
  • Fixed the issue where the effect did not appear when using the skill after using another skill.

Awakening
Flow: Reckless Blow
  • Changed the skill as follows:
    • Removed Attack Speed increase effect when charging is complete and transferred the effect to Burning Moxie.
 
Burning Moxie
  • Changed the skill as follows:
    • Changed to a passive.
    • When using the awakening skill, the Attack/Movement Speed and All DP increases based on the number of enemies around the character.
    • When there are 1/3/6 or more enemies around, the Attack/Movement speed increases by 10%/10%/15% for 5/10/10 sec, and All DP increases by 20/30/40.
 
Grave Digging
  • Improved to smoothly combo into the skill after Crushing, Flow: Tempest, or Flow: Reckless Blow.
 
Flow: Ankle Break
  • Changed the Bound effect to apply only to monsters and added Forward Guard during the skill.
 
Greatsword Defense
  • Corrected the skill description.

 

KUNOICHI
The Succession Kunoichi can gather the effects of Ninjutsu: Ghost, Soul, Spirit and inflict powerful damage through Prime: Wheel of Wrath. In PvE or PvP, we have made it possible to obtain the Ninjutsu: Ghost, Soul, Spirit buffs faster, so that you can inflict damage more frequently with Prime: Wheel of Wrath.

Main Weapon & Succession
Prime: Ankle Cutter
  • Consumes 20 WP now.
  • Changed so that stamina is not consumed when used during cooldown.
  • Added the buff "Ninjutsu: Spirit" to be applied upon use.
 
Prime: Flash Slash
  • Changed so that a moving attack is not activated when pressing SHIFT or F.
 
Prime: Wheel of Wrath
  • Changed the animation speed of the skill.
    • Fixed the issue where the attack 1 wouldn't hit when comboed from other skills while rotating the screen.
  • Unified the attack area of the attack 1 to match the effect.
  • Unified the attack area of the attack 2 to be wider.
 
Prime: Danse Macabre
  • Improved the skill to smoothly combo into the following skills:
    • Crescent Slash, Ankle Cutter, Prime: Shadow Explosion, Prime: Shackles
  • Moved some of the description text that was in the control description to the part that explains the effects of the skill.
 
Prime: Shadow Clone I-IV
  • Reduced the cooldown: 10 sec → 8 sec

 

WITCH, WIZARD
Main Weapon & Succession
Blizzard (I to Absolute) & Prime: Blizzard: Storm
  • Fixed the issue where all speed reduction effect was stacked with any speed reduction effect of the other skills.

 

WIZARD
Awakening
Elementalization, Teleport
  • Improved to smoothly combo into Teleport after Elementalization.
 
Flow: Magical Evasion
  • Reduced the cooldown: 4 sec → 3 sec.
 
Keeper: Arne & Keeper: Marg
  • Changed to summon Arne/Marg by pressing F when the character stops or after Flow: Magical Evasion.
    • Accordingly, improved so that Arne/Marg is not summoned even if F is pressed while during the skill.
 
Chilling Wave
  • Fixed the issue where the Movement Speed reduction effect was stacked with that of other skills.
 
  • Corrected the description of the Accuracy Rate in the effects of Arne, Marg, Flame's Calling, and Lava Zone.
 
WITCH
The Awakening Witch has been improved towards enhancing defensive capabilities. Magical Shield has been adjusted to withstand greater damage, and the duration of the Resistance increase effect of Black Spirit: Detonative Flow has been extended, offering greater advantages when utilizing Black Spirit skills. Also, the cooldown of Flow: Magical Evasion has been adjusted, providing more opportunities to dodge enemy attacks in the midst of combat.

Awakening
Fissure Wave
  • Removed the effect of Attack/Casting Speed reduction on hits.
    • This effect has been transferred to Thunder Storm.
 
Thunder Storm & Black Spirit: Thunder Storm
  • Reduced the cooldown: 13/12/11 sec → 10/9/8 sec based on the skill level.
  • Added an effect of Attack/Casting Speed -30% for 5 sec on hits.
    • Changed the effect of Movement Speed reduction: -20% for 10 sec → -30% for 5 sec.
      • However, it does not overlap with the Shocked effect added when Tett is summoned.
 
