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Helping Hand: Guide Contest *Winners Announced*

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    Helping Hand: Guide Contest

    As many of our experienced players already know Black Desert has many intricate systems that weave together to make up the entire world. We would like to invite you to share your knowledge of the BDO World by submitting player made guides.Of course we know this is no small task so for those who wish to participate, you will earn the chance to win some swag by making a Black Desert Online game guide.

    • Event Winners: First we'd like to thank all of you who participated in this event, to our winners, a hearty congratulations is in order for writing some amazing guides!
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    • Event Details [All entries must be submitted to via reply to this thread within the given dates to be considered eligible]
      • Submission Period: May 3rd - May. 17th
      • Winner Selection Conditions:
        • Staff’s Pick [ 5/18/2017 ~ 5/23/2017] - 10 guides will be selected as staff favorites.
      • Winners Announcement: May 24th
    • Prizes
      • Winner will be given their pick of one item from our swag collection.
        • Hat or T-Shirt or Black Spirit Pillow
    • Guide Specs & Contest Rules [All entries must adhere to these specifications to be considered eligible]
      • All entries must be submitted by replying to this thread.
      • No Plagiarism, you may only submit your own original creation.
        • If you previously made a guide you can still submit it, but it must be up to date with the EN Version of the game.
      • Character Limit: 20,000
      • The guide must be text based, but may also contain images and videos.
    ※ If you don't follow the given format above, you will be automatically disqualified!

    • Disclaimer
      • By submitting your guide(s) for our contest, you understand and agree that the rights and ownership for the use of the guide(s) will automatically belong to Kakao Games Europe B.V. and can be used at Kakao Games Europe B.V.'s discretion.
     
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    BDO Horse Racing Guide – By Socka (Sockana – EU)

    You want to start racing with horses? Here is a short, non-complicated, guide just for you!

    First things first! What do you need for a horse race? Well, obviously, a horse! But if you want to win the races, any horse won’t do!

    And what do you actually gain from this? If you reach the goal, you get seals, with seals you can exchange for mounts and mount gear. If you are after the mount reward, it’s the one for 50 seals. For specific rewards please check this link:

    Horse Race Seal

    Alot of the information has been gathered through my own experience and racers/breeders from the horse community on discord which you can find in the link below. This link also keep track of what race is on which channel.

    http://www.horsevroomvroom.com:3000/#eu

    Basics:

    To join a horse race, or keep track of the races, you MUST be on one of the following channels:

    Velia 2 Balenos 2 Serendia 2 Calpheon 2 Mediah 2 Valencia 2

    These are the only channels where races are being done at.

    Once you are on one of those channels, to see what race is about to start, there is a “Race Info” button beneath your horse icon (You need to have a horse out of stable to see this). When you press that, you will see for example: Race Starts in 23 min, Qualified Tier: Tier6. This means, if you want to join this race, you must have a T6 horse out of stable. Once the timer hits 0, a new timer starts, the “sign-up timer”. You will have around 5 minutes to sign up until the actually race starts. To sign up you must be mounted now days, and while you are signed, you cannot speak to any NPC at all, so make sure you have recovered your horse before you sign up. You are able to cancel the sign-up in case you forgot to recover your horse, do that quick and signup again.

    Each tier has its own race. Example, a Tier6 horse cannot join a Tier1 race, vice versa, only Tier1’s together.

    I also HIGHLY RECOMMEND you to have a lvl 30 horse before start racing, or close to 30 with at least Sprint or Instant Acceleration to make it in time to the finish line.

    Once the sign-up timer hits 0, it will take around 1-2 minute before you get teleported to the starting line. It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, if you got the correct horse and signed, you will get teleported to the starting line, and after the race, you will spawn where you were earlier.

    Do not get confused when you spawn at different locations during race, the race has different tracks, and most likely you will have a new track each time. There are 13 different tracks.

    You will get different number of seals depending on your placement in the race. After 3rd gets 1 seal.

    1st: 5 seals 2nd: 3 seals 3rd: 2 seals 4th: 1 seals 5th: 1 seals and so on.

    Once you got enough seals for the reward you aimed for, you need to visit an NPC in Mediah named Gula, stable master in Stonetail Horse Ranch (North of Tarif, kind of central Mediah). Talk to her and scroll down, be careful, do not missclick, because once you click one time, you get that reward, there is no “are you sure?” pop up.

    That’s it for the basic information, this is how you get mounts/gear trough racing! Now to the advanced section!


    Advanced:

    You want as good placement as possible, better placements equals more tokens in a faster rate. And to make sure you get good placement most of the times and fastest possible token gain rate, you need to know a few things:

    Keep track of races:

    You want to know every channel upcoming race, right? Well, here is your savior! http://www.horsevroomvroom.com:3000/#eu

    With this page, people at those channels update the timers manually through a discord channel, and if you are a racer, SO SHOULD YOU. To pay respect to the racing community, try update the timer after your race is done. You can see what race and timer is coming on your channel directly after your current race by opening the “Horse Race” window again. Sometimes racers leave early because the schedule is tight and may not be able to report at all.

    To be able to call out races, you must join the new discord channel which you can find on that site. Once you joined the channel, type “ .iam eu “ if you play on EU server, and “.iam na” if you play on NA server, a new channel will pop up, and in that channel, to report a upcoming race, type in the chat like this: “ !r vel t1 60m “, or if the registration is up “ !r vel t1 5 reg”. You type in whatever number in minutes is left, t stands for tier. Channels: Vel, Bal, Ser, Cal, Med, Val.

    Starting Line:

    Once you have teleported to the starting line, you will see this red-ish circle around you. This is the starting line. You will be warned that you will be disqualified if you go outside the circle, which is not true. You can actually stand 1-2 meters outside of the circle, to get this little extra distance at the start, but be careful, once you pass the “hidden” line, you will get disqualified. There is a simple trick to measure this. Just zoom out max, look from above, and if you still see the top of the circle, you are safe. You might have to practice this because “the top of the circle” can be interpreted differently.

    Disqualified:

    You can be disqualified if you go too far out of the starting line, or if you are not mounted when entering a checkpoint or finishing line.

    Checkpoints:

    To see where you need to go, you will get checkpoints, they work exactly like if you would mark the map, and you see this beam in the air, and also guide line on the ground. This will help you, tell you where to run, very helpful at start, because some tracks start at same spot, but goes different directions.

    Opponents:

    You will most likely face same opponent over and over again, just show respect, but do NOT let them distract you, specially not at start. If you want to say hello, use the in-game text macro function found when you open your chat (enter>M), do not start typing, because the race could start any time within 20 seconds after the last player loading screen is done, and your chat is opened, and screw your start over by a lot.

    Also, you will notice which opponents are serious racers or not, those who are, those are the ones you should learn from. At first you will not be able to keep up with them, trust me, but sooner or later you will, because you learned the tracks well.

    And please, behave after the race! This is a friendly environment and we all just want to enjoy it!

    Weather:

    Sometimes the weather could be just a little annoying, sometimes extremely foggy, and sometimes very rainy, or during night. The fog would be the most annoying for me personally because it limits the far sight, my calculations for my next move is suddenly decreased. Night time and Rain is also annoying because it gets darker. To fix this (before the race), just enter settings and higher/lower your gamma, it helps a lot.

    CPU power:

    This is also a gamechanger, depending on your computer, you could win, or loose. If you have not enough power, you will start lagging a bit, and the insta+drift combo will be slower than it should, or even make your horse stop, so you automatically get a slower horse even if it’s actually not. So, if you intend to win, make sure you got a stable game, by either overclocking or lower graphics, or both, anything to make the lag go away during racing at least. (Overclock at own risk, ask people to help you unless you know how to)


    Horses:

    As you want as many seals as possible, as fast as possible, one horse is not enough. Well, you can do it with one horse, but it will take ages to get what you want.

    So, you want to collect at least 3-4 horses and focus on those first, to get good skills and possible good colors, but remember, Skills > Color, but Color+Skills > Skills obviously, and ofcourse stats also matters. Once you got those horses ready, try to get one more, and then another, and so on.

    What is this dude talking about, colors?”. Different colors of horses have different base stats, and also while they level up they got different end stats as well. A simple example, the grey t1 horse have base speed 109%, while the brown one has 103%. This does not mean that the grey horse will have 6% more speed once both of them are lvl 30, but most likely it will have more speed, it depends on RNG Jesus. Another example, I leveled 4x t1 grey horses, all to lvl 30, all of them had different speed, one had 116% and another had 119%. So, the point of this? You want to focus on the fastest color if possible, but the other colors might be as fast in the end, also note high brake might be a gamechanger, learn more about it further down. May horse be with you!

    Here is a list of the colors and base stats:

    http://www.blackd.de/horse-list/#1-156-154


    Horse Skills:

    • 1/3 means you got Instant Accel or Sprint.
    • 2/3 means you got Instant Accel + Sprint or Instant Accel + Drift.
    • 3/3 means you got Instant Accel + Drift + Sprint.
    To get a good placement you need good horse skills! Depending on what tier you decide to race with, different skills should be aimed for. The lower tiers like t1-t4 (t4 is close call), you want to have Instant Accel and/or Sprint. “Why not Drift?” Because the Drift cancel take longer on a low tier horse, which means you will “stand still” longer during Drift. BUT! An Instant Accel + Drift horse is way better than if your horse only would have Sprint alone, or Instant Accel alone. Also, make sure when you use Instant Accel, to let the horse run the entire duration of Instant Accel, do not cancel it to early.

