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Patch Notes - 8th November 2017 08 November 2017 08:21



Greetings Adventurers,

Two powerful new foes have been spotted in Black Desert Online. Quint the First Ancient Troll and Muraka the Ogre King will spawn randomly in around 20 servers excluding Olvia servers. Bring your Monster Bashers, you will need them to have a chance against Quint and Muraka.

Weather has been very unreliable lately and it might be the perfect time to take some pictures of flora, unusual for the season.

You will also find Golden Goose Eggs to be back and being a concern for the people of Florin. Your help in dealing with the eggs is certainly appreciated and there is also something in for you.




[Event]


[Event] Flondor Golden Goose Egg has begun.

Period: November 8th (after maintenance) - November 22nd (before maintenance)


During the event, Chief Valentine’s brother Malt will visit Florin.

Malt is worried that the Golden Goose Egg will plant seeds of greed and jealousy among the residents of Florin. Therefore he asks you to bring the egg to him.


  • Please find NPC Malt in Florin to start the event quests.
  • [Event] Flondor Golden Goose Egg quest is available once per family every day.
  • Click < Here > to check out this lustrous event in detail.


[Event] 2018 Calendar Event has begun.


Take a screenshot of your characters in the theme of each season. We encourage you to be creative and most of all, have fun! Our staff will pick the 5 best screenshots for each month and let you vote on the final winners to be featured in our 2018 calendar. Winners will be announced on December 4th.

  • Start Date: November 8th, 2017
  • End Date: November 21st, 2017 (Final Submission Date)
  • Voting Period: November 27th - December 3rd
  • Prizes: Prizes will be distributed to the top 12 Winners & 48 Runners-Up winners


[System]


  • World Boss Monster Quint the First Troll has been added.
    • Quint will spawn randomly in around 20 servers.
    • Quint as well as other world and field bosses will not spawn in Olvia and Steam Olvia servers.
    • A worldwide notification will be prompted when Quint spawns.
    • Quint will spawn at Quint Hill, the hill named after the monster itself.
    • Quint will disappear if it is not attacked for 30 minutes.
    • A worldwide notification will be prompted when Quint disappears.
    • There is no penalty from being killed by Quint.
    • Quint can be knocked down when hit by Monster Basher.
  • World Boss Monster Muraka the Ogre King has been added.
    • Muraka will appear near Mansha Forest.
    • Muraka will spawn randomly in up to 20 servers.
    • Muraka as well as other world and field bosses will not spawn in Olvia and Steam Olvia servers.
    • A worldwide notification will be prompted when Muraka spawns.  
    • There is no penalty from being killed by Muraka.
    • Muraka can be knocked down when hit by Monster Basher.
    • Muraka and Quint will spawn on approximately 20 random servers (excluding Olvia servers and Steam servers) around 12:00 PM (UTC) for EU server and 12:00 PM (PST) for NA server on Saturdays. Please take into account that there may be a few minutes difference for the spawning of each boss.
      • Click < Here > to for the detailed guide on these ferocious monsters.
    • New knowledge cards have been added.
      • Quint, Muraka


    • Black Spirit will be summoned quicker.
    • Fall-themed Background will be extended until Nov. 29th so get out there and enjoy the trees turn coat.
    • Node/Conquest War times have been adjusted in time for the end of daylight savings time.

    Region

    Siege

    Before Maintenance (11/8)

    After Maintenance (11/8)

    North America

    Node

    17:00 ~ 19:00 PST

    18:00 ~ 20:00 PST

    North America

    Conquest

    17:00 ~ 21:00 PST

    18:00 ~ 22:00 PST

    Europe

    Node

    19:00 ~ 21:00 CET

    20:00 ~ 22:00 CET

    Europe

    Conquest

    19:00 ~ 23:00 CET

    20:00 ~ 24:00 CET




    <All classes>


    • If the class has the Awakening feature, the Awakening combat video and description can be viewed in the Character Creation screen so that you can choose your desired character better.
    • Fixed the issue where the character would perform an awkward action under the influence of a debuff while holding some items.
    • Float (fishing rod) placement has been adjusted for all classes.


