Global Lab Updates – 17th December 2020
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Global Lab Updates – 17th December 2020

Dec 17 Tansie  
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Elvia Awakening Weapon and Skills

  • The power of three ancient spirits that can be obtained from monsters in the area ‘Elvia’ encroached on Hadum was discovered.
    • The three ancient spirits are the former masters of Elvia, the realm of Hadum. Valtarra, Okiara, and Narc, who assisted Sylvia, disappeared together when Sylvia was expelled from Elvia. Responding to the power of adventurers, they began to reappear.
    • If you catch the monsters in the Hadum area, young Valtarra, young Okiara, and young Narc will appear and you can receive energy of fire, water and lightning from them. This ancient spirit’s energy is instantly embodied as a weapon and can be used immediately when acquired. The weapon is an awakening weapon.
    • Elvia awakening weapons have very strong basic attack power, and are particularly effective against monsters encroached by Hadum.
    • The ‘Elvia’ awakening weapon will expire 1 hour after it is acquired, so it must be used within this time. The maximum durability is 10 and cannot be repaired.
  •  Elvia-only skills have been added to all characters and can only be used while wearing the Elvia Awakening Weapon.






The three attributes of awakening weapons that can be obtained in the area ‘Elvia’ encroached by Hadum are disposable items, and were manufactured in consideration of the characteristic combat and ventilation aspects of each Hadum hunting ground. The power of ancient spirits is first manifested only as an awakening weapon, but the main weapon will be available later.

In addition, the Elvia skills added this time is only for elemental awakening weapons, and was designed to give a more certain effect on hunting. Please note that these skills are separate from the new awakening-only skills announced at this Calpe:ON banquet, and the new awakening-only skill is currently being developed and will be released after it is completed.

Old Moon Grand Prix

  • If you take the “Grand Prix Running Certificate” to  Gula the <Stable Keeper> at Stonetail Horse Ranch, Gula will recognize your experience running for the Grand Prix and provide training experience.
    • You can achieve the Beginner Lv. 6 75% by exchanging the Training EXP once based on the Training Beginner Lv.1.
    • The training experience earned through the Grand Prix running certificate is not affected by the increase in the amount of life experience gained.
  • Modified so that the key guide button is not exposed in the ranking result window during the Old Moon Grand Prix.
  • A UI that displays the cooldown time when using escape while participating in the Old Moon Grand Prix has been added.
  • A notification UI has been added while waiting for the Grand Prix of the Old Moon.

Red Battlefield Changes

  • The ability to change equipment while fighting in the red battlefield has been added.
    • However, after entering the Red Battlefield, the equipment cannot be replaced with a value higher than the sum of the attack and defense values ​​of the originally equipped gear.

Hunting Changes

  • When hunting monsters (grass rhino, ebon wolf, ebon lion) appearing in Odylita Naxxion area, the hunting experience that can be obtained has been increased.
    • The hunting experience that can be obtained when slaughtering after killing a Grass rhino has been increased by about 4.5 times compared to the previous one.
    • The hunting experience that can be obtained when slaughtering after killing the Ebon Wolf has been increased by about 8 times compared to the previous one.
    • The hunting experience that can be obtained when slaughtering after killing the Ebon Lion has been increased by about 1.4 times compared to the previous one.

Automatic Mount Skill Improvements

  • The automatic skill use function during the automatic movement of horses has been changed to be visible only when the character’s training level is at least Artisan Lv.1. 
  • The bug that the instrument could not be played even if the mount was not boarded has been fixed.

Other Changes

Items

  • The bug that truffles in the secret cave were not collected has been corrected.
  • The duration of the item description of the elixir of the fallen iron armor has been corrected to 8 minutes to match the actual effect.

