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Patch Notes - March 6th 2019

06 March 2019 13:00

Greetings Adventurers,

Have you ever doubted about choosing the perfect class for your playstyle? We know this is a hard choice with 17 classes to choose from, therefore with this week's update we have a new system that will let you try all classes in-game at high level.

Meanwhile enjoy the new anniversary event starting this week where you will be able to earn silvers and do not forget there’s so much more to come in our month-long anniversary celebration!

 

 

[New Events]

  • Gratitude of Black Spirit

    • Event Period: Mar. 6 after maintenance - Mar. 20 before maintenance

    • Event 1: During the event period, defeat monsters, gather, and fish to obtain the items [Event] 3rd Anniversary Thanks and [Event] 3rd Anniversary Love which you can align in your Inventory bag and combine to create the item [Event] Together until the 100th Anniversary! [Event] Together until the 100th Anniversary! will be worth more Silver!

    • Click <Here> to find out more about the celebratory event!

  • Black Spirit’s Adventure 1 is back.

    • Event Period: Mar. 6 after maintenance  - Mar. 27 before maintenance

    • The popular Black Spirit’s Adventure 1 is back in style. New addition to the possible reward list is Valk’s Cry!

 

[Ongoing Events]

  • Get a +15 Cliff's Weapon!: Feb.27 - Mar. 20 before Maintenance

  • A Box of Wonders: Ferb. 27 - Mar.13 before Maintenance

 

[Content]

  • Trial Characters are here.

    • You will have at max 3 Trial Character slots available.

    • Start in Battle Arena at Lv. 60! You can also try Red Battlefield, Arena of Arsha, and Savage Rift with your Trial Character.

    • 4,000 Skill Points are given.

    • NPC Haz in Battle Arena operates an exclusive shop selling various gear, accessories, and items at 1 Silver.

    • You can purchase Arsha's Chest from NPC Haz starting next week (after the maintenance on March 13th). However, note that you do not need Arsha's Chest in order to play through the Trial Character content.

    • Click <Here> to find out more about Trial Characters.

  • Fixed the issue where Transport would not work between Epheria and Altinova.

 

[System]

  • Fiery Nouver and Fiery Kutum items can no longer be registered to Central Market.

    • Any relevant items listed for sale up to today’s maintenance have been sold and any uncollected Silver (of your listed Order) will be sent via in-game mailbox (B).

    • A new function to extract Inverted Heart of Garmoth will be added with Mar. 13 maintenance.

  • Increased speed of automatically adjusting the screen brightness when playing on Remastered Mode or higher settings.

  • Added a feature which allows the in-game announcement to be displayed for a certain period of time.

  • Fixed the issue where Silver received through Storage for an item on NPC Shops would disappear intermittently.

  • Any picture/video taken using Ansel function can now only be performed when your character has full HP.

    • If a crash occurs during your play in Black Desert Online, your character will be applied Invincible effect so that your character will be unharmed.

    • We have found an abuse related to this feature and thus the function to allow shooting of pictures/videos using Ansel function will be available only when your character has full HP.

 

  • The guide UI regarding direction and possessing into characters has been improved.

    • The location of the guide has been changed so that it will no longer hinder the sight.

  • Fixed the issue where intermittent crashing of client occurred even when a match of Shadow Arena was not finished.

  • In order to rid the inconvenience of keyboard layout being different based on your country, the setting of the following Hotkeys that you can change as per your needs via Settings → Interface for the Quick Slot will be also applicable to the Shadow Arena gameplay.

Changeable Hotkey

(Set as below when in Default)

Function for normal play

Function in Shadow Arena
 

Z

Rage Absorption

Uses Quick Slot 1

X

Fury Transfer

Uses Quick Slot 2

C

Draw Awakening Weapon

Uses Quick Slot 3

V

Emergency Escape

Uses Quick Slot 4

B

Mail

Uses Quick Slot 5

*If unchanged, the default setting on Hotkeys will be applied for your Shadow Arena play.

  • Fixed the text overlapping issue with the Survival Time text and its actual clock time in the minimap during a match in Shadow Arena.

  • When in spectator mode in a Shadow Arena party match, you will now automatically spectate party members after loading when party members are far away even without having to press the spectate button again.

  • The Black Spirit flying sequence will no longer play when you start a practice match.

  • Fixed the issue where Striker, Ninja, and Maehwa would not be displayed in the Shadow Arena Stats window.

  • Changed the design of the UI which appears when you die in Shadow Arena.