    T1-T2:

    The lower tier horses usually don’t acquire many skills, specially t1 and t2. If you want a decent horse at those tiers, just aim to get 1/3. If you want to make sure you win more often, you need to get 2/3. Those combos are hard to get at lower tiers, you need to be very lucky, or very rich spamming horse change skill token.

    T3-T4

    Tiers t3-t4 tend to get more skills than earlier tiers, but ofcourse, RNG Jesus might screw you over anyway. At those tiers, you want to start aim for at least the 2/3 or 3/3, with only 1/3 you will most likely end up last placement in those races.

    T5-T6

    Now the heavy stuff begins. Horses at those tiers usually have many skills, or, they usually have more than previous tiers. Also, more players have been focusing at those tiers since early game when those were “one of the best”. So, expect nearly perfect rolled horses at these tier races. Though as previous tier, you still got a high chance to win with 2/3 as long as you got other good skills as well, which will be explained further down, and if you know the tracks well.

    T7-T8

    Those are the fastest races out there. Some people also say this tier is sometimes too fast, it goes so fast that it’s hard to react at some points, also your computer must load stuff more quickly and sometimes lag screws you over. Even though, you want 2/3 (Drift+IA) at these races, because drift cancel is nearly instant cancel (depending which horse ofcourse, 150% or more break feels like instant drift cancel), so you will have Instant accel up nearly 95%, or more, of the entire race. You can also get special skill enhancement on t8 horses, which makes you be able to use instant accel two times in a row, so, insta>insta>drift>insta>insta>drift. This extra Instant Accel is called: S:Instant Accel, which is also a require to actually win the race, because most racers have it.

    Here is a link showing the enhanced skills a t8 can have:

    Black Desert Online: T7 vs T8 Enhanced Horse Skills Comparison

    You get those enhanced for your t8 horse by these “methods”:

    • Gain skill randomly while levling
    • Buy and use Horse Skill Change Coupon
    • Buy and use Premium Horse Appearance Change Coupons

    Tip for skill use:

    I will put them in the order which I would rank them as best to worse. The optimal horse would have the first 7 skills in my opinion.

    • Instant Accel – Try to keep this up as much as possible, for the full duration.
    • Sprint – Always hold down shift so this is used automatically when needed.
    • Drift – Always use this at higher than t3 at least, can also be used for sharp turns. Must be combined with Instant Accel.
    • Charge – Extremely good at start, you use charge+drift+instant accel for quick start.
    • Quick Stop – Some tracks force you to stop entirely and turn 180 degrees, using this helps. Note: Without Quick Stop, it will take longer before you can use drift at start.
    • High Jump – Some tracks have annoying fences, rocks, walls and rivers, this is very helpful.
    • Streak Leap – As above, but you keep some of the speed.
    • Sideways Move – Helps you turn and get out faster if you are really stuck at some points.
    • Start Accel – Can be useful if you need to do a 180 degrees turn, if you haven’t learned the autorun turn trick.
    • Quick Ride – If you fall off, you mount up faster, but nothing to worry about
    • Quick Back – Not very useful, but helps little if you get stuck sometimes.
    • Hind Kick – Totally useless, but nothing to worry about. Roll into more useful skill above.
    • Roar – Totally useless, but nothing to worry about. Roll into more useful skill above.
    • Fore Chop – Can screw you up A LOT if timed wrong with the 2/3 combo (Makes you stop entirely) HIGHLY recommended to use Skill Remove Token / Skill Change Token once you got all other skills you need.
    • Caution – Can screw you up EVEN MORE than above, you MUST NOT HAVE THIS SKILL! EVER!!!
    If you intend to get best horses for each tier, you will need to train a lot of skills. Here is a video I made for super quick and easy training on some of the annoying skills:



    Extra tip & info:

    I recommend playing with sound, because you will hear your character shouting, specifically when you are able to use drift. When the race is about to start, and has started, once you hear you character shout out the first time, this means you can use Drift>Instant Accel. So, once you hear the sound, prepare to gain full speed as soon as possible.

    Another good tip while racing, try NOT to aim so that your instant accel hits the opponents back, this will slow you down, also make you frustrated.

    If you get stuck, or have to make 180 degrees turn, charge might save your win, get out of whatever your stuck in, charge>drift>ia and you have full speed again within 1 second.

    Don’t always follow the opponents, because they do not always know the best way, if you figured out a better way, keep to it. If you don’t know the track well, follow the opponent to learn it.

    Auto run turn trick: It’s very simple, but people don’t always think about it, and it might need practice to get it into your drift+IA rotation, especially on fast horses at higher tier. So, how do this trick work? In every race, there is this checkpoint mark, also the arrows on the ground that leads you to the checkpoint, these path arrows. Once you are near a 180 degrees turn point, all you need to do is, while in full speed, JUMP right before you hit “the end” of the path and press T midair. By doing this you will turn midair and keep some of the speed, also a instant turn so you can charge or drift right away after you landed.

    Key bindings trick: During any race, you will most likely hold down shift at all time, and if you got Instant Accel you can hold down F at all time also, or press it manually each time after drift. However, holding down Shift and holding down F entire race might be tricky with the drift combo and pressing W each time. A solution is to rebind your keys, in this case, rebind shift into MB1 and F into MB2, now just hold down MB1 and MB2 entire race, and just press S+A>W and S+D>W. You can also rebind Q into MB4 or MB5 (side buttons) to get a quicker start and less moving fingers. Be careful if you got forechop thoug, and hind kick, these will be used if you manage to stop by a small hole or something. This rebind is not needed if you have very quick fingers, but even with quick fingers, this tip can make things so much simplier for you. Personally, I did not like it, quick-fingers-4-life.


    Track Shortcuts:

    Every track is different from the other, and all of them have some kind of shortcut. You must learn all those shortcuts if you want to get a good placement, some of the shortcuts can save you several seconds, which is a lot in a race. I cannot explain the shortcuts here, but I can give you a link of some racer recording some of the tracks shortcuts (not all of them). For the rest of the shortcuts, I recommend you to just race, race, race, watch and learn from those who seem to know the track better than you, once you learned the shortcuts, you will most likely win if you got a better horse. Another tip is to go to the actually place you know is a shortcut, but not 100% sure, just to see where it is, and how you could use this shortcut in a real race, it’s really great to explore things like that.

    Here is the link for some of the shortcuts: https://www.youtube.com/user/amsel6

    You can also find a lot of good horse racing information at the Discord channel mentioned earlier. Once you are there, you can find guides about tracks shortcuts and a lot of horse related things.


    Horse Stats:

    The stats horses have, are playing different “roles” in racing, some of them are really important to keep track of so you get the “cap”, and some are just “get as much as possible”.

    Speed: This stat will increase your horses speed while autorun and when manually sprinting holding down shift, also the length of Instant Accel (not confirmed 100% yet)

    Accel: This stat will help you get to the “sprint” phase faster, and lets you use Drift earlier. It will also increase the duration of your Instant Accel (not confirmed 100% yet)

    Turn: This stat will let you turn much faster during sprint, Instant Accel and while walking.

    Brake: This stat will let you brake faster, as in make the horse stop completely. Each 10% will also affect Drift. Let's say your horse have 139.9% brake, those 9.9% does nothing to the Drift, but once you reach 140,1% you will notice the duration of Drift will be around 1/3 shorter, which means you can use Instant Accel more often.

    The brake caps are: 120.1%, 130.1%, 140.1%, 150.1%, 160.1%


    Horse Gear:

    For a higher chance of winning, you want the best possible horse gear, but I would recommend to start with these below:

    • +10 Light Iron Horseshoe (6% speed)
    • +10 Light Res Plumed Champron (4% Accel)
    • +10 Light Hide Stirrups (4% brake)
    • +10 Light Hide Saddle (4% turn)
    • +?? Light Hide Barding (+dp, This barding does not decrease speed as others might do)
    If you want the best, you should aim to get these parts:

    • +10 Light Steel Horseshoe of Storm (6,5% speed)
    • +10 Feather Champron of Storm (5% Accel)
    • +10 Light Leather Stirrups of Storm (5% brake)
    • +10 Light Leather Saddle of Storm (5% turn)
    • +?? (Pick any barding that does not decrease speed, example Light Hide Barding)
    Note the stirrups, if you cannot reach the brake cap explained above, you might save several milions buying some other stirrups than the best.


    Box of Race Horse Emblem

    You can exchange 50 seals to receive the item “Box of Race Horse Emblem“. This item gives you a chance to optain a t6, t7 or t8 horse. A minigame wheel will appear and you press space to make it stop. I did a test through several recordings and found out there is always a specific number of horses, t6, t7, t8. So, I calculated those numbers into % chance.

    To get the different tiers inside the box, this is the % chance: t6 58.8%, t7 26.5%, t8 14.7%.

    Here is a video of me using 1000 seals to open 20 boxes at once:



    This is most of what you need to know to become a good racer! Good luck and see you on the tracks!

    Original Site where I made this guide:
    https://yurezplace.com/bdo/horse-racing-guide/
     
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    Sorry for the MEGA smileys in the end, was not on purpose. I pasted my guide here and uploaded it quickly :p


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    Fixed now, manage to get assist from bdo staff
     
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    I can't edit my post of my entire guide niether. There is two videos not showing in my guide that I would like to add.

