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Patch Notes - 22nd August 2018 : Remaster for Black Desert Online is here!

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Greetings Adventurers,
The long awaited Remaster for Black Desert Online is here! Enjoy the new and improved graphical effects and redone audio. Included is the newly remastered UI. Be warned, these newly improved graphics are not for the faint of heart so strap in and get ready for an all new immersive Black Desert Online experience!
Along with the new look we have also increased the Combat EXP Lv. for the Level 56-61 range so get your grind on.
There’s so much more we that we can't fit into this little section! Your next quest is to read the rest of the patch notes and seek the truth for yourself.
 

 
[Event]


◈ Remastered Trailer Contest has begun.


• Submission Period: 8/22/2018 ~ 9/16/2018


• Winner Selection Conditions:

-Staff Pick [9/17/2018 ~ 9/21/2018] - 10 videos will be selected as staff nominees for the community to vote on during the dates [9/22/2018 ~ 9/30/2018].

-Out of the 10 nominees, community selected winners will receive 1st ~ 10th place prizes based on the tallied votes.

-Most Views - The top 5 most viewed videos will be selected as winners.


• Winners Announcement: 10/1/2018


• Click <Here > to learn the full details and to submit your UCC!


◈ Remastered Screenshot Contest has begun.


Submit date: 8/22-8/29 (Final Submit Date)


• Staffs Pick: 9/3-9/5


• Winners Announcement: 9/5


• Click <Here > to learn the full details and to submit your screenshot!


◈ Gold Rush! New Challenge under Challenge tab (Y) is available in commemoration of the Black Desert Online Remastering.


• Event Period: 8/23 00:00 UTC ~ 9/12 23:59 UTC


• During the event period, play 1 hour and obtain special rewards via Challenge tab (Y)

-Play 1 hour to get [Event] High-Quality Draught Box x1
-Play 2 hours to get Memory Fragment x1
-Play 3 hours to get [Event] Golden Seal of Panto x2
-Play 4 hours to get Hard Black Crystal Shard x1
-Play 5 hours to get Sharp Black Crystal Shard x1


• Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during the event period, play 1 hour to get an extra [Event] Golden Seal of Panto!


• You can exchange [Event] Golden Seal of Panto x10 for [Event] Shakatu's Luxury Box x1 from NPC Morco of the Crow Merchants Guild in every big city of the territories.


• Click <Here > to learn more of the new Challenge!


◈ 10% DC Coupon!


• With the BDO Remastered Sale going on, 10% Discount Coupon (applicable on all categories) has been sent during this maintenance.

-Target: All adventurers
-Expiration Period: 8/22 After Maintenance ~ 8/27 09:00 UTC


 [Ongoing Events]


◈ Squad Up! Event: 8/15 After Maintenance ~ 8/29 Before Maintenance


◈ Conquer Savage Rift event:  8/15 After Maintenance ~ 8/29 Before Maintenance


◈ Double the rewards! Silver and Guild EXP given as Guild Mission completion rewards are doubled: 8/8 After Maintenance ~ 8/29 Before Maintenance


◈ Guild Attendance Rewards: 8/9 00:00 UTC ~ 12/26 23:59 UTC


◈ Loyal Attendance Rewards: 8/2 00:00 UTC ~ 9/5 23:59 UTC

 
[Content]


The long-waited Graphic/Audio Remastering is now here!


• Graphics Remastering has been applied.You will be able to experience the big changes with your very own eyes.


• Through the remastered graphics, feast your eyes on dramatic lighting effect and realistic display of objects and surrounding.

-Ultra Mode is best experienced with a high end PC, so please keep this in mind.

-If you would like to see the remastered graphics, please go to Settings →  Display → Display Quality → Graphics → High-End Graphics and choose Remastered Mode or Ultra Mode now. (*Remastered option can only be set from a PC that supports DirectX 11)



◈ Experience the remastered Audio all throughout the world of Black Desert Online.


[Music]


◈ The music of Balenos, Serendia, and Calpheon has been remastered. You can now enjoy the re-made and remastered music of each of these territories.