Monster

  • The probability of appearance of the next world boss has been increased.
    • Nightmare Kzaraka
    • Siren Karanda
  • The bug that the Bloodstained Nouver moved too often has been improved.
  • The amount of miscellaneous items and silver coins that can be obtained when defeating monsters in the following mediah hunting grounds has been increased by about twice as compared to the previous one. Accordingly, the item drop rate has been reduced by about 50% compared to the previous one. When hunting without using the item drop increase buff, the burden on using pets is reduced.
    • Abandoned Iron Mine
    • Wandering Rogue Den
    • Marnies Lair
    • Helms Garrison
    • Elric Temple
    • Soldier’s Grave
  • Hadum monsters have been modified to appear partially for the improvement of the Serendia hunting ground encroached on Hadum.
  • Fixed the problem that the monster’s defense reduction effect was not applied in the light zone of the red orc hunting ground encroached by Hadum.

System

  • The bug that the distant view appeared abnormal when changing the Game settings → screen quality has been fixed.

User Interface

  • The scroll alignment of the dye palette window has been naturally corrected.
  • When searching for ‘dye’ in the (New) menu, the icon has been modified so that it is displayed normally

Class Changes

All Classes

  • The bug of walking in the sea when connected with a specific character has been corrected.
  • All characters have been changed to have a separate cooldown time of 30 minutes when using 200% of the Black Spirit’s Rage skill.
  • If you receive the Witch, Wizard’s Protection Area skill and Valkyrie’s Elion’s Protection skill buff, an effect for 1 minute is additionally applied.
    • While this effect lasts, the Witch, Wizard’s Protection Area skill and Valkyrie’s Elion’s Protection skill buff cannot be applied again.
  • Witch, Wizard’s Area of ​​Protection / Valkyrie’s Elion’s Protection / Mystic Infinite Fortitude / The effect of increasing defense by 999 (the effect of each skill), has been changed to a 40% increase in damage reduction rate.
  • To help new adventurers adapt to the Black Desert combat a little easier, features have been added to help determine the degree of movement and distance.
    • Now, when fighting, the position of the nearest monster is displayed in a direction.
    • When the distance to the monster is within a certain distance (6m), a function has been added that allows you to attack by moving towards the monster instead of attacking in place when using your basic attack (holding left click or right click).
    • When using a skill that moves and attacks at the same time, a function that will automatically move toward the nearest monster (within 6m) has been added.
    • This feature is provided as an option and is automatically turned on only for new adventurers. Existing adventurers will remain in the default off state.
    • You can check this function in ‘Easy Combat Helper’ in the Game Settings → Convenience.
    • * The function currently under development, and may be changed before coming to live servers.

Warrior

  • Counter Slash skill’s pre-attack movement and speed during attack have been increased.
  •  Some effects of the Counter Slash have been changed as follows.
Before change After change
Float when 1 hit is successful Float when 1 hit is successful (applies only to monsters)

Forward guard while using skill

  • The cooldown of the Counter Slash skill has been changed from 7 seconds to 13 seconds.
  • The damage of the Counter Slash skill has been increased as follows.
Before Change
After Change
1 Hit Damage 886% x 3

2 Hit Damage 1032% x 7

1 Hit Damage 995% x 3

2 Hit Damage 1293% x 7

  •  The attack speed of the Dusk Slash skill has been increased, and the attack range of 2 hits has been increased.
  •  Dusk Slash skill has been changed to enable connection with Head Chase and Forward Slash.

Sorceress

  • Shadow Wave and Shadow Hellfire skills has been changed to enable connection to the Night Crow skill.
  • The motion speed before the attack of the Shadow Wave skill has been increased.