    These two:





    Would also like the two big smileys removed :p



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    Fixed now, manage to get assist from bdo staff
     
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    Silver_Wrath’s Gear Guide v2.0.5

    (much thanks to the Maehwa/Musa Discord <3 yah’ll)


    My last guide was very specific to the meta at the time and market prices. This guide will act to fill in the gaps of knowledge you may have and help you decide how you want to gear and the stepping stones to take to achieve said goals. Gear is not cookie cutter as most people think it is. Yes certain builds work better on certain classes but play style will also help shape your character and how you gear.

    (old version - Here)


    I apologize for any misspellings and grammar butchering. I majored in Economics not in some major where I wrote papers.


    Stats:

    AP - Direct correlation to damage output.

    Accuracy - Helps “land” hits on targets.

    Evasion - “Miss” being hit by opponents.

    DP - Damage Reduction + Evasion from armor. Think evasion you get hit less per attack (3/7 hits) then damage reduction reduces damage taken.



    Builds:

    AP - Full ap builds have been popular since launch, AP is a linear stat(BioHack) that will increase damage output. This is normally gone for as a first build as it improves grind speeds for better silver per hour, evasion and dp builds are not needed in a majority of PvE when grinding for silver to buy PvP gear. Maehwa/Sorc work well on a full AP build and so do other classes and playstyles.
    Evasion - An evasion build is a popular choice for certain assassin classes who want to counter full ap builds. Ninja/Kunos

    Accuracy - A full accuracy build could be considered overkill, the working theory is that there is a threshold to what is needed for an attack to be a successful “hit”. Think of it as my base chance is 80% to hit, they stack 10 evasion lowering my chance to 70% stacking more than what is need to hit “100%” would be overkill. (this all changes with level too). I have seen some rangers go full accuracy.

    DP - A full DP build concludes stacking evasion and damage reduction gear to help achieve being a full tank, good for support rolls or crowd control builds in siege. witch/berserker work well with the amount of CC and utility they have.

    Hybrid - A mixture of various stats, and possibilities are only limited to the choices in gear you decide to pick. Witches and Wizards work very well on hybrid builds as their utility helps greatly in siege. Ranger/Musa also work well on an accuracy+evasion hybrid build.


    Main Hands:

    Yuria: Use to be the best choice back at launch due to limited availability of livertos and kzarkas. It mostly sells due to bad judgment and/or old guides that still recommend this option. (Do not enchant your own Yuria)

    Rosar: Pretty much the new choice if you are just getting into the game as you most likely won’t have the funds or resources to enchant a rarer item like liverto or kzarka. The reason this item is taken of yuria now is due to it’s base AP being 1 higher and having an extra gem slot(which we will get to later). It is also theorized that Rosar offers a higher base accuracy than that of yuria.

    Liverto: Is 2nd only to kzarka, it shares the same base AP and 2 gem slots. It’s biggest difference is having 5 less accuracy and being +3 crit to your characters stats for gemming options.

    Kzarka: The top dog for competitive PvP. It offers higher base accuracy of 5% of liverto which can be the difference to finishing off your opponent or having them live. This option offers +3 Attack speed compare to the +3 Critical as well.

    Kaia Weapon: Is a weapon that can be rented in Calpheon for CP that can be used while gearing up - Link


    Awakening Weapon:

    While the list is small there are some variations as well as optimal choices.

    Green: This primarily the first choice as a new player or a poorer player. It is cheap to repair when enchanting. This being said this version should never be taken past TRI level as thus Dandelion becomes the clear choice. It’s base stats are as such; 11-20 AAP +7 All Species Damage.
    Blue/Yellow: This awakening weapon is only utilized primarily for PvP as it is 1 enchantment level behind in terms of AAP of the sought after Dandelion. Base stats are as such; 16-25 AAP +7 Human Damage. Wait to make this ultimate, only Ult it at the max level you are going to level it too(TET) because of repair costs.

    Dandelion: It is best in slot for PvE and PvP, being 1 enchantment level in terms of AAP above the Blue version it puts it holder in another tier in terms of damage. Base stats are as such; 18-27 AAP. See image below for enchanted level differences.
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    Offhands:

    Now certain offhands have different names for certain classes but have similar stats I will talk about the 4 big ones most players use for a variety of mid to end game builds in the current meta.


    (I will use daggers as an example)

    Parry Dagger: This dagger is used in more evasive/defensive builds as it offer the highest amount of evasion of any of these 4 choices. It’s base stats at Ultimate(Gold) are as such; 3AP 4DP +3 evasion +100hp +1 DMG Reduction +1 Special Attack (Back/Down/Air).

    Rosar Dagger: This dagger is also used in evasive/defensive builds. It’s base stats at Ultimate(Gold) are as such; 1-4AP 6DP +1 Special Attack (Back/Down/Air) and 2 Gem Slots.

    Steel Dagger: This is the Full AP offhand, it’s for those that want to smash face, mostly for those who want to do “big damage on my ping”(Mad King Lacari 2016). Base stats at Ultimate(Gold) are as such; 7AP +1 Special Attack (Back/Down/Air).
    Kutum Dagger: This offhand is the Middle Ground between AP and DP. This is the best PvE offhand and offers great survivability just beneath the parry offhand while having attack power just below the AP is king choices. Kutum offers 2 Gem slots compared to the Parry and Steel which only offer 1 Gem Slot. Base Stats are as such; 4-6 AP 4DP Ignore All Resistance +10% (hidden accuracy and monster dmg included).

    Nouver Dagger: This is the “NA AP” is king offhand. Not to much to this choice other than being the highest AP offhand currently in the game. It’s base stats are as such; 6-8AP and +All Resistance 10% and 2 Gem Slots.

    Nouver vs Kutum(PvP): Nouver is typically used till about 220-230 AP in PvP. Then it makes sense to use Kutum for extra DP in the current meta. This will change as AP and DP keeps increasing. You want your AP roughly within 50-60 of your opponents DP.



    Armor Choices:

    This probably ones of the most cookie cutter parts of end game PvP. Right now in the current meta Boss gear seems to trump almost all other choices as some of the pieces offer bonus stats unparallel to non boss gear. This does not mean that you can’t beat a player in full boss gear with something less. It just means that if you want to min max boss gear is the best choice.


    The 3 current Meta Choices for end game PvP

    Rocaba - An evasion set my default and the newest set of default gear added to the game with valencia. It may be harder to find on the market place as most people do not grind valencia or do just to acquire these pieces and end game accessories.
    Heve - This set is a great choice for any new player as it breaks apart easily when you acquire boss gear pieces and gives +HP as it's set bonus.
    Boss Gear - Not much to say here, it's the OMG I did it pieces. Items like Bheg’s and Muskan’s just make this set so much better than any other pieces of gear. It includes extra set bonuses such as MP/WP,Stamina, and Attack/Cast Speed.

    Bheg’s - The first pieces of gear towards end game PvP on each enchantment to +15 it gives +accuracy %. At +15 the gloves give roughly +10% accuracy and acts as the counter to Muskan’s.

    Muskan’s - The second piece to strive for, like it's counterpart it gives +evasion % to +15 as you can see in it's higher base stat in DP than other armor choices(remember DP is Evasion+DMG Reduction). At +15 it gives roughly +7% more evasion than any other piece.

    Dim Tree’s - +200 HP and higher DP than other armors make it a no brainer as the 3rd piece to achieve. This higher DP is theorized to be mostly evasion.

    Giath’s - +100 HP and less DP, make this the last piece to achieve if you are looking at reaching the 4 set bonus.

    Red Nose Armor should be only taken to complete a 4 set bonus if you happen to get the other 3 pieces and still cannot acquire Dim Tree’s Armor.


    Some people use a mix of Boss Gear and Heve armor as boss gear can be costly to enchant and sometimes isn’t a great use of resources early on into your BDO career(I say career cause this game will take over your life). Muskan+Bheg and 2 pieces Heve is quite common on classes that don’t benefit from +stamina. Another popular choice is utilizing Muskan and Dim Tree and 2 piece rocaba for a Evasion/Hybrid build on classes with high base accuracy, (witch/wiz/ninja/kuno)[though ninja and kuno may have accuracy issues].


    Due note grunil is still a great set for those that may have limited game time and want to focus resources elsewhere. Never hesitate to ask other players for their thoughts. Myself included my discord tag is Silver#2473






    Accessories:
    This is where the game opens up and really becomes about play style and countering certain classes. As a maehwa myself with my primary targets being witches and wizards in the opponent's backline, I try to build to counter my opponent. This helps me decide on certain styles of gear to achieve my goal of “big damage on my ping” (Mad King Lacari 2016).

    Please remember these are not the only choices but are the most common choices for the few builds I will illustrate.


    Rings: Probably the cheapest of all accessories to gear first in a silver/ap analysis (silver/ap is where you spend the cheapest amount of silver for the highest AP gain or stat gain you’re looking for). A few choices that are common are as such;

    Red Coral Ring: Cheapest of all of these and typically what you will go for first. It offers AP and Dmg Reduction (no rings give evasion at this time). This is great choice till late game and some classes still use this for a hybrid build.

    Mark of Shadow: The cheapest of the AP rings and translates well to mid and endgame PvP(this ring should never be enchanted past TRI).

    Cadry Ring: This ring is the Dmg reduction ring, as a full DP ring, it is great for hybrid and DP builds. Though is used less than all of the 4 rings listed here.

    Crescent Ring: The most expensive ring choice and typically not used until TRI as you probably have Mark of Shadows at this point. At the same enchant level it offers more AP than it's counterpart.


    Earrings: Earrings can be expensive but offer extra stats in some of the choices.