Thunder Storm
  • Changed so that Tett will attack according to the player's attack when the Tett effect of the skill is activated while Gorr or Tett is summoned.
 
Black Spirit: Detonative Flow
  • Changed the duration of the All Resistance Increase effect from 10 sec to 20 sec.
 
Tectonic Block
  • Changed the duration of the All DP Increase effect from 5 sec to 10 sec.
 
Equilibrium Break
  • Improved to be able to combo into Flow: Magical Evasion or Elementalization before the skill hits.
 
Elementalization, Teleport
  • Improved to smoothly combo into Teleport after Elementalization.
 
Flow: Magical Evasion
  • Reduced the cooldown: 4 sec → 3 sec.
 
Keeper: Tett & Keeper: Gorr
  • Changed the some of the effects of Gorr's Blessing and Tett's Ascent as follows:
    • Recover 250 MP every 10 sec → Max MP +700
  • Changed to summon Gorr/Tett by pressing F when the character stops or after Flow: Magical Evasion.
    • Accordingly, improved so that Gorr/Tett is not summoned even if F is pressed while during the skill.
 
  • Corrected the description of the Accuracy Rate in the effects of Gorr, Tett, Earth's Calling, and Toxic Flood.
  • Fixed the issue where the earthquake damage of Black Spirit: Fissure Wave (II to IV) was same with Black Spirit: Fissure Wave I.
 
STRIKER
The Succession Striker has been enhanced with skills designed for engaging multiple enemies. Alongside the well-loved combo, Prime: Wolf's Fang and Wolf's Explosive Fangs, we've introduced a new option. Now, you can perform a combo on a target under CC effects by activating Prime: Roaring Tiger and Explosive Jolt combo while maintaining your defense effect. Additionally, Prime: Fist Fury, previously underutilized, has been revamped to swiftly gather Martial Spirit Shards, making it handy in situations that requires a quick accumulation of the shards.

Main Weapon & Succession
Prime: Roaring Tiger
  • Added Forward Guard to the skill.
 
Silent Step
  • Improved to combo smoothly into other skills.
  • Changed the defense effect: Invincible during the skill → Super Armor during the skill
 
Prime: Fist Fury
  • Changed the skill as follows:
    • Added an 8-sec cooldown.
      • You cannot use the skill during the cooldown.
    • Changed Floating on attack 3 hits → Knockdown on attack 1 hits
    • Changed the speed of the skill animation.
    • Changed to recover more Martial Spirit Shards on hits.
    • Changed the damage and number of hits:
Before After
Attack damage 903/1046/1264/1406% x3, max 3 hits
Last attack damage 903/1046/1264/1406% x5

Damage -60.1% in PvP only
Attack damage 1318/1527/1845/2053% x2, max 3 hits
Last attack damage 1318/1527/1845/2053% x4
Critical Hit Rate +30%
Damage -60.1% in PvP only
 
Explosive Jolt
  • Changed the skill as follows:
    • Changed the recovery effect: +20 WP per hit → +50 HP per hit
    • Improved to combo smoothly into other skills.
    • Changed so you can now combo into the skill while holding LMB after Combo: Final Blow or Roaring Tiger.
    • Changed the damage and number of hits:
Before After
Attack 1 damage 707% x2
Attack 2 damage 1029% x8
Damage -60% in PvP only
Attack 1 damage 1343% x2
Attack 2 damage 2161% x5
Damage -66.5% in PvP only
 
  • Fixed the issue where Heart and Soul intermittently activated before activating Discharge Energy during the use of Succession: Martial Deva.
  • Fixed the issue where Martial Spirit Shards did not recover on attack 1 hits.
  • Fixed the issue where the Stun effect was applied on attack 2 hits when using Wolf's Explosive Fangs.
  • Fixed the issue where occasionally the target was bypassed when Prime: Skull Crusher is comboed into Prime: Knee Hammer.
 
NOVA
The Succession Nova has been improved to easily summon Axian with Prime: Icy Prison. The time needed to prepare for battle by casting Quoratum's Protection and summoning Royal Guards has been reduced by directly summoning Axian with Prime: Icy Prison without the need to use additional skills. Also, Retribution Snare has been adjusted to apply defensive effects upon successful grapple, similar to other characters, and not apply defensive effects upon failure. This allows you to continuously grapple multiple enemies if you succeed.