  • The Shadow Arena banner on the bottom right corner will not appear anymore when Shadow Arena is not open.

  • Your mic volume on Windows will no longer be affected from controlling the mic volume of your Voice Chat in Shadow Arena.

 

[Sorceress]

  • Fixed the issue where the command combo could not be performed during cooldown of the skill Darkness Released.

 

[Tamer]

  • Fixed the issue where the command combo would connect to the skill Soaring Kick and not Surging Tide as it should after using Heilang: Trample.

 

[Witch/Wizard]

  • Fixed the issue where the skill Multiple Magic Arrows used during cooldown would not connect to the next skill when performing one command combo.

 

[Ninja]

  • Fixed the issue where the command combo would connect to the skill Shadow Stomp after using Ankle Cutter.

 

[Valkyrie]

  • Fixed the issue where the skills Judgment of Light and Divine Power would not be activated even when they are not in cooldown when performing the command combos.

  • The following skills for these classes have had its damage adjusted.

Warrior

Ground Slash

Decreased by 11%

Scars of Dusk

Decreased by 5%

Musa

Slice

Increased by 8%

Rising Storm

Increased by 4%

Maehwa

Slice

Increased by 8%

Red Moon

Increased by 5%

Kunoichi

Wind Slash

Increased by 11%

Flash Slash

Increased by 9%

Ninja

Wind Slash

Increased by 11%

  • Boss monsters (Bheg, Giath, and Muskan) will now target other adventures who have not hit them as well.

  • You should now start automatically spectating your party members after the loading screen, even when they are far away.

 

  • You can now search with one letter at the Central Market.

  • Fixed the issue where the "Exceeded the maximum number of items that can be searched at once." message appeared when you searched for certain words.

  • A tax discount will be applied to the taxes for selling items at the Central Market in all cases. The discount amount will depend on the Family Fame like the below:

    • Family Fame of 1,000 - 3,999: Silver Collected from the Market +0.5%

    • Family Fame of 4,000 - 6,999: Silver Collected from the Market +1%

    • Family Fame of 7,000 or higher: Silver Collected from the Market +1.5%

  • Max Price for items sold by NPCs that can be registered to Central Market has been changed for the following items:

    • Certain Crystal items
    • Cannon Ball items

    • Wagons Registrations

  • Added a button in the Central Market which allows you to conveniently select the Max Price or Min Price when selecting the desired price.

  • Fixed the issue where you intermittently could not select the Min Price items among the items listed at the Central Market.

  • Added text at the Central Market which shows the tax benefits you can receive in the Central Market.

  • The Central Market's 'Set Price' window's scrollbar has changed as follows:

    • Sell: If there are items listed, it will be placed below the Min. price of the items listed. If there are no items listed, it will be placed at the Max price.

    • Order: If there are orders, it will be placed right above the Max price of the orders. If there are no orders, it will be placed at the Min. price.

  • Added notification about selling at the bottom right of the Central Market for the following situations:

    • When an order has been purchased.
    • When an item listed has been sold.

  • Added a button which allows you to sort by item grade at the Central Market.

  • The conditions for the initial purchase desired price in the purchase window of the Central Market has changed.

    • When there are items listed: The lowest price among the items listed will be selected.

    • When there are orders placed: The price immediately above the highest price of orders will be selected.

    • When there are no orders placed and no items listed, the lowest price will be selected.

  • The scrollbar on the Set Price window will be adjusted according to the initial desired price for purchase/sales in the Central Market's Purchase/Sell window.

  • Fixed the issue where the scrollbar would unnecessarily reset for the Warehouse item list.

  • A graph that shows the Central Market prices has been added to the Sell UI to help you grasp the market value of items and help you Set Prices.

    • You can check the units of the y-axis values on the top-right corner of the graph to view information of expensive items easily.

    • For example, when the units are in 1,000s and the graph of an item hits 100 on the Y-axis, that means the item’s real price is 100,000 Silver.

  • Fixed the issue where pressing Space key on the Buy and Sell window in Central Market would make the character Jump.


 

[NPC]

  • The NPC that gives positive effects to the Elionism in Heidel has been renamed as <Apprentice Priest> Arsen.

  • A Stone Pagoda that gives positive effect upon praying on it while offering Gold Bars has been added to Duvencrune area.

    • This Stone Pagoda is located near guard captain Guntama Diouf.