    Blue Coral: The cheapest of the AP choices and typically your first choice as a newer player.

    Red Coral: This earring gives the lowest AP but offers nice bonus stats like Stamina and Accuracy and is very popular to atleast have 1 in the current meta.

    Witch Earring: Probably one of the worst earrings in terms of Silver/AP though great AP and always a nice pick up if you can buy it already enchanted.

    Whale Earring/Khalks Earring: These earrings use to be locked behind hunting though with monthly events they fluctuate between 15 mil and 40+ mil and offer bonus stats like +HP(whale) and +stamina +wp (Khalk). Most people skip these early on and are a min max thing.

    Manos Earring: While there are 3 versions typically most classes pick Ruby, which is +50 HP, Sapphire is MP/SP and Topaz is stamina. These earrings include 5 evasion and give +dmg reduction for the remaining total of the DP. These are Best in slot for defensive earrings for hybrid/evasion/dp builds.

    Tungrade Earring: The top dog in terms of AP, and offers a bonus stat of +10% Black Spirit Rage. This is very endgame and is very expensive, it's value doesn't show up until it is DUO/TRI+.


    Belts: Only a few choices here and typically focused on after rings and earrings.

    Shultz: Typically the first AP belt most people will go for as it has good Silver/AP ratio and can last you at DUO/TRI till late in the game.

    Tree Spirit: A mix between AP and Accuracy, very good late game choice for a few builds.
    Centaur: A full evasion belt with +HP as well, great choice for evasion/hybrid/DP builds

    Basilisk: Top AP belt, not much more to say than it's expensive, typically only worth at DUO/TRI in terms of Silver/AP.


    Necklace: Normally gone for last as Silver/AP ratios are typically higher.

    Shultz: Typically the first AP necklace most people will go for as it has good Silver/AP ratio and can last you at DUO/TRI till late in the game.

    Serap’s: Second best AP necklace and is great at DUO and TRI then loses ground in terms of Silver/AP to Ogre Ring(which is a necklace).

    Ogre Ring: The Best AP necklace unless you include the Tungrade Necklace which at this moment has only been seen once in NA BDO.

    Sicil’s Necklace: A good Mix Between AP and full evasion DP, great for Hybrid/DP/Evasion builds.





    What to level up:

    This is really going to all depend on how you feel in game. Are you a wet noodle? Or are you being 2 shotted by everyone? Typically once you’ve reached First Full AP example below would would want to start saving money for boss gear pieces. It is normal to want to work on weapons first before armor. That being said always be attempting for dandelion as it is one of the most difficult items to acquire in the game. After Dandelion, Kzarka next as it’s accuracy is major in PvP, then just try and get your hands on any of the remaining items as they can be difficult to acquire. Do not let up acquiring one to wait for another, it is all progression to the end goal.

    1. Dandelion

    2. Kzarka

    3. Bheg’s

    4. Muskan’s

    5. Rest Boss

    6. Accessories

    Example Builds:

    I used a witch here to show the gear, in no means are all of these builds viable on a witch.


    First Full AP

    Great for grinding while saving money for other builds or just getting into node wars. This also is fine to complete most of the current game even valencia questline.

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    Due note at this point you then should make decisions on whether boss gear is in your foresight and what type of build you are looking for based on the information above.


    Endgame Full AP

    Very few people are at this point of the game, though others are striving for this goal.
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    Hybrid Build 1

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    Hybrid Build 2
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    Evasion Stacked

    Popular amongst those with high base accuracy and dmg modifiers in skills. Wizard, primarily.

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    Accuracy Stacked

    Not used much in the current meta, except by a few players.
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    Accuracy + Evasion Hybrid

    Common in assassin style classes - Ninja/Kuno/Musa/Ranger
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    DP Stacked

    Utilized by players who like to play frontliners in siege. Warrior/Beserker/Valk, Witches may also run Utility builds.
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    Thank you all for viewing this and feel free to share this with anyone, and remember that this guide is not meant to be the end all guide to what gear you should get but more or less a guide on how to look at gear.


    • Love, Silver_Wrath





    Revisions:

    2.0.1 - Added Kutum vs Nouver and Rosar Offhand.

    2.0.2 - Added Hyperlinks for AP is linear (Biohack) and Lacari - big damage on my ping.

    2.0.3 - Added Awakening Weapon section.

    2.0.4 - Added Kaia weapon to weapons as a subtext

    2.0.5 - Added section about what to focus first, though honestly grab whatever you can get.
     
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    How To Make Silver - Guide

    Disclaimer: Whilst the guide is my own work, I have linked videos and other guides that go more in-depth for specific tasks as well as tasks that I'm not proficient in such as Alchemy. If you'd like your guide or video removed then just drop me a PM or reply here. I've striven to include the correct information but if you see any mistakes or would like to offer better suggestions just drop me a Pm or reply here. This isn't an in-depth guide for every money maker in the game as I've left some tasks out, but it will give you a base to build your empire on. This guide is still a WIP and will be updated as time goes by.

    Useful websites:

    Somethinglovely is a great site for life-skiller users, it provides a detailed map that will show you the location of nodes, the CP needed for them, where to gather specific items as well as extra information such as villas.

    Black Desert Foundry offers a great list of recipes for alchemy and cooking as well as all the ingredients needed to make imperial boxes.

    Somethinglovely also offers a crate calculator for working out how much silver you will make at each trade level which will let you plan out your crate runs.

    Waliori has created a great site for cooking which will show you the EXP you gain for cooking which can useful when you try to power-level.

    BDO Database has all the knowledge you need, but is especially useful for finding knowledge as well as guides for the amity game.

    Introduction:

    This guide isn't meant to show you how to make silver instantly, but rather over time with a worker empire to support yourself. This guide will also focus on making silver through life-skills rather than through grinding. If you're still low levelled or don't have a lot of CP it's best to build these up before following this guide. If you're a new player it's best to level up to level 55 with whichever character you want so that you can have your base silver and CP to begin with. Try to focus on completing as many quests as possible for the CP EXP rather than focusing on pure grinding. Try to complete as many Black Spirit quests as you can as well as picking up every quest in whichever area you enter, you may also want to pick up these inventory quests. If you get burnt out on quests you can also try to cook your way to a higher CP. One of the byproducts from cooking is a 'Dish With Poorly Prepared Ingredients' which will reward you with CP EXP when you turn 5 in, Incendar's Guide is in depth on how you can get a 1 second cooking time but if you're still low level you can use a 'Calpheon Traditional Cooking Utensil' to AFK cook. It will take 17 seconds per cook (if you have no added buffs) with this item meaning you can AFK cook for a minimum of 9 hours and 25 minutes.

    Whilst you quest around the world of BDO try to pick up as much knowledge as you can to increase your energy, you can press 'H' in game to show the knowledge you need as well as how much energy it will reward you with. The removal of energy needs for cooking, processing and alchemy had made life easier in BDO but having a large energy pool does mean that you can gather for longer which is extremely important when trying to build a large empire. If you are ever stuck on knowledge or aren't sure who to speak with to acquire knowledge use BDO Database.

    This guide won't tell you how much silver you can make exactly, but will rather show you how to make it easily with the daily amount being based on how much effort you put in as well as how much manual gathering you perform. Just by estimation I would put the average amount at 50 million a day if you follow all the steps below, this can be a lot more of course depending on how much you play. Another key factor is how long you have BDO online for, workers only repeat tasks if you are logged into the game so if you turn your PC off or logout of the game they will merely finish the task they were on and not repeat.

    Setting up:

    Nodes:

    The first thing you'll want to set-up once you have sufficient CP is set up your node network. It's up to you what additional gathering nodes you sue, but for the purpose of this guide you'll want the following node. Please note that in some cases your workers may not bring in enough material and you may need to manually gather as well this is all based on how much silver you wish to make per day; the more silver the more manual gathering. You'll also want to set up some of these nodes as soon as possible so that your workers can gather whilst you increase your level, CP or other skill.

    Your workers can only gather from a node if it is connected to your network. A worker from Calpheon cannot gather from a node if it's not connected to Calpheon for instance. Some of the below nodes also exist on the same node connection line, so the CP needed may be less as you'll find you're already invested in the node. How many of these nodes you invest in is up to you, you'll find that some nodes aren't worth investing in due to the CP cost and some nodes you can't afford yet due to CP limitations. At the time of writing this guide this is how my node map stands, the next expansion with my CP will be into Valencia for some of the metal nodes.

    For the timber nodes it is a good idea to grab them all.

    For the ore nodes your main limiting factor will be the coal when it comes to iron ore, so unless you want to sell the ore/shard/ingot you don't need to invest in that many iron ore nodes. For the copper it's not worth investing in the Mediah/Valencia nodes until you've invested in the rest and even then it's best not to invest in these until you have spare CP.

    For the cooking nodes it all depends on how you use cooking, whilst it's useful to have a large stock-pile of starch and vegetables if you don't have a large amount of CP or only cook for Imperial then it's best not to get them all. There's no point investing in multiple starch nodes if you're not cooking up a lot of beer and even then it's not worth investing in them all unless you're going through thousands of beers in a 24 hour period. For starch products it's useful to dedicate each product to one task for instance; potato for cooking normal items, corn for grinding into flour and wheat/barley for cooking.

    Chicken meat nodes aren't really for the chicken but rather for the egg byproducts, you'll find after a few weeks you'll have thousands of chicken which you can either cook to sell or just vendor. You can manually fish and then dry/cook them, however to save time it is best to invest in any fishing node and having a worker gather the dried fish over time.

