Ocean Content Guide

Oct
13

Ocean Content Guide

On the 12th of October 2016, an Ocean content patch was added to the NA/EU BDO servers. This guide indicates exactly what has been added so far and what more is to come in the future.

<FULL KOREAN OCEAN TRAILER AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS GUIDE>

 

Unfortunely, we don’t know when all the ocean content will be released. At the moment, undersea gathering and treasure is not available on the NA/EU version. We do have some important changes though:

  • You can no longer drown and will instead rise to the surface when the breath guage is empty
  • If you run out of stamina (5/100 stamina) you will have a movement speed debuff
  • The breath guage time has been increased from 30 seconds to 60 seconds
  • You can now interact with NPC/objects whilst swimming or diving (NPC/objects have not yet been added)
  • Navigation profession has been added to the rankings list but does not seem to level up at the moment and doesn’t appear in the character profile window

 

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If you are going to venture into the deep, I would advise buying Elixir of Seal, this elixir will allow you to breathe underwater for 60 seconds. Movement speed also effects how fast you swim underwater, so using food and/or elixirs you can easily speed up your swimming. The Meat Sandwich is a good choice because it has movment speed +1 and max stamina +100, allowing you to swim for longer as well. Combined with Elixir of Swiftness, there will be a noticeable difference in your swimming speed.

The Splat Fisher’s costume will increase your swimming speed and reduce stamina consumption when swimming. The costume can be very convient but is not required to enjoy the new ocean content.

 

FUTURE CONTENT

Below is a detailed list of what we can expect in the future.

Discovery

  • Ocean expands with 5 new areas to discover
  • New monsters will be added which can only be found in the ocean
  • Golden Treasure Chests and Golden keys will be added both inland and at sea.
    • You can trade 100 Silver keys for 1 Golden key at Morco, the Crow Merchants Guild NPC. He can be found at Velia, Heidel, Calpheon and Altinova.
    • Opening a Sealed Golden Treasure Chest can contain the following: Sharp Alchemy Stone of Destruction, Sharp Alchemy Stone of Protection, Gold Ingot 1000G, Hedgehog T3, Dandelion Weapon Box, Nouver’s Sealed Sub-Weapon Box, Basilisk’s Belt, Tungrade Earring, Ogre Ring, Sicil’s Necklace, Magic Crystal of Infinity – Experience, Polished Alchemy Stone of Destruction, Awakened Spirit’s Crystal, Black Magic Crystal – Harphia, Polished Alchemy Stone of Protection, Polished Alchemy Stone of Life, Gold Ingot 100G, Ring of Crescent Guardian, Tree Spirit Belt, Blue Whale Molar Earring, Witch’s Earring, Ancient Guardian’s Seal, Mark of Shadow, Golden Coelacanth, Hard Black Crystal Shard, Sharp Black Crystal Shard, Cron Stone
  • You can collect objects underwater using a hoe, such as: Lobster, Oysters, Clams, Seaweed, Coral, Starfish
  • Navigation profession level will be fully implemented, it is leveled by sailing certain ships
  • Shipwreck knowledge will be added to the adventure journal section and will reward you with energy +2 once completed. Interact with shipwrecks on the sea floor to gain knowledge.
    • Shipwreck location hints below (I have hidden this section to avoid spoilers, press the button below to reveal.)
  SPOILERS

Items

  • Coral belt accessories will be added to the handicraft workshops
  • Vanabin Diving Mask will be added (obtainable via questline, requirements: Lv 50+)
  • Da-Da-Da-Dum Diving Suit will be added (cash shop costume which increases swimming speed, breath gauge and reduces stamina consumption when swimming)
  • Ancient Explorer’s Compass will be added, used to view your current location in the sea
  • Lafi Bedmountain’s Upgraded Compass and parts will be added
    • Requires 3 Upgraded Compass Parts, as well as a Ocean Sapphire, Blood Ruby and Gold Topaz to create
    • Create by putting into the following pattern:
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    • Used to view your location in the ocean and can also summon others to your current location
    • Explorers must be in the same channel and party to be summoned
    • Cannot be used in Siege Wars, Red Battlefield or Prison
    • Members cannot be summoned if they are riding anything other than a horse, camel or donkey
    • Cooldown: 10 minutes
  • New recipes have been added:
    • Prawn Salad
      • Weight limit +40LT, Knockdown/Bound Resistance +10% for 60 min
      • Shrimp x10, Olive Oil x10, Salt x10, Eggs x10, Fruit and Vegetable Salad x10
      • Skilled Lv 1+
    • Steamed Prawn
      • Movement Speed +2, Grapple Resistance +10% for 60 min
      • Shrimp x10, Paprika x10, Pepper x10, Cooking Wine x10, Mineral Water x10
      • Skilled Lv 1+
    • Stir-Fried Oyster
      • Attack Speed +2, Casting Speed +2, Stun/Stiffness/Freezing Resistance +10% for 60 min
      • Oyster x10, Eggs x10, Flour x10, Vinegar x10, Olive Oil x10
      • Skilled Lv 1+
    • Butter-Roasted Lobster
      • Critical Hit +2, Knockdown/Bound Resistance +10% for 60 min
      • Lobster x1, Butter x10, Salt x10, Olive Oil x10, Garlic x10
      • Skilled Lv 1+
    • Margoria Seafood Extravaganza
      • Weight limit +50LT, Movement speed +2, Critical Hit x2, Max HP +100 for 90 min
      • Prawn salad x10, Steamed Prawn x10, Stir-Fried Oyster x10, Butter-Roasted Lobster x10, Fruit Wine x10
      • Artisan Lv 1+

Guilds

  • New guild ships will be added
    • Build the ships using a Guild House
    • The guild must have the “Romanticist of the Ocean” guild skill
    • Only the guild master or officers can build the ships and require ship plans (bought at Epheria port) along with several other materials
    • Once navigation skill is above a certain level you will unlock the ability to use the Galley ship
    • Once the Galley ship durability is equal to or less than 50%, moving speed is reduced to 30%
    • Galley ship can have a maximum of 8 cannons with 4 on each side
    • “Cannon Ball for Ship” can be bought from a Guild store and are required to fire Galley cannons
    • The guild can enhance ship parts using Black Stone (Armor) to increase stats
    • Guilds can hire workers to to sail on the ship, they can have 4 different jobs
    • Ships can be damaged and if destroyed, they can be recovered but a fee will be taken from the guild funds
  • New guild missions added which include fishing and gathering marine life

 

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