  • A button to exchange 1 Asula’s Crimson Eye Accessory to 2 Asula's Weakened Magic Accessories has been added to the following NPCs who can exchange Asula Accessories. This button will only be activated if you have more than 1 Asula’s Crimson Eye Accessory in possession.

    • Yisar Pjetyo of Tarif
    • Lasmin of Rock Post

    • Belgar of Altinova

    • Binvane of Sand Grain Bazaar

 

  • Enhanced the performance of beginner horses to help new Adventurers in their journey.

    • Horse Emblem: Beginner's Brown Horse
    • Horse Emblem: Beginner's Maroon Horse

    • Horse Emblem: Beginner's Gray Horse

      • Speed and Accel have increased by 20%.

      • Turn and Brake have increased by 10%.

  • The graphical effect that appears when inflicting damage from the Ballista has been changed.

  • Text regarding gender of the horses has been added to Horse Emblem items.

  • Ballista will no longer apply Back Attack effect.

  • Fixed the issue where Mounts could not be recovered from the Stable NPC when the number of the mount's death was higher than 256.

  • Fixed the erroneous item descriptions of the item Horse Emblem: Beginner's Maroon Horse.

 

 

[All Classes]

  • Fixed the issue where the character movement would be unnatural when clicking on the Ship icon to board while in a position to recover Stamina by pressing Q while swimming.

  • Characters will now stop swimming right away when releasing hotkeys like Q or E after diving.

    • Swimming movement will be more natural when you press Q while diving.

  • Changed graphical effects that appear when leveling up.

 

[By Class]

  • You can now use the Forward Slash or Shield Charge skills while using the basic attack, Slash.

  • You can now combo more quickly to other skills after the final hit of Slash.

 

  • When in Scythe mode, you can now use the Night Crow skill in midair up to 3 times consecutively.

  • The damage of Ultimate: Dark Flame will now inflict damage based on the obtained skill level of Dark Flame.

  • Fixed the issue where damage reduction has been applied to all skill levels during Dark Flame's cooldown.

 

  • For the Feral Rage Rabam Skill, the final hit will now be activated when pressing LMB after pressing Shift + X.

  • Increased the speed of the initial sprint motion when moving while in Main weapon mode.

  • The character will now combo into Ground Lifting when you press spacebar after the additional hits for Predatory Hunt, Headbutt, and Frenzied Destroyer.

  • When you maintain W+F+RMB while using the Giant Leap skill forwards, the Streak Leap skill will activate first.

  • When you press A/D+LMB or RMB after Ultimate: Fierce Strike attack, the left/right basic attack or Shake Off skill will activate.

  • When you press A/D+LMB+RMB after using Shake Off, the final hit for Raging Thunder will activate first.

 

  • You can now use the Petal Drill skill when pressing Shift + LMB during Main weapon mode.

 

  • Added the Forward Guard effect up until before the attacking motion for the Ninjutsu: Shadow Stomp II-Absolute: Shadow Stomp skills.

  • When getting hit or when making the Forward Guard motion before attacking with the Ninjutsu: Shadow Stomp skill, the character will now immediately attack.

  • Increased the beginning attack speed of the Ninjutsu: Shackles skill.

 

  • The beginning attack speed has been increased for the Flash Slash skill.
  • Added the Forward Guard effect up until before the attacking motion for the Ninjutsu: Shadow Stomp II-Absolute: Shadow Stomp skills.

  • When getting hit or when making the Forward Guard motion before attacking with the Ninjutsu: Shadow Stomp skill, the character will now immediately attack.

  • Increased the beginning attack speed of the Ninjutsu: Shackles skill.

 

  • Stamina will now be recovered while using Shattering Darkness, Trap of Vedir, and Flow: Bombardment.

  • Fixed typos in the skill descriptions for Twilight Dash and Spirit Hunt.

 

  • Fixed the issue where Jumping while Sprinting would only be performed when doing standing Jump in Awakening mode.

 

  • The following effects have been added to Blood Moon Twist.

    • All DP +10 for 10 sec. when using the skill.
  • When pressing RMB while holding W+Shift during the Bloody Stride skill or sprinting, Flailing Blades now be prioritized.

  • Effects will now properly be displayed when using Eye of the Phoenix after using certain skills.

 

  • Improved the graphics such as the impact effect, direction of blood splatter, and attacking directions when hitting targets with the following skills.

    • Ascending Spirit
    • Ensnare

    • Radiant Explosion

    • Uproot

    • Piercing Light

    • Flow: Light's Trail

    • Righteous Smite

    • Low Sweep

    • Ravenous Talon

 

  • Fixed the issue where some of the gear NPCs Grandus and Ronatz were selling did not appear on the shop list.

