Patch Notes - 16th October 2019

16 October 2019 10:00

Greetings Adventurers, 

Halloween is coming and to prepare it like it should be, we have concocted four events for you! Ready to meet Spook and Mischievous Jacks again?

Plus, as you may already know, The Great Expedition is coming really soon and in order to get you prepared for the big journey, we got you some other events that will help you to sail on the great ocean!

Learn more about this week's patch notes below!


 

[New Events]

  • Prepare for the Expedition

    • Event 1: Collect Cog Pieces: October 17 (00:00 UTC)–October 23 (23:59 UTC)

      • Play 1 hr. daily to collect [Event] Ship License Piece: Epheria Cog and exchange them for Ship License: Epheria Cog (Kalis-Certified).

      • The exchange for Ship License: Epheria Cog (Kalis-Certified) will be possible after October 23 regular maintenance until October 30 regular maintenance.

    • Event 2: Favor of the Falasi Family: October 16 (after maintenance)–October 30 (before maintenance)

      • Enjoy this daily recurring quest from Philaberto Falasi to get materials for building your ship.

    • Event 3: Special Quests: October 16 (after maintenance)–October 23 (before maintenance)

      • Accept and complete special quests to gather more materials.

    • Click <Here> for full details of the events to get ready for The Great Expedition!

  • Halloween 2019

    • Event 1: Spook is Back!: October 16 (after maintenance)–November 6 (before maintenance)

      • Hunt down Spook the event boss for Halloween that may appear suddenly in front of you! 

    • Event 2: Hunt Pumpkin Ghosts: October 16 (after maintenance)–November 6 (before maintenance)

      • Defeat Mischievous Jacks and get [Event] Halloween Gift Box.

    • Event 3: Collect Halloween Items: October 17 (00:00 UTC)–November 6 (23:59 UTC)

      • Collect Halloween items and exchange or combine them for better rewards.

    • Event 4: Halloween Quests: October 16 (after maintenance)–November 6 (before maintenance)

      • Accept and complete event quests to get Halloween props. Arooooo~! 

    • Bonus: October 16 (after maintenance)–November 1 (23:59 UTC)

      • Halloween themed UI and music will be added to the world of Black Desert Online!

      • Click <Here> for full details of the spooky events!

  • Community event: Halloween Costume Contest

    • Halloween Costume Contest is on where you can show off your fun and spooky costumes for a chance to win awesome prizes like MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI, Ryzen 5 3600X, and in-game items!

      • Submission Period: October 16th to November 4th

      • Community Voting Phase: November 5th - November 11th

      • Kakao Games Staff Voting Phase: November 12th - November 13th

      • Winners’ Announcement: November 14th

      • Click <Here> for all the details!

 

[Ongoing Events]

  • Season of the Hunt, Part 3

    • Special Challenges 2: October 10 (00:00 UTC)–October 23 (23:59 UTC)

  • Season of the Hunt, Part 1

    • Trina Knight’s First Support Kit: (September 25 (after maintenance)–October 23 (before maintenance)

  • Fall Festival: September 25 (after maintenance)–October 23 (before maintenance)

  • Health, Breath, Strength: October 2 (after maintenance)–October 23 (before maintenance)

  • Build Your Guild

    • Recruit New Guild Members: October 2 (after maintenance)–October 30 (before maintenance)

    • Guild Attendance Reward: October 2 (after maintenance)–December 31 (23:59 UTC)

 

[Ended Events]

  • Season of the Hunt, Part 2

  • Item Drop Rate Boost +50%

 

[Reward Distribution]

  • Rewards for Complete Marni’s Stones event included in the Season of the Hunt, Part 1 has been distributed.

 

[System]

  • You can no longer perform actions that limit your entrance to the server where the action is performed (e.g. reading a book) for servers that have entry requirements (e.g. Olvia).

    • This means that actions such as reading at bookshelves are no longer possible in Olvia servers.

  • Warehouse Weight Increase based on Family Fame

    • The total Warehouse Weight based on Family Fame will now be displayed on the bottom of My Items, in the Weight Limit information.

  • Changed the Enhancement information of +13 Green Grade Equipment to (+13–+15) in the mobile web version of the Central Market.


 

[Game World]

  • Changed the placement of some doors to Kratuga Ancient Ruins to improve the visibility of the ruin's entrance and exit.

  • The place to which you are transferred when entering the Kratuga Ancient Ruins has been changed.

 

  • While a Value Pack is active, Breeding or Trading a horse will return you a 5% of additional Tax.

 

  • Added a warning message to the item description of Sweet Honey Wine that you cannot cook this food without the knowledge of "Sweet Honey Wine."

  • For details on newly added Pearl Shop Update, please click < Here > !