[Ambient Sound]


◈ The ambient sounds in all territories have been renewed.


[Sound Effect]


◈ The sound effects of the following five boss monsters have been renewed:


• Titium, Belmorn, Mudster, Skeleton King, Kzarka


[System]


◈ From the sound settings, default setting for Combat music has been removed and the option to turn on or off the Combat music has been added.


• The alert that sounds when a boss appears will now sound faraway.


• If music is not played, ambient sound will be heard more clearly. You can not experience much more animated ambient sounds.


• Music in the fields excluding towns, villages, enemy camps, will be played once and not repeated.


• It has been changed the ambient sound and background music would be lowered when conversing with an NPC to hear the voices better.


• Combat music will be played under different conditions now.

-As for normal combat, combat music will be turned on if the character or summoned creature is inflicted hit.
-As for combat against a boss monster, combat music will be turned on if the boss monster is closeby.


• The music that would be played if HP is low has been removed.


• Combat music will be played regardless of the game time being day/night.


• Mount music has been removed.


◈ Combat EXP obtainable in the field for defeating monsters in the following Level range has been increased:


• Lv. 56 ~ Lv.61: Increased by x1.2


• Above Lv.61: Increased by x2


◈ Combat EXP obtainable in the following contents been increased:


• Lv. 56 ~ Lv.61: Increased by x1.2


• Above Lv.61: Increased by x2

-Marni's Stone
-Savage Rift
-Quests related with obtaining Combat EXP
-Book of Training
-Red Battlefield
-Team Battle


◈ Build your own set! The Set Creator has been added to Outfits tab in Pearl Shop (F3).


• The Set Creator helps you put together single parts of different Outfits to create your own individual look.


• You can add individual parts of Outfits and create your own set to make a purchase.



• The discount rate of your set in the Set Creator may be different from the discount rate of existing sets.




• Gifting option is also available.


• You can fill up the slots of the Set Creator with outfit parts of your choice and send it as a gift.




 Gifting of all items in Cart is available but the quantity must be fixed as ‘1’ for the items in the cart.




• The recipient of the Gift will receive it via in-game mailbox (B). If there are 10 items sent through the Gift option of the Set Creator, the recipient will receive 10 mails. One per item.


• This has changed the way you fill up your Cart in Pearl Shop. There will now be separate buttons for putting items into Set Creator and also putting items into normal Cart.


• Click <Here > for details on the Set Creator to learn how to show off your flair.


◈ For individual piece garments such as gloves, shoes, hats, the slot it will take up will be displayed as an icon in Pearl Shop.


◈ Fixed the text related to Guild Bonus has been updated as:


• ”This will reset every Sunday at 00:00 UTC.”

 

[System]


◈ Black Desert Online logo has been temporarily changed to the Black Desert Online Remastered logo.


◈ Fixed the issue where Pearl Abyss Company Logo Animation was portrayed in different proportions depending on the resolution of the monitor.


◈ It has been changed that only characters of Lv. 50 or higher will be able to receive the item drop rate buff in Arsha Server.


◈ It has been changed so that character selection will now be possible on standby to board a wagon.


◈ Fixed the awkward system message that came out while your Pet tried looting with your Inventory full.


◈ Fixed the issue where Navigation to Olvia 2-4 was not working properly.


◈ Fixed the issue where Guild Bonus was not rewarded right away at midnight on Saturday. (Midnight from Saturday to Sunday).
 


 
[NPC]


◈ Fixed the issue where it was difficult to exchange Peridot Leaf with NPC Variel.
 Now you can exchange many Peridot Leaf items at once.


◈ Fixed the issue where General Goods vendor of Iliya Island would get too much sun on this face and it was hard to see the NPC.


◈ Fixed the issue where NPC Merio’s voice would not come out.
 



◈ Fixed the issue where damage inflicted would be tripled upon equipping the cannon suitable for Galley, Epheria Sailboat, and Epheria Frigate.