Main Weapon & Succession
Quoratum's Opening
  • Changed to be usable during cooldown.
    • Accordingly, changed the cooldown from 5 sec to 7 sec.
      • However, cooldown for Succession: Quoratum's Opening remains the same.
 
Retribution's Snare
  • Changed skill as below:
    • Changed to not charge when the grapple fails.
      • Accordingly, SP is consumed instead of Stamina when the skill is activated.
    • With the removal of the charge, defensive effects are not applied when the grapple fails.
    • Changed to be unusable during cooldown.
      • Accordingly, cooldown was changed from 25/20 sec based on skill level to 17 sec at all levels.
    • Changed to apply Super Armor when grapple is successful.
 
Prime: Icy Prison
  • Changed skill as below:
    • Removed normal attacks.
      • Accordingly, changed to always have Axian appear and attack regardless of the presence of the Royal Guard.
    • Changed the action of Axian when summoned while airborne.
  • Fixed the issue where the summoned Axian sometimes did not execute the next command after using the skill.
 
Quoratum's Vigor
  • Changed the effect of the skill from HP Recovery +45 to Max HP +300.
 
Prime: Star's Call
  • Changed to not apply collision even when charging forward during the skill.
    • Accordingly, the skill was changed to apply damage during charge.
    • Changed to charge to the end without stopping even when hitting an enemy during the charge.
 
Prime: King of the Dead
  • Reduced the cooldown: 20 sec → 5 sec
  • Changed to have a separate icon in the skill window.
  • Changed the skill to not be activated if you cannot summon nor unsummon Axian.
 
  • Changed the damage and effects of the following skills.
Skill Before After
Prime: Bitter Reign I to IV Attack 1 damage 1125/1208/1315/1401% x4
Attack 2 damage 1125/1208/1315/1401% x4
Critical Hit Rate +50% (PvE only)
Accuracy Rate +6%
Recover 20/20/25/30 HP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -35% in PvP only.
Attack 1 damage 1620/1740/1894/2017% x3
Attack 2 damage 1620/1740/1894/2017% x3
Critical Hit Rate +50%
Accuracy Rate +5/7/8/10%
Recover30/30/40/50 HP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -43% in PvP only.
Prime: Icy Thorns I to IV Attack 1 damage 700/758/882/1023% x3, max 2 hits
Last attack damage 700/758/882/1023% x6
Recover 20/20/25/30 HP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -48% in PvP only.
Attack 1 damage 1260/1364/1588/1841% x2, max 2 hits
Last attack damage 1260/1364/1588/1841% x3
Recover 35/35/50/60 HP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -50.4% in PvP only.
Prime: Frozen Earth Attack damage 1759% x10
Critical Hit Rate +50%
Recover 15 SP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -60% in PvP only.
Cooldown: 14 sec / Skill Add-on Tier 3
Attack damage 2656% x7
Critical Hit Rate +100%
Recover 25 SP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -62% in PvP only.
Cooldown: 12 sec / Skill Add-on Tier 2
Prime: Stamma's Mate I to IV Attack damage 969/1026/1120/1361% x1, max 10 hits
Critical Hit Rate +50%
Accuracy Rate +5%
Recover 5/7/10/15 SP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -57.5% in PvP only.
Attack damage 1550/1642/1792/2178% x1, max 10 hits
Critical Hit Rate +100%
Accuracy Rate +7/9/12/14%
Recover 10/15/20/25 SP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -61.4% in PvP only.
Prime: Entangling Icy Thorns I to III Attack 1 damage 961/1078/1440% x1, max 4 hits
Last attack damage 961/1078/1440% x8
Critical Hit Rate +50%
Recover 5/7/10 SP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -58.3/58.3/62.9% in PvP only.
Attack 1 damage 1634/1833/2448% x1, max 3 hits
Last attack damage 1634/1833/2448% x5
Critical Hit Rate +100%
Recover 15/20/30 SP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -64.4% in PvP only.
Prime: Swooping Ring
Attack damage 1100% x9

Recover 25 HP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -50% in PvP only.
Attack damage 2035% x5
Critical Hit Rate +50%
Recover 50 HP per attack on hits while Axian is summoned
Damage -55% in PvP only.
 