    • Fixed the issue where it was possible to use Grave Digging right after using Scars of Dusk in Awakening combat stance


    • Using the skill Will of the Wind now has lower chance of consuming Durability.
    • The Durability consumption rate of all Main Weapon skills has been slightly reduced.


    • Fixed the erroneous Knee Kick damage values from the descriptions of the skill Storming Beast.

    Skill Lv.

    Before

    After

    I

    217% x2

    100% x 2

    II

    231% x 2

    131% x 2

    III

    255% x 2

    155% x 2



      • Fixed the awkward moving motion when the Tamer uses the skill Legendary Beast’s Power via Quick Slot in the Awakening stance at a terrain where there is a slight altitude difference. 
      • Fixed the issue where awkward graphical glitches happened while equipping either Demonic Queen or Angelic Queen with certain customization settings.


      • Fixed the issue where Grave Keeper Hat was not appeared with certain hairstyle.


      • Fixed the issue where Musa looked awkward when equipping Delphad Castillion’s Carnage Blade.


      • Fixed the issue where Maehwa moved further than other characters when hit by Air Smash.
      • Fixed the issue where the flower patterns were not appeared when wearing Ladybell Outfit. 
      • Fixed the issue where Maehwa looked awkward when equipping Delphad Castillion’s Carnage Blade.


      • “Knocks monsters back on good hits” has been added to the descriptions of Shadow Slash, Wind Slash and Fatal Blow.
      • Down Attack has been added to the description of the skill Ninjutsu: Shackles.
      • The below descriptions have been added to the skill Fox Claw.
        • Knocks monsters back on hit
        • Air Attack & Down Attack on additional hits
      • Description of the skill Flow: Block Jump has been modified
        • Applies Throwing Kick’s damage X 2 when using Kick 
          → Applies Throwing Kick’s damage X 1 when using Kick 
      • Fixed the issue where using the skill Concealment did not activate the Concealment status properly in Awakening standby stance after learning the skill Shadow Cloak.
      • Description of the skill Shuriken: Flight has been modified.


      Skill Lv.

      Before (initial damage / additional damage)

      After (initial damage / additional damage)

      I

      287% x 4 / 154% x 3

      154% x 3 / 237% x 4

      II

      287% x 4 / 167% x 3

      167% x 3 / 386% x 4

      III

      287% x 4 / 180% x 3

      180% x 3 / 498% x 4



      • “Knocks monsters back on good hits” has been added to the descriptions of Shadow Slash, Wind Slash and Fatal Blow.
      • Down Attack has been added to the description of the skill Ninjutsu: Shackles.
      • The below descriptions have been added to the skill Fox Claw.
        • Knocks monsters back on hit
        • Air Attack & Down Attack on additional hits
      • Description of the skill Flow: Block Jump has been modified
        • Applies Throwing Kick’s damage X 2 when using Kick 
          → Applies Throwing Kick’s damage X 1 when using Kick 
      • Super Armor has been added to the description of Tendon Cutter.


      • Fixed the issue where a graphical glitch of pants occurred with certain customization settings when wearing Grave Keeper Costume



      • Golden Bell item has been added to Pearl Shop.
        • Use Golden Bell to trigger EXP Boost event for 1 hour for your current server.
        • When Golden Bell buff is in effect, the name of the user will be shown on screen.
        • The Golden Bell buff cannot be stacked.
      • A new effect in Inventory Window has been applied to newly obtained items.
      • Glittering effects have been applied to the Margoria Lost Item.
      • A new cannon Vype Stoner Cannon and a dedicated shell for it, Monster Basher, have been added.
        • Load Monster Basher into Vype Stoner Cannon to shoot and knock down certain monsters.
      • Shooting range has increased and damage has been greatly augmented when firing using Black Spirit's Rage while equipping Matchlocks for Quest, Hunting, Combat, and Savage Rift.
      • Firing Matchlocks using Black Spirit’s Rage is now possible while mounted.
        • It works automatically when firing a Matchlock while mounted with 100% Black Spirit’s Rage.
        • Using Black Spirit’s Rage can inflict greater damage compared to regular Matchlock fires.
      • Now it is possible to gather resources with Matchlock equipped.
      • Visual effects for Matchlock shots and Matchlock shots using Black Spirit’s Rage have been changed.