    Workers:

    Whilst you can manually gather ore and timber, you'll want to hire workers to gather items from your invested nodes. There are three types of workers in the game (if you see naive don't bother hiring) Goblins, Humans and Giants. Dulfy's Guide goes more in depth into worker hiring but to keep it brief you'll want to hire them as soon as possible and get them working to level them up whilst you play. In order to gather from your nodes you'll need 2 things, lodging and a way to recover stamina. Lodging spaces can be bought via the cash shop however there is a limit so you'll want to purchase lodging in the city/town where you want to hire the worker. It's always best to hire a worker as close to the node as possible to make the task time shorter. For instance with the timber nodes you'll want to hire workers and have them stationed in Trent, Behr and Calpheon.

    Goblins are on average the faster workers, but have lower stamina so will need you to manually recover their stamina more often. Giants have the highest stamina but are slower whereas Humans lie in between. It's up to you to look at their individual stats and work out which worker is better suited for each task. You can purchase workers from the exchange, but good workers tend to be very rare and the exchange is usually sold out. Workers have different tiers which improve their stats as well as chances to get better skills, these are General, Skilled, Professional and Artisan. You can spend energy to keep rolling for better workers but in the mean time it's better to start off with General/Skilled workers to gather whilst you search or level up workers. .

    The longer workers are gathering the more levels they'll gain to a maximum of level 30. Every 10 levels they will gain a promotion chance that allows them to level to the next tier, each promotion test takes 24 hours and you can only promote one worker at a time. Your workers also have a better chance of levelling a tier up the higher a level they are. You'll also notice that as workers gain levels they will learn skills, a full list of skills can be found here but we'll go into detail later on in the guide.

    Levelling life-skills and other requirements:
    In order to fully benefit from this guide you'll need to level your life-skills to specific levels which are as follows. You can still have your workers gather and craft items, however it is best to not sell some items until you've reached a specific level.

    Trade:

    Trading is the practice of buying goods from trade managers at one node and then selling for profit to another manager. Famme's site, somethinglovely, offers a very nice list of every trade pack in the game with the price as well as level needed to purchase it. In order to benefit from selling worker crafted crates you'll want to have the trading buff from the node manager at Sharing Node, which adds 50% to the total selling price of your crates. In order to activate this buff you'll need to complete two activities, complete the 'To The Wild Desert' Quest and achieve Master 2 in Trade. (* Master 1 ranking needed in Trade)

    - The Quest - The quest itself isn't difficult but can be quite lengthy and tedious, however the payout is worth it. The only requirement to start the series is that you must be over level 54, you must then head to Idellab Oasis in the desert and speak to Ashim for the 'Peacful Oasis' quest. The quest chain is then as follows with the link leading you to all the information you'll need to complete the quests. Over The Sand Dunes -> What A Desert Sufferer Needs -> Conspiracy of the Lavania League -> Marzana the Red Viper -> Knowledge Required for Conversation -> Proof of Faith #1 -> Proof of Faith #2 -> Secret Letter to the Royal Court -> Conflict Between the Two Merchant Leagues -> Identity of the Assassin -> Fall of the Oberin League -> Rest Are on the Barren Sand* -> Token of Lavania League -> Have You Ever Done This Before? -> To the Wild Desert!

    - Levelling Trade - There are two ways of levelling up trade, either by actively trade with trade managers which will require an elephant/wagon and patience. You'll want to fill up your ride with trade goods, travelling to a manager who is 500m+ away, selling and then repeating the process. The second way, which can be considered an exploit, is to have your workers craft trash crates (lead ore crates, ash timber crates etc.) and then sell them on the other side of the map by over-loading your horse with 7,150 crates. The number of crates needed varies from person to person depending on their life-skill buffs, but going from B1 to M2 can take anywhere between 40-60k crates. You'll want to go for the largest distance to maximise your EXP, so Calpheon-Arehaza will work much better than Calpheon-Altinova. You'll also be selling these crates at a loss if you purchase the ingredients off the marketplace (10 timber/10 ore and 1 blackstone powder per crate)(Crop, fish and mushroom crates are to be avoided)

    Processing:

    In order to maximise the number of products you get when processing your timbers and ore you'll want to reach Artisan 1 on whichever character you are processing on.

    Cooking:

    Whilst base products can be made at any level in cooking, you'll find some dishes can only be cooked at certain lifeskill levels. If you scroll to the bottom of this page and open up Imperial Cooking Packages, you'll find a list of which packages can be created at each cooking level.

    Nodes:

    In order to sell your crates for maximum profit you'll want to connected the cities and the nodes between, for EXP you don't need to have the nodes connected but for silver you do. Famme's map comes in use again to show you the cheapest route CP-wise to connect the different nodes and cities. For instance connecting Valencia to Calpheon will cost you a minimum of 34 CP points.

    Crafting/Cooking/Money-Making:
    Crates:

    Below are all the different types of crates you'll want to craft for making silver in BDO, as a note DO NOT SELL ANY OF THESE CRATES UNTIL YOU HAVE ACCESS TO THE DESERT BUFF. What crates you want to make is up to you as you'll need to transport them all to sell individually. Where you craft these crates is also down to you, Port Epheria and Trent offer a better distance bonus and will add to the price of your crates, however Calpheon offers more workshops and will allow you to pump out more crates depending on your resources. In order to sell these crates just speak to any trade manager, bargain with them for more silver and then sell the stack. You'll want to ensure that you have the buff from Sharing Node activated before selling.

    For simplicity the numbers below are for crates crafted in Calpheon and sold in Valencia.

    Calpheon Crates - Base Price = 50,790 - M2 Price = 187,628: These crates are made in any wood workshops and require 5 Birch Plywood, 5 Cedar Plywood, 5 Fir Plywood and 1 Blackstone Powder. The time taken for a worker to make one crate can be anywhere between 30 minutes to 10 minutes, depending on the tier and type of worker. Incendar goes into depth in this video on worker skills for crafting crates, but you'll want to pump out as many of these crates as possible to sell in Valencia.

    Steel Crates -
    Base Price = 21,030 - M2 Price = 77,689: These crates are made in any mineral workbench and require 10 Steel ingots and 1 Blackstone Powder.

    Bronze Crates -
    Base Price = 29,670 - M2 Price = 109,607: These crates are made in any mineral workbench and require 10 Bronze ingots and 1 Blackstone Powder.

    Brass Crates -
    Base Price = 31,590 - M2 Price = 116,700: These crates are made in any mineral workbench and require 10 Brass ingots and 1 Blackstone Powder.

    Steel Crates -
    Base Price = 21,030 - M2 Price = 77,689: These crates are made in any mineral workbench and require 10 Steel ingots and 1 Blackstone Powder.

    Jewelry Crates -
    Base Price = 189,030 - M2 Price = 739,173: These crates are made in any mineral workbench and require 5 Gold ingots, 5 Silver ingots, 5 Platinum ingots and 1 Blackstone Powder. These crates can be more difficult to craft as there's no node for gold or silver however these can be rare drops when mining. You can also do some maths yourself and see whether it is worthwhile buying some of the ingredients off the marketplace and whether you'd make a profit.

    Imperial Cooking and Alchemy:

    This website is great for showing you the different recipes you'll need for cooking and recipes as well as the different boxes you can craft for Imperial Turn-ins. The number of dishes you can turn in is currently set as half of your total CP and resets every 24 hours. The number of each crate that can be turned in has a chance to reset every 3 hours and is unique per channel, however there is a 15 minute waiting time to access the NPC every item you change channels. Dulfy's guide goes into more depth as well as showing you the location of each NPC for your turn-ins. Be mindful that you are competing with other players, so when an item shows the limit as 32 for instance that is a limit of 32 for ALL the players in that specific channel.
    This image will also show you what boxes are best to make for cooking, the marketplace value shows you how much silver you would earn by selling the specific number of items on the marketplace with and without the valuepack. The buying price shows you the total amount of silver you'd spend to buy enough items for 1 box. The Imperial price shows you how much silver you'll receive for turning in one box. The profit shows you how much silver you'd make by selling to Imperial rather than the marketplace. The marketplace difference shows you how much silver you'd lose by buying the items from the marketplace and then selling to the Imperial NPC.
    For cooking you may find it useful to craft Advanced Cooking Utensil for which, amongst other things, you'll need logs and rough stone. Logs can be gathered from chopping and tree which you can then chop into usable scantling. Rough stones can be mined from any mineable rock/stone with Incendar's video showing you a great location to mine large amounts of rough stone.

    Questions?
    If you have any questions do let me know in this thread or PM me, I'm not going to answering anyone who just asks "How do I do everything", but I'm more than happy those who have specific question or who have shown some initiative and started off the process of building their empire.

    How To Reach Master 2 in Trade - Guide

    Introduction

    Before we begin let me explain that as with other lifeskills, there is no easy way to reach Master level with trade. There are no quick steps you can follow that will give you the rank in a short space of time, it can take anything from a week or two to months depending on how active you are. The pay-off however is worth it as it unlocks one of, if not the best AFK money maker in the game.

    There are currently two ways to level up the trade skill and I will explore both routes in this guide. The first is active trading which will require you to sit on a mount (wagon, ship, elephant, donkey, camel or horse) and trade NPC crates between different trade managers. The second is to have your workers craft trash crates and then sell them the other side of the map. The benefit of the second method is that you can continue to play the game how you want as your workers will craft the crates for you and you need only load them up and sell them. The second method does however require you to use an exploit to over-stack your horse, however according to my latest reply from the GMs they are not currently punishing people for using it.