 

[Quest]

  • Added a description of Investigation methods in the quest summary for "Marumin Monument."

  • Changed the completion goal text for the quest "An Entangled Mess in the Swamp."

  • Added a warning message stating quest requirement to the Quest Summary window of the quests that can be obtained with the following items.

    • Licensed Adventurer's Seal

    • Acknowledged Adventurer's Seal

    • Outstanding Adventurer's Seal
      *If you complete one of these quests, you cannot accept the other quests on the same day.

 

  • A warning icon and a description text bubble will now be displayed when the Ship Inventory Weight exceeds the maximum weight allowed.

  • Changed the name of the UI which is displayed when setting up a looped auto-path to "Set Looped Auto-Path."

    • Only after setting up your green completed loop in the World Map (M) will the save button for that path appear.

    • After the completed loop has been set up, this save button's description text bubble will change to indicate how to save a path.

  • The Maximum Quantity to be displayed in the Guild Shop will now be limited to 100.

  • Included enough space to the title that indicates "Levels" and "Members" in the [Find Party] window so that the terms could be clearly distinguished.

  • For newly-created accounts from October 16 maintenance, the third slot on the upper widget of the new ESC menu will appear with a [+]. You can edit the menu yourself to place in a shortcut feature in this slot. Existing adventurers can also edit the ESC menu through Edit Menu option.

  • The [Dialogue] button will now display an effect when there is any dialogue available in the NPC Chat window UI.

  • Now, even when there is a knowledge required to talk to an NPC in the NPC Chat window UI, you can use the hotkey for the button that appears below.

  • You can now close the dialogue list even when you select "Rent" from the conversation with an NPC.

  • Selecting the Search Results menu from the new ESC menu will now allow you to add the former to the Recently Used menu.

    • You can now see the main menu of the menu you have searched in Search Results from the new ESC menu.

  • Fixed the issue where the chat window scrolled down to the bottom when changing the size of the chat window while having a 1:1 chat with a friend.

  • In the case the text for displaying the item number in the Exchange window with an NPC becomes too long, it will display the item number only.

 

  • Fixed the issue where navigation was stopped by the topography when interacting with the Old Pier Sign at Velia.

  • Fixed the issue where a random NPC became visible when failing to steal from Jordine at Heidel.

  • Fixed the issue where Emma Bartali became visible when failing to steal from Igor Bartali.

  • Fixed the issue where NPC Edan became visible when failing to steal from Cheremio at Glish.

  • Fixed the issue where the flower basket disappeared when greeting Saya Nesser.

  • Fixed the issue where Lemoria Armor wasn't included in the Polly's Forest drop list in Item Drop Information UI.

  • Fixed the issue where the warning UI wasn't displayed on the top right corner of the screen when the durability of your Miniature Elephant's equipment had been consumed.

  • Fixed the issue where the location of some UIs that had been set up with the Edit UI reset when creating a new character and initiating a tutorial.

  • Fixed the issue where the DP of the item whose Durability was completely consumed was summed when opening the Mount Information window.

  • Fixed the issue where clicking on the Character Selection window while reading a book at your residence did not move you to this window.

  • Fixed the issue where the function with which you can set up the hotkeys for Preset 1, Preset 2, Preset 3, Combat Focus Mode and Adventure Focus Mode buttons in the Edit UI was removed.

  • Fixed the issue where the function with which you can set up a quick hotkey for the Alchemy Stone button in the Inventory (I) was removed.

  • Fixed the issue where the skill description text bubble didn't appear in the Stable's Manage Skill window.

  • Fixed the issue where the Game Menu UI appeared when ending Spectator Mode by pressing ESC while using the old Menu window.

    • The Game Menu UI will no longer appear when closing Spectator Mode by pressing ESC.

  • Fixed the issue where the letters overlapped because the text was too long when selecting Worker Grade in the View Workers Continuously window.

  • Fixed the issue where some monsters' effects were not displayed when removing others' effects.

  • Fixed the issue where even without the knowledge of Katzvariak, the field boss of Drieghan, this monster's HP would be displayed.

  • Fixed the issue where the grass in certain areas of Mediah Northern Highlands was floating in the air.

  • Fixed the issue where the grass around Calpheon Castle appeared to float in the air.

  • Fixed the issue where the road in certain region of Sausan Garrison was not displayed in the minimap.

  • Removed the awkward structure near the Longleaf Tree Forest.

  • Fixed the unnatural topography in some parts of Weita Island.

  • Fixed the issue where the inside of the rocks was visible in certain region of Valencia.

  • Fixed the issue where you could enter the Duvencrune 7 residence through the door on the 3rd floor without any interaction.