      New Pearl Shop items have been released. Click < Here > to go to the Pearl Shop Update Announcement.




      • Improved the graphics of Cyclops Food Drying Stand located in Cyclops Land.
      • HP and DP of monsters in Bashim Base have been decreased.
      • Monsters in Manes Hideout have been rearranged.




      • Florin can now be discovered while proceeding through the Level 1~50 main quests.
      • The Knowledge Hint for 'Ambitions of Jordine' has been edited.
      • Knowledge card of NPC Wapra (Stonetail Horse Ranch) has been modified to fit the actual character.
      • Fixed Eldas’ name in Greco Gorda’s knowledge card.
      • Summon Scrolls used in main quests will now have special effects in the inventory and will also prompt a Black Spirit alert.
      • Information regarding how to obtain Token of Promise has been added to the item descriptions of Dim Magical Armor and Dim Magical Sub-weapons.
      • Knowledge Hint for Ambitions of Jordine has been modified.
      • Target NPCs in Port Ratt main quests have been changed.
      • Now you can learn about Goldmont Large Battleship and Nineshark by gaining Amity points and conversing with Gintabam and Haeran in Port Ratt.
      • Fixed the error so that the quest Wine Delivery for the Banquet can be correctly triggered for Lv. 39 and above.
      • Knowledge for NPC Sharia at Desert Naga Temple has been added.
        • Knowledge Icon of NPC Sharia can be checked from Sand Grain Bazaar in World Map (M) and she can be reached faster.
      • Fixed the issue where it was impossible to complete the quest Jarette's Compensation.



      • Default setting for Chat Window has been modified.
        • In the default setting, the chat window will have four panels as follows.


      Panel 1

      General Chat

      Notice, Server Group, General, Whisper, Combat

      Panel 2

      World Chat

      World

      Panel 3

      Guild Chat

      Guild

      Panel 4

      Party Chat

      Party, Team, Arsha


      • Fixed the alignment of the words Main and Awakening on buttons in the Skill window.
      • The Skill EXP value shown in upper left corner of the screen now has three decimal places.
      • The tutorial video buttons in the upper right corner of the World Map will not be shown by default.
      • The Recent Memory window will stay open a little longer.
      • Item description has been added to the lower section of the Morco’s Gear Bag window.
      • Now you can take Portraits with Space Bar from the Beauty Salon (Customizing) screen.
      • Skill tutorial videos now have a black background.
      • Fixed the issue where the game client gets severely lagged while changing region with the NPC search window open after using the search function.
      • Guild Member Rank icons have been changed.
      • ‘You cannot jump if you exceed 125% of Weight Limit’ description has been added for Weight Limit icon.
      • Fixed the issue where the NPC location button did not work properly in displaying nearest Repair NPCs.




      • The White Witch Guerdia had been respawned until before Nov. 8th maintenance.
      • Fixed the issue where it was temporarily impossible to exchange Corrupt Crystals into Kalis weapons.
      • Fixed the issue where the flag objects at Altinova Entrance did not display the Guild Emblem.
      • Corrected the awkward dialogue texts of some of the Villager NPCs of Altinova City.
      • Fixed the issue where checking NPC location by right-clicking Spell Powder would not point at NPC Ronatz.
      • Ibellab Oasis cannot be selected as a destination anymore when using the Navigate feature.
      • After succeeding or failing at Enhancement through Black Spirit, you can now press ESC to immediately close the screen and move.
      • Fixed the issue in which players could not move naturally to the areas where installations are destroyed in Savage Rift.
      • Fixed the issue where the UI did not show the actual counts of Oil/Arrow/Cannonball for Flame Tower/Hwacha/Cannon in Savage Rift.
      • Fixed the issue in which scroll of Friend List would constantly reset if friends on the list would repetitively log in-and-out.
      • Fixed the issue in which workers-to-hire could be checked even without Worker Lodging.
      • Fixed the issue where Knowledge of 'Presence of a Spirit' could not be obtained during the quest 'About Kamasylvia'.
      • Fixed the issue where Transparency effect for Mast of ships would not be applied if the ship's durability fell below 50%.
      • Fixed the issue where some item descriptions would not come out properly in the Processing Window.


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