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Patch Notes - 29th November 2017 29 November 2017 11:00



Greetings Adventurers!

Set sail! Epheria Frigate is finally here. Armed with cannons on a sturdy body strong enough to face gargantuan naval monsters, have an Epheria Frigate in your docks. In addition, Epheria Frigate Events will enhance your naval adventures. If you are not fit for sea, the Conqueror Mammore Event and Sweet Cookie O’ Mine Event will delight your adventures on foot! Bite into delicious chocolate cookies while hunting down a real grizzly and furry colossus.



[Event]


  • Open Up the Sea Gate, Epheria Frigate Event and Guide have been added
  • 1. Event #A: Gather [Event] Serbianca’s Vouchers
    • Period: 11/29 After Maintenance  ~ 12/20 Before Maintenance
    • You can obtain [Event] Serbianca’s Voucher (x1~x3) while Gathering all around the world of Black Desert.
    • Go to NPC Serbianca in Trent and exchange [Event] Serbianca’s Voucher x2 for Log x1.
    • You can exchange Logs from Serbianca until 12/27/2017 (09:00 UTC).
  • 2. Event #B: Collect Knowledges of the World Underwater!
    • Period: 11/29 After Maintenance  ~ 12/13 Before Maintenance
    • What to do: Discover 5 of the 7 points of interest and gain their Knowledge to earn rewards
    • Event Prize: Design: Epheria Frigate x2 and Jade Coral Ingot x5
      • The rewards will be sent via in-game mail in a future maintenance.
  • 3. Guide : Epheria Frigate
    • Learn how you can craft your own Epheria Frigate and check the materials you’ll need.
    • Click < Here > to see these events in detail and receive aid in crafting your own frigate!
  • Underwater Exploration Screenshot Event has been added.
    • Submission Date: November 29th - December 13th
    • Staff Pick: December 14th - 17th
    • Winner Announcement: December 18th
    • Click < Here > to see the screenshot event in detail. Snap!


  • Conqueror of Earth, Mammore Event has been added
    • Period: 11/29 After Maintenance ~ 12/06 Before Maintenance
    • Mammore will bite, scratch, howl and inflict heavy damage so make sure to read its attack pattern. When it hides into the ground however, it is invincible.
    • Mammore will spawn in random servers (min. 5 servers to max. 6 servers) and will disappear after 30 minutes since its appearance.
    • Mammore can only receive damage if attacked with a [Hunting] Matchlock so make sure to have one handy.
    • Click < Here > to see this vehement event in detail.


  • Sweet Cookie O’ Mine Event has been added.
    • Period for Challenges (Y): 11/30 00:00 UTC ~ 12/13 Before Maintenance
      • Play 30 minutes every day and receive [Event] Cookie x5
      • Play 60 minutes every day and receive [Event] Marshmallow x1
      • Perform Imperial Cuisine with [Event] Cookie x5 + [Event] Marshmallow x1 to make [Event] Chocolate Cookie x1
      • Right-click to obtain random items by opening [Event] Chocolate Cookie
    • Period of Drop: 11/29 After Maintenance ~ 12/13 Before Maintenance
      • Fish/Gather/Defeat monsters during the event period to obtain [Event] Cookies and [Event] Marshmallows.
      • Click < Here > to see this delicious event in detail.
  • Attendance Reward (Refreshed)
    • Period: 11/29 00:00 ~ 1/3/2018 23:59 UTC
    • Log-in daily and receive your attendance rewards.


  • Let it Snow! Winter-themed Background
    • Period: 11/29 After Maintenance ~ 1/31 09:00 UTC
    • Winter has come to Black Desert Online. Enjoy the snow snow snow!.


[System]


  • If you use Escape while doing a quest that teleports you to certain places, you will be moved back to the quest starting point and be able to play other content.
  • Even if the area the character enters is not fully loaded, the character should now be able to move around within the loaded area.
  • Even when pets follow the character, they will pick-up loots as priority.
  • If the pet is too far away in distance in terms of height, it will teleport next to the character. For example if you jump off the cliff of Sausan Garrison, your pet will teleport next to you after you land.
  • You can no longer mute Video Guides
  • The color of the "pet behavior" icon has been swapped:
    • Green: Cautious mode, consume less stamina
    • Red: Agile, consume more stamina



[NPC]

 

  • Fighting Centaurus NPCs have been added to Barhan Gateway.
  • Heidel General Goods Vendor Lara will sell Lanterns now.

