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Black Desert Online – 17.04.2019 Patch Notes | Spring Fever

[New Events]

  • Spring Fever event will start.[Part 1] Special Challenges (Y) for Easter
    • During the event period, simply play to get awesome items including the Blessed Message Scroll!
    • Event period: Apr. 18th 00:00 UTC – Apr. 24 23:59 UTC
      • Play 1 hour to get: [Event] High-Quality Food Box x1
      • Play 2 hours to get: Cron Stone x10
      • Play 3 hours to get: Blessed Message Scroll (100 min) x1
  • Blessed Message Scroll gives Combat +200% and Skill EXP +30% for 100 min.​​​​[Part 2]: Double Fever Time
    • During this special event period, enjoy double the Combat and Skill EXP boosts offered from the Weekend Fever Time event!
    • Combat EXP +200%, Skill EXP +40%, and increased chance of obtaining Ancient Relic Crystal Shard, Sharp Black Crystal Shard, Hard Black Crystal Shard will be given.
      • Event period:[EU]
      • 1st Round: April 19th 14:00 UTC/16:00 CEST – April 22nd 02:00 UTC/04:00 CEST (Total 60 hrs.)
      • 2nd Round: April 26th 14:00 UTC/16:00 CEST – April 29th 02:00 UTC /04:00 CEST (Total 60 hrs.)[NA]
      • 1st Round: April 19th 22:00 UTC/15:00 PDT/18:00 EDT – April 22nd 10:00 UTC/03:00 PDT/06:00 EDT (Total 60 hrs.)
      • 2nd Round: April 26th 22:00 UTC / 15:00 PDT / 18:00 EDT – April 29th 10:00 UTC / 03:00 PDT / 06:00 EDT (Total 60 hrs.)
  • Rookie and Returning Attendance Reward have been refreshed.
    • Event period: Apr. 18th 00:00 UTC – May. 29th 23:59 UTC

[Ongoing Events]

  • [Community Event] Create your own Easter Egg!: April 12th – May 3rd.
    • Create your Easter Egg into your character! Match the color of your character’s outfit/costume, or just design an egg that looks like your in-game character and post a picture via our official forum post!
  • The period for the NPC’s spawning for the Glimmering Old Moon event has been extended. You can exchange TRI or higher grade Faint Old Moon Belt/Necklace items during the period below.
    • Period: April 17, 09:00 UTC – April 24, 08:59 UTC
      • NPC: Piper (Faint Old Moon Belt)
      • NPC: Rudd (Faint Old Moon Necklace)
      • NPC: Lunei
  • The Egg Hunt: April 10th (after maintenance) – April 24th (before maintenance)

[Reward Distribution]

  • [Community Event] Bake a Cake for the Black Spirit! Winners have been announced.


  • A new Rulupee’s Travel Log entry has been added. It is about her travel to Drieghan.
    • You can read all about brave Rulupee’s travels in ESC Menu > Adventure Log > Rulupee’s Travel Log.
    • Every time a quest is completed (except for Daily and Recurring Quests), it will count towards the goal of completing a certain number of quests. The goal for this new entry of Rulupee’s Travel Log is completing 9,999 quests.
    • Once you complete the goal, you will not only get the reward mentioned on the travel log, but also one from the Black Spirit.
  • If you are on vacation from your Guild, you can now be attacked by members of Guilds that your own Guild is at war with. However, as before, you cannot attack them.
  • You now only apply for vacation from your Guild when you are in a safe zone.
  • Fixed the issue where the Dark Rift monster would get ready to appear even when there were no Lv. 56 or higher characters within the Family when creating a Trial Character.
  • Central Market Mobile Web is now available.
    • Please access Central Market from your mobile device anytime, anywhere!
    • *Content will be released shortly, Please take a sneak peek!
  • Added Web Central Market images due to the Pearl Outfit Boxes being divided into 4 different types.
  • Fixed the issue where the Manage Warehouse window would not refresh while recovering lost items at the Central Market.
  • When you are trading with other players, the price limitations will now be determined based on the Central Market set prices.
  • When you are making personal trades with other players, a notification will now be displayed if you register an item priced above the price limitations.
  • Added a cautionary note on the personal trading window about the price limitations.