• [Guild] Galley: Maria CannonEpheria Sailboat: Julia Cannon


• [Guild] Galley: Sophia Cannon


• Epheria Sailboat: Elena Cannon


• Epheria Frigate : Lillia Cannon


• Epheria Frigate: Zafina Cannon


• Epheria Sailboat: Elise Cannon


• Epheria Frigate: Serena Cannon


◈ Ram skill damage have been reduced by 30% for Galley, Epheria Sailboat, and Epheria Frigate.


◈ It has become more convenient to use the skill Ram for Galley, Epheria Sailboat, and Epheria Frigate.


[How to Use]

-Previously: By pressing Q while sailing and speed picked up.
-Changed to: By pressing Q while sailing regardless of speed.


[Attacking]

-Previously: After using Ram, attack was possible again after moving a certain distance.

-Changed to: After using Ram, press Q to launch attacks right away.
 


 
[All Classes]


◈ Damage of all basic attacks of Main Weapon of all classes has increased.  



















◈ Fixed the issue where the previous effect would be duplicated when teleporting from a certain NPC while in Awakening weapon combat mode.


◈ Class-specific effects have been noted in the skill tooltip of Rage Absorption (Innate) skills.


• Effects has been added to the skill tooltip of Rage Absorption (Common) skills.


• Fury Transfer skill description has been revised:

-Black Power > > Black Spirit's Rage


◈ Fixed the issue where an abnormal Bound effect would be applied intermittently after performing Grapple on a character.


◈ It has been changed so that character selection will now be possible on standby or during Emergency Escape mode with a Fishing Rod equipped.


◈ The option to choose between HP Bars (Custom HP Bar and Remastered HP Bar) has been added.


◈ Fixed the issue where resetting Enhanced Skill would sometimes deactivate Learn button in the Skill Enhancement window.


◈ The system message that is displayed upon activating/deactivation Black Spirit's Rage skill using [Alt + B] has been changed likewise:


• Upon Activation: Black Spirit's Rage has been activated. You can use skills that consume Black Spirit's Rage.


• Upon Deactivation: Black Spirit's Rage has been deactivated. You cannot use skills that consume Black Spirit's Rage.

 
[All Male Classes]


◈ Fixed the graphical awkwardness that appeared in the thigh part when equipping both Martillo Swimsuit and Epheria Marine Armor together.
 



◈ Fixed the issue where a white light would follow the character around after performing the skill Flow: Slashing the Dead.
 



◈ Description of skills that use Black Spirit’s Rage will now be displayed in a separate window.


• In addition, Black Spirit Rage mark has been added to the skill icons of some of the skills that will be applied with new Black Spirit’s Rage skill.


• Please keep in mind however that the Black Spirit’s Rage skills are not currently available and will soon be updated.


◈ Description regarding how to perform extra hit and skill damage has been added to the tooltip of the skill Evasive Explosion Shot.


◈ Fixed the graphical glitch that occurs when equipping Rocaba Armor together with the Le Vladian Underwear.
 



◈ Description of skills that use Black Spirit’s Rage will now be displayed in a separate window.


• In addition, Black Spirit Rage mark has been added to the skill icons of some of the skills that will be applied with new Black Spirit’s Rage skill.


• Please keep in mind however that the Black Spirit’s Rage skills are not currently available and will soon be updated.

 


◈ Fixed the certain hit sound effect (for example skills like Feral Rage) issues of the Berserker.


◈ Description of skills that use Black Spirit’s Rage will now be displayed in a separate window.


• In addition, Black Spirit Rage mark has been added to the skill icons of some of the skills that will be applied with new Black Spirit’s Rage skill.


• Please keep in mind however that the Black Spirit’s Rage skills are not currently available and will soon be updated.

 


◈ Fixed the graphical awkwardness in the rear part when moving backwards while crouching with the Checked Beige Underwear on.
 



◈ Fixed the graphical glitch in the left ankle while having Cavaro Underwear on.


◈ Fixed the graphical awkwardness in the rear part when moving backwards while crouching with Cavaro Underwear on.


◈ Fixed the graphical glitch in the left thigh while crouching with Cavaro Underwear on.

 


◈ Damage of the following skills for the Witch and Wizard has increased.