    Setting Up
    Both methods require you to have sufficient CP, so if you're a new player or you rushed to level 55 you'll want to complete your quests to get your CP up. If you're looking for a somewhat AFK method to grind CP then you can try alchemy and cooking for the byproducts that increase CP.

    Method 1 - Active Trading

    For this method you can't actively trade unless you have the trade manager you bought the items from connected to the trade manager you're selling the items to. In order for this to happen you need to connected the nodes between the two trade managers. For instance, if you are buying from Bahar in Velia and selling to Situa in Heidel, then you need to ensure that Velia and Heidel are connected. Famme's map is very useful for not only seeing the various nodes, but for working out the CP cost to connect each one.

    Reports on EXP gain differ, but from my own calculation with two alts selling NPC trade items, distance is NOT a factor. It seems that it's the number of crates that you sell that is a factor only, however be warned by selling items to a trade manager who's no more than 500m away will result in you only receiving 1/3 of the EXP.

    Method 2 - Crate Trading

    In order to receive the EXP from crates you don't need to have the nodes connected, but this does mean you miss out on any extra silver and will only get the BASE price for each crates. If you have a lot of silver or don't care about profit this isn't a huge issue, but if you're looking for profit you will miss out on distance bonus.

    EXP gain is based on number and distance, selling 7,000 crates in the same town you've crafted in won't get you the same EXP as selling the crates the other side of the map. As you don't need the nodes to be connected for EXP it's up to your whether you want to connect places up.

    Method 1 - Active Trading

    As it stands your workers can't trade for you, so everything must be done by yourself. You'll also only need two things to get yourself going after you've set up your node network; silver and a mount. It's rather difficult to not make a profit with active trading so the only silver you'll really need is perhaps 100-200k to start your initial purchase of goods.

    With NPC trading it is best to go for a mount that can carry many items as well as move fast, so donkeys/camels/horses aren't a great idea as they can't hold many items. Ships like the fishing boat and Epheria Sailboat offer more room, but are limited to shore nodes and will require you in most cases to unload the items manually and take them to the trade manager. Your best bet is either a wagon on an elephant, Dulfy's guides on elephants and wagons goes more in depth on how to acquire each one. If you're a new player you can purchase wagons directly from stable NPC if you don't have the silver to buy the better wagons off the marketplace. I personally use Merchant Wagons as they are easy to buy on the marketplace and aren't as short in supply as Noble Wagons.

    Method 2 - Crate Trading

    Raw Materials

    Crate crafting requires a lot of raw material so you'll either need your workers to be working on every available node of the resource, or be prepared to spend a lot of silver. In general, every trash crate will require 10 units of the base resource (ore and timber, rather than shards and planks) and 1 black stone powder. When it comes to crates, typically timber and ore crates give more EXP over mushroom, fish and crop crates. More expensive crates like Calpheon, Brass and Jewellery give the best EXP, however it's best to save these until you have the M2 buff. Which type of crates you want to make is up to you, you can focus on one specific ore and timber crate or you can focus on multiple kinds.

    You can acquire BSP either buy buying it directly from the marketplace or via grinding crystals. There are three ways to acquire crystals, either by killing mobs and getting them as a drop, buying them off crystal vendors or by buying them directly off the marketplace. It's up to you to figure out which crystals are best to buy depending on whether you still want to make a profit off selling trash crates or whether you want to just pump out as many as possible.

    Workshops
    The workshops you'll want to buy are metal and wood workshops, I'd avoid using crop and mushroom workshops as they don't provide enough EXP when compared to wood and metal. In order to find the workshops, simply click on the town to open it up, then in the top right hand corner you'll see the following drop down menu. You can then use this menu to highlight all the available workshops. Clicking on each workshop will also tell you how much CP is needed to purchase it.

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    As distance is a factor when it comes to turning in trade crates you'll want to be as far as way as possible from your selling destination. There's no point in using places like Heidel or Altinova due to their somewhat central location, which means you can't maximise your EXP gains with distance. I'd recommend purchasing workshops in Trent, Epheria and Calpheon. Calpheon offers a lot of workshops and you can always used workers and materials from Epheria and Trent to craft in Calpheon.

    Workers
    The types or workers you use depends on how much time you are on-line, remember that when you're offline then workers will only complete their current task and won't repeat until you come back on-line. Giants are useful if you are AFK but logged in as their stamina allows them to craft multiple crates without needing to bed fed. Goblins work faster, but will need you to be constantly feeding them. Humans offers a middle ground of speed and stamina. You'll also notice that as a worker levels up and is promoted the speed at which they complete each crate is increased.

    You'll also want to watch out for specific skills for Professional and Artisan workers. "Advanced Packing Skill" is only available for Artisan grade workers and will allow the worker to craft 4 crates rather than 1 at a time, it will however use 4 times the raw materials. "Packing Skill" is only available to Professional grade workers and will allow the worker to craft 2 crates rather than 1 at a time, once again they will use 2 times the raw material. These skills don't magically give you extra crates, but are very useful as they allow you to craft crates quicker.

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    Getting these skills is RNG based as there's no sure way to acquire them. These skills are also not limited to just one per worker as if you're lucky you can end up with multiple skills, however you will never be able to get the same skill multiple times.

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    To truly maximise your trading EXP gain, you'll want to be running as many buffs as possible whilst you complete your trade runs or turn in your crates. Below is a list of all currently available life skill buffs, some are difficult tom acquire and others are not. Items that cannot be used at the same time as another are marked with either a * or a #

    Value Pack - A flat 10% to all lifeskills

    Pets - 4% for each T4, 3% for each T3%, 2% for each T2 and 1% for each T1. The maximum you bonus to life EXP is 16%, however some pets can learn extra skills that will increase certain life-skills by 3%. Hawks and other avians pets can learn a rare, RNG based, Trade Skill.

    Guild Experience Cry - Obtained only through a guild, has to be activated by a guild master and offers a 10% life skill increase for 1 hour.

    Villa Buff - Costs 5 million to buy an invitation to a villa for 7 days, you can then purchase a 10% life skill increase. 90 minutes will cost 100k and 180 minutes will cost 300k

    Trade Outfit - 10% trade EXP at +1, which increase by 5% with each enchantment level.

    Tailoring Coupon Trade Outfit - 10% trade EXP

    *Sute Tea - 8% life skill increase for 90 minutes or 110 minutes. Cannot be used with other food.

    #Elixir of Time - 10% life skill increase for 5 minutes or 10 minutes. 15% life skill increase for 8 minutes or 15 minutes. Can only use one elixir at a time.

    Loyalty Shop Scroll - 10% life skill increase for 1 hour, 300 loyalty points.

    Perfume of Swiftness - 20% life skill increase for 20 minutes

    Hearty Grilled Turkey - 10% life skill increase, only available from Thanksgiving event

    *Whale Meat Salad - 10% life skill increase for 75 minutes or 15% life skill increase for 90 minutes. Cannot be used with other food.

    Trade Routes and Moving Crates
    Method 1 - Active Trading
    As explained in the introduction, there is no easy or quick way to level up trade and it will require a few weeks of active trading or at least 40,000 trash crates. If you're going via the active trading, then as long as you are trading over a distance of 500m or more, you don't really need to follow a set path. I personally start in Velia and trade with Heidel until the stocks are exhausted, I then move on to Glish/Keplan, Calpheon/Florin/Farms, Olvia/WGC before returning to Velia. Depending on your CP and how much silver you want to make, it's up to you to choose the trade path you run. Larger distance do mean more profit, but mean you're selling less items per hour.

    Method 2 - Crate Trading
    By now you'll have amassed a few thousands crates, so it's not time to load up your horse and move the crates. Below is an image guide on how to over-stack your horse. The current weight limit for a horse seems to be 7,150 trash crates and this can take anywhere between 10-20 minutes depending on your weight limit. You'll want to get yourself a Golden Coral Belt for the weight increase and either a set of Hercules Might gear or an enchanted trade outfit. You can also use various crystals and buffs to increase your weight for the duration of your stacking. My current LT maximum is around 2k and I can carry around 105 crates at a time, the more crates you can carry at once the faster your stacking will be.

    1) Bring your horse close to your storage so that when you open it up you can also see the horse's inventory.

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    2) Move the maximum number of crates you can from your storage to YOUR inventory. (In order to find the maximum just move your enough crates until the system tells you 'This is too heavy')(Note, if any of your weight buffs run out whilst you move crates it will be difficult to move crates between yourself and the horse)

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    3) Move the crates from YOUR inventory to the horse's inventory .

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    4) Move another stack of crates from your storage to your inventory.

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    5) Move the current stack of crates in your HORSE'S inventory back to YOUR inventory

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    6) Move the new stack from your inventory back to the horse's inventory.

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    7) Move a new stack of crates from your storage to your inventory, then repeat the process.

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    This is the process for over-stacking your horse and the maximum number of crates you can carry will determine how long the process will take. If you are following the images and only moving 50 crates at a time, then reaching 7,150 crates shouldn't take longer than 15 minutes.

    After you've fully stacked your horse, all that remains to be done is to move it manually to your destination. Make sure you are always watching your horse as I've stood up to get a drink a few times and come back to find my horse stuck in the middle of a bandit group who kill the horse and make me lose a large chunk of the crates. Be warned that remote collecting your horse can also make you lose a large chunk of your crates.