  • Savage Rift rewards, Red Battlefield rewards, and attendance rewards will now be distributed through the Black Spirit’s Safe.
  • The Maid/Butler will no longer have a cooldown when it is registered for the first time


  • Fixed the issue where you were able to hand over certain Trade Items to the NPC’s below.
    • Maonil
    • Gerold
    • Kunka
    • Sidimin
    • Isaria
    • Izaak
    • Andes
    • Bilao
    • Ninehart
    • Sion
    • Sagotts
    • Riotina
    • Seltin
  • Fixed a typo in the quest completion dialogue for Barhan Nesser during the Urgent Message quest.
  • Removed a rock which was unnaturally placed at a certain Shakatu area.
  • The speed at which you descend when pressing the S key while gliding on an Arduanatt has been increased.
  • Adjusted the location where some of the wild horses at Mediah Northern Highlands and Rumbling Land appear, to prevent them from getting stuck in rocks or trees.
  • The speed at which camels move in the desert when using the skill Quick Steps has been increased by 40%.
  • The speed at which miniature elephants run by using ‘Shift’ key without having learned the skill Quick Run and without having equipped a Saddle has been increased by 65%.
  • Fixed the issue where the Drift skill intermittently could not be used by a horse when used after Instant Accel or S: Instant Accel.

[All Classes]

  • Added information about accuracy in the skill description of the following skills. Please note that when it comes to skills with Grapple effect, accuracy is referring to hit damage accuracy and not the accuracy of the grapple effect itself.
    • Warrior: Take Down
    • Ranger: Spirit’s Shackles, Flow: Rooting
    • Sorceress: Flow of Darkness, Blade of Darkness, Nightmare, Black Spirit: Cartian’s Protection
    • Berserker: Flow: Shooting Mobility, Rooting
    • Tamer: Stretch Kick, Soaring Kick, Cloud Stomping
    • Musa: Blooming, Counter Assassination
    • Maehwa: Blooming, Sticky Snowflake
    • Valkyrie: Punishment, Wave of Light
    • Witch: Mana Absorption, Toxic Flood, Flow: Voltaic Tett, Flow: Rage Tett, Flow: Gorr Launch, Flow: Gorr Roll
    • Wizard: Mana Absorption, Lava Field, Flow: Fire Breath Marg, Flow: Fire Fist Marg, Flow: Arne’s Stream, Flow: Arne’s Guidance
    • Ninja: Flash Bondage
    • Kunoichi: Ninjutsu: Sinew Cut, Assassin’s Trail, Delighted Blast
    • Dark Knight: Luscious Snare
    • Striker: Massive Suppression, Hell Break, Echo Spirit, Flow: Bite Off
    • Lahn: Soul Raid
    • Archer: Righteous Fire, Black Spirit: Radiant Explosion
  • You can no longer jump when you are carrying trade items and over 125% of your weight limit.

[By Class]

  • Fixed the issue where hit effects were not displayed when performing a jump attack while sprinting in Awakening mode.
  • Information about the skill Flow: Cry of Darkness has been moved from the skill description of Blade of Darkness to that of Flow: Cry of Darkness.
  • Fixed the issue where the graphical text “IMMUNE” did not appear when using the skill Soaring Kick.
  • You can now attack characters below you with the skills Fissure Wave and Black Spirit: Fissure Wave.
  • Fixed the issue where using the skill Teleport triggered a message and abnormal movements.
  • Added additional information about what the skill Magic Lighthouse does in the skill description.
  • Fixed the issue where the Tritch Aad Sphera could not be dyed in Remastered mode.
  • Fixed the issue where using the skill Teleport triggered a message and abnormal movements.
  • Added additional information about what the skill Magic Lighthouse does in the skill description.
  • Fixed the graphical issue with Lahn’s hair during customization.
  • Fixed the issue where the skill Glissade was intermittently not dealing 1 Hit Damage or 2 Hit Damage.
  • Fixed the issue where the armpit and thigh area would appear graphically broken when wearing the Sailor’s Clothes.
  • Combat/Skill EXP Transfer Coupon has been renamed to Combat/Skill EXP Exchange Coupon. Please be aware that this coupon is used to exchange the Combat and Skill EXP of 2 characters, and it is not a transfer of one character’s entire Combat and Skill EXP to the other.
  • Fixed the issue where Dark Knight, Striker, and Mystic would get an outfit not suitable for their class when opening a Bloody Outfit Box.
  • Added new Box of the Dead items from which you can obtain Cron Stones when defeating monsters summoned from the Dark Rift.