  • Fixed the issue where the description of accuracy rate for Fate Beckons, Prime: Passed Pawn, and Prime: King of the Dead was not being displayed.
  • Fixed the issue where the damage dealt by the summoned Royal Guard and Axian through Prime: Passed Pawn and Prime: King of the Dead was being applied as 100% of the main weapon's AP.

 

Class Fixes and Changes
  • [Sorceress] Fixed the issue where Black Spirit: Violation was activated in certain situations even when the skill was locked.
  • [Ranger] Fixed the issue where Charging Wind was activated when Prime: Razor Wind was followed by SHIFT + RMB to use Penetrating Wind after the last attack.
  • [Musa] Fixed the issue where Absolute: Gale was activated from attack 1 when it was used after Divider.
  • [Archer] Fixed the issue where the character does not immediately change to combat ready stance when the left/right directional key was pressed and released while moving backward using the greatbow.
  • [Sage] Fixed the issue where the effect of Prime: Overdrive was occasionally not stacked twice when Void Gateways was used after other skills.
  • [Corsair] Fixed the issue where Grapple Resistance +50% was not applied for 5 sec when Mareca: Spiral of Dreams was used without learning Prime: Mareca: Whale Song.
  • [Drakania] Fixed the issue where charge attack was not activated when RMB during Flow: Wings of Destruction with your trion.
  • [Drakania] Fixed the issue where the appearance of the awakening weapon was displayed incorrectly when certain temporary awakening weapons expired.
  • [Maegu] Fixed the description of the duration of the Movement Speed Decrease effect for Binding Knee Strike to match the actual effect.


CONTENTS

Guild League

We'd like to thank all Adventurers who are enjoying the Guild League.

We've added 2 battlefields for the Guild League with today's update. This will allow you to enjoy the league in a different environment and to refresh the feel of the existing Navarn Steppe and Heidel Northern Guard Camp maps.

We understand that maps are crucial in strategy and planning for PvP combat, so we hope you take your time to get used to the new maps and give your feedback on them.

  • Added 2 battlefields to the Guild League.
Elder's Bridge

Elder's Bridge connects southern Balenos and northern Calpheon.
Fight enemies head on from the bridge or engage in open battles at the field across the bridge.
Capotia

Capotia is a large valley between the Barhan Gateway and Sand Grain Bazaar.
The field at the bottom allow for strategic maneuvers, while the rocky terrain of the valley provides interesting combat opportunities.
※ The below battlefields are available for Guild League.
- Navarn Steppe, Heidel Northern Guard Camp, Elder's Bridge, Capotia
 
  • Changed the system to give a certain amount of Combat EXP according to character level when winning or losing in the Guild League.
  • Changed so that EXP gained from Guild League is not affected by EXP Increase buff effects.
  • Fixed the issue where War Heroes could enter Guild League matches via the ESC Menu.
  • Changed the ascension icon of Scholar displayed in the View Past Match Results of the Guild League and Arena of Solare Rankings Window.


ITEM

  • Improved the description of the following items:
    • Old Moon Guild's exclusive accessories
      • Ring of Crescent Guardian, Narc Ear Accessory, Tungrad Earring
    • Upgraded Old Moon Guild's exclusive accessories
      • Clouded Ring of Crescent Guardian
      • Starlit Ring of Crescent Guardian
      • Arboreal Narc Ear Accessory, Arboreal Tungrad Earring


MOUNT

  • Added a message to be displayed when the ship's sail is unfurled under the influence of sea winds.
  • Fixed the issue where auto-navigation (T) from Port Epheria to Iliya Island was unavailable due to reefs.


QUEST & KNOWLEDGE

  • Changed Shakatu Merchants' Archive - Deve's Encyclopedia Volume 6, Chapter 4 "Collecting Items Promising Eternal Friendship" to include two additional required items.
    • Beer, Cold Draft Beer
      • The clue for this objective can be found in the ongoing conversation (W) with Tulem the arms dealer in Altinova during Deve's Encyclopedia Volume 6, Chapter 4.