  • Removed the level restrictions for equipping the Archer Awakening weapon, Katan Greatbow.

    • (You can equip Katan Greatbow starting from Lv. 1)

  • Added a feature which guides you to the nearest Storage Keeper when right-clicking on Gold Bar items.

  • Fixed the item descriptions of Horse Emblem: Beginner's Maroon Horse.

  • The Permanent Enhancement Chance value gained from completing goals for Adventure/Travel Logs will be obtainable at max +5.

    • NOTE: This maximum number of value that can be gained will be available in the near future when further expansion of Adventure/Travel Log contents become updated.

  • The exchange button will only be displayed from the NPC's when you have the Dark Spirit's Greed.

  • The Inverted Heart of Garmoth can now be registered at the Central Market.

  • Fixed the issue where the Desert Tent Toll could not be sold in NPC Shops.

  • Fixed the issue where Design: Karlstein item could not be sold in NPC Shops.

  • Fixed the issue where the destination target of auto-navigation came out wrong when right-clicking on the Cyclops Summon Scroll.

  • For details on newly added Pearl Shop Update and 3rd Anniversary sale part 2, please click < Here > !

 

  • The Goblins near Node Manager NPC Beedle at Cron Castle Site have gone home.

  • Increased the chance of obtaining "Magic Crystal of Infinity - Critical Hit" by 50% when defeating monsters at Manes Hideout.

  • Added the following Monster Zones of Mediah to the list places where you can defeat monsters for a chance to obtain the "Magic Crystal of Infinity - Critical Hit" item.

    • Elric Shrine
    • Soldier's Grave

    • Marni's 2nd Lab

  • The location of spawn for Boss Ferrid from Dark Rift has changed to inside the Omar Lava Cave.

    • This location is easier to auto-navigate to and does not overlap with the spawn location where Guild boss monster spawns.

 

 

[Quest]

  • Cyclops will no longer instantly spawn during the quest Retrieve a Sealing Stone.

    • After accepting the quest, you need to interact (R) with a specific Dark Portal to spawn a Cyclops.

  • Changed the method for obtaining the knowledge for the Central Neutral Zone, which has become impossible to obtain due to the main quest renewals.

    • You can check the changed method through the knowledge hint.

  • Removed the repetitive contents of the quest summary for [Alchemy Lv24] Make a Crystal Yourself.

  • Fixed the issue where the quest fish could not be caught in the "Tapertail Anchovy and Skipjack" and "Problem Fish" quest area.

  • Fixed the issue where rewards for completing Extra Quests given in a specific area was not being received properly.

  • Quest completion count of a deleted character will not be tallied to your Family.

 

[Knowledge]

  • The text for the following knowledge has been changed:

    • Mariam
    • Shen Merchant Guild

    • Companion of Shultz

    • Carcass of Shultz the Gladiator

    • Maudi Budar

  • The content of the hints that can be seen if the following Knowledges haven’t been obtained yet has been improved.

The Monarch of Darkness

The Origins of the Shadow Knights

The Coming of Belmorn and the Knights of Dawn

The Downfall of the Knights of Dawn

The Shadow Knights, the Fraternity of Light and the Secret Guards

Resurrection of Belmorn

The Watchtower Conspiracy

Secret Guards I

Secret Guards II

Alchemy and Gorgath

Troop of Darkness I

Troop of Darkness II

Troop of Darkness III

Origin of the Crimson Flame

Origin of Earth

Origin of Clear Water

Origin of Ancient Light

Caphras' Secret Lab

Necklace of Balance

Jordine and Orwen

Abandoned Jordine

The Secret Guards Departed For Mediah

Cox Pirates Adventure Journal

Appearance of the Cox Pirates

Trina Marine Knights #1

Trina Marine Knights #2

Trina Marine Knights #3

The Influence of Pirates on Children

Nightmare of the Sea

Studying Monsters

Pirate's Password

Radolf Hansen's Logbook #1

Radolf Hansen's Logbook #2

Radolf Hansen's Logbook #3

Radolf Hansen's Logbook #4

Radolf Hansen's Logbook #5

Mediah Adventure Journal I

The Barbarians Occupying Altinova

Ancient Lightstone

Sealed Ancient Giant

Kamasylvian Ritual I

Kamasylvian Ritual II

Kamasylvian Ritual III

Kamasylvian Ritual IV

Kamasylvian Ritual V

Sezec Hunter

Crow Merchants Guild

Mediah Adventure Journal II

Crisis of Abun Village

The Afterwork Routine of an Altinova Worker

What Workers Live For

Carcass of Shultz the Gladiator

Sausan and Altinova

 

  • Added “Carefully” and “Boldly” button text to the descriptions for the Bargain window for Trading.