Item list:

Box of the Desperate Dead

Box of the Distorted Dead

Box of the Silent Dead

  • The Box of the Dead items you already obtained before the April 17 maintenance will be changed to Box of the Spirit items. The contents of these items will be same as before (excluding Cron Stones)
Before After
Box of the Desperate Dead Box of the Desperate Spirit
Box of the Distorted Dead Box of the Distorted Spirit
Box of the Silent Dead Box of the Silent Spirit
  • You can now sell the [Event] A Fateful Choice item to NPC’s for 10,000 Silver.
  • Fixed a typo for the item descriptions for [Conquest] Sturdy Octagonal Fort.
  • Fixed the issue where the Exchange Info for the Robe Piece item (which can be obtained from the Sausan Garrison region) descriptions would not be displayed properly.
  • The name of the following items have been changed.
    • Japonesque Carp Wall → Zen Carp Wall
    • Japonesque Cermaic Teacup → Zen Ceramic Teacup
    • Japonesque Cherry Blossom Lantern → Zen Cherry Blossom Lantern
    • Japonesque Wall Lamp → Zen Wall Lamp
    • Japonesque Ceramic Tableware → Zen Ceramic Tableware
    • Japonesque Dining Table → Zen Dining Table
    • Japonesque Carp Wall Scroll → Zen Carp Wall Scroll”
  • Moved the Dark Rift graphical effects upwards, so that the effects will not interfere with combat.
  • Fixed the issue where the Ruins Guard Tower (from the Dark Rift) did not summon ancient weapons.
  • Improved character animation when inflicting damage to the Ruins Guard Tower which appear through quests and the Dark Rift.
  • Added an effect which shows you the actual Dark Rift when a monster appears from it.
    • The Dark Rift effect does not affect actual combat.
  • When the Faraway NPC Detail option has been selected, monsters in cities (e.g. the protesters in Calpheon City) will appear as black silhouettes while loading.
  • When you break open the Red Orc Prison, the soldiers will now break free and fight together with you against the enemies.


  • Fixed the issue where Awakening quests that could not be accepted were being recommended.
  • Added a quest which guides you on how to obtain the Miniature Elephant.
    • Adventurers who are Lv. 55 or higher can receive The Adorable and Trusty Porter, Miniature Elephant quest from Bochlo at Sand Grain Bazaar.
  • Added guide about the Desert Trade buff at the following NPC’s.
    • Sand Grain Bazaar: Atui Balacs
    • Pilgrim’s Sanctum: Sharing: Samaya
      *These were added to enhance accessibility to the Desert content.
  • Fixed the issue where the Black Spirit’s appearance would not change after completing a certain quest.
  • Fixed a typo in the “Fishing Trip, Huh.” quest.
  • The options you have to choose between during the quest The Recovery of Aal’s Light can no longer be selected by pressing the R key.


  • Fixed the issue where the Gain Knowledge button would be displayed during dialogues for certain quests even after the knowledge was already obtained.
  • The default color of empty Quick Slots have been changed to be clear. However, when you are dragging an item from your Inventory, the empty Quick Slots will become colored again.
  • Fixed the issue where opening the Challenge window crashed the client.
  • Fixed the issue where the chat highlight/bold feature did not work when using the @charactername command in the chat window.
  • Fixed the issue where the maid/butler icon and character switch icon would occasionally overlap when registering a maid after creating a Family for the first time.
  • Improved the GM Announcement feature.
    • You can now view multiple announcements within a single view.
  • There is now a cancel button while you are attempting to automatically reconnect to the game. You can quit the game while reconnecting by pressing this cancel button.
  • Fixed the issue where the game client would shut down when you repeatedly click on the Red Battlefield Revival button after dying in the Red Battlefield.
  • Improvements were made so that certain UI does not take up memory.
  • Fixed the issue where the mount information would overlap within the Mount Information window.
  • Fixed the issue where the sizes and placements of the item icons within the Trade Info window would be abnormal.
  • Fixed the issue where the sizes or placements for the reward icons within the Challenge tab of the My Info and Quest Summary window would be abnormal.
  • The arrow which is displayed while talking to the Overseer will no longer cover the dialogue during the Excavation Site quest.
  • The text for the effects which are displayed for Caphras Enhancements will now be displayed properly.
  • Fixed the issue where the placement for the dye information would be abnormal in item descriptions.
  • Fixed the effect and direction of the arrow which marks the dialogue button when talking to NPC’s during the tutorial.
  • Revised the system messages for the Sell tab at the Central Market to be more simple.
  • Fixed the issue where the scroll button would look unnatural when you placed the mouse cursor on the Wharf scrollbar.
  • You can now properly use 1 Elephant per 1 Elephant Nursery built during Node/Conquest War
  • We are aware of the issue where Fishing is unavailable in the following areas:
    • Lake in Valencia
    • Lake in Marni Cave Path
    • Lake in Shakatu
  • (*Content will be released shortly) We are aware of the issue where Central Market Mobile Web is displaying 2 cancel buttons (X icon) for mobile devices with Android OS. The cancel button will work as intended, and this issue will be resolved next week. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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