Ranger

  • The attack speed of the Wind Explosion Shot 2 hits has been increased.
  •  The backwards movement distance has been increased during the 2nd hit of Wind Explosion Shot.
  •  The effect of the Wind Explosion Shot skill has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
Knockdown on successful 1 hit Knockdown when 1 hit is successful (applies only to monsters)

Front guard during 1 hit attack

Super Armor during 2nd hit Attack

  • The PvE damage of the Regeneration skill has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
1250% x 7 1437% x 7
  •  The attack range of Wailing Wind has been increased.
  • Wailing Wind skill’s PvE damage has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
1368% x 1, Max 6 hits 1464% x 1, Max 6 hits
  • Flow: Tempest Skill’s PvE damage has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
931% x 13 1024% x 13

Critical Chance +35% (only applies to monsters)

  •  The bug has been fixed where the character momentarily slows down when hitting with the Waltz of Wind skill
  •  The PvE damage amount of the Flow: Rushing Wind skill has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
1320% x 6 1425% x 6
  • PvE damage of the Breezy Blade skill has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
1610% x 3 1610% x 3

Critical Chance +100% (Only applies to monsters)

  • The PvE damage of Nature’s Tremble skill has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
1034% x 8 1189% x 8
  •  When using the following skills, enemies located higher than the character have been improved to be hit.
    • Prime: Descending Current
    • Black Spirit: Prime: Descending Current
    • ※ However, improvements related to elevation differences are not applied to the Black Desert Research Center due to the structure, and will be applied to the official server first.
  • Corrected a typo in the description of the Regeneration skill operation keys.

Berserker

  •  Frenzied Winds and Frenzied Tyrant skills have been changed to enable linkage with Evasion movement and Shake Off skill.
  •  Frenzied Winds and Frenzied Tyrant skills movement speed before attack has been increased.
  • The damage of the Frenzied Winds skill has been changed as follows.
Before change
After change
Hit Damage 961% x 4, Max 2 Hits

Last Hit Damage 961% x 4

Hit Damage 1383% x 4, Max 2 Hits

Last Hit Damage 1383% x 4

50% Critical Chance

  • The attack range of Frenzied Tyrant skill has been expanded.
  • Some of the effects of Frenzied Tyrant have been changed as follows.
Before change
After change
30% reduction in movement speed for 10 seconds on successful hit

Bound on first hit (applies to monsters only)

Attract the attention of nearby enemies
 

Tamer

  • The Lightening Burn skill effect has been changed from super armor whilst moving, to super armor while using skill.
  • The Lightening Burn skill has been improved to link a little faster when moving backwards after hitting.
  • It has been improved so that after landing when using the Lightening Burn skill, you can connect with other skills more quickly. 
  • The damage of the Breath Spike skill has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
1 Hit Damage 920% x 4

2 Hit Damage 1012% x 7

Critical Chance 25%

1 Hit Damage 972% x 4

2 Hit Damage 1106% x 7

Critical Chance 25%

  • The “Pushes the target on good 2 hit(s) (PvE Only)” effect on Breath Spike skill has been removed.
  •  It has been improved so that if you left-click while using the Jolt Stab skill, it can be directly linked to the Breath Spike skill.

Valkyrie

  • The speed of the motion before the 2nd hit of the Shining Judgment of Light skill has been increased.
  • The attack range of one hit of the Shining Judgment of Light skill has been expanded. 
  • The following effects have been added to the Shining Judgment of Light skill.
    • When hitting is successful, the opponent is drawn (applies only to monsters)
    • When hitting is successful, SP +20 is restored for each hit.
  • The attack range of the 1st and 2nd hitting of the Divine Judgment of Light skill has been changed.
  • Shining Judgment of Light and Divine Judgment of Light has been changed to enable the linkage between the left and right evasion movement and Shield Chase.
  • Divine Judgment of Light skill has been changed as follows.
Before change
After change
1 hit damage 615% x 1, max 8 hits

Last Hit Damage 970% x 8

Smash down on last hit

1 Hit Damage 835% x 7

Last Hit Damage 1130% x 9

Down smash when 1 hit is successful

10% reduction in movement speed for 5 seconds on successful hit

  • The additional effects of the Divine Judgment of Light skill have been changed as follows.
Before change After change
15% Attack Speed ​​Reduction for 10 seconds on successful hit 10% reduction in movement speed for 5 seconds on successful hit

Musa

  •  It has been changed to enable linkage to the Chase skill during the use Gale Slash and Storm Slash.
  • The cooldown of the Storm Slash skill has been reduced from 20 seconds to 15 seconds.
  • The speed of the action before the 1st hit attack of the Storm Slash skill has been increased.
  • The speed of linking the 1st and 2nd hits of the Storm Slash skill and the speed of linking with other skills after using the skill has increased.
  • The front guard effect of 1 hit has been added to the Gale Slash skill.