    It's best to auto-path or manually ride to your destination as long as you are constantly watching the horse and ready to save it. In my case I auto-path from Calpheon to Karashu's Villa east of Alitonva to pick up my buff, I then ride to Sang Grain Bazaar and cross the desert to Valencia before moving on to Arehaza and selling the crates after popping all my buffs.

    The Master 2 Quest
    I've gone into detail on how to utilise the M2 buff and how to complete the quest in my silver guide here. It is best to not attempt the quest until you're at least M2 in trade so you can get it all done in one. Once you have completed the quest you can then speak to the NPC at Sharing Node, pay 100 energy and get the 50% buff for 1 hour. You do not need to be invested in the node for the buff.

    The quest itself isn't difficult but can be quite lengthy and tedious. The only requirement to start the series is that you must be over level 54, you must then head to Idellab Oasis in the desert and speak to Ashim for the 'Peacful Oasis' quest. The quest chain is then as follows with the link leading you to all the information you'll need to complete the quests. Over The Sand Dunes -> What A Desert Sufferer Needs -> Conspiracy of the Lavania League -> Marzana the Red Viper -> Knowledge Required for Conversation -> Proof of Faith #1 -> Proof of Faith #2 -> Secret Letter to the Royal Court -> Conflict Between the Two Merchant Leagues -> Identity of the Assassin -> Fall of the Oberin League -> Rest Are on the Barren Sand* -> Token of Lavania League -> Have You Ever Done This Before? -> To the Wild Desert!

    Questions?
    If you do have any questions or see a mistake in this guide then please let me know in a PM or in this thread. I'm happy to help someone out who's already started following the guide or is making a move on their own.
     
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    @CM_Aethon do we need to post the whole guide into a comment here or can we just post a link to the guide?
     
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    I wrote like 3 guides, the first was about drop locations in Mediah, the second was about build choices, the third would be about decent free gear in BDO.

    Here would be the guide about build choices

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    I read that the guides should be text based so this post isn't really the best guide. I wrote the guide about the free stuff on my second post.
     
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    Based on the fact that anything submitted becomes the intellectual property of Kakao upon submission, the answer is most likely no. In other words. Don't be lazy plunge. Make your own videos.
     
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    free gear in BDO - very good for new players without a lot of money

    When you play BDO and follow the quests of the Blackspirit you will face a lot of free gear as some sort of reward from the Blackspirit. Here is a guide about the free and how long they are usefull.

    Basteer Weapon

    Normally you get the Basteer weapon around Lv.23 when check out the ancient artifact of the Nagas. Later around Lv.27 (maybe even a bit later with the new questsystem and depending how fast you are growing) you get the Quest Skyfall where you have to go the Delphe Castle. You get a Basteer-Weapon Blackstone and you have to use it on the Basteer Weapon.

    When you did it, the Blackspirit says that the Basteer Weapon reached his potential and you need something better. So he says you should extract the Blackstone from the +1 Basteer Weapon. The reward is the Ultimate Basteer Weapon. This weapon starts with 26 DMG and can be enchanted to +7, where it is about as good as a +10 green Weapon. I really recommend plussing it to +7, because you can exchange it later and enables the Sharper Weapon Questchain, which will net you a lot of Blackstones.

    The biggest advantage of it is, that you have a lot of Blackstones at once at the moment when you need a better weapon. Letting you plus very efficiently.

    Basteer Offhand

    Nowadays you get the Basteer Offhand while doing the Blackspirit Quests. It is not amazing, but if you need your Blackstones for your Basteer Weapon it is the best you can get before you get the Magical Offhand.

    Offhand of Magical Power

    This thing is pretty good and pretty defensive. You can exchange them south of Treant. The NPC you are looking for is Sayena IRC (or Nelydormin) and is a saint sent from Kamasylve. The Offhand gives about as much stats as a +14 Offhand and can be used quiet a while, using it will help you when you concentrate on plussing your main weapon first. You can exchange them when you level up.

    Earring of Magical Power

    When you kill the Witch and finish the first Blackspirit Questchain, you enable the Quests about the Rumors about Becker and Bacho Ladericcio. I am not sure if the Blackspirit makes a noise and guides you through it or maybe you can find it under Guide in the Blackspirit menu. Either way you need to go to the Storage Keeper in Calpheon who gives you a quest to proof if those Rumors are right or wrong. When you get to Bacho Ladericcio and Becker you first have to do a quest for them which nets you a Ring of Dim Magical Power and an Earring of Dim Magical Power.

    After that you can now do hourly quests for them which will net you Token of Promise. You can upgrade the 3 AP accessoires to 4 AP accessoires and to 5 AP accessoires. A full 5 AP Earring costs 18 Token of Promise. They even scale pretty good giving you 1 AP and 0.75 Evasion (1 DP) each enchant and are IMO the best way to give you Evasion through Earrings before Kamasylve hits.

    Why not go for the Rings? The first reason is Earrings are expensive, Rings are cheap. The second reason is that Evasion is valued way higher than Damage Reduction which you will get from Enchanting the Ring of Magical Power. The third reason are the desert quests and their reward.

    Good thing is they reworked it 26.4.2017 , so you can exchange the Ring from the quest for the Token its worth.

    Helms Destroyer Belt

    I bet not many people know this item exists and I bet most people won't use it. It is only good if you kinda want to plus it and you don't go with the Ancient Set because you want a different Necklace. In that case it is a cheap alternative to Shultz (which needs to be enchanted to make up for its price), Tree Spirit Belt and Basilisk Belt. I don't know how many people think they'll do 20 dailies and enchant that thing to PRI and be happy with it, but if you really want to keep your money and don't use the Ancient Set, it is the way to go.

    Desert Rings

    When you hit Lv.55, you enable the Valencia Quests. I think the first one is called In search of the Eastern Kingdom where you have to talk to Aliba. 44 Quests later and you get a Ring with 7 AP and 25 HP or 25 WP/SP/MP, a lot of Contribution Points (like a lot of them) and 3 Conecentrated Blackstones. You also enable Special Quest 3, where you get a Puturum Summoning Scroll after killing 100 Crescents, this can be repeated weekly. It gives a nice additional source of income and Blackstones on a weekly basis as well as the chance of getting Crescent Rings, so far I think like 1 of 30 Puturums gives a Crescent Ring.

    22 Quests later starting with Afuaru you get the second Ring aswell as a lot of Contribution Points and an Awakened Black Spirit Crystal. The last third requires quiet a bit of energy for stealing and shoveling as well as bit of money.

    Armor of Sealed Magical Power

    This thing is pretty crazy good. I have 217 AP and still use it for the 5 +Acc aswell as a lot of HP from the 2 sockets and the Armor itself. It gives about 60 DP which is like a DUO Armor or though. With the rework 26.4.2017 you can exchange the Armor in Calpheon instead of Altinova. The last exchange is on Lv.56 and it is still decent on the lower levels. Lets you focus on Helm/Gloves/Boots and fits really well with a 3 piece set like Zereth, Taritas, Agerian or Heve, but is still pretty good on Grunil or Rocaba, especially if you get a lucky Muskan somehow.

    Necklace of Sealed Magical Power

    I do not recommend getting this item at all, since it is really not worth the effort.
     
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    Question: Can you actually exchange the tiers in calpheon (sealed>concentrated>roaring) Or is it only to obtain the base dim version and you still have to exchange in altinova? because the only location in the quest is still Altinova for upgrading it.
     
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    Important Note #1:
    The Courser System referred to in this guide is now known as the Steed System in our version of the game. The guide will continue to refer to Coursers but be assured that the terms Courser and Steed can be used interchangeably.

    Important Note #2: Other than the courser system, the majority of the content discussed in this guide is not yet in our version. The purpose of this guide is to allow people to become acquainted with the mechanisms prior to their implementation.

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    The Courser mechanism (also known as the Steed System) is officially live in the NA/EU servers!! Including the symbols to represent courser which had been missing prior.

    The mechanism mentioned above classifies horses as either courser or non-courser based on what skills they have learned. The skills required for a horse to gain courser status increase as the tier of the horse increases and a horse will automatically be classified as a courser when they learn the required skills. A courser is marked with a gold symbol on their image while a non-courser is marked with a silver symbol.

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    If you hover your mouse over the courser symbol in your horse's details window an information box will pop up that lists the required skills for the different tiers.

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    What are the benefits given to horses that achieve courser status?
    • The market price for a courser is increased compared to non-coursers.
    • Breeding two coursers guarantees the foal is born with 2 skills
    • Breeding a courser with a non-courser has a chance of the foal being born with either 1 or 2 skills
    • Courser status does NOT have a chance to increase born skills in a foal attained through exchange
    • Courser status does NOT change the horses speed, accel, turn, or brake percentage

    Skills Required for Courser Status:

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    Check the Additional Resources section of this guide for a tracking template which will help you track how close your horses are to becoming coursers.

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    This mechanism has not yet been implemented into the NA/EU servers. When it is introduced, players will be able to progress towards awakening a level 30 Tier 8 courser into a Pegasus. Pegasus is often referred to as a Tier 9 horse and may sometimes be referred to as Aduahnott.