 


◈ Damage of the following skills for the Witch and Wizard has increased.



 


◈ Fixed the graphical issue where the hair would penetrate through the Lahr Arcien Helmet (R) when having chosen 21st hair style from character customization.




◈ Fixed the graphical awkwardness in the rear part when moving backwards while crouching with White Zebra Underwear on.
 



◈ Fixed the graphical glitch in the left ankle while having Cavaro Underwear on.


◈ Fixed the graphical awkwardness in the rear part when moving backwards while crouching with Cavaro Underwear on.


◈ Fixed the graphical glitch in the left thigh while crouching with Cavaro Underwear on.


◈ Fixed the graphical glitch in the thigh while moving with Cavaro Underwear on.
 



◈ 1st slot for dyeing has been removed for Marine Romance outfit as it was not possible to be dyed.
 


◈ Lantern and Oil for Lantern will no longer be sold in General Goods shops.

(In dark places, use the Atanis Firefly that can light up dark places. Atanis Firefly can be purchased in General Goods shops.)


◈ The grade of the following items has been changed to suit the grade of the equipment that will use these items for Enhancement.


• Flawless Magic Black Stone (from Orange to Yellow)


• Cleansed Magic Black Stone (from Orange to Blue)


• Stabilized Magic Black Stone (from Orange to Green)


◈ [Loyalties] Old Moon Distress Call will now be sold in NPC shops.


◈ To celebrate the remastering of Black Desert Online, an exclusive BDO Remastered Sale is on. For details on this grand sale, please click < Here  > !

 


◈ Drop rate of the following items which can be obtained from defeating World Bosses Nouver, Ancient Kutum, and Mirumok Destroyer Offin has been quadrupled. Also at max 2 of these items will be obtainable at a time.


• Flawless Magic Black Stone


• Cleansed Magic Black Stone


• Stabilized Magic Black Stone


◈ Fixed the issue where King Brown Bear would appear transparent intermittently when spawning it during the quest ‘Defeat the Island's Powerful Enemy, King Brown Bear.’


◈ Mirumok Destroyer Offin has had the following changes applied.


• Offin's Force Shield durability has decreased by 30%.


• DP of the Watcher Offin Tett in berserk mode will no longer increase when you failure to destroy the Offin’s Force Shield.


• The following items have been added as loot of destroying Offin's Force Shield:

-Offin Tett's Light Sealed Weapon Box
-Valtarra Eclipsed Belt
-JIN Magic Crystal - Cobelinus
-BON Magic Crystal - Cobelinus
-WON Magic Crystal - Cobelinus
-Black Magic Crystal - Cobelinus
-Ancient Magic Crystal - Cobelinus
-Destruction Spirit Stone
-Pure Forest Breath
-Tree Spirit Stone Fragment
-Black Stone (Weapon)
-Black Stone (Armor)
-Degraded Wood Fragment


◈ Defeating monsters and moving in Kamasylvia have been improved.


• Characters will no longer be stuck in certain areas behind memorial stones.

 

 
[Quest]


◈ Fixed the issue where delivering White Salve to Tarif which is the last condition in the quest [Trading Lv. 40] Medicines to Save Lives was also possible to be completed in other towns.


◈ Navigation for the quest ‘An Outsider at the Western Mountain Range’ has been improved.


◈ Navigation for the quest ‘What is the Rare Rescued Animal?’ has been improved.
 

[Knowledge]


◈ Optional reward item for completing the quest ‘Craving Knowledge’ has changed from Lump of Raw Sugar to Capturing Rope.


◈ New way to obtain Knowledge for ‘Power Engine of Ancient Weapons’ has been added. Upon having obtained Knowledge of all the monsters below, talk to Marzana to bring up the button to obtain the Knowledge for ‘Power Engine of Ancient Weapons.’


• Kalqueesh


• Vodkhan


• Tukar Burmol


• Tukar Demol

 


◈ New UI changes are as follows:


• UIs of the starting screen, Server Selection, and Character Selection screen have been improved.


• Icon UI on top-left corner of the screen has been changed to the remastered version.