Maehwa

  • The cooldown of the Decapitating Cyclone and Decapitating Dragon skill has been reduced from 22 seconds to 17 seconds.
  • The front guard effect of 1 hit has been added to the Decapitating Cyclone skill.
  • It has been changed so that it is possible to link to the Chase skill while using the Decapitating Cyclone and Decapitating Dragon skills.
  • The effect of increasing attack speed by 15% for 10 seconds upon successful hitting with Decapitating Dragon has been added.

Witch

  • When using the following skills, enemies located higher than the character have been improved to be hit.
    • Thunder Storm
    • Flow: Rage Tett
    • Black Spirit: Thunder Storm
    • ※ However, improvements related to elevation differences are not applied to the Black Desert Research Center due to the structure, and will be applied to the official server first.

Wizard

  • The operation speed of Lightning Spear before attack has been increased.
  • When using the following skills, enemies located higher than the character have been improved to be hit.
    • Bolide of Destruction
    • Black Spirit: Bolide of Destruction
    • ※ However, improvements related to elevation differences are not applied to the Black Desert Research Center due to the structure, and will be applied to the official server first.

Witch and Wizard

  • Mana Arrows skill has been changed to enable connection to Earth’s Response and Magical Evasion skill during use.
  • The speed before the activation of the 1st and 2nd hits of the Mana Arrows skill and the speed during the 1st hitting attack has been increased.
  • The damage of the Mana Arrows skill has been changed as follows.
Before change
After change
1 hit damage 865% x 4, max 3 hits

2 Hit Damage 973% x 7

1 hit damage 1296% x 4, max 3 hits

2 Hit Damage 231% x 7

Kunoichi

  •  The cooldown of the Ninjutsu: Ankle Cutter skill has been reduced from 30 seconds to 22 seconds.
  • The effect of reducing all defense by 15 for 10 seconds has been added when the Ninjutsu: Ankle Cutter skill succeeds.

Ninja

  • After using the Ghost Slash and Ghost Claw skills, the speed of linking to the Ghost Step skill has been increased.
  • The cooldown of the Ghost Claw skill has been reduced from 20 seconds to 15 seconds.
  • The effect of ‘10% increase in attack speed for 10 seconds when using skill’ has been added to the Ghost Claw skill

Dark Knight

  • The speed of linking to the Dusk skill has been increased while using the Slanted Slash skill.
  • Some of the effects of the Slanted Slash skill have been changed as follows.
Before change After change
Knockdown on successful 1 hit Floating on success of additional hits
  • The forward movement distance of the additional hit of the Slanted Slash skill has been increased.
  • When using the following skills, enemies located higher than the character have been improved to be hit.
    • Black Spirit: Obsidian Ashes
  • ※ However, due to the structure, improvements related to the height difference are not applied to the Black Desert Research Center, and will be applied to the official server first.

Striker

  • The Bound effect of the Explosive Jolt skill has been changed to apply only to monsters, and a super armor effect has been added while using the skill.
  • It has been improved so that after the use of the Explosive Jolt skill, it can be better linked into Roaring Tiger, Rampaging Predator and Prime: Rampaging Predator.
  • The speed of activation of the Explosive Jolt skill 2 hits has been increased.
  • The forward pushing effect of the Wolf’s Explosive Fangs skill has been removed, and the damage has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
1, 2 hit damage 629% x 6

100% Critical Chance

1, 2 Hit Damage 782% x 6

100% Critical Chance

  • The attack method of Wolf’s Explosive Fangs skill has been changed so that the same amount of damage is applied regardless of distance.
  • It has been improved so that it can be linked to the Hidden Claw skill while using the Wolf’s Explosive Fangs skill.
  •  It has been added to evade backwards when entering the S key while using the Wolf’s Explosive Fangs skill.