 

[Content]

 

  • Mounts of non-participants can easily be destroyed (killed) by the guild mounts in siege servers during siege wars.
  • Adjusted the damage difference of summons dealing excessive damage than proportioned when attacking Hwacha, Flame Tower, Wooden Fence, Wooden Fence Gate, and Mounts.
    • Summoned attacks include Blade of Darkness of the Sorceress, Cartian's Protection (Black Spirit’s Rage 100%), Gorr, Tett/Marg of the Wizard/Witch, Flow: Arne’s skills, and Luscious Snare and Trap of Vedir of the Dark Knight besides the Heilang and Echo Spirit.
  • The durability of Wooden Fence and Wooden Fence Gate for siege war has been reduced by 20%.
  • Skill EXP boost buff has been added as a reward for [Combat Reward] Challenges.
    • This reward is not an option, but an additional effect accompanying the Combat EXP buff.
      • [Combat Reward] Faster and Stronger I
      • [Combat Reward] Faster and Stronger II
      • [Combat Reward] Faster and Stronger III
      • [Combat Reward] Faster and Stronger IV
      • [Combat Reward] Faster and Stronger V
      • [Combat Reward] Faster and Stronger VI



  • The Max HP of Tier 1-8 horses has been increased 200-300%, depending on the tier and type.
  • The Max HP of Dream Horses has been increased 300-400%, depending on the type.
  • The DP of a Dream Horse is 150% higher compared to that of its Tier 8 counterpart.
  • The DP of Diné has been in increased to 150% higher than that of Arduanatt.
  • The Cooldown of Earth of Life, Diné’s Inherent Skill, has been changed from 5 to 3 minutes.
  • The HP and MP(WP/SP) Recovery effects of Earth of Life, Diné’s Inherent Skill, have been increased.


Before Change

After Change

Cooldown: 5 min.

Cooldown: 3 min.

HP +200 every 3 sec. For 30 sec.,
MP(EP)/WP/SP +100 every 3 sec. for 30 sec.

HP +300 every 3 sec. For 30 sec.,
MP(EP)/WP/SP +300 every 3 sec. for 30 sec.


  • The effect “All AP +10 for 30 sec.” has been added to Earth of Protection,  Diné’s Inherent Skill.
  • The Imperial Delivery and Horse Market prices of Tier 1-8 horses have been increased up to 50% depending on the tier, level, and skills.
  • The Imperial Delivery and Horse Market prices of Dream Horses have been increased up to 20% depending on the level and skills.
  • Tier and Gender filters on the Horse Market will be revealed with left alignment from now.
  • The Max HP Increase effect of the gears for horse and camel has been increased 300%.



<All classes>


  • Fixed the issue where sub-weapons appeared on the back of Berserker, Tamer, and Dark Knight if they equip the sub-weapons and fishing rods at the same time.


  • Information regarding HP Recovery not applied while mounted has been added to the skill Fearsome Tyrant.
  • Fixed the WP recovery discrepancy while using the skill Fearsome Tyrant.
  • Fixed the graphical glitch where the inner skin of the Iron Buster did not show with [Berserker] Tantu Iron Buster equipped.


  • Ultimate: Blizzard can now be used while mounted.
  • Fixed the error in the number of hits in the description of Ultimate: Blizzard.
    • 986% x 7 → 986% x 12, Max 3 hits
  • The effect duration of the skill Blizzard (mounted) has been reduced.
  • Forward-moving Awakening toggle motion has been changed.
  • Fixed the graphical glitch where the [Witch] Epheria Marine Dagger seems to be piercing through the hand.
  • Fixed the intermittent latency in activating awakening skills while moving forward after switching from staff to the awakening weapon.
  • When moving forward and switching from staff to Aad Sphera, the Witch will now switch to a combat stance of attacking to the front.


  • Ultimate: Blizzard can now be used while mounted.
  • Fixed the error in the number of hits in the description of Ultimate: Blizzard.
    • 986% x 7 → 986% x 12, Max 3 hits
  • The effect duration of the skill Blizzard (mounted) has been reduced.
  • Forward-moving Awakening toggle motion has been changed.
  • The damage range of the skill Flow: Fire Breath Marg which is auto-triggered after using Cataclysm has been adjusted to be the same as the damage range of Cataclysm.
  • Connecting to other skills from Aqua Jail Explosion has become quicker (about 0.2 second). This improves the difficulty in connecting to a combo.
  • Fixed the intermittent latency in activating awakening skills while moving forward after switching from staff to the awakening weapon.
  • When moving forward and switching from staff to Godr Sphera, the Wizard will now switch to a combat stance of attacking to the front.


  • Fixed the graphical glitch on Lemoria outfit for Ninja.


  • Fixed the graphical glitch on Lemoria outfit for Dark Knight.



  • Epheria Frigate has been newly added.
    • Epheria Frigate can be built at Port Epheria 3-5, a Tier 3 Shipyard.
    • Epheria Frigate accommodates 4 cannons making it more suitable for combat than Epheria Sailboat.
  • Design: Epheria Frigate has been added as an Optional reward for the quest [Daily] Falasi Family’s Kindness.
  • Daily quests that will enable you to obtain materials for the frigate has been added to Port Epheria.
    • After having finished the quest ‘[Daily] Falasi Family’s Kindness,’ strike a conversation with Philaberto Falasi with a character with Professional Lv. 5 or above in Fishing to accept the quest.
  • Equipment items for Epheria Frigate have been newly added.
    • Equipment items for Epheria Frigate can be purchased from Wharf Manager in the Wharf Shop.


  • Mysterious Seed can now be stacked in one slot in the Inventory.
    • If you have too many Mysterious Seeds in your Inventory, store them in a Storage first, then place them back into the Inventory to find them stacked.
    • However, mysterious crop seeds and hyphas will not stack.