• HP gauge of the monsters and boss monsters you can face without having obtained their Knowledge has been improved to remastered version.


• The name of the Guilds occupying a territory will be color-coded to be more visible under Conquest Status window.


• Quest UI has been changed to the remastered version.


• UI on the bottom right part of the screen has been changed to show the below:

-Black Spirit
-Challenge
-Mail
-Using Coupon
-Hunting Spotted
-Gather!
-Summon Node
-Summon Party
-Return of an Archaeologist
-Learned Skill
-New Critical Knowledge
-New General Knowledge
-New Friend Invite
-Weight Limit Exceeded
-Character Durability Warning
-Horse, Wagon, Ship Durability Warning
-High Rank Equipment Notification


• The following notification message will be displayed even when the menu button UI on bottom right part of the screen is turned off.

-Weight Limit Exceeded alarm notification
-Character Durability alarm notification
-Mount Durability alarm notification


• Character information on top-left corner has been changed to remastered version.

-Character’s HP, Black Spirit, Class resources have all been unified as character information.


• Quick Slot UI has been changed to remastered version.


• Minimap has been changed to remastered version.


• The button next to mini-map has been renewed.

-Drop button next to the mini-map has been removed.
-Hunting Spotted, Gather!, Summon Node, Summon Party, Return of an Archaeologist buttons have been removed. (The relevant buttons have been moved to notification in bottom right part of the screen).


• The renewed UI buttons on top right-hand corner besides the minimap will consist of the following:

-Nearby NPC (Button that existed from before)
-Black Desert Video Guide (Button that existed from before)
-Voice Chat Settings (Button that existed from before)
-(Horse) Race Info. (Button that was alongside Horse information before)
-Militia Info. (Button that existed from before)
-Show Node Installation Area (Newly-added)


• UI related to buffs on top-left corner of the screen has been changed to the remastered version.


◈ The text “Extra AP against monsters up (enhancement level PRI or up)” has been added to the item descriptions of main and sub-weapons of enhancement levels 0~20.


◈ The text “Additional damage to humans (enhancement level +6 or up)” has been added to the item descriptions of Dandelion awakening weapons of enhancement levels 0~20.


◈ Fixed the issue where Hunting notification, Conquest War warning, Upgraded Compass (Party member), Archaeologist’s Map icon would not be displayed.


◈ The level/point information widget, HP bar, Black Spirit’s Rage gauge, PvP button, and class-specific skill resource widgets have been combined. You can select “Custom HP Bar” in the Edit UI window to return and separate them to the way they were before.


◈ Hotkey (R) will no longer work for item exchange in the conversation window with an NPC.


◈ The Horse icons that were wrongfully displayed in Guild Wharf have been changed back to Ship icons.


◈ The system message below that is displayed in certain situations has been changed likewise:


• ”Skill unavailable in current position. - > “This skill is unavailable in your current position.”
 



◈ Fixed the issue where cooldown would be activated after ‘Tag Character’ failed in Danger Zones.


◈ Fixed the abnormal motion that came out when jumping in combat mode while mounting a Dream Horse.


◈ Fixed the issue where a character’s perspective would be set as the smallest (as in zoomed out to maximum).
 

<Known Issue >


◈ We are aware of the issue where Rulupee of Golden Toad Inn at Heidel has appeared. Unfortunately the quest from Rulupee cannot


◈ be accepted at this time. We will soon introduce the quests from Rulupee as a permanent addition.


◈ We are aware of the graphical issue where certain areas with water appear to be transparent. We will resolve this issue shortly.

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    level 1 Susu_Kacang

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    WHY MUSA HAVE THE LOWEST NORMAL ATTACK DMG? WHY NO IMPROVEMENT IN MUSA? WHY FOCUS TOO MUCH ON WITCH/WIZ THAT ALREADY PERFECT? PEARL ABYSS, IF YOU READ THIS. FUK U! BALANCE MY ASS.

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      level 1 Susu_Kacang

      @Susu_Kacang ^ Guys. This is the definition of butthurt. Unsatistifed and "enough of PA shit" type of comment.
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