  • Changed the button text displayed during the [Event] Old Moon Boss Seal exchange quest.
    • [Event] Choose Your Concentrated Boss's Aura Box I
    • [Event] Choose Your Concentrated Boss's Aura Box II
    • [Event] Choose Your Concentrated Boss's Aura Box III


NPC, BACKGROUND, SOUND

  • Changed the full moon to be bigger during the below period.
    • Feb 21, 2024 after maintenance - Mar 6, 2024 before maintenance


UI

  • Added a feature to stables to sort horses by gender, tier, breeding count, and level.
 
  • Improved the View Continuously option for workers so that the grade of the last selected worker is maintained.
  • Added portrait borders to the Worker of the Day to differentiate their grades.
 
  • Added a feature to directly open the Central Market from the Central Market notifications displayed at the bottom left of the screen.
    • When you click on the elements within the message such as Item icon, item name, or price, the Central Market is opened.
 
  • Changed the quest icon displayed above the head of NPC who give main quests in Balenos, Serendia, and Calpheon.
  • Changed the font size of the combine button's tooltip in Yaz's Combinables Pouch to be larger.
  • Fixed the the previously opened inventory and Equipment window to close if the Central Market warehouse is opened through the maid while the inventory and Equipment window are open.
    • When the Central Market warehouse is closed, the inventory and Equipment window will reopen.
 

WEB

  • Changed and improved the following for the official website:
    • Fixed the issue where no notification message was displayed when the date was not entered while checking the login history in the Account Security Center.
      • Login history can be checked at the official website - My Page - Account Info - Account Security Center.


TRANSLATION

  • Changed and unified the following in English:
    • Beauty Shop → Beauty Salon
 

CHANGES & FIXES

  • Changed 1:1 duels in the Battle Arena to not allow entry while the following skills are in use:
    • [Scholar] Gravity Anchor, [Maegu] Prime: Foxspirit: Deceiver.
  • Fixed the issue where the color of the illusory double created by the Maegu's Prime: Foxspirit: Deceiver was distinguishable in the Red Battlefield.
  • Fixed the issue where the Ascension icon for the Scholar was displayed as the Awakening icon in the Arena of Solare Rankings UI.
  • Fixed the issue where the tutorial after character creation did not proceed when the Pearl Shop (F3) and Knowledge (H) windows were open.
  • Fixed the issue where the number of items necessary for acquiring titles was not correctly displayed when opening box and bundle items all at once.
  • Fixed the issue where it was possible to pass through a specific door inside Velandir Castle.
  • Fixed the issue where the temperature information near the Fris Snowfield was displayed unnaturally in the Temperature Information filter of the World Map (M).
  • Fixed the issue where you could accumulate 4 points immediately after using Overcharged Shot in certain situations while using the Monsterbane Cannon Assembly Kit.
  • Fixed the issue where the setting for using the Custom HP Bar did not revert to the default setting when resetting all game settings.
  • [Archer] Fixed the issue where the character did not disappear when using Black Spirit: Ultimate: Zephyr Leap.
  • Fixed the issue where Norma Leight at the Northern Wheat Plantation could not be found through the Find NPC function.
  • Fixed the issue where the abnormal Life Mastery effect was applied when using the Demihar Life Tool.
  • [Dark Knight] Fixed the issue where the appearance of vediant appeared unnatural when wearing Sin Terrna Armor and Gloves.
  • [Sorceress] Fixed the issue where the appearance of the Cozy Fleece Hat was not displayed when wearing the Blanchard Helmet and Cozy Fleece Hat at the same time.
  • [Witch] Fixed the issue where part of the hair appeared unnatural when wearing the Blanchard Helmet with hair No. 1 applied.
  • Fixed the issue where the appearance of the Cozy Fleece Hat was not displayed when wearing the Yianaros/Blanchard Helmet and Cozy Fleece Hat at the same time.
  • [Male Classes] Fixed the issue where the length of the sleeves of the Academia Armor was reduced when equipped with gloves of other outfits even though they did not overlap.
  • Fixed the issue where Family names were exposed in the Arsha: Anonymous server in certain situations.
  • Fixed the issue where the Guild League was accessible during the Conquest War.
  • Fixed the issue where the client was sometimes abnormally shut down when moving to the Character Selection window or ending the game.
  • [Nova] Fixed the issue where you could not progress the Calpheon main quest "A Time of Rest Before the Journey".
  • Fixed the issue where currently unavailable quest categories were displayed in the Main tab in the Quest (O) window.

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