  • Information regarding Energy consumption for using Guild Promotion function has been added to the following items.
    • Silver Mane Horse Crown
    • Blue Lion Crown
    • Golden Eagle Crown
    • Asula’s Crown
    • Crown of Aal


  • All equipment items will show extra damage effect in the description now.
  • Fixed the issue where Green-grade and Blue-grade Awakening Weapons did not deal the effect of Extra Damage against species.
    • The effect of Extra Damage against species have been increased and higher damage will be applied.
  • Gathering the following resources with a Hoe or bare hands will yield various kinds of items.
    • Bush
    • Thicket
    • Shrub
    • Wild Herb

 

  • The icon for Capotia Belt has been changed.


  • For Dandelion Weapons +6 and above in Enhancement, the effect of ‘Extra Damage against Humans’ has been added.
    • Depending on Enhancement Level, ‘Extra Damage against Humans’ effect will vary from +1 to +5.

 

  • [Event] Clear Liquid Reagent Crate will not show up under Imperial Delivery list anymore.

 

  • A New Fishing Rod has been added.
    • Terrmian Fishing Rod: Your chance of catching rare or large fish will be greatly increased. Cannot be Repaired.


[Pearl Shop]


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



  • Some monsters on top of the fort of Sausan Garrison have been rearranged.
    • Safety Zone will be more accessible.
  • The Margoria Phantom Ship’s Durability has been decreased to be 95% of the previous Durability.
  • The Margoria Phantom Ship will not summon the Spectre of Margoria anymore.



  • The prerequisite for Xerxes’s delivery quests in Sand Grain Bazaar has been modified.
    • If you are in the middle of the quest A Special Request, you can accept all 4 delivery quests from Xerxes.
  • A new quest to obtain “Kamasylve Pot,” a decoration item, has been added to Kamasylvia.
    • Any Lv. 58 (or up) character that has completed the quest Heart of Kamasylve can start the quest by summoning Black Spirit.
  • The conditions for completing the quest The Best Hide has been enhanced. Now you need to obtain the knowledge Shaking: Skilled and then craft a Supreme Soft Hide.
  • The summary of the quest Fisher’s Pride has been clarified to let you know that you can only use Stumpy Bullhead you caught on your own.
  • Upon talking to Edana's Slate, a button that teleports you back to the Ancient Stone Chamber will appear if you are in the middle of the quest “There and Back Again..”, OR have completed the quest “There and Back Again..” without completing the quest “Great Legacy.”
  • NPC-escorting quests are temporarily suspended for improvement.
  • Rewards for some life quests have been modified.
    • You can now obtain Improved gathering tools as a reward.
    • Some quests will give you Energy Recovery Boost as a reward.
  • Knowledge card has been added for NPC Baman at Nada Island.
  • Wild Spirit Stone has been added as a reward for the quest Dark Chaser.
  • Fluffy Milk Bread has been added as a reward for some Mediah and Valencia main quests.
    • It does not give you a buff, but it gives you Health EXP.
  • The quest summary of Wake-Up Juice(?) quest has been clarified.   * Hints for completing the quest have been added.
  • The quest summary Cokro Chamber quest has been clarified. * Information regarding the location of Valencia Castle has been added.
  • New quests have been added.
    • Velia Fisherman's Secret: The quest acceptance condition is either completion of the quest “[Co-op] Witch-Hunting” or being at least Lv.53.
    • Daughters of the Great Alchemist: Serial Quest
    • Abelin’s Secret Fishing: Serial Quest
      • Complete the quest chain above, and you will receive a “Terrmian Fishing Rod” as a Reward.



[UI]


  •  The tooltip “All Quests” has been added to the first button of Black Spirit’s quest filters.
  • If an item supports Choosing Enhancement Type, it should work properly now.
  • Fixed the issue where line space of certain item descriptions was bigger than usual.
  • Now Space will not work as a shutter for Portraits if Beauty Album or file explorer is open in the Beauty screen (F4).
  • Fixed the issue that prompted the message “Guild does not exist” to players without guilds after loading.
  • Fixed the issue where the Imperial Delivery icon did not appear in Trade Item purchase screen.
  • Texts Incentive, Deposit, and Collect Money on the bottom of Guild Member Status Window will now be abbreviated and the tooltip will show the actual words.
  • Skill Window will stretch according to fit the text length.
  • The 3 buttons of New Story window has been augmented in size.



  • Fixed the issue with party elixirs where the priority order wasn’t correctly applied when taking multiple elixirs. However, party elixirs do not apply to the caster.
  • Fixed the issue where clicking on armor parts with the Awakening weapon on in the Dye screen did not hide the Awakening weapon. The character pose should stay the same as you set. (combat and standby)
  • It is now possible to navigate toward Chenana at Rock Post.
  • Blood has been removed from ship cannon’s hit effects.
  • Fixed the issue where dying during Conversation did not display the proper screen.
  • Fixed the button icons for Collect Money, Deposit, and Welfare in the Guild window.
  • Fixed the issue where the condition of Sending Gifts (Lv. 56 → Lv. 50) was not properly applied for the Black Friday Sale. This lowering of level will return to normal when the sale concludes.


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