    Steps to awaken a lv30 T8 Courser:
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    Remove all equipment, costume, and inventory items from the horse and stable the horse with Gula at Stonetail Horse Ranch. A new option will be available to select from the menu: “Horse Training”

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    • Selecting the “Horse Training” option will open a new training window.
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    2. There are 3 different training areas: “Physical Training”, “Elegance Training”, and “Technical Training”.
    • Each of these training areas can be increased using different materials which you must collect. A single material is equivalent to 1% increase in training.
    • You can get a maximum of 100% in any one of the three training areas.
    • You must get a total of 200% in training from any combination of the three areas before you can proceed. Once training has reached 200% you cannot apply any more of the training items.
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    3. There are multiple ways in which these materials can be obtained.
    • The primary methods of obtaining each item are listed along with the item description in the image below.
    • One or Two materials of your choice can be obtained each day by completing a daily quest picked up at Stonetail Horse Ranch. The quest requires that you capture a wild horse and is completed as soon as you successfully mount the horse; you are not required to register it
      • The quest is titled "[Training] In search of the Finest Horse"
      • There are two versions of the quest.
      • The first requires you to be a Professional 1 trainer and will reward you with one item
      • The second requires you to be a Artisan 10 trainer and will reward you with two items

    • Certain quests in the Kamasilve Region will reward you with the material Peridot Leaf which can be exchanged for the Physical Training material Deep Blue Hoof Root as described in the image below.
    • Some of these items can also be purchased through the marketplace.
    • Check out the Additional Resources section of this guide for a link to a template that will allow you to track your resources and how close you are to having the needed amount to complete training.
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    4. The final step needed in order to attempt awakening consists of attaining a single additional material.
    • The material is known as “Krogdolo’s Origin Stone” which can be obtained following the details listed in the image above.
    • Certain quests in the Kamasilve Region will reward you with the material Peridot Leaf which can be exchanged for Wind and Earth Fragments as described in the image above.

    5. Once these steps are completed you can attempt to awaken your tier 8 courser.
    • If awakening fails, the 200% training you obtained through collected materials will be reduced back to 0% and you will need to begin awakening training again.
    • Only awakening training % is affected, the horse’s level and skills will not change.
    • You have the option of using 100 cron stones to reduce the training loss instead to 100%.
    • The chance of success is currently estimated by players to be at 1%.
    • If you succeed your horse becomes a Pegasus!!
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    Once you have successfully awakened a Pegasus, what are you left with?
    • The first thing you will notice is that your T8 courser has been replaced by a Pegasus of the same name
    • The Pegasus begins at level 1 with a new set of skills and base stats
    • The Pegasus loses the ability to breed
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    • The Pegasus is capable of learning skills as it levels like other mounts but has an additional set of skills it can learn which are not available to lower tier horses. These include the following:
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    • Wings of the Wind and Wings of Freedom are specific to the Pegasus. The other three skills listed can be learned by all three fantasy horses.
    • The Pegasus starts at level 1 with three skills: Double Leap, Wings of the Wind, and Courser's Spirit
    • Like purebred horses, the Pegasus cannot learn the Two Seater skill
    • Below is an example of the stats and market value of a level 30 Pegasus
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    None of the materials necessary to complete awakening training are in our version yet; however, a number of materials which can later be exchanged for awakening training materials are.

    Here is a list of ways you can prepare ahead of time:

    • Get a T8 courser
      • This is arguably one of the most difficult steps which will either require a lot of luck or a lot of money
      • T8s can become a courser naturally through level up but this occurrence tends to be very rare
      • The most effective way to get a T8 courser is still to use skills change coupons. There is plenty of discussions on the best way to do this if you hunt around the Horse Mega-threads.
      • Buying T8s is also an option but buyer beware because many sellers now request pearl gifts in exchange for T8s and there is a risk of being scammed

    • Start Farming
      • Farming byproducts, shown below and which you can begin collecting now, can be used in the future to obtain Stonetail Fodder
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      • The byproducts shown above from left to right are as follows:
        • Plant with Rotting Roots
        • Seed Half Eaten by a Bird
        • Premature Fruit
        • Mutant Plant
      • Stonetail Fodder is available on the marketplace in the Korean version of the game. Farming byproducts, however, are not.
      • To begin your farming adventure, take a look at this guide here: Dulfy Farming Guide
      • It is important to remember that byproducts are only obtained through plant breeding (collecting the seeds rather than the produce)
      • Use this chart below to determine what size farms you should have to maximize your planting space based on the amount of contribution points you are willing to dedicate.
      • Useful Hint: You can rent more than one farm from a single NPC by placing your newly rented farm in your horse's inventory or your warehouse before renting another.
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    • Imperial Delivery
      • The seals you collect through imperial delivery can be saved and exchanged later for Rainbow Fruit Gems
      • This is a very slow method so it is recommended you instead focus more on farming as both will contribute to the same training area
      • If you do wish to pursue these items, this guide will help you get started: Dulfy Imperial Trading Guide
    • Horse Racing
      • Horse Race Seals, which are obtained through horse racing, can later be exchanged for Swaying Wind and Rumbling Earth Fragments
      • This is one of the easiest steps and only requires 50-75 seals per awakening attempt
      • This is not the only method for acquiring these items so don't distress if you're not a fan of racing.
      • If you would like to pick up horse racing, take a look at this guide here: Dulfy Horse Racing Guide
    • Imperial Training
      • You can collect Shiny Golden Seal - [Imperial Training] now which can later be exchanged for Swaying Wind and Rumbling Earth Fragments
      • These seals can be used in conjunction with Horse Racing Seals or entirely on their own to obtain the fragments and would also only require 50-75 per attempt
      • For those who have some spare money and aren't inclined to race or level horses, you can simply purchase level 15+ horses off the market to trade in immediately.
      • If you are interested in Imperial Training, take a look at this guide here: Dulfy Imperial Training Guide
    • Level up!!
      • Many of the items necessary for Pegasus Awakening can be obtained through quests in the Kamasilve Region which is a high level zone. If you want to be able to take advantage of these quests it is highly recommended you get to work reaching those higher levels now.
    • Become acquainted with Hunting, Fishing, and Gathering
      • While these three professions do not directly aide progression to Pegasus at this moment, leveling them up now and learning how they work will make it easier when you have to rely on them once the materials are released
      • If in doubt, this master list of guides can help you figure things out: Dulfy Master Guide List

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    • Does my T8 courser require a certain number of breeds left to awaken?
      • No, breeding does not play a role in Pegasus awakening. In fact, you should use your breeds prior to attempting awakening because if you are successful any breeds you had left will be lost.
    • Does my T8 courser have to be a certain coat type?
      • No, all T8 coursers are eligible to be awakened regardless of their coat.
    • My T8 has X number of deaths, will that affect their awakening?
      • No, there is nothing that suggests that deaths will affect your chance of success or prevent you from attempting awakening.
    • I have multiple T8 coursers, which one should I awaken?
      • The best recommendation I can give is to awaken the one that has the least value to you, be that monetary, sentimental, skill, or stat wise. When your horse awakens it will be an entirely new horse and will have no guarantee of turning out smart.
      • Take a look in the Pegasus Details section of this guide for an example of the stats a level 30 Pegasus may have.
      • Dont forget that there will be other Fantasy horses on their way which you can save horses for.
    • Will choosing to train different training areas affect the outcome of the awakening, or the skills and stats of the Pegasus?
      • No, the current understanding is that there is no difference which training type you increase. Pick the ones you find easiest to collect items for.
    • Will the stats of my T8 affect the stats of my Pegasus?
      • Unfortunately no, your Pegasus will gain stats and skills independent of what you T8 may have had. Your level 30 Pegasus may turn out to be slower or faster than you T8 was. Take a look in the Pegasus Details section of this guide for an example of the stats a level 30 Pegasus may have.
    • Do I have to compete in horse racing in order to obtain the final awakening material?
      • No, you can obtain those final materials entirely through Imperial Training Seals if you prefer. Certain quests can also contribute to those items.
    • How do I get a Unicorn or a Hell horse?
      • No specific details have yet been released about either of these two fantasy horses. The current speculation is that they will be released individually in two future expansions but whether or not the process to awaken them will be the same, similar, or completely different is not yet known.

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    • Pegasus Awakening Resource Calculator by @Rinel

    • Horse Skills and Courser Tracking Spreadsheet
      • A template of one of my own spreadsheets that allows you to keep track of the skills of each of your horses and automatically determine if they are a courser or not and how many skills away they are from being a courser.
      • Details on how to get it and how to use it can be found here: Skill Tracking Spreadsheet Details

    • Compendium of Bookmarks: all horse related things by @Lady Minuit
      • A comprehensive list of all the different guides, tools, and interesting discussions that relate to horses.
      • If you have a burning question about horses and don't know where to look, this is an excellent place to start.
      • Check out Lady Minuit's collection here: Compendium of Bookmarks: all horse related things

    • Official Pegasus Teaser Trailer


    • Update: We have finally received our first glimpse of the Unicorn fantasy mount beyond concept art! Keep your eyes peeled for more information to come and enjoy the video below!

    The details in this guide are based on information obtained from other versions of the game. The mechanics described may be implemented in part, in their entirety, or not at all for our region.
     
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    as far as I read the last Patchnotes you upgrade it in Calpheon, if it isn't that way I also mentioned Altinova
     
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    I have adjusted the settings, you should be now able to edit your posts, apologies all.
     
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    I may write up a legitimate guide later, depending on my mood and free time. But for now, I'll use this as a placeholder:

    Guide to Pearl Gifting & Trading v1
    Don't.
     
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    Nice looking Dark Knight blossora (assuming your profile pic is your toon that is)
     
  20. Blossora

    Blossora DarkKnight NA

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    It is! And thank you!

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