  • NPC that can only be met during a quest will no longer be searchable through Find NPC function.

    • Find NPC will only locate NPCs that are always present in the game world.

  • Improved the alignment within the Character Transport window (the title of the window, destination, character list, scroll bar).

  • Added the following description next to the cut scene's play button within conversation windows:

    • Click to Play Cutscene
  • Changed the text about skipping the animation being displayed when you attempt Caphras Enhancements:

    • Skip Enhancement Animation → Skip Animation
  • The image that appears when selecting Optional reward for a quest completion reward has been changed.

  • Fixed the issue where the attendance check tab would not be displayed properly after you have claimed all of the attendance rewards.

  • Fixed the issue where Apply for Vacation and Return from Vacation buttons were not being displayed even after the Guild Master has appointed a new Guild Master.

  • The following text will now be displayed when an adventurer without a Value Pack active sells an item through Central Market.

    • You can receive an X% bonus with an active Value Pack.
  • Fixed the issue where some of the text in the Buy/Sell UI did not appear in Central  Market.

 

 

[System]

  • Fixed the issue where you were able to build forts in Node War areas where it was not intended to allow you to create forts.


[Class Changes]
 

[Wizard]

  • Fixed the issue where different gloves would be exposed upon equipping gloves after wearing [Wizard] Crescent Moon Clothes.


[Maehwa]

  • Fixed the issue where the character would appear graphically broken when in a sitting position or in a Retaliation Stance while wearing the Ladybell outfit.

  • Fixed the issue where there would be a big shade casted on on the face when selecting the 6th hairstyle.

 

[Lahn]

  • Fixed the issue where the character would appear graphically broken when in the sitting position while wearing the Sanguine underwear.

  • Fixed the issue where the upper part of the [Lahn] Sanguine Petal outfit would look unnatural while walking.


[Item Changes]

  • Fixed the issue where the Life EXP Boost would not be applied properly when activating the following items:

    • [Event] 3rd Anniversary Cake
      • From the fix above, the number of times you can use the [Event] 3rd Anniversary Cake’s buff has been reset. If the item has been removed, it will be distributed back to you through the in-game mail (B) with today’s maintenance.

 

[Quests & Knowledge]

  • Fixed a typo in the quest summary of The Story of Glish.

  • Fixed the issue where Qoobe would spawn instantly upon accepting the quest [To Level 50!] Giant Catfishman Qoobe.

  • Fixed the issue where interacting with Dark Portal was not possible during the quest [Co-op] Stop Illezra's Plot.

  • Fixed the issue where the Dark Portal was not spawning during the quest [Co-op] Defeat the Weakened Belmorn!


[Interface Changes]

  • Fixed the issue where the effect which appears when you bring the mouse cursor over the skill icon would disappear when selecting a skill in the Pet exchange window.

  • Removed the line break in the middle of the description in the Family Name Change window.

  • Fixed the issue where the text within the Add Guild button and Remove Guild button would bleed out of the buttons in the Alliance tab of the Guild window (G).

  • The Inventory and Warehouse will no longer block the conversation window when you click on the Warehouse button within the Storage.

  • Fixed the issue where the attendance check tab would not be displayed properly after you have claimed all of the attendance rewards.

  • Fixed the issue where text would bleed out of the Enhancement window when enhancing items which can be safely enhanced.

  • Fixed the issue where the 'Permanent Enhancement Chance' text would bleed out of the Total Family Bonus window from the Adventure Journal window.

  • Fixed the issue where the "Unoccupied Territory" text would bleed out of the minimized Conquest War window.

  • Fixed the issue where inactive buff icons would be displayed.

  • Fixed the graphical issue where the reward icon would appear to go out of the slot in the Quest Rewards window after having completed a quest.

  • Fixed the issue where the background of the Set Price window located on the right side of Sell window was not being shown properly.

 

 

[Updated 11/03/2019]

  • We are aware of the issue where the title “Fighter,” which you can get from playing War Hero, is not being given out. We will resolve the issue with the Mar. 13th maintenance.

 

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