  • Fixed the issue where characters would get trapped in certain region of Sycraia Abyssal Zone.

  • Fixed the issue where characters could enter the Kratuga Ancient Ruins in an abnormal way.

  • Fixed the intermittent issue where items would be enhanced consecutively.

  • [Warrior] Fixed the issue where abnormal particle effects were being displayed when using the Awakening skill, Black Spirit: Solar Flare.

  • [Witch] Fixed the graphical glitch that occurred when using the Alchemy Tool while equipping the Purnado Armor.

  • [Mystic] Fixed the issue where the dyed part of the Dhyana Outfit looked different when zooming out from the character.

  • [Ninja] Fixed the graphical glitch that appeared when equipping the Petroglyph Outfit.

  • [Shai] Fixed the awkward movement that Shai had when getting off a Camel or a Wagon.

  • [Shai] Fixed the issue where after defeating a monster and collecting items while in Talent mode, Shai would switch to Non-combat stance.

  • Fixed the issue where the fish icon remained above the character's head even after having caught a fish by doing Auto-fishing with Crio's Fishing Chair equipped.

  • Fixed the issue where the stats of equipment whose Durability was completely consumed would be applied to a mount at the Stable or the Wharf.

  • Fixed the issue where a notification message, which made it look as if it was possible to dye even an unequipped item when dyeing, was being displayed.

  • Fixed the issue where you couldn't select a menu or it looked as if you couldn't do so when using the keyboard to move in the new Menu.

  • Fixed the issue where the Security Budget didn't appear when a Lord player of Mediah or Valencia Territory entered the Tax Collection tab from the Lord menu.

  • Fixed the issue where the Quotation Board window on the left side of the Trade window would intermittently overlap with the bar below.

  • Fixed the issue where the wrong effect was being displayed for some skills when using the Remastered Mode or Ultra Mode.

  • Fixed the issue where it was possible to do Gather in the areas where Gathering cannot be performed near the Old Wisdom Tree.

  • Fixed the issue where using Stub Arrow after equipping Blackstar Blade caused abnormally high damage to be applied.

  • Fixed the issue where some moving NPCs went into the river near the Northern Wheat Plantation.

  • Fixed the issue where some wanderer NPCs of Heidel got lost and wandered around in front of NPC Pasvinder.

  • Fixed the issue where you couldn't see the Memorial Stone with the Ancients' Memories, the completion NPC for the quest "Ancients' Memories - Memory Fragment."

  • Fixed the typo in the description of the Earth's Roar buff.

  • Fixed the typo in the item description for Loggia Fisher's Clothes.

  • Fixed the typo in the conversation that comes out upon accepting the quest "[Repeat] Heidi's Fundamentals of Cooking."

  • Fixed the issue where the wrong completion location was displayed for the quest "[Event] To Vell's Realm."

  • Fixed the issue where the mouse cursor was displayed as a finger instead of an arrow in the Ship Info window.

  • Fixed the issue in the Pet Group UI under Pet List window where the tooltip description for Group 5’s button came out on the Group 4’s button.

  • Fixed the issue where the screen would scroll to the top when adjusting the window size or doing 1:1 Chat from the Friend List window.

  • Fixed the progress and completion sound effects for Weapons Exchange in the Weapons Exchange window.

  • Fixed the issue where the background of the progress bar in use did not fit with the location of the Adjust button when adjusting the Tax Rate from the Lord menu.

  • Fixed the issue where it looked as if the Reset and Apply buttons were activated for areas to which you cannot Impose Local Tax in the Tax Rate tab from the Lord menu.

  • Fixed the issue where knowledge could not be gained for crafting Clerity Draught and Unbridled Celerity Draught.

  • Fixed the issue where Celerity Draught and Unbridled Celerity Draught couldn’t be sold at NPC shops.

  • Fixed the issue where special characters would be displayed in the title section of the Stable window when breeding horses.

  • Fixed the issue where Old Moon Rescue Boat would not work properly in the following areas:

    • Shipwrecked Cargo Ship

    • Incomplete Ship

    • Langtia's Combat Raft

    • Pakio's Combat Raft

    • Crow Merchant Ship

    • Rikkun's Shipwreck Boat

    • Shiprwrecked Cox Pirates's Ship

    • Shipwrecked Naval Ship

    • Old Moon Guild Carrack

    • Shipwrecked Ancient Relic Transport Vessel

    • Cholace Chico's Pirate Union

    • Wandering Merchant Ship

 

  • We are aware of the issue where you can repurchase a knowledge you have already bought from an NPC. This issue will be fixed next week.

  • We are aware of the issue where playing War Hero after changing your family name would cause the new family name to appear twice in the War Hero rankings window. This issue will be fixed next week

 

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