Mystic

  • Super armor effect has been added to the Trashing Wolf skill while using skill.
  • The movement speed before attack of Trashing Wolf skill has been increased and the movement distance has been increased.
  • The attack range of Trashing Wolf skill has been changed.
  • The use of Raging Wolf has been changed to enable linkage with Silent Step and Flash Step skills.
  • The ‘Attack Speed ​​Increase +20% for 10 seconds when using the skill’ effect has been added to the Raging Wolf skill.

Lahn

  • The cooldown of the Blade of Souls and Sacred Dance of Souls skills has been reduced from 22 seconds to 17 seconds.
  •  The damage amount of the Sacred Dance of Souls skill has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
1 Hit Damage 614% x 6

2 Hit Damage 913% x 4

1 Hit Damage 614% x 6

2 Hit Damage 1036% x 6

  • It has been changed so that it is possible to link with the Phantom Dance skill while using the Blade of Souls skill.
  • Blade of Souls has been changed so that the linkage to 2 hits is activated immediately when 1 hit is successful.
  • The speed of the movement before the first strike attack and the movement distance during the second strike attack of Blade of Souls have been increased.
  • A 100% critical strike probability effect has been added to the Blade of Souls skill.

Archer

  •  The attack action and damage amount of the Earth’s Judgment skill has been changed as follows.
Before change
After change
1 hit damage 1031% x 1, max 5 hits

2 hits damage 1031% x 1, max 5 hits

Hit Damage 1031% x 2, Max 5 Hits
  • The distance to move to the rear before the attack of the Earth’s Judgment skill has been increased.
  • Some effects of Earth’s Judgment skill have been changed as follows.
 Before change
After change
Knockback on successful hit

Down Attack

Knockback on successful hit (applies only to monsters)

Forward guard while using skill

  • The speed of the movement before the 1st and 2nd hits of the Nature Shattering Arrow skill has increased.
  • It has been changed to enable linkage with evasion movement, Glide, and Zephyr Leap while using Earth’s Judgment  and Nature Shattering Arrow.
  • It has been improved so that enemies located higher than the character are also hit when using the Arrow Explosion skill.
  • ※ However, improvements related to elevation differences are not applied to the Black Desert Research Center due to the structure, and will be applied to the official server first.

Shai

  • Now! skill cooldown has been reduced from 15 seconds to 12 seconds.
  •  Now! skill has been changed to obtain 3 Florin Leaves when using the skill.

Guardian

  • The Sturdy Smite skill has been improved to allow for quick turn during the first move.
  • When moving and colliding with an enemy, Sturdy Smite attack has been changed to trigger immediately.
  • Left-click while moving, it has been changed to trigger the Sturdy Smite attack immediately.
  • When jumping, it has been changed to trigger the Sturdy Smite attack immediately.
  • The effect of all defense reduction 20 for 10 seconds upon successful hitting of Sturdy Smite has been changed to 10 effect on melee defense reduction for 10 seconds upon successful hitting.
  • The bug that sound effects were not output in some movements when starting the Black Spirit: Absolute: Black Blood Circle skill has been corrected.

Hashashin

  • The cooldown of Sand Tornado has been reduced from 35 seconds to 30 seconds.
  • The stamina required to use the Sand Tornado skill has been reduced from 300 to 250.
  • The damage amount of Sand Tornado has been changed as follows.
Before change After change
Hit Damage 738% x 4 Hit Damage 870% x 6

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